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Dude, where is my KHD?

Discussion in 'Dahshat Company' started by kesharq, Apr 1, 2019.

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  1. kesharq

    kesharq Lucky Dice-Roller

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    For four days I was looking for my beloved KHD in Mobile Army until I realised: "Oh [insert deity here], my fellow Mercs forgot to bring their KHD to Dahshat!"

    What profile should get a KHD option? Valerya Gromoz? Zhencha? What is your opinion? Do we even need it?
     
  2. Ben Kenobi

    Ben Kenobi Well-Known Member

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    We can go REM heavy, therefore a KHD would be good.

    Perhaps that's the weakness built into this army.
    A Barid hacker or wardriver which have only a KHD loadout available would be grate.
    Or a Brawler with Rifle/LSG
     
  3. ObviousGray

    ObviousGray Frenzied Mushroom
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    Use 4 Brawler hackers.

    ARO with 4 Oblivions :P
     
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    Janzerker Invincible Angry

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    It's called Burst 5, BS 15, MM2, MSV2 spitfire.
    Kills hackers well dead, although in a more direct way.
     
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  5. Space Ranger

    Space Ranger Well-Known Member

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    Also a Remote that can be protected by the Tinbot B!

    I'm not surprised by not having a KHD in Dahshat. We only have 4 Hackers. I might actually use the Zhencha AHD.
     
  6. yoink101

    yoink101 Well-Known Member

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    I think the lack of a khd is an intentional weakness. With the potential high volume of remotes creating a wide repeater net, dahshat can be vulnerable to a good killer hacker.

    The best way to counter it as near as I can tell is a zhuyong core with a tinbot and then throw Gromoz and/or an ABH hacker into the link.

    Imagine if dahshat had gotten a wildcard khd with all of the tools they have. It’d be ridiculous. The Haidao khd in a team with a tinbot zhuyong is already stupid good.
     
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  7. Space Ranger

    Space Ranger Well-Known Member

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    I agree. They already got a lot of great stuff (TacAware HMG). I can live with the lack of hackers. We also don't have that many HI to defend.
     
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    Uhhh... how are you getting a hacking device on a bounty hunter?
     
  9. yoink101

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    Oops. Mixed it up with the brawlers, which aren’t wildcard. So...yup
     
  10. Sedral

    Sedral Invincible Officier

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    Hunt repeaters and hackers with libertos, hunzakuts, Mc Murrough or whatever you want as long as it's no hackable. A less risky but more order intensive solution is to deploy your own repeaters with valerya or your hunzakuts and disable your opponent's one with Blackout.

    Note that valerya in a fireteam with a Tinbot-B has really good odds with brain blast against assault hackers, and it gets even better if you hack them through your own repeaters to have the firewall.
     
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  11. Solar

    Solar Well-Known Member

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    If Dahshat had a good killer hacker then they'd be pretty mental as they already have a pretty incredible array of options.

    It does make me definitely think twice about running hackable troops, assault HDs and so on in Dahshat though. I think I'll be relying more on deflectors and the like to protect Zuyongs. Although probably Valyria can beat a lot of KHDs on her active turn when she's paired with that Zuyong Deflector L2...
     
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