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Which is the best vehicle?
View Poll Results: Which vehicle should I take in my army?
Devilfish 0 0%
Hammerhead 12 85.71%
Skyray 2 14.29%
Hammerhead with FW Plasma Turret 0 0%
Piranha 0 0%
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Old 12 Jul 2006, 00:07   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which is the best vehicle?

Which vehicle should i use in my army
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Old 12 Jul 2006, 00:11   #2 (permalink)
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Cant be answered, far too many factors to consider.
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Old 12 Jul 2006, 00:26   #3 (permalink)
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I am with Rjay here.
They all have different objectives and uses.

I, for one, love the Pirahna. I dont field any other vehicles in my Tau army, and I have so far done very well with just them.

Hammer heads are extreemly good vs all armies, except 3+ armies... sadly enough, there are to many 3+ players out there.
Well I shall not say Hammerhead is bad vs 3+, its still a large blast it fires. But it really rieks havoc in 4+ armies, compaired to 3+.

Again, as allways, I take what I think is cool and suits me. The Pirahna is fast, small and furious
The two gun drones that are included I use as bait, annoy my opponend, or lock smaller units in combat.


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Old 12 Jul 2006, 00:29   #4 (permalink)
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Try playing some games and find out for yourself.
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Default Re: Which is the best vehicle?

yeah true, asking this is like asking witch army is the best, it all depends on YOUR stile :rockon:
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I agree with wern, it's all about the style. You can't ask us about this because we all have different styles.
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Hammerhead is your best bread-and-butter unit. If you're going to take a general heavy tank unit, in my opinion, go with the Hammerhead. I don't know anything about the FW plasmas, and the Skyray seems to specialized to deal with threats adequitely.

If you're going to fly pirahnas, take at least three of them. There is a reason why it is called the 'pirahna', and it has nothing to do (directly) with sharp teef.
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Old 12 Jul 2006, 02:31   #8 (permalink)
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hands down skyray, because it has a spoiler on it. and if that wasnt enuf that same spoiler has missles attached to it... how awesome is that
 
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Not awesome if your spoiler runs out of missiles OR is blown off OR has no targets to shoot at.

Looks aren't everything. Just because that 'fex over there looks like it came out of your nose doesn't mean it can hop on your 'spoiler'-fied Skyray and cleave it in half

Seriously, the only flying benefit skyrays have are the twinlinked markerlights. You can probably kill a space marine with your overglorified krak missile, but otherwise that hull could be better used for your diving-board Railgun.
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Old 12 Jul 2006, 03:05   #10 (permalink)
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Lots of factors.

Which should you BUY in terms of box? Probably the skyray, since it has the parts for itself as well as the hammerhead and devilfish configurations which all use that same chassis.

Which to use? What do you already have? The devilfish is a fairly well-armed transport, and you can easily find much good use for a pair. The hammerhead is a maneuverable, versatile tank well worth its points-cost no matter what its equipped with. I prefer the Railgun myself...

The piranha's the only *fast* vehicle we have (doesn't need a multitracker), great for capturing areas, and comes with a pair of drones, which is pretty useful.

Use-wise the skyray falls a little short in my eyes. While having two networked markerlights is nice, especially mobile ones, you can get those elsewhere, and equip seekers on any other vehicle; including piranhas capable of dashing 24" behind a 'russ and still getting letting one fire off. Its a good unit, but its in the same org.slot as a full-fledged hammerhead or broadside team...
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