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10-05-13 02:08 PM
Karnox Oh yeah naturally 3k+ I feel uneasy having a single 300 point HQ choice in anything under 2k points
10-05-13 02:05 PM
ntaw If by larger games you mean 3k+ I understand.
10-05-13 01:44 PM
Karnox Oh yeah I know, it really is a lot, but I think for larger games you can probably afford to have it. It isnt worth it against horde armies, but against specialized armies its good.
10-05-13 01:56 AM
Magpie_Oz
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Originally Posted by ntaw View Post
760 points is a lot to spend on one unit, don't ya think?
Even my Grey Knights shy away from that many eggs in a basket.
10-04-13 02:56 PM
ntaw 760 points is a lot to spend on one unit, don't ya think?
10-04-13 01:40 PM
Setite The MSS are fun to spam like that (once in a while...I want to keep playing). One thing, If you're getting the Harbringers of the storm, spend the extra points on the lightning field. I usually go with the crystal too, but for me it seems every other game I have some sterngaurd or deathwing dropping right next to me.
10-04-13 04:02 AM
Karnox Well I worked out the points and its 760 for an overlord with 2+ 3++, MSS, Scythe, Orb. Then 5 Lords with 2+, MSS, Scythe, then A harbinger of despair for teleports, and 4 harbingers of the storm for 12" Assault 4 haywire guns. Yeah the Lords only have 1 wound, but with a 2+ armour they are harder to kill than lychguard, and with the res orb it means they are getting back up on a 4+
Also if get rid of the harbinger of despair then put the unit in a ghost ark turn one and because its open topped they can assault out of it for added protection. Its a really expensive HQ choice but I think maybe for 3000 point games you could probably take it. Especially if the Scarabs work as I would imagine and make you take multiple tests.
10-03-13 03:20 PM
MidnightSun I reckon you'd take multiple tests, yeah.

Another trick is to kill the hundreds and hundreds of points worth of 5-not-even-Plague-Marines before they reach you. If it's single characters in squads, force him out of the fight with your assault vector.

Midnight
10-03-13 11:07 AM
Magpie_Oz The trick is to get plenty of cheap crap characters in to challenge.

If the necron challenges, then you accept it with a crap character who will only be able to hurt himself.

If he doesn't challenge, then you challenge.
10-03-13 10:58 AM
Nordicus God I hope the Necron player in my group doesn't read this post... I will never see the end of such a setup.

Goddamn Mindshackle Scarabs. The bane of my being!
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