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hi, here i am going a bit flamers/meltas nutty, and i basically want to make the most i can out of Vulkan
this army list was heavily influenced by another thread started by someone else
i haven't picked up the codex yet, so my real question is; is it possible to field an army with
these units between 2000pts and 2500pts. please either buff it up or carve it down as you see fit
2x Sternguard Squads in drop-pods (Thunder Hammers for Sergeants)
2x Tactical Squads in drop-pods (Thunder Hammers for Sergeants)
2x Ironclad Dreadnoughts - in drop-pods
what do you guys make of that? feasible?
i also have: 2x normal dreads (any configuration, with drop-pods), another tactical squad (also with drop-pod, Pedro Kantor and Lyasander with 9x terminators with 9x TH and SS. and i'll happily get a 10man Assault Squad, but i don't think they can take flamers or meltas any more, right? alternatively, i'd get a Vanguard Squad, but i've heard they are a bit pricey pointswise, and i'd only consider them if they could take THs, flamers, meltas or combi weapons
mostly, i need help with fitting this army together, my tactics should be pretty clear; i'm just gonna drop everyone into rapid-fire range and try to drop the pods to make walls for all my guys.
i need a fair bit of help from all you veterans out there, so blast away!
It took me a while to figure out that dropping in does not really work all that well in the current metagame because of all the vehicles. Well If you want to make a Vulknan drop army like I did then this is what is should look like. NO STERNGAURD. If you want to make the most out of vulkan then use squads of assualt terminators with TH/SS. They are better than everything in the codex. Dropping dreads do one thing: come down, sometimes miss with a twinlinked melta, hit but do not penetrate, or penetrate and do not destroy. Then they get vaporized. Ironclad or not, Dreads are not a good unit choice. It took me many games to realize that even when running 3 ironclad deads and 3 squads of assualt terms that the dreads just never did anything. Sterngaurd are OK I guess. If you want to run A Sternguard vulkan army then run 10 assualt terms, 2 squads of 10 Sterns in pods. LAND SPEEDERS. and troops.