1750 – Wolves and Blood Angels

Space Wolves up First:

1750/1750 Space Wolves List:

[100] Rune Priest – Murderous Hurricane, Jaws of the World Wolf

[285] 5 Wolf Guard – 2 Combi-Melta/Power Fist (In Rhinos), 1 Combi-Melta/Wolf Claw (In Rhino), 1 Combi-Melta (In Scouts), 1 Terminator /w CML (Either Solo or with Long Fangs), Razorback (empty lasplas)

[85] 5 Wolf Scouts – 1 Meltagun 85

[85] 1 Lone Wolf – TDA, Chain Fist, Storm Shield

[155] 7 Grey Hunter – Meltagun, Wolf Standard, Rhino

[155] 7 Grey Hunter – Meltagun, Wolf Standard, Rhino

[155] 7 Grey Hunter – Meltagun, Wolf Standard, Rhino

[155] 5 Grey Hunter – Meltagun, Razorback (LasPlas)

[115] Vindicator

[230] 6 Long Fangs – 5 Missile Launchers, Razorback (empty LasPlas)

[230] 6 Long Fangs – 5 Missile Launchers, Razorback (empty LasPlas)

Stats: 50 marines, 8 Vehicles (3 Rhinos, 4 LasPlas Razorbacks, 1 Vindicator), 9 meltaguns, 12 Missile Launchers, 4 Lascannons, 4 TL-plasmaguns.  Lots of shooty backed up by some solid CC.

To go upto 2k I’d add another grey hunter pack @ 155, add a typhoon @ 90, upgrade claw to power fist @ 5.

 

1749/1750 Blood Angels

[250] Mephiston

[275] Sanguinor

[220] Assault Terminators – 4 TH/SS, 1 LC

[100] 2 Sanguinary Priest (One in the Rhino, One in the Raven)

[250] 10 Assault Marines – 2 Meltaguns, Power Fist, Rhino

[250] 10 Assault Marines – 2 Meltaguns, Power Fist, Rhino

[204] 8 Assault Marines – 1 Meltaguns, Power Fist, Rhino

[200] Stormraven

A complete change from my previous BA mech list but I’m not sure (even with fast vehicles) that the BA mech spam is greater than the above wolf mech list.  So I’m going to try a rock style list.  Mephiston kills things and the sanguinor kills things that Mephiston can’t deal with (generally ID stuff and anything that needs a 3++ save) – Like a Boss.  In all honesty, these guys are each like an MSU unit – although arguably harder to kill and more killier.  The third rock is the terminators who become basically immune to torrent of fire with FNP.  The assault marines are also backed up by FNP and I can combat squad one of them in capture and control.  Basically, everything flies forward 18-24″ turn one and gets stuck in.

To go to 2000, I’d probably add another Assault Squad.

 

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A Torrid Love Affair – 1750 Space Wolves

Loving my BA jump list/mech list but I just can’t get the space wolves out of my head!  This could be fun:

1750 Pts – Space Wolves Roster

HQ: Rune Priest in Power Armour (1#, 100 pts)
1 Rune Priest in Power Armour, 100 pts (Jaws of the World Wolf; Murderous Hurricane)

Elite: Wolf Guard Pack (6#, 230 pts)
3 Wolf Guard in Power Armour (Combi-Meltagun x1; Power Fist x1) – Join the Rhino Squads
1 Wolf Guard in Terminator Armour (Power Weapon; Storm Bolter; Cyclone Missile Launcher) – Joins the Long Fangs or runs solo in non-KP games?
1 Wolf Guard in Terminator Armour (Power Weapon; Combi-Meltagun) – Joins the Scouts

Elite: Wolf Scouts Pack (5#, 85 pts)
5 Wolf Scouts Pack, 85 pts (Meltagun)

Heavy Support: Long Fangs Pack (6#, 190 pts)
5 Long Fangs Pack, 190 pts (Missile Launcher x4)
1 Razorback (Lascannon and TL Plasmagun)

Heavy Support: Long Fangs Pack (6#, 190 pts)
5 Long Fangs Pack, 190 pts (Missile Launcher x4)
1 Razorback (Lascannon and TL Plasmagun)

Heavy Support: Long Fangs Pack (6#, 190 pts)
5 Long Fangs Pack, 190 pts (Missile Launcher x4)
1 Razorback (Lascannon and TL Plasmagun)

Troops: Grey Hunters Pack (6#, 155 pts)
5 Grey Hunters Pack, 155 pts (Meltagun)
1 Razorback (Twin-Linked Lascannon)

Troops: Grey Hunters Pack (8#, 155 pts)
7 Grey Hunters Pack, 170 pts (Wolf Standard; Meltagun)
1 Rhino

Troops: Grey Hunters Pack (8#, 155 pts)
7 Grey Hunters Pack, 170 pts (Wolf Standard; Meltagun)
1 Rhino

Troops: Grey Hunters Pack (8#, 155 pts)
7 Grey Hunters Pack, 170 pts (Wolf Standard; Meltagun)
1 Rhino

Fast Attack: Thunderwolf Cavalry (1#, 70 pts)
1 Thunderwolf Cavalry (Wolf Claw)

Total Roster Cost: 1750

Thoughts?  Seems Nasty.

14 Missiles,

5 Lascannons

4 Plasmaguns

8 Vehicles

53 marines

Troops: Grey Hunters Pack (8#, 155 pts)
7 Grey Hunters Pack, 170 pts (Wolf Standard; Meltagun)
1 Rhino

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6TH edition PDF Leak – Fake?

The below comes from http://www.imperiusdominatus.com

 

Got this info about the 6th ed leak. It was done on a home edition of the program that GW use the professional version of, this version was 1.5 vs the 1.6 that GW use for all their other (older) published files. The files origin is Glasgow not Lenton unlike all their published files and the file author is named Robert Smithe, not GWPLC like all their other published files.

 

What are your thoughts?

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6th EDITION LEAKED PDF!!!

B-B-B-B-BREAKING NEWS FROM TASTYTASTE at  the Blood of Kittens network.  Apperantely a leaked copy of the 6th edition PDF has been nabbed (still reading it myself) and Tasty’s been hard at work summing it up!  Check out his comments below in RED

 

HIGHLIGHTS SO FAR

This is a new statline that works with BS to determine if hit a unit

Evasion (EV)
The Evasion Value indicates how hard it is to hit
the model. The smaller and faster, the better the
Evasion Value of a warrior. This characteristic is
not part of the model’s profile as it depends on
the speed of the model. A moving Tau Fire
Warrior has an Evasion of 3, a stationary Land
Raider tank only an Evasion of 1. This
characteristic is described on page 70.

Cover Save are now 5+ looks like for many things

The following is from duel live blogging courtesy of Reece from FrontlineGaming

  • Wound allocation: Back to 4th ed we go! All wounds are distributed by armor type, multi-wound models count for as many models as they have remaining wounds. Sarge and his special weapon buddies are last to die.
  • Running in the movement phase….most of us do this already!
  • Instant Death, this is awesome! Instant death is totally changed, if your toughness is exceeded by 4 points of strength you take 2 wounds. By 5, 3 wounds, etc. Tyranids, rejoice!
  • If you double your opponent’s WS, you hit on 2′s in combat!
  • If you double your opponent’s WS, you hit on 2′s in combat! If their WS is double yours, you hit on a 5, triple, you hit on a 6!
  • Rigid saves: sounds like FnP, but is ignored by AP 1,2,3 or instant death attacks. FnP is Rigid 4+
  • Removed from play now just means removed as a casualty. Necrons get a break from JotWW!
  • Preferred enemy: Shooting and HtH! But like 4th ed, always hit on a 3+, if normally hitting on a 3+, now hits on a 2+. If you choose to shoot at a unit that you have PE against, but don’t, you lost the rule for the rest of the game! Now Destroyers with preferred enemy: Everything! makes sense!
  • iers of Eternal Warrior, still reading it, but if you have EW 1, you ignore ID 1, etc. level 3 ignores all ID
  • If a unit can be singled out by an attack (JotWW) it becomes it’s own unit. Shielded (USR) ignores that rule.
  • Falling back is now your movement + D6″
  • some units can cause Terror which triggers a morale check
  • Shaken applies to all units now, like pinning for infantry and shaken as now for vehicles
  • Broken units automatically fail their morale if they lose a combat.
  • Surrounded: if broken and falling back, if you end your move within 12″ of an unengaged enemy model, the unit is destroyed! Wow!
  • Tactical Retreat: If a unit falls off the board, they are removed from play but does not count as destroyed. You can choose to leave the game and not give up a KP or VPs.
  • Immobilized counts for all unit types. Immobile units EV value (evasion) is decreased, usually +1 to hit them.
  • Tiered fearlessness: can be pinned or shaken. Nice! Fearless units are subject to rules but are better against them. Level 3 fearless ignores everything, though. Stubborn the same. Cold Blooded new rule allows you to choose to pass or fail. ATSKNF largely remains the same.
  • Critical hits: this is a blanket rule that automatically wounds and ignores all saves but invulnerable, vehicles take a penetrating hit. Triggered by certain attacks and difficult terrain roles, which now are on a 6, not a 1.
  • new Dense terrain type: can’t see through it at all. If a unit is in it, you ignore this unit for shooting.
  • Cover saves now 5+ for all but fortified ruins.
  • Skilled Rider now IGNORES difficult terrain checks.
  • Airborne rule: units with this rule ignore difficult and dangerous terrain, but still gain a cover save form it.
  • Move through cover: run/cruise through difficult terrain.
  • Turn phases: Move, Assault, Shoot, Consolidate
  • BIG! In order to control a mission objective, you must have it for an ENTIRE turn.
  • Turns are defined, things that occur :at the beginning of the turn” are clearly defined.
  • Cruise and Combat speed are for all units now, cruising or running for infantry, is a straight double movement, no more random roll.
  • You cannot shoot before charging anymore. A Charge is a double move.
  • Engage action: charge normal movement distance (not double), but can shoot in the following shooting phase
  • Flat Out: Triple movement
  • Fleet adds 2″ to your movement value!
  • Fast rule: shoot twice if stationary, shoot normally after moving or charging
  • Rage: can’t remain stationary, must take -1 morale check to not charge enemy unit within 12″
  • Alpha Strike: charging into terrain makes defenders I10, charging already engaged unit makes attacker I10
  • In HTH, if a template deviates onto combat, each unit under it only takes 1 hit. Can’t target into HtH.
  • BIG RULE: No Retreat is now a critical hit for every wound you lost combat by (ignores armor) but you can pass a morale check with a -1 for every wound you lost combat by. Wow, that levels the playing field, a LOT!
  • Sweeping advance: if you lose combat and fail a morale, you roll 5+ and break out of combat or are destroyed. If your In is higher than the pursuing unit’s In, you break off on a 4+
  • 3″ consolidation
  • Hit and Run now only 3″, but can now shoot in the following shooting phase
  • Hulk rule: can not attack in HtH
  • Intractable rule: cannot be bound in HtH
  • All models with a base (infantry, walkers, MCs) do NOT block LOS. They grant a 5+ cover unless the squad leader of the firing unit can not see the target unit, in which case the save is a 4+
  • Look out sarge: a unit can force a cover save to a unit behind it, even if normally the target unit would not get a save, but the intervening unit takes a critical wound for every save that is passed
  • Evasion: 3 base for all units. Massive: Tanks, MCs, GCs, bastions, walkers, super-heavies -1 Ev. Stationary -1. Jink +1, Swarm +1, Flyer always a 6, point blank (squad leader is within 12″) EV always 3
  • Divide fire: if you have the divide fire rule, you can give up a shot to shoot all remaining weapons at different targets! A vehicle that holds still can do some serious work, but is easier to hit.
  • Night Vision now lets you reroll your check unless their stealth is higher than their Night Vision.
  • Multi-Targeting: if you have this rule, you can double your shots if you hold still!! Wowzers. If you have multi-targeting(3) you can shoot three times. If you hold still, you shoot 6 times!
  • Overwatch! If an enemy unit ends its move within 12″ of a unit with this ability, they can perform a defensive shooting action at them out of sequence
  • Relentless: can fire as if they held still, rapid fire to 18″ as opposed to 24″
  • Tiered stealth: +1. 2. 3 etc.
  • Swarms: eternal warrior (1), +1 evade, vulnerable to blasts
  • veiled: tiered level 1, 2d6x3 to spot, level 2 2d6x2, level 3 2d6x1.5 to spot.
  • Draw Back rule: performed in the consolidation phase, 2d6″ move after shooting: eldar jetbikes
  • In the consolidation phase (after shooting) you can join or leave a unit, embark in a vehicle(!), move or regroup.
  • You can oly regroup if you are not within 12″ of an enemy unit, but if you embark into a vehicle, you automatically regroup.
  • Patch up: bye bye wound allocation tricks! If you have more than one multi-wound model with a wound, take a wound from one and give it to another until only one model remains with less than full wounds! Peace out, Draigowing!
  • Defensive fire: you can shoot a unit that comes within 12″ out of sequence with this rule. Nice! shoot units as they assault you.
  • Charge by CHance: sounds like over-watch but for assault. If a unit appears within 6″ of the unit with this rule, it can assault that unit. Sounds like shooting a transport, blowing up it up, then assaulting the unit inside.
  • Rapid Fire: tiered rapid fire, if within 12″ you get one extra shot. rapid fire (2) gives 3 shots at 12″, 2 at 18″
  • assault weapons count as a secondary close combat weapon in HtH
  • Ordnance weapons take 2 fire actions to fire, ordnance barrage take 4 fire actions
  • “bomb” type weapons are fired in the movement phase
  • grenades can be used as weapons against massive type models (MCs!) or vehicles but your WS is 1
  • Directed Hits: attacker chooses what models take the wounds. Stopped by shielding units, or the shielded rule.
  • Grenade launchers halve the WS of the defending unit when attacking them with grenades
  • ID causes an additional wound even if the str value of the attack isn’t high enough to normally cause ID. Eternal warrior block ID if the tier is higher.
  • master crafted rerolls a miss, multiple master crafted weapons of the same type in the same unit reroll one miss per model with the rule (speeds things up a lot)
  • coarse weapon: only another coarse weapon may grant an additional attack and can’t be directed.
  • Blast weapons. Wow! Hit with BS as normal, if you miss, scatter the number x 2 (always scatters). So if you hit on a 4, you can only ever scatter 4″ max!
  • Template weapons: can shoot out 3″ from the firing model unless otherwise greater, if it hits the firing point of a vehicle or bastion, D3 models inside are hit! Can be fired in the turn you assault, hitting D6 times on the target unit at the weapons str and ap.
  • blast weapons hit as described above. Any model partially under the template gets hit at full strength (even vehicles). If the blast hits a vehicle, full strength to armor in firer’s facing. If not on vehicle, full strength to armor facing the center of the blast but -3 on the damage table.
  • Multiple blasts: fire one weapon as “lead.” Resolve where it lands, all secondary shots must touch the preceding template and hit as many enemy models as possible, moving towards the enemy unit if the shot missed. Wow. Faster, and much deadlier.
  • Rail Weapons: awesome! Target a model within range, even if not in LOS. Roll to hit as with a blast weapon. After final point is determined, draw a line between point and firing unit. All units under the line take as many hits as models under the line. Holy crap, this can rape tanks! A Hammerhead could theoretically hit as many tanks as are in a straight line and in range! Models out of LOS get a 4+. Multiple rail weapons resolve simultaneously, indirect rail weapons only grant a cover save if the unit is in area terrain.
  • Barrage: roll to hit as with blast weapon. If target is out of LOS you hit with BS, roll the scatter, on a “Hit” you hit. On an arrow you scatter double the die roll. On a BS miss, you scatter as normal.
  • Bombing is a free action done in the movement phase
  • AA weapons always hit target as if it were evade 3
  • Entangling weapons cause target to be in difficult and dangerous
  • pinning weapons cause cumulative morale checks to be pinned. -1 for each unsaved wound.
    • Snipers are finally legit! All sniper weapons are pinning, rending, directed hits! Wow, they can choose who they can hit! Finally.
    • Targeter: shooting unit makes target count as stationary for EV purposes.
    • Twin-linked template weapons increase their range to 6?. Wow, twin flamers now shoot farther instead of rerolling to wound.
    • Rapid fire weapons fire like assault weapons now, meaning they can always fire once out to max range, and an additional shot if within 12?. Nice!
    • Force weapons cause ID(2) so they don’t own monstrous creatures anymore. Thank goodness.
    • Power weapons now have the parry rule, which grants a 5++ in HtH! Awesome! A reason to take them.
    • Monstrous creatures now hit with a weapon that is 2xS, ap 2
    • All CCWs are ap6, which means Orks and Gaunts and such get no save from most HtH attacks.
    • whitcblades are str7, and can be “chanelled” activated with a ld test, to allow the wielder to reroll any failed invul saves.
    • Melta bombs finally have the melta rule and ap!
    • Psychic Hood: roll a D6 if within 24?, add mastery level, blocker needs to beat defender to stop power. Can’t be used inside a transport.
    • Unit Types:
    • Infantry: 6? move, 12? run or charge
    • Beasts or Calvary: move 7?, charge 21?, run 14?
    • Jump Infantry: move 9?, charge or run 18?, deep strike
    • Flying Infantry: airborne, move 9?, run or charge 18?, deep strike
    • Jet Pack: move 6?, airborne, draw back, deep strike, 12? charge or run
    • Bikes: move 8?, charge or run 16?, fast, multi-targeting (1), jink, +1 toughness against shooting attacks only, more resistant to ID
    • Jetbikes: move like bikes, plus airborne, and draw back for Eldar
    • MC’s: massive, monstrous, multi-targeting (2), relentless
    • Gargantuan Creatures: 9? move, fearless (3) and a host of other rules
    • Ground Vehicle: any vehicle not specified is a ground vehicle, move 6?, fearless (2), hulk, intractable, multi-targeting(1), relentless
    • Skimmer: move 8?, same rules as ground vehicle but also airborne
    • Fast Skimmer: same as skimmer but also: jink, fast
    • walkers: vehicle, fearless (2), massive, multi-targeting(1), relentless
    • artillery: same as above but also crew, crew members are markers that represent firing models. take one away every time the vehicle suffers an unsaved glancing or penetrating hit.
    • Fortifications: same as above bu also hulk and immobile
    • Characters
    • special rule: covering fire: Character forgoes shooting to allow unit to have one directed shot if the unit rolls at least 3, 6?s to hit.
    • Characters allow their unit to regroup in the consolidation phase. No mention to minimum unit sizes.
    • Characters have directed hit rule in HtH and shooting!
    • Characters can either be a squad leader or an IC.
    • Squad leaders are really important. They determine characteristic tests, facing for shooting at vehicles, seeing if the enemy unit is in cover, point blank range, etc.
    • If squad leader dies, another model takes his/her place.
    • IC’s can not join vehicles or MCs/GCs unless they are of the same unit type.
    • Psykers
    • Psykers can perform one “power” type action per level of mastery. Mastery goes from one to 6. Humans rarely exceed 3, Eldar or Daemons rarely exceed 5.
    • All psykers level 1 unless specified otherwise. 1 power per level, can’t be duplicate power unless otherwise specified.
    • Perils on 2 or 12, critical hit. No mention of rerolling successful invul saves.
    • Psyker squads are cleared up. One model counts as using the power.
    • Any psyker can attempt to stop a power, works on a 5+ so long as the defender is not in a vehicle and within 24?
    • Vehicles
    • No vehicles can go up levels in a building anymore, even walkers.
    • Terrain checks for every piece of terrain moved through.
    • Hitting a Vehicle in HtH is different. If vehicle moves, they are WS10, if they hold still, WS0.
    • “Tank” type vehicles get -1 to the damage table. Leman Russ, hoooo!
    • Super heavies: -3 on the damage table.
    • weapon destroyed is -1 to multi-targeting. Reduced to 0 can only fire one weapon. reuced to -1, can’t shoot.
    • Immobilized 2 times = dead.
    • Explodes is now d6? radius. All units in range, or that were embarked roll a d6 for as many models as were hit. On a 6, the unit takes a critical hit. Exploded vehicles leave no debris behind.
    • wrecks are a 5+, difficult, dangerous
    • hull breach: for every additional stunned or immobilized result in the same phase, the damage is 1 higher. Ouch.
    • skimmers that are immobilized hit the ground off their base, and models underneath move out of the way.
    • Sqaudrons: any stunned, shaken, immobilized result ignored on a 5+ with +1 for each vehicle in the squadron. If test is failed, each vehicle in the squadron suffers the result.
    • smoke=5+ cover
    • dangerous terrain=roll d6, on a 6, vehicle suffers penetrating hit. only invul save to stop
    • repair rules got WAY better: on a 5+, repairing model removes a shaken, stunned, immobile or weapon destroyed result. Or, can boost the vehicle with the same role to add a level of multi-targeting! Techmairnes and Techpriests just got waaaaay cooler!
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Revised 1750 Blood Angels Mech – For Consideration

Considerations for a revised BA mech list:

[100] Librarian – Shield of Sanguinuis, Fear of the Dark

[100] 2 Priests

[201] 7 Man Assault Squad + Meltagun + Power Fist + Rhino + Hunter Killer Missile (Librarian)

[208] 6 Man Assault Squad + Meltagun + Power Fist + LasPlas Razorback

[198] 6 Man Assault Squad + Meltagun + Lightning Claw + LasPlas Razorback

[198] 6 Man Assault Squad + Meltagun + Lightning Claw + LasPlas Razorback

[165] 6 Man Assault Squad + Meltagun + LasPlas Razorback (Priest here)

[165] 6 Man Assault Squad + Meltagun + LasPlas Razorback (Priest here)

[135] 1 Predator + Lascannon Sponsons

[135] 1 Predator + Lascannon Sponsons

[135] 1 Vindicator

 

Discuss.

 

@ 2K I’d throw my 2 Baal Preds in with Assault Cannons

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WANTED!!!

Hey everyone,

I really need some help with this one.  I’m trying to find the Hellhound Chem Cannon bit.  I’ve attached a picture of it below to help.  I scoured the internet and bought ANY that I could find but I’m still short 8.  If anyone’s willing to part with theirs I’m willing to work out a deal via paypal.

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Trollbloods – Fluff and Pictures

This band of fennblades partrols the southern marshlands of their homeland.  Constantly on the lookout for enemy scouting parties or any others who dare trespass on their lands.  Lead by the charasmatic…

Cauldron Stonejaw (Counts as Calandra Truthsayer)

Cauldron, a seer of sorts, leads this ragtag band of outliers.  They have been tasked by Doomshaper himself to patrol the marshes and provide warning (and indeed the first line of defense) of approaching humans or undead.  Cauldron, unbeknownst to Calandra and himself, is the older sibling of the two who were seperated during The Great Migration.  With the help of his fennblades, allied gobbers, and the stars, Cauldron is more than capable holding his ground.

Cauldrons battleground includes a Bomber (no model yet, waiting for the plastic kit), an impaler and a runebearer.

The core of Cauldrons forces is formed up of fennblades, masters of the marshes.

Leading the Fennblades is a Fell Caller Hero

As well the party includes a Chronicler to record enemy positions as well as the honor of Cauldron.

Cauldron has also enlisted the help of a runeshaper – Rok Earthshaper (Counts as Janissa)

The gobbers (considered a less race by others) knowing full well what’ll happen to them should the Trolls lose their homeland have pledged help Cauldron by providing support from below.  My counts as Pyg Burrowers.

As well as my swamp gobber bellows crew (still working on one)

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