Over on the Trollblood forums a thread was started to highlight what each of the current casters bring to the table (reference link). Since I am a new Cryx player this kind of information would be wicked helpful to me. I realize that most Cryx casters are quite versatile, so this is just to snag the highlights.
I present to you wise and knowledgeable Cryxian players the following template: (pGaspy is filled in as a style reference)
pGaspy:Provides: Buffing, Debuffing, Board Control Excels Vs.: Melee Heavy Lists (although not exclusively) Struggles Vs.: Note: Highly Versatile, Multipurpose Feat
eGaspy:Provides: Excels Vs.: Struggles Vs.: Note:
pDenny:Provides: Debuffing, Board Control Excels Vs.: With the right tools, everything Struggles Vs.: Note: Very Versatile
eDenny:Provides: Excels Vs.: Struggles Vs.: Note:
pGoreshade:Provides: Denial, Attrition, Infantry Support Excels Vs.: High Def Struggles Vs.: Vulnerable to anti stealth, chain effects, gunlines Note: Solid Tier 4 Theme Force, Excels in Low Point Games and Mangled Metal
eGoreshade:Provides: Excels Vs.: Struggles Vs.: Note:
Mortenebra:Provides: All things 'jack related, Exceptional Tier List Excels Vs.: Hordes, Infantrymachine Struggles Vs.: Note: Provides no troop support outside of feat
Scaverous:Provides: Excels Vs.: Struggles Vs.: Note:
pSkarre:Provides: High Speed, Buffing, Infantry Support Excels Vs.: High Def, Armies that struggle against swarms, Jack Heavy ListsStruggles Vs.: Chain Effects Note: Provides spotty Jack Buffing (Ritual Sacrifice)
eSkarre:Provides: Jack Support, Damage/Assassination Avoidance, Solid Feat, Focus Efficiency Excels Vs.: Elite Infantry, Jack Heavy forces, Lynch pin models Struggles Vs.: Infantry swarms, Cloud effects, Created Terrain Note: High speed Tier 4 theme force, Small based (easy to screen), Satyxis Raider Captains 'No Sleeping on the Job' makes her immune to knockdown
Terminus:Provides: Excels Vs.: Struggles Vs.: Note:
Venethrax:Provides: Difficult to Assassinate Excels Vs.: Hordes, Any army with Living Troops Struggles Vs.: Vulnerable to Eriyss (etc.), Note: Can be played from the back as a spell slinger with enough souls
Coven:Provides: Lots of Focus, 3 caster activations, strong defensive feat, 'jack buffing Excels Vs.: Armies that relie on terrain/screening, Gunlines, High Defense Infantry Struggles Vs.: Infantry Swarms, Anti-Stealth, Warbeast Heavy Hordes lists, Boosted blast damage Note: Steep learning curve, Flexibility for placement outside of 'Perfect Conjunction'
Please note I will maintain the OP with the general consensus of results so other newbies can profit from a quick referral table.