Warhammer 40,000 *NEW CODEX* Battle Report: Drukhari vs World Eaters 2000pts

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Denizens of the Dark City rejoice! Games Workshop send us a preview copy of the Drukhari Codex and the Void Spiders take to the field against the World Eaters, featuring all new rules as stratagems for the true kin!

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T.J. Collier (OKnights112)
T.J. Collier (OKnights112)
2 years ago

Just brutal!!! Good try Bone!

James Bramley
James Bramley
2 years ago

Thoughts on the Ynnari at the moment Lawrence? Feeling like giving up either craftworld or DE codex bonuses is not worth it anymore, which is a shame cause I love the Ynnari fluff and love having my elite harlequin troupes with my DE lead by Yvraine

Owen Cookman
Owen Cookman
2 years ago

After having the codex in my hands I think I’d prefer to run flayed skull kabalites in raiders with splinter racks, using the flayed skull strategem you can hit anything with the fly keyword (battlesuits, assault marines etc) on 2s rerolling 1s and trigger splinter racks on a 5+, stick a couple of blasters in there to split fire in to any flyers and what not. Loving the synergy in this book, such an improvement from the bland codex of 7th.

Eddie
Eddie
2 years ago

I swear the spider usually wears a helmet; is he magnetised or am I loosing it?

IIHouseOfGeekII
IIHouseOfGeekII
2 years ago

Will you be doing a full review on the demand channel?

Tomobolton
Tomobolton
2 years ago

Maybe instead of tatica for the Drukhari you will need a vid on how to make a list that will allow people to play you more than once…

Grendle
Grendle
2 years ago

Thanks for the preview! As a Dark Eldar player, I am excited!!!

Bonemaw
Bonemaw
2 years ago

why is there a voice telling me to start playing DE :O If Harlequins get same treatment, I might just do them xD

Emperorofsarcasm
Emperorofsarcasm
2 years ago

Great stuff guys, love the switching camera work, keep it up.

Paul Nichols
Paul Nichols
2 years ago

Big thanks for getting this out so quickly. It was a bit one sided but great to see the Drukhari in action again. Any chance of a London GT format tactica game with the Drukhari. I am going and will be playing my Drukhari, so seeing how you would use them against a strong tournament list in one of those missions would be super helpful to me, and hopefully good practice for you too!

Stuart
Stuart
2 years ago

Hey Lawrence, just wondering if there’s a reason why your succubus is male? In the fluff they are universally female.

TheShadow83
TheShadow83
2 years ago

Just a pointer, the juggerlord has a his 2 extra mount attacks (3 x AP2 S5 (S8 if you charge, S6 if they charge you). I know it was a bit of an exhibition match for the Dar Eldar but it would have helped him a little bit in the combats he was involved in. Brutal outing for the spider, I can see reiver spam on the horizon!…

fg2anubite
fg2anubite
2 years ago

i feel very upset that sargather condones cruelty to animals and not once fed his juggernaut. i mean he had so many tasty witches to yet but just didn’t not take any bites!!! shame on you sargaroth

Andrew Carter
Andrew Carter
2 years ago

Spider, you should be elevated to the level of Dark Muse for this!

I think it would have been much better to see this army face off against Bones Tau, I think the meta’s moved on a long way since last autumn and this World Eaters list has been left a long way behind. This codex is a big improvement over the index but I’ve still got a few questions about how it would do against tougher opponents.

Erik Tasker
Erik Tasker
2 years ago

the new Drukhari got me likecomment image

Robe
Robe
2 years ago

Ouch really feel for you on this one Bone, thanks for taking the hit someone had to face it 🙂 The Dark Eldar are looking evil! Glad to see any army have teeth again and maybe I’m over-reacting but I can’t help but feel the power creep with this one, hopefully the upcoming updates will help…

Daniel Haack
Daniel Haack
2 years ago

Wow, as a fellow Dark Kin player myself I had a huge smile on my face during this bat rep. I mean, jeez, if those blasters had been hitting harder it would have been even more ridiculous then it alread was. I’ve got so many models and am excited to try them all out. It’ll be fun to see what some of the other units are capable of like helions and pain engines. The helions looks really strong with a possibility of strength 7 damage 2 with the combination of obsessions, combat drugs, and stratagems! I am really curious about… Read more »

David
David
2 years ago

So many flyers. The Dark Eldar codex looks incredibly fun and even in this list very powerful for a “fluffy” list.

Hoping once all the Codexes are out that we start to see more of a balanced game………….

Tony Molinari
Tony Molinari
2 years ago

Dear lord, after seeing the craftworld and drukhari codices, I’m really starting to see some power creep here. When I look at some of the older codices (looking at you chaos marines, marines, and grey knights) They only get their chapter tactics on infantry, and dreads?!?! A unit that can move 26″ and still charge? Don’t get me wrong, there are lots of ways to get a 1st turn charge across a bunch of different armies, but don’t they almost always require the investment of a command point, warlord trait, relic etc? I’m thinking along the lines of the blood… Read more »

Archmike
Micha Ben Toby
2 years ago

Well….that was horrific O.o I felt a great disturbance in the meta as if a thousand WAAC players cried out and where suddenly silenced by that stratagem O.o

Replikant Yensei
Replikant Yensei
2 years ago

Blood for the… City of Commoragh? Doesn’t have the same ring to it.
Well done guys, congratulations Mr. Spider on the great new codex, it has some very sharp teeth! 😀

Mr. Bone I think its time these spiders hear about the Greater Good, I think they would look good in purple togas… draped over their cold dead bodies! m/

Aaron Berezowski
Aaron Berezowski
2 years ago

Awesome game guys very excited by the drukhari codex just got to finish painting my tau. my reward is the boxes of drukhari upstairs. Excited by it, after the bland tau codex. thanks for the preview as always keep up the superb work.

GerManticore
GerManticore
2 years ago

Cool game.
Spider cheated a bit on the CPs, no?

– 3 CP to deepstrike the Ravagers
– 2 CP for Lightning Fast Reactions
– 1 CP for Damage Re-Roll vs. Rhino
– 1 CP for Fire & Fade
– 1 CP for Eviscerating Reaver Flyby
– 1 CP for Damage Re-Roll vs. Helbrute
= 9 CP, not 7, no?

Tank Roberts
Tank Roberts
2 years ago

Can anyone tell me where I can order some of this awesome terrain from please?

Corroded
Corroded
2 years ago

Bone’s face during the Dark Eldar intro is representative of every Tau player as they look at what Dark Eldar got and then sadly look back to their own codex. “Everything’s cheaper and the book’s full of fun, creative new mechanics and stratagems? That must be nice…”

Yann Head
Yann Head
2 years ago

yet another great game, and great to see Spider..soooo excited to play his Dark Eldar 🙂
Just a very “cheeky” observation though.. did Spider set up the terrain? (which is cool, where did you get them from?) Because I find it very “handy” for the Dark Edlar to find themselves on a battlefield with so many 8 inch high flat-topped buildings… 😉

John Glass
John Glass
2 years ago

Great report as always guys. Spider was grinning like the Cheshire Cat all game: glad the new codex meets with your approval. I’m just thankful there are no Drukhari players in my local group!

SirGore
SirGore
2 years ago

Great battle! I need to say im not looking forward to see the venom spam back on the table tho. Bone to bad only one of your thirty berserker got to fight in the fight phase but its quiet common when you meet the dark eldar you fight on there terms. Not sure I would field any melee when fighting the dark eldar they just move around and kill you with thousand cuts =) You played well all consider Bone *thumbs up*

John Barber
John Barber
2 years ago

Oh my, I am so ready! Omg; my gut reaction is those special rules are stupid. Even having just one or two would be strongk, but all 3 or 4? And with points reductions across the board? Forgive me as I’m a little bit salty for my beloved Slaanesh etc. My second thought is that I think they’re overpowered in short, but it’s also a new dex, so there is that initial reel in shock. But their arguably deadliest units are a bit like Tau, and have the fly keyword – so it’s not like you can lock them in… Read more »

Gage Benji Collins
Gage Benji Collins
2 years ago

Wow! I’m not a personal fan of the Druhkari but that was cool, cant wait too see the covens list you guys put together. But after the warhammer community preview i just love the idea of a full kabal army of the black heart or flayed skull with just as many warriors as you can fit in either raiders or venoms. As you say might be spammy but its awesome.

Sidney McGhee
Sidney McGhee
2 years ago

Absolutely loved seeing the Spider and his dark subjects hit the table again!!!! I love Drukari and this codex did not fail to live up to expectations. Battle was amazing hope to see more, so happy about the reaver stratagem about doing mortal wounds on a fly over, There was a line in the 5th ed codex about how they do these crazy stunt decapitations that just made me fall in love with the unit and im glad it can be represented on the table now. Rock on guys and savor the pain my dark brother!

Milk for the Khorne Flakes
Milk for the Khorne Flakes
2 years ago

Not to sound ungrateful for the content (I love it all btw) but could we see some more chapter specific legion bat reps? e.g. Alpha legion or Salamanders vs someone, just to get a feel for how they take on other races. I get if you want to wysiwyg everything but think it’d be nice for people who don’t play the “mainstream” races to see some variety.

Nick Lucas
Nick Lucas
2 years ago

What combat drugs was GW when they made the Dark Eldar codex? Haha wow… well great battle report, good to see the new Dark Eldar are where they should be!

Sam Shand
Sam Shand
2 years ago

Lawrence Im pretty sure you played your blasters incorectly in one of the first 8th edition batreps as d6 damage . Your instincts were right all along.

michalXxX
michalXxX
2 years ago

Bone, when i said that lately your games are one sided, i didn’t mean that you have to start losing now 🙂 But getting jokes aside – Awesome battle rep, seeing Spider grining like kiddo in a candy shop was great. It was very fun to watch.

Jonas Frost
Jonas Frost
2 years ago

i do like a nice balanced game 😉

Ryan Wakefield
Ryan Wakefield
2 years ago

Hey Sanga, Lawrence is talking all about his spider. Have the Spider meet Slamguinius. “SPLAT!!!!!”

Mikael Jetté
Mikael Jetté
2 years ago

I’m sure that if you look under the table Beard is hiding there with a voodoo doll of Spider, only explanation for those four 1s!

Franco Nova
Franco Nova
2 years ago

1:45:00 can’t the Archon re-roll the Charge from the PfP table turn 2?

Ferrum Salvator
Ferrum Salvator
2 years ago

Those wyches definaly were suffering from the red rage! ?Great report guys, the spiders Durkari are just as horrible as I was expecting from whats been previewed this week. Year of the Xenos? Im looking forward to see if the new Deathwatch will be able to face them down.

Åsmund Tveitane
Åsmund Tveitane
2 years ago

Reavers and wyches…. Wow!

BobbyG
BobbyG
2 years ago

OMG, nice to see Lawrence so excited. I think GW was definitely on drugs when writing this CODEX ?
Edit: Just finished watching, Brutal. Shame couldn’t see a Berserk charge on this ravager though. Great Bat rep

Nikko Villaruz
Nikko Villaruz
2 years ago

Lawrence is giddy like a child on Christmas XD

Franco Nova
Franco Nova
2 years ago

Min 1:19:00 the spider Shoots from inside the Venom, rolls a 1, and you say he can re-roll 1s because of his own ability, but him being inside the Transport actualy means he’s not in the battlefield, hense the ability does not work! Didn’t matter in the end, but thought I’d inquire

Brian Romoser
Brian Romoser
2 years ago

Bone spent a majority of the discussion about Larence’s army looking disgusted. As a Dark Eldar/Drukhari player, I approve of such things.

Patrick Hall
Patrick Hall
2 years ago

Don’t want to read the comments yet, but I can’t wait to watch this. Right now!

Marcus Creaghan
Marcus Creaghan
2 years ago

Lawrence is absolutely giddy, I love it haha!

Tom Batsford
Tom Batsford
2 years ago

I am so ready for this!!

Franco Nova
Franco Nova
2 years ago

Did you guys changed the way you shot the cinematics? They are looking over the top! Amazing shots some of them

Franco Nova
Franco Nova
2 years ago

YES, SO MUCH YES. IM COMING