Galaxy of Heroes

Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: 50R-T

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight.  This time they talk about 50R-T (pronounced “Sortie”)! A tactical droid with murky origins somewhere deep within the Old Republic, she was recovered for scrap on a battlefield but has been repurposed into a croupier droid. Her new owners have taken to adapting her tactical acumen to best suit a gaming environment.The Basics: Droid Leader who synergizes well with other non-Separatist droids 50R-T brings the first Conquest Omicron to SWGoH – showcasing her ability to overcome difficult situations Introduces three new buffs to the game: Spare Parts, VIP, and Instant Defeat Immunity This Marquee character can be earned in the “Playing the Odds” event that opens this Thursday! Unique Attributes: New Buff: Spare Parts – +30% Critical Chance and +30% Offense; if this character is defeated, they are revived with at full Health, gain Foresight and Protection Up, and dispel this buff from…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Developer Insights- Darth Malgus

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight.  This time they talk about Darth Malgus, the scourge of The Old Republic. To help celebrate the 10th anniversary of Star Wars The Old Republic, we’ve collaborated with Bioware Austin to bring you this brand new Leader for the Sith Empire. UNIT NAME: Darth MalgusALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Tank, Leader, Sith, Sith EmpireLegendary Sith Lord who causes doubt among his foes and heralds the return of the Sith Empire ABILITIES: BASIC: Unfettered Rage (Zeta) Final Text: Deal Physical damage to target enemy with a 50% chance to attack again, doubled if the target is a Jedi. On the second attack, Darth Malgus gains 20% Max Health (stacking, max 100%) until the end of the encounter. These attacks can’t be countered or evaded. Sith Empire allies gain Critical Damage Up for 2 turns. SPECIAL 1: Deprive Senses (Omicron) (Cooldown 3) Final Text: Deal Physical damage to target enemy and inflict…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Outrider

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight.  This time they talk about the Outrider, Dash Rendar’s YT-2400 freighter, will soon be coming to the holotables and will lift Home One fleets. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this ship, it was originally introduced in Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire on Nintendo 64 on December 3, 1996, and later for Windows on September 17, 1997.The introduction of this ship brings a few new mechanics to Galaxy of Heroes which we think are exciting: Data Transmission “Download” and new buff “Suprosa Supercomputer”.Below, we take a dive into the developers’ motivations and inspirations while creating the kit for this new ship. UNIT NAME: OutriderALIGNMENT: LightCATEGORIES: Support, Cargo Ship, Rebel, Scoundrel, SmugglerA daring Rebel Support that increases the Download of allied ships. ABILITIES: BASIC: Illegal Laser Cannons FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage 3 times to target enemy and inflict Critical Damage Down for…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Eighth Brother

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Eighth Brother, a Terrelian Jango Jumper who once served the Jedi Order only to become a member of the Inquisitorius, is coming to the holotables! Eighth Brother tussled with Kanan Jarrus and hunted down enemies of the Empire before meeting his ultimate fate at the hands of Maul. Staying on theme for the Inquisitorius faction, Eighth Brother makes use of the Purge debuff. It is worth noting that he can consume stacks of Purge to do extra damage and inflict Jedi enemies with a variety of debuffs. Eighth Brother has a plethora of ways to give him an edge in battle, be it by consuming Stealth to give himself buffs or inflicting foes with Accuracy Down, Blind, or Burning.His Omicron Leader ability gives the Inquisitorius a boost in Territory Wars, where he causes all enemies to lose…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Developer Insights: Seventh Sister

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Seventh Sister. Seventh Sister was born on the planet Mirial and like most Inquisitors, she originally served the Jedi Order and somehow survived Order 66. Below, we take a dive into the developers’ motivations and inspirations while creating the kit for this new character. UNIT NAME: Seventh SisterALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Empire, Leader, Inquisitorius, Healer, Unaligned Force UserInquisitorius Healer that helps her squad eliminate the Jedi. ABILITIES: BASIC: There You Are FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy. Inflict Offense Down for 2 turns and 1 stack of Purge (max 6) until the end of the encounter if the target doesn’t have any. These debuffs can’t be resisted if enemy is Jedi. Deal +5% more damage, increased to +10% if enemy is Jedi, for each stack of Purge on the enemy. SPECIAL: ID9 Electro Shock-Prod (Cooldown 3) FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Road Ahead: March 2022

Here is the Road a head for Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes march 2022 Welcome to the March 2022 Road Ahead for Galaxy of Heroes! We have a packed schedule for today starting with details on the next Title Update which contains a number of big quality of life changes for Grand Arena Championships. We’ve got the details on the Razor Crests final farm location, a very special rework, a new legendary character and more! Check out the video above or read on below! So let’s get this party started…. TITLE UPDATE – GRAND ARENA QUALITY OF LIFEWe have a huge Title Update for Grand Arena Championships at the end of this month. We looked at some of the most common complaints players had about the Grand Arenas experience and hope to address many of those concerns in this Title Update. The first major change focuses on deploying Defenses with the…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes – Developer Insights: Ninth Sister

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of The Ninth Sister, formerly a Jedi known as Masana Tide, is coming to the holotables to reinforce the Inquisitorius! Below, we take a dive into the developers’ motivations and inspirations while creating the kit for this fan-favorite Jedi: Fallen Order character. UNIT NAME: Ninth SisterALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Tank, Leader, Inquisitorius, Empire, Unaligned Force UserrA ruthless member of the feared Inquisitorius who will stop at nothing in her hunt for the Jedi. ABILITIES: Basic: TOO EASY FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy. Then, deal Physical damage again, dealing 40% more damage. Inflict 1 stack of Purge (max: 6) on target enemy for the rest of the encounter. If the target is a Jedi, this inflicts a second stack of Purge and can’t be resisted. Special 1: NOT WORTH MY TIME (Cooldown 4) FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage and consume all…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Iden Versio

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Iden Versio. After the attack on the Death Star, the Empire responded by assembling Inferno Squad – an Imperial Special Forces commando unit – and appointed Iden Versio as its leader. Now, Iden’s intelligence and relentlessness will be put to use as the newest Imperial Trooper leader to hit the holotables. UNIT NAME: Iden VersioALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Dark Side, Attacker, Leader, Empire, Imperial TrooperTenacious Empire Attacker who expertly takes out foes while supporting her squad. ABILITIES: Basic: TAKE THEM DOWN FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy. If no other allies have the Leader tag, Iden deals damage two more times. For each critical hit, Iden recovers 5% Health and Protection. Special 1: PUSH FORWARD (Cooldown 2) FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to all enemies and inflict Vulnerable for 2 turns. Dispel all buffs on target enemy…

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Starter Guide on Getting Started and Understanding Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is a mobile collectible role-playing game developed by Capital Games and adored by millions of Star Wars fans across the globe, the mobile game was released by Electronic Arts in November 2015 and the game has come a very long way since release. The free-to-play mobile game lets you assemble your own four-person team from the galaxy far, far away, composed of your favourite Star Wars heroes and villains. With the right strategy and planning, you can beat your opponents. With an average of 4 million daily logins, Electronic Arts continues to provide support for the game with regular updates like as bug fixes and new content. Millions of people play games like Clash of Clans, Fortnite and even Call of Duty on their smartphones and tablets. While there are numerous reasons why mobile gaming is growing if you didn’t realise but online casino games are taking full…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Starkiller

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of The final unit of our Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary character – Starkiller. He has landed on the holotables with the force of a Star Destroyer being yanked from the sky! Below, we take a dive into the motivations and inspirations our developers drew from while creating the kit for this fan-favorite Star Wars: The Force Unleashed character. For more info and insights from the devs on this character, check out this interview with CubsFan Han: UNIT NAME: StarkillerALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Dark Side, Attacker, Unaligned Force UserA powerful Dark Side Force User whose inner conflict lifts up other Force Users. ABILITIES: Basic: IMBUED LIGHTSABER STRIKE FINAL TEXT (ZETA): Deal Physical damage to target enemy twice. If it’s Starkiller’s turn, inflict Shock for 1 turn to target enemy and deal Physical damage to all other enemies, which can’t be countered. Unleashed: Reduce Special ability cooldowns by 1…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Dash Rendar

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Dash Rendar. The beloved train-hopping, shoulder-pad adorned hero of legendary lore is ready to lead a motley crew of Scoundrels into the Grand Arena gauntlet! Below, we take a deep dive into the developers’ motivations and inspirations while creating the kit for this fan-favorite Shadows of the Empire character. UNIT NAME: Dash RendarALIGNMENT: Light SideCATEGORIES: Light Side, Support, Leader, ScoundrelCharismatic Scoundrel Leader who gives Scoundrel allies Prepared. ABILITIES: Basic: FEARLESS ADVANCE FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage 3 times to target enemy. For each critical hit, call another random Prepared ally to assist, dealing 75% less damage (limit once per ally). Special 1: STOP RIGHT THERE! (Cooldown 2) FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy and dispel all buffs on them. Then, Stun them for 1 turn. This attack deals 20% more damage for each buff dispelled….

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary and Upcoming Legends Characters

The guys over at Capital games are excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lucasfilm with five characters from Star Wars Legends. These units will be released in a series of four Marquee events and culminating in a special Legacy event for Starkiller! The first unit required for Starkiller’s Legacy event is Dash Rendar. Dash Rendar This Scoundrel might be best known for the hefty 19-96 Kinetic Absorption Panels on his shoulders but Dash has done everything from training to be an officer at the Imperial Academy when he was younger to becoming a master pilot while exploring the Outer Rim of the galaxy to even helping the Rebellion overthrow the Empire. As a Scoundrel leader, Dash enhances his squad when they have the Prepared buff. His Leader ability, Prepared for Anything, grants his Scoundrel allies additional bonuses based on their role while they have Prepared, and while in Grand…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Road Ahead: October 2021

Here is the read ahead for Star Wars: Galaxy of Heries for October 2021. Sorry we are a bit late with this, but it is still worth a read: In this Road Ahead we are going to cover a number of upcoming changes for Galaxy of Heroes over the next several months. Our next Title Update is almost here (rolling out later today as a matter of fact) and with it brings a number of big changes to Galaxy of Heroes such as the start of Phase 1 of the Gear changes, Conquest 10, Mode Specific abilities, updated login calendars and our Anniversary. Check out the video below for an overview or read on for the details! UPDATE ON THE GEAR CHANGESThis week’s Title Update kicks off Phase 1 of the Gear changes. Many of the items discussed in the State of the Gear-laxy will go in effect with the Update and…

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Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes: How to get Yourself Playing and Knowing the Basics of the Game

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes: How to get Yourself Playing and Knowing the Basics of the Game In November of 2015, Electronic Arts launched Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, a mobile collectable role-playing game created by Capital Games and enjoyed by millions of Star Wars fans across the world. Creating your own squad of four with the legendary Star Wars characters, both heroes and villains, is an important part of the free-to-play mobile game. To succeed against your opponents, you must use clever tactics and preparation. However, Electronic Arts continues to support the game with frequent updates such as bug patches and new content despite the game’s age, with an average of 3 million users logging on daily. Mobile gaming is growing increasingly popular, with millions of people downloading games like Call of Duty, Fortnite, Minecraft and many more. It’s easy to see why the mobile gaming sector is booming and…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Lord Vader

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Lord Vader.   Check i out. Anakin has fallen! In his place Lord Vader has risen and is ready to bring peace to his new Empire by any means necessary. Red tape? He’ll cut through that! Bureaucracy? He’ll cut through that! Guards at the Jedi Temple? He’ll [REDACTED BY ORDER OF THE EMPIRE]. UNIT NAME: Lord VaderALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Galactic Legend, Dark Side, Attacker, Leader, Empire, SithLegendary Sith Lord who utilizes the actions of others to empower his own potential and is not to be underestimated. ABILITIES: Ultimate: END OF THE GALACTIC REPUBLICDescription: Requires at least 65% Ultimate Charge to activate. Ultimate Charge: Lord Vader gains Ultimate Charge when he uses Dark Harbinger and when debuffed Dark Side allies receive damage he gains 2% Ultimate Charge, increased to 3% if that ally was an Unaligned Force User. Lord…

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