Ajax Pattern Astartes Bolt Pistol – Homer in Warhammer 40,000

A Reading from Homer by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Homer-a-Day, Day 24: Ajax the Lesser

Ajax Pattern Astartes Bolt Pistol
The Ajax is a pattern much valued by chapters who put stock in close assault shock tactics, where the tremendous automatic fire rate of these bolt pistols lend yet more force to the initial impact of the marines’ attack.
However, as a back-up weapon and in longer engagement, the same high rate of fire combined with the reduced ammo capacity of the Ajax pattern can make it a liability.

The Ajax pattern follows the rules for an Astartes bolt pistol with the following exceptions: Its RoF is S/3/5 and its clip size is 10.


yandere: […] Homer weeks for 40k.
blut_und_glas: […] Homer-a-Day?

Homer-a-Day – one Homer inspired Warhammer 40,000 article per day, for one month. Pure hubris, incited when a stroll through our own archives led first to reexamining the Odysseus Pattern Astartes Greatbow and then to the exchange quoted above.

Don’t uncork what you can’t contain.


Image: A Reading from Homer by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912).


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