Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Emperor Palpatine Guide – How to Play, Abilities, Counters, Tips and Strategies

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Emperor Palpatine Guide

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Emperor Palpatine Guide to help you learn all about playing with him, his abilities, recommended Star Cards, and more. Bringing his mastery of the Dark Side, Emperor Palpatine allows you to wield terrifying forces against of good. He is a returning character in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 and costs 10,000 Credits to unlock.

For more help on Star Wars: Battlefront 2, you can check out our Darth Maul Guide, Kylo Ren Guide, and Bossk Guide.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Emperor Palpatine Guide

In our Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Emperor Palpatine Guide, we have detailed everything that you need to know about playing as Emperor Palpatine, his Counters, Abilities, and General Tips and Strategies.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Emperor Palpatine Guide

While Emperor Palpatine is not incredibly strong – like Darth Maul – your Star Cards can play a huge role in improving his overall efficiency. He is good when it comes to Crowd Control and when played to his strengths, he can be a force to reckon with. Coming straight to the Star Cards, you should try to go with the Lightning Absorption, Prime Electrocution, and Lightning Reach.

The Lightning Absorption should allow you to leech the HP of enemies during Chain Lightning, providing you with increased sustainability. Prime Electrocution, on the other hand, allows you to Electrocute shock enemies for extended duration of time. Finally, we have the Lightning Reach that grants you with increased range on your Lightning attacks. Combined, these things should allow you to deal a massive amount of damage to enemies grouped together.

When it comes to playing as Emperor Palpatine, he requires you to make good decision-making coupled with skill. However, before we start, do note that it is not easy to play with Palpatine. You should not only practice blocking enemy attacks but also his Abilities and Moves. His Chain Lightning allows you to throw lightning at enemies. You can chain it if you time it well and score multiple kills at the same time.

The Electrocute allows you to stun enemies, allowing your teammates and yourself an ample window to dish out increased damage. You should also consider using Dash in order to re-position yourself and to get behind enemies for a surprise attack/stun. Finally, the Dark Aura allows you to slow down enemies while constantly dealing damage.

This is all we have in our Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Emperor Palpatine Guide. If there is anything else that you would like to add, let us know in the comments section below!

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