Preview the Tauntaun Riders Unit Expansion for Star Wars: Legion

“And I thought they smelled bad on the outside.”
   
–Han Solo, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

On an icy planet like Hoth, even the most advanced technology can’t save you from the subzero temperatures. The Rebel Alliance learned this lesson well when they had difficulty operating their repulsorlift speeders on the frigid planet. In their place, the Rebels turned to creatures naturally suited to roaming the windswept plains of Hoth: Tauntauns.

These sure-footed snow lizards can swiftly navigate the treacherous environments common to the backwater planets where the Alliance hides its bases, making Tauntauns perfect for patrol duty around Echo Base and beyond. Soon, you’ll be able to make your Rebel armies even more mobile with the Tauntaun Riders Unit Expansion for Star Wars™: Legion! Continue reading →

FFG: Preview the Rebel Veterans Unit Expansion for Star Wars: Legion

“Okay, everybody to your stations, let’s go!”
   
–Major Bren Derlin, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Nothing is certain for the Rebel Alliance. Constantly on the run from the watchful eye of the Empire, the Rebellion moves from planet to planet, with only the hope of someday seeing the galaxy freed from the tyranny of the Empire to keep them going. Nonetheless, those who have served the Rebellion the longest remain ready to fight for the cause on any world.

Pre-order your own copy of the Rebel Veterans Unit Expansion at your local retailer or online through our website with free shipping in the continental US today!

These dedicated veterans are the heart and soul of the Rebellion, standing up to the might of the Empire in spite of the overwhelming odds they face in every battle. Soon, you’ll be able to bring these grizzled troops to your Rebel armies with the Rebel Veterans Unit Expansion for Star Wars™: Legion! Continue reading →

Legion Academy: Sabine Wren – Explosive Artist

Sabine soars into the Rebel roster this week.  Her incredible speed, coupled with tremendous defense, offers a unique option to rebel commanders who are looking for a mobile control piece.  

Unit Summary

Offense (Surge to Crit)

Average Ranged Output (Pierce 1) = 1.88 Net Hits (but you do this twice with Gunslinger)

Average Melee Output without Darksaber = 1.25 Hits

Average Melee Output w/ Darksaber (Pierce 1, Impact 1) = 3.14 Hits

Let’s take a look at the expected average wounds to a group of Rebel Troopers and Stormtroopers. We will always use this as our standard of comparison and this may change with the release of the Clone Wars units.

Continue reading after the jump: https://www.legionacademy.net/2019/05/20/sabine-wren-explosive-artist/

“Ezra, the armor I wear is five hundred years old. I reforged it to my liking, but the battles, the history, the blood all lives within it. And the same goes for every Mandalorian.”
   –Sabine Wren, Star Wars: Rebels

Art and war don’t often mix, but Sabine Wren is one of the rare exceptions. Carrying on the warrior traditions of her Mandalorian forebears, she is a formidable warrior, equally skilled in both ranged and hand-to-hand combat. At the same time, her talents as an artist are on full display while she fights, her customized Mandalorian armor setting her apart from soldiers on both sides. Continue reading →

Impact X Blog: X-34 Landspeeder: Unit Analysis

The X-34 Landspeeder is one of the many examples of the Rebellion leveraging their ingenuity and limited resources to make everyday items into warmachines. The Landspeeders are civilian vehicles mounted with jury-rigged weapons making them lightly armored, mobile, and versatile weapons platforms and fast troop transports. The Landspeeder is the Rebels second heavy unit and introduces the Transport mechanic. The Landspeeder is usually included in a list with a specific goal in mind and therefore a specialized unit.

 

Base Unit Summary:

  • Damage Output – Ranged: Below Average: 0.65

  • Damage Consistency – Ranged: Average: N/A

  • Damage Output – Melee: Below Average: N/A

  • Damage Consistency – Melee: Average: N/A

  • Damage Resistance: Above Average: 34% + Armor 2 + Cover 1 (83.5% against no keyword dice pools)

  • Wounds: Below Average: 6

  • Threshold: Average: 75%

  • Range: Below Average: 1-2

  • Speed: Above Average: 3 + Compulsory Move

  • Role: Flanker, Transport

Unit Role:

The Landspeeder is a lightly armored transport that can be upgraded into a mobile weapons platform. its primary job is to get troops safely into position and then to harass  and flank the opponents troops. It is of little value on the field and moderately difficult to remove, but able to put out a lot of suppression and disruption, making it an ideal harassing unit.

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