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Strategos Career

Characteristic Gains: +5 Intelligence or Fellowship
Characteristic Discounts: +5 Intelligence or Fellowship
Skill Gains: Command, Scholastic Lore (Tactics)
Talent Gains: -
Trait Gains: -
Unique Career Assets
Name Subname Effect
Grand Battleplan - Before the battle, you may assign Battleplans to all Hordes under your command. Each Horde may have one Battleplan, although it need not be the same Battleplan. Battleplans only modify attacks made with a Horde's standard weapons, not special uniques or specialist attacks. For free, you begin with a single Battleplan: Adaptive Leadership.
- Adaptive Leadership You gain a +10 bonus to all Command and Scholastic Lore tests with this Horde. As part of this Plan, as a Half Action you can make a Command test; on a success, all Hordes with this Battleplan under your command-20 gain +10 to all tests until the start of your next turn.
Unique Talents
Name Subname XP Cost Prerequisites Effect
Tier 1 Talents
Offensive Battleplans - 300 XP Grand Battleplan, Tactics+20 Whenever you purchase this talent, select one of the Battleplans below. This talent may be purchased up to three times.
- Faultless Drill - - Whenever this Horde's attacks are dodged or parried (but not Deflected), the attack still hits, although it is treated as having rolled 0 DoS and having no Fire Drill or Overwhelming.
- Mass Assault - - This Horde gains Overwhelming (+1). Whenever this Horde makes a melee attack, it may voluntarily take a -30 penalty to the test; in exchange, it may now strike two different targets, following all the normal rules for Horde attacks.
- Tactical Targeting - - This Horde gains Fire Drill (+1). Whenever this Horde makes a ranged attack, it may voluntarily take a -30 penalty to the test; in exchange, it may now strike two different targets, following all the normal rules for Horde attacks.
Support Battleplans - 300 XP Grand Battleplan, Tactics+20 Whenever you purchase this talent, select one of the Roles below. This talent may be purchased twice. Note that Role effects are written from the perspective of the Squadmate bearing the Role.
- Combat Deliberacy - - So long as the Horde has not yet moved this turn, it may reroll a single test this turn, including attack tests. On making this reroll, it sacrifices the ability to move this Turn.
- Reactive Scatter - - Whenever this Horde is struck by a Blast, Spray, Line, Burst or Flurry attack, you may make a Command Test as a Reaction, applying Magnitude Modifier as a penalty. On a success and for every 2 DoS, you reduce Magnitude Damage by 1, to a minimum of 1.
- Reform Unit - - This Horde recovers 1 Magnitude per Turn. As a Full Action, you may make a Command Test on the Horde applying Magnitude Modifier as a penalty. On a success you increase the Magnitude recovery amount by 1+DoS on the test.
Tier 2 Talents
Improved Planning - 600 XP Offensive Battleplans, Support Battleplans Your Hordes may be assigned two Battleplans each.
Strategic Flexibility - 600 XP Offensive Battleplans, Support Battleplans You may, as a Full Action, reassign the Battleplans of your Hordes.
Tier 3 Talents
Flank Attack - 900 Improved Planning, Strategic Flexibility As a Full Action, select two Hordes under your command and make a Command or Tactics test with a -10 penalty, plus the Magnitude Modifier of the largest Horde; if these Hordes attack the same target, then add the Hordes' Magnitude Modifiers together, then apply them to both attack tests.
Master Planning - 900 Improved Planning, Strategic Flexibility Your Hordes may be assigned three Battleplans each.

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