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post #11 of 38 (permalink) Old 10-27-09, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by bobss View Post
The best rank and file infantry at melee..... Sword masters( or Executioners? ) with Blood Knights on the charge being up there and of course all the chaosy stuff like Daemons, Chosen etc
Aww, god I hate to say this but on the battle field swordsmasters will own executioners every time. The executioners will all be dead before they even get to raise their swords! Not to mention killing blow isn't exactly helpful if you're S6 (unless you're fighting cavalry)

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post #12 of 38 (permalink) Old 10-28-09, 08:31 AM
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Lol, true, I wasn`t sure as I dont play Dark Elves, but from reading the malus darkblade.. cycle? and other sources I got the impression they were devastating in CC
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Slayers... Slayers full stop... They Wanna Die... and most of the time, they don't cos nothing can kill them! [which makes me think they should get some extra toughness or save vs Missiles... as seeing a single Slayer die from missile fire is pretty stupid imho!]

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for a unit i would i have 2 go with blood knights, but fluff wise i would have 2 say ogre maneater or any ogre come on they killed and ate the sky giants for goodness sake
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Fluffwise Abhorash wins....
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I have to put my vote in for chaos warriors or blood knights, just based on how their table top stats somewhat match the prowess the fluff entails.

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post #17 of 38 (permalink) Old 12-24-09, 09:17 AM
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Fluffwise I would have to go for Ogres as well, especially a tyrant or a hunter. Fluff wise an ogre carrying a bolt thrower and having tusks as pets has got to be a winner in my opinion.
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Surprised no one has mentioned chaos knights tougher than blood knights with chaos armour. But for martial prowess i have to go for sword masters anyony who can slice an arrow in mid flight and cut a candle in half without disturbing the flame gets my vote. ogres are big and scary but not well trained and get places due to brute strength
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Originally Posted by DeathKlokk View Post
Chosen with GWs and the Mark of Khorne (and a 12 on the Eye of the Gods).

S6, 3A, Stubborn and a 4+ Ward!
First of all thats a lot of points together with a lot of luck (1/12 for the eye of the Gods).
I"ll top that with a humble phoenix guard; 1A, ASF, S5, Fear and 4+ WS.

For best melee fighter I'd go for Swordmasters.
15pts of blade swinging gory glory, and no bragging.
they're pro and they know it, awesome mentality!

Here's the difference in mentality:
<Goblin> Wow I killed something, I'm badass!
<Chaos Warrior> Wow I kill for fun, I'm badass!
<Blood Knight> Wow...... can't think...... no brainwaves...... got no ass..... I'm just bad.......
<Swordmaster's enemy> Wow they give clean deaths, they're badass!

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It has to be Abhorash . People are trying to bring in the rules into this . Its in the fluff forums so rules shouldn't be taken into account .

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