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Grand Moff Tarkin
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Theme:

Star Wars
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Years:

2006, 2008, 2016

Appearances

Grand Moff Tarkin is a Star Wars Minifigure. He was first released in 2005 and has been released in three sets and three video games to date.

Description

Tarkin's hair piece is one of the most common male minifigure hairpieces but in grey. His head is Light Nougat and has a serious expression. Just like all of the other minifigures in 2005, his eyes don't have pupils. His torso features the standard grey Imperial Officer uniform with his Grand Moff insignia in the upper left-hand corner, and one silver code cylinder below each shoulder. His hands are light nougat and his legs are grey.

In the Video Games

In LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, a player can buy Grand Moff Tarkin after completing scene 4 of Episode 4: Rescue the Princess. He can be bought for 38000 studs, and has the ability to jump, shoot by using a pistol, and can unlock doorways locked by Imperial access panels.

Background

Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin was a leading officer in the Galactic Empire for many years. Before that, during the Clone Wars, he served as a Captain under Jedi Master Even Piell. When the Republic fell, Tarkin, with his sinister demeanor and ruthless ways, quickly found himself in a high-ranking position in the newly formed Galactic Empire. Tarkin was placed in command of the Death Star and tasked with making sure it was constructed without sabotage or delay. When Princess Leia, a member of the Rebel Alliance, was captured and brought on board but was unwilling to reveal the location of the Rebel Base, Tarkin used the battle station's incredible firepower to obliterate Leia's home planet of Alderaan. When the Rebels' base was revealed at last to be on Yavin 4, Tarkin sent the Death Star to Yavin's coordinates and prepared to destroy it. When it was in range, Tarkin gave the order to fire. But just before the fatal trigger was pulled, two proton torpedos, fired into the Death Star's core by Luke Skywalker, detonated. Tarkin and everyone on the Death Star were killed as the massive battle station exploded.

Notes

  • Grand Moff Tarkin's rank insignia is incorrectly depicted on his minifigure- in the Star Wars universe, Tarkin has two code cylinders on each side of his uniform as opposed to one.

Appearances

Video Game Appearances

Gallery of Variations

Moff Tarkin
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Original Variation2016 Redesign


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