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aenarion67
16-06-2007, 10:40
comment on my current list

heroes choices
comander (70)
sword of might (15)
enchanted sheild(10)
heavy armour(4)
total 99pts

mage(95)lvl 1
ring of fury(30)
jewel of dusk(15)
total 140

core
14 spearmen standard, musician (172)
14 apearmen champion,standard(178)
10 archers (120)
5 silverhelms fc (150) banner of ellyrion (15)=165pts

special
5 shadow warrors(75)

rare
great eagle (50)

TheDarkArg
16-06-2007, 17:16
A couple of things to consider with this list. First of all, you're spending a lot of points on characters and magic and not all of it is going to be useful. Right now your army puts out 4pd and 1 bound, a level 1 wizard can't use that many dice. Upgrade him to lvl 2 or ditch the jewel of dusk. Even with 3pd you can't use them all every turn.

Your spearmen regiments are to small to stand up to much in combat. High elf infantry is expensive, but start out with at least a full block of 20 with full command. 19 works if you plan to stick a character in it. As is stands right now you are only getting +3CR (w/standard) assuming a character in each unit. If you have a single casualty it drops down to 2. Either drop one and make the other 20+ or scrap something else to make the points avaliable.

Give your silverhelms heavy armor and shields, it makes them survive that squishy T3 they're cursed with. And typically a war banner will be better for the silver helms than the banner of ellyrion. Any extra CR makes breaking foes on the charge just that much easier.

aenarion67
18-06-2007, 08:41
the silver helms come with full gear
and the banner of elliriyon allows me to go through trees
so i can kill scouts and flank

Gorblum
28-06-2007, 01:28
I think your army is quite well balanced, however my preference with slight changes would be to take away the great eagle and shadow warriors and put in a bolt thrower to help whittle down your opponents along with your archers for your spearmen and silver helms to finish them off . Also I'd suggest if possible to have a level 2 instead of lvl 1. But other than that, your army seems fine to me.

Kirth
28-06-2007, 06:44
What do you think of this Aenarion?

Mage, level 2, Ring of Fury, Pure of Heart, 160

Mage, level 2, Jewel of the Dusk, 145

10 Archers, 120<--Pure of Heart character here for panic immunity

7 Silver Helms, shields, heavy armor, standard 175

6 Reavers, musician, 121

6 Shadow Warriors 90<--Other mage here, deployed normally

Tiranoc Chariot 85

1 Repeater Bolt Thrower 100

Total: 996

aenarion67
28-06-2007, 08:38
im considering removing archers
the eagle drws fanatics out very good

eleveninches
28-06-2007, 12:35
Mage, level 2, Jewel of the Dusk, 145
Give him seer, and he's awesome!
choose flames of the phoenix

aenarion67
06-07-2007, 23:35
how do i draw fanatics out?
eagle or shadow warrors

EndlessBug
07-07-2007, 00:05
Eagles are amazing for their points, i'd consider 2 for your army. But it seems you wont be able to afford it. The mage NEEDS to be lvl 2 otherwise all his items are pointless, so upgrade there for 35 points. I'd drop the archers (as yours seems to be a infantry army), banner of El and the musician from the spearelves, with these points boost both Spearelf units to 19 each.

p.s. Eagles/Shadow warriors.... whichever is in better (more chaos on their side)/worse (are useless to you) positions to do so