Dāturazi Witch-Soldiers

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Background

References to them start appearing after the collapse of the Fourth Morat Age, as part of the Knife Renaissance that followed the EI intervention in Morat affairs, when the EI-comlog became a Morat citizen’s most prized possession. It started as an elite military caste by the name of Order of the Dāturazi Soldiers, perhaps the first group of Morat military outfitted with fully-functional field comlogs. The Dāturazi school of war was predicated upon mind/comlog integration, a mental discipline and holistic martial art designed to extract every benefit from a comlog, from sensory enhancement to computer-like response times. This approach to combat was unheard of in Morat culture, which had never before applied meditation techniques to warfare.

The Dāturazi originated as a caste of followers of the Morat god of war, Cotoya. However, given the detached attitude Morats show toward religion in general, the Order became fundamentally a means for up-and-coming soldiers to gain influence in the military. What young Morats did enthusiastically embrace were the Order’s teachings on manic hand-to-hand combat, or ‘Dirty War’. The Dāturazi extol the virtues of close, personal, single combat, of tearing the life out of one’s enemy with bare hands. The ordination ceremonies that initiates undergo right before their baptism of fire are so gruesome that even the Morats prefer not to go into detail.


It started as an elite military caste by the name of Order of the Dāturazi Soldiers, perhaps the first group of Morat military outfitted with fully-functional field comlogs. The Dāturazi school of war was predicated upon mind/comlog integration, a mental discipline and holistic martial art designed to extract every benefit from a comlog, from sensory enhancement to computer-like response times. [1]

Profile

N4

ISC: Dāturazi Witch-Soldiers Line Troop Warband
Fury: Impetuous Training: Regular Back-Up: Cube
MOV CC BS PH WIP ARM BTS W/STR S
4-4 23 11 14 13 1 0 1 2
Skills and Equipment: Martial Arts L4, Berserk, Dodge(+1"), Mimetism(-3), Religious Troop, Veteran, Impetuous
Loadout Special Skills Weapons and Equipment Melee Weapons Points SWC
1 Combi Rifle, Smoke Grenades Heavy Pistol, Shock CC Weapon 18 0
2 Chain Rifle(+1B), Grenades, Smoke Grenades Heavy Pistol, DA CC Weapon 14 0
3 Boarding Shotgun, Smoke Grenades Heavy Pistol, Shock CC Weapon 18 0
4 Combi Rifle, Smoke Grenade Launcher Heavy Pistol, Shock CC Weapon 18 0.5


N3

Retired
ISC: Dāturazi Witch-Soldiers Warband
Fury: Extremely Impetuous Training: Regular Back-Up: Cube
MOV CC BS PH WIP ARM BTS W/STR S
4-4 21 11 14 13 1 0 1 2
Skills and Equipment: CH: Mimetism, Kinematika L1, Martial Arts L4, Morat
Name Skills and Equipment BS Weapons CC Weapons Points SWC
Combi Combi Rifle, Smoke Grenades Pistol, Shock CCW 21 0
AP CCW Combi Rifle, Smoke Grenades Pistol, AP CCW 21 0
DA CCW Combi Rifle, Smoke Grenades Pistol, DA CCW 22 0
Chain Rifle Chain Rifle, Smoke Grenades, Grenades Pistol, AP CCW 14 0
Boarding Shotgun Boarding Shotgun, Smoke Grenades Pistol, Shock CCW 20 0
Grenadier Smoke Light Grenade Launcher, Combi Rifle Pistol, Shock CCW 21 0.5

Dossiers

N4 Design

N3 Design

Current Miniatures

Unboxed
Photo Credit: ToadChild
Photo Credit: ToadChild

See the Luxumbra page for a Daturazi bust.

Out of Production Miniatures

Unboxed
Originally submitted by Harlekin, shared here courtesy of Pen of Penemue

Unboxed
Originally submitted by Severian, shared here courtesy of Pen of Penemue

Unboxed
Originally submitted by Harlekin, shared here courtesy of Pen of Penemue

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