12.04.2009

Grade the Army Lists, Part One

Okay, for those of you watching our Army Build Project, the December lists have been posted.  I'm going to copy them here, two at a time until they're done.  Your job, oh reader, is to comment and/or grade them.  This event is designed to encourage modern, tough list creation, so be as critical as you believe it merits.  To start, let's look at some of the blog contributors, me and The Big Whit.

1000 Pts - Chaos Daemons Roster - 1000pts_ChaosDeamons

HQ: Herald of Khorne (1#, 130 Pts)
1 Herald of Khorne @ 130 Pts
Unit Type: Infantry; S: Independent Character; DG: Iron Hide; DGK: Hellblade; sW: Rending; sW: Power Weapon; DG: Unholy Might; DGK: Fury of Khorne; DS: Juggernaut of Khorne; S: Furious Charge; S: Daemon; S: Fearless; S: Invulnerable!; S: Eternal Warriors

Elite: Bloodcrushers of Khorne (6#, 275 Pts)
6 Bloodcrushers of Khorne @ 275 Pts
Unit Type: Infantry; DG: Iron Hide; DGK: Hellblade; sW: Rending; sW: Power Weapon; DGK: Fury of Khorne (x1); DG: Chaos Icon (x1); S: Furious Charge; S: Daemon; S: Fearless; S: Invulnerable!; S: Eternal Warriors

Elite: Fiends of Slaanesh (6#, 190 Pts)
6 Fiends of Slaanesh @ 190 Pts
Unit Type: Beasts; DGS: Rending Claws; DGS: Soporific Musk; sW: Rending; DG: Unholy Might (x1); S: Hit & Run; S: Daemon; S: Fearless; S: Invulnerable!; S: Eternal Warriors

Troops: Bloodletters of Khorne (10#, 185 Pts)
10 Bloodletters of Khorne @ 185 Pts
Unit Type: Infantry; DGK: Hellblade; sW: Power Weapon; DG: Chaos Icon (x1); S: Furious Charge; S: Daemon; S: Fearless; S: Invulnerable!; S: Eternal Warriors

Troops: Plaguebearers of Nurgle (5#, 75 Pts)
5 Plaguebearers of Nurgle @ 75 Pts
Unit Type: Infantry; DGN: Plaguesword; S: Feel no Pain; S: Slow & Purposeful; S: Daemon; S: Fearless; S: Invulnerable!; S: Eternal Warriors

Troops: Plaguebearers of Nurgle (5#, 75 Pts)
5 Plaguebearers of Nurgle @ 75 Pts
Unit Type: Infantry; DGN: Plaguesword; S: Feel no Pain; S: Slow & Purposeful; S: Daemon; S: Fearless; S: Invulnerable!; S: Eternal Warriors

Troops: Daemonettes of Slaanesh (5#, 70 Pts)
5 Daemonettes of Slaanesh @ 70 Pts
Unit Type: Infantry; DGS: Aura of Acquiscence; DGS: Rending Claws; sW: Rending; S: Fleet; S: Daemon; S: Fearless; S: Invulnerable!; S: Eternal Warriors

Total Roster Cost: 1000


Okay, here's Big Whit's Chaos Space Marines...

1000 Pts - Chaos Marines Roster - 1000pt_ChaosMarines

HQ: Daemon Prince (1#, 160 Pts)
1 Daemon Prince @ 160 Pts
Wings; Mark of Slaanesh; Close Combat Weapon; Fearless; Warptime (x1)

Troops: Khorne Berzerkers (9#, 263 Pts)
7 Khorne Berzerkers @ 263 Pts
Frag Grenades; Krak Grenades; Power Armour; Mark of Khorne; Bolt Pistol (x7); Close Combat Weapon (x7); Fearless; Furious Charge; Rhino
1 Skull Champion @ [61] Pts
Frag Grenades; Krak Grenades; Power Armour; Mark of Khorne; Bolt Pistol (x1); Power Fist; Fearless; Furious Charge
1 Rhino @ [55] Pts
Searchlight; Smoke Launchers; Dozer Blade; Twin Linked Bolter; Havoc Launcher

Heavy Support: Obliterators (2#, 150 Pts)
2 Obliterators @ 150 Pts
Obliterator Weapons; Power Fist; Fearless; Slow and Purposeful

Heavy Support: Obliterators (2#, 150 Pts)
2 Obliterators @ 150 Pts
Obliterator Weapons; Power Fist; Fearless; Slow and Purposeful

Troops: Chaos Space Marines (11#, 275 Pts)
9 Chaos Space Marines @ 275 Pts
Frag Grenades; Krak Grenades; Power Armour; Chaos Glory; Bolt Pistol (x9); Bolter (x7); Close Combat Weapon (x9); Meltagun (x2); Rhino
1 Aspiring Champion @ [55] Pts
Frag Grenades; Krak Grenades; Power Armour; Bolt Pistol; Bolter; Power Fist
1 Rhino @ [55] Pts
Searchlight; Smoke Launchers; Dozer Blade; Twin Linked Bolter; Havoc Launcher

Total Roster Cost: 998

4 comments:

Evil Homer said...

@ Brent:
At this point level I don't think you need the letters, drop them for a squad of Fiends and then drop the deamonettes for another unit of Plague Bearers.

I think you have a lot of vulnerable, slow infantry and the 2nd unit of Fiends gives extra mobility and a better chance to kill mech.

@Big Whit:
I think maybe 2 five man CSM squads instead of the single 10 man or the zerker squad just to give you more scoring options.

Brent said...

That's a fair point, and I had thoughts in that direction. Here's why I went the direction I did though.

I wanted to be able to drop the Herald with a squad of Bloodletters, if necessary, giving me two major threats (Bloodcrushers and Bloodletters).

The smallish unit of Daemonettes is a curiosity, I know, but the Plaugebearers are designed to sit on objectives and I needed something to either support them or move quickly to fill a gap.

We'll see how they work.

Big Whit said...

I agree with the 5 man squads, and I'll probably go that way when we hit 1250.

Green Blow Fly said...

To me daemonettes are a waste of points. I would use these points to beef up your squad of Bloodletters.

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