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Eeth Koth was a male Iridonian Zabrak Jedi Master who fought during the Clone Wars in battles such as the Battle of Geonosis. At some point in the war, Koth was kidnapped by General Grievous but was rescued by Adi Gallia, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker. He was a member of the Jedi High Council during the Clone Wars and participated in many battles throughout the galaxy.


Hailing from Nar Shaddaa,[2] a crime-infested moon of the Outer Rim Territories,[6] Eeth Koth was discovered to be Force-sensitive and accepted into the Jedi Order at the age of four.[2]

A New ThreatEdit

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Koth on the Jedi High Council

Koth served as a member of the Jedi High Council around the time of the Battle of Naboo and the reveal of the new Sith presence of Darth Sidious and his apprentice Darth Maul. The Zabrak Jedi Master was present when a nine-year-old Anakin Skywalker was presented to the council and tested by Mace Windu for his force abilities and midi-chlorian count.[4] Because Koth had started his own training at an unusually late age, he was more receptive than his fellow councilors to Jinn's appeal to to train Skywalker.[2]

The Clone WarsEdit

Master Koth continued to sit on the Jedi Council during the Separatist Crisis. He then went with Master Windu and his assault team to rescue master Kenobi.[5] During the battle, Koth was believed to have been killed when his gunship took a direct hit. However, Koth survived and soon returned to active duty.[1]

Master Koth continued to serve as a member of the Jedi council throughout the early years of the Clone Wars following the Battle of Geonosis.

Kidnapped by GrievousEdit

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Koth facing off against Grievous

At one point during the Clone Wars, Koth's flagship, the Steadfast,[1] was engaged by Separatist forces under the command of General Grievous. As the droid General boarded Koth's ship, the Zabrak Jedi was forced to confront the cyborg inside the bridge. Though he managed to hold off the general for as long as he could, he was eventually overpowered by Grievous's IG-100 MagnaGuards and taken hostage. Grievous, having bested the Jedi Master, intended to torture him to death. Grievous sent a transmission to the Jedi Temple, gloating over the Jedi's capture and torturing him with his MagnaGuards. However, Koth was able to communicate with his fingers via a secret message his location, allowing a Jedi task force to be sent to rescue him.

Recognizing the coordinates as those of the Saleucami system, the council dispatched Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Adi Gallia to rescue Koth. Boarding Grievous's ship secretly, Gallia and Skywalker rescued the Jedi Master while Kenobi engaged Grievous in battle. Fighting their way through numerous droids, they managed to get Koth to safety. After Grievous' escaped via escape pod to Saleucami below, Skywalker and Kenobi followed him while Gallia brought an injured Koth to a medical frigate. [7]

Following Koth's confrontation with Grievous, he remained a member of the council up until the later years of the Clone Wars, when he was replaced by fellow Zabrak Jedi, Agen Kolar.[8]



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