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    Characters on mounts... I think we have issues.

    So, I was reading the rules and the errata, and the removed references to Fast Cavalry from the steeds. If I'm gathering this right, that means we cripple our units by including a character because they're not fast cavalry.

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    They haven't been fast cav for years. That was errata'ed out of 7th edition a long time ago.

    And yes, including characters in the unit does hurt them. In 7th, they still have the move, the characters just couldn't shoot. Haven't checked close enough in this edition yet.

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    They loose vangaurd (free 12" move), free reform, and feighned flee. Maybe something else.
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    If joined by a character without the fast cav special rule, the unit loses fast cav and all of its benefits.
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    Correct. However our characters do not have the Fast Calv rule. In fact, they removed the rule from the Mounts in the FAQ.
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    The mounts "never" had the rule. It was a misprint. I know I am getting picky, but our wild rider characters never had the fast cav rule. So it isn't a change. But it would be nice if they did. I would hope that when the FAQ is revised, they may revisit this. Send an email to GW to pique there interest.

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    I very well might just to see what happens. =P

    Imagine a Fast Calv stag!
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    Version 1.1 of the FAQ is out.

    Elven steeds are fast cav.

    Moonstone is changed again.

    Wardancers changed to "dance is chosen before the wardancers attack"
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    Dances are "At any point in the combat phase before they attack" which means you have free reign until then.

    Happy day on the steeds though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skarsgard View Post
    Version 1.1 of the FAQ is out.

    Elven steeds are fast cav.

    Moonstone is changed again.

    Wardancers changed to "dance is chosen before the wardancers attack"
    sooo, characters on an elven steed are now fast cav? right?
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