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What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 12:53 am
by darkpaladin
Lets see what everyone reckons

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 1:00 am
by Nexus_Crawler
Good gravy! I love everything dark angel but their flyers are poo. Like super poo. Over costed under effective crap.

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 1:04 am
by darkpaladin
in my opinion, I like them and since GW wont give us access to the stormtalon and stormraven we have to make do, but I've found my nephlim to be very effective against a variety flyers and tanks...and even popping the independent characters that fail look out sir rolls

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 5:03 am
by TheAurgelmir
darkpaladin wrote:in my opinion, I like them and since GW wont give us access to the stormtalon and stormraven we have to make do, but I've found my nephlim to be very effective against a variety flyers and tanks...and even popping the independent characters that fail look out sir rolls
Won't give you access to?! Heck that's like a Space Wolves player saying GW won't give them access to the Dark Shroud, Thunderfire Cannon or Librarian Dreadnoughts.

Also, you have flyers, Space Wolves don't.

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 5:22 am
by darkpaladin
yeah us dark angel players cant complain....
it is very sad for space wolf players that they don't have any flyers...and wont for the rest of 2013

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 10:30 am
by Nexus_Crawler
I do not use any of the DA flyers in any of my lists. I would love to but the cost:effect ratio is just lacking. I would be more than happy to let a wolf player take a nephalim crap fighter outside of the force org chart / codex just so he could waste his points.

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 1:14 pm
by SobieFett
But then again a Dark Talon flying over a banner of devastation never hurts.

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 1:17 pm
by Nexus_Crawler
SobieFett wrote:But then again a Dark Talon flying over a banner of devastation never hurts.
A dakka banner has a range of 12 inches. The guns have a range of 24 and the talon must move over 12 inches. Now if you put that into a scenario where you are shooting at troops then you can only benifet from the banner for 2 rounds max if you want to hit anything.

Also... For the points cost of the talon I would rather take a land raider and give the banner some protection.

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 3:41 pm
by zand97206
Nexus_Crawler wrote:I do not use any of the DA flyers in any of my lists. I would love to but the cost:effect ratio is just lacking. I would be more than happy to let a wolf player take a nephalim crap fighter outside of the force org chart / codex just so he could waste his points.
This! I would be happy to let any space wolf player use the DA fliers anytime!
Nexus_Crawler wrote:
SobieFett wrote:But then again a Dark Talon flying over a banner of devastation never hurts.
A dakka banner has a range of 12 inches. The guns have a range of 24 and the talon must move over 12 inches. Now if you put that into a scenario where you are shooting at troops then you can only benifet from the banner for 2 rounds max if you want to hit anything.

Also... For the points cost of the talon I would rather take a land raider and give the banner some protection.
The Banner of devastation with the hurricane bolter is nice... however you're only using the benefit of it 1-2 times a game...

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 4:08 pm
by SobieFett
You don't hear orks complain with their waaagh

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 5:08 pm
by Dragon
The dark angel jet fighter has BS 5 when hunting vehicles and monsterious creatures

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 7:06 pm
by furrby
Stormtalon, cheap in money and points, billion options to take, can do hover strikes... just amazing flyer.

27.5 pounds for one, grab 3.

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Tue May 21, 2013 4:19 am
by Tatter
Hmm Space Wolves Flyers, I don't have a lot of faith in GW making something that doesn't look stupid. Not really a fan of flyers myself, Soulstorm flashbacks. I'd rather GW give Space Wolves a land weapon that is good for shooting down flyers rather than giving them an actual flyer, after all if fighting on foot was good enough for the Primarch. But having access to the Stormraven Gunship would be nice, from what I've read in some Space Wolves books they mostly use flyers to make planet fall and generally transport troops.

Re: What is the Best space marine flyer?

Posted: Tue May 21, 2013 4:23 am
by furrby
free flakk and interceptor for fangs :))