Stormtroopers, nicknamed “bucketheads” and also known as Remnant Stormtroopers after the Battle of Endor. Were the infantry soldiers of the Galactic Empire. The members of the Imperial Army‘s Stormtrooper Corps. Served on the frontline as elite shock troops, and their loyalty to the Empire was absolute as a result of their training. The stormtrooper armor that they wore consisted of white plastoid plates over a black body glove. Their standard weapon was the E-11 blaster rifle. In addition to the standard trooper, various specialized units such as scout troopers and snowtroopers comprised the ranks of the Stormtrooper Corps.
Stormtroopers served the Empire since its inception at the end of the Clone Wars. When the Sith Lord Darth Sidious declared himself Galactic Emperor. The Galactic Republic was supplanted by the Empire. the clone troopers who formed the backbone of the Grand Army of the Republic became the first generation of Imperial stormtroopers. During the early years of the Imperial Era. The cloning operation on Kamino was shut down. As the Empire turned to conscription and recruitment in order to fill the stormtrooper ranks. The remaining clones were retired from service due to their rapid aging. Their legacy inherited by natural-born humans who were also trained to render total allegiance to the Emperor and his New Order.