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Old 09 Aug 2009, 17:34   #1 (permalink)
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Default Basilisk LoS

Ok, this might be an extreme noob question, but I was unable to figure it out:
Does a Basilisk need to see it's target to fire at it or doesn't the Earthshaker need LoS?
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 17:36   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Basilisk LoS

It depends. Is it Barrage weapon or not?

If it's barrage LOS is irrelevant (although you do suffer some penalty for lack of LOS). If it's a direct weapon he need LOS.
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 17:49   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Basilisk LoS

A basilisk is a barrage weapon but it can fire directly so you can either:

>Fire at a target out of LOS (Firing indirectly) and gain pinning but you do not get to minus the ballistic skill from the scatter.
>Fire at a unit in LOS directly losing pinning but gaining accuracy by subtracting BS.

Note you can still fire indirectly at a target in LOS.

DIRECT FIRE INDIRECT FIRE
In LOS yes yes
NO LOS no yes
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 17:52   #4 (permalink)
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I see. Thanks a lot for that!
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