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Grievance Striker
Production information
Manufacturer

BlasTech Industries

Model

DT-57 heavy blaster pistol

Type

Heavy blaster pistol

Cost

850 credits

Physical and technical specifications
Size

Medium

Weight

1.8 kg

Range

35 meters (originally 50 meters)

Usage and history
Era(s)
Affiliation

During the Clone Wars, General Grievous wielded a custom DT-57 "Annihilator" blaster pistol known as the Grievance Striker, in conjunction with the many lightsabers stolen for his personal collection. Although this served as his secondary weapon after his lightsabers, Grievous was known to use other blasters as well, such as an E-5 blaster rifle, which he briefly wielded onboard the Malevolence in his first fight against General Obi-Wan Kenobi, and a DC-17 hand blaster, which he used to kill Jedi Knight Nahdar Vebb in his lair.

It is as of yet unknown how often Grievous used the blaster during the Clone Wars. Like any blaster he used, it could be holstered to the back of his belt or in a holder on his personal Tsmeu-6 personal wheel bike. On Utapau, Grievous engaged Obi-Wan Kenobi in combat again, and with the loss of his lightsabers, attempted to kill the Jedi with his blaster. However, Obi-Wan disarmed Grievous, and used the General's own blaster against him. Five shots to Grievous's organ sack ignited the remaining organic components of his body.

Grievous firing Grievance Striker.

The blaster was recovered along with Grievous's body by stormtroopers following Order 66, and held in the Emperor's secret storehouse on Utapau. It was later given greater accuracy with the loss of some of its firing range (going from 50 meters to only 35 meters), and was used by N-K Necrosis on Kashyyyk. A group of spacers later encountered and defeated the droid, looting its possessions, including the DT-57.

Appearances

  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith junior novel
  • Star Wars Galaxies: Rage of the Wookiees (First identified as Grievance Striker)

Sources

  • The Story of General Grievous: Lord of War
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