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What now?
View Poll Results: What next?
Grey Knight Space Marines 9 28.13%
Hellhound 8 25.00%
Demolisher 7 21.88%
Ratlings 3 9.38%
other 5 15.63%
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Old 13 Aug 2006, 20:32   #1 (permalink)
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Default What now?

I really can't decide what to add to my army

my army list can be seen here - http://forums.tauonline.org/index.php?topic=30271.0

- I also have a chimera and a leman russ still to be painted up and finished that are not in that army list

I want something that will be good for my army but also a nice model and a model I can put time into painting to make it look good.

ok here are the options

1. Grey Knight allies

pros- Nice models ,
Will enjoy painting them ,
will be effective units in my army

cons - I won't paint them the 'eavy colours and if I post them here people might flame me
expensive (pts and s)
need to buy DH codex to use

2.Hellhound

pros- nice model
good against anything with 4+ armour save or worse

cons- I play MEQs often only one non-MEQ player I've met at my club

3.Demolisher

Pros - once again no fault with the model
powerful tank with strong armour

cons-more expensive than other options (money not points)
I already have 2 tanks and I'm not playing that high points level yet

4.Ratling snipers

Pros- cheap , 5 for 5 models

Cons- no idea how to use them
bad models, would require some greenstuff to make look good or a great paint job

5. Other
Please do not say more troops , I don't have the patience at the moment to paint that many models



so what do you think?


I would like your opinions





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Old 14 Aug 2006, 00:57   #2 (permalink)
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GK allies.

Use a Termie.
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Old 17 Aug 2006, 01:58   #3 (permalink)
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I'd go for the hell hound cause it has the flamer temlate and can kill more than 1 model and personally i always fight my freind's necrons and he has scarab swarms so mor wounds the better


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Old 29 Aug 2006, 01:10   #4 (permalink)
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personly i would go for grey knights. the models look cool and will add some punch due to their storm-bolters and nemesis force weapons. only drawback is that they cost 25 points per guy (50 for the justicar), though they are worth the cost.
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Old 29 Aug 2006, 05:05   #5 (permalink)
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Im a strict no allies player so i say Demolisher. If you dont want a Demolisher (i have no idea why anybody ever wouldnt.) then get a hellhound. But I'm a tread freak dont mind me.
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Old 29 Aug 2006, 07:43   #6 (permalink)
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I may have just gotten my IG codex a few days ago, and have no IG army whatsoever yet, but from looking at the IG codex, if you mount some multi-meltas on the sponsons, and a lascannon on the hull, you have one good tank hunter, provided you haven't offended the dice gods. It's a little expensive though...
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Old 29 Aug 2006, 09:35   #7 (permalink)
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1. Grey Knight allies

cons - I won't paint them the 'eavy colours and if I post them here people might flame me
people will complain if you use allies, but that's only because we're all grumpy old men. but no one will flame you, since its a valid choice, and it doesn't over power the guard that much. if you can find a suitable explanation for them being there then by all means take it, and even if you can't, if you really like the models take them.

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Cons- no idea how to use them
ratlings aren't that hard to use. i reccomend getting 2 blisters so you get the full 10 man squad, then try and place them in cover(tallest cover possible would be best). Then target expensive and/or tough stuff like carnifexes, wraithlords, devastator squads. on average this squad will give you something like 4 wounds, meaning any squad not in terminator armour should take atleast one casualty per volley, triggering that all important pinning test.

personally, i would simply go with whatever you think is coolest. if you dont like ratling models, dont bother with them.
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Old 29 Aug 2006, 12:39   #8 (permalink)
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You can never have enough sentinels and mortars but thats just my cos I'm a foot slogged and need the support ;D

...Oh yeah stormtroops I like lots...
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Old 29 Aug 2006, 20:37   #9 (permalink)
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I may have just gotten my IG codex a few days ago, and have no IG army whatsoever yet, but from looking at the IG codex, if you mount some multi-meltas on the sponsons, and a lascannon on the hull, you have one good tank hunter, provided you haven't offended the dice gods. It's a little expensive though...
no no no!! too expensive. Stick three heavy bolters on!

my choice is the Demolisher.. another tread head!
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Old 30 Aug 2006, 13:22   #10 (permalink)
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go with the las/plas configuration on my demolisher, lets it stay AP and gives extra range. for the medusa campaign i also got a heavy flamer demolisher. can't say its too effective, but no on ever sees it coming.
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