With an engine they are a bit more durable, but blocks of horrors can suck up and hold nearly anything that comes at them. Some geospatial data on this website is provided by geonames. Which one should it be What’s new New posts New profile posts Latest activity. Vampiric means they can deploy WAY out on the flank and then fly 20″ up to threaten your opponents flanks with ease. They should be used in bigger units and used as an anvil to hold up enemy units with high toughness and regen. Armor of Destiny and Barded steed. However, you will get more mileage from the Crypt Horrors.

Kaia View Profile View Posts. Or are you maxing out on archers to support the monsters and putting him some place else? Alternatively into the next warmachine, which they again get to complete the charge in such a manner, and can again angle into whatever overrun they should so choose. Flying, frenzied S5 monstrous infantry is just too juicy to pass up. Their threat range is deceptively large, and they can threaten units that your opponent thinks safe, like hidden warmachines or mage bunkers. Full tracking of what you have read so you can skip to your first unread post, easily see what has changed since you last logged in, and easily see what is new at a glance. From the Threat Indicator the grave guards are just doing better against everything

Higher initiative, higher WS.

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Crypt horrrors can take it on the chin and keep swinging,so if you expect a prolonged grind they are a better choice by far. Probably a bunker of zombies. Waiting for my shill money from Spiral Arm Studios.

I often want to swift reform.

I feel like Vargs are too fragile. Mannfred Fanboy Zombie Jan 19, Then you run it slightly out of the group again and then charge right back in from straight behind. You must log in or register to reply here. Vargheiss are an anvil unit, ghiest are a hammer. Spherus View Profile View Posts. Not like there is a bad choice though I personally like vargheists because they can fly around and deal massive damage really anywhere you need them.


I’ll look to adding horrors when the army expands. But they do it worse. So while the monster can kill many it usually is forced to break after a round or two. Originally posted by TakesOneBullet:. Showing 1 – 15 of 36 comments. If you roll an 8 for Ld outside of generals bubble your vargs are charging whatever they can see: Its not worth it to save one more very cheap model, and more expensive Vwrgheists units don’t need that one point to help them win combat.

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Even better, if you have a battle where a lot of cheap stuff dies BUT you preserve your strong units both the crypt horrors and varghulf can regenerate health out of combat, even more so if a spell is put on them then you can raise those cheap units immediately and even, with enough casualties, raise more powerful stuff.

An undead BSB is vargheishs very very expensive point of combat resolution. They do very well at doing decent damage if they get to flank and otherwise making sure the enemy infantry knows it’s been in a fight, but in terms of mobility, they’re vastly inferior to varghulf and the other monstrous critters.

That’s what heavy infantry does – it stands in the line of battle and hacks away. Granted varghulfs and blood knights can also do this but vargheists are cheaper. They are vampiric vargheistss can Fly, so they crrypt really be a deep-flanking unit.

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Joined Apr 27, Messages Nagashizzar Vargheist Feb 1, Vipoid Necromancer Jan 20, In TT the units always had an advantage over a single monster because of the leadership. Any advice on using he unit of your choice? Then move them to within 4″ of your opponent’s vargehists zone facing just outside a warmachine. What kind of mileage can I expect versus ogres with ro I find players compare them together more than they should because their in the same kit and both MI specials with 3 attacks and 3 wounds.

It’s just not worth the points since we don’t care about rerolling Ld. If you are already planning on running a wight king or vampire, Vargheisys spend the 25 points. Personally I think that the Varghul fulfills this roll already and better.


Greetings all I am relatively new to fantasy and Oor was wondering what the general consensus was about Crypt Horrors or Vargheists. Narenzade Wight King Jan 20, Joined Sep 9, Messages What should be my priorities beyond spamming invocation? The Lair of Vengeance Acardia Inspiring Icon Bearer. For example, in contrast, if you hold vargheist a unit with zombies, then attempt to flank it, it’s more likely that your flanking unit will crumble due to the huge CR generated against the zombies.

Home Discussions Workshop Market Broadcasts. Against ogres with very little armour, the archers can be a real pain, particularly if the target is outside of the Generals influence.

What people really need to do is compare the rest.

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It gives me Ld9 for the attached character making them a lot more survivable against death magic snipes, and a T5 W3 bsb isn’t exactly easy to take out either.

Most infantry vampire armies benefit from a block or two of horrors, ghiests do not work in every army and take some savvy to keep alive. Thanks for the response guys, a 6 man squad of Horrors it is.

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If your general is riding off in a bus, being able to re-roll reforms can be extremely useful. Decent enough morale, as far as VC are concerned, decent damage, good armor, and you get a fairly decent 90 per unit on large scaling. Google [Bot] and 1 guest.