Wampa (29)Full unit name: Wampa
Last updated: 28.02.2023 23:45:32
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Basic info
First appearance: Empire Strikes Back
Empire Strikes Back
(MOVIE)
Native to: Hoth
Hoth
Planet
Events: Gaining Ground (Hoth)
Gaining Ground (Hoth)
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
, Hoth Confrontation
Hoth Confrontation
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
, Frozen Search and Rescue
Frozen Search and Rescue
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
, White Terror's Rampage
White Terror's Rampage
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
, Savage Attack
Savage Attack
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
, Overcoming the Onslaught
Overcoming the Onslaught
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
, Warped to the Core
Warped to the Core
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
, Ice Plains Patrol
Ice Plains Patrol
Event
Galactic Civil War
Known Facts (9)
Gaining Ground (Hoth) (2)
Frozen Search and Rescue (1)
White Terror's Rampage (1)
Savage Attack (1)
Overcoming the Onslaught (1)
Warped to the Core (1)
Ice Plains Patrol (2)
Summary
Wampa ice creatures were carnivorous predatory reptomammals indigenous to the remote Outer Rim Territories ice planet Hoth
Hoth
Planet
. The bipedal beasts stood over two meters in height with shaggy white fur constantly stained with the gore of slaughtered prey. Wampas were armed with jagged yellow teeth and deadly claws. Primarily solitary hunters, wampas occasionally hunted in packs, preferring to ambush their prey from the camouflage of Hoth's snow banks and blizzards. Stunned victims were carried back to the creatures' lairs, typically large ice caves, where the wampas ate at their leisure. The planet's omnivorous tauntauns
Tauntaun
Creature
Non-sentient
formed the bulk of the wampas' prey, although they would attack anything they encountered.
While rarely seen away from their remote homeworld, wampas were known to have participated in illegal gladiatorial combat venues. They were highly valued among big-game hunters for the challenge that came with hunting the creatures, as well as for their pelts, stuffed heads, and other miscellaneous souvenirs that commanded high prices on the black market.
During the confrontation
Hoth Confrontation
Event
Cold War (3653BBY - 3642BBY)
between the Galactic Empire and the Sith Empire, the Hailstorm Brotherhood
Hailstorm Brotherhood
Organization
Planetary and Sector
, a fanatical group of White Maw
White Maw
Organization
Planetary and Sector
pirates, wore wampa furs as their primary uniform.
The Alliance to Restore the Republic's Echo Base on Hoth came under constant wampa assaults in 3 ABY. Wampas were later protected under legislation to prevent endangered species from falling into extinction by the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances.

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See also
Known specimen
Ujooku
White Terror
Complete list

Full unit name: Wampa Last updated: 28.02.2023 23:45:32