Thousand Sons vs Aeldari 2000pts | Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report

Avatar The Beard August 6, 202227  18 27 Likes

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It’s a clash of Primarch and Avatar as Studio Friend Matt returns with his Craftworld Aeldari, but can Chef command the psychic might of the Thousand Sons to victory?!

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Thousand Sons
++ Supreme Command Detachment ++

Magnus the Red: Warlord- Arrogance of Aeons, Undying Form, Lord of Forbidden Lore, Powers- Yes

++ Battalion Detachment ++

Cults of the Legion: Cult of Duplicity

+ HQ +

Exalted Sorcerer: Dilettante- Egleighen’s Orrery, Force Stave, Inferno Bolt Pistol, Disc of Tzeentch, Powers- Glamour of Tzeentch, Presage

Sorcerer in Terminator Armour: Loyal Thrall, High Acolyte- Master Misinformator, Force Stave, Inferno Combi-bolter, Powers- Baleful Devolution, Cacodaemonic Curse

Infernal Master: Relic- Umbralefic Crystal, Pacts- Glimpse of Eternity, Malefic Maelstrom, Power- Perplex

+ Troops +

5x Rubric Marines: Icon of Flame
Aspiring Sorcerer: Force Stave, Inferno Bolt Pistol, Power- Doombolt
3x Rubric Marines: Inferno Boltgun
Rubric Marine: Soulreaper Cannon

5x Rubric Marines: Icon of Flame
Aspiring Sorcerer: Force Stave, Inferno Bolt Pistol, Power- Tzeentch’s Firestorm
3x Rubric Marines: Inferno Boltgun
Rubric Marine: Soulreaper Cannon

5x Rubric Marines: Icon of Flame
Aspiring Sorcerer: Force Stave, Inferno Bolt Pistol, Power- Gaze of Hate
3x Rubric Marines: Inferno Boltgun
Rubric Marine: Soulreaper Cannon

10x Rubric Marines: Icon of Flame
Aspiring Sorcerer: Ardent Automata, Force Stave, Warpflame Pistol, Power- Pyric Flux
9x Rubric Marines: Warpflamer

+ Elites +

Helbrute: Helbrute Fist, Multi-melta, Inferno Combi-bolter

10x Scarab Occult Terminators
Scarab Occult Sorcerer: Rites of Coalescence, Force Stave, Inferno Combi-bolter, Power- Temporal Surge
5x Terminators: Prosperine Khopesh, Inferno Combi-bolter
2x Terminators: Prosperine Khopesh, Inferno Combi-bolter, Hellfyre Missile Rack
2x Terminators: Prosperine Khopesh, Soulreaper Cannon

+ Dedicated Transport +

Chaos Rhino

++ Total: 1,997pts ++



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David
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David
1 day ago

Chef’s eye looks painful I thought. Now I have conjunctivitis or something – will never doubt the power of Chef again (transmitting eye problems through the internet is niche and more nurgly than I would have expected from Chef, but powerful nonetheless)

Daniel Hawthorne
Daniel Hawthorne
1 day ago

The armies in this match are so beautiful, but this match continues to reinforce my opinion that Death Hex and Null Zone need to be removed from the game or get Eldritch Stormed and become a once per game use at WC 12.

Sævar Sævarsson
Sævar Sævarsson
1 day ago

YES! Always a good day when the Thousand Sons take the field.

Ciaran
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Ciaran
1 day ago

Great game. Mr Jarvis’ army looks fantastic. Magnus is an absolute beast too.

Brett Pettitt
Brett Pettitt
1 day ago

Chef, would just like to get your opinion – given that warped regeneration status can only be healed once per turn (nothing to say by the stratagem,) would that not mean you couldn’t of use the strat as you had used temporal manipulation on him prior that turn?
Not by this point it would of made a huge difference

Chris Lowe
Chris Lowe
1 day ago

My word that avatar is outstanding I’d been toying with starting an eldar/harlequins army after watching pretty much every bat rep with the two it’s decided, great game

Stefano
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Stefano
1 day ago

Welcome back to Matt! Regarding the disccussion at the end of the game, I personally don’t think the Aeldari were nerfed too much at least in the competitive scene: they are still one of the strongest faction, even though maybe they shifted thier focus to different units. The comment about the Necrons is fair, they were buffed too much and their secondaries are really too easy to score, and also the Bloody Rose sisters need to be reined in cause they too have easy secondaries and some units that are excessively pushed. That said it’s since the Drukhari codex that… Read more »

Adrien Mindjimba
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Adrien Mindjimba
1 day ago

@Matthew’s army is absolutely stunning! Super glad to see him back on the chanel!

Matthew Jarvis
Matthew Jarvis
1 day ago

A pleasure as always!!! I will be back for Magnus’ head one day!

Brett Pettitt
Brett Pettitt
1 day ago

May I ask what Turquoise paint you used for your craftworld paint scheme? Would like to use it for my squats… Votaan. Sorry Chef

Jonathan Haynes
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Jonathan Haynes
2 days ago

Go Matt, welcome back!