Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes Plo Koon Review

SWGOH Plo Koon S

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General GrievousMagmatrooperResistance PilotPlo Koon

Plo Koon is a support character with good defenses, debuffs, and Clone Trooper synergies. Let’s see what he has to offer to your team.

Type: Jedi, Tank

Side: Light

Synergy: AoE Damage, Clone, Defense Up, Dispel, Jedi, Light, Offense Down, Offense Up, Stealth Detection, Tank, Turn Meter Gain

How to Get[Shards]: Data Cards, Dark Side Battle 7-C, and Holotable Battle 4-G

Pros Cons
Strong AoE special attack with offense down Low damage
Reduces enemy damage to your entire team Low special critical rate
Tanky with defense up high armor and resistance
Dispel a positive effect
Stealth removal

Skills and Abilities

Note: All skill descriptions are based at max level. The bracket denotes the level required to upgrade that skill.

Basic Ability: Quelling Blow – Deal Physical damage to target enemy and dispel a random positive status effect on them. If an effect is dispelled, Plo Koon gains Defense Up for 3 turns.

  • LvL 2: +5% Damage(16)
  • LvL 3: +15% Damage(26)
  • LvL 4: +5% Damage(36)
  • LvL 5: Defense Up Duration +1(46)
  • LvL 6: +5% Damage(56)
  • LvL 7: +5% Damage(66)
  • LvL 8: Add 50% chance to dispel all positive status effects(76)

Special Ability 1: Force Judgment – Deal Special damage to all enemies with a 55% chance to inflict Offense Down for 2 Turns. (4 Turn CD)

  • LvL 2: +5% Damage(18)
  • LvL 3: +5% Damage(28)
  • LvL 4: +15% Offense Down Chance(38)
  • LvL 5: +5% Damage(48)
  • LvL 6: +15% Offense Down Chance(58)
  • LvL 7: +5% Damage(68)
  • LvL 8: Offense Down Duration +1(78)

Special Ability 2: Take Charge – All allies gain Defense Up for 4 Turns. Clone allies also gain 50% turn meter.

  • LvL 2: +5% Turn Meter Gain(20)
  • LvL 3: +1 Defense Up Duration(30)
  • LvL 4: +5% Turn Meter Gain(40)
  • LvL 5: +5% Turn Meter Gain(50)
  • LvL 6: +1 Defense Up Duration(60)
  • LvL 7: +5% Turn Meter Gain(70)
  • LvL 8: Add half Turn Meter Gain for non-Clone allies(80)

Leader Abilty: Overwatch – Each ally has a 50% chance to remove Stealth from each enemy at the start of their turn. If they dispel any enemies, they gain Offense Up for 1 Turn.

  • LvL 2: +5% Dispel chance(22)
  • LvL 3: Add Offense Up for 1 turn on dispel(32)
  • LvL 4: +5% Dispel chance(42)
  • LvL 5: +5% Dispel chance(52)
  • LvL 6: +5% Dispel chance(62)
  • LvL 7: +5% Dispel chance(72)
  • LvL 8: Offense Up Duration +1(82)

Stat Growth/Increase Per Level Table

Star Grade 1★ 2★ 3★ 4★ 5★ 6★ 7★
Strength N/A N/A 3.2 4 4.9 5.7 6.5
Agility N/A N/A 2.8 3.5 4.2 4.9  5.6
Intelligence N/A N/A 3.2 4  4.9 5.7 6.5

Base and Max Stats

Stat Base Max
STR 19  603
AGI 17  505
INT 22  838
Health 528  14855
Speed 80  120
Physical Damage 44  1328
Physical Critical 6  202
Armor 3  255
Armor Penetration 0  6
Dodge 0 0
Special Damage 52  2445
Special Critical Rate 0 35
Resist 2 204
Resist Penetration 0  25
Deflect Rating 0 0
Critical Damage 150% 150%
Potency 0 20%
Tenacity 15% 54%
Hp Steal 0 0%

Thoughts

Plo Koon is a great Jedi tank that brings utility to the team. He is able to greatly reduce the damage taken for all allies due to his 2 AoE abilities. The ability to give AoE defense buff to your team and also the AoE attack debuff to the enemy team means you will take very little damage for 2 turns.

The random positive effect removal also comes in handy sometimes, especially against someone like Rey. He is also a great counter against stealth units. So, if someone runs Princess Leia, Teebo or Nute Gunray, he will be able remove their stealth advantage.

For a tank, his health pool is on the lower end but makes up for high armor and resistance. If you don’t want to use Old Ben, Plo Koon will be a viable replacement as a support tank.

Rating

Campaign Map:3 Stars (3 / 5)
Arena:3 Stars (3 / 5)
Galactic War:3 Stars (3 / 5)

Verdict: An okay member. Old Ben is better.

References: SWGOH, SWGOHDB

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