View Full Version : New to Nids.

15-02-2013, 23:42
Ok so I am currently starting a nid army. I am a complete novice to them I know what works for tournaments kinda. I am looking to make it at least 3k in points. And a different paint scheme then the normal ones everyone sees.

Basically I am just looking for advice on where to start for the army and paints that all so work.

Any and all advice will work.

16-02-2013, 00:19
Tervigons up the wingwang. Good for HQ's, good as Troops, and they are used almost every level of points.

16-02-2013, 10:17
- Dakka Flyrant
- Tervigons
- Termagants (to enable Troopvigons, but are also decent shooters when given Devourers)
- Hive Guard
- Mycetic Spores
- Doom of Malantai

Good to Have Around
- Zoanthropes (TK or Biomancy)
- Gargoyles (Toxin Sacs + Adrenal Glands mandatory)
- Ymgarl Genestealers

Arguably Useful
- Tyrant Guard
- Hormagaunts
- Deathleaper
- Shrikes
- Biovores
- Mawlocs
- Carnifexes (Dakkacentric)
- The Swarmlord

If you reeeally want to...
- Harpies
- Raveners
- Tyrannofexes
- Trygons
- Broodlords (they're fine, but they come with a Genestealer tax)

- Warriors
- Genestealers
- Pyrovores
- Lictors (:()
- Venomthropes
- Old One Eye
- The Red Terror

These exist?
- Ripper Swarms

I forgot, at a minimum, Tyranids Prime and the Flying Parasite Guy. Do I care that I forgot them? Not really.

16-02-2013, 10:32
Agree with the poster above.

Sad reading that only a handfull of units are more then meh! But a usefull list to have when u consider what to spend your money on.

16-02-2013, 10:58
personal advice:
Do more narrative gaming. Suddenly many of the "bad" units become attractive or even good.