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Old 08 Sep 2005, 15:25   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering what people thought about O'Shovah in an army.
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Old 08 Sep 2005, 16:41   #2 (permalink)
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He's probably really good in small armies where the restrictions on a Farsight Army are almost negligible, but in larger armies I'm sure it causes problems. In any case, he's pretty cool, but only a novelty army, or a challenging army to master, IMO.
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Old 08 Sep 2005, 17:23   #3 (permalink)
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farsight is utterly screwed up, rules wise and fluffwise if you ask me

I have absolutely no time for him.

wow. tau that do close combat. and that look like gundams. I hope GW fired the guy who thought that one up.... or killed him. in broiling acid. or fed to a grox.
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I don't think he's worth his weight in plastic. Luckily he comes with enough plastic pieces to run him as a normal crisis suit.
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Old 09 Sep 2005, 00:45   #5 (permalink)
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I would have to agree with orange. He works in small armies but in larger ones the breakaway faction trait would hurt too much.
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Old 09 Sep 2005, 00:47   #6 (permalink)
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I actually like him. As a model and as a army type. I totally decimated a Nid player (the new Nids) with a 1850 O'shovah list. And by decimated I lost only 630 points and he lost 2250+ points. Try and figure that one out...

And by the by, O'shovah as a large army hurts less than you would think. I had 10 or so crisis...
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1 hammerhead
1 team of 3 broadsides
1 team of 8 pathfinders
1 team of 6 steath suits
No Kroots
No Gun drones

Basically in a large game gear up with firewarrors and crisis suits as well as devil fishs.
72 firewarriors 780
6crisis 200points for a team so 400 total
6steath 180
1 hh 190
3broadsides 210
Hq 170
This is acturally a good army.
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Old 09 Sep 2005, 01:05   #8 (permalink)
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no, no, no, no. +5 to make a fire warrior ok in close combat. he even hurts in small games, becuse ork fighter is so expensive, and if you don't take ork fighter, your missing a major factor.
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no, no, no, no. +5 to make a fire warrior ok in close combat. he even hurts in small games, becuse ork fighter is so expensive, and if you don't take ork fighter, your missing a major factor.
No one gives the Ork Fighter upgrade to Fire Warriors, it's a waste of points, especially as it doesn't make much of a difference. But Ork Fighter can make a difference on Battlesuits. Which is where I use it, as does most other Farsight players...

And he certainly doesn't hurt in small games. That is unless your the type of person who uses 3 Hammerheads in a game?
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Yes, DON'T EVER USE ORK FIGHTER ON YOUR FIREWARRIORS. Only on suits.
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