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DC HeroClix: Batman Classic TV Preview

DC HeroClix Batman Classic TV: Egghead!

Greetings HeroClix fans!

Today we continue our previews of DC HeroClix: Batman Classic TV by taking a look at the world’s smartest criminal, Egghead!

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Egghead’s Elaborate Deathtrap ability is called Electro Thought Vacuum and the bonus is equal to the total number of distinct keywords possessed by the opposing characters on the map.  So against #001 Batman and #003 Robin, Egghead’s bonus is 6 since the dynamic duo share four keywords between them (Batman Family, Gotham City, Martial Artist, and Police) and Batman has two additional keywords (Celebrity and Detective).

Egghead’s dial starts out with Mind Control, Energy Shield/Deflection, and two special powers.  The first special power is in his attack slot and is called Eggcellent Attempt, Batman: CRRAACK! which says, “When Egghead resolves a move action, place a CRRAACK! token on this card.  Give Egghead a free action and remove a CRRAACK! token to use Probability Control until your next turn.”  This allows you to move Egghead into a position to be able to see an attack giving him a CRRAACK! token.  Egghead then can pop that CRRAACK! token to be able to use Probability Control on the attack.

Egghead also has his special damage power called The Smartest Villain in Gotham CityThe Smartest Villain in Gotham City lets Egghead use Outwit and Perplex but he can’t target characters that can use Outwit and PerplexEgghead’s dial ends with two clicks of Exploit Weakness.

Egghead only costs 55 points and has the Scientist and United Underworld keywords.  The Scientist keyword allows you to have a theme team with him and Egghead from the Marvel HeroClix: Chaos War set as well as Chang Tzu from DC HeroClix: Arkham Asylum set.  Egg power!

Thanks for reading!  Please join us for our next DC HeroClix: Batman Classic TV preview when we encounter another dastardly villain with designs on Gotham City!  Tune in next time – same Bat-day, same Bat-website!

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Master of Evil and Avengers Foe – Egghead!

Greetings HeroClix Fans!

Today’s Marvel HeroClix: Chaos War preview spotlights a criminal mastermind who is making his first appearance ever  in HeroClix, and he has plagued heroes such as Ant-Man and the Wasp since the early days of their careers.  We are, of course, talking about Egghead!

 

Egghead begins play with a special power called Foe of the Tall and the Small which allows Egghead to deal penetrating damage to characters that don’t possess the standard attack damage symbol.  Egghead also has a personal force-field (of his own design of course!) engaged to protect him from ranged attacks represented by a full dial of Energy Shield/Deflection. 

Early-dial Outwit allows Egghead to display his genius on the battlefield by countering key powers or abilities on opposing figures.

Toward the end of his dial, Egghead switches tactics as his schemes begin to unravel.  Both Outwit and his special power are lost, to be replaced with a click of Pulse Wave as Egghead engages a plan of blackmail involving a laser satellite.  On his last click, Incapacitate allows Egghead to attempt to lock opposing figures in place with action tokens.

At 50 points, Egghead provides an inexpensive Outwitter to Intelligencia and Masters of Evil theme teams, as well as Emissaries of Evil, Scientist, and Spy keyword theme teams.  A 4 range is not huge, but will allow Egghead to utilize his powers well.  The Masters of Evil team ability allows Egghead to act multiple turns in a row, as well as providing a useful team ability for any wildcards you may be using.

Thanks for reading!  Don’t forget to come back next week when our Marvel HeroClix: Chaos War set previews continue with an Avengers mainstay who has held multiple costumed identities over his career!  Until then, keep your clix off their K.O.’s!