Wood elves are playable in campaign, multiplayer and custom battles. The craftworld eldar, dark eldar and exodites of warhammer 40,000 began as warhammer high elves, dark elves, and wood elves recycled in space. Conquer the mortal realms with the everchosens warriors, cultists and barbarians. Warhammer harder, the wood elves are here to ruin your peace of mind. For all those who think the wood elves are terrible total. Its always been the high elf thing to have access to dragons, and there are many instances of allied dragons that aid the elves, not simply as mounts for lords. They are one of the most popular warhammer fantasy armies, but their release in 8th edition was not totally expected, as at the time there were four dwarfs, wood elves, tomb kings and bretonnia warhammer army books which had not been updated since 6th edition.
Ive been told by a few people that wood elves dont work very well under 8th edition rules with their current codex, but i also know that the alltree army uses tactics pretty atypical for a normal wood elves force, so i wonder if that makes up for any shortcomings due to the change in edition. Of course wood elves dominated the scene quite well, but we also have new releases and preorders for dropzone commander, all is quiet on the martian front, and dark age. Wood elves are another of my armies that has been waiting for an update for an extremely long time, so i might as well repeat the process. The ancestors of the wood elves were high elf colonists to the old world, who lived in big sparkling cities on the coasts of what is now bretonnia and the empire. The game is no longer supported by games workshop, having been officially supplanted by warhammer age of sigmar, which uses the same fictional setting but has a different design ethos.
Treemen are massive humanoid creatures that resemble upright walking trees. I would like to know if i can have a similar experience in terms of difficulty than with the empire or if its just as easy as the dwarfs campaign. There were a lot of changes i liked in particular the rise. Wood elves, 7th edition 40k, and new releases there is a lot of new releases this week for several games that we cover here on faeit 212. The last 8th edition army book was printed in 2014 for wood elves, the first army book for the empire was printed for 4th edition rules in 1993 spanning some 21 years of printing of warhammer army books for the game of fantasy battles formerly known as warhammer fantasy battle. Wood elves still lack war machines but have in exchange a megaton of poisoned weaponry. The name of their game is speed and maneuverability. Wood elves 20, for 8th edition and incidentally the last whfb army book ever published still contains great stags, but only as character mounts. The wood elves are a mysterious race of fickle elves and their forestspirit allies, who dwell in the magical. Then came the 7th edition update and they rocketed up to being the 2nd best army in the game behind daemons and while the 8th edition book has balanced things a bit, they remain a powerhouse army. And now we come to the crux of the issue, which i see as this. Except that is not the wood elves of warhammer they are pretty much a race that yells get off my lawnforest. They are not gone, but those that remain dwell exclusively within the forest of athel loren.
For all those who think the wood elves are terrible. There are three main factions of elves in the world. Dark elves are not for people who expect all their units to have the toughness of lizardmen or dwarves, or the hitting power of chaos warriors or. They are tall, slender humanoids who are inherently magical and live for millennia. Get the best deals on wood elves warhammer fantasy when you shop the largest online selection at. Aug 20, 2010 my wood elves have been extremely effective in 8th edition. Warhammer fantasy battles warhammer armies wood elves 2014 8th edition. Has rules for using the lore of dark magic in a wood elf army. The best place to come for all the latest news from the 41st millennium and the mortal realms. Warhammer fantasy dwarfs 8th edition army book ebay warhammer fantasy battles dwarfs army book 2000 games workshop. Nah, most of the codexes with a few exceptions wood elves are still quite fine in 8th edition. As in other miniature wargames, players use miniature models minis to represent warriors. Age of blood and decide the fate of the old world with your own armies.
I think this streamlines the army a bit more and allows me to count on the law of averages a bit better. They are considered a legend by most old worlders and the few that believe in their existence think them long dead. Warhammer can someone explain the relationship between. The wood elves, or the asrai as they are named in some tales, are but one of three elven races. It was also revealed that she was not ariel, queen of the wood elves as had been speculated. Games workshop warhammer fantasy wood elves for sale ebay. My wood elves have been extremely effective in 8th edition. In 8th edition, dark elves acquired the same their souls are ultimately forfeit to slaanesh lore. Indeed, there are those who believe the treemen are athel loren. Buy wood elves warhammer fantasy and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. Find out whats happening in warhammer 40,000, warhammer age of sigmar and more on warhammer community today. This is an overview of the whole wood elf army, written for anyone who knows nothing or very little about wood elves and either wants to know whats cool about them, how they are played in. We were discussing the way the game has changed in the current edition. We used the same armies as we played in 8th edition, but with the rules of aos.
The current wood elves are a unique and nuanced faction, i am aware they have many advantages to counterbalance their inability to grow settlements outside of their forest, but these abilities dont really make a lot of sense and the idea of wood elves leaving their forest to take over the world is preposterous, it just doesnt fit the lore. Beginners guide to wood elves in warhammer the borderlander. Home the eighth edition for life eefl warhammer forum. Warhammer fantasy general thread page 655 spacebattles. In search of stolen treasure from dynasties past, a liche priest has brought an army back from the sands of khemri to the edge of athel loren. When wood elves comes into play, search your library for a forest card and put that card into play. Get the best deals on wood elves warhammer fantasy miniatures when you shop the largest online. These are the rulebooks and supplements published for the 6th edition of warhammer, the game of fantasy battles. My primary aim was to make wood elves more competitive in the new infantryblock centric warhammer world, but in doing so i opted to try and avoid changing their current unique playstyle as little as possible, by making it more effective instead. Ive searched through the site and come up with a starting list. We are up to 900 points and also get to include our monster from the previous round.
But when the fate of the nearby lands threatens athel loren, they stride to war alongside the full might of the forest. As we finish quite early, we decided to give a shot to age of sigmar. Tomb kings vs wood elves 1250 pts the eighth edition. We had all day with jasiek to play so right after this warhammer fantasy 8th edition battle, we decided to give a try toage of sigmar. Wood elves were the last army to get an update before 8th edition which total war is based on ended, and there wasnt time for wood elves to find their tournament identity. Limited unit choices, overpriced and underpowered units and difficult to use tactics made them a favorite of smart and tactical players. The final version of warhammer army books was the 8th edition. Warhammer s realm of the wood elves dlc to be not quite as treemendous as hoped but much better than oakay. Considering the smal roster they have and had in 8th edition, what units, from past edition or totally new, would you add to the wood elves. In 8th edition, it was revealed that the lady of the lake is associated with the silverspire, a mountain in southern bretonnia which water flows from.
This unit provides a leadership bonus to nearby allies. Wood elves warhammer fantasy miniatures for sale ebay. This board is dedicated to new army lists, campaign supplements and other expansion development, such as the end times expansion warhammer. Nagashs forces fight the legions of archaon to decide the fate of the eightpoints in this epic campaign book. Gw no longer supports wfb 8th edition,and so its up to us the eefl community to ensure new army books and expansions are developed for our favorite game. They rely on speed, shooting and picking their fights. However, like all colonists, they eventually got fucked over badly. Welcome back to fantasy as far as your questions, lets see. It does, however, update wild riders of kurnous to ride steeds of kurnous, and introduces sisters of the thorn, who ride steeds of isha, both of which were depicted with antlers. The elves are one of the most ancient and powerful of all the intelligent races of the warhammer world.
Mar 05, 2014 and now we come to the crux of the issue, which i see as this. Has rules for using the lore of high magic in a wood elf army. Like the others, they sprang from the cradle of ulthuan. Orks vs space marines, 8th edition warhammer 40k battle report. Warhammer high elves army book 6th edition 2002, oop. Warhammer fantasy 8th ed campaign 2, game 9 empire vs. Not every book was my favourite, but in my experience, every single edition of warhammer will make a few choices that i dislike, and every new edition will be a case of several steps forward, several steps back. The ogre kingdoms were this for a while, until their 8th edition update made them a common tournament army. As titled im trying to figure out the best way to construct a wood elf army. The wood elves protecting their newfound homeland from outside invaders. New units suggestion for wood elves total war forums. Take the transition from 4th to 6th and eventually to 8th for wood elves. New listing warhammer wood elf glade riders 3 command packs. Their major infrastructure is housed in the wood elf settlements of athel loren, though they are capable of expanding outwards, capturing settlements and building limited outposts, known as asrai lookouts, in their stead.
The wood elves campaign offers a uniquely different campaign experience to the other playable races of total war. Now that bretonnia faction has been officially released is the wood elf campaign more challenging. This should be a list of great articles and discussions which provide a fantastic base of knowledge for every player, whether new or seasoned. Warhammer wood elves limited edition army book, 8th edition fantasy, wanderers. The wood elves suspected the spirit may have been an elven goddess called ladrielle, the lady of mist. Ill just put a few points out there and maybe, just maybe it will enlight even just one soul. My initial impressions and battle report soon on the blog. Wood elves are an army almost completely made up of trees, bowmen, or fast cavalry. Bretonnia suffered this after a general heavy nerfs to cavalry units hit them particularly hard due.
The high elves back on ulthuan and the dwarf kingdoms had a serious falling out and engaged in a war that was called the war of the beard or the war of the grudge. My skaven vs his wood elves here you can find full battle report. Tomb kings vs wood elves 1250 pts the eighth edition for. Two weeks ago ive played with my friend jasiek 1250 points game of warhammer fb 8th edition. Mar 15, 2017 hi, im planning on buying the wood elves dlc but ive read that their campaign was very easy. From here, they have learnt to dwell in concord with the seasons and the weave of life and death that binds all living things together.
Units within range of both the lords aura and an encouraging unit will receive the larger of the two bonuses. The wood elves are really strong and have an excellent selection of units. The high elves inhabit the magical island of ulthuan analogous to atlantis, while the dark elves inhabit the continent of naggaroth correspondent to canada and the north parts of north america in the real world, a desolate icy wilderness and the wood elves live in the forests of athel loren. For newer players, ravening hordes is the name for army lists that currently do not have a finished army books. Im trying to compile a list of tactica and discussions that are truly valuable for the 8th edition wood elf player. These getyouby lists allow you to play the armies below with updated rules for both 8th and 9th edition until i have the time to finish each armys complete book with background and art. Im currently sitting on minimax general to ranged, put 12 archers in the army, 5 melee units to hold enemies, and 3 cavalryranged cavalry units. Compared to humans, elves are taller on average, fairskinned, and slender.
Personally totally preferred durthu elves monster unit are awesome. Wood elves also suffered a long lull between updates until late 8th edition. Why i like warhammer 8th edition recently i was talking with a couple of friends, one of whom is a current warhammer player, whilst the other probably hasnt played a game in 10 years or more. Dec 09, 2016 i cant believe the amount of people who are under the mindset the wood elves are a terrible addition to total war warhammer. Wood elves warhammer fantasy for sale in stock ebay. Army books 6th edition warhammer the old world lexicanum. My first real loss was tonight actually to a bloodthirster lead chaos daemon army and honestly, they did pretty damn good. Unlike the others, they did so before acts of jealousy and spite shattered that great nation and its traditions. I originally wrote this article for the wood elf forum, but i thought id reproduce it here for posterity. Different editions of warhammer fantasy battles had different levels of balance. The army books are a must have to play, detailing all the special rules and buffs that the army takes advantage of in a game. Screw the internet top tier lists the game is about how players can play vs.
Hard covered, beautifully detailed artwork as well as very detailed descriptions of each and every unit you can field. Welcome to the warhammer armies project, the home of some of the most popular unofficial army books for warhammer fantasy battles. The eighth and final edition was released on 10 july 2010. Army books 5th edition edition army books 7th edition these are the rulebooks and supplements published for the 6th edition of warhammer, the game of fantasy battles. Feb 08, 2020 blue people of the trees fight against kyle khornish invaders. Great savings free delivery collection on many items.
The reason i mentioned the inclusion of dragons in rare slot for the other elves is that a wood elf army having more dragons than a high elf army themed around caledor seems unlikely. Here you can easily find all the army books in one place, as well as information on the latest updates and new releases. Positionally no other army is as challenging, as forest terrain is so essential to wood elf strategy. Wood elves 8th edition subtitles available for this episode. Its a new round in our isle of valgonda campaign, an 8th edition warhammer fantasy battles escalation league.
In the long long ago, in the before time, in 6th edition, dark elves were a finicky and difficult army. Gw warhammer fantasy battle magic cards wood elves zip ex. For anyone sticking with 8th edition warhammer fantasy. Search warhammer high elves by ending soonest, crunch the numbers so you know games workshops price per model, then factor in shipping. It was added as part of realm of the wood elves dlc. This unit frightens all enemy units, reducing their leadership when nearby. Wood elves still have access to their old free wood.
I cant believe the amount of people who are under the mindset the wood elves are a terrible addition to total war warhammer. The first army to be introduced to 8th edition was orcs and goblins. Warhammer armies wood elves 4th edition 1996 games workshop army. Wood elves alltree army in 8th edition forum dakkadakka. For anyone sticking with 8th edition warhammer fantasy a campaign is an excellent way to cultivate interest, dedication, and engagement in your play group as 8th edition goes grass roots to be kept alive. Buy games workshop warhammer fantasy wood elves and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. My first impressions about age of sigmar skaven vs wood. Fandex required thread, i decided to have a go at creating an unofficial wood elves army book. The wood elves, known as the asrai in some tales, or as the fay folk of athel loren, are a reclusive, secretive and highly isolationist race of elves that have long ago voluntarily split off from the rest of their kin, preferring instead to live out their lives in natures embrace beneath the enchanted forested canopy of athel loren. You know, i thought it was pretty dumb when the wood elves lost their unique lore in 8th edition, then gained access to every lore in the core rulebook and both high and dark magic for a total of 10 magic lores more than the races that were supposed to be strongest with magic like lizardmen and high elves. Army books 5th edition edition army books 7th edition. Hunt prey and spread corruption in beastgrave with these two new warbands. Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at. From here, they have learnt to dwell in concord with the seasons and the weave of life.843 711 290 357 1512 136 627 570 1228 1180 1019 1581 353 677 1087 1041 1000 516 1222 569 1146 635 947 1191 1394 217 1172 878 191 279 450 101 1467 698 956 565 663 719 1179 250