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The Galactic Republic

The Galactic Republic was a democratic union of sovereign star systems that governed the galaxy for over a thousand years. The Republic was governed by the Galactic Senate, consisting of elected officials from each system and led by a Supreme Chancellor, while the knights of the Jedi Order served as peacekeepers, diplomats, and advisors to the Senate.

However, even the noblest of governments can fall to corruption and stagnation, and the Republic was no exception. By the time of the Prequel Trilogy, megacorporations and banking conglomerates wielded a great deal of influence in the Senate, leading to extensive unrest and, eventually, an outright rebellion by the secessionist Confederacy of Independent Systems.

The resulting "Clone Wars" — named for the Republic's use of cloned soldiers to quickly reinforce their unprepared military — devastated the galaxy and brought the Republic to the brink of collapse, allowing the corrupt Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, who had secretly orchestrated the entire war for this purpose, to reorganize the failing government into the tyrannical Galactic Empire.

  • And There Was Much Rejoicing: By the end of the Clone Wars, Palpatine has absorbed so much power, and removed any way of dissenting, that the Galactic Republic is essentially dead anyway. When he announces that it will be "reorganized" into the FIRST. GALACTIC. EMPIRE! nearly the entire senate, and anyone watching the speech across the galaxy, applauds. The clones at least have the justification of being brainwashed. The senators, outside of those who didn't like the Clones and Palpatine's growing popularity with the people such as Bail Organa and Mon Mothma, not so much.
    Padmé: So this is how liberty dies — with thunderous applause.
  • Democracy Is Flawed: Palpatine utilizes the political mire of the Galactic Senate in order to ignite his scheme of overthrowing both the Jedi and the Senate to establish an Empire.
  • The Federation: The Galactic Republic is remembered fondly as a beacon of civilization and peace. During its final years, however, the Republic becomes corrupt and eventually leads to the formation of the Galactic Empire.
  • Hope Spot: Chancellor Valorum's run as Supreme Chancellor saw corruption and inefficiency get worse and worse. It was thought Palpatine's investiture would fix that... instead, a Separatist movement springs up and despite Palpatine's assurances he wants to preserve the Republic, a war breaks out. By the time anyone in power who can and will speak out against this notices things have gone horribly wrong, it's far, far too late.
  • Old Shame: People who support the Empire look at the Republic as a failed government that was begging for Palpatine to replace it with the Empire, since corruption from the corporations like the Trade Federation and some Senators made it weak and pathetic.
  • People's Republic of Tyranny: During the Clone Wars, the Republic gradually becomes a military dictatorship in all but name, where every single decision is made by Palpatine and each star system is overseen by a regiment of clone troopers all in the name of safety and defense. By the time the Empire is declared, Palpatine even points out that they are an Empire already and it's just a change in name.
  • The Republic: Zigzagged. While it is called the “Galactic Republic,” it’s far closer to The Federation in execution.
  • Slowly Slipping Into Evil: The Republic starts off the Prequel Trilogy as a failing democracy that can no longer maintain peace among its member states, and the events of Attack of the Clones begin a fatal decline that functionally turns the Republic into a military dictatorship in all but name, and then an outright Empire when Palpatine openly seizes power as an autocrat.
  • Vestigial Empire: While the Republic still nominally maintained control of its territory, its bureaucracy had become bloated to the point of being insufferable and it became ineffective at resolving minor disputes.

Galactic Senate

See its separate page.

Grand Army of the Republic

Clone Troopers

See their separate page.

Fleet Officers

    Wilhuff Tarkin 

Captain/Admiral Wilhuff Tarkin

See his separate page.

    Wullf Yularen 

Admiral Wullf Yularen

See his entry on the COMPNOR page.

    Shoan Kilian 

Admiral Shoan Kilian

Species: Human

Homeworld: Corellia

Voiced by: Julian Holloway
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Shoan Kilian was a human male officer who held the rank of Admiral in the Galactic Republic Navy during the Clone Wars against the Separatist Alliance. He served under Mace Windu as an admiral of the Republic cruiser Endurance.

  • Cool Old Guy: He is a badass fleet officer who cares about his men and tries to convince Boba that he is not a cold-blooded killer like his fellow bounty hunters.
  • Distressed Dude: In "R2 Come Home", Kilian and a couple of clone trooper officers get captured by Boba Fett and Aurra Sing's gang of bounty hunters. They are meant to be used as bait for Windu, but Ahsoka rescues them in the end in "Lethal Trackdown".
  • Four-Star Badass: Let's see: he survives a massive ship crash landing, endures captivity for a long period at the hands of a group of brutal bounty hunters, and immediately holds one of his former captors at gunpoint after being freed.
  • Going Down with the Ship: After Boba sabotages the reactor of his cruiser, he insists on staying to attempt a crash-landing on a nearby planet.
  • Nerves of Steel: As the Endurance is falling apart around them, he remains calm, organizes the evacuation, decides to go down with the ship, and puts Mace Windu in his place when the Jedi tried to get him to leave as well.

    Barton Coburn 

Admiral Barton Coburn

Species: Human

Barton Coburn was a human male officer who held the rank of admiral in the Navy of the Galactic Republic. During the Clone Wars, he served under the command of Jedi General Plo Koon. Following the rise of the Empire, Coburn was counted amongst the highest-ranking Imperial officers of the new era.

  • Hazy-Feel Turn: Continued to serve in the Imperial Navy after the reformation of the Republic into the Empire, but his concern for the Clones and the Senate suggest he is not fully on-board with the switchover between governments.
  • Old Soldier: He is one of the oldest admirals seen in canon and proves to be a very reliable and competent commander.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: He speaks on the Clones' behalf that if word gets out of them being experimented on to the Imperial Senate, it could cause a massive backlash.
  • The Quiet One: He doesn't speak much, and his database entry notes that he is fairly taciturn and chooses his words carefully when he does.
  • Satellite Character: To Plo Koon, as his role revolves around being Plo Koon's fleet officer. Subverted by The Bad Batch where due to Plo being killed by Jag via Order 66, he appears at the Summit to discuss the Empire's various projects and the such.
  • Token Good Teammate: He is the only Imperial at Eraidu summit who speaks on behalf of the Clones, respecting their loyalty, efficiency, and even their autonomy, being clearly concerned by Hemlock's declaration that he doesn't' need the Clone's consent to experiment on them. He also brings up concern of the Senate's reaction to the Empire's unethical actions regarding to the Clones, but he is quickly overruled by Tarkin and Hemlock.


Admiral Dao

Species: Human

Appearances: The Clone Wars

"If help does not arrive soon, the entire Outer Rim garrison will be wiped out."

The commander of a fleet defending Ryloth in conjunction with Jedi Master Ima-Gun Di. Dao and his fleet were wiped out by an invading Separatist fleet.

  • '70s Hair: His sideburns wouldn't look out of place on an Imperial officer.
  • Mauve Shirt: Just like Ima-Gun Di and Keeli, Dao is slightly developed until he gets killed shortly after.
  • Meaningful Name: If you switch around the A and O in Dao's name, you get DOA—dead on arrival.

    Honor Salima 

Commander Honor Salima

Species: Human (Coruscanti)

Homeworld: Coruscant

Appearances: All There in the Manual (On the Front Lines)

Honor Salima was the commander of the Coruscant Home Defense Fleet a decade prior to and during the Clone Wars. Notably, she served during the Battle of Coruscant, defending against a surprise attack from the Separatists.

  • Commanding Coolness: Proved to be a highly capable commander during the Battle of Coruscant, as despite the capital being taken completely by surprise by General Grevious' fleet, Honor was able to rapidly shift her fleet to block the hyperspace lanes and prevent the Separatists from escaping with Chancellor Palpatine.

Military Intelligence

    Dodd Rancit 

Dodd Rancit

See his entry on the Galactic Empire page.

    Davits Draven 

Davits Draven

    Berch Teller 

Captain Berch Teller

See his entry on the Rebel Cells page.

Science/Medical Officials

    Sionver Boll 

Dr. Sionver Boll

Species: Bivall

Homeworld: Protobranch

Voiced by: Cara Pifko
Appearances: The Clone Wars

"Chancellor, I must protest. Besides being the last of its kind, this creature may be intelligent."

Sionver Boll was a female Bivall scientist who served the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars. Upon the discovery of the Zillo Beast on Malastare, the Republic expressed interest in possible reproduction of the creature's indestructible scales as armor, calling upon Dr. Boll to lead the project.

  • Everyone Has Standards: Although she was willing to experiment on the Zillo Beast to create armor, she was horrified by Palpatine's suggestion that they kill him to make the process easier.
  • Motherly Scientist: Sionver is a very kind doctor who really cares about the Zillo Beast. When she is ordered to kill him, she reluctantly tries to do so in the most painless way possible.
  • Nice Girl: She refuses to kill the Zillo Beast and consoles him on the chance that he may be the Last of His Kind and that he may be sentient. She's right about the Zillo Beast being sentient because, he escapes and starts rampaging across Coruscant when he hears Palpatine telling her to kill the beast.


Dr. Gubacher

Species: Parwan

Appearances: Catalyst | The Clone Wars

Gubacher was a male Parwan doctor who served the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars. He specialized in artificial intelligence and worked alongside the Jedi in designing spy droids such as the D-Squad, operating a research and development lab in their temple on Coruscant. He worked with other members of the cell in Project Celestial Power, otherwise known as the development of the Death Star.

  • Artificial Limbs: He has a cybernetic left hand.
  • Extra Eyes: As with every Parwan, he has three eyes.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He applies several upgrades to D-Squad for the Jedi Council in order to help ensure their missions success.
  • Herr Doktor: He speaks with a German accent for some reason.
  • Mad Scientist: Downplayed. He's nowhere near as dangerous as Dr. Nuvo Vindi, but he still has shades of this due to his eccentric mannerisms, and seems to enjoy the thought of removing M5-BZ's memory core (the droid equivalent of a lobotomy) a little too much.
  • Machine Empathy: He shows some concern for the well-being of the droids he modifies, even when he's removing parts from them.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: He's rather... grabby with the droids when he tells them about the modications they're about to get. Not helped in that he has tentacles.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: He continued to help develop the Death Star into the early years of the Empire, though we're not sure why he's invested in the project and how much he knows about his skills being used for the true purpose of the project.
  • Spiking the Camera: He briefly looks at the camera after finishing a rant on one of droids that are part of the D-Squad.
  • Starfish Aliens: Parwans are some sort of three-eyed-tentacled-humanoid-fungi creatures and they're floating in the air.


    In General 


D-Squad was a military squad that served the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars. The squad consisted of four astromech droids and one DUM-series pit droid and was placed under the command of Colonel Meebur Gascon. They were tasked to retrieve an encryption model from a Separatist dreadnought. They succeeded, but subsequently ended up crashing on Abafar and then accidentally boarding a Separatist-hijacked Republic Star Destroyer filled with explosive rhydonium in an attempt to assassinate Republic officials at a conference at Valor station. Fortunately, thanks to the combined efforts of D-Squad and the surviving droid crew aboard the hijacked ship as well as R2-D2's near-sacrifice, this was prevented.

    Meebur Gascon 

Colonel Meebur Gascon

Species: Zilkin

Homeworld: Great Zilk

Voiced by: Stephen Stanton
Appearances: The Clone Wars

"I am an accomplished battlefield strategist. I analyze the enemy terrain and plot a course to victory."

Meebur Gascon was a male Zilkin who served as a colonel in the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. He dreamt of being promoted to the rank of Brigadier General. He was considered a military strategist and served with Republic command since the Battle of Geonosis. When he finally received the opportunity for in-field experience, his self-esteem issues began to surface.

  • Ambiguous Situation: Droidography describes D-Squad as an "all-droid rebel force", making it vague if he stayed when they joined the rebels or not.
  • Armchair Military: Deconstructed. He's a highly accomplished strategist and has earned even Mace Windu's respect, yet he has serious self-esteem issues because — as WAC never fails to remind him — he's a mere "map-reader".
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Once their mission is a success, he praises D-Squad and says he would be happy to work with them again. WAC happily informs him that they are now permanently assigned together. He is less than thrilled.
  • Break the Haughty: His mission with D-Squad becomes a series of these moments for him. Of note is his time in the Void, in which he goes from thinking he's on top of the situation to nearly becoming a Straw Nihilist, before he starts seeing things from a different perspective and recovers.
  • Butt-Monkey: While Mace Windu spoke highly of him, he has almost no respect from the rest of his assigned droid squad at the beginning of the D-Squad arc. Once his mission has begun, he goes through a series of Break the Haughty moments and a Humiliation Conga that includes getting treated like vermin by a racist diner owner and having to eat garbage for nourishment.
  • Character Development: The D-Squad arc as a whole presents him developing from a Jerkass to a honorable leader.
  • Colonel Badass: A subversion. He's very proud of his rank, but actually isn't all that badass himself.
  • The Complainer Is Always Wrong: He spends most of his screen time complaining about their circumstances, while the droids solve the problem almost instantly. The most egregious instance is when they were stuck in the Void desert; Gascon and WAC spend hours sitting on the same place in total despair, while R2 and the other astromechs picked a seemingly random direction and never looked back. By chance, Gascon and WAC happen upon a group of native animals that know where to find water in the desert, which happens to be near a settlement. When they reach it, R2 and the others have already arrived.
  • Cowardly Lion: He cowers and loses his cool every time he's in danger, but never gives up on the mission.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: For all his cowardice, he actually turns out to be a very decent tactician.
  • Driven to Suicide: He contemplated jumping off of a junk pile, which would have been fatal for him. He chose not to.
  • A Father to His Men: He becomes one by the end of the D-Squad arc.
  • Hypocrite: He chews out Gregor's master for treating Gregor as a slave right after he explained in detail how the Republic treats an army of clone troopers as slaves that are created for the sole purpose of killing and dying to protect it.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: His ego and arrogance all come from a crippling lack of self-esteem. Specifically because of his size.
  • I Just Want to Be Badass: Due to his size, he could never be a frontline soldier, which seems to be his dream given how enthusiastic he is to finally have a chance to prove himself to be more than a "map-reader".
  • I Will Only Slow You Down: He tries to invoke this in "Missing in Action", after an explosion knocks him and Beezee down, telling WAC-47 to save himself, but ultimately makes it back to the shuttle while Gregor pulls of his Heroic Sacrifice.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: After some Character Development, he qualifies for this trope.
  • Just a Machine: He has a low opinion of droids for their supposed inflexibility in solving problems, despite the D-Squad continually proving him wrong.
  • Large Ham: He is written like a bombastic but irritable drill sergeant.
  • Laughing Mad: After spending enough time in the void, he sees a mirage. When he discovers that it's fake, he begins to laugh hysterically.
  • Miles Gloriosus: For all his bragging, Gascon has zero actual military experience and is the first to give up in a critical situation.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: He's a Zilkin, a species that somewhat resembles a cross between a slug and a frog.
  • The Napoleon: Reminding him of his size is not a good idea.
  • The Nicknamer: Called WAC "Cyclops", C4 "Flattop" and QT "Pinkie". However, he agreed to stop it after WAC "asked" him to.
  • No One Gets Left Behind: He acquires this mentality in the end.
  • Running Gag:
    • Throughout "Secret Weapons", WAC continually — and on purpose — called him "Corporal" instead of "Colonel", which he immediately and vehemently corrected.
    • Another added later in the same episode. After explaining to the droids that he's not a warrior, but a strategist, WAC started to demean him as "just a map-reader" Once per Episode.
  • Rousing Speech: He delivers a pretty epic one to his squad when BZ sacrifices himself.
  • Sanity Slippage: Goes through plenty of this while he's lost in The Void on Abafar. Being the token organic in a squad of droids will do that to you.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: "Small" in every sense. He's a map-reader, but demands to be treated as seriously as a Jedi general.
  • The Strategist: The reason why WAC refers to him as just a map-reader is because he has more experience planning battles than actually fighting them.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: It is unclear what happened to Colonel Gascon later in the Clone Wars, much less following the rise of the Empire if he managed to survive that long. Based on supplementary materials that are now considered part of the Legends continuity (though may continue to inform canon), Tarkin was not fond of him, regarding him as "an inexperienced military tactician," but it is uncertain whether this affected his career with the Republic (and potentially Imperial) military later on. There was an unfinished arc of The Clone Wars in which the D-Squad droids and WAC-47 (the latter of whom had been assigned to continue working with Gascon in his final appearance) were supposed to reappear, but it is unclear if Gascon would have played a role as well.



Model: DUM-series pit droid

Voiced by: Ben Diskin

WAC-47 was a masculine-programmed DUM-series pit droid who served the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars. He was a part of D-Squad along with several other droids on an important mission, serving under Colonel Meebur Gascon and piloting his ship.

  • All There in the Manual: According to Droidography, he valiantly served well as a rebel pilot and even got promoted to corporal.
  • The Bus Came Back: After 10 years since his debut arc, WAC returns in the Dark Droids comic-crossover event, with R2-D2 recruiting him as a part of a brand new D-Squad to combat the "scourge of the droids".
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: For all his ditziness, WAC showed he can handle himself when he successfully tricked two super battle droids into walking into an elevator and locking them inside. He's also not afraid to fight despite not being equipped with any weaponry.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Refers to Gascon as a "map reader" while Gascon insists that he is a decorated and experienced strategist... which WAC not wrongly points out is much like a glorified map reader, and Gascon lacks actual battlefield experience. He also calls Gascon out for treating the droids just as tools and not respecting them.
  • Fantastic Racism: He is condescending towards astromech droids, insisting he is a superior model to them.
  • Idiot Hero: While he manages to save the day several times, it is often after he has endangered the mission just as often through his incompetence. He does genuinely care about the other droids though.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While WAC-47 can be arrogant and moronic, and while he does look down upon astromechs, he does get Gascon to stop calling himself and the other members of D-Squad by condescending nicknames. He also agrees with R2 that BZ should not be abandoned.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: His brilliant plan to get a aboard a Separatist dreadnaught is to fly on a collision course with it so they bring them in with a tractor beam. He does this without waiting for Colonel Meebur Gascon's orders on how to get aboard without being noticed.
  • Meaningful Name: "WAC", short for "wacky", which fits his personality and the D-Squad's misadventures. Also, his model is the DUM-series. He's kind of... moronic.
  • Shout-Out: The 47 in his name is likely a reference to HK-47 from Legends.
  • Verbal Tic: He is unable to refer to Gascon as Colonel, instead always mistakenly referring to him as Corporal or Captain.


R2-D2 (Artoo)

See his entry on the Rebel Heroes page.


M5-BZ (Beezee)

See his entry on the Jedi Order page.


U9-C4 (Ceefor)

See his entry on the Jedi Order page.


QT-KT (Qutee)

See her entry on the Jedi Order page.

Honorary Members


BNI-393 (Bunny)

Model: LEP servant droid

Voiced by: Catherine Taber
Appearances: The Clone Wars

BNI-393 was a LEP servant droid with feminine programming. She was aboard a Republic Star Destroyer when it was hijacked by Separatist droids, who filled the ship with rhydonium in a plan to use the ship to assassinate Republic officials attending a conference at Valor Station. Bunny and other droids aboard the ship went into hiding during the takeover until the arrival of D-Squad and helped the squad retake the ship.


Captain Gregor

See his entry on the Clone Troopers page.



Master Chief/Sergeant Bric

Species: Siniteen

Homeworld: Mileva

Voiced by: Larry Brandenburg
Appearances: The Clone Wars

Bric was a Siniteen Bounty Hunter hired as a drill sergeant for clone cadets in training on Kamino. Unlike his co-worker El-Les, he saw it only as a job.

  • Badass Normal: He has no Force powers.
  • Bounty Hunter: His original profession, but he made a contract with the Republic to take over the deceased Jango Fett's position as a drill officer of the clone cadets, trained on Kamino.
  • Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough: Has this dynamic with El-Les, although they're the same rank.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: He considers his position as trainer only a job, and therefore doesn't care how the troopers perform or getting to know them. He even physically abuses Cutup and tries to get Domino Squad to fail their final test.
  • Jerkass: He's usually downright nasty.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: During Domino Squad's practice test, Shaak Ti agreed with him on the Dominos not being ready, and she also agreed with his sink or swim method below, claiming that the enemy won't play fair either.
  • My Brain Is Big: Subverted. He's rather sly, but he's not even hinted to possess Super-Intelligence.
  • Rubber-Forehead Alien: Siniteen are humanlike aside from their large brains, yellow eyes and pale skin.
  • Only in It for the Money: He claimed he didn't care about the clone troopers, just about getting paid for his trouble.
  • Sink or Swim Mentor: Before Domino Squad's second final exam started, he secretly took out the ascension cables from their equipment, which was needed to scale the tower. He claimed he did it because if the Dominos really were the best as El-Les believed, they'll find a way to pass regardless of the circumstances.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: He never appears again after the Domino Squad get put in the army. Was he even there when Rampart destroyed Tapioca City?



Species: Arcona

Homeworld: Cona

Voiced by: Nolan North
Appearances: The Clone Wars

El-Les was an Arcona bounty hunter who was contracted to work as a drill instructor for clone cadets in training on Kamino alongside Bric.

  • Bounty Hunter: His original profession, he's contracted by the Republic to work as a drill instructor for clone cadets in training on Kamino.
  • Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough: Has this dynamic with Bric, although they're the same rank.
  • Humanoid Alien: He's an Arcona.
  • The Greys: As an Arcona, he mostly resembles the usual descriptions of Greys, but has a t-shaped head and light green skin.
  • The Mentor: For clone cadets in training on Kamino.
  • Nice Guy: He's regarded as compassionate for a bounty hunter, and wished his trainees to do well.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: He never appears again after the Domino Squad get put in the army. Was he even there when Rampart destroyed Tapioca City?

Senate Commandos

    Faro Argyus 

Captain Faro Argyus

Species: Human

Homeworld: Tepasi

Voiced by: James Marsters
Appearances: The Clone Wars

"Count Dooku has paid me a fortune to deliver your slimy carcass, so please try to stay alive."

Faro Argyus was a captain in the Senate Commandos who betrayed the Galactic Republic and freed Nute Gunray from captivity with the help of Asajj Ventress during the Clone Wars.

  • Asshole Victim: He turns against the institution he swore to protect on the grounds of greed, then ends up getting turned on and killed as a reward for freeing Nute Gunray.
  • Broken Pedestal: With the Republic and Jedi unaware that he was killed right after Nute Gunray was freed, Argyus was treated as an example of how even the bravest and most loyal service members of the Republic are vulnerable to corruption. Argyus's betrayal also led to increased scrutiny towards the Senate Guard as an organization, which eventually led to their authority being weakened and the Commandos being replaced with the Red Guard and Jedi when it came to transferring high-value prisoners.
  • Face–Heel Turn: He went from a loyal Senate Commando to an agent for the Separatists.
  • Freudian Excuse Is No Excuse: When he explains that his betrayal was out of desire for a better life beyond "empty servitude", Gree calls him out on how idiotic that excuse is.
  • Greed: He admits to Commander Gree that Dooku's money, not any political ideology, is the only reason he freed Nute Gunray. He wanted to have a life other than service to the Republic, which he claims a clone like Gree would never understand.
  • Helmets Are Hardly Heroic: He is the only Senate Commando in The Clone Wars with an open-face helmet, indicating his status as a key character in his only episode. Subverted in that he isn't very heroic.
  • Heroic Lineage: Deconstructed. According to supplementary material, the Argyus family served as Senate Guards for five generations. However, Faro felt that this life of servitude was meaningless, and decided to betray the Republic out of greed.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: He heavily resembles his voice actor.
  • In the Back: Ventress impales him from the back with her lightsaber so she would not have to share credit for rescuing Gunray.
  • Karmic Death: After betraying the Republic and freeing Nute Gunray, he gets the receiving end of betrayal when he boasts one too many times about his victory to Ventress.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: He betrayed the Republic out of greed, but was then rewarded with a lightsaber in the back by those whom he sold out to.
  • Schrödinger's Canon: According to the "Decoded" version of "Cloak of Darkness", Count Dooku bribed Argyus to betray the Republic long before the Clone Wars started. However, since "Cloak of Darkness" is his only appearance in the canon so far, this information has yet to be canonized.
  • Shoot the Hostage Taker: When freeing Gunray, he uses him a Human Shield against Gree, knowing that he would never shoot such a valuable hostage to the Republic. What Argyus didn't count on was Gree electing to shoot the blaster out of Argyus' hand.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: He receives a lightsaber to the back once Ventress no longer needs him.


    R2-D2's Battle Droid Squadron 

R2-D2's battle droid squadron

Model: B1 battle droids

Voiced by: Matthew Wood
Appearances: The Clone Wars

''"We are awaiting your word, commander"

They were a squadron of battle droids that were captured by the Republic and reprogrammed to serve it during the Clone Wars. They participated in a mission to free Jedi Master Even Piell from the Separatist prison known as the Citadel.

  • Blue Is Heroic: It seems that they were repainted blue to match Artoo.
  • Category Traitor: Being reprogrammed battle droids, this a given. Once they're discovered, the battle droid guarding the shuttle gives the commander an Et Tu, Brute? look before being shot to pieces.
  • Dying Moment of Awesome: They're destroyed by the Separatist forces in their Last Stand moment.
    Battle Droid: (to Artoo) It's been an honor to serve under you, sir.
  • Defiant to the End: Even as the crab droid picks them apart one by one, they don't stop shooting at the enemy until they're literally shot to pieces.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Due to being battle droids, nobody seems to give them any respect, and the clones clearly dislike having to rely on them to make it to the Citadel. When they reach a dead-end, the group hardly has any reservations leaving them behind as cannon-fodder.
  • Heel–Face Brainwashing: They were Separatist droids before they're reprogrammed to serve the Republic.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: They stay behind to delay the enemy while the Citadel team rappels down a cliff. While it might come across as a Senseless Sacrifice, considering they're utterly Curb-Stomped by a crab droid after five seconds, the team manages to make their escape with only two casualties.
  • It Has Been an Honor: Said this verbatim to Artoo before they began their Last Stand.
  • Killed Mid-Sentence: The last one of them is destroyed while yelling the "All for one and one for a-!".
  • Last Stand: They're destroyed while holding off the pursuing Separatist forces to cover the heroes' retreat.
  • Nice Guy: They're as affable and polite as a regular B1 unit, only they're on the good guys' team.
  • No-Respect Guy: Not even Friend To All Droids Anakin treats them as anything other than tools. Only Artoo seems to have some degree of respect for them, but it doesn't stop him from asking them to take one for the team.
    Anakin: Artoo, make sure they don't stray from the flight plan.
    Battle Droid: It's all under control, sir.
    Anakin: I was talking to Artoo.
  • Smart Ball: Despite being B1 units, the plan to make Artoo a Trojan Prisoner was orchestrated by them, and they pull it off surprisingly well.
  • Token Heroic Orc: They're the only battle droids in the canon to fight on the side of the Republic.
    • However, reprogrammed battle droids later appear briefly in Dark Disciple, where they help sneak Anakin and Obi-Wan aboard a Separatist dreadnought, likely as a reference to the Citadel arc (which features Artoo's squadron).
  • Trojan Prisoner: They use this tactic to bring Artoo inside the Citadel so they can rescue the captured Obi-Wan and clone troopers.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Artoo; to they point that they're willing to die to give him and the others a chance to escape. Justified as they were reprogrammed by the Republic to follow his orders.
  • Unexplained Recovery: In "Counterattack", one of them gets blasted apart by a separatist turret, and, by the end of the episode, only two droids are seen. In "Citadel Rescue", however, there's three droids again following the team.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: Nobody on the team acknowledges their Heroic Sacrifice (except Anakin to an extent and maybe Artoo himself), and everybody moves on after the fact.


R2-KT (Katie)

Model: R2-series astromech droid

R2-KT was a compassionate, pink-plated R2 series astromech droid with feminine programming who witnessed the rise and fall of numerous galactic powers. Serving in the Galactic Republic through the Clone Wars, R2-KT eventually came into the service of Leia Organa's Resistance fifty years later during their war against the First Order.

  • The Cameo: Katie appears in The Force Awakens in the background of the Resistance base. Her creator, Albin Johnson, confirms that it's the same astromech droid as the one introduced in The Clone Wars.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To R2-D2, being the same model as him, except with feminine programing.
  • Long-Lived: Katie has been around since the Clone Wars, serving the Grand Army of the Republic. Fifty years later, she serves the New Republic and the Resistance. Also, according to the manual, she served the Galactic Empire during the Empire's reign (possibly forced by her programming).
  • Palette Swap: She's essentially the same model as R2-D2, only pink and white instead of blue and white.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Katie has a feminine personality program and she is painted pink.
  • Tuckerization: She was created by Albin Johnson, founder of the 501st Legion (a Star Wars fan organization), when his daughter, Katie, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. The astromech droid was named and colored in her honor.


RG-G1 (G-G)

Model: R4-class astromech

Appearances: The Clone Wars

RG-G1 was a R4-class astromech stored aboard the Tribunal. Upon the activation of Order 66, he, along with R7-A7 and CH-33P, were recruited to aid the former Jedi in her attempts to survive the chaos that followed. He was killed aiding Ahsoka and Rex's escape.

  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's an astromech droid, so he's not really much of a fighter. He makes up for this by hijacking the Tribunals's lifts and playing pinball with the clones on them.
  • The Cutie: He and the other droids that aid Ahsoka are positively adorable.
  • Jumped at the Call: He powers himself on and moves to aid Ahsoka seconds after she powers on R7 and begins explaining the situation to him.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Rather than choose to move towards Ahsoka's position to hopefully find a way to escape with her, he and CH-33P opt to continue throwing the clones around to heighten her chances of survival. It gets him killed, but Ahsoka manages to escape anyways.
  • Kill the Cutie: He and CH-33P get executed for aiding Ahsoka.
  • Undying Loyalty: Like the other droids, his loyalty lies with the Jedi, not the Republic, and so he goes to Ahsoka's aid when she calls upon him.


CH-33P (Cheep)

Model: C1-series astromech droid

Appearances: The Clone Wars

CH-33P was C1-series astromech droid serving aboard the Tribunal. When Order 66 was activated, Ahsoka came looking for allies in the droid storage bay of the ship. He aided her and Commander Rex in their escape from the Tribunal, giving his life to ensure they escaped.

  • Beware the Nice Ones: As an astromech, his combat prowess is largely dependent on using his environment and tools to fight the enemy in The Clone Wars. He puts them to good use, namely, by way of hijacking the Tribunal's lifts and then throwing the clones around like pinballs.
  • The Cutie: As with R7 and G-G, he's quite adorable.
  • Expy: Of Chopper from Rebels. He's even voiced by Dave Filoni!
  • Jumped at the Call: As with G-G, Ahsoka doesn't need to convince him to help, he simply turns himself on and rolls on over, his beeps clearly indicating he wants to help her survive.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He and G-G stay behind to stall the clones as long as they can. It earns him an execution by firing squad, but Ahsoka and Rex escape the Tribunal.
  • Kill the Cutie: Jesse orders his execution when a squad of clones jump him and G-G.
  • Undying Loyalty: As with R7 and G-G, he needs no incentive to aid Ahsoka through immediately choosing to help her, despite the fact he's Republic property and by all rights should be selling her out to the clones.

Alternative Title(s): Star Wars The Republic, Star Wars The Clone Wars Republic Characters