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Deathguard or no Deathguard

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Im in the slow process of building my nurgle army.Iv noticed with the new chaos rules that having a squad of say ten renegade(The leperous Legion as there known)is more expensive than a squad of deathguard.My renegades have the banner of nurgle and all the regulare good stuff.My question is what does everyone think is better,renegades with a banner of nurgle or Deathguard.I find that there are positives to both groups

leperous legion 10 = 150 Plague Marines 7=161
aspi champion 1=15 plague cham 1=15
icon of nurgle 1=50 p/w 1=15
p/w 1=15 twin linked b 1=5
p/p 1=15 Troops
plasma gun 1=15 plasma gun 1=15
heavy bolter 1=10 plasma gun 1=15

270 p 226 p
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I've been fighting a Deathguard army and OMG those boys just don't die!
Two preds with T/L Lascannons and HB sponsons, a Dev squad with 4 HBs were laying into those boys!
Over the course of the game I must have pumped 60+ shots from heavy bolters (Preds arrived late due to escalation) but the death guard just laughed at it all!

It was 1000pts, he had a Daemon Prince then 4 units of 7deathguard. A champ in each with a special weapon and a mixture of plasma, meltas & flamers in the squads.

Forget the Icon! The T5, Feel no pain is just plain wrong! Oh blight grenades mean I think twice about assaulting him!
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