A Black Dalek known as a Supreme Controller directed the Bedfordshire operation. It had a terrifying pet called the Slyther which it used to let roam free around the mines at night killing those it found. Its voice was considerably higher than the other Daleks. A black and silver coloured Dalek referred to as the Saucer Commander was also used during this invasion. (DW: The Dalek Invasion of Earth)
During the 26th century, Dalek Supremes were gold with black trim. The Master liased with one after he'd been hired to start a human-Draconian war. (DW: Frontier in Space) Another, a member of the Dalek's Supreme Council, arrived to take command of operations on the planet Spiridon. The second supreme had an eye-stalk that lit up when it was speaking. (DW: Planet of the Daleks) The Dalek Tapes feature presented all golden Dalek Supremes as members of the Council.
The Dalek Supreme was the supreme commander of the Daleks during the war with the Movellans. A Dalek lieutenant, a Dalek of a darker shade of grey than the rest, was also of an intermediate rank at that time. (DW: Destiny of the Daleks)
Following the Dalek-Movellan war, the Supreme Dalek was a fully black Dalek, with white bumps and a more hollow voice. He was destroyed when the prison station holding Davros self-destructed taking the Dalek ship with it. (DW: Resurrection of the Daleks)
A schism developed between the Daleks led by the Dalek Supreme and those still loyal to their creator Davros. (DW: Resurrection of the Daleks, DW: Revelation of the Daleks, DW: Remembrance of the Daleks)
During the civil war, the Dalek Supreme was the leader of the Renegade Daleks that opposed the Imperial Daleks commanded by Davros, now calling himself the Dalek Emperor. The Dalek Supreme ended up as the last surviving Dalek on Earth. The Doctor convinced it that it had no purpose, at which point, in a state of confusion and distress, it destroyed itself. (DW: Remembrance of the Daleks)
During and after the Last Great Time War, the Dalek Supreme had once again been replaced by the Emperor who used black-domed Daleks as lieutenants, however the Cult of Skaro had Dalek Sec, a Black Dalek, as a leader. (DW: The Parting of the Ways, Doomsday)Evolution of the Daleks)
After the return of Davros and the reestablishment of the Dalek race, a red Supreme Dalek took charge of the New Dalek Empire. His casing had gold ridges (similar in appearance to the Genesis Ark) around it, and its spheres are also golden. The Supreme Dalek speaks in a deep voice similar to that of the Emperor. He is killed by Jack Harkness who shoots him, blowing him up. (DW: The Stolen Earth/Journey's End)
In the Dalek Chronicles the Black Dalek acts as overall second-in-command of the Daleks, ranking below only the Dalek Emperor. John Peel's BBC Books Doctor Who novel War of the Daleks the Daleks are led by the Dalek Prime, whose description matches that of the TV 21 Dalek Emperor. In the novel, the Dalek Prime is the judge at Davros's trial on Skaro and is stated to be the last survivor of the original Daleks created by Davros. As this was how Peel referred to the Dalek Emperor in his novelisation of The Evil of the Daleks, this suggests that they are the same Dalek at different points in its history. The novel also mentions Black Daleks as being high in the Dalek chain-of-command and being in charge of all lower ranks, being subordinate only to Gold Daleks and the Dalek Prime. The Dalek Prime is also mentioned in Peel's BBC Eighth Doctor Adventures novel Legacy of the Daleks.
In the Big Finish Productions series of Dalek Empire stories, the rank of Supreme Dalek is equivalent to an Army General, subordinate to the Emperor Dalek on Skaro, and eventually rises to command the Daleks in the Emperor's absence, with a different Dalek Supreme taking over in the third series.
|Standard Dalek • Dalek Supreme • Dalek Emperor • Dalek Prime • Dalek Saucer Commander • Marsh Dalek • Daleks of Human Origin • Glass Dalek • Special Weapons Dalek • Marine Dalek • Spider Dalek • Emperor's Personal Guard • Cult of Skaro • Mutant Dalek Embryo • Dalek Sec Hybrid • Supreme Dalek • Vault Dalek|
|Aliens and Enemies of Season 2|
|Planet of Giants: Forester • Smithers The Dalek Invasion of Earth: Robomen • Daleks • Slyther • Black Dalek • Dalek Saucer Commander The Rescue: Sand Beast • Bennett/Koquillion • Didonians The Romans: Nero • Poppaea • Didius • Sevcheria • Locusta • AscarisThe Web Planet: Zarbi • Menoptera • Larvae guns • Optera • Animus The Crusade: El Akir • Saphadin • Thatcher • Fatima The Space Museum: Moroks • Lobos • Xerons • Daleks The Chase: Daleks • Supreme Dalek • Aridians • Mire Beast • Frankenstein's Monster robot • Dracula robot • Grey Lady • Gubbage Cones • Robot Dr Who • Mechanoids The Time Meddler: The Monk • Ulf • Sven • Gunnar the Giant|
|Aliens and Enemies of Season 3|
|Galaxy Four: Rills • Chumblies • Maaga • Drahvins • Mission to the Unknown: Varga plants • Daleks • Malpha • Warrien • Trantis • Gearon • Beaus • Sentreal The Myth Makers: Cassandra The Daleks' Master Plan: Daleks • Supreme Dalek • Mavic Chen • Malpha • Trantis • Celation • Gearon • Beaus • Sentreal • Zephon • Kirksen • Visians • Screamers • The Monk The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve: Catherine de Medici The Ark: Monoids • Refusian The Celestial Toymaker: Celestial Toymaker • Joey the Clown • Clara the Clown • King of Hearts • Queen of Hearts • Knave of Hearts • Joker • Sgt. Rugg • Mrs. Wiggs • Cyril • Kitchen Boy The Gunfighters: Johnny Ringo The Savages: Savages • Elders • Jano • Senta • Edal • Exorse The War Machines: WOTAN • War Machines • Green • Brett|
|Aliens and Enemies of Season 10|
|The Three Doctors: Omega • Gell guards • Anti-matter Organism • Time Lords Carnival of Monsters: Lurmans • Drashigs • Kalik • Plesiosaurus • Orum • Inter Minorians Frontier in Space: Draconians • The Master • Ogrons • Daleks • Ogron eater • Cross Planet of the Daleks: Daleks • Dalek Supreme • Thals • Spiridonians • Sponge-plants • Eye-plants The Green Death: BOSS • Giant Maggots • Giant Flies • Stevens • Ralph Fell • Elgin • Hinks • James|