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Imperial Death Troopers were an elite force of Imperial Stormtroopers used by the members of the Tarkin Initiative around the time of the Battle of Yavin by the Galactic Empire. They wore black armour and were not to mixed up with the similar Shadow Trooper. They were known to serve under Director Orson Krennic.
Early History and Background Edit
Death Troopers were picked from the most elite Stormtrooper units in the Imperial Army who underwent elite training and later recived classified medical enhancments to become the "perfect stormtrooper". Imperial Death Troopers gained their name due to a Imperial bioweapons project that went wrong, possibly something similar to the Dandoran Breakout.
Usage by Thrawn Edit
Galactic Civil War and Usage by Krennic Edit
During the early Galactic Civil War, an squadron of Death Troopers were assigned to serve under Director Orson Krennic and worked as his personal bodyguards. They were present fighting against the Rebel Alliance in battles such as the Battle of Scarif.