Not to be mean but St. Celestine is insta killed by Grey Knights in HtH.. she just gets to come back to be killed over and over again. But hey everyone has their favorites.. I dont blame ya.. it is pretty cool that she can come back over and over again.
Umm... for a favorite... I would have to say Ahrimman. His model is just to cool to over look.
He can use all of his powers in one turn *and* use his force weapon power...and look at his stats... WS 6, S5, I6, 2+ save, Feel No Pain, an extra d3 attacks from one of his powers, the transfixing glare, Jump-Pack movement
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You'll be hard pressed to find something that can take him on toe to toe. Sure, no invul save means he's weak against power weapons, but he strikes before just about anyone short of high end Eldar characters, and it takes a S10 weapon to instakill him.
Plus he can FNP against perils of the warp, and should he manage to overheat his plasgun and fail his armor save he can ignore that too if he makes the roll.
He's insanely hard to kill, but packs enough attacks to cut down a whole squad on his own, and only needs to get one unsaved wound against an IC to kill him (if he makes his force weapon check)
Dude is major nasty. I'd even put him on even footing against Abby. To Meph, that big scary topknot is just a handle ;-)
I'd say Abbadon. He hits like a truck, is extremely survivable, but is slow as sin and costs a ton. I think he'd eat Mephiston pretty handily. Does a FW instakill Abbadon, or does his immunity counter it? There's a difference between kills outright and instakill right?
Well I remember someone did an arena of death (best of 10 in fact) between Mephiston and various other characters. In short the beast managed at least 50/50 against Abbadon and the Nightbringer plus a lot better against others.
Mephiston is unfortunately the most evil and powerful character in my book. Largely due to his ability to move around quicker than most other special characters.
I agree that Mephiston is probably one of the best characters as far as damage output goes, but my favourite character is Chaplain Lemartes of the Blood Angels. Point for point, he's probably one of the best characters out there.
Force Weapon is not Instant Death, so yes Mephiston can kill Abby outright in one hit.
We ran a bunch of run-ins on Bolter and Chainsword and they were very evenly matched. The main determining factor was whether Abby rolled a 1 and got fucked by his sword, or if Mephy failed his force weapon check, otherwise it most often ended in mutual death.
Lemartes is indeed a great value. Hels also known as "Everyone;s Jump Pack Chaplain."
for 5 more points you get extra LD, extra wound and a -1 LD debuff for any enemy within 6" of him. There's no reason not to take lemartes every time.
I would have to say abby... I have gone up against mephiston plenty of times and to me he isn't "that" scary. At least compared to when someone puts down the avatar or when I put down Abaddon. I have teamed with the blood angels when they used Mephiston and I used Abaddon. Lets just say Mephiston got left alone.
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