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Primaris Psyker and his place in 6th edition.

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Re: Primaris Psyker and his place in 6th edition.
« Reply #20 on: July 12, 2012, 12:37:26 PM »
 

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Hi balo!

With all these new powers available to our Psykers, question is, will anyone stick with the orginal two powers?  After all, Warp Lightning is still a highly destructive power.  But, the new powers can be more useful to your overall battle plan.
  

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Re: Primaris Psyker and his place in 6th edition.
« Reply #21 on: July 12, 2012, 04:50:18 PM »
 

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 So far I have run one game with the Primaris. I left his normal powers on him but failed to get him into range to use them. :( I can honestly see myself sticking to his normal powers as they work well with my PCS+4xGrenade Launcher combo in a chimera. Some of these other Psyker combos sound interesting but I have yet to try and field anything other than one Psyker as my most common opponents have anti psyker units (Eldar and Tyranid).
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« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2012, 02:08:46 PM »
 

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With all these new powers available to our Psykers, question is, will anyone stick with the orginal two powers?  After all, Warp Lightning is still a highly destructive power.  But, the new powers can be more useful to your overall battle plan.

I might... However, those new powers from all four fields look too interesting to pass up. ;D

Having said that though, the random power generator reminds me of the old sanctioned pyskers from the previous Guard codex. (which mainly has useless powers. :P)

In a way, it can be described as bad that it is too random to rely on even with the advantage of being to utilised any of those powerful spells.

So if I am ever to go for any of those such powers, I personally would treat the Primaris Psykers as extra toppings on a very large & solid Imperial Guard ice cream...

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Re: Primaris Psyker and his place in 6th edition.
« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2012, 02:21:23 PM »
 

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Fire Shield was fun on my Russ.....powers are too random though. His standard offensive spell is pretty good...
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« Reply #24 on: July 13, 2012, 03:58:27 PM »
 

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I sometimes run lists with 2 primaris psykers and because the lightning power is so good I won't be switching to use the new powers.

If we were able to substitute the other power without giving up lightning then that might be different.
 

 


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