"Empok Nor" was the 122nd episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 24th episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 19 May 1997. The episode was written by Bryan Fuller and Hans Beimler and directed by Mike Vejar.


To obtain much needed technology, Miles O'Brien leads an engineer team to a sister station of Deep Space 9, where Garak is infected with a psychotropic drug.




Captain Benjamin Sisko.

AmaroJulian BashirBoq'taBroikJadzia DaxElim GarakJeraxKira NerysMornM'PellaNogMiles O'BrienOdoPechettiQuarkBenjamin SiskoStolzoffWorf, son of MoghDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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Skrain DukatRom


Bajor systemDeep Space 9Empok NorInfirmaryOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sStation commander's officeTrivas
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Barrica encampmentKlingon restaurantSetlik III

Starships and vehiclesEdit

Danube-class runaboutUSS Defiant (Defiant-class escort, in opening credits) • Janitza-class (in opening credits) • USS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits)

Race and culturesEdit


States and organizationsEdit

Bajoran MilitiaCardassian First OrderStarfleetThird BattalionUnited Federation of Planets
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Cardassian High Command

Other referencesEdit

cadet • "Cardie" • coffeecovariant pulsedampening fielddocking clampenvironmental suitfield coilholosuitehyper spannerinternal sensorkotralife supportmicrofusion reactoroptronic couplerpattern scramblerphase decompilerphaserphaser riflepsychotropic drugroot beerSOSStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2373-2386)stasissubspace transceivertelegraphTil'amin frothtricorderwaste extractionxenophobia


Related mediaEdit

  • ST reference: Encyclopedia
    • Information about this episode is presented consistently in the third and fourth volumes.

Video releasesEdit


Notable cast and crewEdit


Crewman Boq'ta.


Episode imagesEdit

Adaptation imagesEdit



published order
Previous episode:
Blaze of Glory
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
In the Cards
Previous episode:
Blaze of Glory
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
In the Cards
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Worst Case Scenario
Pocket Next Adventure:
Scorpion, Part I

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