Are Halo drop pods possible?
It is possible, however, that Spirit of Fire used special pods that were used to deploy the entire squad in a single location. It is possible that the Spirit of Fire had drop pods similar to the Covenant ones that could hold more than a single occupant.
Are drop pods practical?
Q: Are orbital drop pods for rapid infantry deployment even scientifically possible? Yes, but not practical. In the early days, the US looked at this as a rapid deployment solution, but it quickly falls apart when you look into the details.
How heavy is a ODST drop pod?
|Single Occupant Exoatmospheric Insertion Vehicle|
|Human-Covenant war era Post-war era Human-Covenant war era Post-war era|
|Width:||2.7 meters (8.9 ft)|
|Height:||5 meters (16 ft)|
|Mass:||1,100 pounds (500 kg)|
Are ODST drop pods reusable?
ODST – Iron SOEIV are designed to be disposable. Typically, pods will have some reserve fuel to make adjustments if the impact site isn’t adequate. Other than that, they stay where they are.
How many space marines fit in a drop pod?
12 Space Marines
Standard Drop Pod A squad-sized Drop Pod capable of carrying ten Astartes, armed with a Storm Bolter for heavy fire support The standard pattern of Adeptus Astartes Drop Pod is capable of carrying up to 12 Space Marines into combat.
Can drop pods carry dreadnoughts?
Standard Drop pods can’t carry a dreadnaught. Subject: Can Drop Pods still carry Dreadnoughts in 8th Edition? Unfortunately no. GW just hates anything marine in this edition and have done just about everything they can to either force you into taking Primaris units, or spamming lascannons and bolters.
Can units move after disembarking from Drop Pod?
Subject: Disembark Movement after Drop Pod DS? The Drop Pod comes in at the end of the movement phase. Therefore, you have finished moving all of your units. Since you can no longer move units at that point…
Can Primaris use drop pods?
Okay, at some point in the new Indomitus novel, a strike force of Primaris marines – and ONLY Primaris marines – does indeed take drop pods in a surface attack.
Can Sisters of Battle use drop pods?
So technically, Sisters in Drop Pods are canon. All you need is a little faith and a little fire.
Can a unit move after disembarking 40k?
Transports have some pretty fundamental changes in the new Warhammer 40,000. For example, a unit disembarking from a Transport is no longer prevented from charging that turn. Units now disembark at the start of the Movement phase, before the Transport moves, but can then move, shoot and fight normally in that turn.
Does disembarking count as moving?
As disembarking counts as moving, its arguable that to disembark it, then choose another unit to move, then return to the disembarked unit to move would count as moving it twice. The disembark rules state that a disembarking unit is set up on the table within 3″ of the transport.