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"I am General Lok Durd of the Separatist Alliance. […] You are now under the protection of the Separatist Alliance. I congratulate you on your good fortune."
―Lok Durd to Tee Watt Kaa — (audio) Listen (file info)[2]

Lok Durd was a male Neimoidian arms developer who served as a general in the Separatist Droid Army during the Clone Wars. He was defeated by Republic forces and was taken into Republic custody.[2] Durd, along with Nuvo Vindi, was part of Lieutenant Commander Orson Krennic's original plans for a prisoner exchange with the Confederacy of Independent Systems to secure the release of Galen Erso, Lyra Erso, and the baby Jyn Erso from imprisonment on Vallt.[5] However, Durd eventually managed to escape custody and went on to cause havoc beyond the Western Reaches.[6]


Early career[]

The defoliator[]

"We test a new weapon, of my own design, which is capable of catastrophic destruction. A weapon which will destroy organic matter, but leave machines unharmed."
―Lok Durd, on the defoliator — (audio) Listen (file info)[2]

Lok Durd was a corpulent male Neimoidian which participated in the Clone Wars as an arms developed who served as a general in the Separatist Droid Army. A male Aqualish, Pune Zignat, assisted the Neimoidian during the battle on the planet Maridun, after Durd had tried to test the Defoliator, his newest weapon against a colony of Lurmen, but his efforst proved unsuccesful as Galactic Republic troops prevented the attack on the village.[2]

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Behind the scenes[]

"We decided that going with this sort of really big, heavy, rolly guy with an even bigger hat than Nute Gunray's would just…would work, would sort of sell that this guy was extremely flamboyant and very bossy and even more gluttonous than your average Neimoidian."
―Series Designer Kilian Plunkett, on modeling Lok Durd[1]

Lok Durd first appeared in "Defenders of Peace" from The Clone Wars television series. He was voiced by George Takei, and was intended as a recurring villain, though this never came to pass.[7]



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