XWA-F 2: Destroy Ackbar

Battle Information

Game platform: X-Wing Alliance
Missions: 1
Release date: 1999-11-14
Last updated: 2003-09-09

COL Dras Hempor

Average rating 2.9
Reviews: 27
Bug reports: 0
Times completed: 469
Patches used: None

Battle Reviews

CM Jagged Fell III



Quick and easy. only trick is to make sure you don't only focus on the capital ship as you need to wait for it to launch enough fighters to get to the 75% requirement

CM Nova Discordia



This one was okay - a mixed bag really - I love the huge furball at the beginning, with lots of combant ships going at it, but really don't like missions which make you take out a cap ship, apparently on your own, when everybody else just seems to go home....

CM LQC-75-3



A very fun, engaging mission, and one that I found to be pretty realistic. As you're going after one of the NR's greatest assets, you're reasonably swarmed with rebel fighters, and it's quite challenging (although fun) to take out that many fighters. After most of the fighters are gone, you can basically just go for the ship, since your wingmen deal with the remaining fighters.

SL Alejandro Araujo



So, a power fantasy where you aim to eliminate two main characters. The briefing texts could expand a bit more on why Ronin would want specifically Ackbar and Solo, give some more context during the in flight messages tho Solo's arrival is made a bit noticeable.

A lot of fighters to blast. People often doesnt like that but I enjoy the numerous waves of fighters at times. Dealing with the CRS is possible since there's just enough fighter support to cover you but still allows you to blow up stuff.

Main issue here lies in what happens with your mothership: you jump back and there's ...none? not ure if this is a technical issue or was made on purpose to add mystery.

So the fun factor is there

Storyline doesn't make much sense

Technical factor is ok

Ah, aiming for HS here seems like a particular task.

LC Solohan50



I played this on Easy with cheats. This mission was fairly quick and didn't require a whole lot from me, as a pilot. On Easy, your wingmen are more than enough to destroy most everything. It was a decent enough mission.

FA Pickled Yoda



There is not a lot to this one - hyper in, destroy stuff. Very simple, but it is an early XWA release so we can forgive it some sins. I have got a soft spot for any mission that gives you warhead options and the chance at spawn killing a bunch of stuff. The premise is uncompelling but a pleasant fantasy

COL Phalk Sturm



This one is kind of boring. I mean, the mission itself is well designed and technically proficient, but he plotline about killing Ackbar, although appealing, was developed in a rather blunt way. Go, kill, Ackbar. And it is pretty much it, like the title so evidently disclosed. Hyper in, sink a CRS with the squid master inside, then burn the most famous CORT in the galaxy, which was piloted, by guess who? Yeah. The most loved scoundrel and smuggler that made the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs. And in top of that, dogfight like a zillion rebel fighters. Of course, they wouldn't lose their major leaders and sit on their hands, would they?. So, if the mission was about any other galactic John Doe, it would have been actually a messy, but entertaining all-vs-all scramble hell, but starring two of the landmarks in the Star Wars saga, and in such a straightforward way, made it lame. Fly this one if you have already flown all the other good ones out there. Remember I warned you: It's a twap!

RA Genie



This mission is Imperial Indulgence at its best. Destroying the Defiance (and Ackbar), as well as a small bonus on the side. It is not grounded in the historical events of Star Wars but that's ok. It would have been more itneresting if there were some Imperial Capships involved and having fewer fighters and mix the combat a bit. You fly in the obligatory T/D. never in any real risk. But at least the goals are clear. Briefing is ok and you never feel lost. Could have been better and more adventurous, but I find the indulgence of destroying the Defiannce good enough (one of the main Rebel Cap Ships, holds a special place for me from the days I used to play the game Xwing).

AD Stryker



Like Free 1, this mission had a lot of potential which was squandered by dumping the pilot in seemingly-endless waves of enemy fighters without support. On harder difficulties they just swarm you, and even on easy it's more of a challenge than it's worth.

That said, the inclusion of the actual Millenium Falcon ship was a nice touch!

LCM Marek Ny`Irfa



Not a bad mission to fly really. There's plenty of targets to pick from. Although the amount of friendly forces involved is too high. Stealing your kills and colliding with your ship is common here. From technical perspective, a solid mission.

LCM Yahwea Saduno



Lots of action, Great mission, but i had to watch myself a lot closer in this mission due to the number of fighters, in my aggressiveness i got vaped by friendly fire quite a few times, but it made my heart sing watching Ackbar and his Ship go up in flames though....Long live the Empire....

CM Fratus Sinister



Perfect oportunity to realize one of my dream - kill Admiral Ackbar and destroy his hateful cruiser Defiance!

COL Rau Aznable



A simple mission. Good for comps.

CM Armagon



Good mission. Lots of good dogfighting. Great Battle.

LT Allco



Great battle So what you all waiting for ? Get playing!

MAJ Erryc Lasitter



GREAT Battle! Good idea for a storyline, LOTS of dogfighting...tons of fighters swarming at you...excellent! LOVED IT!

LCM Gold Leader



By far one of the worst battles I've ever played. No briefing or anything. And you practically have to destroy the CRS by yourself. Fortunately you have Ion Cannons though.

MAJ Murkrow Defender



Ok that was an interesting mission... It could have used a breifing so you know exactly what your role in this attack is! Also butting a single T/D against a CRS and teh mellenium falcon is NOT a good idea! Though I love destroying the rebels moral and two of the most important ships in there fleet I could use some suport! once the fighters are dead the rest of the fighters leave you to die! I had to make about 20 strafing runs on teh freeking Defiance just to get the shields down!

CPT Xanthos Deia



Good mission. Lots of good dogfighting. If these people think this dogfighting is too difficult, try the second mission of XWA-1. Anyway, good dogfighting, but by the end I was the only one left to take down the CRS. I did, but it took a long time.

Enahropes Teriad Entar



This mission isn't easy at all. It took me several attempts at the level to even wipe out half the fighters! The odds are extremely bad. At the very start all your wing mates are wiped out and everyone Rebel fighter is loaded up with missiles! And once all the fighters are gone you have to take on the cruiser. Its a good hard dog fighting mission, so if you like unbearable odds, go fot i! :P

LC Archon



I didn't have fighters attacking the hyper bouy, but the cruiser did fire on its own fighters. The complete lack of a briefing or debriefing really takes away from the mission, too. If you are looking for a good, long dogfight, this mission is for you!

LCM Ranger



Well , the mission isn´t too easy , I needed some turns but it had a relative long motivation effect on me . I like this one . Only negative point is that the fighters go for the buoy , but that´s it .

LCM Turbo



it has alot of fighters but the week point is when there all attacking the hyper bouy,and at the end the cruiser is killing the Y-wings mainly.but overall it's one hell of a mission.

CPT Crix Madine



It's east, yes, but it throwes a lot of fighters at you, and theres the cruser too, lots of points from that.

CM Miackus



Far to easy all you have to kill is the one ship and its done




The battle was quite easy but it was quite fun and theres nothing like sluaghtering rebels.

SA Kawolski



This mission is somewhat easy...you just pick off the Rebels as they try to destroy the hyperbuoy. I give it a low rating due to its lack of briefing material or storyline.

Battle Bug Reports

There are currently no open bug reports for this battle.

High Scores

Mission: 32,553 VA Zósite Kónstyte Styles

Top Ten

(of available records)

1 25,902 COL Rau Aznable 2003-07-04
2 25,111 CM Orion Diamante 2002-12-03
3 22,287 LCM Marek Ny`Irfa 2020-08-03
4 19,084 FA Pickled Yoda 2021-04-02
5 17,976 MAJ Sarn Erec 2003-06-29
6 17,890 CM Vanguard88 2023-08-15
7 14,625 MAJ Granite 2004-06-05
8 14,376 MAJ Powerslave 2003-06-26
9 13,073 LCM Kat Lyons 2003-02-06
10 12,357 Charles Spencer 2002-08-22

Battle Completion Statistics

This battle has been flown by 457 pilots a total of 466 times.

COL A. C. Badlands

CM Aaron Cremel - 2021-04-12

GN Abel Malik


CM Ace

LC Ace Hobbes

CPT Achim Schwarick

AD Adren Silvori

COL Adrenaline

MAJ Aeolus

CPT Ahkliat

CPT Akhil Thantos

LC Alec Qarni

SL Alejandro Araujo - 4 times, last on 2022-08-31

CPT Alexander Anderson

CPT Alexander Shrike

LT Alexius Arrakis

LCM Alhana Creed

LT Allco

CPT Alsdyr - 2003-10-26

LCM Altar

LC Ambar Kilick

HA Anahorn Dempsey - 2 times, last on 2022-08-01

LCM Andre Parafonte

LT Andreev Anton

LT Andrew

CM Andrew

CM Andros Rok - 2003-06-14

COL Angel - 2003-05-11

CM Anthonius

AD Apophis Kuma

COL Archangel - 2003-07-18

LC Archon

HA Ari

CM Arlins Scabo - 2003-06-27

CM Armagon - 2002-09-13

COL Arso Slyth

AD Arthak Rhade

LT Atar Kelith

CM Atican

LT Aurek

Autoris Maximus

LC Azazel

CM Banger

CM Baron Fel

LT BATUTA1 - 2 times, last on 2020-03-17

COL Beef

LCM Bill Tar

CM Bip

CM Blade

LCM Blaine - 2002-12-20

MAJ Blair Vallyn

LT Blake Greyhawke

LT Blitz Degal

MAJ Bobxavi

LT Bombaj

LCM BoroKnight

COL Boromir

LT Bozo - 2003-02-17

VA Brakka

LC Brandon - 2003-02-07

CM Brenn Tantor

CPT Bret K'thraz

LCM Broak Vessery

COL BubbaX - 2003-03-28

CM Cabbel

CPT Cal Sinis

MAJ Calvin Senzin

CPT Carcharoth - 2004-11-18

CPT Carren "Angel" Hiles

LCM Cat Carlo

Charles Spencer - 2002-08-22

LCM Chibo

LCM Chrome - 2014-06-05

LT Chrusos Ichthys

CPT Claus Shteiner

CPT Con Selar

FA Conker Blackwood - 2004-08-17

MAJ Cray Mikalen

COL CrimsonFury - 2003-08-07

CPT Crix Madine

MAJ Crix Talra

CPT Crovax

COL Crsepe


LC Curtis - 2004-06-17

GA Cyric

LC Dafner Gelak


LC Daisuke Airyu

CM Dakar Romson

LT Dalreth

CPT Damarcus

CPT Damon Kast

CPT Dan Jenkins

LC Daniel Kamprath

MAJ Daniel Klivian

AD Daniel Licinius Trajanus

LCM Dargor - 2004-07-04

COL Dark Angel

LT Dark Iceman


LC DarkHawk

LCM Darkheart

AD Darksaber

CM DarkSith_99 - 2019-04-19

Darth Vader

CM Dash Rendar

CM Dathka Graush - 2022-10-04

COL Davi Anthol - 2002-08-31

MAJ David

GN Dax Corrin

LC Death

CM Death Knight

COL Deimos

MAJ Delak Krennel

CPT Demon Yoda

COL Den Darkhill

LC Dengar March

CM Derek

CM Dierdre Varn

VA Dolza

COL Drak - 2004-08-02

LC Drake Jensen

LCM Drake Ven

COL Dras Hempor

LCM Drax Remlinger

LCM Dufar Jabar

LCM Dufar Jabar

CM Dukimar - 2003-05-05

GN Dunta Polo - 2009-02-08

COL E. Tarkin

GN Earnim Branet - 2004-11-11

CM Edwan Lipit

CPT Egg'Foo

CM El Guapo - 2004-09-14

GN Elwood the Brave - 3 times, last on 2019-04-04

LCM Emon

Enahropes Teriad Entar

CM Eric

MAJ Erryc Lasitter

CPT EXE - 2005-03-14

LT Eykkwe

CM Fahrer - 2004-12-05

COL Fenn Logan

SL Fondor

MAJ Frankie - 2003-04-23

CM Fratus Sinister

LCM Freck

CM Frenzy Lekvoda - 2003-03-03

LC Frey Gallandro

HA Frodo March

CM Furious George

COL Gallows

COL Garik Hizad

LC Gen Es'mith

RA Genie - 2020-09-06

LCM Geraacka

AD Gidda

GN Gilad Pelleaon

LCM Gold Leader

CPT Goose

VA Gord Darkonian

MAJ Granite - 2004-06-05

CPT Grant Lian

LCM Guardian

LCM Guardian Angel

COL Gyssler

LC Gytheran - 2023-09-29

LCM Halk Knight - 2011-08-13

AD Havoc

LCM Herman

MAJ Hermann - 2 times, last on 2020-09-11

MAJ Hev Randrowan

LCM Hiram Tolwyn

FA Howlader - 2010-01-17

MAJ Hunter

CPT Ibram Gaunt


LCM Ice Man

LC Iceman

COL Ixion Deathbringer

LT Jaccr Crais

LT Jace Sossin

CM Jagged Fell III - 2023-11-16

CM Jan Schneider

LC Janich

GN Jarek La’an

LC Jargon Grim

LCM Jari

LCM Jasio - 2003-04-07

LC Jason Hunter

CPT Jaster Sadista

AD Jedi Eclipse - 2003-09-17

AD Jeff 'Tiger' Loruss

CM Jene Starwind

MAJ JetMech - 2020-07-30

COL Joerg

MAJ Johann Glorick

CPT John Clark

COL Jon Doyle-Strathaven

CM Jorg Silsti

COL Josh Popelka

CPT Julian Clary

COL Justin - 2003-01-11

LCM Kadath L'Hoon

GN Kaisin Mirtez

CM Kakihara

SA Kamjin Maverick Lap'lamiz

VA Kane Reese

CPT Karrad Entar

LCM Kash Kadan

LCM Kat Lyons - 2003-02-06

SA Kawolski

LC Kayle Bayron - 2002-11-12

MAJ Kazraran - 2021-03-17

LT Keiran Halcyon

MAJ Keiran Laserlight - 2005-05-22

LCM Kell Pacek


LC Kenath Zoron - 2013-11-12

COL Kermee

SL Ketan-Shej

FA Khadgar

SL Khalitar

Khameir Sarin

MAJ Koriel - 2003-02-10

CPT Krayt - 2002-08-24

MAJ Kyle

CPT Kyral Retsam - 2002-11-19

MAJ Landon Cruise - 2014-06-26

CM Lars Klemm

CM Lavos

COL Lenvik - 2003-08-24

CM Leofric

CPT Leslaw

SL Linoge

CPT Lito Rendal

VA Locke Setzer - 2003-06-28

COL Loor

CM LQC-75-3 - 2022-07-14

LCM Luke Morin - 2003-01-20

LCM Luke Waterwalker

LT M. v. Richthofen

CPT Mace

COL Marc

CPT Marc Kendoran - 2005-01-29

LCM Marcel Noe

CPT Marcin Kaczynski

FA Marcin Szydlowski

LCM Marcus Aurellis

LCM Marek Ny`Irfa - 2020-08-03

LC Mark

GN Mark Schueler

CPT Mark Stephenson

GN Master

CM Matthew Weeks - 2004-08-06

MAJ Mauser - 2015-07-14

CPT Maw'la

MAJ Mawy

LT Maxwell von Opel

Mayk Wolverine

LT meleagris Gallopavo - 2011-03-27

CPT Menedas Haredem

CM Miackus

MAJ Michael

CPT Michael Gutt

CM Michael K Starburst - 2004-06-09

LCM Mike Fett

LCM Mithrandir

LT Moorindal

HA Mordechi Wolfe

COL Mosh

COL Mouse Droid - 2004-12-28

MAJ Murkrow Defender

LCM Musashi

CM Mycroft

LCM Naar Treib - 2003-05-17

CPT Nakata

LCM Narnil

CM Nashaa KamBuel

LCM Nemesis

COL Neo Horn-Berkana

CPT Neo Tarrick

CM Nick Chi'Cath

CM Nicolas

LC Nile Rosenau

LCM Nir Fallas - 2003-10-22

CM Nova Discordia - 2022-10-25

MAJ Nuno

COL Nurel Turr

RA Nutrientman

LT Ocih Weogi

LCM Onix Vurroc

CPT Optimus

CM Orion Diamante - 2002-12-03

COL Osan'gar

CPT Paco

CM Pat Dowling

FA Pellaeon

Per-Aa Damar N`Eshathi

HA Pete Mitchell

COL Phalk Sturm - 2021-02-02

LT Philledume

VA Philo

FA Pickled Yoda - 2 times, last on 2021-04-02

MAJ Powerslave - 2003-06-26

MAJ Praetorian - 2003-01-14

CPT Predator

CM Primeous

MAJ Prinz von Hoffman

MAJ Prost Varsis

CPT Psyko Prefect

MAJ RacerX710

LCM Raistlin

CPT Raistlin

COL Raith Sienar

GN Rancorous

LCM Ranger

AD Ranthier Khaen

LT Rapper

COL Rau Aznable - 2003-07-04

LCM Raxell

MAJ Raxis Krieger

CM Ray Lazzak

CM Rayn - 2004-07-13

LCM Razor

LT Razor

CPT Red Fox - 2003-03-12

MAJ RedTaz

LT Reiss - 2005-06-14

VA Rejili Holthaus - 2004-09-24

LT Renee D'Anclaude


CM Renoshi Bespin - 2003-03-04

CPT Rexal Qel

CPT Ric Gravin

CM Riccardo Grazioli

CM Rico Stone - 2002-12-08

LCM Rob Patton

CPT Rogue

COL RogueWing

CM Rondo

MAJ Roth Jalis

CM Rothmans

MAJ Ryan Chi'Cath

LT Ryan Tribal


CPT Saadam

CM Sabbath

LCM Sam Booker - 2003-02-15

MAJ Sandor Clegane - 2002-11-17

MAJ Sanj

MAJ Sarn Erec - 2003-06-29

VA Sarok

CM Saul Rostek

COL Scoser

CM Scud

LC Scuslem - 2003-07-03

LC Sequoh Marden

SL Seth Lionheart

COL Shae Kitane - 2003-02-08

MAJ Shakur - 2002-09-07

LCM Shark - 2004-11-27

CM Shinobi - 2004-11-02

LT Shion - 2003-09-26

CM Shivor Dahr - 2005-01-21

COL Shups

GN Sickman

GN Silwar Naiilo - 2022-10-02

LCM Sin Drakkar

LT Slayer

GN Smitrock

LT Sniper - 2004-07-21

CPT Solaris Darthinian

LC Solohan50 - 2021-10-28

LCM Solor Werwax

CPT Soontir Fel

CPT Soontir Fel

CM Spearhawk

FA StarLion

VA Starrett - 2002-11-09

LC Strahd

HA Striker

AD Stryker - 2020-09-01

LT Sueki Suezo

GN SureFire

CPT Syntroth - 2022-01-11

LT Tail Vyast

LC Talon Jade - 2002-12-29

LCM Talon Virgilio

MAJ Tek Selkirk - 2003-07-30

CM The_Z

CM Thom Shveed'oo

LC Thorn - 2003-02-28

CPT Three Winged Turkey

LT Tierce

CM Tierce

LC Tissaya Argat - 2002-08-30

AD TK-2107

COL TK-7764 - 2002-12-15

LCM TK-8148

CM TK-9780 - 2002-09-09

LT Todrin Rossik

LT Tolrek

LT Torak

VA Toran Dan

CM Toran Yarr

COL Torres

LCM Treb Helfest

GN Triji Boliv

MAJ Tuba - 2010-05-24

LCM Turbo

LC Turr Phennir

CPT Tvan'Oris

CM Tycho Celchu - 2003-07-31

LC Tygra Shadowclaw - 2003-10-12

CPT Ulath - 2003-02-11

CM Vaark


CM Vanguard88 - 2023-08-15

CM Var Zoraan

CM Varik Kassal - 2023-06-30

LT Varis Palharris - 2015-10-04

CPT Vector


LCM Verde

LCM Vereska

CM Verigos

CPT Vertigo

LCM Victor Kage

MAJ VinDoros

LCM Viper Pbarny

COL Vladet Xavier - 2003-03-07

CPT Von Predator

CPT Wedge

CPT Werdna Elbee

COL Westric Davalorn - 2023-06-06

GN Wil Striker

COL William Waffennass

MAJ Wolve Excelsior Berkana - 2022-05-28

MAJ Wreckage - 2021-03-29

CM Xanatos Screed

AD Xanos Goatham Zorrixor

CPT Xanthos Deia

CPT Xura Verr

LCM Yahwea Saduno

MAJ Z'Harm Kelh Gasu'lk

LCM Zbyl

CM Zekk Thyne

LCM Zero Pain

COL Zeth Durron

COL Zippy Hawk

COL Zorn Starn

VA Zósite Kónstyte Styles

HA Zsinj

COL Zystem Fryar

==X WING ALLIANCE ADDON LEVEL=====================================
Title:		Destroy Ackbar
Missions		1
Medal:		None
Game Platform: 	X-Wing Alliance
Filename: 	Ackbar.zip
Author:		CM Dras Hempor 
Email Address:	moffjeddy@direct.ca


Installation and play instructions , 

1] Double click the .EHM file, the EH Battle Launcher will install the battle.
2] Check the Misc folder in your XWA for additional material like patches, emails or sounds. 
3] In EHBL, create a new "EH Pilot" in the Game Menu (Check "Prepare for EH Battle").
4] Press the X-Wing Alliance button to start XWA and fly the battle.

Crest Installation:
Place the squad6.cbm in the XWA/Frontres/Tour Folder
Place the fronttxt.txt file in the main XWA folder.


Embark from the Immortal in your brand new T/D.
Imperial intelligence has located Admiral Ackbars CRS in a nearby sector. He is apparently to rendezvous with Han Solo. GA Ronin wants this menace eliminated once and for all.
Coordinates will be given in - flight.