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Ka`rla Leakey

Just wondering as in 6 attacks of 7 shots each by a full squad of 12 the leader of my creature squad (of 8) has not been hit a single time.

Thinking there may be a slight error in selections as the chance of this happening is pretty slim.


It greatly depends on your skills and the creature skills. When I was fighting Dodge 3 creature I was lucky to get 3 out of 5 hots, most of the time it was 2 or less. But when I found something with low or none Dodge skill my average was 3-4 hits.


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Benedicta Per Gratiam Jou
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The leader is the last to die. This was a change some months ago to prevent the group from disbanding. Either way it is intended. Once the others are dead the leader will get hit.


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Ka`rla Leakey

Thanks for the clarification Syn, that explains a lot.



Not only is the Leader of a bandit group/creature squad the last to die, it appears he/she are immune to taking any incoming fire until all other members of that squad have been killed.

I know this may belong in the Suggestions thread, but I was wondering: is there a way for the invulnerability of the leader to be turned off during the same combat round when the last member is killed? More than once, my squad has had only a few HP left to finish off the remaining non-leader, but instead of shifting fire to the leader after the first three or four shots removed the last remaining member, they simply blast a hundred holes into the dead body.

I wouldn't mid if they got exp for that, but of course, they don't.


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Teyacapan Quetzalxochitl

It does do that. Just not very efficiently.