Nik Hepho was a Britarro male who worked as a bounty hunter during the reign of the Galactic Empire. He specialized in members of the outlawed Church of the Force, and after working in the Inner Rim and on the planet Coruscant, he traveled to the moon Jedha in to hunt down more suspected adherents. He was present in Jedha City shortly before it was destroyed by the Empire's Death Star superweapon.


The Britarro male Nik Hepho worked as a bounty hunter specialising in tracking down adherents of the Church of the Force, a religion outlawed by the Galactic Empire. After gaining a reputation of some renown in the Inner Rim and hunting the depths of the planet Coruscant till he considered them empty of targets, Hepho traveled to the moon of Jedha with a listed of suspected members of the church compiled by the Imperial Security Bureau that he had bought on the black market.[1]

Nik Hepho Rogue One

Nik Hepho was in Jedha City shortly before its destruction.

While on Jedha, he kept his starship the Apostate hovering in orbit under the control of a droid intelligence that he remained in contact with via a backpack mounted long-range transmitter. In the year 0 BBY,[1] he walked past[2] the Disciple of the Whills Silvanie Phest[1] and one of her fellow disciples in Jedha City, shortly before the entire city was destroyed by the Empire's Death Star superweapon.[2]

Personality and traitsEdit

Nik Hepho had smooth blue skin and green eyes with no hair.[1]


While on Jedha, Hepho wore a yellow coat over a gray shirt and brown pants, and made use of a metallic headpiece and an A310 rifle with a perforated, air-cooling barrel-shroud.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

Nik Hepho first appeared in the film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which was released in North America on December 16, 2016. The film did not identify Hepho, but his name was provided by Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide, a reference book written by Pablo Hidalgo and released on the same day as the film.



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