Breakpoint - what some consider the best Invasion experience you can get. I agree, but this thread is not dedicated to how great this map is. In the last Phase, as everyone knows, the SPARTANS get Falcons. Falcons, metallic birds armed with machine guns. What do the Elites have to combat the Falcon? Only one Banshee and two DMRs. Not enough to take down the spawn killing Falcon, seeing as the Falcon can out gun the Banshee easily.
Now, for all I know, the Elites get only two anti-vehicle weapons. Why is this? The SPARTANS get two Rocket Launchers, a Laser, Grenade Launchers, and a Sniper. Two DMRs and Plasma Pistols are simply not enough to take down a Falcon. Before you can put five bullets into the Falcon, you’ll be dead, or it would simply disappear and appear out of nowhere, raining down a hail of bullets. It will also dodge Plasma Pistol bolts.
How to remedy this? Either give the Elites a Focus Rifle or a Plasma Launcher. The reason I do not include the Fuel Rod Gun is because it can be evaded too easily, and I can only see it being used against the Warthogs, seeing as we have the Plasma Pistol for that.
The Focus Rifle can take a gunner rather easily, and at long range.
The Plasma Launcher tracks the Falcon everywhere, the plasma grenades launched from it are extremely tenacious.
So, 343 forums, what do you think? I support the Focus Rifle over the Plasma Launcher, as it seems the most balanced.