Saturday, May 26, 2012

Going to 1850 tournament later today with my grey knights...nah!!!! Taking the wolves!!

By Spaguatyrine



That's right I am throwing down the gauntlet and taking the space wolves for this 1850 tournament. I am going to run without Thunderwolves....


With all the whining and complaining about Grey Knights, I am going to try a different version of space wolves.  Not depending on the big scary guys. Maybe I will lull my opponents to sleep compared to what I normally play. 

So what will the list be?

Something like this:

2 Rune Priests
1 Battle Leader
3 x longfangs
6 x grey hunter packs
1 pack of scouts
1 big pack of wolfguard

So a lot of flexibility, good psychic defense and powers for those pesky grey knights, and lots of scoring options. 

We will see how it goes.  

15 comments:

  1. II'm right there with you Spag; however, I'm going heavy Thunderwolf myself and forgoing missile Launchers entirely at 1750. Promises to be a good day for the Wolves!

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  2. lol, taking Space Wolf missile spam is throwing down the gauntlet? I think throwing down the gauntlet is taking Footdar or something else that's supposed to suck, and winning anyways.

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  3. @Da Master Cheef,

    I hear you, but I have played a mixture of thunderwolf cavalry for 1.5 years. As I want to depend on my ability instead of the awesome sauce that is TWC. It is different for me. I will probably take my grey knights to Nova and play them when I want to win tournaments, but I still love my space wolves and don't want to give up on them. I know I will be facing grey knights and I need to beat them with my wolves to feel right. At major tournaments I have only lost to grey knights with my space wolves. And 1 dark eldar player who was awesome, and I didn't know hellions.....

    @unholy Martyr,

    How do you run yours?

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    1. Ran the following:

      Bear Lord with Hammer and all the fixings
      Majesty Lord with Claw and all the fixings
      Lord with Frostblade, Runic Armor and Storm Shield (barely ever pulled his weight)
      2 Las Plas squads with Melta
      2 Las Plas squads with Flamers
      2 Scout Squads with Melta
      3 Thunderwolves: Power Fist/Storm Shield, Storm Shield, Naked

      Went 1-0-2. Based on Victory Points I took 3rd.

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  4. I gotta say I agree with Da Master Cheef.

    if you really want a challenge, and test your skills. I have a Sisters of Battle force you can use.

    SW's are still the most flexible and adaptable codex out there. By taking Priests, Long Fangs, and Grey Hunters, you're only taking 3 of the 4 Awesomesauce units. I'm not so sure that's a handicap, just a slightly different emphasis for your list.

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  5. Ok, let me use your sisters then. I have an idea about a list I would like to try.

    Yes you heard it here. Or I can use counts as. I need the rules tho'.

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  6. Go Templar! Help me show the world the codex isn't utter fail! :D

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  7. Real men win with Tyranids. :P

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  8. Hey! What about those Dark Eldar you already have?

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  9. There is no need to drag me into this Sandywyrm, just cause my Tyranids are amazing. haha.
    I'll take on spag playing sisters with my Nids any day.

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  10. I just got the pdf codex and will play a 2000 point game with whoever wants one. I will have to counts as my space wolves as sisters, but I believe I have a list that I think would be competitive.

    Open challenge is out! The gauntlet is laid.

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  11. Well it isn't the game I've been wanting with you, but I will accept the challenge. Besides, my Tyranids are getting hungry.

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  12. I play against Sisters of Battle all the time, as well as Templars. The sisters can kick serious ass. Despite what the 'internets' say, sister repentia with a priest kept in reserves are awesome counter-assaulters, especially with their 'parting gift' type of attacks.

    As for Templar, take a shotty termi force, with x2 reclusiarchs both with terminator command squads, you're looking at 16 Missiles every turn....

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  13. Well spag I want to test my jumpers against either your gk or wolves at some point. :D
    But I'll play what ever, when ever you're free. Sent ya an email.

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