Disney’s Droid Factory Exclusives Update

We have updated our Disney’s Droid Factory Build-a-Droid Visual Guide to include the four recent exclusives from Star Wars Celebration Orlando. For those looking for the additional 21 new Build-a-Droids that were released at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this month, know that we are currently working on that update to the visual guide and in the meantime we have provided a printable Part Checklist for your reference if you are headed to that park soon.

Star Wars Protocol Droid Factory (2017)

Protocol Droid Wave 1 (April 2017)

Following a tradition Disney has done in the past, they debuted their latest set of droid parts during a Star Wars Celebration convention. On April 14th, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios exclusive Star Wars-themed Galactic Nights event, following the second day of Star Wars Celebration Orlando, the first wave of the Protocol Droid line was released.  This set includes over 77 different pieces and 21 distinct and different droids to create. While we photograph and create the additions to this visual guide, we have put today a checklist or cheat sheet for those wanting to build quickly the 21 Protocol Droids currently available.

For a printable PDF copy of the checklist click here: BAD Protocols Cheat Sheet

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Star Wars Droid Factory “Exclusives”


Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2) & See-Threepio (C-3PO) (April 2017)

All different types of Astromech droids populate the Star Wars galaxy. Each droid is different and has their own unique personality and colors. C-3PO is a Protocol Droid that is fluent in more than seven million forms of communication. He is a constant companion to Astromech R2-D2, a skilled starship mechanic and fighter pilot’s assistant. Over the years, these two droids were involved in some of the galaxy’s most defining moments and thrilling battles. Join C-3PO and R2-D2 on their adventures throughout the galaxy.

This special Droid Factory set was created to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. Its unique package design pays homage to the original Kenner action figure packaging and does not feature the holographic-droid schematic on the front of the packaging.  This set includes a couple of other firsts; it is the fist two-pack to be released in the line, includes the first time the designers have every used a ‘wash’ deco on a Droid Factory figure and includes a Protocol Droid mold which until this set’s release at Star Wars Celebration Orlando, previously did not exist in the Build-a-Droid line.

  • R2 Domes (1 version)

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  • R2 Bodies (1 version)

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  • 3PO Heads (1 version)

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  • 3PO Bodies (1 version)

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  • R2-D2 – This droid even when on special missions in the Dune Sea, excels at leading his counterpart to frustration.

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  • C-3PO – Never one to take orders from droids half his side, this Protocol droid believes his counterpart simply excels at getting others in trouble.

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The set retailed for $24.99.

C1-10P “Chopper” (April 2017)

All different types of Astromech droids populate the Star Wars galaxy. Each droid is different and has their own unique personality and colors. The cranky old C1-10P Astromech is a loyal friend and member of the Ghost Rebel Crew and is often squabbling around the Phantom.

May the Force be with you…and your Droids!

Disney broke their usual Astromech mold by producing this C1 model droid.  This all-new sculpt, which is much shorter than the average Astromech, marks the first time an Astromech arm has been created. The set features multiple new parts in the form of new legs, arms and middle leg accessories. This is also the first time that this line has included scene specific parts in the form of Chopper’s extra leg from the Star Wars Rebels episode “The Forgotten Droid”. This droid first became available at the Disney Parks booth at Star Wars Celebration Orlando and around Walt Disney World the same day.

  • C1 Domes (1 version)

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  • C1 Bodies (1 version)

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  • Astromech Accessories (4 versions)

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  • C1-10P “Chopper” – Chopper (AKA Spectre 3) is a valuable member of the Ghost Crew and can sometimes be found at Yavin Base.

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This figure retailed for $12.99.

R-3DO (April 2017)

All different types of Astromech droids populate the Star Wars galaxy. Each droid is different and has their own unique personality and colors. The Protocol droid monitors the Resistance’s network of spy droids that operate across the galaxy. Join R-3DO on his adventures throughout the galaxy.

May the Force by with you…and your Droids!

This figure which also debuted at Star Wars Celebration Orlando preceded the release of the generic red Protocol droid by just one day. This droid is distinct from the red lines, as it has a much brighter deco than the bodies available in the Build-a-Droid (BAD) line.  It also features yellow eyes, while the BAD model has white.

  • 3PO Heads (1 version)

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  • 3PO Bodies (1 version)

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  • R-3DO – This droid is a member of the Resistance and is stationed at their headquarters on D’Qar in the Ileenium System.

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This figure retailed for $12.99.

The Clone Wars Set (April 2017)

All different types of Astromech droids populate the Star Wars galaxy. Each droid is different and has their own unique personality and colors. These four new Astromech figures are fearthed in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

May the Force be with you…and your Droids!

This third multipack set varies from the previous two as it in based off of an animated series and not a recent feature film. The set reissues R5 and R2 sculpts previously available in the line but includes a few new exclusive screen-accurate accessories never before available in the Droid Factory line. Each of the Astromechs in this set originates from the first season of The Clone Wars animated series. For example, R2-C2 appeared in The Clone Wars film, R5-P8 appeared in “The Gungan General”, R5-S9 appeared in “Hostage Crisis” and R5-013 appeared in “Shadow of Malevolence”. This is was one of the four sets that were released during Star Wars Celebration Orlando.

  • R2 Domes (1 version)

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  • R2 Bodies (1 version)

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  • R5 Domes (3 versions)

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  • R5 Bodies (3 versions)

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  • Astromech Accessories (4 versions)

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  • R2-C2 – This Black Sun droid, spends its days serving Ziro the Hutt and his entourage on Coruscant.

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  • R5-P8 – R5-P8 lives up to his pirate heritage by sporting a blaster atop his head as a part of Hondo Ohnaka’s gang.

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  • R5-S9 – When Cad Bane’s IG-86 Droids, infiltrated the Galactic Republic’s Senate building on Coruscant, R5-S9 became an unfortunate casualty.

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  • R5-013 – This droid provided navigation for Flyby, the Y-Wing Shadow Squadron pilot, during the attack on General Grievous’ Malevolence cruiser.

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This set retailed for $29.99.