Competitive Balance, Set 12 Preview Cards Released

The SWCCG Players Committee is pleased to announce the following competitive balance errata (which is effective immediately, and is expected to be implemented into GEMP on 12/16).

The PDF file can be downloaded from the Virtual Slips page here:
https://www.starwarsccg.org/resources/virtual-slips/

DECEMBER 2019 ERRATA

First Order Stormtrooper [Stormtrooper (V)] 3
[Premiere – C3]
Lore: Blank
DARK – CHARACTER – FIRST ORDER
POWER 2 ABILITY 1
Text: Deploys -1 to same site as a First Order leader. Opponent’s characters here are cumulatively defense value -1 (limit -3).
DEPLOY 2 FORFEIT 3
[Warrior] [Episode VII] [Set 4] [Errata]

•Insignificant Rebellion (V)
[Death Star II – U]
DARK – EFFECT
Text: If Ralltiir Operations on table, deploy on table. Forfeit values are not modified by Do They Have A Code Clearance?. Once per battle, when you draw battle destiny, may exchange a card in hand with a card of same card type in Lost Pile. [Immune to Alter.]
[Set 10]

•Imperial Enforcement [Imperial Domination (V)] 5
[Hoth – U1]
Lore: When Vader’s forces impose the New Order upon a region, Rebel resources and lifelines are quickly eliminated.
DARK – EFFECT
Text: Deploy on table. Lost if your non-Imperial character (or starship) on table. Unless you occupy fewer locations than opponent: if you win a battle, retrieve an Imperial; and, during battle, may take an Imperial just drawn for destiny into hand to cancel and redraw that destiny. [Immune to Alter.]
[Set 1] [Errata]
NOTE: Imperial Domination (V) will be blanked

Strategic Reserves (V) is blanked

Ralltiir Operations (V)
[Special Edition – R]
DARK – OBJECTIVE – FRONT
Deploy Ralltiir system.
For remainder of game, spaceport sites are immune to Always Thinking With Your Stomach, He Hasn’t Come Back Yet, and Ounee Ta. Your Force generation is +1 at each Ralltiir location.
While this side up, once per turn, may deploy a site (or non-unique Imperial) to Ralltiir from Reserve Deck; reshuffle.
Flip this card if Imperials control at least three Ralltiir sites and opponent controls no Ralltiir locations.
[Set 10] [Errata]

In The Hands Of The Empire (V)
DARK – OBJECTIVE – BACK
While this side up, opponent’s Force drains are -1 at their locations. Your total battle destiny is +X, where X = number of Ralltiir locations your Imperials occupy.
Flip this card if opponent controls at least two Ralltiir locations.
[Set 10] [Errata]

F-11D Blaster Rifle [Imperial Blaster (V)] 2
[Premiere – C2]
Lore: Blank
DARK – WEAPON – CHARACTER WEAPON
Text: Deploy on your First Order warrior. May target a character or vehicle for free. Draw destiny. Add 1 if fired by a stormtrooper. Target hit, and may not be used to satisfy attrition, if total destiny > defense value.
[Episode VII] [Set 4] [Errata]

•Senator Mon Mothma [Mon Mothma (V)] 1
[Endor – R]
Lore: Native of Chandrila. Leader of the Alliance. A former member of the Imperial Senate where she was a formidable opponent of then-Senator Palpatine. Friend of Bail Organa.
LIGHT – CHARACTER – REBEL/REPUBLIC
POWER 2 ABILITY 3 POLITICS 1
Text: Agenda: rebellion. Deploys -1 aboard your capital starship. Once per turn, while in a senate majority (or Stolen Data Tapes on table), may take your just drawn battle destiny into hand. Once per game, may \/ Chandrila.
DEPLOY 3 FORFEIT 5
[Set 4] [Errata]

•A Brave Resistance [Surprise Assault (V)] 5
[Premiere – U1]
Lore: Blank
LIGHT – EFFECT
Text: If your [Episode VII] location on table, deploy on table. Your Force generation is +1 at Jakku battlegrounds you occupy. During your deploy phase, may place a Resistance character from hand on top of Used Pile to /\ a Resistance character of equal or lesser ability. [Immune to Alter.]
[Episode VII] [Set 9] [Errata]

•Like My Father Before Me [Honor Of The Jedi (V)] 4
[Death Star II – U]
Lore: The final act of Luke’s ascension to Jedi Knighthood was sending off his father, draped in the garb of Vader.
LIGHT – EFFECT
Text: If an Endor site on table, deploy on table. [Death Star II] Luke is deploy = 6 and may not be Disarmed. If Luke is at a battleground (even as a captive), your battle destiny draws are +1 there and, once during your turn, may \/ Luke’s Lightsaber or place a card from hand on Force Pile. [Immune to Alter.]
[Set 2] [Errata]

We Need Your Help [Tight Squeeze (V)] 7
[Dagobah – R]
LIGHT – OBJECTIVE – BACK
Text: While this side up, once per turn, may \/ a Jakku location. Once during opponent’s control phase, if you control two Jakku battlegrounds and are about to lose Force (except to a Force drain at a Jakku location), may reduce that Force loss to 1 (may not be further reduced). Once per battle involving your Resistance character, may subtract 2 from a just drawn destiny. While with Han, your [Episode VII] characters and [Episode VII] starships are defense value +2.
Flip this card if you do not occupy two battlegrounds.
[Episode VII] [Set 4] [Errata]

Additionally, we would like to offer you a preview of the next set, which will be a “Tweak” of existing virtual cards that did not quite hit the mark we intended and needed a sort of “boost” to make the cut. These five cards will be tournament legal 12/16.

This PDF file can be downloaded from the Virtual Slips page (Errata tab) here:
https://www.starwarsccg.org/resources/virtual-slips/

DARK SIDE
Blaster Rack (V)
[Premiere – C]
DARK – EFFECT
Text: Deploy on table. Once per turn, may \/ a matching weapon on your unique (•) character present at a site. [Immune to Alter.]
[Set 0] [Errata]

•Overseeing It Personally (V)
EFFECT
Deploy on your leader. Opponent may not cancel or reduce Force drains at same battleground. If on Emperor, may place Effect in Lost Pile to retrieve an Imperial leader.

LIGHT SIDE
•Luke Skywalker, Rebel Scout (V)
[Reflections II – PM]
LIGHT – CHARACTER – REBEL
POWER 6 ABILITY 6 JEDI KNIGHT
Text: [Pilot] 2. If drawn for destiny, may take into hand to cancel and redraw that destiny. Power +1 for each Dark Jedi here. Luke’s weapon destiny draws are +1. At same site, opponent must first use 1 Force to fire a weapon. Immune to attrition < 6.
DEPLOY 6 FORFEIT 9
[Pilot] [Warrior] [Death Star II] [Set 0] [Errata]

Note: Young Skywalker is blanked.

•Leia Of Alderaan (V)
[Cloud City – R]
LIGHT – EFFECT
Text: Deploy on Leia (or your female of ability < 4). Opponent may not cancel or reduce Force drains at same battleground. If on Leia, she is power +2 and, once per battle, may cancel the game text of an opponent’s leader of ability < 4 here.
[Set 5] [Errata]

Sai’torr Kal Fas (V)
[Premiere – C]
LIGHT – EFFECT
Text: Deploy on table. Once per turn, may \/ a matching weapon on your unique (•) character present at a site. [Immune to Alter.]
[Set 0] [Errata]

Please note, as a result of each of these releases, Strategic Reserves (v), Imperial Domination (V) and Young Skywalker are all “blanked” and will no longer be tournament legal.