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Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby ellyrion » Sat Jan 24, 2015 3:21 pm

Hi
ON the 7th of feb it will be my local hobby centers b-day, and they will be holding a number of special events.
One of these is a fantsay crash course, in which you put a single 250pt (around) character through an assault course
of fighting bad guys. So i was wondering, what is a good, fun to paint, interesting, roughly 250pt character that would be good for this?
I was thinking of using my Wight king and giving him some upgrades but i was wondering if there were any other good choices?
Thanks in advance!
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Logan Whiteheart » Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:46 pm

Generic and obvious ( But if you got the Archaon model it'd look cool):

Warriors Exalted Hero of Tzeentch.
-Talisman of Preservation
-Third eye of Tzeentch
-Soul Feeder
--Shield or Enchanted Shield
-Great weapon
-Barded Daemonic Mount

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Edit- Shield would only be there if there's a chance of being shot during the "obstacle" course between foes.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby jouso » Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:55 pm

Orc warboss
Boar
Armour of destiny
Dawnstone
Shield
Sword of swift slaying
242, pretty survivable and packs a good punch.

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Rillix » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:05 pm

Skulltaker on a Juggernaught.

Has loads of cool rules, is a choppy character, 1+armour save, 5+ward. also potential for a great conversion and painting project. 250pts exactly :p
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Screwface » Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:03 pm

Using End Times rules:
Beastlord w/mark of Nurgle (or Tzeentch if you want), heavy armour, shield, gnarled hide, Dragonhelm, Talisman of Preservation, Sword of Striking - 249pts.

Survivable, likely to be hitting on 2s or 3s with re-rolls each round, and other than the fact it's finecast, the GW Beastlord model is beautiful.

Edit: drop the shield and give him a great weapon to make him a touch less survivable but a lot more killy.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Sceleris » Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:52 pm

Grand Master with a runefang, charmed shield and 5 points of other - luckstone/dragonbane or potion speed/foolhardiness?

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby dale the fail clark » Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:04 am

Old blood on cold one. sacred stegadon helm for d3 impact hits and +1T (brings his armour up to a 1+)
Egg of quango for a nasty surprise in a combat you might not like. add a great weapon for S7 for 246pts

not the nastiest out there but fun to play.

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby dafruk » Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:57 am

Dreadlord - Ogre Blade, Dawnstone, OTS, Enchanted Shield, Heavy Armour, Sea Dragon Cloak

1+ rerollable, opponents have to reroll wards, S6 with ASF. 239pts

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Codykon » Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:29 pm

Bret Lord, Sword of Striking, Virtue of Heroism, Gromril Great Helm

1+ Re-Rollable armor save, Blessing ward save, +1 to hit and Heroic Killing Blow

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby mwills11 » Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:59 pm

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Chris Appleford » Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:04 pm

Batman! (Alith Anar)
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby back Boobs » Mon Jan 26, 2015 11:13 pm

I was going to say Alith Anar. Just stand back and kill from afar.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby zerocool » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:11 pm

Loremaster of Hoeth + charmed shield + crown of attrazar + potion of foolhardigness = 250 . Kills all other 250-ish from afar, even alith anar (second best choice)
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Chris Appleford » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:51 pm

zerocool wrote:Loremaster of Hoeth + charmed shield + crown of attrazar + potion of foolhardigness = 250 . Kills all other 250-ish from afar, even alith anar (second best choice)

To continue the theme of High Elves, an Annointed would probably survive the onslaught from a Loremaster.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby zerocool » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:15 pm

Not really. Lore of Undeath FTW :mrgreen:
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Chris Appleford » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:21 pm

zerocool wrote:Not really. Lore of Undeath FTW :mrgreen:

Assuming that he can take it.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby zerocool » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:23 pm

Theory hammer is generally based on assumptions :P
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Chris Appleford » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:27 pm

zerocool wrote:Theory hammer is generally based on assumptions :P

I was trying to imply that I don't think he can take it.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby zerocool » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:31 pm

Let's assume it is.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Chris Appleford » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:32 pm

zerocool wrote:Let's assume it is.

Sorry; edited my post to something more clear.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby zerocool » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:35 pm

To be honest i don't really know. I just assume he can from ...the army builder software, lol. Hence my proposal for the best 250 pt character.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Chris Appleford » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:52 pm

zerocool wrote:To be honest i don't really know. I just assume he can from ...the army builder software, lol. Hence my proposal for the best 250 pt character.

I actually think he would be one of the best even without it. Just amused me that an Anointed would trump him, seems all the best ones we are coming up with are High Elf characters.
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby rawdogg15 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 2:05 pm

Savage orc warboss with the battleaxe of the last waaagh!

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby KevinC » Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:09 pm

THROGG, KING OF TROLLS! Everything else is a bad choice! :twisted:
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Asmodean » Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:18 pm

Since we're on offense, how about an Oldblood with the Blade of Realities and an Additional HW. (thanks Chris)
6 ws6 s5 attacks with no saves of any kind. Just don't throw him any harsh looks :)
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Chris Appleford » Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:41 pm

Asmodean wrote:Since we're on offense, how about an Oldblood with the Blade of Realities and an Additional HW.
6 ws6 s5 attacks with no saves of any kind. Just don't throw him any harsh looks :)
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby munkey » Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:57 pm

It's obvious...Mr Fellblade. Deny you opponents the glory by killing yourself before they get to you. All for 193 points!

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby tangoraven » Mon Feb 16, 2015 2:01 am

If it's a character vs character battle. kill everybody with their mirror images.

Arch Lector on Barded Warhorse: Heavy Armour, Shield, Dragonhelm, Talisman of Preservation, Warrior Bane, Van Horstmann's Speculum.

If its a character vs massed vanilla troops, kill everybody with their own attacks.

Beastlord: Heavy Armour, Shield, Sword of Striking, Ramhorn Helm, Talisman of Preservation, Gnarled Hide. 244 points

250 cap is quite hard to build powerful characters, let's see what other OP builds are out there?
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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby Logan Whiteheart » Mon Feb 16, 2015 2:41 am

Kind of curious how this turned out and what the format was... Obstacle course, AoD, race... .

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Re: Good 250pt Warhammer fantsasy character?

Postby ellyrion » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:56 pm

Sorry it's abit late, but thanks for the input .
It was basically a town with various enemy bosses
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