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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-19-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Styro-J
Alrighty, the Wraithseer isnt limited to what he...

Alrighty, the Wraithseer isnt limited to what he can join. However, you wouldn't want to waste his T8 by sticking him in some T3 unit. Wraithguard/Blades would be the best unit as he can buff the...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-19-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Styro-J
The Eldar Wraithseer is also now an IC. ...

The Eldar Wraithseer is also now an IC.

While it can never join another MC unit, there are a few talks about IC joining order staggering to still get an MC IC and other IC's in a squad together.
...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-18-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By Styro-J
Well, without going Unbound Harlies will be a...

Well, without going Unbound Harlies will be a tough fit if you are looking for a Solitaire and a Troupe in a Weaver. They lack the HQ for a normal Allied Detachment so you are going to have use...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-18-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By Styro-J
I'll be honest. Its been a long time since I've...

I'll be honest. Its been a long time since I've seen a Seer Council on the table. The random generation of powers along with each unit only being able to cast a power once has really sort have...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-18-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By Styro-J
Comments in orange! Honestly, I am a big...

Comments in orange! Honestly, I am a big believer in finding what methods work best for you. What do you find the most fun? What do you need in your meta to be most effective while maintaining...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-18-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By Styro-J
Lemme see! Durable/reasonably quick troops,...

Lemme see! Durable/reasonably quick troops, check. Anti-Light Infantry, check. Anti-Elite Infantry, check. Anti-MC, check. Anti-Transport, check. Anti-Heavy tank, light but present. Anti-flyer,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-17-15, 02:49 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,287
Posted By Styro-J
The -2 Ld Mask will do more in conjunction with...

The -2 Ld Mask will do more in conjunction with the Death Jester's fun little ability and even his Monotonous Mind War than it will with his Laugh of Sorrows. -4 Ld Break Checks could be very handy...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-26-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,358
Posted By Styro-J
The Spiritseer's rule specifies in the army. The...

The Spiritseer's rule specifies in the army. The dataslate may not be part of the primary detachment, but it is still a part of the army and is effected by that rule. Whether or not they...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-26-14, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,358
Posted By Styro-J
5 wraith units can due for scoring especially...

5 wraith units can due for scoring especially with decent cover everywhere. The main drawback here is the lack of mobility. You will have trouble advancing troops into the back field.

The...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-24-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Styro-J
"Iyanden" 2 Spiritseers (for Banshee buffs,...

"Iyanden"

2 Spiritseers (for Banshee buffs, which may require some IC juggling to keep speeds even)
Jain Zar

3x 10 Banshees with a Disarming Executioner Exarch

3x 10 Guardians with Bright...
Forum: 40k Tactics   02-04-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Styro-J
Scythes kill MCs and clear droves of little bugs....

Scythes kill MCs and clear droves of little bugs. They also can be troops and ride in another bug killing machine.

Prisms can out range bugs for a turn or two but will have issues once FMCs close...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-27-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Styro-J
I know you aren't picking on the flyer and are...

I know you aren't picking on the flyer and are just insisting players keep their options open to more suitable options. I certainly agree with that sentiment. But I want other players that have...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-27-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Styro-J
The problem isn't that Eldar flyers are weak....

The problem isn't that Eldar flyers are weak. With the exception of the Hemlock, most Eldar flyers are extremely effective at their jobs. All of them suffer from the risks of Interceptor though. ...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   01-12-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By Styro-J
2500 Escalation List Building

Alright, so I have a couple 2500 point Escalation matches coming up and I want to stomp my friends into the dirt. The question is, do I take more of a list or take double the super heavy goodness. ...
Forum: General 40k   12-10-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,068
Posted By Styro-J
Well, Str D still needs an average of 2 hits to...

Well, Str D still needs an average of 2 hits to kill something with more than 3 wounds. Its possible to deal 4 but its also possible to do 2 so its better to figure things with the average. So it...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   12-10-13, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Styro-J
Don't you dare take a Farseer in an all min max...

Don't you dare take a Farseer in an all min max list! (Though if you really wanted to, that's fine.) He can't cast any maledictions from inside the tank, most of his blessing will be more or less...
Forum: Xenos Tactics   12-06-13, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Styro-J
That could be a pretty tough fight, but at least...

That could be a pretty tough fight, but at least you know what you are getting into.

If you are playing a game under 2k then you needed to drop the Autarch anyway. Only 2 HQ slots are open...
Forum: Xenos Tactics   12-04-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Styro-J
Let me know if you have a particular list or play...

Let me know if you have a particular list or play style in mind. Knowing how many models you had for each type of unit would help me get a better idea of how to build a list with what you have. ...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   12-04-13, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Styro-J
Well, any of your anti-infantry guns could...

Well, any of your anti-infantry guns could function pretty well for TEQ just through stacking on wounds, not to mention the occasional 6 to wound ignoring armour. But if you really want some a...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   12-03-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Styro-J
After writing a list its good to do a little...

After writing a list its good to do a little check to see if your premises are covered.

Enough troops with reasonable durability? check
Enough troops with reasonable mobility? check
Enough units...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-25-13, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By Styro-J
I think you might be better off rolling...

I think you might be better off rolling Divination for the Farseer, especially if you are looking for a damage booster. Divination can give you the rerolls Guide would, force rerolled saves with...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-18-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Styro-J
You are absolutely right, Wraithguard with...

You are absolutely right, Wraithguard with cannons should do very well against a Land Raider or an MC. The problem is that once they get out and shoot that one target they stand pretty good odds of...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-18-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Styro-J
Sadly, Eldar can't really ally the codex with the...

Sadly, Eldar can't really ally the codex with the supplement. Everyone else got that party except us. Luckily, however, this list is completely legal in the bounds of a single FoC anyway.
...
Forum: 40k Tactics   10-18-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Styro-J
I believe he was talking about eviltwin's list,...

I believe he was talking about eviltwin's list, which poo commented that he wouldn't know what to shoot. He has considerably fewer troops that are much more fragile in a list that would have a much...
Forum: 40k Tactics   10-15-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Styro-J
I have had a lot of success with lots of themed...

I have had a lot of success with lots of themed lists without serpents. Usually my troops end up being bikes wraithguard or sometimes rangers.

Vypers, Spiders, Hawks and Hunters can do great...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-15-13, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Styro-J
So that's from a couple battle force boxes. I...

So that's from a couple battle force boxes. I didn't know if you had 5 or 10 Avengers.

Right now is the perfect time to start trying different playstyles , so you can build around what parts you...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-15-13, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Styro-J
Well, I have a few questions for you. Are...

Well, I have a few questions for you.

Are you wanting to add more models to your army?
How many models do you have in each of those squads?
Are those Wraithguard with Wraithcannons?
Do you...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-14-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Styro-J
You have plenty of infantry killing power in your...

You have plenty of infantry killing power in your list from the troops and night spinner. The Serpents and Spiders will be a boon vs light vehicles and fliers, so I would definitely recommend dual...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-09-13, 11:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By Styro-J
The walls of the pad being up can obscure the...

The walls of the pad being up can obscure the models on top. Essentially being the same as the aegis walls, they would offer a 4+ cover save. It matters how tall you base is and the direction of...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-26-13, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Styro-J
Its very solid already, the one thing I have to...

Its very solid already, the one thing I have to bring up is a matter of personal choice. If the Walkers became ShurCannon/ScatLas they would probably end up doing more wounds for less points. ...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-26-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Styro-J
OK, I assume a guardian cup is a tourney since...

OK, I assume a guardian cup is a tourney since there are no guardians in this list. Otherwise, my head is gonna explode.

From the costs listed, you seem to be 5 points over. So we are going to...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-25-13, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By Styro-J
If you dropped the chin cannons from the prisms...

If you dropped the chin cannons from the prisms (which disagree range wise with its main gun) and the spear from the warlock (since its rare they should be that close to an enemy) you could afford...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-20-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Styro-J
Alrighty, well that seals it. Pre-existing gun...

Alrighty, well that seals it. Pre-existing gun emplacements are the only way to get the unit up to its maximum strength.
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   09-19-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Styro-J
Vaul's Wrath Batteries joined by Maugan Ra

Ok, I have to get this straight. Using the Independent Character rules, Maugan Ra becomes a part of the unit for pretty much all purposes. By those means, Ra could fire one of the artillery pieces...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-19-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Styro-J
The Farseer would certainly add more to your army...

The Farseer would certainly add more to your army than the Avatar. The Fearless bubble will be missed a bit, but with Eldar's good Ld you shouldnt need it too much. Fortune, Doom, Prescience, and...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Styro-J
The Farseer would be mobile enough to buff...

The Farseer would be mobile enough to buff whichever squads you'd like, but you will still need to be careful about how much LoS the enemy can draw to him. Against anyone that can ignore cover, he...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Styro-J
Yep, that's their niche. Hordes, cover, and...

Yep, that's their niche. Hordes, cover, and tanks. I didn't say they were a must, just a consideration. They work as well or better against troops compared to Tac Squads, so they aren't exactly bad...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Styro-J
Well not much can benefit from that many points....

Well not much can benefit from that many points. You're right, other than going back to Lances on the Hunter the list looks complete.

I do have one other thing to mention though, the Autarch you...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Styro-J
That doesn't look too bad at all! Personally, I...

That doesn't look too bad at all! Personally, I would only take a couple holofields to save points on the Vypers. If they focus fire the one without, I only lose one instead of more. Also, I would...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Styro-J
Hawks have a lot going for them. They are cheap....

Hawks have a lot going for them. They are cheap. Their guns are as good as rapid firing bolters against T4 and better against below from a full 24" plus running. (Also better against T6) They don't...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Styro-J
Bright Lances it is then, because EMLs just don't...

Bright Lances it is then, because EMLs just don't cut it for their point cost. Starcannons are nice and cheap, but you are looking for punch so Lances all the way.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Styro-J
Well, unfortunately Iyanden can't currently ally...

Well, unfortunately Iyanden can't currently ally with Eldar. Farsight, Black Legion, and Space Marines each include a rule to bypass the main rule book's ruling on armies allying with themselves. ...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Styro-J
I am seeing those wraithblades more as really...

I am seeing those wraithblades more as really tough objective holders, but I would rather see one of those units as regular wraithguard to help shoot down heavy vehicles.

The Guardians are...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Styro-J
At 3k, 9 lances is hardly a threatening amount of...

At 3k, 9 lances is hardly a threatening amount of anti tank. But between the amount of MCs and Guard that's fine. But that instead makes you a touch more vulnerable to hordes and flyers.

Did they...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By Styro-J
The Scorpions won't be doing anything the turn...

The Scorpions won't be doing anything the turn you drop them off or the turn you drive them up. That leads me to believe that a shooty aspect would be more useful for you in this scenario. But your...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 03:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Styro-J
I don't see the Avatar adding much to that 2nd...

I don't see the Avatar adding much to that 2nd list. Those points would served you better either as a troop supporting the rest with long ranged anti vehicle. Or as a transport providing modest anti...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   09-18-13, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By Styro-J
OK... you have your work cut out for you. 1....

OK... you have your work cut out for you.

1. You seriously lack anti infantry in this list. Especially since the wave serpents are bare bones.

2. You should do pretty well against vehicles...
Forum: General 40k   09-02-13, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Styro-J
How many Spiritseers are in the list? If 3 or...

How many Spiritseers are in the list? If 3 or more, take a Farseer. If 2 or fewer I'd take another Spiritseer.

They are needed to make Wraithguard/blades into troops. Any Protect power gained...
Forum: General 40k   09-02-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,799
Posted By Styro-J
Archon on a jetbike? Is it going to be an...

Archon on a jetbike? Is it going to be an Autarch count as? Because I dont think they can ride bikes anymore.
Forum: General 40k   09-02-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,975
Posted By Styro-J
You should only stop when you've hit 40k points. ...

You should only stop when you've hit 40k points. That's the entire point of this game: Get 40k points worth of stuff. I am still a ways off from this myself, paying for school knocks the wind out...
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