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Old 22 May 2005, 03:30   #1 (permalink)
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i just started out and got the battleforce, hammerhead and 12 additional firewarriors and a shaper. what would you suggest i get next.
so i have
24 FireWarriors
3 crisis
12 gun drones
1 HammerHead tank
1 Kroot Shaper
12 Kroot Carnivores

i was thinking of getting some stealthsuits.
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Old 22 May 2005, 04:24   #2 (permalink)
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Necrontauman:

Definitely a big start there.
Your next purchase should reflect where you're going with the army. Currently, you have a nice hybrid setup of both mobile and static forces. If you want to keep yourself balanced and hybrid, you could continue to just purchase various units in the same manner you have been, or if you want to go more mechanized and mobile, you would probably buy more of the units associated with that.

Your example of picking up some Stealthsuits next is a great idea - you can't go wrong with stealthsuits.

If you want to stay hybrid, I would recommend stealthsuits and an XV-88. Then perhaps a Devilfish and a 2nd Hammerhead
If you want to go more mechanized, the Devilfish (two of them) is probably going to be the priority, then stealthsuits, then a 2nd Hammerhead.

But really, it should reflect what you want to do with this army.

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Old 22 May 2005, 06:01   #3 (permalink)
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Stealth suits and a devil fish would be my suggestions for the next purchases. As far as what you've already bought, it's a very good start - the only thing that's not worth the money is the shaper: As the rules stand now he's an overpriced (point-wise) model that just makes kroot overpriced too.
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6 Stealth Suits then a DFish. Depends on the games you play. You can later on get a 4th as suit for a Commander.

Once you get those and have a few games under your belt, you will see where you want to go. You can go Static, Hybrid, or Mech. It will depend really on how YOU like playing. There is a MECH BIBLE if you want to go Mobile.

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my advice would be a devilfish, which would then allow pathfinders if you so wished. Also consdier bulking up those kroot, another box of them would give you the option ofhaving two small squads or one big 20 strong mob.

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i just started out and got the battleforce, hammerhead and 12 additional firewarriors and a shaper.* what would you suggest i get next.
so i have
24 FireWarriors
3 crisis
12 gun drones
1 HammerHead tank
1 Kroot Shaper
12 Kroot Carnivores

i was thinking of getting some stealthsuits.
Get the Devilfish/FW squad box. Fish, 4 drones and 8 fire warriors. you save youself a packet as well. thats item 1. Item 2 is a second hammerhead. Maybe some stealthsuits, and yours is a very decent list.
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Old 22 May 2005, 17:10   #7 (permalink)
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thank you for all of your help. i am going to look into what all of you have said and make a decision on how i would like my army to be played. greatly appreciate the input. thanks
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If you wanted to really beef up with more troops, you could always get a second Battle force!

Stealth are very effective and is probably best for your next choice. Although, the Devilfish is really effective for your troops, soooo, its a toss up. Get them both at the same time!
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