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The Umbaran hover tank was a high tech armored assault vehicle made by the Umbaran people and used by them during the Battle of Umbara.


The Umbaran hover tank was a single-pilot vehicle built around an armored control pod flanked by twin conducting vanes that each housed an electromagnetic plasma cannon capable of decimating entire platoons of enemy troops with a single blast. The conducting vanes rotated and split open to serve as landing struts when the vehicle was powered down in a docked configuration.[1] Although its cockpit was armored, its vanes were vulnerable to AT-RT fire.[4]


The Umbaran militia deployed these vehicles during the Battle of Umbara. It caused many casualties to the Republic forces.[4] Thanks to the Umbaran alliance with the Confederacy of Independent Systems, the tank fell into the hands of the Separatist Droid Army.[3] These tanks caused heavy casualties though some were destroyed by AT-RTs.[4] A Jedi Knight hijacked one of them and used them to destroy 4 Umbaran mobile heavy cannons.[5]



Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 StarWars.com Encyclopedia Umbaran hover tank in the Encyclopedia (content now obsolete; (backup link)
  2. StarWars.com Encyclopedia Umbaran crawler tank in the Encyclopedia (content now obsolete; (backup link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 StarWars.com Encyclopedia Umbarans in the Encyclopedia (content now obsolete; (backup link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 TCW mini logo.jpg Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Darkness on Umbara"
  5. TCWA.png Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures – "Battle of Umbara"
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