Product line: R-series
Class: Astromech droid
Gender: Masculine programming
Sensor color: Sky blue
Plating color: Red, green and silver
Astrogation 7D, Space Transports 3D, Starfighter Piloting 4D, Starship Weapons 4D
Computer Programming/Repair4D, Starfighter Repair 6D*
* Astromech droids, if acting in co-pilot capacity, may attempt starship repairs while in flight.
Three wheeled legs (one retractable)
Retractable heavy grasper arm (lifting skill at 2D)
Retractable fine work grasper arm
Extendable 0.3 metre long video sensor (360o rotation)
Small electric arc welder/ Spark Projector (1D to 5D damage, 0.3 metre range)
Small circular saw (4D damage, 0.3 metre range)
Video display screen
Small (20cm. by 8 cm.) internal "cargo" area
Some additional tools and equipment
Size: 1 metre
Description: R7-A7 was an astromech droid belonging to Ahsoka Tano. He was considered quite aggressive. However, he was particularly adept at plotting hyperspace routes and repairing Tano's ship.
R7-A7's first mission was serving in the Battle of Ryloth as co-pilot of Ahsoka Tano's Jedi starfighter. He flew with her on a mission to take out the Separatist blockade surrounding Ryloth, and was present when she disobeyed orders to retreat after Separatist reinforcements arrived, and lost most of her squadron. After the Resolute and Defender retreated, Anakin Skywalker came up with a plan to pilot the heavily damaged Defender into the Confederacy's flagship, while Ahsoka and her squad of Y-Wings take out the remaining enemy frigates. Ahsoka was still shaken from her earlier failure, but received support from Admiral Wullf Yularen and led the counterattack. Arseven would then fly with Ahsoka in her BTL-B Y-wing fighter-bomber. The attack was successful, and the Republic forces prepared to invade Ryloth and liberate the captive Twi'lek inhabitants from Techno Union leader Wat Tambor.
Later, R7 accompanied Tano in her starfighter as she and Skywalker shot down the Hyena bombers that had been ordered to bomb various Twi'lek villages by Count Dooku to show the galaxy the purported cost of a Republic victory.
Battle of Umbara
During the beginning of the campaign to retake the Expansion Region planet Umbara, R7 again accompanied Tano when she flew into battle against the Separatist forces above the planet alongside her fellow Padawan Barriss Offee.
R7 also flew in Tano's newer Eta-2 Actis-class light interceptor when she accompanied her master Skywalker during the Defense of Cato Neimoidia. When Skywalker's fighter was damaged by buzz droids and he was knocked unconscious, Tano had R7 take control of her fighter while she leapt over to Skywalker's fighter to rescue him.
In the wake of the Order 66 protocol being executed by Darth Sidious, R7-A7 was onboard a Venator-class Star Destroyer alongside Tano and several units of clone troopers. After evading Rex, shock troopers, and the rest of the 332nd Company aboard the ship, Tano managed to power up several astromech droids, including R7, CH-33P, and G-G, in order for them to assist her.
The astromechs agreed to help, with Tano ordering R7 to patch into the central computer to bring up all files related to the late ARC trooper CT-5555, or "Fives". The droid displayed the files to her, which included a recording of Kaminoan doctor Nala Se discussing the trooper's inhibitor chip malfunctioning. The Kaminoan mentioned a grievance report filed by Rex in response to the situation, which Tano asked R7 to display. R7 told her that the report was sealed, but the droid managed to open the file after Tano told him to use Anakin Skywalker's clearance code, 8108. Within the file, Rex discussed his concerns with the inhibitor chips possibly having a purpose not fully understood.
Alongside CH-33P, R7 managed to trap Rex in between several bay doors. R7 then displayed a pre-recorded hologram of Ahsoka telling Rex that it was not his fault for turning against her, and that he was programmed through the inhibitor chip. In response, Rex aimed a blaster pistol at R7, ordering him to reveal where Ahsoka was. Tano was standing right behind Rex, and spoke to him, causing him to turn around. With Rex distracted, R7 stunned him, rendering him unconscious.
Tano and the three astromechs carried Rex to the medical bay while he was unconscious. R7 ran a scan of Rex to look for the inhibitor chip within his brain, however, nothing was found. Tano used the Force to look for the chip while touching Rex's head and chanting the Guardian's Mantra, "I am one with the Force and the Force is one with me," and the chip subsequently appeared in the scan. She ordered R7 to start the procedure to remove the inhibitor chip. R7 expressed his concerns to her, however, he started the procedure anyways. With the clones attempting to break into the medical bay, R7 oversaw the procedure on Rex.