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Necrons are a fairly solid codex right now. They don't have any glaring issues like some of the older codexes do. They come with very impressive shooting and decent resilience. I would say they are a top-tier army this edition, but they aren't all-powerful. They are not the greatest army in melee. They have units that can be good at melee(Overlords, ...


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While Tau finally got some flyers of their own, the Necron flyers are still cheaper and better. I would suggest using two squads of warriors in Nightscythes. You should also run an Overlord. He won't do much for you, but he unlocks a Royal Court. Take one of those with a few Storm Crypteks. Give the crypteks Voltaic staffs to shred hull points off ...


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You're right; Necrons are awfully powerful. WH:40K isn't as carefully balanced as it should be. Their downsides are mainly high points-cost, but they also have less variety than other armies, and tend not to be terribly mobile (this may have changed in the 5th edition codex, but it was certainly the case before). Their anti-vehicle options tend to be ...



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