Game Update 11/22/2016

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edited June 2017
Just when you thought yesterday's update couldn't get more ginormous-!

Happy One-Year Anniversary!
Today marks the one year anniversary of the game’s worldwide launch. Please join us in celebrating this august occasion and enjoy the free gifts being sent to your inbox

Platform exclusive rewards
  • For Android- Celebrate the release of SHIPS in Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes by jumping into the dogfight with Biggs Darklighter's X-wing! (4 star character PLUS 2 star ship, or equivalent materials)
  • For iOS- Apple users can also ramp up their fleet and battle it out with Wedge Antilles' X-wing Starfighter! (4 star character PLUS 2 star ship, or equivalent materials)

Baze in the Shard Shop
For a limited time, Baze is being added to the shard shop. Hooray!
  • You can get three new Baze cards right underneath Grievous
  • Cards (left-to-right):
    • 5 shards = 1,000 shard shop currency
    • 10 shards = 2,000 shard shop currency
    • 30 shards = 6,000 shard shop currency
Omega Updates
Changes have been made to the Omega upgrade of Vader's Culling Blade and Darth Maul’s Power of Hatred. Details below-

This new material can be found in Fleet Arena Shipments and Fleet Commander Events. A list of characters that have new levels of abilities requiring Zeta materials (and other components) were posted in the 11/21 Game Update, but here's a more in depth breakdown of what to expect.
Asajj Ventress
  • Nightsister Swiftness - Level 82
    +25% Turn Meter Reduction Chance, +10% Turn Meter Reduction, Nightsisters gain 50% Turn Meter when they fall below 100% Health
  • Rampage - Level 84
    Turn Meter Gain Chance +100%, +15% Turn Meter Gain, Buff Duration + 1

Barriss Offee
  • Swift Recovery - Level 82
    Whenever an ally is Critically Hit they recover 20% of their Max Health

Captain Phasma
  • Fire at Will - Level 82
    -15% Damage Penalty, triple Assist chance for First Order, and First Order allies gain 20% Potency

CC-2224 "Cody"
  • Ghost Company Commander - Level 82
    +5% Critical Chance, +10% Defense, and Clone allies recover 5% of their Max Protection whenever they use a Basic ability

Clone Wars Chewbacca
  • Defiant Roar - Level 82
    +25% Turn Meter Gain Chance, +10% Heal, and dispel all debuffs from self

CT-5555 "Fives"
  • Tactical Awareness - Level 82
    Fives gains 15% Turn Meter whenever another Clone ally takes damage and 7.5% Turn Meter whenever a non-Clone ally takes damage

Darth Maul
  • Dancing Shadows-Level 82
    Sith allies gain Stealth for 1 turn on Evade, can't be Critically Hit while Stealthed, gain Advantage for 2 turns whenever Stealth expires, and gain all "on Evade" bonuses at the start of each encounter

Darth Sidious
  • Sadistic Glee - Level 82
    100% Turn Meter Gain Chance, +50% Potency, and gain Max Health equal to Potency percentage

Darth Vader
  • Inspiring Through Fear - Level 82
    +25% Turn Meter Reduction Chance, +10% Turn Meter Reduction, enemies immediately regain Damage Over Time for 2 turns whenever Damage Over Time expires on them while Darth Vader is alive (NOTE: Whenever any Damage over time expires for any reason, a new DoT (that can't be resisted) will be applied for 2 turns. Forever. (Until Vader is defeated.)

Grand Master Yoda
  • Grand Master's Guidance - Level 82
    +5% Tenacity, +5% Turn Meter Gain, and whenever a Jedi ally suffers a debuff they gain Tenacity Up for 1 turn at the end of that turn

Grand Master Yoda
  • Battle Meditation - Level 84
    Cooldown - 1 and gain Foresight for 2 turns

Luminara Unduli
  • Elegant Steps - Level 82
    +2% Heal and whenever any ally gains a buff they do not have, they gain a Heal Over Time effect for 2 turns

Qui-Gon Jinn
  • Agility Training - Level 82
    +5 Speed, Jedi allies gain Offense equal to 3 times their Speed, and gain Foresight for 2 turns at the start of each encounter and whenever any unit is defeated

  • Focused Strikes - Level 82
    Whenever Rey uses a Special ability, if she has no debuffs, she inflicts Daze for 2 turns which can't be Resisted

Additional Notes
  • Fixed the text in the Fleet Mega-Pack description to accurately represent the correct drop rate.
  • All Thermal Detonator abilities now gain bonus potency based on the Damage stats of the character.
Asajj Ventress
  • Updated description of "Nightsister Swiftness" to correctly indicate that the Turn Meter removal can't be resisted.
  • "Rampage" now grants Asajj 15 Speed for each enemy with no buffs.

Barriss Offee
  • "Swift Recovery" has been reworked to dispel all debuffs from the lowest health ally.

CC-2224 "Cody"
  • Clone allies now gain half of the Defense Cody gains from "Ghost Company Commander."

Darth Maul
  • "Whirling Blades" now inflicts Daze for 2 turns.
  • "Power of Hatred" Omega Upgrade now grants +20% Max Health, gain Max Health equal to 10% of damage dealt, and Potency equal to 0.3% of Max Health, in addition to previous bonuses.
  • "Dancing Shadows" now grants Turn Meter when Critically Hit in addition to when Evading.

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