Warhammer 40K Video Battle Report Mechdar vs Dark Mechdar

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Jy2 and Frankie cross swords in a 2K, double force org chart Eldar on Eldar battle!

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jy2
jy2
8 years ago

My list for this game:

[color=red][size=24][b]2000 Jy2’s Double-Whammy Mechdar[/b][/size][/color]

Autarch – “the Works” (Mantle, Jetbike, Shard of Anaris, Fusion, Laser Lance, Banshee Mask)

10x Guardians
Wave Serpent – TL-Scatters, Holo-fields

10x Guardians
Wave Serpent – TL-Scatters, Holo-fields

10x Guardians
Wave Serpent – TL-Scatters, Holo-fields

10x Guardians
Wave Serpent – TL-Scatters, Holo-fields

10x Guardians
Wave Serpent – TL-Scatters, Holo-fields

5x Dire Avengers
Wave Serpent – TL-Scatters, Holo-fields

Wraithknight (stock)
Wraithknight

Just a little background on our game. We played this game before the Golden Throne GT as practice for the Golden Throne (at least for Frankie). It was because of this game that Frankie modified his Golden Throne list to include 6 ravagers, 6 venoms and 1 wraithknight. From thereon, Frankie went on to dominate his first 4 games at he Golden Throne before he finally got eliminated by Reece’s army in the Semi-finals.

Overall, it is a very nasty list. It’s probably got only 2 hard counters, both of which I run coincidentally – mechdar and necron tesla-spam. Venom-spam against mechdar is like terivgon-spam tyranids against venom-spam….it really isn’t pretty.

Gordy
Gordy
8 years ago

And I remember when the Eldar codex rumors were coming out how everyone was complaining about how terrible Wraithknights would be against Dark Eldar. I just said ‘I don’t think Eldar will have too much of a problem with DE’.

Dave the Mac Guy
Dave the Mac Guy
8 years ago

Love the list Frankie, very similar to mine (although no eldar allies…. yet) Sucks though going up against fully meched armies. I lost a game the other weekend to fully meched Dark Eldar! How embarrassing!

What are your thoughts on Blasterborn vs. Lanceborn? I think Blasters are too expensive given they typically only get one or two shots in a game before dying. I’d rather have more lances in the backfield.

Cheers

White925
White925
8 years ago

I like the blasters more as you can move the vehicle and still fire at full BS. The lance born are extremely vulnerable to shooting and will be easy first blood targets or additional kill points.

krisbot4000
krisbot4000
8 years ago

rough game.

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