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    BA Second Founding Chapters

    No not British Airways Second Founding Chapters but Blood Angel Second Foundings!

    If I were to make an army of Angels Encarmine or Flesh Tearers or Angels Sanguine would I have to use the Blood Angels rules of use traits to make the army Blood Angels-esque ?

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    I'm pretty sure you could do whatever you wanted with them. Some opponents might expect them to follow the Blood Angel rules when you place them on the table, but I don't think WYSIWYG prevents you from using them as a normal SM chapter with traits, I'd just check with your opponents or tournament organizer before hand.

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    These chapters are known to display the same traits as the Blood-Angels do, and the flesh tearers are known to do so into the extreme. To not field them with BA-rules would be very confusing for the opponent. But in the end nobody can force you to use the rules if you don't want to. So you could instead use your own chapter with a similar color scheme, and use standard/trait rules.
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    I agree with the others when I say you do not HAVE to use the BA rules in order to field one of their successor chapters. It might be a little odd when you deploy your SMs to the table and explain they are using the normal SM codex rules, but nobody can force you to use the BA rules.

    Fluff wise, the successor chapters of the BA do inherit the traits of the the BA (eg the black rage), so it is a bit strange to go for one of these chapter if you do not want to use their rules. Its not illegal though, so go for it if you want to.

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