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Rumor has it that an Australian retailer broke the street date for Wave 6 and a lucky buyer uploaded a few pics:





Both very exciting cards! It's great to see an offensive 1 point EPT (something to offer a real choice over VI to fill a stray point) and I like the idea of a generic M3-A with an EPT slot. Wave 6 is shaping up to look great!

At this point, I think the only things we haven't seen spoiled are the PS 1 generic HWK-290 and the PS 4 generic Y-Wing, though I think we can safely assume everything but the names for those.
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Dr Lucky wrote:
I think we can safely assume everything but the names for those.


I agree, and thanks for posting this.
 
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With calculation, could you change all your other focuses to regular hit?
 
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skunk21 wrote:
With calculation, could you change all your other focuses to regular hit?

Nope. It's either/or.
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That's what I tought, thanks!
 
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That Veteran, as I had hoped, changes the value of the M3A. Imo, it went from a fringe purchase to a 2x preorder easy!

And Calculation... it is the 1pt sweet spot, awesome.
 
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If you have 2 Focus tokens and Calculation, could you spend 1 token to get a Crit and then spend the other focus to turn the rest of your eyes into hits?

If so, that might not be bad on the Imperial Kath with a Recon Specialist. It would be similar to Marksmenship on her, but a lot more flexible.
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kamekkusu wrote:
If you have 2 Focus tokens and Calculation, could you spend 1 token to get a Crit and then spend the other focus to turn the rest of your eyes into hits?

Yes, that is correct.
 
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Regarding Calculation: I feel like with most attacks it's rare to roll more than one eye result, and even if you do, you can decide to still focus them into regular hits. In that way it seems thematically appropriate.
 
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Imperial Kath says "Finally!!"
Maarek Steele says "Yup. About damn time!"
Ten Numb wipes the dust off his combat suit...
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I think I'll try Calculation on Mareek Stele. This way he'll have a somewhat sure way to deal two crits each round when using Advanced Targeting Computer.

EDIT: Green Squadron pilot with Calculation, Push the Limit, Chardaan Refit & A-Wing Test Pilot for 21 points will be quite awesome, too, I guess.
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iNano78 wrote:
Imperial Kath says "Finally!!"
Maarek Steele says "Yup. About damn time!"
Ten Numb wipes the dust off his combat suit...
...and Etahn A'baht warms the bench because nobody wants to play with him anymore.
 
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So, Ten Numb + Calculation for 32 points, or
Ten Numb + Vet Instinct + Mangler Cannon for 36 points?

The latter lets you maneuver and reposition (via Barrel Roll, when necessary) after PS9 TIE Phantoms have decloaked and moved, and lets you fire before they can recloak with ACD (not that recloaking really matters for Ten's auto-damage, but you have a decent chance to squeeze some regular damage through too when they aren't cloaked)... but costs 4 more points which might be wasted against non-Phantom opposition. The former requires Focus (so no repositioning unless you have external Focus passers like Garven/Kyle/Lando/Squad Leader/Cracken/etc/etc/etc) but doesn't waste points in such cases.
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Lots of cool cards in Wave 6.
 
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Marksmanship, you are fired.
 
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Thamos von Nostria wrote:
Marksmanship, you are fired.

... except when used in combination with Experimental Interface and/or Gunner or Cluster Missiles (although all of those are pricey options).
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Thamos von Nostria wrote:
Marksmanship, you are fired.

... except when used in combination with Experimental Interface and/or Gunner or Cluster Missiles (although all of those are pricey options).
...or Corran Horn
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Marksmanship wouldn't be too bad on a BTL-A4, either.
 
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monkeykins wrote:
Marksmanship wouldn't be too bad on a BTL-A4, either.
Yeah, since scum y-wing pilots can actually have an EPT, lol.
 
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monkeykins wrote:
Marksmanship wouldn't be too bad on a BTL-A4, either.


Hmmm... Horton + R2-D6 + Marksmanship + BTL-A4 + Ion Turret... almost worth it.

Unfortunately Kavil's ability is wasted if using BTL-A4, and Drea doesn't have an EPT (and wouldn't want Marksmanship anyway as her ability revolves around Target Lock... although I guess she could take Experimental Interface... if she had an EPT, of course, which she doesn't). And to get the most out of Marksmanship, you want something other than Ion Cannon Turret (since it doesn't deal crits), but the Blaster Turret requires a Focus token... so it just never seems to quite work out.
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Right, I did not consider multiple attacks.

You could also use it to make Advanced Proton Torpedoes even more deadly, and even more expensive.
 
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iNano78 wrote:

Hmmm... Horton + R2-D6 + Marksmanship + BTL-A4 + Ion Turret... almost worth it.

(...) And to get the most out of Marksmanship, you want something other than Ion Cannon Turret (since it doesn't deal crits), but the Blaster Turret requires a Focus token... so it just never seems to quite work out.


2 points more gives you Blaster Turret + Experimental Interface. Too bad there is no room for either engine upgrade or R2 astromech to help him with turns.
 
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iNano78 wrote:
monkeykins wrote:
Marksmanship wouldn't be too bad on a BTL-A4, either.


Hmmm... Horton + R2-D6 + Marksmanship + BTL-A4 + Ion Turret... almost worth it.

Unfortunately Kavil's ability is wasted if using BTL-A4, and Drea doesn't have an EPT (and wouldn't want Marksmanship anyway as her ability revolves around Target Lock... although I guess she could take Experimental Interface... if she had an EPT, of course, which she doesn't). And to get the most out of Marksmanship, you want something other than Ion Cannon Turret (since it doesn't deal crits), but the Blaster Turret requires a Focus token... so it just never seems to quite work out.


Ion doesn't deal crits, but it works as a "focus" across both attacks. Not saying it is the best and brightest, but as long as we are looking for uses...
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