Best Warhammer 40k Armies for Beginners.

ChaoslordG1
This list is mostly recommended armies for players new to the tabletop game. We look at some armies that seem to be good for players new for the game from their strength and why they are a good armies to start out with.

The Top Ten

1 Necrons

More than just Skeletons in Space.

Necrons are at the edge of Over Power

They look awesome and are pretty OP!

They're like zombi robots

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2 Space marines

Polyvalent, diverse, elite. You have the option to build any type of army you want. Do you like tanks? Melee? Shooting? Bikes? You can do it all with the Space Marines.

Easy to paint and the primaris are overpowered

Many ideas for this facion

This is one that most people probably start out with. As a whole they have good rules and decent weapon and vehicle selections. As well as lots of options for the color schemes (ex: Ultramarines,Salamanders,Iron Hands,etc), forgiving armor saves, and not a huge model count to buy. There are also separate Space wolves,Blood Angels, and Dark Angels armies. - ChaoslordG1

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3 Eldar

The army that's currently dominating the tabletop. The Eldar are pretty well rounded and a good mix of the sturdy Space marines and their lethal Dark Eldar cousins. They also have some of the best vehicles in the game. - ChaoslordG1

4 Chaos Marines

My personal favorite army. The Chaos Marines may not be at the top of the power curve, but the various marks you can give your army can work for various players taste (ex: Mark of Slaanesh makes your troops faster, Mark of Nurgle makes your troops more tough.) They have the durability of regular space marines with some extra stuff added to them. - ChaoslordG1

5 Grey knights

This army has fairly simple rules and are usually forgiving. They also have a small model count so they are one of the easier armies to collect and they can also dish it out with any other army. - ChaoslordG1

6 Orks

Badass, the army

The Orks draw many new players because of their craziness and hilarity and also use lots of dice. They are usually used in hordes and are a assault oriented army, they are also worth noting that they are not very great at shooting. They are also average on the power curve. However they are possibly the easiest army to paint in my opinion. - ChaoslordG1

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7 Dark Eldar

These guys are the best because they have the most powerful army and they have dark magic so they can just kill every little army that they face so they will always win.








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8 Tau

Tau have amazing battle suits. They are good for players who like to do a lot of shooting and not much close combat

The Tau can be a nicley powered army if used well. They are the shootiest army in the game and for good reason, that are crap at CQC. They also have mediocre leadership and armor and heavly rely on teamwork. Not a good choice for new players who have a fascinating for Melee combat. - ChaoslordG1

9 Imperial Guard

Cheese your way to victory with Baneblades behind fences, teamkilling, tarpits, and Leman Russ.

Very easy and overly rewarding. Just don't expect to make friends with an IG army.

The meat bags of the guard are a versitle army with a tone of vehicle options. Their regular troops are dirt cheap, but are nothing to write home about. They make up for this for having very tough vehicles such as the Bane blade tank. Overall not very overpowered but not very underpowered either, - ChaoslordG1

Awesome Tanks!

Best tanks, just blow the enemy away

10 Tyranids

The Tyranids are the most melee oriented army in the game. They may have fewer viable builds than other armies but if used to good effect they can be used to good effect. - ChaoslordG1

The Contenders

11 Blood Angels Blood Angels

The Blood Angels are one of the more unique Space Marine armies. While other Marines have a focus on different troops and vehicles to fight, the Blood Angels rely more on elite troops which each have their own benefits. Sanguinary guard can take out heavy infantry, the Death Company can wipe out regular guys with lots of attacks, and unique dreadnoughts with different fighting styles. All this with the Blood Angels having better melee power than regular marines.

These are uniquely brilliant in every way, their fighting, speed and their rage produced in battle making them one of the most fearsome and effective armies in the Warhammer 40k Universe!

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13 Chaos Daemons

This army mostly rely melee oriented and have the smallest number of shooting units of any army. I suggest you use daemons with Chaos Marines for more durability. But as a single army they require skill and experience. - ChaoslordG1

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