Site Stats:

5409 Stats in 28 Categories


Search Stats:
  

Latest Release:

Solo: A Star Wars Story
OpenD6 RPG

Social Media:

@RPGGamer.org

@_RPGGamer


RPGGamer.org Main Menu
Home
        Editorials
        Old Updates
GM Tools
Reviews
RPG Hints
        Adventures
        House Rules
        Game Ideas
The D6 Rules
        Quick Guide to D6
        Expanded D6 Rules
Star Wars D/6
        Campaign
        Starships
        Vehicles
        Equipment
        Weapons
        Droids
        Planets
        Characters
        Creatures
        Races
        The Force
        Supplements
        Online Journal
        GM Screen
        Hardware
        NPC Generator
Star Wars Canon
        Rise of the Empire
        Imperial Era
        Post Empire Era
Star Wars D/20
        Starships
        Vehicles
        Equipment
        Planets
        Characters
        The Force
        Supplements
        Online Journal
Warhammer
StarGate SG1
Buffy RPG
Babylon 5
Farscape
Slaine
Star Trek
Lone Wolf RPG
Exalted
Earthdawn


Other Pages within RPGGamer.org:
Shivan Aeshma Class Fighter

Shivan Aeshma Class Fighter
Florrum

Florrum
Star Trek to Star Wars (Rev 02)

Star Trek to Star Wars (Rev 02)
Kuat Systems Engineering Delta-Eta Hybrid Starfighter

Kuat Systems Engineering Delta-Eta Hybrid Starfighter




Craft: Techno Union octuptarra magna tri-droid
Type: Battle Droid
Scale: Walker
Length: 14.59 meters
Skill: Ground Vehicles 5D, Vehicle Blasters (or Missile Weapons) 5D, Search 4D
Crew: N/A
Cargo Capacity: 0kg
Cost: 29,000 (used)
Cover: N/A
Maneuverability: 1D
Move: 20, 60 kmh
Body Strength: 4D
Weapons:
         Laser cannons (3)
                 Fire Arc: Turrets
                 Scale: Speeder
                 Skill: Vehicle Blasters
                 Fire Control: 2D
                 Range: 50-300/500/1km
                 Damage: 5D
or
         Missile launchers (3)
                 Fire Arc: Turrets
                 Scale: Walker
                 Skill: Missile Weapons
                 Fire Control: 2D
                 Range: 50-500/1km/2km
                 Damage: 7D

         Toxin Dispenser
                 Fire Arc: Area
                 Scale: Character
                 Range: 1-3/5m/15m
                 Damage: Depends on toxin or disease carried.

Description: The octuptarra tri-droid, also known simply as the octuptarra droid or tri-droid and nicknamed the "virus droid" due to the biological plagues it sometimes carried, was a model of three-legged battle droid manufactured by the Techno Union. Produced in a number of different sizes, including agile octuptarra combat tri-droids and gigantic octuptarra magna tri-droids, they were used by the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the Clone Wars.

The larger and more dangerous counterpart of the DSD1 dwarf spider droid, the octuptarra tri-droid, also known simply as the octuptarra droid or tri-droid, was a model of fourth class battle droid. Their large heads contained their cognitive modules and sensor suite. Three red photoreceptors allowed them to look in every direction at once, leaving them with virtually no blind spots and making them almost impossible for enemy troopers to attack by surprise from behind. They had an omnidirectional field of fire, with typical octuptarra tri-droids being armed with three rotating laser cannons placed equidistant below its photoreceptors and around its central stalk, which could spin around and lock onto targets from any side in an instant. They had three triple-jointed, hydraulic limbs that allowed them to scale steep surfaces. However, its three-legged design was its primary weakness, as if one was damaged, the entire droid would topple over. In addition, they were also slow-moving and vulnerable to tripping.

Octuptarra tri-droids were produced in a number of different sizes during the Clone Wars. Agile, battle droid-sized versions, known as octuptarra combat tri-droids, stood 3.6 meters in height and featured a highly-mobile chassis. Primarily used as anti-personnel platforms, certain variants stored airborne biological plagues in their bulbous heads, allowing them to wreak havoc on the enemy long after the unit is destroyed, causing them to be nicknamed "virus droids". The largest models, known as octuptarra magna tri-droids, stood at 14.59 meters in height and were used as combat artillery. Large enough to take on heavily armored All Terrain Tactical Enforcers, their laser cannons could be replaced with chain-fed missile launchers. A variant of the octuptarra magna tri-droid used on the planet Skako Minor was equipped with an engine at its waist, creating enough thrust to allow it to hover many meters above the ground.

The octuptarra tri-droid was named for the octuptarra, an eight-eyed, gasbag-headed vine walker found on Skako.

The octuptarra tri-droid was primarily manufactured by the Techno Union division of the Separatist Droid Army, who often fielded them in battle during the Clone Wars. In the year 22 BBY, octuptarra magna tri-droids were deployed during the Battle of Christophsis, with several being destroyed due to the intervention of Jedi General Anakin Skywalker and the 501st Legion. Later in the battle, several were stationed outside of the Separatist deflector shield. In 19 BBY, octuptarra magna tri-droids were used to guard the city of Purkell, headquarters of the Techno Union, on Skako Minor. During the Outer Rim Sieges, octuptarra combat tri-droids were used to protect General Grievous' Pau City headquarters during the Battle of Utapau. Concurrently, both variants were used by the Separatist in a battle on Mygeeto. After the Galactic Republic was replaced by the Galactic Empire, most octuptarra tri-droids were deactivated.


Comments made about this Article!



There are currently no comments for this article, be the first to post in the form below



Add your comment here!

Your Name/Handle:

        Add your comment in the box below.



Thanks for your comment, all comments are moderated, and those which are considered rude, insulting, or otherwise undesirable will be deleted.

As a simple test to avoid scripted additions to comments, please select the numbers listed above each box.
9
3
4
6
8



Stats by FreddyB, descriptive text from WookieePedia
Image copyright LucasArts.
Any complaints, writs for copyright abuse, etc should be addressed to the Webmaster FreddyB.