Dewback Troopers were Desert Stormtroopers that were able to tame wild Dewbacks and use electrical equipment to force the creatures to attack buildings and enemy weaponry.
The stormtroopers themselves were equipped with a E-11 Rifle and Flamethrower, but rarely used them. Several Dewback Troopers were used on Tatooine during the search for the missing Death Star plans. A few Dewback Troopers were also used to attack a Jawa Sandcrawler that had the Death Star plans hidden inside a pair of rebel droids, but sold them to a family of moisture farmers. During the attack, the Dewback troopers disguised themselves as native Sand People, who had a reputation for attacking random targets.