Greetings HeroClix Fans!
Welcome back to another preview form the Marvel HeroClix: Chaos War set as we kick off a week of previews spotlighting influential and powerful women in HeroClix. Today we visit Avengers Mansion to preview the woman Steve Rogers handpicked to be the handler for the New Avengers, despite being Norman Osborn’s right hand woman in H.A.M.M.E.R., Victoria Hand!
In her role as the New Avenger Coordinator, Victoria Hand has a trait that allows her to modify by +1 the attack value of herself and any adjacent friendly figures with the Avengers keyword that are on their first click. Victoria Hand begins the game operating from the shadows with Stealth. This pairs nicely with her Range Combat Expert, which she has on all of her Stealth clicks, and she can use with a range value of 6.
Late dial, Victoria Hand is still able to be a significant bit of damage as she picks up Penetrating/Psychic Blast. As the handler of the New Avengers, a couple members of the team, most notably Spider-Man, did not trust that she gave up on H.A.M.M.E.R. This is represented with her special power called Traitor or Not? which says “Give Victoria Hand a power action if she began the game on your force. She becomes friendly to an opponent’s force. At the beginning of each of that opponent’s turns, that player deals 1 unavoidable damage to another character friendly to Victoria Hand.” So, even though she is no longer on your force, she will still do damage to your opponent’s force!
Victoria Hand possesses the Avengers, H.A.M.M.E.R., and S.H.I.E.L.D. keywords, giving her plenty of theme team options. As do all other figures with the H.A.M.M.E.R. keyword, Victoria Hand also possesses the S.H.I.E.L.D. team ability. At 40 points, Victoria Hand will make a solid secondary attacker, as well as potentially huge announce piece for an opponants force.
That’s all we have for today, but be sure to join us later in the week as we continue to celebrate more influential and powerful woman in HeroClix! Until then, keep your Clix off their K.O.’s!