Social Icons

Blank YouTube Email Twitter RSS Feed Blank Google Plus facebook warmaster forum

4 March 2012

Necron Annihilation Scarabs Battle Report

Nick speaking,

My first game, and maybe my last, with this version of my Annihilation Scarab list, was against a Jump Pack based Blood Angels list. Right from the outset, I knew It was going to be an up hill struggle. Necrons, in a spearhead, annihilation mission, against a Dante based deep strike list with loads of FNP re-rolls, was always going to be hard. I was also hit with two Flanking Baals on my side of the board, which really didn't help. I learnt a lot from this game, and it really was nice to see my Annihilation Barges in action for the first time. They perform really well and I am now thinking that I need to get myself a couple of Ghost Arks as well! What do you think?


Here is my list and the Battle report, if you dare watch it!

HQ
1 x Stormlord (225) (Joins Immortals)
Royal Court:
1x Cryptek Harbringer of Eternity/Cronometron (40) (Joins Immortals)
1 x Cryptek Harbringer of Despair/Veil of Darkness/Nightmare Shroud (70) (Joins Warriors)

ELITES
1 x C’Tan Shard/Spirit Dust/Writhing Worldscape (240)
5 x Flayed Ones (65)

TROOPS
1) 10 x Necron Immortals/Tesla (170)
2) 5 x Necron Warriors (65)
3) 5 x Necron Warriors (65)
4) 5 x Necron Warriors (65)
5) 5 x Necron Warriors (65)
6) 5 x Necron Warriors (65)

FAST
10 x Canoptek Scarabs (150)
10 x Canoptek Scarabs (150)
9x Canoptek Scarabs (135)

HEAVY
1x Annihilation Barge/Tesla Cannon (90)
1x Annihilation Barge/Tesla Cannon (90)

Points 1750

8 comments:

  1. Ouch, that was nasty, deploying on the flank with the Baals was a big mistake and most likely cost you the game. Against another army that wasn't deep striking you would of stood a much better chance! Due to storm lord as his powers seemed totally ineffective! :(

    ReplyDelete
  2. Yeah, it hurt lol. being Spearhead, I knew I was taking a chance deploying in the corner, I thought about reserving, but I thougt it would be best to have all my guns on the table for when he deep striked in. I totally forgot the flankers were Baals! (we never look at each others lists before the game, we just keep them as a surprise) and thought a row of Scarabs would protect me from them! I may of had a chance if at least one Baal came in on the wrong side, but that's the way it goes. Keep watching though, as I will be getting some revenge on this Dante list in a few posts time :-)

    ReplyDelete
  3.  Oooh revenge! Sounds good mate!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Dude, I haven't watched the bat rep (at work), what is the game result?

    I am still struggling to see what use a veil is with 5 Warriors and units of 5 Warriors at all. Don't they just like get their face beat in? Ghost Arks would definitely help you btw and add more armour saturation ;)

    ReplyDelete
  5. Mmm, 11-3 Kill points loss for the Necrons!! but it was against an army that seemed to be ready for my Crons, all deep strikers and flanking Baals with AP3 flamers. Imotekhs nightfight was totally overridden! 5 Warriors and the Veil, has one me a game before, always nice to have the last minute contesting, but I think that's the Eldar player in me lol. Usually night fight protects the Warriors very well and they would go to ground anyway if shot at. It's the usual MSU theme here, so what if you take out a unit of Warriors, I still have five more scoring units! and with Wraiths, Scarabs, C'tan or whatever in front of them, they are usually last to be targeted anyway.

    Totally agree with you on Ghost Arks though, and I will be getting myself a couple for sure

    ReplyDelete
  6. Bad luck on the loss.

    I see what you mean on the veil, though wouldn't anyone who knows you have a veil know you're going to do that trick in a objective game and blast the unit to pieces?
    If the Warriors are going to ground to survive, then they will be pinned, so what's the point in them? If they are just going to ground all the time or be shot up it would be perhaps wiser to invest those points into other areas of the army.



    Subject: [idicbeer] Re: Necron Annihilation Scarabs Battle Report

    ReplyDelete
  7. You will be surprised how easily the Veil is forgotten about, and with night fight and all the other toys in front of you, it's usually the last thing you are thinking about blasting ;) Warriors won't do much anyway, so being pinned isn't really a problem, they are just there to hold objectives anyway. Of course, when I get my Arks, they won't have to go to ground :D

    ReplyDelete
  8. Put it this way, dude, I don't forget about objective scoring units or units which can contest easily in my games ;) lol. Skimmers, jump units, shunting units etc all will be blown to pieces - die, you fools! lol.
    Arks ftw dude. They can knock out a lot of fire power and work nicely in concert with the Warriors too. The two units combined can knock out 30 S4 gauss shots, I think that's pretty decent :)



    Subject: [idicbeer] Re: Necron Annihilation Scarabs Battle Report

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts with Thumbnails

IDIC Labels

Allies (3) Annihilation Barge (5) Anrakyr (3) Archon (1) Arjac (2) Army List Clinic (10) Artillery (1) Assault Phase (1) Attack Wing (1) Autarch (2) Avatar (10) Bases (10) Battle Reports (184) Belial (2) Bikes (11) Biovores (3) Bjorn (3) Black Legion (1) Blood Angels (7) Broodlord (7) C'tan (19) Canis (1) Canoptek Harvest (8) Carnifex (7) Cases (1) Challenges (17) Chaos Space Marines (14) Characters (3) Cities of Death (15) Command Barge (5) Community Cryptek (12) Crimson Hunter (4) Cryptek (13) Daemons (8) Dark Angels (7) Dark Eldar (25) Dark Eldar Conversions (1) Dark Elf (3) Dark Elves (3) Death Company (1) Deathmarks (3) Deceiver (2) Defence Line (3) Destroyer Cult (4) Destroyer Lord (4) Destroyers (11) Detachments (3) Dire Avengers (3) Display Board (1) Doom of Malan'tai (4) Doom Sythe (6) Doomsday Ark (7) DreadBall (3) Dreadnought Conversion (7) Drop Pod (3) Dwarfs (2) Eldar (201) Eldar Army Lists (22) Eldar Battle Reports (50) Eldar Conversions (25) Eldar Flyer (6) Eldar Tactics (9) Eldar Terrain (4) Eldar Webway Portal (2) Eldrad (2) Emperors Children (4) Empire (3) Endless Swarm (3) Falcon (5) Farseer (5) Fenrisian Wolves (2) Finecast (6) Fire Dragons (4) Fire Prism (5) Flayed Ones (33) Fluff (1) Footdar (2) Forge World (18) Formations (21) Free Hand (5) Games Day (1) Gargoyles (3) Genestealers (9) Ghost Ark (3) Gothic (15) Green Stuff (33) Grey Hunters (13) Grey Knight Battle Report (2) Grey Knights (2) Guard Battle Reports (6) Guardians (3) Harlequin Battle Report (8) Harlequin Tactics (1) Harlequins (14) Harpy (4) Heavy Destroyers (1) Help for Heroes Salamanders (40) Help for Heroes Ultramarines (29) Hive Crone (4) Hive Guard (2) Hive Tyrant (11) Hive Tyrant Guard (2) Hobby (30) Hormagaunts (1) How to Magnetise (21) How to paint (8) Immortals (3) Imotekh (3) Imperial Guard (7) Jetbikes (12) Laser Cut Card (40) Lethal Terrain (1) Lictors (2) Living Tomb (9) Logan (1) Long Fangs (10) Lukas (6) Lychguard (4) Maelstrom (2) Magnetising (53) Maleceptor (3) Man O' War (12) Man O' War Battle Report (3) Markers (10) Maugan Ra (2) Mawloc (13) Mechdar (13) Mega Nobz (6) Missions (7) Monolith (10) Movement Phase (1) Mycetic Spore (14) Mysterious Objectives (4) Necron Army Lists (46) Necron Battle Reports (69) Necron Conversions (22) Necron Decurion (15) Necron Lord (3) Necron Tactics (19) Necron Terrain (48) Necrons (290) Nid Warriors (3) Nidzilla (7) Night Scythe (8) Nightbringer (3) obelisk (8) Objective Markers (7) Orikan (4) Ork conversions (6) Orks (12) Other (22) Outsider (1) Overlord (2) Overwatch (1) Painting Eldar (71) Painting Necrons (41) painting Salamanders (22) Painting Space Wolves (46) Painting Tyranids (53) Paints (7) Pariah (1) Phase Out (1) Polls (5) Psychic Powers (6) Pylon (3) Rangers (1) Raveners (4) Razorback (3) Reading 6th (18) Reaper Bones (1) Reclamation Legion (8) Rhino (2) Rippers (1) Rules (60) Rune Priest (3) Saim-Hann (20) Salamanders (38) Scarabs (14) Seer Council (6) Shadow Spectres (3) Shining Spears (1) Shooting Phase (1) Shrike (3) Skyblight (1) Space Marines (8) Space Wolves (111) Space Wolves Army Lists (12) Space Wolves Battle Reports (18) Space Wolves Conversions (16) Space Wolves Tactics (5) Special Rules (1) Spore Mines (2) Spotlight (44) Spyders (8) Super Phalanx (6) Supplements (1) Support Weapons (5) Swarmlord (4) Swiftclaws (2) Swooping Hawkes (1) Tactics (6) Tau (7) Termagants (5) Terminators (2) Terrain (48) Tervigon (7) Tesseract Vault (8) Thunderwolves (11) Tomb Blades (5) Toxicrene (5) Transcendent C'tan (5) Triarch Stalker (6) Trygon (13) Tyranid Army Lists (18) Tyranid Battle Reports (43) Tyranid Conversions (22) Tyranid Tactics (9) Tyranids (148) Tyrannocyte (8) Ultramarines (29) Unboxing (3) Unit Types (3) Veer-Myn (2) Vehicles (5) Venomthropes (2) Void Dragon (7) Vypers (1) War Walker (7) Warlocks (7) Warriors (8) Wave Serpents (9) We'll be Back (1) Weapons (3) Wolf Lord (4) Wraithblades (4) Wraithguard (4) Wraithknight (5) Wraithlord (1) Wraiths (14) Ymgarls (2) Zoanthropes (2)