Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Preliminary Space Wolves Army List

Ragnar Blackmane
Njal Stormcaller
Ulrik the Slayer

9 Bloodclaw+1 Flamer 1 wolfguard 2 claws
9 Bloodclaw+1 flamer 1 wolfguard frostblade
10 Grey Hunters 2 Meltaguns/Plasma
10 Grey Hunters 2 Meltaguns/Plasma

Wolfguard Termie Armor+assault canon-
Wolfguard Termie Armor + Frost blade –
Wolfguard Termie Armor + Wolfclaw –
Wolfguard Termie Armor + Cyclone ML –
Wolfguard Termie Armor + Chainfist -
Wolfguard Termie Armor -
Wolfguard Termie Armor + Frost Axe –
Wolfguard Termie Armor + Chainfist –
Wolfguard Termie armor +TH/SS -
Wolfguard Termie armor + 2 Claws –

6 Long Fangs
3 ML + 2 LC -

TOTAL - Approx 2k

Ok, here's an experimental list on the kind of army I'm looking at. Lots of infantry, enough bodies for assault and anti-tank, enough termies to deal with tougher units, and moderate long range coverage. I'm adding some bloodclaws and not having just grey hunters all the way, to add some flavor to the army, not overusing greyhunters.... In each modularized unit of the troop, if everyone goes on foot (as how Russ intended), I can attached a wolf guard terminator to each of the grey hunters or long fangs to add to their potency. However, if transports are added, I'll replaced some of the termies with rhinos/drop-pod/razorback. Eventually, I'll beef it up to about 2.5K with the necessary hardware like all transport included and maybe a Land Raider, and maybe a juicy dreadnought as a centrepiece.
I'm trying to keep to the fluff especially for the wolfguard where there should be the almost no repetition in their fit-out to express individuality. Also, it will be interesting in terms of hobbying with all the variety.
Let's see, Ragnar and Ulrik may be attached to any of the troops, preferably Ragnar+GH and maybe Ulrik with one of the BC+WG as a mentor. Naturally, Njal can join any of the WG termie squad.

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