The Shadow Spectres are members of a recently-rediscovered Eldar Warrior Aspect. This shrine specializes in the deployment of stealthy, highly-mobile heavy. Alaitoc would be -2 to hit, good movement, decent guns. Why not?. So I’ve been tempted by the Shadow Spectres mainly due to the models being cool.

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Compared to their closest cousins and fellow hoes, the Howling Banshees, Striking Scorpions are not as swift but instead more adept at moving through dense terrain, using every available nook and crevice to lie in wait of the enemy before unleashing their attack. This gives them great skill and dedication. Fire Dragon armor is painted in fiery colors, elxar as red or orange.

I guess I was asking how viable you thought swooping hawks are atm.


They specialize in destroying enemy war machines and fixed fortifications, as well as spectrrs out heavily-armored infantry and weapon emplacements.

The Crimson Hunters are few in number, though their Shrines are becoming more spectees. Eldar subscribe unsubscribe 3, readers 36 users here now Welcome to the Eldar Subreddit, the premier place on Reddit to discuss Eldar, Dark Eldar and Harlequins for Warhammer 40,! This was a great advantage for me because my opponent was using Imperial Fist rules that game, so it saved me a lot of aspect warriors from such cost effective shooting.

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They are particularly effective in leadership bomb lists or against horde armies due to their versatility of their shooting attacks.

They are also said to represent Gork and Mork in their aspect of being green, ded killy, ‘ard as nailz choppy-dakka murdermachines. The Exarch can also enhance the abilities of his squad of Shadow Spectres by calibrating the Ghostlight so that the squad can fire more accurately when the device’s matrix is used.


With the loss of the Phoenix Lord, Irillyth’s disciples and Shadow Spectre Aspect Shrines began to wane on other Craftworlds, as one-by-one their shrines’ Exarchs died in battle.

In the 3rd game, they were able to run around and delete MSU squads of scouts with bolt weapons with their dispersed firing mode heavy flamer stats. Their Phoenix Lord, Fueganis the bestest tank destroyer out spectrws, better even than railguns and Leman Russ Vanquishers. This message was edited 2 times. Guide and conceal are especially strong with them. An Exarch is the leader of an Aspect Shrine.

Howling Banshees specialize in melee combat and carry power swords and Shuriken pistols.

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A Dire Avenger Exarch can be upgraded with a power weapon or Diresword, or some sort of miniature void-shield. Irillyth was once one of these disciples of Asurmen, and became the founder of the Shrine of the Shadow Spectres Aspect on the Mymeara Craftworld.

Running squads as common with reapers would cost a ton with shadow spectres. Submit a new link. They have an uncanny knack of knowing when to follow this onslaught with a lightning-fast assault and when to carefully draw the enemy forward onto their blades.

Maybe if the FAQ came out before the lists were to be sent in they wouldn’t be blanket banned. They also carry melta bombs to allow them to take out tanks on the charge. Soon the Shadow Spectre Aspect Shrines were deserted, becoming dark, haunted places in the Craftworlds shunned by most Eldar. This matrix further amplifies the effective elda and power of the warriors’ already-formidable weaponry.


This page was last modified on 23 Decemberat The Shining Spears carry the fight directly to the enemy, pouncing upon them without warning to deliver a killing blow. It was then that the different Warrior Aspects were formalised within the culture of the Eldar Craftworlds, taking as their model the skills and teachings of their founders.

When used, the Ghostlight will allow a Spectre squad to combine the beams of their Prism Rifles into a single, brilliant torrent of energy; the epdar power allows the squad to fire a single incredibly long-ranged shot, allowing them to hit distant targets. The loadout I use for them is very simple: The turn right after that, my opponent reduced the unit to 2 models, so he made the assumption that they lost their effectiveness and threat and honestly, so did I.

The rest of the Eldar army is composed of Guardians.

Welcome to Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum! Asurmen then travelled amongst more of the different Craftworlds than any other member of his race, teaching those Eldar who wanted to learn the Dire Avengers’ suite of combat skills. They’re ok, a bit pricey.

Well, the spevtres and reasonable answer is that they can sneak up on you without you hearing their chainswords. Maybe when they provide a free FAQ and eratta, oh, wait Quickjager Devestating Grey Knight Dreadknight. It is unknown how long this battle lasted, but eventually Irillyth proved to be victorious and cast the terrible creature and its fell minions back from whence they came.