Melee is your home. Breaking is a very real risk which can make you auto-lose some missions. This is the first time I've written up something like this so please be critical in the comments. Edit: Turns out that got an errata, so I think there’s more of an argument for equipping your comms guy with a Big Shoota for the extra hits. Leader - Kommando Boss Nob - Power Klaw and Combi Flamer. For fluff reasons a boss nob is usually in charge of a mob of boys, or potentially a spanner. Resist the urge to dump every possible charge into a target. Also the thing has 6 wounds and a 4+ save so your opponent will have to dedicate some serious firepower to take him out. Nice write up. The third team is camping grots, who present a Catch 22 for the opponent - usually they don't have an opportunity to deal with them until the end of the game, and for some factions, it's hard to remove the grots without exposing units or even abandoning objectives. Both are cheap commander options that can protect your boys at the cost of some CPs, but honestly I'm not sure it's worth the CP cost on either one. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Usually based on the hulks of destroyed Imperial and Chaos Cruisers, Kill Kroozers are protected by heavy prow armour and primarily armed with lots of Gunz and Heavy Gunz, with some also adding Torpedo Launchas to their arsenal.. Orks in Kill Team are a ridiculously underpowered army compared to what some can do. Subscribe to get the very latest - news, promotions, hobby tips and more from Games Workshop. this stops people sniping your leader and you losing that extra CP per turn. I'd like to hear what y'all think in case I missed something as well! Subject: [SWA] Outfitting an Ork Kill team. You'll spend a lot of the game with your guys grouped together and you can expect at least a couple of models to become shaken by turn 3 or 4. Great write up...wish we had one of these for every faction. Sneaky meta game is sneaky. We’ll be posting a new one every day for the next couple of weeks – so check back each day to learn more when your faction goes live. So, deploy your less important units first, and try to bait them into deploying wrong. Orks have a couple of decent shooting options although they pale in comparison to every other army. As Orks, you hopefully have more models. Primaris Reivers are seemingly designed to hard counter orks, I would try to either charge in with a Nob or spend some CP and burn them with burnas, and even then it's tough. Good to have you aboard. In 40k we have mob rule but this is sadly not the case in Kill Team. PLAY THE OBJECTIVE - Orks are quite good at playing the objective since you'll have a lot of T4 bodies, which can be surprisingly difficult to get rid of by small arms fire (especially in cover). I like to send 3-4 models along the sides of the board to contest an objective or put pressure on units that they hid away behind cover. Hey, thanks so much for the excellent write-up! Comment on the article's talk page. You should submit a post with Ork tactics and strategy :). However games mechanics wise it can be any model other than an ork boy because no respecting Nob is gunna take orders from a boy. I like running this guy with a Klaw and the combat specialism for the extra attack, although there is something to be said for making him a veteran for the extra move tactic. KILL TEAM news, resources and reviews. Shooty Ork strategies that work in 40k just don't work in Kill Team, you don't have enough models and DDD is a tactic instead of an army-wide special rule. He ended up loosing over half his team, breaking and loosing all but 1 objective. 1d4chan has a write up for every faction. This message was edited 1 time. Since Orks are a CP hungry faction, I think Strategist is the best one to take overall. All of the melee options are viable, but if you take the klaw I'd recommend making the nob a Combat specialist so you get the bonus attack. If they're running away then you can hide your models near an objective and start getting points uncontested. ), Indiscriminate Dakka (again, nasty on Burnas), and Waaagh! An expansion for Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, this box includes 5 plastic miniatures, a scenery set (with exclusive rules! Anyway, just my thoughts. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. I have tried a couple horde-ish Chaos Cultists Chaos Space Marines teams and found it isn't hard for an opponent to remove 2-3 a round with another 2-3 being flesh wounded and easily shaken locked the rest of the game. Kill Team: Commanders is an expansion for Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, introducing elite war leaders and experts in the art of battle – Commanders. I really need to get a hard copy of the rules. pretty much, to illustrate my point, i decimated an thousand suns player today while only loosing 3 models because I played to the objectives, made sure to only go into melee to tie up his units before committing the big guns and using my superior numbers to control the board and where he could go. He starts with a Big Choppa/Kustom Shoota and that's a pretty ideal starting loadout. Review the general, specialist, and Ork specific strategems and try to tailor your list to suit those. There are however a few sneaky things you can do. Nerve tests and breaking. A Big Mek with Strength can tear up T3 with 4 S6 attacks. Lootas - Similar to burnas but instead of the discount flamer you get a discount autocannon. 2d6 at 9"), take each roll separately (do not add the values together) and for each 5+ rolled, take a mortal wound. The Ork Kill Kroozer is as close to a "standard" type of cruiser as Orks get. I don’t even play Orks and I appreciate this. Should I just use boyz or are any of … Hey guys, long time hobbyist, painter, wannabe gamer. Today in my faction focus, we're looking at what all of the models do and why you might want to have them in your command roster. If you dropped a Gretchin and made him a Loota with the Heavy specialization, and then used the More Bullets and Dakka Dakka Dakka strategems he could be shooting up to 8 times per turn and get quite a lot more hits in. I think this might solve the Orks' dilemma for Kill Team, ie. Make sure you aren't able to draw a line from one side of the board to the other without hitting some sort of terrain piece along the way. Bringing a comms spanner along is generally a good idea in most matchups. Even if you only get the charge with 1 model that's still enough to disable their shooting. Then you deploy your other 8 models to exploit their deployment. That’s the thing with 40K, even without knowing a lot about the game mechanics, you can still get a good gauge on an army by looking at it; like I was saying with Orks. One kommando can become a... Kommando Boss Nob - Basically a boss nob with all the benefits of being a Kommando, although you lose the ability to take a big choppa and all of the ranged options the normal nob has. Against faster armies that can match you in melee (Nids, Deldar), try and bait them out and get the charge first. With this Tactic on your side, you’ll be able to ensure your mining lasers hit home. tactic, which lets you roll 3d6 on the charge and discard the lowest for all of the models around him. The choppa/slugga loadout is the obvious take here since you'll likely be hitting on 6s with shootas, making the extra melee attack on the choppa more likely to come into play. This is where I really choose my matchups carefully, and if I'm gonna win outright, it's these guys who will carry the day. We've got a fun Kill Team Battle Report this week with John. Big Mek/Painboy - These two fill similar roles so I'm putting them together. If the grot leader bothers you, then a nob leader is an okay choice, although it'll attract more fire than usual (and they already attract a lot fire). A blog dedicated to my Warhammer 40k Ork army, as well as my other endevours: Dark Angels, Tau, and Orcs & Goblins. It's a stressful team to play but it's a lot of fun. Lootas seem pretty terrible on paper and you have to do some work to make taking one a viable option. Question for OP - Can you give a little more info about how you bait charges? Another thing that's worked well for me - My general strategy has been to make three "teams." 40:52. I've been into the lore, and hobby for years but only ever played Blood Bowl and a little necromunda back in the day. I was just thinking I was missing information. Press J to jump to the feed. Kommandos are a viable way to pad out your team in lieu of or alongside boys, but remember that you can have 4 boys for every 3 kommandos. I picked up Kill Team, and want to build an ork KT, could anyone please advise if this is a decent KT, as I've never actually played a game, so can only go from rule of cool. Grot Shield makes your important guys more survivable, Dakka Dakka Dakka makes Burnas and (maybe) Lootas an actual threat, and Insane Bravery is a godsend late game. Drukhari This article is bad and may or may not require deleting. You can unsubscribe at any time A Heavy Loota can put out a pretty respectable amount of firepower with More Bullets and Dakka Dakka Dakka, and if you're playing in a campaign, a level 3 Heavy Loota can put out 3d3 shots that hit on 4s rerolling 1s with a nearby Comms spanner for 3 CP (DDD and Overwhelming Firepower, doable on turn 1 with a Strategist Commander). Warp Charged Gaming 6,296 views. Some swear by giving the boss nob a kombi-skorcha but I'm not sure it's worth the points, especially since the boss nob has a 6+ save and will draw lots of fire. I've been having some success with Orks in my local league, and since the general consensus is that Orks are a low tier faction, I figured I'd share some of my strategies with them. Spanners - You can take up to 6 of these guys for some reason. Time for some general ork strategy/tips: BRUTALLY KUNNIN - Think more Mork and less Gork. Press J to jump to the feed. Bad shooting - 5+ BS is the norm. ), and brand-new Tactics and Mission cards. Limited options - Some of your options are just straight-up bad or outclassed. You've sold me on an ork team sir, great write up! 2 x Kommando. Morale - Orks are utterly garbage in the morale phase which makes them difficult and unforgiving to play. "Bait" may have been the wrong word. Jumping down any vertical distance is free. I really love Orks and it's unfortunate that they aren't in a good position in Kill Team. In Kill team, base size is especially important for melee-focused models, I’d argue it’s at least a notable advantage. The other specialisms tend to be "win more" imo, since he'll floor near anything in combat anyway. For example, the Rokkit guy is probably only going to hit once per game. Ahhhhh, that makes sense. Their melee capabilities become a bit more scary with the zealot specialism, and the demo specialism helps them in flushing out units hiding in ruins or behind cover. Note that this guide is more suited for semi-competitive and campaign play since that's how most people play, although the general sentiments apply to comp as well. I picked up Kill Team, and want to build an ork KT, could anyone please advise if this is a decent KT, as I've never actually played a game, so can only go from rule of cool. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The siren song of Kill Team. How did you get him to shoot 8 times that sounds amazing I can’t seem to get him past 3/4 times at most. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Let's start with Ork strengths and weaknesses. In Kill Team large numbers can be a bit of a double edged sword, but you can cause some target priority issues for your opponent especially early on. this brings me to 100 points - sometimes ill take a burna as zealot instead of the heavy gunner. The close quarter nature of the maps seems like a decent power swing for orks in particular since it allows you to sidestep their biggest weakness. One boy can become a... Boss Nob - A bigger, meaner boy with more melee and ranged options. ... diving into the various clans and their lore and color schemes, and looking at how big a commitment an Ork kill team would be — and how fun the KT-eligible units would be to paint. Included: 5 Burna Boyz: supplied on green plastic, these can be used to represent Krogskulls Boyz, or your own Orks kill team. Kill Team or Kill-Team refers to a singular form of squad organisation, closely related to the universe of Warhammer 40,000.But anyone known to role-playing are familiar with the concept.. I am planing to get a: box of Ork Boyz (all slugga boyz), box of Gretchin aka Grots (don't have options that I am aware of) and a box of Loota/Burna Boyz (I don't know the best way to model them). Cookies help us deliver our Services. Orks. Tau sure love to shoot things. But hey, if you think orks are awsome, fair and good, by all means. The attack squig costs the same as a boy and does less, so hard pass. I like. Here, you’ll find a link to every Kill Team Focus so far. Back when dinosaurs ruled the earth, my favorite flavor of 40k was Kill Team, a set of rules that GW's specialist games put out for squad-level skirmishes. Instead, hide your boys in ruins or behind cover or some sort and bait out your opponent with your burnas and/or nobs (preferrably also in cover). Burnas - Pay twice the cost of boy for a boy with a flamer that does d3 autohits instead of d6. It doesn't quite feel like chucking bodies across the map in Orky fashion but orks are a blast. I'll get into this more when I talk about the units. “Da first and da best part of da waaagh, iz a gud old mob of boyz!”-Kaptian Badruk of the freebootaz. One more tip I feel is worth mentioning - You can draw the enemy offsides during the deployment phase. Kommandos can also help camp late game. The first team is Boyz and a Nob, and they go straight for the closest enemy, cover be damned. Also, I don't care much about matchups here, just trying to occupy about 3 models for about 2 turns. With a tiny number of models per side, there was no need to play with unpainted figures (a personal pet peeve of mine). I am just getting into kill team and I have been debating on what faction to fire up. Or anything really. Again, don't bother with the Big Mek's ranged options. Numbers - Like normal 40k, having more numbers means more wounds, more bodies to hold objectives, and more dice to roll. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. T4 and 2 wounds is surprisingly tough despite the terrible armor save. Two boys can become gunners but I don't see any cases where is a good idea, you're better off saving the points to take more boys. The second team is Kommandos and Kommando Nob. Not getting blasted into oblivion by heavy weapons on the first turn makes a real difference to strategies in KT. Okay. You can also take up to 2 nobs which are some of the best melee units in Kill Team. It will make things much easier. If you want, you can instead climb down, spending movement for the vertical drop. Park him in the middle of a group of Boyz. If you find that your boys are being shot off the table regularly on turn 1, you may be putting them out of position or there isn't enough terrain on the table. Orks are fairly CP hungry so getting 2 per turn is ideal. We have the tools to work against most things. These guys exploit their movement, cover, and the distraction of the Boyz to hit the opponents where it hurts. Their small profile makes them easy to hide and my opponents often forget they're even there in the first place, allowing me to rake in the victory points on progressive scoring missions. By the end of turn 3 he had no way to catch up. Tried Arena and I did surprisingly well against an all primaris deathwatch list. They're the only model in the team that has access to the kustom mega blasta, a discount plasma gun. My plan is to build an ork Killteam and then hopefully still be motivated to paint a 40K ork army. Most Ork vehicles look fast and fragile, a means to reach the enemy. I am planning to set a few Burna boys aside for a kill team. 2 x Boyz - Shootas. Orks are solid! Let's check out which units play to our strengths and/or mitigate our weaknesses: Boyz - A tried and true staple of many an Ork team. Kombi-skorcha is a must there. It may take a turn or two before you can find a good opportunity to strike. See p43. on Orks but without any luck. Can't buff yourself with comms. Plus you can take as many as you want, although I don't run more than 2 or 3 in any given list. Warboss - Not only is this guy a complete monster in melee, he also gives you the Mega-Waaagh! Reason: separate pages have been made for Imperium, Chaos, and Xenos factions, this one is now redundant In today’s Kill Team Focus, we’re looking at the unique charms of an Orks kill team, as well as checking out the units and Tactics you’ll be able to use… Orks kill teams are really versatile, with five different units to draw their team members from – from the ‘umble Ork Boy to dakka-spraying Lootas . Aura of 5++ Extra CP. Tyranids. Last update was at 2017/05/09 10:46:17 : Forum Index » Games Workshop Board Games & Specialist Games : … Good tactics synergy - I don't see this talked about very much, but Orks gain a lot from smart tactics use. Get a started ork kill team box (5 burnas) A box of 10 grots A box of 10 boys A box of 5 kommandos. 2 x Burner Boyz. r/killteam: A subreddit dedicated to Warhammer 40000 specialist game, Kill Team. Leader - Kommando Boss Nob - Power Klaw and Combi Flamer. Me, I am staying away from the Kommandos simply because they are resin. If you don't kill the target and they fall back out of melee, it's great to have a fresh ork ready to charge back in and tie them down rather than a pile of orks who are left exposed and incapable of charging back in. Times and dates in your local timezone. I've been getting sneaky, and clocking in at 90-95 points, and playing for a tie. As far as specialisms are concerned, Ferocity is decent on both, while the Painboy can benefit from Melee and throw out 5 power klaw attacks that hit on 4s. Hiding them well will often force your opponent to put their units in a bad position to kill them, allowing you to counter-charge with your boys. A subreddit dedicated to Warhammer 40000 specialist game, Kill Team. In Kill Team large numbers can be a bit of a double edged sword, but you can cause some target priority issues for your opponent especially early on. 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