From what we have seen thus far, the Arrestor is integral to the rise of the Age of Empire between Revenge of the Sith and A brand new hopeentry into service earlier than the primary years of Soloopens – about seven years after the institution of the Empire – and lasts till no less than the time of Andor the primary season, 5 years earlier than the Battle of Yavin in A brand new hope. We now have but to see one past this timeframe, though its specialization as a crippling ship units it other than different Imperial capital ships.
There might be a cause for this, although – we all know the Empire will ultimately deploy a special kind of assist cruiser to cease fleeing ships, even perhaps due to Luthen’s whimsy whereas flying. Andor episode 11 proved that tractor beams alone can’t forestall ships from fleeing Imperial seize. Chronologically, one yr after the occasions of Andor first season in an episode of rebels‘Second Season, “Stealth Strike”we’re offered with the Prohibitorclass cruiser, a brand new Imperial ship able to utilizing gravity properly projectors constructed into its hull to drag ships out of hyperspace and stop them from re-entering.
Maybe it was put into service to exchange the Arrestor? We’re unsure, however now that the ship has had its time to shine, do not be stunned if we see it reappear quickly.