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"Ready on Three! This is Slammer. Over."
―Slammer checks in — (audio) Listen (file info)[src]

"Slammer" was the nickname of a clone trooper pilot who served in the Galactic Republic's Navy during the Clone Wars.[3]

Biography[edit | edit source]

"I can't help you, Axe, I've got my own problems."
―Slammer's final words, to Axe[src]

Like all clone troopers serving in the Republic Military, Slammer was created by the Kaminoans for the sole purpose of serving the Galactic Republic. In 22 BBY,[2] he and the rest of Blue Squadron were deployed to serve in the Battle of Ryloth. Under the command of Jedi Commander Ahsoka Tano, the squadron attempted to break the Separatist blockade around the planet. When the Separatist reinforcements arrived in the system, Commander Tano recklessly delayed the squadron's withdrawal, despite commands from Jedi General Anakin Skywalker and Admiral Wullf Yularen to return to the Resolute immediately.[3]

Slammer and several other clone trooper pilots were killed by Vulture-class droid starfighters in Blue Squadron's retreat to the Resolute.[3]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Slammer was created for the The Clone Wars: Season One. He and several other clone trooper pilots were featured in "Storm Over Ryloth", the 19th episode of the season.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

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Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarWars-DatabankII.png Clone Troopers in the Databank (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates the events of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes "Blue Shadow Virus" and "Innocents of Ryloth" to 21 BBY. As the episode "Storm Over Ryloth" takes place between the two episodes according to Star Wars: The Clone Wars Chronological Episode Order on (backup link), Slammer's death must take place in that year.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 TCW mini logo.jpg Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Storm Over Ryloth"
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