"Shadow of Malevolence"
Episode Information
Season: One
Episode No.: 3
Production Code: 1.09
Airdate: October 10, 2008
  • Steve Melching
Director: Brian Kalin O'Connell
"Easy is the path to wisdom for those not blinded by themselves."

Shadow of Malevolence is the third episode episode to air of the television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It aired on October 10, 2008 and is the second part of the Malevolence Saga.

Official Description

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, Anakin leads a bold strike mission into enemy territory.

Brief Synopsis

With several attacks on the Republic by the CIS flagship the Malevolence, Anakin organizes a strike force to attack and destroy the ship along with its commander General Grievous. With the Kaliida Shoals Medical Center being the Malevolence's next target, Anakin, Ahsoka, and Plo Koon along with several Clone Pilots, take Long Range Y-Bombers through the Balmorran Run in order to reach the flagship as quickly as possible.




Droid Models




  • Twice when the ion cannon is fired, the camera shows a close up of the inner section firing the blast. Both screens are an homage to the Death Star firing sequence, where instead of droids there are Imperial technicians.
  • This episode reached 2.8 million views.