A Supreme Dalek was a Black Dalek and the leader of the Renegade Daleks that opposed the Imperial Daleks commanded by Davros, now calling himself the Dalek Emperor.

When Renegade Daleks captured Davros for trial, he tried to convince them he was their master, to which they responded they obeyed only the Supreme Dalek. Davros stated he could make them all Supreme Daleks but they would not release him. (TV: Revelation of the Daleks)

In November 1963, it formed an alliance with the Association led by George Ratcliffe to obtain the Hand of Omega. The Dalek Supreme ended up as the last surviving member of the Renegade Daleks during the Shoreditch Incident after a skirmish with the Imperial Daleks, where the Hand of Omega was taken by the triumphant Imperials. The Seventh Doctor convinced it that it had no purpose. At this point, in a state of confusion and distress, it destroyed itself, breaking the link with Judith Winters. (TV: Remembrance of the Daleks)

Its connection with Judith Winters caused the Supreme Dalek problems; the girl's human emotions would filter into the Daleks' mind when she was accessing the battle computer, treating each problem as nothing more than a game, and causing strange thoughts for the Dalek.

Physically, the connection also made the Daleks' sluggish heartbeat race beyond the safety parameters, forcing the life-support computer in its casing to increase the amount of tranquilisers pumped into its body, making it difficult for the Dalek to concentrate properly. (PROSE: Remembrance of the Daleks)

Appearance Edit

This Supreme Dalek was mainly black, but had silver sensor globes, shoulder slats, gunstick and neck rings, orange dome-lights, and a less-tapered base unit.

Behind the scenes Edit

  • This Supreme Dalek is the second leader of the Renegade Daleks.
  • This Supreme Dalek features on the covers of Remembrance of the Daleks special edition dvd.
  • This Supreme Dalek featured in the Top Gear special "Master of the Universe".
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