Loss of the Emancipator (4)Full unit name: Loss of the Emancipator (BoMC)
Last updated: 05.11.2022 18:34:37
Version: 7.05.001.2022.10.14
Basic info
First appearance: Star Wars : Dark Empire
Happened during: Battle of Mon Calamari
Battle of Mon Calamari
Event
New Republic Era
Relations: Dac (Mon Calamari)
Dac (Mon Calamari)
Planet
Known Facts (1)
Summary
Eventually, the Emancipator was consumed by one of the World Devastators
World Devastator
Starship
Starship Models
, forcing its crew into escape pods or face a fiery death in the superweapon's furnaces. Onboard the last escape pod, Lando Calrissian
Lando Calrissian
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
, Wedge Antilles
Wedge Antilles
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
, and the surviving bridge crew watched as their flagship was slowly reduced to its most basic elements. The tide of battle shifted in favor of the Empire as the remaining New Republic warships struggled to maintain their attacks and recover escape pods. However, the timely arrival of New Republic reinforcements kept the battle from turning into a rout. The New Republic forces consisted of multiple escort and rescue frigates, as well as the new E-wing escort starfighter
E-Wing Escort Starfighter
Starship
Starfighter Models
. The new fighters, led by Knave Squadron
Knave Team
Organization
New Republic
, engaged the TIE/D automated starfighters while the rescue frigates gathered the escape pods from the Emancipator. At some point, Antilles
Wedge Antilles
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
took direct command of Rogue Squadron
Rogue Squadron
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
, part of which assailed a triad of smaller World Devastators in V-wing airspeeders
V-Wing Airspeeder
Ground Vehicle
Vehicles
and part of which undertook a separate offensive in X-wing starfighters
T-65 X-Wing
Starship
Starfighter Models
. The Rogues engaged took out three of the Devastators and destroyed squadrons of droid TIE fighters which were attacking Mon Calamari
Mon Calamari
Sentient Species
cities on the land. Kasan Moor flew a V-wing with Rogue Squadron at the behest of Antilles, though she had not flown with the squadron for years. In addition, three smaller-scale World Devastators were also destroyed by Rogue Squadron, exploiting their weak deflector shields by destroying two of their "legs." Even the E-wings could not penetrate the heavy defenses of the World Devastators, with several of the new fighters being lost. Luckily for the New Republic, Luke Skywalker
Luke Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
though having apparently joined the Emperor
Palpatine
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
and become his Supreme Commander, had tampered with the Master Control Signal on Byss. This caused the loss of three Devastators.

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See also
Related organizations
Rogue Squadron
Knave Team
Related units, characters and technologies
Lando Calrissian
Wedge Antilles
World Devastator
E-Wing Escort Starfighter
TIE Drone
Accuser (Emancipator)
Silencer-7
[SWDE Unidentified Ship 001]
[SWDE Unidentified Ship 002]
[SWDE Unidentified Ship 003]
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Full unit name: Loss of the Emancipator (BoMC) Last updated: 05.11.2022 18:34:37