|Effective at closing distances quickly. Can be upgraded with a squad leader, stun grenades and anti-vehicle melta bombs.||Data version: 2.6.0|
Assault Squads (ASM) are Space Marine jump infantry units equipped with heavy armor, jump packs and close-combat weapons. Their jumping entry provides good disruption and they murder any ranged infantry, but lose to proper melee specialists. The grenade upgrades allow them to support anti-vehicle and anti-garrison actions.
- The most expensive tier 1 unit in the game
- Damage output is medium, and can take ranged fire fairly well, doing nicely in situations where melee participants are being shot at
- Especially good synergy with the Apothecary
- Facing melee specialists (only dedicated melee though, as in worthless range and extreme melee damage) requires ranged support and using abilities