Darth Bane wore a special type of armor made of certain creatures that feed off of dark side energy. A healer named Caleb (that's my name!) was forced to cure him of these creatures when Bane's aprentice threatened to kill his daughter. Bane's aprentice killed him after Bane was cured. Permalink
The Rakata are the first recorded species to use the force. They were also mainly dark side users and invented the first hyperdrive portal. The portal was a arch and was not in a ship like modern hyperdrives. Permalink
Han Solo was once a lieutenant for the Imperial navy. He ended up turning on them to save wookies and chewbaca. Han was raised by wookies when he was a teen after he ran away from his uncle. Han's family was very political Permalink
AT-TEs use their toe magnets, turbo-fired foot grips, and wide stance to climb slopes. However, the techs who designed them never imagined trying them on sheer cliffs, as Anakin orders on Teth. Permalink
Unlike regular battle droids, supers can operate without a connection to a central computer. But their tactics are less than brilliant; They often forget about foes who move out of visual range. Permalink
Quoting GAR Commander Marshal Fang
Yoda's species is a complete mystery and does not have a name that anyone but Yoda and Yaddle know. Many of his species though are great force users and live up to 900 years.
George Lucas said that they were the cross breed of Mrs. Piggie and Kermet the Frog! Permalink