Electronic Countermeasures

Expansions

Core Set (SWM01)

Upgrade Card Collection (SWM38)

Assault Frigate Mark II (SWM05)

CR90 Corellian Corvette (SWM03)

Card text

While defending you may exhaust this card to spend 1 defense token that your opponent targeted with an [accuracy] result.

Properties

Type Defensive Retrofit
Faction Neutral
Unique No
Recur Type [non_recur]
Ready Cost 1: [Repair]
Points 7

Timing

This Upgrade Card may be exhausted during the “Spend Defense Tokens” step to resolve its effect.

Official rulings

This card’s effect does not allow you to do any of the following:

  • Spend a defense token while at speed “0”.
  • Spend a defense token of a type the defender has already spent during an attack.
  • Spend a defense token more than once during an attack.

Dec 1, 2017 | Source: FAQ v3.3.1

Community rulings

During the “Spend Defense Tokens” step, Electronic Countermeasures may be exhausted to spend 1 defense token that was locked by a spent accuracy.

Jul 13, 2020 | Source: KARM

If a ships speed dial is currently set to “0”, even if a defense token was targeted by an accuracy, Electronic Countermeasures does not allow that defense token to be spent.

Jul 13, 2020 | Source: KARM

If a defense token was spent by the attacker by a card effect such as Admiral Sloane, and another defense token of the same type was locked by a spent accuracy in the same attack, Electronic Countermeasures does not allow for for that defense token of the type already spent by the attacker to be spent by the defender.

Jul 13, 2020 | Source: KARM

Electronic Countermeasures do not allow an exhausted defense token to be spent while that ship has the face up damage card Faulty Countermeasures.

Jul 13, 2020 | Source: KARM