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 Forum: Druchii Tactics & Army Discussion   Topic: DR's vs. Dwarves

Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:23 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 961

Harpies don't have S4 on the charge, which makes a big difference against dwarfs. Rarely have I found that I've been able to wipe out a dwarf war machine with harpies, but then again, maybe my rolling just sucks. Still, having something fast that can negate ranks (and sometimes draw out an oathstone...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: So...Tourney Time...Let's get it on.

Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:57 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 882

if 10 was too many i recon 5 might not be enough, perhaps one more, just to compensate for shooting casualties Exactly. 5 is the magic number at the end of the day, so you want to be sure that your opponent can't fire a bunch of bowmen at the unit and make it ineffective (or if you drop into combat...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: So...Tourney Time...Let's get it on.

Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 4:50 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 882

Looks like 1500 pts to me. The list you have is a pretty good start, but could be tweaked. First off, there's very little reason to ever have 10 harpies. 6 should be more than enough. The hydra is a decent choice, but you might seriously consider 2 RBTs instead to give yourself a fire support base a...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: I need a good army list

Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2008 4:38 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 634

Yes and yes, although its your to tweak as you like. Keep in mind though that 15 warriors are never going to be enough to take something on head on. They should be used defensively (in conjunction with the RXBmen) to either combine charge or flank, or to take something out that's been crippled by mi...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: I need a good army list

Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2008 3:16 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 634

OK, here's a pretty decent list for you, although you are seriously restricting yourself in mount options. Noble on Chariot (spears) SoM, Seal, armoured up. Noble on Pegasus Lifetaker, blood armour, SDC Sorc, L2 Doomstick Sorc, L2 Cloak, scroll Dark Riders x 5 RXB, mus Dark Riders x 5 RXB, mus RXBme...

 Forum: Rules Questions & Ideas   Topic: Charges at Multiple Targets

Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:31 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 312

I think that answers my question quite well. Thanks. :)

 Forum: Rules Questions & Ideas   Topic: Large target and shooting.

Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:25 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 982

Its under page 9 in the interposing models section. All ranks (even the back) can fire at a large target or a unit that's on a hill (that part is in the hills and elevated positions section). Kind of sucks for the hill positions where you only get two ranks to fire down and everybody else gets all t...

 Forum: Rules Questions & Ideas   Topic: Charges at Multiple Targets

 Post subject: Charges at Multiple Targets
Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:15 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 312

A new rule for 7th that isn't exactly well explained in my view and I was wondering is someone could help me out here, both in determining the spirit of the rule as well as the strict wording allowances. The rule uses the wording "very close...together." The diagram that's used shows all t...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: The black dragon

Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 10:23 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 1346

But there is something about taking a dragon in 2k, Gives you this some what "invincible" feeling which is misleading to say the least I hear ya. My personal favourite is still having my dragon fried in the first turn by a warp lightning cannon 32" away on the other side of a dense j...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: The black dragon

Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:30 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 1346

yeah that was my original point, that im not convinced you can beat VC with a dragon. also when you think about it ethereal units prettymuch have the same charge range as a dragon, 12 inches + van hels and they ignor all terrain and have 360, thats quite harsh. In the old edition you certainly coul...

 Forum: Druchii Tactics & Army Discussion   Topic: Help against the Skaven Scum

Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:17 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 1150

1 unit 20 night runners 2 hand weapons Really? I have to admit, I've never seen anyone bother to do this before. In that army, the plague monks scare me a bit, but there's not much you can do about it with your army. As an interesting trick, you may want to consider the crystal of midnight. Makes o...

 Forum: Druchii Tactics & Army Discussion   Topic: Beating the Anvil tactic?

Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:01 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 953

Personally, I don't bother with anvils. I look at the game like playing the piano - lots of small hammers working away together. Anybody shows me a distinct anvil and I just tend to ignore it and wipe out everything else instead. Its also not hard to mess up the coherency of a set of units like that...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: The black dragon

Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 12:43 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 1346

for example when u get charged in the butt by some 30 strong zombie unit that will eliminate ur dragon for the rest of the game cos ur caddy cant stop all the spells. Doesn't matter what sort of equipment he's got - if that happens he going to be turfed for the rest of the game regardless. Only thi...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: The black dragon

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:55 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 1346

Yeah, if you're going for a pure beast theme, Rakarth is a pretty good buy. If you're wanting something generic, I like to go with defense about all else, myself. My favourite tends to be blood armour, lifetaker, and the heartstone (so he ends up very quickly with 1+ armour and 4+ ward) and give him...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: 2250 ETC Shooting/Mobility/Counterattack

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:50 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 634

List looks potent, but I don't think its going to be as mobile as you might think. If you want to go for the mobile missile platform army, there are better ways of doing it (and they generally involved magic over dragons). As Myki said, manbane on the hag will be exceptionally useful, or witch brew ...

 Forum: Druchii Tactics & Army Discussion   Topic: Three cheers for the originals!

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:38 pm 

Replies: 43
Views: 2998

sha'a'alaar wrote:
But why do we keep coming back?

It's like we're addicted.

have fun
Sha'a'alaar


I thought I had kicked the habit, but apparently not. ;)

 Forum: Druchii Tactics & Army Discussion   Topic: Reaper Bolt Throwers

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 3:00 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 1824

Linda Lobsta Defenda wrote:
http://www.druchii.net/viewtopic.php?t=23375 Funny what reading the Hall of fame for tactics can come up with :)


I knew that was around here someplace. :)

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: Is using 4 RBTs against the new HEs cheesy?

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:24 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 1399

Perhaps not as cheesy as 8 Cold One Chariots in a 2000pt force. Although that might not be a good tactical move. If it isn't cheesy to take a Prince on Star Dragon how is 4 RBT's cheesy? 8 chariots tends to work against you, more than for you. I've done it - its just a mess of stupidity checks and ...

 Forum: Druchii Army Lists   Topic: Is using 4 RBTs against the new HEs cheesy?

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 12:30 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 1399

Well, yeah, it is kind of cheesy, but its HE, so who cares? ;) That being said, I rarely see a HE army these days that doesn't have a few of its own (the last few have all had 3). I'm not sure its necessary, though, but its up to you. A unit of 10 RXBmen has about the same effect on HE infantry and ...

 Forum: Druchii Tactics & Army Discussion   Topic: Reaper Bolt Throwers

Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2008 11:51 pm 

Replies: 28
Views: 1824

Somebody put together some tables on this at one point to gauge which choice was better for various situation. I forget if it was probability of statistics based. Personally, I only ever use the single shot for monsters and other large creatures or juicy flank shots to knights. Aside from those case...

 Forum: Warhammer 40,000   Topic: Dark eldar 2000

Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2008 9:07 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 880

Quote:
I can't belive I overlooked some of those rules. Thank you for pointing them out. Well here we go again...


I wouldn't worry about it. That book is now at least 2 editions old, so its a little out of date to say the least and the layout is pretty horrible. ;)

The list looks very nice. :)

 Forum: Rules Questions & Ideas   Topic: Failed charges and fleeing

Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 10:26 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 450

Since the charge would be considered a failed charge even without the fleeing charge reaction, do the DR still have to make the flee move? As Linda said, absolutely. This is where one of the most tactical pieces of the game comes into play - distance judgment - and where you separate the vets from ...

 Forum: Warhammer 40,000   Topic: Dark eldar 2000

Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 7:49 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 880

Looks good. A couple of notes though. I'm not sure you want to give the incubi any special weapons since they won't be able to use their punishers that way (as they are two handed weapons - and so are the special weapons). Instead of a terrorfex on the archon (although also cool) the best place to h...

 Forum: Warhammer 40,000   Topic: Dark eldar 2000

Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:05 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 880

If you think you need a retinue of incubi to get through power armour and the like, then sure, go for it. I find it tends to be a bit of overkill, myself. A unit of 5 incubi and an archon will chew up pretty much anything in the game fairly effectively. What I'd try first is simply attaching the arc...

 Forum: Warhammer 40,000   Topic: Dark eldar 2000

Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 3:04 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 880

But I would keep the scaling nets for sure (If you plan on doing any charging) How do the nets help with charging? All they do is let you pick up or drop off on the move. And they let guys hit the raider easier in CC (making grenades more effective, and a single guy with a power fist becomes a real...
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