The findsmen (singular: findsman) were a mystic tradition of the Gand species that dated back centuries on their fog-shrouded homeworld of Gand. Findsmen were known for their uncanny tracking skills, and when the tradition began to die out on Gand, a Gand known as Zuckuss became one of the first to venture off-world, using his particular talents to become a renowned and highly sought-after bounty hunter. At the time of the Iron Blockade, the findsman Vakk operated in the Anoat sector. Unusual even among his mystically minded peers, Vakk was strictly non-violent, using his skills only to track and discover but never to apprehend or kill.
Behind the scenesEdit
Originally appearing unnamed in the 1980 film Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, the findsmen were first identified as such Galaxy Guide 3: The Empire Strikes Back, a 1989 Star Wars Legends supplement written by Michael Stern for Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game. Its name became canon when it was utilized in Ultimate Star Wars, a reference book co-written by Patricia Barr, Adam Bray, Daniel Wallace, and Ryder Windham that was released on April 28, 2015.
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