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View Poll Results: Which Special Choice do You like the most?

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  • Tomb Guards

    2 12.50%
  • Ushabtis

    3 18.75%
  • Carrions

    1 6.25%
  • Tomb Scorpions

    9 56.25%
  • Chariots

    1 6.25%
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    Gaaaaaaah - Special!

    Hai Everyone!


    I want to know, which one is Your Fav. Special Choice? Remember to count effectiveness, fluff and whatever you can imagine...



    Please, add a post when you have voted! In this post I want you to describe what you voted and why (in detail - as far as possible) you voted as you did


    I thank you All for helping me with my research


    //Nagash, the Corrupt




    My Vote:

    I voted for Carrions

    Reason:

    The fluff for Carrions are just THAT awesome - as well as how the models look :awesome:
    They are very fast flyers with 2W T3... In Groups of five or more, they can eat several regiments every turn and negate rank bonuses with a charge of up to 40 inches!
    I can't think of a Unit that can take out Enemy units that effective for the same cost - why I value their work more than the work of a True Combatant, since using Carrions needs finesse

    Last edited by Nagash; July 20th, 2009 at 19:05.

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    This was a tricky one for me since I routinely use them all bar Ushabti. Ultimately though I went for Tomb Scorpions. Damn I love those things!

    I could give a disturbingly long list of reasons (but since the generally accepted awesomeness of the TS is just about the only thing we can all routinely agree about ) I'll just skip to the hilights:

    I have a scratchbulit scorp I'm particularly proud of named Janine. I named it after my ex, she was also a real bitch.

    I'm particularly fond of sending Janine off to bitch slap my opponents war machines and wizards. So many RBTs, so little time...

    And when Janine dies a horrible death after the afore mentioned suicide run, it's all good.

    But I ain't bitter!
    Because Sun Tzu would play Tomb Kings...

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    I went with (probably a bit hastily, as i love the Ushabti models...) the ever awesome Tomb Scorpion Great model, fantastic rules set and always a good addition to any army.

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    Haha Vallah I would be very proud of a Scorp like that



    Of course this is a difficult choice - I mean, TK is shaped from Special (they act as a semi-core in some way ), so whatever you choose you'll get something good.


    Good Votes this far!

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    Scorpions for me as i haven't used carrion or ushabti yet, they'd have to be pretty awesome to outrank my scorps though, my opponents change their whole game plans to deal with these guys.

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    Ok so i chose Tomb Guard, I know many people think they are expensive and blah blah, but they are just badarse. I typically take them every game and are totally worth the points. As for ushabti i love em, but they always seem to die before they can get anything done, and scorps are nice, but ive misfired with them a few times.

    So Tomb Guard are my favourite special, always reliable and handle anything in their way. ST4 T4 killing blow magical attacks=sexy. Also their models are outstanding looking, even though i dont own them.
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    oh and Carrion cant charge 40''....can they?

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    with abit of magic they can

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    Yeah MAGIC for the WIN !

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    i went scorpion! ICFB or deployed as normal in the games ive had theyve only failed me once which was where i completely fluffed. 12 attacks over 2 turns and i hit ONCE.though off subject....that same game my ninja skeleton bowmen champion killed TWO chaos knights. one in a challenge and a second the one after

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefsdad View Post
    my ninja skeleton bowmen champion killed TWO chaos knights. one in a challenge and a second the one after
    So you would vote for that Ninja if it was an alt.? Sounds funny

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