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Craft: Z’ceptor
Type: Modified starfighter
Scale: Starfighter
Length: 16 meters
Skill: Starfighter piloting: Z’ceptor
Crew: 1
Crew Skill: Starfighter piloting 3D+2, starship gunnery 3D+2, starship shields 3D+1
Cargo Capacity: 80 kg
Consumables: 1 day
Cost: 25,000 – 40,000 credits
Hyperdrive: x2
Nav Computer: N (uses astromech droid programmed with 10 jumps)
Maneuverability: 1D
Space: 7
Atmosphere: 400; 1,150 kmh
Hull: 2D
Shields: 1D
Passive: 15/0D
Scan: 25/1D
Search: 40/2D
Focus: 1/2D

2 Triple Blasters (fire linked)
Fire Arc: Front
Skill: Starship gunnery
Fire Control: 1D
Space Range: 1-5/10/17
Atmosphere Range: 100-500/1/1.7 km
Damage: 3D
2 Laser Cannons (fire linked)
Fire Arc: Front
Skill: Starship gunnery
Fire Control: 3D
Space Range: 1-3/12/25
Atmosphere Range: 100-300/1.2/2.5 km
Damage: 6D
2 Light Ion Cannons (fire linked)
Fire Arc: Turret (may be fixed to forward to be fired by pilot
at only 1D fire control)
Crew: 1
Skill: Starship gunnery
Fire Control: 3D
Space Range: 1/3/7
Atmosphere Range: 100-300/700/3.6 km
Damage: 4D

Background: The Z-‘ceptor was a type of “Ugly” starfighter that was cobbled together from the salvaged parts of Z-95 Headhunters and TIE Interceptors. This type of “ugly” starfighter used the frontal fuselage of the Headhunter, which was then attached to the “eyeball” fuselage of a TIE Interceptor, the engines of the Headhunter, and the solar collector panels of the Interceptor. Weapon-wise, the craft possessed the two laser cannons from the TIE’s wings, while the Z-95’s own cannons were attached to either side of the main fuselage. The fighter also bore a twin barreled cannon, resembling a BTL Y-wing starfighter’s ion cannon turret, mounted on top of the “eyeball” cockpit. Interestingly, a port for an astromech droid was situated at the nose of the fighter rather than behind the pilot.

Z-interceptors were starfighters used by Kavil’s Corsairs and the Kintan Gunrunners. They were also involved in the wholesale slaughter of the Rendili mine-colonies populated by Yuzzum who were fleeing Imperial persecution for their religious beliefs.

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I've been involved in creating content for Star Wars The Role Playing Game since 1992 and consider myself a Star Wars Super Fan and knowledge bank for the Star Wars Universe.

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