"Whenever Emperor Palpatine defeats an enemy trooper, he regains twenty health. Whenever he defeats an enemy hero, he regains even more."
— In-game Description

Lightning Absorption is a Boost Card for the Dark Side hero Emperor Palpatine in DICE's Star Wars Battlefront II that can be unlocked for 1 Skill Point starting when Emperor Palpatine has been leveled up to Level 5.


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Lightning Absorption Statistics
Affects Health
Unlocked at Emperor Palpatine Level 5
Unlock Cost 1 Skill Point
Card Rarity Common Uncommon Rare Epic
Health regained upon defeating enemy hero 40 60 80 100
Upgrade Cost N/A 1 Skill Point 1 Skill Point 1 Skill Point
Upgrade Requirements N/A N/A Emperor Palpatine Level 12 Emperor Palpatine Level 25


Where are those Droidekas? Update

  • Changed heal values upon defeating enemy heroes for Palpatine's "Lightning Absorption" Star Card from 10-15-20-25 to 40-60-80-100.
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