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Do the Sea Foxes use tanks? I mean, I know technically they have access to them and have RATs for them, but they seem to be the only Clan that doesn't have a tank of their own.
« Last Edit: 28 April 2022, 02:24:58 by Kojak »


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Do you mean specifically heavily armored combat vehicles intended for direct combat, or do you mean vehicles in general?  They produce the Balac and the Cardinal VTOLs, at minimum.
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The latter, but you're right, I'd forgotten they make those (I thought the Cardinal specifically was a Falcon joint, for some reason).
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Tanks are great for garrisons...

I'm sure the answer is yes. But we mostly live that marine lifestyle.

We're pretty much vikings with aerospace fighter support. Lots of boats and bipedal units.
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Tanks are great for garrisons...

I'm sure the answer is yes. But we mostly live that marine lifestyle.

We're pretty much vikings with aerospace fighter support. Lots of boats and bipedal units.

That mnakes me wonder: do the foxes build Mechs adapted to space combat like the Ravens with their Shadowhawk IIC variant? Given the fact that the foxes are more a roving Merchant fleets then real "boots on the ground" Clan (Clan Protectorate and the three planets in Fed suns space excluded) I wwould assume they build their own "Space-Mechs".

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Why?  They can buy them from the specialists like they do other things from the Ravens, and they still take their regular testing Trials on the ground as well as engaging the other Clans and the Inner Sphere on the ground.

One thing I will note, the Sharks (turned Foxes) felt impressed enough that they got the right to produce the Morrigu and Morrigu (Laser) which they were selling to the Inner Sphere.  I am not sure where they build it post-Reavings, but they got it on their way out of the Home Worlds.  Then in 3083, the HAG variant was developed . . . collaboration with the Horses?  Horses winning the right to produce the design themselves?

If you have never tried one out, the Morrigu are monsters though I have never tried the HAG design.  Find your path, roll forward 3 hexes and kill everything.  The Morrigu (Laser) is basically the Schrek IIC . . . and it has 2 tons less armor than the original.
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Nothing to sneeze at either...

Try a mixed Point of Morrigu and Morrigu Laser.

5 ER Large
30 LRMs
4 SRMs
One ECM

And that's just vehicle nastiness at it's best!

Now field a Star or Binary of 'em...

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If you have never tried one out, the Morrigu are monsters though I have never tried the HAG design.  Find your path, roll forward 3 hexes and kill everything.  The Morrigu (Laser) is basically the Schrek IIC . . . and it has 2 tons less armor than the original.

The Morrigu always feels to me like someone said "Hey..you like the Blood Kite, but wish it didn't cost so much? What if we built it as a tank? Eh? Eh? C'mon! You know you want to!"
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So the Ares super heavy is on the Sea Fox MUL for the ilClan era...    >:D 8)

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So the Ares super heavy is on the Sea Fox MUL for the ilClan era...    >:D 8)

Interesting. I know a company of them were being used by FWL (via the Dragoons). Maybe the goons traded some to the foxes for a quicker turn around on rearming.
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So the Ares super heavy is on the Sea Fox MUL for the ilClan era...    >:D 8)

Which would technically mean the Foxes either control Devil's Rock or Mars as those planets held the construction lines or those are all the salvaged models as per their agreement with the Ilkhan. Either way looks like as if the SuperHeavies are here to stay.

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Which would technically mean the Foxes either control Devil's Rock or Mars as those planets held the construction lines or those are all the salvaged models as per their agreement with the Ilkhan. Either way looks like as if the SuperHeavies are here to stay.

I don’t think that’s the take away at all.
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I'd expect it to be more likely that it was some form of payment from Wolf's Dragoons or Star League Wolf. In the ilClan era, it's on the lists for Sea Fox, FWL, Fed Sun's, and Star League Wolf.

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Iirc they blew the Devils Rock facility when it fell. Sarna mentions it was rigged with explosives should it fall, no statement if they did or not. I can’t recalll actually reading that they did but I seem to think so.
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Which would technically mean the Foxes either control Devil's Rock or Mars as those planets held the construction lines or those are all the salvaged models as per their agreement with the Ilkhan. Either way looks like as if the SuperHeavies are here to stay.

Pretty sure Empire Alone implied the League started to build their own.
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Didn't Wolf's Dragoons give the FWL a companies worth as part of thier deal in Redemption Rites?

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Didn't Wolf's Dragoons give the FWL a companies worth as part of thier deal in Redemption Rites?

Yes, it’s also mentioned in EA book in a sidebar.
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I wonder if the Davion variant was the Ares Cronus-clone?

After all " it's a nightmare to obtain parts "...

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Pretty sure Empire Alone implied the League started to build their own.

Read kinda vague the 1st Free Worlds Guard has 12 Ares of which half are supposedly original (I assume Republic build) models the others were supposedly newly build giving grounds for rumors that those were build in FreeWorldspace and not on Devils Rock. Maybe the Foxes are simply selling what they got from Alaric. Also there is a Watch report that the Foxes on Solareis VII are selling Wolf hardware (Mechs, tanks etc) to the Wolfs at an increased price (I assume that is the agreed upon salvage from Terra)

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So I read through Empire Alone when it came out, and the only real question I have is: what's Skate Khanate been up to?  Yes, Spina is a more prominent player with the Protectorate and all, but since the Capellans are also involved, it does raise the question for me.