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The wikis just say it's "sulphurous and cracked" which sounds like a huge understatement. Is there any backstory to this rather damaged planet?

  • Almost looks like Peragus after the gas explosion – CBredlow Mar 28 '16 at 17:45
  • I've checked all the usual suspects and I can't find anything that explains why it's cracked. – Valorum Mar 28 '16 at 19:15
  • For damage of that sort, I'd venture that the most probable cause is one of the many ancient Sith superweapons powered by giant kyber crystals – thegreatjedi Mar 29 '16 at 10:50
  • The exogorths were hungry that day. – Rogue Jedi Apr 5 '16 at 22:29
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It hasn't been established.

I asked Leland Chee, a member of the Lucasfilm Story Group and the maintainer of the official Holocron Database, your question.

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He responded and told me that it's yet to be established.

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Perhaps the Death Star was not the first super super weapon battle station to be built... perhaps many years ago someone tryed to make a battlestation like the Death Star and it failed but disturbed the core and the planet caved in on itself and was engulfed in magma...

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    Cool idea! Any references to back that up, or is it just your personal theory? – Organic Marble Jan 23 '17 at 3:02

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