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"You're listening to the Grand Army of the Republic broadcast, the Voice of the Outer Rim. This next one goes out to the Mud-Jumpers of the 224th, slugging it out on Mimban. Keep your heads down and your seals tight, boys."
Hologram VJ — Gnome-speakernotesListen (file info)[src]

Mimban was a swamp[2] planet located in the galaxy's Expansion Region, in grid square O-12 on the Standard Galactic Grid, that was connected to Attahox and Gyndine by a hyperspace route.[1] Its atmosphere's thunderstorms made the planet's sky perpetually overcast, while its marshlands were always draped in mist.[2] During the Clone Wars, the Mud-Jumpers of the Grand Army of the Republic's 224th fought on Mimban[3] in the year 22 BBY.[4] During the reign of the Galactic Empire, Imperial mudtroopers served on the planet.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

"Bog Planet—We used it in the [Foster] book and was one of the original ideas [in the earliest Star Wars scripts]. It could be the place where Luke Skywalker learns."
George Lucas[src]

Mimban was first mentioned in the new Star Wars canon in "Rookies,"[3] the fifth episode of the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars' first season,[5] which originally aired on October 24, 2008.[6] Originally created as the Bog Planet in the earliest scripts of the 1977 film Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope,[7] it first appeared in Splinter of the Mind's Eye, a Star Wars Legends novel written by Alan Dean Foster[8] and released on February 12, 1978.[9] Mimban was later was reused as Dagobah in the 1980 film Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back.[7]

Early concept art for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story used Mimban as a setting, before Jedha was developed to replace it.[10] The planet will appear in the upcoming 2018 film Solo: A Star Wars Story.[2]



Notes and referencesEdit

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Beginner Game
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Breznican, Anthony (2018-02-07). Solo: A Star Wars Story: New images and insight. Entertainment Weekley. Archived from the original on February 7, 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Rookies"
  4. Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates the events of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars film and "Bombad Jedi" to the year 22 BBY. Since SWCustom-2011 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Chronological Episode Order on (backup link) places "Rookies" between Star Wars: The Clone Wars film and "Bombad Jedi," it can be assumed that the events of "Rookies" also take place in 22 BBY.
  5. SWCustom-2011 "Rookies" Episode Guide - The Clone Wars on (backup link)
  6. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Episode Guide
  7. 7.0 7.1 The Making of The Empire Strikes Back
  8. Splinter of the Mind's Eye
  9. TwitterLogo @DelReyStarWars (Star Wars Books) on Twitter. "On this day, 40 years ago, Del Rey Books published Splinter of the Mind's Eye, written by Alan Dean Foster." (screenshot)
  10. The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story