Cantonica was a desert planet in the Cantonica system within the Corporate Sector of the galaxy's Outer Rim Territories. The planet was home to the casino city Canto Bight, which was a destination for wealthy tourists, gamblers, and war profiteers. During the First Order–Resistance war in 34 ABY, the Resistance operatives Finn, Rose Tico, and BB-8 traveled to Cantonica on a mission to recruit the Master Codebreaker to disable the First Order's hyperspace tracker.
Description[edit | edit source]
Cantonica was a desert planet in the Cantonica system within the Corporate Sector of the galaxy's Outer Rim Territories that was home to the casino city Canto Bight. The city was located on the shores of the Sea of Cantonica, an artificial ocean considered the largest in the galaxy. A pink, blue, and green nebula was visible from the surface of the planet.
History[edit | edit source]
Cantonica was part of the Corporate Sector, a fiefdom where corporate entities were given free reign to govern their own territory. By the outbreak of the First Order–Resistance war in 34 ABY, the casino city of Canto Bight had become a haven for wealthy tourists, gamblers, and war profiteers who sold weapons to both the First Order and the Resistance. The Resistance operatives Finn and Rose Tico visited Canto Bight in an attempt to recruit the Master Codebreaker in order to disable the First Order's hyperspace tracker.
However, Finn and Rose were arrested by the Canto Bight Police Department for a traffic violation. While in prison, they managed to convince the slicer DJ to help them in return for his freedom. The prisoners escaped the cell with the help of BB-8, who tied up the guards. They then managed to flee Canto Bight with the help of the stable hand Temiri Blagg, who released a herd of fathiers. Finn, Rose, BB-8 and DJ then escaped aboard the stolen yacht Libertine.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Mentioned only)
- Lando's Luck (Mentioned only)
- Han Solo - Imperial Cadet 3 (Cover only)
- "Tales from Wild Space: Family Affair, Part 1"—Star Wars Adventures 10 (Indirect mention only)
- Last Shot
- Age of Rebellion - Jabba the Hutt 1
- Doctor Aphra 1
- Doctor Aphra 2 (Appears in flashback(s))
- Doctor Aphra 3
- Doctor Aphra 4
- Doctor Aphra 5
- Alphabet Squadron (Mentioned only)
- The Legends of Luke Skywalker (First appearance)
- "Rules of the Game"—Canto Bight
- "Hear Nothing, See Nothing, Say Nothing"—Canto Bight
- "The Wine in Dreams"—Canto Bight
- "The Ride"—Canto Bight
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi – DJ – Most Wanted 1
- Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi: A Junior Novel
- The Last Jedi Read-Along Storybook and CD
- The Last Jedi: Rose and Finn's Secret Mission
- The Last Jedi Adaptation 3
- Star Wars: Forces of Destiny – "Shuttle Shock"
- "Flight of the Falcon, Part 5: Grand Theft Falcon"—Star Wars Adventures 18 (Appears in flashback(s))
Non-canon appearances[edit | edit source]
- LEGO Star Wars: All-Stars – "The Chase with Han/Escape with Chewbacca" (Appears on billboard holofeed only)
- LEGO Star Wars: All-Stars – "Scouting for Leia/A Mission with Maz"
- LEGO Star Wars: All-Stars – "Rolling with BB-8/Resistance on the Run"