Star Wars: Legion – New Transports Looking Good
Star Wars: Legion has a pair of new Transports heading to the game. Check out their new rules!
The A-A5 Speeder Truck and LAAT/LE Patrol Transport are heading to a tabletop near you for Star Wars: Legion and we’ve got a closer look at what they can do on the battlefield. How will your forces take advantage of these new transports? Let’s find out.
via Fantasy Flight Games
“Getting troops safely to the front lines is vital in times of war and armored transports are the ubiquitous vehicle assigned to the task. For the Rebel Alliance, the acquisition of these assets often turns to the repurposing of civilian vehicles, and such is the case of the A-A5 Speeder Truck. Designed as a cargo transport for harsh environments, these already robust vehicles are further reinforced with armor plating and equipped with powerful turret mounted weaponry when deployed to the battlefield.”
With Shriv Surgaav at the wheel you can turn this truck into a mobile command center. Tossing out support tokens from the armored vehicle is a plan even the A-Team can get behind! You can also upgrade it with some additional firepower or upgrades to fill other roles in your list.
“Searchlights patrol the night sky, seeking signs of the enemy amongst the shifting landscape of war. For such a task, the LAAT/le Patrol Transport is the oft-utilized asset of the Galactic Republic, and later the forces of the Empire, when tracking down and apprehending priority targets. On the battlefield, these nimble transports are used to rapidly deploy troops where they are needed the most, regardless of impeding terrain or hostile environments. Able to soar over obstacles, the LAAT/le can quickly get your troops where they are needed most, and once there, protect their position with aerial support.”
This vehicles serves both the Galactic Republic and the Empire and therefore has some slight tweaks between the two.
Weapon Options & Upgrades
Depending on the role you need this transport to fill, it has some different weapon options to choose from. While these upgrades aren’t exactly new, they are great options for the LAAT/LE. Keep in mind that it can still take cards like the Onboard Comms Channel if you want to direct the troops and also has additional pilots on the way that haven’t been revealed yet.
Both of these transports are up for Pre-Order from FFG now and are slated for release in May.