Grand Admiral Thrawn arrives to the battles of Star Wars™: Armada in the Chimaera Expansion Pack. Along with the chance to command your fleet with this brilliant, blue-skinned Chiss tactician, the Chimaera Expansion Pack introduces an Imperial Star Destroyer adorned with a distinctive chimaera design, two Mandalorian Gauntlet squadrons, six ship cards, and seventeen other upgrades.
Altogether, these materials don’t just give your Star Destroyer a different aesthetic; they allow it to fill entirely new tactical and strategic roles within your Imperial fleet.
Across the Galactic Civil War, the Rebel Alliance has faced few threats that can match the tactical genius of Grand Admiral Thrawn. A general with a strategic mind like no other, Thrawn has come closer than nearly any other opponent to bringing the young rebellion to its knees. With grand-scale fleet combat as Thrawn’s greatest area of expertise, it’s fitting that he now makes his debut in Star Wars™: Armada!
Within this Expansion Pack, you’ll discover a new Imperial-class Star Destroyer, emblazoned with Grand Admiral Thrawn’s chimaera sigil. This difference is merely on the surface level, but you’ll soon discover that Thrawn’s changes to the way you build and fly your fleet go far beneath the surface. The changes start with two new types of ship cards that you can use to refit your Imperial Star Destroyers—the Kuat Refit and the Cymoon 1 Refit. Both new ship cards offer new variants of upgrade bars and attack dice that you’ll be able to use to batter the Rebellion into submission in entirely new ways.
This is not a complete game experience. A copy of the Star Wars: Armada Core Set is required to play.
|Average Rating (1 Review): |
Thursday, 3 October 2019 | Zac
This expansion is jam packed with value - 17 upgrade cards, 2 fighters and 3 sets of ship cards all included.
Stand out cards include Grand Admiral Thrawn who loves to command a Fleet of large ships and Captain Brunson who adds can help your ship avoid a devastating hit.
The Chimara title card turns an ISD into the perfect flagship (able to buff a fleet with its versatile Fleet Commands like Intensify Firepower) and the Sovereign title gives versatility with it's token manipulation.
Grand Admiral Thrawn above his Chimaera and flanked by either another ISD or VSD and some fighters is a magnificent sight.
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