Monday, January 14, 2013

K-15 Mako - a Classic Revisited

K-15 Mako


K-15 Mako - is back!

The Mako once ruled the sky as the best of best for the agility class.  It is still one of the best, but with the onslaught of releases of new planes over the past year, it may no longer be THE best (although I will leave that to you all to debate!).  This badboy looks and behaves like a custom built ferrari - fast fast fast!  It was once fastest in fleet - now it is 2nd fastest in fleet, relinquishing the crown to the Reaper.  The Mako is also AGILE but is now 3rd most agile in fleet, with first being, you guessed it, the Reaper.  The Mako does have quite a bit more energy than the Reaper which is important for the energy starved agility class.  Lastly, we have the damage boost which has dropped to the middle of the class behind quite a few of the newer planes.  The Mako is still a great plane, but I'm afraid that, unless you really value energy, the Reaper is still THE agility plane to have, but don't go by my opinion, see PLANE COMPARISON TABLES and judge for yourself.  I have to say though, the Mako looks much more like a REAL agility class plane than the Reaper.


The Mako is based on the real life Israeli IAI Kfir



Click here for more picts of the Israeli IAI Kfir







78 comments:

  1. The Mako is back as this week's featured plane! Is it worth getting if I already have a fully upgraded Reaper?

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    1. It really is your choice. the Reaper is supposedly better but the Mako's extra energy might be handy. Also, you can't be sure when (or if) the Mako will come back after this week.

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    2. If you want to make a collection, go ahead and buy the Mako.
      If not, I think you should wait for the Rath, it has same Agility (+13%), more Energy (+15%), a bit slower Speed (+10%) as compared to Mako. You can ignore the extra +5% Damage of the Mako, since you've already had the Reaper. Besides the Rath looks better.

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    3. @above Anonymous
      The Mako is a good plane, but a fully upgraded Reaper will beat up all other pilots if you have enough skill. The Reaper is an excellent plane, so is the Mako, but if you already have a fully upgraded Reaper than there's very little in getting a Mako.

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    4. Hey, my fully upgraded red widow would PWN you.

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    5. No weapons-class plane can beat an experienced Agility pilot.

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  2. Mako is based on the israeli IAI Kfir, which in turn on the french Mirage 5.

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  3. This plane ain't beautiful but fast and agile. I mean the 2 or 3% difference in stats doesn't really changed anything so i guess its a tie between Reaper, Mako, Spectre, Dynasty, and Thresher.

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  4. Don"t know who would want to buy this jet. If you don't value energy, get a reaper. If you do value energy, get a spectre. They are both better planes...not to mention sleeker and more beautiful. If you look at this plane's engine intake cones, they are hardly semi-circles like it should be...this plane looks like how I draw planes (insult)


    -are there any mako fans out there??? Seems to me as if this is a expensive, and ugly plane with stats. That are all less than that of a spectre. Z2 calls if a legend, I call it a school lesson of what not to buy

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  5. I'm saving up for the rath next week or the paladin the following week

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  6. Spectre: Damage+6% Agility+14% Energy+12% Speed+12%
    Mako: Damage+5% Agility+13% Energy+10% Speed +12%
    The Mako has the same speed bonus as the Spectre, but is 1~2% lower in the other ones......
    Also, I think the Spectre looks better

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  7. With 2% less Energy, 1% less Damage and Agility, the Mako is basically a toned down Spectre with less pleasant aesthetics (in my opinion)...

    I think they should've improved one of the stats. Give it another 4% Speed or Energy maybe.

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    1. But, remember, the Spectre costed 228 coins.

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  8. A little off topic but I saw someone flying Rath today. Before the match, it didn't display the plane, but as we started and got close, it definitely was the rath. It looked so cool ;D. Anyone know if it's a bug or someone who thailand hacked?

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  9. When i have enough Money is the mako a Good agilety plane?

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  10. Forget about mako. Get the Rath now prereleased through the thailand trick and fly it now! Best in energy class and it's the only plane with damage resistance which is valuable because agility classes have hardly any life. So what are you waiting for. Purchase it through the Thailand trick. The plane looks like the F-18 blue angel

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  11. Image of it is on google images. Search W-113 Rath. Should be yellow and blue plane

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  12. I have a friend and he has the Rath from the Thailand trick and he was unbeatable. The many eyes are much better because the energy is so high. He out turned me even when I was using the reaper.

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  13. Should I get the rath or wai for the red widow? I am a weapons class person but would like to try agility class.

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    1. You should wait for the Rath, then you'll have a choice between Rath and Reaper, both are top-notch agility planes. And if you ask me which one is better, I'll say the fully upgraded one :)

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    2. Try the first agility class plane the one for 1000 credits.

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    3. I feasted the red widow with ungulate using the Ram missiles. The red widow is shocking.

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  14. Please reply!

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  15. hey what do you guys think, should I buy this or the rath? If anyone knows the stats for the rath, please tell me which ones better, mako or rath? ps- i already have a reaper, i want a second agility plane

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    1. Probably the Rath.
      Rath's stats:
      +13% Agility
      +8% DMG Resistance(Less damage taken)
      +15% Energy(Useful if you're twirling 24/7)
      +10 Speed( Helps avoid bisnos)
      I recommend the Rath over Mako as:
      Better appearance
      Better stats in certain areas

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  16. A little off topic, but how come when I try to get coins from tapjoy and I go to the app store, it just says,"your request could not be completed?" I am really desperate for coins because I have 130 now but I want the Rath really bad. Has anyone else come across this problem? can I do anything to fix it?

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    1. Tapjoy is having problems right now, I think. I didn't sign up for Tapjoy but at least I could get 1 free coin every hour to be directed to their sign up page. Not anymore though, looks like my daily bisnovat shipments would have to be halted for a while.

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    2. so THATS what was happening to my coin every hour! it seems to be coming every day now for me. at least now i know what is happening! I also wanted to collect enough coins to buy the rath. looks like it will now take a while for that to happen. i hope the thailand trick still will work when i get enough coins.

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  17. Is Tapjoy having problems right now? What a relief! Because i've lost the flow 1 coin/hour too.

    @ player with 130 coins: don't worry, the rath stays for a week long, hope you'll have enough coins by then. Can you write an email to Tapjoy to ask what's going on?

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    1. I still have the one coin/hour offer but I don't seem to be able to download apps from tapjoy because he app store always tells me that,"Your request could not be completed."

      I accidently gave tapjoy the wrong email address when I signed up so I don't think they can reply.

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    2. And if I don't have enough coins to buy the rath, how long might I have to wait until it is re-released?

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    3. Is your one coin per hour from Tapjoy itself (after signing up) or from MSW to join Tapjoy?

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    4. It's from MSW to join tapjoy.

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    5. I used to get that too but not anymore. For a couple of days it reappeared after 24 hours, but now it just doesn't show up. Lucky you. Where are you located?

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    6. I live in New Zealand. It re-appears after about 3 hours though.It has always been like that.

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  18. The Thailand trick doesnt work for me anymore, it work before I bought the Mako Zephyr and Iron fang. Can someone help me please? What's going on?

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    1. The update probably fixed it because after I got my dragon and updated, it didn't work.

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  19. Yeah but for other people it still works.

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  20. (It's a very good plane, but it is very easy to break down, with 2 missiles is already in smoke.)

    Es un muy buen avión, pero es muy fácil de derribar, con 2 misiles ya queda hecho humo.

    Lokoero [FAC]

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  21. ppl i m pro. add me

    -*FLASH*-


    PS In my name, "*"= emoji lightning
    thx

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    1. Ha, pro? Hardly seen one these days....

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    2. What weapons do you use "pro"?

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  22. How do you get the blue coins deal every hour from tapjoy. I already have an account on it.

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    1. Just tap on the bottom bar on the main screen ( plane display area ) then you will be directed to tap joys login page.. You don't need to log in, just close ur browser ( safari ) and reopen mswm

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  23. when you tap on "earn free coins", the offer for 1 blue coin will appear. tap on it. if it says "click here to continue", then do so. then exit and reenter metalstorm. you should then have 1 extra blue coins. HOWEVER, u can only do this every hour, and, currently, tapjoy is having problems so this trick won't work like it should right now.

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  24. Stupid msw, saying there are free 103coins if visit www.vistaprint.com.au , sign up the free stuff and get 103 coins... sign up, still requires to pay even though free

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  25. If I don't get the mako or Rath now, how long do I have to wait until they are re-released?

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    1. No one knows. The Rath isn't even officially released yet.

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    2. just a suggestion : dont update ur MSW app : and I think the Rath would be available if you use the Arabic : Saudi Arabia trick .

      The Mako, Marauder and also Spectre is available too

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  26. I mean, how long does it usually take for a plane to be re-released after the last time it is released?

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    1. I guess 2 or 3 months, but not for sure. For example the Paladin will come again after the Rath. Do you still remember when the Paladin was released last time (along with Helix, Spectre back then)?

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    2. Doesn't that mean that the red widow, spectre or maybe the dynasty would be available again?Thanks for your answer,Vinh.

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  27. Rath is coming out on the 21st may. (2 days screw mako)

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  28. Thank you for speaking here about the hourly blue coin, the result is that tapjoy fixed it! thank you :-(

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    1. No they haven't. It's still down.

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    2. Highly doubt they found out about it here, since it used to happen in other games Tapjoy was advertised on. No thanks necessary.

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    3. lol , ok ok - Ahaaaa i get it lol - its becominga sarcastic circus show now... lol ..

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  29. With the resurrection of the Mako, it makes me hopeful that they'll bring back the Reaper or the Green Eagle. Think there's any likelihood?

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    1. Reaper has been in the store

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  30. Did you know that viper pilots are rarer than green eagle pilots. Z2live just wanted the viper to be simple plane. It says that on the stats. But the real rating is different with powerfull damage bonus against the green eagle. Green eagle flyers always lose against them. They so hate them that a men's ion about it can set them off angry.

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  31. Did you mean mention instead of men's ion? I think it was cause of the correction on your phone.

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  32. It's back, in the place of the hurricane, dynasty, odesey, paladin and zephyr, should I get it?

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  33. I got it today, it is epic, it must have a hidden missile reload, they are soooo quick! P.s. I am the guy above!

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  34. The best agility class plane is Striker now. Reaper and Mako are no longer the king! :)

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    1. I hate how Z2live makes new planes that ruin the old ones. Long live the striker!

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  35. Can you guys give me tips on accumulating coins? Tapjoy just doesn't provide enough coins for their offers.

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  36. Just passed the 2000SR mark. I keep getting smoked by MSW veterans. Damn.... Also, lag is horrible. Tips on accumulating SR would be great=))

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  37. Thanks! I usually use a Thresher but sometimes I cycle between my Hawken and Eagle on RAAMS.

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  38. Some nights it doesn't matter what plane you fly, what weapons, or your SR.
    Cydia makes some players stronger than Z2 and the hackers fill the sky.

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  39. Don't buy Mako, Striker and Reaper are better!

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  40. You know, I never can distinguish a cheater from a pro except when their plane moves abnormally well. I always think that they have some sort of armor boost going on.

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  41. Ok, dignity goes out the window. Anyone here wanna help a noob get to level 20 on survival? Ever since i've been playing survival i've been averaging around waves 14 to 16 at best. Once I had a wingman named Jack who helped me get to level 19 but that's the farthest i've gotten. I use a Thresher on Phoenixes and vulcans. I'm at the 3000 SR level. Anyone wanna help a poor noob out?=))

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    1. Oh and if the wingman who got me to level 19 ever reads this thanks man!

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  42. i wonder what the new plane is gonna be.

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  43. Liberty is out. Should I get this or the sky demon or something else?

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  44. June 2014 Fiday the 13th and the Mako is the plane of the week in Metalstorm Online/Wingman.

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