Greetings HeroClix fans, and welcome to another exciting look into the world of the upcoming Marvel HeroClix: Civil War Storyline OP event! Today, we’re looking at two sharpshooters from opposing sides of the battle – Coldblood and Bullseye!
Up first, representing the Anti-Registration efforts, is the cyborg soldier Coldblood! Right out of the gate, Coldblood has Improved Targeting: Ignores Hindering Terrain, and may make a ranged combat attack against any opposing character within range and line of fire, even if that character is in an adjacent square. Additionally, he possesses a trait called Cyborg Body, Cyborg Brain which grants Coldblood the use of Toughness. With those powers, he also is able to use Running Shot, Stealth, Energy Explosion, Penetrating/Psychic Blast, Willpower, Energy Shield/Deflection, and Regeneration. Coldblood also has a range of six squares, so not only are you able to make effective ranged combat attacks via his Improved Targeting ability, but you can keep him on the periphery of the fight in order to pick off stragglers from your opponent’s forces!
On the other side of the table comes one of the most deranged villains in the history of the Marvel Universe – Bullseye! A cold blooded murderer, Bullseye comes loaded for bear with Improved Targeting: Ignores Hindering Terrain, Ignores Characters, and may make a ranged combat attack against any opposing character within range and line of fire, even if that character is in an adjacent square. He also possesses two traits – the first plays into his Thunderbolts keyword, called Justice, Like Lightning. This trait states that after actions resolve during which Bullseye damaged one or more opposing characters with an attack, roll a d6 that can’t be rerolled. On a 5 or 6, remove an action token from a friendly character with the Thunderbolts keyword within 4 squares. The other trait, This One’s Got Your Name On It, states that when Bullseye damages an opposing character with an attack, place a marked token on that character’s card. Then, when Bullseye targets a character that has a marked token with an attack, he may remove one marked token from that character to increase damage dealt to that character by 1 if he hits! Bullseye also has a bevy of standard powers, including Running Shot, Precision Strike, Willpower, Energy Shield/Deflection, and Ranged Combat Expert, as well as a special power on speed that shows on his final three clicks of life called Time to Finish the Contract. This power states that Bullseye can use both Sidestep and Stealth, allowing him to move into hindering terrain as a free action, and then attack from cover!
Both Coldblood and Bullseye have a cost of 70 points, meaning you’ll be able to build around them and have them fill the role of a strong secondary attacker from range. This can offer protection for your support pieces, and be harassing enough that your opponent will have to think twice about focusing efforts on your tentpole or tank character. Having a solid perplexer on this team would be beneficial, as granting both Coldblood and Bullseye a boost to damage or range would make these two already effective fighters even more dangerous! That’s it for now, ‘Clix fans! Stay tuned for more exciting previews from the Marvel HeroClix: Civil War Storyline OP and visit the WizKids Info Network to find events near you starting tomorrow!