As its name suggests, an ore crawler is a massive vehicle that scours terrain for energy sources. Developed by the Mining Guild, an ore crawler also burns up earth as it searches for raw materials, leaving landscapes and natural habitats devastated. The Empire, through the Mining Guild, uses ore crawlers -- and the slaves within -- to support its factories.
The Mining Guild, operating in concert with the Empire, was a network that harvested natural resources throughout the galaxy. One outpost on a small planetoid, which collected a mysterious green gas, drew the attention of giant purrgil creatures…and the Ghost crew of rebels. After a dramatic confrontation, the facility was destroyed, though the Mining Guild remains powerful.
These electrified whips were the preferred method of domination for the subjugation of slaves taken by Zygerrians. They consisted of a metal grip and an electrified wire that glowed when powered up. They were incredibly painful, but not typically physically damaging, as Zygerrians didn’t want to damage their merchandise irreparably.
Lothal is a diverse planet, with both farmland and a city center. During the age of the Empire, it fell under Imperial occupation, as farmers were kicked off their land and enormous TIE fighter and weapons factories were built. While most of the population felt powerless in the face of Imperial rule, a select few dared to fight back.