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Daemonette summon bomb as an objective holder?

Chaos Space Marines Word Bearers

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Zephaniah Adriyen

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In a character-heavy, somewhat fluffy Word Bearers list somewhat lacking in board control, do y'all think a 10-warp-gribbly squad of Daemonettes summoned in on a late turn into cover near an objective would be a good thing? Do they still get their Objective Secured if they're summoned? Would any of the other Daemon troops units be a better choice? (Daemonettes are fluffier for this purpose, because it's run by a Slaaneshi Daemon Prince.)


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In a character-heavy, somewhat fluffy Word Bearers list somewhat lacking in board control, do y'all think a 10-warp-gribbly squad of Daemonettes summoned in on a late turn into cover near an objective would be a good thing? Do they still get their Objective Secured if they're summoned? Would any of the other Daemon troops units be a better choice? (Daemonettes are fluffier for this purpose, because it's run by a Slaaneshi Daemon Prince.)

It's situational.

 

Daemonettes are good versus light infantry and benefit from fighting first. If you think you are going to be charged by enemy infantry, then yeah. If they are going to need to stand up against a lot of firepower or fight against Dreads, there are better options.

 

As far as Objective Secured goes, yes, they get it. The question is whether or not your army is battle forged. If it is, all Daemon units are supposed to get Daemonic Legions. AFAIK nothing about summoning changes battle forged status for the army, that's determined at the start of the game.


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Actually, they would not get Demonic Legions.
It says “all troops units in chaos daemons *detachments* gain this ability”

Since reserve points don’t count as filling a detachment, the Daemonettes would miss out on this ability.
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