Stomping Into Battle: 75337 AT-TE Walker Minifigs

The All Terrain Tactical Enforcer with its menacing six legs and heavy cannons is a sight to behold. The most recent version – 75337 AT-TE Walker – is ready to enter battle against the droid army.

With a total of nine minifigures including the buildable Dwarf Spider Droid, it is packed with characters. Of these, there are four new minifigures to add to the ever-growing list.

212th Clone Gunner

Clone Gunners are a subset of Clone Troopers that specialized in the operation of vehicle-mounted weaponry and large artillery.

The last Clone Gunner was released in 2017 in 75182 Republic Fighter Tank. Both of the two prior versions were released as generic Clone Gunners, so this is the first time one has been named to a specific unit.

Featuring brand new helmet, torso, and leg printing, this trooper is a nice upgrade compared to the last version. The legs come with hip and toe printing that matches the other Troopers included minus the orange markings. This set features updated Phase 2 helmets that have holes in both sides reminiscent of the Clone Troopers released in the late 2000s. The head under the helmet matches many of the other Clone Troopers that have been released over the past couple of years.

212th Clone Troopers

These highly trained soldiers of the Grand Army of the Republic were created to fight back against the Separatist droid army and serve under Commander Cody’s lead.

With their striking orange markings, the 212th Attack Battalion made a noticeable appearance on the planet Utapau during Revenge of the Sith. As such, the last time that we received a standard 212th Trooper was in 2014 with the release of 75036 Utapau Troopers.

The three troopers included in the set are all identical and come with unique torso and leg printing which shows off those orange markings mentioned above. The legs are fully adorned with hip and toe printing. These troopers also come with the updated Phase 2 helmet to allow for attachments and again have the distinctive orange marking on the front. The head under the helmet matches the Clone Gunner above. One of them comes equipped with a DC-15A blaster carbine while the other two have DC-15A blaster rifles.

Commander Cody

Formally known as CC-2224, Commander Cody is second-in-command of the 7th Sky Corps – which includes the 212th Attack Battalion – and answers directly to his Jedi General Obi-Wan Kenobi.

After the furor of the “we want a 501st battlepack” died down, the attention turned to Phase 2 Cody. Although it may not meet everyone’s expectations – the problem with having too much focus on a particular figure – he is a perfect inclusion in this set.

When looking at Commander Cody, the necessity for the updated Phase 2 helmet makes itself clear. Bearing markings similar to the Clone Gunner combined with distinctive orange stripes on the front, it is the orange visor that grabs your attention. This part has been in use since 2008, but it’s the first time that it has been released in orange. The torso is brand new and features Cody’s unique markings as well as orange arms. The legs are different than the other 212th Troopers but still come with full printing. Unlike the prior two versions, this Cody gets his own unique head print.

Battle Droids

These B1-series battle droids form the backbone of the Separatist Droid Army and are manufactured by Baktoid Combat Automata and Baktoid Armor Workshop.

Much like pack animals, the battle droid’s combat success relied on its ability to outnumber its enemy. They had minimal armor and a simple design which meant they were otherwise easy to destroy.

The battle droid’s design has been almost unchanged since 1999. The current version has been in use since 2007 when the “straight arm” was introduced which allowed for the blaster to be held correctly. They were given a humanoid design in order to allow them to operate existing machinery, but they were also styled after the Geonosians who manufactured them. The LEGO version can also fold up thanks to its clip-on limbs. All three come equipped with E-5 blaster rifles.

Dwarf Spider Droid

Classed as DSD1 Dwarf Spider Droids, these four-legged droids are also manufactured by Baktoid Armor Workshop and see plenty of action during the Clone Wars.

Although not technically considered a minifigure by LEGO, Bricklink and the LSW Collector app recognize Dwarf Spider Droids as such so we will include it here. The last version was released just two years ago in 75261 Clone Scout Walker – 20th Anniversary Edition.

These droids are comprised of common elements which makes them easy to acquire outside of buying the set. This particular one comes with 38 pieces the combination of which is unique and makes it a new version. Notable features include the laser cannon at the front of the droid and the four legs that allow them to traverse various terrains. The hull of the droid is dome-like with a central antenna. The self-destruct mechanism lies within this hull.

As always there is much speculation around Commander Cody and whether or not he will appear in a cheaper set in the future. While this may be a realistic possibility, the answer is of course unknown. Therefore, if you are wanting to add CC-2224 to your collection this is your chance and it comes with two other great Trooper versions.

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