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Battle of the OP Armies: Tau vs. Eldar SN 40k Battle Reports

By Travis Pasch | April 19th, 2022 | Categories: Battle Reports, Eldar, News / Rumors, Tau, Videos, Warhammer 40k

SN Battle ReportWill the ancient Xenos take the day or will the new force expand their empire, find out in this SN 40k Battle Report featuring the latest two OP armies in Warhammer 40k!

Another battle for 40k supremacy is happening on the SN Battle Reports YouTube Channel. This time we get to see how the new Eldar book performs against a surging new empire. Will they breakthrough with their new upgrades or be repelled? We’ll soon find out.

Their studio is quite the cool place for a game, so we’re excited to see who comes out on top. Let’s first look at the lists, then dive into the battle!

Tau Battle Report List:

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++ Battalion Detachment 0CP (T’au Empire) ++

Sept Choice: Farsight Enclaves

+ Stratagems +

Stratagem: Emergency Dispensation: Additional Relics

+ HQ +

Cadre Fireblade: 4. Through Boldness, Victory, Ohr’tu’s Lantern, Stratagem: Promising Pupil

Commander in Crisis Battlesuit: 1. Precision of the Hunter, Cyclic Ion Blaster, Novasurge Plasma Rifle, Plasma Rifle, Plasma Rifle, Plasma Rifle, Puretide Engram Neurochip, Warlord
. 2x Shield Drone: 2x Shield Generator

+ Troops +

Breacher Team
. 9x Breacher Fire Warrior: 9x Pulse Blaster, 9x Pulse Pistol

Strike Team
. Fire Warrior Shas’ui: Pulse Rifle
. 9x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Rifle: 9x Pulse Pistol, 9x Pulse Rifle

Strike Team
. Fire Warrior Shas’ui: Pulse Rifle
. 9x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Rifle: 9x Pulse Pistol, 9x Pulse Rifle

Strike Team
. Fire Warrior Shas’ui: Pulse Rifle
. 9x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Rifle: 9x Pulse Pistol, 9x Pulse Rifle

+ Elites +

Crisis Battlesuits
. Crisis Shas’ui: Fusion Blaster, Plasma Rifle, Plasma Rifle, Shield Generator
. Crisis Shas’ui: Fusion Blaster, Plasma Rifle, Plasma Rifle, Shield Generator
. Crisis Shas’vre: Fusion Blaster, Iridium battlesuit, Plasma Rifle, Plasma Rifle, Shield Generator
. 2x Shield Drone: 2x Shield Generator

Ghostkeel Battlesuit: 2x Fusion Blaster, Cyclic Ion Raker, Early Warning Override

Stealth Battlesuits: Homing Beacon
. 2x Stealth Shas’ui w/ Burst Cannon: 2x Burst Cannon
. Stealth Shas’vre: Burst Cannon

+ Fast Attack +

Pathfinder Team
. 9x Pathfinder: 9x Markerlight, 9x Pulse Carbine, 9x Pulse Pistol
. Pathfinder Shas’ui

+ Heavy Support +

Broadside Battlesuits
. Broadside Shas’ui: 2x High-yield Missile Pod, Advanced Targeting System, Twin Smart Missile System
. Broadside Shas’ui: 2x High-yield Missile Pod, Advanced Targeting System, Twin Smart Missile System
. Broadside Shas’vre: 2x High-yield Missile Pod, Advanced Targeting System, Twin Smart Missile System
. 3x Shield Drone: 3x Shield Generator

Riptide Battlesuit: 2x Smart Missile System, Counterfire Defence System, Early Warning Override, Ion Accelerator, Target Lock

Riptide Battlesuit: 2x Smart Missile System, Counterfire Defence System, Early Warning Override, Ion Accelerator, Target Lock

++ Total: [100 PL, 10CP, 1,999pts] ++

Eldar Battle Report List:

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++ Battalion Detachment 0CP (Aeldari – Craftworlds) ++

Craftworld Attribute: Alaitoc: Fieldcraft

+ Stratagems +

Stratagem: Relics of the Shrines

+ HQ +

Farseer Skyrunner: 1. Guide, 2. Doom, 6: Seer of the Shifting Vector, Shuriken Pistol, Singing Spear, Warlord
. Sunstorm

Farseer Skyrunner: 3. Fortune, 5. Will of Asuryan, Shuriken Pistol, Witchblade

+ Troops +

Guardian Defenders
. 20x Guardian Defender: 20x Plasma Grenades, 20x Shuriken Catapult

Rangers
. 5x Ranger: 5x Ranger Long Rifle, 5x Shuriken Pistol

Rangers
. 5x Ranger: 5x Ranger Long Rifle, 5x Shuriken Pistol

Rangers
. 5x Ranger: 5x Ranger Long Rifle, 5x Shuriken Pistol

+ Elites +

Warlock Skyrunners: 4. Protect/Jinx
. Warlock Skyrunner: Shuriken Pistol, Witchblade

Wraithblades: Ghostaxe and Forceshield, 5x Wraithblade

+ Fast Attack +

Shining Spears
. 5x Shining Spear: 5x Laser Lance, 5x Twin Shuriken Catapult
. Shining Spear Exarch: Khaine’s Lance (Shrine Relic), Laser Lance, Twin Shuriken Catapult

Windriders
. 6x Windrider – Shuriken Cannon: 6x Shuriken Cannon

Windriders
. 6x Windrider – Shuriken Cannon: 6x Shuriken Cannon

+ Heavy Support +

Fire Prism: Shuriken Cannon, Spirit Stones

Fire Prism: Shuriken Cannon, Spirit Stones

Fire Prism: Shuriken Cannon, Spirit Stones

Tau vs. Eldar: SN 40k Battle Report

After seeing the lists, who do you think will win? Well, no need to wonder too long at it, just watch the video and find out! The game is action-packed and full of great details for anyone looking to play the armies involved!

If you want to see more awesome battle reports, be sure to check out the SN Youtube for more!

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