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Armoured Battlegroup Tank Spam
Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:59 PM
Command Vanquisher 225x2
Demolisher Tanks 165x2
Commisar Vanquisher 225
Medusa Tank 155x3
Imperial Knight Oathsworn Detachment
Imperial Knight Warden, meltagun 380
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Posted 19 April 2017 - 07:58 AM
It's not very many units for 1850, but when you're buying expensive tanks that will happen! Deep Strike and other fast moving/deployment options will ruin your day but the Knight can help a little there. Unit placement will be key but as much as I like Demolishers I wonder if you could do with some more direct fire support, for when the enemy are too close for pie plates o'doom?
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Posted 19 April 2017 - 06:17 PM
Yeh... I hate to say but if this is meant to be a competitive list then youre going to have a bad day...
As soon as anything hits your lines youre going to crumble pretty quickly and even though ITC doesnt require a super amount of mobility I dont think you have enough.
You need some bubble wrap at a minimum and I'd suggest a second knight.
If this is just for fun then you should be ok
Posted 20 April 2017 - 02:47 AM
Fish: main reason for Demos is that, of the tanks in Armoured Battlegroup in troop slots, it seems to me to be the most cost effective.
Posted 21 April 2017 - 11:28 AM
Posted 04 May 2017 - 04:13 PM
As soon as you get to numerous small units, this starts having trouble.
It's fine if they have things you can ignore (for example, against eldar, snipe the lance weapons, and worry about the bikes later, since they can't scratch front/side) but played against a Gladius with:
8 assault cannon razorbacks, 6 melta gun tac squads, 2 flamers assault squads, and 2 double grav cannon devestator squads in rhinos.
That was not a fun game.
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