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Old 09 Apr 2010, 02:04   #3 (permalink)
Grindgobble Witherfume
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Default Re: Babysitting Destroyers with Spyders

Tomb Spiders baby sitting Destroyers? Personally, I use them more to babysit my main phalanx. Keep in mind, that the Tomb Spiders repair radius isn't too short, and if you have two or three of them, it's fairly easy to cover a vast swath of table with their repair radius. Well, at least around your army, which is what you need. I find, that with necrons, it's not very good to spread out parts on their own. I normally keep my Destroyers fairly close to the main chunk of my force, but use their mobility to get their LOS around cover and stuff.

Scarabs I've used mostly as charge denial units. Great to watch a side or flank of your force incase of deepstriking troops. Sanguinary guard, and such units are not going to be terribly happy if the only thing they can charge is scarabs.

The trouble of surrounding scarabs around destroyers and heavy destroyers, is that you'll automatically give enemy infantry cover saves, as your shooting through your own units. Wont effect when shooting at vehicles though, so I can see the use for Heavy's a bit more. I find my Heavies are only shot at, when I am stupid with their movement.
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