10,000 Points!!

While the army development has been almost exclusively honed around the narrative of the overall force, building claws and unit configurations to represent an interpretation of the lore and background, the opportuinity to celebrate 10,000 points was too good an oportunity to pass up.

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10,000 Points Force Disposition:

 

Russ’ Household

Leman Russ, Freki & Geri

Grimnir Bloodblack’s Pack [10 Legion Veterans] + Spartan Assault Tank

 

Onn Company

Jarl Gunnar Gunnhilt + 2 Fenrisian Wolves

Legion Centurion: Champion Consul + Fenrisian Wolf

Priest of Fenris; Speaker of the Dead

Priest of Fenris; Caster of Runes

Varagyr Pack [6] + Spartan Assault Tank

Varagyr Pack [6] + Spartan Assault Tank

 

Sepp Company

Jarl Hvarl Red-Blade

Legion Centurion; Herald Consul + Fenrisian Wolf

Legion Terminator Pack [7]

Legion Mortificator + Legion ‘Castraferrum’ Pattern Dreadnoughts [2]

Mastodon Super Heavy Siege Tank

Thegn Skeldsson ‘the Fell-Hand’ (count’s as Giegor)

Grey Slayer Pack [15] + Apothecary

Grey Slayer Pack [15] + Apothecary

Grey Slayer Pack [15] + Apothecary

Legion Centurion; Champion Consul (jump pack)

Storm Claw Pack [15 | Assault Marines] + Apothecary

Proteus Pattern Landspeeder Squadron [3]

Legion Centurion; Moritat Consul (jump pack)

Legion Destroyer Squad [10]

Legion Support Squad [5]; Flamers

MkIIb ‘Achilles-Alpha’ Pattern Land Raider

Legion Centurion; Warmonger Consul

Legion Seeker Pack [5]

Legion ‘Castraferrum’ Pattern Dreadnought

Legion ‘Contemptor’ Pattern Dreadnought

Legion Centurion; Praevian Consul + Vorax Battle Automata [3]

Priest of Fenris; Speaker of the Dead

Deathsworn Pack [9]

MkIIb ‘Phobos’ Pattern Land Raider

Legion Centurion; Primus-Nullificator Consul

Legion Nullificator Pack [5]

Legion Storm Eagle Assault Gunship

Legion Fire Raptor Gunship

Legion Vindictor

Legion Whirlwind Scorpius

Legion Sabre Tank

Legion Sabre Tank

 

And that summarises all of the units included.

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Storm Eagle Assault Gunship

The Storm Eagle is a formidable gunship, mounting fearsome firepower for a vehicle of its size and is capable of transporting twenty Astartes directly into the thick of an assault. It is for this very reason that they are favoured by the Rout.

Storm Eagle ‘Hraesvelgr’, attached to Sepp Company

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Hearlds of Heresy; Horus Heresy Event

Had the pleasure of attending the Heralds of Heresy’s invitational event; The Ceryxian Crusade Part 1. The Heralds of Heresy Podcast is a quality broadcast and well worth checking out; https://www.facebook.com/heraldsofheresypodcast/ 

The event was a doubles event, with three games in one day. The whole event was fantastically well run and each table rich with terrain, additionally each table had a mission tailored to its theme making for a well executed narrative.

Each player was required to field 1500pts. I teamed up with Ben / @Luther_Did_Nothing_Wrong and his Dark Angels. We were somewhat humbled to be awarded the sportsman award, with all of our opponents voting for us!

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With Ben’s list being almost entirely tanks (armoured breakthrough rite of war) i fielded entirely infantry for the rout:

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If that wasn’t enough I was also awarded favourite single miniture by the Heralds of Heresy team for the Moritat, Thunar ‘the marked’.

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Ancient Thunaer, Castraferrum Pattern Dreadnought of Sepp Company

Ancient Thunaer, waster of land and destroyer of worlds. Thunaer is venerable former warlord of the Rout, previously a Jarl of Sepp company and one of the last of the Terran legionnaires to still serve the Vlka Fenryka.

Even in death, Thunaer serves; clad in Castraferrum Dreadnought armour, a pattern which although less sophisticated than the Contemptors so common among the Legions, is more easily maintained and capable of fielding equally brutal weaponry. Thunaer favours the devastation of a Plasma Cannon and a Heavy Flamer, as is befitting of the immolation tactics of Sepp Company.

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Thegn Leif Uhtredsson ‘warmonger’

Thegn Leif Uhtredsson ‘warmonger’, Second to Hvarl Redblade, Sepp Company.

The ‘jarl-apparant’ of Sepp Company, Uhtredsson is afforded the favour of Hvarl Redblade and earn’s his place with bloody sweeps of his axe and claws.

Design Note: using the Geigor model as a base (the armour is suitably ornate to represent artificier plate) and changing the weapons to suit the desired wargear loadout, the sihouette has been subtley altered with more conventional pauldrons and a MkIV helm. 

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Long Blade Pack (Flamer Support)

Support Squad Jorlund, Sepp Company
Hvarl’s company are typified by flame and destruction, never more literally than by the devastating flamer sections.

Design note: keen to find a suitable heresy era name for the 30k equivalent of Long Fangs. Taking cues from 40k units to similar Heresy units, Grey Hunters are Grey Slayers, Blood Claws are Storm Claws.
So the established convention is to retain one element of the name and switch to an alternative, after discussion with the community and much deliberation I have settled upon Long Blades. This epitaph will be adopted for all support and heavy weapon units. 

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Legion Sabre Strike Tank Squadron

Fast, rugged and heavily armed, the Sabre serves the Vlka Fenryka as a strike tank, attacking key enemy targets and destroying them long before they can pose a threat to the Rout’s furious advance. The speed of these vehicles allows them to evade any counter-attack and reform to strike at the vulnerable flanks of the enemy army, keeping the heavy armour suppressed.

WIP Photo:

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Priest of Iron (Mortificator) & MkIV Dreadnought Talon

Arn ‘Iron-Shod’, Priest of Iron, Keeper of Ymir (Mortificator). A grizzled legion priest and blade-maker of reknown, it is Arn’s duty to tend to the Legion ancients, down in the cold place.


Ancients Mimir & Vali stride to war under the watchful gaze or Arn ‘iron-shod’, Priest of Iron. Typifying Sepp Company’s way of war, the venerable twins wield deadly Inferno Cannons and Heavy Flamers, bringing immolation to the enemies of the Rout.

Until Next Winter…