Name: Standard Alpha-Class Advanced Recon Commandos
Rank: ARC Lieutenant
Tier: Low 2
Background: The Alpha-class Advanced Reconnaissance Commandos were created after the failure of the Null-Class, serving as the second generation of ARCs. 100 were created, and all were personally trained by their progenitor, Jango Fett. Despite being very independent thinkers, they were loyal to the Republic thanks to the conditioning of Fett, who instructed them to serve the institution.
The Alphas were rigorously trained, being taught most forms of weaponry, tactics, and clandestine warfare. Jango also conditioned the Alphas with multiple contingency codes that the Kaminoans were not informed of. Having been spread thin throughout the Grand Army due to their sheer value in the field, the remaining Alpha ARCs were used as trainers to fill the ranks with new ARC Troopers, leading to the creation of both the Beta-class ARC Trooper program, and Alpha-17's clone commander training program.
Speed: Middle C Combat Speed
Abilities: Mastery in Blaster Rifles, Blaster Pistols, Chain Guns, Deception, Blaster Cannons, Vehicle Boarding, and Mandalorian Hand-to-Hand Combat. Highly Proficient in Manipulation, Shotguns, Blaster Carbines, Weapon Instinct, Camouflage, Espionage, Traps, Ground Vehicles, Explosives, Sniper Rifles, Throwables, Rocket Launchers, Mental Shielding, and Mandalorian Sabre Combat. Proficient in Hunting/Tracking, Projectors, Slicing, Grenade Launchers, Jetpacks, Survival Skills, Ship Boarding, and Martial Weapons.
Perk: Like Father, Like Son
When attacking someone who has an individual character profile, the Alphas will reduce that person’s combat abilities by 1 tier for 5 actions.
Equipment: Westar M5/DC-15A; DC-15S Carbine; DC-17s/DP-23; DC-15X; Duraplast Alpha Series-III ARC Armour; 2 Thermal Detonators; 2 Fragmentation Grenades; 2 Reverse-polarity Pulse Grenades; 2 Ion Grenades; Utility Belt with: Ammunition, Grappling Hook, Basic Medical Supplies, Multitool
Weaknesses: There are divisions between the Alpha ARC Troopers and the standard troopers, with many feeling the ARCs look down on them or even worse, deifying them. This conflict and idolisation could be exploited in a combat scenario, with the death of an Alpha causing panic and routing in the ranks. Alpha ARCs are independent thinkers, and trust their own judgement more than anything else. This could prove to be disastrous in a situation where they have a lack of knowledge, or can be manipulated to make the Alpha ARC lead their troops into a death trap because they trusted their own judgement while refusing to budge on it.
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