So I’ve been thinking hard about building 2 opposing Elf and Undead Ambush armies and this is what I’ve come up with:
Skeleton Warriors Regiment x2 (170pts.)
Werewolf Regiment x2 (310pts.)
Wraith Troop (110pts.)
Necromancer (+ Drain Life, Weakness and Inspiring Talisman 105pts.)
Vampire Lord (+ Surge, Lightning Bolt 195pts.)
Balefire Catapult (95pts.)
Seaguard Regiment x2 (300pts.)
Stormwind Cavalry Regiment (+ Mead of Madness 220pts.)
Forest Shambler Regiment (120pts.)
Lord on Drakon (+ Diadem of Dragonkind 190pts.)
Elven Arch Mage (+ Lightning Bolt, Bane Chant, Heal and Inspiring Talisman 165pts.)
Only unit not painted yet are the Undead Wraiths and I’m working hard on those
Undead units were partly chosen with painting efficiency in mind (Werewolves especially). The elven units come from my larger main army.
Will eventually try to lure a friend into battle. Feedback on the list would be very welcome.
The goal here was specifically to create a force with lots of gameplay options and variety (hence most characters are quite loaded with spells and items and often not the “typical” picks on would expect) and not to create the most competitive forces. (I will also leave the choice of armies to my opponent or we may even switch sides between matches for a rematch.)
On the Elf side I could make some changes and swap in a Palace Guard regiment or a Drakon Regiment as well a plain Elven King on Foot or possibly a 2nd Shambler Regiment (or make the Shamblers a Horde). On the Undead side I could swap the vampire with a Lykanis without major other changes. For more changes I would have to paint up more minis first
My main worry at this point is whether the Stormwind and/or the Vampire are “too much” for a friendly small 995 point game. But I’d love to have them in because of the variety and because of the models, when running a showcase battle with friends.
Any thoughts and recommendations?