In Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy the player intevestigates a cult sighting here, where a huge, mutated rancor is let on the loose in some kind of dock area.
Taris is the first planet visited by the player character (Revan) in the 2003 videogame Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic upon escaping from a battleship known as the Endar Spire, which comes under attack from Sith forces. There is a gang war in the Lower City and the Undercity is populated by monsters called rakghouls.
Situated on a hyperspace transport hub, Taris was once an important galactic presence but at the time of the game is decaying rapidly. One sprawling city covers the entirety of the planet surface. However, in most images there appears to be a long strip on the planet. This is believed to be due to an ocean.
The less affluent citizens live underground, in the Undercity or Lower City. After Revan rescues the Jedi Bastila, who has been taken prisoner by lower city gangs, the group flees the planet in the Ebon Hawk, a ship stolen from a local crime boss named Davik Kang. Shortly afterward, Taris is destroyed by the Sith forces under the command of the Dark Lord Malak. Unlike Alderaan, the planet itself survives intact although its surface is completely devastated by orbital bombardment. Commander Beju was sent to Zelka Forn's Medical Facility but he escaped 15 years before the bombardment. Taris is also a planet in the game Star Wars: Empire at War.
Tatooine (TAT-too-een),This planet, seen in all Episodes apart from Episode V, is the home planet of the Skywalker family and the setting for much of the action in the saga's films (as well as several of the novels and other pieces of written fiction). The planet is not actually named in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope; according to Lucas he named it retrospectively after the movie's desert location, Tataouine (French spelling) in Tunisia. Tatooine's indigenous inhabitants are the pygmy and intelligent Jawas and the nomadic Tusken Raiders.
Tatooine is a desert world in the"Arkanis Sector" a binary star system, inhabited by poor locals who mostly farm moisture for a living. The planet has been the site of repeated and failed attempts at colonization. During the prequel era, it was ruled for a long period by the Hutts, being beyond the reach of the Galactic Republic. After the fall of the Republic, the Galactic Empire established a token presence on Tatooine.
According to the game "Knights of the Old Republic I," verbal histories related by the Tusken Raiders claim that the planet was once a lush world before war (allegedly with the Rakkata) rendered it a desert. In addition, the game story relates that there are molecular flaws in the metal mined from the planet causing instabilities in things made with it (the metal corrodes easily) and as a result, many of the mining operations that have been set up on the planet ultimately fail. This relative lack of tampering is regarded as one reason so many force-sensitive individuals have originated there.
Tatooine is also home to much crime and activities that go along with it. This planet has many bars and places to gamble on various events, such as podracing. Podracing is a sport in which many competitors race extremely fast in hovercraft-type vehicles. Podrace tracks here include the Boonta Training Course and the Boonta Eve Classic. These races involve pilots piloting their pods through twisty canyons, dark caves, rock arches, mushroom rocks and cratered valleys etc.
Teevan is a planet that's only known native species is the natives, Teevans. The Teevans can bend in many ways, making them very good at combat. the only Expanded universe Teevan has been mentioned in so far is Star wars: jedi quest the way of the apprentice. Also the only Teevan mentioned in the book is Tru Veld, a fellow jedi Padawan along with anakin Skywalker. Tru becomes Anakins first real friend.
Telos IV is shown in the Lucasarts videogame Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords. Telos was mentioned in the first game as the homeworld of character Carth Onasi, which he fled after it was bombed by the Sith fleet. During the game, restoration efforts are underway to help return the planet to what it was before being destroyed. The planet's inhabitants, during this restoration, relocate to the orbiting Citadel Station. During that time, Darth Nihilus attacked the planet with an armada of Sith fighters. During the battle, Nihilus was defeated by the Jedi Exile and his ship, the Ravager, was destroyed by the Exile and Mandalorians. Due to this success, the Republic fleet won the battle and Telos was saved.
Thousands of years later, Telos has recovered and become a popular destination for intergalactic tourists. Also the surrounding area of Citadel Station reminds someone of airport. About twelve years before the Battle of Naboo, the former Padawan of Qui-Gon Jinn, named Xanatos, turned Telos, his home planet, upside down in his pursuit for personal power. Only the intervention of Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi thwarted Xanatos' plans, and helped return the planet to its rightful government.
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Teyr was a bureaucratic world, 34 light years from Vulvarch. It is a popular tourist destination, known for its majestic mountains and the breathtaking Teyr Rift. It was located near the Foless Crossroads. The planet was colonized by at least 496 BBY. On Teyr was held the Mobquet Presents: Fastest Land Beings race.
Ganner Rhysode, a member of the New Jedi Order, was from Teyr.
Ulic Qel-Droma fought on Thule during The Great Sith War, during which the Dark Reaper was buried on the world. Thousands of years later, Count Dooku went to Thule to revive the Dark Reaper to attempt to destroy the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars. A planetary shield enveloped the Thule, projected by the small moon Sivvi orbiting it.
The Battle of Thule is the last battle featured in the video game Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The battle was divided into four phases. At phase one, Anakin Skywalker and his strike force took out the planetary shield on the Thule Moon. At phase two, Obi-Wan Kenobi used the Low Altitude Assault Infantry Gunship to perform an aerial attack on significant strategic locations across planet Thule and destroyed the Communications Installation in order to cripple the Separatists' communications. At phase three, Mace Windu commanded the ground forces around Thule's capital city Kessia. Upon his arrival to Kessia, Cydon Prax destroyed Mace Windu's TX-130 Saber-class fighter tank. Mace Windu had to travel on foot to open the gates to the Sith Temple. At the final phase, Anakin Skywalker and his strike force went through the Sith Temple, defeated Cydon Prax and then re-defeated the Dark Reaper. Although the knowledge on how to defeat the Dark Reaper made Skywalker stronger, it made him more arrogant to Obi-Wan Kenobi.
From Thyferra the planets of Korriban and Cinnigar are seen but the planet of Koros Minor is not seen. The reason for this is that the planet of Koros Minor is not seen because of the seven moons blocking it. Together the three planets form a non-equilateral triangle.
The planet was featured in the Nintendo 64 videogame Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. In the game, Grand Moff Kohl Seerdon launched an invasion of the planet to prevent bacta from reaching the Rebel Alliance, starting the Battle of Thyferra. Under command of Luke Skywalker, Rogue Squadron liberated the planet and Skywalker killed Seerdon as he fought in his modified Shuttle.
Shortly after the fall of Coruscant, the Director of Imperial Intelligence and self-proclaimed Empress of the Galactic Empire, Ysanne Isard, fled to Thyferra with two Imperator-class Star Destroyers, one Victory-class Star Destroyer, and the Super Star Destroyer Lusankya. After six months, the new Rogue Squadron attacked and systematically destroyed the Imperial fleet and ended the Imperial control of the planet. After the battle, a joint coalition government, including humans and the Vratix was set up on Thyferra, and the New Republic took over control of the Lusankya.
It is a greenish planet with lakes and shallow oceans where the Togorians, intelligent two-legged felinoids which stand up to three meters high, live. Togorians are among the most talented species of the galaxy in the art of the hunt and discretion. Togoria was the birthplace of the Togorians Muuurg and Mrrov, and where they returned to live after escaping from Ylesia alongside of Bria Tharen and Han Solo, when he was 19.
The Togorians are very friendly with mosgoths, giant flying reptiles which possess intelligence higher than average for animals. Those peaceful monsters are very useful on Togoria, since they serve as the main form of transport for the Togorians. Helped by their mosgoths, they manage to defend themselves against some very voracious predators on the planet.
After the Empire secured the facility, and after the disaster at Yavin, the Empire cast about for a suitable way to express its anger. Yavin was devoid of human life, the Rebels elusive as ever, so they eventually decided to make an example of Toprawa, for its role in obtaining for the Rebels the fatal technical readout of the Death Star. Toprawa was leveled to the ground, its advanced (for a colony) civilization reduced to stone age level. The planet was occupied by multiple Legions, and placed under a permanent blockade. Stormtroopers would parade vehicles full of food through the street, tossing the rubbish only to those Toprawans whose groveling and self-abasements amused them or seemed most sincere. Further twisting the dagger, the Imperial troops lived lives of stunning leisure and pleasure amidst the squalor, and made sure the natives knew full well what they were missing.
Before and after the Battle of Endor, the planet came under the control of the Imperial Governor Faylon Bataar. Bataar imposed strict laws limiting the freedoms of Toprawans and invited Imperial families to reside in newly built luxurious accommodations. Bataar wanted Toprawa to become a major Imperial centre, he wanted to build large cities with grand monuments and buildings. But this dream seemed more and more unlikely as time went on with the troubles of war that was getting ever closer to Toprawas doorstep. After numerous attempts from the Rebels to seize the planet, all of them were a failure because Bataar had amassed a large garrison of many troops and vehicles, although Bataar relied on the main Imperial army and navy. Once they were defeated and Coruscant was taken, Toprawa was on its own.
Toprawa remained unconquered for many years, until Bataar finally died and his fortune was divided amongst greedy politicians. The Toprawa garrison therefore became weak and was finally liberated by the New Republic soon after.
Tyria Sarkin, a pilot in Wraith Squadron, is from Toprawa
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The pristine world was part of the Republic until a stone mite infestation 22 BBY prompted it to secede shortly before the onset of the Clone Wars. However, this planned secession apparently did not occur, as Senator Streamdrinker, continued to serve in the Galactic Senate until his arrest after the Declaration of a New Order 19 BBY.
During the Yuuzhan Vong invasion, Tynna became one of the planets conquered by the hostile race, which bio-engineered the planet's extensive seas for their own purposes.
Towards the end of the Clone Wars, General Grievous traveled to this world to re-group and relocate the Confederate Separatist Council to Mustafar and to trap Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. Port Administrator Tion Medon aids Obi-Wan and Commander Cody in tracking down the General.
Utapau consists of two primary races; the Pau'ans comprise thirty percent of the planet's population. They are the upper class of Utapaun society. They work as government officials, administrators, and bureaucrats while the Utai, the other primary race, perform a secondary role as labor for their Pau'an masters. It is mentioned that they make up the labor class because of their natural humility.
Government in Utapau is largely autonomous. Local administrators called "Masters of Port Administration" govern the various cities of Utapau. Each administrator is supported by a committee for that city which helps and advises the administrator on local affairs. Each administrator reports to the Utapaun Committee, which is led by the Chairman of Utapau; head of state and government for the entire planet. Only the Pau'ans serve in these capacities as government officials. Many are appointed because of prestigious backgrounds. The current administrator for Pau City, Tion Medon, is a descendant of the late Timon Menon, credited with unifying Utapau in its early history. Pau'ans prefer darkness to light and raw meat to cooked, which explains the location of their cities deep within the sinkholes of Utapau.
Utapau is also the home of Boga. Boga is a Varactyl, a race of giant bird-lizards used for transport. They can be easily domesticated, and Utai often Wrangle them. Other species include the insectiod reptavian the Cancell, and the mysterious, subaquatic, Nos monster, usually found in the bottom of sinkholes.
The male from the only surviving pair of endangered pygmy rabbits released in the wild as part of a Washington State University program is named Utapau, after this planet in the Star Wars universe. Afflation: New Empire
Varl orbited around a star system with two suns, Evona and Ardos, which were worshipped as gods by the ancient Hutt civilization. According to Hutt legend, the two suns, represented by the gods Evona and Ardos, used to illuminate the system. One day, Evona died a fiery death when it was absorbed into a black hole, and as the planets smashed into each other in the chaos of Evona's death, Ardos became mournfully grievous and driven mad by anger and imploded into a white dwarf.
When the fiery explosion came, the gravitational fury unleashed by the death of Evona had seemingly smashed the entire star system into rubble. This huge imbalance caused many of the system's fellow planets also to catasclymically shatter into huge asteroid fields. These asteroids destroyed all the other planets, except the planet Varl, which somehow survived the death of one god and the wrath of another. Be it through themselves or (much more likely) powerful planetary shields, the Hutt race had managed to survive the deaths of their gods, if just barely, and in their own eyes had become as gods themselves. This "revelation" and the subsequent (and major) boost to their egos most likely led to the colonization and settlement of other planets in the galaxy such as their new homeworld Nal Hutta. The Hutts now believed themselves greater than the gods they once worshipped.
However, the main scientific theory, supported by Senior Anthropologist Hoole himself, is that Varl was destroyed by the Hutts themselves, in a civil war. This armageddon destroyed the entire system.
The veracity of the legend itself is somewhat questionable. Indeed, the general consensus among the scientific and archaeological community of the Star Wars universe is that this rendition of Hutt lore (and in fact all renditions of Hutt lore) is almost certainly not true.
While the Ardos system is now indeed "rubble" and one planet (probably Varl) does seem to have somehow survived, it is generally assumed that the ancient Hutt civilization somehow obliterated it themselves, most likely due to a civil war of some sort between various factions of the ancient Hutt civilization. This explanation fits what is known of the Hutt mentality, and indeed the Legend would probably help cover up what would be now seen as an embarrassment to the Hutt race.
Later, it was where Darth Vader's personal fortress, as shown in Star Wars Jedi Academy Bast Castle, resided. It has concentrated acid rain and the fortress is well guarded by many of Vader's best troops, including the legendary Dark Troopers. It also was the holding cell of Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber after he died. The fortress has been infiltrated and attacked many times, once by Kyle Katarn with one of his apprentices, Jaden Korr. Another time was in one of the Junior Jedi Knight books where Anakin Solo, along with Tahiri, Uldir, Tionne, and Ikrit, went to recover Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber.