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Prince Vhordrai

Discussion in 'Understanding the Underworlds' started by El Syf, Mar 4, 2018.

  1. El Syf

    El Syf Crypt Horror

    Dec 4, 2011
    Wanted to get other peoples opinions on him, I've used him once and am including him in a 2.5k game in a couple of weeks.
    I don't have him as the general, mostly so my vampire lord can buff morghasts but Vhordrai is a beast. The rend advantage over a normal vlozd and breath of shyish seem well worth the extra points. In my first game he wiped out a tree lord, 15 dryads and 20 fyreslayers (can't remember what their normal unit is called) and after all that almost took out a treelord ancient but I didn't win the roll off for the turn both were on very few wounds by then. No new model but a great addition to the ranks.
  2. Malisteen

    Malisteen Master Necromancer True Blood

    Sep 23, 2009
    He's good. As you say, extra rend and better breath weapon make him worth the extra points. The only legion I wouldn't take him in is sacrament, since the shroud of darkness or wristbands of black gold are too good to pass up, so you'd be better off with a normal VLoZD there.
  3. Demian

    Demian Vampire Count True Blood

    Oct 28, 2011
    Alternatively, you may want to use him in a Soulblight army, to be able to use the Dragon Warriors Battle Trait.

    It may not seem like much, but unlike the Legion of Blood, he can be buffed as such. Plus Soulblight is the one Allegiance that can use a Lore of the Dead, although you'd have no Gravesites. While speaking of Soulblight, maybe try Mist Form on your general, to charge tactically each turn! has great synergy with Dragon Warriors and you're very hard to pin down in unfavourable combats (maybe another V. Lord on a Zombie Dragon with his Deathlance)

    Aaaand to boot, get some Nighthaunt allies, and see what happens (Mourngul?/Hexwraiths?). Or Deathrattle with that Wight King battalion. From the Soulblight artefacts, the Saccharine Goblet should work wonders along Mist Form -> Dragon Warriors.


    I'm also thinking, if you want a Coven Throne to be the army general, Tactical Insight should work well with the Prince, re-rolling 1's is a nice combo, this in any Legion army, even better if you'd want to bait stuff with him and Soulpike.

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