- "With regret, I report that my fleet will no longer be able to provide protection to the troops on Ryloth. I repeat my request that help must be sent right away."
- ―Admiral Dao, to the Jedi Council
Dao was a human male admiral who served in the naval forces of the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars. He commanded the flagship of Jedi General Ima-Gun Di's fleet in the Battle of Ryloth, but was killed as a result of his ship's destruction by the Separatist navy.