Wikia

Wookieepedia

Chrysalide

Talk10
110,069pages on
this wiki
TPM-CGYoda

Master Qui-Gon, more to say, have you?

It is requested that this article, or a section of this article, be expanded.

See the request on the listing or on this article's talk page. Once the improvements have been completed, you may remove this notice and the page's listing.

Chrysalis Rancor JATM
Chrysalide
Biological classification
Designation

Non-sentient

Physical characteristics
Skin color

Green

Hair color

None

"Nobody told us the Emperor had a private zoo!"
―Anonymous Rebel trooper[src]

The chrysalide, also known as the "chrysalis beast", was a type of creature altered by Sith alchemy.

HistoryEdit

Chrysalis
A chrysalis rancor

It was widely believed that during ancient times, the knowledge of creating the chrysalis beast was originally formed by the ancient Sith race. In those early years, the creatures were used by the Sith Empire where they served as pets or protectors to high ranking officers or powerful nobles. The knowledge for creating such monsters was later encoded within holocrons and other such tomes, which were buried on Sith worlds such as Korriban. To many, it was widely believed that the knowledge of creating such fearsome beasts was lost.[1]

However, research made by Emperor Palpatine led to the rediscovery of the process of creating chrysalis beasts. He later employed this process to transform rancors into chrysalides and used them as pets at the Imperial Citadel on Byss in 10 ABY.[1] X-1 Viper droids controlled by New Republic commandos attacked Imperial forces at the Emperor's Citadel and had them all but defeated until the chrysalides were released on the droids. The chrysalides' teeth could chew through Vipers' armor, and the droids proved no match for the chrysalides. They turned the battle in the Empire's favor and caused the surviving New Republic personnel to retreat. Other creatures mutated into chrysalis beasts were gundarks, katarns, and vornskrs.

Behind the scenesEdit

Though the resemblance was obvious, the chrysalis beasts were not specifically identified as altered rancors when they were introduced in Dark Empire II.

AppearancesEdit

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

In other languages
Advertisement | Your ad here

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki