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I was playing a game at my local GW 2 days ago and I kept getting killed by these Eldar, so I was quite pissed most of the time.:p

I expect I will see that player again soon, so I wanna think of a way to beat him with ma nids.
Anyone got any ideas?
 

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What is the eldar army composed of? Asking 'how to beat eldar' is like asking 'how to beat marines'. there are too many variations on the list to provide a detailed tute on beating him. details please.
 

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I'm going to assume that you got creamed by some war walkers with scatter lasers?
Cause that's annoying.

Personally, I'd say you need to get close, fast.
Lictors, Broodlords.
Get in there with Genestealers and Raveners.

Don't go shooty, they will out shoot you.
 

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i just recently played a nid player, and he defeated me pretty well, in my opinion.
he swarmed me with gaunts, and then used the rending from some gene stealers to pick off my big "guys"
eldar aren't as effective in combat, so swamping them might be the way to go!
 

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im guessing that the eldar player had dire avengers in a wave serpent or something
ya Dire avengers- blade storm can really chew up those nids
 

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Gaunt the hell out of banshees and harlequins. Send genestealers after the lighter stuff. And land the hive tyrant on someone.

Skimming mech eldar are a tough list for tyranids...honestly I have no idea how you guys deal with that.

Actually, hormagaunts would make any harlequins or banshees they take almost pointless as you've got a much wider range than they have.

Although if you're just talking warwalker shenanigans, I'd suggest sticking to cover and taking potshots from warriors with devourers or the like. A WW can be harmed by those last I recall.

Also, raveners with death spitters deep striking can become VERY VERY obnoxious. Because if they survive that turn of "HALLO" than the eldar player can say goodbye to whatever squad it, or it's team mates are looking at. Just be sure to give them rending claws. So they can easily rip through anything the army has.

You can get alot more use out of other things than lictors. I highly suggest NOT using them if you can avoid it. They look cool, but unfortunately, you can get two raveners with higher survivability for the same cost.

Do you have any carnifexes? Eldar are really quite obnoxiously good at taking out infantry, but unless they're packing fire prisms and fire dragons, they're anti-MC isn't that great. Also with dakkafexes you can easily rend apart great swathes in the army. Just make sure to keep a shield of spinegaunts around him to avoid being charged by flying harlequins.
 
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