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The Clone Wars – S1E3 : Shadow of Malevolence

Aired October 10th, 2008


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Shadow of Malevolence is the third episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on October 10, 2008, as part of Season 1.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date10/10/2008
  • Season Number#1
  • Episode Number#3
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

With the help of his Padawan Ahsoka and Jedi Master Plo Koon, Anakin utilizes new long-range Y-wing bombers to lead a bold strike on General Grievous’ warship the Malevolence and its destructive weapon. As General Grievous uses the Malevolence to terrorize medical bases, the Jedi rush to defend Republic space. With help from his Padawan and Master Plo Koon, Anakin leads a bold strike mission into enemy territory.

Opening Crawl

Episode 3

A deadly weapon, unleashed! The Separatist battleship ”Malevolence” advances unopposed through Republic space, tearing apart any ship that stands in its path.

After a daring rescue and narrow escape, Anakin Skywalker prepares a counterattack on the enemy ship and its diabolical droid commander, General Grievous….