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Okay.. I know the Last Chancers are a crazy bunch and you can pretty much tool them out to be anything you want if you have the points. I'm quite fond of Imperial Guard HQ support squads. I perchanced to notice that you can take Schaeffer as an HQ choice.. by the way.. do you have to take Kage? I'd rather just take Chaeffer.. but anyway.. I added some pointage and it comes out like this. A Junior Officer with HI for leadership 9 and his cronies cost 65. Schaeffer and Kage add up to 110.. quite a bit more.. but hear me out. To get one lascannon team you need one specialist chancer and one regular chancer + the 25 points for the lascannon. That's 52 points per lascannon and 156 for a team of 3. Now if you have an anti-tank support squad of 3 that runs you 105. But we're talking about three BS4, fearless, infiltrating, deep striking lascannon teams. Not to mention that you can split them into their own sub-units for free so that each lascannon can attack a different unit. Hell, you can infiltrate each seperate lascannon on three far corners of the map to surround a tank so you'll be bound to hit rear or side armor pretty much no matter what it does and still leave your actual HQ back at setup area for safety. So.. I guess what I'm saying is... Is this a viable HQ? (I'd like to know if I NEED Kage) And is it a viable substitute for support squads? You can set them up anywhere and it's like they have BS4 fearless multitrackers. That's pretty sick..
Unfluffy? I think it works for the Last Chancers idea. It's basically like them setting up a huge crossfire ambush on the enemy armored lines... or armored suits.. or whatever they have. (it would rock for taking out Tau HQ units too. lascannon instakills them. so as soon as a lascannon kills it, the others that haven't fired yet don't have to waste their shots and could go for a hammerhead or something). Granted, chances are they won't survive as soon as they're discovered, but that's the whole suicide mission part of it all. And also, you could eye it and place them just far away to barely reach your heavy targets. Chances are the only things that will be able to reach them at that range are the heavy targets themselves. And if the chancers get the first shot, there's a good chance (pun intended) that there won't be any retaliation.
Yeh... I guess... but it's thinking out of the box, eh?
Hell, sounds crazy, but I like the idea- it could work- it could just have 150 pts worth of lascannon gunned down on the first turn too though. But you should try taking it all the same. Too many people shy away from crazy lists because they may be viewed as "terrible and ineffective" or "cheap". To that I say hogwash- take whatever list you want and spice it up. Warhammer gets boring real fast if you take the same army and use the same tactic against the same opponents. If you take every army list available with your models you have more fun. Also, there is a total myth about "cheesy" armies- no such thing. This army is just weird and nothing more. Just about anyone could kick a last chancer army's ass no matter how you set them up.
I think that's a perfectly legit use of the unit. There's nothing cheesy about it because it's so dang expensive and so dang fragile.