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Goatboy’s Warhammer 40K – How I Would Play Sisters

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Jun 17 2021
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Goatboy here and I have had a week or so to think about a Sisters of Battle army – take a look at my creation.

I like to ruminate for a little while with a codex, and talk it over online with my buddies before wading into army construction. But it’s time. I actually like how this new army is set up and while I don’t think I will buy one this is most likely how I would play it.  This particular list borders on the realm of just using models I like but I think it has some merit to it and will work.  I am just happy it seems the army is a bit simpler in some aspects and not nearly as complicated as Ad Mech (yikes!).  Plus – it is all plastic, all the models are great, and overall it is not insane to paint when you have to get to that phase.  With that talk out of the way – let’s get building some Sororitas!

Goatboy’s Sisters of Battle Army – V.1

-Supreme Command- 0CP
Morvenn Vahl – Warlord – 265pts

Battalion – – 3CP
Order of the Argent Shroud

-HQ-
Canoness – Powersword, Bolt Pistol, Rod of Office – 60pts
Palatine – 45pts

-Elites-
Dogmata – Hymm – Catechism of Repugnance, Litany of Enduring Faith, Warlord Trait – Indomitable Belief (-1CP), Relic – Sigil of Ecclesiasticus – 65pts
Paragon Warsuits X 3 – Warblades X 3, Heavy Bolters X 3, Storm Bolters X 240pts
Paragon Warsuits X 3 – Warblades X 3, Heavy Bolters X 3, Storm Bolters X 240pts
Paragon Warsuits X 3 – Warblades X 3, Heavy Bolters X 3, Storm Bolters X 240pts

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-Troops-
Battle Sisters Squad X 20 – Simularum Imperialis, Multi-Melta X 2, Meltagun X 2, Combi-Melta – 295pts
Battle Sisters Squad X 5 – 55pts
Battle Sisters Squad X 5 – 55pts

-FA-
Dominon Squad X 5 – Artificer-Crafted Storm Bolter X 4 – 80pts
Seraphim Squad X 5 – Ministorum Hand Flamers X 10 – 120pts

-Heavy Support-
Retributor Squad X 5 – Multi-Melta X 4 – 140pts

-Dedicated Transport-
Rhino – 80pts

PTS: 1980 CP: +8

Holy Tactics

This is a pretty simple army to steer with a brick of Sisters in the middle, suits to hit the flanks as needed, and a lot of bullets.  The Rhino can move up, drop off some mortal wound dealing storm bolters, and then some lovely Multi-Meltas.  I went with Argent Shroud as I should be able to shoot well all the time and have single reroll to help cover things as needed.

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The best character we have seen sits in the middle, moves up, and punches things for the Emperor.  I really wanted to try and fit in the Hand Flamer Seraphim squad as I think it can easily come down and deal with those units that are holding back objectives – bar some terrible stuff like Blade Guards and other mean options.  It isn’t a crazy list and feels kind of like a battleforce beyond the 3 sets of Suits.

For the Emperor!

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