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Old 05 Jun 2006, 01:33   #1 (permalink)
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Default Best weapon against the Tau

My bro plays Tau and I've been having a hard time beating him. What kind of weapons do you think I should use to help me win more? Please post.
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Mortars and any other kinds of indirect weapons.
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Old 05 Jun 2006, 03:25   #3 (permalink)
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yea mortars... or even better the basilisk... not 1, not 2, but 3. Keep them in cover and your good plus at 125 a peice y not have 3
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The autocannon.

Takes down skimmers like nothing else, effective against troops.
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Tau have a great difficulty against indirect fire weapons, models with excellent armor saves, and HTH combat.

Fortunately, with allies, guard can have lots of all three of those. ;D
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Auto cannons.

double most Tau toughness
AP 4
great for skimmer hunting
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any anti tau list should include:

2 Hellhounds, 2 Heavy Flamer Drop Troop Sentinels, 3 Basilisks, as many autocannons as possible.
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what does your brother have/use? missile launchers are great against crisis suits, while heavy bolters work well against FW. as people have suggested on here autocanons are great against skimmers, but tau skimmers dont usually move very fast, and i find the missile launcher a better option.
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battle cannon tis' liquid death
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or even better the basilisk... not 1, not 2, but 3. Keep them in cover and your good plus at 125 a peice y not have 3
Yeah, but with the Basilisk he can just deep strike crisis or gundrones take out the earthshaker and render the basilisk useless other than the hull-mounted heavy bolter.
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