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Old 24 Nov 2007, 01:47   #1 (permalink)
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Default What does your best army list look like?

Tell me what you army list looks like, hopefully it will help new 40k gamers decide what to collect.

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Old 24 Nov 2007, 02:00   #2 (permalink)
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right now,

8 csm-aspiring champion w power sword and mini bolter-7 csm w CCW and mini bolters

but don't worry, I plan to add a lot more, the main suppressant is the time and also the money.
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Old 24 Nov 2007, 03:09   #3 (permalink)
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My Lost and the damned list (following my guidelines of 4th edition LatD) is like such.

1000pts

HQ

Greater Demon

X2 Aspiring champions
x1 W/powerfist
x1 w/Powersword
Both with MocU

Troops

Mutants
X27 mutants
Bloated
Firearms

Mutants
X27 mutants
Bloated
Firearms

Fast Attack

Chaos Hounds
X8 hounds

Heavy support

Spawn (LatD spawn, not 4th Chaos marine spawn)
X5 spawn

Spawn
X5 spawn

Basically I surge forward and attempt to swamp stuff with spawn and mutants. The hounds are counterattack and support and the Greater demon is also support.

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My 1000pts Imperial Guard army is as such

HQ
Command squad
X1 vet w/standard
X2 guard w/flamers
Snr. Officer w/plasma pistol+Power Weapon

Priest W/Eviserator

Troops

Platoon 1
Command squad W/missile launcher, Jr. Officer w/power sword

Remnants, X6 w/plasma

Squad 1, Heavy bolter+Plasma

Squad 2,Heavy bolter+plasma

Platoon 2
Command squad W/missile launcher, Jr. Officer w/power sword

Remnants, X6 w/melta

Squad 1, autocannon+Plasma

Squad 2,Heavy bolter+plasma

Fast Attack

Sentinels
X2 (separate squads) w/lascannons

Heavy support

'Russ W/tri-heavy bolter's.

My plan with this army is to move within 24" or rapid fire range and blast the enemy. Counter Assaults feature heavily in the army (the command platoon squad is brutal in combat). I normally move a lot with this force and the russ and sentinels provide good mobile firepower.
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Old 24 Nov 2007, 04:25   #4 (permalink)
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My Lost and the damned list (following my guidelines of 4th edition LatD) is like such.

1000pts

HQ

Greater Demon

X2 Aspiring champions
x1 W/powerfist
x1 w/Powersword
Both with MocU

Troops

Mutants
X27 mutants
Bloated
Firearms

Mutants
X27 mutants
Bloated
Firearms

Fast Attack

Chaos Hounds
X8 hounds

Heavy support

Spawn (LatD spawn, not 4th Chaos marine spawn)
X5 spawn

Spawn
X5 spawn

Basically I surge forward and attempt to swamp stuff with spawn and mutants. The hounds are counterattack and support and the Greater demon is also support.

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My 1000pts Imperial Guard army is as such

HQ
Command squad
X1 vet w/standard
X2 guard w/flamers
Snr. Officer w/plasma pistol+Power Weapon

Priest W/Eviserator

Troops

Platoon 1
Command squad W/missile launcher, Jr. Officer w/power sword

Remnants, X6 w/plasma

Squad 1, Heavy bolter+Plasma

Squad 2,Heavy bolter+plasma

Platoon 2
Command squad W/missile launcher, Jr. Officer w/power sword

Remnants, X6 w/melta

Squad 1, autocannon+Plasma

Squad 2,Heavy bolter+plasma

Fast Attack

Sentinels
X2 (separate squads) w/lascannons

Heavy support

'Russ W/tri-heavy bolter's.

My plan with this army is to move within 24" or rapid fire range and blast the enemy. Counter Assaults feature heavily in the army (the command platoon squad is brutal in combat). I normally move a lot with this force and the russ and sentinels provide good mobile firepower.
now thats an army list id hate to battle you, your army must be strong as hell, have you ever lost WOW!
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Old 24 Nov 2007, 05:10   #5 (permalink)
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I actually don't win many games. I think that I've only really won maybe a half dozen games tops this year. I mostly loose games, or get draws. A few times I am just one turn away from winning, then the game has to stop due to time.

Also, which list where you mentioning? You quoted both.
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Old 24 Nov 2007, 06:43   #6 (permalink)
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I got only this for my chaos at the moment:
1x Terminator lord with blissgiver and twin linked bolter (had lots of fun converting blissgiver)
8x marine with bolters
1x marine with Bolter and Icon of slaanesh
1x marine with brain problems plasma gun
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Old 24 Nov 2007, 09:07   #7 (permalink)
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Interesting idea for a topic.. I'll run with it =)

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[size=larger]Tau - 2000 Points Pure Mechanized[/size]
[size=smaller]This is the one I'm working up to at the moment, I just need to build a squad of Fire Warriors and Pathfinders and I'm there! Though I haven't actually 'played' with list before, I have a feeling it'll suit me perfectly.

Note: I'm just skimming the list, not including details like minor weapons and other small upgrades - the full list is a bit of a secret (although I recall posting it up in full somewhere a long long time ago). Meanwhile - for XV8 Configuration nicknames, refer to http://forums.tauonline.org/index.php?topic=8260.0[/size]

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Shas'O - 'Swiss Army Knife' configuration - Fusion Blaster, Plasma Rifle, Missile Pod

Elites
XV8 Crisis Team - Two 'Deathrain' Configuration suits (Twin-Linked Missile Pods)
XV8 Crisis Team - Two 'Burning-Eye Configuration suits (Twin-Linked Plasma Rifles)
Stealth Team - 5 Stealthsuits

Troops
Fire Warrior Team - 10 Fire Warriors (including one Shas'Ui) and Devilfish, +standard upgrades
Fire Warrior Team - 10 Fire Warriors (including one Shas'Ui) and Devilfish, +standard upgrades
Fire Warrior Team - 10 Fire Warriors (including one Shas'Ui) and Devilfish, +standard upgrades

Fast Attack
Pathfinder Team - 8 Pathfinders (including one Shas'Ui) and Devilfish, +standard upgrades
Gun Drone Squadron - 8 Gun Drones
Piranha Squadron - 2 Piranha's with Fusion Blasters

Heavy Support
Hammerhead - w/Ion Cannon and Smart Missile System, +standard upgrades
Hammerhead - w/Ion Cannon and Smart Missile System, +standard upgrades
Hammerhead - w/Railgun and 2 Burst Cannons, +standard upgrades


That puts the list at 65 Models, with 7 Large Skimmers and 2 Small Skimmers, and with every unit on the army list able to move 12" per turn. The list is relatively balanced, with the distribution of points as follows: HQ - 6.7%, Elites - 18.6%, Troops - 30%, Fast Attack - 21.6%, Heavy Support - 23%.

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[size=larger]Daemonhunters - 2000 Points - Grey Knights w/ Inducted Imperial Guard[/size]
[size=smaller]This army is for when I finish my Tau (i.e. get to the list above). It's not game-winning orientated - I just want to build it because it includes nearly all of my favourite models from other armies, namely Grey Knight Terminators, Sentinels and Kasrkin. I can have some fun converting and building other stuff along the way, and I guess I could use my Baneblades here.[/size]

HQ
Grey Knight Grand Master - with 4 Grey Knight Terminators as Retinue - w/ Hammerhand

Elites
-

Troops
Inquisitorial Storm Troopers - 10 Storm Troopers w/Rhino, Meltagun, Plasmagun
Inquisitorial Storm Troopers - 10 Storm Troopers w/Rhino, Meltagun, Plasmagun
Armoured Fist Squad - 10w/Chimera, Missile Launcher, Grenade Launcher (inc. Vet Sergeant with Meltabombs)
Armoured Fist Squad - 10w/Chimera, Missile Launcher, Grenade Launcher (inc. Vet Sergeant with Meltabombs)

Fast Attack
Sentinel Squadron - 3 Sentinels with Autocannons.
Grey Knight Squad - 8 Grey Knights (inc. Justicar with Melta bombs and Targeter)
Grey Knight Squad - 8 Grey Knights (inc. Justicar with Melta bombs and Targeter)

Heavy Support
Grey Knight Dreadnought - Missile Launcher/Lascannon
Grey Knight Dreadnought - Missile Launcher/Lascannon

70 Models in the end, it's kind-of mechanized.. though I don't have a clue how it will play in a real game. Oh well, it'll look awesome at least =)
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Old 25 Nov 2007, 12:53   #8 (permalink)
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that swiss army knife config looks spiffy o.o I like it, maybe if I can get over my compulsion to stick shield gens to everything, I'll try it out too >> << >>

right now if I feel mean I'll run this in 1500-ish points:

Shas'O (shield gen, plasma, missile, multi, stim)

Deathrain

Burning Eye

Warfish, 10x FW
Warfish, 10x FW

Railhead
Ionhead
Ionhead

Piranha (fusion)

Piranha (Fusion)

and should I have points to spare, they'll probably go towards a Shas'El, or a suit with FB.
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Old 25 Nov 2007, 18:28   #9 (permalink)
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This is roughly the list I used over the summer. It had only 1 loss, 4 draws, and more wins than I can remember (20 or so I'd estimate).

Helios Ninja'O

Helios Shas'el

2x Deathrain

1x Deathrain

1x Deathrain

10x Fire warriors
Warfish

10x Fire warriors
Warfish

10x kroot

10x kroot

10x kroot

2x Fusion Piranha

3x Broadsides w/ TA and 2 shield drones

2x Ionhead

Around 1750: the details of the list changed occasionally. The only lists that it struggles against are Necrons and I would guess Nidzilla, though I didn't face such an army.
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Old 25 Nov 2007, 18:34   #10 (permalink)
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Morenn The Seer-148Pts Borrial The Seer-125Pts
RoW RoW
Spirit Stone Spirit Stone
Mind war Guide
Doom Fortune
Singing Spear

Ulia The Warlock-31Pts Master Shaper-111Pts
Conceal Bionics
Extra Armour
Rega The Warlock-26Pts MFC
Enhance Ven Charm
Power Weapon
Cheapmai The Warlock-26Pts Melta Gun
Embolden EOTK

Master Shaper-107Pts
Bionics
Extra Armour 13 Kroot Mercs-150Pts
MFC Shaper w/
Ven Charm Surefoot
Power Weapon Power weapon
Shuriken Catapult
Melta bombs
EOTK
14 Kroot Mercs-158Pts
Shaper w/
Surefoot
Power Weapon
5 Pathfinders-120Pts

5 Pathfinders-120Pts

5 Pathfinders-120Pts
Mormen The Autarch-128Pts
8 Kroot Hunters-155Pts Reaper Launcher
Shaper w/ Power Sword
Pech Crier Swooping Hawk Wings
Ven.Charm Banshee Mask
Power Wep. Shuriken Pistol


Morenn = Destruction
Borrial = Giving
Ulia = Deception
Rega = Distorted
Cheapmai = Plan
Mormen = Death Hand

Total: 1418Pts

It probably breaks a few rules...and it has no anti tank, apart from a melta gun and bombs.

Oh, and most of the points costs are worked out from the old codex, so probably actaully about 1500Pts..
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