The Empire’s newest Light Cruiser is on the way. Here’s the latest details from FFG:
Let us begin…
The Arquitens-class light cruiser (from Star Wars REBELS) was primaily used as a blockade ship. It’s speed and fire power helped it to effectively patrol the outer rim. They can be very deadly, especially in numbers…
She’s fast, has 5 hull points, is fairly fast and clocks in in the high 50’s for fleet points. This puts the Arquitens in direct competition with the Gladiator class in your lists. These new ships are slightly less armed but substantially more maneuverable then the Gladiator. That’s a decision for you admirals out there to decide on.
Reach out and touch someone with an extra red die to replace a miss via Dual Turbolaser Turrets. Reinforced Blast Doors is going to make some tough ships even harder to take down for only 5 points.
Meet the latest Imperial Admiral, Moff Jerjerrod. He’s the man to give your beefy ships a little damage and a LOT of unexpected maneuverability. Minister Tua give you a nice defense bonus for ships who don’t normally have it.
As seen in the Star Wars Rebels television show, the Imperial light cruiser is a communications and blockade ship used to help the Empire spread its domain throughout the galaxy. In Star Wars™: Armada, the Imperial Light Cruiser Expansion Pack presents this ship as a fast, small-base Imperial vessel that excels at providing long-range fire support from its broadsides. With its ship, its two ship cards, eight upgrades, and all requisite accessories, the Imperial Light Cruiser Expansion Pack will have you racing around the Rebels’ flanks and into a new era for Imperial tactics!
~ Have at it Admirals.