Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report: Adepta Sororitas vs Thousand Sons 2000pts

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The Sororitas return under Beard’s command to take on Chef and the Thousand Sons!

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The Army Lists are: 

Adepta Sororitas

++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Imperium – Adepta Sororitas) ++

Order Convictions: Adeptus Ministorum

+ HQ +

Canoness: Bolt pistol, Power sword, Relic: Book of St. Lucius

Canoness: Bolt pistol, Chainsword

Celestine: Warlord, Warlord Trait: 4. Beacon of Faith

+ Troops +

Battle Sister Squad
3x Battle Sister
Battle Sister w/ Special or Heavy Weapon: Heavy flamer
Sister Superior: Bolt pistol, Boltgun

Battle Sister Squad
3x Battle Sister
Battle Sister w/ Special or Heavy Weapon: Heavy flamer
Sister Superior: Bolt pistol, Boltgun

Battle Sister Squad
3x Battle Sister
Battle Sister w/ Special or Heavy Weapon: Heavy flamer
Sister Superior: Bolt pistol, Boltgun

+ Fast Attack +

Dominion Squad
4x Dominion
Dominion Superior: Chainsword, Inferno pistol
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun

Dominion Squad
4x Dominion
Dominion Superior: Chainsword, Inferno pistol
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun
Dominion w/ Special Weapon: Meltagun

Seraphim Squad
3x Seraphim
Seraphim Superior: Bolt pistol, Bolt pistol
Seraphim w/ Special Weapons: 2x Hand Flamers
Seraphim w/ Special Weapons: 2x Hand Flamers

+ Heavy Support +

Exorcist: Storm bolter

Exorcist: Storm bolter

Exorcist: Storm bolter

+ Dedicated Transport +

Immolator: Immolation Flamer

Immolator: Immolation Flamer

Immolator: Immolation Flamer

++ Vanguard Detachment (Imperium – Officio Assassinorum) ++

+ Elites +

Callidus Assassin

Culexus Assassin

Eversor Assassin

Vindicare Assassin

Vindicare Assassin

Vindicare Assassin

++ Total: [112 PL, 2,000pts] ++
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Thousand Sons

++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Chaos – Thousand Sons) ++

+ HQ +

Daemon Prince of Tzeentch: Malefic talon, Warlord, Wings

Sorcerer in Terminator Armour: Familiar, Force stave, Inferno Combi-bolter

+ Troops +

Rubric Marines
Aspiring Sorcerer: Force stave, Warpflame Pistol
8x Rubric Marine w/ Inferno Boltgun: 8x Inferno boltgun
Rubric Marine w/ Soulreaper cannon: Soulreaper cannon

Rubric Marines
Aspiring Sorcerer: Force stave, Warpflame Pistol
4x Rubric Marine w/ Warpflamer: 4x Warpflamer

Rubric Marines
Aspiring Sorcerer: Force stave, Warpflame Pistol
4x Rubric Marine w/ Inferno Boltgun: 4x Inferno boltgun

Rubric Marines
Aspiring Sorcerer: Force stave, Tzeentch’s Firestorm, Warpflame Pistol
8x Rubric Marine w/ Inferno Boltgun: 8x Inferno boltgun
Rubric Marine w/ Soulreaper cannon: Soulreaper cannon

Tzaangors: Brayhorn
Twistbray: Tzaangor blades
29x Tzaangor w/ Tzaangor Blades

+ Dedicated Transport +

Chaos Rhino: Combi-bolter

Chaos Rhino: Combi-bolter

Chaos Rhino: Combi-bolter

++ Vanguard Detachment +1CP (Chaos – Thousand Sons) ++

+ HQ +

Exalted Sorcerer on Disc of Tzeentch: Force stave, Gift of Chaos, Inferno Bolt Pistol, Tzeentch’s Firestorm

+ Elites +

Scarab Occult Terminators: Hellfyre Missile Rack
Scarab Occult Sorcerer: Force stave, Glamour of Tzeentch, Inferno Combi-bolter
4x Terminator: 4x Inferno Combi-bolter, 4x Powersword

Scarab Occult Terminators: Hellfyre Missile Rack
Scarab Occult Sorcerer: Force stave, Inferno Combi-bolter, Weaver of Fates
4x Terminator: 4x Inferno Combi-bolter, 4x Powersword

Tzaangor Shaman: Force stave, Weaver of Fates

++ Total: [116 PL, 2,000pts] ++



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Matthew Williams
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Matthew Williams

That was such a fun game to watch! And yay… Beard won!! Eddie is your spirit character

JohnPaints
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JohnPaints

I think I have it…

The Chef’s Table.

Kristian_Jensen
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What an awesome game and what a fantastic list Chef brought: no Ahriman, no Preds. This bodes well …

Grats to Beard on a win. Hopefully there will be more sisters next time 😉

Bulwyf
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Bulwyf

Fantastic game! I can tell when Beard is out to win a game when he throws out that many assassins against a 1k son army. Yowza! Chef, your acumen and commentary were peerless. You made this a much closer game than it should have been. Beard, congrats on a win!

Thomas C
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Thomas C

That was an absolutely great game: one of the best in a while, which I see really saying something! Great to see more of the Chef now he’s full time, and, Chef, your camera work is already good, and much better with every game. Cheers guys!

André Ferl
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André Ferl

I like your playstyle Chef. Good camera work there. You are doing pretty well already!

Leroy_Infinity
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Leroy_Infinity

I’m so getting me and Eddy!

Ra Endymion
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Ra Endymion

great game! Beard needs to play soriritas more with how much success he’s had with them

Ironraider17
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Ironraider17

Damn I gotta get me an eversor, one man wreckin machine!

BigGrim
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BigGrim

Loadsa fun as always. Chef is a welcome addition and change to the dynamic of the team. Top stuff guys! 🙂

Rob Butcher
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Two “fresh” presenters playing for fun made a violent battle great television. And total honesty in the wrap-up !!

Noah Bergman
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Noah Bergman

Chef, you’re a natural. Honestly, the flow and atmosphere of this bat rep is really crisp and positive. The new, fluffier dynamic is fantastic, especially breaking the mold of Lawrence > Bone > Beard, which seems to play out more often than not (but I always root for the underdog 😉 Keep up the good work O Best of All Warhammer Channels m(_ _)m

Adam
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Adam

The running commentary from both of you is top notch, especially from Chef. Camera work is coming along very well too, if a little fast with the swopping panning.

Chef-flix?
PanaChef?
CineChef?

Murphys Law
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Murphys Law

Just gonna say this right now. Wanted to say it after the last one but forgot:
I absolutely LOVE Chef’s commentary and could not be happier that you got him on full time!

Andrew Davis
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Andrew Davis

That was a cracking game, wasn’t sure what way it would go until it had ended.
Your filming skills have definitely improved Chef, can’t wait to see how you are doing in a couple of weeks!

Adrian Cuerva
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Adrian Cuerva

Chef, your filming skills increased by an order of magnitude within only a couple of shoots. You got it down pat brother! Rejoice!

Gato Volador
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Gato Volador

I´m slightly confused you guys, doesn´t the vindicare wound infanry on 2s? Isn´t the Demon Prince infantry?

Archmike
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Archmike

WOOO!! i am very happy with the result of this game! ^_^

Matt Battiston
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Matt Battiston

Excellent battle report lads! Great camera work Chef, the only constructive criticism I have is maybe pan a bit slower when transition from the board to viewing Beard, I don’t know if it is the new cameras but people are usually blurred out and it makes the video look like it’s NSFW hahahaha! On a side note, can we get t-shirts with your lads quotes on them? “Consistency is key!” “It’s very interesting!” “Now I don’t want to alarm you!” 🙂

Cwak
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Cwak

Doesn’t 6s perils means the power doesn’t go off? Or is just that if the psyker dies?

Yann
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Yann

great game lads! some insane rolling from Beard as usual. With a game like that rhino rush may make a big return ;-).
and well done chef! filming, talking and playing… you make it look so easy…
keep up the good work…

Severatus
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Severatus

Tenacious Chef and Beard firing on all cylinders. Good stuff!!!

andrewdunne
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andrewdunne

Chef, I love the way you film the battlefield, zooms, multiple angles, getting the camera around the table to keep interesting, all good stuff! Maybe try to move the camera a little more slowly and smoothly? Take your time! Hope this helps.

griffpits94
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griffpits94

Great game both! Chef, I loved the camera shot you did with the vindicare assassin looking down the street from the cathedral – the slow zoom out was awesome and really added to the feel of the game!

andrewdunne
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andrewdunne

Tzeentch was watching this game for sure. There was some VERY odd rolling from the Sons!

bmanning
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bmanning

Thanks for the great game. Last game was 3 PBC and this game 3 Exorcists, hard work for the 1ksons. Looking forward to more Chef and Beard specials. Chef new dice worked a treat but double sixes will be good next game with SM.

theun
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theun

Very well done. Nice to have a variation in the combination of players. And nice to see that the chemistry is there!

Severatus
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Severatus

I am truly impressed by Chefs quick wit and easy humor, in tandem with his analytical assessments makes his tactical motivates educationally instructive.

TechPriest Morgan
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TechPriest Morgan

Doing well with the camera work so far Chef, good to see!

Minor point, per the FAQ, with Gaze of Fate you have to reroll BOTH dice if you’re using it on a psychic test or charge roll or any situaton where you need to roll multiple dice at a time.

Archmike
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Archmike

Beard you cheaty cheaty cheat pants! ^_^ Celestine can do a lot of things but deep strike is not one of them!

Unless ive missed something she doesn’t have Skystrike like the Seraphim do. Which is dumb but there you go… 🙁

namegiver
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namegiver

Fantastic job on the play-by play, Chef. You’ve got a knack for it.

John Barber
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John Barber

Without yet watching the vid: 3 Vindicare Assassins and a Culexus?! Well Chef’s gonna get served! So far Chef, my only real criticism of your filming is that I think you move the camera about too fast. I think this is what tends to cause the image to blur due to autofocus? This was especially noticeable about the 1 hour 48-51 minute mark and the blur out when you were talking to Lady Beard. As to the game itself, it turned out sorta how I expected although it was a bit closer, probably on account of Beard’s inability to roll… Read more »

Token Bastard
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Token Bastard

Excellent batrep, my dudes. Tons of fun to watch. Chef, you’re getting good at the camerawork there, looks like you’re a natural.

Dylan Keller
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Dylan Keller

Chef if you could zoom out a little bit when filming. I was getting a bit of motion sickness with, the quick movements of you going form dice to beard to model to dice.

Kiploners
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Kiploners

Spider Vision, Bone Cam, Beardoscope, Stig Tape, Chefveillance, Sangabox? just some ideas – I couldn’t think of anything else to go with Chef!

Worldspawn
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That was the best game I’ve seen in ages. Gratz to Mr Beard ^_^
Chef, love it that you’re moving the camera around, makes it waaay more entertaining than for example staying focused on the “dice area” not to mention that you narrate and share your thoughts behind your moves. The camera got a bit blurry at times (weirdly I only noticed it after you mentioned that you hadn’t had much practice filming) which was the only downside I noticed =)

Lector27
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Lector27

Beard lil tip for next time against a v psychic army, take the brazier of eternal flame! Then you can actually deny effectively with your units!

GreaterChickenofTzeentch
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GreaterChickenofTzeentch

Chef, Gaze of Fate says to reroll a “Single dice roll” during the turn not “a single dice” (which is what Command Reroll says). Therefore it seems you have to pick up ALL the dice if there are more than one (like in your first turn Psychic test). From the FAQ on rerolls…. “Some rules allow you to re-roll a dice roll, which means you get to roll some or all of the dice again. If a rule allows you to re-roll a result that was made by adding several dice together (e.g. 2D6, 3D6, etc.) then, unless otherwise stated,… Read more »

GreaterChickenofTzeentch
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GreaterChickenofTzeentch

(Slow Clap as Hell freezes over in the background).

Someone from TTT FINALLY used Gaze of Fate and Chaos Familiar…..on the same model no less.

And a Terminator Sorcerer? At long last.

Bravo.

What’s next, a Seer’s Bane Exalted? Rubric Phalanx? We can hope.

Great vid. Thanks so much. Great to see some new tricks and, as always a great show.

pingledew
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pingledew

Have to admit, I love me a Beard and Bone batrep, I think I’ve just found a challenger, the Beard and Chef batrep. Loved it, and great to have the Chef fully in the team, love it. You guys are smashing it, big style!!

D J kiepura
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D J kiepura

Another great report chaps!! Realy enjoyed this one. Nice to see beard and chef shenanighans. Stellar effort. A+

Tomgar
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Tomgar

This might be one of my favourite videos you guys have done. Such a great, tight game, much better than some of the massacres we’ve seen lately!

ghostvalley
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ghostvalley

Young Beard. The Pastry Chef. No BBone in sight. Not even hiding under the table? What am I to think? It took some adjustment – about 3 seconds or so – but I managed to have a great time watching this wonderful report!

Great stuff, good laughs, some decent tactics, and some evil dice.

Only a minor quibble: Chef maybe move the camera a bit slower, at times it was a little blurry – but loved all your explanations as to why you were doing different game decisions.

John Loose
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John Loose

Great batrep guys. Highly entertaining. Also Great job remembering all the thousand sons rules chef, you’re a great addition to the full time team.

Owl The Molfar
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Owl The Molfar

Great battle report! Glad Chef is here on regular basis.
That Rino should be promoted to the rank of the Demon Prince!

ChrisFrosin
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You two absolutely nailed this battle report. Beard and Chef, hats off! You’ve set a new standard and it’s very good!

The care and patience over the commentary of each phase was noticeably brilliant and thoroughly enjoyable to follow. Units had a purpose and Chef dude, you wouldn’t know you’ve ‘just’ started filming. I think coming in fresh has benefitted you and you’ve definitely landed on your own style which is adding to the channel!

Knocked it out of the park, honestly dead impressed.

Keep bossing it!
Chris

Enragedtoast
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Enragedtoast

Great batrep fellas! Lovin the Beard/Chef combo. Keep it up!

Eidein
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Eidein

I found this a really great batrep! More often then not I feel that the games turn out to be onesided, but this time it was very swingey, and I found it really entertaining. Beard’s rotten dice rolls were compensated by Chef’s suicide Smite (think this will be a new fad? we’ll see in future games).
I loved how you two explained your reasoning and some of the tagging moves. Props to you both, keep up your good work!

Warp5p1d3r
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Warp5p1d3r

do rhinos get death to the false emperor?

Sébastien ANDRIEUX
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Sébastien ANDRIEUX

May be mistaken but an Immolator cannot perform a scout move thanks to the Dominions embarked il a Canoness is also within…