As a result, this list currently clocks in at 2,021 points. Unlike many factions, the core strength of Chaos is in its troops, leading to builds that see players marching large hordes of lesser daemons across the table. The Flawless Host have a single Stratagem of their own. Terminators got big boosts from both Bolter Discipline and Hateful Assault, increasing both sides of their damage equation. Beasts of Nurgle: The Most Underrated Unit in the Game? This is an ability that sounds a lot better than it is, if only because making it work can be difficult. I know it’s not been the best unit in the past, but what is your opinion on Soul Grinders in Slaanesh? Unlike Horrors and Plaguebearers, Daemonettes have to be aggressive. Making it a 12” aura helps a lot here. Helpful when you need to protect a large unit of Seekers or Daemonettes from being shot up. Still worth taking and very easy to cast. Great article. Because of its 16 Wounds and degrading profile, you’ll pretty much always want to drop the Shining Aegis on your Keepers in order to give them the extra survivability of a 6+ ignore wounds save (effectively giving them 20% more wounds). get some interesting tricks that let them give a character the POSSESSED and DAEMON Keywords, letting them make Chaos Lords who can benefit from Slaanesh Daemon auras. Only 10 left in stock - order soon. Very cool article…how do you think slaanesh has been impacted with the meta being invaded by the new meltas? After being stuck with a dopey metal model and mediocre rules for the better part of three editions, Slaanesh’s greater daemons finally made a comeback in 2019, with a new model that demanded new rules. – Gives your Warlord +3” Movement. – The nearest visible enemy unit within 18” gets -1 to all hit rolls until your next Psychic phase. This is a very big army-wide upgrade that Chaos Space Marines badly needed and helps transform a number of otherwise middling Chaos Space Marines units into real combat monsters. This combines well with powers and abilities that reduce Ld and when combined with the Epitome’s 12” Movement range means you can run the Epitome up alongside your Daemon Princes, Keepers of Secrets, and Lords Discordant, protecting it thanks to its 8 Wounds, and then use it to protect your big characters by keeping them locked in combat the turn after they complete their charges. 9x Chaos Cultist w/ Autogun. – Gives you +1 Attack and an extra +1 each time you kill a CHARACTER or MONSTER. Be sure to throw in Veterans of the Long War while you’re at it. Daemons of Slaanesh Tactics. – Each time you roll a wound roll of 6+ in the Fight phase, your target takes a mortal wound on top of any other damage. Quicksilver Duelist – Reroll hits and wounds against characters. – Replaces a Witstealer sword or Hellforged sword with one that’s S+1, AP-3, 3 Damage and each time you kill a model, you regain a lost wound, plus you re-roll failed wounds against AELDARI units. The weakness of Slaanesh Daemons is their low strength. It particularly doesn’t look great when compared to extra attacks and strength on the charge, disgustingly resilient, and an improved invulnerable save. Fun fact: You know who else has the keyword and is -1 to Hit in combat while within 6″ of The Masque? Slaanesh is, broadly speaking, an anti-melee melee army. But then they never really saw use. They’re solid melee fighters who can help fill a lot of gaps on your line, but their biggest downside is that they’re likely to be taking up a space that would otherwise go to a Lord Discordant. Playing Slaanesh revolves around using Fight phase movement to consistently end up in situations where large parts of your army can’t be shot at all, and then killing the unit you are locked in combat with in their turn (or your Psychic phase) and then repeating the cycle by charging other units. This is a great way to protect your units in combat, and because it’s a 3” aura, it’s really part of the engine that makes large squads of Seekers work, allowing them to both protect their fragile bodies and also spread out and protect other units by giving their combat opponents an extra -1 Attack. The correct adjective of things associated with Slaanesh (such as its worshipers) is \"Slaaneshi\". Because of its 16 Wounds and degrading profile, you’ll pretty much always want to drop the Shining Aegis on your Keepers in order to give them the extra survivability of a 6+ ignore wounds save (effectively giving them 20% more wounds). This makes Shalaxi the ideal fighter for targeting Character Knights, Lords Discordant, and Smash Captains, especially when you factor in the Mesmerizing Aura it shares with Keepers of Secrets and the Cloak of Constriction, which gives incoming melee attackers -1 to Wound. The other half of the perverted equation, Chaos Space Marines have a long history of Slaanesh worship, with Fulgrim’s legion being the first to fall wholesale to the worship of the Dark Prince. Remember that death due to Perils causes wounds to nearby units, making this a rare but fun treat to use. Pure Chaos Daemons list (undivided/Slaanesh) 40k List. Moreso than most of the Daemon units in Chaos Space Marines, Warp Talons really, really need the +1 Strength bonus that the Herald of Slaanesh can provide, because Lightning Claws just don’t really get there at Strength 4. At first glance, the Contorted Epitome looks like a weird variant on the Herald of Slaanesh. On the other side of the spectrum Lascannon/Missile Launcher Havocs have a bit more utility, though their shooting is very high variance. In a Slaanesh detachment that means casting, At 50 points apiece, Heralds of Slaanesh are a solid addition to a Daemons army looking to fill out a detachment, because they are literally the cheapest HQ option a Daemons army can take. I don’t know what it is – just the idea of this wave of twisted flesh whispering vile things as they move […] This makes Syll’Esske good at clearing out both hordes and heavier targets. CaptainA here to talk Daemons. And while matched play rules prevent you from running four, the good news is, there’s a great alternative…. Still, it can help a lot against specific things. Stratagem gives Emperor’s Children a near-surefire way to make charges out of Deep Strike. Change ), on Beautiful Violence: How to Win (Excessively) with Slaanesh, The QCC V8: Plague Marines, the Makings of a 9th Edition Deathstar, Tournament Report: Going 3-0 with Daemons, Beating The Bogeyman: Winning Against Marines, Blood, Skulls, and Victory Points: How to Win with Khorne Daemons, Beautiful Violence: How to Win (Excessively) with Slaanesh, Review of the 9th Edition Forgeworld Daemons Updates, Review of the 9th Edition Forgeworld CSM/DG/Tsons Updates, Just As Planned: Winning with Secondaries in 9th Edition, Excellent Exaltations: A Deep Dive Into Optimizing Your Exalted Greater Daemons, Medium Guns Sometimes Tire: Evaluating The Shooting Options in the Daemons Codex. It’s been quite a year for Slaanesh in 40k. Daemons Of The Ruinstorm armies have a Strategy Rating of 2.All detachments have an Initiative rating of 2+.For each Daemonic Horde detachment taken, one Follower of Chaos detachment (of the same god affiliation or undivided) may be selected. Because they have Toughness 6 and are targetable at 12 Wounds each, Lords Discordant are basically glass cannons – they’ll fold quickly to any kind of concentrated fire with AP-1 or better. The named character variant of the Keeper of Secrets, Shalaxi trades out the Keeper’s Wistealer Sword for the Soulpiercer spear, which allows it to attack at S12 AP-4 and do D6 damage, upgraded to 6 against Characters. 1. Dark Apostles also factor into the equation here, where Warp-Sight Plea can give a unit +1 to hit as well and Soultearer Portent gives +1 to wound rolls that can combine with Locus of Grace if you’re trying to build the most insane Possessed bomb you can think of. Through dark rituals and horrific sacrifices, the Daemons of the warp are summoned to the material realm to do the bidding of the Chaos Gods. As with our previous article, every tactics article represents a specific place and time. The biggest downside is that despite their 9” movement, Syll’Esske lacks the ability to jump over screens like a Winged Daemon prince, so you’ll have to be very considered in how you use their multiple pile-in moves to move through crowds. There’s better relics fighting for a slot. I’m not sure how CP-hungry that list would be, though. Still, with a Banner in place, making an 8” charge with a CP re-roll puts the odds in your favor. The greatest of their kind are even privileged enough to ascend Slaanesh's dais, where they feed their twisted patron sweetmeats and stroke its body with their oiled claws. After being (justly) maligned for a long, long time, Warp Talons finally have their time to shine. Just because they aren’t completely in the bag for Slaanesh doesn’t mean that other legions don’t want to have Slaanesh-aligned units! Hi everyone, my name is Camden Jansen, guest writer for Art of War, and I love playing Chaos Daemons and assault armies in general. All Variants of Herald on Chariots (4/10): The Herald on Exalted Seeker Chariot is basically the answer to the question, “What if someone took a Lord Discordant from the Chaos Space Marines codex, and just removed every single possible reason to actually take it?”. High Magister, Dark Matter Crystal, Malefic talon [10pts], Warlord, Wings [1 PL, 24pts]+ Troops [16 PL, 285pts] + Chaos Cultists WORLD EATERS [3 PL, 50pts]: Mark of Khorne . units within 6” the ability to Advance and Charge in the same turn. Obliterators can and often will teleport onto the table, which helps protect them before they get a chance to shoot and mitigates their 24″ range. The good news is that prior to the new marine codexes, about half the field were IMPERIUM armies and post-codex, that number has only gone up. That being said, the 1000 point lists only have 2 units of Fiends, and Shalaxi Hellbane doesn’t count as a “Keeper of Secrets” for the “Rule of 2/3” since it only limits the the same datasheet (except for Daemon Princes which got FAQ’d). The Enrapturess doesn’t really do much for Slaanesh strategies; the vanilla +1 Strength aura is arguably more helpful when you’re running Daemonettes or Possessed, and while the option of resurrecting dead Obliterators is tantalising, it’s tricky to set up as you are probably deep striking them, sometimes away from your main force, and it relies on your opponent failing to wipe the squad. The Masque’s key benefits are an ability that gives friendly units +1 to their hit rolls against a unit within 1” of the Masque each combat and an aura that gives nearby DAEMONETTE models (within 6”) a -1 to be hit in the Fight phase. This unit is basically anti GEQ and MEQ killer, which we have plenty of in our army already and it doesn’t offer any good high strength attacks. It’s OK, but it’s not really the effect you want to spend a relic slot or CP on. Anvil of War Gaming 4,470 views. Twistbray [7pts]: Tzaangor blades, 24x Tzaangor w/ Tzaangor Blades [168pts], + Elites [4 PL, 77pts] + Foul Blightspawn DEATH GUARD[4 PL, 77pts], + Fast Attack [11 PL, 250pts] + Bikers BLACK LEGION [11 PL, 250pts]: Mark of Slaanesh, 2x Biker w/ Chainsword, Combi-bolter [2pts], Meltagun [14pts], 6x Biker w/ Chainsword, Combi-bolter [2pts], Biker Champion [38pts]: Combi-bolter [2pts], Combi-melta [15pts], ++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Chaos – Daemons) [34 PL, 5CP, 585pts] ++ Chaos Allegiance: Slaanesh, + HQ [14 PL, 260pts] + The Contorted Epitome [10 PL, 195pts] The Masque of Slaanesh [4 PL, 65pts], + Troops [20 PL, 325pts] + Daemonettes [12 PL, 205pts]: Alluress [6pts], 29x Daemonette [174pts], Daemonic Icon [15pts], Instrument of Chaos [10pts] Daemonettes [4 PL, 60pts]: Alluress [6pts], 9x Daemonette [54pts] Daemonettes [4 PL, 60pts]: Alluress [6pts], 9x Daemonette [54pts], ++ Supreme Command Detachment (Chaos – Chaos Space Marines) [27 PL, -1CP, 480pts] ++ Legion: The Flawless Host Specialist Detachment [-1CP]: Soulforged Pack [-1CP], + HQ [27 PL, 480pts] + Lord Discordant on Helstalker [9 PL, 160pts]: Autocannon [10pts], Mark of Slaanesh, Master of the Soulforges, Helstalker: Techno-virus injector Lord Discordant on Helstalker [9 PL, 160pts]: Autocannon [10pts], Mark of Slaanesh, Helstalker: Techno-virus injector Lord Discordant on Helstalker [9 PL, 160pts]: Autocannon [10pts], Mark of Slaanesh, Helstalker: Techno-virus injector. As-is, it’s a solid defensive boost and being a 6” aura means it’s likely the most useful of the Warlord traits all-around, but may not fit a more aggressive playstyle. Ultimately, these aren’t as good overall as the Contorted Epitome, another source of this effect but their ability is more reliable against non-flying targets, and having the ability to deploy it in multiple places at once adds a lot of value. Not something you’ll really need most of the time, since even with a 17” move, Keepers of Secrets still lack FLY, and Winged Daemon Princes don’t need 15” movement all that much. The Keeper of Secrets got a huge size boost and a profile boost to give them higher BS, more Wounds, and a higher Movement attribute, helping the KoS get into combat quicker. 4. – When an enemy psyker suffers a perils, they take another 1D3 mortal wounds. Citadel Daemons of Slaanesh: Infernal enrapturess Warhammer Age of Sigmar 4.4 out of 5 stars 15. Because of this, they tend to want their monofaction bonus more than the other gods’ daemons. You can go wild and run around with 2 Keepers and Shalaxi at 1000 points, if you wish. Daemons of Slaanesh vs World Eaters Banter Batrep Ep 37 - Warhammer 40k Battle Report ... Let's Talk Tactics: Khorne Berzerkers - Duration: 15:37. They also work well with the Rapacious Talons, and having the ability to fire them around using the Warptime power gives them an added boost of mobility. One of the few Chaos Daemons Characters that didn’t drop in points in Chapter Approved 2019, Syll’Esske, The Vengeful Allegiance carries a similar statline to a Daemon Prince only with double the attacks, plus both the Daemon Prince, Herald aura buffs in addition to a unique morale aura buff. If you really want to make Soul Grinders work, I would run them in a Nurgle heavy list with a Feculent Gnarlmaw. The rest of the list is backed up by a mix of good stuff, with cultists to screen, a Dark Matter Crystal Daemon Prince to mix it up in combat and teleport around the Tzaangors, and Ahriman to throw out a ton of psychic pain. In addition, the Keeper of Secrets is going to be safest when it’s locked in combat – its Mesmerizing Aura gives enemies -1 to hit it in melee and the Witstealer Sword gives enemies that have been wounded by it a further -1 to hit. Emperor’s Children Noise Marines. That leaves the major value of the Enrapturess as the perils on any doubles ability, which when combined with the. Be sure to throw in, Prior to Chapter Approved 2019, the new iteration of the classic Obliterator was a unit often speculated on as being a competitive threat but passed over due to their cost pushing them just outside of the sweet spot for efficiency. This would be great on Syll’Esske, but they have to take Bewitching Aura instead. Daemonettes, known also as the Children of Slaanesh, the Debauched Ones, the Bringers of Joyous Degredation and the Decadent Seekers are the most numerous of all Slaanesh's servants. Chaos Daemons can largely be divided into two camps – aggressive and defensive models. She’s a brilliant model, and I hope the next codex gives her datasheet a makeover so that we see more of her model on the tabletop. Very excited for the next installments. Below are a few sample competitive Slaanesh Daemons lists which you can use for inspiration when writing your own lists, or playtest yourself. The epitome is an incredibly underwhelming unit and has lost me every single game I have taken it in. Syll’Esske is a … That unit can fight as though it were the Fight phase. There are four ways a Slaanesh Daemons army can keep an opponent locked in combat: Fiends of Slaanesh (opposing units cannot Fall Back from Fiends unless they have Fly) The Contorted Epitome’s “Horrible Fascination” aura; Using the Forbidden Gem to turn off an opposing Character in the Movement phase The Emperor’s Children Lord Discordant also has access to the Incessant Disdain Stratagem, giving him a 6″ Heroic Intervention, and powerful add-on relics like the Armour of Abhorrence (can’t be Overwatched) and the Raiment Revulsive (re-roll all charges, hits, and wound rolls), which feels a bit like burying the lede because it’s so good. On their own merits, they’re decent fighters, with 4 Attacks at S5, AP-1, 2 Damage that can be AP-4 on wound rolls of 6+. That whip is just ridiculously good at killing a wide variety of targets, and isn’t too far off from being the equivalent of adding 6 attacks to the Snapping Claws profile. Your multipurpose rabble for Deep Strike screening, Overwatch sponging and objective sitting, and still the cheapest unit Chaos Space Marines have access to when it comes time to fill out a detachment. The QCC V9: Chaos Terminators, The Powerhouse of Shooting and Melee, The QCC V8: Plague Marines, the Makings of a 9th Edition Deathstar, Fiends of Slaanesh (opposing units cannot Fall Back from Fiends unless they have Fly), The Contorted Epitome’s “Horrible Fascination” aura, Using the Forbidden Gem to turn off an opposing Character in the Movement phase, Wrapping (surrounding an opponent’s model so that they physically can’t move away), Aura of Acquiescence (1 CP, reduce enemy Attacks within 3″ by 1): Crucial for keeping your wrapping units alive, and a game winner in matchups against hordes, Sinuous Undulation (1 CP, -1 to Hit in Shooting against Slaanesh Cavalry): A great durability boost that should be popped whenever your Epitome or Seekers are targetted, Razor Sharp Caress (1 CP, +1 AP for Daemonette Infantry attacks): Makes your Daemonettes significantly more dangerous against power armour, and generates an absurd -5 AP on a 6+ to Wound, Bewitching Aura (Enemy models within 6″ have -1 Attacks): Giving nearby opponents -1 or -2 Attack makes opposing melee Characters much less threatening. The epitome comes with the Herald’s Locus of Slaanesh, but is faster (12″ Movement), and much beefier, sporting 5 Toughness and 8 Wounds. You’ve got 12 CP to work with after you buy the Rapturous Standard for your Seekers, and the Daemonettes can sit on objectives while the rest of the army goes to work. This combines well with powers and abilities that reduce Ld and when combined with the Epitome’s 12” Movement range means you can run the Epitome up alongside your Daemon Princes, Keepers of Secrets, and Lords Discordant, protecting it thanks to its 8 Wounds, and then use it to protect your big characters by keeping them locked in combat the turn after they complete their charges. Because only INFANTRY and BIKERS can use the, Stratagem to fight an additional time in a Chaos Space Marines army, the Mark of Slaanesh ends up being the preferred mark for many of the army’s melee units, owing to psychic power access/benefits and access to the, One of the biggest winners out of the two-punch combo of Faith + Fury and Chapter Approved 2019, historically Noise Marines have suffered from being far too expensive and their unique Sonic Weapons just not doing enough to justify using, especially the, . These are all at least interesting, and priced to move. There are two core Relics available to all Slaanesh-marked Chaos Space Marines units: The Emperor’s Children get a solid list of relics to call their own, with most of their options supporting the strategy of “make some insane melee characters who will be absolute buzzsaws,” though Remnant of the Maraviglia is cool for supporting a longer-ranged shooting strategy with multiple units. Bloodletters and Daemonettes are very much the former. Great article. Also, every time a wound or mortal wound is inflicted on a friendly SLAANESH HERO but that model are not slain by that wound (and is not negated) you receive 1 depravity point. Chaos Space Marines have a number of special rules to be aware of, two of which they received in 2019 – Bolter Drill and Hateful Assault – that dramatically improve the army. Even Phantasmagoria, which would normally be a marginal effect at best, has real value on a Contorted Epitome. This means that smash captains attempting to take down Shalaxi will be hitting on 4s and wounding on 4s. While Fiends require finesse to use, the upside is so, so high (complete immunity from shooting for large parts of your army) that they have to be rated as one of the army’s strongest units. You can summon units of SLAANESH DAEMONS to the battlefield if you collect enough depravity points. This means that smash captains attempting to take down Shalaxi will be hitting on 4s and wounding on 4s. A helpful boost when taking on marines, AdMech, Knights, Guard, and Sisters. This is the Masques Warlord Trait and perhaps good on the Keeper or Daemon Prince. Beautiful. Though it’s worth mentioning the Sonic Dreadnought variant, which is an option created by the Imperial Armour – Forces of Chaos FAQ for Emperor’s Children. In addition, the Keeper of Secrets is going to be safest when it’s locked in combat – its, gives enemies -1 to hit it in melee and the. In a Slaanesh detachment that means casting Delightful Agonies on a 4+ and Hysterical Frenzy on a 7+ and in mixed settings casting Symphony of Pain on a 5+. Foot sorcerers dropped 10 points in Chapter Approved 2019, a nice bonus if you need one to fill out a Battalion. Painting. Heralds are going to be essential to buff your forces. Finally, Syll’Esske also has the. Also note that they have the DAEMON keyword, which means they can benefit from the Auras and abilities of many of the Slaanesh Daemons. Now, Slaanesh has been stirring for most of 2018. That’s a huge drop, and gives the list a ton to work with for next time. Chaos Cultists WORLD EATERS [3 PL, 50pts]: Mark of Khorne . Keeper Monster Mash (2000 Points, list is arranged in 3 Patrols), Travis Starnes’s 2nd Place San Antonio Shootout List (2000 Points). Slaanesh is depicted, in both Warhammer 40,000 and Warhammer Fantasy as the youngest of the four major gods. ( Log Out /  Bikes still only have WS 3+, and benefit greatly from being accompanied by a Jump Pack Sorcerer to cast Prescience, or a Jump Pack Chaos Lord or Winged Daemon Prince (RIP Chaos Lords/Sorcerers on bikes and Steeds of Slaanesh). So taking this pair allows you to skip out on adding a Herald to get the Strength boost. The rest of the list is backed up by a mix of good stuff, with cultists to screen, a Dark Matter Crystal Daemon Prince to mix it up in combat and teleport around the Tzaangors, and Ahriman to throw out a ton of psychic pain. Could be good on a Herald of Slaanesh on Steed to really ensure loci placement. Some of the biggest winners from the addition of the Bolter Discipline rule, these guys can pop off 4 bolter shots per turn, every turn at 24″ range. It’s OK but narrow, and both Shalaxi and Keepers of Secrets already re-roll wound rolls of 1 and hit on a 2+, making it less important to take. This is bad on most casters but straight fire on the Contorted Epitome, where it makes the. Warhammer 40,000 Battle Report: Adeptus Mechanicus vs Daemons of Slaanesh 2000pts Tabletop Tactics November 14, 2020 34 144 34 Likes Dungeons & Dragons Cast of Players: The Blood Temple Origins – Rynirak Chapter 1 Credit: Steel_Mentor. The fiends are too flimsy to be really of any use. Fortunately, Havocs work well in Devastation Battery specialist detachments and love to use the Endless Cacophony Stratagem to double up on their shooting. The single most important key to victory with Slaanesh is keeping opponents locked in combat with you. , which would normally be a marginal effect at best, has real value on a Contorted Epitome. For Emperor’s Children, these make a fine target for the Cruel Duellists stratagem, where the volume of attacks (30 at full strength) is likely to give you a few AP-3 wounds, particularly if they’re still getting the buff from Prescience. As always, if you have any questions, comments, or tips and tricks of your own, feel free to drop us a note in the comments below, or email us at contact@goonhammer.com.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Related, ++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Chaos – MIXED HERETIC ASTARTES) [47 PL, 8CP, 923pts] ++ Legion: MIXED LEGIONS, + HQ [16 PL, 311pts] + Ahriman [7 PL, 131pts] Daemon Prince of Tzeentch THOUSAND SONS[9 PL, 180pts]: 6. It also makes 10 Attacks in combat, 2 with S6 AP-2 D3 tendrils, and 8 more with S6 AP-1 D2 claws (which can proc an AP of -4 when it rolls a 6+ to wound). I took a Magnus and Mortarion list to a 5-1 record at LVO during the Knight Castellan and Ynarri meta (a sorrowful time in 8th edition for anyone not playing those particular factions), and I have a number of thoughts and tactics that I feel might be taking a … This article is your guide to getting those wins with Slaanesh Daemons. Prior to Chapter Approved 2019, the new iteration of the classic Obliterator was a unit often speculated on as being a competitive threat but passed over due to their cost pushing them just outside of the sweet spot for efficiency. Alpha Legion Lords Discordant are good picks for the Mark of Slaanesh and the Intoxicating Elixir, as are Alpha Legion Terminators and Bikers. The epitome comes with the Herald’s Locus of Slaanesh, but is faster (12″ Movement), and much beefier, sporting 5 Toughness and 8 Wounds. Has a cool name, and is great for winning decisively, which you’ll want to do most of the time. Furies are a solid unit for 9th Edition and will be rated much higher in my Nurgle and Tzeentch faction overviews. You have very little access to heavy weapons of any kind, and volume of attacks can only do so much. The Flawless Host get a relic of their own as well. Stratagem to clear a path to other targets, but you may need to do more work clearing a path beforehand. One of the biggest winners out of the two-punch combo of Faith + Fury and Chapter Approved 2019, historically Noise Marines have suffered from being far too expensive and their unique Sonic Weapons just not doing enough to justify using, especially the Blastmaster. Unfortunately, you need three to fill out a Supreme Command, but either choice works, depending on your style. Havocs seemingly got a large boost with the new Codex back in April, becoming tougher, ignoring the move-and-shoot penalty, and getting access to the Reaper Chaincannon that can put out 8 S5 AP-1 D1 shots per turn at 24″. In 8th edition, Chaos Space Marine rules tend to favor Shooting units with the Mark of Slaanesh, though there are a few areas where CSM characters with the Mark of Slaanesh are some of the game’s nastiest melee fighters. – Herald only. Asa’s got three Keepers of Secrets plus Shalaxi Helbane to run up the board, acting in a similar fashion to Lords Discordant in the marine build, and the Fiends and Contorted Epitome help tie units up in combat once they arrive. If they hit you at all, that is — Shalaxi can also move 6” when Heroically Intervening, allowing you to play some truly nasty tricks (in combination with fighting first) if opponents aren’t paying attention. A major upgrade but not something you desperately need on a model whose primary purposes is buffing others. Subject: [2000] - Daemons of Slaanesh - Rapturous Screamers - GT List. Not bad, but there are better buffs out there, including the Murderdance. However, as with the Lord Discordant, the Keeper of Secrets is powerful enough, fast enough and, following the Chapter Approved 2019 balance update, cheap enough to more than make up for that fragility. Even. The Apostle’s not exactly a world-beater in melee, but this can be handy in a pinch if you need to double-time it to counter-charge something. As a result, this list currently clocks in at 2,021 points. In combat, they can be -1 to Hit from the Masque and give -1 Attack opponents through the Aura of Acquiescence. Now that opponents have to come contest objectives to score Primary and Secondary points, Slaanesh’s ability to overwhelm opponents can directly translate into Victory Points, and ultimately wins. Tactica: Daemons of Slaanesh The Core. As a result, Slaanesh Daemon armies are better off running multiple smaller squads of Daemonettes to fill out detachments rather than taking a large blob. So they’re fine, but you aren’t going to get the most out of them. This encourages larger units and combos with the Endless Cacophony Stratagem to give you boosted shots on both rounds of shooting. The Forbidden Gem (Prevent an opposing Character within 12″ from acting for a phase on a Leadership check): The Daemon’s solution for the Nightbringer, this relic has an enormous impact on how your opponent can use their Characters, Soulstealer (Heal one Wound every time you kill a model in combat): For Keepers of Secrets, who are killing 5 or 6 models every time they fight, this can be a literal lifesaver–especially when stacked with the Sinistrous Hand for an additional d3 Wounds healed, Keeper of Secrets: Warlord, Soulstealer, Bewitching Aura, Sinistrous Hand, Pavane of Slaanesh, Hysterical Frenzy, Keeper of Secrets: Forbidden Gem, Shining Aegis, Phantasmagoria, Delightful Agonies, Shalaxi Hellbane: Living Whip, Symphony of Pain, Hysterical Frenzy, 3 x Keeper of Secrets with Sinistrous Hand, Contorted Epitome: Warlord, Celerity of Slaanesh, Forbidden Gem. keyword, which is relevant if you’re running the Masque. Select a SLAANESH DAEMONunit from your army – enemy units within 3" of that unit reduce their Attacks characteristic by 1 (to a minimum of 1) until the end of that phase. They usually get shot off the board before they can even enter meele. Rather than overwhelm the reader by going over every single stratagem and option for equipping your Characters in the codex and Psychic Awakening book, I decided to highlight the most valuable stratagems to allocate your CP towards and some recommend relics and Warlord traits. It’s going to do its best work when you have units that are already in combat, either having charged or been charged the turn before. The renegade legion that appeared in Vigilus Ablaze, Flawless Host units have to take the Mark of Slaanesh and while they lose access to the, , which gives Flawless Host units an extra attack every time they roll a 6+ to hit in the Fight phase. Still just… fine, but lacking anywhere you’d really wanna put it. – Used at the start of the battle to upgrade a Daemonic Icon to a Rapturous Standard. I have only played in one other tournament, which was a doubles with my buddy who plays Tzeentch. The most clever trick to remember with this is that the, Stratagem can only be used after a charging unit has fought, so if you have several units that haven’t charged, you can prevent an opponent from using Counter-Offensive by activating those units, If all the units in your Chaos Daemons detachment have the SLAANESH keyword, then the Characters in that Detachment get this aura ability, which gives. The Epitome is both strong in combat (10 multi-damage attacks is nothing to sneeze at) and in the Psychic phase with bonuses to both casting and denying, but what elevates it to truly top-tier is it’s “Horrible Fascination” special rule. $38.25. The Contorted Epitome. Slaanesh is, broadly speaking, an anti-melee melee army. The big downside here is going to be the lack of any AP on the shooting, though you can mitigate this by giving two bikers either meltaguns or plasma guns and giving a combi-melta or combi-plasma to the Champion. Hopefully we’ve given you a solid rundown of your options and how you can build Slaanesh-devoted armies that really do some damage, using the faction’s unique blend of fast movement, powerful melee, and shooting to disrupt opponents early and often. The name Slaanesh derives from Slaaneth — the god's name in the language of Chaos, (Slaa meaning \"ecstasy\", \"pleasure\", etc, Neth meaning \"lord of\", \"master of\", or \"prince of\"; hence, the Prince of Pleasure). The list can easily be shaved to fit by cutting 3 Tzaangors (24 points), or a pair of Tzaangors and a Daemonette (22 points) without losing too much.Richard Cozart's Chaos List - Click to Expand++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Chaos – MIXED HERETIC ASTARTES) [47 PL, 8CP, 923pts] ++ Legion: MIXED LEGIONS+ HQ [16 PL, 311pts] + Ahriman [7 PL, 131pts] Daemon Prince of Tzeentch THOUSAND SONS[9 PL, 180pts]: 6. The biggest downside is that despite their 9” movement, Syll’Esske lacks the ability to jump over screens like a Winged Daemon prince, so you’ll have to be very considered in how you use their multiple pile-in moves to move through crowds. – Once per game, you can use the gem to try and hypnotize an enemy character within 12” at the start of any enemy phase. Stratagem, which allows a SLAANESH Infantry or Biker unit to shoot again at the end of the Shooting phase. Because they lack the DAEMON keyword, Helbrutes don’t see much use these days. 9x Chaos Cultist w/ Autogun, Cultist Champion [5pts]: Autogun Chaos Cultists WORLD EATERS [3 PL, 50pts]: Mark of Khorne . 9x Chaos Cultist w/ Autogun, Cultist Champion [5pts]: Autogun Tzaangors THOUSAND SONS [10 PL, 195pts]: Brayhorn [10pts] INSTRUMENT OF CHAOS [10pts] . You’ll want to pair them with a Greater Possessed for his Locus of Power Strength boost, and he’s a powerful fighter in his own right. – Pick a friendly SLAANESH DAEMON unit within 18” that is within 1” of an enemy unit. This stratagem, when combined with the Contorted Epitome’s innate T5 and 2+ Mortal Wound shrug, makes the Contorted Epitome extremely resilient against any enemy snipers. Lord Discordant on Helstalker [9 PL, 160pts]: Autocannon [10pts], Mark of Slaanesh, Master of the Soulforges. Thanks Fred! I wish it had more AP or damage on its attacks, but the Exalted Seeker Chariot is a perfectly fine option for Slaanesh players… just watch out for all of its spikes and bits overhanging the edge of the base, which make it rather impractical to use in many situations. Can be useful against the right armies, though. While normally our Start Competing articles focus on an entire faction, as with our Start Competing: Khorne article, we’re focusing purely on Slaanesh here. There are two fully Slaanesh-aligned subfactions for Chaos Space Marines. There are three main varieties of Chaos Lord we want to talk about with Emperor’s Children: Forget Abaddon; This guy is the real big bad boss of the April 2019 Codex release. While its true that you could get an entire Keeper of Secrets or block of 30 Daemonettes for the points you pay for Syll’Esske, they provide enough value to justify those points. Because only INFANTRY and BIKERS can use the Fury of Khorne Stratagem to fight an additional time in a Chaos Space Marines army, the Mark of Slaanesh ends up being the preferred mark for many of the army’s melee units, owing to psychic power access/benefits and access to the Intoxicating Elixir relic. What we can do however is look at some recent list incorporating Slaanesh elements, and talk about how they’ve changed. This 6″ aura, which completely prevents enemy units from Falling Back if you roll 3D6 equal to their leadership, opens up so many possibilities for trapping units in combat to keep the rest of your army safe. High Magister, Dark Matter Crystal, Malefic talon [10pts], Warlord, Wings [1 PL, 24pts]+ Troops [16 PL, 285pts] + Chaos Cultists WORLD EATERS [3 PL, 50pts]: Mark of Khorne . Daemons of Slaanesh Warhammer Age of Sigmar 4.8 out of 5 stars 44. ability that much more potent. Many competitive lists just run 3 of these, charging them up the board and using them to take out large targets. As such, we’ll be focusing primarily here on the general Warlord Traits that benefit melee builds. The blend of high volume and high damage attacks on an extremely mobile platform makes it a threat to every army in the game, and it’s mobility and defensive tricks (such as being able to combine Bewitching Aura with Aura of Acquiescence for a unit that is -1 to Hit in combat and reduces the Attacks characteristic of nearby enemies by 2) mean Building a list around 3 Keepers and the named variant (Shalaxi Hellbane) is a legitimate strategy. It’s got some nasty disruption in the form of the two units of Fiends, as well as the ability to lock down enemy units, trapping them in melee combat with the Fiends and the Contorted Epitome. Red Corsairs Lords Discordant benefit from having the Mark of Slaanesh and the Intoxicating Elixir for the boost it provides. Chaos Space Marines give Slaanesh Warlords several options, depending on the subfaction your Warlord belongs to. Daemonettes aren’t as tough as Plaguebearers and they’re not quite as good at fighting as Bloodletters, but they come with 2 Attacks base (which jumps to 3 when the unit numbers 20+), and AP-1 weapons that jump to AP-4 on Wound rolls of a 6+. A very solid power, and while the nearest clause isn’t amazing, you can work around it thanks to the visibility restriction. Especially looking forward to hearing your thoughts on Khorne and how one might play them as a mono-faction. Stratagem, giving them the most potent potential Slaanesh Possessed bombs. His aura, which allows Black Legion units within 6” to re-roll hit rolls, combos very well with Obliterators, Bikers, Terminators, and Cultists using the Mark of Slaanesh to double up on shooting. Also known as the Heralds of Slaanesh, these Daemons are more powerful than their sisters, and are allowed free reign within the Pleasure Palace in the Realm of Chaos. Slaanesh armies are spoiled for choice when it comes to HQ choices. The list also runs a heavy presence of Damonettes, with a full-size squad backed by the Masque. Situational, but very powerful when it’s active. If an enemy did charge, you alternate activating units, starting with the player whose turn it is. Hedonites of Slaanesh Release. In several situations, I actually think they can be a bit more stable than the Nurgle ones. Replaces their claws with a set that are S+1 AP-2, 2 Damage and go to AP-4 on wound rolls of 4+ instead of 6+. Syl’Esske isn’t that fantastic either, but he provides that much needed 1 reroll aura and has a STR8 weapon. – Enemy units subtract 1 from their Ld while they are within 12” of your Psyker until your next Psychic phase. It was a bit of an odd choice, given that the Masque has only seen limited competitive play. These powers are all pretty good! The Enrapturess has a modified Herald statline that exchanges the +1 Strength buff for improved summoning, a wide aura that causes Perils of the Warp on any doubles for an enemy psyker, a 1 in 6 chance to return an entire model to a unit of nearby Slaaneshi Daemons, and a mid-ranged shooting attack with two modes. ), but in the meantime Seeker Chariots can be safely ignored unless you just painted up the model and really want to use it. Only 2 left in stock - order soon. The fact that the Bladed Axle is now S9 instead of S10 near a Herald, and thus wounding all the common T5 units in the game these days on 3’s instead of 2’s, is the final nail in its coffin. Infernal Enrapturess (5/10): Remember when we discussed Syll’Esske and the Contorted Epitome, and came to the conclusion that they were expensive and had a lot of unrelated auras but it added up to a total package that was absolutely worth bringing? – Re-roll failed hit and wound rolls against Characters in the Fight phase. – Allows you to put units of Daemons in Reserves during deployment, to teleport onto the table at the end of your Movement phase more than 9” away from enemy units starting on turn 2. These can also carry the Forbidden Gem Relic, which makes them a great counter to Knights in a mixed Detachment. [Needs Citation]Slaanesh typically appears in a form which is female on the right side and male on the left, with two sets o… The named character variant of the Keeper of Secrets, Shalaxi trades out the Keeper’s Wistealer Sword for the Soulpiercer spear, which allows it to attack at S12 AP-4 and do D6 damage, upgraded to 6 against Characters. Syll’Esske’s biggest unique factor is the ability to fight twice every turn, once with each of its two weapons (the Axe of Dominion hits at S8 AP-3, 3 Damage, while the Scourging whip hits at S5, AP-1, 1 Damage and makes D3 hit rolls instead of 1 for each attack. Overview. Although the Epitome works great in a Slaanesh Daemons detachment, it also fits fine into a mixed Daemons list owing to its ability to cast and dispel two powers per turn with a +1 to cast and dispel. This makes it much harder in general for armies to do what Slaanesh needs to do, but Slaanesh was ironically one of the least affected armies because we have so many other ways to keep opponents in combat. The SLAANESH, DAEMON and CHARACTERkeywords are used in following Chaos Daemons datasheets: HQ. Speaking of which, it works very well on a Contorted Epitome with said power. Or rather, two Heralds riding a sentient, malevolent mirror into battle. Masters of Possession have access to the Malefic Discipline, which gives them their tricks. We’ve covered a lot of these already, but there are a few things to go over when it comes to putting this all together on the battlefield: Faith and Fury came out, followed shortly after by Chapter Approved 2019, and then the holiday season hit and no one played in any events, making it difficult to analyze the meta and understand the true impact of these rules. Some of this can be mitigated with the. 9x Chaos Cultist w/ Autogun, Cultist Champion [5pts]: Autogun Tzaangors THOUSAND SONS [10 PL, 195pts]: Brayhorn [10pts] INSTRUMENT OF CHAOS [10pts] . – Large, conspicuous melee units that are likely to be shot off the board before they can do much damage and aren’t much of a threat when they actually do arrive in combat, thanks to having low Strength and AP on their attacks. The Blightspawn is a fun surprise here as well, and an excellent way to keep the skies clear should you run into lots of flyers that your Bikers may struggle to shoot down.This list took a hit with the changes in Chapter Approved 2019, where the points increases to the Winged Daemon Prince of Tzeentch, the Masque, and the Tzaangors weren’t quite offset by the drop in points cost for the Cultists. The Venomcrawler gets you a Daemon of Slaanesh who combos well with the Lord Discordant and can benefit from both his aura and that of the Heralds (especially the Heralds’ auras, where going from S8 to S9 is a big help), and is worth considering if you want to go heavy on Daemon Engines (though it’s probably not the optimal Slaanesh Strategy). Slaaneshi forces are split into two major factions that we’ll be talking about today: Daemons of Slaanesh and Chaos Space Marines devoted to Slaanesh. gives enemies that have been wounded by it a further -1 to hit. I’m wondering about the list organizing in 3 patrols, vs 1 battalion and 1 patrol. in a pure detachment, they gain the ability to Advance and charge, giving them the ability to get into combat without teleporting onto the battlefield. These can also carry the. That way you have some ability to Advance/Fall Back and still shoot, they require more firepower to put down, and you have some options to really boost their damage output. There are four ways a Slaanesh Daemons army can keep an opponent locked in combat: 9th Edition introduced the Desperate Breakout stratagem, which for 2 CP allows an opponent to remove a unit from a wrap. You generally want to give them double Malefic Talons and use them to jump over screens and tear up enemy forces. When Chapter Approved hit, almost every model in the list got cheaper, and today this list is only 1,741 points. In addition to disrupting psychic powers, Fiends are useful for trapping enemy units in combat, either to protect your larger units or stop those enemy units from shooting. High Magister, Dark Matter Crystal, Malefic talon [10pts], Warlord, Wings [1 PL, 24pts], + Troops [16 PL, 285pts] + Chaos Cultists WORLD EATERS [3 PL, 50pts]: Mark of Khorne . If not, then at least will soak some bullets. Slaanesh Daemons get access to 4 relics. Still haven’t got their access to Legion traits back, but now have a points cut to reflect this which puts them back into the range of cheerfully cheap meatshields. This means that Seekers can underperform in terms of quickness if there are some large terrain pieces in the middle of the board. Slaanesh uses temptation and the promise of pleasures to seduce mortals and daemons alike, and thus are many brought into submission by the Dark Prince. Fiends (9/10): Fiends play a key role in a Slaanesh army, as they are our most reliable way to trap opponents in combat. which gives incoming melee attackers -1 to Wound. Their immaculate displays of violence are accompanied by cries of exhilaration and hypnotic whispers. The other challenge is that Syll’Esske’s 4+ armor save and 5+ invulnerable saves aren’t great, but as an 8-Wound character, you can protect them from enemy fire using the character rules. Use this Stratagem at the start of any Fight phase. The Slaanesh Herald is one such unit that can enhance just about any Slaanesh … DAEMONS who can teleport in and can’t be fired at with Overwatch the turn they’re set up on the battlefield, Warp Talons’ major boosts come from the Host Raptorial detachment, which can get them a 7″ charge out of Deep Strike, and the Honour the Prince Stratagem, which makes said charge guaranteed, or makes the 9″ version very easy to make. So we’ll be focused on those units and strategies that align with the proclivities of She Who Thirsts. It’s a very solid power and great for putting on large units of Cultists or Bikers that lack strong defenses and might eat a bunch of AP-1 firepower. That didn’t really work in 8th Edition, which revolved competitively about bringing brutal shooting and consistently holding a limited number of objectives. It is very expensive for what it gives you. Giving a unit -1 to hit is always useful and at WC 6, you’ll get this off most of the time. is the other major draw here, preventing enemy units within 6” from falling back unless your opponent can roll under the unit’s Leadership on 3D6. Seems like keepers will fall like flies. The only downsides are the need to keep a unit in combat past the charge and the WC 8 cost, but the Contorted Epitome can help make this a more reliable cast. A good option to think about here is piling a squad of them and a Greater Possessed into a Terrax Termite Pattern Assault Drill, where they can pop out and use the stratagem to immediately get into combat. The issue is that in a pure Slaanesh Daemons army, HQ slots are at such a premium that it becomes hard to fit in a Herald regardless of points cost. The preferred build for these is Autocannon + Techno-virus injector, which is the cheapest loadout and gives you the most oomph against enemy vehicles. This means that they are fast but fragile. It may be not working in super competitive games but being able to bring 20 Deamonetes and few Fiends or Seekers sounds fun. Slaanesh units are focused of speed and the excess of pleasure. Winged Daemon Princes of Slaanesh are fine. We covered this one in our Smite analysis as well — this is going to do work against units of 15+ models. Shalaxi is a strong addition to a Slaanesh Daemons detachment running multiple Keepers of Secrets as combat threats, and the massive 40-point drop it received in Chapter Approved 2019 pushes it well into the realm of competitive viability. psychic power, but generally, Slaaneshi units are built for speed moreso than durability. In a mono-Slaanesh army, their biggest advantage is their, aura, which gives +1 Strength to SLAANESH DAEMONS within 6”, a benefit that is particularly strong on Chaos Space Marines units that share the DAEMON keyword and can really use the extra strength, such as Warp Talons and Possessed. With their Strength of 4 and AP value of -3 from their hellblades, Bloodletters are your heaviest hitters and … Another major improvement for Chaos Space Marines this year, Bolter drill lets bikers, terminators, and marines that stand still double-fire their bolters at full range. Really wish that Vehicle clause wasn’t there, because taking away an attack from a Knight would be very helpful. Traditionally, the play has been to run Lords Discordant as Flawless Host, where the Legion Trait combines nicely with the Aura of Discord ability to give the Lord Discordant extra attacks on every hit roll of a 5+, with 3 extra attacks for the Warlord using the Ultimate Confidence trait. At 50 points apiece, Heralds of Slaanesh are a solid addition to a Daemons army looking to fill out a detachment, because they are literally the cheapest HQ option a Daemons army can take. prayer to get extra attacks on Wound rolls of a 4+. Syll’Esske, and the Contorted Epitome, and every Chariot variant. A kind of sorcerer who only really works with DAEMON units, the Master of Possession got 10 points cheaper in Chapter Approved 2019 but hasn’t gotten good enough to really see the table. It also makes 10 Attacks in combat, 2 with S6 AP-2 D3 tendrils, and 8 more with S6 AP-1 D2 claws (which can proc an AP of -4 when it rolls a 6+ to wound). High Magister, Dark Matter Crystal, Malefic talon [10pts], Warlord, Wings [1 PL, 24pts], Chaos Cultists WORLD EATERS [3 PL, 50pts]: Mark of Khorne . Slaaneshi forces are split into two major factions that we’ll be talking about today: Daemons of Slaanesh and Chaos Space Marines devoted to Slaanesh. Given it can advance and charge in a pure Slaanesh detachment, when you need it in melee you can also get it there double time. You’ll seldom be so loaded up with powers that you want this over a 2nd or 3rd Smite attempt. As a result, Slaanesh Daemon armies are better off running multiple smaller squads of Daemonettes to fill out detachments rather than taking a large blob. Syll’Esske has to take this trait, and it’s a good one to have. For Emperor’s Children, being able to run these as Troops has always been a boon and CA19 gave them a few big points drops to their base cost and the Blastmaster, while Faith + Fury gave Emperor’s Children Noise Marines a much-needed boost with the, stratagem, which for 1 CP improves both the Strength and AP of ALL Sonic Weapons in a unit until the end of the shooting phase. Each time a friendly SLAANESH HERO inflicts a wound or mortal wound by an attack or spell (and is not negated) on an enemy model, but that model is not slain by that wound you receive 1 depravity point. After seeing a tidy points drop in CA it’s likely that we’ll see a lot more Obliterators running around, especially Slaanesh-marked. Lithe. I have always had a soft spot in my heart for the creepy daemons of the grim dark 40k universe. Quicksilver Swiftness They also don’t benefit from any of the new toys for the Emperor’s Children in Faith + Fury either. Twistbray [7pts]: Tzaangor blades, 24x Tzaangor w/ Tzaangor Blades [168pts]+ Elites [4 PL, 77pts] + Foul Blightspawn DEATH GUARD[4 PL, 77pts]+ Fast Attack [11 PL, 250pts] + Bikers BLACK LEGION [11 PL, 250pts]: Mark of Slaanesh, 2x Biker w/ Chainsword, Combi-bolter [2pts], Meltagun [14pts], 6x Biker w/ Chainsword, Combi-bolter [2pts], Biker Champion [38pts]: Combi-bolter [2pts], Combi-melta [15pts]++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (Chaos – Daemons) [34 PL, 5CP, 585pts] ++ Chaos Allegiance: Slaanesh+ HQ [14 PL, 260pts] + The Contorted Epitome [10 PL, 195pts] The Masque of Slaanesh [4 PL, 65pts]+ Troops [20 PL, 325pts] + Daemonettes [12 PL, 205pts]: Alluress [6pts], 29x Daemonette [174pts], Daemonic Icon [15pts], Instrument of Chaos [10pts] Daemonettes [4 PL, 60pts]: Alluress [6pts], 9x Daemonette [54pts] Daemonettes [4 PL, 60pts]: Alluress [6pts], 9x Daemonette [54pts]++ Supreme Command Detachment (Chaos – Chaos Space Marines) [27 PL, -1CP, 480pts] ++ Legion: The Flawless Host Specialist Detachment [-1CP]: Soulforged Pack [-1CP] + HQ [27 PL, 480pts] + Lord Discordant on Helstalker [9 PL, 160pts]: Autocannon [10pts], Mark of Slaanesh, Master of the Soulforges, Helstalker: Techno-virus injector Lord Discordant on Helstalker [9 PL, 160pts]: Autocannon [10pts], Mark of Slaanesh, Helstalker: Techno-virus injector Lord Discordant on Helstalker [9 PL, 160pts]: Autocannon [10pts], Mark of Slaanesh, Helstalker: Techno-virus injector++ Total: [108 PL, 12CP, 1,998pts] ++ Putting This to UseBy now you should have everything you need to start building lists and testing out concepts of the table. 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