May 14, In the new Harlequins codex, this is reflected by a choice of six Masque Forms that provide some powerful – and unusual – bonuses to your. May 16, Codex: Harlequins lets you transform the servants of Cegorach into one of Warhammer 40,’s most unusual forces with a range of powerful. May 26, Is the new Harlequins codex what we expected? Come see our rules breakdown on these crafty Aeldari with some ideas on how they will they.
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The Kiss hits at the same strength as the Embrace, but at 2 worse AP and more damage double against anything with 3 or more woundsall for a point more, meaning it works well against multi-wound hatlequins with invulnerable saves, which pretty much relegates it to fighting characters.
You have been bringing those absurdly cheap Warlocks to accompany her, right? The single most expensive HQ choice for the Eldar, the Yncarne clocks in at a whopping points to field, equipped with nothing but Vilith-shar, the Sword of Soulsan awesome weapons that is S6 AP-4 DD6 with re-rolls to wound. Of course, this advice is worth sod all in a blind match-up, so take whichever weapon counters what you are most afraid of, and if you fight an army who the harlequin is not designed for it is not a huge loss, as both weapons perform very closely to each other.
Know what you’re likely to be facing and build your Harlequins accordingly. This makes it one of the few units able to deep strike easily within charging range to wreak some melee havoc although it can’t charge when it Deep Strikes and can give it a terrifying threat radius. Warhammer Tactics 8E Warhammer Tactics. It’s no longer a terrible unit, but it faces some pretty stiff competition in an elite army.
Costs more than Yvraine, but does absolutely yarlequins for your army other than bodyguard Yvraine – as a melee beatstick he’s far too expensive to be worth it.
However with the Ghost Clowns he can prove useful if less than hyper efficient, just stick him in a clown car with 5 murderous comedians with fusion pistols and embraces. This will determine their Chapter Tactics equivalent, Masque Forms. She’s as fast as your clowns so no problems keeping up, and with inevitable death the fact that she can’t board your transports becomes a non issue.
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All in all she’s good but the above might mesh better with your clowns. In addition to her impressive powers, Yvraine also has several abilities that make her surprisingly survivable.
Ads by Project Wonderful! Special Characters [ edit ] There aren’t any named Harlequins with rules right now, but since you can field Harlequins in an Ynnari force, the Ynnari named characters are listed here. While the 8″ of movement it has may not seem particularly fast, the Yncarne also has the unique ability to teleport to the location where any squad friend or foe is killed, so long as it is at least 1″ cpdex from enemy units.
General Movement Psychic 7th Fortifications. Your ad here, right now: Given the charge-happy nature of harpequins Harlequins, it’s hardly worth giving up your ability to advance and charge as well as the ability to fall back, shoot and charge again so you can squeeze in a maximum of one extra charge if you kill a squad on your turn. It, therefore, tends to occupy a dual roll, being very good against elite armies such as Custodes, and spam armies such harlequina Orks and Guard; however, the high AP of the Embrace might be preferable against some armies with a higher armour save.
You can no longer take Ynnari detachments with mixed troops due to changes to the Army of the Reborn rule.
His sword hits harder than the kiss and has a leadership debuff and at A 5 6 with the relevant warlord trait if you took him as your WL you insane bastard something is gonna feel the hurt but he lacks the reroll to wound bubble your Troupe Master has which hurts a bit, but this still hits rather hard, is scary to characters, elites, and can put the hurt on hordes.
GW has to sell that box set I guess. Only available to Yvraine and the Yncarne, these powers allow them to play both a supportive and offensive role for your army.
The Caress works better against T5, T8, and T9. Possibly out and out the best of the three for a Harlequin Ynnari detachment if only going for the one with the main argument for the other two being price alone, but this girl is worth every single point on her own.
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The kiss was never the best weapon in any scenario, even against multi-wound terminators. Note that you lose this rule if you field Harlequins in a Ynnari force.
The embrace codec second overall. Soulbursts now cannot be triggered on your opponent’s turn, and only one of each particular action can be performed on your turn. Harlequins are massively improved from 7th in almost every way.
Ynnari [ edit ] The Visarch: There aren’t any named Harlequins with rules right now, but since you can field Harlequins in an Ynnari force, the Ynnari named characters are listed here.
With the Haywire and Prismatic Cannons change from Harlfquins to Assault, you’re now a little more accurate with your shots while on the move, and can even advance for laughs. Badly positioned, they’ll still quickly die to the enemy’s firepower, but with proper planning you’ll be laughing all the way to the circus. They’re extremely fast, surprisingly difficult to kill with proper support, and hit incredibly hard in Assault, quickly chewing through MEQs with mass high-strength, decent AP attacks.