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Hey Librarium. New to the forum here . I sort of have a problem though. I am an ok player and can play good sized battles against the guys in my club and usually win. The problem is that theres about 3 people that just thrash me. They are fairly advanced but i can't help thinking that all my armies are well... rubbish. I have a lot of models as I got given a bundle for £100. I have:
1 autarch on jetbike with laser lance
1 maugan ra
one exarch with scorpions claw
8 fire dragons-
one exarch with small dragons breath flamer/ fusion gun
8 howling banshees-
one exarch with power weapon
5 harlies (newish box unmade)
10 dire avengers-
one exarch with dual catapults
one exarch with power weapon and shimmer shield
about 40 defender guardians
10 old storm guardians
8 warp spiders-
2 exarches with death spinners and power blades
10 swooping hawks-
one exarch with a gun (could be either hawks talon or lasblaster)
all 3 support weapons
5 dark reapers
3 war walkers
1 falcon with shuriken cannon
1 falcon with scatter laser
2 fire prisms
*all vehicles stated with no weapons actually have no weapons so far and i have a massive pile of guns in a bag.
Please can you sort out the good and the bad and come up with a rough guide for a mostly ambush type army. Thank you!
A couple of waveserpents could help alot ( mech is very popular for very good reasons )but I think if you want an ambush list you could make a decent one. Use the scorpions and warwalkers as they can both outflank. Warpspiders and hawks could both be used because of thier speed and ability to deepstrike ( I would use the spiders first and hawks second if you still have more points or like the unit ). The vehicles you have could be held in reserve and come onto the table and be able fire at long range (depending on weapon given in some cases ). Troops is a bit hard, the rangers could fit nicely as two units but I generally like 3 troops. The jetbikes might work out for you. HQ could go to the autarch for better reserve rolls, and let him ride along with the jetbike unit. The farseer is another great choice because of the force multipliers they can be but I don't see alot of good places to put him.
I'd recommend writing up a list and posting it in the army list section, generally a few people will be glad to give you some advice.
And almost forgot. Welcome to LO.
as promised i will post this on army lists.
1500 point Eldar ambush army.
Autarch on eldar jetbike with laser lance
10 striking scorpions
8 warp spiders including exarch with 2 death spinners, powerblades, surprise assult and withdraw
8 swooping hawks including exarch with Skyleap, intercept and sunrifle
1 fire prism
1 fire prism
3 war walkers with eldar missile launchers and scatter lasers
I´d like to have all these models, too! You have so many options.
But nakarur is right. Wave serpents help a lot.