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Least Used Aspect
View Poll Results: Which Aspect Do You Use The Least? And Why?
Warp Spiders 2 6.90%
Dark Reapers 0 0%
Shining Spears 20 68.97%
Dire Avengers 4 13.79%
Other (I cant add the rest) 3 10.34%
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Old 05 Feb 2005, 23:13   #1 (permalink)
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Default Least Used Aspect

I want to know wich Aspect people use the least, and why they dont use them.
(Im not answering cause i only have Warp Spiders right now)
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Shining spears are far and away the rarest, even the Great Alessio Cavatore only uses a squad of three, and thats only for the bright lance!
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Hmm, I'd vote for Swooping Hawks. I'd never consider using them (since most of the armies I play are in power armour) though in the great scheme of things Shining Spears are probably rarest.
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Well IMO shining spears are by FAR the rarest, but it does depend partially on regular opponents and craftworld. In a saim han craftworld these are a little less rarer and a squad of three with an exarch makes an awsome tank hunting unit.

Reapers are popular against power armoured opponents for obvious reasons, but they are sometimes rarer in smallish points battles due to their high points cost and fairly weak armour.

Swooping hawks and warp spiders are both better for non-power armoured opponents too, hawks' weapons are too weak too do much damage to 'big stuff', but a nicely kitted out exarch can make this a useful deepstriking sqwuad with a set purpose to elimante someone/something before the battle, despite this i would never find many uses for them :P. As for warp spiders....well their weapons are just broken and need fixing in the new edition, quickly :P Despite this they are the eldar equivalent of stealthsuits and aren't as rare because of their great ability to distract and harrass.
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I'd agree with most of the people here and say Shining Spears. I've never used them (because I haven't bought any), and I have never seen them used. They are too expensive in my opinion, and so they have to do a lot of damage to make up thier points in a battle.

Dark Reapers are pretty rarely seen in the games that I play, mostly due to their enourmous points cost, and also because I play against IG (and Dark Reapers can't kill enough guardsmen to make up their points) and BA who get into combat by turn 3....
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One day when i actually have a fair sized army, i plan on getting at least 1 max unit of every model(i guess for braging rights...),
but i collect more for the looks than the stats and IMO the Shining Spears dont look very cool, so id probly end up getting some last

Also there are more votes than posts and id appreciate it if everyone who reads this topic would vote, and everyone who votes would post, id like to hear(well read) their reasons, etc.
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I'd have to say the Spears, i've only seen them used in one army, and in that army there was a GIGANTIC ammount of them. Besides that opponent i've only ever seen one squad of them. Every other aspect I see almost every weekend.
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yikes! poor spears. but i had to vote for 'em. there my fav but still poor guys. no one else likes them
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definatley shining spears. they just arnet good enough for the points cost, i mean space marine terminators are cheaper (now that amuses me!!)
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shining spears arent that bad actually, BS5 lance for 210pts with a 3+ invunerable and 2 ablative wounds, on a jetbike? I'll take that ;D.

they are however the rarest.
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