• Mattie Stu

Separatist Shuttles | 60 Second Lore

Today's episode of 60 Second Lore was suggested by YouTube user Reece Haire, and it begins in 3, 2, 1...

Manufactured by the insect-like Charrians – hence its foldable, beetle-like legs – the Sheathipede-class transport shuttle was widely used by Trade Federation leaders Nute Gunray and Rune Haako, various worlds allied to the Separatists, and even bio-terrorist Nuvo Vindi. Each vessel came equipped with an incredibly powerful communications array, not to mention a large, characteristic topside fin. And while it was more often than not used for short-distance flights from almighty battleships to economically or militarily conquered planets, the flexibility of this formidable craft allowed it to be easily upgraded for most combat situations. Moreover, as they were frequently flown by automatic pilots, the tight passenger area could be extended into the cockpit. Whether or not this very upgrade was applied, the Separatist shuttle quickly became the ideal ship for battle droids throughout the Clone Wars...

With seconds still to spare on the good old stop watch, it's now time to conclude our brief overview of the Sheathipede-class transport shuttle!

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