This week I was matched up against Aaron and his slowly expanding Convergence army. Aaron has few enough models for CoC that his army lists were virtually the same but with 2 different casters. He chose the version with Lucant.
Arc Node Steve
I was still testing out some lists that I was considering taking to the Southern Ontario Open. One of list was this Bartolo list.
Max Steelhead Halbs
Tactical Arcanist Coprs
Wrong Eye + Snapjaw
Scenario was Incoming (2 asymmetrical zones on the mid-line, and objectives 18″ up from your edge of the table. No killbox). Aaron wins the die roll and elects to go first.
-1 focus to Galvanizer
-Reciprocators run up base to base
-Reductors run up behind them
-Perforators run forward
-Enigma Foundry runs up behind Reductors
-Lucant walks up and casts Deceleration
-Corollary got a free focus and advanced up
-Arc Node Steve walked up the center of the board
-Galvanizer ran and inducted to the Diffuser
-Diffuser ran and inducted to Cipher
-Cipher ran and inducted to Inverter
Mercs Turn 1
-Galleon gets 1 focus
-TAC runs forward
-Vanguard walks up
-Bart casts Hot Shot on Galleon and puts up Batten Down the Hatches
-Galleon runs toward my enemy zone
-Wrong Eye walks up and puts Spiny Growth on the Galleon.
-Snap Jaw runs and riles.
-Bull Snapper walks up
-Boomhowler give call of Defiance for 4+ tough and the unit runs forward getting into my friendly zone
-Steelheads run and spread out behind the Boomhowlers
-Tinker runs up behind the Galleon
CoC Turn 2
-1 Focus to the Inverter
-Perforators walk up and throw some spears at Boomhowlers and kill 2 of them.
-Recirpcators walk up in Shieldwalk and activate set defense.
-Reductors walk up behind Reciprocators and 1 sprays a Boomhowler who dies.
-Enigma foundry walks up behind Reductors
-Gavlnizer walks up behind Reciprocators
-Ciper walks and fires rough terrain templates at my Boohowlers in the zone.
-Inverter ran and inducted to the Diffuser
-Diffuser ran behind the objective
-Arc Node Steve ran base to base with the Ciper to benfit from Iron Sentinal
-Lucant walks up and casts Deceleration
-Corolary walks up behind Lucant
Mercs Turn 2
-2 focus to Galleon upkeep Hot Shot
-Galleon advances to toe the zone and rols 3 shots on the left and 1 on the right. Decel limits what he can get done but 1 Perforator dies to a direct hit and 1 more is wounded by blast
-Wrong Eye puts Spiny Growth on Galleon and Snap Jaw
-Snap Jaw runs into zone to Threaten Aarons models
-Bull Snapper runs and riles.
-4 Boomhowlers aim and take shots at Perforators and actually kill 1 and go 4+ tough.
-TAC walk up and shoot fire balls at Perforators and kill 1.
-Vanguard walks up to the front of my objecitve
-Bart walk up and casts Batten and feats (Advancing Models the end movement in control area are knocked down)
-Steelheads run around to shift position.
Mercs score 1 CP (1-0)
CoC Turn 3
-1 focus to Cipher
-Recipricators move up in shieldwall and toe into the zone.
-Reductors walk up behind them and 2 of them attampt sprays. 1 was out of range and the other failed to wound.
-1 Perforator walked into the zone and was just in Barts Control so he got knocked down. The other shot at Snap Jaw but missed.
-Cipher shoots more rough terrain templates at my models in his zone.
-Diffuser shoots Snap Jaw but fails to wound him at ARM20
-Inverter walks up to re-position
-Enigma Foundry walk up behind reductors
-Lucant walks up casts Deceleration again and feat (+4 ARM and auto-pass repair checks)
He is contesting the zone so the score stays at 1-0 for Mercs
Mercs Turn 3
-Galleon gets 2 focus upkleep Hot Shot
-Galleon moves up a touchand turns to center on the Perforator in the zone. He kills it with the first shot then pumps the rest into the objective doing about 2 damage.
-Wrong Eye Moved up and put Spiny Growth on the Galleon and submerged himself.
-Bull Snapper moves up and puts Spiny Growth on Snap Jaw
-Snap Jaw Charged the Objective and did about 10 Damage.
-TAC move up and shoot at the last Perforator and do some damage.
-Boohowlers go 4+ tough and shoot but miss all their attacks.
-Bart Moves behind the Galleon and casts Batten.
-Vanguard moves up and shoots at the Perforator and misses
-Steelheads just run around to reposition
I have cleared the zone again and score another control ppoint (2-0 Mercs)
Coc Turn 4
-1 focus to Diffuser
-Perforator shuffles to the side and stabs Snap Jaw for 2 damage.
-Reciprocators move up and do set defense and Shield Wall and kill 1 Boomhowler
-Reductors move up behind Reciprocators and spray. They kill 1 TAC and 2 Boomhowlers.
-Inverter moves up
-Corolary moved up and give 3 focus to the Cipher
-Cipher walks up to Snap Jaw and pounds on him, leaving him on 8 boxes.
-Diffuser runs in to the zone to contest.
Mercs Turn 4
-2 focus to Galleon and up keep Hot Shot.
-Bull Snapper slams the Diffuser out of zone.
-Galleon is able to kill the Objective with his guns for 1 point.
-Bart Runs into the zone to score 2 more points for the win.
Victory to Mercs