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So my girlfriend is starting in the world of 40k for the 1st time and she's selected Eldar. Now I've not got any experience with them but I've put a 1500 point list. I want the list to be powerful enough to be able to compete with Tau lists but at the same time it's not 100% serious and uses units that she likes a.k.a Guardians and the Farseer.

Farseer, Spirit Stone, Singing Spear

x5 Warithguard, D sythes, Wave Serpent

x10 Guardian Defenders, Warlock, Scatter Laser
x10 Guardian Defenders
x10 Dire Avengers, Wave Serpent
x 6 Windriders, Scatter Laser, warlock, singing spear

Vyper, Shuriken cannon

Wraithknight, Wraithcannons, Scatter laser

Total: 1497pts
 

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depends what your after

warp spiders movment and flank attacks
fire dragon - anti tank
swooping hawks - anti air
dire avengers - anti MC
reaper - anti anythink with a 3+ armor or worse
scorpions - for long fights
banshee - for shock troops
 

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I think the D-scythes has their place. I would add one more since it fits in the Serpent. Ditch one guardian squad to afford the sixth Guard and add some upgrades to the serpents and give the farseer a jetbike. I don't see what you're gonna do with that vyper aswell.
 

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Well I've mixed the list up a bit, dropping the Wraith Guard for something like this:

Farseer, Spirit Stone, Singing spear, jet bike

x10 Guardian Defenders, Warlock, EML
x10 Guardian Defenders
x9 Dire Avengers, Exarch, power sword + shimmer shield
x 6 Windriders, Scatter Laser, warlock, singing spear

Wraithknight, glaive, Scatter laser

Aspect host +1BS :
X9 Swooping Hawks + Exarch with Hawks Talon
X5 Warpspiders + Exarch
X5 Warpspiders + Exarch

Total: 1495

What do you think?
 

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If Tau is your main enemy I don't think guardians or Hawks will do much. Atleast
Give both guardians EML and change the hawks for reapers. Without a Wave Sepent the DA willbe shot to bitz before coming into range. You could change them aswell to free points for more of the other aspects. A second farseer would also do. Hope to roll Mind War and go for their big guys.
 

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i agree mostly i think the haywire nades from the hawks will come in handle if used right but that would depend on your skill lv but reapers are my favs so always a good shout
the only other thing i would say is that 20 pts for the shimmer shield is alot and could be used on somthin else coz its only a 5++ and the str3 power wep is useless
 

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I think your both forgetting that using hawks if you deepstrike with an exarch & at least 5 hawks you get to put a 5" ignore cover pie plate anywhere within 24" of the hawks so its very useful in hitting troops in cover

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I think your both forgetting that using hawks if you deepstrike with an exarch & at least 5 hawks you get to put a 5" ignore cover pie plate anywhere within 24" of the hawks so its very useful in hitting troops in cover

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Yeah but against bigger threats that seams to be the meta here they don't do much. And they will sadly be esten for starters by the riptide's intercepting pieplate.
 
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