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Hey y'all. A recent battle of which I posted a battle report ( oooo so many large pictures ) renewed my interest in my lizardmen. I already have a small army of them, about 1000-1250 pts, and I want to expand them. I already have 20 templeguard, 18 saurus ( yep, not 16, unitfillers ), 10 skink skirmishers with blowpipes and 10 with javelins, a skink priest, 5 chameleons and a salamander.
I did not wanna go either way of the usuall slann bunker, or carnosaur, more a list with a bit of everything:
talisman of preservation ( BRB )
burning blade of chotec
diadem of power ( my magic defence in a bottle )
saurus scar veteran
dragonhelm ( BRB )
army battle standard
iron curse icon ( BRB )
spears, full command
10 skink skirmishers
10 skink skirmishers
javelins and shields
18 skinks ( skink cohort )
2 kroxigors, musician
full command, sun standard of chotec
5 chameleon skinks
ancient stegadon ( giant blowpipes are cool )
2 additional handlers
Comments and critique welcome.
Just like you, I try to give my lords and heroes the highest armor/ward saves as I can. If I'm using an Oldblood, I usually throw him in with some cavalry. Here's my typical setup:
Armour of Destiny
(And now that frenzy doesn't make you autocharge) Carnosaur Pendant
0+ armour save, 4+ ward save, 6 S6 attacks (that aren't attacking last).
If he was on foot, I'd probably go with same setup, but use a shield and Sword of Might. Either way, you got yourself one tough cookie that can take alot, and dish out alot.
I don't think having one stegadon in a list is really great. Just a magnet for warmachines and a huge point sink.
Banehead needs to go on a character with mobility, which for an oldblood means a cold one. Otherwise drop it.
Don't like spears on warriors now, especially in that small a unit. If you are running spears, you really need a minimum of 24 models in my opinion.
In this edition BSB's are gold. Even more important than the general. You really need to protect him.
I am right 94% of the time, why worry about the other 3%.