Emperor Palpatine

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Emperor Palpatine

Overwhelming Sith Support who inflicts Shock and can Stun targets for multiple turns

Unit-Character-Emperor Palpatine.png
Description
Alignment Dark Side
Role SupportLeader
Faction SithEmpire
Lead Synergy SithEmpire
Ship Emperor's Shuttle
Release Date August 18, 2016
Rework Date February 7, 2018
Shards to Activate 145
Acquisition

Stats

Stats displayed are for unit at max level with max stars. Mods are not included in calculations.

Physical Offense
Damage 2209
Critical Chance 19.96%
Armor Penetration 20
General
Health 18749
Protection 29375
Speed 122
Potency 47%
Tenacity 34%
Critical Damage 150%
Defense Penetration 0%
Gear 12
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85
Emperor Palpatine - Gear 12
Gear Materials Needed
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Medpac.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Medpac
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1Mk 12 ArmaTek Medpac Prototype
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30Mk 12 ArmaTek Medpac Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 6 Athakam Medpac.png
2Mk 6 Athakam Medpac
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40Mk 6 Athakam Medpac Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data Prototype
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30Mk 12 ArmaTek Tactical Data Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Design Tech.png
2Mk 8 Nubian Design Tech
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40Mk 8 Nubian Design Tech Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Wrist Band.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Wrist Band
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Wrist Band Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Wrist Band Prototype
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30Mk 12 ArmaTek Wrist Band Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 6 Carbanti Sensor Array.png
2Mk 6 Carbanti Sensor Array
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40Mk 6 Carbanti Sensor Array Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype Salvage.png
50Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 Czerka Shield Generator Prototype.png
2Mk 12 Czerka Shield Generator Prototype
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40Mk 12 Czerka Shield Generator Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Component.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Component
Gear-Mk 6 Athakam Medpac.png
2Mk 6 Athakam Medpac
Gear-Mk 6 Athakam Medpac Salvage.png
40Mk 6 Athakam Medpac Salvage


Gear-Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens.png
1Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens
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50Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad.pngMk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype Salvage.png
50Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype.png
2Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype
Gear-Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype Salvage.png
40Mk 12 Czerka Security Scanner Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Component.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Key Pad Component
Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner.png
2Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner
Gear-Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner Salvage.png
40Mk 8 Nubian Security Scanner Salvage


Gear-Mk 4 Zaltin Bacta Gel.png
1Mk 4 Zaltin Bacta Gel
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50Mk 4 Zaltin Bacta Gel Salvage


Gear-Power Cell Injector (Fusion).pngPower Cell Injector (Fusion)
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50Mk 5 Arakyd Droid Caller
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1Injector Handle
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50Injector Handle Salvage


Gear-Mk 9 Kyrotech Battle Computer Prototype.png
2Mk 9 Kyrotech Battle Computer Prototype
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100Mk 9 Kyrotech Battle Computer Prototype Salvage


Gear-Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype.png
1Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype
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50Mk 12 ArmaTek Data Pad Prototype Salvage


Special Offense
Damage 4896
Critical Chance 18.54%
Resistance Penetration 27
Survivability
Armor 18.22%
Resistance 19.76%
Dodge Chance 2%
Deflection Chance 2%
Critical
Avoidance
0%
Health Steal 0%
Accuracy 0%

Abilities

Tex.ability palpatineemperor basic.png Lightning Strike
Basic Ability Material Omega Level 8

Deal Special damage to target enemy and Shock them for 3 turns. Then, Palpatine gains 15% Turn Meter for each Shocked enemy.

Shock: Can't gain Health, Buffs, or Bonus Turn Meter.
More Details

Tex.ability palpatineemperor special01.png Power of the Dark Side
Special Ability Material Omega Level 8
4 Turn Cooldown

Deal Special damage to all enemies with a 70% chance to Stun them for 1 turn. Shocked enemies are Stunned for 2 turns and have their Shock dispelled. All allies gain Offense Up for 2 turns.
More Details

Tex.ability palpatineemperor special02.png Let the Hate Flow
Special Ability Material Omega Level 8
3 Turn Cooldown

All other units lose 5% Health and Palpatine recovers Health equal to 150% of the total amount lost. Palpatine gains 50% Turn Meter for each Shocked enemy. All allies gain Health Steal Up for 1 turn.
More Details

Tex.abilityui passive empire.png Emperor of the Galactic Empire
Leader Ability Material Zeta Level 8

Empire and Sith allies have +35% Potency and 35% Max Health. Jedi and Rebel enemies have -35% Potency and -35% Evasion. When an Empire ally inflicts a debuff during their turn, they gain 20% Turn Meter. When a Sith ally inflicts a debuff during their turn, they recover 20% Health. When a debuff on an enemy expires, Empire and Sith allies gain 5% Turn Meter.
Zeta
More Details
Unlocks at Gear Level 4.
Level 7:
Empire and Sith allies have +35% Potency and 35% Max Health. Jedi and Rebel enemies have -35% Potency and -35% Evasion. When an Empire ally inflicts a debuff during their turn, they gain 20% Turn Meter. When a Sith ally inflicts a debuff during their turn, they recover 20% Health.
Level Unit
Level
Ability Material Credits Adds
8 82
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
20
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
10
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
105000 When a debuff on an enemy expires, Empire and Sith allies gain 5% Turn Meter
7 72
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9
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7
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
5
28800 Add +10% Turn Meter Gain
6 62
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
6
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
5
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
4
9600 +15% Max Health
5 52
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4
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
4
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
3
4800 +15% Potency
4 42
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3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
2
2400 +10% Heal
3 32
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2
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2
1600 +15% Evasion Reduction
2 22
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk I.png
2
800 +15% Potency Reduction
1 Description: Empire and Sith allies have +20% Potency and 20% Max Health. Jedi and Rebel enemies have -20% Potency and -20% Evasion. When an Empire ally inflicts a debuff during their turn, they gain 10% Turn Meter. When a Sith ally inflicts a debuff during their turn, they recover 10% Health.

Tex.abilityui passive shock.png Crackling Doom
Unique Ability Material Zeta Level 8

While Palpatine is active, at the start of each enemy turn, they take damage equal to 20% of their Max Health for each of the following: they are Shocked; they are a Jedi; they are a Rebel. This damage can't defeat enemies. Palpatine has +50% Max Protection, and, when he inflicts Shock, he gains 5% Max Protection until the end of the encounter.
More Details
Unlocks at Gear Level 6.
Level 7:
While Palpatine is active, at the start of each enemy turn, they take damage equal to 20% of their Max Health for each of the following: they are Shocked; they are a Jedi; they are a Rebel. This damage can't defeat enemies.
Level Unit
Level
Ability Material Credits Adds
8 84
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
30
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
13
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
125000 Palpatine has +50% Max Protection, and, when he inflicts Shock, he gains 5% Max Protection until the end of the encounter
7 74
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10
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9
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
6
32900 +2% Damage
6 64
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7
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6
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
4
11000 +2% Damage
5 54
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5
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4
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
3
5500 +2% Damage
4 44
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3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
3
2700 +2% Damage
3 34
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3
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk II.png
3
1800 +2% Damage
2 24
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2
900 +2% Damage
1 Description: While Palpatine is active, at the start of each enemy turn, they take damage equal to 8% of their Max Health for each of the following: they are Shocked; they are a Jedi; they are a Rebel. This damage can't defeat enemies.

Recommendations

Abilities

Omega and Zeta Rankings
Ability Name Ability Type Cost Get Priority Best for
Lightning Strike Basic
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5
? ? ?
Power of the Dark Side Special
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
5
? ? ?
Let the Hate Flow Special
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
5
? ? ?
Emperor of the Galactic Empire Leader
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
20
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
10
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
? ? ?
Crackling Doom Unique
Game-Icon-Ability Material Mk III.png
30
Game-Icon-Ability Material Omega.png
13
Game-Icon-Ability Material Zeta.png
20
? ? ?

Mods

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