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CT-7567
Captain Rex - By: KONAMI (Edit By: MaximusSupremo)
Captain Rex - By: KONAMI (Edit By: MaximusSupremo)
Vital statistics
Position Clone Trooper Captain
Age 56
Status Unknown
Physical attributes
Height 1.83 Meters
Weight 80 Kilograms

Clone Captain Rex, officially designated CT-7567, served the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars, often taking orders from General Anakin Skywalker and Commander Ahsoka Tano. Rex was a very strong-willed Clone Trooper, and was shown to be very freethinking when compared to other clones. Rex can go so far as to even speaking out of turn to other higher authorities, such as Jedi, about his opinions. Despite this, Rex followed any order without question, as he saw that a mission was always priority. Fond of using two blaster pistols at the same time, Rex customized his armor with distinctive blue markings. His loyalty to the Republic and the Jedi was absolute, but even this dedicated veteran soldier found himself plagued by doubts as the Clone Wars claimed more lives and brought ruin to more worlds. Rex wondered what the point of the war was, and what price the clones would ultimately pay.

Years after the completion of the Clone Wars, Captain Rex along with Commanders Wolffe and Gregor trudged the plains of Seelos hunting for joopa. It was then that they met the crew of the Ghost, sent by Rex’s old comrade, Ahsoka Tano. After Kanan Jarrus hesitated to give his trust, Rex revealed that the three clones removed their chips before Order 66. The crew solicited the veterans help in finding a potential new base and in turn the clones asked for their assistance catching a joopa. After shooting a menacing probe droid that had been tracking the clones’ walker, Rex proved that his allegiance lied with the Ghost crew. He soon fought alongside Ahsoka once again during the early Rebel Alliance's campaign against the oppressive reign of the Galactic Empire. Rex would help the rebels in their fight against the Empire and efforts to build up the rebellion.

Biography

The Clone Wars

CT-7567, later known as Rex, was a clone of the bounty hunter Jango Fett created and trained on Kamino. He was eventually made a Captain in the Grand Army of the Republic. Rex served in the Grand Army of the Republic to protect the Republic's citizens as part of his loyalty to the Republic. Rex was then assigned to Jedi General Anakin Skywalker as his second in command, whose bravery and unorthodoxy in battle he came to share. He was close friends with Marshal Commander Cody, with their relationship mirroring that of their respective Jedi Generals, Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The four of them often received joint assignments to coordinate front-line campaigns against the Separatist Alliance. He was then given command of Torrent Company of the 501st Legion. Rex was eager to follow orders but became less tightly wound in time. Rex participated in many battles over the course of the war, and was fond of his dual DC-17 blaster pistols, which he used extensively in battle.

At the Battle of Christophsis, Rex became a mentor to Skywalker's newly assigned Padawan, Ahsoka Tano, with whom he forged a strong bond. While on a listening post inspection tour with Cody, Rex rallied a small team of rookie soldiers to retake Rishi Station, which they thereafter destroyed to thwart Confederate General Grievous's planned invasion of Kamino. He took part in countless campaigns in the galactic theater of war, from the containment of the Blue Shadow Virus on Naboo and the liberation of Ryloth to other hard-won victories like the Battle of Malastare, the Second Battle of Geonosis, and the Battle of Kamino. Throughout his career, Rex proved to be an effective leader who truly cared for the men under his command, even as he began to doubt his own future and those of his clone brethren in the Republic.

His leadership was put to the ultimate test at the Battle of Umbara, when he was forced to unite the 501st Legion under an interim Jedi General, the obstinate and aggressive Pong Krell. Rex did not see eye-to-eye with Krell and found himself having to balance his troops' well-being with Krell's high-casualty plans. When Krell manipulated the 501st into a fatal confrontation with their comrades from the 212th Attack Battalion, Rex realized their general was a traitor to the Republic, and he risked charges of treason to lead his men in arresting Krell. The ordeal refined his hard-line obedience to orders, as he also learned the value of making his own decisions as a soldier. Rex aided Skywalker, Tano, and Kenobi in rescuing Togruta colonists from the Zygerrian Slave Empire and later offered his soldier's expertise to help the Jedi train local insurgents on Onderon to emancipate their world.

In a stark turn of events, he and Skywalker apprehended Tano on Coruscant after she was framed for a bombing of the Jedi Temple, an incident that culminated in her departure from the Jedi Order. Following the malfunction of a clone during the Battle of Ringo Vinda, Rex and Skywalker gave pursuit of a longtime comrade, ARC trooper Fives, who had gone rogue after unearthing an anti-Jedi directive that had been bred into all of the Republic's clone troopers. Before Fives could prove his findings to Rex and Skywalker, the Coruscant Guard gunned him down for resisting arrest. Following Tano's departure from the Jedi Order, Rex served alongside her during the Siege of Mandalore. At some point during the Clone Wars, Rex removed his inhibitor chip, and as a result, he did not comply with Order 66 when it was issued.

Abilities

  • Peak of Human Condition: Rex is on the top physical condition thanks to his training on Kamino.
    • Peak of Human Strenght: He was quite strong and was able to lift the injured Chairman Chi Cho without aid.
    • Peak of Human Reflexes: He had a fast reaction time even when not in combat: He responded instantly with his blaster to the appearance of a Rishi eel on the Rishi moon, killing the predator with a single shot to the eye. He recognized the danger of hesitating in battle, even for a split second, and resolved to eliminate all of the enemies in his path before they could gain the upper hand. As Skywalker noted during the Battle of Christophsis, he did so without even having to think about his maneuvers.
  • Expert Hand-To-Hand Combatant: As an expert in multiple forms of combat, Rex was skilled in armed and unarmed fighting. Besides fighting droids and Imperials, Rex also had some experience dealing with the spider-like krykna which lived near Chopper Base, the Phoenix rebel base on Atollon. Rex was able to hold his own against the larger units within the Separatist Droid Army, including octuptarra magna tri-droids and heavily armed Vulture droid starfighters. Though he dreaded the latter the most of all of the Separatists' combat droid models, he stood his ground against them.
  • Jetpack Flight: He was knowledgeable in the use of a jetpack, taking squads through the most difficult of flight paths.
  • Military Experience: He was additionally well-versed in reconnaissance and military tactics and was capable of leading specialty clone trooper units in various operations when the need arose. His abilities were such that he came to be considered one of the best soldiers in the Grand Army.
  • Weaponry: Like any good soldier, Rex knew his weapons and swore by his armor and gear, but he also recognized that equipment alone could not win a battle a soldier's greatest tool was his mind. Relying on intelligence over weaponry, he combined a commando's gift of improvisation with the toughness of an infantryman.
  • Marksman: Rex valued being an accurate shot with a blaster and became proficient in marksmanship. He was able to hit both fast-moving targets such as a flying fuel cell on Skytop Station or a Single Trooper Aerial Platform on Lola Sayu and distanced marks alike, eliminating a gun emplacement on Geonosis from several hundred meters away.
  • Master tactician/Leader: Rex was a skilled military commander and a respected leader who won the respect of his men and peers. Rex's gifts in critical thinking and leading his brethren into battle reached the attention of the Kaminoan cloners, and he thus underwent command training and intensive programmed learning on Kamino. Further ARC training under Alpha-17 sharpened him into a cunning and lethal soldier
  • Indomitable will/High tolerance for pain/Master survivor: Having been trained to resist interrogation as a prisoner of war, he was adept in mental resistance and was able to shield himself from a Force mind trick performed by the Dark Acolyte Asajj Ventress, due in part to his strong will and focus. He was relentless in using his abilities and equipment against his adversaries, whether they were Separatist droids on Ryloth or aggressive Talz warriors on Orto Plutonia, the latter of whom he faced with steely determination. He was also able to escape defeat at the hands of a menacing assassin probe aboard the Coronet by grabbing the attacking droid's pincers before they impaled him; he then managed to kick the large droid off himself. Against ruthless winds and menacing electro-mines on Lola Sayu, he was able to free-climb the cliff to an entry point to the Citadel. Despite having a temporarily paralyzed arm during the Battle of Saleucami, Rex was able to roll and fight in blaster combat against several droid commandos.
  • Pilot: Rex also knew how to handle machinery and could fly a Y-wing starfighter with ease. Rex put his combat and technical skills to good use when he escaped a doomed cruiser with Ahsoka Tano in a Y-wing bomber.

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