Dark Eldar – Initial list

When the Dark Eldar was released last year, I decided that I wanted to add them to my ever-growing collection of armies. I wrote a few 2000-points lists, trying to find one that was a little fluffy and seemed to be a lot of fun for me to play. Now, this is probably not the most competitive that I could have written, and I did drop some units based on dollar cost (the Bomber), but I believe I hit on something that I will enjoy playing.

HQ –
Archon w/Huskblade and the Armour of Misery as my Warlord.
Succubus w/Archite Glaive, Haywire Grenades, and a Webway Portal.

Troops –
5 Kabalite Warriors in a Venom with a Splinter Cannon
5 Kabalite Warriors in a Venom with a Splinter Cannon
9 Kabalite Warriors w/1 blaster) in a Raider w/Dark Lance, Night Shields, and splinter racks
10 Kabalite Warriors w/1 blaster) in a Raider w/Dark Lance, Night Shields, and Splinter Racks

Elites –
8 Bloodbrides and a Syren w/Shardnet & Impaler in a Raider w/Dark Lance and Night Shields
9 Bloodbrides and a Syren w/Shardnet & Impaler in a Raider w/Dark Lance and Night Shields

Fast –
Razorwing w/2 Dark Lances and 1 Splinter Cannon, 4 Necrotoxin Missiles, and Night Shields
9 Reavers w/3 Heat Lances

Heavy –
Ravager w/3 Dark Lances and Night Shields
Ravager w/3 Dark Lances and Night Shields
Ravager w/3 Dark Lances and Night Shields

I will place the Archon in the unit of 9 Warriors, and the Succubus in the unit with 8 Bloodbrides, deep striking them where they are most needed with that Webway Portal. This seems like what one would expect on a raiding list. Maybe after it is complete, painted, and played I will expand on the army, slowly adding other units.

I didn’t want to play Venom spam, and while I know the bloodbrides are not the greatest unit, I like their fluff. Everything else, I admit, is very basic.

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