Battle of Hoth (134)Full unit name: Battle of Hoth
Last updated: 05.03.2024 17:15:42
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First appearance: Empire Strikes Back
Empire Strikes Back
Relations: Hoth
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The Battle of Hoth was a major victory for the Galactic Empire and among the worst battlefield defeats suffered by the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War. The battle was an Imperial invasion aimed at destroying the Rebel Alliance's Echo Base hidden on the remote ice world Hoth
. The base's location was compromised when a viper probe droid
Arakyd Viper Probe Droid
deployed by Darth Vader
Darth Vader
Major Characters
landed on Hoth. When the Death Squadron fleet commanded by Admiral Kendal Ozzel
Kendal Ozzel
Minor Characters
left lightspeed too close to the Hoth system, the Admiral inadvertently alerted the Alliance of the Imperial's presence, giving the Rebels time to prepare for the necessary evacuation and raise the planetary shield. Thus, Vader executed him for that fatal mistake and immediately promoted Captain Firmus Piett
Firmus Piett
Supporting Characters
to replace him. The Imperial attack force consisted of primarily AT-AT
Ground Vehicle
walkers, commanded by Major General Maximilian Veers
Maximilian Veers
Supporting Characters
. His army was tasked with destroying Echo Base's main power generator to allow orbital bombardment of the planet. Spearheading the defense of the generator was the elite Rogue Squadron
Rogue Squadron
Rebel Alliance Navy
, manning snowspeeders
T-47 Airspeeder
Ground Vehicle
, commanded by Luke Skywalker
Luke Skywalker
Major Characters
, renowned for being the pilot who destroyed the first Death Star
Death Star
Space Stations
. The snowspeeders did not have the necessary firepower to bring down the walkers, so Skywalker suggested an alternative tactic to trip up the walkers with the tow cables issued to every snowspeeder. Despite the efforts by Rogue Squadron, the power generator was eventually destroyed by Veers. The remaining base personnel proceeded to evacuate, as the 501st Legion
501st Legion
Grand Army of the Republic
, led by Darth Vader, entered the base. It would prove a major victory for the Galactic Empire, and would heavily stymie the Rebels.


See also
Related organizations
501st Legion
Imperial NavyStructureCharactersDarth VaderCaptain Lorth NeedaCaptain Akal Zed Admiral Kendal OzzelCaptain Firmus PiettLieutenant VenkaBrandeiStarshipsExecutorAvengerConquestDevastatorStalkerTyrantPart of / Served onGalactic Empire
Death SquadronStructureCharactersDarth Vader (Commander)Captain Lorth NeedaCaptain Akal Zed Admiral Kendal OzzelCaptain Firmus PiettLieutenant VenkaBrandeiOrganizationsBlizzard ForceDroidsArakyd Viper Probe DroidStarshipsExecutorAvengerConquestDevastatorStalkerTyrant
AT-AT DriverPart of / Served onBlizzard ForceAT-ATAT-AT Driver (Pilot)Weapons and EquipmentWeaponsE-11 Blaster Rifle
Imperial SnowtrooperPart of / Served onBlizzard ForceWeapons and EquipmentWeaponsDLT-20A Blaster RifleE-11 Blaster RifleE-Web Heavy Repeating Blaster
Blizzard ForceStructureCharactersIgarGeneral Maximilian Veers (Commander)OrganizationsAT-AT DriverImperial SnowtrooperGround vehiclesAT-ATBlizzard 1, Blizzard 2AT-STPart of / Served onDeath SquadronGroup AssignmentsBlizzard 1AT-ATMaximilian Veers (Commander)Blizzard 2AT-AT
Alliance Starfighter Corps
Rogue SquadronStructureCharactersLuke Skywalker (Commander) (Rogue Leader) Dak Ralter (Rogue Leader)Wedge Antilles (Rogue 3)Wes Janson (Rogue 3)Derek Klivian (Rogue 4)Tycho Celchu (Rogue 5)Tarn Mison (Rogue 5)Dash Rendar (Rogue 12)Ground vehiclesT-47 AirspeederRogue Leader, Rogue 3, Rogue 4, Rogue 5, Rogue 12Part of / Served onRebel AllianceWeapons and EquipmentWeaponsModel 57 Blaster PistolLuke SkywalkerArmorK-22995 Light Flight HelmetLuke SkywalkerDiagnostech Life Support UnitLuke SkywalkerGroup AssignmentsRogue LeaderT-47 AirspeederLuke Skywalker (Pilot)Dak Ralter (Gunner)Rogue 3T-47 AirspeederWedge Antilles (Pilot)Wes Janson (Gunner)Rogue 4T-47 AirspeederDerek Klivian (Pilot)Rogue 5T-47 AirspeederTycho Celchu (Pilot)Tarn Mison (Gunner)Rogue 12T-47 AirspeederDash Rendar (Pilot)
Rebel Alliance Hoth TrooperStructureGround vehiclesAtgar 1.4 FD P-Tower laser cannonDF.9 anti-infantry batteryWeapons and EquipmentWeaponsDH-17 Blaster PistolBlastech A295 Blaster RifleMark II Medium Repeating Blaster CannonModel TD2.3 Electrobinoculars
Renegade Squadron
Rebel AllianceStructureCharactersMajor Bren Derlin (Chief of Security)Toryn Farr (Communications Officer)Judder PageOrganizationsRogue SquadronWeapons and EquipmentWeaponsDH-17 Blaster PistolBren Derlin
Galactic EmpireStructureOrganizationsImperial Navy
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Dash RendarMembershipRogue SquadronDash Rendar (Rogue 12)T-47 AirspeederDash Rendar (Pilot) (Rogue 12)OutriderDash Rendar (Pilot)
Tycho CelchuMembershipRogue SquadronTycho Celchu (Rogue 5)T-47 AirspeederTycho Celchu (Pilot) (Rogue 5)
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Derek KlivianMembershipRogue SquadronDerek Klivian (Rogue 4)T-47 AirspeederDerek Klivian (Pilot) (Rogue 4)
Lorth NeedaMembershipDeath SquadronCaptain Lorth NeedaImperial NavyCaptain Lorth NeedaAvengerLorth Needa (Captain)
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Firmus PiettMembershipDeath SquadronCaptain Firmus PiettImperial NavyCaptain Firmus PiettExecutorFirmus Piett (Captain)
Carlist Rieekan
Maximilian VeersMembershipBlizzard ForceGeneral Maximilian Veers (Commander)AT-ATMaximilian Veers (Commander) (Blizzard 1)
BrandeiMembershipImperial NavyDeath SquadronExecutor
Toryn FarrMembershipRebel AllianceToryn Farr (Communications Officer)
IgarMembershipBlizzard Force
Tarn MisonMembershipRogue SquadronTarn Mison (Rogue 5)T-47 AirspeederTarn Mison (Gunner) (Rogue 5)T-65 X-Wing
Kendal OzzelMembershipDeath SquadronAdmiral Kendal OzzelImperial NavyAdmiral Kendal OzzelExecutorKendal Ozzel (Captain)
Dak RalterMembershipRogue SquadronDak Ralter (Rogue Leader)T-47 AirspeederDak Ralter (Gunner) (Rogue Leader)
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Verena Talos
VenkaMembershipImperial NavyLieutenant VenkaDeath SquadronLieutenant VenkaExecutor
Akal ZedMembershipDeath SquadronCaptain Akal ZedImperial NavyCaptain Akal ZedStalkerAkal Zed (Captain)
R2-D2MembershipT-65 X-WingR2-D2 (Astromech)
Arakyd Viper Probe DroidUsed by / onDeath Squadron
AT-ATStructureCharactersMaximilian Veers (Commander) (Blizzard 1)OrganizationsAT-AT DriverAT-AT Driver (Pilot)Used byBlizzard ForceBlizzard 1, Blizzard 2
AT-STUsed byBlizzard Force
T-47 AirspeederStructureCharactersLuke Skywalker (Pilot) (Rogue Leader) Dak Ralter (Gunner) (Rogue Leader)Wedge Antilles (Pilot) (Rogue 3)Wes Janson (Gunner) (Rogue 3)Derek Klivian (Pilot) (Rogue 4)Tycho Celchu (Pilot) (Rogue 5)Tarn Mison (Gunner) (Rogue 5)Dash Rendar (Pilot) (Rogue 12)Used byRogue SquadronRogue Leader, Rogue 3, Rogue 4, Rogue 5, Rogue 12
Atgar 1.4 FD P-Tower laser cannonUsed byRebel Alliance Hoth Trooper
DF.9 anti-infantry batteryUsed byRebel Alliance Hoth Trooper
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AvengerStructureCharactersLorth Needa (Captain)Used byDeath SquadronImperial Navy
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ConquestUsed byDeath SquadronImperial Navy
DevastatorUsed byImperial NavyDeath Squadron
ExecutorStructureCharacters Kendal Ozzel (Captain)Firmus Piett (Captain)VenkaBrandeiUsed byDeath SquadronImperial Navy
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OutriderStructureCharactersDash Rendar (Pilot)
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StalkerStructureCharactersAkal Zed (Captain)Used byImperial NavyDeath Squadron
TyrantUsed byImperial NavyDeath Squadron
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Full unit name: Battle of Hoth Last updated: 05.03.2024 17:15:42