Type: RIC-1200 Tour guide droid
Alien Species: 4D
Planetary Systems: 4D
Planetary Systems (Local System*): 6D
Cultures (Local System*): 6D
Repulsorlift Operation: 4D
Humanoid Torso (Two Arms, each with three digits)
Human Range Auditory and Visual Sensors
Facial Display Screen (can display information, or emotionally expressive face)
Advanced Vocoder Capable of Human Speech
Twin Wheel Motive System
Size: 1.5 metre
Game Notes (*): Tour guide droids will usually have been programmed with extra information on the planetary system they were to act as a guide for, so either the local system, or their original point of origin.
Description: The tour guide droid was a model of droid designed to give guided tours. Tour guide droids were covered in plating colored in several different shades of gray, had two arms that each ended in a hand with three clawed digits, and moved around on two wheels located at the base of their bodies. Their heads featured a screen that could switch between several facial expressions. Tour guide droids shared their body type with the RIC-series general labor droid.During the Shadow Collective's takeover of the planet Mandalore, a tour guide droid was welcoming a group of Shadow Collective soldier to Peace Park, located in the New Mandalorians' capital city of Sundari, when one of them blasted him in the face, destroying the hapless droid.
In the second year before the Battle of Yavin, the former Sith Lord Maul made use of several reprogrammed tour guide droids after capturing the crew of the starship Ghost and taking both them and their ship to an old Mandalorian supply outpost. These droids were armed with E-5C blaster rifles and watched over the imprisoned crewmembers for Maul, who held the crew hostage in order to reclaim a Sith holocron from the Jedi Kanan Jarrus and Ezra Bridger. As Maul awaited the Jedi's arrival, the captives attacked their droid guards, stealing their blasters to use against Maul, however they were quickly defeated and placed under guard again.
After arriving at the outpost, Bridger and Jarrus met with Maul, who was flanked by two of the reprogrammed tour guide droids. Maul ordered the droids to escort Bridger to the outpost's command center, while he had Jarrus sucked out into space through one of the outpost's airlocks. Though Jarrus was caught by surprise, he quickly managed to make it back inside the outpost. At the command center, Maul ordered one of the droids to kill the prisoners, however just before the droids could carry out the order, Jarrus rushed in and destroyed them with his lightsaber.