One of the original member-worlds of the Kingdom of Cron, it was absorbed into Xim's empire. After the empire collapsed, it would continue to thrive as a world, eventually joining the Cronese Mandate after the rise of the Galactic Empire. Located along the Perlemian Trade Route, it was the principal spaceport of the Mandate.
By the time of the Battle of Endor, Arcan IV's commercial district served as a den of smugglers, pirates, thieves, and con artists. Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca once went there looking for clues to the whereabouts of Han Solo. Later, Han Solo and Luke Skywalker went there during their quest to seek out the Dancing Goddess.
- Star Wars 79: The Big Con (First appearance)
- Star Wars 85: The Hero (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars 99: Touch of the Goddess