The Burning Ember was a military unit of the Confederacy of Independent Systems, and one of its most dreaded divisions during the Clone Wars. General Gentis led seventy clone troopers against this division and won, further perpetuating his reputation by 19 BBY.
The Burning Ember was an elite military unit of the confederacy of independent systems which served directly at the orders of Count Dooku. The unit consisted of heavily armored droid fighters and was even believed to have some organic soldiers in its ranks. By the end of the Clone Wars, this unit was the most dreaded and feared of the entire separatist army and was believed to have one of the highest clone trooper kill counts of any separatist unit.