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Ok, so with regular mobs (sluggas & shootas), what kind of heavy weapons do you like/typically use?
I generally but a bunch of burnas in my slugga boy mob and then big shootas (occassionally a rokkit laucher) in my shoota boy mobs. I'm not a big fan of rokkit lauchers in general because unless you take quite a few you simply don't hit often enough to make a difference; OTOH, if I'm up against SMs or the like, rokkit launchers can come in handy although they're still more effective in the hands of tank bustas in case you need to face a dreadnought or the like.
Anybody else got a thought?
(Trying to put a little more activity in this forum)
Good idea, I would like to see this forum more active too!
As for the weapons, I totally agree with you, as my army is KoS, I will only put rockit launchas on buggies as they are twin linked then, and will hit something (maybe).
Burnaz all the way. BS2 isn't a problem when you can't miss. And they're power weapons! Can't go wrong for 6 points.
Rokkitz and Big Shootaz miss too much. I only use Big Shootaz on Bikez (twin-linkage,) and Rokkitz on Buggiez (additional twin-linkage.)
I a gree completely, but a big shoota can be usefull in a squad of shoota boyz.....
I would agree about the shoota mobs too. I like big shootas or rokkits (depending on the opponents). I think if you're going to take rokkits though you need to take a lot of them (i.e., 3 in a mob) b/c otherwise you don't hit enough to make a difference.
Initially I would arm my sluggas w/ 3 rokkitz and my shootaz w/ 3 big shootas. Nowadays I go 2 rokkitz/1 burna for sluggas. I originally took rokkitz to take potshotz at vehicles while the boyz closed in on the enemy, but with the new assault rules and shooting not sure what to do.
funny, all day I was thinking this exact question to pose to this forum! :lol:
You get o move and shoot with rokkits. Damn thats a pretty good deal for liek 9 pts. I would figure that you will load up on more burnas.
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The heavy weapons that I take in my mobs depend on the mob type. Always take max number of weapons...Orks excel because of numbers this counts in model count and amount of heavy weapons in a mob.
Specialist mobs get what they will do the best with:
Tankbustas get 3 rokkits. Adding a nob with a rokkit also helps this mob.
Skarboyz get 2 or 3 burnas maybe 1 BS [for the extra dakka]
Burna boyz max out on burnas, mekboy gets a KFF.
Truk boyz all get burnas.
Slugga or shoota boyz will get either 3 rokkits or 3 BS. I take half rokkit mobs and half BS mobs in my army. The balance helps tackle any foe.
I do not do lootas or flash gitz as I'm a Goff warlord, we just find those units weedy and un-Orky.
WAAAGH! Da Heavy Weapons
"Da Orks is da best cuz we ar ded ard an killy, mean, green, krumpin machines, hav da most dakka, da stompiest dreads, da shootiest gunz, da biggest bosses, an we uze choppas...WAAAGH!"
I would say for KoS, take burna's in all trukk boyz units, except for one unit, which you can give a big shoota and shoota (at least that is what I would do).