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View Poll Results: What assassin do you like best?
Callidus 10 14.93%
Culexus 1 1.49%
Eversor 13 19.40%
Vindicare 43 64.18%
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post #1 of 39 (permalink) Old 10-14-08, 11:18 PM Thread Starter
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Who's your favorite assassin and why?

I like the Eversor the best with the Vindicare a close second.

The Eversor because he gives you the potential to rip the guts out of your opponents troops choices before they even get a chance to do anything about it and I like the Vindicare because he can pick out enemy Sergeants and heavy weapon troops from their units.
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Incidentally, how do Eversors work with the Imperial Weapon teams? If one dies, another takes over. So effectively, they never lose their heavy weapon operative, right?

Special Weapons and Sergeants can go, but I still don't see how that effect works.

I especially like the Vindicares rule where it can target units in close combat as well. So go and hold that daemon in combat, and then snipe away.

Still, for 95 points, I'm addicted to the Eversor. 100 points, and you get a unit the equivalent of an old Marine captain, for 60 points, (minus the armour). Absolutely insane, considering the damage they can do.

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I have been using a Vindicare for 4 years and I wasn't aware that he could pick models out that were locked in CC. I'm not saying you're wrong, just that I never knew that and now that I do, you can bet I'll be taking advantage.
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The eversor. He was my first pick because he has the look I like.

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Far and away, my favorite of the four is the vindicare. For once, it's not the fluff that dictates my choice, but how it works on the table. It has the most "assassin-y" feel to it, allowing you to target a specific model with each shot. Being able to pick off an Ork Nob or a Space Marine Sergeant with each pull of the trigger is worth its weight in gold.


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ditto. i dont have a vindicare assassin model, or any for that matter, because i play chaos but i have played against all four and by far the vindicare has caused me the most problems. i cant say how many times he has picked off my aspiring champions and even twice one has killed my chaos lord. also it does have the right "feel" to it as he is an assassin

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For the knife in the back, accept no substitutes.

A Vindicare WORKS better overalll.... but Callidus fits my style more.

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Vindicare, because I love snipers
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gotta go with vindicare works well and the model looks pretty sweet too
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Vindicare nothing stops the big scary thing more than a peice of lead in the brain

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