I put down a 77-3 KC on slums last night and had a 83-9 KC on hijacked the other night all thanks to the Stealth chopper/escort drone/warthog combo. It is ridiculous how powerfull and attainable this chain is and I am not a great player. Once you hit your stealth chopper you are almost guaranteed to get the next two which dam near wraps back to the stealth again. They almost cannot shoot your stealth down with the other two going unless you are camping away from their spawn. I know that getting the highest streaks is fun but points wise you can almost get your second stealth by the time you would get your a swarm and you can nearly have all 3 in the score it takes to get that vsat. Plus if you RnG that escort drone is amazing. I actually went what seemed like forever without firing my weapon while the points from kills and teammates confirming kills poured in. It does speak to a different problem with scorestreaks stacking but that is how they made the game so.......
I know blind eye would cancel two of them out but I guess most players do not equip it. If you havnt ran this combo you should try it.
If it was me, I'd probably drop the Warthog & add in either the VSAT or EMP Systems instead. It varies a lot depending on map, but the Hog has just sucked for me so far and I can't wait to finish the 50 kills so I can stop using it. I'm lucky if I get 4 kills right now after calling it in twice in a single (Ground War) game.
The VSAT is always a nice help for your teammates and will net you a good amount of points (between the assists & whatever kills you get because of it...or deaths you avoid). EMP Systems also nets you assist points, and makes it much more difficult for your opponents to find and shoot down your Stealth Chopper and Escort Drone (the achilles heel of that combo is a single opponent running a Mk 48 w/FMJ and Blind Eye setup...he can have both streaks shot down with one clip if his aim is good).
Nah CUAV, VSAT, EMP
Save the CUAV for when you start getting close and ride the free points and blind enemies up to the VSAT. Once you have that it shouldn't be hard to get the EMP and when you do the enemy doesn't know what to do with themselves and you basically are picking off morons for the next 60sec.
If you want lethality, I like the Stealth Chopper, VSAT, Lodestar. Only thing is some maps don't provide good layouts for airsupport. So I like the support chains better. It benefits the whole team and you really can't go wrong with the VSAT
Personally, I am a fan of the UAV, Care Package, Sentry Gun. I constantly get through that score streak 2 times without dying and I've had games where I've gotten 3-4 sentry guns up and running at 1 time. I managed to single handedly get a sentry gun up on each flag in matches of domination. In objective based game modes like Domination, the Sentry Guns are king. You can almost sit back and watch the kills begin to pile up.
Then you are luckier than I. Currently i am trying to complete a challenge (get 25 kills while controlling a sentury gun) and its next to impossible when one measly throw of a EMP anywhere on the map will destroy it. I have tried placing trophy systems but EMPs destroy those too if its out of its range.
Thats a good point harv. Seemed like my streaks stayed in the air until they were done the other team were not as smart as us haaaa.... My teammates were running like mad men picking up tags and catching the guys with launchers looking up. It was the whole "when all kinds of bad shit goes good" haa.....
I have yet to try the vsat emp combo. Spankhiccup posted that the other day and it sounds cool plus it is a great "teammate" set up.
On the Warthog it is definately hit and miss but seems like it coupled with the choppers is really good since it can knock those "launcher guys" off.
Last night, I had two games in a row of 89-3 and 88-3 simply for using the VSAT, Dogs, Swarm combo which I've used for a good while now. By the time the swarm and dogs are done, you are close to getting a VSAT again (at least that is the case with me), at which point you can do it all over again. Not sure if I'll give that combo up unless I get bored and want to do something else...
Plus if you RnG that escort drone is amazing. I actually went what seemed like forever without firing my weapon while the points from kills and teammates confirming kills poured in.
Dude after reading this I had to give the stealth/escort copter combo a try (I can't bring myself to give up the HK) ran it in KC and it dragged in the kills the escort drone seems to act as a 7th team member and saved my reckless hide a couple of times it even lead to me finally nailing the brutal medal and my best round yet I ended up 80-3.
I have to agree the stealth/escort combo is definitely one of the better offensive scorestreak combos and if you have anymore streak/ weapon combos i'm all ears .
I use to do that. Stealth chopper,warthog and lodestar. Or if the map didnt have space for me to cover i would replace warthog with escot while I am using the lodestar.
I'll take the escort of over the stealth chopper..
Btw i find it funny the game announces " enemy stealth chopper inbound"
Not a very stealthy chopper