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Robonino
Physical description
Species

Patrolian[1]

Gender

Male[2]

Hair color

None

Eye color

Red[2]

Chronological and political information
Era(s)

Rise of the Empire era[2]

"You better not fail me, bubble brain."
"Don't worry! I'll have the power off in no time."
―Cad Bane and Robonino — (audio)Listen (file info)

Robonino was a Patrolian, a diminutive and brightly colored bounty hunter with fish-like features who wore an eye patch during the Clone Wars. He teamed up with Cad Bane and Aurra Sing during the Senate hostage crisis.

Contents

Biography

Robonino incapacitating Anakin Skywalker.

To see how "solitary types" like Robonino, Shahan Alama and Aurra Sing would work together, Bane set them on a test mission to capture bounty hunter Davtokk on the planet Keyorin. Davtokk attempted to take out Bane to collect the bounty on his head, but was relatively easily overcome by Bane's team.[3] Pleased with their performance, Bane moved the team to Coruscant to prepare for an operation to liberate Ziro Desilijic Tiure from Republic incarceration.[2]

During the Senate hostage crisis, Robonino sabotaged the power distribution network of the Senate Building from the control room. He triggered the emergency lock-down in the Republic Executive Building, which allowed Bane to execute the rest of his plan. Robonino was also able to single-handedly defeat Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker by grabbing him from behind and electrocuting him while the Jedi fought Shahan Alama and Aurra Sing. After the Hutt crime lord was freed, Robonino left the crime scene along with the rest of the group.[2]

Once he left, Robonino later ended up on Rodia, where he had modified leftover battle droids to cover his path and hide his hideout, which was an underwater hub. Due to this, it caused the local wildlife to die, giving reason for Senator Onaconda Farr to summon Jedi General Kit Fisto to sort out the situation. In the ensuing skirmish, Robonino briefly battled and defeated Fisto and was apparently swallowed by a Kwazel Maw. He was later regurgitated, alive and well, on shore where Fisto, Farr and surviving clone troopers were waiting for him.

Personality and traits

Unused Episode I Jedi concept art, which later became Robonino.

Robonino was an expert saboteur, skilled at handling explosive devices and sabotaging electronic systems.[2]

Behind the scenes

Robonino's look was based on an unused prequel Jedi design by Iain McCaig. He was voiced by Dee Bradley Baker.[4]

The text on Robonino's backpack reads "PATSFAN-01" in Aurebesh.[4]

Appearances

  • The Clone Wars: Invitation Only (First appearance)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Hostage Crisis"
  • The Clone Wars: Hunting the Hunters (Part 1)
  • The Clone Wars: Hunting the Hunters (Part 2)
  • Swamp Station Sweep (Mentioned only)

Sources

  • StarWars.com The Clone Wars Episode Guide: Hostage Crisis on StarWars.com (backup link on Archive.org)
  • The Art of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Visual Guide Ultimate Battles
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Complete Season One
  • "Dave Filoni Talks Season Two" - Star Wars Insider 114
  • StarWars.com Insider Excerpt: Dave Filoni Talks Season Two on StarWars.com (backup link on Archive.org)
  •  Cad Bane in the Databank

Notes and references

  1. The Art of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Hostage Crisis"
  3. The Clone Wars: Invitation Only
  4. 4.0 4.1 StarWars.com The Clone Wars Episode Guide: Hostage Crisis on StarWars.com (backup link on Archive.org)

External links

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