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    Worth the Points?

    So I'm looking at the special characters for Ultramarines and I was thinking is it really worth spending the excess amount of points needed to field them or are those points spent better elsewhere. A good example would be Calgar with an Ultramarine Honor Guard. This unit has a huge amount of CC fire power but in a standard 6 turn game, would it be worth it seeing as how an opponent could attempt to avoid them the entire game.


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    Well, it all depends if you want an Ultramarines army, or and Ultramarines army....let me explane.

    You can look at it two ways...the first is:"Ultramarines are the perfect example of a Codex Chapter, so they would balance out their troops, and always go with points vs. efficientcy".

    Or you can look at it the second way...:"Well, they're Ultramarines...and Calgar IS their Chapter master....so...."

    It really all depends if you want a fluffy army, or an efficeint one...

    It's all up to you.

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    I'm just trying to figure out if I would be able to get my points back with them. I plan on playing a shooty style army with Ultramarines. I have so far a dread and a 10 man assualt squad w/ a dual lightning claw/jump pack master for the counter CC units to protect my shooters. Against a charging CC army, I can see them being very useful for keeping units off my ranged attackers. But in a shootout...I don't see them making up their points and probably would get hit hard trying to get into CC.

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    Have a quick look at this thread by lordlink, maybe it has some of the answers to your questions.

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