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Victoria GT Preview

Hey all, today we have a preview of this weekend’s Victoria GT, held in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. The event is shaping up to be the largest in-person event for Warhammer Age of Sigmar since the Sheffield Slaughter in February 2020.

Check out the excellent Plastic Craic blog for Pete’s preview, with guest commentary from players around the world.


Victoria GT pack

The Victoria GT is a 5 round, 2000 point, GHB20 event. The key points of the event pack are:

  • Battleplans
    • Shifting Objectives
      • 24” deploy – 3 obj – Battleline bonus VP
    • Forcing the Hand
      • 24” deploy – 6 obj – primary objective bonus
    • Knife to the Heart
      • 18″ deploy – 2 obj – instant win condition
    • Total Conquest
      • 18” deploy – 4 obj – Leader bonus VP, retake control bonus VP
    • Battle for the Pass
      • short edge deployment
  • Auxiliary Objectives not being used – so no minor victories or losses
  • Realms
    • Before each game players at each table roll off to see which realm the battle is fought in. Whoever wins the roll off can either fight in the selected realm on their army list, no realm at all, or choose table sides.
  • Scoring
    • Major Victory (10TP)
    • Draw (5TP)
    • Major Loss (0TP)
    • There are no minor wins or losses
  • The new Daughters of Khaine and Hedonites of Slaanesh books are NOT in play.

Victorian GT 2021 Lists!

Check out all the lists for Victoria GT 2021 and you can follow along with results over on Tabletop.TO.


Victoria GT 2021 Alliance and faction breakdown

As with many events, Grand Alliance Order is the most popular Grand Alliance.

  • Order – 32 lists (46%)
  • Death – 15 lists (21%)
  • Chaos – 12 lists (17%)
  • Destruction – 11 lists (16%)

Out of 70 players attending, there are 24 unique factions.

Ossiarch Bonereapers69%
Lumineth Realmlords69%
Idoneth Deepkin69%
Seraphon57%
Kharadron Overlords46%
Fyreslayers46%
Disciples of Tzeentch46%
Nighthaunt34%
Daughters of Khaine34%
Ogor Mawtribes34%
Blades of Khorne34%
Gloomspite Gitz34%
Flesh Eater Courts34%
Stormcast Eternals23%
Big Waaagh!23%
Sons of Behemat23%
Cities of Sigmar23%
Beasts of Chaos23%
Legions of Nagash23%
Slaves to Darkness11%
Skaventide11%
Ironjawz11%
Hedonites of Slaanesh11%
Legion of Grief11%
Total70

Wounds breakdown

WoundsAveMinMaxMed
Chaos11877168111
Death12599191117
Destruction13885205141
Order11684162113
All Armies12277205116

Drops breakdown

DropsAveMinMaxMed
Chaos5.41104.5
Death7.74197
Destruction5.43115
Order7.52158.5
All Armies6.91196
DropsPlayersCum.% same/low% higher
1223%97%
25710%90%
341116%84%
4132434%66%
573144%56%
653651%49%
744057%43%
844463%37%
985274%26%
1086086%14%
1146491%9%
1226694%6%
1326897%3%
1406897%3%
1516999%1%
1606999%1%
1706999%1%
1806999%1%
19170100%0%
20070100%0%

Here is what you can expect at each of the drop levels:

  • 1 drops – Bloodmarked Warband; Changehost
  • 2 drops – Phantasmagoria of Fate; Desolating Beastherd; Vyperic Guard; Auralan Legion; Iron Sky Command & Grundstok Escort Wing
  • 3 drops – Eurlbad; Torrbad; 2xAuralan Legion lists
  • 4 drops – 3 x Akhelian Corps; Iron Sky Command; Auralan legion; Royal Mordants; Mortek Shield-corps; Eurlbad; Supreme Sybarites; Pleasurebound Warband and more.

Triumph / Points Analysis

You are looking in a good spot for a triumph at 1970 or 1980.

PointsLists
200030
199022
19808
19704
19604
19502
Total43

I’ll be covering the event over the weekend on Twitter, and have a full review after the weekend. 

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