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Plaguelord Titan Princeps of Nurgle






The strongest Nurgle list Ive ever come up with is Archaeon based:

Archaeon
Glottkin
Harbinger of Decay
Blightkings x5
Blightkings x5
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Plaguetouched Warband

Its pretty obvious what it does.

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We've gotten a little more information regarding the Nurgle allegiance ability.

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/08/28/nurgle-abilities-in-blightwargw-homepage-post-3/

We still don't know what each of the seven stages of corruption does, but this suggests that Rampant Disease is a damaging effect that jumps to nearby enemy units, and I'll bet that Plague of Misery penalizes the opponent's Bravery.
   
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Why cant the exalted guo lead a tallyband?

Also horticulous is exactly 200 points for the one who asked.

Also... everyone (fb and other forums) keeps saying they didn't reveal any of the 7 stages...you all Must be blind because it says right there corrupted regrowth (7th stage) all nurgle units regen d3 wounds in eronphase.

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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
The strongest Nurgle list Ive ever come up with is Archaeon based:

Archaeon
Glottkin
Harbinger of Decay
Blightkings x5
Blightkings x5
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Plaguetouched Warband

Its pretty obvious what it does.


So I'm pretty much a noob still... so please tell me why it's so good?
   
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 Vomikron Noxis wrote:
 NinthMusketeer wrote:
The strongest Nurgle list Ive ever come up with is Archaeon based:

Archaeon
Glottkin
Harbinger of Decay
Blightkings x5
Blightkings x5
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Plaguetouched Warband

Its pretty obvious what it does.


So I'm pretty much a noob still... so please tell me why it's so good?
Archaeon is, for starters, among the most OP models in the game. His command ability lets other heroes use theirs even if they aren't the general, so Archaeon and Glottkin are both running around with +1 attack to each of their melee weapons (from Glottkin), a 5+ roll to ignore every wound suffered (from harbinger), and the whole army is -1 to hit in melee (from battalion). The blightkings & marauders are also running around with those benefits, and the latter has extra buffs for starting in a multiple of 7.


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 Sal4m4nd3r wrote:
Why cant the exalted guo lead a tallyband?

Also horticulous is exactly 200 points for the one who asked.

Also... everyone (fb and other forums) keeps saying they didn't reveal any of the 7 stages...you all Must be blind because it says right there corrupted regrowth (7th stage) all nurgle units regen d3 wounds in eronphase.
A tallyband is led by a GUO (warscroll) not a GUO (keyword).

At 200 points Horty is alright but not so great. The GUO is still undercosted at 240 so it's unfortunately a case of 'why bother'?

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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
 Vomikron Noxis wrote:
 NinthMusketeer wrote:
The strongest Nurgle list Ive ever come up with is Archaeon based:

Archaeon
Glottkin
Harbinger of Decay
Blightkings x5
Blightkings x5
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Marauders x7
Plaguetouched Warband

Its pretty obvious what it does.


So I'm pretty much a noob still... so please tell me why it's so good?
Archaeon is, for starters, among the most OP models in the game. His command ability lets other heroes use theirs even if they aren't the general, so Archaeon and Glottkin are both running around with +1 attack to each of their melee weapons (from Glottkin), a 5+ roll to ignore every wound suffered (from harbinger), and the whole army is -1 to hit in melee (from battalion). The blightkings & marauders are also running around with those benefits, and the latter has extra buffs for starting in a multiple of 7.


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 Sal4m4nd3r wrote:
Why cant the exalted guo lead a tallyband?

Also horticulous is exactly 200 points for the one who asked.

Also... everyone (fb and other forums) keeps saying they didn't reveal any of the 7 stages...you all Must be blind because it says right there corrupted regrowth (7th stage) all nurgle units regen d3 wounds in eronphase.
A tallyband is led by a GUO (warscroll) not a GUO (keyword).

At 200 points Horty is alright but not so great. The GUO is still undercosted at 240 so it's unfortunately a case of 'why bother'?


Interesting... didn't realise Archaeon was that good!
   
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Thought about a mixed daemons and mortals army with the Blightwar release.

Nearly the same as NinthMusketeer posted, but with Daemons, instead of the Marauders and only 5 Blightkings.

Archaon
Glottkin
5 Blightkings
10 Plaguebearer
10 Plaguebearer
6 Plaguedrones

With the old ghb it would be exactly 2000 points. Don't have the new ghb, but i heard that the Glottkin got cheaper, so i will have a few spare points left.
Don't know if the Harbinger would be that good in my army, as he only buffs half of the army and i don't have points left.

Any suggestions or ideas?

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With hordes apparently being the new thing, is it worth investing in a couple plagueclaws? Or still just too expensive for what they do?
   
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 Vomikron Noxis wrote:
With hordes apparently being the new thing, is it worth investing in a couple plagueclaws? Or still just too expensive for what they do?
It depends on what you encounter regularly. Not all armies got really nasty horde buffs and not all players will bother putting that many models on the table. I would lean towards having one around for potential use though.

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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
 Vomikron Noxis wrote:
With hordes apparently being the new thing, is it worth investing in a couple plagueclaws? Or still just too expensive for what they do?
It depends on what you encounter regularly. Not all armies got really nasty horde buffs and not all players will bother putting that many models on the table. I would lean towards having one around for potential use though.


Mostly Death atm, so there certainly could be some mileage. They're just so damn unreliable... And now I want some Battleline Blightkings, and some Plague Priests, and a big blob of Plaguebearers, and some Drones... Just don't have the points really! And the Glottkin are extra tempting now they're cheaper...
   
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 Darksider wrote:
Thought about a mixed daemons and mortals army with the Blightwar release.

Nearly the same as NinthMusketeer posted, but with Daemons, instead of the Marauders and only 5 Blightkings.

Archaon
Glottkin
5 Blightkings
10 Plaguebearer
10 Plaguebearer
6 Plaguedrones

With the old ghb it would be exactly 2000 points. Don't have the new ghb, but i heard that the Glottkin got cheaper, so i will have a few spare points left.
Don't know if the Harbinger would be that good in my army, as he only buffs half of the army and i don't have points left.

Any suggestions or ideas?
It's solid, though you may have trouble with a lack of models to trigger the all-important plague drone locus.

"Putting a statement in quotations makes it seem more legitimate."
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How about this:

Allegiance: Chaos

Leaders
The Glottkin (420)
- General
Daemon Prince Of Nurgle (160)
Daemon Prince Of Nurgle (160)
Epidemius (180)

Battleline
5 x Putrid Blightkings (180)
- Nurgle Battleline
5 x Putrid Blightkings (180)
- Nurgle Battleline
30 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle (270)

Units
3 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle (220)
3 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle (220)

Total: 1990/2000



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Or I swap out the Glottkin for a GUO and a couple of plague priests. Not sure which I prefer tbh.

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 Vomikron Noxis wrote:
How about this:

Allegiance: Chaos

Leaders
The Glottkin (420)
- General
Daemon Prince Of Nurgle (160)
Daemon Prince Of Nurgle (160)
Epidemius (180)

Battleline
5 x Putrid Blightkings (180)
- Nurgle Battleline
5 x Putrid Blightkings (180)
- Nurgle Battleline
30 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle (270)

Units
3 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle (220)
3 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle (220)

Total: 1990/2000



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Or I swap out the Glottkin for a GUO and a couple of plague priests. Not sure which I prefer tbh.
That's a strong list. It might be better to swap a DP for a plague priest and 10x monks (with staves), but I would have to test it to find out.

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Cheers it may all change in the coming weeks anyway, but I'm playing with ideas and painting stuff up as I go.
   
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Hi people. I am trying to make a list to beat Ironjawz (Brute spam). What do you think of this list ? I prefer low-count models army.

Allegiance: Nurgle

++Leaders++

Chaos Lord On Daemonic Mount
- General
- Trait: Spiteful Destroyer
- Artefact: Chaos Runeblade
- Mark of Chaos: Nurgle

Lord of Plagues
- Artefact: Chaos Runeblade

Great Unclean One
- Artefact: Chaos Talisman

++Battleline++

5 x Putrid Blightkings

20 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle

20 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle

++Units++

5 x Chaos Knights
- Ensorcelled Weapons
- Mark of Chaos: Nurgle

1 x Chaos Gorebeast Chariots
- Greatblade
- Mark of Chaos: Nurgle

1 x Chaos Gorebeast Chariots
- Greatblade
- Mark of Chaos: Nurgle

3 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle

3 x Nurglings

++Behemoths++

Soul Grinder
- Mark of Chaos: Nurgle

Total: 2000/2000

 
   
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Brutes get to re-roll all hit rolls against models with a wounds characteristic of 4 or more, so unfortunately a low model count army will put you at a disadvantage. What you really need to do is drop the gorebeast chariots and make both of the plaguebearer units 30-man. It also looks like you are using three artifacts but you should only have one; each army gets one artifact plus one more per battalion.

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Okay, what about now ?

Allegiance: Chaos

Great Unclean One
- General
- Trait: Spiteful Destroyer
- Artefact: Chaos Talisman

Lord of Plagues

30 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle

30 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle

5 x Putrid Blightkings

6 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle

6 x Nurglings


Soul Grinder
- Mark of Chaos: Nurgle

Total: 1940/2000

 
   
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Looks good, just keep the GUO alive and the plague drones in locus range and you should be in a strong position.

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Any thoughts on the Rotbringers Sorcerer? He rocks a decent spell but damn that range is poor! For 100 points though, perhaps he's not bad...
   
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Where can we find the warscroll for the rotbringer sorcerer ? I can't find it on the GW website.

 
   
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 Khornate25 wrote:
Where can we find the warscroll for the rotbringer sorcerer ? I can't find it on the GW website.


No idea I'm afraid, I'm looking at it in the app.
   
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 Vomikron Noxis wrote:
Any thoughts on the Rotbringers Sorcerer? He rocks a decent spell but damn that range is poor! For 100 points though, perhaps he's not bad...
He's good, especially with the Sorcerer Lord up in price he's the only source for cheap magical backup. His spell is short range but can still come in handy, but realistically you'll be using him to cast mystic shield anyway.

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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
 Vomikron Noxis wrote:
Any thoughts on the Rotbringers Sorcerer? He rocks a decent spell but damn that range is poor! For 100 points though, perhaps he's not bad...
He's good, especially with the Sorcerer Lord up in price he's the only source for cheap magical backup. His spell is short range but can still come in handy, but realistically you'll be using him to cast mystic shield anyway.


Yeh that's my thought. Between him and the exalted greater daemon of Nurgle, that's three spells and two unbinds. Toying between him and a plague priest.
   
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Yup, it's me again. Been struggling to get feedback on this list. Any thoughts on what to add to get to 2000 points?

Allegiance: Nurgle

Leaders
Exalted Greater Daemon of Nurgle (500)
- General
Daemon Prince Of Nurgle (160)
Daemon Prince Of Nurgle (160)

Battleline
30 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle (270)
10 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle (100)
10 x Plaguebearers Of Nurgle (100)

Units
3 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle (220)
3 x Plague Drones Of Nurgle (220)

Total: 1730/2000
   
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Bundle the plague drones into one unit so you can hit them all with the command ability (and mystic shield) at the same time, add a plague priest, and buff one of the plaguebearer units to 30-man.

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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
Bundle the plague drones into one unit so you can hit them all with the command ability (and mystic shield) at the same time, add a plague priest, and buff one of the plaguebearer units to 30-man.


Perfect cheers!
   
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Any advice for running Morbidex and nurglings? Morb is by far my favourite Nurgle character and I love nurglings.

Just seems hard to do anything effective with him.
   
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snottlebocket wrote:
Any advice for running Morbidex and nurglings? Morb is by far my favourite Nurgle character and I love nurglings.

Just seems hard to do anything effective with him.
You'll want to run him near at least one 6-man Nurgling units and probably two-three 3-man nurgling units as well. Consider bringing Festus to run behind Morbidex to heal him (he will be a big target) and cast plague of rust on high-armor units so the Nurglings can get past the saves. Remember to spread out Nurgling attacks across multiple targets to try and maximize the number of enemy units wounded in a given phase.

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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
snottlebocket wrote:
Any advice for running Morbidex and nurglings? Morb is by far my favourite Nurgle character and I love nurglings.

Just seems hard to do anything effective with him.
You'll want to run him near at least one 6-man Nurgling units and probably two-three 3-man nurgling units as well. Consider bringing Festus to run behind Morbidex to heal him (he will be a big target) and cast plague of rust on high-armor units so the Nurglings can get past the saves. Remember to spread out Nurgling attacks across multiple targets to try and maximize the number of enemy units wounded in a given phase.


Can you actually rely on nurgling units to do your damage? I figured the nurglings would be a tarpit while something else did the damage, I'm just not sure what.

   
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It's an attrition grind where you regenerate and your opponent doesn't. The Nurgling's will soften (and hold) things up while Morbidex does actual killing. All of that is still just a third or so of your army at 2k, the rest of it is still around to do... army stuff. I was just suggesting how to use Morbidex within an army, not how to use him as an army!

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