Gorima was a male Selkath who lived during the Galactic War between the Galactic Republic and the reconstituted Sith Empire. Gorima, a famous biologist on his planet, was hired by Colonel Rian Darok of the Republic Special Forces Division and Darth Arkous of the Dark Council on the behalf of the Order of Revan. Darok and Arkous tasked Gorima with the creation of an "Infinite Army" using Rakatan technology fused with living beings.

Gorima conducted his studies in an underwater facility on Manaan. When he arrived to a satisfactory result, however, Republic and Imperial strike teams sent by Theron Shan and Lana Beniko fought their ways in the base and confronted him. Darok and Arkous, who observed the situation from a distance, then activated the facility's self-destruct system. Gorima died in the destruction.

Behind the scenesEdit

Gorima first appeared in Game Update 2.9 of the MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic, released by BioWare in 2014. If the player character chooses the dark side conversational option, Gorima is murdered by Jakarro. If the light side option is chosen, Gorima's life is spared, but he dies in the facility's destruction.


Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Using information from the novel The Old Republic: Annihilation and Star Wars: The Old Republic: Knights of the Fallen Empire, the events of Game Updates 2.0 through 3.3 for Star Wars: The Old Republic can be placed in the time period between 3640 BBY and 3637 BBY. According to The Old Republic lead designer Charles Boyd (screenshot), the game's events can be assumed to occur in a timeline matching that of their real-time release. Therefore, the events of Game Update 2.9 and the Digital Expansion Galactic Strongholds can be placed in approximately 3638 BBY.
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