Never Tell Me the Odds: Fundamentals – Cohesion

Orkimedes from the Never Tell Me the Odds blog has a new article up. This time it’s a deep dive into the fundamentals and strategy of Cohesion.

This will be the first in a series of articles about fundamental concepts in Legion, and how to leverage them to your advantage during the game.  There are two elements that will be a common thread in all of these fundamental articles, and cohesion is no exception.  These are 1) knowing the rules, and 2) building good habits.

When I first started playing Legion, I thought to myself… hey, this move mechanic is kind of neat and easy.  They clearly are saving time; you just have to move one dude and then plop all your other spacedudes down right next to him.  Easy peasy.

However, it is much more beneficial to think of it in the following way:

  1. Move your unit leader
  2. Move the rest of your minis.  Each of said minis gets a free speed-1 move away from the position of the unit leader.

Units can get a lot of benefits from proper cohesion placement, or suffer significant consequences from careless placement.

Understanding how units can benefit from being placed properly in cohesion first requires and understanding of all of the relevant rules.

Keep reading after the jump: Fundamentals – Cohesion

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