SANDTROOPER
(Sergeant, Tatooine)

Source:
A New Hope

Year: 2009

Assortment:
Militaries Of Star Wars

Retail: $109.99

Item Number: 2138

Exclusive Item Number: 21381

Limited Edition: 3,000

Exclusive Edition: 1,000

Comments: The Empire encompassed thousands of worlds, with countless climate and terrain challenges. Their stormtrooper ranks reflected this through specialized units trained and equipped to operate in specific environments.



The sandtrooper is a desert terrain stormtrooper. Their armor consists of an 18-piece anti-blaster cocoon shell with heat-reflective coating worn over a temperature-control body glove. The sandtrooper helmet features automatic polarized lenses, a built-in comlink and breathing filters. These stormtroopers are specifically designed for high temperature environments. Instead of depending on machinery that may not function in hostile environments, sandtroopers make use of local creatures for transportation.



The stormtrooper detachment dispatched by Lord Darth Vader to investigate a crashed escape pod on Tatooine just prior to the Battle of Yavin consisted of sandtroopers. They had heavy weapons, survival gear, and shoulder pauldrons denoting rank.




Points of Interest:

  • The White Pauldron version of Sideshow Collectibles' Sandtrooper is the first of three Sandtroopers being released. In addition, collectors will be able to add the Squad Leader (Orange Pauldron) and the Corporal (Black Pauldron).
  • This figure features:
  • Fully articulated male body (armored body) with 30+ points of articulation
  • Fully detailed Sandtrooper armor set, featuring new helmet faceplate, new left shin armor, new abdomen armor, and pauldron with white rank designation.
  • 2x Left Hands
  • 2x Right Hands
  • Shoulder Pouches
  • Shoulder Pouches
  • Belt Pouches
  • MG-15 Rifle
  • Detailed Backpack
  • 12-inch Figure Display Base with Star Wars Logo
  • This exclusive version features:
  • Hand holding droid part from the Tatooine crash site (two pieces)
  • Photography by D Martin Myatt

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