|Tanks and Guns..what more could you want!|
So I've had very little 40k time.
However, this is not to say that I have no thoughts..we've been smashing lists through a variety of playtesting gauntlets and next up we have a GK list to play against.
This is not a list any of us are thinking of taking, but it is one that we think is a tough bastard.
This list is based around getting as much GK firepower into an 1850 list as possible. I've read on YTTH Stelek putting forward this marine/razor/psycannon spam army at 2k, but the 1850 version doesn't have access to quite as many psycannons, for obvious reasons.. and I've only ever seen a list like it ONCE at a tournament, that was at the 2K NOVA style - Jolly Toys Outing.. but that army had a lot more Rhinos than Razors
Ordo Malleus Inquisitor - Termie Armour, Psycannon, Hammer 80
3 x 5 Purifiers - 2 Psycannons, 2 Halberds, Razorback - Psybolts
5 x 5 Strike Squads - Psycannon, Razorback - Psybolts (4 of the 5 squads have a Hammer)
2 x 5 Purgation Squads - 2 Psycannons, 2 Incinerators, Razorback - Psybolts
All vehicles have searchlights.
Now, it has 21 KPs..but when was the last time you really worried about that? Only when you play KP Denial lists..that have their own MASSIVE set of issues..so screw it.. But in all fairness, most mechanised armies are in the high-teens anyway, mech guard and wolves are often very close to this.. plus, I think we all know that it is largely irrelevant if the other army is just dead..
Savage in the midfield, which it is in turn 1...at full capacity fire from turn 2. Unless of course, the opponent goes first and you've foolishly not generated enough of your cover that your Av11 gets truly punished.. but then thats what the damage table and fortitude is for, no? lol.
Relies on rending psycannons for heavy tanks, but who cares.. kill the transports and the people and then worry about that... tank shock and block deathstars, shoot hordes to death one at a time or engage one horde unit with both Purgation squads (after tank shocking into their ranks) and use the Purifiers against another... 2/3 Cleansing Flames vs 30 Orks or Termagants or Blob IG? Yeah, that'll do it..
I think it is pretty nasty...let me know guys, is this a list that we should all know how to take apart and deal with? I can't do my usual playtesting on Monday (due to said inspection) but I'll be trying this out on Wednesday to see how lethal it is and see how my Necrons do against it, although I must admit, I am really enjoying both Sisters of Bat...er Band of Brothers and the Paladin army...