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Battle Report #2 Cygnar Major Victoria Haley vs RoS Issyria, Sibyl of Dawn

Hello friends,
time for a second battle report on this blog and this time Swans faced Retribution of Scyrah in a 75 pts Steam Roller 2017 game. My opponent tutor was Elros. The game was more of a learning one since it was my first game (can you believe it?!) against Retribution plus I wanted to learn and thus while discussing some stuff we paused the clock. In addition, this was my first game with this list and with a colossal. So, here are the lists:

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Cygnar - H2 Hurricane fun
Theme: Heavy Metal
3 / 3 Free Cards     74 / 75 Army
Stockpile - Steamroller Objective
Major Victoria Haley - WJ: +25
-    Squire - PC: 0
-    Hurricane - PC: 39 (Battlegroup Points Used: 25)
-    Ironclad - PC: 12
-    Thorn - PC: 13
Journeyman Warcaster - PC: 0
-    Firefly - PC: 8
Lieutenant Allison Jakes - PC: 0
-    Stormclad - PC: 18
Captain Arlan Strangewayes - PC: 4
Field Mechaniks - Crew Chief & 5 Grunts: 5
THEME: Heavy Metal

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Retribution of Scyrah - issy

Theme: No Theme Selected
75 / 75 Army

Issyria, Sibyl of Dawn - WJ: +29
-    Sylys Wyshnalyrr, The Seeker - PC: 4
-    Chimera - PC: 8 (Battlegroup Points Used: 8)
-    Imperatus - PC: 22 (Battlegroup Points Used: 21)
-    Banshee - PC: 18
-    Aspis - PC: 6

Elara, Tyro of the Third Chamber - PC: 4
-    Discordia - PC: 18
Arcanist Mechanik - PC: 2
Arcanist Mechanik - PC: 2

Mage Hunter Strike Force - Leader & 9 Grunts: 16

-    Mage Hunter Strike Force Commander - PC: 4

So, I have made one, but major mistake while deploying according to Elros and I must agree. I put the Stormclad on the right with the Hurricane and the Firefly while leaving the right flank with only an Ironclad and Thorn. So what I should have done is put the Stormclad on the left flank with the Ironclad. and fight on the right with Hurricane and the Firefly. Elros decided to go first.

So the first round we saw running, a lot of it. After Elros run up with his tree hugging elves did some "magic mother fucker" it was my turn to move. I put Arcane Shield and Evasive on Hurricane, pushed a little bit too far with the energized Stormclad and the Firefly followed behind. The Ironclad on the left flank went for the zone, Thorn joined him and when Haley moved up she cast Arcane Bolt through him to kill one of the Mage Hunters and Feat baby. Thorn repositioned thanks to reaction drive.
After the first round
 In his second turn Elros killed my Ironclad with his Mage Hunters and jacks clearing the zone and on the right flank he managed to put some shots and knock down Stormclad. Both the Stormclad and Hurricane got blinded meaning no shooting for me. In return I killed a Chimera with the Stormclad and two Mage Hunters. With the Hurricane blinded I could not unleash hell with my guns so after much deliberation and discussing the plan with my opponent to to move up, try to grab one of them pesky elves and throw him at his leader. Did not work out actually and the irritated Hurricane smashed the poor guy with his fist. On the left flank Thorn got into position to kill Elara by a sneaky Arcane Bolt through his arc node but three ones did not make it happen. He repositioned a bit back. The Firefly got more to the middle of the table and the Mechanics went up to contest a bit.
After the second round

Left side

I see you Banshee, but you see me also
Now, Elros used his Feat and started the carnage. Needless to say, he wiped out my left flank and on the right almost killed Hurricane (he was standing on 4 boxes). In my turn I repaired the colossal a bit outlined the rest of my plan to Elros and would have went with it if it wasn't for my opponent who reminded me that a) his caster is in the middle of the table with one focus, b) colossal can shoot while in melee (stupid me) c) that by trying to kill Banshee and maybe the Mage Hunters, I will lose the next round. So, I took his advice and started shooting Issyria with my guns. Two shots and she was dead.
Game End

Well, Elros is a great sport. The game was really fun and he showed me some tips and tricks. It was a great learning curve experience. Hopefully, next time I will be able to read the situation better and come up with better plans of my own. Practice makes perfect. :)


  1. Przeczytałem i gra wygląda na bardzo ciekawą:) Za czas jakiś kupie sobie pierwszy model na zachętę :)

    1. Super :) Na cokolwiek się zdecydujesz, to będzie klasa malowanko ;)

    2. Dobry batrep. Właśnie uświadomiłem sobie ze Warmachine to jedyny system do którego mam pomalowanych 100% figurek :) Inna sprawa ze nie jest ich zbyt wiele ;)

    3. Dzięki ;-) nie od razu Rzym zbudowano ;-) no, a Ty masz już na start Fully Painted Army.

  2. Bardzo fajnie Piotr, że ciągniesz do przodu temat Warmachine. Ciekawy system z fajnymi figurkami. Dobry post. Bitwa również jak widać się udała :) Tak trzymać kolego.

  3. Dobry raport nie jest zły. Ciekawe czerwonawe pole bitwy :)

    1. Dziękować, jeszcze tylko murki i mauzoleum pomalować :) A czerwonawe pole bitwy to mata Grymkin Town od

    2. A mauzoleum czyjej produkcji? Wygląda zacnie i może sam bym się skusił :P

    3. Multiverse Gaming. Do tego w zestawie masz 4 nagrobki.

  4. Dopiero na polu bitwy widać jaki ten najcięższy jack jest olbrzymi. Piękny widok.


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