Grav-Rhino

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A Flying Golden Bawks unloading its Golden Men.

The Grav-Rhino AKA The Flying Metul Bawks was a experimental prototype of the famed Rhino created during the Great Crusade and exclusive only to the Emperor's Shining Banana Men and his retinue of Scary Anti-Psyker Ladies. As you might already know, the Grav-Rhino unlike conventional METAL BOXES makes use of anti-gravitic plates that are usually found on vehicles such as the Land Speeder. These plates allow the vehicle to hover off the ground and to fly for short distances. The Grav-Rhino used large propulsion engines to move around once it was in the air. It is believed that showcasing the Grav-Rhino to a certain particular Chaos Lord with an affinity to Metal Boxes will send him in a rage so strong it would give him a Chaotic seizure.

The Grav-Rhino would be replaced in Custodian service by the larger, better armoured and more gunned Coronus Grav Carrier, while the Sisters would supplement their own with the Kharon Pattern Acquistor.

History[edit]

The Battle of the Webway commence. It is not known whether crashing the Grav-Rhinos into enemy forces was considered a unconventional form of STEEL RHEIN!

It is believed by some Imperial scholars that the Grav-Rhino was built with a specific purpose in mind, and some believe this purpose was to allow the vehicle, and the Custodes it carried, to travel into the Imperial Webway portal secretly created by the Emperor after he left the Great Crusade in the command of the Fucking Horus and which was located deep beneath the Imperial Palace. The Imperial Webway portal lacked a conventional vehicle-accessible ramp (Must be giant staircases), and so vehicles would have had to fly or walk into the portal. During the Siege of the Imperial Palace by the Forces of Chaos, the Webway, which had been accidentally destroyed by the Primarch Magnus the Red as he tried to warn the Emperor of Horus' treachery, was flooded with daemons trying to break into the Palace. The Emperor was able to close off the portal, but only after the Legio Custodes and the Sisters of Silence were able to push back the daemons, including a Greater Daemon of Khorne in a tsunami of golden men and ladies with nipple armour. It was during this battle, known as the War Within the Webway, that the Grav-Rhino was first used in combat as the vehicle was able to quickly transport Custodes and Sisters into and through the corridors of the Webway, and was also able to help evacuate the Mechanicus workers that were constructing the Terran extension into the Webway within the confines of the Labyrinthine Dimension.

The Silent Sisterhood cruisin the Webway with their pimpin ride.


It is believed that the Grav-Rhino is no longer used by the Adeptus Custodes, as they never leave the Imperial Palace on Terra and thus have no use for transport vehicles. The advanced anti-gravitic technology used in the creation of the vehicle is now lost to the Imperium, although it is believed that there may still be some Grav-Rhinos stored in the Armoury of the Adeptus Custodes within the Palace.

Weaponry[edit]

The Grav-Rhino was a variant of the standard Deimos Pattern Rhino, which was used by the Space Marine Legions. The vehicle's only weapons were two turret-mounted Bolters, which were controlled remotely from inside the vehicle.


Forces of the Adeptus Custodes
Command: Companions/Hetaeron - Shield-Captain
Troops: Allarus Custodians - Aquilon Terminator - Custodian Guard
Custodian Warden - Sagittarum Guard - Sentinel Guard
Vexilus Praetor - Warder
Walkers: Contemptor-Galatus Dreadnought - Telemon Heavy Dreadnought
Venerable Contemptor Dreadnought
Transports: Coronus Grav Carrier - Drop Pod - Grav-Rhino - Rhino
Vehicles: Caladius Grav-Tank - Dawneagle Jetbike - Gyrfalcon Pattern Jetbike
Pallas Grav-Attack - Venerable Land Raider
Flyers: Orion Gunship - Stormbird
Titans: Warlord-Sinister Pattern Battle Psi-Titan
Auxiliaries: Sisters of Silence
Forces of the Sisters of Silence
Command: Excruciatus Cadre - Oblivion Knight-Centura
Troops: Null Maiden Cadre - Oblivion Knight Cadre
Prosecutor Cadre - Pursuer Cadre
Seeker Cadre - Vigilator Cadre
Vehicles: Grav-Rhino - Kharon Pattern Acquistor
Null-Maiden Rhino
Flyers: Valkyrie
Titans: Warlord-Sinister Pattern Battle Psi-Titan
Auxiliaries: Adeptus Custodes
Vehicles of the Imperium of Man
Walkers Dreadnought - Nemesis Dreadknight - Ironstrider Ballistarius
Onager Dunecrawler - Penitent Engine - Sentinel - Sydonian Dragoon
Transports Chimera - Crassus Armored Assault Transport - Drop Pod - Goliath Truck
Gorgon Armored Assault Transport - Hades Breaching Drill - Immolator
Razorback Transport - Repressor - Rhino Transport - Taurox - Testudo
Trojan Support Vehicle - Triaros Armoured Conveyer - Tunneling Transport Vehicles
Light
Vehicles
Atlas Recovery Tank - Bane Wolf - Bike Squad - Centaur Utility Vehicle
Cyclops Demolition Vehicle - Devil Dog - Hellhound - Land Crawler
Salamander Reconnaissance Tank - Siegfried - Tauros - Venator
Battle
Tanks
Caladius Grav-Tank - Krios Battle Tank - Land Raider
Leman Russ Battle Tank - Predator - Ragnarok - Sabre Tank Hunter
Sicaran Battle Tank - Spartan Assault Tank - Vindicator
Ordnance Basilisk Artillery Gun - Colossus Bombard - Deathstrike Missile Launcher
Exorcist - Griffon Heavy Mortar Carrier - Hunter - Hydra Flak Tank
Manticore Launcher Tank - Medusa Siege Gun - Rapier Armoured Carrier
Stalker - Thunderfire Cannon - Whirlwind - Wyvern Suppression Tank
Superheavy
Tanks
Baneblade - Capitol Imperialis - Cerberus Heavy Tank Destroyer
Fellblade - Leviathan - Macharius Heavy Tank - Macrocarid Explorator
Malcador Heavy Tank - Mastodon - Ordinatus - Typhon Heavy Siege Tank
Skimmers Javelin Attack Speeder - Grav-Rhino - Land Speeder - Pallas Grav-Attack
Flyers Caestus Assault Ram - Corvus Blackstar - Fire Raptor - Nephilim Jetfighter - Sky Talon
Space Marine Landing Craft - Storm Eagle - Stormbird - Stormhawk - Stormraven
Stormtalon - Stormwolf - Thunderhawk - Valkyrie - Vendetta - Vulture
Fighters &
Bombers
Avenger Strike Fighter - Lightning Fighter - Marauder Bomber
Stormfang - Thunderbolt Fighter - Xiphon Interceptor
Spacecraft Aquila Lander - Arvus Lighter - Boarding Torpedo - Devourer Dropship
Faustus Interceptor - Fury Interceptor - Shark Assault Boat - Starhawk Bomber
Tetrarch Heavy Lander
Titans Imperial Knight - Warhound Scout Titan - Reaver Battle Titan
Warlord Battle Titan - Emperor Battle Titan