The Zillo Beast Strikes Back

April 20, 2013 in Episode Guides by Firebird

Season 2 Episode 19

“The most dangerous beast is the beast within.”


Per Palpatine’s order, Republic forces transport a fearsome Zillo Beast back to Coruscant for scientific study. Eager to extract the beast’s secrets for military gain, Palpatine orders his lead scientist to examine, and subsequently, kill the monster.

Filled with pain and anger, the Zillo Beast escapes from the lab and begins devastating the city. Soon, Anakin, Padmé, and Palpatine find themselves pursued by the beast while the Jedi fight to contain it. In a climactic showdown, the Jedi are faced with having to save the lives of millions of innocents on Coruscant by destroying the Zillo Beast, the last of its kind.

The Zillo Beast Strikes Back Commentary, Preview and Episode Guide.

Concept Art and Trivia


Concept art of the Zillo Beast under attack by gunships


The holographic billboard of Palpatine is repeating the same address seen in “Lightsaber Lost.”


The droids tending to the Zillo Beast include re-purposed heavy labor droids first seen in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.


Concept art of Dr. Boll’s hover pod


Concept views of Chancellor Palpatine’s Republic shuttle