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The Great Admiral Motti in Star Wars: Armada

Every Star Wars fan knows Ackbar’s famous exclamation, “Our cruisers can’t repel firepower of that magnitude!” Well guess what, Motti can –  and he’ll do it all by himself.

In Star Wars Armada, Admiral Motti must have the strangest game effect to date as he boosts the hull value of all ships in his force. What’s so strange about that you ask? Well, when Motti’s ship is destroyed his card is flipped over and his commander effect no longer applies. That means if there were Imperial ships down to the one or two extra hull that Motti gave them, they would immediately blow up as those “magical Motti” hull points disappear. In essence, all ships have extra health only while he lives.

How can we explain this? Well, I think I have an answer. Continue reading The Great Admiral Motti in Star Wars: Armada