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Old 27 Jul 2007, 16:32   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, I am just getting back into the 40k thing and jus threw together an army list based on available models. Give my some advice as to what to buy. Thanks!

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HQ: Master W/ Terminator Armour, Storm Bolter, Power Weapon, Master Crafted Weapon= 135 pts.

Reclusiarch w/Bike 115

Core:
Tactical Squad W/ 10 Marines, Missile Launcher, Flamer, Infiltrate, Frag/Krak grenades. 226 pts

Tactical Squad (Same as above) 226 Points

Scout Squad W/10 Scouts, 10x Sniper Rifles. Frag/Krag grenades. 210

Scout Squad w/ 5 scouts, 4x Sniper Rifles, Missile Launcher Frag/Krak Grenades 110 Pts

Elites:
Dreadnaught, Heavy Flamer. 115

Fast Attack:
Assault Squad w/ 10 Marines, meltabombs, 2x plasma pistols. 250pts.

Bike Squad W/ 3 bikes, attack bike,multimelta, melta bombs 169 pts.

Heavy Support:
Pred Annihilator w/side lascannons, Pintle Storm Bolter, HK Missile, Machine Spirit. 200 pts.

Devies Squad W/8 marines, Heavy Bolter, 2 Rocket Lanchers, 1 Lascannon, Infiltrate. 234pts


Got 10 extra points. Any suggestions? Also any sugested army lists for a 400 point match using these models? Im in some 400 pt tourny at gamesday tomorrow...


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Old 27 Jul 2007, 17:44   #2 (permalink)
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good choices here, which weapon on your master is master crafted?

Troops

The tactical squad seems a bit odd. Give the guy with the flamer something else, like a plasmagun(Easily converted from flamers). Some for the second squad.

Drop the grenades from the troops, these are shooting squads and they will not be needing them.

Elites
Nice simple dread, but he'll need to get across the field to do a lot of damage. Give him some survivability.

Fast Attack
the assalt squad is nice, if a bit expensive. Same with the bikers.

Heavy Support

I'm not a big fan of triple lascannon Preds, I'll let someone else cover that one.

The Devs are a bit of a mess. You have an anti infantry gun, an anti tank gun, and two that can be either. From my experience it's best to stick to one type within a squad. I'm not sure what to suggest here, as I don't know what else you have. You could take the Missile launchers out of the tactical squads and give them the other heavy weapons.
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Old 28 Jul 2007, 01:53   #3 (permalink)
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yeah the best weapon for a devastator squad is a missile launcher, it doesn't matter what you are facing, you can take anything out with them

The predator, use heavy bolter sponsoons instead, 3 lascannons is overkill especially when you have 4 missile launchers (if you take my advice) backing them up.
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