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"Brentaal is in the Core. If we're to get there safely and quickly, we'll need to take one of the main hyperlane routes."
―Leia Organa[src]

Brentaal IV, also referred to simply as Brentaal, was a terrestrial planet located in the the galaxy's Core Worlds, on both the Hydian Way and the Perlemian Trade Route.


A planet in the Core Worlds region of the galaxy,[1] Brentaal IV was located at the confluence of the Hydian Way and the Perlemian Trade Route, positioned at the coordinates L-9[3] on the Standard Galactic Grid.[5]

Brentaal IV had a rocky surface and an atmosphere that was breathable to humans. At least one moon could be seen in its sky.[2]


"You never heard of the butcher of Brentaal IV?"

The pirate Q'anah and her father were natives of Brentaal IV, and Q'anah's father served House Cormond as a bodyguard until he was given a lucrative offer by House Elegin of the planet Asmeru to work for them instead.[1]

The planet was the site of the Republic Futures Program training facility, where Galen Erso met and befriended Orson Krennic in 36 BBY.[6]

The Nuxan informant Bodo Linx had a contact,[7] Qensog,[2] on Brentaal IV, who he believed could help reconnect the fragmented Rebel Alliance after the Assault on the Mako-Ta Space Docks giving Leia Organa the contact's details.[7] The rebels later met with Qensog, and he gave them the locations of both Admiral Ackbar's Home One and Hera Syndulla's Geist.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

Brentaal IV was first mentioned in canon in the novel Tarkin, written by James Luceno and released in 2014.[1] It made its first appearance in the comic Star Wars 61, written by Kieron Gillen, illustrated by Andrea Broccardo, and published on February 6, 2019.[8]

Its first mention was in the Star Wars Legends continuity, in the "Galaxywide NewsNets" segment of Star Wars Adventure Journal 3, published in 1994.[9]



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