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    Tomb Kings Icon Bearer

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone uses an Icon Bearer in their TK army? I have the figures, but have never wanted to give up the precious hero slots to try one. What sort of army would they work best against?


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    They mainly work if you want to take that banner that allows you to bring a unit up anywhere on the field. This could be done against any army.

    IMO though, they aren't worth it and its too many points to bother with bringing a small unit up somewhere. Its much better to have a prince or priest, then you get more incantations.
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    Never used one. Thought about using one with the Icon of Rakaph in a large archer unit. Start off in one rank then reform into 4 ranks for melee, but never tried it, not sure it would work.....

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    I have considered using that banner that brings a unit out of the ground, but have decided that scorpions and swarms can do the same thing for a lot less points. Thinking about the icon bearer has made me realise how very important the max. heroes number is in a TK army. All those slots have to be filled to make the army effective.:yes:

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    I think the Icon bearer must be one of the least used characters in the game, and it's easy to see why.

    With liche priests and tomb priests availabe i think it has to be one of those two when it comes down to hero choices.

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