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AoS Fangs of Sotek 2k

Discussion in 'Seraphon Army Lists' started by LordRibbit, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. LordRibbit
    Chameleon Skink

    LordRibbit Well-Known Member

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    So playing around with a list (as usual) thoughts?

    Slann Great Rememberer, Light of Dracothion
    Old Blood on Carno,Blade of Realities
    Starseer
    Skink Priest, Priestly Trappings, Celestial Rites
    Sunblood, Coronal Shield

    40 warriors with spears
    10 warriors with clubs
    10 warriors with clubs

    40 skinks with blowpipes
    10 skinks with javelins

    Fangs of Sotek
    Sunclaw Starhost

    Whilst I normally go with a guard heavy list this seems like it could really work well for a tournament, one drop so 90% going first, teleporting the 40 block with hopefully curse of fates, mystic shield and celestial rites along with the great drake constellation. 2 lines of 20 putting out 81 spear attacks and 40 bites is going to make units disappear.
     
  2. Seraphage
    Terradon

    Seraphage Well-Known Member

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    Seems interesting. Suggestions :

    1. Swap Priest for a Starpriest, I strongly recommend this. Besides the randomness of 4+ for the rerolls, 5+ rerollable doesn't help as much as you think. -1 to hit on the big block is huge. I 'm training on a Sunclaw since Spring most of the times and I 've seen the impact of each of these pretty well.
    2. What will the 40 skink block do ? A unit of 10 man always is useful but a 40man unsupproted feels somehow a little off ?
     
  3. Tizianolol
    Cold One

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    I suggest to add a scar vet carno. So you can buff him with ob command ability making jaws really powerfull:) ob and scar vet can use it when pile! Its a great way to kill that meta hords lists:)
     
  4. Seraphage
    Terradon

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    Thanks for the advice, I appreciate it a lot. My main problem is how to secure as much as possible
    Oldbloods' survivability so the 200 points won't go to waste !
     
  5. Kurdelski
    Jungle Swarm

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    I got a list that capitalises on the ob command ability
    Allegiance: Seraphon

    Leaders
    Saurus Oldblood on Carnosaur (280)
    Saurus Scar-Veteran on Carnosaur(240)
    - Warblade
    Saurus Scar-Veteran on Carnosaur(240)
    - Warblade
    Saurus Sunblood (120)
    Slann Starmaster (260)

    Battleline
    40 x Saurus Warriors (360)
    - Clubs
    10 x Saurus Warriors (100)
    - Clubs
    10 x Saurus Warriors (100)
    - Clubs

    Battalions
    Fangs of Sotek (100)
    Sunclaw Starhost (130)

    Total: 1930/2000

    What people think?
     
  6. Paul Beenis
    Skink

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    The problem here is you are kinda banking on two forms of main damage dealers... the carnos and the sunclaw battalion. I would personally choose one and build the list more around it. The list here has no skink priests for rerolling bubble saves in combat and no astrolith for rerolling hits ;) Remember AOS is all about the synergies and you really wanna try keep those carnos alive. Personally I would drop one scar vet on carno and the unit of 40 saurus to 30 in favour of an astrolith bearer, a skink priests and 3x razor/sallies. To Field the three carnos I think you would have to lose the fangs of sotek battalion idea, or run much smaller saurus units in the sunclaw (making them pretty useless)
     
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  7. LordRibbit
    Chameleon Skink

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    I was thinking of mystic shield on the 40 block and the priest gives me re-roll charges too to get in there first turn, adding with curse of fates on the unit then I will more than likely get in

    40 skinks to give me a bit of shooting but mostly for bodies to take objectives, got a tournament coming up so playing all 6 missions
     
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  8. LordRibbit
    Chameleon Skink

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    Update: Thinking of dropping the skinks and going for a stegadon instead....thoughts?
     
  9. Meatgrinder
    Skink

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    I think you could cut down the unit size to save some points, but theye what like 200points for 40 wounds? Thats pretty good, a stegadon wont replace that.
     
  10. LordRibbit
    Chameleon Skink

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    Update: Thinking of dropping the skinks and going for a stegadon instead....thoughts?
    I know, that's why I'm not sure about it. The steg would give me more damage output especially first turn....
     

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