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Hey everyone, I'm a bit new to the eldar and this forum, and I'd like to know if you can help me out a bit. Im having a 8,400 point battle(2,100 ea) against Space Marines, Tau, and Chaos. This is my army list for the battle
HQ - Farseer w/ Singing Spear,Doom, Fortune = 118
- x2 Warlock, Singing Spears, Conceal & Enchance = 86
- Warlock, Wblade,Spiritseer,Destructor = 44
Troops - Gaurdians x 36, Warlock, Conceal, 1 Missle launcher plat, 1 Starcannon = 353 -Dire Avengers x 20, Exarchs,Both Skills, Dual catapults, Powerweapon&shimmer = 344
-Rangersx5, Pathfinderx5 = 120
- Gaurdian Jetbikesx3 = 66
Elites - Striking Scorpions x6, Exarch, Chainsabres, both skills = 138
- Fire Dragons x 6, Exarch, Firepike, both skills = 136
Fast Attack - Warp Spiders x5, Exarch, x2 DeathS, both skills = 152
- Swooping Hawks x 6, Exarch, both skills, sunrifle = 173
Heavy Support - Wraithlord, Starcannon,Missle Launcher = 145
-Warwalkers x2, Misslelauncher, starcannon each = 130
-Fire Prism, Holofield = 150
Total = 2095
The spiritseer would follow the wraithlord, as the other two warlocks follow the HQ. I also went for the more shooty army, then the close combat army, since I'm dealing with other shooties. Can you provide any suggestions on how I should change the army?
I am a bit limited with the models I can use for this battle, but my extra models are Harlies and a Wave Serpent head i can replace the Fire Prisms head with.
Well welcome to the LO eldar.
Farseer-probably should make use of this guys IC status. Drop the warlocks, attach him to some guardians and walk them up with the wraithlord. Fortune/Doom can really help a wraithlord/guardian combo. He also needs spirit stones.
How are you splitting up your guardians? I'd say a huge squad with a scatter laser/shurikannon/starcannon with the farseer, conceal warlock and wraithlord would be best. They advance up the field together. After that you can have 1 or 2 ten man squads /w scatter lasers, or starcannons to give some support. Remember, big squads get conceal, small squads don't get a warlock (or sometimes embolden).
Give your jetbikes a shurikannon.
I'd say drop the fire dragons to beef up the scorpions to full. Dragons just don't do anything without a transport and its unlikely this small squad would ever hit a tank.
Your spider exarch doesn't need surprise assault, its better to just move him up. Powerblades can help him out a lot.
If you find some more points somehow beef up those hawks.
Your fire prism is the only tank in your army against 8400 points of enemy firepower. Unless you know you have a mechanised ally I'd say drop it in favour of another wraithlord. The war walkers will fill an anti-tank role for your army, hence lances instead of starcannons would be good.
Some tactics for you is what I said above. Send the farseer with the guardians, fortuning either them or the wraithlord (or both of em if you get the 2nd). They go up the middle of the board. Doom should help the shuricatapults a lot. Your jetbikes are exclusively there to capture table quarters/objectives, don't send them on suicide missions. Hit and run with a shurikannon is about all the military benefit they can be.
The aspect warriors should generally try to hit a section of the enemies army together. Don't split them up.
Never forget how easy it is for pathfinders to get a 2+ save.
Basically you will provide a core for your allies (odd for eldar) with the number of bodies you have on the board, by the looks of it your opponents are going to try and hit you with a lot of MEQ's with big guns. You're going to be attracting bullets but hopefully a pair of wraithlords and faster threats presented by your allies will see you through.
Good Luck. :yes:
I changed the list, and I dropped the dragons and a few warlocks, and the Fire Prism. Im adding the extra wraithlord, and I'm getting more Scorpions, so i have 10 in the squad. Im just not sure now.
Would it be good (because I can with the points remaining) get 5 more Swooping Hawks for the one squad? Or use 3(or 4) Shining Spears?
Shining Spears would be brilliant for a huge multi-player game I think. How many points did you have left? the problem with that though is you would really need a full squad + exarch /w withdraw.
If you have 150 points left an avatar might help. 3 monsters surrounded by guardians and a fortune seer would be nasty. Fearless bubbles really help guardians too.
Basically you have chosen to go for a slower, horde eldar. That means monsters, guardians and guns.
This has been bugging me and I'd just like to know since this battle is coming up. I'm never sure about this, and I don't want my friend messing me up. How many guns can my Wraithlord fire? Im just confused, cause he has the shurican/flamers, and his two guns(star cannons). Im just not sure on what i could shoot.
I think he can fire everything as they are all defensive weapons. The Starcannons become Twin-Linked (2 shots re-roll to hit). Hope that helps and good luck!
The Bridgeburners(SM)-(Around) 3000Splinter Fleet Dragnipur-1500 (and growing)
Thanks for clearing that up. Now I just gotta know when to shoot what @.@
Well now they told me. They decided to change it to 2500(Oh nice). This is the updated version of the list.
HQ - Farseer - Rune of Witnessing, Spirit Stones, Singing Spear, Guide, Fortune = 100
Elites - Striking Scorpiansx 10 - Exarch, Biting Blade, Move through Cover = 182
- Harlies - 2Kisses,2Fusions,Troupemaster = 156
- Fire Dragons x 6 - Exarch, Firepike, Both skillz = 136
Troops - Dire Avengers x 10 - Exarch, Dual Shuricats, Both Skillz = 167
- Same thing as above = 167
-Rangers x 5, Pathfinders = 120
-Gaurdiansx 18 - Shurrikannon = 149
- Gaurdiansx18 - Starcannon = 169
Fast Attack - Warp Spidersx 5- Exarch, Death Spinner, Powerblades, Withdraw = 152
- Swooping Hawks x 10, Exarch, Hawk Talon, Both Skillz = 252
- Vyper x3, Shurikannonsx3, Scatter lasers galore(This should hurt) = 210
Heavy Support - Wraithlord - Scatter Laser, Bright Lance = 150
- Wraithlord - Starcannon, Eldar Missle Launcher = 145
- Falcon - Scatterlaser, Shurikannan, All upgrades (yeahuh) = 220
Total = 2477
Not sure if i added these correctly. I made some last changes, and it doesn't really seem right. If someone could double check these, that'd be greatly appreiciated. If it is right, any suggestions on changes + adding to get that extra thirty up?
Last edited by H4Y470; June 5th, 2007 at 03:42.