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Marka Ragnos
Biographical information
Died

5,000 BBY (spirit incapacitated in 14 ABY)

Physical description
Species

Sith/Human Hybrid

Gender

Male

Eye color

Black

Chronological and political information
Era(s)
Affiliation
Known apprentices
"The chains of the grave cannot hold a Dark Lord of the Sith…"
―Marka Ragnos

Marka Ragnos was a half-breed Dark Lord of the Sith who was immensely powerful, both physically and in the Force. He defeated Simus in combat, proving himself worthy of the mantle of Dark Lord.

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Biography

The shade of Marka Ragnos.
"I shall not be denied!"
―Marka Ragnos

Feared, obeyed, and admired among the Sith, he was considered to have been the greatest Dark Lord of the Sith of his age. The details of his century-long reign are few, although his death marked the end of the golden age of the Sith Empire, despite his reluctance to continue expansion. Before his death, he likely composed the epistle of Marka Ragnos. Immediately following his funeral, a schism erupted between the leaders of the Sith, and further events led to a major war with the Galactic Republic and ultimately, because the schism was never healed it spelled the end of their interstellar empire.

His death resulted in the rise of another Sith Lord, Naga Sadow, shortly before the Great Hyperspace War. Ragnos lived on as a Force Ghost after his death, trapped within the confines of his tomb in the Valley of the Dark Lords on Korriban.

Marka Ragnos proclaiming Exar Kun and Ulic Qel-Droma as Sith Lords.

About one millennium after his death, Marka's spirit was summoned from the grave using a pair of Sith talismans and crowned Exar Kun as the new Dark Lord, and Ulic Qel-Droma as Kun's apprentice, all in an attempt to restore the lost empire of a thousand years prior. The Great Sith War devastated the galaxy once again, but the Sith Empire was not restored.

Ragnos's spirit lingered about until once again returning from beyond the grave, this time summoned by a Sith cult known as the Disciples of Ragnos whose leader was Tavion Axmis, Desann's student.

Tavion used an ancient scepter made by Ragnos to drain residual Force energy and use it to empower her followers. She then planned to use the collected energy to resurrect Ragnos. When Jaden Korr entered the tomb, intending to stop Tavion, she managed to resurrect Ragnos by allowing his spirit to possess her body, but was nevertheless defeated by Jaden. Ragnos's ghost was forced back into his sarcophagus, screaming out a dark promise that he would return.

Equipment

Marka Ragnos didn't always wield a lightsaber, the common weapon of the Sith Lords and the Jedi Knights. He wielded a Sith sword, consisting of a metal blade enhanced by Sith sorcery, a weapon of the primitive Sith race. He could hide the sword inside his scepter, but his lightsaber was red. It is possible only he knew of its hiding place, as Tavion did not draw it until she was possessed, despite its power. He also owned a pair of dark gauntlets which increased skill with a melee weapon or lightsaber.

Behind the scenes

The tomb of Ragnos on Korriban appears in the games Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. However, the tombs in each game are dissimilar to the other. This was likely for reasons of game structure, rather than a suggestion of the tombs being at different locations. The same phenomenon is seen with the Valley of the Dark Lords as a whole.

While a figure of importance in Sith history, Marka Ragnos has actually never appeared in a story in which he was alive, much like another influential Sith Lord, Freedon Nadd.

Ragnos may be derived from ragna, an Old Norse name for "gods" seen in "Ragnarok", the name of the Norse Apocalypse. Also, Marka Ragnos's name was misspelled as Marko Ragnos in the X-box version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

Appearances

  • Tales of the Jedi: The Golden Age of the Sith (Appears as a ghost or a spirit)
  • Lost Tribe of the Sith: Precipice (Mentioned only)
  • Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith (First appearance) (Appears as a ghost or a spirit)
  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 25: Vector, Part 1 (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Mummified corpse)
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars: Empire at War (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (Appears as a ghost or a spirit)
  • Crosscurrent (Mentioned only)
  • Abyss (Mentioned only)

Sources

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Up to date as of February 06, 2010

From Yu-Gi-Oh Card Maker Wiki

Marka Ragnos
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English: Marka Ragnos
Attribute: DARK Image:Dark.png
Types: Sith/Effect/Spirit
Level: 4 Image:Star.pngImage:Star.pngImage:Star.pngImage:Star.png
ATK/DEF: 1700/200
Card Lore: This card cannot be Special Summoned. This card returns to the owner's hand at the End Phase of the turn that this card was Normal Summoned, Flip Summoned, or flipped face-up. Increase the ATK and DEF of this card by 300 points for each face-up Sith-type monster you control (except this card) only during damage calculation.
Sets with this Card: Way of the Sith - WOS - EN049 (R)
Card Limit: Unlimited
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