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Star Wars – Adversary Data File

Nemesis – Ironarm

Imperial Forces – Stormtrooper Commander

Although the Stormtrooper Corps largely discourages individuality among its members, some unique warriors arise who develop a name and reputation that goes far beyond their operating number. The Stormtrooper who would earn the epithet “Ironarm” was among the first batch of enlisted men to join the Corps as clones began to fall out of favor.

He served with brutal, if undistinguished, efficiency until a mission pitted his squad against a rogue Jedi who had escaped the fall of the Order. He lost his squad and his arm in that fight, but took the Jedi down alone after her last reserves were spent. Legend among the Stormtrooper Corps has it that he earned his unofficial designation not because of his cybernetic replacement, but because he choked the life from his quarry with his remaining arm during the fight. Whatever the truth, Ironarm does not speak of it, except through the pitiless gleam that emerges in his eyes at the mention of the Jedi.

Fantasy Flight Games Rules – Ironarm [Nemesis]

Source: Force and Destiny – GM Kit (sw-ffg-fd-gmk p.21)

Imperial Stormtrooper Commander “Ironarm” [Nemesis]

Brawn 3 – Agility 3 – Intellect 2 – Cunning 3 – Willpower 4 – Presence 1
Soak Value 5 – Wound Threshold 18 – Strain Threshold 14 – Melee/Ranged Defence 0/0

  • Skills: Athletics 3, Discipline 3, Leadership 2, Melee 3, Ranged (Light) 2, Resilience 3, Vigilance 2.
  • Talents:
    • Adversary 1 (upgrade difficulty of all combat checks against this target once),
    • Parry 4 (when struck by a melee attack but before applying soak, suffer 3 strain to reduce damage by 6).
  • Abilities:
    • Tactical Direction (may spend a maneuver to direct one Stormtrooper [or Cavetrooper) minion group within medium range. The group may perform an immediate free maneuver or add □ to their next check).
  • Equipment:

Game Master Notes

Built as a Jedi Opponent, they did not do so well against a more ranged group. Would make a good leader of a Jedi investigation team.

Content Updates

  • 2021-06-15 – Cleaned up the page and added in links to equipment.
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