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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501st-veteran
501st-veteran Jul 16 2013, 7:17pm says:

Outta curiosity, do the guys on Deviant Art even know you're uploading their work here?

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jul 16 2013, 9:33pm replied:

Yeah some of them for the rest I don't think they care as long as credits are given.

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501st-veteran
501st-veteran Jul 17 2013, 12:17am replied:

Okay, just wanted to check

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Gumwars850
Gumwars850 Jul 8 2013, 8:47pm says:

Yay no more annoying music.

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jul 3 2013, 4:29am says:

Anyone got some new song suggestions for the 501st?

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jul 8 2013, 3:55am replied:

Updated to the Order 66 Sound Track by John Williams.

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TheTriangulum
TheTriangulum Jun 23 2013, 6:24am says:

Greetings, this may sound silly but this is really important.
I cannot remember my own code to create this layout!
Whoever is leader of this page, can someone pm me the code for this layout and html of how you got the image set up in the description? I need it for an impending mod project which is coming up ;).
Please send it to me quickly thanks.

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jun 24 2013, 9:09am replied:

Lol done.

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TheTriangulum
TheTriangulum Jun 27 2013, 3:28am replied:

code does not work

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nowhere3pro Jun 11 2013, 4:03am says:

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