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elmolovesthekroot
07-12-2007, 00:36
I am trying to put together a militia unit for Empire with no detachments. I want to field 3 units of 10 to 20 each. Which ones would be best with the following army?:

1 general on pegasus
1 battle standard bearer
2 units of 10 knightly order knights
1 unit of 5 outridders
2 units of 10 handgunners
2 units of 20 halbidiers
2 detachments of swordsmen (5 each)
1 cannon

Elmo

Marneus Calgar
07-12-2007, 02:28
Just curious, why dont you make the free company a detachment? Or make one unit of twenty or so and give them detachments?

Wreckage
07-12-2007, 02:45
CC detachments of 5 models is just plain dumb.

None of your army makes much sense.

Your cavalry units are too big, you infantry too small, you're not making effective use of detachments and you have no magic at all.

p3990013
07-12-2007, 15:11
free company are miserable. no armor save for 2 s3 attacks? they are the worst. I really can't find a use for them...

empireguard
08-12-2007, 02:08
Just curious, why dont you make the free company a detachment? Or make one unit of twenty or so and give them detachments?

Free company can't have detachments.

Shank
08-12-2007, 03:02
Free company are best used as detachements. A big block of 20 free company militia is not ideal because they can't take detachements. Better to use your State Troops as parent units. And when you take detachements, make sure you take at least 8-10 to handle being shot. At five, you lose 1 and they are useless.

CHOOBER SNIPES
08-12-2007, 03:54
yea switch ur detachments and parent units. swordsmen as parents for armor save and halberdiers for detachments, with lik 8-10, or free company as detachments for halberdiers.

Kilroy
09-12-2007, 18:46
I don't think Militia are horrible, keep in mind that they only are 5pts for 2 attacks.

Also I'm going to have to agree that you army is rather weird. Why take a general on pegasus where no one can benefit from his Ld.

brambleten
09-12-2007, 19:11
I am trying to put together a militia unit for Empire with no detachments.

2 detachments of swordsmen (5 each)


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