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The dark side vergence on Dagobah

Qui-Gon Jinn: "I have encountered a vergence in the Force."
Yoda: "A vergence, you say?"
Mace Windu: "Located around a person?"
Qui-Gon Jinn: "A boy. His cells have the highest concentration of midi-chlorians I have seen in a lifeform… It is possible he was conceived by the midi-chlorians."
Jedi Masters Qui-Gon Jinn, Yoda, and Mace Windu discussing Anakin Skywalker[src]

A vergence,[1] sometimes described as a nexus[2] or a locus,[3][4] was an unusual yet naturally occurring concentration of Force energy localized around a place, object, or person. In the case of a vergence being centered around a location—Force-sensitives in proximity, may have stronger interactions with the Force—often triggering visions among Force-sensitives.[5]

The individual Anakin Skywalker was a vergence,[1] as was the mountain around which the Sith shrine and the Jedi Temple on Coruscant were built. That mountain was a locus of power which attracted Force-wielders of various beliefs and was deemed sacred by local Coruscanti.[4] The Jedi Temple on Lothal, the Temple of Eedit on Devaron, the Jedi Temple on Ilum, the Cave of Evil on Dagobah,[2] the Mirror cave on Ahch-To[6], the Sith cave on the planet Mustafar,[7] and the great chasm on Ushruu were also vergences.[8]

The Wellspring of Life, a planet[9] that was the foundation of life and what connects the Living and the Cosmic Force,[10] the birthplace of midi-chlorians, and the dwelling of the five Force Priestesses,[9] was also described as a nexus.[2]

The ethereal world of Mortis was the fulcrum of the galaxy and the Force.[11]

The planet Aleen and the moon Iktotch were known to have vergences.[2] Exegol had enormous fissures that reached deep into its crust. Such were thought to be pathways to a hidden vergence, and hence excavated by Sith loyalists in antiquity. The Skywalker lightsaber acted like a vergence when Rey came into contact with it, granting her insights from the past when she touched it in the Takodana Castle.[12]

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