Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki

A friendly reminder regarding spoilers! At present the expanded Trek universe is in a period of major upheaval with the finale of Year Five, the Coda miniseries and the continuations of Discovery, Picard and Lower Decks; and the premieres of Prodigy and Strange New Worlds, the advent of new eras in Star Trek Online gaming, as well as other post-55th Anniversary publications. Therefore, please be courteous to other users who may not be aware of current developments by using the {{spoiler}}, {{spoilers}} or {{majorspoiler}} tags when adding new information from sources less than six months old. Also, please do not include details in the summary bar when editing pages and do not anticipate making additions relating to sources not yet in release. 'Thank You


Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki
For other uses, see Call to Arms.

"Call to Arms" was the 124th episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 26th and final episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 16 June 1997. The episode was written by Ira Steven Behr and Robert Hewitt Wolfe and directed by Allan Kroeker.


With more and more Dominion warships entering the Alpha Quadrant, Benjamin Sisko and the crew mine the entrance to the wormhole, provoking an attack on Deep Space 9.



Julian BashirBroikCorat DamarJadzia DaxSkrain DukatElim GarakJonesKellyKira NerysLeetaMartok, son of UrthogMornM'PellaNogMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkPaxton ReeseRomBenjamin SiskoJake SiskoTora ZiyalWeyoun 5Worf, son of MoghDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
Referenced only
Keiko O'BrienMolly O'BrienKirayoshi O'BrienPrinadoraShakaar EdonThomas Paine


Alpha QuadrantBajoran wormholeDeep Space 9/Terok NorDocking ringHabitat ringInfirmaryOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sStation commander's office
Referenced only
BajorCardassiaEarthFederation-Cardassian borderGamma QuadrantTorros III

Starships and vehicles

USS Defiant.

Akira-classDanube-class runabout (in opening credits) • USS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • Excelsior-classGalaxy-classGalor-classHideki-classJanitza-classJem'Hadar fighterUSS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits) • Miranda-classIKS Rotarran (K'vort-class) • Saber-classSteamrunner-classTenak'talar (Jem'Hadar battle cruiser) • Vor'cha-class

Races and cultures

Referenced only

States and organizations

Jem'Hadar fighter.

Bajoran MilitiaCardassian GuardCardassian UnionDominionFederation News ServiceKlingon Defense ForceKlingon EmpirePromenade Merchants' AssociationStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
Referenced only
Council of MinistersFoundersStarfleet Second FleetStarfleet CommandStarfleet Intelligence

Other references

Bajoran languagebaseballBattle of Torros IIIBridal auctioncargo shipcloaking deviceconvoydabodermal regeneratorDominion WarEmissary of the ProphetsFerengi Rules of AcquisitionhypospraykanarKlingon-Cardassian Warlatinumlatinum dancemedical tricordermineminefieldMoogienonaggression pactOccupation of BajorProgram Sisko 197proximity sensorpulse minereplicatorroot beersalsaSecond Battle of Deep Space 9self-replicating mineStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2373-2386)tapestrytask forcevirtual scanner headsetwaste extractionweddingwrappageyamok sauce


Related media

Video releases


DS9 - The Dominion War novelization: Call to Arms....

Notable cast and crew

Captain Benjamin Sisko.




published order
Previous episode:
In the Cards
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
A Time to Stand
Previous episode:
In the Cards
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
A Time to Stand
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
see Call to Arms... for chronology
Pocket Next Adventure:
see Call to Arms... for chronology

External links