The phase 1 captain doesnt give +1 courage or reliable 1 though. So for the absurdly low cost of only 6 points over phase1+captain the phase 2s get both +1 courage and reliable 1? thats meni's point. that they get those abilities on the super cheap. phase 2s arnt properly costed either. But thats why shoretroopers were picked as the basis of comparison. Because they are the most similar unit in a different faction. When you compare shoretroopers to clonetroopers it becomes blata