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TROOPS: ACOLYTES

Acolytes are a combat mainstay of the Cult forces. How can we get the most out of them? I like acolytes – the models, which look great...

CROSSFIRE

Crossfire is the new Cult ability. Who gets it, how does it work, and how do we make the most of it? It might just be me, but Crossfire...

Rerolling 1s

Does my firebase benefit more from rerolling 1s to hit, or rerolling 1s to wound? In practical terms, this is the captain or lieutenant...

Frag or Krak?

I'm not keen on weapons with options. I always end up worrying that I've made the wrong choice. Case in point: the grenade launcher....

The Primus

The Primus is primarily a buffing unit, but he also has access to several unique weapons and relics. So whilst we might not want him in...

Rending Claws and Boneswords

Acolyte and Metamorph leaders can add a bonesword to their weapons choices. But should they? And if they do, when should they use it? The...

Aberrants

I really like aberrants, and whilst they may not be a top competitive choice, I’d still like to get the most out of them in combat. So,...

+1 To Hit, or Exploding 6s?

The Primus gives +1 to hit; the Abominant explodes 6s into two hits. So which one is a better support character for aberrants? Here’s a...

Pauper Princes vs Twisted Helix : Aberrants

Could the poster boys of the Twisted Helix really be better off under Pauper Princes? There’s only one way to find out… Over in part one,...

Pauper Princes vs Twisted Helix : Acolytes

The Pauper Princes and Twisted Helix both tilt towards close combat. But which creed does it better? Of the various creeds the Cult has...

Metamorphs

Metamorphs have a range of combat options, so how can we get the most out of them on the tabletop? I put together some metamorphs...

Maximising Rerolls

How do we maximise the effectiveness of our rerolls? I’ve got a feeling that this one might end up stating the obvious a little, but I...

Advance and Charge

The ability to advance and charge gives the Cult a healthy threat range. But how reliable is it? The Cult has various ways to access...

The Patriarch

The Cult Patriarch has a number of functions – warlord, psyker, morale-booster and combat blender. And it’s that last one that interests...

 

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