Card Text/Abilities Edit
ACTION: Discard this card to drop 1 cluster mine token set.
When a ship's base or maneuver template overlaps a cluster mine token, that token detonates.
Corrected Detonation Text Edit
Original Detonation Text Edit
When a ship is instructed to place Cluster Mines (such as by Minefield Mapper), the tokens are placed in the arrangement described on the Cluster Mines bomb reference card. (X-Wing FAQ, Version 4.4.0, Updated 10/25/2017)
Available Through Edit
- Unlike Proximity Mines, Cluster Mines do not deal critical hits. Any crits rolled cause normal damage.
- With the errata'd detonation text, each die rolled has a 50% chance of dealing a damage, and expected damage per mine is about 1.0. Per mine, probability is about 50% for one damage, 25% for two damage, and 25% for no damage.
- With the original detonation text, expected damage per mine was about 0.75. Per mine, probability was 30/64 (47%) for one damage, 9/64 (14%) for two damage, and 25/64 (39%) for no damage. (source)