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Avenger Shuriken Catapult[1]

Avenger Shuriken Catapults are a type of Eldar Shuriken Weapon used by Dire Avenger Aspect Warriors.[1]

The Avenger Shuriken Catapult is the standard weapon of the Dire Avenger Aspect Warriors. Compared to normal shuriken catapult the Avenger has an extended barrel, power feeds and inbuilt rangefinders, resulting in greater range and accuracy.[2] Fully automatic the Avenger can fire 1,500 rounds per minute though at this rate it will deplete its ammunition core in just four seconds. Normally the Dire Avengers will use their weapon in semi-automatic mode, using precision to conserve their precious ammunition, and save full-automatic firing for close range assaults.[3] While Avenger shurikens cannot punch through the heavy armour plating of Adeptus Astartes power armour, they will easily penetrate its weak points, including joints and eye lenses.[4]

Notable Shuriken Catapults

  • Gatekeepers Bastion - The Gatekeepers Bastion is a modified Avenger Shuriken Catapult made with with fortification and protection against environmental conditions in mind. The model includes reinforced casing around the barrel and magazine, and an augmented scope/range finder built with penetrating hostile planetary conditions as its primary function (snow storms, sand storms, etc.). The weapon's hefty casing makes for a much more solid impact, if the Dire Avenger is forced to strike a target in melee, and its seals make it far less prone to clogging and jamming in battle.[5]

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Craftworld Eldar Weaponry
Melee Weapons Biting BladeChainswordChainsabreDireswordExecutionerMirrorswordGhostsword

GhostaxePower WeaponPowerbladeScorpion's ClawSinging SpearTriskeleWitch BladeWitch StaffStar Glaive

One-Handed Weapons Fusion PistolShuriken PistolLaser Lance
Two-Handed Weapons Avenger Shuriken CatapultShuriken CatapultDeath SpinnerFlamerFire PikeFusion GunLasblasterHaywire Launcher

Prism RiflePrism BlasterLong RifleReaper LauncherSpinneret RifleSunrifleTempest LauncherWraithcannonD-Scythe

Heavy Weapons Bright LanceEldar Missile LauncherScatter LaserShuriken CannonStarcannon
Other MandiblastersHaywire GrenadeMelta BombPlasma Grenade