Hit Them Hard and Fast: 7th Wave of X-Wing Starship Expansions

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SLAM into the middle of your enemy’s starfighters. Pummel your foes with plasma torpedoes and ion bombs. Eliminate everyone who would come between you and your bounty!

Fantasy Flight Games announces the next wave of Star Wars X-Wing starship expansions, this being the seventh wave in this popular miniatures game.  In this wave, FFG has included four new ships, including 2 new ships for the Scum and Villainy faction, and one ship for each of the Rebellion and Imperial factions.  These new ships include:

  • Hound’s Tooth Expansion Pack
  • Kihraxz Fighter Expansion Pack
  • K-wing Expansion Pack
  • TIE Punisher Expansion Pack

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Hound’s Tooth

The infamous Trandoshian bounty hunter Bossk swoops into the fray in the Hound’s Tooth, his modified YV-666 light freighter.  This large ship expansion includes:

  • 1 large YV-666 ship model, base, and maneuver dial
  • 4 YV-666 ship cards
  • 13 upgrades
  • Rulesheet with a new mission, Hunting the Hunter

Among the thirteen included upgrades is the Hound’s Tooth Title, which allows your YV-666 pilot to survive imminent destruction by escaping aboard a unique Z-95 Headhunter known as the Nashtah Pup. Although this expansion pack includes the ship card for the Nashtah Pup, a Z-95 ship is not included, meaning that players will need a Z-95 ship model from the Most Wanted Expansion Pack to play with this ship.

Kihraxz Fighter

The Black Sun, one of the galaxy’s most infamous crime syndicates, possesses ace fighter pilots of reputable skill.  Such pilots demand a starship to match their abilities, and this is accomplished through the deployment of another Scum and Villainy ship, the Kihraxz Fighter, a small ship modeled after the popular Incom X-Wing starfighter.  The Kihraxz sports three attack dice, two agility, four hull, and one shield.  This expansion includes:

  • 1 Kihraxz Fighter ship model
  • 1 maneuver dial
  • 4 ship cards
  • 5 upgrades

K-Wing

The K-Wing expansion is a heavily-armed bomber that specializes in strafing runs during planetary bombardments and slow-moving capital starships.  One of the more durable small fighter ships, the K-Wing possesses surprising acceleration despite its strong hull and hefty payload.  In addition to its four shields, five hull, and primary turret weapon with an attack value of “2″, the K-Wing also carries a new ability known as “Slam”, which allows this ship to move quickly across the battlefield to drop its bombs.

The K-Wing expansion includes the following components:

  • 1 pre-painted K-wing miniature
  • 1 maneuver dial
  • 4 ship cards
  • 9 upgrades that feature a massive armament of new missiles, bombs, and torpedoes

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TIE Punisher

This starship is a very enhanced version of its predecessor, the TIE Bomber, featuring added shielding, a second bomb chute, and three additional ordnance pods, each equipped with a twin ion engine.

The TIE Punisher expansion includes:

  • 1 pre-painted TIE Punisher model
  • 1 maneuver dial
  • 4 ship cards
  • 9 upgrades

The TIE Punisher has not only a slightly larger payload than a TIE Bomber, but it also features an innate Boost ability that allows it to shoot into position to drop its bombs amidst enemy ships.

This seventh wave of expansions for X-Wing are scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2015.  For more information, visit the FFG website here.