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Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-15-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Ragewind
Small bump, some of my responses forthcoming at a...

Small bump, some of my responses forthcoming at a later date. Thanks for Answering so far!
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-07-14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By Ragewind
I had my Autarch in range of a turn two assault...

I had my Autarch in range of a turn two assault with his swarmlord and cover the whole way there (I know that with shard I would have insta-killed him on a charge/challenge and with phoenix gem may...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-06-14, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By Ragewind
I think if you dont mind spending the 30 points...

I think if you dont mind spending the 30 points then go for it. However each walker is putting out 5 shots, a total of 15 shots is going to do a lot of damage to the smaller nids, as opposed to maybe...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   02-04-14, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Ragewind
Need some Help on some important questions

I am in the process of writing a guide and am interested to see what the general consensus on various rules are, if you know/can prove the correct answer it would be very helpful.

Edit: If you can...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   02-03-14, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By Ragewind
Farseer (spear, Anath'lan stone) 130 - I...

Farseer (spear, Anath'lan stone) 130

- I don't think you will really need this, just a spear by itself would be fine.

-Farseer (spear, Phoenix gem) 140
This is fine, however it should prob go...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-30-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,970
Posted By Ragewind
Haha, I've tried to block the CE Harlies from my...

Haha, I've tried to block the CE Harlies from my mind, its so bad now. Yea I would recommend allying in some Harlies in that case, the DE one's are clearly superior.



They will, that's a fact....
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-30-14, 03:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,970
Posted By Ragewind
Stealth and Shrouding isn't enough to survive...

Stealth and Shrouding isn't enough to survive those hits? Really? A 2+ cover save will lose very few models on a volley like that, and if you are using Guardians or Avengers to achieve those numbers...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-29-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,970
Posted By Ragewind
I operate under the assumption that you will...

I operate under the assumption that you will never get pen'ed. Meaning any unit that ignores cover and can put 3 glancing hits on a AV 12 will ruin them. If the Tau are putting Ignores Cover onto...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-29-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ragewind
I could be wrong but I was under the impression...

I could be wrong but I was under the impression his grenades now count as a weapon since they have a weapon profile.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   01-29-14, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By Ragewind
Well I like your reasoning for the Firepike,...

Well I like your reasoning for the Firepike, thats actually clever and I will have to use it myself. However lets consider those Dragons will be walking along the table, they are most likely to get...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   01-29-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By Ragewind
Avatar 225 Monster Hunter Disaming Strike ...

Avatar 225
Monster Hunter
Disaming Strike

-You don't really need Disarming strike, but otherwise he is fine.

Farseer 100

-Yup
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-29-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ragewind
Ragewind Thanks, I understand that the jetbike is...

Ragewind Thanks, I understand that the jetbike is awesome here vs. wings, but I don't have a model for it and I want to see how this loadout works (friendly game). I plan on DS it close to, or in,...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   01-29-14, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ragewind
I recommend using a Jetbike, it gives you +T over...

I recommend using a Jetbike, it gives you +T over the wings and lets you have a 2+ cover out in the open thanks to Jink. You also don't have to worry about if you are going to get HoW with the jump...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-29-14, 03:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,970
Posted By Ragewind
Against anyone who ignores cover, or moves fast...

Against anyone who ignores cover, or moves fast into CC, Serpents wont do much except lose you the game. The critical point is losing 2-3 serpents a turn, once you start sustaining those types of...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   01-26-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ragewind
That may be a specific example, but its an...

That may be a specific example, but its an example that people run. If you go out to do something say a tourney and you run into a list like that, you will basically auto lose. That is not the...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   01-26-14, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ragewind
So basically other than the riptides and a single...

So basically other than the riptides and a single AV 10 flyer you don't have much to stop even Hive Tyrants much less multiple Nurgle daemons with 2+ jink save. Or perhaps a Screamerstar, the list...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   01-26-14, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ragewind
So what would you do against a chaos deamon army...

So what would you do against a chaos deamon army that featured 3-5 flying MC's along with one of those Shreiker units that have the re-roll on the 2+ invuls? You can toss on multiple fast rending...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   01-25-14, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By Ragewind
HQ - Eldrad- 210pts Kay TROOPS ...

HQ
- Eldrad- 210pts

Kay

TROOPS
- Dire avengers x6- 78pts

As others have said these should go in the Falcon, you don't need Eldrad with them but they need a ride.
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-24-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Ragewind
What would you do then to keep at least 1 of 3...

What would you do then to keep at least 1 of 3 flyers alive by turn 5? If your not taking Hunters then you will need to look to allies to take care of AA.
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-24-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Ragewind
Looks lets take a step and see what the original...

Looks lets take a step and see what the original question was. Are Crimson Hunters competitive? My answer is "Maybe" (the Wraith Flyers are clearly not)

IF you spend points to baby them, IF you...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-22-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Ragewind
Such hostility Sethis, much Wow. I don't...

Such hostility Sethis, much Wow.

I don't have time to reply in depth atm, ill try and check in tomorrow morning with some answers for you.
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-22-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Ragewind
Well grab 9-11 dice, roll them once, then roll...

Well grab 9-11 dice, roll them once, then roll any non 6's once again. If you like you can shoot the building before hand with a lance or something to improve your odds.

Edit: I say 9 because I...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-22-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Ragewind
The Str 8 handles everything your talking about,...

The Str 8 handles everything your talking about, points cost or no. With a Farseer and Perfect Timing or a Tau Commander and a Sensor Suite you can kill Quad guns and their like without any...
Forum: 40k Tactics   01-22-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,909
Posted By Ragewind
1: Dark Reapers 2: Go second 3: Dark Reapers ...

1: Dark Reapers
2: Go second
3: Dark Reapers

Edit: Dark Reapers with Ignores Cover (however you want to get it) Clearly the Reaper Rangefinders make a mockery of the Jink rule allowing you to...
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-20-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By Ragewind
Of course, you would just need to be taking a...

Of course, you would just need to be taking a double force org and take two skysheilds. Obviously thats only for every 2k points you would play at.
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-18-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By Ragewind
You can also fly your hunters on top of a landing...

You can also fly your hunters on top of a landing pad for a 4+ invul or fly them into the new faned void sheilds which completely protects them.
Forum: 40k Tactics   12-17-13, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By Ragewind
Reapers can and should take Krak Missiles, a full...

Reapers can and should take Krak Missiles, a full squad can fire out 11 Str 8 shots at AP 3, typically thats enough to remove the Gun. It gets easier if you throw in a Tau Commander for Ignores Cover...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   11-07-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Ragewind
This is a poor philosophy to have, you really...

This is a poor philosophy to have, you really should include a handful of things that can tag AA.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-26-13, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ragewind
1) I'm not sure a Farseer would actually need a...

1) I'm not sure a Farseer would actually need a Mantle. It works for the reason you are taking it, but in general most Farseers are tucked away in a squad of something. you MIGHT find better use for...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-23-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Ragewind
1) The Avatar (while nice) is not competitive for...

1) The Avatar (while nice) is not competitive for its points. You can spend the same points on Eldrad and not only will he live longer but he will most likley kill more, especially if you gave him...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-22-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Ragewind
You can turn it into a Defense line weapon for...

You can turn it into a Defense line weapon for like half the cost. A well placed Icarus Cannon or Quad Gun can fire on enemy air every turn and be out of most return fire.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-18-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Ragewind
I dont have much time, so think on this. You...

I dont have much time, so think on this.

You want to be able to reliably kill 2 AV 10 and 1 AV 12 a turn. Whatever you take needs to be able to survive 1-2 turns of ranged AT. If you can do that,...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-18-13, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Ragewind
I actually have completed my newest guide since...

I actually have completed my newest guide since like 6 months ago. I've rewritten it 4 times and I just can't seem to like the finished product. Once I get to the point when I like what I am posting...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-18-13, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Ragewind
A Posit if you will Lets say at this tourney...

A Posit if you will

Lets say at this tourney you are fighting Tau (not that improbable) and you fight a Tau player who has 1+ units of Crisis Suits with Missile pods, or 1+ units of Sky Rays. What...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-18-13, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Ragewind
I like the second one a lot better, and I am...

I like the second one a lot better, and I am going to be very honest with you. In a tourney setting, a single flyer stands no chance. If it was AV 12 like a Storm Raven then yea, I can see maybe...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-17-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Ragewind
Blasphemy! At that points level any high...

Blasphemy!


At that points level any high toughness model will do like a Support Platform, some Vibro Cannons and Shadoweavers will also do the trick nicely. Riptides are OP below 1k if you have...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-17-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Ragewind
At 750 points people cannot handle this, even if...

At 750 points people cannot handle this, even if they take a handful of flyers you are basically immune to what they output.

750 Pts - Codex: Eldar Roster

HQ: The Avatar of Khaine (1#, 205 pts)...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-16-13, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Ragewind
I don't have much time right now but I did notice...

I don't have much time right now but I did notice a few things real quick

a Heamonculus for 50 is cheaper than a naked archon for 60.

The Warriors are fine, but you are lacking in ranged AT<...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-16-13, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Ragewind
You have a very solid block of models, the only...

You have a very solid block of models, the only suggestion I would have is to buy a third War Walker but there is no rush on that, using what you currently have I put together the following...
...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-16-13, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By Ragewind
If you are willing to take allies then this will...

If you are willing to take allies then this will work well at 1850. The Eldar portion is Iyanden and will be designating one of the Wraithknights as the Warlord, and the Tau portion are the Farsight...
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-16-13, 04:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By Ragewind
The pad itself is big enough to fit 3 Eldar Grav...

The pad itself is big enough to fit 3 Eldar Grav tanks + extra infantry models. The struts it stands on are also VERY wide and can easily block LOS or provide cover to our tanks and MCs.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-10-13, 03:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By Ragewind
Thank you Styro

Thank you Styro
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-09-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By Ragewind
I see why you want it, however since it is a AV...

I see why you want it, however since it is a AV 10 vehicle I don't see you making much use out of it, especially as in a competitive environment the enemy should have something with interceptor. My...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   10-09-13, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Ragewind
I've been to Lubbock, and I'm sorry (Dallas/Ft...

I've been to Lubbock, and I'm sorry (Dallas/Ft Worth here)

Where exactly did you find it can only be fired once per turn? I've been looking around for that.
Forum: Eldar Army Lists   10-09-13, 04:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By Ragewind
Why do you want the Exarch on the Hunter? Other...

Why do you want the Exarch on the Hunter? Other than BS 5 what reason are you taking him?>
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   10-09-13, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Ragewind
So going off of that lets say, I have a unit of...

So going off of that lets say, I have a unit of Guardians with Battle Focus. Two squads of them touching the Cannon, one squad fires, then fleets out of contact with the cannon. Leaving only one...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   10-09-13, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Ragewind
Gun Emplacements and multiple squads

While thinking upon things today I was combing over what I know about Gun Emplacements (not emplaced guns) and I stumbled upon a interesting question.

The rules on page 105 say a model in base...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-19-13, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By Ragewind
Well the spell is cast in your own movement...

Well the spell is cast in your own movement phase, so i wouldn't worry about a blast scattering over them
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-18-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By Ragewind
Thats what I was thinking as well, would the unit...

Thats what I was thinking as well, would the unit engaged get a consolidation move however? As most situations where someone leaves combat you end up with that, but as is obvious this is a unusual...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-18-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Ragewind
Sure, however SMS does not require LOS, so in...

Sure, however SMS does not require LOS, so in this situation wouldn't the rule from the codex overwrite the requirement for LOS?
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