Kinetic Destroyer

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Kinetic Destroyer AKA the Eastwood Special

Kinetic Destroyers are master-crafted Archaeotech Pistols, that are wielded by the Adeptus Custodes' Custodian Venatari. These gun-slinging flying golden eagle bois seem to carry these things around in bulk, which leads credence that these things aren't as rare as one might suspect an archeotech weapon would be, and instead they are weapons made exclusively to the Emprah's finest. To be accurate, archeotech means that is ancient and not reproducible, not necessarily "rare". For what we know, the golden boys might have stumbled into a Dark Age of Technology Winchester warehouse during the Great Crusade and loot 30000 of these and therefore have a lot laying around.

Anyways, Kinetic Destroyers obviously fires a physical round; it's in the fucking name. However, what type of weapon this thing is, is a source of Skub, it doesn't really help that it is an archeotech pistol anyway and we all know how esoteric these things are. At the very least, we know it is a giant revolver, like that of a Stub Revolver. But whether it is a Stubber or an Autogun is up anyone's alley. A third answer however, could state that these pistols are actually a form of Railgun or even a actual Gauss weapon (No, not the Necrons weapons which are anything but a Gauss gun).

On tabletop, the Kinetic Destroyers are the only pistols in Forgeworld Custodes guns. 18" Pistol 2 S6 AP-2 D2 can score an additional hit on unmodified roll of 6. MEQ/Primaris/TEQ killers with enough range to put you out of rapid fire range of most troops.

Archaeotech Repeater[edit]

Archaeotech Repeater

Seems to be the sister variant of the Kinetic Destroyers by the basis on having the same barrel as the Destroyer.

Like how the Guardian Bolter is mounted on the Guardian Spear, the Archaeotech Repeater seems to be a Kinetic Destroyer mounted on a Venatari Lance. In this case, the Archaeotech Repeater is a single barrelled Kinetic Destroyer that supposedly house less ammunition than the pistol version and lacks the revolver mechanism we see on the Destroyer. Overall, what has been said about the Kinetic Destroyer would already be stated here.

Rules wise, it is a 12" Assault 2 S7 AP-3 gun. Decent at softening up MEQs before going in to the meat blender with the lance. Usually a instant kill for GEQs so it is considered a waste for the Venatari.

Weapons of the Imperium of Man
Sidearms: Arc Pistol - Autopistol - Bolt Pistol - Flechette Blaster - Gamma Pistol - Grapnel Launcher
Grav-pistol - Hand Flamer - Handbow - Helfrost Pistol - Hellpistol - Inferno Pistol - Kinetic Destroyer
Laspistol - Needle Pistol - Phosphor Blast Pistol - Phosphor Serpenta - Plasma Pistol
Radium Pistol - Reductor Pistol - Stub Pistol - Volkite Serpenta - Web Pistol - Neural Shredder
Basic Weapons: Arc Rifle - Autogun - Bolter - Bow - Crossbow - Hellgun - Lasgun
Radium Carbine - Shotgun - Storm Bolter - Stubber - Webber
Special Weapons: Combi-weapon - Conversion Beamer - Flamer - Grav-gun - Grenade Launcher
Long-Las - Meltagun - Needle Sniper Rifle - Plasma Caliver - Plasma Gun - Adrathic Destructor
Radium Jezzail - Sniper Rifle - Transuranic Arquebus - Volkite Charger - Photon Thruster
Galvanic Caster - Galvanic Rifle - Psilencer - Hotshot Volley Gun
Heavy Weapons: Autocannon - Grav-cannon - Harpoon Gun - Heavy Arc Rifle - Heavy Bolter - Heavy Flamer
Heavy Stubber - Heavy Webber - Helfrost Cannon - Lascannon - Missile Launcher
Mortar - Multi-Melta - Multi-laser - Phosphor Blaster - Plasma Cannon - Volkite Caliver
Volkite Culverin - Seismic Cannon - Darkfire Cannon
Vehicle-mounted
Weapons
Battle Cannon - Conqueror Cannon - Demolisher Cannon - Heavy Phosphor Blaster
Helfrost Destructor - Hydra Autocannon - Magma Cannon - Nova Cannon - Pulsar-Fusil
Punisher Gatling Cannon - Vanquisher Cannon - Volcano Cannon - Volkite Carronade
Heavy Seismic Cannon - Laud Hailer - Adrathic Devastator - Gatling Psilencer - Ferrumite Cannon
Ordnance: Accelerator Cannon - Baneblade Cannon - Colossus Siege Mortar - Deathstrike Missile
Dreadhammer Cannon - Earthshaker Cannon - Griffon Heavy Mortar - Belleros Energy Cannon
Hellhammer Cannon - Manticore Missile - Medusa Siege Cannon - Quake Cannon
Stormshard Mortar - Stormsword Siege Cannon - Tremor Cannon
Super-Heavy
Weapons:
Apocalypse Missile Launcher - Doomstrike Missile Launcher - Gatling Blaster
Hellstorm Cannon - Inferno Gun - Laser Blaster - Macro Cannon - Melta Cannon
Plasma Annihilator - Plasma Blastgun - Plasma Destructor - Plasma Obliterator
Turbo-Laser Destructor - Vengeance Cannon - Vortex Missile - Vulcan Mega-Bolter
Sonic Destructor - Sonic Disruptor - Thundercoil Harpoon - Arachnus Magna-Blaze Cannon
Melee Weapons Chainweapons - C'tan Phase Weapons - Force Weapons - Power Weapons
Transonic Weapons - Basic Close Combat Weapons - Miscellaneous Weapons
Grenades & Explosives Frag Grenade - Krak Grenade - Melta Bomb - Smoke Grenade - Blind Grenade - Shock Grenade
Vortex Grenade - Stasis Bomb - Psyk-Out Grenade - Rad Grenade - Demolition Charge - Mindscrambler Grenade