Star Wars – EDF-GDD
Equipment Data File – Gear – Detection Devices
An (R) next to the price means the item is restricted and cannot be bought on the open market, in which case the price listed is the closest average black market price.
Scanning and Surveillance Equipment – Foreknowledge of an enemy’s position and movements is essential to the success of any mission. Scanning and surveillance equipment is designed to keep a watchful eye on a target, typically from far off or from within a concealed area, and to transmit that data back to its users. These items are commonly used by law enforcement agencies to keep tabs on suspects, and by espionage agents in the course of their duties.
From Age of Rebellion
Tiny and unobtrusive, surveillance taggers are small radio transmitting beacons used to aid in surveillance and tracking. Delivered to their targets by dart, remote, or other clandestine means, and staying affixed through the use of magnetic or chemical adhesive systems, surveillance taggers broadcast a heavily encrypted stream of data about their target back to their user. The data transmitted is usually a mixture of location, range, rate and direction of travel, altitude, and other metrics used to pinpoint the location of a target. Most models are short-ranged, requiring the user to stay relatively close to their target, and their signals are easily blocked by natural and artificial obstacles as well as by radio and data interference. More powerful models have broadcast ranges measured in kilometers, and can transmit their data through the densest city or the most rugged terrain. The prevalence of surveillance taggers, especially as used by the various departments of Imperial Intelligence, makes Rebel agents particularly uneasy. As such, repeated and thorough searches of clothing and vehicles are second nature to members of the Alliance.
From Edge of the Empire
These small (less than three centimeters across) beacons are commonly placed on their target via darts or other surreptitious means, where they use adhesion or magnetism to stay affixed. Once in place, they relay information such as location, direction, and rate of movement to their user, making them invaluable for tracking an unwitting foe. The most expensive models, such as the Rhinsome Tracking Corp SureSnoop, can relay information through obstructions over dozens of kilometers, while the cheaper Astroserver Industries Rover and Trailmaster and the MechBlaze Observer tend to have much shorter broadcast ranges and can be blocked by large buildings or thick masses of rock or metal.
Fantasy Flight Rules – Surveillance Tagger
- Source: Age of Rebellion Core Rulebook (sw-ffg-ar-cr-191), Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook (sw-ffg-ee-cr-176)
- Surveillance Tagger – Encumbrance: 0, Price: 175 credits (R), Rarity: 4
- 2022-03-25 – Updated with content from Age of Rebellion.
- 2021-12-31 – Added in Age of Rebellion links.
Armour: Adverse Environment Gear (1), Clothing (Armoured (6), Heavy (0)), Heavy Battle (R7), Laminate (3), Padded (1), Personal Deflector Shield (8)
Armour Modifications: Cortosis Weave (8), Enhanced Optics Suite (3), Heating System (3), Optical Camouflage System (6), Strength Enhancing System (4), Superior Armour Customisation (6), Thermal Shielding System (3), Vacuum Sealed (3)
Communications: Comlink (Handheld (0), Long-range (1)), Holo Messenger (4)
Cybernetics: Brain Implant (6), Cyberarm (Mod V (6), Mod VI (6)), Cyberleg (Mod II (6), Mod III (6)), Cyberscanner Limb (7), Eyes (6), Immune Implant (6), Implant Armour (6), Prosthetic Replacement (Limb (4), Organ (4)), Weapon (7)
Detection Devices: Electrobinoculars (1), General Purpose Scanner (3), Hand Scanner (2), Macrobinoculars (2), Scanner Goggles (3), Surveillance Tagger (R4)
Medical: Bacta (1), Bacta Tank (1), Emergency Medpac (1), Medpac (2), Stimpack (1), Synthskin (1)
Poison: Synthetic Anesthetic (4), Synthetic Neuroparaytic (R6), Synthetic Neurotoxin (R6)
Recreation: Chance Cube (0), Dejarik Table (4), Sabacc (0)
Security: Advanced Flesh Camouflage Kit (R7), Binders (0), BlackOps Data Breaker (R6), Comm Jammer (3), Comm Scrambler (R5), Disguise Kit (4), Electronic Lock Breaker (R5), Personal Stealth Field (9), Restraining Bolt (0), Slicer Gear (4)
Spice: Avabush (dose (R6), crate (R7)), Booster Blue (dose (R5), crate (R6)), Death Sticks (dose (R1), crate (R2)), Glitterstim (dose (R7), crate (R8)), Lesai (dose (R9), crate (R10)), Yarrock (dose (R8), crate (R9))
Survival: Breath Mask (1), Crash Survival Kit (2), Ration Pack (0), Space Suit (1), Tent (1), Thermal Cloak (1)
Tools: Backpack (0), Climbing Gear (2), Datapad (1), Emergency Repair Patch (1), Extra Reload (1), Fusion Cutter (2), Fusion Lantern (2), Glowrod (0), Jet Pack (7), Load-Bearing Gear (3), Military Field Manual (4), Tool Kit (2), Utility Belt (0)
Unique Illegal: Data Breaker (R6), Flesh Camouflage Set (R7), Personal Stealth Field (R9)
Blaster: Bowcaster (7), Carbine (5), Disruptor (Pistol (R6), Rifle (R6)), Heavy Pistol (6), Heavy Repeating (R8), Heavy Rifle (6), Holdout (4), Ionization (3), Light Pistol (4), Light Repeating (R7), Pistol (4), Rifle (5)
Explosive+: Flame Projector (6), Grenades (Armour Piercing (6), Frag (5), Stun (4)), Mine (Anti-Personnel (6), Anti-Vehicle (6)), Missile Tube (R8), Thermal Detonator (R8)
Brawling: Brass Knuckles (0), Shock Gloves (2)
Melee: Combat Knife (1), Force Pike (4), Gaffi Stick (2), Truncheon (1), Vibro-Ax (5), Vibroknife (3), Vibrosword (5)
Slugthrower: Pistol (3), Rifle (3)
Modifications: Augmented Spin Barrel (4), Balanced Hilt (5), Blaster Actuating Module (4), Bipod Mount (1), Bowcaster Accelerator Enhancement (4), Bowcaster Automatic Re-Cocker (3), Filed Front Sight (0), Forearm Grip (1), Marksman Barrel (4), Mono-Molecular Edge (5), Multi-Optic Sight (3), Serrated Edge (1), Shortened Barrel (4), Spread Barrel (4), Superior Weapon Customisation (6), Telescopic Optical Sight (1), Tripod Mount (3), Under-Barrel (Flame Projector (R5), Grenade Launcher (R5)), Weapon Harness (2), Weapon Sling (0), Weighted Head (3)
Lightsaber: Lightsaber (R10)
Modifications: Rubat Crystals (R10)
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