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18 September 2010

New Necron Codex Reveiw - Wraiths

Nick speaking,

Continuing on with fast attack chioces for my New Necron Codex Review, brings us nicely onto the Necron Wraiths. First thing to say about this model is don't buy the one that has the wires coming out of the bottom! Yes it looks cool, but it is a weak point and is very susceptible to being bent and broken!

Anyway, Wraiths have some nice attributes, including weapon skill six, strength six and a great 3+ invulnerable save. So what are they lacking in 5th edition? Easy, you can only have a maximum of three models in one unit! Oh, and of course they are over priced compared to current Codex's.

Wraiths could make an excellent bodyguard for a Destroyer Lord, if they had the numbers. At the moment though, that job will have to be left to Scarab Swarms, more to come on these guy's later.

So, what do we want for the Wraiths? Bigger units, lower point costs, maybe some gun upgrade options, and surely those big claws on them should be rending!


2 comments:

  1. 8-10 Wraiths max in a squad so they have a chance to swarm under other things with I6 and 4 attacks.

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  2. I know I'm bumping an old post but maybe have bigger unit size, and have the close combat weapons count as either rending or as phase blades like warscythes. They already phase in and out all the time why can't they phase their knives through armor. Probably keep points the same or maybe a touch higher.

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