The 501st Legion

We are Vader's Fist, we are the Five Hundred and First!

The 501st Legion, also known as the 501st Battalion during the Clone Wars and later known as "Vader's Fist" and the Five Hundred and First, was an elite unit of clone troopers commissioned by Supreme Chancellor Palpatine during the Clone Wars that later became a stormtrooper unit. Made up of units like Torrent Company, the 501st fought in many battles, such as the Battle of Teth and the Battle of Coruscant, becoming one of the most well-known legions. In 19 BBY, the 501st became Darth Vader's personal unit as he led them during Operation: Knightfall, in which the clones helped take down the Jedi, whom they believed to be traitors to the Republic.

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Following the rise of the Galactic Empire, the 501st transitioned into a stormtrooper unit, like other clone units. Given new armor and weapons, the 501st faithfully served the Empire, operating under the direct command of the Sith Lord Darth Vader. After the Battle of Kamino, the 501st became the last remnant of the Grand Army of the Republic fully composed of Jango Fett clones, as opposed to the ever-growing and more diverse Stormtrooper Corps, where the Fett clones became a minority, with the inclusion of a pool of clones from different templates and birth-born recruits, while others were not clones, but humans from an Imperial academy.

The legion fought in a number of battles during the Galactic Civil War in an effort to defeat the Rebel Alliance and bring peace to the galaxy, although the Alliance ultimately triumphed. Though the 501st was disbanded after the Battle of Endor, the Chiss Grand Admiral Thrawn resurrected the designation by forming a new 501st Legion. He also added more diverse recruits to the 501st, including non-Humans. The reconstituted 501st was stationed in the Unknown Regions, where they protected Thrawn's Empire of the Hand. Over a century later, the legion was in the service of a new Empire, by then under the rule of Emperor Roan Fel.

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Bisszy4ever Creator
Bisszy4ever Feb 1 2015, 2:48am says:

Star Wars Battlefront (DICE) Concept Art:

Too big to upload.

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Bisszy4ever Jan 21 2015, 7:53am says:

Thanks to the super awesome admin Erayser (He makes some spicy pages) for updating the code with the image I made!

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_w_ Jan 21 2015, 8:48am replied:

halp! cant handle this spice! send for an evac shuttle now rip

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packy21 Jan 23 2015, 5:28pm replied:

Bring me a jug of that famous ol' spiced (obscure refrence. Look it up if you feel the need to)

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Bisszy4ever Dec 25 2014, 2:12am says:

Merry Empire Day! Hail to Emperor Palpatine! May Empire Day continue for another 1000 years!

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packy21 Jan 23 2015, 5:29pm replied:

Aaaah i remember a certain young mustashed man with the same ideals from back in my days... Coming to think of it... My days sucked

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_w_ Jan 19 2015, 2:00pm replied:

SH33333VVVVV vor victory

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Bisszy4ever Jan 19 2015, 2:02pm replied:

Oh Sheev behave!

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_w_ Jan 20 2015, 7:45am replied:

G-g-ravy baby

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Aeon Disciple Dec 5 2014, 11:29pm says:

The Empire needs more Sergeants like this...

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Bisszy4ever Dec 6 2014, 2:00am replied:

Haha gotta love Fallout.

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Ori`verda Jan 9 2015, 6:09am replied:

Or absolutely hate it with every fibre of your being.

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Bisszy4ever Jan 9 2015, 7:25am replied:

U w0t m8? Hav3in a little giggle m8? U want sum?

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