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Aug 27 2015 10:41 PM by pantsyg
Red 2 can end an engagement unfocused, if the objective he is engaged with is destroyed by unopposed damage.
Aug 27 2015 09:54 PM by Penh72
Red 2 is a similar deal (although it triggers when an objective is destroyed, so he could be in 2 different engagements in one turn if you blow an objective up in between the two)
Aug 27 2015 08:17 PM by DiscoReViVaL
I thought so, thanks for confirming it. I must say, I've seen a lot of people abusing the Fett in the wrong kinda way.
Aug 27 2015 07:08 PM by dbmeboy
You have it right: Boba cannot use his Reaction to end an engagement unfocused. If he uses it, he must strike again within the same engagement.
Aug 27 2015 03:00 PM by DiscoReViVaL
I'm still confused about his reaction. I understand that he can strike twice during an engagement by removing all focus tokens on him. But is it possible for Boba to come out of an engagement unfocussed? On first thought it might be an easy yes but let me explain my confusion.
The rulebook states
(Page 23): After all units participating in the engagement are exhausted (either by striking, by receiving a focus token during a tactics icon resolution, or by other card effects), the resolve strikes step is over.
(page 20 ): If a player has at least one ready participating unit, it must focus to strike.
So basically an engagement cannot end until all units involved are exhausted. And I’m assuming that reactions are resolved immediately after the trigger and that the reaction must be resolved before a new strike, action or phase can begin.
Taking that into account, would the following scenario be correct?
So it is my understanding that it is impossible for Boba to come out of an engagement ready to strike again in a different engagement (by using his reaction at least).
Is this logic sound or am I totally missing something?
Thanks in advance
Aug 27 2015 01:18 PM by spellfire
Aug 25 2015 06:30 PM by theChony
No, since it's an interrupt, Sate hasn't made it to the discard yet. Reactions, however, resolve after the triggering condition.
Aug 25 2015 06:29 PM by Majestaat
Because it's an Interrupt, Sate's not in your discard pile yet.
If it was a reaction, I think it would be possible.
Aug 25 2015 05:38 PM by Arkard
Seems like a great splash for a deck with 2x The Imperial Bureaucracy (and Palpatine).
Aug 25 2015 04:34 PM by spellfire
Can Sate's interrupt be used to return him to hand, or does the timing not work?
Aug 23 2015 12:04 PM by MasterJediAdam
It depends. There is an action window after edge resolves, so you could wait to see if you win edge and then use the ability.
Aug 22 2015 06:18 PM by Majestaat
That's right. You could focus Keyan to strike before the edge, but you wouldn't be dealing any damage with Moldy Crow.
Aug 22 2015 06:03 PM by life
so moldy crow wouldn't work cause of the white blast.
Aug 19 2015 12:20 AM by GreyLeader
Thanks for the tip, I copied the post I believe you were refering to, (page nine of the thread):
When Darth Vader’s ability is active (i.e. he’s piloting something and participating in the engagement), anything that has a point of initiation cannot be initiated. This stops:
-Any triggered ability (i.e. anything that starts with “Action” “Reaction” or “Interrupt” (Or any “Forced” version of the preceding three types)
-Any passive ability that has a point of initiation. This category mostly includes Fate cards, which would initiate at when you reach their priority number.
-Any keyword that has a particular point at which it initiates (the relevant keywords that Darth Vader stops are: shielding, protect, and targeted strike).
Things that Darth Vader’s ability does *NOT* stop:
-Constant passive abilities (passives that don’t “turn on” at any particular point).
-Keywords that are constant (the only relevant one during an engagement is “edge”)
Hope that helps!
Fantasy Flight Games
Aug 18 2015 09:01 PM by dbmeboy
Also, the release articles are useful but not exhaustive explanations of rules (and occasionally inaccurate... you can ask the X-Wing players how often their release articles contain some sort of mistake and have to get fixed.
Aug 18 2015 08:54 PM by yodaman
There was an official FFG ruling that said fate card effects are cancelled by Vader, but any icons would still count for the edge battle. Can't link for some reason but it's in the official ruling thread.
Aug 18 2015 04:46 PM by GreyLeader
Nothing in the "I'll take them myself" newsletter mentions fate cards being cancelled. Only event cards and triggered effects were specifically mentioned. After it is like the tutorial said; "You cannot escape your destiny."
Aug 18 2015 04:41 PM by GreyLeader
Good catch! I was thinking all ready units were defenders when I would be on the defenseive, and not *ready defenders.*
Aug 18 2015 04:25 PM by dbmeboy
Stops all event cards and all fate cards. Stops triggered abilities on enhancements, but not constant abilities as those don't initiate.
Aug 18 2015 03:20 PM by life
So darth vader pilot stops shielding, protect, targeted strike. does it stop event cards and fate cards? also how about enhancements on units?
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