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The Clone Wars – S2E18 : The Zillo Beast

Aired April 9th, 2010


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The Zillo Beast is the fortieth episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on April 09, 2010, as part of Season 2.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date04/09/2010
  • Season Number#2
  • Episode Number#40
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

The Republic’s new super-weapon awakens the fearsome Zillo Beast of Malastare. Now the Jedi must devise a way to contain the deadly creature.

Opening Crawl

Episode 18

Desperate times call for desperate measures! In one of the longest and fiercest battles of the war, Separatist forces are on the verge of claiming the planet of Malastare. If the Republic loses this planet it will cost them vital fuel resources necessary for maintaining their armies. In a final effort to turn the tide of this battle, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine has authorized the use of the Republic’s newest weapon: the ELECTRO-PROTON BOMB.

Now, at the Imperial palace of Doge Urus, the leader of the Dugs, the Jedi count down the minutes until the detonation of their doomsday device….