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This article is about Skako, the homeworld of the Skakoans. You may be looking for Skako Minor, the homeworld of the Poletecs that was also known as "Skako".

Skako was a planet[2] located in the galaxy's Core Worlds[1] that was the homeworld of the Skakoan species. Its unique atmospheric pressure required Skakoans to wear pressure suits to survive off-world; otherwise, they would explode when exposed to standard oxygen-based atmospheres. Eight eyed, gasbag-headed vine walkers known as octuptarras were found on Skako, and Wat Tambor, the foreman of the Techno Union during the final years of the Galactic Republic, was a male Skakoan from this world.[2] Skako sat between Brentaal IV and Fedalle on the Hydian Way hyperspace route.[1] During the Clone Wars, it was aligned with the Confederacy of Independent Systems before being captured by Republic forces.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

Skako was first mentioned in Cloak of Deception, a Star Wars Legends novel written by James Luceno[4] that was released on May 29, 2001.[5] Skako became canon when it was mentioned in a featurette that was included in Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season One, a box set available on Blu-ray or DVD that included the entire first season of the canon animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars[6] that was released on November 3, 2009.[7] Skako's status as a planet and the homeworld of the Skakoan species was made canon by Ultimate Star Wars, a reference book co-written by Patricia Barr, Adam Bray, Daniel Wallace, and Ryder Windham[8] that was released on April 28, 2015.[9]



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