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Battle of the Black Bantha
Conflict

Yuuzhan Vong War (Battle Plan Coruscant)

Date

27 ABY

Place

Black Bantha Nebula

Outcome

New Republic victory

Combatants

Yuuzhan Vong

New Republic

Commanders

Warmaster Tsavong Lah

Strength
Casualties
  • 50% of the fleet
  • Fleet scattered
  • Yammosk

25% of the fleet

The Battle of the Black Bantha took place in 27 ABY during the Yuuzhan Vong War. Following the Yuuzhan Vong capture of Reecee, Han and Leia Organa Solo scouted the Black Bantha, a dangerous nebula that was immune to sensors and located on the hyperroute between Reecee and Coruscant. There, they discovered that the Yuuzhan Vong Reecee fleet had moved there, and was being joined by hundreds of other Yuuzhan Vong ships from across the galaxy, in preparation for an attack on Coruscant. They sent word to New Republic Fleet Command, and Supreme Commander Sien Sovv hurriedly assembled a 900-ship fleet to attack. However, the Vong fleet outnubmered it by hundreds and was aided by superior coordination.

The crew of the Millennium Falcon discovered that a large amount of the Vong fleet had not yet refuelled or restocked, and was in effect acting as a harmless decoy. This allowed Sovv to ignore that portion and concentrate on the main threats. Although one quarter of the New Republic fleet ended up being destroyed, in the end the Vong ships were destroyed or scattered. Additionally, a Jedi force under Luke Skywalker managed to capture the fleet's yammosk for the Yammosk Action.

Appearances

Yuuzhan Vong War
(25 ABY29 ABY)
Galactic timeline

Previous: Galactic Civil War
(2 BBY19 ABY)

Concurrent: Ssi-ruuvi invasions
(1 BBY28 ABY)

Next: Dark Nest Crisis
(3536 ABY)

Battles of the Yuuzhan Vong War
Year One
(25 ABY)

First Osarian · First Helska IV · First Sernpidal · First Dubrillion
Second Helska IV · Birgis · Second Dubrillion · Dantooine
Artorias · Rychel · New Holgha · Garqi · Ithor · First Obroa-skai
First Ord Mantell · First Bilbringi · First Gyndine · Tynna · First Fondor

Year Two
(26 ABY)

Kalarba · Sriluur · Druckenwell · Rodia · Falleen
First Nal Hutta · Kubindi · First Duro · White dwarf · Yavin IV
Second Sernpidal · Yag'Dhul

Year Three
(27 ABY)

Vortex · Froz · Arkania · Myrkr · Talfaglio · First Borleias
Reecee · Eclipse · Black Bantha · First Coruscant · Hapes
Second Borleias · World-Well · Second Obroa-skai · Far Thunder

Year Four
(28 ABY)

Second Ylesia · Second Duro · Wayland · Bimmisaari
Second Gyndine · Second Nal Hutta · Ebaq 9 · Bastion · Borosk
Yaga Minor · Galantos · Fourth Bakura · Zonama Sekot · Esfandia

Final year
(29 ABY)

Third Duro · Second Fondor · Second Bilbringi · Mandalore
Second Ord Mantell · Third Gyndine · Fourth Gyndine · Tholatin
Selvaris · Caluula · Dac · Corulag · Yuuzhan'tar (Second Coruscant)

Other battles

Mantessa · Commenor · Kligson's Moon · Ord Sedra
Second Osarian · Uffel · First Ylesia · Fedje · Moltok

Related topics and articles

Nom Anor · Nas Choka · Great Doctrine · Jeedai heresy · Tsavong Lah · New Republic/GFFA · Cal Omas
Gilad Pellaeon · Viqi Shesh · Luke Skywalker · Vergere · Yuuzhan Vong: Castes, Empire, Homeworld

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