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SW Talent Lethal Blows

Star Wars – Talents of the Galaxy

Passive Talent – Leathal Blows

Source: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook (sw-ffg-ee-cr-136)

Add +10 per rank of Lethal Blows to any critical injury results inflicted upon opponents.

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  • Tier 1 Talents
    • Assassin (B1) expands to Jump Up (B2)
    • Marauder (D1) expands to Knockdown (D2)
  • Tier 2 Talents (Must have a Lethal Blows Tier 1 to purchase)
  • Tier 3 Talents (Must have a Lethal Blows Tier 2 to purchase)
    • Assassin (C3) expand to Stalker (B3) and Dodge (C4)
    • Marauder (B3) expands to Enduring (A3) and Toughened (C3)
  • Tier 4 Talents (Must have a Lethal Blows Tier 3 to purchase)
    • Asassin (D4) expands to Master of Shadows (D5)
    • Marauder (D4) expands to Natrual Brawler (C4)
    • Mercenary Soldier (D4) expands to Toughened (C4) and True Aim (D5)
  • Tier 5 Talents (Must have Lethal Blows Tier 4 to purchase)
    • Assassin (C5) no further expansion.

Fantasy Flight Games Rules

  • Attributes – Talent – Lethal Blows – 5 XP
    • Activation – Passive
    • Ranked – Yes
    • Trees Assassin, Marauder, Mercenary Soldier
    • The character add +10 per rank of Lethal Blows to any Critical injury rolls inflicted on opponents

Genesys Rules

Grit in the Genesys system becomes a Tier 1 talent. It can be taken as a talent in each tier costing an extra 5 XP for each additional Grit already taken. This has a maximum of 5 able to be purchased by the character.

  • Attributes – Talent Tier 1 – Lethal Blows – 5 XP
    • Activation – Passive
    • Ranked – Yes
    • The character add +10 per rank of Lethal Blows to any Critical injury rolls inflicted on opponents.

Content Updates

  • 2021-11-30 – Added in a Tier 5 for the Assassin specialisation.
SW Talents

Tier 1Adversary (R), Brace, (R) Dodge (R), Grit (R), Iron Body (R), Lethal Blows (R), Parry (R), Precision Strike, Stalker (R), Toughened

Tier 2Jump Up, Martial Grace, Precise Aim (R), Quick Draw, Quick Strike (R),

Tier 3Anatomy Lessons, Enduring (R), Grapple, Improved Precision Strike, Sniper Shot (R), Targeted Blow, Unarmed Parry

Tier 4Deadly Accuracy (R), Mind Over Matter, Overbalance

Tier 5Coordination Dodge, Master of Shadows, Natural Brawler, Supreme Precision Strike

FreeDedication (R)

R – Ranked

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