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"Chimera" was the 164th episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 14th episode of the show's seventh and final season, first aired during the week of 17 February 1999. The episode was written by René Echevarria and directed by Steve Posey.


Odo encounters Laas, another member of the "Hundred" Changelings.



Julian BashirBroikEzri DaxKira NerysLaasMornMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkBenjamin SiskoWorf, son of Mogh
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MartokKeiko O'Brien


Bajoran systemDeep Space 9KoralisKoralis IIIOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatsecurity officeStation commander's office
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Starships and vehicles

USS Defiant (Defiant-class) • USS Farragut (Excelsior-class) • USS Rio Grande (Danube-class runabout) • USS Volga (Danube-class runabout) • USS Yeager (Federation light cruiser (Intrepid-variant))

Races and cultures

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States and organizations

Bajoran MilitiaHundredStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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DominionFoundersGreat Link

Other references

d'k tahgDominion Warenvironmental systemfire-suppression systemKlingonesemetamorphmonoformmorphogenic matrixmorphogenic virusorbital tetherRigelian chocolatevilm steakvolgwarp drivemagistrate



Notable cast and crew




published order
Previous episode:
Field of Fire
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges
Previous episode:
Field of Fire
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
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Pocket Next Adventure:
Bride of Chaotica!

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