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The Ultimate Betrayal: Tips for Beating Every Chaos Army

There is a brilliant scene in the Horus Heresy novel Know No Fear, where a Word Bearer tells an Ultramarine about the nature of betrayal: “There is power in treachery. If an ally suddenly turns on an ally, that’s one level, but if a trusted friend turned on a friend, that was the purest kind […]

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Announcing a Daemons Discord, and an Opportunity to Support the Site

Daemons Discord Created Hey everyone! After some requests for a place to grow the community, I decided to create a Discord for Daemons players. Should be a fun place to chat gameplay, share lists, post pics of models, stuff like that. Come by and say hi! Link is available here, I’m not a Discord expert […]

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Tactics Unit Discussion

Let The Galaxy Burn: Tips for Winning Every Xenos Matchup

Continuing our series on how to win every matchup in the game, this week we will focus on the Xenos races. Despite the well-deserved reputation that Xenos armies don’t get enough attention from GW, there are some very strong Xenos builds out there that you need to be prepared to face. The overarching principle behind […]

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Streamed Game Coming Up, and Current List Discussion

Stream Announcement Hey everyone, I’m happy to announce that I’ll be playing Daemons on a commentated TTS stream tonight against Tom, a talented player (previous GT winner) and gentleman of the game. Tom will be bringing a brutal Black Templars list headlined by multiple units of Bladeguard Veterans backed by Plasma Inceptor and Eradicator shooting, […]

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General Reviews

New Year FAQS: The Chaos Reaction

After a week of rumours that new 40K FAQs were going to drop soon, Games Workshop finally delivered. Basically every rules source in the game, from the core rulebook to the still active 8th Edition supplements, received updates in today’s FAQs. We’re going to go through every FAQ document today and tell you what Chaos […]

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General Tactics Unit Discussion

Waging the Long War: Tips for Winning Every Imperium Matchup

After the overwhelming response to the WarpHammer article about how to beat Space Marines, we decided to expand that into a series about how to win every single matchup in the game. This series will have three articles: Beating the Imperium factions, beating Xenos factions, and beating Chaos factions. Up first (but definitely last in […]

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Status of the Nurgle Daemons Guide, and Thoughts on Disgustingly Resilient

Hey everyone, hope you’re doing well. We’ve received a lot of questions about when/if the Nurgle Daemons guide is coming, so I just wanted to quickly address that. The recent Death Guard codex previews indicate that Disgustingly Resilient is changing for Death Guard units (from a 5+++ feel-no-pain to -1 Damage to incoming attacks). This […]

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Blessed Contagions: Exciting Synergies in the New Death Guard Rules

Warhammer Community recently previewed Death Guard’s upcoming bonuses for remaining mono-faction, called Contagions. The Contagion they revealed is called Nurgle’s Gift, and is an increasing aura of -1 Toughness for opposing units near Death Guard units. Caveat after some feedback: Since we don’t have access to the full codex yet, let’s assume that summoned units […]

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Changing the Game: The Guide to Winning with Tzeentch Daemons

There are some units that are powerful in obvious ways. Eradicators are a great example of this. You can place them down on the table, and due to their base stats and points, they just do their job very well. Plasma Inceptors are another great example of this. Custodian Guard with Shields are another great […]

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No Invuln, No Cry: Beating the Nightbringer

This post is going to be a lot shorter than usual, but I wanted to quickly talk about something that has caused a lot of worry for many Daemons players: the Necron’s new Nightbringer. For those that haven’t faced him yet, the new Nightbringer has the following main combat profile: 6 Attacks, WS 2+, S14, […]