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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packy21
packy21 Jul 23 2012, 4:25am says:

lol. thats my profile pick

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packy21
packy21 Jul 23 2012, 4:30am replied:

on top

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Bacara
Bacara Jul 23 2012, 2:52am says:

Lieutenant Bacara and Marines Reporting

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 3:02am replied:

Lol do you want to be Scorch from special forces Delta Squad others to be decided when we reach 25 members.

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Larry-3
Larry-3 Jul 23 2012, 2:38am says:

Lieutenant Larry the 3rd, standing-by.

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 2:59am replied:

Arc-Trooper Larry the Third

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Larry-3
Larry-3 Jul 23 2012, 3:53am replied:

Sweet. I'm making my Republic trooper on Elite Squadron a Arc-Trooper.

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 4:57am replied:

Lol :).

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Bisszy4ever
Bisszy4ever Jul 23 2012, 1:48am says:

When we get 25 members i will add the position of Delta Squad which feature:

RC-1138 (Boss)

RC-1140 (Fixer)

RC-1207 (Sev)

RC-1262 (Scorch)

They are the same rank as ARC-Troopers but boss will be just below Null12 (Torrent Company) but above Arc-Troopers so if you become one you can get more access rights.

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