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Jon.Ambriz

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King Under the Mountain v1
« on: August 07, 2014, 03:03:59 PM »
So, as I work on my Forcemaster Nuke build, I also decided I needed something else that has more reliable builds and that I can either fall back to as a Turtle build or a Swarm build. In that regard, I thought about the newest Warlord, and it dawned on me that I could do something like a Dwarf Army (with some Goblins begrudgingly) inspired by Tolkien. May I present, the first incarnation of the King Under the Mountain:

[spellbook]
[spellbookheader]
[spellbookname][/spellbookname]
[mage]Anvil Throne Warlord[/mage]
[/spellbookheader]
[spells]
[spellclass]Attack[/spellclass]
[mwcard=FWA04]1 x  Hurl Boulder[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFA02]2 x  Hurl Rock[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Conjuration[/spellclass]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFJ05]1 x  Construction Yard[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWW01]2 x  Wall of Pikes[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1j13]1 x  Mana Flower[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWJ02]1 x  Archer's Watchtower[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1j04]1 x  Battle Forge[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFJ03]1 x  Altar of Domination[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWJ04]1 x  Garrison Post[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Creature[/spellclass]
[mwcard=FWC09]1 x  Iron Golem[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC05]5 x  Goblin Grunt[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC04]2 x  Goblin Builder[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC07]1 x  Grimson Deadeye, Sniper[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFC07]1 x  Gurmash, Orc Seargeant[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFC12]1 x  Talos[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFC06]2 x  Goblin Alchemist[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC02]1 x  Earth Elemental[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX1CKC07]2 x  Dwarf Panzergarde[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Enchantment[/spellclass]
[mwcard=MWSTX1CKE01]1 x  Armor Ward[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWE09]1 x  Standard Bearer[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWE06]1 x  Fortified Position[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1e27]1 x  Marked for Death[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1e37]1 x  Sacred Ground[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFE04]2 x  Brace Yourself[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Equipment[/spellclass]
[mwcard=mw1q23]1 x  Regrowth Belt[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ03]1 x  Eisenach's Forge Hammer[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWQ08]1 x  Ring of Command[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWQ05]1 x  Helm of Command[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ04]1 x  General's Signet Ring[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ05]1 x  Harshforge Plate[/mwcard]
[mwcard=DNQ07]1 x  Veteran's Belt[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ06]2 x  Morning Star[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1q11]1 x  Gauntlets of Strength[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Incantation[/spellclass]
[mwcard=mw1i04]2 x  Charge[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i02]2 x  Battle Fury[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX1CKI02]2 x  Akiro's Battle Cry[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i07]2 x  Dissolve[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i06]2 x  Dispel[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i12]2 x  Force Push[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFI04]2 x  Flank Attack[/mwcard]
[/spells]
[cost]Total cost: 106 pts[/cost]
[/spellbook]

Yes, you are not mistaken in seeing that there is an Earth Elemental in there. If there is going to be King Under the Mountain, then the Mountain needs to be in the book! ;D I still have 14 spell points to use, and I'm not sure I have effectively built this the way I want. I'm thinking of something along the lines of summoning a T1 Goblin Builder with a Signet Ring for a mana cost of just 7, leaving 12 points over for T2, and having it build my outposts and Altar of Domination while I spend time moving around, building up the Army and buffing myself.

Any thoughts, suggestions, recommendations? Keep in mind this is not tournament ready at. all. If anything, if there is a way to get this up to tournament level and still keep the theme of King Under the Mountain, I'd be massively impressed.
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That's a nice spell you have there. It'd be a shame if something happened to it.

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Re: King Under the Mountain v1
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2014, 04:02:54 PM »
Where are the Dwarves? Seem to be only 3 against 9 goblins! Which side of the Battle of the Five Armies are you on anyway?  >:(

I mainly ask because I'm foolish enough to be making an all-Dwarf deck and was hoping someone was sharing my pain....


Only vaguely helpful comment: given your battle orders give fast, not sure 'charge' is worth it. Also, I don't see Akiro's battle cry being pulled off twice in a game!

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Re: King Under the Mountain v1
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2014, 04:49:04 PM »
Akiro Battle Cry is Epic. You cant have 2 of them in your spellbook.

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Re: King Under the Mountain v1
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2014, 06:37:26 PM »
Akiro Battle Cry is Epic. You cant have 2 of them in your spellbook.

Oops! I just noticed it as well, then promptly took the second one out.
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Re: King Under the Mountain v1
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2014, 06:43:25 PM »
So, here is the updated version, minus one too many Epic level spells >_>;

[spellbook]
[spellbookheader]
[spellbookname][/spellbookname]
[mage]Anvil Throne Warlord[/mage]
[/spellbookheader]
[spells]
[spellclass]Attack[/spellclass]
[mwcard=FWA04]1 x  Hurl Boulder[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFA02]2 x  Hurl Rock[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1a09]2 x  Jet Stream[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Conjuration[/spellclass]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFJ05]1 x  Construction Yard[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWJ04]1 x  Garrison Post[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWW01]2 x  Wall of Pikes[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1j13]1 x  Mana Flower[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWJ02]1 x  Archer's Watchtower[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1j04]1 x  Battle Forge[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFJ03]1 x  Altar of Domination[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Creature[/spellclass]
[mwcard=MWSTX1CKC07]2 x  Dwarf Panzergarde[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFC05]1 x  Anvil Throne Crossbowman[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC07]1 x  Grimson Deadeye, Sniper[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFC07]1 x  Gurmash, Orc Seargeant[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFC12]1 x  Talos[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFC06]2 x  Goblin Alchemist[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC02]1 x  Earth Elemental[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC05]5 x  Goblin Grunt[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC09]1 x  Iron Golem[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC10]1 x  Ludwig Boltstorm[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC01]1 x  Dwarf Kriegsbiel[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWC04]2 x  Goblin Builder[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Enchantment[/spellclass]
[mwcard=mw1e37]1 x  Sacred Ground[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFE04]2 x  Brace Yourself[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX1CKE01]1 x  Armor Ward[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWE09]1 x  Standard Bearer[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWE06]1 x  Fortified Position[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1e27]1 x  Marked for Death[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Equipment[/spellclass]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ04]1 x  General's Signet Ring[/mwcard]
[mwcard=DNQ07]1 x  Veteran's Belt[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ06]2 x  Morning Star[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1q23]1 x  Regrowth Belt[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ05]1 x  Harshforge Plate[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWQ05]1 x  Helm of Command[/mwcard]
[mwcard=FWQ08]1 x  Ring of Command[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1q11]1 x  Gauntlets of Strength[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFQ03]1 x  Eisenach's Forge Hammer[/mwcard]
[spellclass]Incantation[/spellclass]
[mwcard=mw1i12]2 x  Force Push[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFI04]2 x  Flank Attack[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i02]2 x  Battle Fury[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX1CKI02]1 x  Akiro's Battle Cry[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i07]2 x  Dissolve[/mwcard]
[mwcard=MWSTX2FFI06]3 x  Defend[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i13]1 x  Group Heal[/mwcard]
[mwcard=mw1i06]2 x  Dispel[/mwcard]
[/spells]
[cost]Total cost: 120 pts[/cost]
[/spellbook]
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That's a nice spell you have there. It'd be a shame if something happened to it.

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Re: King Under the Mountain v1
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2014, 07:35:43 PM »
Yeah the lack of cheap dwarves really hurts any thematic approach.

To your list: I'd add another outpost to ensure Talos arrival in the arena, also a second Harshforge plate won't hurt you either!

If I would go for dwarves I'd take more walls and create an epic long game: First round, get some rings, a battle forge and try to raise an earth elemental/iron golem so your opponent won't go straight in your face. Then create a HUGE defense, walls, outposts (watchtowers with snipers) and maybe guarding panzerdwarfs - basically build your own fortress. Then force-push or teleport the enemy mage right into it after shooting him!

Then again "Ain't nobody got mana for dat"
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Re: King Under the Mountain v1
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2014, 08:36:22 PM »
Yeah the lack of cheap dwarves really hurts any thematic approach.

To your list: I'd add another outpost to ensure Talos arrival in the arena, also a second Harshforge plate won't hurt you either!

If I would go for dwarves I'd take more walls and create an epic long game: First round, get some rings, a battle forge and try to raise an earth elemental/iron golem so your opponent won't go straight in your face. Then create a HUGE defense, walls, outposts (watchtowers with snipers) and maybe guarding panzerdwarfs - basically build your own fortress. Then force-push or teleport the enemy mage right into it after shooting him!

Then again "Ain't nobody got mana for dat"

Yeah, I noticed that as well with the lack of dwarves. But they are so expensive! D: Still, through the power of editing I added some more dwarves and took out some of the orcs and goblins.
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That's a nice spell you have there. It'd be a shame if something happened to it.

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Re: King Under the Mountain v1
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2014, 02:49:48 AM »
I also tried to do a dwarf book, but is really difficult. If you take the resilient ande expensive dwarves (as opposed to the cheaper orc and goblins)... they have better sinergy with the orc commander veteran tokens :D I probably use the bloodwave stats card.... with the anvil throne dwarfs mage car
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