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Have Blacksun Filters been nerfed, or was I just seeing things?
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Old 21 Feb 2006, 13:28   #1 (permalink)
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Default Have Blacksun Filters been nerfed, or was I just seeing things?

If I was reading the new Codex right, the Blacksun Filter only allows for a re-roll of a failed Night Fight check. Mabye I was looking under the Infantry-grade BSF, but I'm pretty sure that's what it said. If I wasn't looking at the Infantry-grade BSF, then it would be redundant, no? If the Acute Senses USR allows for re-roll of Night Fight checks, then you can't re-roll a re-roll because of the rule that states otherwise. I'm hoping that the Crisis-grade BSF still remains the same, with the 4D6 x 3 spotting distance for Night Fight checks. Not only that, but the fluff that I had written on my Cadre would be completely shattered if it was.

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Old 21 Feb 2006, 14:51   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Have Blacksun Filters been nerfed, or was I just seeing things?

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If I was reading the new Codex right, the Blacksun Filter only allows for a re-roll of a failed Night Fight check. Mabye I was looking under the Infantry-grade BSF, but I'm pretty sure that's what it said. If I wasn't looking at the Infantry-grade BSF, then it would be redundant, no? If the Acute Senses USR allows for re-roll of Night Fight checks, then you can't re-roll a re-roll because of the rule that states otherwise. I'm hoping that the Crisis-grade BSF still remains the same, with the 4D6 x 3 spotting distance for Night Fight checks. Not only that, but the fluff that I had written on my Cadre would be completely shattered if it was.
I would take another look at the entry, both the battlesuit version and the vehicular wargear work exactly the same (pgs 26 & 30). From what I saw, BSFs double the range rolled for the Night Fight Rules.
So it is sort of like rolling 4d6, but different.

And the Advanced Sensor Suites of the battlesuits makes the BSF well worth the investment for anyone equipped with long-range weapons if you may be using the Nightfight rules.
[(2d6x3)x2 with a re-roll ]


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