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Title: My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: 1000 sons on April 11, 2003, 08:21:20 PM
This is my Inquisitor Lord so far. Its caused massive damage to my friends Ork army last night. What do you guys think? any suggestions?

Inquisitor Lord                 
   - Terminator Armour         
   - Psycannon            
   - Emperor's tarot         
   - Purity seals            
   - Targeter            
            
Inquisitor Retinue

3 Warriors (Imperial Guard Verterans)
   - Plasma Guns (3)
2 Sages
1 Familiar
3 Acoylte
   - Storm Bolters (3)
         
Transport: Chimera
   - Multi-laser   
   - Mounted heavy bolter
   - Pintle-mounted storm bolter
   
            HQ total = 357 pts

So, what do ya guys think? Its fairly strong i think. The chimera does a lot of damage also, but I dont like the mixed armor rules when it comes to the Inquisitor and his retinue.
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: Scythe on April 11, 2003, 09:18:42 PM
Firstly the Inquisitor, why no CCW? Also the Acoylte can have Power Armour. I would also get a Priest. They are great for boosting leadership. It's no good you being armed with the teeth with guns a being pinned. Also wouldn't the Icon Of The Just, be better than Terminator Armour. Or maybe the psychic power Sanctuary. Could save your bacon if your assaulted by Daemons.
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: 1000 sons on April 11, 2003, 09:27:23 PM
oh yea, i forgot to give my Inquisitor a CCW. As for the Acoyltes, power armour is good and all, but they would still be the minority when it comes to the Mixed armour rule. the Icon of Just has a better Invulnerable save and all, but the Terminator still gives me a 2+/5+. And I would give him Sanctuary, but in the fluff I am doing for my army, the Inquisitor lost his abilities after a battle with a Greater Daemon of Tzeentch (gee, that sounds so much like Cpt. Stern's fluff, lol). And why would I need a priest? The Inquisitor Lords LD is already 10, so it can't increase.
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: Ranger Astheria on April 11, 2003, 09:45:59 PM
Wouldn't a Power Weapon work better?  Why so much firepower?  If you are parked in the chimera you can't shoot at all, when you disembark your shooting is significantly reduced, and the unit has little in the way of combat.  If you plan on using them as a shooting unit switch a plasma gun for a cannon on a gun-servitor.  You're right about the priest, he would be of no benefit unless you took two as the Inquisitors LD is to high to be raised anymore.
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: 1000 sons on April 11, 2003, 11:04:20 PM
Hmmm. Maybe I should add a Plasma Cannon Servitor. I decided to go with the Shooty Inquisitor Retinue because, well........IDK, should I gear up towards Shooty or Close Combat? Its one or the other, as making an Inquisitor both is really hard.
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: Ranger Astheria on April 11, 2003, 11:13:51 PM
For me it would depend on the rest of your army.  Yours fits fine with a firepower army although even then a CC Inq. and retinue is good for countercharging.  I'd go with CC as it helps in any army to have a little more.  You could still keep the plasma cannon servitor though just in case.
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: 1000 sons on April 11, 2003, 11:23:00 PM
OK, well, lets see. What should I equip the Inquisitor with? I want to keep the Terminator Armour and the Psycannon (Its just too cool  ;D), give him a Power Weapon instead of a CCW, and......um, lets see. Perhaps grimoire of true names? that can seriously hurt daemons. Or maybe digital weapons? although 10 pts for one attack doesn't sound too good. Maybe I should take a Null rod instead of the regular Power Weapon, mainly because of the fluff behind my army, and the hatred for Tzeentch. What do ya guys think?
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: Ranger Astheria on April 12, 2003, 09:30:36 AM
Keep just the power weapon, it leaves a ton of modelling options open so you can do what you want there.  10 pts for digi weapons may seem expensive, but it's an attack every turn and even if it just kills a gaurdsment it's almost earned back it's points.  Plus that two leaves open fluff and modelling options.  He suffured a wound while fighting that GD of Tzeentch and one of his henchmen fixed him up with some bionic digi weapons...
Title: Re:My Inquisitor Lord
Post by: Scythe on April 12, 2003, 08:01:30 PM
Power Weapon NO! Anointed Blade YES!

You can actually balance out your HQ.