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Ossus is a fictional planet in the Star Wars universe. It was the third planet in the Adega system in the Auril Sector. It followed a peculiar figure-eight orbit around the twin suns of the star system. The cover of the 2004 DVD widescreen release of the modified original Star Wars Trilogy. ...

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History

Early Republic

After the Jedi Knights left Tython, they established a philosophy school on Ossus. c. 25,000 BBY, with the formation of the Perlemian Trade Route, the planet joined the Republic as one of the then-Wild Space fortress worlds from which the Jedi kept a watchful eye on the hostile Tion Cluster. This article or section should include material from Jedi Sentinel —The Jedi Code — Obi-Wan Kenobi The Jedi Knights are a fictional brotherhood and organization from the Star Wars series of films by George Lucas. ... The Perlemian Trade Route is a hyperspace corridor in the Star Wars galaxy. ... Form of Government Federal Republic--Unicameral--Parliamentary Official language Basic Capital Coruscant Judicial Branch Supreme Court Legislative and Executive Branch Galactic Senate Senate Chair and Head of State Supreme Chancellor Assistant Senate Head Vice Chair Establishment 25,000 BBY Reorganization into the Galactic Empire 19 BBY Re-establishment 5 ABY... Wild Space is a region in the Star Wars fictional universe. ... Two examples of Jedi, Master Qui-Gon Jinn & his padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. ...


Ossus was a rich, lush world with a Jedi training center and the Great Jedi Library which were established by Jedi Master Odan-Urr 4,996 BBY. Jedi from all the worlds of the galaxy mingled freely, sharing knowledge and furthering the causes of justice and peace. 3,998 BBY, Dace Diath trained on Ossus with Master Vodo-Siosk Baas. Two examples of Jedi, Master Qui-Gon Jinn & his padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. ... Approximately 5,000 BBY, the scholarly Jedi Knight Odan-Urr founded a center of Jedi Learning on the planet Ossus where he was trained. ... Jedi Master Odan Urr is a Jedi from the fictional universe of Star Wars. ... Vodo-Siosk Baas is a fictional character from the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ...


This oasis of knowledge and peace was doomed, however. During the Great Sith War, Exar Kun slew Odan-Urr and recruited many Jedi students on Ossus to the Dark Side, taking them to Yavin 4. Odan-Urr was replaced as librarian by Ood Bnar. Ulic Qel-Droma joined forces with Exar Kun and, using Sith weaponry from Naga Sadow's ancient battleship, detonated the stars of the nearby Cron Cluster in the year 3,996 BBY, causing a deadly shockwave to spread out across space. Tales of the Jedi is a series of comic books that are part of the Expanded Universe of Star Wars. ... -- Exar Kun Exar Kun, Dark Lord of the Sith, (lived circa 4,000 BBY, spirit destroyed 11 ABY) was a highly talented Jedi apprentice to the Old Republic Jedi Master Vodo-Siosk Baas. ... In various theories of magic, the Dark Side or dark side describes the less benevolent approaches to use of the magical forces. ... Yavin 4 is one of the many moons of the gas planet Yavin in the Star Wars universe. ... Bnar, Ood Ood Bnar is a character in the Star Wars series of science fiction films and books. ... Ulic Qel-Droma was an ancient Jedi who lived 4000 years before Star Wars Episode IV. He was born on Alderaan. ... Darth Vader and the Emperor Within the fictional Star Wars universe, the term Sith is used to describe two separate but related groups. ... Naga Sadow was a Dark Lord of the Sith 5,000 years BBY in the fictional Star Wars universe. ...


The Jedi were forced to hastily evacuate the Jedi Temple of Ossus, and it was during the ensuing chaos that Kun returned with Qel-Droma, determined to loot the planet of all its riches. Before Kun could reach a vault containing valuable antique lightsabers, he was stopped by the Neti Jedi Master Ood Bnar. Master Ood used the Force to transform himself into a tree, in order to stop the evil Dark Lord. As Exar Kun returned to Yavin 4, Ulic was captured by the Jedi after slaying his brother Cay Qel-Droma and being stripped of the Force by Nomi Sunrider. The Jedi Temple is a fictional building in the Star Wars universe. ... Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi wielding their blue lightsabers. ... This is a list of sentient races from the fictional universe of Star Wars. ... In physics, a force is an external cause responsible for any change of a physical system. ... Yavin 4 is one of the many moons of the gas planet Yavin in the Star Wars universe. ... This article is about Ancient Jedi from the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe, which existed roughly 4000 BBY Spoiler warning: [[Image:Exam ple. ... This article should be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...


Post Great Sith War

Though many Jedi artifacts were saved and eventually relocated to the Jedi Archives on Coruscant, thousands of Jedi scrolls and holocrons had to be left behind and those that were not stolen by the Sith were thought to have been lost forever. Tales of the Jedi is a series of comic books that are part of the Expanded Universe of Star Wars. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Coruscant (pronounced //) is the name of a fictional planet in the Star Wars universe. ... A Holocron is an artifact from the Star Wars universe. ...


However, some of the inhabitants of Ossus managed to escape underground and survived the cataclysm to become the Ysanna tribe. Although he was wounded, Ood Bnar managed to survive also.


During the Clone Wars, Ossus was brought to the brink of destruction when the enemies of the Jedi sought to destroy the stronghold, resulting in the destabilization of its atmosphere 22 BBY. The initial battle of the Clone Wars: The Battle of Geonosis In the Star Wars saga, the Clone Wars, (also known as the Clone War) were a series of intragalactic battles in the Star Wars galaxy that took place from 22 BBY to 19 BBY. The Clone Wars were featured...


10 ABY, Master Luke Skywalker visited Ossus with his apprentice Kam Solusar. At first the remaining "Ysanna" attacked them, but they joined forces with Skywalker and Solusar to defend Ossus when an Imperial force arrived. During the battle, Master Ood sacrificed himself to kill the Dark Jedi Sedriss. Unfortunately, the Imperials kidnapped the Ysanna shamans the next year, taking them to Vjun for clone testing. The New Republic began an archaeological dig on the planet later that year. The minstrel Tionne found a statue of Odan-Urr there. Luke Skywalker (born 19 BBY) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ... Kam Solusar was one of the first three Jedi to apprentice under Luke Skywalker at the new Jedi Academy established on Yavin 4--with the other two being Corran Horn (under the pseudonym Keiran Halcyon) and Brakiss. ... Dark Jedi is the somewhat misleading name given in the Star Wars fictional universe to those beings who are Force-attuned and adept at the dark side of the Force. ... Sedriss was an Imperial character in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ... T Taanab It was at Taanab that Lando Calrissian demonstrated not only his ability lead but also his knack for devising winning tactics. ... As a word, clone was first coined by J.B.S. Haldane as subject for theoretical replication of a frog, though the term clone is derived from κλων, the Greek word for twig. In horticulture, the spelling clon was used until the twentieth century. ... Tionne was one of the first students of Luke Skywalkers New Jedi order. ...


After the grueling war against the Yuuzhan Vong, Kam Solusar recommended to Luke Skywalker that he establish a new Jedi Praxeum on Ossus, which Skywalker agreed to 29 ABY. This praxeum gave the Jedi a place to meet away from the influence of the Galactic Alliance government on Coruscant. Luke and his wife, Mara Jade Skywalker, raised their son, Ben Skywalker, in a home on Ossus. Jobs were created on Ossus for the families of Jedi cadets. The Yuuzhan Vong as seem on the cover of Vector Prime, 1999. ... Kam Solusar was one of the first three Jedi to apprentice under Luke Skywalker at the new Jedi Academy established on Yavin 4--with the other two being Corran Horn (under the pseudonym Keiran Halcyon) and Brakiss. ... The Jedi Academy is a fictional training establishment in the Star Wars universe. ... The Galactic Federation of Free Alliances is a fictional government from the Star Wars novel series, more commonly called the Galactic Alliance for short. ... Coruscant (pronounced //) is the name of a fictional planet in the Star Wars universe. ... Mara Jade Skywalker (born 18 BBY) is a fictional character in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ... This article is about minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe, who do not fit into any other category. ...


Appearances

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Sources

  • The New Essential Chronology
  • The Essential Guide to Planets and Moons
  • Power of the Jedi Sourcebook

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Ossus was originally a rugged, lush world with two-thirds of its surface covered in water and an abundance of flora and fauna.
Ossus was poised to defend the Core Worlds against the forces of the Tion Cluster and Hutt Space, and so the planet became a fortress world protecting the Perlemian.
Ossus was inhabited by intelligent life for unnumbered generations.
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Ossus was a rich, lush world with a Jedi training center and the Great Jedi Library which were established by Jedi Master Odan-Urr 4,996 BBY.
The Jedi were forced to hastily evacuate the Jedi Temple of Ossus, and it was during the ensuing chaos that Kun returned with Qel-Droma, determined to loot the planet of all its riches.
During the Clone Wars, Ossus was brought to the brink of destruction when the enemies of the Jedi sought to destroy the stronghold, resulting in the destabilization of its atmosphere 22 BBY.
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