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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:01 am 
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I like him. He's a nice centerpiece without being over the top.

How are vermin lords game wise? I think there's almost always better choices, so they rarely make an appearance. But I'm wondering if part of it is that no-one takes them, so no-one knows how to play with them.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:37 pm 
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RE.Lee wrote:
Vermin Lord

Love him, the greens and browns are great!

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How are vermin lords game wise?

I have horrible memories from long ago of one killing, in order, my elite infantry, my Lord and my Dragon. D3 wounds per strike was brutal. On the other hand, I took an End Times one out with a single Beast of Nurgle!

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Hopefully the Skaven will get to fight before Christmas.

Will the VL be involved?

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:03 pm 
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Thanks guys!

SpellArcher wrote:
RE.Lee wrote:
Hopefully the Skaven will get to fight before Christmas.

Will the VL be involved?


I think so!

The rules aren't so hot, especially against any shooting armies - its a very expensive unit with little protection. However, my opponents being Vampire Counts, I think I can make it work. The key bit is keeping him out of tricky combats - using Slave screens is crucial.

I'm considering taking an Eshin themed force (Sniktch and all) and using the Eshin ET rules for my model.

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RE.Lee wrote:
Eshin ET rules

How do these change him?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:27 am 
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well, tricky combats and abusing slaves sounds like skaven allright. They're sneaky little critters... So you should be good to go. :)

I love the thematic possibilities skaven have, and that most of their thematic lists are perhaps not the most competitive but at a minimum viable lists. Let us know how it goes.

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SpellArcher wrote:
RE.Lee wrote:
Eshin ET rules

How do these change him?


The Verminlord Deceivers are have AP, poison and a shooting attack with number of shot equal to the target units rank. Also are -1 to hit and can cast Skitterleap on themselves (and re-roll failed attempts to cast).

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RE.Lee wrote:
The Verminlord Deceivers are have AP, poison and a shooting attack with number of shot equal to the target units rank. Also are -1 to hit and can cast Skitterleap on themselves (and re-roll failed attempts to cast).

That sounds useful.

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