POWER DROID

Source:
(The Empire Strikes Back)

Collection: Battle of Hoth

Year: 2006

Number: SAGA-014

Assortment: Basic Figures

Retail: $6.99

Assortment Number: 85971/85770

UPC Number: 6 53569 11953 1

Weapons and Accessories:

  • Treadwell Droid
  • Power Coupling
  • Sensor Attachment
  • Display Stand
  • Manufacturer: Veril Line Systems
    Function: A battery with legs
    Can Power: Droids, starships, machinery
    Comments: Power droids are among the most common droids in the galaxy. Both the Rebel Alliance and the Empire make use of these droids to supply power to all types of technology. During the Battle of Hoth, power droids are used to power up the Rebel Alliance's snowspeeders so that they can engage the invading enemy ground forces in battle.





    Points of Interest:
  • Power Droid is a modified version of the GONK droid that was included in 1999's POTF2 Jawa and GONK Droid set. This time around, it has a new color scheme, and new attachments.
  • Treadwell Droid is a modified version of the service droid that was included with 1999's POTF2 Aunt Beru figure. This time around, it has a new color scheme, and '2005' is molded on the bottom.
  • The base included with this figure refers "GNK & Treadwell Droids".
  • The Power Droid is officially known as an EG-4 model, but is commonly called "Gonk Droid" due to the sounds it makes.
  • The Treadwell Droid is officially known as WED-1016.
  • Photography by Dan Curto

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