Warhammer 40k No Retreat IV Battle Report: Cult Mechanicus vs Necrons 1750pts

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Rhys Walker
Rhys Walker

A potential anti-grav solution would be the Lychguard with Dispersion shields and hyperphase swords, admittedly very difficult to fit into this style army as they’re not particularly quick but potentially in Night Scythes instead of one of the Wraith units? Might have some potential to assist against an army with drop pod grav centurions or breacher grav units. Especially as they’re very murda-ry in their playstyle.

markflay
markflay

Hello, first time poster. Have you considered taking the Night Scythes as transports for the praetorians? Even if you don’t actually put them in the transports they get the formation benefits which make them v. good and taking down big stuff. Definitely destroyer lord instead of catacombe barge – preferred enemy is so useful!

Andrew Carter
Andrew Carter

I agree on the Deep Strike, against a gun line army like this Cult Mech list DS’ing praetorians would have worked much better whislt leaving the Wraith’s to tank the grav shots and then tie them up in combat.

I am highly disappointed that the Knight was not called Locutus here.

batthemadbat
batthemadbat

Nice one, as always… one day when I’m bored at work or something I’m gonna work out your average dice-roll 😉

Metalfist
Metalfist

Did Beard put on a Pastry Chef mask? Those rolls though.

Andre Kissmann
Andre Kissmann

I never played the Preatorian Formation, looked pretty strong against the Marines in your campain and i see what you think with all the AP2 Stuff. But what i dont like about them is the relativ short Range. Well with the Wraiths directly in your Face, there is something else to shoot at tbh. I think that i would drop some of the Preatorians and add a Canoptec Harvest, cause i think that the ReaP on the Wraiths will save the day. But i as a Ad. Mech. Player myself love the Robots too! They tank and destroy shit like… Read more »