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With the right amount of painting skill even the derpyness of Epic's models will come out as awesome.

The Tempest is an Eldar super-heavy grav-tank. Like the Deathstalker, it has not been seen since the days of Epic. The Tempest is armed with an extremely potent double barreled laser cannon which is easily capable of destroying the most heavily armored opponent. Turret mounted shuriken cannon and several shuriken catapults on the hull provide protection against attacking infantry. The sight of a super heavy vehicle on the battlefield is enough to send many troops scurrying for cover.

From what we can gather, this thing will probably rape infantry with the amount of Shuriken-dependent weaponry it carries around and melt vehicles with its main cannons. Unlike other Eldar super-heavies, it doesn't use the same chassis as the Scorpion, but of course this model came out way back in the 1990's. On the other hand, most people like to convert the Tempest into a Scorpion proxy or use the rules directly from the Scorpion, modify it a little bit and play the Tempest like its own vehicle. An explanation on why the Scorpion is always used is due to the similarities in their armament, with some proclaiming that the Scorpion could be a successor to the Tempest of yore.

Forces of the Eldar
Heroes: Eldrad Ulthran - Illic Nightspear - Prince Yriel - Phoenix Lords
Command: Autarch - Avatar of Khaine - Exarch
Farseer - Seer Council - Spiritseer - Warlock
Troops: Bonesingers - Guardians - Rangers - Storm Guardians
Aspect Warriors: Crimson Hunters - Dark Reapers - Dire Avengers - Fire Dragons - Howling Banshees
Shadow Spectres - Shining Spears - Striking Scorpions - Warp Spiders
Wraiths: Wraithblades - Wraithguard - Wraithknight - Wraithlord - Wraithseer
Support: Support Weapon Battery - Vyper - War Walker - Wasp Assault Walker - Windrider Jetbikes
Vehicles: Hornet - Falcon - Fire Prism - Firestorm - Night Spinner - Warp Hunter - Wave Serpent
Flyers: Hemlock Wraithfighter - Nightwing Interceptor - Nightshade Interceptor - Darkstar Fighter
Eagle Bomber
Deathstalker - Cobra - Lynx - Phoenix - Scorpion - Storm Serpent - Tempest
Vampire Hunter - Vampire Raider - Void Spinner - Void Dragon Phoenix
Titans: Eldar Knight - Revenant Scout Titan - Phantom Battle Titan - Warlock Titan
Auxiliaries: Harlequins