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Want to try and fly this soon. I want to throw it up here for some feedback.

Whisper: VI, ACD, Gunner, FCS (44)

Pure Sabacc: VI, Adaptive Ailerons, LWF(25)

Double Edge: Snap shot, TLT, unguided rockets, LWF (31)

I figure double edge skates the edge and peppers targets with tlt until I set up a good flank and it is set up to use its other weapons. Whisper and Sabacc both have good damage output and are quite nimble.

I know my glaring weakness is my lack of hit points.  These are basically 3 glass cannons. My whole strategy needs to be a blitz. Hit hard fast and then get away put of arc and regroup.

Any thoughts? 

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1 hour ago, Browncoat50 said:

Double Edge: Snap shot

This doesn't work like you might be intending. Snap Shot says you cannot attack again this phase, so I think you might be able to utilize these points more effectively. 

1 hour ago, Browncoat50 said:

Double Edge: TLT

This only triggers Double Edge if you miss both TLT shots, but it is the best turret by far, so IDK if you'll want to keep it. I might go with Ion Cannon Turret instead as if it misses you can trigger your Unguided Rockets. It would also help set up Snap Shots if you choose to keep it.

1 hour ago, Browncoat50 said:

Whisper: VI, ACD, Gunner, FCS

I'd probably strike Gunner for either Recon Specialist or Agent Kallus to help you survive a bit longer against PS 10 and 11.

1 hour ago, Browncoat50 said:

Pure Sabacc: VI, Adaptive Ailerons, LWF(25)

Probably wouldn't change this at all. It's possible to change the EPT out for an offensive modifier since the difference between PS 6 and 8 is negligible in many match-ups (this depends on what your group plays most often). 

All that being said, I think it may be worth swapping Double Edge for Lt. Ketsal. DE's ability, imo, works best as the top pilot with a mini-swarm as a token stripper, where Ketsal can be another high priority threat to push damage through via pilot ability. Perhaps your intial list could be altered in this way to be more effective-

98 points

PILOTS

Lieutenant Kestal (31)
TIE Aggressor (22), Veteran Instincts (1), Twin Laser Turret (6), Lightweight Frame (2)

“Whisper” (41)
TIE Phantom (32), Agent Kallus (2), Fire-Control System (2), Veteran Instincts (1), Advanced Cloaking Device (4)

“Duchess” (26)
TIE Striker (23), Veteran Instincts (1), Adaptive Ailerons (0), Lightweight Frame (2)

 

I switched Sabacc to Duchess to give you someone who can out PS Dengar and maybe you have enough points in the bid to move after Nym. Combined with her pilot ability VI makes Duchess very difficult to pin down. Whisper takes Agent Kallus and assigns it to 1) any ship with PS 9+ or 2) the biggest threat. The problem with flying any Aggressor with these two other ships is that it will be the easiest thing to hit, and it cannot absorb many punches. Maybe that is the strategy you want though? Offer up an easy target and let Whisper and Duchess (or Sabacc, probably with Juke or Lone Wolf) hit from behind? If not you can get a properly kitted PtL Inquisitor for the same points and try to play a real feint and flank game, which sounds fun (and insanely difficult). Or you could be boring and take a Delta x7 Defender and have a 5 point bid to ensure Duchess moves last. 

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I like that a lot. 

For the record, I put snap shot on because being PS4, I can set up in the path of higher skill pilots.  I was planning on using his ability for following unguided rockets with primary weapon after turning in to flank. 

I do really like kestal, but I like throwing ion turret on her since her ability makes that more likely to hit and act as a control ship

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28 minutes ago, Estarriol said:

I'm guessing there isn't much PS10 in your meta?

I've only been to 2 store tournaments and agent had much time for the weekly setups. From most of what I have seen, there is not much ps10 where I am at. 

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