23rd Scorpion Cuirassiers (Clan Goliath Scorpion)

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Twenty-third Scorpion Cuirassiers
Disbanded 3072 (destroyed)
Nickname The Ironshell Irregulars
Affiliation Clan Goliath Scorpion
Parent Command Beta Galaxy


The Twenty-third Scorpion Cuirassiers form one of the strongest defensive units available to the Goliath Scorpions. Though they focus on defense, they have also been used to launch attacks that shatter an enemy formation, forcing the opposing unit from the field.[1] They formed the other Marshall garrison unit in 3061[2] and were still there in 3067.[3]

The Cuirassiers were wiped out in the fighting of the Trial of Refusal against the election of Garret Sainze to ilKhan; a three-day campaign against Clan Fire Mandrill fought on Shadow in 3072.[4]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 23rd Scorpion Cuirassiers
Galaxy Commander Colin Yeh 3061 - 3067[1][3]


Strong on defense and counterattacks.[1]

Composition History[edit]


23rd Scorpion Cuirassiers (5 Trinaries/Elite/Fanatical)[1][3]

  • CO: Galaxy Commander Colin Yeh

Game Rules[edit]

The Twenty-third can use the Overrun Combat and Off-Map Movement special abilities. When they're the defender in a scenario, elements of the Twenty-third receive a +2 bonus to Initiative.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 112, "23rd Scorpion Cuirassiers Profile"
  2. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 164
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: Updates, p. 78: "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
  4. The Wars of Reaving, p.64 "Machinations and Manipulations"
  5. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 183