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"See, I'm flesh and blood, just like you."
―Waxer, to Numa — Quote-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.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

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 WarsEdit

Battle of RylothEdit

"Aw, you made a friend. Mission accomplished."
―Boil, to Waxer, regarding Numa — Quote-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]

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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 GeonosisEdit

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.[6]

Battle of UmbaraEdit

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Waxer moments before his death

Waxer then went with Kenobi's and Cody's forces to take the capital city of Umbara,[7] where he served as platoon leader of a platoon,[3] with the rank of Clone Lieutenant.[8] 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 traitsEdit

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]

AppearancesEdit

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 StarWars-DatabankII Clone Troopers in the Databank (backup link)
  2. Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates the events "Prisoners" and "Crisis on Naboo" to 20 BBY. As the episode "The General" takes place between the two episodes according to SWCustom-2011 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Chronological Episode Order on StarWars.com (backup link), Waxer's death must take place in that year.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Carnage of Krell"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 StarWars-DatabankII Clone Trooper Waxer in the Databank (backup link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Innocents of Ryloth"
  6. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Landing at Point Rain"
  7. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Darkness on Umbara"
  8. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Carnage of Krell" exhibits Waxer as being the platoon leader of a platoon. According to Star Wars: Complete Locations, platoons in the Grand Army of the Republic were led by a Clone Lieutenant. Therefore, Waxer must have been a lieutenant during the events of the episode.
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