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Bounty hunters and mercenaries first active under the Old Republic

    In General 
  • One Degree of Separation: Almost all of the listed bounty hunters on this page have interacted with each other at some point or are connected through another bounty hunter.

    Jango Fett 

Jango Fett

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"I'm just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe."

Species: Human

Homeworld: Concord Dawn

Portrayed by: Temuera Morrison
Appearances: The Wesell Run | Age of Republic | Attack of the Clones | The Clone Warsnote  | The Bad Batchnote  | The Mandaloriannote | The Book of Boba Fettnote 

"Always a pleasure to meet a Jedi."

A Mandalorian foundling disavowed by his own people for reasons unknown, Jango Fett was widely regarded as the deadliest bounty hunter in the galaxy, rivaled only by Cad Bane. During the final years of the Republic, Jango was hired to provide the genetic template for the Clone Army, as part of a secret plot to subvert the power of the Jedi and the Senate. His fee? A single, unaltered clone to raise as his son and successor - a boy he named Boba.


  • The Ace: Outright stated to be the absolute best bounty hunter of his time, with some level of expertise in nearly every form of combat, not to mention being a skilled pilot and assassin.
  • Ace Pilot: His dogfight with Obi-Wan in the asteroid field above Geonosis was remarkably more one-sided than their earlier close-quarters duel on Kamino. After realizing that he was being tailed, he easily outmaneuvers the Jedi starfighter and would have destroyed it, were it not for some improvisation on Obi-Wan's part.
  • Ambiguous Situation: His status as a Mandalorian in the canon is... complicated. While it is confirmed that he was a foundling taken in by a Mandalorian clan, which should make him a rightful Mandalorian, the New Mandalorians — particularly Prime Minister Almec — dismissed him as a "common bounty hunter" who had no claim to his armor. Whether this was due to the New Mandalorians disavowing him for his crimes, some institutional discrimination against foundlings, or if this was merely a casual Adoption Diss by Prime Minister Almec (a notably elitist Corrupt Politician) is unclear.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Jango's still a badass, but we haven't seen him kill several Jedi with his bare hands in the canon, so there's a definite difference from how he was portrayed in Legends.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: Sure, he's a cold-blooded killer who tried to assassinate a Republic senator and kill a Jedi, but he did so just to make ends meet for his family. It's even more heartbreaking when you consider Jango's mistakes results in poor Boba having to fend for himself.
  • Affably Evil: He's a mercenary who will kill without hesitation, but is also a loving father to Boba. If one of his former associates, Space Pirate Hondo Ohnaka, is to be believed, he was said to be an honorable man, and seems to be a completely normal guy when not on a job.
  • Armor Is Useless: Averted; Jango's armor is the only reason why he's able to take as much punishment as he does. Whether it's a beating from Obi-Wan, damage from a jetpack malfunction, or a blow from a reek, Jango's armor can take it.
  • Badass Normal:
    • A much more legitimate example than Boba in the theatrical films, given his track record: He takes on Obi-Wan on even footing, kills a Jedi Master who was attacking the stands in the Geonosian arena, takes out the reek in a single shot, and manages to get the drop on Mace Windu twice, all without Force powers, cybernetics, or alien abilities.
    • Jango Fett is the only normal human in the canon to have killed Jedi in open combat and fought Obi-Wan (a Jedi Knight) to a draw. There's a reason he was picked to be the prime human for the clones.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: He serves the role as Count Dooku's bodyguard during the initial phase of the Jedi assault on the Geonosian arena. Dooku needs protecting the way Jabba needs more food.
  • Backpack Cannon: His jetpack can fire rockets.
  • Bounty Hunter: His profession.
  • Complexity Addiction: He hatches two separate plans to assassinate Padmé Amidala without being linked to his employer by subcontracting them to Zam Wesell. Both are needlessly complicated and fail miserably; the first when the bomb they planted on Amidala's ship kills her body double instead, and the second when the Jedi intercept the droid that snuck poisonous worms into Amidala's room. The latter attempt even manages to directly lead Obi-Wan to his residence on Kamino.
  • Consummate Professional: Jango is all business when he's on the job; in the arena on Geonosis, he never once breaks his steely demeanor, even when Windu has a lightsaber at his throat.
  • Cool Helmet: Jango wears a blue-colored Mandalorian mask, the same type that Boba would later wear during the Original Trilogy. After Jango's death, Boba used his helmet in a trap to kill Mace Windu, blowing it in half in the process.
  • Cool Starship: The Slave I. After his death, this ship ended up in the posession of his son, Boba.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: In Attack of the Clones, he drives much of the plot during the first half of the film. He hired Zam Wesell, the film's Starter Villain, to make two attempts on Senator Amidala's life, and he silenced her when she was about to reveal his name. Obi-Wan Kenobi spends much of the film attempting to discover his identity, track him, and capture him in order to find out who hired him to assassinate Senator Amidala. After following Fett to Geonisis using a homing beacon, Kenobi manages to identify Count Dooku as Fett's employer, and therefore the film's central villain, before being captured. Mace Windu ends up killing Fett after arriving on Geonosis with a team of Jedi to rescue Kenobi, Skywalker, and Amidala from execution, leaving Dooku to become the film's Final Boss.
  • Divergent Character Evolution: All of the clones made in his image ended up undergoing this path in their respective series, becoming unique individuals far different from their progenitor.
  • Doting Parent: One of his redeeming qualities is his loving relationship to Boba.
  • The Dragon: Dooku's first before General Grievous and all the others in the canon.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Like his adopted son (at least until The Mandalorian), his end is an abrupt and humiliating case of bad luck. When he attempts to take out Windu after the rampaging Reek has disarmed him of his lightsaber, the frantic monster - despite Windu painfully bisecting one of its horns a moment ago - goes for Jango instead, the resulting trampling disabling most of his gear except for his blaster. As Windu already got his lightsaber back, reality ensues as the Jedi Master handily deflects every blaster shot and beheads him in a matter of seconds.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He reserved an unaltered clone of himself (Boba) to raise as his son. For all his faults as a person, Jango truly cares for the boy, and Boba still reciprocates his father's love many years later, showing that he deeply misses him.
  • Evil Mentor: To his son, whom he raises to be as ruthless and greedy as himself.
  • Expendable Clone: With the obvious exception of Boba, Jango held a rather dim view of his clones in Age of Republic, comparing them to livestock.
  • Famed In-Story: Before Cad Bane, Fett was regarded as the greatest bounty hunter of his time during the Prequel Trilogy. His death allows Bane to take his place as the best bounty hunter around.
  • The Family That Slays Together: Boba proves to be an effective wingman to his beloved dad despite only being a kid, as seen when he commandeers the Slave I lasers to blast at Obi-Wan while Jango fights him hand-to-hand. Later, the Fetts have the time of their lives chasing down Obi-Wan's starfighter across the asteroid field. Unfortunately, Jango doesn't live long enough to see his son take up the Mandalorian armour and continue his legacy as the galaxy's best bounty hunter.
  • Fire-Breathing Weapon: He has a miniature flamethrower in his left gauntlet, which he uses to attack Mace Windu.
  • Grappling-Hook Pistol: His gauntlet-mounted whipcord, which he uses to great effect by lassoing Obi-Wan and dragging the latter as he flies with his Jet Pack. It gets used against him, however, when Obi-Wan wraps it around a pylon and forces him to crash.
  • Greed: Jango's main motivation is money and he never seems to get enough. Despite being paid handsomely for his role in creating the clone army, he continues to take jobs, eventually taking on a permanent position with Count Dooku.
  • Guns Akimbo: With his twin blaster pistols.
  • Gun Twirling: He does this before holstering his blaster in Attack of the Clones. He even mimes blowing smoke away from the barrel. Given that he was wearing a (face-obscuring) helmet at the time, he probably did just to look cool.
  • The Gunslinger: He takes down Jedi with nothing but a pair of blasters, complete with Gun Twirling.
  • Hero Killer: Jango comes with an earthshaking reputation and largely lives up to it, fighting Obi-Wan to a draw, killing a Jedi Master and Council member during the arena battle, and actually getting off a few shots at Mace Windu before being slain.
  • Hero-Tracking Failure: He fires continuous rapid shots at Obi-Wan's ship for nearly a minute and appears to be right on the bead, but somehow hundreds of bolts hit every spot around the ship without making a scratch.
  • Hired Guns: Jango is not adverse to mercenary work and takes paychecks from the Republic and the Separatists alike (though both jobs he does in the film were paid for by the same man, Count Dooku/Darth Tyranus).
  • Informed Attribute: In The Clone Wars, several characters - including Obi-Wan Kenobi! - describe Jango as "honorable". Virtually all that we see him do in the film is make sneak attacks, including the cold-blooded killing of his own partner over the possibility that she might give information to the Jedi. Evidence for that "honor" is, to say the least, a little thin on the ground.
  • It's Personal: Jango seems to have a fair bit of experience killing Jedi, which shouldn't be surprising, given the Mandalorians constant fighting with them.
  • Jet Pack: One of his assets, which he uses to good effect in battle against Obi-Wan, though not so much against Mace Windu.
  • Kill It with Fire: He had a flamethrower in his armor, which he used in his fight against Mace Windu.
  • Like a Son to Me: This is technically the case with Boba Fett. While he regards him as a son, he's actually his Little Brother, due to being a clone.
  • Mentor Occupational Hazard: A villainous example to Boba, whom he mentors to follow in his footsteps, before being slain by Mace Windu.
  • Mugging the Monster: In Age of Republic, a crew of bounty hunters he was working with held Boba hostage to force him to give up his share of the reward. Interestingly in this case, it's Boba who easily overpowers them after a quick distraction by Jango.
  • Muggles Do It Better: During the Battle of Geonosis, he nonchalantly guns down Coleman Trebor, a Jedi Master on the Jedi Council, after Trebor leaped up to the platform to challenge Count Dooku.
  • Mysterious Mercenary Pursuer: Inverted. He is a mysterious mercenary who is introduced just as he is trying to assassinate one of the protagonists, Padmé Amidala. However, after both his attempts fail, he is then pursued by another protagonist, Obi-Wan, as he flees back to his employer.
  • Mysterious Past: Most of Jango's past is largely unknown note , other than he was born on Concorde Dawn and that he fought in the Mandalorian Civil War.
  • Noble Demon: Although he was a villainous character who was wasn't above carrying out assasinations for money, he was referred to as an honorable man by Hondo Ohnaka.
  • Not in This for Your Revolution: Jango doesn't seem too concerned with what the Republic would want to do with an army made in his image, nor its potential effects on the galaxy. When talking to Obi-Wan, he regards his clones in the same way a businessman pitches his product.
  • Off with His Head!: Courtesy of Mace Windu.
  • Oh, Crap!: He has a silent "oh crap" reaction when Mace starts charging at him, deflecting all his blaster shots. Jango tries to activate his jetpack, but it was too badly damaged by the Reek, so he desperately keeps shooting to no avail.
  • Only in It for the Money: Jango doesn't care about politics or ideology. All that matters to him is getting paid. However, this is averted when he makes a deal to become the template for the Clone Troopers. Though Jango's fee was still sizeable, another of his conditions was to have a single unaltered clone to raise as his son.
  • Parents as People: A darker example than most, since Jango is far from a good man but he's nevertheless a doting father to Boba and tries to do right by him at every turn, often playing up his own cool image to impress Boba. Jango and his cloned son get a few endearing moments together, making his death at Windu's blade quite tragic, especially since Boba had to witness it.
  • Passive-Aggressive Kombat: Judging from his interactions with Obi-Wan, it's safe to say this is another combat style he's mastered.
  • Poisoned Weapon: His saberdart, which he uses to kill his partner Zam Wesell.
  • Pragmatic Villainy:
    • He only kills Zam Wesell to ensure the safety of his employer's plans.
    • Jango's general philosophy seems to be this as well, only doing jobs for the credits, with little of the sadism, sleaziness or ulterior motives of his contemporaries.
  • Pre-Explosion Buildup: The signature effect of Slave 1's seismic charges. When Jango deploys them against Obi-Wan's Jedi starfighter, the area around them goes silent (remarkable for a Star Wars film), then they explode with a deep, booming bass noise. It's so notable that Obi-Wan identifies them by this effect alone.
  • Predecessor Villain: To Boba Fett, who gains his armor, methodology, and title of "best bounty hunter in the galaxy". It helps that Boba is his clone "son", meaning the two were for all intents and purposes identicalz.
  • Professional Killer: While his official title may be a "bounty hunter", his role in Attack Of The Clones is to act as Dooku's personal hitman.
  • Punchclock Villain: Jango's in it for the credits and his son. While he did try to kill Obi-Wan, it was to cover his own escape, not out of any personal grudge.
  • The Quiet One: Judging by Attack of the Clones, Jango's a man of few words.
  • Railing Kill: He inflicts one on Coleman Trebor, after the latter attempts to assassinate Count Dooku in the balcony overseeing the Petranaki Battle Arena, but is shot by Jango and falls backward over the balcony railing, about 50 feet or so down to his death.
  • Rugged Scar: Has one above his left eye and another on his right cheek, emphasizing his status as a veteran bounty hunter.
  • The Rival: According to Dave Filoni, Jango and Cad Bane had an ongoing rivalry to decide who was the best Bounty Hunter around, and Jango's death had left Bane disappointed that they'd never get to settle it.
  • Shout-Out: Jango Fett is named after Django.
  • Schrödinger's Canon: A lot of Jango's early life was detailed in non-canon Legends material, and has yet to be touched on since.
    • He was a war orphan adopted into Clan Fett by a group known as the True Mandalorians, who opposed both the terrorist Death Watch and the pacifist New Mandalorians. He rose to a leadership position in the organization, but they were eventually slaughtered when a Deathwatch-aligned politician deceived the Jedi into intervening against the True Mandalorians. This instilled Jango with a deep hatred for the Jedi, which Count Dooku exploited to secure his genetic template for the Clone Army.
    • On a related note, Dooku had a long history with him - he led the Jedi strike team that fought the True Mandalorians, with Jango's impressive performance in the battle being what inspired Dooku to hire him years later.
    • The Mandalorian series re-canonized Jango's backstory as a war orphan adopted by the Mandalorian Jaster Mereel, and that he had fought in the Mandalorian Civil War. Beyond that, the specific details remain unknown such as which side he took during said-civil war (as the war was between the warriors who would eventually form Death Watch, a group that Legends Jango opposed, and the pacifists aka New Mandalorians, who essentially disowned him by the time of The Clone Wars).
  • Strong and Skilled: Both a fantastically skilled bounty hunter and stated to have fantastic genes that can hold his own in a fight.
  • Tragic Villain: Being a Mandalorian foundling, he was in some way either orphaned, or abandoned by his biological parents. Legends material explained he was the son of farmers who were tortured and killed by Death Watch members hunting a group called the True Mandalorians, and there is nothing suggesting this isn't true in Canon too.
  • Too Dumb to Live: His track record against the Jedi was pretty good, but going after Mace Windu, who was widely renowned as the most dangerous Jedi combatant of the era, while his most crucial piece of equipment (his jetpack) was broken, and having just been trampled by a reek was an incredibly dumb move, especially since he basically remained stationary, firing one of his pistols as Windu while the Jedi simply ran up and decapitated him.
  • Truly Single Parent: His son was cloned directly from his genetic material on Kamino.
  • Underestimating Badassery: After surviving both a close quarters duel and a dogfight with Obi-Wan Kenobi, apprehending Anakin Skywalker, and effortlessly gunning down Jedi Master Coleman Trebor, he assumed Mace Windu would be a similar pushover. He assumed wrong.
  • Villainous Friendship: It's a brief moment, but Count Dooku seemed genuinely saddened by his death.
  • Villainous Legacy:
    • While his death was a relative footnote amid the start of the Clone Wars, the Clone Army he produced and trained was instrumental in the fall of the Jedi Order towards the wars' end. His clones may have been just another job to him, but the galaxy at large considered it his most important, and still talk about them well into the era of The First Order.
    • Meanwhile, his son Boba took up his trade in his memory, and has since eclipsed his reputation as the galaxy's most notorious Bounty Hunter.
  • Villainous Valor: Trying to take on Mace Windu, the second most powerful Jedi in the Order, might not have been Jango's smartest move, but it was certainly his bravest.
  • Walking Armory: He's got a missile on his Jet Pack, a pair of dart-throwers in his knees, a flamethrower in his arm, a grappling hook in the other one, a blade that can deploy from his forearm, and his two blaster pistols.
  • Worf Had the Flu: He might have put up a much better showing against Mace Windu if the reek in the Geonosian arena hadn't trampled over him and destroyed his jetpack just before.
  • World's Strongest Man: Jango is considered at large to be one of the best bounty hunters to ever live, and is stated to dominate his competition, to the point both Kaminoans and Dooku had very good faith in his abilities.

    Boba Fett 

Boba Fett

    Zam Wesell 

Zam Wesell

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Species: Clawdite

Homeworld: Zolan

Portrayed by: Leeanna Walsman
Appearances: The Wesell Run | The Halcyon Legacy | Attack of the Clones

"I think she's a changeling."
Anakin Skywalker

Zam Wesell was a Clawdite bounty hunter and killer-for-hire who was brought in as a subcontractor when Jango Fett was hired to assassinate Senator Amidala. Failing two attempts and captured by Obi-Wan Kenobi, she was killed by Jango.


  • Badass Driver: She's a mean speeder pilot, as evidenced during her skillful evasion of Anakin in the busy airlanes of Coruscant.
  • Bilingual Bonus: Any fan with a grasp of knowledge of the languages of Star Wars can tell you that her last words in Huttese translate to "Bounty hunter slimeball..."
  • Character Death: Zam is killed by Jango's saber dart after being cornered and interrogated by Obi-Wan.
  • Cold Sniper: One of her weapons is a sniper rifle, which she uses on Obi-Wan.
  • Dark Action Girl: She's a skilled assassin and marksman who gets tied up with the Separatists.
  • Dying Vocal Change: As she dies, Zam's voice changes to match her reversion to her true form, turning decidedly Voice of the Legion in the process.
  • His Name Is...: Right before she drops her client's name, she's silenced by a toxic dart.
  • Lizard Folk: Her Clawdite form is a lizard-like alien.
  • Professional Killer: Like Jango, Zam appears as an assassin rather than a bounty hunter in Attack of the Clones.
  • Just Following Orders: Uses this excuse while being interrogated by Obi-Wan.
  • She Knows Too Much: Zam is murdered by Jango via a toxic saberdart to stop her from talking.
  • This Was Her True Form: Reverts to her Clawdite form after Jango kills her, though she momentarily reveals it during the Chase Scene in Attack of the Clones.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: She is a Clawdite changeling who can assume any form, making her perfect for discreet operations. However, in Attack of the Clones, the only form she's ever seen to take is that of a human woman, and she never makes an attempt to change it even among a crowd of strangers where Obi-Wan and Anakin believe her to be at her most dangerous. She makes much better use of this skill when working alongside Aurra Sing in The Halcyon Legacy 2.
  • You Have Failed Me: Makes two failed attempts on Senator Amidala's life, resulting in her death at her client's hands.
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    Aurra Sing 

Aurra Sing

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Species: Palliduvan

Homeworld: Nar Shaddaa

Portrayed by: Michonne Bourriague
Voiced by: Jaime King (The Clone Wars)
Appearances: Darth Maul | The Phantom Menace | The Halcyon Legacy | The Clone Wars | Solonote 

"Honey, this isn't about your cause. This is about revenge. My employer wants to get even with you. Simple as that."

Aurra Sing was a female Palliduvan bounty hunter who operated during the final years of the Old Republic. She was present on Tatooine, where she watched the Boonta Eve Classic podrace, during the Trade Federation's invasion of the planet Naboo. During the Clone Wars, Aurra served the role as the mother figure of Boba Fett (the son of Jango Fett) until she was supposedly killed on Florrum when Slave I crashed and Boba was incarcerated. She, however, survived the crash. She also worked with Cad Bane's posse during the Senate Hostage Crisis. Despite her prowess, she was unceremoniously pushed to her death by Tobias Beckett, at least according to Beckett himself.


  • Adaptational Wimp: Aurra is still a dangerous foe in the canon, but in Legends she was a former Jedi padawan and made use of her Force powers in her bounty hunting career. In the canon, there is little to nothing indicating that she is Force-sensitive or anything other than just a very skilled hired gun that is capable of giving some Jedi a run for their money. Suffice to say, if she was as strong in the Force, it's unlikely she would have died from a fall.
  • Adaptation Species Change: In Legends, Aurra is a hybrid of a human and an unknown species. In the canon, she is identified as a Palliduvan. However, it's not quite clear if this is a retcon to her being 100% Palliduvan or if she remains a Half-Human Hybrid and the species of her Legends counterpart's father was Named by the Adaptation.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Her "death" in Solo. While Tobias Beckett claims to have pushed her off a cliff, it's unclear whether Sing actually survived (seeing as she did manage to survive the crash of Slave 1 when Ahsoka brought it down), or if Beckett was lying (since the character was known for being deceitful).
  • Amicable Exes: She and Hondo get along rather well despite the fact that they are no longer in a relationship.
  • Arc Villain: While it's Boba's quest for vengeance, Aurra as his Evil Mentor serves as the main threat during the Boba Fett arc at the end of Season 2 of The Clone Wars.
  • Ascended Extra: Aurra made a brief appearance in The Phantom Menace watching the Boonta Eve Classic podrace. She receives a fleshed out expanded role in The Clone Wars.
  • Asshole Victim: Tobias Beckett was no saint himself, but Aurra Sing was one of the most sadistic bounty hunters in the galaxy. To say she had her fate coming would be an understatement.
  • Ax-Crazy: She enjoys violence and killing.
  • Bald of Evil: She is a very cruel bounty hunter who has a shaved head with quite a few long flocks of hair kept in a topknot-style ponytail.
  • Badass Normal: Despite the fact that she does not have superpowers, Aurra managed to give Ahsoka a decent fight before being subdued.
  • Boom, Headshot!: In "Lethal Trackdown", she does this to Castas when he tried to betray her.
  • Bus Crash: Her last chronological onscreen appearance in the canon was The Clone Wars episode "Hostage Crisis", which took place relatively early in the Clone Wars. In Solo, it is revealed that Tobias Beckett unceremoniously killed her by pushing her off a ledge a significant amount of years after the war.
  • Cold Sniper: She is a very good shot and shows no remorse for any of her victims.
  • The Corrupter: To Boba. Even her leitmotif reflects this.
  • Creepy Long Fingers: She has some very creepy fingers.
  • Creepy Shadowed Undereyes: They enhance her sinister and Orlok-like appearance.
  • Cyborg: She has a biocomputer and communications antenna embedded in her skull.
  • Dark Action Girl: Oh yeah. She took on Ahsoka and managed to injure her with blasters.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She has a dry enough wit to make even Hondo shut up for a moment:
    Hondo: [talking to Castas about working with Aurra] Couldn't handle her, could you? Well, don't be ashamed. You're not the first man to bail out from under her command.
    Aurra: He's (Hondo) speaking from experience.
  • Death by Adaptation: In Legends, Aurra Sing survived into the Second Galactic Civil War (which, by chronological comparison, would be set a few years after the Sequel Trilogy in the Canon). Solo confirms that Tobias Beckett killed her sometime into the Empire's first decade in the Canon. Or so he claims.
  • Designated Girl Fight: With Ahsoka in "Assassin". It's also notable that she became the first and so far only character to injure Ahsoka in a fair fight.
  • Disney Villain Death: If Tobias is to be believed, she was killed by him simply pushing her to her death.
  • The Dreaded: She is one of the most feared bounty hunters in the galaxy in The Clone Wars. Solo indicates that Beckett was heavily renowned for killing her, with some characters such as Lando Calrissian even dubbing him "The Man Who Killed Aurra Sing".
  • Establishing Character Moment: Although it's chronologically her last onscreen appearance in the Canon, "Hostage Crisis" (her first appearance in The Clone Wars air-date wise) features Cad Bane killing a bunch of Senate guards with a hand-grenade. Seeing a survivor crawling towards the door begging for help, Aurra, with a cold smile, shoots him in the head.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: She prevents the underage Boba from drinking alcohol while in Hondo's bar.
  • Evil Mentor: The first of many bad mentors for Boba after he was orphaned.
  • Evil Redhead: She keeps her head mostly shaved sans a long red ponytail.
  • Faux Affably Evil: She acts fairly personable and friendly, but it only conceals (and not very well) her cold, sociopathic persona.
  • Gangsta Style: During the final showdown with Ahsoka in "Assassin", she held her blasters sideways.
  • Guns Akimbo: She used two blasters at once when she tried to assassinate Padmé, who was protected by Ahsoka.
  • Interspecies Romance: At some point, she (Palliduvan) had a relationship with Hondo Ohnaka (Weequay).
  • Karma Houdini Warranty: She does end up in jail after a failed assassination attempt, but she's quickly broken out by Cad Bane. However, she eventually gets killed by Tobias Beckett a significant amount of years after the Clone Wars (assuming he wasn't lying about it).
  • Killed Offscreen: Tobias Beckett pushed her to her death at some point before the events of Solo. At least, as far as he claims.
  • Kick the Dog: Executing a mortally wounded Republic Guardsman while he begs for mercy.
  • Lack of Empathy: The only emotion she shows at Boba's moments of moral conflict is annoyance.
  • Looks Like Orlok: A rare female example of this trope.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She's a curvaceous alien woman wearing a skin-tight suit that shows off much of her figure.
  • Not Quite Dead: She was thought to have been killed when she crashed with Slave I, but she survived.
  • Parental Substitute: To Boba, at least until she leaves him to be captured by the Jedi.
  • Rubber-Forehead Alien: Aside from having chalk-white skin and very long fingers, she's perfectly human-like.
  • The Sociopath: The only people she seems to have some consideration for are Boba, Hondo, and Bane, but Boba was left behind when Aurra was left to choose between helping him and saving herself (she chose the latter).
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: She was considerably rather saner with shades of a Naïve Newcomer in Darth Maul through not being as sadistic as she chronologically will be in The Clone Wars. Considering there's about a decade between the two installments, there was plenty of time for that to change her into a Psycho for Hire.
  • Undignified Death: If Tobias is to be believed, he "just gave her a push" and let the laws of gravity do the rest.
  • Would Hurt a Child: She displays no compunctions about the idea of abandoning an escape pod full of clone children to die in space — saving only Boba — because the kids are witnesses to their crime. She even seems faintly amused by it (though thankfully the children are quickly rescued).

    Greedo 

Greedo

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"[Get up!] I've been looking forward to this for a long time."

Species: Rodian

Homeworld: Rodia, Tatooine

Portrayed by: Paul Blake/Maria De Argon
Voiced by: Larry Ward (A New Hope), Tom Kenny (The Clone Wars)

Greedo was a Rodian bounty hunter in the employ of Jabba the Hutt. He attempted to capture Han on Tatooine, but ended up being killed by him.


  • Adaptational Self-Defense: In the Special Edition version of A New Hope, he tries to shoot Han when he realizes the conversation with him isn't going so well, as opposing to not getting in a shot in the original. He misses, allowing Han to kill him. That moment quickly became so infamous, it used to be the Trope Namer.
  • All There in the Script: In the original script, Greedo outright says that Jabba wants him to kill Han. In the final cut, it's unclear if Greedo intended to take him in dead or alive, which led to Greedo shooting first in the special edition.
  • Amusing Alien: Greedo's only purpose in A New Hope was to be a punchline for Han.
  • Bilingual Dialogue: He talks in his native language when confronting Han, but his appearance in The Clone Wars reveals that he is able to speak Basic.
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: Even in the original cut of the movie, in which he didn't fire at Han and miss at point-blank range, he still made the mistake of gloating to Han instead of just shooting him right after he refuses to come with him. Even if he wanted to take Han alive, blasters do have a stun setting for a reason.
  • Bounty Hunter: Albeit a horribly inefficient one.
  • Butt-Monkey: In addition to being such a lousy shot, none of Greedo's jobs ever seem to work out for him. According to almost every From a Certain Point of View story featuring him that isn't his own, he gets almost no respect.
  • Call-Forward: In his deleted scene in The Phantom Menace, his friend warns him that he'll meet a bad end if he continues to act out in violence. Greedo should have listened.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: In "The Luckless Rodian" (his POV story), he has a grudge against Han because he had a girlfriend that dumped him for Han.
  • Does Not Speak Common: In A New Hope, he speaks to Han in Huttese, while Han responds in Basic. Some expanded universe materials see him speaking Basic, however.
  • Early Installment Character-Design Difference: A retroactive yet canonical example. In the original trilogy, Greedo had blue skin. Greedo is given green skin in The Phantom Menace and The Clone Wars to match the other members of his race.
  • Epic Fail: The Special Edition has him fire at Han Solo, but he misses by a significant margin. At point-blank range.
  • Evil Debt Collector: He tries to bring in Han for his debt to Jabba.
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: In the re-releases, in which Han didn't shoot first. Given how Greedo opened fire at point-blank range and missed, he could probably benefit from some time spent at the academy.
  • Little Green Men: He is the size of a human though. And he looks more like a tapir than a hominid.
  • Look Behind You: In the original script, Han uses this trick to get the jump on Greedo. Han points out that people are watching them, so Greedo glances at the bar. When Greedo looks away, Han readies his blaster. Those lines were replaced to include lines from the Jabba scene.
    Greedo: Now, will you come outside with me, or must I finish it here?
    Han: I don't think they'd like another killing in here.
    Greedo: [turns around] They'd hardly notice.
  • Never Bring a Gun to a Knife Fight: It was used against him in "Sphere of Influence". After holding him and his son at gunpoint, Baron Papanoida takes Greedo hostage while holding a knife up to his neck (and he didn't get to shoot at all at that point).
  • Small Name, Big Ego: According to "The Kloo Horn Cantina Caper", he thinks he's a highly talented bounty hunter, but in reality, he doesn't have much success. From everyone else's perspective, "He's an idiot with a gun," and since Mos Eisley already has a lot of them, Greedo doesn't stand out much.
  • Smug Snake: Despite his multiple shortcomings, Greedo is often way in over his head and gets humiliated often.
    • At one point, he has Notluwiski Papanoida hostage after he tracks him down in search of his daughter, who he kidnapped. Papanoida proceeds to break out of his grasp, and take him hostage so he can retrieve his daughter from where he's keeping her.
    • During one of his first jobs with Han Solo, he stole an unimportant artifact during a heist to get some extra money and not checking to see if it had a tracker on it, both after Han told him not to touch anything. This ends up getting the attention of the Corellian authorities.
    • He thinks he's got Han cornered, unaware that the guy prepared beforehand to put a big smoking hole in his chest while he was gloating to him.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Whether it's gloating to a notorious smuggler without checking to make sure that he's got him dead to rights in the original version, or demonstrating the ability to miss a target at point-blank range in the Special Edition, his death scene perfectly encapsulates what everyone in Mos Eisley knows about Greedo: this guy is an idiot.

    Bossk 

Bossk'wassak'Cradossk

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Species: Trandoshan

Homeworld: Trandosha

Portrayed by: ???
Voiced by: Alan Harris (film), Dee Bradley Baker (The Clone Wars)

Bossk was a Trandoshan bounty hunter. During the Clone Wars, he worked alongside Aurra Sing and Boba Fett and went to prison with the latter after he was captured. He later escaped with him and joined his band of bounty hunters. During the Imperial era, Bossk was one of several bounty hunters hired to hunt down Han Solo.


  • Adaptational Intelligence: By virtue of not being an Ax-Crazy psychopath, Bossk is able to follow intricate plans, maintain working relationships with those he'd benefit from, and form genuine friendships.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: In Legends, he was an unapologetic Psycho for Hire and had a deadly rivalry with Boba Fett in the latter's adult years (the times he did work with him were Enemy Mine situations). While he is still antagonistic in the Canon, The Clone Wars presents Bossk as willing to be a younger Boba's bodyguard while in prison with him and loyally worked alongside him on several contracts after breaking out of prison and decided to let him have a fair fight with Cad Bane despite initially favoring the latter. In general, the new canon tends to portray him as more ruthlessly pragmatic than actively psychotic, as well as being willing to keep promises and stay loyal to those he considers friends.
  • Affably Evil: In stark contrast to how Legends depicted him. He's a ruthless bounty hunter with a bloodthirsty streak, but get on his good side and he can be a surprisingly good friend... as long as you don't tick him off.
  • An Arm and a Leg: In War of the Bounty Hunters, he tries to capture Boba to claim Jabba's bounty on him but ends up caught in an explosion that destroys the lower half of his legs. Being a Trandoshan, he notes that won't kill him as he can regrow limbs (and consuming lots of protein can hasten the process), and has done so by Return of the Jedi a few months later.
  • Ascended Extra: He appeared briefly in The Empire Strikes Back as one of several bounty hunters hired by Darth Vader. In The Clone Wars, he receives a fleshed out expanded role in addition to having some development and history with Boba.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: He is the big guy to Boba's little guy.
  • The Big Guy: Besides what's listed above, Bossk usually ends up being this to everybody else as well, since he's a seven foot lizard man, and all.
  • Breakout Villain: Bossk's appearance in the DLC season of Star Wars: Battlefront gave him a greatly increased profile in the fandom and among players. He was subsequently brought back as one of the base game playable heroes of the sequel over the other DLC characters (Greedo, Dengar, and Krennic), and has enjoyed regular supporting appearances in media since.
  • Canon Immigrant: Not Bossk himself, but rather his starship in "Bounty", the Hound's Tooth, originated in the Legends short story collection Tales of the Bounty Hunters.
  • Cool Starship: As mentioned above, the Hound's Tooth.
  • Daddy Issues: Just like in Legends, he has a very strained relationship with Cradossk. In Ezra's Gamble, Ezra asks him about his father, and Bossk simply leaves it at "fathers are overrated".
    • To give you an idea of how bad it was, in Legends, according to The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett, Cradossk had a memoir for Bossk... but later scratched out his name and gave it to Boba, with a message saying "For Boba Fett — I wish you were my son." Bossk would eventually lash out and eat him after killing him.
  • The Dragon: He appears to be one for Boba Fett in The Clone Wars.
  • The Ghost: Bossk is mentioned in Solo as one of the few people that Val suggests to Beckett that he could have brought onto the Heist on Vandor instead of newcomers, Han Solo and Chewbacca.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: War Of The Bounty Hunter, Boba shoots off Bossk's legs, he snarls that it won't slow him down for long, as he can grow them back.
  • Guttural Growler: As a Trandoshan, he does growl a lot when he speaks.
  • Hellish Pupils: As is to be expected from a humanoid lizard.
  • In the Hood: He wears a hooded cloak in Halcyon Legacy whilst tracking R’Tess and Stolak.
  • It's Personal: Trandoshans have a long, brutal history with their planetary neighbors, the Wookiees, which explains Bossk's specific love for hunting and killing the things. This goes especially for Chewbacca (and Han Solo by extension), whom Bossk hates so much that it contributed to his falling out with Boba.
  • Like Father, Unlike Son: In Legends, Bossk and his father, Cradossk, contrast with each other in both demeanor and overall character. Cradossk is patient and experienced, Bossk is arrogant and naive. This leads to the two butting heads often, and gets to the point where Cradossk attempts to indirectly kill his son. Once Bossk finds out, he doesn’t take too kindly to the news.
  • Lizard Folk: He's a Trandoshan.
  • Karma Houdini: While he does end up in jail for helping Boba during his quest for vengeance against Windu, he escapes along with Boba only after about a year or even less.
  • Kick the Dog: Ezra's Gamble ends with Bossk getting greedy and swindling Ezra out of his hard-earned share of their reward, preemptively destroying their burgeoning friendship in the process.
  • Master Poisoner: He's heavily associated with Dioxys Grenades, which emit a highly lethal and fast acting poison.
  • Monstrous Cannibalism: He ate all of his unborn siblings right after he hatched. While it was revealed that he had a surviving sister, said sister's growth was stunted as a result of Bossk's act.
  • Noodle Incident: While the species rivalry between Trandoshans and Wookies are a given, it has been yet to be explained why Bossk hated Chewie and Han specifically.
  • Older Sidekick: To Boba. He also plays this role to Ezra in Ezra's Gamble, but doesn't stay a sidekick that time.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: Bossk direly wanted to be the one who brought in Han and Chewie in The Empire Strikes Back, so much so that when Boba Fett pulled it off instead, it damages their already weakening friendship even more, causing Bossk to declare that he should have killed Boba when he had the chance.
  • Psycho for Hire: He has shades of this in "Lethal Trackdown". Aurra Sing orders Bossk to kill the hostages if she gives the word during a meeting with the Jedi. When she's unable to contact him (due to the comm antenna embedded in her skull getting cut), he decides to kill the hostages on his own volition.
    Bossk: Listen up, boys. If Aurra doesn't report back soon, I'm gone... and you're both fried.
  • Religious Bruiser: By the time of Bounty Hunters, he seems to have gotten in touch with his religious side, regularly alluding to the Scorekeeper of Trandoshan religion.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: He is a Trandoshan and a psychotic bounty hunter.
  • Sssssnaketalk: Particularly noticeable in the Darth Vader comics, which add quite a few s's to his dialogue.
  • Sapient Eat Sapient: Aside from the incident with his younger siblings, he threatened to eat Zuckuss for annoying him while trying to hasten the regeneration of his lost legs (it's not quite clear if he was serious about it, considering that eating a species that breathes ammonia might actually kill him).
  • Suddenly Voiced: He didn't say a word in The Empire Strikes Back and works in Legends indicated that he didn't speak Galactic Basic, but in the Trandoshan language. In The Clone Wars, it was revealed that he spoke Basic after all.
  • Trap Master: He's known to use proximity grenades and traps to get the best of his prey.
  • Undying Loyalty: In The Clone Wars, he was protective of Boba Fett. He even stands up for him in prison.
    • In an unreleased episode, an animatic showed him being with Embo and Highsinger against Boba in favor of Bane, with he and the former holding Boba at gunpoint before Boba and Bane had their Mexican Standoff. Bossk then chooses to let Boba have his chance at defeating Bane and puts his blaster away, which Embo then follows as well.
    • Unfortunately, this ends by the time of Bounty Hunters where their relationship has taken a huge nosedive to the point where they're at each other's throats, bringing them closer in line with their Legends counterparts who hated each other's guts. By then, any friendship or warmth Boba had felt towards Bossk had long since evaporated.
  • Villainous Friendship: With Boba Fett during the Clone Wars. In the years after, however, the two seem to gradually drift apart.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Bossk was sort of a father figure to a young Boba Fett, but by the time of The Empire Strikes Back they've drifted apart so much that, in Bounty Hunters, Bossk half-seriously says he should've killed Boba when he had the chance. The source of this falling out seems to be a mixture of them becoming professional rivals and Boba capturing Han Solo and Chewbacca, whom Bossk had a personal grudge with and wanted to defeat.

    Dengar 

Dengar

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"These Rebels should just pack it in."

Species: Human

Homeworld: Corellia

Portrayed by: Morris Bush
Voiced by: Simon Pegg (The Clone Wars)

Dengar was a skilled bounty hunter who likes using superior firepower over finesse. He worked with Boba Fett during the Clone Wars, but later competed against him during the Rebellion after being one of several bounty hunters hired by the Empire to find Han Solo.


  • Adaptational Jerkass: In Legends, Dengar was a ruthless bounty hunter but he had a softer side to him and a more tragic element to his story, first refusing to kill the Holy Children of Asrat when he served under the Imperials. He was also betrayed by Boba Fett under Jabba's orders on a mission to rescue his love interest and was left to die in some of Tattooine's lethal sand tides. And he would eventually get married and come to realize that there was more to life than revenge. In Canon, while he isn't out-and-out evil, he's a considerably sleazier character who's disliked by his fellow bounty hunters like Sugi and Mercurial Swift, with Beilert Valance (rightfully) seeing Dengar as a disgusting backstabber.
    • The reintroduction of his love interest Manaroo, who was key to Dengar's redemption in Legends, in the War of the Bounty Hunters arc suggests that he will go through the same kind of character growth his Legends counterpart did.
  • Ambiguous Situation: In The Rise of Skywalker, there is a bounty hunter on Kijimi named Rothgar Deng, who is stated to be a Corellian that is not only implied to be going by an alias, but has underwent extensive black market surgery just to combat old age and stay at the top of his game. The name is an anagram of "Dengar Roth", a forged alias used by another bounty hunter to impersonate Dengar in Legends. Whether Rothgar Deng is Dengar has neither been confirmed nor denied, but there is an in-universe rumor that they are one and the same.
  • Ascended Extra: Much like Bossk, his first appearance (production-wise) was a wordless cameo in The Empire Strikes Back. In The Clone Wars, he received an expanded role.
  • Badass Normal:
    • Not only is he proficient with blasters and bombs, he's also formidable in hand-to-hand combat against Kage warriors, even if he is the first one to get knocked off the train in "Bounty".
    • He puts up quite a fight against Chewbacca, although that's mostly due to the tech he carries. The poor Wookiee would have been killed had Han not arrived in the nick of time.
  • Casanova Wannabe: He tends to make passes at any woman who catches his eyes, such as Asajj Ventress.
    Dengar: Hey, Bossk. Who's your girlfriend?
    Bossk: Shut up, Dengar.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: He has betrayed almost everyone he has ever worked with given the opportunity. This makes other bounty hunters extremely weary of teaming up with him as they know it is a near certainty he will stab them in the back at some point.
  • Cool Starship: His ship is a JumpMaster 5000 named the Punishing One.
  • Deadpan Snarker: If he's in a Teeth-Clenched Teamwork situation, then expect him to engage in snark-to-snark combat with his teammates.
    Dengar: Look, I'm not dying out here today. This goes sideways, eat him first.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: His partner Manaroo is being held by Jabba to force Dengar to do his bidding and capture Boba Fett when the Hutt believes he sold Han Solo to Crimson Dawn instead of him.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Despises Mercurial Swift, whom he views as an arrogant and smug upstart who has no honor.
  • Evil Brit: Courtesy of his voice actor in The Clone Wars, Simon Pegg.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: He is this to Sugi and other bounty hunters who have worked with her.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: He's got quite a nasty one on the right side of his face in The Empire Strikes Back.
  • I Was Quite a Looker: He wasn't exactly model material to begin with, but he still looks good in The Clone Wars. By the time of The Empire Strikes Back, he's grown sleazier and filthier, not to mention having a hideously scarred right side of his face. And if he is Rothgar Deng, he went through so much black surgery just to live forever that he barely looks human anymore.
  • Interspecies Romance: His partner Manaroo is a Aruzan.
  • Karma Houdini: He ends up earning a pardon from the New Republic for helping them out during the Battle of Jakku.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: He does in "Eminence" along with Sugi and the other bounty hunters working for the Hutts, when Maul and Death Watch attack.
  • Mad Bomber: He carries small, time delayed grenades.
  • Meaningful Name: Switch the vowels and see what that spells.
  • Psychotic Smirk: He sports one after planting grenades on two Kage warriors.
  • Schrödinger's Canon: In Legends Dengar got his scars from a disastrous swoop bike race with Han Solo. His former career as a swoop racer and intense hatred of Han are established, but nothing linking the two has been confirmed yet.

    Cad Bane 

Cad Bane

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"I'd be careful where I was sticking my nose if I were you."
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"I've taken down so many clones over the years. Once you figure out one, the rest are easy."

Species: Duros

Homeworld: Duro

Portrayed by: Dorian Kingi
Voiced by: Corey Burton
Appearances: Darth Maul | The Clone Wars | The Bad Batch | The Book of Boba Fett

"Cad Bane at your service. I'll take on any job... for the right price."

Cad Bane is a Duros bounty hunter in the galaxy, initially active during the Clone Wars. He was considered the leading bounty hunter after the death of Jango Fett. He often took jobs for the Separatist Alliance and specialized in fighting against Jedi. Bane remained active following the fall of the Republic and its successor the Galactic Empire, continuing to offer his services as a mercenary.


  • The Ace: Of the bounty hunters during the Clone Wars. Even Count Dooku himself made emphasis to his reputation as the cream of the crop.
    Count Dooku: Cad Bane, who needs no introduction.
  • Alien Blood: Duros like him have green blood. As a result of getting injured by Denal before killing him, he bleeds a little onto the floor of the shuttle. One of the clone troopers notices it.
  • Always Second Best: When Jango Fett was still alive, they were Rivals for the title of the Galaxy's Best Bounty Hunter, which was often held by the former. While the title went to him when Jango died, he was rather disappointed that they weren't able to settle the score properly.
  • Apologetic Attacker: Says "Sorry, little lady" to Omega as he stuns her. Though how sincere this was is up to debate.
  • Arc Villain: Whenever he appears, it's usually as one of these.
    • In The Clone Wars, Cad Bane serves as the main antagonist for the Holocron arc, the Hunt For Ziro arc, and the Obi-Wan Undercover arc (where he replaces Moralo Eval as Dooku's Dragon).
    • In The Bad Batch, he shows up at the tail end of "Reunion" and is the antagonist for its follow-up, "Bounty Lost".
    • In The Book of Boba Fett, he's hired as the Dragon-in-Chief for the Pykes in the final two episodes, leading their assault on Mos Espa.
  • Asshole Victim: For years, Cad Bane got away with murder and many other crimes, but it all catches up to him in The Book of Boba Fett when he is murdered by his former protégée.
  • Back for the Dead: His live-action debut in the penultimate episode of The Book of Boba Fett serves as this, as he's killed by Boba in the final episode.
  • Badass Boast:
    • His first appearance (air date wise) has him approaching a group of Senate Guards, who immediately move in to arrest him. He gives us this gem right before he and his fellow bounty hunters kill all of them.
      Cad Bane: Son, I wouldn't be so hasty if I were you.
    • In his first chronological arc, Nute Gunray angrily demands that he better make it out alive to repay him for the ships he borrowed. Bane, who is currently onboard one of those heavily damaged ships and facing two Jedi tearing through his droids, gives this response without a hint of doubt in his voice.
      Cad Bane: You can count on it.
    • He also gives us this line once he's caught up to Omega, his current bounty.
      Cad Bane: By hook or by crook, you're coming with me.
  • Badass Longcoat: He sports a very spiffy trench coat.
  • Badass Normal: As a result of not being Force-sensitive in addition to being part of a species whose physical capabilities are about on par with humans, he doesn't have any superhuman powers or abilities and is still able to hold his own against Jedi in a fight - up to and including using a stolen lightsaber to fend off a Jedi Master for a few crucial seconds.
  • Bad Boss: He sacrificed his little techno-service droid during a raid on the Jedi Temple, using him as an unwitting suicide bomber.
  • The Bad Guy Wins:
    • In "Hostage Crisis", Bane and his group succeed in liberating Ziro from prison and escaping from the Republic.
    • In "Holocron Heist", he escapes with a holocron.
    • In "Reunion", he manages to escape with a captured Omega.
  • Bald of Evil: Although Duros are bald by default.
  • Blood Knight: Cad Bane has a tendency to laugh and smile while blasting everyone dead.
  • Boom, Headshot!: An unreleased animatic depicts Cad Bane and the young Boba Fett engaging in a Mexican Standoff, in which both nail each other in the head... but Boba had a helmet. The result leaves the massive dent that Fett's helmet would carry for the rest of the saga. When he reappears in The Bad Batch, he's sporting a metal plate on his head, implying that the duel still happened but he managed to survive.
  • Breakout Villain: The most popular non-Force user character to debut in The Clone Wars who later got a starring role as The Heavy of The Book of Boba Fett.
  • The Bus Came Back: It’s revealed that he survived through the reign of the Empire, and by the time of The Book of Boba Fett he’s working for the Pyke Syndicate.
  • Caught Monologuing: Downplayed. Not a monologue as such, but after Bane knocks down Boba and pries off his helmet in the finale of The Book of Boba Fett, Bane wastes a few precious seconds mocking his new-found sense of honour and asking if he has Any Last Words?, allowing Boba to regain some strength and beat Bane down with his gaffi stick before spearing him through the chest.
  • Cold-Blooded Torture: In "Cargo of Doom", Bane and the battle droids he's been given command of inflict this on Master Ropal.
  • Combat Pragmatist: This is the key to how he holds his own against Jedi, whether it's through dirty tricks like having his droid distract his foes in a fight or taking hostages.
  • Comic-Book Fantasy Casting: He's designed to resemble Lee Van Cleef, while Corey Burton based the voice on a mix of Peter Lorre and Lance Henriksennote .
  • Consummate Liar: He can be convincingly deceptive. For instance, he was able to convince a Rodian mother to hand over her Force-sensitive baby on the claim that there were Jedi impostors roaming the Galaxy kidnapping children (which happened to be exactly what he was doing).
  • Cramming the Coffin: As part of the escape plan in "Deception", he, Eval, and "Hardeen" (actually Obi-Wan in disguise) hide in chutes taking dead bodies to the crematorium.
  • Crazy-Prepared: He always stresses to have a plan for every mission. His assault on the Galactic Senate is proof enough of this.
  • Creepy Souvenir: In "Cargo of Doom", Cad Bane takes Ahsoka's Padawan braid as a trophy that he hangs from his belt after capturing her. In "Children of the Force", she takes it back after the situation reverses.
  • Cyborg: Not to a great extent, but he has two breathing tubes inserted on his cheekbones: they're there so he can't be Force Choked.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He's got his moments, such as when the Hutt Council was arguing over whether to continue hiring him to do their work.
    Cad Bane: I'm kinda tired of being paid for this job too, but not that tired.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: The first half of "Crisis on Naboo" deals with his attempt to kidnap the head of the Republic and everything seems to wrap up once Bane's conspirators are captured. The second half presents Count Dooku, one of The Clone Wars' main antagonists, launch a second kidnapping attempt, knowing the extra security had been dismissed once the Jedi felt confident Cad Bane's plot was the entirety of the conspiracy they were tracking.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Is hired as the Pykes' enforcer and primary representative in the last two episodes of The Book of Boba Fett. He brings with him a far more threatening presence than either the Mayor or the Pyke's leader, putting up a greater fight and final challenge for Boba.
  • The Dreaded: He was considered the most lethal and feared bounty hunter in the galaxy during the Clone Wars. When he shows up in The Book of Boba Fett, rather than give his name to Cobb Vanth when asked, merely tilting his head up to show his full face makes the latter stop with the pleasantries.
    Cad Bane: I'd be careful where I was sticking my nose if I were you.
  • Establishing Character Moment:
    • In The Clone Wars' "Hostage Crisis" (which is his first appearance air-date wise), he and his team effortlessly infiltrates the Galactic Senate and takes numerous Senators hostage. When he declares them to be his prisoners, one of the Senators states that he won't tolerate this "insolence" and walks past him, trying to leave. Bane promptly shoots him In the Back without even turning to look.
    • In his debut in The Bad Batch he gets re-introduced cockily declaring clones to be easy work before easily besting Hunter in a Quick Draw duel.
    • Cad Bane's first live-action appearance in The Book of Boba Fett's "From The Desert Comes a Stranger" has him waltz into town menacingly like the villain in a Spaghetti Western, confidently talk down to Cobb Vanth, and ruthlessly gun down both Cobb (himself enough of a Quick Draw to gun down three Pykes before they knew what hit them) and his deputy without a second thought.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • He saves Rako Hardeen from dying in "The Box", but only because Moralo Eval fixed the last challenge so he would lose and Bane thought Hardeen at least deserved a fair fight.
      Cad Bane: If you're gonna kill him, do it like a man!
    • He despises killers that call themselves more honorable and putting trust in friends. To him, they are all killers deep down, no matter how much they've changed since, and it would be far better to admit and embrace this status. This is also why he doesn't believe in Boba's change of heart and seeks to unleash the killer persona inside of him.
    • Played for Laughs when he is tracking Ziro through the hazardous swamps of Nal Hutta. He grows so frustrated that he outright snaps that he refuses to take any more jobs like this.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: He doesn't understand why Boba would value things like honor and protecting the innocents. To him, Boba is the same as his father, Jango, a cold-blooded killer that works for the highest bidder, morality be damned.
  • Evil Is Petty:
    • He kills a bounty hunter preparing to enter "The Box" for the right to lead the mission to kidnap Palpatine...because he had a nice hat that resembled his original one. Granted, said bounty hunter did reach for his gun first, but Bane doesn't seem particularly concerned about the specifics, just the hat.
      Cad Bane: What are you looking at? 'S a nice hat!
    • He makes Deputy Scott pay for his impulsiveness by shooting him several times, well after one direct shot clearly killed him. This is notably after he was content to leave Vanth with one shot to the shoulder, suggesting Bane was genuinely annoyed by the young man's hotheadedness.
  • Evil Mentor: He serves one for Boba Fett during The Clone Wars, training him to be a cold-blooded bounty hunter just like his father. This is alluded to in The Book of Boba Fett where Cad Bane voices his disappointment in Boba becoming "soft" and plans to give Boba one final lesson in death or bring out the killer inside of his student. He succeeds in getting the latter.
  • Evil Old Folks: By the time of his final appearance (chronologically speaking) he's pushing 70 and no less vicious. If Legends lore holds any truth here, he's incredibly old by Duros standards (in Legends 50 is considered elderly for a Duros, so 70 and older is comparable to 90-100 for a human).
  • Evil Sounds Deep: His gritty baritone voice only makes him all the more intimidating. By the time he’s in his 70’s, it’s so low and deep that he sounds every bit like the angel of death he comes across as when he wanders out of the desert to Freetown.
  • Expy: According to Dave Filoni, he's the Star Wars version of Angel Eyes.
  • Fastest Gun in the West: Might be the best Quick Draw in the galaxy. No character has ever been shown to actually best him in a duel, although in the unfinished episode of ambiguous canonicity young Boba seems to match his speed (and win because he had armor on, while Bane didn't). In their "rematch" several decades later, Bane easily outdraws him despite Boba already having his gun out.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He sometimes acts like this, such as when he takes over the Galactic Senate. He's initially very calm and polite to his victims before murdering one of them off-handedly.
  • Fedora of Asskicking: Cad Bane is almost never seen without his iconic broad-rimmed fedora. Taken to extremes later on, where he insists on getting a new nice hat after losing his first one even though it makes him stand out, then kills another bounty hunter for his fedora because it was identical to his original hat.
  • Final Boss: Boba's final enemy in his self-titled series.
  • Greed: Bane's primary motivation is to get paid, and his services command a very high price.
  • Guns Akimbo: His (initial) weapons of choice.
  • The Gunslinger: Fitting with his Western motif, Bane is one of the best Quick Draw artists in the galaxy.
  • Hand Cannon: His pistols pack enough punch to knock down Boba in full beskar armor with a single shot during their final duel. In an unfinished episode The Clone Wars, it would have been revealed that the iconic dent on Boba's helmet was made from those same pistols. That's right, enough punch to dent beskar itself.
  • The Heavy: For the last two episodes of The Book of Boba Fett as the plot-driving villain taking his orders from the Pykes.
  • Hidden Depths: Though initially hostile to "Rako Hardeen" (unaware that he is Obi-Wan in disguise), Bane starts to warm up to him and intervenes to save his life more than once. Once Obi-Wan drops his guise, Bane reacts furiously at being betrayed. Considering he almost never raises his voice, typically responding to setbacks with little more than annoyance, it seems Bane may have genuinely appreciated their seeming partnership after all.
  • Hypocrite:
    • While still in prison clothes on Nal Hutta, Bane notes that they need to get new clothes so they don't stand out. Naturally, he goes for the first hat he can find, even though it stands out in a crowd. He's called on this, and indeed Ahsoka is able to spot him from a distance later on precisely because he's wearing the hat.
    • When he confronts Cobb Vanth for protecting Boba, he claims Boba was a ruthless killer who worked for the Empire. Bane is an even more ruthless killer who worked for its progenitor, Darth Sidious, and he did work for the Empire in Legends, so he has no ground to stand on. In fact, he's proud of being a killer, only pissed off by Boba's new method of respect and honor.
    • Also, when confronting Cobb, he lectures him about putting his nose in places it doesn't belong. This is coming from a guy from a species that don't have noses.
  • I Knew There Was Something About You: He says this to Obi-Wan, who was disguised as "Rako Hardeen", once Kenobi's cover is revealed to him.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: How he ultimately meets his end, at the hands of Boba's gaffi stick.
  • Impossible Task: He acknowledges that infiltrating the Jedi Temple and stealing one of their well guarded holocrons is impossible, but before Palpatine can finish saying that perhaps Bane's reputation is overstated, Bane informs him that this just means he's going to require a much larger payment than he would for a more normal job.
  • Indy Ploy: Master practitioner of it, alongside Xanatos Speed Chess.
  • I Shall Taunt You: In The Book of Boba Fett, he attempts to throw Boba off his game by revealing that it was the Pykes who massacred his Tusken family and goading Boba into having a duel rematch that he cannot win. Boba almost gives in to Bane's taunts, but Fennec is able to remind him of keeping his cool.
  • It's All About Me: His philosophy is to look out for himself. Anything else is weakness.
  • It Amused Me: In "Evil Plans", he captures C-3PO in order to get information out of him by administering painful electrical shocks. When he learns he has grabbed the wrong droid of the duo, he dispatches his minions to grab R2-D2. While he waits for his minions to return with Artoo, he continues to zap the heck out of poor Threepio.
  • It's Personal: While he did take the job from the Pyke Syndicate to get paid, it's heavily implied that he mainly took it to settle unfinished business with Boba Fett since the end of the Clone Wars.
  • Jerkass: While Bane shows himself as a polite yet contemptuous bounty hunter, by the time of The Book of Boba Fett, he's outright hostile and trying to push Boba Fett to retaliate.
  • Jet Pack: He has jet boots. He uses them to maneuver while in anti-gravity in addition to regular flight.
  • Karmic Death: He's made a career of killing Jango clones, and mocks the idea of respect and friends, stating that looking out only for yourself is the only way to survive. He ends up being beaten by Boba Fett, the first Jango clone, who uses his gaffi stick forged by his time with his Tusken family to end the Duros' life.
  • Karma Houdini: Bane tends to finish jobs without suffering any comeuppance and when he does get captured, it's not for very long. When it seemed he landed in prison, it turns out he deliberately did so as part of another job, and it's implied that he's been imprisoned and has broken out before. Indeed, while he is arrested again after the plot to kidnap Palpatine, he still didn't stay captured, as The Bad Batch shows him back at work yet again. Even further down the line, we see he’s still active as of The Book of Boba Fett.
  • Karma Houdini Warranty: After living a very long life taking on jobs from the bog slime of the galaxy and being a ruthless, honorless man, Cad Bane is finally bested by Boba Fett himself, killing him with his gaffi stick.
  • Kick the Dog: Even after springing Ziro, he sets off the bombs surrounding the Senators anyway. Thankfully, Anakin is able to get them out.
  • Knight of Cerebus:
    • "Hostage Crisis" (which is his first appearance air-date wise) marks the first point when The Clone Wars became Darker and Edgier.
    • "From The Desert Comes a Stranger" is largely a lighthearted episode focusing on the Djarin clan with Boba's end of the episode being an As You Know segment to prepare for the final episode, with the prospect of an alliance between Mos Espa and Freetown being floated. Then Bane arrives, mortally wounds Vanth, kills his deputy, and announces Tatooine belongs to the Pykes, who subsequently bomb the Sanctuary to make it clear they're done playing around.
  • Lean and Mean: He's got a thin build and is a sociopathic mercenary.
  • Living Legend: Count Dooku once gathered all the greatest bounty hunters together and introduced them with their name, any titles they had, some claim to fame, etc. When he came to Cad Bane, he simply says "Cad Bane, who needs no introduction."
  • Master of Disguise: Some of his plans have involved donning a disguise, either for himself or his associates.
    • After stealing the Holocron from the Jedi temple, he's able to leave undetected by putting on a hooded cloak resembling one of the Jedi's. He later dons a similar disguise when hunting down Force-Sensitive children for Sidious by posing as a Jedi.
    • In "Cargo of Doom", he attempts to pose as a clone while Faking the Dead and dressing the Clone as him and shooting him in a struggle. He's eventually figured when Rex notices that his blood's green, but he's able to keep up the guise long enough to get on the Republic Ship and use one of their starfighters to escape.
    • By "Crisis on Naboo", he's gotten his hands on a hologram device that, when stepped into, will disguise the person as whoever the hologram creates.
  • Meaningful Name: As a ruthless killer he is a bane on the Galaxy, and, in personality, he's a real cad.
  • Mexican Standoff: Gets into quite a few of these.
    • In The Bad Batch, He has a standoff with Hunter. Bane wins.
    • Presumably, judging from his plate on his head, he also had one with Boba at some point during The Clone Wars. The duel is much closer, but Boba wins.
    • He finds himself in yet another in The Book of Boba Fett against Cobb Vanth and his deputy. Bane handily wins before either of them can fire off a shot.
    • He and Boba have a long-awaited rematch in the finale of The Book of Boba Fett, where Bane proves quicker on the draw.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: His eyes are solid red, a common trait for his species.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: His last name is BANE, after all.
  • Nerves of Steel: As a bounty hunter who specializes in jobs that will likely involve Jedi, Bane has a nearly unflappable demeanor no matter what threat he is facing.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: See Expy above; His appearance is basically of an alien Lee Van Cleef.
  • Not Me This Time: Obi-Wan and Quinlan encounter him after finding Ziro's corpse, where he's quick to clear things up that he didn't do the deed.
  • "Not So Different" Remark: In the finale of The Book of Boba Fett, he responds to Boba's accusation of being a gutless murderer with the phrase "If that's not the Quacta calling the Stifling slimy." He later taunts Boba that despite his attempts to reform, he's still a cold-blooded killer deep down like Bane and his late father.
  • Not So Stoic:
    • After Obi-Wan reveals his deception to Bane at the end of the Undercover Arc, the latter gets uncharacteristically angry, threatening to "reward" the Jedi Master by filling him with laser bolts.
    • During his battle with Fennec Shand in The Bad Batch, Bane becomes utterly enraged when she tricks him into blowing up his own Briefcase Full of Money.
      Cad Bane: MY CREDITS!
  • Older than They Look: He is a whoopin' 71 years old in The Book of Boba Fett, yet he doesn't look much older than during The Clone Wars and his reflexes are also as sharp as ever. In fact Boba, who is only 41 years old, looks a good deal older than him.
  • Old Soldier: He was an active bounty hunter when Boba Fett was a child. The Book of Boba Fett establishes that even into Boba's forties he is still active. He's in his early seventies at minimum, but he's still the fastest gun in the galaxy.
  • Only in It for the Money: This line sums up his work ethic best:
    Cad Bane: Makes no difference to me, so long as I get paid.
  • Oral Fixation: The writers even discuss how well having a toothpick works for him on the DVD feature about the Obi-Wan Undercover arc. He also threatened to slit someone's throat with said toothpick. When he appears in The Book of Boba Fett, he lacks the toothpick in favor of perpetually-exposed Scary Teeth.
  • Passing the Torch: In a twisted fashion, he trained Boba Fett to be a cold-blooded killer like himself so he can either surpass him (and by extension, Jango Fett) as a bounty hunter, or have Boba succeed him as the new best bounty hunter. It's also why he's rather angry at Boba's new approach to business in The Book of Boba Fett and seeks to draw out the killer inside of him. When Boba finally bests him and impales him with the gaffi stick, Bane's last words are "I knew you were a killer."
  • Pragmatic Villainy:
    • He will promptly retreat when there's nothing to win. No need for pointless antagonizing.
    • Probably best shown when he comes across Obi-Wan and Quinlan Vos after they find Ziro's corpse, he talks to them as if they were anyone else, and tries to avoid fighting them until Obi-Wan takes the initiative.
    • Shortly before that, when he confronts Mama the Hutt in her home, demanding to know where Ziro is. Once she tells Bane what he wants to know however, he leaves without killing her, as doing so simply would not have benefitted his mission in any way.
    • He also lets R2 and 3PO go after he extracts the information he wants from them, since destroying them would arouse suspicion.
  • Prison Riot: He pays Boba Fett to get into a fight with "Rako Hardeen" (actually a disguised Obi-Wan) in order to start one as a means of escape.
  • Professional Killer: Bane's technically a bounty hunter, but a lot of his jobs seem to involve specifically killing people.
  • Psycho for Hire: He's only in the bounty hunting business to make himself a legendary bounty killer with the added bonus of being paid.
    Cad Bane: [after finding Ziro the Hutt's corpse] I hate it when someone does my job.
  • The Rival: According to Filoni, Bane and Jango Fett had an ongoing rivalry to decide who was the best Bounty Hunter around and Jango's death had left Bane disappointed that they wouldn't get to settle it. Filoni also said that Bane's reason for taking up a mentor role for Boba during the cancelled Bounty Hunter arc in The Clone Wars was that he hoped that Boba could take Jango's place and settle the rivalry indirectly. The canon status of this is unknown, and considering he’s still alive come Star Wars: The Bad Batch, if his showdown with Boba happens it will be further down the timeline than originally intended. He returns in The Book of Boba Fett working against Boba for the Pyke Syndicate.
  • Refuge in Audacity: The trick he used to kidnap the Rodian infant in "Children of the Force": he disguised himself as a Jedi and claimed he had to take the child from his mother because "impostors" posing as Jedi had been kidnapping other children!
  • Rocket Boots: He uses these to fly to the point at which he breaks into the Jedi Temple, and to control his fall in the vertical sections of the vents.
  • Sadistic Choice: One of his tactics for getting the upper hand on Jedi is putting innocents and loved ones in danger, forcing the Jedi to divert their attention towards them rather take Bane out.
  • Scary Teeth: Unlike a lot of other Duros, Cad Bane has some very noticeably sharp-looking teeth. When he shows up in live-action in The Book of Boba Fett, his teeth are even sharper and scarier-looking and are perpetually exposed.
  • Shout-Out: His fedora strongly resembles the one worn by Indiana Jones, another Lucasfilm property. He even wears one that's a near-exact replica during Season 4, although he finds one much closer to his original hat and takes it off the corpse of the guy he killed.
  • Smug Super: He’s the best bounty hunter in the galaxy, knows it and shows off.
  • So Proud of You: Before he gets impaled by Boba's gaffi stick, Cad Bane manages to spit out his last words to his former protege and rival, stating that he always knew that Boba was a killer deep down despite his attempts to reform outward.
  • The Strategist: Part of what makes him so good at his job is that he attempts to plan for almost every possible eventuality. While he is also excellent at Xanatos Speed Chess, he prefers to not have to resort to it.
  • The Sociopath: High-functioning enough so that it doesn't get in the way of his work, but he's a cold-blooded killer who sees virtue and friendship to be weaknesses and has a stimulus need to take up dangerous, murderous work even when he's old enough to retire in peace. Any partnership he has with other bounty hunters is simply a matter of professional pragmatism, and he only mentors young Boba Fett to be the best bounty hunter so he can challenge him into a duel and prove himself to be better than Jango.
  • Strong and Skilled: Much like his old rival Jango, Cad Bane is amazingly skilled and strong enough overwhelm the younger Fennec Shand in close quarters combat despite his skinny frame.
  • Super Wrist-Gadget: Part of his original arsenal was a box on his wrist, that worked as a communicator, a taser, a multifunction remote control, a flamethrower, and some type of pistol. After breaking Moralo Eval out of prison, he acquired another slightly tamer version that sprayed stun-gas to his opponent's face and also worked as a grappling-cable launcher.
  • Superhuman Trafficking: He was paid by Sidious to kidnap and deliver Force-sensitive children.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute:
    • His character was created as a replacement for Durge of Legends' Star Wars: Republic and Star Wars: Clone Wars fame, and like Durge, he is an alien Cyborg Bounty Hunter with an Ax-Crazy personality who works for the Separatists, uses guns, jets, and flamethrowers, and can face off against Jedi. Also, just like Durge was a personal enemy to Boba Fett, Bane is the same towards Jango Fett. Funnily enough, Durge would eventually migrate over to Canon.
    • Also, with Jango having died in Attack of the Clones and Boba not having the legendary status he would soon have, he could be seen as something of a Fauxgo Fett. He's a Badass Normal capable of matching Jedi who often Dual Wields blasters that he uses like a cowboynote , has a similar blue Color Motif and is capable of some manner of Flight, though with Tricked-Out Shoes as opposed to a Jet Pack, and have a variety of other gadgets such as wrist-mounted flame-throwers and grappling hooks. Plus, both held the title of Best Bounty Hunter in the Galaxy, though for Bane this was because Jango was dead.
  • Tricked-Out Shoes: Along with having rockets that allow him to fly, his boots appear to have a magnetism function, which he uses in his first confrontation with Anakin and Ashoka to stay on the ground when he turns off the ship's gravity.
  • The Unfettered: Once Bane has taken a job, he will do anything to fulfill it, and by extension, get his payday.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Slightly similar to Count Dooku, he starts off as Faux Affably Evil in his debut but over time, he starts becoming smugger and more outright hostile toward his targets.
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: Bane has made a habit of making an escape whenever he completes a bounty or gets captured.
    • After stealing the holocron, he puts on a Jedi's cloak and just casually walks out.
    • When captured while trying to steal a force-sensitive child from the Gungans, he leads Mace, Obi-Wan and Cody to his hideout and tricks them into activating his security system, giving him a chance to get to an escape pod while they're distracted.
  • Villain Respect: It's usually downplayed, but Bane is not against showing some passive, if condescending respect to his enemies if he feels like they're sufficiently skilled enough.
    • When they cross paths, Bane tips his hat to Fennec Shand, but warns her that she's not experienced enough to be going up against him. He agrees to a peaceful exchange at first, implicitly also giving her the opportunity to gain more experience and not end her career so quickly. Fennec proves to be enough of a fight, though, that the older bounty hunter has to really work for his victory and even then they effectively end the fight in a draw when Omega escapes.
    • He tells Boba Fett that he should have left Cobb Vanth his armor. This seems to imply that Bane thinks Cobb was skilled enough that with the armor to protect him, Vanth would’ve had a good chance at holding his own against him.
  • Villainous Underdog: Bane often took jobs against Jedi and caused them a great deal of trouble, despite having zero Force ability himself.
  • Villainous Valour: Cad Bane stares down Boba astride a rancor without a hint of fear, and manages to drive it off with his flamethrower before outshooting the younger and armored Boba. Bane even has enough grace to tell Boba that there's no shame in defeat, and even at the (literal) point of death, doesn't show a hint of fear or lose his cool.
  • Virtue Is Weakness: Though he may have partnered and respected many fellow bounty hunters, he ultimately looks down upon friendship and virtues to be nothing more than weaknesses to exploit.
    Cad Bane: Consider this my final lesson. Look out for yourself. Anything else is weakness.
  • Vocal Evolution:
    • Bane's voice in The Bad Batch sounds noticeably different than in The Clone Wars. The modulation was toned down considerably and he gained a noticable Southern inflection, which further adds to the character's Western outlaw homage.
    • In The Book of Boba Fett, his voice is a good deal raspier and lower than previous appearances, presumably a result of 25+ years of age since his last appearance.
  • The Worf Effect:
    • When he returns on The Bad Batch, he takes Hunter, a seasoned clone, down with a single shot.
    • He's shown easily defeating an admittedly distracted Cobb Vanth in his debut in The Book of Boba Fett. This was after Vanth had already been established to be a worthy sharpshooter in his own right, to show that the Pykes are stepping up their game in conquering Tatooine.
  • Worthy Opponent:
    • Implied to be regarded as one by Darth Sidious himself. Coruscant itself was effectively brought to its knees by Bane’s hostage crisis in the Senate, with Palpatine on the back foot the entire episode and unable to even resort to using the Force to fight back. It’s probably one of the few times Sidious is completely helpless and forced to acquiesce to an opponent. All Palpatine can do is glare and fume at being on the receiving end of Bane’s handiwork.
    • He sees Jango Fett as his best mentor and friendly rival in the bounty hunter business. The two had respect for one another, specializing in Jedi killing and ruthless efficiency, and Bane was disappointed that Jango's untimely death meant that he could never know if he would one day surpass his mentor as the best bounty hunter in the galaxy. This is why he trained young Boba Fett to be just as efficient and ruthless as his father so he can have a second shot at it.
  • Would Hurt a Child:
    • In Clone Wars his only response to Darth Sidious hiring him to kidnap innocent children was to remark that the crime seemed "small time" for the likes of Sidious, and that it made no difference to him as long as he was paid for it.
    • In Bad Batch, he has no problem with kidnapping Omega. Although he did not hesitate to kill all the clones who were ordered to kill her, because the Kaminoans wanted her alive.
  • Xanatos Speed Chess: He's proven to be very capable at modifying his plans on the fly.
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    Todo 360 

Todo 360

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Homeworld: Vertseth

Model: Techno-service droid

Voiced by: Seth Green
Appearances: The Clone Wars | The Bad Batch

"I am a techno-service droid, not a butler droid."

Todo 360 was Cad Bane's techno-service droid and an excellent hacker. He did not like it when he's treated like or called a "butler droid". Bane used him as an unwitting suicide bomber during his infiltration of the Jedi Temple, but the Jedi rebuilt him to get information out of him and he found his way back to his master.


  • All There in the Manual: Supplementary material states that the Jedi rebuilt him after he was used as a bomb to get information out of him. He didn't tell them anything and he left.
  • Batman Gambit: In "Evil Plans", he is able to bait R2-D2 out of hiding by claiming that he would dismantle C-3PO himself.
  • The Bus Came Back: He returns in "Hunt for Ziro" after being destroyed during the Holocron arc. He returns again in The Bad Batch alongside Cad Bane.
  • Butt-Monkey: Particularly in "Holocron Heist", where he does not get even a little respect from both Cad Bane and Cato Parasitti. See also Why Am I Ticking?. In The Bad Batch, Hunter shoots Todo's foot off by accident when Bane incapacitates him. After that, Bane leaves him to do the repairs by himself, setting him up to be tricked by Omega.
  • Determinator: He's more persistent than his fragile frame would have you believe. No matter how many times he's knocked down, Todo always comes back to be a pain for whoever Cad Bane sends him after.
  • The Dragon: For Cad Bane whenever he needed a reliable partner.
  • Evil Counterpart: Possibly to C-3PO.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He's very polite most of the time, and quite proud of his function as a techno-service droid, but if Cad Bane is after someone, Todos will drop the affability and act more like an arrogant Smug Snake in front of his captor.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am a Dwarf Today?: He would like to remind you that he is a techno-service droid, not a butler droid.
  • Moral Myopia: As Omega points when he complains about Hunter shooting his leg off, Hunter was protecting her from him and Bane.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: In "Holocron Heist", he was a Butt-Monkey for the most part. During the Ziro the Hutt arc, he is both successful in being able to capture C-3PO and R2-D2 and assists Cad Bane a bit in his fight with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Quinlan Vos.
  • Oh, Crap!: He has two moments of this trope in "Holocron Heist". First, when he realizes he has no memory of having any memory crashes (suggesting he did have them) and then when he realizes that he's about to explode.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: He's about the same height as Yoda, but he's strong enough to tackle a standard humanoid off their feet or keep a Jedi from striking a death blow.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: A bit of a stark contrast to his master.
  • Robot Buddy: To Cad Bane in all of his appearances, sans The Book of Boba Fett.
  • Servile Snarker: He's shown to be pretty sarcastic to his master as well some of his partners.
    Cato Parasitti: Who are you?
    Todo 360: I am Todo 360, techno-service droid. Who are you?
    Cato: None of your business.
    Todo 360: Everyone's in a good mood today.
  • Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: What he thinks of Artoo giving himself up after falling for his Batman Gambit.
    Todo 360: Noble? Yes. Wise? I think not.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Cad Bane, despite all the abuse he puts him through, including turning him into a bomb without his consent. Even when Omega points out how poorly Bane treats him, Todo never considers turning against him.
  • We Can Rebuild Him: Anakin rebuilt him after the holocron theft to get some intel on Bane, but Todo refused and fled.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: He's not seen alongside Bane during the latter's appearances in The Book of Boba Fett, nor is it explained what happened to him.
  • Why Am I Ticking?: Bane used him as an unwitting suicide bomber in his debut appearance (you can even find the dialogue in the quotes for the trope). He is rebuilt shortly afterwords.
  • Yes-Man: He does anything Bane says, regardless of how weird it may seem (or in some cases, dangerous for him).

    Embo 

Embo

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Species: Kyuzo

Homeworld: Phatrong

Voiced by: Dave Filoni
Appearances: The Clone Wars | Dark Disciple | Empire's End

"You're outmanned, laserblade."

Embo was a Kyuzo bounty hunter who lived during the era of the Clone Wars. He carried a bowcaster and wore a large-rimmed circular hat, which he used as a weapon or a shield. Embo was known to work as part of Sugi's band of bounty hunters, though on his own he was renowned as one of the most skilled bounty hunters of his time, at one point managing to match the Jedi Anakin Skywalker. He also owned a pet anooba named Marrok and a saucer-shaped starship called the Guillotine.


  • Always Second Best: Count Dooku once gathered all the greatest bounty hunters together and introduced them with their name, any titles they had, some claim to fame, etc. When reached Embo, he said "Your bounty tally was second only to one last season," before turning to Cad Bane.
  • Automatic Crossbows: Justified, as his weapon is a bowcaster.
  • Badass Bandolier: It enhances the Sergio Leone-esque style of his appearance.
  • Badass Normal: Only because he doesn't have Force powers. Some of it is also due to how the Kyuzo adapted to Phatrong's high gravity. Nevertheless, he actually manages to go toe-to-toe with Darth Maul and Savage Opress and hold his own.
  • The Cameo: He's quite prone to pop up here-and-there, thanks to his popularity among fans.
  • Characterization Marches On: In "Bounty Hunters" (his first appearance), he acted in a noble manner, defending a peaceful farming colony from the marauding depredations of Hondo and his crew. Every subsequent appearance has him engaging in decidedly less-than-noble endeavors such as kidnapping (Chancellor Palpatine), assassination attempts (Rush Clovis), or performing bodyguard duties for beings who were every bit as crooked as Hondo if not moreso (the Hutts). Granted, some of the people he attempted to either kidnap or assassinate weren't exactly saints themselves, but most of his appearances after "Bounty Hunters" are a far cry from his initial portrayal as the Noble Demon who helped the weak.
  • Cool Mask: He wears a respirator mask due to Kyuzo having very sensitive lungs (that doesn't mean oxygen is toxic to them). It still looks cool on him.
  • Creator Cameo: He's voiced by the installment's supervising director, Dave Filoni.
  • Heavyworlder: As with all Kyuzo. Their homeworld Phatrong has very high gravity.
  • Heroes Love Dogs: Or rather, morally flexible bounty hunters love Anoobas. He has a soft spot for Marrok, who very much acts like a dog when he isn't trying to rip someone's throat out.
  • Hitman with a Heart: While he does routinely kill people for money, Embo has a soft spot for Marrok and his friends in the bounty hunting community, particularly Sugi and her niece Jas Emari. He even decides to help out Jas during the Battle of Jakku after initially helping capture her for Black Sun, although he was slightly motivated by a possible one million credit bounty she offered to lead him to.
  • Honorary Uncle: Jas considers him one, having known Embo well during her childhood due to his friendship with her aunt Sugi. Jas even learned to speak Kyuzo from him.
  • Jump Physics: His jumps are outclassed only by Jedi. Justified as the Kyuzo homeworld, Phatrong has very high gravity, allowing his species to jump higher than most species adapted to standard gravity.
  • Karma Houdini: Sometimes, when it comes to his more villainous jobs. He was captured for his part in Count Dooku's plan to kidnap Palpatine, but he didn't stay in Republic custody for long since he's seen free two episodes later. In "An Old Friend", he stages a few assassination attempts on Rush Clovis (and kills Teckla Minnau when she was sabotaging the Vault's power system) and when those attempts seemingly fail, it turns out that Embo completed his job by getting Clovis to flee from Scipio. After the Battle of Jakku, Embo ends up receiving a pardon from a very reluctant New Republic for his crimes after Jas Emari testifies on his behalf for the help he gave her during the battle.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: In "Eminence", when Maul, Savage, and Death Watch attack.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Embo is incredibly quick and agile, strong enough easily snap necks bare-handed and has survived attacks that would kill most unarmored non-Force users. Justified, as Phatrong's high gravity forced the Kyuzo as a species to develop stronger bones and muscles.
  • Made of Iron: Thanks to his species' general durability, he survived getting shot by a tank (only being badly injured and getting a broken arm) and a beating from Savage Opress, a guy who is already known for killing people with his bare hands and being physically stronger than him. He also wears an incredibly durable and heavy helmet that could potentially break the necks of physically weaker species just from being worn.
  • Neck Snap: It seems to be a favorite move of his.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • Both literally and in the definition of the trope. At the end of "An Old Friend", he compliments Marrok for bringing his hat back to him, all after a failed attempt to assassinate Rush Clovis (except he wasn't really trying to kill Clovis in the first place).
    • In Empire's End, Embo lets Jas Emari escape him and the other bounty hunters chasing her due to his friendship with her and her aunt Sugi. At the end of the novel, he sides with Dengar in killing Mercurial Swift and letting Jas take over control of their bounty hunter band.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: The Kyuzo tend to produce a lot of warriors, most of which have a high sense of honor and justice. Embo displays this by sometimes working with Sugi, a similarly honor-bound bounty hunter, and when he's antagonistic, he's a Punch-Clock Villain at worst.
  • Punch-Clock Villain/Punch-Clock Hero: Due to his career of choice, he'll work against the heroes if he's hired to, but Embo doesn't seem to actually bear any malice towards the Jedi, despite usually working for villainous characters in most of his non-cameo appearances. In his first appearance, he and Sugi worked alongside Jedi to protect farmers from pirates that were trying to extort them.
  • Shield Surf: In "An Old Friend", he uses his shield-like hat as a makeshift snowboard to pursue Clovis down a mountain.
  • Shout-Out: His species name is one to Kyuzo, the taciturn and highly skilled ronin.
  • Spectacular Spinning: Embo indulges in flashy acrobatics even when they aren't strictly necessary. Special mention goes to "The Box", where he makes an impressive spinning leap out of a hole in the floor, rather than simply climbing out as everyone else did.
  • The Stoic: He's pretty quiet most of the time and keeps his sentences short, but...
  • The Unintelligible: Whenever he does speak, it's always in his Kyuzo language and The Clone Wars doesn't subtitle alien languages and relies on Basic-speaking characters to interpret what he says. The quote above is an official translation of his first line. The easiest line to translate without an interpreter is the time he complimented Marrok for fetching his hat.
  • Weaponized Head Gear: He can use his hat as a blaster-proof shield, or as a weapon by throwing it with lethal precision. According to Dark Disciple, his hat is stated to be pretty heavy and would probably require strong neck muscles to wear without getting thrown off balance.

    Marrok 

Marrok

Species: Anooba

A loyal and well-trained Anooba, Marrok was the Kyuzo bounty hunter Embo’s faithful companion, assisting his master in a number of adventures during the Clone Wars.


  • Badass Adorable: Anoobas are usually vicious pack animals and Marrok is no exception. However, towards Embo and his friends/allies, Marrok acts like a house dog when he's not fighting. For example, he hands Embo a probe droid like a tennis ball as if he wants to play fetch and retrieves Embo's hat like a Frisbee whenever he loses it, even in dangerous situations. He also gave Darth Maul a good fight.
  • Bus Crash: Embo appears in Empire's End, roughly twenty-five years after the Clone Wars, but Marrok has died since then, presumably from old age.
  • Canine Companion: Until his off-screen death years before the Battle of Jakku, he has accompanied Embo in all of his appearances after the Obi-Wan Undercover arc.
  • Cuddle Bug: From the perspective of Embo's enemies, Marrok is just like any other Anooba. To Embo and some his associates (especially Sugi's niece, Jas Emari), he's a big softy when he's not fighting.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Unlike the anoobas introduced in the Citadel arc, Marrok has white fur and doesn't have a large single tooth underbite. He is also much smaller than them, the size of a medium large dog, while the ones featured during the Citadel arc were roughly the size of a lion, although this might just indicate that he is not fully grown yet.

    Sugi 

Sugi

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Species: Zabrak

Homeworld: Iridonia

Voiced by: Anna Graves
Appearances: The Clone Wars

"You might suggest anything you like, General Kenobi. But I know what I'm doing, and I will keep these people safe, my way."

Sugi was a Zabrak bounty hunter who, unlike most of her colleagues, had a code of honor that kept her from turning on her clients on a bribe. She even formed a band of like-minded bounty hunters.


  • Action Girl: She is a highly capable bounty hunter.
  • Badass Normal: She has no Force powers, but is a very capable fighter.
  • The Cameo: She tends to appear in the background in Bad-Guy Bar scenes. Her most famous one, though, is her The Cavalry moment below.
  • The Cavalry: In "Wookiee Hunt", where she brings Wookiee warriors (who hired her for the ride) to save Ahsoka, Chewbacca, and the younglings.
  • Cool Starship: Her light freighter, the Halo.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She refers to Obi-Wan as a "peacekeeper who fails to keep the peace" when he talks about the need to prioritize the Jedi's mission over helping the farmers.
  • Facial Markings: As is traditional for Zabrak.
  • The Heart: When she is a part of a bounty group, the group will be more noble and less self-serving, best seen with Embo and Latts, who are much less moral and more self-serving outside her group.
  • Horned Humanoid: It comes with being a Zabrak.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: In "Eminence", once it becomes clear that they're no match for Maul, Savage, and Pre Vizsla, Sugi and her fellow bounty hunters decide to just cut their losses and run.
  • The Mentor: Trained her niece Jas to be a bounty hunter and passed along her code of honor to her.
  • Noble Demon: Although she is a Bounty Hunter (not traditionally the most noble of professions), almost every known job that Sugi's taken so far has been a morally positive one (defending helpless farmers in "Bounty Hunters" and helping rescue Ahsoka and the others in "Wookiee Hunt"; the only questionable one would be bodyguard duty for the Hutts in "Eminence", but even then, it was merely a protection job) and she shows concern toward her fellow Bounty Hunters.
  • The Precious, Precious Car: Or ship in this case. Minor example. In "Wookiee Hunt", she warned Tarfful that if her ship was damaged, it would cost them extra.
  • Screw the Money, I Have Rules!: She refused an offer from Hondo to stand aside in exchange for double what the farmers were paying her, simply remarking that "we don't break deals".
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: Her voice actress used a mix of Russian accent and Middle East accent for Sugi's voice.

    Cato Parasitti 

Cato Parasitti

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Species: Clawdite

Homeworld: Zolan

Voiced by: Gwendoline Yeo (The Clone Wars), Gina Torres (Forces of Destiny)

Cato Parasitti was a Clawdite bounty hunter who was an associate of Cad Bane's. She, along with Todo 360, aided him during his infiltration of the Jedi Temple for a holocron, taking on the form of recently-killed Jedi Master Ord Enisence to work as an inside woman in the Temple until she was captured and Bane left her for dead.


  • The Cameo: She can be seen two seasons later out of Jedi custody in the Mos Eisley cantina in "Bounty" and "Revenge".
  • Cool Mask: She wears a rather creepy-looking, insect-like mask in her default form.
  • Dark Action Girl: An amoral bounty hunter who held her own against a Jedi Padawan in lightsaber combat.
  • Designated Girl Fight: She has one between her and Ahsoka.
  • The Dog Bites Back: Bane left her to be captured, so Cato revealed who his next target was to the Jedi.
  • Expy: She seems to be based on fellow Clawdite bounty hunter Zam Wesell, except that her shapeshifting is actually important to the plot.
  • Holographic Disguise: She uses this for her clothing whenever she's impersonating someone.
  • The Mole: She works as one inside the Jedi Temple during the Holocron vault raid.
  • Required Secondary Powers: For Clawdites, Shapeshifting Excludes Clothing. To work around this, she uses a Holographic Disguise system to imitate the clothes of whoever she's mimicking. When it comes to mimicking specific people, it's implied she cannot mimic them based solely on what she sees (the shapeshifting already requires a lot of concentration), but also needs to be familiar with their entire anatomy (especially when they are a species with a radically different skeletal and organ structure from hers), as she often touches the subject before impersonating them (presumably as a way to "scan" their body).
  • Rubber-Forehead Alien: Aside from the shapeshifting, Clawdites are this in their default form.
  • Shapeshifter Baggage: Subverted. She can take on the form of any humanoid even if their morphology is different (such as a Skrilling, which have three-fingered hands and multiple nostrils), but she uses a holographic disguise system to alter her clothing. However, Clawdites in general cannot change their mass or into much smaller or larger creatures (however, some Clawdites have saline pumps to work around this limitation).
  • Unskilled, but Strong: While she, as Ashoka points out, lacks Master Nu's skill in Lightsaber combat, she's still able to put up a decent fight with some She-Fu and reflexes she likely picked up from her experience as a Bounty Hunter.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: As a Clawdite, she can shapeshift and pass unidentified in large crowds.

    Castas 

Castas

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Species: Klatooinian

Homeworld: Klatooine

Appearances: The Clone Wars

Castas was a cowardly Klatooinian bounty hunter who worked with Aurra Sing, Bossk, and Boba Fett during the latter's quest for vengeance against Mace Windu. He contributed nothing to the group and his partners weren't very fond of him either.


  • Asshole Victim: Aside from Boba's regrets about working with Aurra, no one really mourned for him (even his offworld contact, Fong Do, was only lamenting that Castas didn't give his information before he was shot), and his corpse was unceremoniously dragged out of Hondo's bar after his death.
  • Boom, Headshot!: How Aurra kills him.
  • Character Death: He is killed by Aurra when he tried to sell her out.
  • Dirty Coward: A trait that earns him both Aurra's and Boba's ire.
  • Eye Scream: He was already missing an eye, but he was most likely hit in the other eye when Aurra shot him in the head.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Although Bossk seems indifferent.
  • Gonk: Klatooinians are hardly a beautiful species in the first place, but Castas looks even more thuggish than they usually do (most of them can at least stand up straight like most other humanoids).
  • Hate Sink: Unlike a lot of bounty hunters in Star Wars, Castas seems deliberately made to be uncool. He only works with Aurra Sing as a business opportunity, he's a Dirty Coward, he's a Jerkass to Boba Fett (even threatening to beat him up for calling him out on his work ethic), and he's nearly useless to Boba and Aurra's team in the former's revenge quest against Mace Windu. Suffice to say, no one complained after Aurra puts a blaster bolt in his back (except for Castas's associate Fong Do, but that's more because of the wasted opportunity for information).
  • Jerkass: He is not a pleasant guy to work with, to say the least.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Aurra agreed with him only once, when the wreckage of the Endurance became too dangerous to investigate further.
  • The Load: To both Boba Fett and Aurra Sing due to his constant complaining yet doing virtually nothing to contribute during the former's quest for vengeance against Mace Windu.
  • No-One Could Have Survived That: He didn't find it likely that Windu could have survived the bombing aboard the Endurance's wreckage.
  • Primal Stance: He has terrible posture.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: After the many risks Boba and his crew took in his quest to kill Mace Windu, including the destruction of a Republic warship, he decided that he had enough and left as soon as they landed on Florrum.
  • Spanner in the Works: If Castas hadn't tried to sell Aurra Sing out to Fong Do (who was then overheard discussing this with an offworld member of the Ohnaka Gang), Ahsoka and Plo Koon ultimately wouldn't have tracked Aurra and Boba Fett to Florrum in time.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He really should've known better than to try and sell Aurra out on a public communications terminal when she's within earshot (or reception range for her communications antenna), even inside a noisy bar.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Attempted to beat up Boba when he called him out on his poor work ethic, but Aurra made him back off when she pointed her blaster at his head.

    Latts Razzi 

Latts Razzi

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Species: Theelin

Homeworld: Korbori

Voiced by: Clare Grant

Latts Razzi was a Theelin bounty hunter who was active during the Clone Wars. After working with the hunter group Krayt's Claw, Razzi founded the Razzi Syndicate and attempted to compete against the Pykes and Crimson Dawn.


  • Action Girl: Latts is a very physically active, skilled bounty hunter and combatant.
  • Badass Normal: She is a skilled fighter, and managed to fight Savage Opress and Darth Maul (and took down at least one Mandalorian warrior) and lived to tell the tale.
  • Bad Boss: Executes one of her underlings in the Razzi Syndicate for annoying her with suggestions.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: One of the few humanoids to not wear shoes.
  • Fragile Speedster: She's very quick, but she clearly feels what few hits her enemies manage to land.
  • Informed Ability: The databank states she has pinpoint accuracy with a blaster, but she's only been seen using her blaster pistol once in a blink-or-you'll-miss-it moment during her battle with Darth Maul's Shadow Collective on Nal Hutta. And that one time she was using it, all of her shots were either blocked and/or missed.
  • Kick Chick: Nearly all of her melee attacks (that don't involve her grappling boa) are kicks.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: In "Eminence", she escapes from a losing battle alongside with Dengar, Sugi, and Embo.
  • Perky Female Minion: She is much less serious about her job than any other bounty hunter and seems to find it enjoyable.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: Just like many bounty hunters, her allegiance is only to whose paying her. Although in "Eminence", she saves Embo and Sugi, allowing the group of bounty hunters to escape.
  • Rubber-Forehead Alien: She is a Theelin.
  • Scarf of Asskicking: Her grappling boa not only looks stylish on her, it's also useful as a weapon, making it a scarf for asskicking as well.
  • Uncertain Doom: Boba reflects in Wait For It that none of the other former Krayt's Claw members know what ultimately happened to Razzi, with the last mention of her noting that her syndicate was struggling against other criminal organizations.
  • Villainous Friendship: Latts is a Punch-Clock Villain at worst, but she seems to share a friendship with Ventress, at least to the point where they share a drink. In Dark Disciple, Latts is the only bounty hunter to not be angry with Ventress and actually defends her when people started speaking ill about her.
  • Waif-Fu: Her fighting style involves a lot of kicks and agility.
  • Whip It Good: She uses a unique weapon called a grappling boa, which functions much like a whip.

    C-21 Highsinger 

C-21 Highsinger

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Voiced by: David Acord

C-21 Highsinger was a droid that worked with Boba Fett during the Clone Wars.


Hired to defend Felucian farmers

    Seripas 

Seripas

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Species: Ssori

Homeworld: Ssori Fragments

Voiced by: Greg Baldwin
Appearances: The Clone Wars

"Not very intimidating, am I?"

Another member of Sugi's band, Seripas piloted a mechanical suit to compensate for his size and lack of self-esteem until Ahsoka Tano inspired him.


    Rumi Paramita 

Rumi Paramita

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Species: Frenk

Homeworld: Gorobei

Voiced by: Anna Graves
Appearances: The Clone Wars

"Four on one is hardly a fair fight, even for a Jedi."

Rumi Paramita was a Frenk bounty hunter and another member of Sugi's band.


Hired by Darth Maul in the hunt for Eldra Kaitis

    Vorhdeilo 

Vorhdeilo

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Species: Culisetto

Appearances: Darth Maul

A bounty hunter hired alongside Cad Bane, Aurra Sing, and Troo-tri-lek by Darth Maul in his hunt for Eldra Kaitis. She had a tendency to suck the blood out of freshly slain victims.


  • Handy Feet: Can utilize her feet to wield weapons or manipulate other objects.
  • Insectoid Aliens: She's a Culisetto, a species of giant, vaguely humanoid mosquitoes.
  • Psycho Knife Nut: She can wield up to four knives in her hands and feet while fighting, and throws them in addition utilizing them in close-quarters combat. On the "Psycho" side, she has a perchance for drinking the blood of still-living sapients.
  • Sapient Eat Sapient: She is quite willing to drink the blood of any species that gets in her way, with a preference for still-living beings.

    Troo-tri-lek 

Troo-tri-lek, "Tek-Tek"

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Species: Chadra-Fan

Appearances: Darth Maul

A bounty hunter who was hired alongside Cad Bane, Aurra Sing, and Vorhdeilo by Darth Maul in his hunt for Eldra Kaitis.


  • Beast Man: He's a Chadra-Fan.
  • Kick the Dog: He plucks out FE-B3's only remaining eye to get information out of him.
    • The Dog Bites Back: FE-B3 refuses to help Tek-Tek when the latter gets his leg blown off because he can't; he has no eyes, so how can he do anything?

Hired against the Galactic Republic Senate

    Robonino 

Robonino

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Species: Patrolian

Homeworld: Patrolia

Appearances: The Clone Wars

Robonino was a Patrolian bounty hunter who worked in Cad Bane's posse during the Senate hostage crisis, taking over the building's security systems. He also worked with the Selkath bounty hunter Chata Hyoki to intimidate some senators into supporting a banking deregulation bill.


  • Combat Pragmatist: When Anakin Skywalker was preoccupied with Aurra Sing and Shahan Alama, Robonino electrocuted and stunned him when his back was turned.
  • The Cracker: His role during the Senate hostage crisis, including messing with the building's security systems and sabotaging the power distribution.
  • Eyepatch of Power: He has one over where his left eyestalk would be.
  • Fish People: He is a Patrolian.
  • Killer Rabbit: He may be diminutive, but he was picked by Cad Bane for the Senate takeover for a reason. Anakin learned this the hard way.

    Chata Hyoki 

Chata Hyoki

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Species: Selkath

Homeworld: Manaan

Voiced by: Corey Burton
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Chata Hyoki was a bounty hunter who, along with Robonino, was hired by Count Dooku to attack Republic senators who refused to support a banking deregulation bill.


  • Psycho for Hire: He takes a certain glee in attacking senators, especially when chasing Padmé Amidala.
  • Stereotype Flip: Selkath are known for being peaceful, which Chata Hyoki most definitely isn't.
  • Super Wrist-Gadget: Has vambraces with a built-in blaster and a grappling line.

    Shahan Alama 

Shahan Alama

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Species: Weequay

Homeworld: Srilurr

Voiced by: Corey Burton
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Shahan Alama was a Weequay bounty hunter who participated in Cad Bane's takeover of the Senate building.


  • Artificial Limbs: His right forearm is a prosthetic.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: He figures out that Anakin is unarmed after noticing that an assassin droid the Jedi killed didn't have any lightsaber cuts.
  • Mind Control: Anakin uses a Jedi Mind Trick on Alama to get him to search another floor of the Senate building when he came close to discovering his location.
  • Schrödinger's Canon: A Legends reference book stated he'd been kicked out of a pirate gang for being too ruthless, with the implication it might have been Hondo Ohnaka's crew.

Introduced in "Deception", "Friends and Enemies" and "The Box"

    Rako Hardeen 

Rako Hardeen

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Species: Human

Homeworld: Concord Dawn

Appearances: The Clone Wars

The Marksman of Concord Dawn, this man won his claim to fame by "killing" Obi-Wan Kenobi. However, he ended up being part of a bigger plan of the Jedi Council's.

Note that this is for the real Rako Hardeen. For tropes applying to Obi-Wan's impersonation of Rako Hardeen, see Obi-Wan's entry here.


  • Affably Evil: While celebrating "killing" Obi-Wan, Hardeen buys a round for everyone in the cantina.
  • Ambiguous Situation: He is from Concord Dawn, a Mandalorian world and his "Marksman of Concord Dawn" moniker wouldn't be out of place among their warrior culture. However, any other potential connections he has to the Mandalorians (or status as a Mandalorian) has not been brought up.
  • Bald of Evil: This resulted in Obi-Wan shaving his own head when posing as Hardeen.
  • Cold Sniper: He's known as the Marksman of Concord Dawn for a reason.
  • Cool Helmet: Has a helmet inspired by Ralph McQuarrie concept art of a Rebel trooper helmet for Return of the Jedi.
  • Glory Seeker: According to the Databank, one of his main aspirations was to gain the same recognition as the most famous bounty hunters of his time, such as Cad Bane and Embo.
  • Informed Ability: We don't really see much of what the real Rako Hardeen is capable of beyond his claim-to-fame and his marksmanship. And the one job we do see him doing and succeeding at was a setup by the Jedi Council.
  • Mugged for Disguise: Subverted. He was set up to "kill" Obi-Wan, who then had plastic surgery to change his face to look like Hardeen's and then had Hardeen's gear taken from him to complete the disguise.
  • Tattooed Crook: He's got an elaborate tattoo on his face. When Obi-Wan had his face surgically reshaped to match Hardeen's, the tattoo was included.
  • Unwitting Pawn: To the Jedi Council, as part of a plan to infiltrate a Separatist conspiracy. They hire him to kill Obi-Wan without telling them who they are until he receives his payment from them.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: After Obi-Wan completed his disguise, there was no word on what happened to the real Rako Hardeen. According to the online trivia slideshow for "The Box", there would have been a scene where Captain Rex was caught by Anakin Skywalker taking the real Hardeen into hiding, but it was cut because the writers felt it would be out of character for Rex to withhold information from Anakin.

    Moralo Eval 

Moralo Eval

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Species: Phindian

Homeworld: Phindar

Voiced by: Stephen Stanton
Appearances: The Clone Wars

A criminal mastermind and ally of the Separatists, Eval was locked away in a Republic penitentiary and conceived of a plan to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine before breaking out.


    Derrown 

Derrown

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Species: Parwan

Homeworld: Parwa

Voiced by: Matthew Wood
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Also known as "The Exterminator", this Parwan was considered one of the best bounty hunters in the galaxy during the Clone Wars. He competed in the Box with ten other bounty hunters for the opportunity to kidnap Supreme Chancellor Palpatine.


  • Badass Bandolier: Due his to bio-electric energy field, he actually has to wear an insulated bandolier to keep his own explosives from blowing himself up when not in use.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: He can inject himself with an electrolytic serum that would kill most other lifeforms, and with which he can pass through ray shields unharmed.
  • Combat Tentacles: His fingers are very long and he can shock anyone who touches them.
  • Extra Eyes: As with every Parwan, he has three eyes.
  • Guns Akimbo: Aside from his bio-electric current, he has also two blaster pistols with grips practically designed for his tentacle-hands.
  • Jet Pack: He wears one that helped him escape the Jedi on Naboo.
  • Karma Houdini: He was the only bounty hunter to avoid being captured during Dooku's Chancellor-kidnapping plot. Judging by his background appearances in later episodes, the Jet Pack malfunction didn't kill him either.
  • Living Gasbag: He's even referred to as one. However, being lightweight and floaty results in less speed and momentum when in flight.
  • Red Baron: According to Dooku, he's known as "the Exterminator".
  • Shock and Awe: The bodies of Parwans produce an electrical field and Derrown used this to shock Anakin into unconsciousness.
  • Shoulder Cannon: He has a Predator-style shoulder-mounted canon, although he hasn't used it on-screen.
  • Starfish Aliens: Parwans are some sort of three-eyed-tentacled-humanoid-fungi creatures, and they're floating in the air.
  • The Unintelligible: Even the other bounty hunters (aside from Obi-Wan disguised as Rako Hardeen) seemed to be unable to understand him. It creates a bit of a Plot Hole, when he spoke to a Republic Senate guard using Galactic Basic while being disguised as one of them. (Admittedly, the other Parwan character in the Canon, Dr. Gubacher, can speak Basic.)

    Twazzi 

Twazzi

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Species: Frenk

Homeworld: Gorobei

Voiced by: Catherine Taber
Appearances: The Clone Wars

A member of the athletic Frenk species, Twazzi was a bounty hunter, a profession in which her athletic skills came in handy. She was one of five bounty hunters chosen by Count Dooku to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine.


  • An Arm and a Leg: Anakin Skywalker cuts off her right arm when she attempts to fight him unarmed.
  • Dark Action Girl: She proves to be one of the best bounty hunters in the galaxy by surviving the Box.
  • Humanoid Alien: She is a Frenk.
  • Le Parkour: Her athletic skills gave her a considerable advantage in the Box.

    Mantu 

Mantu

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Species: Selkath

Homeworld: Manaan

Appearances: The Clone Wars

Mantu was a ruthless Selkath bounty hunter who competed in the Box.


  • Fish People: He is a Selkath.
  • High-Voltage Death: During the ray shield portion of the Box, Mantu manages to survive nearly to the end, but one of the ray shields zaps his arm, causing him to lose balance and fall off a pillar into the ray shields, electrocuting him to death.
  • The Quiet One: He has no lines during his only appearance.
  • Stereotype Flip: The Selkath are well known for being a peaceful race, while Mantu is a feared killer and bounty hunter. Unfortunately for the Selkath as a people, Mantu's reputation cast a shadow on them by being one of their most well-known modern legends. Count Dooku even comments on this.
    Count Dooku: Your people were once a peaceful race. How far they have fallen...
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He dies in his first appearance.

    Bulduga and Onca 

Bulduga and Onca

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Species: Ithorian

Homeworld: Ithor

Appear in: The Clone Wars

"Onca, you and your brother have been a legendary team."
Count Dooku

A fearsome duo of Ithorian brothers, Bulduga and Onca were considered two of the best bounty hunters in the galaxy during the Clone Wars. They competed in Count Dooku's competition, only for Bulduga to be killed by Cad Bane prior to the start of the test and Onca to fall victim to the Box.


  • Butt-Monkey: Not only is Onca the first of the bounty hunters to fall victim to the Box's traps, Bulduga is killed before the challenge even begins. When Count Dooku mentions all of the participating bounty hunters' accolades, he mentions to Onca that he and his brother were a legendary team, only to then mention that the challenges in the Box are going to be much more difficult for him without his brother.
  • Easy Impersonation: Invoked and parodied. Bulduga is very clearly trying to mimic Cad Bane with his brown leather vest, red-lensed visors/goggles, and broad-brimmed fedora. However, Bane is not very flattered by it and kills him.
  • Guns Akimbo: Onca used two blasters at a time, including a sawed-off blaster rifle.
  • The Gunslinger: Many people believed that Bulduga was trying to imitate Cad Bane with his choice of hat and Quick Draw style, although they never said so within his hearing. Too bad for him that Cad Bane does not take well to copycats who have nicer hats than him.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Onca is killed when one of the laser spike traps in the Box impales him from behind.
  • Mighty Glacier: Onca was unable to move as fast as his brother, being unable to overcome the Ithorians natural heavy build, so he preferred to overwhelm his targets with firepower. This did not serve him well in the Box, where he fell victim to the quick traps inside very quickly.
  • Sibling Team: They hunted bounties as a team and Count Dooku was aware of their fearsome reputation.
  • Stereotype Flip: Ithorians are known for being a peaceful race consisting mostly of philosophers and botanists. Bulduga and Onca are ruthless bounty hunters who are very quickly able to prove anyone who thinks that about them wrong.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Bulduga actually thought it was a good idea to Quick Draw Cad Bane unprompted. Bane just asked where he got his hat (granted, in a fairly intimidating fashion), but Bulduga is the one who escalates into violence. A blast through his chest is the result.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: They both die in their debut episode, with Bulduga being shot by Cad Bane before even the introduction to the Box and Onca being impaled by a trap within the Box.

    Kiera Swan 

Kiera Swan

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Species: Weequay

Homeworld: Sriluur

Voiced by: Ashley Eckstein
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Kiera Swan was a Weequay bounty hunter and winner of the Obsidian Sphere who competed in Count Dooku's competition and died in the Box.


  • Action Girl: Well, she was a bounty hunter skilled enough to be invited to the competition.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: She is skewered by one of the laser spike traps in the second test.
  • Pirate: She is an ex-pirate, and has a price on her head for her crimes during that period. Due to that, Swan tends to take illegal jobs and work alone since other bounty hunters might try to claim her bounty.
  • She's a Man in Japan: In the German Dub, Dooku refers to her as a Gewinner (Winner), which is the variant of the term used when refering to a male person (for females the correct form would be Gewinnerin), though this could have just been an oversight.
  • Shout-Out: To Pirates of the Caribbean; she's named after Keira Knightley and her character Elizabeth Swann, the "Obsidian Sphere" is a reference to the Black Pearl, and she's also an ex-pirate in her backstory.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: She dies in her first appearance.

    Sixtat 

Sixtat

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Species: Sakiyan

Homeworld: Saki

Voiced by: Corey Burton
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Sixtat was a Sakiyan bounty hunter who competed in Count Dooku's competition and died in the Box.


  • Cold Sniper: He is the first one to try the sniper test, and although he fails, it can be assumed he had some skill in marksmanship.
  • Fatal Flaw: Pride. While he was talented enough to survive until the final trial of the Box, he is very overconfident in his abilities, a vice which costs him his life when he misses a shot.
  • Kill It with Fire: He's dropped into a pit lined with flame projectors after failing the sniper test.
  • Meaningful Name: Why yes, he does have six tattoos.
  • Name To Run Away From Really Fast: He is known as the "Outlands Butcher" due to his habit of butchering his targets in a gruesome manner.
  • Rubber-Forehead Alien: Skin-color range aside, Sakiyans look human, but have bulbous heads, rather pointy ears, and oddly-colored eyes.
  • Tattooed Crook: On his face.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies in his first appearance.

    Jakoli 

Jakoli

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Species: Rodian

Homeworld: Rodia

Voiced by: Dave Filoni
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Jakoli was a Rodian bounty hunter who competed in Count Dooku's competition and died in the Box.


  • Creator Cameo: He's voiced by Dave Filoni, the installment's supervising director.
  • High-Voltage Death: He's electrocuted to death by the ray shield during the third test.
  • Psycho for Hire: Dooku specifically notes when introducing him that he has a reputation for never bringing anyone back alive. According to the Databank, this is because Jakoli has a "take no chances" philosophy that resulted from a combination of Rodian culture's idealization of hunting and a high mortality rate among young Rodian bounty hunters underestimating their prey.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies in his first appearance.

    Sinrich 

Sinrich

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Species: Snivvian

Homeworld: Cadomai Prime

Appearances: The Clone Wars

Sinrich was a Snivvian bounty hunter who competed in Count Dooku's competition and died in the Box's second test.


  • Gadgeteer Genius: Invented the Holographic Disguise Matrix.
  • Holographic Disguise: Invented a kind.
  • Humanoid Alien: Snivvians have humanoid bodies with pig-like heads.
  • Neck Lift: Embo chokes him for some unknown reason during the laser blade piston test.
  • Pig Man: He's a Snivvian, a humanoid race with porcine traits.
  • The Quiet One: He has no lines in his only appearance.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: While Sinrich died with little fanfare, his Holographic Disguise Matrix was utilized after his death in the plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies in his first appearance.

Hired by Kamino as instructors for Clone Troopers

    Bric 

Bric

See his entry on the Galactic Republic page.

    El-Les 

El-Les

See his entry on the Galactic Republic page.

    Fenn Rau 

Fenn Rau

See his entry on the Mandalorian Space page.


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