A Pirate Commander is a high-ranking found in . A Space Pirate can only become a Commander if it has served as a for at least 10 years. It would seem Commanders are the only class eligible to wear armor, which is very rare and much more resilient than usual armor. They are equipped with a personal-teleportation device, which enables them to move around the area with ease. The Commander that battled displayed the ability to summon multiple Commando Pirates to its aid. Both abilities are also displayed during the battle with Samus.. A Pirate Commander is a high-ranking Space Pirate found in Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. A Space Pirate can only become a Commander if it has served as a Commando Pirate for at least 10 years.. Commanders are the best of the best among the Space Pirates. Only those Pirates that have served as Commandos for a minimum of ten years can advance to the ruling caste where they have the privilege of remaining on the Pirate Homeworld to coordinate the Pirates' galaxy-wide operations..