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"Teth? That's Wild Space. The droid army isn't even in that sector."
―Anakin Skywalker — (audio) Listen (file info)[src]

Teth was a jungle planet located in Wild Space. At some point, the world was inhabited by the B'omarr Order. However, by the time of the Clone Wars, their castles were abandoned, though some would be converted by the Hutts into formidable strongholds. Some distance from the B'omarr monasteries and the Tomb of Ziro the Hutt's father, an area of mysterious rock formations could be found on the surface of Teth.


The twin moons of Teth.

The planet Teth was located in the Teth system of the Baxel sector,[2] which straddled the Outer Rim Territories[3] and Wild Space, with Teth seated in the latter[4] at grid square U-12 on the Standard Galactic Grid. Situated along the Triellus Trade Route,[5] Teth orbited its system's singular star[3] and was orbited by two moons.[4] On the surface was a mix of rocky ground and tangled jungle, all cast in shades of deep purple to light mauve by its atmosphere, which was comfortably breathable for Hutts, humans and other species.[3]

The trees that populated the jungles had serpentine trunks which twisted and coiled upwards, and were bedecked with thick vines. The heavy canopy turned the space beneath into a gloomy, dark place filled with the sounds of a myriad of different species, and were further obscured by the perpetual mists that cloaked the planet. Wherever there was a break in the canopy, the thick ground would cover thrives as tall rock columns thrusted upward from the lowland jungles. Carved out millennia ago by wind and water, the columns were topped by flat areas, the largest of which carried jungles of their own. Due to their elevation above the dangers of the lowland jungles, the tops of the pillars made for good sites for individual dwellings of those that made Teth their home.[3]

Because of the planet's location, visits to Teth were uncommon, and was one reason why the reclusive B'omarr monastic order established a monastery on the planet.[3]


Once colonized by monks of the B'omarr Order, their empty monasteries later fell under Hutt control.[1]

Mission to Teth[]

In approximately 40 BBY,[10] the Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi were sent on a mission to Teth to investigate the possible involvement of the Hutts in the disappearance of agricultural shipments on the Triellus Trade Route. The mission proved problematic due to the poor teamwork between Jinn and Kenobi, resulting in Kenobi's capture as a hostage. Ultimately, however, Jinn was successful in scaring the Hutts away from making further attacks on the shipments, at least for the time being.[8]

The Clone Wars[]

Republic and Separatist forces exchange fire on Teth.

During the Clone Wars, Separatist leader Count Dooku's assassin, Asajj Ventress, brought Jabba the Hutt's infant son Rotta to the abandoned B'omarr monastery after she kidnapped him from Tatooine. Several bounty hunters and two ARF troopers, one of whom was a lieutenant, followed her to the monastery. The bounty hunters were killed and their severed heads sent back to Jabba, but the two ARF troopers were able to report back to Galactic Republic forces about the whereabouts of the kidnapped child and leave unnoticed.[4]

Jedi General Anakin Skywalker, his Padawan Ahsoka Tano, and Torrent Company then led a mission to rescue the Huttlet from the battle droid battalion that guarded the monastery. However, Ventress then arrived with more reinforcements and trapped the Jedi and Clones in the monastery. Skywalker, Tano and R2-D2 eventually escaped aboard the freighter Twilight and returned Rotta to his father on Tatooine.[4]

Behind the scenes[]

Teth first appeared in the 2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars film. The film establishes that Teth is located in Wild Space,[4] but the 2015 reference book Ultimate Star Wars incorrectly placed the planet in the Outer Rim Territories.[2]



Notes and references[]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Ultimate Star Wars
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Build the Millennium Falcon.png Star Wars: Build the Millennium Falcon 94 (Guide to the Galaxy: Teth – Jungle World)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Star Wars: The Clone Wars film
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Beginner Game
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 StarWars.com Encyclopedia Teth in the Encyclopedia (content now obsolete; (backup link)
  7. Star Wars (2015) 35
  8. 8.0 8.1 Master & Apprentice
  9. StarWars-DatabankII.png Teth in the Databank (backup link)
  10. The scenario described takes place in Master & Apprentice, in which Obi-Wan Kenobi is seventeen years old. The app ToppsDigitalLogo.pngStar Wars: Card Trader (Card: Obi-Wan Kenobi - Padawan - Base Series 1) states that Kenobi was born in 57 BBY. Therefore, it can be deduced that the story takes place in either 39 BBY or 40 BBY.