A vanguard was a type of trooper that appeared during the years of the Great Galactic War and the Cold War that followed it circa 3,653 BBY. Vanguards served the Galactic Republic and were known for their proficiency with blaster rifles and personal energy shields as well as their phenomenal durability on the battlefield.
Behind the scenesEdit
The vanguard is an advanced class for the trooper class in the Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO video game. This advanced class specializes in blaster rifles, defensive shielding, and absorbing damage in combat. The Imperial counterpart for this archetype is the powertech.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (First appearance)