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Old 18 Sep 2008, 05:45   #1 (permalink)
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Under the rules for Farsight in the Breakaway Faction part, I understand the first half but when it gets to the part about crisis suits being 1+ and the rest of it, I don't understand. Call me stupid but I just don't get it, and yes I have looked at my rule book and it still makes no sense.
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Old 18 Sep 2008, 05:57   #2 (permalink)
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You need at least one unit of Crisis Suits (as Elites) and one unit of Fire Warriors to use O'Shovah.

0-1 means none or up to 1
1+ means you need at least one
1 means you can only have one (Imperial Guard HQ is like this)
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Old 18 Sep 2008, 05:58   #3 (permalink)
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Like the normal armies, you'll notice a 1+ on firewarriors, in this case, the break away faction requires a mandatory 1+ crisis suit unit, and a 1+ firewarrior unit.

Simple as pie, just make sure to include them.
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Old 18 Sep 2008, 17:06   #4 (permalink)
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Ok that makes sense, thank you both very much!
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Old 18 Sep 2008, 20:19   #5 (permalink)
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It must have been....fate ;D
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Old 19 Sep 2008, 01:02   #6 (permalink)
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The Farsight Enclave brings a unique challenge to playing Tau as you do not have the same heavy resources as the Empire, but the tactics you deploy can really mess with an opponent with a preconceived mindset of fleeing Tau.

Bottomline: Bring more suits! 20 if you can. > And last but not least...

"Welcome to the Enclave, my Brother." ;D
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Old 19 Sep 2008, 03:41   #7 (permalink)
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There's got to be a way to totally abuse the free Ta'lissera.
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Old 19 Sep 2008, 03:52   #8 (permalink)
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It's not really a rule that can be abused. OMG my tau rally after running? It's really there to keep you from getting screwed by taking 3 man crisis teams. Even in a large game, it's saving you only like 60, 100pts if your excessive. It helps make up for the lack of Ethereal to keep your tau from running.

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Old 19 Sep 2008, 05:23   #9 (permalink)
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Indeed, I find myself bonding anything and everything, so with the 1 HQ, 3 Elites, 1 Heavy, and 6 Troops, I save about 55 points. There, my 50% of my 6th Troop paid for. :P
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My love runs her Sisters with melta, so it does get rather hot for my suits when she's around. :P
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Is that penetration only for vehicles?
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Old 19 Sep 2008, 06:12   #10 (permalink)
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There's not really any way to abuse a farsight enclave honestly. There's nothing really OP about it. Honestly I feel it's a little UP if you ask me. But that doesn't mean you can't win with it. Generally it's a lot of fun to play too. I generally never get to bring out so many of my suits in one game.

I would like to see farsight have the ability to take Crisis suits as troops in the next codex. The downside will be that you cant give them a shas'vre and thusly cant give them special issue wargear. On the otherhand as your elites you'll be able to take full squads of shas'vre as your elites. All the other current restrictions and bonuses would apply.

If they made this change I would buy another rapid insertion or 2 and I'd play nothing but farsight. That would be amazing to me.
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