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Guys im confused... whats the difference between plague marines and chaos space marines w/ the mark of nurgle?

- with that said also running a Lord that makes the Plague marines into troops.

Thanks, if there is any confusion let me know.
 

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Chaos Space Marine w/ Mark of Nurgle
+1 Toughness
Access to Blight Grenades, but must be bought
Nope. Blight Grenades are special wargear that only HQs with MoN have access to.

Otherwise accurate.

Also, Plague Marines have access to two special weapons at minimum squad size, but cannot take heavy weapons, whereas standard CSM with MoN get one special weapon, and can take a second special weapon or a heavy weapon once the squad has 10 members.

All in all, Plague Marines have a lot to recommend themselves, but cost a pretty penny in terms of points.
 

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Also slow and purposeful means you can't overwatch I believe?
 

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Plague marines are not slow and purposeful.

They are CSM marines with +1 toughness, feel no pain -1 initiative, fearless, blight grenades and a plague knife. They are elites that can be made troops with the presence of a Chaos lord with Mark of Nurgle
 

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there nades are defensive the main thing they give is they remove the +1 atk for charging from a unit which really is nice there are a few other bit in the rulebook but thats the main thing
 

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The fact they get a CCW and bolt pistol as well as bolt gun is significant- two attacks in combat and they get to shoot bolters at range, or rapid fire if they don't want to charge. Pretty good unit

Plague marines are not slow and purposeful.

They are CSM marines with +1 toughness, feel no pain -1 initiative, fearless, blight grenades and a plague knife. They are elites that can be made troops with the presence of a Chaos lord with Mark of Nurgle
Love your sig :biggrin:

There must be Chaos gods of cheese, unpainted models and spam by now

Yellow, grey and pink marines respectively
 
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