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Old 07 Feb 2010, 10:34   #1 (permalink)
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Would this work I have not got any models yet only the codex so any ides will be helpful.
SO here goes:

Logan Grimnar 275

Rune Preist
Runic armour
Living Lightning
Tempests wrath 120

Troops

5 Wolf guard w/ Terminator armour
2 w/ two wolf claws
2 w/ Thunder Hammer Storm Shield
1 w/ Power Fist Storm Shield
1 w/ Melta Bombs
- 285

5 Wolf Guard w/ Terminator Armour
3 w/ Frost Axe
1 w/ Chainfist
1 w/ Mark of the Wulfen
3 w/ Combi Melta
2 w/ Combi Plasmas
1 w/ Assualt cannon
- 280

10 Wolf Guard w/ Terminator Armour
3 w/ two Wolf Claws
1 w/ Thunder Hammer and Storm Shield
1 w/ Frost Axe Storm Shield
2 w/ Power fist and Combi Melta
2 w/ Frost Blade and Combi Plasma
1 w/ MOTW and Combi-plasma
1 w/ Assault Cannon
- 540

Exactly 1500pts
Any ideas with any tactics or changes that would be helpful?
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Old 07 Feb 2010, 17:41   #2 (permalink)
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Good to see another Wolfwinger on the Boards .

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Logan Grimnar 275
Wow! Thats a lot of points to spend on an HQ. Oh wait... :P

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Rune Preist
Runic armour
Living Lightning
Tempests wrath 120
Take off Runic Armor and give him Terminator Armor. This gives you Invulnerable Saves against all attacks, not just ones caused by a psychic attack. Plus, he gets to take a Storm Bolter. And all models in a Wolfwing list should be equipped with Terminator Armor instead of pansy Runic Armor . Oh, and it costs the same so it will not be distorting your point totals.

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5 Wolf guard w/ Terminator armour
2 w/ two wolf claws
2 w/ Thunder Hammer Storm Shield
1 w/ Power Fist Storm Shield
1 w/ Melta Bombs
- 285
Toooooo expensive! You'll quickly learn that geared out, totally upgraded units of TDA Wolf Guard is not the way to go. Plus, you've got them Footslogging with all of that close combat oriented weaponry. This is a no no. Either drop points somewhere and give them a Drop Pod or just scratch this unit all together and go with another, more shooting oriented, unit of TDA Wolf Guard.

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5 Wolf Guard w/ Terminator Armour
3 w/ Frost Axe
1 w/ Chainfist
1 w/ Mark of the Wulfen
3 w/ Combi Melta
2 w/ Combi Plasmas
1 w/ Assualt cannon
- 280
Getting there. But still, I would either go with Assaulty or Shooty. Frost Axes and Chainfists are expensive and unless you guarantee that you'll get into close combat by giving them a Drop Pod or, to some extent, a Land Raider, they might be wastes of points. Your opponent might simply dodge them for the extent of the game. Same goes for Mark of the Wolfen. Also, switch your Assault Cannon out for a Cyclone. You're relying far to heavily on Chainfists, Power Fists, and Thunder Hammers to take care of tanks and if your opponent is savvy enough, he will try to screen his infantry in front of tanks, or simply dodge your squads completely. A Cyclone is much more versatile than the Assault Cannon.

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10 Wolf Guard w/ Terminator Armour
3 w/ two Wolf Claws
1 w/ Thunder Hammer and Storm Shield
1 w/ Frost Axe Storm Shield
2 w/ Power fist and Combi Melta
2 w/ Frost Blade and Combi Plasma
1 w/ MOTW and Combi-plasma
1 w/ Assault Cannon
- 540
See above.

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As for tactics, you can take a look at my Wolfwing Tactica for ideas .
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Old 07 Feb 2010, 17:52   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the ideas however:

My problem is I really like the Rune Priest with runic armour model and not a big fan of the one in Termi armour.

What about if in the first squad I drop a TH/SS and went for a drop pod instead?

Second one I am trying to use the bits out of the Wolf guard box as these will be the only models I will be getting for this army that is why I chose the AC over the CML.

Also how about dropping the 2 plasmas and 1 frost the MOTW and 1 FA for a drop Pod and start with just the last unit with the Rune priest on the field.

How does that sound?
W o K

Edit: your tactica is great by the way.
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My problem is I really like the Rune Priest with runic armour model and not a big fan of the one in Termi armour.
So you'd take aesthetics over game performance? Doesn't make much sense to me.

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All of your changes are fine, just so that you are sure that you will not get slagged on your way across the field. I normally put a premium on giving my guys transports to keep them relatively safe until they are able to get into close combat. I would honestly go as far as splitting up that last squad and giving them Drop Pods somehow. Just as long as you make it more mobile than it is in your first write up. It honestly doesn't make much sense to footslog this army across the field... Even with a 2+/5++, you're not going to survive for too long against most armies.
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Old 08 Feb 2010, 18:58   #5 (permalink)
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My problem is I really like the Rune Priest with runic armour model and not a big fan of the one in Termi armour.
So you'd take aesthetics over game performance? Doesn't make much sense to me.

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All of your changes are fine, just so that you are sure that you will not get slagged on your way across the field. I normally put a premium on giving my guys transports to keep them relatively safe until they are able to get into close combat. I would honestly go as far as splitting up that last squad and giving them Drop Pods somehow. Just as long as you make it more mobile than it is in your first write up. It honestly doesn't make much sense to footslog this army across the field... Even with a 2+/5++, you're not going to survive for too long against most armies.
Well the thing is I am not completely set on a wolfwing army list yet. I am thinking either wolfwing, which I feel could get boring rather quickly or something like this :
HQ
Rune Priest
Master of Runes
Runic Armour
Chooser of the Slain
-180

Elites
5 Wolf Scouts
5 Melta bombs
-100

1 Lone wolf
Terminator armour
Chainfist
Storm Shield
- 85

4 Wolf Guard w/ Terminator Armour
2 w/ 2 Wolf Claws
1 w/ Storm Shield and Thunder Hammer
1 w/ Frost Axe and Assault Cannon
3 Melta Bombs
-277

Troops
10 Grey Hunters
2 Plasma Guns
1 Plasma Pistol
Power Fist
Wolf Standard
-210

10 Grey Hunters
2 Plasma Guns
1 Plasma Pistol
Power Fist
-200

10 Blood claws
Plasma Gun
Plasma Pistol
Power Fist
-200

10 Blood claws
Plasma Gun
Plasma Pistol
Power Fist
-200

Drop Pod
-35

Which has a lot more variety and different game styles. Which would you prefer? I am just worried that I am going to pay 150 + and get bored quickly.
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