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So /tg/, I've made a 2k list, and I've got 50 points left over. Any suggestion as to what to spend it on? Was considering knocking the lascannons down to MLs to free up ten more points as well.

Command, 4 meltas
Chimera, HF

Platoon command, four flamers
Chimera, HF

Infantry squad, lascannon
Chimera, HF

Infantry squad, lascannon
Chimera, HF

Veterans, three meltas
Chimera, HF

Veterans, 3 plasma, plasma pistol
Chimera, HF

Veterans, 3 melta
Valk

Veterans, 3 melta
Valk

Veterans, 3 plasma, plasma pistol and pw
Vendetta

Manticore

Executioner, plasma sponsons

In the meantime, I've got what I'd like to think is a respectably sized 40k art folder, so I'm going to start dumping. If you have any requests, just ask.

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>> No.12027184

Power fist and Medipak on your command squad, believe when I tell you that FNP can save your Senior Officer.

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>>12027184
My playstyle/list makes orders almost impossible to use though (everyone in vehichles). At best he catches a few of the valk born vets on their way off the table and gets them back in the fight, but he's usually soaking wounds for my meltas.

Thanks for the advice though, any art you want?

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>> No.12027254

>>12027204
Nah dude, just dropped by to offer some advice.

That save pulled my ass out of the fire more times than I want to count, an extra 50% chance for somebody to survive against non-power weapon attacks is fucking gold in some combats.

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>>12027254
Hmm...come to think of it, with the points I'd get back from dropping a melta to make room for the medic, I could fit in some bodygaurds and make a much more survivable unit

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>> No.12027316

>>12027270
50 extra

-10 for the melta

+30 for the medic

+30 for the 2 bodyguards

Find 10 more points or just take one bodyguard, I prefer 2.

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>>12027316
Guess those lascannons are being downgraded to missle launchers

>> No.12027342

>>12027333
Wait, I did that wrong.

It adds up perfectly.

Used that spare 50 for you.

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>>12027342
Nah, because I need a powerfist or making the squad durable at all is pointless.

Or I could just be a giant dick and find a way to add straken

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>> No.12027376

>>12027360
Right, forgot.

Straken is maybe the best model points-to-kills wide in the IG codex.

He RAILS people.

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>>12027376
I'm worried I'd have to gut a whole squad to add him though.

And point for point, I've found that my platoon command kills a ludicrous amount (on those rare ocassions when I get to fight something other than MEQ that is).

Their latest triumph was 18 or so kroot in a turn, but they really shine against stealers

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>> No.12027419

>>12027396
He doesn't really fit with the army you're running, not enough bodies to make his FC/ CA bubble really worth it, but he does offer a pretty strong charge reaction force by himself.

>> No.12027425

>>12027419
Eh, I might be better off leaving my gaurdsmen to their fate if they get charged.

Though with the widespread FNP on the new Blood Angels, I wouldnt mind some CC punch to negate it

>> No.12027440

>>12027425
He shines against MEQs if he gets the charge.

3's and then 2's with 5 attacks is nice.

I add a Priest to get some re-rolls and eviscerators are just sexy.

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Forgot to post an image, whoops.

Though the list in the OP seems to have scared anyone off from the art

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>>12027440
Oh, if I added a priest I'd REALLY have to gut a squad. Probably remove one entirely actually

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>> No.12027471

>>12027455
I can save you the points but you're not gonna like it.

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>>12027471
Its the plasma vets, isnt it?

I'm worried about adding a priest for a squad, that as you said, isnt going to have much CC support.

He'd be adding more points and another KP to an already small and expensive unit

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>> No.12027502

>>12027485
If I were writing this list (which I am not) I wouldn't drop those points on infantry squads with Chimeras.

Reasons why

#1 - They can't move and shoot the lascannon.

#2 - You already have 9 ablative wounds, a Chimera is just overkill

>> No.12027523

>>12027502
The METAL BAWKSES protect them from assault though/allow them to escape from it.

I went mech when my poor men kept getting eaten up by inflintrating lysanders with shrike and other such bullshit.

Plus, their heavy flamers dont hurt.

Still...straken would be nice...

>> No.12027534

>>12027523
Like I said, not my list.

I just always seem to find a use for a squad that can actually last longer than one round in CC, especially against MEQ or Carnifexes.

>> No.12027563

>>12027534
In any case, thanks for the help. Its something to consider/test. I've got a month before the next tournament.

>> No.12027565

>>12027563
Good luck bro

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