Warhammer 40K Meta Hotness: Leman Russ with Plasma Executioner | Coys Information


Leman Russ tanks are again with a vengeance within the new Astra Militarum codex, which must be in your pleased fingers quickly.

Some occasions have allowed you to play with the brand new Astra Militarum guidelines within the Cadia Stands field, and at the moment I wish to speak a little bit bit about why this tank will destroy your corporation.

Leman Russ has a reasonably robust physique that’s exhausting to chew by way of his respectable quantity of harm, excessive toughness, and a couple of+ armor save. On high of that, you add a bunch of excellent guidelines to permit him to shoot you on a regular basis and be a ache to do away with. Oh – and you may take multiples of the identical choice in a single decide, permitting you to spam a variety of them.

Leman Russ 101

Hey, it is a robust tank that has had a wierd life in latest editions. It was at all times there, had entry to squadrons, and was at all times an instance of the stupidity of the 40,000 guidelines when folks appeared them up on-line. You’d at all times see some Leman Russ sort with a Commissar hanging on high shouting Imperial dogma at his enemies. It is a image of 40,000 fanfare and this construct simply retains going by growing the ability and holding it low cost sufficient to spam greater than 3.

Leman Russ shoots…A LOT

These tanks have obtained a pleasant improve to their Turret weapon subtypes that enables them to shoot different fashions that aren’t in engagement vary and get a flat +1 to hit with them. That is large as a result of it now not hangs in fight and is at all times viable for capturing. He can transfer up, stand in the best way, and hit the enemy with plasma and large demise bullets as wanted.

Leman Russ is tough to kill

Oh, it is also fairly rattling robust, with 8 toughness, 13 injury, and a 2+ armor save. Thank goodness AOC is gone or this monster can be so exhausting to take away from the desk. Strive some Psychics and different choices and he’ll simply sit there blocking all the things the enemy desires to do.

Record of samples

Right here is an instance record from New Years Knockout 2023, a 52-player, 5-round Grand Tour in Shawnee, Kansas, USA on January 14, 2023. This record was piloted by Dan Sammons, who is understood to run some fairly robust meta-search lists. One have a look at this monster and it should be popping up much more – particularly with the Photo voltaic Lord as nicely.

Astra Militarum
Regimental Doctrine: Born Troopers

++Supreme Command Detachment++
Photo voltaic Lord Leontus – 170 factors – Warlord

++The battalion detachment++

HQ
Cadian Command Squad – 75 factors – Normal, Medi-pack, Grasp Vox, Meltagun, Powersword, Bolt Pistol, Closing of the Nemrodesh 1st (-1cp)

Tank Commander – 165 factors – Gatekeeper (-1cp), Lascannon
Tank Commander – 180 factors – Executioner Plasma Cannon, Lascannon, Two Heavy Flamers, Armored Tracks, Grasp Tactician (-1cp)

troops

Cadian Shock Troops – 65pts – 2x Plasma Cannons, Vox-caster
Cadian Shock Troops – 65pts – 2x Plasma Cannons, Vox-caster
Cadian Shock Troops – 65pts – 2x Plasma Cannons, Vox-caster

Elites

Kasrkin – 100 factors – 2x Sizzling-Shot Volley Weapons, Sizzling-Shot Marksman Rifle, Vox-Caster, Chainsword, Sizzling-Shot Laspistol, Barbacant Key (-1cp), Legacy Weapons
Kasrkin – 100 factors – 2x Sizzling-Shot Volley Pistols, Sizzling-Shot Marksman Rifle, Vox-Caster, Chainsword, Sizzling-Shot Laspistol, Recon Operators
Kasrkin – 100 factors – 2x Sizzling-Shot Volley Weapons, Sizzling-Shot Marksman Rifle, Vox-Caster, Chainsword, Sizzling-Shot Laser Pistol, Veteran Gears

Quick assault

Scout Sentinels – 40 factors – Plasma Cannon
Scout Sentinels – 40 factors – Plasma Cannon

Heavy help

3x Leman Russ Battle Tanks – 495 factors – executioner plasma cannon, lascannon, two heavy bolters
1x Leman Russ Battle Tanks – 170 factors – Executioner Plasma Cannon, Three Heavy Flags, Armored Rails
1x Leman Russ Battle Tanks – 170 factors – Executioner Plasma Cannon, Three Heavy Flags, Armored Rails

2000 factors, 2 cp

For Sigmar…er…the Emperor!

Leman Russ Treadheads FTW

Right here you see 7 Leman Russ, 6 of them being Plasma Executioner and the opposite being a Relic Battle Cannon. As you may inform, this can more than likely be the one to get hit with a Nerf Bat, because it presently appears hyper-efficient to look as a lot.

With the brand new Lord Photo voltaic as an incredible “command” battery and the opposite Commander choices, you may be seeing lists like this quite a bit. The battlefield will appear like a Leman Russ dealership with all of the Cadian troopers making an attempt to promote you an improve or two. That each one terrain bundle is included from the dealership in addition to 10 free oil modifications.

This tank is simply actually good and does a variety of injury behind a really sturdy set of shields on account of being robust as hell. Throw in Orders and Stratagems, and gamers must be horrified to see squadrons of them on the desk.

For the emperor!

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Thomas Reidy, aka Goatboy, the ever-evil member of the BoLS. I make artwork, play 40k and even paint a variety of stuff. I’ve been taking part in Warhammer 40K for the reason that Nineteen Nineties and have gained a number of nationwide occasions together with Adepticon and GW GT. I’ve been writing for BoLS for 15 years. Take a look at my Instagram to see what I am engaged on – or what I am engaged on for somebody. I am at all times doing one thing associated to the passion.



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