Star Wars – Adversary Data File
Rival – Imperial Army Officer
The Galactic Empire Military
Imperial Military – The military arm of the Galactic Empire is a vast, seemingly infinite engine of oppression and destruction capable of maintaining an iron-fisted rule throughout the whole of the known galaxy. Only portions of the Outer Rim Territories escape its reach, and even these remote areas are still under threat. While most regard the military as one enormous, monolithic entity, the truth is there are many arms, several of which enjoy vigorous, even bitter, rivalries with one another. Perhaps the most iconic of the Imperial militaries is the Imperial Navy, responsible for policing the incomprehensibly vast reaches of space in between civilized planets and systems. The Navy is best represented by the Star Destroyer, the very symbol of the Empire’s power and a ship capable of blockading a planet completely on its own by sheer dint of its firepower and complement of troops and vehicles.
Less prominent, but still widely feared, is the Imperial Army, which many erroneously believe includes the independent Stormtrooper Corps. The Army and its subsidiaries are responsible for all operations conducted on the surface of a planet, including the maintenance of Imperial garrisons and operations conducted under the direction of planetary governors, sector Moffs, and Grand Moffs. Just as the Navy has a vast array of starships at its command, the Army possesses an almost infinite variety of vehicles and troops that are suitable for virtually any environment known to the galaxy.
From Age of Rebellion
An incredible number of officers are required by the Imperial military simply to oversee day-to-day operations and orchestrate major offensives. The number of officers presently serving has increased markedly in the past few years, owed to the growing threat of the Rebel Alliance. As has been the case with literally countless militaries throughout galactic history, merit is the surest means of rising through the ranks of the Imperial military, but there is also a very strong political component. Many officers have little more to their name than their family connections.
Fantasy Flight Games Rules – Imperial Army Officer [Rival]
Source: Age of Rebellion Core Rules (sw-ffg-ar-cr 419)
Imperial Army Officer [Rival]
Brawn 3 – Agility 3 – Intellect 2 – Cunning 2 – Willpower 2 – Presence 2
Soak Value 2 – Wound Threshold 12 – Melee/Ranged Defence 0/0
- Skills: Discipline 3 (Will), Knowledge – Warfare 2 (Int), Ranged – Light 2 (Ag), Vigilance 2 (Will)
- Adverary 1 – Upgrade difficulty of all combat checks against this character once.
- Overwhelming Fire – May perform a maneuver to direct one Imperial Army minion group within range, the group may perform an immediate free combate check action.
- Tactical Direction – May perform a maneuver to direct one Imperial Army minion group within medium range, the group may perform an immediate free maneuver or add a Boost (Blue) Dice to its next check.
Game Master Notes
Imperial Forces: Emperor’s Hand, Imperial (Army (Officer, Trooper), Gunnery Corps, Naval (Officer, Trooper), Stormtroopers (Cavetrooper, Commander (Ironarm), Sandtrooper, Scout Trooper, Sergeant, Snowtrooper), Vehicle Corps), Imperial Informant, Naval Engineer, TIE (Ace, Pilot)
Underworld: Arms Dealer, Assassin (Defel), Black Marketeer (Twi-lek), Black Sun Vigo, Enforcer (Barabel), Forger, Hutt (Agent Jora, Crime Lord), Impact, Infochant, Loan Shark, Pilot-For-Hire (Sullustan), Pirate (Captain, Crew), Shadowport Mechanic, Shipjacker, Slaver, Slicer, Slow-Witted Tough, Smuggler (Baron, Gang Leader), Street Tough, Swoop Ganger, Thug (Aqualish, Gamorrean)
Game Management: Annotated Stat Block, Character Creation, Choosing a New Campaign, Creating a Galaxy Map, Ending three year campaign, GM’s Luck Roll, Running Games over Skype, Tracking Experience, 2016 Campaign
References: for Characters, for GMs, Dice, Items (Lightsabers, Modifying, Purchasing, Qualities), Knight Level Play, Mechanics (Awareness, Duty, Morality, Obligation), Movement (Personal, Planetary, Vehicles), Roles (Bounty Hunting, Investigations), Secrets (Empire, Jedi, Rebels, Sith)
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