Stranded on Maridun Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker, along with a fleet of Republic gunships, were later sent to evacuate Jedi Knight from Separatist forces after her defeat during the. Battle of Bothawui and Search for R2-D2 Following the Republic's at , Tano, Skywalker and their fleet were stationed at Bothawui to protect it. After many of the clones' starfighters was destroyed as a result, Tano returned to the Resolute, devastated by the loss of her squad. They succeeded in disabling both the Malevolence 's ion cannons and its hyperdrive. She, and her fellow Jedi were successful in teaching the rebels in fighting the battle droids. Yoda did this to alleviate Skywalker's fear and inability to lose loved ones, as he believed that by becoming a teacher, Skywalker would develop emotionally and understand that his excessive bonding to those he cared about was unnecessary once Tano was ready to go off on her own.
Loathsom ordered Kenobi's forces to surrender, just as the shield blew up and Kenobi was able to take the Separatist general hostage. After a brief duel, they managed go escape on a to a nearby hangar, where a was landed, followed by their ,. The battle droid's body rolled over more sensors and activated additional retail droids. Despite destroying the fighters, their ship was forced to crash-land in the.
Unbeknownst to Tano, she was about to see more action than expected as skilled bounty hunters and , disguised as recently deceased Jedi , had infiltrated the temple with the goal of obtaining a from the vaults. Determining that they were most likely on , Tano and Skywalker set out immediately to the volcanic planet. In response, Secura shared similar feelings that she used to have regarding her own , whom she eventually was able to let go. Ashamed, Tano could not bring herself to admit to Skywalker that she had lost her weapon and immediately headed to the archives in the hopes of tracking down her thief once they reached the temple. After the Galactic Empire came to power, Tano went into hiding on and. Upon making contact with Fisto, the Jedi Master instructed her to dock at the medical base despite her concerns over the brain worms spreading.
The Jedi destroyed the droids and hijacked the ship. When the conference started, Tano found Sing and stopped her attempt. As a result, they were forced to crash-land on in order to avoid colliding with one of its nearby stars. Tano was left to guard Gunray as Unduli and Commander went to deal with the droids, where she was confronted by Ventress, who had slipped inside the ship undetected.
Tano warned her and Captain of this. As the Jedi were in hiding, they discovered a nearby heavily guarded Separatist base the the existence of a Durd's : the , which was capable of destroying all organic life. After returning from their failed mission, Tano and Skywalker were instructed by the Council to track down and intercept Bane on Naboo in order to prevent him from abducting one of the local Gungans, a Force-sensitive infant named. Her assignments pitted her against a variety of opponents, from and to such as and. The two Padawans were then taken to the medical bay to recover from their ordeal. Ahsoka Tano crosses blades with Asajj Ventress.
Unfortunately, they arrived too late, with Tano finding only his corpse inside the detention block. After the end of the , Tano returned to a freed and joined in her quest to find a missing Bridger, who had disappeared during the. However, Tano was allowed to accompany her to the conference as additional security. Once on the other platform, they encountered 4-A7 once again. At first, the ship passed, but it then detected the Twilight 's medical droid. They then re-sealed the cave entrance, trapping a swarm of inside.
Tano and Skywalker later assisted by fighting off the bombers tasked with destroying City as air support. As the ship docked in the medical base, Fisto entered the freezing ship to find a barely conscious Tano cradling her unconscious friend. The Padawan checked to see if the mother and child were okay, before she suddenly remembered the ceremony that she was already late for. However, they came under attack by several MagnaGuards. The Jedi Council finally sent Tano on her first mission to in order to aid the Republic forces and finally meet her new master, as well as pass on a message that masters Kenobi and Skywalker were needed back at the Jedi Temple on Coruscant. As the two jumped to hyperspace, Ventress and Kenobi sensed their withdrawal.
Tano and the clones were found and attacked by Grievous, who killed all troopers but Rex and Denal. She at first utilized the Force to throw a crate towards it, to get its attention. As Kenobi remained on Coruscant to search for Bane, Tano and Skywalker headed to the. Tano watched as Skywalker, Kenobi, and Amidala made their escape and the Malevolence crashed into the. Tano fought her until Sing knocked her out. They learned from Koon that the weapon was an mounted on an enormous ship that could disable ships.
However, she eventually relented after he master ordered her and her troops to get inside his gunship. She even during a on , but the known as the sacrificed herself to bring Tano back to life. However, Tano detected a approaching the battlefield. Tano, along with her master, Koon and Shadow Squadron, took a through the nebula.