Among the many e bizarre weapons that can be found into Ork arsenals, the Giga-Killa Tank already gain fame despite being a recent addition. His creator Big Mek Blazzurb Da Kreative choose to design it after he witness the destruction of his own WAAAAGH! by the hand of Imperial Superheavy Tanks . After many failed attempts followed by a bit luck granted by Gork (or maybe Gork) , he get what he need to make experiments on it which lead to the creation of the Giga-Killa Tank after many years of trials, fatal accidents and a few units destroyed for various reasons. Since then the blueprints passed down from Mek to Mek and driven by many veteran tank crews which shown how powerful it could be.
A Titan is born (915.M41) - After he saw his Waaaagh! annihilated by Imperial superheavy tanks, Big Mek Blazzurb think about the creation of something similar for his kin.
The Titan Hunt (915 - 917.M41) - Blazzurb assemble a war band made by Lootas and Meks to capture any superheavy tank. After two years his his mission is successfully completed after a Baneblade and a Shadowsword fell in his hands.
The Experiment Takes Form (915 - c.a 926.M41) - The first Giga-Killa Tanks prototypes are tested during a war between Waaaaghs! showing the potential but also many flaws, especially against infantry, which are fixed until the tank is considered fit for combat.
To The Best Offering (post 926 - 932.M41) - Blazzurb travel around the Galaxy to sell his invention to many Warbosses. His death slows down the diffusion but not enough to see it spread almost in every Greenskin territory.
First Contacts (932.M41) - Around this date the Imperium make the first sightseeing, followed by Chaos and Xenos forces.
Strength Test (915 - 917.M41) - The Imperial Industrial World of Last Haven become the shooting range for a few Giga-Killa Tanks, which cause many damages to the industries and PDF.
Hunting The Colossi (933.M41) - Magos Reyas lead an expedition to obtain intel abouth the new Ork weapon and if possible seize one. The expedition obtains only many useful dats but the Mechanicus is anyway satisfied.
Attack On Titans (935.M41) - A consistent Imperial force made by Titans, Imperial Guards regiments and Space Marines is sent nearby Ultramar to destroy a Waaaagh! which employed a wall of Giga-Killa Tanks which inflict heavy casualties that forced the Imperials retreat after a fruitless campaign
Abominable Colossus (957.M41) - An Aeldari task force travel to Omhaset System to destroy a dangerous Chaos artifact; discovering that shortly before it fell into Ork hands and turned into a Warp weapon, after have been built on a Giga Killa-Tank, that opens portal whom daemonic hordes poured out inflicting heavy casualties to the Aeldari forcing them to retreat but making, Orks happy for having found a new enemy to battle.
An Ace Emerges (bet. 970 - 975.M41) - An unnamed Trukk driver kills a Giga Killa-Tank and took over his place,fight many battles eventually gaining the nickname of Tank Boss Da Annihilatur
Tomb Raiding (989.M41) - A Necron World is razed to the ground by a Waaaagh! despite beign defend by a C'Tan shard which is destroy by the fire of five Giga Killa-Tanks
Devourers and Butchers (992.M41) - A tendril belonging to Hive Fleet Kraken is exterminated by a dozen of Giga Killa-Tanks shortly after the consumption of a planet.
In Wrong Hands (Late M41) - Rumors claim that Giga Killa-Tanks blueprints have been acquired by Orkimedes, the infamous Big Mek of Ghazkull Thraka's retinue.
Notice: the following data are approximated due variation found between single units and as such are based on average estimation.
Weight: around 300 tons.
Lenght: 14-15 metres, in some cases up to 20.
Height: around 6,50 metres
Height form ground: 1,20 - 1,25 metres
On road speed: 20 km/h, Evil Sunz and Goofs units can reach 30 with 35-40 peaks. Units with 'Eavy Armor can reach 20 as speed peak
Off road speed: 10 - 12 km/h, Evil Sunz and Goffs can reach 20. Units with 'Eavy Armon can reach 10 as a a speed peak
Range: around 300 km in optimal conditions
Main Weapons: 1 Giga Zzap Kannon and 1 'Eavy Lobba built into hull
Secondary Weapons: 1 (3 with sponsons) pair of Shootas or Skorchas, 1 Autokannon, 2 Balstas if sponsons are present. Some units mount additional weapons of various types.
Traverse: 360° (main turret and weapons in upper sponson), 40 - 45° all other weapons
Inclination: from - 2° to 28-30°, some units have shown an higher inclination.
Weapons and equipment
Giga Zzap Kannon: a heavier variant of Zzap Kannons that can be used to destroy vehicles or infantry according to the fire mode selected.
'Eavy Lobba: it is the Ork equivalent of Demolisher Cannon.
Rokkits: mounted on the main turret or upper hull.
Blasta: can be installed in the upper part of sponsons or in place of hull 'Eavy Shootas/Skorcha.
Autokannon: a crude copy of Baneblade coaxial autocannon.
Grot Cupola: it is used to improve aim.
Mek Kompartment: it is installed in the rear part allowing the Mek to repair the vehicle in safety.
'Eavy Armor: increased resistance at the expense of speed.
Bad Moonz: the main user due their high costs (estimated in many thousand of Teefs), they mount more weapons that any other Klan.
Blood Axes: used with a certain caution and covered with additional armor.
Deathskulls: covered in lucky charms, many of them are looted and modified by Meks rather than built.
Evil Sunz: painted in red and stripped down to minimal weaponry to make them even more faster
Goffs: modified to be more suited for melee combat than shooting. All units seen have Deff Rolla.
Edited by KnightBoi, 26 June 2020 - 07:43 PM.