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IG-88
IG-88 (69568)
Product Info
Manufacturer Hasbro
Scale 3¾ inches
MN 69568
Asst 69560
Character IG-88B
Model IG-series
Maker Holowan Laboratories
Power of the Force II
(1996)
Boba Fett vs. IG-88 (69568) F
Included in Boba Fett vs. IG-88
Series Shadows of the Empire
Comic Packs
Miscellaneous
Accessories

(2) Blaster Rifles

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IG-88 was originally released in 1996 in the Boba Fett vs. IG-88 Comic Pack, a part of the Power of the Force II Shadows of the Empire collection.

Cardback Biography

IG-88
HEIGHT 2.0 Meters
STATUS Bounty Hunter
CLASSIFICATION Holowan Mechanicals IG-88 Assassin Droid
AFFILIATION Freelance
WEAPON OF CHOICE Assorted Weaponry
The battered war droid IG-88 was among the bounty hunters commissioned by Darth Vader to hunt down and capture the Millennium Falcon after the Battle of Hoth. IG-88 is one of five droids created by Holowan scientists, who deliberately programmed the units to maximize their freedom of action in combat. This experiment proved tragic when, upon activation, the new IG prototypes eliminated their programmers and escaped to fulfill whatever mission lie within their distorted metallic intellects. IG-88's programming has caused it to value Imperial credits over organic life, making it a devastatingly efficient hunting machine. It is loaded down with a mass of heavy weaponry such as a heavy blaster and blaster rifle as well as a flamethrower, sonic stunner and grenade launcher.

It has been rumored that IG-88 is one of the many bounty hunters seeking Boba Fett and his prisoner. Though bounty hunters rarely break their vocational code by stealing or eliminating one another, the capture of Han Solo promises enough credits to cause most hunters to forget this formality. This is especially true for IG-88, who has little regard for laws, especially unwritten ones. The droid is literally a killing machine and one of the most dangerous hunters in the galaxy. Many consider it the equal of Boba Fett, who is generally known as the most effective bounty hunter anywhere. Upon entering the Tatooine system, Boba Fett was ambushed by the droid in its ship, IG-2000. Certain of his ability to destroy the droid, Boba Fett soon discovered that IG-88 had a few tricks of his own..

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