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Size (W×H×L) 20.2m×21.1m×28.8m
Cargo capacity None
Cargo bay extension N/A
Maximum speed 0.555 LM
Manoeuvrability Roll: 2.2
Pitch: 2.2
Energy banks 10
Energy recharge rate

Medium (2.5)

Gun mounts All
Missile slots None
Shield boosters available
Military shields available
Hyperspace capable
OXP or standard OXP
Available to player
Base price


Very little is known about the origin of these ships. A wide accepted theory link this design with some of the icons of a minority religious movement that rates the shape as "imperial".

However, no known imperial shipyard ever stepped forward to claim the paternity of this design.

It is a combat ship, and a damn good one despite relying on a single forward military grade laser. Small enought to pass unharmed amid the beams of a Rattle Cutter four-laser volley, fast enought to catch most preys and evade most pursuers, with shields meant to withstand heavy punishment.

Some wonder why the Gal Cop has not replaced the Viper class fighter with TIEs, but the most credited answer is that "No Gal Cop pilot will ever accept to stay cramped into an exotic soda can".

The complete lack of cargo leaves this ship relegated to escort duties, with the exception of some, possibly insane, bounty hunters.

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The Tie Interceptor is found in the Star Wars Ships OXP.

You will also find other Tie Interceptors in the Imperial Star Destroyer with a Tie Interceptor factory!