Friday, January 15, 2010

The Battle for Arcus Hold (2): 40K in 40 minutes, Deathguard vs Tzeentch Daemons

The set-up for this battle will be: Annihilation/Spearhead.

This is a battle being fought and recorded for the online Warhammer 40K Aftermath campaign.

The forces taking place in this battle are:

Blue Scribes
Squad of Flamers with Changeling Upgrade
Sacraficial Daemonette squad

7 man Plague Marine Squad: Squad Carrion with Rhino
5 man Lesser Daemon Squad
5 man Lesser Daemon Squad

*Special Rules:
Minimum of one troop choice.
Maximum of one HQ.
No models may have more than 2 wounds.
No special characters.
No 2+ save.
No vehicle may have a total armor value greater than 33 (front, side, rear)

The Tzeentch player wins the dice roll and will go first.

Turns 1 and 2:
The flamers deepstrike atop a ridgeline just within shooting range of the Nurgle rhino, and end up immobilizing it. With the Deathguard being forced to disembark and advance towards the daemons, the Blue Scribes swoop in and blast the Deathguard squad twice with "Wind of Chaos".

6 of the 7 Deathguard are killed. Now you see them, now you don't!



Turn 3:
The Deathguard Aspiring champion, aided by the "lesser" lesser daemons that had been summoned last turn, are able to defeat the Blue Scribes.

Turn 4:
The second squad of nurgle,"lesser" lesser daemons enter combat with the Daemonettes and are able to hold ground as reinforcements rush in to aid them.

Turns 5 and 6:
The Daemonettes are defeated. The remains of both nurgle, "lesser" lesser Daemon squads and the Aspiring champion are then able to assault and defeat the flamer squad.

Game ends with a Deathguard Victory: 3-0

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