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Hi All!!

I've got some friendly games coming up and would love some criticism on this army list. If I'm honest, I'm mainly running this list because of the points drop in crisis suits and these are the only models that I have painted.

++ Battalion Detachment +5CP (T'au Empire) [24 PL, 447pts] ++

+ No Force Org Slot +

Gametype: Matched

T'au Empire Sept Choice: T'au Sept

+ HQ +

Cadre Fireblade [2 PL, 42pts]: Markerlight

Longstrike [10 PL, 193pts]: 2x Burst cannon, Ion cannon, Seeker missile

+ Troops +

Strike Team [2 PL, 38pts]
. Fire Warrior Shas'ui: Markerlight, Pulse rifle
. 4x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Rifle

Strike Team [2 PL, 38pts]
. Fire Warrior Shas'ui: Markerlight, Pulse rifle
. 4x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Rifle

Strike Team [2 PL, 38pts]
. Fire Warrior Shas'ui: Markerlight, Pulse rifle
. 4x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Rifle

+ Dedicated Transport +

TY7 Devilfish [6 PL, 98pts]: 2x MV1 Gun Drone, Burst cannon

++ Vanguard Detachment +1CP (T'au Empire) [36 PL, 550pts] ++

+ HQ +

Commander in XV85 Enforcer Battlesuit [7 PL, 128pts]: 1. Precision of the Hunter, 2x Fusion blaster, 2x Plasma rifle, Puretide engram neurochip, Warlord

+ Elites +

XV25 Stealth Battlesuits [6 PL, 84pts]
. Stealth Shas'ui w/ Burst Cannon: Burst cannon
. Stealth Shas'ui w/ Burst Cannon: Burst cannon
. Stealth Shas'vre: Burst cannon

XV8 Crisis Battlesuits [13 PL, 170pts]: 2x MV7 Marker Drone
. Crisis Shas'ui: 3x Plasma rifle
. Crisis Shas'ui: 3x Plasma rifle
. Crisis Shas'vre: Drone controller, 2x Plasma rifle

XV95 Ghostkeel Battlesuit [10 PL, 168pts]: 2x Burst cannon, Advanced targeting system, Cyclic ion raker, 2x MV5 Stealth Drone, Target lock

++ Total: [60 PL, 997pts] ++

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== Tactics ==

I think these units work well together- Two Strike Team units and the Fireblade will start in the devilfish and hunker down next to an objective. The devilfish can charge units and keep infantry at bay, then fly away again and repeat until it dies (probably by turn 2/3)

The commander and Crisis suits will manta strike together- the drone controller on the Shas'vre gives me a couple of marker light shots hitting on 4+ from the marker drones.

Ghostkeel is a distraction carnifex. He's pretty tanky and his drones+ stealth rule (electroware suit) give him -2 to hit from 6" away. I'm aware the Cyclic Ion Raker isn't as good as it's fusion counterpart, but I've had much more luck with it in the past.

Stealth suits are there for 12 18" Str4 ap0 D1 shots. If I can shave some points, I'd give them an ATS each for that extra AP

Longstrike is Longstrike. Some killer rules, wounding on 2+ against T7 vehicles and monsters if I overcharge the Ion Cannon.

I'm aware I don't have that many marker lights. They are mainly coming from the Fireblade (2+ if he doesn't move), the marker drones and the strike team shas'uis.

I'm running both detachments as Tau Septs for now, but I can always change that later.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated.
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