Daemons

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Nephilim is LVOver

This weekend a momentous event took place - I took a Wraithknight to a GT and... **Extremely Loud Incorrect Buzzer** Rob is looking at me from the other side of the (very real) Goonhammer offices and shaking his head, which I...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Just As Planned pt.1

We're not too far out from the tournament scene winding down just a little bit for Christmas, but this week is another massive one for results, with a UK Supermajor, two US majors, and a mighty seven GTs. In the...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Grand Showdown pt.2

Welcome back to part 2 of this week's column, looking at what I think is a Friday record of 6 events (after shuffling to make space for the US Open Showdowns on Wednesday). We're going to be straight into...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Auric Ascension

Not too much of a results-oriented preamble this week (other than to say "hey, some people found Custodes builds that work"), as I'm technically on holiday this week (and we'll have guest cover next week), but since we still...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Major Mayhem pt.2

Major Mayhem continues, despite it disappointingly not being the month of May. Someone should get on that. Today we've got three more of aforesaid majors to take a look at, and two GTs - the Mother of all Battles...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Major Mayhem pt.1

The last few weeks were very much the calm before the storm - this weekend was one of the biggest yet in 9th, with well over a thousand players participating in GT+ events, the first Goonhammer Open in Canada,...

The 40k FAQ Update Hot Take: September 21, 2022

Another Codex, another updated FAQ. This time we're once again returning to the Imperial Armour Compendium, this time updating the datasheets for the forces of Chaos with new rules to reflect the recent Codex: Chaos Daemons release. As always,...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Joker Mode pt.2

As mentioned yesterday, there's been quite a few events this week, so we've split the post up. Today we'll look at: Fool's Errand (Major) Grand Onslaught 3 Black Heart GT ...

War Zone Nachmund Faction Focus: Chaos Daemons

The first competitive season for 40k has arrived, with War Zone: Nachmund giving us new points, missions, secondary objectives, and rules to contemplate. These rules represent a major shake-up for competitive 40k and to help you make sense of...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Global Waaaagh pt.1

OK, so the new bit here is that seemingly every other week I need to introduce this column with "it's the biggest week yet for Competitive Innovations" because it is, again. This week we've got ten events from around the...