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Countering Flesh eater courts (FEC)

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Hey, 

 

Wanted to open up some discussion on how to counter FEC as I've been having some troubles as of late. 

 

I'm a LoN player, specifically Legion of Blood. 

 

Played my first game vs my friends FEC last night at 1000pts. He was using the gristle gore allegiance with 2 terrorgheists and they flattened me with their auto 6 mortal wound malarkey. 

 

I run fairly usual LON armies. Unit of 40 skeles, some wolves, archai, necro, vampire Lord, Wight King. 

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2 hours ago, Nephthys said:

how to counter FEC as I've been having some troubles as of late. 

Since I play both, I can maybe understand your troubles. Gristlegore a 1k is very tough to play and depends a lot on scenario. GkoTg and double gheists is just brutal, especially in an „elite“ army which goes for a bravery debuff 🙄

I think sacrificial wolf packs, necromancers fading vigor and overwhelming dread are good counters for the two beasts. The big boy, I would neuter through his testicles... coven throne (beguile) and orb of enchantment 😍😘😍

the basic strategy is kinda like against beast claw idiots, endure and score points. 5 dogs can hold an objective against one terrorgheist... when you lead by 10/15 points even a wipe at turn 4 might not help them

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Thank you Honk. 

 

What do you mean by beguile the coven throne? 

 

I was actually using the orb of enchantment but completely forgot about it. When we realised we were too far in, but we play tested if I'd used it and I did a good 9 wounds to the gheist with my Archai and vamp,  which would definitely of slowed it down and most importantly stopped it wiping out my 2 Archai In 1 round.. 

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8 hours ago, Nephthys said:

beguile the coven throne? 

The throne has the signature spell „beguile“. on 6+ you pick an enemy unit within 12“, roll 3d6 and if it exceeds the bravery, that unit cannot  choose the caster as target during melee till your next hero phase.

tricky, but a 6+ is below average and  the 3d6 average is 10.5, with the -1 bvy from the legion, those are also decent odds. And the throne can punch his face a bit...

and the orb is the last line, if the spell fails ...

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If you play GHoN you can use 2x40 Skeletons and use Ossific Diadem + Lord of Nagashizzar to empower them. Skeletons attack up to the third line, so it's easy to make a lot of attacks to kill big elite units. A block of 40 Skeletons, 4-5 attacks (command trait + a Vampire Lord) + Van Hel = kill.

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On 3/23/2019 at 9:25 AM, Nephthys said:

Thank you Honk. 

 

What do you mean by beguile the coven throne? 

 

I was actually using the orb of enchantment but completely forgot about it. When we realised we were too far in, but we play tested if I'd used it and I did a good 9 wounds to the gheist with my Archai and vamp,  which would definitely of slowed it down and most importantly stopped it wiping out my 2 Archai In 1 round.. 

I think the Orb is a great answer.  I run it on my VLoZD w Sanguine Blur as my Trait.  Works against a lot of problematic stuff.  Need a buff or some support to drop the GKoTG though.

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