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"Some pretty serious burns, but nothing a night in the bacta tank won't fix."
Ahsoka Tano, to an injured Anakin Skywalker[9]

A bacta tank was a cylindrical tank into which a being could be submerged for extensive exposure to bacta, a fluid that could accelerate healing and treat major injuries.[2] Bacta tanks already existed during the Clone Wars, when the Galactic Republic used them to treat its injured soldiers.[5] After being attacked and severely injured by a wampa ice creature on the frigid planet of Hoth, Commander Luke Skywalker was put into a bacta tank so he could recover from his wounds.[6]

A bacta tank was located in Darth Vader's castle on Mustafar, where the Dark Lord would relax and meditate outside of his life support armor with a modicum of comfort.[7][10]

A portable format of the bacta tank was also available, called the bacta pod.[8] On Tatooine, Boba Fett bathed in his bacta tank at many points in time.[8][11][12] He used it to heal his burned scars.[13][14] After the battle for Mos Espa Fett's bacta tank was used on Cobb Vanth, after he was shot by Cad Bane, while a cyborg modifier was taking care of him.[15]

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