The Status Phase proceeds as follows:
- Qualify for Public and Secret Objective Cards Game can be won in this step.
- Repair Damaged Ships
- Remove Command Counters from board
- Refresh Planets
- Receive Action Cards
- Receive Command Counters and Re-Distribute Command Counters on Race Sheet
- Return Strategy Cards
None of the player's Secret Objectives have been met. Each player may qualify for one Public Objective in each Status Phase. Checking proceeds in normal turn order.
Players have already accomplished some of the Public Objectives.
Melissa checks her status and observes that she does not meet any of these objectives.
Nicholas has already achieved 2 of the Public Objectives, but does not complete any others yet.
Steve checks his status and sees that he does not complete any Public Objectives either.
There were no space battles this turn. There are no damaged ships.
Remove Command Counters
All Command Counters are pulled from the board and returned to supply.
Each player turns over any exhausted planets in their player area.
Continue the Round 4 Status Phase.