This article covers the Canon version of this subject.  Click here for Wookieepedia's article on the Legends version of this subject. 
Atticon.png

The title of this article is a nickname, call sign, or alias.

This article is about a subject that lacks an official name and was known only by its nickname, call sign, or alias.

Han1 edited.jpg

Sorry about the mess.

This article or section needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of article quality.

Please follow the guidelines in the Manual of Style and complete this article to the highest level of quality before continuing on other articles. Remove this message when finished.

Z-95 Headhunter.jpg

Content approaching. Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars – Battle Tales 3, The Shadow of Umbara–class.

Parts of this article have been identified as no longer being up to date.

Please update the article to reflect recent events, and remove this template when finished.

"See, I'm flesh and blood, just like you."
―Waxer, to Numa — (audio) Listen (file info)[src]

"Waxer" was the nickname of a clone trooper who served in Ghost Company, a military unit of the Grand Army of the Republic. During the Clone Wars against the Separatist Alliance, he fought in the Battle of Ryloth and the Second Battle of Genosis alongside fellow 212th trooper Boil. Waxer would later serve as a platoon leader, with the rank of Clone Lieutenant during the Battle of Umbara, where he was killed in a friendly-fire incident orchestrated by the Jedi General Pong Krell who had turned to the dark side of the Force.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Waxer was a clone of the bounty hunter, Jango Fett,[1] and was a soldier in the Grand Army of the Republic. He served as part of Ghost Company, and in the company he was alongside fellow clone trooper Boil.[4]

The Clone Wars[edit | edit source]

Mission to Krystar[edit | edit source]

Waxer was part of a detachment of the 7th Sky Corps under Commander Cody. He accompanied Senator Padmé Amidala to Krystar to determine if there were prisoners being detained there. As Amidala met with Regent Queb and Representative Vishar Koss, Waxer and several troopers left the shuttle. Together they discovered a compound that had clone as prisoners of war guarded by a battalion of battle droids. Waxer met up with one of the prisoners, Wooley and convinced them to attack the guards. Waxer and his fellow troopers were able to free the prisoners and return to the shuttle.[6]

Siege of Hisseen[edit | edit source]

Waxer continued serving under Commander Cody during the siege of Hisseen. He helped Commanders Cody, Wolffe and his Wolfpack in rescuing members of the Hisseenian parliament from several battle droids.[6]

Battle of Ryloth[edit | edit source]

"Aw, you made a friend. Mission accomplished."
―Boil, to Waxer, regarding Numa — (audio) Listen (file info)[src]

Waxer was among the troopers of Ghost Company that went with Jedi General Obi-Wan Kenobi and Clone Commander Cody as part of the first wave of the Republic's forces landing on Ryloth near the city of Nabat. After landing, Waxer then assisted Kenobi in taking out the battle droid's outer defenses.[5]

Waxer then went with Cody, Wooley, and Boil to scout ahead. After he and Boil went their way, they came across a little Twi'lek girl named Numa. He gave Numa a ration bar before a probe droid came across them. Waxer and Boil then went to Numa's home and comforted her until they received a signal from Commander Cody. As they Numa with her, Waxer, Boil, and Numa then came under attack from a pair of Gutkurrs.[5]

Waxer comforts Numa

Waxer and the others were then able to escape using tunnels under Numa's home. Waxer then met up with Cody, Kenobi, and the rest of Ghost Company. He then told Kenobi and Cody that he and Boil were sidetracked by Numa. However, Waxer told Kenobi that she knew her ways around the tunnels underneath Nabat. Waxer, alongside Boil, then went with Kenobi and Numa to the six J-1 semi-autonomous proton cannon emplacements in the town square. As TX-20 and his troops attacked Cody's men, Waxer, Boil, and Kenobi were able to free the Twi'lek hostages. Waxer then assisted Kenobi in commandeering one of the cannons, loading it with Boil. Despite destroying the cannons, Waxer, Boil and,Kenobi were then knocked out by TX-20's AAT. However, they were saved when the Twi'leks ripped TX-20 apart. Waxer then rejoined the rest of Ghost Company and Windu's forces. He then said goodbye to Numa.[5]

Second Battle of Geonosis[edit | edit source]

Waxer then took part in the Republic's retaking of Geonosis, donning ARF trooper armor. On the side of his helmet, there is a small drawing of Numa. He then went with Kenobi and Cody to secure the landing area. Waxer and Boil were then sent to rescue Kenobi and any survivors in a downed gunship. Waxer and Boil were then able to find Kenobi and Trapper.[7]

Battle of Umbara[edit | edit source]

Waxer moments before his death

Waxer then went with Kenobi's and Cody's forces to take the capital city of Umbara,[8] where he served as platoon leader of a platoon,[3] with the rank of Clone Lieutenant.[9] He was then contacted by Jedi General Pong Krell and was deceived into leading his platoon to ambush Umbarans who looked like Captain Rex and his men. Rex was told that the Umbarans looked like Waxer and were wearing clone armor. Both were tricked by Krell but Rex realized they all were clones and managed to stop the fight. Waxer was shot during the attack. He spoke with Rex, telling him that it was General Krell who told them to attack. A tear rolled down his face as he drew his final breath and died from his wounds.[3]

Personality and traits[edit | edit source]

Waxer was a caring person, as shown on Ryloth. He, along with Boil, helped care for the displaced Twi'lek girl Numa. He later helped Numa find her parents, and grew rather attached to the young Twi'lek.[5]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Wiki-shrinkable.png
Explore all of Wookieepedia's media for this article subject:
Audio · Images

Sources[edit | edit source]

Notes and references[edit | edit source]

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.