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Which is the Best Primarch Pair

  • Horus and Leman Russ

    Votes: 12 17.9%
  • Angron and Sanguinius

    Votes: 9 13.4%
  • Perturabo and Rogal Dorn

    Votes: 11 16.4%
  • Konrad Curze and Corax

    Votes: 10 14.9%
  • Logar and Roboute Guilliman

    Votes: 4 6.0%
  • Magnus and Lion El Johnson

    Votes: 8 11.9%
  • Mortarion and Vulkan

    Votes: 2 3.0%
  • Fulgrim and Ferrus Manus

    Votes: 5 7.5%
  • Alpharius and Jaghatii Khan

    Votes: 6 9.0%
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Which of the following do you guys think would be the best Primarch pairs. I've listed them both the traitor and loyal ones... and yes even the dead ones. Keep in mind whether their legions would work together well, and each of the primarchs and legions abilities.

The Scenario: Each of these primarchs and all their legions are present on this planet with enough time to build a fort and establish themselves. Each is assigned a team death match partner. OF WHICH I ASSIGNED. I seriously don't care if you guys like the proposed teams. Lol. But you can vent, I don't care. Anyhow, they are only allowed to use man power(marine power), forts, thunderhawks and ground vehichals. No fleets are in this, no daemons or slaves, however daemon princes and possessed are okay as long as they were marines. And no inquisition. Let the Heretics decide I say and vote!

And no... I am not putting up the invincible unknown primarchs. We know Goku and Vegeta kick everyones ass. lol.:grin:
 

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Angron and Leman Russ

they and their legions would just rape anything with pure force xD
 

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Horus+Russ would be one hell of a spear tip and I think their tactics might work well together.
 

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I gotta go with Alpharius and Jaghatii Khan, with the bike mounted hit & run attacks of the White Scars & the SNEAK ATTACK! of the Alpha Legion they would tear most any force to shreads. Every time you focused on one attack you'd be hit from the rear, then both forces would fade away and attack from another direction. It's just down right scary to me, death by 1000 paper cuts. I was reading down the list of pairs think yeah they're powerful, they're tough, not bad, when I got to the last one it was like "Holy Shit!" those 2 Legions would work so well together.
 

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Alpharius and Jaghatii Khan, You wouldnt end up fighting them, the White Scars would start picking off your flanks forcing you to either follow them or give you one exit out which would have you end up fightingone of the other armies that the Alpha Legion gave intel to so they would know where you are going..
 

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Well, you're kind of giving it away when you say they can build a fortress. With both the siege specialists on the same team... It's gonna get messy.

Perturabo and Dorn for this one.
 

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Well, you're kind of giving it away when you say they can build a fortress. With both the siege specialists on the same team... It's gonna get messy.

Perturabo and Dorn for this one.
Ah, but maybe Perturabo and Dorn would constantly splitting their forces, and trying to be better than one another. It's also about he relationship each pair has with one another and whether that relationship would interfere with how they were against the other pairs. You could also imply that the other legions not build huge fortifications and not attack ones with fortifications.

I chose Perturabo and Dorn because I think their rivalry would just push each more to excel their skills against the other pairs. According the first Heresy novel, Dorn was second in line to victories to Horus. Perturabo in my opinion never really got the chance to show what he was capable of during the Great Crusade as most of his Legion was baby sitting planets and doing the hard and longer sieges. In many cases looking at how Perturabo has maintained his legion in the 40k world today speaks highly of him having his shit together.
Aso having no support with fleet and help from the Imperium Perturabo is a important tool to have as he was a genius in technology. He'd invent some crazy stuff.
 

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I'd have to go with Jaghatai Khan and Alpharius. First, you've got Space Marines preforming fast attacks and you can't respond. Then, you realize the enemy knows waaay too much about your troops, tactics and strategy. And then when you start talking with your wife/husband you suddenly realize she/he's a bit too big and too bald...
 

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Alpharius and Khan aren't a bad combo. I'm thinking in terms of their personality, I've always thought Khan as a noble primarch. Alpharius is more of a prideful and arrogant primarch who would more than likely use Khan and his legion while keeping many secrets from him. But I think Khan would go along to fulfill his purpose.

One of the pairs I really had to think about was Lion El' Johnson and Magnus. I thought that the Lion and Magnus had some good knowledge about the warp and knowledge in general. But these Primarchs are much more concerned about themselves than helping each other. I also thought that the Lion being a very paranoid primarch would be very untrustful of Magnus and his uncontrollable warp powers of himself and his legion. I think this would effect the Lion's stratedegy as he would be working his plans around Magnus. Magnus and his legions abilities would catch on this and then probably do the same. Basically screwing each other over.

Edit: Go Vulkan and Mortarion! Use your meltarization skills to burn everyone to death.
 

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I went for Angron and Sanguinius, purely for the shock factor that they would bring to any combat.
I do think that Sanguinius and Horus would have made a better paring, they would have kicked the Imperiums arse had they joined up for the Heresy.
 

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I went for Angron and Sanguinius, purely for the shock factor that they would bring to any combat.
I do think that Sanguinius and Horus would have made a better paring, they would have kicked the Imperiums arse had they joined up for the Heresy.
I feared that both legions would lose grasp and tear each other up. If they were my team that I was routing for, I'd be afraid that the blood angels succuumbed to their flaws and just killed everything alike, both friend and foe.
 

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Russ and Horus might do well, Russ is fairly loyal to his friends- just don’t fuck with him or he will go ape shit crazy.
 

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Russ and Horus might do well, Russ is fairly loyal to his friends- just don’t fuck with him or he will go ape shit crazy.
Yes, I agree. I knew that Russ and Horus would be a good pair. Until the heresy Horus would have probably been an honorable and noble primarch. The Wolves have always respected and honored those that fight and die with them. whether it was regular guard or eldar, they have shown this. The fierceness of these legions would be a force to be reckoned with.
 

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True, I doubt even the iron warriors and imperial fists could hold them back.
 

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True, I doubt even the iron warriors and imperial fists could hold them back.
I don't know to be honest. I regard the space wolves as probably one of the best "assault" like legions. The way they totally raped Prospero was beautiful indeed. And that was in the account of the Thousand Sons. Horus is also described as one of the best siege armies in Horus Rising. It was described somewhere in the lines that if both the Imperial Fists and the Luna Wolves had a battle it would last forever, because their skills could par one another. But thats just adding up to your point. :thank_you: The two best defenders compared to the best attackers is quite a scene.

I like what the Heretics have done with the voting so far. I was hoping a little more from the Salamanders and Death Guard. But I like to think of each bar as the amount of ground each legion is taking on this random planet they are dueling on.
 

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I feared that both legions would lose grasp and tear each other up. If they were my team that I was routing for, I'd be afraid that the blood angels succuumbed to their flaws and just killed everything alike, both friend and foe.
Yea, Kharn would charge into battle with The Sanguinor at his side and "accidently" cut those pretty wings off. From there the battle would de-evolve but Khorne will get his blood and skulls so it's all good.
 

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I feared that both legions would lose grasp and tear each other up. If they were my team that I was routing for, I'd be afraid that the blood angels succuumbed to their flaws and just killed everything alike, both friend and foe.
But the flaw didn't appear until after Sanguinius's death.
And I think watching the World Eaters go at it would have been enough to keep the Blood Angels more on the straight and narrow.
 

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Voted for option 1. Horus and Leman are so much front-loaded firepower, I just don't see special tactics working against it.
 
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