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Imperial Shock Trooper Militaries of Star Wars 12" Figure
Jay Cochran - June 11, 2009





Item Number: 21601

Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles

Est. Ship Date: 4th Qtr 2009

Limited Edition: TBD

Product Summary

Sideshow Exclusive
The Sideshow Exclusive version of the Imperial Shock Trooper 12 inch Figure includes a unique feature available nowhere else: Imperial Shock Trooper 12-inch Figure Display Base

The Imperial Shock Trooper 12 inch Figure features:

•Fully articulated male body (armored body) with 30+ points of articulation
•Bodysuit
•Fully detailed armor set with helmet
•Clone Trooper Carbine Blaster
•Clone Trooper Long Rifle
•Sideshow Exclusive: Imperial Shock Trooper 12-inch Figure Display Base

Product Specifications
License:Star Wars
Product Type:12 inch Figure
Product Size:12" H (304.8mm)*
Product Weight:3.00 lbs (1.36 kg)*
Box Size:14.00" H (355.6mm) x 7.00" W (177.8mm) x 5.00" L (127mm)*
Est. Shipping Weight:3.00 lbs (1.36 kg)*

* Product size and weight are approximate values. Est. Ship Weight is an estimated value for U.S. shipping calculated by item, box and shipping materials. International (non-EU) shipping costs are based on dimensional weight, click here for more information.

Artists:
•Mike Najera
•Jared Chapman
•Brant Bridges
•Scott Klauder
•The Sideshow Collectibles Design and Development Team

Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles

Product Backstory
The red-marked soldiers of the Grand Army of the Republic were quartered on Coruscant and tasked with the protection of the Senate and other governmental facilities, as well as serving as guards and escorts for diplomatic envoys. Though such a role would suggest less exposure to frontline combat, extensive and well guarded training facilities on Coruscant served to keep the red-marked troops in fit fighting condition.

During the attack on Coruscant by the Separatists, the Shock Troopers emerged as one of the last lines of defense against the invading droid forces. These highly skilled troops, under the command of ARC-trained and promoted Commander Thire, were able to prevent many of the droids from demolishing some of Coruscant's most ancient and revered edifices, but they were unable to prevent General Grievous from kidnapping the Chancellor.

Commander Thire was later tasked by Emperor Palpatine to scour the lower levels of the Galactic Senate to find any traces of Jedi Master Yoda. He subsequently served as one of Palpatine's personal guards on Coruscant and during off-world trips. The Shock Troopers eventually became the basis of the Coruscant Guard, elite Stormtroopers tasked with providing security on the Imperial capital.





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