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A serraknife was a type of weapon used in the galaxy.[1] By 1032 BBY,[2] the weapon was considered ancient and exotic by the Human Jarrow Rusher, the leader of the mercenary force Rusher's Brigade. Rusher, an amateur historian who enjoyed studying ancient warfare, named one of his battalions after the weapon.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

The serraknife was indirectly mentioned in John Jackson Miller's January 2011 novel, Knight Errant, which stated that all of the battalions of Rusher's Brigade, including Serraknife Battalion, were named after ancient weapons.[1] Serraknife Battalion was the only battalion of Rusher's Brigade whose namesake had not previously appeared in Star Wars canon.[3]


Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Knight Errant
  2. SWicon Engineering with LEGOs: Creating the Ships of Knight Errant on (content now obsolete; backup link on
  3. Although the serraknife was not mentioned in any source before Knight Errant, the other weapons have each appeared or been mentioned in Star Wars canon at least once previously: Coyn'skar in "Out of the Cradle" (1994), dematoil, rantok, and sat'skar in Alliance Intelligence Reports (1995), flechette in The Essential Guide to Weapons and Technology (1997), ripper and zhaboka in Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide (2008).

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