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Juvard Illip Oggurobb
Physical description
Species

Hutt[1]

Gender

Hermaphrodite (masculine personality)[2]

Hair color

None

Eye color

Orange-Brown

Skin color

Purple (with light blue-white tattoos)

Chronological and political information
Era(s)

Old Republic era[1]

Affiliation
"I am an artist, Toborro — but I require the proper time and materials to produce my masterpieces."
―Oggurobb[src]

Juvard Illip Oggurobb was a Hutt with a masculine personality[2]. A scientist and an inventor, he was responsible for a number of major advances in the field of droid engineering. Doctor Oggurobb lived sometime before the renewed war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire,[1] and was a five-time recipient of the Bao-Dur Science Prize. He accompanied the Supreme Mogul Toborro to Makeb during the Hutt Cartel's takeover in 3640 BBY.

BiographyEdit

Born prior to 3640 BBY into the Illip Hutt clan, Juvard took on the profession of a droid engineer, which was very odd because of him being a Hutt. Oggurobb soon made several major advances in droid engineering and was a five-time recipient of the Bao-Dur Science Prize. His achievements were quickly noticed by the Hutt Cartel's — a powerful crime organization run by the Hutt species — new Supreme Mogul Toborro and was hired by the Mogul to aid in the building of Isotope-5 droids. He then accompanied the Grand Mogul to Makeb during the Cartel's invasion of the planet.

When the Galactic Republic came to the aid of the people of Makeb against the Hutts and the InterStellar Regulators, Makeb's former defense force, Oggurobb pleaded with Toborro to see reason when the Republic forces captured the Ark in order to evacuate the people of Makeb when it became clear the planet was in its death throes. Toborro, paranoid and insane, refused, leaving Oggurobb no choice but to offer his services and knowledge to the Republic in exchange for getting off Makeb. He revealed to the Republic the nature of isotope-5, the rare substance discovered during the Hutts' deep-core mining operations, and revealed that the Ark would not fly without the isotope-5 fuel rods that Oggurobb had crafted for it.[4]

Oggurobb and the Avestas

Oggurobb and the Avestas.

When the Republic forces prepared to take on Toborro himself, Oggurobb revealed that he had constructed a secret entrance into Toborro's Palace, one not even the Hutt leader himself knew about. With Oggurobb's aid, the Republic team was able to enter Toborro's palace, defeat the mad Hutt and his monstrous droid creation, and retrieve the fuel rods for the Ark. Oggurobb was onboard the craft, maintaining its power levels, as it blasted off from Makeb's surface.[5]

After the conflict, Oggurobb became the official liaison between the Cartel and the Galactic Republic, something he found irritating.[3]

Personality and traitsEdit

"I am an artist, Toborro – but I require the proper time and materials to produce my masterpieces. Respect my process!"
―Juvard to Toborro.[src]

Juvard was a masculine Hutt who became a doctor/scientist, something uncommon for Hutts, a species whose members usually became crime lords. Juvard also appeared to be very self-assured of himself and called himself and artist. However, unlike his employer, Toborro, he has a self-preservation instinct.[4]

Juvard, like the rest of his species, was large. He also had purple skin, with blue tattoos on his chest. He also wore a computer interface visor over his right eye.

Juvard is fluent in both Huttese and Basic, though all Hutts prefer to speak in the former language. However, when dealing with other sentients, Juvard would switch to Basic to avoid linguistic misunderstandings.

EquipmentEdit

Like several Hutts who had to work with technology in the Old Republic era, Kabbura and Qiltakka for example, Juvard wore a computer interface visor over that hooked onto his right side of his head and covered his right eye.

Behind the scenesEdit

Oggurobb was first mentioned in the 2012 reference guide Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia. Players who pre-ordered Star Wars: The Old Republic: Rise of the Hutt Cartel, the first digital expansion for the BioWare-LucasArts video game Star Wars: The Old Republic, received an exclusive holostatue of Oggurobb as one of the rewards for purchasing the expansion before its release on April 14, 2013. The holostatue acts as a Class Trainer for all classes, both Republic and Imperial.

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia
  2. 2.0 2.1 SWTOR mini  Rise of the Hutt Cartel on The Old Republic's official website (backup link on Archive.org)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 SWTOR mini Star Wars: The Old Republic—Codex Entry: "Hutt Cartel Alliance"
  4. 4.0 4.1 SWTOR mini Star Wars: The Old Republic—Republic Mission: "Consulting the Expert" on Makeb
  5. SWTOR mini Star Wars: The Old Republic—Republic Mission: "Taking on Toborro" on Makeb
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