Cards and defense tokens begin the game readied. They can be exhausted as part of the cost of an effect. Exhausted cards and defense tokens are no longer readied. They cannot be exhausted again. When an exhausted defense token is spent, it is discarded for the rest of that game.
In Corellian Conflict veteran token begin the game readied. When a readied veteran token is spent, it is flipped to its exhausted side. When an exhausted veteran token is spent, it is discarded for the rest of that game. A veteran token cannot be spent more than once during a ship or squadron's activation. Players do not ready exhausted veteran tokens during the Status Phase.
- To exhaust an upgrade card, rotate it 90° clockwise.
- To exhaust a defense token, flip its readied side (green) to its exhausted side (red).
- To exhaust a veteran token, flip its readied side (green) to its exhausted side (red).
- When a card or defense token are readied during Status Phase. A readied card or token is no longer exhausted.
- Upgrade card effects that do not have an “exhaust” requirement can still be resolved while that card is exhausted. (See: MS-1 Ion Cannons)
Upgrade Cards with exhaust/ready Edit
- • Avenger (ISD Title): "While attacking, the defender cannot spend exhausted defense tokens."
- • Hand of Justice (Arquitens Title): "When you reveal a command, you may exhaust this card to choose another friendly ship at distance 1-5 and ready 1 of its defense tokens."
- • Suppressor (Gozanti Title): "After an enemy ship ends its activation, if it is at distance 1-3, you may choose and exhaust 1 of its defense tokens."
- • Interdictor (Interdictor Title): "When a ship activates, you may exhaust this card to ready 1 other upgrade card equipped to this ship."
- MS-1 Ion Cannon (Ion Cannons): "Blue : Choose and exhaust 1 of the defender's upgrade cards."
- Overload Pulse (Ion Cannons): "Blue : Exhaust all of the defender's defense tokens."
Upgrade Cards to exhaust to trigger effect Edit
- • Adar Tallon (Rebel Officer)
- • Ahsoka Tano (Rebel Officer)
- • Avenger (ISD Title)
- • Captain Brunson (Imperial Officer)
- • Commandant Aresko (Imperial Officer)
- • Caitken and Shollan (Rebel Weapons Team)
- Dual Turbolaser Turrets (Turbolaser)
- Electronic Countermeasures (Defensive Retrofit)
- Engine Techs (Support Team)
- Fire Control Team (Weapons Team)
- G-8 Experimental Projector (Experimental Retrofit)
- • Hand of Justice (Arquitens Title)
- Heavy Ion Emplacements (Ion Cannons)
- Intel Officer (Officer)
- • Interdictor (Interdictor Title)
- • Major Derlin (Rebel Officer)
- Mon Calamari Exodus Fleet (MC Title)
- NK-7 Ion Cannons (Ion Cannons)
- Ordnance Pods (Ordnance)
- Phylon Q7 Tractor Beams (Offensive Retrofit)
- • Quantum Storm (G-75 Title)
- Sensor Team (Weapons Team)
- Seventh Fleet Star Destroyer (Star Destroyer Title)
- Slicer Tools (Fleet Support)
- • Sovereign (ISD Title)
- • Strategic Adviser (Unique Officer)
- Targeting Scrambler (Experimental Retrofit)
- • The Grand Inquisitor (Imperial Officer)
- Turbolaser Reroute Circuits (
- Veteran Gunners (Weapons Team)
- • Wulff Yularen (Imperial Officer)