Warhammer 40,000/Tactics/World Eaters (9E)

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Why Play World Eaters[edit]

Ok here's a real reason why to be excited about the World Eaters. We don't know how their models will work, how their buffs, debuffs or what ever function but we know exactly what their army is going to be: A toughness 4, armor save 3 melee focused or perhaps melee dedicated army. Anybody who has seen what a fully tuned up Crusader squad does in combat or ever said "they get how many attacks?" when a Blood Angel Death company charges knows that is a something to respect: it may not be good, Blood Angels have had ups and downs over the years, but it is always something to respect.

Unit Analysis[edit]

Note that all of these have been confirmed via the November 19th, 2022 reveal stream + previous articles on WarCom. Yes, there was the points leak prior to that, which listed the entire army roster, but that's still somewhat flimsy on its validity.

HQ[edit]

  • Kharn: Such a swell guy.
  • Lord Invocatus: New named character added to the army roster with the codex. Demon-looking motherfucker on a Juggernaut. Actually appeared in a White Dwarf book or some Codex fluff text from a while ago. Otherwise, basically a nobody.
  • Lord on Juggernaut: Chaos Lord on a Juggernaut, more than likely an alternative build to Lord Invocatus, like Mozrog Skraggbad for the orks.
  • Daemon Prince of Khorne: A daemon prince... except he's Khorney. Khorney for skulls.

Troops[edit]

  • Khorne Berzerkers:
  • Jakhals: Copyright-friendly misspellings of a regular word, manifested as the WE cultist-equivalent, similar to Tzaangors and Poxwalkers.

Dedicated Transports[edit]

  • Chaos Rhino: What, you thought that your troops would have to footslog it up there without a costly Land Raider? You're just leading a bunch of frothing madmen, not absolute idiots.

Elites[edit]

  • Eightbound: Khorne Possessed! Except with eight daemons in their bodies instead of one. Why they didn't just get regular possessed like the Death Guard, we may never know.
  • Exalted Eightbound: Khorne Greater Possessed!
  • Chaos Terminators: Unlike the Death Guard and the Thousand Sons, it appears that the World Eaters will not be receiving their own unique brand of terminator goodness. Which is dumb as fuck, because Red Butchers exist in the lore and have been represented as a stratagem upgrade. More than likely, that stratagem will be in the new book, but that's yet to be confirmed.

Heavy Support[edit]

  • Land Raider: Same as DG and TS. Obligatory Land Raider inclusion.
  • Maulerfiend: Well of course the World Eaters would get the giant melee daemon engine. Therefore we can assume that they'll also get the Forgefiend, but that's yet to be confirmed.

Lords of War[edit]

  • Angron: Big Angry Ron himself, in the flesh.
  • Khorne Lord of Skulls: Lets be honest, we all saw this coming.