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Stuart Harrison

Because the spotter doesn’t act. The interaction for a spotter is “If an indirect fire weapon is fired by veteran or regular crew, and it has a spotter, then the crew is assumed to be able to see whatever the spotter can see.” For spotting purposes, he is literally just another point the crew of the firing weapon can see from. It is not a ‘call for fire’ mechanism like the observer units, where the observer is issued an order to call in fire from somewhere else. It’s an entirely passive ability, like benefitting from an officer within 6 or 12 inches, or from a medic.

The weapon team acts, and they will need to test if THEY have pins. If you move the spotter, He is acting and he will need to test if HE has pins. He won’t need to test if the unit he spots for has pins and he doesn’t.