Game #35 Thyra vs Butcher1

I played :

Protectorate Army – 75 / 75 points
[Theme] Guardians of the Temple

(Thyra 1) Thyra, Flame of Sorrow [+29]
– Blood of Martyrs [16]
– Dervish [7]
– Sanctifier [14]
Nicia, Tear of Vengeance [0(5)]
Pyrrhus, Flameguard Hero [0(5)]
Vassal Mechanik [1]
Wrack [1]
Choir of Menoth (min) [4]
Daughters of the Flame [10]
Daughters of the Flame [10]
Flame Bringers (max) [17]
Flame Bringers (max) [17]
Temple Flameguard (min) [7]
– Temple Flameguard Officer & Standard [0(4)]

VS

Khador Army – 75 / 75 points
[Theme] Winter Guard Kommand

(Butcher 1) Orsus Zoktavir, The Butcher of Khardov [+28]
– Devastator [14]
– Devastator [14]
– Devastator [14]
– Ruin [17]
Kovnik Jozef Grigorovich [4]
Widowmaker Marksman [4]
Winter Guard Infantry (max) [10]
– Winter Guard Infantry Officer & Standard [0(4)]
– Winter Guard Rocketeer (3) [6]
Winter Guard Infantry (max) [10]
– Winter Guard Infantry Officer & Standard [4]
– Winter Guard Rocketeer (3) [6]
Winter Guard Mortar Crew [0(5)]

Khador goes first.

Deployment :

Butcher cast Iron Flesh on himself.
Rest of the army just ran.

Thyra cast Silence of Death on left horses, Occultation on right horses and Gates of Death on herself.
Nicia and Daughters ran sharply forward.
Choir said Passage.
Temple Guards ran with mini feat.

End of 1st round :

Devastators run to zones.
Winter Guards and mortar on the left, killed three Flamebringers and few Daughters.
Winter Guards on the right killed few Temple Guards.

Daughters killed few Winter Guards.
Dervish slammed Devastator away from the left zone.
Temple Guards and Flamebringers killed a lot of enemy models on the right flank.
Nicia charged at Winter Guard, kills, shot at another one, hits, kills and sprint back.

2-0 on the scenario.

End of 2nd round :

Two Devastators ran to contest my zone.
Winter Guards and Devastator on the right killed almost whole Temple Guards unit.

Flamebringers and Daughters took care of left flank (Winter Guard Officer survived only).
Thyra FEAT and she charged at Ruin.
BoM after apparition and place from FEAT, reach Ruin too and destroyed him.
Sanctifier throw away Devastator from left zone.
Nicia killed again few models and sprint back.
At the end of my turn, Thyra teleport back, outside of enemy threat ranges.

3-1 on the scenario.

End of 3rd round :

Butcher FEAT and he killed two Flamebringers.
Devastator killed BoM.
Winter Guard Officer spreyed Flamebringer and Daughter + reposition to contest the zone.
Two Devastators destroyed my Objective.
Unfortunately, there was no possibility for Khador to contest right zone.

4-2 on the scenario.

I need to score three scenario points to win.
Firstly, Flamebringers destroyed objective.
Temple Guards stayed in the right zone.
Thyra killed Winter Guard Officer to clear left zone.

I won by scenario 7-2.

A few words after game :

  • In my opinion, Butcher1 is much worse version of Karchev.
    A similar list under Karchev would work much better.
  • I am very happy how Nicia played.
    She did what she should and she did it well and throughout the game.

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