Director Orson Krennic was added to the game with the Rogue One: Scarif expansion pack like Jyn Orso. Director Krennic was in charge of the Empire’s Advanced Weapons Research and he played a major role in developing the Death Star. Besides being responsible for the Death Star project, he also commanded a very special group of Imperial soldiers called Death Troopers.
When you play as him in the game you are best off using him more as a defensive hero. He can boost the armor of Imperial forces that surround him, along with his own, which helps to keep the Rebels from advancing. Orson can also deploy an astromech droid that provides an obstacle for Rebels to maneuver around. Lastly, he can change the bullets in his revolver so that every shot degrades enemy armor.
His special abilities are Wrath of the Empire, Armor Breaker, C2-B5 Astromech, and Death Troopers.
Wrath of The Empire
When he uses this ability he can give people around him bonus health and armor for a short period of time. When the time runs out, their health returns to where it was before. This is great to use as a way to push through Rebel forces.
Orson Krennic can switch the ammo in his primary weapon that deals more damage and degrades the enemies armor. While his normal DT-29 can fire six bullets you will find that you need to reload after each round.
Orson Krennic can deploy a droid that can be very useful on defense. The C2-B5 can active a shield to protect itself and when Rebels get too close, it will release a Dioxis Grenade. Unlike the normal version, this one is much more powerful.
Besides his special abilities, Orson Krennic also has a “Motivator” hero trait that gets stronger when his team surrounds him. As his teammates surround him they will get armor bonuses along with Director Krennic. The more people around him, the more bonus everyone will receive.
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