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    Default The LOCH 7 Star Big Dipper Formation and the ROCH 100-man Great Dipper Formation

    When Gwok Jing defeated the Cheun Jen Sect's 100-man Great Dipper Formation near the beginning of ROCH, it was considered quite a great feat. After all, none of the senior Greats who had preceded him had ever decisively defeated any of the Cheun Jen Sect's Big Dipper Formations.

    Overall, however, was the 100-man Great Dipper Formation that Gwok Jing fought anywhere near as impressive as the 7-man Big Dipper Formation from LOCH? The seven original Cheun Jen Disciples were each far more powerful than any of the third-generation Cheun Jen Sect Taoists who manned the 100-man version (nobody better than Chiu Tze Ging in that formation). Did 100 of those guys using the formation equal or surpass the original Cheun Jen 7 Disciples using the formation?

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    i think the original 7 is stronger since they probably have better chi base cultivation, and mental/psychological maturity then the younger gens.

    the younger gens just wanted to win, and isn't the whole bigger dipper formation all about same mindset, think alike or something?

    in the novel did guo jing use just hand to hand martials arts, or did he use like dragon palm etc to defeat the formation in rotch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mido-Ban View Post
    i think the original 7 is stronger since they probably have better chi base cultivation, and mental/psychological maturity then the younger gens.

    the younger gens just wanted to win, and isn't the whole bigger dipper formation all about same mindset, think alike or something?

    in the novel did guo jing use just hand to hand martials arts, or did he use like dragon palm etc to defeat the formation in rotch?
    He used his knowledge of the formation, his Hong Lung 18 Palms, and even some of his father-in-law's Divine Snap Technique to disarm the Taoists.

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    One would surmise that parimony is the best prinicple to formations. Keep it as small as possible. The more people means it's harder to co-ordinate, harder to transition. And the QZ7 could better defend their important positions. These things are only as strong as the weakest link. So the fewer weak links the better.

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