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* SmallRoleBigImpact: They are not seen or mentioned in any of the Prequel films and were merely hired thugs for their part, but by carrying out the assassination of Sifo-Dyas, Count Dooku was able to worm his way into the development of the Grand Army of the Republic, thus enabling the fall of the Jedi Order and the rise of the Galactic Empire.



* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: They are not seen or mentioned in any of the Prequel films and were merely hired thugs for their part, but by carrying out the assassination of Sifo-Dyas, Count Dooku was able to worm his way into the development of the Grand Army of Republic, thus enabling the fall of the Jedi Order and the rise of the Galactic Empire.


* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: They are not mentioned in the films and were merely hired thugs for their part, but by carrying out the assassination of Sifo-Dyas, Count Dooku was able to worm his way into the development of the Grand Army of Republic, thus enabling the fall of the Jedi Order and the rise of the Galactic Empire.

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: They are not seen or mentioned in any of the Prequel films and were merely hired thugs for their part, but by carrying out the assassination of Sifo-Dyas, Count Dooku was able to worm his way into the development of the Grand Army of Republic, thus enabling the fall of the Jedi Order and the rise of the Galactic Empire.


->'''Appear in:''' ''Film/{{Solo}}''

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->'''Appears in:''' ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The Clone Wars]]''

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->'''Appeares in:''' ''Literature/DarkDisciple''

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->'''Appears in:''' ''Literature/DarkDisciple'' | ''[[ComicBook/DarthMaulSonOfDathomir Son of Dathomir]]''

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->'''Appears in:''' ''Film/{{Solo}}''

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* AssholeVictim: He is killed by Qi'ra giving him a taste of her Teräs Käsi skills (presumably damaging his life-support) in the process of a Coaxium heist. Any pity for him is lost when you consider that he is both an immoral drug dealer and a slave driver.

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* AssholeVictim: He is killed by Qi'ra giving him a taste of her Teräs Käsi skills (presumably damaging his life-support) in the process of a Coaxium coaxium heist. Any pity for him is lost when you consider that he is both an immoral drug dealer and a slave driver.


* TheFaceless: We never get to see what Tolsite looks like underneath his helmet. Justified as he's operating on a planet with an atmosphere too lethal for Pykes to naturally survive in, so taking it off would be a death sentence. The closest we get to seeing his face is his concept art in ''The Art of Solo''.

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* TheFaceless: We never get to see what Tolsite looks like underneath his helmet. Justified as he's operating on a planet with an atmosphere too lethal for Pykes to naturally survive in, so taking it off would be a death sentence. The closest we get to seeing his face is is his concept art in ''The Art of Solo''.


Also known as the Pyke Family, it was a spice cartel predominantly run by the Pyke species based on Oba Diah. They were a major figure in the spice trade, ensuring the flow of the deadly drug from the mines of Kessel to other worlds such as Coruscant, while hiring smugglers and freighter captains for Kessel Runs. During the Clone Wars, they were part of Darth Maul's Shadow Collective. During the early years of the Empire, they also mined Coaxium on Kessel.

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Also known as the Pyke Family, it was a spice cartel predominantly run by the Pyke species based on Oba Diah. They were a major figure in the spice trade, ensuring the flow of the deadly drug from the mines of Kessel to other worlds such as Coruscant, while hiring smugglers and freighter captains for Kessel Runs. During the Clone Wars, they were part of Darth Maul's Shadow Collective. During the early years of the Empire, they also mined Coaxium coaxium on Kessel.



* TheFaceless: We never get to see what Tolsite looks like underneath his helmet. Justified as he's operating on a planet with an atmosphere too lethal for Pykes to naturally survive in, so taking it off would be a death sentence. The closest we get to seeing his face his concept art in ''The Art of Solo''.

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* TheFaceless: We never get to see what Tolsite looks like underneath his helmet. Justified as he's operating on a planet with an atmosphere too lethal for Pykes to naturally survive in, so taking it off would be a death sentence. The closest we get to seeing his face is his concept art in ''The Art of Solo''.


* NonStandardCharacterDesign: Pykes are normally depicted as scrawny, to the point of almost looking like TheGreys. A result of live-action design adjustments, Quay's build is more human-like compared to the Pykes shown in ''The Clone Wars'', his neck doesn't seem to be as long, he has hands with five-fingers instead of three, and his head isn't quite as bulbous. [[http://stapico.ru/photos/1787991073970550129_248051113 Concept art of the character unmasked]] in ''The Art of Solo'' and the Visual Guide stating his helmet is designed to mimic his skull suggests his head structure is almost exactly like the TCW Pykes except for being noseless and having a more fish-like mouth.

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* NonStandardCharacterDesign: Pykes are normally depicted as scrawny, to the point of almost looking like TheGreys. A result of live-action design adjustments, Quay's build is more human-like compared to the Pykes shown in ''The Clone Wars'', his neck doesn't seem to be as long, he has hands with five-fingers instead of three, and his head isn't quite as bulbous. [[http://stapico.ru/photos/1787991073970550129_248051113 Concept art of the character unmasked]] in ''The Art of Solo'' and the Visual Guide stating his helmet is designed to mimic his skull suggests his head structure is almost exactly like the TCW Pykes except for being noseless and having a more fish-like mouth. Then again, since all the previous Pykes didn't wear protective suits, and his hands appear to be at least partially mechanical, it's possible that some or most of his body is cybernetics.


* ImplausibleDeniability: He initially tries to deny knowing anything about what happened with Sifo-Dyas, but his denial falls flat in the face of all the evidence the Jedi have gathered and testimony from former Chancellor Valorum and casually wearing Silman's necklace in front of his audience. He immediately confesses once it's apparent he can't hide it anymore.

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* ImplausibleDeniability: He initially tries to deny knowing anything about what happened with Sifo-Dyas, but his denial falls flat in the face of all the evidence the Jedi have gathered and gathered, testimony from former Chancellor Valorum and casually wearing Silman's necklace in front of his audience. He immediately confesses once it's apparent he can't hide it anymore.



* EyeLightsOut: Non-robot example. When Qi'ra kills him, the eyelights on his helmet go out.

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* EyeLightsOut: Non-robot example. When Qi'ra kills him, the eyelights eye-lights on his helmet go out.


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* TokenGoodTeammate: He's still a criminal, but aside from his family, he is the only Pyke character so far to be portrayed in a near-sympathetic light.

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* TokenGoodTeammate: He's still a criminal, but aside from his family, he is the only Pyke character so far to be portrayed in a near-sympathetic remotely sympathetic light.


* KryptoniteProofSuit: Pykes are capable of safely breathing oxygen, but according to the Databank, Kessel's corrosive atmosphere is somehow incredibly dangerous to Pykes, and as such, few of them are willing to have a position in the spice mines. Being one of those few Pykes, Tolsite wears a life-support suit, and he dies immediately when Qi'ra damages it through use of Teräs Käsi.

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* KryptoniteProofSuit: Pykes are capable of safely breathing oxygen, but according to the Databank, Kessel's corrosive atmosphere is somehow incredibly dangerous to triggers allergic reactions in Pykes, and as such, few of them are willing to have a position in the spice mines. Being one of those few Pykes, Tolsite wears a life-support suit, and he dies immediately when Qi'ra damages it through use of Teräs Käsi.


* AmbiguouslyHuman: The Pyke Sentinels on Kessel in ''Solo'' wear armor and helmets that could be worn by almost any humanoid species, making it unclear if they are members of the Pyke species (not accounting for live-action design differences, even though concept art of Quay Tolsite unmasked suggests they look roughly the same as in ''The Clone Wars'') or if the Syndicate [[EqualOpportunityEvil employs other species]] in roles besides smugglers or mercenaries. Given that overseeing the spice mines is an enviable position if not for the fact that Kessel's atmosphere is harmful to Pykes (Quay Tolsite is one of those exceptions brave enough to go down there), it may be more practical to employ other species. (The protective gear has more to do with the fact [[NoOSHACompliance they are constantly working around a substance that is harmful to any species with prolonged exposure]])

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: The Pyke Sentinels on Kessel in ''Solo'' wear armor and helmets that could be worn by almost any humanoid species, making it unclear if they are members of the Pyke species (not accounting (accounting for live-action design differences, even though concept art of changes suggested by Quay Tolsite unmasked suggests they look roughly the same as in ''The Clone Wars'') Tolsite) or if the Syndicate [[EqualOpportunityEvil employs other species]] in roles besides smugglers or mercenaries. Given that overseeing the spice mines is would be an enviable position if not for the fact that Kessel's atmosphere is harmful to Pykes (Quay Tolsite is one of those exceptions brave enough to go down there), it may be more practical to employ other species. (The protective gear has more to do with the fact [[NoOSHACompliance they are constantly working around a substance that is harmful to any species with prolonged exposure]])



* TheGreys: The Pyke species is shown in ''The Clone Wars'' to be tall and slender in comparison to the average humanoid, have skin tones that range from grey to green, have pupil-less, almond-shaped eyes, and have large, elongated heads with relatively small faces. As a result, members of other species initially find them unnerving and take getting used to.

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* TheGreys: The Pyke species is shown in ''The Clone Wars'' to be tall and slender in comparison to the average humanoid, have skin tones that range from grey to green, have pupil-less, almond-shaped eyes, and have large, elongated heads with relatively small faces. As a result, members of other species initially find them unnerving and take getting used to. ''{{Film/Solo}}'' has depicted them with more humanlike builds to accommodate for being played by live actors, but it's suggested they still have roughly the same design to their heads.



* {{Irony}}: The Pykes are a key player in the spice trade and some of their leaders are spice addicts, but the atmosphere of Kessel, a world where spice is heavily abundant and they have a monopoly on, is incredibly lethal to Pyke physiology.

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* {{Irony}}: The Pykes are a key player in the spice trade and some of their leaders are spice addicts, but the atmosphere of Kessel, a world where spice is heavily abundant and they have a monopoly on, is incredibly lethal to Pyke physiology.physiology that most would rather not be stationed there.



* AmbiguouslyHuman: Similar to the Pyke Sentinels on Kessel, he doesn't appear at first glance to be a Pyke aside from his helmet's similarities to their heads. That being said, with what looks like prosthetic hands and a life-support suit, he may have gone through a slight {{Cyborg}} process.



* BadBoss: Described by his LEGO profile as "caring more about profit than the wellbeing of the mine workers", whether it be through cruelty or [[NoOSHACompliance environmental negligence in the mines]].

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* BadBoss: Described by his LEGO profile in the Visual Guide as "caring caring more about for profit than and willing to turn a blind eye to the wellbeing suffering of the mine workers", workers, whether it be through simple cruelty or [[NoOSHACompliance environmental negligence in the mines]].



* NonStandardCharacterDesign: Pykes are normally depicted as scrawny, to the point of almost looking like TheGreys. Likely a result of the live-action transition, Quay's build is more human-like compared to the Pykes shown in ''The Clone Wars'', his neck doesn't seem to be as long, he has hands with five-fingers instead of three, and his head isn't quite as bulbous. [[http://stapico.ru/photos/1787991073970550129_248051113 Concept art of the character unmasked]] in ''The Art of Solo'' suggests his head structure is almost exactly like the TCW Pykes except for being noseless and having a more fish-like mouth.

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* NonStandardCharacterDesign: Pykes are normally depicted as scrawny, to the point of almost looking like TheGreys. Likely a A result of the live-action transition, design adjustments, Quay's build is more human-like compared to the Pykes shown in ''The Clone Wars'', his neck doesn't seem to be as long, he has hands with five-fingers instead of three, and his head isn't quite as bulbous. [[http://stapico.ru/photos/1787991073970550129_248051113 Concept art of the character unmasked]] in ''The Art of Solo'' and the Visual Guide stating his helmet is designed to mimic his skull suggests his head structure is almost exactly like the TCW Pykes except for being noseless and having a more fish-like mouth.

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