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I busted out my Orcs & gobbos this weekend to start working on again, and was looking at the hero and chariot I have unbuilt.
I'm curious what the consensus is on putting a hero in a chariot is. Bad idea? I've only ever used a single Orc chariot before, but picked up a couple Goblin chariots, and I want to run the two with a Snotling pump wagon.
it has its good points, add hitting power which means your arent limited to the roll of your impact hits...
bumps the unit strength up to 5 which makes it do a fair few more things...
but the trouble is anyone with cannons or stone throwers are going to notice thats its quite a few points and one cannon ball or stone makes it match wood.
if you can keep it out of trouble it can be quite powerful but chances are your opponent will want those points.
lets agree to respect each others views, no matter how wrong yours are
If you do, keep it cheap. As has been pointed out, it's all to easy for that chariot to become itty bitty pieces vs some armies. If you put a hero on a chariot give him some armour and a reasonable choppy (basic) weapon, and stop right there.
Tricksy magic items will just tie up points in a high risk unit, which is what you don't want.
Having an army and not owning a rulebook is like owning a car with no steering wheel.Originally Posted by amishcellphone
I would only advise placing a character on an Orc Chariot. The Wolf Chariot is to flimsy, yea with a Goblin character with a great weapon it barely excedes 100pts, however its only T4 with a low save and low amount of wounds. That character is going to be walking in no time. However, an Orc chariot has a higher toughness and armor save for only a small points increase. With both now occupying 1 special slot i'd move towards the Orc/Boar chariot. So it gives some staying power.
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