Blaster power packs, or energy packs were energy storage devices which supplied power to a blaster. During their funerals, fallen members of the Rebel Alliance's 61st Mobile Infantry had power packs drained in their honor. During the Battle of Hoth in 3 ABY, Private Emon Kref used an A295 blaster rifle with a blaster power pack which had a tendency to fall out and so had to be held on with tape.
Behind the scenes
Blaster power packs first appeared in the 2015 novel Battlefront: Twilight Company, written by Alexander Freed. They were later identified as energy packs in the short story "Beyond Hope," written by Michael Moreci and released as part of the 2020 short story collection From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back.
- Battlefront: Twilight Company (First appearance, simultaneous with Battlefront: Twilight Company audiobook)
- Battlefront: Twilight Company audiobook
- "Beyond Hope"—From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back (First identified as Energy pack)