DaemonHunters Tactica

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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Straydog191 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:56 pm

Tauguy14 wrote:
Straydog191 wrote:I'm guessing a lot of these posts where made before the updated codex?

Rhinos can be taken as a dedicated transport, and are actually quite advisable.

I read someone saying that they aren't a very good army against hordes or if you charge them?

Against Grey Knights, every army is a horde army, you can't have as many guys as pretty much any other army. And they'll die if you charge them? Every Grey Knights wields a force weapon and has at least power armor, some have (Tactical Dreadnought armor) so yes they are good at charging..


This was made well before the new codex came out.

What makes GK so tough to beat is that they all have power weapons, and they all have the option to strike at I6. A horde army will be able to live through the onslaught of power weapons, and then strike back with a ton of attacks.
Against say, Tactical Marines. They won't live through the first onslaught of power weapons. They don't have the numbers to survive it and still punch back. That's why horde armies can be the Achilles heel of the GK. They can take the hit, and hit back just as hard despite losing 5-10 guys.



Hey, this has nothing to do with what you said, all though it is true, horde armies do mess up GK, but what I was going to say is, In your signature, it has a quote, Is that a joke, because you do realize that was Winston Churchill that said that right?
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Tauguy14 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 4:49 pm

Nothing to see here.
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Corpsey » Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:00 pm

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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Tauguy14 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:54 pm

Edited to maintain civility

I'm moving on from this issue, and I hope you are all able to do the same.
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby exodusofman » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:10 pm

let this thread die plz its already been necro'd beyond belief
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Tauguy14 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:13 pm

exodusofman wrote:let this thread die plz its already been necro'd beyond belief


Yeah... This should get unstickied and an updated tactica thread should be made.
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby exodusofman » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:22 pm

then update the tactica. you dont need it to be unstickied to post in it
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Chief » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:44 pm

Purifiers.

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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Cryage » Mon Jul 25, 2011 12:38 am

While the sound of power weapons on every unit sounds appealing, and gives the illusion that the Grey Knights will be superior in close combat - they are simply far from it vs a swarm army. I had the pleasure of playing my friend this last week who recently started an Ork army, and I will say - if it wasn't for my firepower before going into CC, I am sure I would have lost the game. I got close enough to unleash a few of my incinerators with my Interceptor squads thinking it would be enough to wear down his forces - but when it was his turn to hit back, he was STILL rolling buckets full of dice with 1 squad almost burnt down completely.

Swarm armies are truly the bane of the Grey Knights. I think our biggest strength in facing these armies is to try and create our own variant of a swarm (at least as "swarmy" as we can get). My army was 2 squads of 10x interceptors, 2 squads of 10x strike squads, 2 dreadnoughts with autocannons (w/ psybolt ammo of course!) and my HQ. This put plenty of "boots on the board" that I could stand against his list which was 76 units in a 1500 point game.

I think for my next encounter, after he realized how strong rolling handfuls of dice are against even power armor - he is going to try and initiate CC as quick as possible. What I plan on doing is playing mid field cat and mouse tactics with him and relying more on my firepower than my force weapons. I think I'll use my Interceptors as bait and kite around some of the ork forces in hopes that they try and catch up with the interceptors as they get kited around all the while the strike squads hammer on them with stormbolters and psycannons. I'll likely reserve the use of the incinerators for a coup de grace when one of their units numbers are low enough.

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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Chief » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:28 am

Or you could just use purifiers, which destroy everything both at a range and in close combat...

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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby michelon95 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 2:08 pm

I dont know if someone already talked about it but i´ve heard that the dreadknight is not realy worth the points? I realy like the model and i wanna know if they actually are effective and if you take them in your list?

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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Straydog191 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:52 pm

Hey I already told you, yes they are amazing!
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby amir3210 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:02 am

hi im new to grey knights and i was wundring waht whod be my army list i alrdy have 2 uints of knights 1 box of trnis i storm raven 1 dred knight and a brotter captin that i can allso play as catslen crow any ideas

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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby Silentbob711 » Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:57 am

Get the codex then you will be able to answer your own question. :D
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Re: DaemonHunters Tactica

Postby SweetSorrow » Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:54 pm

Maybe that or he might just be at loss at what army to play or were to start. :shock: Yes its annoying hes posting everywhere instead of simply on genral discussion forum, but i don't wanna yell at him he might be someone geuinely interested in the hobby and yelling at him might just discourage him. :( Simply don't give, help when he decides on a handfull of armies to ask for help with, but yes he hasposted on every army forum asking that. :D
Hmm will need to count out my armies, its been awhile


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