Earlier on, I wrote a post about the Ringwraiths which I felt were the worst offenders in terms of potential to get out of hand. They were so bad in large part because they provide boosts to entire formations. This might be a couple of companies, or it might be ten or more.
Now, when Battlehosts came out, I wondered to myself if anyone would use that Gorgoroth orc horde - which is just one huge formation of multi-role orcs and then put in the Betrayer to give them all rerolls, and Khamul to bounce damage. That's just me being hypothetical though, right?
Martin tells me that he had a game against just such a force a week or two ago. Now Chch is not a big place, though it's bigger than Iceland! So I tend to think this will on average be pretty common around the place.
As a new 'evil' player, I say we should all just say NO to using those wraiths with their exisitng rules. It's just too much, and we really don't need to cheap edge it gives us. I see them in so many new lists, and it's like 'training wheels', after not too long it's a bit cringeworthy to see them kept in, or even added to.