Tup’s chip degraded. He put things in motion long before we saw him in The Phantom Menace and carefully played countless people like pianos. The Jedi and Anakin played right into Palpatine’s greedy hands. Fives eventually discovered that all Clones had a chip in their brains. Fives worked out that the Kaminoans, Count Dooku and even Chancellor Palpatine were in on the plan. He tried to tell Rex and Anakin what was happening but was killed before he could fully expose the plot. The Abduction of Chancellor Palpatine was a plot initiated by Count Dooku and the criminal mastermind, Moralo Eval, which involved abducting the Chancellor while he attended the Festival of Light on Naboo. Fives believes he's uncovered a major conspiracy regarding the mysterious actions of clone trooper Tup, and finds himself on-the-run after he's falsely accused of attempting to murder the Chancellor. Vol. Fives didn't buy that, either, and he continued his investigation. Although none of the Force sensitive Jedi sensed Darth Sidious, an ARC trooper named Fives saw through the deception, and if the Jedi had listened to him the Emperor's plan might have turned out differently. Follow her on Twitter at @amy_geek and keep up with all things geeky at her blog. At the beginning of the sixth season of The Clone Wars, we see Tup’s Order 66 programming get triggered prematurely. More importantly, Ian is also a wrestling fan, comic book reader, video game player and photographer. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. 1 Depicts a Vibrant Past... and an Already-Dated Future? Unknown to many, Clones by the names of Wolffe and Gregor reputedly believed Fives, and subsequently removed their chips prior to Order 66 taking effect. Palpatine flexes his muscles subtly in The Phantom Menace. The opera house scene in Revenge of the Sith has galactic repercussions. Tup's malfunctioning chip made him turn earlier than planned. If they had accepted the reality that the Clone Army was designed to betray and kill them, they could have planned for a strategic withdrawal from the situation, finding a safe place to take a step back to and figure out what to do next. He tried to tell Rex and Anakin what was happening but was killed before he could fully expose the plot. Fives was a trainee on Kamino to become a soldier. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Which leads to…. Much of Palpatine’s efforts are centered on shaping Anakin into the perfect apprentice. They failed several times during practice, due to a lack of cooperation. Go home! “Tell him he’s right Tech” Rex said as he took off his helmet. Getting Queen Amidala to call for a vote of no confidence. Tup's had malfunctioned, causing him to kill Tiplar. No other Clones have been specifically mentioned as having removed their own chips yet. After Windu dies, Palpatine further squeezes Anakin and orders him to wipe out the remaining Jedi because they pose a threat. RELATED: Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Weirdest Episode Homaged... Gulliver's Travels? The point is, Skywalker relies too heavily on Palpatine to tell a compelling story and tie the three trilogies together, as if the legacies of the old characters weren’t being carried through by the ones Abrams and co. created. They were a hard-luck group that had to put in a lot of extra effort to get through training but became some of the best the Republic had to offer. Palpatine: So did you see the people at the beach? the only thing he was afraid of was losing his power, which eventually, of course, he did. Ian's also an unrepentant, unapologetic Cougar Town fan, a show he will defend until the day he dies. Fives had a thin goatee (while on Umbara, he is seen with a thicker goatee). Palpatine uses the “incident” to make a case for the inhibitor chips and ensures they stay in place for his use and successfully deceives the Jedi. With Dee Bradley Baker, Tim Curry, Matt Lanter, Stephen Stanton. Palpatine set himself up to win because either Vader or Luke could serve as apprentice, but for once, things didn’t work out as planned. So even if Obi-Wan was an obstacle, he was never much of a real threat to Sheev Palpatine. Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Weirdest Episode Homaged... Gulliver's Travels? Palpatine goes for the kill, while the jedi dont even know how they should handle the situation. Quiz: How Well Do You Know Emperor Palpatine? The Mandalorian is hinting at a darker side to Din Djarin's cute, tiny sidekick Baby Yoda, and it's one that could have major ramifications for the … Even the waves aren't showing up here! The list includes just a few of the times Palpatine carefully moved pawns into place to set up his endgame. Everyone involved in the conflict was playing their respective parts to perfection. The Clone Wars does so much throughout its seven series to build on, expand, and improve the canon, particularly of the prequels, and is an absolute joy to see all of these things coming together in such high-quality television. They acted on this by keeping information from him, and by attempting to spy on him by using Anakin's friendship with Palpatine. KEEP READING: Star Wars: How Bo-Katan Became the Rightful Leader of Mandalore. RELATED: Star Wars: The Clone Wars MUST Be Watched in Chronological Order. Please cite your sources. When Shaak Ti and Fives take evidence to Chancellor Palpatine, he separates Fives to talk to him alone and then pretends Fives attacks him. Let's look into Five's history and the events that lead up to this moment. I'm all set! The people he told would be shocked and lose trust of him, since the Chancellor, after all, could definitely not be a Separatist/Sith Lord. Palpatine tells Anakin the story of Darth Plagueis the Wise and hints that the Sith could manipulate midi-chlorians and prevent death (this scene leads many fans to believe Palpatine was responsible for bringing Anakin into existence) and thusly exploits Anakin’s feelings and concerns for Padmé. level 1 So they’re clearly not going to find about the inhibitor chip, ... WHY DID YOU TELL PALPATINE … Yoda was over nine-hundred years old, training Jedi for eight-hundred of those, so it is hard to imagine a five or six-hundred-year-old Yoda, with no walking stick or need for Force Valour would fall to the fifty-year-old Palpatine… Fives raised some serious allegations that almost no one seemed to take seriously. He leverages Luke’s feelings about his friends — concern and anger — and pits father against son. Anakin cared deeply about the clones who served in the 501 st under him and did not want to hurt Fives, despite the things he’s heard that he did. When Shaak Ti and Fives take evidence to Chancellor Palpatine, he separates Fives to talk to him alone and then pretends Fives attacks him. Tensions were high between the Council and the Chancellor, thanks to their suspicions about his inner circle, fears that he would not give up power when the Clone Wars ended, and … . Palpatine reveals he learned from Plagueis and talks to Anakin about the dark side. Palpatine was a masterful and patient manipulator. During basic training, he was a member of Domino Squad alongside Echo, Hevy, Cutup and Droidbait. After his graduation from cadet training, he wore the normal clone trooper armor, which was a sleek white. When the Jedi discovered that there was a plot against the Chancellor, they formed a … Though most Clones were overtaken by the chips, some survived. He continually compliments Anakin, insults the Jedi Order both passively aggressively and directly and says they’re fools for not seeing Anakin’s potential, and on and on. Sheev Palpatine is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas.Initially credited as The Emperor in The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Palpatine is also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious.. “Tell him we didn’t plan to drag his people into war but look what the separatists did to one of our people” Rex said as he pointed to Echo, now a lot stronger than before, no longer needing Fives to help him walk but still weak and much worse looking than at the citadel. Jaws: Oh heck no! Tup suddenly executed Jedi Master Tiplar in the middle of a battle, which led the Jedi to investigate what happened. Still, they did miss an opportunity. He takes Anakin to the edge of a precipice. PALPATINE: He became so powerful . Later on, Ahsoka Tano was able to use the information obtained by Fives to remove Rex's chip, but that was only after the activation of Order 66. Watching Fives get killed is hard, but seeing the anguish in Captain Rex’s eyes as his friend dies, seemingly gripped by madness, is even worse. His hope is mainly that Anakin decides not to tell Windu and the rest of the council about his true identity, but instead joins him so that they can rule the galaxy together. It would have been virtually impossible for the Jedi to change the course of galactic events at that point. Citizens, politicians, reporters, entrepreneurs, and government … Not long after the Battle of Coruscant, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker began experiencing visions of his wife, Padmé Amidala, dying in childbirth. Senator Palpatine hits just the right notes when talking about Chancellor Finis Valorum and the blockade of Naboo. Palpatine is an egomaniac. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. He was on the Domino Squad for his training for the Citadel Challenge. Please upgrade your browser to experience the site. 1 The story continues 2 Emergency Meeting 3 CIS Affairs 4 The Hunt for Grievous 5 Meeting with "Sidious" 6 The next step The galaxy is in political turmoil. Because of this… Rancor Battalion leaders Commanders Colt, Havoc, and Blitz, arrived to train cadets and give the… It may look obvious to us, but in the context of the film, it’s understandable that Padmé Amidala and others would be taken in. Pitting Anakin against the Jedi. Palpatine uses the “incident” to make a case for the inhibitor chips and ensures they stay in place for his use and successfully deceives the Jedi. What they could have done was prepare themselves for what was coming. Formerly known as CT-5555, Fives was a Clone Trooper, and like the rest of his brothers, he was born on Kamino using the DNA of the deceased Mandalorian bounty hunter, Jango Fett. During Star Wars: The Clone Wars, ARC Trooper Fives came incredibly close to exposing Palpatine's plot against the Jedi and the Republic. Palpatine cunningly uses Obi-Wan as a tool, driving a wedge between him and the future Darth Vader. Ian Goodwillie is a freelance writer based out of Saskatoon, SK, Canada. He’s quite impressive in the original trilogy as well, but if you visit earlier periods, you can see his devotion to his twisted plan. But as we saw, the battle left him severely wounded, and … All of the info above is canon™. RELATED: The Clone Wars: 5 Ways It Improves The … Now the validity of Darth Vader #25 aside, there’s a chance that Palpatine did create his own child, presumably around the time Anakin had turned to The Dark Side of The Force. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker didn’t make much of an effort to explain how Palpatine cheated death (or if he didn’t beat death and this being facing Rey was a clone). The end of The Clone Wars marks the end of an important and fantastic era in Star Wars. When you start tracking the subtle way he guides conversations and popular sentiment, you may find yourself marveling at him. Anakin and Rex had heard about Fives' supposed assassination attempt on the chancellor and had come looking for answers. In fact, if Vader had managed to defeat and kill Obi-Wan, he would’ve done the same with Palpatine. The Kaminoans claimed the chips were only there to make the Clones more compliant. All clones were given a bio-chip, one that could be activated by remote order via voice command; Sheev Palpatine, for example, only needed to tell clones to execute Order 66, and the order was carried out. The question is about the nature of Vader's training, specifically about what knowledge, techniques and secrets did Palpatine share with Vader that is usuable in combat, lightsaber and Force related. Instead, they were all but wiped out, unknowingly leaving their survival in the hands of a young boy on Tatooine. They thought that Palpatine was under the control of Sidious. He rarely wasted an opportunity to turn the tides in his favor. Fives just out-logiced a droid on its programming, Captain Kirk style. Some Jedi had even turned their backs on the Order because of it. RELATED: The Mandalorian Theory: The Child Is Connected to a Key Clone Wars Arc. Then, when he’s not elevated to the rank of Jedi Master, Palpatine is there to listen. But by the time that Fives unraveled a portion of the plot, it would have been too late to do anything about it. They both laugh. As soon as Darth Vader mentions the young Rebel from the Battle of Yavin to the Emperor in The Empire Strikes Back, you can practically see the wheels turning. Cut to Palps doing push ups. One of these friends he lost was another respected Clone named Tup, and it absolutely broke him. PALPATINE sits behind his desk. I was like look around you dumb dumbs! Amy Ratcliffe is a writer obsessed with all things Star Wars, Disney, and coffee. 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A one-stop shop for all things video games. Palpatine: So, did you eat any of them? Clone Protocol 66 was built into the clone troopers of the Grand Army of the Republic during the cloning process that created them. Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's, ‘This Is All A Dream Come True’: Fans Share Their. His hairstyle was the standard crew cut and he had the number five tattooed in Aurebesh to the top right of his forehead. He loves to write and writes about what he loves. Unfortunately, he … Palpatine seemed to know who Luke Skywalker was and started planning. Palpatine: Excellent. Fives and Echo would go on to become Advanced Recon Commandos, better known as ARC Troopers. He has a BA in English Literature from the University of Saskatchewan and completed the Writing Program at Vancouver Film School. The effects upon Anakin are further compounded when Obi-Wan Kenobi asks him to spy on Palpatine. He leads Vader to suggesting that Luke should be turned to the dark side and then during Return of the Jedi, he basically waits for Luke to arrive. TM & © Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Though Star Was: The Clone Wars has wrapped up with the end of Season 7, some questions about the series still remain unanswered; one of these being how no one in the Jedi Order could sense the incredibly powerful Sith Lord, Emperor Palpatine, sitting right in front of them for years. J.J. Abrams is ready for Emperor Palpatine's return in Star Wars 9.The director says the villain's absence from the sequel trilogy would … His intelligence coupled with his desire for power makes him one of the most formidable villains you’ll encounter in fiction. Walker: The CW’s New Show Starts with the Same Tired Trope as Supernatural, Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The Tragedy of Fives. We know from the getgo that the clones are loyal to the Jedi but they are primarily loyal to Palpatine. In keeping Darth Sidious, a secret from the public, Emperor Palpatine was able to grow in power and strength. Soon, Fives realized that the chips would make all Clones turn on the Jedi and the Republic. The character appears in each trilogy in the nine-film Skywalker saga, in which he is portrayed by Ian McDiarmid and serves as the overarching villain. Studying Skywalkers: Thanksgiving in the Prequel Trilogy. These six moments were key in helping Palpatine become the Emperor. Palpatine did say "DO IT" when Anakin hesitated about killing Dooku, which Obi-Wan apparently missed in all the commotion. Even Mace didnt go for the kill once he had Palpatine on the ground, he only demanded his surrender. Palpatine plays the scene carefully — as usual — and when Windu has him within reach, Palpatine uses the moment to convince Anakin that the Jedi are trying to take over the government. . The plan was formed in order to strike a crippling blow to the Galactic Republic. 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