Battle of Duro (Mandalorian Wars)

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"You were at Serroco, when they turned the Stereb cities into glass craters. At Duro, when Basilisk war droids rained like meteors onto the orbiting cities, and when the Mandalorians set fire to the Xoxin plains on Eres III—the fires that burn still."
Atton Rand, to Meetra Surik[src]

The Battle of Duro was a major battle of the Mandalorian Wars, fought sometime in 3962 BBY. The Mandalorian Neo-Crusaders campaigned across the galaxy from their territory in the Outer Rim to reach Duro in the Core Worlds, a strategy they called Mandalorian Triumph.

The battleEdit

According to the former Republic soldier Atton Rand, the Mandalorian assault force at Duro utilized, among other craft, Basilisk war droids which "rained down like meteors onto the orbiting cities." During the battle, the Mandalorian Neo-Crusaders laid waste to nearly the entire planet, forcing the population to ally with the warriors against the Republic. The Neo-Crusaders also attempted to steal large amounts of war materiel from the shipyards that orbited Duro, but were prevented from doing so following the arrival of a fleet of Interdictor-class cruisers under the command of the Jedi Revan and Malak.[2]


Following the battle Supreme Chancellor Tol Cressa named Revan commander of the Republic's military forces.[2]

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Notes and referencesEdit

Mandalorian Wars
(3976 BBY3960 BBY)
Galactic timeline

Previous: Great Sith War
(3996 BBY)

Concurrent: Kanz Disorders
(39703670 BBY)

Next: Jedi Civil War
(39593956 BBY)

Battles of the Mandalorian Wars
Outer Rim sieges
(39763964 BBY)
First Althir · Cathar · Corsin · First Azure
First Lianna · Makem · Quermia · Kaelta · Florn
Jaminere · Sy Myrth · Taskeed · Dennogra · Dernatine
Flashpoint Station · First Suurja · Second Suurja
Third Suurja · Fourth Suurja · Suurja ambush
Vanquo · Taris Siege · First Onderon
First Jebble · Serroco · Nouane · Dagary Minor
First Omonoth · Wayland · Second Omonoth · Myrkr
Thustra · Obroa · Second Jebble
Zongorlu · Ithor · Ord Mantell · Zabrak colonies
First Iridonia · Second Iridonia
Mandalorian Triumph
(3962 BBY)
Essien · Halthor · Phaedacomm · Dantooine
Charros · Randon · Eres III · Second Azure · Contruum
Gizer · Nazzri · Vena · Ambria · Zel
Commenor · Quellor · Exodeen · Duro
Republic counteroffensive
(39613960 BBY)
Second Taris · Second Althir
Vorzyd · Lucazec · Stenos · Elom
Jaga's Cluster · Second Onderon · Dxun
Second Lianna · Malachor V
Uncertain placement Bespin · Lantillies · Quelii
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Mandalore the Ultimate · Cassus Fett · Demagol · Jimas Veltraa · Noma Sommos · Saul Karath
Revan · Malak · Meetra Surik · Mass Shadow Generator · Jebble-Vanquo-Tarnith line
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