thesnailmaster wrote:Pottsey wrote:I don't agree Tau are no longer bad at CC as S5, T5, 4A at -1AP is not in the realms of bad CC. Against the right target ATS and CC is effective and depending on target 1 extra weapons isn't that much better then ATS. So the CC advantage can be well worth while. A commander or 2 flamers ATS Crsis Bodyguard squad with a few shield drones can have a high damage potential. I have caught out a number of opponents with this who expect them to be bad at CC. You do need to pick the right target but I am finding suits and tanks in CC is a massive advantage for Tau now.
Perhaps I have been playing Farsight Enclaves to long.
It works against things like basic marine squads, but anything that has any sort of kick in CC then the ATS and T'au in combat doesn't work very well.
I found it does when the target does not have many CC attacks like a Dread . Anything that hits hard but has few Attacks can be absorbed by shield drones. Leaving Tau to shoot, CC, Shoot. Its the big Ork style squads that I would avoid.