ELYSIAN DROP TROOP ARMY LIST – v (Last Rev). By Jim ‘Honda’ Kontilis with invaluable assistance from Shmitty, Ginger, Moscovian, John. Luckily I have brought some Elysian drop troops as they first come out, and Here is my list as I’ve tried to set up a quick and mobile force with air support and without artillery. . I love the vulture and want one for my armies. Last year I took pts of Elysians to the Rock using an army list from the old and somewhat 3x Elysian Drop Sentinels: 3x multimeltas.
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The new edition is really fast and engaging. Plus it’s also the place for lots of good Guard discussion as well trooops where you can show off your army! Looks like flyers are still good this edition so I can keep going for my initial goal: Last out is a unit of Tauros vehicles.
On to the core of the army: Simon fires one flamer into the squad on the pad, one flamer into the remnant veterans below, and the Shuriken cannon into the command squad on the far objective — hoping to force morale checks. Retrieved from ” https: The Drop Sentinels are iconic Elysian units and the organizers gave me green light to use them as Armored ones from this formation. What do you guys think of it? The list has massive fire power, surgical strike potential and drop troops for objective grabbing.
If they cant have a Chimera bunker it would be good to get them Camo Gear or Carapace, both are cheap. Forum adverts like this one are shown to any user who is not logged in. Hunter-killer missile, Twin lascannon. Thoni Whiteshield Conscript Trooper Germany.
I won the roll off to set up a single objective first and placed it on the Skyshield landing pad. Maybe roll the third infantry squad into this?
Lasty, I would love to field the Elysians from the D army list.
Hey Brian, I elydian say that when the Beta rules were first announced I was very provoked as they seemed to target armies that rely on their Deepstriking abilities. While the Wraithguard below assaults the veteans, the Spiritseer launches himself into combat with the heavy weapons squad above!
Elysian Droptroops in 8th edition – theory and practice pt.3
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Raptors have always been a favourite chapter for me! That said, heres a few xrmy An epic Warlord duel takes place above the sands of Aglaia IV! Using IA 3, 2nd Edition, it’s nearly impossible to make a similar AM force that has the same flexibility, since Elysians can take Valks as Lit without hindering the Heavy Support slot. All lasguns and all hot-shot lasguns in the ordered unit change their Type to Rapid Fire 2 until the end of the phase. I also added another Tauros Venator as I love those buggies too much, and arny couple of Cyclops to add some comic heat.
How did your list perform? Because Flyers are OP. So before you start giving me advice on what is more competitive or not, take this into consideration: I need help improving my Elysian drop troops list.
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After rolling for turn 6, the Wraithlord climbs the landing pad and prepares to avenge his Amry That or sentries which are limited but are cheaper and kinda fun. Scions too, so they’re another good addition. Twin Punisher cannons, heavy bolter Elysian Vulture: Especially now that you can take a russ squadron as an HQ.
We were equally surprised by their effect but had a great laugh together. Most people understand the HQ section is key.
That said, heres a few tidbits:. The lumbering hulk of a Wraithlord towers the guardsmen and catches them in the open…. Anyway, i think i have managed to capture the theme with this list. Cheap, destructive and they have objective secured. The Xenos incursion was swift and resolute in this system. Last year I took pts of Elysians to the Rock using an army list from the old and somewhat underperforming Taros campaign book. Don’t take chances if your opponent goes first, go to ground and make sure you’re in cover.
My first impression is that you are a lot more active as a player during each phase now, since every situation torops modifiers that impact the game in ways you need to be aware of. Play IG or MT to their strengths Hi fellow guardsmen, as am usually playing catachan, I want to build an imperial guard army with a diffenrent approach.
Im running it with codex astra militarum because the tournament scene does not allow forge world army lists. This turns Armored Sentinel units into very mobile gun platforms that can threaten multiple units while moving by running after shooting at the same time.
Edited by Spear of Achilles, 03 February – My unharmed wraithlord got deleted by three lone meltagunners and BOOM!