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Old 04 May 2010, 17:00   #1 (permalink)
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Hey!Guys! It is me again, I have 3 walkers with 2 scatter laser, do you guys think it is good for anti troops. Do you think I need more for anti-troops heavy support. On the heavy hand, I have Falcon w bright laser to kill tank. Also, my wave serpent carry EML to kill tank.kill I also have a wraithlord with 2 bright lance to kill tank, and some fire dragon to kill tank. Should my wraithlord use bright lance or EML. If he is using EML (plasma), he can be a good anti troops, i think. Overall, do I have enough fire power to kill tank.
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Old 04 May 2010, 17:14   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, you definitely have enough anti-tank. One bright lance is good enough for any army, especially if you have fire dragons. EML's are great because they can go anti-tank or anti-infantry and don't rely on BS when going for the blast. I say use the EML on your Wraithlord, you've got the right idea. A wraithlord with a twin-linked brightlance is waaay to expensive. ;D

What does your other war walker have? It's important for their weapons to be somewhat similar so you're not wasting shots.
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Old 04 May 2010, 17:26   #3 (permalink)
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3 walkers with all scatter laserx2, so they have 24 shots, lets hope my dice do not fail. ;D
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Old 04 May 2010, 17:37   #4 (permalink)
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3 walkers with all scatter laserx2, so they have 24 shots, lets hope my dice do not fail. ;D
Guide your walkers and then Doom the unit they are shooting at, it is disgusting how much damage you can do.
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Yeah, I see now each one has 2 scatter lasers. *slaps forehead* If you put those in outflank and come in hitting rear or side armor you've got yourself some more anti-tank firepower as well, if needed.
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Old 04 May 2010, 18:07   #6 (permalink)
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If you're playing MEqs I might go for a full squad of reapers with a tempest launcher and fast shot but, against anything else (and possibly the MEqs) the walkers will do a lot more damage.
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Old 04 May 2010, 18:58   #7 (permalink)
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As far as the needing more anti-infantry support goes, we'd have to see your entire army list. If you have a bunch of Howling Banshees, Dire Avengers, and Warp spiders, then you probably don't need to use valuable Heavy Support on redundant anti-infantry support. Can we get a brief list of what you normally field in order to help you out better?
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Old 04 May 2010, 20:18   #8 (permalink)
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OK! When I get home, I will post my list.
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Old 04 May 2010, 22:56   #9 (permalink)
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If you go with one scatter and one starcannon, you have something that can take out most infantry. you would loose 2 shots but gain that lower AP. I'd rather have two definite kills than four maybes. Both have the same good range, and high ST. If you know you are going against orks, most nids, IG, and other eldar, the scatter is the way to go. But against marines, necrons, chaos, others the starcannon comes in handy.
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Old 07 May 2010, 19:51   #10 (permalink)
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Ok! This is my 2k pts list.
HQ: Avatar --155pts
Eldrad -----210 pts
Heavy---- 3 walkers w EML and Scatter lasers-----195 pts
Falcon W/Blight lance, shuriken cannon and holo field ---185 pts
dark reaper x5----w exarch/ tempest launcher/ fast shot and crack shot-237 pts
Elites--- Wraithguardx5 w/ warlock/w destructor------210 pts
Wave Serpent/ w twin link blight lance----135pts
fire dragon x5w exarch w/ fire pile w/tank hunter and crack shot --120 pts
Troop-s 10 dire avengers w exarch w/ power weapon/ w/ defend/blade storm 177pts
5 rangers w path ranger-----120pts
Fast Attack-- warp spider x5 w/ exarch w/power weapon, rifle , w/withdraw and assult---162 pts
vipers w EML/ vector engines --85 pts
this is my list
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