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Poggle the Lesser

Archduke of Geonosis

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Description

Poggle the Lesser was the leader of the insect-like Geonosians throughout the era of the Clone Wars. Due to his control of the Geonosian battle droid factories, he was a powerful figure within the Confederacy of Independent Systems and commanded the droid armies that fought against the Republic in two battles for control of Geonosis. At the end of the war, Poggle lost his life to Darth Vader.

Stats

Homeworld
Geonosis
Species
Geonosian
Gender
Male
Height
1.75 meters
Weapon
Geonosian sonic blaster
Affiliation
Separatist Alliance

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Geonosis

Geonosis

The Archduke of Geonosis, Poggle the Lesser was the leader of a large colony of Geonosians living within the rocky spires of the desolate world. Poggle oversaw the production of battle droids for the Techno Union and possessed the plans for an ultimate weapon that the Geonosians were contracted to construct. He gave the plans for the Death Star to Count Dooku before fleeing the Republic attack on Geonosis. Later, a defeated Poggle would unknowingly lead several Jedi to the hive of Karina the Great, the Geonosian queen.

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battle droid

battle droid

Poggle the Lesser controlled the vast droid factories found on his planet, overseeing production on a massive army of battle droids for the Techno Union to aid in the Separatist cause.

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Rush Clovis

Rush Clovis

After the Separatists had regained control of Geonosis, Poggle the Lesser made a deal with the Banking Clan and the Trade Federation to fund a new weapons factory. On Cato Neimoidia, Poggle met with Banking Clan representative Rush Clovis and argued that he deserved a larger cut of the profits, but Clovis refused to re-negotiate.

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Anakin Skywalker

Anakin Skywalker

When Anakin Skywalker was caught infiltrating the Geonosian droid factories, Poggle the Lesser presided over his trial and sentenced him to execution in the arena. Later in the war the tables were turned when Poggle was captured by the Republic and Skywalker violently interrogated him to gain the information he needed to rescue his Padawan.

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