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Who do you think is the coolest special character who isn't really good for anything but close combat based on rules/fluff or whatever, like say Kharn the Betrayer or Drazhar Master of Blades

My current favourite is Castellen Crowe

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Just about everything Lelith Hesperax has to offer. Both her in-game rules and fluff. The fact that she's one of the few Dark Eldar who doesn't use combat drugs, saying it ruins the experience is a good bit, and she can tear stuff up on tabletop. She may only be S3, but all those extra attacks come very much in handy.

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Yeah she is pretty beast
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Nightbringer.

At worst he hits on a 4+, wounds almost everything on a 2+, can pop AV14 vehicles on a bad roll, ignores all saves, solid amount of attacks, need strength 5 or above to wound him (or poision/etc), fires a lascannon as a pre-assault weapon, in a marine world he has an average initiative, and looks great on the field.

Major drawbacks are he's a bit slow and does not have eternal warrior (so strength 5 force weapons are kinda scary).


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Call me insane but my IG Company Commander, upgraded with a Power sword and a Plasma pistol and a WS of 4, he aint the best, but ether because of insanely lucky rolls on my part, or just the sheer insanity that im assaulting with IG catching my opponent off guard has lead to some interesting situations. This being the same Company Commander that managed to take on a Carnifex in close combat and win. And holy shit what a win that was.

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I'm rather fond of a couple of them for performance sake and fluff sake. As for awesome rules that absolutely destroy on the table, Mephiston, Draigo, Skulltaker and Lysander are absolutely fantastic. For more fluffy characters, I really like Crowe and Lelith. Both are simply amazing in close combat; Lelith for not using drugs and Crowe for using the daemonsword as a regular sword all the while still kicking ass with it.
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Old Drazhar when he did double wounds.

just soo sexy

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