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Well Im going up for my first time against Tau and this is what I have so far so any ideas to change stuff around or any tips for fighting tau will be greatly appreciated.
1 tyrant(everything but wings Venom cannon scything talons) 161
2 tyrant guard 90
1 lictor 80
12 genestealers 192
24 Hormaguants 250
24 spine guants 130
2 Biovore (poison mines) 104
My opppnent will have 1 Hammer head with a submuntion rail gun 2 squads of 12 fire warrior 1 broadside battle suit 3 chrisis battle suit (one of which is the HQ) thats all I can remember
...well if he's stupid - or self-confident - enough to give you details on what he's taking before you play, he deserves what's coming to him
All in all, your army looks like it's pretty good (although if you're aiming for a thousand I think the general convention is +- 5 points) - but I don't know the terrain, or what kind of armament he's taking on his crisis suits. If the terrain is close, it'll be a miracle if he survives. If the terrain is sparse... the reverse is true.
use your tyrant and his gaurd as a deversion and see if you can get him to waste all of his railgun shots on them. If you can get those genstealers into CC then it's pretty much all over for him. if he has an etherial, use that lictor to take him down and then his whole army has to take a morale check. just look for the best place for him to hide his etherial and hide your lictor right there.
--- Keep in mind that the Railgun Submunitions is not a true Ordnance weapon. It's similar to the Tyranid Barbed Strangler, and just uses the larger blast.Originally posted by "Naga Sadow"
submuntion rail gun
That means that Your enemy needs to roll to-hit with their BS-stat as normal, You can reposition the blast template as per the rulebook rules for Blast weapons, and it doesn't scatter.
Your list itself looks very good, You should do pretty well with it.
"The meat things seek to destroy ourselves. They hunt us as we hunt them but they are weak and uncertain. The inferior flesh will be entirely destroyed, all biomatter consumed. Ourselves will fight to the last, all weak flesh must be devoured."
Get into his lines quickly. He may split his fire to dwindle down all of your squads. (This is good for you). By the time you're in combat, you'll still probably outnumber him, make good use of cover and kill that Hammerhead, it could lead to your downfall if ignored.
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Tau: 4/4/3 - 50%
DaemonHunters: 1/2/0 - 33.3%
Dark Angels: 3/1/0 - 75%