I started collecting a Death Guard army, and now I'm getting it ready for a local tournament. I've been trying to decide on an army list. I've played 5 or so games with lists similar to the below.
The basic tactics I'm looking to enact here is a classic 3 wave approach, but trying to have enough elements to play to the scenario as well. They both bring 13 CP, having both a Death Guard and Chaos Daemon battalion.
Both lists will typically put the PBs in Reseves via the Denizens of the Warp strat. (unless that is not necessary)
This list in general has a poorer, less flexible beta strike in order to bring along a PBC to provide some tough to get rid of anti-tank. (that also is useful to assist shield my Marines with Cloud of Flies) It is also only 1930 points, leaving 70 points free so I can summon either a Poxwalker to buff my PB bomb, or a min-sized PB unit to screen/stand on an objective somewhere.
As a side note: I've found the combination of Icon of Despair & Dolorous Knell on a Blightbringer to be very good against some armies. Against such opponents, I'd probably spend the 1CP to bring it. Fulgaris' Helm is the main Relic.
This list included a unit of Terminators and a Rhino-riding Marine unit to provide more smalls arms fire where it's needed at the cost of nerfing my 3rd wave and losing a few tricks like the Biologis Putrifier. I feel a little more comfortable with this list I think. I'm considering dropping the Rhino and keeping those points for the summoning trick as above.
Anyone with more experience with the DG have any thoughts or comments? Thanks!
Edited by MeltaRange, 13 December 2018 - 07:12 PM.