8th Rasalhague Regulars

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8th Rasalhague Regulars BattleMech Regiment
Unit Profile (as of 3034)
Nickname "The Executioners"
Parent Formation Rasalhague Regulars
Formed unknown

Unit Description[edit]

The Eighth Rasalhague Regulars was a Light BattleMech regiment stationed on Rasalhague serving as the personal unit of the region's Warlord.[1]


Ronin Wars[edit]


The Regulars were stationed on Rasalhague when the Free Rasalhague Republic was formed. In 3034 they were ordered to arrest Marcus Kurita. They did not do so, and in fact attacked the ISF unit that had taken Marcus into custody. They, along with the 12th Sun Zhang Academy Cadre, staged a fighting retreat to DropShips located at Rasalhague's main spaceport. Many of the 8th's warriors were able to escape to Predlitz, but several companies were left behind. The First Tyr regiment broke these elements with their furious assault on the spaceport.[2]


On Predlitz the First Tyr Regiment's assault 'Mechs tore through the light 'Mechs of the Eigth, having followed from Rasalhague. The Eigth was eventually destroyed by a combined force consisting of the First Tyr and the Second Sword of Light.[3]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 8th Rasalhague Regulars
Tai-shu Ivan Sorenson 3025 - 14 March 3034[4]


The unit has no special tactic. [5]

Composition History[edit]


Eighth Rasalhague Regulars (Regular/Questionable)[6]

- At this point in time the Eighth was a heavy-weight regiment stationed on Trondheim and operating at full strength.[6]


Eighth Rasalhague Regulars (Regular/Questionable)[6]

- At this point in time the Eighth was a heavy-weight regiment stationed on Trondheim and operating at below one-third of full strength.[6]


Eighth Rasalhague Regulars (Regiment/Green/Fanatical)[7]

The unit is considered light weight. [5]




  1. House Kurita: The Draconis Combine, p. 145
  2. Historical: Brush Wars, p. 104
  3. Historical: Brush Wars, p. 111
  4. Historical: Brush Wars, p. 99
  5. 5.0 5.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine),p. 145
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 First Succession War, p. 137, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery (DCMS)
  7. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 136 - Unit stats and listing in the original House sourcebook in game year 3025.