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Yeah, but why would you ever use Expose?

 

Well to the Decimator specifically, it gives me 4 atk dice at no cost to my Agility. As I'm a turretted ship and shooting early, things like Opportunist are harder to trigger, as is Outmaneuver. 

 

The idea is to run it with Gunner, so I'm likely to throw 2 hits the first time, and if they use a token, I get 4 reds against a defenseless ship on the second attack. And of course I'd have Vader in as well, just because. 

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I still think that there are too many quality passive abilities, predator, possibly being the best, that are almost always going to provide better value.

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I still think that there are too many quality passive abilities, predator, possibly being the best, that are almost always going to provide better value.

Ok, you said that and now I want to fly A-Wings with Expose and Predator.  I wonder how that would stack up mathematically

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I still think that there are too many quality passive abilities, predator, possibly being the best, that are almost always going to provide better value.

Ok, you said that and now I want to fly A-Wings with Expose and Predator.  I wonder how that would stack up mathematically

 

Probably a bit worse than A-Wings with Opportunist and Predator  :P .

 

But, hey, you never know until you try it. We could see things like Expose and Marksmanship shining a bit if you can also PtL or Predatorize.

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I still think that there are too many quality passive abilities, predator, possibly being the best, that are almost always going to provide better value.

Ok, you said that and now I want to fly A-Wings with Expose and Predator.  I wonder how that would stack up mathematically

 

Probably a bit worse than A-Wings with Opportunist and Predator  :P .

 

But, hey, you never know until you try it. We could see things like Expose and Marksmanship shining a bit if you can also PtL or Predatorize.

 

The opportunist and predator build I have actually works fairly well.  I call them the Chris Hansen All-Stars.  I was rather proud of that name lol

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Taking Expose over Focus or TL is mathematically a bad idea.

 

Even with Wedge?  I've run Wedge with Expose in a list with Dutch and focus battery Kyle.  No need for using your action on a TL or Focus in that list.  :P

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Doesn't it cost your action? I'd rather target lock and/or focus.

True, but if another ship had fleet officer and could pass you a focus.....

 

Rebels can already do this with Garven / Kyle, and people still don't pick Expose. It's for a reason. If you have an action available, and you already have a Focus token, then it's statistically better to take a Target Lock. And if you have a TL, then it's statistically better to grab a Focus. If you had access to three actions that round for some reason, Expose would be a decent third action, but still sticks you with a rather large agility penalty.

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Taking Expose over Focus or TL is mathematically a bad idea.

 

Even with Wedge?  I've run Wedge with Expose in a list with Dutch and focus battery Kyle.  No need for using your action on a TL or Focus in that list.  :P

 

Yep. It comes down to hit chance. If you can find one of those math threads, that'll explain it better...I'd track it down, but am in the middle of swtor currently, browsing forums while my gf sits through many many conversations (ugghhh)

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Well the whole thought was to use it on the Decimator to minimize the negative but it sounds like the downside is damage.

Admiral Chiraneau - Gunner - Vader - VI

Whisper - Gunner - Adv Stealth - PTL.

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Well the whole thought was to use it on the Decimator to minimize the negative but it sounds like the downside is damage.

Admiral Chiraneau - Gunner - Vader - VI

Whisper - Gunner - Adv Stealth - PTL.

A two-ship Imp build sounds pretty risky, but it's also never been done. Plus, you have one guy who's a pain to hit and another who's a friggin tank, so it could work. Hard to say. With only two ships, I would certainly recommend against Vader, though.

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Can I use Expose if my Agility is already 0?

 

Say on the Decimator?

 

You just blew my mind.

Time to pick the pieces back up and stuff them back in there, then: the Agility cost is merely an insult added to the injury of the action cost.

If you have an efficient way to grant an extra action to the Decimator, then Expose becomes much more attractive. But currently there's no way to do that; Fleet Officer will help, but now you're talking about (probably) investing in a shuttle on too of the already hefty cost of the Decimator.

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after reading all what others have said about Expose I want to give this card some love that in mind

 

Han Solo (46)
Expose (4)
Millennium Falcon (1)

Airen Cracken (19)
Veteran Instincts (1)

Biggs Darklighter (25)
R4-D6 (1)
Hull Upgrade (3)

Total: 100

View in Yet Another Squad Builder

 

Almost all the time i play the Falcon i wonder why I bother rolling 1 defence dice with expose i can save my self the trouble :P

Craken shoots first then Han can get evade or focus whitch ever the situation calls for and we all know what Biggs can do. could also swap him for Wedge for all high PS but no safety net for Han. I know there are beter upgrades for Han but as I said above Iwant to give the card a little love. next problem is I wont be able to play test it for 2 weeks when the wife lets me out next :(

 

also Expose on Decimator I like

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I've used Expose in the past and the trick is not to use it all the time.  Most recently on Wedge with Kyle Kataran focus farm and Biggs. Wedge had a Target Lock on a ship from a previous turn so Kyle passed him a Focus while he Exposed himself, and that was 4 hits after re-rolls and focus.  Bye-bye ship.  

 

To me, Expose is an action used to get in kill shots at, ideally, range 1 while you have a Focus or Target Lock from elsewhere.  It is a brutal finisher.  However, you never use it while in multiple firing arcs because you will get lit up.

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