The title of this article is conjectural.

Although this article is based on official information from the Star Wars Legends continuity, the actual name of this subject is pure conjecture.

At some point after 3522 BBY, an army of Pau'an warriors was assembled by Dark Lord of the Sith Darth Desolous, who had been expelled from the Jedi Order for studying Sith teachings. Vowing to exact revenge on the Jedi, Desolous led his army in a series of ambushes on Jedi Knights across the galaxy, until the Sith Lord and his warriors were crushed on Yaga Minor.

History[edit | edit source]

Darth Desolous, the army's founder and leader

At some point after 3522 BBY,[2] a Pau'an Jedi Master fell to the dark side of the Force and was expelled from the Jedi Order for studying Sith teachings. Determined to exact his revenge, he became the Dark Lord of the Sith Darth Desolous and assembled an army of Pau'ans to fight against the Jedi. Desolous trained the army in his personal style of martial arts, which combined cortosis shields and melee weapons. Desolous and his men attacked the Jedi throughout the galaxy, killing almost two thousand Jedi Knights.[1]

With each victory, however, Desolous became more reckless and bold, and, when he discovered a small group of Jedi on the planet Yaga Minor, he led his army in a direct assault there. However, those Jedi merely acted as bait meant to draw Desolous into a trap as a Jedi fleet emerged from hyperspace and prevented the Sith Lord's forces from retreating. The entire Pau'an army was destroyed, and Desolous himself was killed.[1]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

The Pau'an army assembled by Darth Desolous was mentioned in the in-game databank of the PlayStation 2, Wii, and PlayStation Portable versions of the 2008 video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.[1] These versions were developed by Krome Studios.[3]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed video game (PS2, PSP, and Wii versions' in-game databank) Darth Desolous entry
  2. 2.0 2.1 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed video game databank establishes that Darth Desolous was born approximately 3500 years before the beginning of the Clone Wars. The New Essential Chronology provides the date of 22 BBY for the opening battle of the conflict. The army was created at some point after Desolous' birth date.
  3. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed video game  (PSP, PS2 and Wii versions only)
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