Name: HK-87 assassin droid
Class: Assassin droid
Plating color: Gray and red
Blaster 5D, Dodge 5D, Brawling Parry 5D, Melee Parry 5D, Melee Weapons 5D
Search 4D, Sneak 4D
Brawling 5D, Brawling Parry 5D
Humanoid Body (two arms, two legs, head)
Two visual and two auditory sensors - human range
Basic Droid Speak Vocabulator speach / sound system
Size: 1.96 meters tall
Description: The HK-87 assassin droid was a model of assassin droid. During the time of the New Republic, Magistrate Morgan Elsbeth utilized two such droids in her army while ruling over the city of Calodan on the forest planet Corvus. When the former Jedi Ahsoka Tano and the Mandalorian Din Djarin worked together in an attempt to defeat Elsbeth, the magistrate sent the two droids to assist in hunting down the attackers. One of the two droids was destroyed by Tano, while the other was shot by Djarin after Elsbeth was defeated, freeing the citizens of Calodan.
A model of assassin droid, the HK-87 assassin droid had a humanoid form. The droids had gray plating on their heads, with a lighter colored torso and red limbs. Their heads had a curved shape that tapered towards the back, while the droid's face consisted of various ridges and tubes. The HK-87 assassin droid had the agility to leap from the ground onto the edge of a rooftop, flipping over to pull itself up. The droids communicated in an alien language, vocalizing with a deep tone. The HK-87 assassin droids owned by Magistrate Morgan Elsbeth carried blasters and wore cloaks across one side of their body. The symbol utilized by the Galactic Empire's Seventh Fleet was depicted on the side of the droids' heads.
Service to Elsbeth
Around 9 ABY, in the time after the fall of the Galactic Empire, two HK-87 assassin droids were in the possession of Magistrate Morgan Elsbeth, whose forces ruled over the city of Calodan on the forest planet of Corvus. When the former Jedi Ahsoka Tanoâ€”who was attempting to defeat Elsbeth and interrogate her on the whereabouts of her master, Grand Admiral Thrawnâ€”killed the guards posted outside the city, Elsbeth had her assassin droids bring forward a prisoner, threatening to kill him and the other citizens of Calodan.
Tano ordered Elsbeth to surrender and departed, giving the magistrate one day to respond. Elsbeth commanded her droids to cage the prisoner, and the two droids led the man away. When the Mandalorian Din Djarin visited Calodan in search of Tano, Elsbeth met with Djarin, accompanied by an HK-87 assassin droid that wielded her beskar staff. Elsbeth had the droid hand her the weapon, offering it to Djarin as a reward for killing Tano.
Liberation of Calodan
Djarin had no intention of killing Tano, however, and the two chose to work together to defeat Elsbeth and free the citizens of Calodan. Once Tano had dealt with the guards stationed at the city's entrance, Magistrate Elsbeth exited her quarters, flanked by her two HK-87 assassin droids. When Tano entered the city, the assassin droids aimed their blasters at her, but were stood down by Elsbeth. Claiming to have defeated Djarin, Tano questioned Elsbeth about her master, leading the magistrate to order her forces to kill the Jedi. Tano escaped, drawing away the guards, and Elsbeth sent her droids to accompany her hired gunfighter, Lang, in pursuit.
As Lang and the droids hunted Tano through the city, the former Jedi leapt down from above, disarming Lang. The two droids fired at Tano, but she used her lightsabers to deflect the shots. After destroying one of the assassin droids, Tano escaped, and Lang ordered the other to climb onto the roof of a building to pursue her. Tano managed to defeat Elsbeth in combat, while Djarin shot and killed Lang. The surviving HK-87 assassin droid aimed at Djarin from a rooftop, but the Mandalorian was warned of its presence by Governor Wing and shot the droid before it could fire, sending its body tumbling to the ground.