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DarkStar Star Wars Character Database: Poe Dameron

12 May 2023  |  Captain Rex

Poe Dameron - Ace Pilot and Leader of the Resistance

Poe Dameron is a skilled pilot and dedicated member of the Resistance in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. With unwavering loyalty and bravery, he plays a vital role in the fight against the First Order. As a natural-born leader, he eventually becomes the leader of the Resistance fleet, following in the footsteps of General Leia Organa.

Character Description

Poe Dameron was born on Yavin 4 to parents who fought alongside the Rebel Alliance during the Galactic Civil War. Inspired by their service, Poe joined the New Republic Defense Fleet, where he quickly gained a reputation as one of the best pilots in the galaxy. When the First Order rose to power, Poe was recruited by General Leia Organa to join the Resistance as a pilot and leader of the Black Squadron.

Throughout the sequel trilogy, Poe is a key figure in the Resistance's struggle against the First Order. His exceptional piloting skills and strategic thinking help turn the tide of numerous battles. He also forms strong bonds with fellow Resistance members Finn and Rey, solidifying their status as the next generation of heroes in the Star Wars saga.

Despite facing numerous setbacks, Poe's dedication to the cause never wavers. He learns valuable lessons in leadership and humility, eventually taking up the mantle of leadership in the Resistance after the passing of General Leia Organa. Under his guidance, the Resistance ultimately defeats the First Order and restores peace to the galaxy.

Appearances in Star Wars Media

  • Film: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
  • Film: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
  • Film: Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
  • Comic: Star Wars: Poe Dameron
  • Various novels, comics, and games in the Star Wars canon
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