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I know the Codex says the BS must be used for the long range blast shot, but for the close range shot I can't interpret whether the Psychic test must be taken INSTEAD of the BS or IN ADDITION to the BS :glare:
-Can I pretend this guardian is an Exarch?
-Well, I'll just pretend this jellybean is a Dreadnought, then when it's destroyed I can eat it!
the normal one does not require a psychic test, the improved one does.
Both are fired like a normal shooting weapon so the BS is needed.
As Dreachon said... If You make a succesful Psychic Test, You gain the improved statline. However, You still need to hit with it as normal.
"The meat things seek to destroy ourselves. They hunt us as we hunt them but they are weak and uncertain. The inferior flesh will be entirely destroyed, all biomatter consumed. Ourselves will fight to the last, all weak flesh must be devoured."