View Full Version : Terradon Unit Size

28-08-2009, 00:06
What is considered to be the best unit size for these guys? I am running my 1500 list with 4 and they seem to be doing reasonably well, even being able to handle 2 war machine crews one after the other (Orc's with Brute).

Jumping to a 2250 list I have the points to spare for 6 and have opted for a unit of 5, but would it be better to have 2 units of 3. At 3 strong they aren't quite as potent but would be viable march blockers on both flanks.


28-08-2009, 02:13
Consensus tends to be units of 3 or units of 4.

I field them in units of 4. Usually only a single unit though.

28-08-2009, 03:08
small units are always the best; they allow you to go after multiple targets and are a lesser blow if they happen to go down.

28-08-2009, 03:31
I go with 3 or 4. If I'm running 4 then one of them is a skink chief.

28-08-2009, 03:45
I use 4, or 3 with a flying skink chief

28-08-2009, 04:10
Another one for 4. They have better staying power than 3, but two units of 3 might work well if they are simply kept out of much trouble, or if you can afford one unit of 4 and one unit of 3 they would work very well in tandem.

Jetty Smurf
28-08-2009, 06:21
I have had pretty good success with running 2 units of 3, and if you can find room for 6, this is what I suggest.

At times I would like to have 4, but with the base size (meaning you can rarely get more than 2 or 3 into base contact with warmachine crew), and the fact that even with 4, 1 casualty is still 25% (and thus a panic test from shooting/magic), I feel I can get just as much use from 3 as 4, but for a cheaper price.

I have, of course, run 3 units of 3 before, and gee let me tell you, that was LOTS of fun :D

I love my terradons :p

28-08-2009, 14:41
I use 4, or 3 with a flying skink chief

IMO, this is a surefire way of running them. The Chief's increased BS along with Staff of the Lost Sun provides some excellent shooting (with a bit of mathhammer, his odds of hitting compile those of three normal Terradon riders, hah!), combined with the 3 other javelin shots.

28-08-2009, 14:46
Always 2 units of 3. Cannot go wrong, I love these guys so darn much!

Desert Rain
28-08-2009, 18:39
3 or 4, it's up to you really but you should never take 5 or more.

29-08-2009, 16:09
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