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Royal Guard (Imperial Red Guard)
Red Guard
Basic Info

Imperial NPC


Galactic Empire

Unit Details


Secondary Weapon:

ARC Caster

You may be looking for the the MOD unit Red Guard.

The Royal Guard, also known as the Imperial Royal Guard, the Red Guard, or just simply the Emperor's Royal Guard, are NPC units that appear in Star Wars: Battlefront: Elite Squadron in the game's campaign. In the game, these NPCs are equipped with either a Z-6 Chaingun or a ARC Caster rifle to combat the player. Aside from appearing in Elite Squadron, Royal Guards have appeared in numerous mods for Star Wars: Battlefront and Star Wars: Battlefront II.

Attacks (SWBF:ES)[]

Name Image Ammo
Z-6 Chaingun Z-6 Infinite Shots
ARC Caster Blast Cannon Infinite Use


  • Along with the Dark Trooper Phase III, this is the only Imperial NPC unit in the Star Wars: Battlefront Series.
  • The Royal Guards actually were developed for Battlefront 2, but were cut from the released version of the game. Their voice-files can be heard, and they were likely meant to be playable in Hunt modes.