Attack Scarabs

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Dawn of War Vehicle
Attack Scarabs
Nec scarabswarm icon.jpg
Race Necrons
Version Soulstorm v1.2
Build Info
Necron attack scarab icon.jpg
Hotkey S
Build Cost Resource power.gif 125  Resource cap vehicle.gif 1
Build Time 0 s
Built From Tomb Spyder
Squad Size 5/15
Requires Dormant Monolith or Restored Monolith
Limit 4
Unit Stats
Hitpoints 95
Armour Vehicle Air
Unit Mass 10
Move Speed 42 (air unit)
Sight Radius 25 (cannot detect)
Reinforcement
Reinforce Cost Resource power.gif 20 
Reinforce Time 3.5 s
Weapons
Ranged None
Melee Scarab Melee Attack



Contents

Attack Scarabs

These small beetle-like constructs zip above the battlefield in huge numbers. Although not powerful individually, a whole swarm can easily destroy an unsupported aircraft.

Tactics

With a large squad size and fast reinforce time, scarab swarms are incredibly effective at destroying aircraft which lack support from other units. Note that the Attack Scarabs cannot target ground units, which limits their effectiveness and use a great deal. Their mobility and speed can make them good as a makeshift scouts. However, relying on these tiny machines can quickly drain the Necron economy. Maintaining the base reinforcement rate of just one squad requires an power income rate of 57, and that's before the reinforcement time reduction from Obelisks is factored in.

Weapons

Scarab Melee Attack

Scarab Melee Attack
MeleeStance icon bw.jpg Damage Per Second Values
Infantry Vehicles Buildings Daemons Morale Base Damage
Low Med High H.Med H.Hi Cmdr Low Med High Air Low Med High Med High DPS Base Min Max Min.D
Initial DPS: 15.0 15.0 10.0 7.5 5.0 2.0 50.0 50.0 20.0 25.0 25.0 12.5 12.5 7.5 5.0 1.0 1 22 28 1

Cost Default Weapon Range Melee Setup Time 0 s
Build Time Default Weapon Accuracy 100% Refire Rate 0.5 s
Area of Effect 0 Requires Nothing
Notes This weapon can only attack air units.


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