- "This system is haunted, cursed, whatever. Anyway, Jedi or not, no one gets off this rock alive, not past Drol."
- ―Jaybo Hood, to Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker
Iego was a mysterious planet located in the Outer Rim Territories on the fringes of the known galaxy that was surrounded by a thousand moons collectively known as the moons of Iego, at least one of which was populated by a race of beings known as Angels. During the Clone Wars, the Confederacy of Independent Systems constructed a laser field that prevented anyone from leaving the planet, before the field was destroyed by Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, freeing the Iegoans.
- Jaybo Hood: "Follow the vines to the bottom, dig up the roots, but don't touch the vine."
- Obi-Wan Kenobi: "Aside from the obvious, why not?"
- Jaybo Hood: "Because the plants don't like it, and they have big, sharp teeth."
- Anakin Skywalker: "Teeth? This is getting better by the minute."
- Jaybo Hood: "And watch out for the flying xandu."
- ―Jaybo Hood, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Anakin Skywalker discuss the dangers of Iego[src]
A temperate and tropical world located on the fringes of the known galaxy, the planet Iego was orbited by a thousand moons collectively known as the moons of Iego, including Clepresdan, Cobarb, Flitrude, Millius Prime, Rawnde, Uncovalor, and Winlion. Its desert surface was covered in basaltic spires and canyons, where reeksa (enormous, ravenous carnivorous plants with sharpened spikes for teeth and deadly thorns along their length that were known to eat humans alive, and whose roots were used to create the only known antidote to the Blue Shadow Virus) grew. Iego was also inhabited by xandu, creatures who flew though Iego's skies on their four wings and used their giant ears to hear prey at great distances, after which they would snatch them up and smash them against rock walls using their two arms and two legs.
- "Welcome to Iego."
- ―Reprogrammed B1 battle droids welcome Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to Iego.
During the Clone Wars, the Confederacy of Independent Systems invaded Iego with hundreds of battle droids and stole Millius Prime from its inhabitants, the Diathim. There, they built a laser web security system to prevent the inhabitants from leaving the system. The Separatists then abandoned Iego and left battle droids and vulture droids behind at Cliffhold. There, they were reprogrammed by Jaybo Hood as his servants.
Fifty of the best pilots attempted to leave Iego, but failed. Among them was Taquito, whose death made the inhabitants believe the laser web was the work of Drol, the so-called "phantom ruler" of Iego. After this had been going on for some time, Jedi Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi ventured to the planet in the starship Twilight in search of reeksa root, the only known cure for the deadly Blue Shadow Virus, in order to save people on Naboo who had been infected with a re-engineered strain of the disease and were trapped in an underground bunker. Kenobi and Skywalker were assisted by a skeptical Hood, who was confident they would be as trapped on Iego as its inhabitants were. After venturing into a canyon to brave the reeksa, a carnivorous plant, and retrieve some root, Kenobi and Skywalker attempted to leave, but were stopped by the LaserWeb Defense Station, with Kenobi persuading his former apprentice to turn the ship around.
- Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace (First mentioned)
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Mystery of a Thousand Moons" (First appearance)
- Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season One
- Ultimate Star Wars
- Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens Beginner Game
- Entertainment Weekly's Ultimate Guide to Rogue One (Misspelled as "Lego")
- Star Wars Helmet Collection 14 (Databank A-Z: Dengar–Domino Squad)
- Star Wars Helmet Collection 25 (Databank A-Z: Hydroid Medusas–Imperial Academies)
- Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia
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Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5
- ↑ Star Wars: The Force Awakens Beginner Game
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 (Slide 6)
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 (Slide 8)
- ↑ 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Mystery of a Thousand Moons"
- ↑ Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace
- ↑ Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know