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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, […]

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The QCC V9: Chaos Terminators, The Powerhouse of Shooting and Melee

Terminators are everyone’s favorite unit. And rightly so; with the right Legion, loadout, and Chaos mark, this unit can be an absolute powerhouse in melee and shooting, and a standout unit in any matchup. In the Quick Chaos Cut Volume 9, I’ll talk about Terminators, what looks good on them, and what doesn’t. The three […]

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Blood, Skulls, and Victory Points: How to Win with Khorne Daemons

I’m going to start this article with a counter-intuitive point: Khorne Daemons are a finesse army. This fact may anger Skarbrand, but it’s true. There are armies in the game that can deploy without much worry, take a beating, and deliver a strong counter-punch. Khorne is not one of those armies. You will have to […]

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Review of the 9th Edition Forgeworld CSM/DG/Tsons Updates

Small datasheet changes lead to big repercussions in the world of Chaos. I’ll start with reviewing the individual units and then talking about all of the impacts they have on the armies of Chaos Space Marines, Death Guard, and Thousand Sons. Let’s jump right into it. New Special Rule: Martial Legacy. Essentially the new way […]

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Review of the 9th Edition Forgeworld Daemons Updates

It’s finally here! Five months into 9th Edition, Forgeworld delivered on their promise of updated datasheets for 9th Edition. While Daemons were never a faction that relied heavily on FW units for either competitive or casual play, they had some special Characters and Lords of War that desperately needed new points costs and datasheets. In […]

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The QCC V8: Plague Marines, the Makings of a 9th Edition Deathstar

Does the following unit sound like a death star? Unshootable Unchargeable Powerful shooting Powerful assault Objective secured The Quick Chaos Cut Volume 8: Plague Marines, the Makings of a 9th Edition Deathstar Side Note: The Quick Chaos Cut is now on Spotify! See the link here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Un6YMcJVKEalMJL823G8b What makes Plague Marines potentially a deathstar? Melee […]

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Beautiful Violence: How to Win (Excessively) with Slaanesh

Quick. Beautiful. Lithe. Alluring. Deadly. Slaanesh Daemons are back, and here to stay in 9th Edition. Slaanesh is, broadly speaking, an anti-melee melee army. That didn’t really work in 8th Edition, which revolved competitively about bringing brutal shooting and consistently holding a limited number of objectives. Now that opponents have to come contest objectives to […]

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Primary Focus

The Primary focus of today’s episode is well… Primary. This is a sister episode to Volume 6, where I talked about denying points – specifically primary points. In the Quick Chaos Cut Volume 7, I talk about about scoring primary points and the three main elements to consider when evaluating how good units are at […]