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"The main ingredients are cyanogen silicate, ardanium and accellerite, but don't worry—I'm already mixing the solution and we're all still alive."

Accellerite was a chemical used in the creation of explosives.[1] In the Battle of Corellia during the Galactic War between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire, a group of Sith siphoned accellerite from one of the chemical plants in the Labor Valley region on the planet Corellia for use in their chemical bomb.[3] Core bombs were a type of explosive that used accellerite and magnopium ferrocongregate as its main components,[4] and the Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn was able to locate a core bomb aboard the luxury cruiser Aurorient Express in 38 BBY by scanning for traces of the two chemicals.[1] Core bombs also saw use during the era of the Galactic Civil War between the Galactic Empire and Rebel Alliance.[4] However, accellerite also had medical applications,[2] as the xenopathologist[5] Archiban Kimble used a combination of accellerite, ardanium, and cyanogen silicate as well as other compounds to cure a rare flesh-eating disease[2] around 3642 BBY.[6]

Behind the scenesEdit

Accellerite was first mentioned in second issue of the 2002 comics Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan: The Aurorient Express, and it received further mentions in the 2012 video game Star Wars: The Old Republic and the card "Core Bomb" in the Champions of the Force expansion of the Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game.



Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan: The Aurorient Express 2
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 SWTOR mini Star Wars: The Old Republic—Conversation with Doc: "Looking for a Cure"
  3. 3.0 3.1 SWTOR mini Star Wars: The Old Republic—Jedi Knight Mission: "Death Cloud" on Corellia
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 SWGTCGsmall Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card GameChampions of the Force (Card: Core Bomb)
  5. Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia
  6. Using comments and information from The Old Republic—The Lost Suns 2, The Last Battle of Colonel Jace Malcom, and The Old Republic: Annihilation, it is possible to place the events of the Prologue and Act I for the Jedi Knight, Smuggler, and Trooper classes in Star Wars: The Old Republic in 3643 BBY, the general events of Act II in 3642 BBY, and the events of Act III for all classes in 3641 BBY.
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