Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Scum and Villainy
Upgrade Type: Weapon Upgrade
Upgrade Point Cost: 0
A Bipod is an attached two-legged stand that steadies the barrel of a Rifle or Heavy Weapon when Aiming or using Autofire. Preparing a Bipod for use is a Move Action, and you cannot prepare a Bipod unless you are either Prone or adjacent to low objects (Or other waist- to chest-height Cover) that are between you and your target. If you move, you cannot use the Bipod until you prepare it again.
A Bipod counts as a mount for any Weapon that requires it (Such as a Heavy Repeating Blaster or an E-Web Repeating Blaster). For other Weapons, a Bipod makes Aiming easier. If you have already Aimed at or attacked a particular target, each subsequent Aim Action requires only a Swift Action. (Under these circumstances, a character with the Sniping Master Talent can Aim as a Free Action once per round.) This benefit is lost if you attack or Aim at any other target.
A Bipod adds 20% to the weight of the Weapon (Minimum 1 kilogram).