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501st Legion
The 501st Legion was a battalion of clone troopers that were assigned to Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and his Padawan learner Ahsoka Tano during the Clone Wars. The 501st fought in several key battles throughout the conflict. At the end of the war, elements of the 501st were present on both Coruscant and Mandalore. Following the execution of Order 66, Darth Vader led the 501st in the assault on the Jedi Temple, while on Mandalore, Ahsoka was hunted by the Clone Troopers. The surviving clone troopers of the 501st continued to serve Darth Vader as his personal enforcers, becoming known as "Vader's Fist", until all the remaining Clone Troopers were replaced by recruits.

Officers

    Rex 

Captain Rex (CT-7567)

See his entry on the Crew of the Ghost page.

    Appo 

Commander Appo (CC-1119)

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Appearances: The Clone Wars | Revenge of the Sith

"There's been a rebellion, sir. Don't worry. The situation is under control. I'm sorry, sir. It's time for you to leave."

Appo was a clone trooper who served as a sergeant (and later a commander) in the 501st in addition to the fact that he fought during the Battle of Umbara and took part in the assault on the Jedi Temple during Order 66.


  • Cool Helmet: His helmet has a downward facing arrow painted on the forehead.
  • Get Out!: He does a variation of this to Bail Organa in Revenge of the Sith.
    Commander Appo: [to Senator Organa] "I'm sorry, Sir. It's time for you to leave."
  • Mook Lieutenant: After Order 66 is issued, he becomes this for Darth Vader during the assault on the Jedi Temple. He takes command of the Temple's landing platforms to prevent outside interference during the massacre.
  • Rank Up: He is a sergeant during the Battle of Umbara and is promoted to commander by the time Order 66 gets executed.
  • Shout-Out: During his cameo in The Clone Wars (which is set before he gets promoted to Commander), his helmet has an arrow facing down on his forehead. This is a reference to the similarly-named Appa from Avatar: The Last Airbender (as Dave Filoni previously used to work on it before joining The Clone Wars), who has a downward facing arrow on his forehead just like the other members of his species.

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    Echo 

Corporal/ARC Trooper Echo (CT/ARC-1409)

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Appearances: The Clone Wars

"Personally, I like that it's so quiet out here. I can catch up on the reg manuals."

Echo was once a member of the dysfunctional cadet squad Domino Squad. He and Fives became part of the 501st Legion after showing their ingenuity during the Battle of the Rishi moon and became ARC troopers after the Battle of Kamino.


  • And I Must Scream: After his "death", the Techno Union use him as a living computer to steal a Republic strategy algorithm while not only keeping him in stasis, but reliving the last moments of his life until the shuttle explosion at the Citadel. And this was happening to him for at least a year.
  • Appropriated Appellation: He was sarcastically dubbed "Echo" by his squadmates due to his tendency to repeat every order given to his team.
  • Artificial Limbs: Sometime after his "death" at the Citadel, he had his right arm and legs replaced with cybernetics (possibly having lost them from the shuttle explosion) and the arm being replaced with computer interface tool.
  • Bloody Handprint: Rex left one in Rishi eel blood on his original armour, which he repainted onto his ARC trooper armour.
  • Body Horror: When Anakin, Rex, and the Bad Batch find him at the Techno Union base on Skako Minor, he's not only had his right arm and his legs replaced with cybernetics, he's anorexic, his spinal cord is attached to a crude life-support system, and said life-support is writing commands for his basic biological functions such as breathing until Tech rewrites it so they can remove Echo from it without killing him.
  • Cool Helmet: It is on par for the course for a Clone Trooper. He gets an upgrade when he becomes an ARC trooper.
  • Cyborg: Either the Separatists in general or the Techno Union specifically turned him into one so they could extract a strategy algorithm from his brain without killing him.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: He's seemingly killed in an explosion while trying to save the team's escape shuttle during the Citadel arc. Made even worse by the fact that it proves to be a Senseless Sacrifice on his part. However, he survived and the Separatists salvaged him.
  • Elite Army: As an ARC trooper.
  • Fan Disservice: Normally, clone troopers aren't too hard on the eyes, but (as noted under Body Horror) when Echo gets a Walking Shirtless Scene during the Bad Batch arc (after being found Not Quite Dead), he's not only clearly malnourished, he's only got one organic limb left and is covered in cybernetic power sockets.
  • Handicapped Badass: During the third part of the Bad Batch arc, after being safely disconnected from the Techno Union's stasis pod, he's still physically weaker than he was before his "death" and he has only one hand that can actually hold anything (the prosthetic arm is merely an interface plug), but as he shows during the escape from Purkell and the defense of the Poletec village, his time being stuck in the pod did very little to impede his combat effectiveness.
  • Mauve Shirt: He was supposedly killed during the Citadel arc. The Bad Batch arc confirmed that he was still alive.
  • New Meat: He started out as one in his first appearance.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: In his spare time he helped Rex develop a computer algorithm that analyses Republic military strategies and the best ways to counter them. Then he got captured at the Citadel, giving the Separatists access to that same algorithm, which they used to gain the upper hand at the battle of Anaxes.
  • Not Quite Dead: He was believed to have been killed at the Citadel, but the Techno Union has been making horrific use of him.
  • Rank Up: He was promoted to an ARC trooper alongside his buddy Fives after the Battle of Kamino.
  • Retcon: Echo's CT-number seems to change at random. Originally, The Clone Wars Visual Guide (released before "Clone Cadets") gave him the designation CT-1409. In "Clone Cadets", his number (as seen on his practice armor) is CT-21-0408, and this was used as his designation in most of the other supplementary material. In the unfinished Bad Batch reels, however, his number is changed back to CT-1409 for some reason, and the official Star Wars Databank also uses this designation for him.
  • Sixth Ranger: He becomes the fifth member of the Bad Batch commando squad after the Battle of Anaxes.
  • Took a Level in Badass: With the rest of the Domino Squad at the end of "Clone Cadets" and again in "Rookies". Finally, the end of "ARC Troopers" has him promoted to an ARC trooper.
  • Wetware CPU: The Techno Union temporarily used him as one during the Battle of Anaxes.

    Fives 

ARC Trooper Fives (CT/ARC-27-5555)

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Fives was once a member of the dysfunctional cadet squad Domino Squad. He and Echo became part of the 501st Legion after showing their ingenuity during the battle of the Rishi moon and became ARC troopers after the Battle of Kamino. He later discovered one of the most horrible secrets of the clone army and paid with his life for it.


  • Appropriated Appellation: He was nicknamed "Fives" due to the large number of fives in his numerical designation.
  • Ascended Extra: He was meant to be a one-shot Clone Trooper created for "Rookies", but the episode and himself (along with Echo and Hevy) were so popular among fans that the creators decided to expand upon his character and it got to the point where he rose to become a deuteragonist.
  • Back for the Dead: He was killed at the climax of the Order 66 arc, with his previous appearance being the Umbara arc.
  • Badass Beard: He has grown a goatee over the course of the installment. The longer it's grown, the more badass he's become.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Shows this towards Tup in the Order 66 arc. He spends the first half of the arc either staying on Tup's side to support him as best he can or worrying about him when the Kaminoans separate the two for quarantine. After hearing that the Kaminoans plan to simply kill Tup instead of performing proper surgery, he decides to save his brother himself with the help of AZ-3, and even threatens Nala Se with a poison syringe when she arrives at the lab.
  • Character Development: Over the course of the series, he develops from an inexperienced rookie following the lead of his commanders to a headstrong and independent soldier who's ready to go against any authority in order to protect his brothers.
  • A Day in the Limelight: He's the main character of the Order 66 arc.
  • Elite Army: He becomes an ARC trooper.
  • Expendable Clone: Fives is very aware about this and defies it numerous times throughout the installment.
  • Frame-Up: Palpatine has him drugged and makes it seem that Fives has gone mad and attempted to kill him, turning Fives into a wanted fugitive.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: Finding out about all of the clone troopers being secretly controlled by inhibitor chips and the conspiracy against the Jedi surely shook his mental stability. He was still sane when he learned of it, but getting drugged by Nala Se only made things even worse for him.
  • He Knows Too Much: Fives manages to uncover the malfunctioning bio-chip that caused Tup to be hostile to Jedi and he finds out that they were implanted in every clone trooper without the Jedi or the Republic's knowledge of it. His persistent search for the truth threatens to expose Order 66 and the Sith's involvement right in front of the Jedi and the Republic, so Chancellor Palpatine has him drugged and branded as a crazy fugitive that needs to be shot on sight, but not before telling Fives the real reason behind the Clone army just to drive him mad.
  • I Die Free: He seemed to be glad to die without his inhibitor chip and knowing the truth, despite being unable to properly share it.
  • Important Haircut: He gets his head shaved completely bald when he gets his inhibitor chip surgically removed from his brain, indicating that he's free of the inhibitor chip's influence. Justified in-universe in that AZI-3 had to shave him to perform the surgery properly.
  • Ironic Name: He insists on multiple occasions that he's a person with a name and not just a number. His name happens to be derived from his CT-number. When AZ points this out, he replies that it might appear to be just a small difference for an outsider, but that difference means a lot to him and to every clone trooper.
  • Man in a Kilt: As an ARC trooper.
  • New Meat: He is this in "Rookies", which provides the current page quote.
  • Quintagonist: Despite Rex being the most frequently recurring clone trooper, Fives has a much more complex and rounded character arc built around him.
  • Poor Communication Kills: This was deliberately invoked on Nala Se's part, as she drugged him before they got to Coruscant to make him seem insane.
  • Sanity Slippage: Nala Se drugged him with some sort of compound that made him aggressive and paranoid while he was being transported back to Coruscant. By the time he found someone willing to hear him out that wasn't in on it, he was too incoherent to properly relay the knowledge.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: When he's had enough of Krell's senseless orders costing the lives of many clone troopers, he leads a fighter attack against a Separatist supply ship using hijacked Umbaran fighters despite Krell directly forbidding it. He also goes against orders to save Tup when Nala Se wants to kill him to discover what went wrong.
  • Shoot the Shaggy Dog: It's enforced by the Canon. He learned the truth behind Order 66, but since the Jedi never found out in the theatrical films, he's destined for failure. Having been drugged to render him incoherent, he cannot properly make his case to Anakin and Rex before he's found and shot, and Palpatine goes on to blame his death and that of Tup on madness from a rare parasite, allowing Nala Se to continue her work. This is later subverted in Rebels, where it is revealed that what he told Rex kept him and a few others from falling under the control of Order 66.
  • Sole Survivor: He's the only member of Domino Squad to survive. That is until he dies towards the end of the Order 66 arc. After this, it's revealed that Echo lived, making him a subversion.
  • Tattoo as Character Type: He has a number "5" tattooed on his right temple. When he's being hunted during the Order 66 arc, it's this tattoo that's used to identify him among the otherwise identical clone troopers.
  • Tragic Hero: He spent much of his life pushing for his fellow clone troopers and others to regard them not as numbers but as free men who made their own choices, only to discover that they could be brainwashed at any moment thanks to a bio-chip in their brains. His attempts to warn people about this end only in failure and his death, with most of his friends thinking that Fives had gone insane. On the bright side, his efforts were not in vain as it was later revealed Rex and two others removed their control chips.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In "Rookies", Fives was just a rookie clone trooper. By the time of the fourth season, he's an ARC trooper and a bonafide Badass Normal.
  • Undying Loyalty: To his brothers to the very end. The later episodes make it clear that keeping them alive and well is his main motivation, and he's ready to go against the Jedi, the Kaminoans, and even the Supreme Chancellor for their sake.
  • You Have to Believe Me!: As expected, he can't convince anybody about what he knows about Palpatine's conspiracy. It helps that he's been drugged to incoherence and paranoia.

    Jesse 

ARC Trooper Jesse (CT/ARC-5597)

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Jesse was a veteran 501st clone trooper with a sardonic sense of humor. By the time of the Battle of Anaxes, he became an ARC trooper.


  • Ascended Extra: Jesse first appeared in "The Deserter", but with a minor role and little characterization. It wasn’t until the Umbara arc that he returned and received a fleshed out expanded role in addition to appearing in some of the subsequent clone trooper-focused arcs in the installment along with Dark Disciple.
  • Bald of Awesome: He shaved his head so that his facial tattoo can be seen and is a impressive enough clone trooper to be made into an ARC trooper.
  • Deadpan Snarker: His sardonically sarcastic sense of humor shows up plenty of times throughout the Umbara arc.
  • Facial Markings: He's got a Republic cog symbol tattooed on half his face. He also has said symbol on his helmet.
  • Man in a Kilt: Naturally, he earned a kama when he was promoted to an ARC trooper.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: What he did to get promoted to an ARC trooper remains to be seen.
  • Perma-Stubble: Unlike most of the other clone troopers (who have no hint of facial hair), Jesse is shown sporting a good amount of stubble.
  • Rank Up: The Bad Batch arc reveals that he was promoted to an ARC trooper some time after Fives' death.
  • Sarcastic Clapping: He does this after General Krell orders the 501st to lock down all the Umbaran starfighters just after Hardcase properly learned how to control them... by blowing up half the hangar, including its door.
    Jesse: I thought the plan was to blow up the supply ship, not our own hangar.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: He joins Fives and Hardcase for the attack on the Separatist supply ship for the same reasons as the former (whereas Hardcase is just a thrill-seeker), although he admits that he's only willing to fly an unfamiliar starfighter and fly into a space battle because he doesn't like General Krell.
    Jesse: You know, I'm only doing this because I don't like him.
    Fives: That's reason enough.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Word of God is that he might've survived past the execution of Order 66. Given that part of the 501st splits into the 332nd for the Siege of Mandalore, either he was on Mandalore or on Coruscant during that time. He was originally one of the clone troopers that accompanied Rex in Rebels, but considering they also said Kix was going to be one of those clone trooper too (which was changed into him being a Human Popsicle after the Clone Wars), Jesse's fate as being active during the reign of the Empire might have been rewritten since then.

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    Denal 

Denal

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Appearances: The Clone Wars

Denal was considered one of the best clone troopers in the 501st.


  • Character Death: He gets killed after attempting to apprehend Cad Bane, who takes his armor and impersonates him.
  • Cool Helmet: He is distinguishable due to his unique helmet markings, which include blue strips coming down from his helmet visor and one going along the ridge of his helmet.
  • Jet Pack: He uses one when infiltrating a Separatist listening post alongside Anakin, Ahsoka, Rex, and several other clone troopers.
  • Mauve Shirt: He appeared in a couple of episodes and was one of the first clone troopers to have custom armor prior to being killed off in his second appearance.
  • Schrödinger's Canon: According to The Clone Wars supplemental material, both he and Rex were present at the Battle of Geonosis. However, as this material was under the Legends banner, this has yet to be reestablished.

    Dogma 

Dogma

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Appearances: The Clone Wars

"Well, I for one agree with the General's plan."

Dogma was a fanatically loyal rookie clone trooper assigned to the 501st Legion starting with the Battle of Umbara. His fanaticism for the chain of command became his undoing when General Pong Krell temporarily took control of the 501st.


  • Alas, Poor Villain: More like Alas, Poor Hate Sink, but the other clone troopers appear to be saddened when he's taken to custody for executing Krell.
  • Anti-Villain: Dogma's not really a bad guy, just a misguided rookie who believed in the wrong person. Even his own brothers don't fault him for it, as they were all in his shoes at one point or another.
  • Appropriated Appellation: He's dead-set on following orders without question.
  • Bad Guys Do the Dirty Work: Rex can't quite bring himself to shoot the unarmed, kneeling General Krell In the Back, so Dogma snatches Fives' pistol and does it for him. Granted, he isn't really a bad guy anymore by the time this happens.
  • Berserk Button: He does not take it well when Krell admits to making him kill his own brothers.
  • Deconstruction: He is one for the idea that clone troopers are mindlessly obedient slave soldiers that follow every order no matter what (which The Clone Wars has gone to great lengths to disprove). When placed in the command of an uncaring and wasteful Jedi general, he fanatically supports his strategies while the 501st veterans see Krell as a reckless Control Freak. Once Krell's true nature starts exposing itself (starting with tricking the 501st and 212th Battalion into killing each other), Dogma's sense of loyalty starts to break down and is finally shattered once Krell reveals why he did it. After he executes Krell, he is then taken into custody for killing a Jedi.
  • The Dog Bites Back: As Krell's actions become nastier and nastier, Dogma remains loyal to him, even after he tricks the troops of the 501st and the 212th into killing each other. However, after Krell explains his plans to Rex and the others, Dogma grabs Fives' pistol and kills the traitorous Jedi.
  • The Dragon: He was unwittingly one for Krell during the Umbara arc.
  • Facial Markings: He has a v-shaped tattoo on his face, similar to the decal on his helmet.
  • Hate Sink: He's such a dogmatic suck-up to Pong Krell that even Rex and Fives scold him. He gets over it eventually.
  • Heel Realization: He's genuinely crushed when he realizes that his faith in Krell was horribly misplaced.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: He trusts Pong Krell completely and doesn't question his increasingly suicidal orders at all until it's too late.
  • Lawful Stupid: He maintains his stubborn belief in Krell's leadership, even when it's clear that Krell is a traitor. It takes Krell himself confessing to treason to break Dogma of his blind loyalty.
  • In the Back: Captain Rex can't quite bring himself to shoot Krell this way. Dogma can.
  • Meaningful Name: A man who adheres strictly to military protocol is called "Dogma".
  • My God, What Have I Done?: He pretty much loses it when he realizes that his loyalty to Krell was doing nothing but get his comrades killed, on purpose.
  • New Meat: He is a rookie who joins the highly-experienced 501st at Umbara. Unfortunately, being a rookie whose first major battle is under the command of a ruthless general — who also happens to be The Mole — while trying too hard to be a model soldier and make a good first impression takes its toll on him.
  • Pet the Dog: When the clone troopers get attacked by Umbaran banshees, he's the one who helps a fallen clone to his feet. He's also concerned for Waxer when he's fatally wounded and goes with Rex to check on him.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: His personality is similar to Echo's, but with his attitude towards hierarchy and orders turned Up to Eleven and later deconstructed. Anakin also notes that he seems very similar to Rex.
    Rex: He's wound tight, but he's loyal.
    Anakin: He kinda reminds me of you.
    Rex: Maybe. Back in the day.
  • Those Two Guys: With Tup during the Umbara arc.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Krell. It backfires - metaphorically - for Dogma, literally for Krell.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: He is seen being arrested for killing Pong Krell, but his fate is currently unknown. The Jedi eventually did learn that Krell was a traitor, but it's also noted in Scum and Villainy that Clones don't get due process, so nothing can be said for sure of his fate.
  • Yes-Man: Deconstructed. He was ready to follow Krell's every order, without question, including the execution of Fives and Jesse. Even when Krell proved to be a traitor, he defended Krell, insisting that the clone troopers had to follow all orders. But once he learns why Krell did what he did and that there was no grand plan behind all his actions except to kill as many clone troopers as possible, Dogma becomes completely broken.

    Hardcase 

Hardcase

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Appearances: Age of Republic | The Clone Wars

"Time to lock and load!"

Hardcase was a veteran, but somewhat mentally unhinged 501st clone trooper with a love for battle.


  • Ambiguous Disorder: According to him, he thinks the leak he had in his growth acceleration chamber made him a bit hyperactive.
  • Ascended Extra: Hardcase first appeared in "The Deserter", but with a minor role and little characterization. It wasn't until the Umbara arc that he had a major role and got his Blood Knight tendencies.
  • Blood Knight: He's rather trigger-happy and others constantly lampshade that he tends to "dive in head first" into the action.
  • Characterization Marches On: In "The Deserter", he had little characterization and seemed to be levelheaded. It wasn't until the Umbara arc that he became the somewhat unhinged Blood Knight we now know him as.
  • Facial Markings: He has several tattoos on his face.
  • Falling into the Cockpit: In accordance with Rex's and Fives' plans, he piloted an Umbaran starfighter during the Battle of Umbara. He has no pilot-training and the starfighters are controlled by motion capture, which is above the galactic standard, but despite some initial difficulties, he figured out the controls rather quickly.
  • Famous Last Words: "Live to fight another day, boys! Live to fight another day..."
  • Gatling Good: He used a Z-6 rotary blaster cannon during the Battle of Umbara.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: When a ray shield prevented him, Fives, and Jesse from blowing up the main reactor of a Separatist supply ships main reactor by firing on it, he smashed the damaged plasma-canon of his hijacked Umbaran fighter into it, blowing it up and saving the 501st from being exposed to the rockets launched from it.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: As described in Blood Knight, he's known to "dive in headfirst". The only reason this doesn't cause problems for his squad is that he has his fellow squadmates to restrain him ahead of time and he seems to know when discretion is required. According to an older version of the online databank (which also described relationships between specific entries), Kix has treated him more times than any other clone trooper that's come to the infirmary.
  • Mauve Shirt: He appeared in "The Deserter", but didn't have much of an actual role. He returned during the Umbara arc and became an important character for the first three episodes before sacrificing his life for the others.
  • No Body Left Behind: He was in the middle of an explosion that blew up the Separatist supply ship.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: He wasn't always, but he became one for Hevy during the Umbara arc, right down to the Z-6 rotary cannon as his Weapon of Choice (although he's also seen using a DC-15a carbine sometimes), his Blood Knight tendencies (albeit a bit more mentally unhinged while still being sane), and sacrificing himself in an explosion to complete his mission.

    Kix 

Kix (CT-6116)

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Appearances: The Clone Wars | Tales From a Galaxy Far Far Away Vol. 1 | Adventures

"Sir, as the team medic, when it comes to the health of the men, including you, I outrank everyone."

Kix was was a clone medic who served in the Republic's 501st Legion during the Clone Wars.


  • Adorkable: His "ordering" Rex to take some rest to recover from his injury is endearingly awkward.
  • Bald of Awesome: He's almost bald, but he's still cool. The design his hair is in has a zigzag pattern on it too, which is a nice touch. He starts growing it out once he wakes up from cryostasis, though.
  • Beard of Sorrow: According to Word of God, he grows out a beard after joining Ithano's crew because he can't bear to look at the iconic clean-shaven face of his brothers every time he looks in the mirror anymore.
  • Berserk Button: During the Battle of Umbara, he does not take the sight of banshees feeding on his fallen brothers' corpses well after a casualty-heavy battle with some Umbaran Crawler Tanks, to the point that he shoots at the banshees.
  • Combat Medic: His main role in the 501st.
  • Doctor's Orders: If you're injured, Kix outranks you. No arguments allowed. This applies even to his own Captain, as Rex finds out after getting shot in the chest and attempting to immediately get back to the mission at hand.
  • Facial Markings: He has several tattoos on his head, including the phrase "A good droid is a dead one" in Aurebesh.
  • A Father to His Men: As the main medical officer of the 501st Legion, the health and well-being of the men come first to the point that he can even override his CO's authority if necessary (unless it's General Krell he's serving under, in which case, he's forced to put up with his reckless strategies like all the other clone troopers).
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: He is awoken from a cryo-stasis pod just a few months prior to the events of The Force Awakens and roughly fifty-six years after the Clone Wars ended.
  • Freak Out!: In "The General", as the battle with the Umbaran Juggernauts keeps getting worse and casualties are growing, he eventually has a breakdown and starts screaming in rage and wildly shooting at his surroundings. Tup has to tackle him out of the way of an enemy tank to get him to stop.
  • He Knows Too Much: Thanks to Fives, he realized the Sith conspiracy behind Order 66 and tried to warn the Jedi Order and his fellow clone troopers about it. But just like Fives, his attempt was thwarted. This time it was by the command of Count Dooku, who had him cryogenically frozen onboard a Separatist ship to be personally interrogated, particularly on where he got his information and if any other clone troopers found out. The ship never made its destination as it ended up crashing into a remote desert world in an attempt to evade Republic forces, remaining there for over 50 years.
  • Human Popsicle: He is captured by Separatist droids at the end of the war and put on ice while being transported for interrogation by Count Dooku. But the ship carrying him is ambushed and crashes on a remote planet. He is finally thawed out almost sixty years later.
  • Last of His Kind: Given that he is awoken from cryo-sleep over thirty years after the Battle of Endor, the odds are good Kix is the last living Clone Trooper by the time of the Sequel Trilogy and one of the few surviving veterans of the Clone Wars. On top of that, he's perhaps the last living person to know the truth about Order 66.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: You might even be spoiled by It Was His Sled, due to Just Here for Godzilla for the "Crimson Corsair" short story.
  • My Greatest Failure: His greatest failure is never being able to save the Jedi and the Republic from the execution of Order 66, leaving him to live in a time where that time has since been long gone and they all died.
  • No One Gets Left Behind: He becomes extremely frustrated when Rex orders him to focus on the battle instead of trying to retrieve wounded comrades (vulnerable either to the Umbaran Juggernauts or banshees willing to feed on even half-dead troopers).
    Kix: We gotta get these guys out of here.
    Rex: Forget it. We have to leave them.
    Kix: We can't just leave them, sir!
    Rex: We don't have a choice. That's an order.
    Kix: You sound like General Krell.
    Rex: Look, Kix, it's more important to save yourself now. If we survive, you can patch up the wounded later.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: He tried to warn the Jedi Order about Order 66. Not only did he fail and Order 66 came to pass, but he was frozen for more than half a century, meaning that all his friends and comrades he fought alongside with are either old or dead by the time he awakens and he never got a chance to fight against the Galactic Empire like Rex did to avenge the Jedi.
  • Space Pirates: He ends up joining the Crimson Corsair's crew because he has nowhere else to go.
  • To Be Lawful or Good: Like Tup, he was part of the firing squad during Jesse and Fives' execution, and like him and the rest of the squad, chose not to kill them.

    Tup 

Tup (CT-5385)

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Appearances: The Clone Wars

Tup was a rookie clone trooper who served in the 501st Legion. During the Battle of Ringo Vinda, Tup's bio-chip malfunctioned, resulting in him executing Clone Protocol 66 and killing Jedi General Tiplar.


  • Boom, Headshot!:
    • In "Carnage of Krell", he shoots Krell in the head with a stun-blast at point-blank range.
    • During the Order 66 arc, he shoots the Jedi Master Tiplar in the head.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: The behavioral control chip implanted in every clone trooper to ensure they carried out Order 66 malfunctions in Tup, causing him to execute Master Tiplar in the middle of battle. His mental state rapidly deteriorates after that.
  • Bring It: During the fight against General Krell, he stands next to a Combat tentacled Man-Eating Plant and lures Krell towards it by shouting "Hey, ugly! Come and get me!" at him. Krell charges at Tup and promptly steps on one of the creature's tentacles, which immediately catches him.
  • Character Death: He dies shortly after Fives and AZI-3 removed his chip.
  • Facial Markings: A teardrop tattoo.
  • I Die Free: The faulty inhibitor chip that was implanted into his brain contains Order 66, the protocol that brainwashes clone troopers into executibg Jedi. When it's removed, he says he's happy he's freed from "the mission that never ends ... the mission in our nightmares..." before passing away.
  • Madness Mantra: "Good soldiers follow orders..."
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After killing the Jedi Master Tiplar, he has this reaction during his mentally clear phases.
  • Phlebotinum Breakdown: Thanks to a faulty inhibitor chip, he is forced to execute Order 66 a bit too soon.
  • Those Two Guys: With Dogma during the Umbara arc.
  • To Be Lawful or Good: When he was ordered to execute Fives and Jesse, Tup, along with the rest of the firing squad, chooses not to kill them, opting to be good over lawful.

Pilots

    Hawk 

Hawk

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Appearances: The Clone Wars

Hawk was a clone pilot serving in the 501st. He participated in several of the most important battles of the Clone Wars as both a gunship and fighter pilot.


  • Ace Pilot: Aside from being able to land gunships under extremely heavy fire, Hawk is also shown to be a skilled fighter pilot during the Battle of Scipio.
  • Cool Helmet: His flight helmet has wings painted on the front.
  • Gunship Rescue: Routinely flies a LAAT/I to drop off and pick up Jedi and clone troopers under heavy fire while providing fire support, most notably extracting Anakin and his men from the top of a building where they were cornered during the Battle of Christophsis.
  • Meaningful Name: He's a pilot named Hawk.


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