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SW Talent Bypass Security

Star Wars – Talents of the Galaxy

Passive Talent – Bypass Security

Source: Edge of the Empire – Core Rules (sw-ffg-ee-cr-142)

Remove Setback (black) dice from Skulduggery and Computer Checks for disabling security.

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

  • Tier 1 Talents

Fantasy Flight Games Rules

  • Talent – Bypass Security – 5 XP per Tier
    • Activation – Passive
    • Ranked – Yes
    • Trees Skip Tracer, Slicer, Thief
    • Remove Setback (Black) Dice equal to Ranks in talent from Skulduggery or Computers skill checks made to disable a security device or open a locked door.

Genesys Rules

In the Genesys system this becomes a Tier 1 talent. This can be taken multiple times, increasing the Tier and cost for every subsequent purchase.

  • Talent Tier 1 – Bypass Security – 5 XP per Tier
    • Activation – Passive
    • Ranked – Yes
    • Remove Setback (Black) Dice equal to Ranks in talent from Skulduggery or Computers skill checks made to disable a security device or open a locked door.

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SW Talents

Tier 1Adversary (R), Brace (R), Bypass Security (R), Defensive Stance (R), Dodge (R), Expert Tracker (R), Forager, Good Cop (R), Grit (R), Galaxy Mapper (R), Hard-Boiled (R),Intimidating (R), Iron Body (R), Lethal Blows (R), Machine Mender (R), Outdoorsman (R), Overwhelm Defenses (R), Parry (R), Precision Strike, Rapid Recovery (R), Shortcut (R), Stalker (R), Street Smarts (R), Toughened (R)

Tier 2Bought Info, Debilitating Shot, Disorient (R), Full Throttle, Hunter (R), Jump Up, Jury Rigged (R), Martial Grace, Planet Mapper (R), Point Blank (R), Precise Aim (R), Quick Draw, Quick Strike (R), Spare Clip, Swift

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

Tier 4Blooded (R), Deadly Accuracy (R), Informant, Let’s Ride, Mind Over Matter, Nobody’s Fool (R), Overbalance, Stunning Blow – Improved, Tinkerer (R)

Tier 5Amour Master – Improved, Coordination Dodge, Crippling Blow, Heroic Fortitude, Hindering Shot, Master of Shadows, Natural Brawler, Reconstruct the Scene, Shortcut – Improved, Soft Spot, Supreme Precision Strike

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