Star Wars is filled with memorable personalities that populate a dynamic galaxy – from space pirates to mystical proprietors, plus chatty droids and cuddly aliens. Some of those characters join the action at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the epic new land which is open at Disneyland Park in California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. Guests who visit the lands may discover the presence of creatures and droids who call the planet Batuu home – some in merchant stalls, some in attractions, and some as Audio-Animatronics figures. A few characters will meet with guests as they roam the lands. Here’s a complete guide to the characters, creatures, droids, ships, and other vehicles you can discover in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.



Locations: Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, Resistance Encampment

A legendary Wookiee warrior and Han Solo’s co-pilot aboard the Millennium Falcon, Chewbacca (“Chewie,” for short) came to Batuu aboard the damaged Falcon. He needs special parts to fix his ship and the Resistance needs fresh supplies, so Chewie made a deal to loan Hondo Ohnaka the Millennium Falcon for a few smuggling runs in exchange for the items he desperately needs.


Location: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

A larger-than-life collector of all things odd and hard to find, Dok-Ondar buys, sells and trades valuable items in his intergalactic antiquities shop. The Ithorian is a proud curator, amassing a collection unrivaled in the galaxy. He is also known as the “gatekeeper” of the black market in Black Spire Outpost, so locals know not to cross him. Guests can see him working at his desk, taking inventory and barking the occasional order at his assistants between incoming calls.

Guests visiting Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities will discover rare items from across the galaxy for sale, all part of Dok-Ondar’s collection. Items represent different eras of the Star Wars saga, including holocrons, ancient Jedi and Sith artifacts, lightsabers and more. (Richard Harbaugh/Disney Parks)

Oga Garra

Location: Oga’s Cantina

This Blutopian crime boss of Black Spire Outpost is a mysterious figure. She is never seen, but is often heard yelling at her servers inside Oga’s Cantina. Her influence stretches throughout the outpost, as her fingers are in every business transaction and she knows everyone coming and going.

The Gatherers

Location: Savi’s Workshop – Handbuilt Lightsabers

As believers in the ways of the Force, the Gatherers are a group of men and women dedicated to restoring balance in the galaxy by passing on ancient knowledge. Part of their mission is guiding the next generation of Jedi-hopefuls in building their own unique lightsabers.

Vi Moradi

Location: Black Spire Outpost

Vi Moradi is a spy and intelligence officer for the Resistance who traveled to Batuu to scout the planet for its viability as a potential Resistance recruiting station. This strong-willed, hot-tempered, quick-witted woman is trying to stay one step ahead of the First Order while recruiting for the Resistance as she traverses the twisting pathways of Black Spire Outpost.

The notorious Weequay pirate, Hondo Ohnaka, gives guests their mission prior to boarding Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, and at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Richard Harbaugh/Disney Parks)

Hondo Ohnaka

Location: Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run

Established in the “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” animated television series, Hondo Ohnaka is a Weequay pirate turned “legitimate” businessman (although most would call him a smuggler). A rough-around-the-edges rogue, he is always looking out for the next big score. Hondo founded Ohnaka Transport Solutions, which operates out of Black Spire Outpost and specializes in acquiring or delivering restricted items. In Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, he asks guests to help him acquire some prized cargo of importance to both the First Order and the Resistance.  And, of course, Hondo will be pocketing a sizeable profit along the way.

Kylo Ren

Location: Docking Bay 9 (First Order Encampment)

The Supreme Leader of the First Order strikes fear in the hearts of his foes with his imposing mask, long dark robes, iconic hilted red lightsaber, and notoriously violent temper. As a highly trained, Force-sensitive warrior, Kylo Ren is determined to root out the Resistance and travels to Batuu to search for and destroy any traces he can find.


Location: Resistance Encampment

Sometime after the Battle of Crait at the conclusion of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Resistance hero Rey made her way to Batuu. Here, she leads the recruitment effort for the Resistance by actively inspiring supporters of the Resistance along the galaxy’s Outer Rim.


Location: Toydarian Toymaker

Zabaka is a Toydarian, the flying alien species first seen in “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.” Her small stall has thrived in Black Spire Outpost by selling quality toys and through her good relationships with other proprietors in town. Guests can see the silhouette of Zabaka going about her daily business through her workshop window.



Location: Creature Stall

A popular pet throughout the galaxy, this gold and brown plumed bird was first seen in the “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” animated television series.


Locations: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities, Black Spire Outpost Water Fountain

This slimy, tentacled carnivore was first seen in “Star Wars: A New Hope” when it attacked Luke Skywalker in the Death Star trash compactor. When guests stop for a drink at the water fountain in the Black Spire Outpost marketplace, they may see the eye of a dianoga (nicknamed “Tiny”) pop out of the water tank above. Dok-Ondar has a juvenile dianoga in a tank at his shop – nicknamed “Toothy.”


Location: Creature Stall

This small, timid creature with a protective shell and two eyestalks was seen in the “Star Wars Rebels” animated television series.

Felucian Fireflies

Location: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

These glowing creatures are native to the colorful, humid jungle planet Felucia, first seen in “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.”


Location: Creature Stall

A fierce predator typically the size of a small humanoid, this creature can only survive under the cover of darkness. It lives in a dark crate in the stall, and was seen in the “Star Wars Rebels” animated television series.


Location: Creature Stall

A sprightly feline that hunts small rodents on the grassy plains of Lothal, this lively animal is known primarily from the “Star Wars Rebels” animated television series. In the stall, guests can see a Loth-cat’s tail sway gently as it sleeps.

Kowakian Monkey-Lizard

Location: Creature Stall

This reptilian creature is a favorite pet for denizens of the galaxy’s underworld, most famously Jabba the Hutt. Guests visiting the stall can see the monkey-lizard’s tail hanging from a cage and occasionally hear its iconic high-pitched laugh, likely recognizing it from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.”


Location: Creature Stall

Also known as a Trandoshan monkey, this species of primate lives in trees and was seen in the “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” animated television series. Guests can see its tail as it hangs from a cage in the stall.


Location: Oga’s Cantina

These “beastly things” are bat-like parasites that chew on the power cables and energy conductors of starships, as seen in “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.” In Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests may spy a mynock that’s pickled in one of Oga’s cantina tanks.


Location: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

A short, gentle rodent found in the Gungan Swamps of Naboo (sometimes mistaken for a plant).


Location: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

This large rodent forms complex underground burrowing systems called “towns.” It has horns, a snout, sharp incisors and powerful claws used for defense and digging. Guests can see a taxidermic profrogg in Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities.

Puffer Pig

Location: Creature Stall

A mammalian species capable of sniffing valuable minerals makes puffer pigs vital to smugglers, as seen in the “Star Wars Rebels” animated series. When frightened, it inflates to massive proportions. Guests will see its eyes and hear its grunts and snorts inside the Creature Stall.


Location: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

This dangerous carnivore can grow to 100 meters long and likes to bury itself in sand – leaving only its massive mouth exposed to the surface, as seen in “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.” Dok-Ondar keeps his infant sarlacc in a special tank that simulates arid atmospheric conditions.

Swamp Slug

Location: Oga’s Cantina

Native to the bogs of Dagobah, this creature has thousands of teeth capable of grinding up plants and animals – but not necessarily droids, as R2-D2 fortunately discovered in “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.” Those keeping a close eye will find a swamp slug in one of the cantina’s tanks.


Location: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

This large, white, furry, carnivorous predator hails from the ice planet Hoth. It often sneaks up on prey prior to attack, as experienced by Luke Skywalker in “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.” Dok-Ondar has a taxidermic wampa in his collection.

Womp Rat

Location: Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

This pest is native to Tatooine, and as Luke Skywalker noted in “Star Wars: A New Hope,” it isn’t much bigger than two meters. Guests can see a taxidermic womp rat in Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities.


Location: Creature Stall, Oga’s Cantina

A carnivorous amphibian typically found in the sand dunes of Tatooine, it famously made a brief cameo outside Jabba the Hutt’s palace in “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.” It waits for unsuspecting rodents or insects to pass by, then whips its long tongue out to snatch prey. At
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests can observe a worrt alive in one of the cantina’s tanks.



Location: Ronto Roasters

As a former smelter droid, 8D-J8 was reprogrammed to do one thing: turn the meats on the spit at Ronto Roasters, ensuring they are cooked to perfection.


Location: Oga’s Cantina

This former Star Tours pilot droid, known as “Rex,” crash landed on Batuu and was reprogrammed into a DJ by Mubo at the Droid Depot. Mubo gave Rex to Oga Garra to pay off a debt, and “DJ Rex” now provides the musical entertainment inside Oga’s Cantina – and he’s still as chatty as ever.


Location: Spaceport

This sassy droid is Hondo’s most capable astromech and serves as an automated repair mechanic on the smuggler’s many starships. He calls Hondo out on many occasions, always keeping the pirate on his toes.

Iconic Ships & Other Vehicles

Starships and other vehicles play integral roles in Star Wars stories, almost becoming characters all their own. That’s why in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the planet Batuu’s landscape is populated with all manner of transportation vehicles, from iconic ships to small, utilitarian speeders.

With both the Resistance and First Order making encampments on the planet, the evidence of their arrival is all around Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, including several starfighters and transport shuttles. But Black Spire Outpost is also a community full of residents just trying to go about their daily lives, so their transportation is represented, as well.

As guests explore Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the presence of these ships and vehicles – built at full scale – becomes yet another layer of immersive storytelling that deepens engagement with the land. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens May 31, 2019, at Disneyland Park in California and Aug. 29, 2019, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida.

A-wing Starfighter

Location: Resistance Mobile Command Post

With its sleek arrowhead shape, streamlined cockpit and massive twin engines, the A-wing suggests raw speed. Used first by the Rebel Alliance and now the Resistance, it is well suited for quick strikes.


Location: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

The All Terrain Armored Transport – or AT-AT walker – is a four-legged transport and combat vehicle used by First Order ground forces. Standing more than 60 feet tall with heavy armor plating, the massive AT-ATs are both intimidating and awe-inspiring when seen in person – such as aboard a Star Destroyer.

Black One

Location: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Poe Dameron’s original T-70 X-wing starfighter stood out with its signature black-accented paint job. When that ship was destroyed in a battle with Kylo Ren, he acquired another T-70, painted it with similar livery and rechristened it Black One. Poe is stationed on Batuu at the Resistance encampment to help escort new recruits off planet to the secret Resistance rendezvous point.

Poe Dameron’s Black One

First Order Fleet Transport

Location: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Piloted by R5-series astromech droids and programmed with ship schematics and security access codes, these sleek, eight-passenger vehicles offer an expedient way to move First Order troops throughout a Star Destroyer.

First Order Short-Range Evacuation Vehicle

Location: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

In the event of an emergency onboard a First Order Star Destroyer, fleet transports can load into a short-range evacuation vehicle. These escape pods are surface-mounted to the Star Destroyer in groups of four. Once ejected from the ship, the pods use thrusters for maneuvering to safety.

Intersystem Transport Ship (I-TS)

Location: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Equipped with a hyperdrive, the I-TS is primarily used by the Resistance as a long-haul transport ship. Docked at the Resistance encampment on Batuu, it is an indispensable vessel for moving troops between bases.

First Order TIE echelon

Location: Docking Bay 9 (First Order Encampment)

A new assault vehicle in the TIE (twin ion engine) series, this echelon shuttle is used by the First Order mainly for small troop and cargo transport.


Location: Black Spire Station

There are two models of speeders in for repairs in the garage at Black Spire Station: an X-34 model, similar to one Luke Skywalker uses in “Star Wars: A New Hope,” and a Jakku speeder, built from scavenged parts.

(Richard Harbaugh/Disney Parks)

Millennium Falcon

Location: Spaceport

Once flown by iconic smuggler Han Solo and his Wookiee first mate, Chewbacca, the Millennium Falcon is sometimes lovingly referred to as “the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy.” The YT-1300 Corellian freighter is currently being loaned to Hondo Ohnaka, the former pirate who owns and operates Ohnaka Transport Solutions.

Sienar-Chall Utilipede-Transport

Location: Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo

Chef Strono “Cookie” Tuggs uses this modified shuttle as a mobile kitchen and restaurant, jumping from one planet to the next as a “traveling diner for diners traveling.” It is currently atop Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo, turning the hangar into a dining establishment in Black Spire Outpost.

Star Destroyer

Location: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

The First Order’s Resurgent-class Star Destroyers recall the massive wedge-shaped warships of the Galactic Empire, but boast more efficient turbolasers powered by kyber crystals. They can also launch starfighters more quickly than their predecessors. A Star Destroyer is in orbit around Batuu as the First Order hunts for the Resistance.

TIE Fighter

Location: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Carried aboard Star Destroyers by the First Order, TIE (twin-ion engine) fighters are single-pilot vehicles designed for fast-paced dogfights. Easily identifiable by their hexagonal vertical wings, TIEs are short-range fighters with powerful weaponry but little in the way of defenses. Their distinctive engine roar can strike fear in the hearts of enemies.

X-wing Starfighter

Location: Resistance Mobile Command Post

A versatile ship balancing speed and firepower, the X-wing is a nimble starfighter used in dogfights first by the Rebel Alliance and now the Resistance. Its name comes from the “X” its four wings create when they’re locked in attack position.

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