- "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 the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars. During the Battle of Ryloth, Dao was in charge of Jedi General Ima-Gun Di's fleet, and was aboard the flagship when the fleet was destroyed, taking Dao along with it.