Best Warhammer 40k Armies for Beginners.

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

The Necrons are a great choice for new players who want a powerful armies that dosen't rely to much on complex schemes. They shoot quite well, have decent armor, and some nicley powered vehicles. They are also arguably the most resilient army in the game. - ChaoslordG1

2 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

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 Space marines

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

5 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

6 Imperial Guard

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

Best tanks, just blow the enemy away

7 Tau

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

8 Orks

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

9 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

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

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