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|“||Crosshair, on the other hand, is not much of a conversationalist. But when you have to hit a precise target from ten klicks, Crosshair's your man.||„|
|~ Hunter's description of Crosshair.|
|“||Good soldiers follow orders.||„|
|~ Crosshair, after executing an insubordinate soldier.|
|“||We don’t usually work with regs.||„|
|~ Crosshair to Jesse.|
Crosshair, whose designation is CT-9904, is a supporting character in the Bad Batch arc of Season 7 of the 2008-2020 animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and the secondary antagonist of its 2021 spin-off sequel series, Star Wars: The Bad Batch.
A genetically defective clone of Jango Fett, Crosshair served as a sniper in the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. He was a member of Clone Force 99, also known as the Bad Batch, a team of elite clones who each bore favourable genetic mutations. During Order 66, Crosshair was the only member of the Bad Batch that complied with the order. When the Republic was transformed into the Galactic Empire by the Sith Lord Darth Sidious, Crosshair continued to serve despite the defection of the rest of his team.
Just like the rest of The Clones, Crosshair is voiced by Dee Bradley Baker, who also voices Admiral Trench in the same series, Klaus Heissler in American Dad!, Bubble Bass in SpongeBob SquarePants, and Admiral Kassius Konstantine in Star Wars Rebels.
Unlike regular clone troopers whose only defining features were various cosmetics, Crosshair was not an identical copy of his genetic donor Jango Fett. Crosshair was more slender than his brothers, and stood ten centimeters taller than the standard 1.83 meters. His head was also slimmer, featuring sharper features and higher cheekbones that when coupled together made his face look gaunt.
Crosshair's skin was also lighter than his regular brother's, although his eyes were brown like theirs's. His hair was light grey and cut into a buzz cut. A thin semicircle marking with a pair of long perpendicular lines running through it was carved under his right eye, a feature that was reminiscent of a crosshair on a firearm.
Crosshair's primary weapon of choice was a modified 773 Firepuncher Sniper Rifle, which had a magnifying scope as well as several different types of ammunition. For instance, his rifle could fire ordinary laser bolts or darts that electrified a target on contact. The weapon also had alternate barrel configurations that could be manually swapped out, such as a barrel that fired a long cable. When his primary weapon was destroyed or he desired to fight at closer range, Crosshair wielded a DC-17 hand blaster. The DC-17 allowed for closer range fighting due to its more compact size and higher rate of fire.
During the Clone Wars, Crosshair wore a suit of heavily-modified Katarn-class Commando Armor. Like the rest of Clone Force 99, his armor was painted dark grey with red markings, and featured the insignia of the Bad Batch on its right shoulder. There was a semi-circular cut out on his helmet visor's right upper edge to adapt to his sniper rifle's scope.
In service to the Galactic Empire, Crosshair wore a unique set of darker grey armor that more closely resembled standard Phase II clone trooper armor. More plain than his Katarn-class armor, Crosshair's Imperial uniform featured a green T-shaped visor.
- Crosshair was created by director Dave Filoni and writers Brent Friedman and Matt Michnovetz for Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
- He was inspired by renowned American actor Clint Eastwood, who often portrayed a cold-hearted gunslinger operating out of the Wild West in his movies.
- Like Cad Bane, Crosshair is often shown chewing on a toothpick.