Setup: The second player places all obstacles, excluding the station. Then the second player chooses 3 obstacles and places 1 objective token on each. Before deploying fleets, the second player chooses up to 40 points of non-unique, irregular squadrons and adds them to their fleet for this game. These squadrons are SCUM and are set aside.
Special Rule: At the start of any round after the first round, the second player can deploy up to 2 of the scum squadrons at distance 1 of an obstacle with an objective token. Then remove that objective token and 1 other objective token, if able.
While a scum squadron is defending, the attacker may reroll 1 die for each friendly ship or squadron at distance 1 of the defender.
Rebellion in the Rim Rule Edit
Hired Scum is a narrative Campaign Objective for "Rebellion in the Rim" game play. It's not a legal objective for competitive play. It can be chosen by the assaulting player as game objective at Dathomir (Area I), Nar Shadaa (Area III&IV), and Smuggler's Run (Area IV).