Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [52] As the Republic entered the atmosphere, the Republic's high command - Skywalker, Tano, Kenobi, Mundi, Unduli, Rex, Cody, Jet, as well as Jedi Generals Yoda and Mace Windu and Supreme Chancellor Sheev Palpatine - conversed about their best strategies. Skywalker and Rex went in one entrance, while Kenobi and trooper went another way, to the command center. Skywalker and Tano were tasked with locating Bane and the holocron. Captain Rex, later Commander Rex, designation number CT-7567,[a] is a fictional character in the Star Wars space fantasy universe created by George Lucas and a main character of the animated The Clone Wars 2008 film and the related television series of the same name. Rex saw the final droid, which tackled him, knocking him several feet away, and prepared to impale him with it's legs. [20] He is described as gruff, no-nonsense[68] and tough as carbonite nails. The Jedi additionally discovered that Grievous was employing a computer virus to jam all of the Republic's comm channels, terminating the ship-to-ship communications. The three located a Separatist ship that had crashed, recently, as the engines were still warm. Now Captain Rex is coming to lead your Star Wars collection with the Captain Rex 1/6th Scale Hot Toys Action Figure, featuring an interchangeable helmet and a hand painted head sculpt with the authentic likeness of the proud Clone Trooper from the acclaimed animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. [32], Eventually, the group rescued Devis, but not before Vere was killed in the battle. He spotted the commando droids and turned out all the lights in his home. [64], Torrent Company was then deployed to the Battle of Lanteeb, where Skywalker and Kenobi had been trapped, due to Separatist General Lok Durd. While in the perimeter, both of the Chairman's guards were killed and he was stabbed in the back. [35] In a June 2019 episode of Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures, Rex appears in a Battle of Endor scene in the same pose and location as Sant in Return of the Jedi, retroactively implying they are the same character. Skywalker ordered Rex, Cody, R2 and the troopers to get behind him. [47], When the Confederacy initiated a conquest of the planet Malastare, Rex accompanied Skywalker, Windu and Commander Ponds to oversee the Republic's defense of the beleaguered planet. Despite that the enemy activity may mean nothing, Rex took the precautions and rounded up his men. Skywalker joined the three and they were coordinating their intel. [19][20] Filoni developed an in-universe backstory for the design and felt that Rex "trying to wear the same armor" by welding together a hybrid version was a good character trait that added to his uniqueness. [40] Eric Goldman felt that the Rebels reunion between Rex and Ahsoka was a poignant moment and the emotional highlight of "Relics of the Old Republic". During the battle, several 501st and 41st members were gunned down. However, because Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka Tano, and R2-D2 (Artoo) were also principal characters, Star Wars creator George Lucas felt Alpha's name created too much alliteration between the main cast, and a new character, Captain Rex, was created instead. Cut responded that he would do anything to keep his family safe. Rex is characterized as believing it is his duty to not only carry out orders but also to protect the men under his command; however, his belief in the Republic wavers over the course of the series. Skywalker was able to track Messo. [27], The survivors went back to their barracks. Rex raised his DC-15S blaster carbine and fired into the droids skull. The group fought against the droids, drawing them off of the genome. The Resolute was sent to Quell with Rex aboard, to rescue Jedi General Aayla Secura and a contingent of the 327th Star Corps. This show also brings new characters to the forefront of Star Wars canon, including Anakin's apprentice Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein), and Captain Rex (Dee Bradley Baker). [42] The virus had been exposed in the compound. Senator Riyo Chuchi noted that none of the clones had been killed by blaster shots. As the Clone Wars Continued the navy of the Separatists grew four times bigger than the Republic Navy which put the war effort of the Republic at a disadvantage. Reinforcements in the form of a Venator-class Star Destroyer arrived in time to save Rex and the rest of the Republic forces, resulting in a defeat for Ventress.[28]. Rex almost fell in the hole, but a trooper of his assisted him. While leaving his men in the hangar, Rex contacted Skywalker to inform him of the Leveler's diversion to the Fath System. The 501st ordered the AT-TEs on the 212th to come in and open fire, destroying their turrets and ray shields. [39] They all entered the command center, discovering a holovid of a creature attacking one of the droids. At Rex's advice, Pellaeon took it seriously. Windu and Kenobi fought and defeated Dooku, but he managed to retreat. [32], After Pellaeon briefed the impromptu team on their objective, Rex objected to Pellaeon wanting to participate. Download skin now! Before proceeding to the Gunship hangar with Tano and Torrent Company, Rex wished his general good hunting. [3], Sometime around 22 BBY,[note 1] Rex accompanied Jedi General Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Commander Ahsoka Tano to the planet Taronda in order to negotiate an essential trade deal with the local miners. AU $50.62. [42] Eventually Skywalker and Kenobi returned with the cure, escorting Tano, Amidala, Rex and the remaining three troopers to receive medical care. He was able to dispatch the droid with minimal incident. Star Wars The Clone Wars #4 Captain Rex 2008 Clone Trooper Action Figure. Initial development for The Clone Wars film chose Alpha-17, featured in Star Wars: Republic, to be the primary clone trooper character. The two reached the ground first and were able to catch Rex using the force. [20] Rex and Cody bonded while training, becoming great friends. [64] Rex and Coric, while on bedrest, would receive several visits from Tano. Previously, the name Captain Rex was used for the error-prone rookie droid pilot RX-24 of Star Tours,[5][6][7] who replaced an earlier concept of an unpredictable and risk-taking Clone Wars veteran. [53] With luck, they were found. [3] LAAT gunships took Rex and Torrent Company to the top of the cliff. [18] After the Clone Wars, He then resided in a modified AT-TE Walker along with Wolffe and Gregor. They were able to destroy several Separatist cruisers, and board the one they discovered Bane aboard. [3] Rex and other members of Torrent Company went with the 2 Jedi who were going to the planet Teth, where ARF troopers tracked the Huttlet. Rex went with Skywalker, Tano and Denal in one unit, while he ordered Execute Battalion and Carnivore Battalion to take ATAT300 and Walker 773. [6] After the battle, Rex and Cody pulled Echo and Fives aside and promoted them to the rank of ARC troopers. However, they were within one of the Super Tanks, which enabled their survival. 1 Equipment 2 Clone Wars Prelude 3 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (film) 3.1 Battle of Christophsis 3.2 Battle of Teth 4 Rookies 5 Hunt for Ziro 6 … After receiving his orders that he would be a part of the response team, Rex got his men on the Star Destroyer Resolute, which was being prepared for Skywalker's fleet along with two other Venator-class Star Destroyers, the Pioneer and Dauntless. In March 2016, Filoni supported the former fan theory of Rex being the older member of Han Solo's raiding party, previously known in Legends continuity as Nik Sant, on Endor in Return of the Jedi. Rex, along with only five other survivors - Coric, Nax, Zeer, Del, and Attie - held out until the 212th Attack Battalion came and provided reinforcement. In the face of Krell's callousness toward clone lives and refusal to treat the troopers as individuals instead of numbered units, Rex is caught between his duty to follow Krell's orders and his responsibility to protect his men. After falling back to a command post, Rex discusses strategy with Denal,[29] Hardcase, and Jesse when he decided to undertake the mission on his own, calling in an exfil shuttle for his men. Rex was uninjured but he wished they had asked him to jump rather than use the force on him. He is a clone trooper of the Grand Army of the Republic, cloned from Mandalorian bounty hunter Jango Fett, and serves the Galactic Republic under the command of Jedi General Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Commander Ahsoka Tano. [63], Although the Kaminoan doctors quickly healed Tano's injuries, Rex, Coric, and several others had to undergo bacta treatment and received their own bacta tanks. [52], While Mundi and Jet would oversee the advanced from the North, Kenobi and Cody would execute the central push , and Rex, Skywalker, and Tano would lead their assault from the South. Commander Tano fell through a mineshaft crevice, and Rex reassured General Skywalker of the young padawan's abilities. [38] Rex and Bly were on the ground getting a closer look when the weapon fired. The two fired upon their target, a Lucrehulk-class Droid Control Ship. [36], Rex was the featured character for the 2010 Star Wars merchandise trade dress created by Pilot Studio. He worked as a commanding officer in both Torrent Company and in the 501st Legion, always closely following Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano when on missions or in battles. [34] Melching later clarified that at that time he was not aware if Rex and Sant are the same character, stating that due to the progression of the series, Rex's costume would naturally come to resemble those worn by Rebel Alliance commandos in Return of the Jedi. Pilot Studio was initially reluctant to use Rex because his helmet did not allow for eye contact, an emphasized element in the initial trade dress concept. He released battle droids on the Jedi and the clones. From there, Jet's Unit flew in via LAATs and the battlegroup captured the surviving Geonosians who had surrendered. This article's information is out of date and requires an update to it. 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