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I would think not, wouldn't it be like destroying a hunter/killer missle? not sure if you can do that either... Technically, I guess they could destroy the launcher as it says it has a "six turret mounted seeker missles". they could say the turret counts as one weapon system, but i'm guessing there.
 

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They can be destroyed (as can HKMs) but each missile is its own weapon, so the smart moveisto take out the SMS instead.
 

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Im glad this one popped up I have just bought one and was wondering about this.

On a side note any budding Tau players should take note Buy A Sky Ray before you buy a Hammerhead You will see why when you open the box. I was so happy :mrgreen:
 

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LOL yeah, well known little nugget there. THey include the entire hammerhead turret sprue because they need the SMS...and it costs the same
 

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Tell me about it.
 

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Happy! I bought 4 skyray's. Why pay £7 (approx $13)+ postage to buy the sms sprue from male* order when i get that plus other goodies for £5 and no p&p!

MarzM :mrgreen:


* no i did not spell this wrong. It's male order coz everytime i buy something from them i get the feeling i've just been shafted! lol.
 

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uberschveinen said:
He wishes that the Sky Ray was out when he was assembling his army.
Jackass :lol: :lol:
 

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Id rather have a hammerhead. It doesnt run out of ammo, and the gun can change wether its better against ppl or vehicles.
 

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What about instead of Armament Destroyed result knocking down one missile could you not take out one of the markerlights?, as it does say it is armed with them.
 

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Well in the army list it says it is armed with 2 networked markerlights....
 

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Markerlights are weapons. They're listed under armament, they;re listed in the Tau weapons list, they use all the normal rules for weapons (except they deal no damage and have associated special rules) They're weapon systems.

Skyray's indirect weapons come into their own in cityfight. Park it out of the way and let everyone else score your marker hits, then rip off some BS5 krak missiles against anything on the board
 

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What do you mean? Which is better, which should you take, are they available?
 

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I'd have to double check, but I think the skyray only has SMS as an option. Either way, the SMS is the best choice since if your sky ray ends up in line of sight of something within 18: you're doing it wrong.

Now as to whether gun drones count as weapon systems, I'm inclined to say yes. They're listed under armamament, and it's not as though there isn't a precident for vehicle upgrades doubling as weapon systems. Just if you deploy the drones then they don;t count anymore
 

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Sky rays can have Just twin burst cannons, I think because the It has It's own markers and It's own missiles you'll want to be In the open most of the time to make sure you unload your ammo over the duration of the game, but overall I'd have to agree I'd take SMS over the BC's points permitting.
 
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