lfnetwork.com mark read register faq members calendar

Thread: Noghri
Thread Tools Display Modes
Post a new thread. Add a reply to this thread. Indicate all threads in this forum as read. Subscribe to this forum. RSS feed: this forum RSS feed: all forums
Old 10-03-2006, 02:24 AM   #1
Darth Ablett
Rookie
 
Darth Ablett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 96
Noghri

I'm pretty sure I read something over at the Petroglyph Fan Forums about the Noghri being an Empire unit when Honoghr is controlled, a la Nightsisters and Dathomir.

I'd like to ask if this is true, or if my mind is going. Is this confirmed?

If this is true, I assume they'll be a pretty effective anti-infantry unit like vorskrs. I was wondering though, one of the IGN videos shows Urai and some mercs on Honoghr, and these guys weren't putting up much of a fight.

I'm asking if the Noghri are a powerful indigenous unit like wookies, and whether or not they have a proper role as Imperial elite units.

Thoughts, anyone?



Last edited by Darth Ablett; 10-03-2006 at 07:42 AM.
Darth Ablett is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-03-2006, 09:38 AM   #2
Darth Anarch
Junior Member
 
Darth Anarch's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Norway
Posts: 366
Hmmm... I recall reading something like that too, but I'm too lazy to go look for it right now. And it was a while ago, so it may have changed since then. Maybe one of the devs will see this and reply?


"We think in language; therefore, the quality of our thoughts can only be as good as the quality of our language."

-- George Carlin
Darth Anarch is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-03-2006, 12:20 PM   #3
Darth_Torpid-PG
Rookie
 
Darth_Torpid-PG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 233
It's true. Honoghr has normal indigenous Noghri, but if the Empire controls the planet they get access to Noghri Assassin units.


-Darth Torpid
-Game Designer
-Petroglyph
Darth_Torpid-PG is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-03-2006, 12:34 PM   #4
Darth Anarch
Junior Member
 
Darth Anarch's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Norway
Posts: 366
Are there any units like that for the Rebellion? Where they have to control one specific planet to gain access to them? (It would be kinda cool if you had to take Dagobah to get Yoda.)


"We think in language; therefore, the quality of our thoughts can only be as good as the quality of our language."

-- George Carlin
Darth Anarch is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-03-2006, 06:26 PM   #5
Valter
Rookie
 
Valter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Standing behind you!
Posts: 199
So what abilities do the Noghri have? I'm assuming they have "take cover" in addition to a second ability.

I noticed that they have disruptor rifles. No doubt these new Noghri troopers will be the ultimate "anti-plex solidier" units.


"You will pay the price for your lack of vision!" - Palpatine

Last edited by Valter; 10-04-2006 at 10:15 PM.
Valter is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-03-2006, 08:27 PM   #6
Darth Ablett
Rookie
 
Darth Ablett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 96
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darth_Torpid-PG
It's true. Honoghr has normal indigenous Noghri, but if the Empire controls the planet they get access to Noghri Assassin units.
Are these indigenous units formidable like wookies? Noghri are suppposed to be pretty nuggety little fighters...

@Darth Anarch, I think I read somewhere the Rebellion don't have any units like this. I can't really think of any that apply, to be honest.

Also, Torpid (or anyone else): Do you still need to control a planet to create TIE Phantoms? If so, is this planet Aeten II?


Darth Ablett is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-03-2006, 09:48 PM   #7
wedge2211
Commander, Rogue Squadron
 
wedge2211's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Ithaca, NY
Posts: 2,320
Quote:
Originally Posted by Valter
So what abilities do the Noghri have? I'm assuming they have "take cover" but is there some other ability that they have?
I bet their special is something along the lines of a "sneak" mode, in which they move slowly but undetectably. And since they are "Noghri Assassins," I hope they either have some special ability on the Galactic Map or that their second special is a short-range instant-kill attack against infantry.


wedge2211 is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-03-2006, 10:39 PM   #8
Darth Ablett
Rookie
 
Darth Ablett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 96
Quote:
Originally Posted by wedge2211
I bet their special is something along the lines of a "sneak" mode, in which they move slowly but undetectably. And since they are "Noghri Assassins," I hope they either have some special ability on the Galactic Map or that their second special is a short-range instant-kill attack against infantry.
I'd love a Galactic benefit as well, like a free bounty hunter with a large cooldown that can only affect minor heroes, or something.

This would make Honoghr a pretty big priority for all factions, for the Imps to acquire this special and for the others to deny them an advantage. Think about it though, nightsisters will probably be pretty powerful, as will some of the other planet-specific units. I reckon all these units will pack a punch - Not too sure about the Ewok Handler though...



Last edited by Darth Ablett; 10-03-2006 at 10:50 PM.
Darth Ablett is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 12:11 AM   #9
Valter
Rookie
 
Valter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Standing behind you!
Posts: 199
Quote:
Originally Posted by wedge2211
I bet their special is something along the lines of a "sneak" mode, in which they move slowly but undetectably. And since they are "Noghri Assassins," I hope they either have some special ability on the Galactic Map or that their second special is a short-range instant-kill attack against infantry.
Maybe a "stealth" ability like our friend Tyber.


"You will pay the price for your lack of vision!" - Palpatine
Valter is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 04:49 AM   #10
Darth Ablett
Rookie
 
Darth Ablett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 96
Question

Quote:
Originally Posted by Valter
Maybe a "stealth" ability like our friend Tyber.
This brings up something that I've been wondering - where exactly is Tyber getting all this cloaking tech? Proper cloaking stuff in the EU relies on crystals that are all but exhausted by the Rebellion era. Stygium crystals, if anyone doesn't know and/or wants to.

I hope this will get an explanation in the campaign.


Darth Ablett is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 04:09 PM   #11
PoiuyWired
Unregistered User
 
PoiuyWired's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 3,503
Obviously Alliance get to use wookiees, maybe even other things. Kinda sad the underworld cannot get Wampas as warbeasts though.
PoiuyWired is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 04:40 PM   #12
Darth Anarch
Junior Member
 
Darth Anarch's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Norway
Posts: 366
The Alliance get Wookiees? Where did you see that?


"We think in language; therefore, the quality of our thoughts can only be as good as the quality of our language."

-- George Carlin
Darth Anarch is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 06:39 PM   #13
Darth_Torpid-PG
Rookie
 
Darth_Torpid-PG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 233
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darth Ablett
This brings up something that I've been wondering - where exactly is Tyber getting all this cloaking tech? Proper cloaking stuff in the EU relies on crystals that are all but exhausted by the Rebellion era. Stygium crystals, if anyone doesn't know and/or wants to.

I hope this will get an explanation in the campaign.
We don't really go into the contents of the black market in the story, but the technology comes from the TIE phantom project. Of course Tyber has his own engineers working on things, so he always has a few modifications to make on anything he steals.


-Darth Torpid
-Game Designer
-Petroglyph
Darth_Torpid-PG is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 07:52 PM   #14
Darth Ablett
Rookie
 
Darth Ablett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 96
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoiuyWired
Obviously Alliance get to use wookiees.
I meant as a unit that can be used like any other when a certain planet is controlled. The Alliance will still have indigenous forces loyal to them on planets, but I doubt we'll see 'wookie warriors' as a regular Rebel unit when the Alliance controls Kashyyyk.


Darth Ablett is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 08:10 PM   #15
Nevets1112
Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darth Ablett
I meant as a unit that can be used like any other when a certain planet is controlled. The Alliance will still have indigenous forces loyal to them on planets, but I doubt we'll see 'wookie warriors' as a regular Rebel unit when the Alliance controls Kashyyyk.
On the PFF, they said wookiees would not be a balance to the other factions' planet controlled units. They said the rebels have more of their power in heroes, so I guess they think wookiees would unbalance them.
Nevets1112 is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-04-2006, 08:56 PM   #16
Darth Ablett
Rookie
 
Darth Ablett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 96
Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nevets1112
On the PFF, they said wookiees would not be a balance to the other factions' planet controlled units. They said the rebels have more of their power in heroes, so I guess they think wookiees would unbalance them.
Yeah, that's what I meant. They did say there were no planet specific Rebel units, didn't they?

Anyway, I hope Noghri are more than just an anti-infantry unit, like a TIE Mauler that can't run people over. I think they deserve better: Think of their little grey faces!


Darth Ablett is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-06-2006, 04:21 PM   #17
lordzack
Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 165
From what I've seen the Noghri Assassin will be able to cloak, like Tyber and Urai.
lordzack is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-06-2006, 05:54 PM   #18
Darth Anarch
Junior Member
 
Darth Anarch's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Norway
Posts: 366
Invisible Noghri... ah, the possibilities.


"We think in language; therefore, the quality of our thoughts can only be as good as the quality of our language."

-- George Carlin
Darth Anarch is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-12-2006, 09:02 PM   #19
Rust_Lord
Rookie
 
Rust_Lord's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 171
As Ablett was suggesting, Wookie squads would be kinda cool. If your good enough im sure you can XML them. As for Noghri, I would bet my left nut that they have some kind of stealth ability and, im just throwing this out there, but what about some kind of assassin attack that does good damage to heroes? (demolitions attacks have been done to death). Honoghr will be tough for non Imperials to take if its anything like Kashyyyk and a bit easier for Imperials to defend.

After reading what Torpid wrote I just realised that with modification (xml), *anything* can be cloaked now, hopefully...imagine the craziness...cloaked AT-ATs, cloaked TIE defenders, cloaked Star Destroyers etc etc!

Speaking of craziness, what about PoiuyWireds suggestion of Rebel controlled Wampas. They are cute, cuddly and loveable, and I love them as much as the next person but their definately not controllable! :P They would be nasty though...as long as they were put in the game you could give them a stealth ability and they would just go around monstering everything.
Rust_Lord is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-13-2006, 06:18 AM   #20
Artoo-Eetoo
Rookie
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 69
If it goes for the noghri they are in my mod they have stealth and .. I haven't tested them .... so this is all and everything is posible but an cloaked At-At !?
I woudn't like that knocking at my door .
Artoo-Eetoo is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-13-2006, 12:09 PM   #21
lordzack
Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 165
The Rebels had Wampas in Echo Base, but these were not friendly. Some were locked up, but some got loose in the base, killing rebels. In a deleted scene of ESB, some Wampas were put in a room and a warning was put on that door. However C-3PO took the warning off and the Wampas inside were freed by stormtroopers, who soon died. They would be cool, though.
lordzack is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-14-2006, 08:51 AM   #22
Darth Anarch
Junior Member
 
Darth Anarch's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Norway
Posts: 366
Quote:
Originally Posted by Artoo-Eetoo
If it goes for the noghri they are in my mod they have stealth and .. I haven't tested them .... so this is all and everything is posible but an cloaked At-At !?
I woudn't like that knocking at my door .
A cloaked AT-AT sounds cool in theory, but let's face it: feeling the ground shake under you while watching giant footprints appearing in a line towards you would be a giveaway...


"We think in language; therefore, the quality of our thoughts can only be as good as the quality of our language."

-- George Carlin
Darth Anarch is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-14-2006, 11:11 AM   #23
Artoo-Eetoo
Rookie
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 69
A repulosr eqiped AT-AT .... or a cloaked barge ... you here a kock sound .. look behind a big dore opens in mid air ..you look inside a AT-AT ...
soon all battles will be cloaked ... Cloked Rebel "Hey Is there anbody here?" Cloaked Stormtrooper "Yep.. But i don't know where..."
Artoo-Eetoo is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-15-2006, 10:29 PM   #24
Rust_Lord
Rookie
 
Rust_Lord's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 171
Marco.....Polo..........Marco.........Pol- ZOT!!!!
Rust_Lord is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-16-2006, 03:14 AM   #25
jedi jim 1989
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 84
the noghri should be kool. i remember in the books that they are brilliant assasins, they tried to kill leia multiple times. there planet was ruined by a space battle in the clone wars, and only a small patch of land is habitable. when ol darth n palpy went there they said theyd help them by sending decon droids and supplies etc, but as you would expect with the empire it was a ploy.

they could have helped them out in short time but they wanted them as assasins, infact it was thrawns body gaurd, a noghri, that killed him because the noghri found out that the empire was lying and teamed up with the new republic becoming bodygaurds and such like, and the ones on the planet were sent to a new planet so they could be self sufficient. and leia had some as personel bodygaurds for a while until the council decided that it wasnt right to use any of 'the emporers' weapons.

anyway lol, sorry bout that but i not long read the book and it was cool, so back to topicish i think they will have a stealth ability as well as some sort of instant kill for a unit, like assasinate or something, maybe they can use it on hero's and also maybe there like good unit to send to kill hero's in conquest or something
jedi jim 1989 is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-16-2006, 11:43 AM   #26
Valter
Rookie
 
Valter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Standing behind you!
Posts: 199
[QUOTE] the noghri should be kool. i remember in the books that they are brilliant assasins, they tried to kill leia multiple times.[QUOTE]
(Stupid quote tags don't work)

If I'm not mistaken didn't they fail every time?Yeah, some brilliant assasins! LOL


"You will pay the price for your lack of vision!" - Palpatine

Last edited by Valter; 10-20-2006 at 11:56 AM.
Valter is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-16-2006, 11:58 AM   #27
lordzack
Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 165
They tried to capture her, not kill her. And like any Star Wars bad guy minions, they suffer from the Stormtrooper Effect.
lordzack is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-17-2006, 02:58 AM   #28
jedi jim 1989
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 84
lol yea they failed but it wouldnt be very good if they did kill her, and it reminds me of austin powers, where they leave him to die with no one there and assume everything goes to plan. but yea point tken they couldnt kill her BUT at kasshyk there was one of them, cant remeber his name that could of killed or captured her before chewie came in, and he didnt coz he recongnised (and this is a guess of what it was that he recognised but its all i could come up with) her smell, and that she was vaders daughter and so didnt kill or capture her, then moments later chewie came in etc etc.

also when the noghri found out the truth they turned on the empire and killed thrawn and that, i think thrawns dying words were something like but it was so artistic lolol mine would be more along the lines of get me a 2 one bee NOW!
jedi jim 1989 is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-20-2006, 06:20 AM   #29
HerbieZ
Mythical Beast
 
HerbieZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Manchester, England
Posts: 2,053
Great stuff there. I can't wait to assemble my vader-noghri attack party! Theyl be going straight for luke.


Waking up.
HerbieZ is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-31-2006, 05:17 PM   #30
jasonirma
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 33
The graphic on the Honoghr load screen shows a human, but states the indigenous people are the Noghri (only the latter is correct). Hopefully Petro will fix that .
jasonirma is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 10-31-2006, 05:32 PM   #31
FunSolo
Junior Member
 
FunSolo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: germany
Posts: 317
hm. is it just me, or anyone else here thinkin the cloakingtech in this game is pretty useless? i mean, its completly worthless with the timer. and since u dont need to cloak ships to get somewhere else on the galactic map its dumb to buy the tech. i believe i used it once for a few units on land battle to get past some nasty turrets, but... it aint worth a credit in this game with this timer.
FunSolo is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Post a new thread. Add a reply to this thread. Indicate all threads in this forum as read. Subscribe to this forum. RSS feed: this forum RSS feed: all forums
Go Back   LucasForums > Network > Empire At War > EaW General Discussion > Forces of Corruption > Noghri

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:25 AM.

LFNetwork, LLC ©2002-2011 - All rights reserved.
Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.