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That image of the skeleton... i don't think it belongs to a Krayt, i think it's the skeleton of another creature, some kind of sand worm. --Azizlight 13:42, 28 Jul 2005 (UTC)

  • It was identified as the spine and skull of a greater krayt dragon in the only ref I found. Have anything to back it up? --SparqMan 16:04, 28 Jul 2005 (UTC)
    • Hmm yes you're right, I looked it up in the Star Wars Fact File and it says it was a krayt. I must have been imagining things :-) --Azizlight 03:35, 30 Jul 2005 (UTC)
      • Azizlight, don't worry, I don't think you're imagining things; yes, it is a krayt dragon skeleton, but the talk of it being a 'sand worm' isn't your own imagination. See the Behind the Scenes section of the krayt entry in the Databank. I believe the sand worm idea is in reference to the sandworms of Arrakis in the Dune books. I suspect that such sandworm theories come from sources that pre-date the establishment of the krayt dragon in Star Wars canon, but I don't actually know this (the presence of the skeleton could also have originally been a tribute to Herbert's Dune sandworms, but I don't know this as a fact either). – Aidje talk 06:33, 30 Jul 2005 (UTC)
        • Thanks Aidje :-) I checked out the A New Hope novelisation, which refers to the skeleton as "the bones of some enormous beast". Oh, and speaking of references to Arrakis, check out Blenjeel. --Azizlight 07:12, 30 Jul 2005 (UTC)
          • Interesting... definitely looks like one. – Aidje talk 07:25, 30 Jul 2005 (UTC)
            • Animals with long necks decay like that; the rib cage collapsed over time, exposing the tremendously long spine. Note that the skull appears to have the flat teeth of an herbivore rather than sharp, long fangs or sabre like teeth of carnivores; quite Ironic.--Logan Felipe 01:01, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

Krayt ScreamEdit

Can we get a sound bite of Obi-Wan Kenobi imitating the yell of the krayt dragon on here? I don't seem to have the capability of ripping it off of my DVDs. Cutch 02:32, 12 February 2006 (UTC)

  • Is that still considered a krayt dragon mating call now that it's been changed on the DVD?-- 01:05, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

Height versus lengthEdit

Is there any way the info box can say "length"? "Height" is misleading. Cutch 17:06, 22 April 2006 (UTC)

I've tried it a few times now, and all it will say once edited is length in both columns. I'm stumped as to how to fix it. Smegatron 13:53, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

I've fixed it and didn't run into Smegatron's odd problem. Windscar 03:57, 26 October 2006 (UTC)

Individual articles Edit

  • Should we really have individual articles for the Canyon and Greater Krayt. I think they should be merged with this one. Also, I wanted to point out that there are two separate articles about the Canyon Krayt. These are Canyon Krayt and Canyon krayt dragon.--Darth Oblivion 00:47, 28 June 2006 (UTC)

Behind the Scenes? Edit

Being an adamant fan of dinosaurs, I'd recognize a sauropod skeleton anywhere. The Greater Krayt Dragon skeleton in Episode IV appears to be based on some varieties of sauropod (ironically, all saurapods were herbivorous). The Skull appears to resemble a camarasaurus skull, and the neck resembles that of Diplodocus. Comments on whether or not this should be added? --Logan Felipe 00:53, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

  • I noticed that too. And the skull doesn't really match the shape of the greater krayt's head in the illustration.--Lord OblivionSith holocronSith Emblem 02:02, 27 November 2006 (UTC)
    • There's also a scene in ESB with a similar reference. The interior of the Wampa's Cave resembles a fossil find I remember seeing in National Geographic, except with snow. I don't remember what species specifically the skeleton was of, but it was a variety of hadrosaur (duck billed dinos). The crumpled rib cage and parts of the thigh bone can be seen; I assume it was supposed to be a Taun-Taun Skeleton in the movie. It seems GL has an interest in Dinos.


Could we get some citation for this mention of Krayt Dragon milk,the reptomammal category is a little sparse so any additions to it,and one so famous and instantly recognizable as the Krayt dragons,would be a step in the right direction. Sochwa 21:01, 30 April 2007 (UTC)

Tyber Zann? Edit

Is there a source for the thing on the side of the Mericless being a Krayt? Looks more like some sort of wolf to me...Unit 8311 13:24, 4 May 2007 (UTC)

origin of name Edit

I think krayt dragons are named after kraits which are a kind of sea snake in real life. Can anyone confirm? - Gimodon

Size Edit

The article says they have a average length of 4.5m. The infobox says they are 30 - 100m. Should 4.5m be 45m or something?--Draii 23:35, 12 April 2008 (UTC)


I added the fact tag, not because I don't know where the Star Map stuff comes from, but because I don't think KOTOR (or anything) says that krayts are attracted to the dark side. Chack Jadson (Talk) 00:42, 8 May 2008 (UTC)

Weight vs length Edit

I think the issue of the creatures weight needs to be addressed. At 45 meters long and only weighing 2,000kg well its impossible for that type of creature to be that large with no body weight. A jellyfish I could see, but not a giant reptomammal. In American measurements the dragon is 150ft long and barely over 2 tons. It's kinda like a 7ft man weighing as much as a newborn. I think comparatively we should be looking at the sauropod group of dinosaurs, since the body structure is similar.Shavedwookiee 03:23, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

"Bull" Dragon Edit

The first line of this article states that Krayt Dragons are also known as "Bull Dragons". Is there any source explicitly stating this? I recall hearing the term "bull dragon" in KotOR, but I'm pretty sure "bull" simply meant "male" as it does with many real-life species. ~ Zaenos 23:56, 6 February 2009 (UTC)

Pronunciation Edit

How is this pronounced? I've always pronounced it as one syllable: "krait" However, the audio version of Allies pronounces it as two syllables: "krai-yat". Do we have any audio files on this world? —fodigg BlackRebelStarbird (talk) | 14:45, June 7, 2010 (UTC)

  • Just listen to Obi-Wan say it on the "STAR WARS Radio Dramas". He pronounces it perfectly. -- Frank V Bonura 14:25, February 9, 2011 (UTC)

Sentience Edit

How do we know they're not semi-sentient? They are attracted to the Force and they also seem to be able recognize the leaders in attacking tuskens and spacers.

Imperial Krayts Edit

I was wondering where the information regarding Imperials preferring to Mount Krayts in Battlegrounds come from. No where in the game can Imperials Mount them except for mods. They only ever ride Dewbacks. Even with the Clone Campaigns expansion only the Naboo received a new mount creature in order to differentiate from the Gungan mounts. --Clonehunter(Report your W.M.D.) 23:15, July 16, 2013 (UTC)

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