Tau Empire Codex 2013 | Army Builder Program
Dark Angels Codex 2013
Chaos Daemons Codex 2013
Chaos Space Marines Codex 2012

Warhammer 40k Forum Tau Online

 

Warhammer 40K Forum

Eldar Weapons and Confusions
Reply
Old 18 Jun 2010, 09:26   #11 (permalink)
Shas'La
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: US
Posts: 275
Send a message via Yahoo to TigStripe
Default Re: Eldar Weapons and Confusions

Lessee...

Dire Avengers - anti-horde, GEQ, and MEQ (to an extent). Ranged. Fast.
Howling Banshees - anti-MEQ and TEQ. CC. Fast.
Striking Scorpions - anti-horde and GEQ. CC. Tough.
Fire Dragons - anti-TEQ and anti-tank. Ranged. Fast.
Shining Spears - anti-GEQ/MEQ/TEQ and anti-light tank. CC with moderate ranged capability. Extremely tough and fast.
Dark Reapers - anti-MEQ (primarily). Ranged and tough.
Swooping Hawks - anti-horde and GEQ, with capability to be anti-tank. Ranged. Fast.
Warp Spiders - anti-GEQ, MC, and anti-light tank. Ranged. Fast and tough.

(Before the fur flies, I listed the primary, intended uses. I know full well the statistics concerned the Scorps against MEQs.)

About the only niche I can see is a moving Dark Reaper Aspect. Put a nice gun on a bike and have them use that. Powerfist Aspects are viable, too, and the idea of an actual vehicular Aspect is just cool.

We don't have a horde Aspect...

Hah, completely unfluffy. But we don't.
__________________
It's a world of Love, it's a world of Kids,
It's a world of FIRE, and a world of Dys,
It's a world of Death, and a world of Fear,
It's a Small World After All.
TigStripe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18 Jun 2010, 09:53   #12 (permalink)
Ethereal
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: UK
Posts: 12,488
Default Re: Eldar Weapons and Confusions

Mine were...

Frost Revenants - Short ranged GEQ (long ranged anti MEQ upgrade), MEQ (close combat), slow, tough.
__________________
KJ - Friend, Brother, Ork. Never forget you mate.
Restayvien is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19 Jun 2010, 06:33   #13 (permalink)
Shas'La
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 452
Default Re: Eldar Weapons and Confusions

And I know they are not technically an aspect, but they do take a niche in the eldar list.

Harlequins. To me they kinda fit in between scorps and banshees, but give us yet another CC unit.
__________________
Mordekiem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19 Jun 2010, 21:10   #14 (permalink)
Kroot Shaper
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Chicago burbs
Posts: 66
Default Re: Eldar Weapons and Confusions

I think of them almost as an aspect anyway. Technically they are not but they act a little like it. The rules for them are good for a DIY aspect though if they all have the same weapons and don't upgrade characters.
CelestialDragonKing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04 Jan 2011, 15:33   #15 (permalink)
Shas'Ui
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: United States
Posts: 937
Default

I hope no one minds if I revisit this old string but my wife plays eldar while I play Tau so I sometimes do some reading seeing if I can find anything that might help her as well. I noticed anti-horde units being mentioned but it also being mentioned that there is no Eldar horde units. Well here was the thought that sprung into my mind, what happens to the truly old eldar who have never really been involved as a combatant. okay sure they all trained as Guardians when they were young but what if it has been centuries or millenia (not sure on eldar life span) of just being a cobbler, a tailor, or a grocer. What if their life has been fulfilled but they just dont want to just fade out but are to old and infirmed to truly take the field as warriors. Seeking to go out well instead of just fading into the darkness of death so gathering together into the eldar mobs you mention being missing. Say up to 30 individuals/models, 5 or 6 points each, WS, BS, S of 2 (they are old and inexperienced), T of 3, W, I, & A of 1 but with a high leadership due to it being their last chance not to just fade away with standard guardian armor and shurkin catapult (that is the standard rifle right?). Thats just my thought of what came to mind after reading this.
articulategrunt is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rules Confusions: Need help! Khathecleric Tau 12 27 Dec 2009 14:27
Confusions with the new chaos 'dex Deadman42 Forces of Chaos 18 06 Sep 2007 13:05
Extra Eldar weapons Farseer_Emlyn Conversion 5 13 Mar 2007 05:34
Magnets on Eldar Heavy Weapons??? ShadowCrawler Conversion 2 14 Jan 2006 05:34