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Battle Droid
75091-battledroid.png
Theme:

Star Wars

Variations:

Battle Droid with backpack
Battle Droid with two curved arms
Battle Droid with two straight arms
Battle Droid with one straight and one curved arm
Geonosis Battle Droid
Geonosis Battle Droid (redesigned arm)
Battle Droid Commander
Security Battle Droid
Pilot Battle Droid
Rocket Battle Droid

Accessories:

Gun
Backpack

Years:

1999 - 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 - 2017

[List of appearances]

The Battle Droid is a Star Wars minifigure first released in 1999.

Background[edit]

Battle droids were used by the Trade Federation and later the Confederacy of Independent Systems in the Clone Wars. They form the majority of both organisations' armies. They appear in many Star Wars sets, especially from Episode I, Episode II and Episode III. They were usually produced in plants on distant planets such as Geonosis and Hypori. After being programmed, they were sent on missions against the Republic, or used to spread fear on star systems opposing the Trade Federation. Regular Battle Droids had no mind of their own, and they were controlled by a central computer. Battle droids were designed to defeat their enemies by sheer number of units. They had little ability to think independently, and were very vulnerable to tricks. The droids could operate in almost every environment, including underwater. The basic battle droids, with no markings are the B1 series. In addition, the OOM series such as the Battle Droid Commander, the Pilot Battle Droid, and the Security Battle Droid were given control over some groups.

New Design[edit]

Since the 7662 Trade Federation MTT set, Battle Droid minifigures have had arms with vertical gun grips, as opposed to the older horizontal grips. Because they have new arms they can vertically grip Guns. These arms can be taken off easily, but break with slightly less pressure to the older variety. They appeared from 2007 onwards.

Gallery of Variations[edit]

Battledroidback.jpg
Sw001b.jpg
Sw001d.jpg
75091-battledroid.png
Battle Droid Geonosian.jpg
DarkBattleDroid.jpg
Droid with backpack, from 7121 and 3343Curved arms2 straight arms (7678 Droid Gunship)With blaster2003 Geonosis (version 1)2013 Geonosis (version 2)


Parts[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • In the LEGO Star Wars video games (except for the Clone Wars), the normal and Geonosian Battle Droids come with a thin two-stud piece and black antennae piece on their back.

Appearances[edit]

Video game appearances[edit]

Movie Appearances[edit]

References[edit]



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Backpack +
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ThemeStar Wars +
TitleBattle Droid +
Txt1Droid with backpack, from 7121 and 3343 +
Txt2Curved arms +
Txt32 straight arms (7678 Droid Gunship) +
Txt4With blaster +
Txt52003 Geonosis (version 1) +
Txt62013 Geonosis (version 2) +
VariationsBattle Droid with backpack
Battle Dr
Battle Droid with backpack

Battle Droid with two curved arms
Battle Droid with two straight arms
Battle Droid with one straight and one curved arm
Geonosis Battle Droid
Geonosis Battle Droid (redesigned arm)
Battle Droid Commander
Security Battle Droid
Pilot Battle Droid

Rocket Battle Droid
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Rocket Battle Droid
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Years1999 - 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 - 2017 +