Galaxy of Heroes

Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Omega

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Omega– the member of the bad batch.   Check i out. UNIT NAME: OmegaALIGNMENT: Light SideCATEGORIES: Attacker, Bad Batch, Clone TrooperClever and empathetic attacker who utilizes buffs, debuffs, and the presence of her Bad Batch allies to take out her foes. ABILITIES: Basic: DISARMING SHOT FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy. If Omega has Evasion Up, inflict Blind and Daze for 1 turn. If Omega has a buff that can be dispelled and it’s her turn, she deals damage again dealing 50% less damage. Special 1: ADAPTIVE LEARNER (Cooldown 3) (ZETA) Deal Physical damage and inflict target enemy with Zeroed In. Dispel Zeroed In from all other enemies and Omega gains a stack of Target Practice. These effects can’t be copied, dispelled, prevented, or resisted and last until the end of the encounter, Zeroed In…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Jedi Master Kenobi

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Echo– the member of the bad batch.   Check i out. UNIT NAME: Jedi Master KenobiALIGNMENT: Light SideCATEGORIES: Attacker, Leader, Galactic Legend, Galactic Republic, JediRenowned Jedi Master that provides damage and support through a diverse set of abilities. ABILITIES: Basic: ARDENT BLADEWORK FINAL TEXT: (ZETA) Deal Physical damage to target enemy and, if the target was Dark Side, inflict Ability Block for 1 turn (excludes Galactic Legends). The weakest Light Side ally without Defense Penetration Up gains it for 2 turns. If this ability is used during Jedi Master Kenobi’s turn, he gains 9% Ultimate Charge. Special 1: I WILL DO WHAT I MUST (Cooldown 2) FINAL TEXT: (ZETA) Deal Physical damage to target enemy and inflict Vulnerable and Healing Immunity for 2 turns, which can’t be dispelled or resisted. Call target Light Side ally to assist,…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Echo

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Echo– the member of the bad batch.   Check i out. UNIT NAME: EchoALIGNMENT: LightCATEGORIES: Support, Bad Batch, Clone Trooper, Galactic RepublicLoyal Clone Trooper who supports his allies in battle. ABILITIES: Basic: DARING DEFENSE FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy. Grant Defense Up and Evasion Up for 2 turns to the weakest Clone Trooper ally who doesn’t have them. Special 1: ONE STEP AHEAD (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: Inflict Buff Immunity on target enemy for 2 turns. Inflict Expose on all enemies for 2 turns. Dispel all debuffs on target other Clone Trooper ally and call them to assist. If that ally was Bad Batch, this Buff Immunity can’t be dispelled, and Echo increases the target enemy’s cooldowns by 1 (excludes Galactic Legends). This attack can’t be evaded. Special 2: NEVER ANY DOUBT (Cooldown 3) FINAL…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Hunter

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Hunter – the leader of the bad batch.   Check i out. UNIT NAME: HunterALIGNMENT: Light SideCATEGORIES: Attacker, Leader, Bad Batch, Clone Trooper, Galactic RepublicTactical leader of the Bad Batch who subtly destroys his enemies. ABILITIES: Basic: COMBAT PROWESS FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy and inflict Expose for 2 turns. If target enemy was debuffed, attack again. Special 1: SHROUDED APPROACH (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: Clone Trooper allies gain Evasion Up and Stealth for 2 turns. Then, deal Physical damage to all enemies. If Hunter was already Stealthed, all Bad Batch allies gain Critical Chance Up and Offense Up for 2 turns. Special 2: FINISH WHAT WE STARTED (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: Inflict Expose on target enemy for 2 turns, which can’t be evaded. Swap Turn Meter with target other Clone Trooper ally….

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Bo-Katan Kryze

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Bo-Katan Kryze, the fierce Nite Owl agent, Death Watch lieutenant, and once-upon-a-time Darksaber wielder, marks her arrival to the holotables by calling on Mandalorians to unite in battle! A firm believer in the martial history of Mandalore, Bo-Katan is usually well-positioned to recruit allies to further her objectives and dispense of her enemies. Bo-Katan stands ready to provide leadership and synergy for the Mandalorian faction by calling them to assist, providing valuable Protection bonuses, dispelling debuffs and granting Critical Damage increases. She also has the ability to inflict Daze and Vulnerable on enemies, increasing the effectiveness of any band of Mandalorians she is leading. Add Bo-Katan to your roster of heroes by completing her all-new Marquee event and help her claim her rightful place in Mandalorian history. Additionally, Canderous Ordo’s Unique ability and…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Developer Insights: Dark Trooper

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of The Dark Trooper and how they went about creating this iconic characters from the Star Wars universe.  Check i out. UNIT NAME: Dark TrooperALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Attacker, Droid, Empire, Imperial Remnant, Imperial TrooperAn Imperial Remnant attacker whose abilities are modified by the amount in Dark Trooper Squad ABILITIES: Basic: PNEUMATIC PUNCH FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy once for each stack of Dark Trooper Squad. This ability can’t critically hit unless this unit has Advantage. Special 1: BOMBARDING REINFORCEMENTS (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: (ZETA) Deal Physical damage to all enemies. If Dark Trooper has 3 or more stacks of Dark Trooper Squad, Imperial Remnant allies gain Advantage for 2 turns, otherwise Dark Trooper gains 1 stack of Dark Trooper Squad. Special 2: PERFECT SOLDIERS (Cooldown 5) FINAL TEXT: Imperial Trooper allies gain 10% Turn…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Developer Insights: Moff Gideon

Moff Gideon has arrived to impose his will on the Holotables! The formidable Moff, once an officer in the Imperial Security Bureau and now wielder of the legendary Mandalorian Darksaber, uses his unique talents to lead Imperial Troopers into battle. Always tactical and looking for every advantage, Moff Gideon controls the battlefield by utilizing AoE attacks, Turn Meter manipulation, and applying both Daze and a new debuff that leaves his foes Demoralized. With the Darksaber in hand, Moff Gideon turns his attention to chasing down the Child. Use his unrelenting focus and astute battlefield knowledge to lead your squad of Imperial Troopers onto the Holotables and bring glory to the Empire by unlocking Moff Gideon in an all-new Marquee event. Long live the Empire! The Basics: Moff Gideon is an Empire Leader with a very focused synergy with Imperial Troopers. Gideon gains Insight into the enemy team, unlocking an ability…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: The Road Ahead – November 2020

Here is the latest “Road Ahead” write up, from the developers of Star Wars: Galaxy of heroes, over at Capital games. November has a few big items to go over, so let’s dive in. 5th Anniversary2020 has flown by (or crawled in some instances) and we find ourselves once again in November, which is a special month in Star Wars™: Galaxy of Heroes. As many of you know, it is our anniversary of launching the game. This year is particularly momentous, as we celebrate our fifth year of being live. We are truly thankful to all of the players that continue to play on the holotables with us as none of this would be possible without you. As is tradition, on 11/25, we will be sending players some “goodies” for continuing to make this game great. Capital Games cannot thank you all enough and we look forward to supporting Galaxy…

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Kuiil and IG-11 joines Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes

They guys over at Capital Games are incredibly excited for the next season of The Mandalorian that started last week, and even more excited to bring you the next set of characters from the show! The first two characters from this side of the galaxy are Kuiil and IG-11, and IG-11 has a very special package he’s caring for. Season 1 Characters: One of the Galaxy’s most mechanically-inclined and surly Ugnaughts is making his way to the holotables! After years of Imperial servitude, Kuiil had hoped to find solace on Arvala-7 but fate came calling with other plans. Soon Kuiil found himself rescuing a Mandalorian, reprogramming a menacing IG unit, and protecting an adorable, tiny green creature. Kuiil’s Special Ability, “I Have Spoken,” introduces the new “Mechanic’s Savvy” buff, which is tailored to work especially well with Scoundrels and Droids. Scoundrels will benefit from increased Critical damage perks, while Droids…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Kuiil

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Today we have 2 very exciting characters from Season 1 of The Mandalorian, Kuiil and IG-11! This industrious ugnaught is just looking for some peace and quiet after a hard life working under the Imperials. Read on to hear from the designer how this kit excels at supporting his Droid and Scoundrel allies. The Basics: Kuiil fills the role of Support for Scoundrels and Droids squads. Parts of his kit can work with all Droids but he’s particularly effective with Light Side Droids. His Special 2, I Have Spoken, is a powerful healing ability that can buff Scoundrel and Light Side Droid allies with Mechanic’s Savvy. Kuiil has strong synergy with IG-11 and provides some nice buffs but he can still do well on his own. His Special 1, Voltaic Shot can…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: IG-11

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Our favorite rambunctious Droid from the Mandalorian is coming to Galaxy of Heroes! This fast firing former Bounty Hunter has been reprogrammed to nurse and protect his allies by cleansing debuffs and redirecting them as Damage Over Time effects to his enemies. Read on to find out how our designer captured the unusual fighting style and flexibility of this character. The Basics: IG-11 can fill many roles in a squad but he’s primarily a healer for Scoundrels and Droids. He has the Healer tag but don’t let that fool you into thinking he can’t be used as a Tank or Support. His Special 1, FUNCTION: PROTECT, allows him to pair well with squads that can apply Shock. Of course IG-11 has some special synergy with his savior Kuiil. This provides IG-11…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: State of the Galaxy – August 2020

The upcoming Title Update will arrive next week and that means Galactic Challenges are almost here! Today the devs over at Capital Games share more details about Galactic Challenges, and the complete Update Notes will be posted with the release. Behind the curtain, this Update really has two parts: a whole new set of tools for us to create events more efficiently, and Galactic Challenges, the first type of event built using this new toolset. This greatly expands our options to create even more events and game modes in the future. They will be closely monitoring Galactic Challenges over the next few weeks and they already have plans to expand this feature after our initial exhibition period. What Are Galactic Challenges?If you haven’t had a chance to read the summary in the Road Ahead, Galactic Challenge events keep the game fresh and engaging by offering interesting and unique encounters that feature…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Mon Mothma

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Mon Mothma, the Chancellor of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, is arriving on the Holotables! Mon Mothma’s leadership and fearlessness propelled her to the top of the Empire’s “Most Wanted” list and served as an inspiration to all members of the Rebellion. Ever mindful of the consequences of war, but always willing to stand for justice, Mon Mothma is a welcome addition to Rebel squads as she uses the Field Promotion ability to summon increasingly stronger Rebel units to battle. Thankfully, many Bothans don’t have to die for you to add Mon Mothma to your band of Rebels. You can obtain this Rebel non-combatant leader by completing the new Marquee Event, The Alliance Chancellor! UNIT NAME: Mon MothmaALIGNMENT: LightCATEGORIES: Light Side, Support, RebelRebel Leader who supports and rallies her allies ABILITIES: Basic: Advocate…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Developer Insight – Threepio & Chewie

Here is the latest Developer insights from the guys over at Capital Games on Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Few pairings in Star Wars have had each other’s backs like Threepio & Chewie, who are arriving as a unique combo on the Holotables! The bond forged on Cloud City between one of our favorite droids and Wookiees showed the Empire this unlikely duo is a force to be reckoned with. In addition to being a unique combination unit, Threepio & Chewie offer new gameplay strategies by providing both damage and support abilities, ramping damage, and afflicting Blind on enemies. Only an overgrown mophead would miss out on the chance to add Threepio & Chewie to their collection! So, don’t do anything foolish and make sure to participate in the Marquee event, Escape From Cloud City. The Basics: Threepio & Chewie are inspired by the offensive style of Chewbacca with the…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: The Road Ahead – 6/26/2020

The guys over at Capital Games is starting to share details about the next feature coming to the holotables in Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes: Galactic Challenges. The main goal for this feature is to provide more activities for players each day. The developers hear players asking for more ways to use their growing roster of units and want more than just new events that you can master quickly or sim. Galactic Challenges are the first in a series of features (similar to how Grand Arena was the basis for Grand Arena Championships) that will work together to offer new ways to utilize your collection. What are Galactic Challenges:Galactic Challenges are a new type of event that will feature interesting combat puzzles which will change on a regular basis. These events will feature a rotation of different enemy factions, allowing you to test out different parts of your collection. What…

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