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Old 05 Jun 2009, 00:49   #1 (permalink)
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When using xv8 commander with bodyguard how many, if any, drones can you take per model in the unit?
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 01:13   #2 (permalink)
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Well if you look at you codex it tells you exactly how many drones are controlled by the drone controller (That's enough info for you to understand while respecting copyright).

Now in a team of 1 XV-8 commader and 2 bodyguards it<s all a matter of how many drone controller you buy for them.

if you buy:
1 drone controller you get x drones;
2 drone controler you get 2x drones;
3 drone controler you get 3x drones.

It's actually pretty simple.
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 01:16   #3 (permalink)
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so essentially i can have with 1 commander and 2 guards, up to 6 drones? or is it just one drone per drone controller
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 01:19   #4 (permalink)
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so essentially i can have with 1 commander and 2 guards i can have up to 6 drones?
If you buy a (hard-wired) drone controller for everyone. Yes indeed you can.

Now imagine a full squad of stealth suit with drone controller on each suit. >
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 01:21   #5 (permalink)
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ok so you can have a shit load of drones with you as long as you have drone contollers..... i played this way with my buddy and he thought that it was too many drones, since his crazy hive tyrant that can reroll hits and wounds with his stupid cheese devourer setup and all it did was lose all my drones
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 01:26   #6 (permalink)
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one last questions so i am 100% sure i got this

on a commander with a drone controller you get 1drone or 2 or more?
or do you need two separate drone controllers one being hard-wired?

can you take a drone controller and a hard-wired dc?
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 04:16   #7 (permalink)
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one last questions so i am 100% sure i got this

on a commander with a drone controller you get 1drone or 2 or more?
All suits get the same number of Drones, no matter if they are commander or not. The only exception to this is Shadowsun.

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or do you need two separate drone controllers one being hard-wired?

can you take a drone controller and a hard-wired dc?
A Drone Controller can only be taken once, whether Hard-Wired or Support. Same goes with Multitrackers, Target Locks, Targetting Arrays, etc.

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Now imagine a full squad of stealth suit with drone controller on each suit. >
I see your Stealth Suit squad and raise you a full Farsight with Samurai Seven. Though, if you're looking to go drones total in an army while sticking to FOC, that's a different story.

HQ: 2 Command suits with full retinue.
Elite: 3 Full Stealth Suit Squads.
Troops: 6 6-man Fire Warriors with Team Leader and 'Fish
Fast Attack: 3 5-wing Pirahna squadrons
Heavy Support: 3 Sniper Drone Teams and 2 3-man Broadside squads.

That adds up to... 123 Drones if my math is right. It would be... interesting to fight such an army in Apocalypse.
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 05:30   #8 (permalink)
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Do you have a Codex? It explains it very well
For each Drone Controller, you can take up to two drones

Now, once again i must sidetrack a subject for the sake of preventing redundancy

On a squad of Fire Warriors, only the Shas'ui can take a controller, correct?
Now, i didn't know this, so now every squad has two or three such controllers, what can i do?
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 08:40   #9 (permalink)
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thanks... still new to the game and im trying to learn everything so fast i get a lil mixed up. appreciate the heads up guys
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Old 05 Jun 2009, 08:50   #10 (permalink)
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Do you have a Codex? It explains it very well
For each Drone Controller, you can take up to two drones

Now, once again i must sidetrack a subject for the sake of preventing redundancy

On a squad of Fire Warriors, only the Shas'ui can take a controller, correct?
Now, i didn't know this, so now every squad has two or three such controllers, what can i do?
Correct the Shas'ui can take a drone controller, only two drones though.

Is this want you ment?

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