- "Swoop jockeys have the brains of a blister gnat–and about the same life expectancy."
- ―Han Solo
Gnats were small creatures that often were killed early in their life. They were usually flying in black swarms and lived in humid areas. Types of gnat were the blister gnat, the fire gnat, the kelp gnat and the parfue gnat.
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Way of the Jedi (Mentioned only)
- Coruscant Nights III: Patterns of Force (Mentioned only)
- Therefore I Am: The Tale of IG-88 (Mentioned only)
- Doom Mission (Mentioned only)
- Combat Moon (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars 60: Shira's Story (First mentioned)
- Jedi Search (Mentioned only)
- Dark Apprentice
- The New Rebellion
- Young Jedi Knights: Heirs of the Force (First appearance)
- Dark Nest III: The Swarm War (Mentioned only)