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Daemon Prince (165)
Wings, Mark of Nurgle, Nurgles Rot

Daemon Prince (155)
Wings, Warptime

Troops

5 Plague Marines (170)
2x Meltagun, Rhino

5 Plague Marines (170)
2x Meltagun, Rhino

Fast Attack

16 Raptors (390)
Aspiring Champion w/ Powerfist, Meltabombs
2x Meltagun, Icon of Chaos Glory

16 Raptors (390)
Aspiring Champion w/ Powerfist, Meltabombs
2x Meltagun, Icon of Chaos Glory

Heavy Support

2 Obliterators (150)

2 Obliterators (150)

Total: 1750

C&C welcome.
 

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You would loose, game after game after game.

I really hate Raptors.

Pleeeease don't expect this to work. :\

EDIT: Sorry that comes across as harsh, but theres no other way of saying.
 

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Is it that bad, huh? :p
I guess using the Blood Angels Codex is the best way to get a chaos "raptor" army to work then.
 

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Ok, im going to take this from a "this might work" perspective, even though i personally agree with ROT.

Try this:

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Daemon Prince (175)
Wings, Warptime, MoN

Daemon Prince (175)
Wings, Warptime, MoN

Troops

7 Plague Marines (266)
Champ /w PF, Combi-melta
2x Meltagun, Rhino

7 Plague Marines (266)
Champ /w PF, Combi-melta
2x Meltagun, Rhino

Fast Attack

11 Raptors (290)
Aspiring Champion w/ Powerfist
2x Meltagun, Icon of Chaos Glory

10 Raptors (270)
Aspiring Champion w/ Powerfist
2x Meltagun, Icon of Chaos Glory

Heavy Support

2 Obliterators (150)

2 Obliterators (150)

Total: 1742
-Both Princes changed to MoN+Warptime. Both are nigh-unstoppable combat beasts now.

-Bumped up the Plague squads to their target number, added PF for CC punch and Combi-melta for moar melta.

-Brought Raptor squads down to 11/12 to accomidate above changes. Also removed Meltabombs because they are redundant after meltaguns and PF.
 

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Hate to say it, but your maths is slightly out - that comes to 1,802 points.

I had a crack at this idea for a Raptor-heavy Nurgle-themed list (because there's always room for more Nurgle :)) and, sticking as close as I could to your original concept, came up with:

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• Daemon Prince of Nurgle
- Mark of Nurgle; Wings; Warptime
175 points
• Daemon Prince of Nurgle - Mark of Nurgle; Wings; Warptime
175 points

TROOPS
• 7 Plague Marines
- Plague Champion with power fist; 2 meltas; Rhino with twin-linked bolter
261 points
• 7 Plague Marines - Plague Champion with power fist; 2 flamers; Rhino
246 points

FAST ATTACK
• 7 Raptors
- Aspiring Champion with Powerfist and Icon of Chaos Glory; 2 Meltaguns
210 points
• 7 Raptors - Aspiring Champion with Powerfist and Icon of Chaos Glory; 2 Meltaguns
210 points
• 7 Raptors - Icon of Chaos Glory; 2 Meltaguns
170 points

HEAVY SUPPORT
• 2 Obliterators

150 points
• 2 Obliterators
150 points

TOTAL:
1,747 points
 

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The problem i have is the Raptors, I don't know whether someone can prove me wrong, but they really aren't worth the time from any perspective.
The Model sucks/The fluff sucks and they aren't great ingame.

Happy for someone to tell me otherwise, i have 5 Painted Raptors, I'd happily let someone tell me they're good.
 

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I have a list I have used in the past that they work in, but they are pretty bad.
I use a fat raptor squad with MoK, 2 x melta, and a naked champ led by a sorcerer with MoK, wings, melta bombs, and warp time. I also use a squad of 7 bikers with IoN, 2 x melta, and a naked champ led by a sorcerer on a bike w/ MoN, melta bombs, and warp time.

Both are a potential greater daemon vessel. Bikes turboboost and raptors get cover behind them. It wasn't great, but when it worked it was really fun...
 

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i don't think Raptor are as awful as they're made out to be: they're just more expensive assautl marines.

the only thing i like about the original list is that he's got 32 Raptors in one list. forget the fact they're Raptors the man had the balls to take more than 10 models in a squad.

TBH, i don't think i'd go with Raptors + Nurgle: PMs are the only way MoN is truly effective (thanks for FNP, Papa Nurgle) and then i'd say bikes and then maybe termies.

IMO, change your idea and go for a Raptor themed list, but not Raptor themed. IoS or even IoK serves them better.

i'd consider taking two Lords with wings (not jump packs, wings lets you move as jump infantry but still ride in transports) IoK and attach them to two 12 man Raptor units with meltas and a Champ with PF, use IoS.

points left (if any) use up on getting Troops, your Heavies are OK, but even with PMs your a bit lacking in Troops at this point level.

with all that said, the suggestions posted so far are pretty solid.

giood hunting.
 

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Thanks for the replies guys, really apreciate it.
I like the list you put up Svartmetall, however I made some very slight changes to it.
Since it came from Papa Nurgle himself I can't take it lightly, now can I :p
Here's how it looks now:

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Daemon Prince – 155
Wings, Warptime

Daemon Prince – 165
Mark of Nurgle, Wings, Nurgles Rot

Troops

7 Plague Marines – 256
Plague Champion w/ Powerfist
2 Meltaguns, Rhino

7 Plague Marines – 251
Plague Champion w/ Powerfist
1 Meltagun, 1 Flamer, Rhino

Fast Attack

7 Raptors – 210
Aspiring Champion w/ Powerfist & Icon of Chaos Glory
2 Meltaguns

7 Raptors – 210
Aspiring Champion w/ Powerfist & Icon of Chaos Glory
2 Meltaguns

7 Raptors – 200
Aspiring Champion w/ Twin Lightning Claws & Icon of Chaos Glory
2 Flamers

Heavy Support

2 Obliterators - 150

2 Obliterators – 150

Total: 1747

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@ Inquisitor Malaclypse - I do realise that Nurgle+Raptors isn't the optimal way to go.
However this is gonna be an army built from a modeling perspective rather than anything else. I love nurgle and raptors, combining the two can only make it better!
It's not meant to be super competitive.
I do want the list to actually work though and be able to win games with it and not loose horribly everytime :p
 

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understood. it is a better list however, and good luck modeling this out.
 

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I say do whatever theme you want, as I play the same way.

I would consider dropping the 200 raptor squad for 14 lesser daemons or 2X7 lesser daemons to drop wherever your raptors head off to. Speed bump or extra attacks or just plop on objective and hope for the best.

Good luck :)
 
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