Chewbacca is a Wookkie. He sometimes goes by Chewie. Chewbacca is Han Solo's most trusted friend. Chewbacca has a life debt to Han. When the Tandoshion race attacked the Wookie race, Han saved Chewbacca. Chewie has helped Han smuggle and is now a rebel commander. Chewie has saved Han and Han's friends numerous occasions. He has even knocked off Boba Fett's helmet. Chewie was also vital in Han's rescue from Jabba.