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Berzerkers and Raptors

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I was thinking about a 1500 point list that would include Berzerker squads moving in rhinos with a unit of Raptors outfitted with 2 melta guns coming up behind. I was wondering if it would be possible to effectively use these units in tandem, having the rhinos move towards a transport and disembark while the raptors jump over and blow it up with their meltas so the zerks could assault the squishy things inside on the next turn.

The problem is raptor squads are quite expensive for what you get and this would make my list very specialized, basically having to attack one unit at a time. What are your thoughts?
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A Daemon Prince could also do some sound vehicle-trashing. One tactic I have seen in higher-point games is having a personal Icon inside one of your transports. As they near the target, Deep-strike some Obliterators within 6 inches of the vehicle with the icon, preventing scatter.

Oblits pop target transport open, troops come out, get charged by zerkers.
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