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SW Talent Sniper Shot

Star Wars – Talents of the Galaxy

Active Talent – Sniper Shot

Manoeuvre – Before making a non Brawn ranged attack, may perform a Sniper Shot manoeuvre to increase the weapons range by 1 band per rank and upgrade the difficulty of the shot by 1 per increase.

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Specialisations

You can only take this talent once per tier, and it counts as being taken in all other specialisations in that tier.

SpecialisationAssassin (Combat)

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

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

SpecialisationMercenary Soldier (Combat)

Based on Star Wars Edge of the Empire – Core Rules – Hired Gun – Mercenary Soldier p 79.

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

Fantasy Flight Games Rules

  • Talent – Sniper Shot – 15 XP
    • Activation – Active (manoeuvre)
    • Ranked – Yes
    • Trees Assassin, Mercenary Soldier
    • Once per round before making a non-thrown ranged attack, the character may perform a manoeuvre to attempt a Sniper Shot. Sniper Shot increases the maximum range of his ranged weapon up to one range band per rank. For each rank beyond the normal maximum of the weapon, upgrade the difficulty of the check by one (this is in addition to the increased difficulty of the shot due to longer range).

Genesys Rules

In the Genesys system this becomes a Tier 3 talent. It can be taken as a talent in each tier costing an extra 5 XP for each additional Adversary already taken.

  • Attributes – Talent Tier 3 – Sniper Shot – 15XP
    • Activation – Active (Manoeuvre)
    • Ranked – Yes
    • Once per round before making a non-thrown ranged attack, the character may perform a manoeuvre to attempt a Sniper Shot. Sniper Shot increases the maximum range of his ranged weapon up to one range band per rank. For each rank beyond the normal maximum of the weapon, upgrade the difficulty of the check by one (this is in addition to the increased difficulty of the shot due to longer range).

Content Updates

  • 2022-06-27 – Linked in the Assassin, Mercenary Soldier Tree.
  • 2022-04-04 – Updating wording of Genesys intro.
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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

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