|Chronological and political information|
- "I created me! They junked me after a century of loyal mechanical service. So I repaired myself."
- ―The Proto Droid Proto One
A Proto Droid was a specific kind of self-constructed junk droid. The rickety Proto One, who rebuilt his broken self with diverse replacement parts and resembled a strange mixture of many different droid types, was a Proto Droid.
- Star Wars: Droids—"A Race to the Finish" (First appearance)
- A Race to the Finish (First identified as Proto Droid)