Author Topic: Take Halberds or Lances for Demigrpyh Knights?  (Read 2249 times)

Offline Baron Von Griffon

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Take Halberds or Lances for Demigrpyh Knights?
« on: January 05, 2017, 11:30:25 PM »
Hello, I am currently building an empire army, and I can't make up my mind on what to arm my Demigrpyh Knights with. Last time I checked lances give you 2+ on a charge, but then you are back to a S 4 attack, but with a Halberd you get an unlimited amount of S 5 attacks. I just can't pick between the two.

Offline Fidelis von Sigmaringen

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Re: Take Halberds or Lances for Demigrpyh Knights?
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2017, 08:59:39 AM »
Assuming that you are talking about 8th edition, here are some we prepared earlier:


The majority opinion is that it is better to keep the +1 AS provided by lances + shield, as the mounts will do most of the damage anyway.

On a side note: given that WFB is officially defunct, it is always good to clarify which edition you are playing, when asking questions about rules, equipment, tactics, etc.
« Last Edit: January 06, 2017, 09:15:57 AM by Fidelis von Sigmaringen »
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Re: Take Halberds or Lances for Demigrpyh Knights?
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2017, 11:59:36 PM »
As above: the majority of attacks come from the mount at S5 anyway so giving the model a better armour save to make 1 of its 4 attacks generally worse is a better option.  Lances all the way!
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