Heavy blaster pistols were a class of blaster pistol which were in use during the reign of the Galactic Empire. The Aqualish weapon designer Amda Wabo carried a heavy blaster pistol. Other famous wielders were the smuggler and war hero Han Solo and Ezra Bridger. Some owners carried several heavy blaster pistols. One such gunslinger was Tobias Beckett who carried one DL-44 heavy blaster pistol, one RSKF-44 heavy blaster and one DG-29 heavy blaster pistol. Beckett gave his DL-44 to Han Solo during their attempted heist on Vandor and Solo carried the weapon until his death over 30 years later.