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Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Starships of the Galaxy

The Virago

The Virago was the personal Starship of Prince Xizor, Black Sun's Underlord. He personally commissioned MandalMotors to design a unique Starfighter for his personal use. Xizor's demands were steep; he required a ship that could match the TIE Interceptor in speed and that was both versatile and combat-capable. The spacecraft that was produced as a result was the first StarViper-Class Assault Fighter, and the criminal prince christened his ship The Virago. To ensure that his ship remained unique and unrivaled, Xizor purchased all rights to the new design. 

The Viago served Xizor well for many years, paying for itself many times over. It was eventually lost over Coruscant when Xizor's skyhook was destroyed by the Imperial Super Star Destroyer Executor. MandalMotors wasted little time in regaining the rights to the StarViper design following Xizor's death. The newest iteration of the StarViper-Class Assault Fighter is not as fast or as agile as Xizor's original prototype, but MandalMotors felt that some concessions were unavoidable in order to bring the price into line with the market as a whole. 

 The Virago Statistics (CL 12) Edit

Gargantuan Starfighter

Initiative: +3; Senses: Perception +6

Defense Edit

Reflex Defense: 19 (Flat-Footed 12), Fortitude Defense: 27; +7 Armor, Vehicular Combat

Hit Points: 140; Damage Reduction: 15; Shield Rating: 40; Damage Threshold: 47

Offense Edit

Speed: Fly 16 Squares (Character Scale), Fly 5 Squares (Starship Scale); (Maximum Velocity 1200 km/h)

Ranged: Heavy Laser Cannons, Double +6 (See Below)

Ranged: Proton Torpedoes +6 (See Below)

Fighting Space: 10x10 Squares (Character Scale), 1 Square (Starship Scale); Total Cover

Base Attack Bonus: +2; Grapple: +34

Attack Options: Autofire (Heavy Laser Cannons, Double), Fire-Link (Proton Torpedoes)

Abilities Edit

Strength: 44, Dexterity: 24, Constitution: -, Intelligence: 14

Skills: Initiative +3, Mechanics +6, Perception +6, Pilot +3, Use Computer +6

Ship Statistics Edit

Crew: 1 (Skilled Crew Quality); Passengers: None

Cargo: 1 Ton; Consumables: 2 Months; Carried Craft: None

Payload: 6 Proton Torpedoes

Hyperdrive: Class 1 (Backup Class 10), Navicomputer

Availability: Unique; Cost: Not available for sale

Weapon Systems Edit

Heavy Laser Cannons, Double (Pilot) Edit

Attack Bonus: +6 (+1 Autofire), Damage: 7d10x2

Proton Torpedoes (Pilot) Edit

Attack Bonus: +6, Damage: 9d10x2, 4-Square Splash

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