SW-T10 #4: Top 10 Favorite Droids [No Spoilers]

I’ve polled 10 of my fellow “uber” #StarWars fans and asked them to rank their top 10 favorite Star Wars droids (Official Canon)…. here is my data. Let’s chat in the comments, shall we?


WOW! The top 4 are no-brainers, but after that it’s a free-for-all. The bottom of the lists that were sent were FILLED with droids I’ve had to look up. It’s amazing how this universe speaks to people in different ways – amazing what mini moments can make an impression.

25 different droids were nominated in total.

R2D2, C3PO, and BB8 made it on to every list while K-2SO was on 9 of 10 – the one person who didn’t even rank him mentioned that “Rogue One just didn’t make an impression”. However, for everyone else K-2 jumped right into their top favorites.

Just as with the vehicles list below, a lot of feeling it’s a ‘favorite’ seemed to stem from memories of the toy as a child. I know I did – that Gonk toy was awesome. So simple, but that noise was epic.

For the first time, the prequels did a good job of representing. Almost 30% of the votes came from Episodes 1, 2 or 3.

One vote left me curious if we had to debate the definition of a droid. We had a vote for the gaming table aboard the Falcon. For the purposes of this list, I left it off.

Remember – these are FAVORITE droids to these fans, not necessarily the “best” in the SW universe – but favorites. If your curious how the scoring works, ask – we’re happy to share.

The breakdown of the where the droids were first introduced to us:

13 of the 25 names originated in the Original Trilogy (4, 5, 6)
7 of the 25 names came from the Prequels (1,2,3)
3 of the 25 names originated in the Disney Era (Rogue One, Force Awakens)
2 of the 25 names came from “other” (Clone Wars, Rebels, Comics)

Here we go – here is the full list with their score.



9.4 R2-D2
8.0 C-3PO
7.8 BB-8
7.4 K-2SO
3.0 Chopper
2.8 2-1B
2.6 IG-88
1.5 EV-9D9 (Jabba’s Droid Pool Supervisor)
1.3 B1 – Basic Battle Droid
1.3 IT-O Interrogation Droid

Also Receiving Votes…
1.1 R5-D4
1.0 GNK (Gonk) Power Droid
1.0 Imperial Probe Droid
1.0 Droideka

Votes with Less Than 1 Point
000 “Triple Zero” – From Vader Comic
Buzz Droids
IG-100 (Grievous’ henchmen)
FX-7 (Medical Droid)
R4 (Obi Wan’s)
3B6-RA-7 (That Bug head C-3PO looking droid in the Sandcrawler)
Super Battledroids
Pit Droid

So, fellow SW geeks – what do you think? Let the debate begin. Where do you rank them? What was left off this list?

PLEASE Share our little page and keep the comments flowing!

NOTE: If you’d like to be added to my merry band of “uber” fans to be included in the ongoing posts, send me a direct message. I send the request out to the Uber list and the first 10 responses make it into the data.


Join the Comment Battle!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s