Battle of Caluula

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"Didn't we save your papa's shebs at Caluula Station? Ask him if he remembers the funny folks in armor who were killing the vongese for him. It might jog his memory. And tell him Carid sends his best."
Baltan Carid, speaking to Jaina Solo[src]

The Battle of Caluula lasted for a month in 29 ABY near the end of the Yuuzhan Vong War.



Caluula had been identified as an entry point to the Tion Hegemony by Warmaster Nas Choka, and Galactic Alliance Intelligence also speculated that Caluula and Toong'l were possible fallback points for an attack on Mon Calamari. The planet had a meager defense force, mostly on or around an orbital spacestation. With the HoloNet down, Caluula's survival depended on Caluula Station.

The battleEdit

Han Solo and Princess Leia had arrived from the Battle of Selvaris with rescued prisoners who had been intended for a sacrifice on Yuuzhan'tar. On learning of the decreased numbers, and of Caluula's future importance, Supreme Overlord Shimrra ordered a renewed attack on the besieged Caluula Station.

A ychna led the attack on the station, carrying warriors who boarded it. However, the Yuuzhan Vong and the Galactic Alliance hadn't been the only ones who recognized Caluula's importance: Mandalore Boba Fett had sent a team to review it, and brought in a small force of Mandalorian Protectors. Upon seeing the Mandalorians' fighting abilities, the Yuuzhan Vong warriors were whipped into a frenzy as they attempted to capture the Mandalorians for the upcoming sacrifice, to the point that some fought among themselves for the opportunity to engage the Mandalorians in combat. However, Fett and his team were able to buy enough time for most of Caluula Station's forces—as well as the Solos—to head planetside or escape into hyperspace. Caluula Station exploded shortly after the last forces escaped.


With Caluula Orbital destroyed, the Governor of Caluula sent a message to the Yuuzhan Vong suing for peace. In it, the Governor requested that the inhabitants not be implanted with surge-coral, and be allowed to live in peace with the Yuuzhan Vong. She also made one additional request: To allow a scientific team to observe the Nocturne of the Winged-Stars, which was occurring that year. In the efforts of rapid yammosk implantation, Supreme Commander Malik Carr agreed to the request initially, though stating that the final decision on the petition lay with High Prefect Drathul. The Galactic Alliance however, covertly intended to use the team to eliminate the yammosk based on the planet—as well as to secretly monitor the effects of the recently released Alpha Red bioweapon.



Notes and referencesEdit

Yuuzhan Vong War
(25 ABY29 ABY)
Galactic timeline

Previous: Galactic Civil War
(2 BBY19 ABY)

Next: Dark Nest Crisis
(3536 ABY)

Battles of the Yuuzhan Vong War
Year One
(25 ABY)
First Osarian · First Helska IV · First Sernpidal · Belkadan
First Dubrillion · Second Helska IV · Seline · Birgis · Bimmiel
Vonak · Artorias · Rychel · Tsam P'ah · First Dibrook · Second Dibrook
First Outer Rim · Second Outer Rim · Third Outer Rim · Second Dubrillion
Dantooine · Ord Trasi · Mygeeto · Morishim · Ord Biniir · Moltok · Shramar
Ciutric · Vinsoth · New Holgha · Shaum Hii · Garqi · Fedje · Ketaris · Agamar
Ithor · Er'Kit · Halmad · Bandomeer · Vanquo · Taris · Skorrupon · Corsin
Ploo · First Obroa-skai · Exodo II · First Wayland · First Ord Mantell
First Bilbringi · Columex · Chorios · Belderone · Dernatine · First Bimmisaari
Charros · Balamak · Boz Pity · Alee · Chalacta · Randon · Deysum · Uogo'cor
Nanth'ri · Daalang · Second Osarian · First Gyndine · Tynna · First Fondor
25–26 ABY
Gravlex Med · Vandyne · Edusa · Tangrene · Wistril · Orinda · Aquaris
First Myrkr · Thustra · Ord Janon · Cassander · Ord Canfre
Ord Cantrell · Phaeda
Year Two
(26 ABY)
Milagro · Bacrana · New Cov · Kalarba · Lannik · Dressel · Nexus Ortai
Druckenwell · Falleen · Leritor · Ando · Rodia · Junkfort Station · Kegan
Kubindi · Vaathkree · Sriluur · Klatooine · Cyborrea · Nimban · Sleheyron
Nar Kreeta · Ubrikkia · Kwenn · Nar Bo Sholla · Irith · First Nal Hutta
Toydaria · Varl · Nar Haaska · Kessel · Honoghr · Formos · First Ylesia
Rorak · Hollastin · Tsyk · Circumtore · Nar Kaaga · Quellor · Antar
Exodeen · First Duro · White dwarf · Pedd 4 · Celanon · Junction
Yavin 4 · Second Sernpidal · First Yag'Dhul · First Thyferra
26–27 ABY
Anteevy · Garos · Azure · Tierfon · Alpheridies · Thisspias · Togoria
Sneeve · Centares · The Wheel · Abhean · Euceron · Roche · Sarka
Aargonar · Jomark · New Holstice · Rhen Var · Cyrillia · Belasco
Ruusan · Saleucami
Year Three
(27 ABY)
Vortex · Second Bilbringi · Froz · Tirahnn · Chazwa · Castell · Arkania
Second Myrkr · Talfaglio · First Borleias · Reecee · Eclipse · Black Bantha
Velus · First Coruscant · Cato Neimoidia · Commenor · Yabol Opa
Brentaal · Colla IV · Ktil · Hapes · Second Borleias · World-Well
Year Four
(28 ABY)
Second Obroa-skai · Hydian Way · Far Thunder · Second Ylesia
Second Duro · Second Wayland · Second Bimmisaari · Second Gyndine
Second Nal Hutta · Ebaq 9 · Bastion · Bescane · Muunilinst · Ord Sedra
Borosk · N'zoth · Galantos · Yaga Minor · Bakura · Zonama Sekot · Generis
Final year
(29 ABY)
Esfandia · Third Gyndine · Bestine · Second Thyferra · Second Yag'Dhul
Third Duro · Second Fondor · Second Zonama Sekot · Third Bilbringi
Mandalore · Second Ord Mantell · Fourth Gyndine · Tholatin · Selvaris
Caluula · Toong'L · Second Caluula · Kuat · Mon Calamari · Corulag · Yuuuzhan'tar
Other battles Cathar · Dathomir · Uffel · Kligson's Moon · Mantessa · Poderis

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