Freaky Mutant Man did the heavy lifting on this one, but I did some testing and came up with a fun deck that is powerful yet very beatable. Chirrut’s deck lets him get out into the action while Baze’s MULTI SHOT is a surprisingly powerful damage-doer in 2v2 (or more). They’re not going to stand toe-to-toe with Jedi but they won’t exactly wilt either.
Chirrut & Baze
by Roman Farraday and Freaky Mutant Man
Strong+ Ranged Minor deck
Chirrut – 8 talent cards
3x I AM ONE WITH THE FORCE
A4*/D4*.*If used against a minor character, the attack and defense values are 6.
3x AND THE FORCE IS WITH ME
A6*. If I AM ONE WITH THE FORCE is on top of your discard pile, attack value is 8.
2x I DON’T NEED LUCK
Move Chirrut adjacent to Baze or move Baze adjacent to Chirrut. Playing this card does not count as an action.
Baze – 4 talent cards
2x MULTI SHOT
A3. After attacking, Baze may attack any other characters he can attack with this card. They may defend.
1x POWER SHOT
A8. Draw a card.
1x GUARDIAN OF THE WHILLS
Baze recovers up to 4 damage. Move Baze up to 4 spaces.
Figures: Kir Kanos makes a passable Chirrut. Talon Kardde is a solid Baze.
Objectives and Ideas:
– Tier 3 deck, preferably 3B. Needs to be stronger than the Greedo & Thugs deck, but could otherwise be the weakest in the Geektopia set, at parity with bounty hunter types.
– Chirrut’s deck would have at least 2x I AM ONE WITH THE FORCE and 2x AND THE FORCE IS WITH ME. A well-timed combination of the two should give Chirrut a potential Path to Victory even if Baze has been defeated. In this deck, we’ve gone with 3 of each, and you kind of need to if you want to be pulling that combo off with any regularity.
– For Chirrut’s 3x, bread-and-butter card, I think he needs a minor-slaying card, something that lets him dominate against them while he struggles to defeat strong majors, needing some contribution from Baze to beat them.
– Baze’s screen persona is effective rifleman, which is exactly what he needs to be in this deck. He needs at least one big attack or perhaps a pair of them. He needs to be a legit threat. If this deck were to defeat Yoda, Defender of Kashyyk, it would be because Baze blasted him.
My goal is for them to be kind of annoying and able to occasionally surprise you, but not really that effective at winning the game. Jan 2018 update gave Chirrut 15 HP vs. 13 HP previous.