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Revision as of 11:46, November 19, 2019

"Lord Vader, Triton Squad reporting for duty, sir."
"Very good. Follow me, Commander."
Triton Squad Commander and Darth Vader[src]

Triton Squad was originally a Republic military unit that consisted of nine clone troopers, including a clone commander. The squad survived the end of the galactic conflict known as the Clone Wars and became an Imperial unit under the Republic's successor state, the Galactic Empire.

History

Soon after Emperor Palpatine reorganized the Galactic Republic into the first Galactic Empire by the end of the Clone Wars in 19 BBY,[5] Triton Squad was dispatched on an assignment to execute the Wookiees, a species native to the planet Kashyyyk. A group of Wookiee warriors, led by Tarfful and Chewbacca, retaliated and after a brief skirmish, lured the clone stormtroopers into the Shadowlands of their homeworld. Ultimately, the hunters became the hunted and the entire squad was massacred, resulting in the deaths of all nine troopers, including their clone commander.[1]

By the time the Empire launched its invasion of Kashyyyk, a new Triton Squad had been formed and consisted of several stormtroopers under the leadership of a new commander. It was deployed to the Wookiee home planet as a unit within the 501st Legion, an elite division of soldiers led by the Sith Lord Darth Vader. During the fighting, the squad accompanied Vader during the Dark Lord's search for a fugitive Jedi who had been hiding on Kashyyyk for some time.[2]

Equipment

Although most clone troopers made the upgrade to Phase II battle armor by the second half of the Clone Wars,[5] eight of the nine members of Triton Squad still utilized Phase I armor. The squad's original commander wore a customized version of the Katarn-class armor[1] that was typically used by clone commandos.[6] They were armed with the DC-15A blaster rifle,[1] the standard weapon of the clone troopers.[7]

During the Imperial attack on Kashyyyk, the new Triton Squad's soldiers were equipped with an early version of stormtrooper armor. By then, the squad was part of the 501st Legion as well, allowing its members to add the 501st's distinctive blue markings to their suits. Their standard weapon at the time was the E-11 blaster rifle.[2]

Behind the scenes

Triton Squad first appeared in Descent, a story from Volume 4 of the Clone Wars Adventures series. It was written by Haden Blackman, the director of the 2008 video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Triton Squad appeared in the Playstation 2 and Wii versions of The Force Unleashed.

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Notes and references

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