"Apocalypse Rising" was the 99th episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the premiere episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 30 September 1996. The episode was written by Ira Steven Behr and Robert Hewitt Wolfe and directed by James L. Conway.


Benjamin Sisko leads Odo, Worf and Miles O'Brien on a mission to infiltrate Klingon military headquarters at Ty'Gokor and expose the Changeling in the Klingon leadership.



Julian BashirCorat DamarJadzia DaxSkrain DukatGowronH'Ta, son of KahmarHussJonesKira NerysMarghMartok (changeling)MornNalan BalMiles O'BrienOdoPaxton ReeseQuarkBenjamin SiskoJake SiskoT'vis, son of BarotWo'DinWorfDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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LaporinMartok, son of UrthogKeiko O'BrienRurik the DamnedShakaar EdonTora ZiyalVilix'pranYndar


Deep Space 9Hall of WarriorsOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sStation commander's officeTy'GokorWardroom
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Archanis sectorMempa sectorVrax

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Rio Grande (Danube-class runabout) • Naprem (K'vort-class) • Vor'cha-classJanitza-class (in opening credits) • USS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits)
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USS ArmstrongUSS Defiant (Defiant-class escort, also in opening credits) • USS Drake

Races and culturesEdit

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BenzeniteTellariteVulcanZora Fel

States and organizationsEdit

Bajoran MilitiaDominionFoundersKlingon Defense ForceKlingon EmpireKlingon High CouncilOrder of the Bat'lethStarfleetUnited Federation of PlanetsYan-Isleth
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House of KonjahStarfleet AcademyStarfleet Academy Wrestling TeamStarfleet CommandStarfleet IntelligenceStarfleet Science

Other referencesEdit

Alverian dung beetleanti-intoxicantasteroidasteroid fieldbat'lethblood screeningbloodwineceasefireFederation-Klingon War of 2373First Battle of Deep Space 9holofilterKlingon chancellorKlingon historyKlingonesemek'lethphoton torpedopolaronpolaron emitterprototyperadiation poisoningraiding partyraktajinoStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2366-2373)subspace transmittertachyon detection gridtargtransporterwarp signaturewrestlingWrit of Accountability


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Notable cast and crewEdit




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Broken Link
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
The Ship
Previous episode:
Broken Link
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
The Ship
chronological order
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The Swarm
Pocket Next Adventure:
False Profits

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