The 221st Mechanized Assault Group was a battle group that was part of the Galactic Empire and subsequently served the Imperial Remnant during the Imperial Civil War after the Empire dissolved in 4 ABY. The unit fielded light blue century tanks with augmented defenses and blaster modifications.
Behind the scenes
A 221st Mechanized century tank miniature labeled as a "TIE Crawler"—another name for the century tank—was featured in the Ground Assault expansion of the Star Wars PocketModel TCG, released in 2007. The miniature's base stand was printed with an an attack value of zero, representing that it had nothing to increase its chance to hit a target. Its defensive values, however, were higher than those printed on most other units of its kind.
- Star Wars PocketModel TCG – Ground Assault (Card: 221st Mechanized TIE Crawler) (backup link) (First mentioned)
Notes and references
- Star Wars PocketModel TCG – Ground Assault (Card: 221st Mechanized TIE crawler) (backup link) notes that the 221st Mechanized Assault Group was aligned with the Galactic Empire but notes that they served during the Imperial Civil War, which commenced in 4 ABY according to The New Essential Chronology. As such, the battle group was formed by 4 ABY.
- Star Wars PocketModel TCG – Ground Assault (Card: 221st Mechanized TIE Crawler) (backup link)
- The New Essential Chronology