There's a 10th episode on the rise!

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Dread

So since I sold my Eldar and have had my dark Eldar in mothballs thru 9th, what is everyone's views on the upcoming edition? I am going to read the data cards soon but so far what I've seen gives me hope for playability again, especially since I have a huge army.

So let's get some ideas going for list ideas and the such.
"Burning thru the universe in search of peace only brings more war. Peace is an illusion, war is reality, that is the way of things"

                            Farseer Gol'Istria of    the Morea Nebula craftword

magenb

#1
for 1k points I like this list in a casual game.

Haemonculus + 10 Wracks in a raider
10 incubi in a raider
10 KWarriors in a raider
Ravager
5 Scourges

lots of was to tweak that list, so if they bring a lot of tanks, thats 11 dark lances ;)



Dread

Wow that's not even an idea I would have come up with. Good plan.

I'm trying to get Lelith and the wych cults in. Not having luck so far. Post my idea soon.
"Burning thru the universe in search of peace only brings more war. Peace is an illusion, war is reality, that is the way of things"

                            Farseer Gol'Istria of    the Morea Nebula craftword

magenb

After having a few games now, low T, low save models tend to be damage 1. These do really badly against marines, both imperial and chaos. Too easy to shoot them off the table and they dont do enough in melee. So they are not good to move thing off objectives and can't hold them, so at the moment, I'm not sure what to do with them.

Might be a different story against other T3 armies.

Dread

We're playing this Friday night first time. Think I'm taking new bugs to see what they can do. Thanks for the info, it's as I feared tho. I'm afraid my sisters will suffer from that as well.

Looks like my necrons will be my main army til they fix 10th.
"Burning thru the universe in search of peace only brings more war. Peace is an illusion, war is reality, that is the way of things"

                            Farseer Gol'Istria of    the Morea Nebula craftword

magenb

#5
basically T6-7 units are great for holding objectives against most infantry.
Tanks are king and dreadnoughts are awesome.
T3 unit NEED to have a specific roll and be very good at it, so an assassin or Fire Dragons.

Radec

Redemptors are ridiculously tough with 2+ and -1 dmg. I have to dedicate 4 AT units with total cost close to 800 pts and pop 2 stratagems on top of that to be able to one shot this beast because if I hadn't it would have easily scored his point cost wiping out a single infantry squad... - vehicles are beasts now indeed. I'm pretty happy with the edition, though - I like this change alot. Even though there is a limited choice of stratagems there are still some awesome damage dealing combos (tank shocking with a Goliath Rockgrinder  :o) to be done and some more sneakier ones to be exploited. So far everything seems dandy. Lethal hits and devastating wounds are the things to watch for and cherry pick

Dread

#7
So lots of dark lances and blasters. How are our vehicles lasting?

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DE warriors (990 points)
Drukhari
Incursion (1000 points)
Realspace Raiders


CHARACTER

Archon (110 points)
  • Warlord
  • 1x Blast pistol
    1x Huskblade
  • Enhancement: The Art of Pain


BATTLELINE

Kabalite Warriors (120 points)
  • 1x Sybarite
    • 1x Blast pistol
      1x Phantasm grenade launcher
      1x Sybarite weapon
  • 9x Kabalite Warrior
    • 1x Blaster
      9x Close combat weapon
      1x Dark lance
      1x Shredder
      1x Splinter cannon
      5x Splinter rifle

Kabalite Warriors (120 points)
  • 1x Sybarite
    • 1x Blast pistol
      1x Phantasm grenade launcher
      1x Sybarite weapon
  • 9x Kabalite Warrior
    • 1x Blaster
      9x Close combat weapon
      1x Dark lance
      1x Shredder
      1x Splinter cannon
      5x Splinter rifle


DEDICATED TRANSPORT

Raider (90 points)
  • 1x Bladevanes
    1x Dark lance

Raider (90 points)
  • 1x Bladevanes
    1x Dark lance


OTHER DATASHEETS

Ravager (95 points)
  • 1x Bladevanes
    3x Dark lance

Ravager (95 points)
  • 1x Bladevanes
    3x Dark lance

Reavers (150 points)
  • 1x Arena Champion
    • 1x Agoniser
      1x Bladevanes
      1x Splinter pistol
      1x Splinter rifle
  • 5x Reaver
    • 5x Bladevanes
      2x Blaster
      1x Cluster caltrops
      1x Grav-talon
      5x Splinter pistol
      3x Splinter rifle

Scourges (120 points)
  • 1x Solarite
    • 1x Close combat weapon
      1x Shardcarbine
      1x Solarite weapon
  • 4x Scourge
    • 4x Blaster
      4x Close combat weapon


Here's my first list attempt. I'll find out tomorrow night how it plays. Any input is welcome.
"Burning thru the universe in search of peace only brings more war. Peace is an illusion, war is reality, that is the way of things"

                            Farseer Gol'Istria of    the Morea Nebula craftword

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