Prequel Trilogy,  Resistance

Star Wars Resistance introduces a modern incarnation of the Neimoidian escort shuttle


“Star Wars Resistance is here! The animated series follows Kazuda “Kaz” Xiono, a young pilot recruited by the Resistance and tasked with a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order. Visit following each episode for “Bucket’s List Extra,” an expansion of our weekly fun-facts video series Bucket’s List. In this installment, we look at “The Triple Dark.” […]

3. What’s old is new.
Hallion is a Neimoidian, and his ship is a modern incarnation of the Galactic Republic-era Sheathipede shuttle, seen in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.”



For transit from their enormous Trade Federation battleships to the surface of their economically or militarily conquered worlds, Neimoidian officials travel in a distinctively shaped Neimoidian escort shuttle. Curved insect-like landing gears lower from the ship’s belly, giving the craft’s legs a pincer-like appearance as it settles on a landing pad.”


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