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16 August 2010

New Necron Codex Review - Immortals

Nick speaking,

So next up in my New Necron Codex Review is the Necron Immortals. Currently the best Elites choice we have. Toughness five and armed with a Gauss Blaster these dudes have always been core units for any Necron army. But now with 5th edition mission objectives and the GW push for more models on the table, these guy's are just too expensive!


Ideally you need to max the Immortals out to a unit of ten and at twenty eight points a model, they don't come cheap! Especially if you consider that these guy's will fail in the same way as Warriors in close combat with their Initiative two. Immortals are still pretty good and with some synergy from a new Codex I don't think they need much of a change?

I would say reduce the points cost slightly and give them the Stubborn special rule and it's job done? Of course that's just my thoughts! What do you think a future Immortal should have?

5 comments:

  1. bigger gunz ;P also id say a toughness bonus :D and a better gun

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  2. Wouldn't change much either. Obviously, just about every unit entry from the last codex needs to have their points dropped. So, definitely lower their cost at least to 22 points per model. That wouldn't be so bad considering that they are really good at what they do.

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  3. You know, an interesting idea occurs to me.
    Necron Special Rule: Resilient - Units with the Necron rule are never eliminated by Sweeping Advance or by being trapped. If they are unable to withdraw, then they will reform and continue the combat in the exact same manner as a falling back unit when it is assaulted.

    Heh, that could work.

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  4. They should be amped up to somthing like necron termonators in plastic. (on a 40mm base)

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  5. woah nelly. calm down a bit. this is games workshop we are talking about!

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