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4 June 2013

New Eldar Codex Battle Report

Nick speaking,

Not too much to say about my initial thoughts of the new Eldar Codex that hasn't been said everywhere else already. I have really enjoyed reading the new book, and overall, I am happy with the rules except for a few things here and there. As only play testing will give us a real feel for the Codex, here is a report of my very first game with a few units I wanted to try out. It was just a fun game with my buddies, where we turned up with 1200 points each and rolled to see who would team up with who. I ended up with Grey Knights on my side and we were up against Orks and Ultra Marines...


4 comments:

  1. We ran out of time to finish the game, but it seemed like it was going to be a draw in the end, so that's what we called it.



    I tried out Wave Serpents with Scatter Lasers and holofields, energy field are great now :D


    I had five Fire Dragons in two Serpents and they did their usual, get out kill something then die, even with the 3+, although it was very handy to run and then shoot.


    I had two Jetbike units (without Warlocks), which were as awesome as the stats indicate they are for the points.


    I had the Avatar as the HQ, which went down to Sternguard, so no change there lol


    I tried Dire Avengers, but they didn't get out of the Serpent to see what they were like.


    Overall, a thumbs up :)

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  2. I have been thinking of using Serpents with the same setup. Is the holofield worth the extra points? I suspect Dragons may last a little longer, but will ultimately die. They are just a too high threat to survive. What is the skinny on Jetbikes? Speaking of Jetbikes I am thinking of using Aurtarch with jetbike, fusion gun, mantle of the laughing god & firesabre.

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  3. Holofields are great, really helped keep them up with the 4+/3+ Jinks saves. Yeah, An Autarch on a bike is my shout also, and bikes rock mate, they have the speed and now the guns. Hitting on 3s and then bladestorm is awesome, plus they are cheaper now :)

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