My good friend dug out his ogre kingdoms army recently and we played a couple games of 8th edition. He has been unceremoniously tabled. I’ve recently invested in some Ogres as my latest Fantasy army due to the great new stuff they get in their recently updated Army Book. The only. 5 Jan The Special section of the Ogre list offers a wide variety of units, all of The new rules for 8th edition regarding missile weapons allows you to.

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I’ve been looking at some of the changes and I noticed some print mistakes, the first is that on ogrs Page Dedicated to leadbelcher they have the characteristics of Ogre Bulls BS2 and all while in the army list and unit summary section they have what I am going to assume is their correct characteristics because of BS3 and BS4 on the Thunderfist. And if you warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition a misfire for ,ingdoms scatter, you become the target. Ogre magic consists primarily of Butchers and Slaughtermasters.

Spellslinging I have a lengthy article devoted entirely to Gut Magicso I will only go into the briefest details here. We’ve got you covered.

You could make your unit Stubborn, but by the time your opponent charged them, the spell would be gone.

Ogre Kingdoms Army Basics

It is very difficult to earn any Victory points with ogres from more than a foot away. Braingobbler forces an enemy warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition within 18″ to take a Panic test. It has a nice variety of ranged attacks for those times you feel the need to soften the enemy before engaging. Looking for more of a certain thing? Ideally I’ll get both eventually. Like much of the book, the Lore was fatally flawed. Just make sure you’re really getting your points worth.


Butcher — great in the same way as the Slaughtermaster.

It will be out soon, planning to finish it this weekend. And they’re 30 points cheaper than normal Giants. At the time of writing this, the latest Ogre Kingdoms FAQ states that spells cast by the bearer of the Greedy Fist benefit from its rules. Representative APR variable Gut magic isn’t warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition in my opinion, it isn’t spectacular, but the spells are useful and you know them all and can cast them more than once between butchers. Normally S4 breath weapons are limited to expensive monsters that cannot easily be stacked with static combat res.

Ogres have a decent Toughness of 4, but little armour with Mournfangs being the main exception. In this era of rerolled Panic tests thanks to the BSB, the centres of warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition armies are largely immune to spells like this; however peripheral units are still vulnerable. For the same footprint, for 20 points, empire can get 4 strength 4 attacks. The spelling mistake is actually in the official book itself, guess GW does not have proofreaders ; The Gorebeast chariot has T5 in my version since it’s just a mount swap.

Once and again, your Ironguts will charge in with 13 Attacks, hit with two of them, wound with only one and then lose warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition combat by miles.

The second rank of attacks as well as the stomp attacks are quite beneficial. The worst thing about Gut Magic is that the effectiveness of the best spells give the opponent two goes at dispelling them before they really become effective i. This comes with the disadvantage of striking last in later rounds of combat, but with a high number of high-strength attacks, there is warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition no second round of combat, so it is not much of a disadvantage.


I like the Thundertusk’s aura if for no other reason than to make High Elves lose their re-roll to hit I really hate High Elves. It is most useful against well armoured, Toughness 3 models warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition as human and Elf knights. Just an aesthetic thing for consistency with ogte Bruisers.

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warhammer ogre kingdoms 8th edition Maybe make it Lords only instead. Select a valid country. A less than ideal magic phase is gonna hurt your magic, but don’t worry because you shouldn’t rely on magic in the first place. I think kingdo,s are almost mandatory and if the enemy sees you have them, they will almost certainly set up much more conservatively, which is good for you being able to close ranks. My Maneaters, on the other hand, rarely seem to benefit much.

Lots of good points here.