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Renegade Squadron

Renegade Squadron

♦ Renegade Squadron

Type: Unit
Cost: 5
Force Icons: 2
Icons: 1 1 1 1
Faction: Light Smugglers and Spies
Vehicle. Renegade Squadron.
Elite. (Remove 1 additional focus token from this unit when you refresh.)
Reaction: After this unit is focused to strike as an attacker, damage it to rescue 1 card captured at the engaged objective.
Health: 5
Block Number: 44 - 2 of 6
Set: The Search For Skywalker Number: 209
Illustrator: David Nash
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So, can you damage this card when there are no captured cards under engaged objective (something similar to Tribal Support's reaction) or not?
I would think that this is the exact same issue as Tribal Support. You pay the cost "damage this unit", but are unable to get the result "rescue 1 card". I would say yes.
Not a "target card" so no problem doing this.

Just to clarify for new readers:


"(3.6) Initiation of Card Abilities
In order to trigger a card ability, the possibility that at
least some independent aspect of that card ability’s effect
might successfully resolve must exist. (In other words,
card abilities cannot be initiated just to pay the cost.) If,
given the current game state, it is impossible for at least
one aspect of the effect to resolve, the ability cannot be

This check is made during step one of Effect Resolution
(pg. 8), when all play restrictions are checked.

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