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Cold Assault Trooper
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Clone cold assault troopers, also called clone snowtroopers,[1] were a variant of the widely known clone troopers. The variant was a specialized division within the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. This specific type of variant was deployed to arctic-based planets, such as Toola,[2] Rhen Var,[2] Khorm,[3] Orto Pluntonia,[4] and Carlac.[5]


As the name implies, Cold Assault troopers were specially trained for battle and survival in extremely cold regions. Their specialized armor was specifically designed for protection against the cold and be effective in operations within cold regions.


In 22 BBY, the 44th Special Operations Division's unit known as the Devil Dogs, and the 104th Battalion's Wolfpack, were deployed to the planet of Khorm, alongside Jedi Generals Kit Fisto and Plo Koon to destroy a weather-generating station and take the planet for Republic control.[3]

Meanwhile, Commander Mag and his unit were deployed to Orto Plutonia to a Republic outpost. While Mag and Shiv where they were testing out subzero gear, including Freeco speeders.[6] However, during their deployment, the two were attacked and subsequently killed by local Talz for invading their territory. The Glid Station they were posted at was attacked as well, with all troopers killed.[6]

Jedi Generals Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, Chairman Chi Cho, Senator Riyo Chuchi, and the 501st Legion were deployed to investigate the deaths of Mag and his men.[4] Upon discovering the cause of their deaths, the Chairman, who claimed dominion over the planet. Because of hoping to maintain the dominion over the planet, he initiated a battle between them and the Talz. The 501st would take heavy casualties in the ensuing battle. 11 troopers died and the rest were wounded, while Captain Rex and three other troopers were in fighting shape.[4]

Known Cold Assault Troopers[]

Notable Units[]


  • Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars: Battle Tales 5
  • The Clone Wars: Cold Snap
  • CW Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Trespass"
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: In Service to the Republic
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures - "Skirmish on Carlac"
  • Star Wars: Republic: Into the Unknown
  • Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
  • Star Wars Galaxies


  2. 2.0 2.1 Ultimate Star Wars
  3. 3.0 3.1 Star Wars: The Clone Wars: In Service to the Republic
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 CW Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Trespass"
  5. Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures - "Skirmish on Carlac"
  6. 6.0 6.1 The Clone Wars: Cold Snap