Mission 14: Counter Attack
Back to Shadow of the Horned Rat
Magic Items: None
Enemy Units: 1 x Orc Boyz, 2 x Orc Arrer Boyz, 2 x Orc Boar Boyz, 2 x Orc Big ‘Uns, 3 x Rock Lobbers
Deployment: Bring as your main army the Grudgebringer Cavalry, Ragnar’s Wolves, Mercenary Crossbows, Amber Wizard, Black Avengers and Dwarf Warriors. Place the Amber Wizard in front of the rest of your troops with the Crossbows lined up in the center. Place your units at least half way back from the front of the deployment zone so they’re out of reach from the Rock Lobbers to the north.
Strategy: This mission is fairly tough with big units of Big ‘Uns and Arrer Boyz to contend with. If the Rock Lobbers get lucky they can also demolish one of your units.
If Allor has access to the Tangle Thorn spell then use it to hold in place the first of the Orc Boar Boyz units. If you still have the spell points cast Curse on one unit of Big ‘Uns.
Wait for the rest of the Greenskin army to walk within range and then fire away with the Crossbows, Grudgebringer Sword and Allor’s Hunting Spears. Hopefully you can turn at least another unit away. If not you’ll need to tie them up with the Dwarves or Black Avengers. If they get engaged with a tough unit hit them from the side with one of your Cavalry units.
Once you start to take control of this battle send the Wizard and the Cavalry up along the western side to deal with the Rock Lobbers. Once you’ve taken out the last enemy the mission will be complete.