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The LEP-series service droid,[2] also known as the LEP servant droid, was a model of third class service droid[3] that saw use during the Clone Wars and beyond. Nuvo Vindi, Whorm Loathsom, and Tan Divo were each known to possess one of these droids.[source?] They were capable of speech, either in Galactic Basic or a series of chirps and squeaks and usually in a high-pitched voice, and performed a variety of tasks including serving refreshments and holding datapads.[5][8]

They were not designed for combat and would usually flee and hide in the event of hostilities, though they could turn aggressive and lash out if cornered.[9]

Moff Quarsh Panaka had several working in his chalet on Onoam. They were destroyed when the chalet was blown up by a bomb, parts of them getting scattered far and wide.[7]

At least two LEP servant droids worked in Takodana Castle[1] in 34 ABY.[10]


Behind the scenes[]

Sounds of LEP servant droids can be heard in the film Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, inside Takodana Castle.[11]

The design of of the droid can be dated back to early concept art by Doug Chiang for Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.[12]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 BYOR2D2 logo small.png Star Wars: Build Your Own R2-D2 38 (Droid Directory: Service Droids)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Character Encyclopedia - Join the Battle!
  3. 3.0 3.1 Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia
  4. StarWars-DatabankII.png LEP Servant Droid in the Databank (backup link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Star Wars: The Clone Wars film
  6. TCW mini logo.jpg Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Point of No Return"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Leia, Princess of Alderaan
  8. TCW mini logo.jpg Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Senate Murders"
  9. TCW mini logo.jpg Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Blue Shadow Virus"
  10. Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates the events of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens to 34 ABY.
  11. The Force Awakens' sound designer Matthew Wood on 'Star Wars' Easter eggs TheDailyDot (2016-02-04). Retrieved on February 23, 2017. "They were the little waiter droids that were in Clone Wars. They looked like bunnies and they would carry drinks and stuff. That's Dave Acord's voice, and I put a couple of those in Maz's castle. You don't see them, because the camera view can't see down that far. So that was our logic. But you could still hear them".
  12. StarWars.com Repurposed Star Wars Technology - Back from the Drawing Board, Part 2 on StarWars.com (backup link)
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