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not saying it isnt effective, was just wondering if i limited myself more than necessary ;)



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No its one weapon not one tank/unit. Best used on a venator really

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It's per unit, not per weapon.

 

A venator is a great use for it, certainly, but requires your Magos to be outside.  If you're riding him up in a transport, may as well make it a Macrocarid with guns that can use the buff.



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Bud. Single weapon!. Ordnance or heavy. Not unit

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Makes that conversion beamer on the Macroarid kinda hilarious though. 


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They can take beamers?

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Yeah you can swap the twin mauler for a conversion beamer


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Think the lascanonon would be a more reliable option. Beamers have to have alot of range to be worth it

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Anyone changed how they run their arch magos to keep up with meta changes?


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i like the jetpack myrmidax with either twingrav+paragon or twinplasma

usually i DS him in with a few thallax meatshields with either more lasma or ferrox and heavy chainblade

 

expensive but works quite well unless you scatter :P


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is there ever a reason to take two macroarids outside of matrix of ruin?   I somehow have stumbled upon two and not sure if i should just swap for a triaros


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Two HS slots is a LOT to give up, even if the Arid is a beast in itself.

 

You'd need some good cargo inside to justify it I think.


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I'm going to run 2 loaded with myrmidons in matrix.

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With a potential narrative campaign day coming up in which one cannot use named characters, I'm thinking through a replacement HQ choice for Scoria. I'm leaning towards an Archmagos Dominus (with another two Domini as standard), but my debate is over how best to equip them. Leaning towards Abeyant, Machinator Array, Cyber-familiar, and then it becomes slightly more open! Any thoughts from the collective as to what would be worth considering?

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I find the photon thruster is spendy, but on a magos dominus that is usually in the rear lines it gives him some utility. Especially when he's parked with some dark fires. The array and cyber familiar are a must, but the Abyent less so.
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I'd just take another Domini, save points for more robots. Arch-Domini don't have good melee options and are only marginally better at Cybertheurgy (Ld10 instead of 9). 


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Victory is nothing more than survival. It carries no weight of honour or worth beyond what we ascribe to it.
If you wish to grow wise, learn why brothers betray brothers."

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Let them be my legacy to the galaxy I conquered. And my final gift to the species I failed."

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I find the photon thruster is spendy, but on a magos dominus that is usually in the rear lines it gives him some utility. Especially when he's parked with some dark fires. The array and cyber familiar are a must, but the Abyent less so.

I'd definitely be tempted to gear him more towards shooting (and mending!) a larger Castellax Dark Fire squad, my only thought re: the Abeyant was making the Magos more survivable, but naturally - it does push up the cost. 

 

I'd just take another Domini, save points for more robots. Arch-Domini don't have good melee options and are only marginally better at Cybertheurgy (Ld10 instead of 9). 

 

Interesting - in terms of points saved, it might enable me to split the Thallax squad (was thinking of a six strong one, just as another scoring choice - but two three-strongs might work). I also was tempted the Archmagos Prime in terms of combat ability, but he would then only be able to run with the Thallax rather than Castellax by my understanding? I do like the idea of something that can be similar to Scoria in usage as a character, but appreciate that there's probably not a perfect direct replacement for obvious reasons!


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The Archdominus is a terrible choice, to be fair.  Either of the named character alternatives are way better if you want such a big and spendy dude.  Otherwise, a pair of regular Domini is a better bet and gives you a larger controller network.



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The issue is for this campaign, I can't take any named characters - so it does have to be one of those other options! That said, I was intending to run with a further two Domini anyway, so perhaps running three similar ones might be a solution - as it's the lack of Patris Cybernetica would steer me from the Magos/Archmagos. Food for thought! 


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The issue is for this campaign, I can't take any named characters - so it does have to be one of those other options! That said, I was intending to run with a further two Domini anyway, so perhaps running three similar ones might be a solution - as it's the lack of Patris Cybernetica would steer me from the Magos/Archmagos. Food for thought!

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