Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report: Chaos Knights vs Adeptus Mechanicus 2000pts

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The Chaos Knights crash into the studio to take on the loyalist Mechanicum!

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The Army Lists are:

++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Imperium – Adeptus Mechanicus) ++

Forge World: Stygies VIII

+ HQ +

Tech-Priest Dominus: Macrostubber, Relic: Autocaduceus of Arkhan Land, Volkite Blaster, Warlord, Warlord Trait: Monitor Malevolus

Tech-Priest Enginseer

+ Troops +

Skitarii Rangers: Enhanced Data-Tether
Ranger Alpha: Galvanic Rifle
4x Skitarii Ranger

Skitarii Rangers
Ranger Alpha: Galvanic Rifle
4x Skitarii Ranger

Skitarii Rangers
Ranger Alpha: Galvanic Rifle
4x Skitarii Ranger

+ Fast Attack +

Ironstrider Ballistarii
6x Ironstrider Ballistarius: Twin Cognis Lascannon

Sydonian Dragoons
6x Sydonian Dragoon: Taser Lance

+ Heavy Support +

Kastelan Robots
3x Kastelan Robot: Heavy Phosphor Blaster
Two Heavy Phosphor Blasters: 2x Heavy Phosphor Blaster
Kastelan Robot: Heavy Phosphor Blaster

++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Imperium – Adeptus Mechanicus) ++

Archeotech Specialist: Archeotech Specialist: 1 Extra Relic

Forge World: Stygies VIII

+ HQ +

Tech-Priest Dominus: Eradication Ray, Macrostubber, Relic: Anzion’s Pseudogenetor

Tech-Priest Enginseer

+ Troops +

Skitarii Vanguards
4x Skitarii Vanguard
Vanguard Alpha: Radium Carbine

Skitarii Vanguards
4x Skitarii Vanguard
Vanguard Alpha: Radium Carbine

Skitarii Vanguards
4x Skitarii Vanguard
Vanguard Alpha: Radium Carbine

+ Elites +

Fulgurite Electro-Priests: 11x Fulgurite Electro-Priest

+ Dedicated Transport +

Terrax-Pattern Termite Assault Drill
Storm Bolters: 2x Storm bolter

++ Total: [124 PL, 2,000pts, 12CP] ++

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++ Super-Heavy Detachment +3CP (Chaos – Chaos Knights) ++

+ Lord of War +

Knight Despoiler: 6. Aura of Terror, Character (Traitoris Lance), Character (Tyrannical Court), Corrupted Heirloom, Heavy stubber, Helm of Warpsight, Infernal Household, Warlord
Avenger gatling cannon, Heavy flamer, Avenger gatling cannon, Heavy flamer

Knight Rampager: 5. Eager for the Kill, Character (Tyrannical Court), Corrupted Heirloom, Heavy stubber, Infernal Household, Reaper chainsword, The Quicksilver Throne of Slaanesh, Thunderstrike gauntlet

War Dogs
War Dog: Heavy stubber, Infernal Household, Two War Dog autocannons

++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Chaos – Chaos Space Marines) ++

Legion: Iron Warriors

+ HQ +

Chaos Lord: Bolt pistol, Mark of Slaanesh, Power maul

Chaos Lord in Terminator Armour: Combi-bolter, Mark of Slaanesh, Power axe

+ Troops +

Chaos Cultists: Mark of Slaanesh
9x Chaos Cultist w/ Autogun
Cultist Champion: Autogun

Chaos Cultists: Mark of Slaanesh
9x Chaos Cultist w/ Autogun
Cultist Champion: Autogun

Chaos Cultists: Mark of Slaanesh
9x Chaos Cultist w/ Autogun
Cultist Champion: Autogun

+ Heavy Support +

Hellforged Deredeo Dreadnought: Butcher cannon array, Greater havoc launcher, Twin heavy bolter

Hellforged Deredeo Dreadnought: Butcher cannon array, Greater havoc launcher, Twin heavy bolter

Obliterators: Mark of Slaanesh, 2x Obliterator

++ Total: [113 PL, 1CP, 2,000pts] ++



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Bulwyf
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Bulwyf

This was a fun game proving that draws can also be just as much fun as wins and losses.

Jake Barratt
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Really like the new bases Stig! Though I did really like the old snow ones. Just wondering why did you change them?

That was a great batrep. Really funny and enjoyable, just what I’ve come to expect from this channel. Thanks guys.

Samuel Aster
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Samuel Aster

I have only watched until minute 40, but just one little thing to mention. The Chickens charged the Knight so they attack first, now the knight also have this rule so they would both hit first, but it is Stigs round so he gets to decide which one will fight first. In this case it would be the chickens .

mark hearne
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@bone @beard, you are gonna need to name the reroll a 1 to a 1.

Marc Griggs
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Marc Griggs

Just starting to watch, and in the list preamble, the “john” part has been cracking me up. Please don’t keep shortening the list section, seeing the TT team’s personality come through in this part is all part of the fun of this channel!

Gerald Cloud
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Gerald Cloud

Wait shouldn’t beard be on 14? The turn 4 he got all 3 objectives, one being worth 2.

Dusty
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Dusty

I love watching you guys. 1. for the banter its hilarious. 2. Because you play fairly. I was recently watching miniwargaming (Steve, Gaming with the Mountain) and I saw on camera him count multiple wounds/hits that were misses or non wounds. This accounted for almost 36+ wounds he should not have gotten. Maybe he was in a rush and wasnt paying attention.

confurioso
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confurioso

Much props for the impromptu cover of Stain’d Bone XD XD XD

Flapdoddle
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Flapdoddle

Can’t believe beard successfully cast a Warp Dab.

Thomas Ladds
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Thomas Ladds

Video killed Deredeo star! Love that song!!

Fantastic game! Really enjoyable from start to finish. Nice to see the AdMech putting in a strong showing at the new studio, but I’m also loving Beard’s new upgraded Iron Warriors force. Keep it coming 🙂

hvylobster
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hvylobster

Absolutely amazing, and glad to see you guys getting a handle on your new presentation style! Shocking outcome for that game, although I would have loved to see the cards left in the players’ hands at the end of the game if there were any.

Michael Hansen
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Guys one of the best matches I’ve seen in a while. I love these kind of batreps where it’s so evenly matched. The back and forth fireing across the battlefield was awesome. 😉

I also love Bone as the game runner, it switches it up a bit and the 3 of you are hilarious together. 😀

Andrey Mocharskiy
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Guys, really nice batrep! But i need to say, that Beard did a bit cheating 🙂 That knight even with always strike first relic could’t strike before chickens.
In the rule of that relic you can see, that if another unit has same ability or charged, the fight phase goes in normal order, so Stig needed to pick 1st unit to fight first.

“If thereare enemy units that have charged, or that have a similar ability, then alternate choosing units to fight with, starting with the player whose turn is taking place. ”

Good luck! 🙂

GemiNaga
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GemiNaga

Rewatched the exchange at about 22:36 about 10 times and I still can’t stop laughing.

Capt Price
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Capt Price

Oddest video outrol, so far. I’m concerned ‘the box’ is slowly turning its occupants insane. Maybe it should be renamed the chamber of madness? Or maybe that sounds more Harry Potter than Grimdark.

Toohat
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Toohat

We wabt the old intro music back. Bbones disco!!!

Curtis \"Metal Fist\" Govett
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I kind of miss the old intros, discussing the lists in more depth, but I’m a stickler, the new intros are still great!

Josh
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Josh

Really awesome batrep guys. Loving beards chaos knights! They seem so much more fun to watch than imperial knights

Ghostwalker
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Ghostwalker

I am very pleased about how at the start you said it would be a draw because you both had 2000pts on the nose… And it was! Such a great game!

Slamguinus27
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Slamguinus27

Can I just say I think beards target priority is really bad a knight hitting on 5+s and two AGCs targeting a T8 termite drill and then heavy bolters at it too it’s much better to just shoot butchers at it and the wardog. So many wasted shots. That could have been into the much more squishy electro priests. He then could have stomped the termite… Just my two cents. Beard only using the knights at half ability.

D J kiepura
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D J kiepura

Very good game. I though it would be a landslide but was corrected in due course. Really close and even. Excellent bat rep.

John Barber
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John Barber

I do say I ignore mortal wounds!

Yann
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Yann

great game! Great idea putting the army lists in the description

secretbear
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secretbear

I don’t know if I missed any while painting but did the non infernally powered arm on Beard’s knights out perform the powered up one every time? The warp is fickle!!!

ghostvalley
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ghostvalley

Beard: (Re-rolls a one into a one)
Stig: Shall I make two saves now? ( makes them)
Beard: (arms up in protest to the cosmos)
Universe: All is as intended
Bone: (down o2 levels from laughing so hard)

nab
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nab

Loving the new Iron Warriors Lord, great abby conversion 😀

Someone aldready commented on the quicksilver throne error 😀

Really fun to see Stig vs Beard crushing each others armies!

Btw, dont deredeo dreads explode on 5+?

Viktor
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“Hello there, it’s me John, the destroya of worlds” – Bone is just hilarious
PS. Hey Beard, I really liked Ignis don’t treat him so harshly…

Ground Truth
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Ground Truth

I love that they channeled their inner Spice Girls at the end. Great game!

Matt Wallis
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Beard dabbing is the one of the single greatest things i’ve ever seen.

schnebeni
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schnebeni

I gotta say, you played an excellent game Beard! You’ve really been improving!!

ghostvalley
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ghostvalley

Bone: I just wanted to say that you do a fantastic job as game runner and naturally BoneCam operator. Curated games are a really great format to watch and StigBeard batrep is a nice change of pace.

Zelun
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Zelun

Good to see the lists in the description. Little thing but so convenient. My biggest complaint so far is that Bone didn’t leave Beard hanging long enough in the intro. Thanks for taking on feedback about the intros – now all we need is the classic 25 minute Spider & Bone ramble where we veer wildly between Spider explaining how he could have made the his list more hardcore but didn’t because he wanted it to be fluffy (obviously he curb-stomps Bone into a blubbering mess by the end of turn 2 anyway), Bone explaining the cool new name he’s… Read more »

Kaibong deity
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Kaibong deity

Glad I’m not the only one who thinks mass chickens is cool

schnebeni
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schnebeni

Don’t mean to be a pedant, but the ‘Quicksilver Throne of Slaneesh’ doesn’t allow beard to fight first if he’s charged 🙁 if the unit’s charged, the players alternate fighting with the player whose turn it is fighting first.

Eidein
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Eidein

Really a nice game! Love the shape the format is taking, and love how you wrote the lists for easy consultation!
Beard’s Chaos soup seems really nice, and the terminator lord looks awesome.
Keep up the good work!

Rozh Sadon
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Rozh Sadon

Actually in tears for poor Beard and his rolls this game. Tears of laughter that is! Haha jk 😋, new terminator lord looks awesome!

Tomas Callan
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Tomas Callan

Great touch putting the lists in the description guys, this way everyone is happy. And as far as the batrep is concerned, man, look at all those chickens…

GreySeerRob
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GreySeerRob

Oh yeah! Stig’s robot-men vs Beardy-boy’s Chaos Knights! Going to be a good one!