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|De facto leader||
Leader of the most powerful Kajidic
Clans of the Ancients
Clans of the Ancients
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Between the fall of the Infinite Empire and the rise of the Galactic Republic, the Hutt Empire was the major power in the galaxy, although its influence was primarily economic; the Hutts generally seemed to regard political or military conquest as less important than control of commerce.
One exception to the above rule was the war against Xim the Despot. During Xim's reign his own empire attempted to vanquish the Hutts and rule the Si'Klaata Cluster, resulting in the Hutt–Xim conflict. However, the Hutt Empire made a pact with the Nikto, Klatooinian and Vodran. This new slave army was crucial to the Hutt victory at the Third Battle of Vontor circa 25,100 BBY which saw the defeat of Xim's War-Robots.
Following the battle, the Treaty of Vontor was signed by the Hutts, Klatooinians, Vodrans, and Nikto. This treaty set the Hutts up as eternal overlords of the three other species and of the Si'Klaata Cluster.
During the Tionese War in 24,000 BBY, the Galactic Republic won its war against the Honorable Union of Desevro & Tion (one of the feuding states that rose from the ashes of Xim's empire a millennium after his death) by using its agents to stir up trouble in Hutt Space. However, this only worsened the divide between the Hutts and Tionese.
Government and politics
It was governed by the Clans of the Ancients—later known as the Hutt Grand Council—which was composed of every Hutt clan.
This empire was based mainly in the Outer Rim though it also covered a portion of the Mid Rim. The Hutt Empire was near the Tion Hegemony and occasionally both fought. The major trade routes of the Hutt Empire included the Pabol Hutta, the Pabol Sleheyron, and the Pabol Kreeta. The route that would be known as the Pabol Hutta reached from Varl to Boonta. The Pabol Sleheyron crossed the Pabol Hutta at Sleheyron from Nimban to Formos.
Behind the scenes
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (Mentioned only)
- Hutt and Seek (First mentioned)