Roleplaying Star Wars

SW Talent Dodge

Star Wars – Talents of the Galaxy

Active Talent – Dodge

When targeted by a combat check, pay perform a Dodge incidental to suffer a number of strain no greater than ranks of Dodge, then upgrade the difficulty by that number.

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  • Tier 1 TalentsAssassin (D1)
  • Tier 2 TalentsThief (B2)
  • Tier 3 TalentsPolitico (A3)
  • Tier 4 TalentsAssassin (C4)
  • Tier 5 Talents Doctor (D5), Fringer (D5), Theif (B5)
SpecialisationAssassin (Combat)

Based on Star Wars Edge of the Empire – Bounty Hunter – Assassin p 59.

(A) Active Talent (P) Passive Talent (R) Ranked Talent

Fantasy Flight Games Rules

  • Talent – Dodge – 5 XP per Tier
    • Activation – Active (Incidental)
    • Ranked – Yes
    • Trees Assassin, Doctor, Fringer, Politico, Thief
    • When targeted by a combat check (ranged or melee) the character may choose to immediately perform a Dodge incidental to suffer a number of strain, then upgrade the difficulty of the combat check by that number. The number of strain suffered cannot exceed his ranks in Dodge.

Genesys Rules

In the Genesys system this becomes a Tier 1 talent. It can be taken as a talent in each tier costing an extra 5 XP for each additional rank already taken.

  • Talent Tier 1 – Dodge – 5 XP per Tier
    • Activation – Active (Incidental)
    • Ranked – Yes
    • When targeted by a combat check (ranged or melee) the character may choose to immediately perform a Dodge incidental to suffer a number of strain, then upgrade the difficulty of the combat check by that number. The number of strain suffere cannot exceed his ranks in Dodge.

Content Updates

  • 2022-06-27 – Linked in the Assassin Tree.
  • 2022-04-04 – Updating wording of Genesys intro.
  • 2021-11-01 – Added in missing assassin tier entries.
SW Talents

Tier 1Adversary (R), Brace (R), Bypass Security (R), Command (R), Defensive Stance (R), Dodge (R), Expert Tracker (R), Feral Strength (R), Forager, Frenzied Attack (R), Good Cop (R), Grit (R), Galaxy Mapper (R), Hard Headed (R), Hard-Boiled (R),Hidden Storage (R), Intimidating (R), Iron Body (R), Lethal Blows (R), Machine Mender (R), Outdoorsman (R), Overwhelm Defences (R), Parry (R), Point Blank (R), Precision Strike, Rapid Recovery (R), Second Wind (R), Shortcut (R), Side Step (R), Stalker (R), Speaks Binary (R), Street Smarts (R), Toughened (R)

Tier 2Bad Cop (R), Bought Info, Confidence (R), Debilitating Shot, Deft Maker (R), Disorient (R), Durable (R), Eye for Detail (R), Full Throttle, Hunter (R), Jump Up, Jury Rigged (R), Knockdown, Martial Grace, Planet Mapper (R), Precise Aim (R), Quick Draw, Quick Strike (R), Spare Clip, Swift

Tier 3All-Terrain Driver, Anatomy Lessons, Armour Master, Enduring (R), Grapple, Heighten Awareness, Offensive Driving, Precision Strike – Improved, Skilled Jockey (R), Sniper Shot (R), Speaks Binary – Improved, Street Smarts – Improved, Stunning Blow, Targeted Blow, Unarmed Parry

Tier 4Blooded (R), Deadly Accuracy (R), Hunter’s Quarry, Informant, Let’s Ride, Mind Over Matter, Nobody’s Fool (R), Overbalance, Redundant Systems, Speaks Binary – Supreme, Stunning Blow – Improved, Tinkerer (R), Unrelenting Skeptic

Tier 5Amour Master – Improved, Bring it Down, Coordination Dodge, Crippling Blow, Hard Headed – Improved, Heroic Fortitude, Hindering Shot, Hunters Quarry – Improved, Master of Shadows, NATURAL (Brawler, Enforcer, Hunter, Marksmen, Outdoorsman), Reconstruct the Scene, Reroute Processors, Shortcut – Improved, Soft Spot, Superior Reflexes, Supreme Precision Strike, Unrelenting Skeptic – Improved

FreeDedication (R)

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