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Next week I am playing a high elf player who had played 30+ games in 8th and only lost one. He likes to bring an Archmage with an item that makes all doubles irresistible force w/o the miscast. He will then take life and use the Dwellers below to destroy my daemonettes/ bloodletter.
He will probable also take,
3 units of 35 spearmen
1 unit of 10 silver helms with hero (ST9)
a unit of 15 white lions
a unit of archers with a lvl 1 mage
What should I bring against this? I do not have a lot of bloodletters, but I have most other things. Please get back to me on what to do, I have no clue where to start!
Well it sounds for the most part that you are worried about his mage. So I would consider taking Fateweaver if you are playing 2500 points and simply dweller he mages unit first as this gives a 50% chance of killing him in one go. Other wise just lots of bloodletters if you can and flamers. Just throw shots at his mages unit and make them take panic or maybe even kill most of them depending on your magic.
If you are mostly slaanesh banner of despair with a level 4 keeper of secrets can work very well with a bsb and the banner of despair.
Basically from the units you said he would take though I don't see him being very tough to kill if you can get his archmage.
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I second taking Kairos. 14 Spells known with a +6 to cast and a 3+ ward save is about as good as it gets and you can even turn him into a dragon or something and still cast spells because of how his rules work. If he wants to bring a cheaty mage, you do the same =P You can easily use things like Dwellers below or something similar ot kill him, and thanks to Kairos, you can actually cast it twice if his mage hs the Lore of Life thanks to Glean Magic =D
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His list honestly isn't so bad. Now, Teclis buried in a large unit of Phoenix guard, now that's cheesy. I second using a good amount of shooting. Take out his only fast unit, and try to outmaneuver him.
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kairos is not a inf base model to turn into a dragon or the better one is a chrimara, and i place my money on teclis every time agains kairos, sorry not trying to be rude.... now to beat tectlis just try a keeper of secrets with siren song......
what you need to know about tectlis is low toughness, outrageous magic user able to generate dice d3 in both power and dispel banner of sorc is always going to be in play another d3, i expect a power drain dice where you will loose a power dice and he gains a dispel and if he knows your bringing kirous he going to take either shadow or death for me death it is a forsure thing to kill kirous no ward against purple sun, now the keeper of serets depending how you set him up move what ever distance i would say 16 plus turn 1 and siren song the tectlis unit he either has to charge you or run and if he is in a unit of p/guard he has to charge. You go first kill tectlis no problems and deal with the unit again no problem.
It's true--Fateweaver is fantastic, but Teclis is the better mage. Much easier to kill, somewhat less versatile, but undeniably more powerful. His toughness and strength are both low, so a good way to kill him off is by taking the two sniper spells from Death: Fate of Bjuna and what's'her'name's caress. Both are fairly likely to kill Teclis if they go off, and by taking both, you have a couple of chances to make it work. Their casting costs are low compared to big death spells like Dwellers or Final Transmutation (though against Teclis' S:2, Dwellers is quite effective) which makes it a little easier to toss out both in a turn--or you can just try to power through the good one (Bjuna), and hope for an irresistable. Fate Weaver can suck up the miscast easily enough, and killing the Arch-mage or Teclis is well worth putting all your dice for a turn into (and, with Will of Tzeentch, it's pretty likely that you get a miscast.)
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