A variant of the Variable Geometry Self-Propelled Battle Droid, Mark I was a droid starfighter model used by the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the Clone Wars.
- "How do we defeat it?"
"Droids can't improvise. We need to do something unexpected."
- ―Padmé Amidala and Ahsoka Tano
Based on the design of the vulture droid, this spy droid had a wider hull but was unstable. It couldn't transform its shape into walking mode. It had no shield but was fast. Being a droid, it was not able to improvise.
"What is that?"
- ―Ahsoka Tano and Padmé Amidala, upon encountering the droid fighter