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"Are you ready to kill a world?"
Darth Bane to the Sith Council[src]

The Massacre on Ruusan was a battle of the New Sith Wars.

The Brotherhood of Darkness sent their minions on a diversionary attack on the Jedi forces of General Kiel Charny while the Dark Lords themselves assembled in a meditation circle far away from the battlefield.


The effects of the Force wave created by the Sith lords.

There, under the guidance of the recently returned Darth Bane, the Sith joined together to create a wave of Force-powered devastation that decimated the ranks of the Army of Light and scoured the surface of Ruusan.

But before they achieved total victory, Skere Kaan broke from the meditation circle, leading his fellow Lords in a more conventional swoop-based aerial assault on the broken ranks of the Jedi.

In the meantime, 300 Jedi Knights under Lord Valenthyne Farfalla had arrived from their confrontation with King Lahzar, fighting through the Sith blockade over Ruusan, arriving just in time to help stave off Kaan's advances. In the ensuing confusion after the battle, the young Padawan Darovit defected to the Sith, but not before killing the heavily wounded and incapacitated Kiel Charny.

Behind the scenesEdit

Chapter twenty-six of Darth Bane: Path of Destruction established that the six major battles of the Ruusan campaign had already concluded prior to Bane arriving on Ruusan, therefore this battle can not currently be classified as one of the seven battles of Ruusan.[1]


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New Sith Wars
(2000 BBY1000 BBY)
Galactic timeline

Previous: Darth Desolous conflict
(after 3522 BBY)

Next: Mandalorian Civil War (6044 BBY)
Stark Hyperspace War (44 BBY)

Battles of the New Sith Wars
Early battles
(20001100 BBY)
Fourth Great Schism · Uba IV · Malrev IV · King's Galquek
Corphelion · Gap Nine · Mizra · Almas · Sictis Wars
Early Republic
Dark Age
(11001010 BBY)
First Aquilaris · Operation Influx: · Oranessan · Chelloa
Nilash III · First Darkknell · Gazzari · Jutrand · Bactranate · Byllura
Syned · Aquilaris campaign · Second Darkknell · First Skarpos
Sarrassia · Second Skarpos · Vanahame · Coruscant
Sith infighting · Duel (Kas'im and Na'daz)
Light and
Darkness War
(10101002 BBY)
Unidentified (Wud Mortull) · Korriban · Hoth · Dromund Kaas
Ando · Bomis Koori · Castell · Corsin · Denon
Dorin · Druckenwell · Enarc · Gizer · Gyndine · Jabiim · Mindor
Monastery · Ord Mantell · Pax · Sanrafsix · Sy Myrth
Kashyyyk · Hsskhor · Phaseera
Alaris Prime · Harpori · Balowa · Ambria · Bespin · Sullust
Taanab · Corulag · Chandrila · Brentaal IV · Lehon
Ruusan campaign
(10021000 BBY)
First Ruusan · Second Ruusan · Third Ruusan · Fourth Ruusan
Fifth Ruusan · Sixth Ruusan · Seventh Ruusan
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Army of Light · Darth Bane · Brotherhood of Darkness · Belia Darzu · Lord Hoth · Lord Kaan
New Sith · Republic Dark Age · Ruusan Reformation · Tarsus Valorum
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