Arka0415 wrote:Unless you're firing at a Titanic unit, I just don't think it is. With the ideal loadout it's 629 points. It has a 5/6 chance to hit, a 5/6 chance to wound, and the enemy may have Invulnerable saves. Remember the chance to roll a 1 with four dice is pretty high. With only two shots, you're looking at 1.4 wounds, or 0.9 wounds if the enemy has an invulnerable save. If we shoot a Land Raider, a model which has no invulnerable save, we're looking at a statistical 9.8 damage. Decent, but nothing life-changing. If we shoot a model that does have an invulnerable save, like a Y'vahra, we're looking at 6.3 damage. That's not decent, that's pitiful. An Imperial Knight has a 5+ invulnerable save, even though you're doubling your damage you're still looking at a statistical 12.6 wounds. A solid hit, but by no means fatal. Remember that the enemy can re-roll at least one invulnerable save with a Command Point, and they will.
Now, if this mighty Heavy Rail Cannon was cheaper and, say, available on the Barracuda or on a Hammerhead, it could be viable. But on a 629-point chassis?
Once again, mathhammer is creating a pessimistic community. Oh well, I'm going to sit here in my bubble and not post much as usual XD