Greetings HeroClix fans!
Today we are kicking off previews of the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles HeroClix: Heroes in a Half Shell set. We are pleased to bring you a popular villain who, alongside his pal Rocksteady, frequently fumbles the orders of the Turtles’ arch nemesis, Shredder. Making his highly anticipated HeroClix debut, please welcome the bumbling mutated warthog with a purple Mohawk, Bebop!
With a sculpt based on the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, Bebop has the standard speed, attack, defense and damage symbols. He can also shoot a single target up to five squares away. If you wish to include Bebop on a themed team, he has the Foot Clan, TMNT Villain, Animal and Brute keywords as options.
Bebop has a solid set of combat values to go with his standard powers. However, it’s his traits that really make him shine. His first trait, So My Part Of The Plan Was What?, lets him use Willpower if a friendly character named Shredder is on the map. Additionally, the trait lets friendly characters Shredder or Rocksteady use Enhancement, but only to boost Bebop or Rocksteady. Bebop’s second trait, Uh… Did I Screw Up Again?, allows you to place an Incompetent Idiot Token on his card when he misses an attack. If he collects enough tokens, he can use a free action to remove them and heal two clicks of a teammate with whom he shares a keyword.
Bebop’s power set sees him start as a ranged attacker with Running Shot and Energy Explosion. Then he switches mid-dial to a close attacker with Charge and Super Strength. Sidestep and Regeneration on Bebop’s last click let him slink away to safety or heal to prolong a fight.
At 80 points, Bebop leaves you with plenty of room to include teammates like Shredder and Rocksteady, both of whom can benefit from Bebop’s So My Part Of The Plan Was What? trait. Don’t be frustrated if Bebop misses his attacks as it will allow him to collect Incompetent Idiot Tokens and potentially heal his teammates.
Thanks for reading! Join us again as we reveal more exciting characters and highlight strategies and team builds from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles HeroClix: Heroes in a Half Shell set. Until then, keep calm and shred on!