Battle Report #4 – Circle vs. Skorne

We played a 50 point game, Circle versus Skorne. The scenario was Steamroller 2016 The Pit.

Lists

Circle

Theme: No Theme Selected
49 / 50 Army
Tanith the Feral Song – WB: +31
–    Warpwolf Stalker – PC: 19 (Battlegroup Points Used: 19)
–    Feral Warpwolf – PC: 18 (Battlegroup Points Used: 12)
–    Loki – PC: 19
–    Ghetorix – PC: 21
Shifting Stones – Leader & 2 Grunts: 3

Skorne

Theme: No Theme Selected
50 / 50 Army
Master Tormentor Morghoul – WB: +30
–    Aradus Sentinel – PC: 16 (Battlegroup Points Used: 16)
–    Cyclops Raider – PC: 9 (Battlegroup Points Used: 9)
–    Cyclops Savage – PC: 7 (Battlegroup Points Used: 5)
–    Titan Gladiator – PC: 15
–    Titan Sentry – PC: 15
Paingiver Beast Handlers – Leader & 3 Grunts: 5
Venator Slingers – Leader & 9 Grunts: 13

Deployment

Deployment
Deployment

Round 1 – Skorne

Skorne RR
End of Skorne Turn 1

Skorne runs up the board.

Round 1 – Circle

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Circle Turn 1
End of Circle Turn 1

Circle runs up the board. Loki drags a slinger in for the kill. Tanith puts Admonition on the Feral Warpwolf and Scything Touch on the Warpwolf Stalker.

Round 2 – Skorne

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Skorne Turn 2
End of Skorne Turn 2

Skorne runs futher up the board. The Aradus Sentinel shoots at Ghetorix. The Venerator Slingers advance towards the Feral Warpwolf, which uses admonition to step into range of melee for 4 slingers.

Round 2 – Circle

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Circle Turn 2
End of Circle Turn 2

The Feral Warpwolf clears out the Venerator Slingers around itself. Loki drags the Cyclops Savage in for a failed attempt at a kill. Missing all 4 bought attacks. The Warpwolf Stalker advances towards the Cyclops Savage, preparing for next turn. Taniths places Admonition on the Stalker. Ghetorix moves within 4 inches of the flag while still being in Tanith’s control range.

Round 3 – Skorne

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Skorne Turn 3
End of Skorne Turn 3

Titan Sentry on the left advances forwards across the wall but not close enough to engage the Feral Warpwolf. Titan Gladiator on the right is abused and enraged to charge at Loki. The Titan doesn’t kill Loki but gets within 5 health remaining, all aspects intact. The Aradus Sentinel shoots at the Feral Warpwolf. Morghoul feats.

Round 3 – Circle

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Circle Turn 3
End of Circle Turn 3

The Feral Warpwolf moves out of the hazard and attacks the Titan Sentry on the left. Does not manage to kill it because it is inside the feat. Loki and the Warpwolf stalker kill off the Cyclops Savage and Titan Gladiator.

Round  4 – Skorne

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Skorne Turn 4
End of Skorne Turn 4

The Venerator Slingers kill Loki. The Aradus Sentinel and Titan Sentry kill off the Feral Warpwolf.

Round 4 – Circle

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Circle Turn 4
End of Circle Turn 4

Tanith shoots the Sentry and casts Affliction on it for near auto hits. The Warpwolf Stalker charges the sentry and does half damage. Ghetorix charges the Cyclops Raider and misses all but one hit.

Round 5 – Skorne

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Skorne Turn 5
End of Skorne Turn 5

The Aradus Sentinel and Titan Gladiator team up to take out the Warpwolf Stalker. Venerator Slingers align themselves to prevent a trample from Ghetorix to hit the Aradus Sentinel.

Round 5 – Circle

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Circle Turn 5
End of Circle Turn 5

Tanith puts Scything Touch on Ghetorix. Ghetorix then tramples the Venerator Slingers and takes out the Titan Gladiator afterwards. Tanith is camping a few fury to prevent assassination by the Aradus Sentinel.

Round 6 – Skorne

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Skorne Turn 6
End of Skorne Turn 6

The Aradus Sentinel attacks Ghetorix and gets him to 17 health. Morghoul takes him down with Anatomical Precision and a few rolls that deal 2-3 damage each.

Round 6 – Circle

Battle Report Test #4 - End of Circle Turn 6
End of Circle Turn 6

With only Tanith left on the board she goes for an assassination of Morghoul. It almost worked. Morghoul was able to transfer the one big damage blow Tanith dealt, and he lived for the next round.

Round 7 – Skorne

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Tanith vs. Morghoul Showdown

Morghoul slices Tanith to death.

Conclusion

On Circle Turn 2, Admonition should have been placed on Loki to dodge the Titan charge.

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