Monday, August 17, 2009

Dark Eldar Battle Report

Hey all, I went over to Mitch's (Ottawa Gamer) to test out my Dark Eldar army out and see where I should build. We did a 1k point lists, Marines vs Dark Eldar, and the mission was capture and control and dawn of war was the deployment.
Deployment was one rhino and a squad of marines with my raider with warriors in it

The game progressed from there with the Dark Eldar advancing to meet the Marines on the right of the table. A few highlights from the battle were 2 raiders and the ravager were destroyed, the assault marines squished my Archon and his warrior squad. The warp beasts tore up a squad of assault marines and their Chaplin with the help of the bikes. My wych squad was almost wiped out after jumping from their wrecked raider, the two remaining wych survived to hold up a 10 man marine squad for 2 turns alone ( that's like 4 assault phases damn). Here are some pics from the battle below. The game ended in my troops covering my objective were shot and ran off the board but my remaining raider zoomed up to contest Mitch's objective. What I learned from this battle is I want 2 more beasts, wyches and warriors. After lunch I totally forgot to keep taking pics haha so the last two turns are missing :( Thanks for the great game Mitch!!

... Fox
This battle Report is brought to you by Darby/Fox. A great game, as we both learned allot about Dark Eldar, since it was a first game for booth of us using/fighting Dark Eldar. I am looking forward to more games against Dark Eldar in the future!
... Mitch


  1. Always good to see another Dark Eldar player.

    It sounds like you had a good taste of what the units each do. Judging from the pictures you are running your Ravager with a Dark Lance and 3 Disintegrators. It sounds great with the Str 4 defensive weapon, but you will find if you put 3 of the same weapon on it will have a more clearly defined role. 3 lances for anti-armour, 3 dissies for anti-infantry. Then keep it towards your back field, and move it only 6" and take your full strength shots at max range.

    For some extra fun against marines, add a Haemonculus with a Destructor. It can melt marines in cover.

  2. Holy Crap! That giant tree is a great piece of terrain. Was it a scratch build or did you buy it somewhere?

    I want one like it!!

  3. I bought it at an aquarium shop for 16$. The other smaller ones were 4$ and the medium one was 8$.