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Here's my current thinking for my GT army list.

HQ

Warboss on warbike with PowerKlaw and Cybork Body 135 (for smashing tanks)

Elites

8x Lootas 120 (light vehicle killers)

Troops

28x Ork Boyz including a Nob with Bosspole and PowerKlaw 208
29x Ork Boyz including a Nob with Bosspole and PowerKlaw 214 (charge forward and get stuck in and take enemy fire)
28x Ork Boyz with shootas including a Nob with Bosspole and PowerKlaw 208 (for dealing with other orks, chaos daemons etc.)
19x gretchin and one runtherd 67 (for sitting on objectives without runnin away)

Fast Attack

9x Stormboyz including Nob with Powerklaw and Bosspole 148 (to be kept out of sight behind my mobs or cover and engage tanks or targets of opportunity)
5x nob bikerz including painboy, 2 power klawz, 3 cybork bodies, bosspole and Waaagh! banner 340 (for escorting warboss and killin EVERYTHING)

Heavy Support

3x Kannon Big gunz 60 (cheap anti vehicle fire support)

I'd appreciate any advice going as I've never entered a Throne of skulls tournament before. I'm least sure about the second unit of warbikes, but I can't think what else to replace them with (more boyz just fills up the table too much so I can't manoeuvre).
 

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I can't see this list working in a GT. All I expect is a spanking and you on the other end of it.

Lets start from the start.

Warboss is fine.

too few tootaz

instead of 12 boyz try 19 gretchins for the same cost

boyz fine

stormboyz are more than pointless. boyz in a trukk cost less and are better (but not in this list) more boyz are the key to this list

Kannons will barely get a hit. Lootaz are anti-light tank not kannons
 

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I can see your point on most of these.

Lootas are probably better than kannons, but how many should I take per unit? and how many unitz?

Grotz are good, but they can't defend themselves at all and orks in cover are dead ard to shift.

I've always had a lot of success with my stormboyz mob. I use them as assassins to jump out from behind the bigger mobz or cover and kill a vehicle/non close combat unit or bolster an assault. Plus they have an awesome charge range and youre right, a trukk would get killed quick.

I want to know whether two bike units are a good idea or is it overkill in that area?
 

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I will point you to 2 articles

http://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=68628

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http://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=39703

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Sorry it was early in the morning when I wrote that. Otherwise I would have been more specific.

Loota mobs should always be in squads of 8-11 never more or less otherwise you waste shots.

Boyz run if they get shot. And they will. 19 grots in cover win run less. They are never made to help themselves, but that is why they have grot squads.

I hate warbikes. It is a personal thing. Nob bikers are better and do more. These bikes will get shot up before they do any real damage. Plus nob bikers can take objectives when you have a warboss.


example: 5 Nob Warbikers- Pain Boy, Cybork Bodies, 2 Power Klaws, 1 Big Choppa, waaagggh banner, bosspole - 355pts.

With that and the warboss you have a far more effective unit. Spread the options around you have a 4+/5++ unit with 2 wounds each (which you can allocate separatly) that tear through almost anything... actually anything.

As I said before about stormboyz, every time I use them I just wish I took more boyz at half the cost...
 

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Thanks for the advice, I agree with virtually everything Culler says in that massive article!
I'll swap the 12 boyz for the grotz and upgrade the warbikerz to nobz. If I lose two stormboyz and one normal boy I can boost the lootaz up to 8 models, but i think kannons are worth it just to get the extra point of AP.

Thanks again for the great links. I'll update my army list.
 

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First thing I would suggest doing is dropping those big guns and the stormboyz,. I would also drop one of the nob bikers and incorporate the warboss into the squad instead.

With the extra points I would take a battlewagon and a kustom forcefield mek =)

My army for tournaments is simialar to this except I use alot less boyz and some other stuff =)
 
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