Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

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Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby Element » Wed 13 Feb, 2019 12:12 am

Hey there everybody, so I have relatively began playing as the Force Commander, having played the Apo so long, that being said, coming upon this particular match-up I was surprised to see that I couldn't use the ability on a giant looming monstrous creature which is practically a tank in that of itself. What are the Balance reasons as to why this is not the case, given I'd imagine that must be the only reason after this long such a change hasn't been implemented to include them as being a unit capable of being effected in that of a similar way to a armored vehicle unit, In addition are Tyrant Guard, The Swarm-lord, The Great Unclean One, and the Avatar also not susceptible to Flesh Over Steel? thanks in advance.
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Re: Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby LOCALgHOST » Wed 13 Feb, 2019 9:07 am

They are not "Steel" and they are not "Vehicles".

So - no, they are not affected by your fist. And they should not be. Which is sad for me as SM player :)
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Re: Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby Sex - Murder - Art » Wed 13 Feb, 2019 1:25 pm

Giant monsters like Avatar and GUO are also not effected by this ability. Because they are monsters, not vehicles.
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Re: Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby Black Relic » Sat 16 Feb, 2019 6:25 am

Why did no one say "because all of those have flesh."

But in all seriousness. Nids have enough problems with FC we should not add more. The avatar has enough problems with SM. Lets not add more to the list. Chaos has an issue with FC sometimes. Lets not add more to the list.

FC doesn't need indirect buffs.
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Re: Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby boss » Sun 17 Feb, 2019 5:18 pm

Im just going to say one thing as it is Fc already the best sm hero as it is and the most pick, there pretty much no bad match up for him since he can be used to amove around and kill stuff or just be used to buff stuff instead take your pick on how you want to use him most just go for telehammer cos telehammer and you want to buff him more now:?
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Re: Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby Atlas » Mon 18 Feb, 2019 4:30 am

It says Flesh over Steel. Emphasis on STEEL. AS IN STEHL REIHN BRUTHA!

Fexes are but fleshy bits. You can't Flesh over Flesh! Just smack the filthy XENO and go back to getting rid of METAL BAWKSES!
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Re: Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby Aetherion » Mon 18 Feb, 2019 7:35 pm

The game is encouraging you to use the Power Sword against the Carnifex to witness the rarest sync kill ever
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Re: Flesh Over Steel upon Tyranid Carnifexes

Postby Sex - Murder - Art » Mon 18 Feb, 2019 7:45 pm

Aetherion wrote:The game is encouraging you to use the Power Sword against the Carnifex to witness the rarest sync kill ever


Give Power Sword 1000% damage buff against Carnifexes, so we can actually see that animation. I have never ever seen it live.
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