Cadians Vs Wooden Necrons – 2022 League – 2,000 pts
The fifth full game of the 2022 League...
My fifth game of the 2022 League is underway, this is 2,000 points of Cadians Vs Necrons!
The full details and results of the 2022 League can be found here.
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This game was played at Boards and Swords.
My list can be seen here on my 2,000pts Cadian page for the League. This list is slightly different from the one listed because of points changes and the ability to take some war gear for free. So my Infantry squads now all have;
- A Vox-Caster
- A Lascannon
- A Plasma Gun or Melta Gun
- Sarg with Power Sword and Plasma Pistol
I get one additional Warlord Trait and Relic as normal on top of my special League List. For this game, I took; Relic of Lost Cadia and Gifted Commander on my Demolisher Tank Commander.
- No Prisoners
- Retrieve Nachmund Data
- Psychic Interrogation
And Tom’s Necrons here.
- Code of Combat
- Retrieve Nachmund Data
- Engage On All Fronts
The Mission – Conversion
Score 4VP for each other the following;
- Control 1 or more Objectives.
- Control 2 or more Objectives.
- Control more Objectives than the enemy.
Then at the end of each player’s turn;
- 4VP if they control the Objective in their opponent’s Deployment Zone.
- 2VP if they control an Objective that is in No Man’s Land.
- Lose 1VP if they do not control the Objective in their own Deployment Zone.
Cadians Vs Necrons – The Battle Plan
Cadians Vs Necrons – Turn 1 Plan
Cadians Vs Necrons – Turn 2 Plan
Everything before this point was written pre-game… here goes…
It went badly!
20 Warriors Veil of Darkness, kill an Infantry Squad with shooting, and charge another, killing that too. They wrap a Platoon Commander and tag in melee my Gatekeeper.
The Stormlord loses 12 Wounds.
I cannot shoot the Warriors on my doorstep because the Platoon Commander is locked in combat.
I killed two Skorpekh Destroyers in the Shooting Phase.
The Bullgryns wade into the Warriors, killing 15 of the 20.
I lose a handful of Bullgryns and the Stormlord.
Infantry moves forward, but nothing will stop the Necrons by now.
Turn 4 & 5
Cadians Vs Necrons – Summary
Well, this was the worst scoring game I have ever had in 9th Edition. Seven Victory Points in total.
This was using Nachmund, because it is a historic league locked into that ruleset – it goes to show how badly we were hurting then. In the new Nephilim missions, I have faired much better.