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Which Warlord table do you used? (Check all that apply.)
Strategic
38%
 38% [ 25 ]
Command
3%
 3% [ 2 ]
Personal
2%
 2% [ 1 ]
Dark Eldar (random)
23%
 23% [ 15 ]
Dark Eldar (fixed)
5%
 5% [ 3 ]
Haemonculus Covens (random)
6%
 6% [ 4 ]
Haemonculus Covens (fixed)
21%
 21% [ 14 ]
Other Faction-specific
2%
 2% [ 2 ]
Other/Confused/No opinion
0%
 0% [ 0 ]
Total Votes : 66
 

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Jimsolo
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PostSubject: Which Warlord table?   24/5/2015, 07:02

Which do you regularly use? Vote for all that apply.

Assuming tactical is not an option, which table does your Warlord get his powers from?  If another faction is usually your primary detachment, please hit 'other faction.'
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   24/5/2015, 08:09

Very list dependant question.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   24/5/2015, 13:03

It also depends on the list I'm facing.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   25/5/2015, 19:47

I generally roll on the DE table for a mix of fluff and general amusement (because I don't always get enough opportunities to swear at GW).

The Covens table is sometimes useful. However, I can recall very few games where I've rolled on the DE table and not regretted it immediately (+1 WS wooo!).
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   25/5/2015, 19:48

I prefer the Covens table myself, fixed if possible.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   25/5/2015, 19:49

I am curious why people like Strategic so much more than Command, though.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   26/5/2015, 09:19

For me, its because of number two - Night Attacker.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   26/5/2015, 10:16

Here's a question for you all - which results do you tend to reroll on your chosen warlord table(s)?
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   26/5/2015, 12:28

@The Shredder wrote:
Here's a question for you all - which results do you tend to reroll on your chosen warlord table(s)?

Better reserves for my opponent (Startegic table +1 to opponent reserves). Nightfight against Tau.

Depends

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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   26/5/2015, 12:35

@Vasara wrote:
@The Shredder wrote:
Here's a question for you all - which results do you tend to reroll on your chosen warlord table(s)?

Better reserves for my opponent (Startegic table +1 to opponent reserves).

Eh? They get -1, not +1

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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   26/5/2015, 13:17

@Count Adhemar wrote:
@Vasara wrote:
@The Shredder wrote:
Here's a question for you all - which results do you tend to reroll on your chosen warlord table(s)?

Better reserves for my opponent (Startegic table +1 to opponent reserves).

Eh? They get -1, not +1

They do. Very Happy I had it wrong in my head. It helps keeping fragile troops of the board.

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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   26/5/2015, 18:39

If Dark Artisan Formation is used, I don't roll.

If doing null deployment list or a list with a hefty amount of reserves, I pick Strategic. There are a few good traits here to help survive until the reserves come in, or even allow reserve manipulation.

Sometimes with a succubus in a unit of grotesques I'll take Personal because its a nice way to beef up a solid CC character.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   26/5/2015, 21:09

I always wide up with the infiltrating trait....which is boss. I reroll when I am going second.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 05:32

If I'm running a normal list I take a Coven trait.

If I have a Troupe Master and no Covens I go with the Night table from the Harlie book.

If I HAVE to make an Eldar/DE my warlord, I go Command. Dust of a Thousand Worlds is just too awesome not to use. Inspiring Presence is amazing for DE, AND intimidating Presence is one of the most metal things a Freakshow list can have. Both the reroll Command traits tend to be rerolls for me, but I'm not sad if I still get them.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 11:25

If I run harlequins I got for their twilight table. For some odd reason I think that their warlord tables and the daemonlin are some of the better built. I say Daemonkon since 5 put of the 6 is not bad for a Daemonkin style army. Included the +1attack.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 11:35

I usually take the Dark Artisan and use the set WL trait that comes with it. There are better ones available certainly, but as much as possible, but I like going for the sure thing over the possibility of getting something mediocre or not super helpful.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 12:15

Dark Artisan and Scarlet Epicurean are both great.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 12:56

When you use the Scarlet Episcureans Haemonculus as your Warlord, do you try to get him killed for the d3 VPs?
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 17:59

@Jimsolo wrote:
I am curious why people like Strategic so much more than Command, though.

IMO Strategic is so much better because of the army wide buffs.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 18:17

^.
Able to give army move through cover. Infiltrate to 4 units(busted). Help yours seize and reserves.
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 22:46

I usually pick the random Dark Eldar table, but from now on I'll be picking the Strategic or Tactical table.

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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 22:54

@Tounguekutter wrote:
I usually pick the random Dark Eldar table, but from now on I'll be picking the Strategic or Tactical table.

You fool!

You'll be forfeiting the chance of +1WS on your warlord. +1WS, man!

Or even Rage. RAGE I tell you!

The Hulk himself kneels in submission before the power of your angry warlord!
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 23:00

Yeah, I know, if only that would make him dangerous enough to threaten space marine chapter masters.

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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 23:05

If only it would make him dangerous enough to threaten a small badger. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Which Warlord table?   27/5/2015, 23:09

Well now hold on. He's still the toughest HQ we have because you'll be taking him with a shadow field. And given a power sword or Agoniser he can take on tactical marines pretty well, just not a whole squad by himself.

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