Many of these ships became part of the Alliance to Restore the Republic and were used throughout the Galactic Civil War. Shortly after the uprising, while preparing the planet to join efforts with the Rebel Alliance, the Imperial Senator Timi Rotramel attempted to bring other species and systems into the Rebellion against the Empire; unfortunately for Rotramel, shortly after failing to convince the Tiss'shar to join a Sector rebellion, he was killed on Tiss'shar by Darth Vader, who discovered his secret rendezvous with Tiss'shar President Si-Di-Ri. It was a water filled world, and was the planet where the huge Mon Calamari Star Cruisers were built. The Republic and Mon Calamari forces have been defeated and captured by Riff Tamson, who seeks to rule Mon Cala as its new king, backed by the Separatists. Darth Luft and his pirates also kept their children and elderly relatives hostage. As the capital planet of the Republic and later the Empire, Coruscant is used as the … The Death Star would destroy Dac once completed, but Emperor Palpatine died before the Empire could put its plans into action. Astrographical information To add to the confusion, the novel Assault at Selonia refers to it as "Mons Calamari." Imperial commanders turned into independent warlords after the Battle of Endor and fortunately Moff Kaine withdrew to another side of the galaxy instead of attacking Dac.[43]. The homeworld of the Mon Calamari is the planet Mon Cala, which they share with another species called the Quarren, who briefly kidnap Mando in … Cilghal was the first Mon Calamari to join the New Jedi Order. First, Count Dooku devastated the world with the Dark Reaper. The First Order arrives to make an example of Mon Cala. Ultimately their assault failed, as Dooku betrayed them. Mon Calamari is home to more than 27 billion inhabitants: the peace-loving Mon Calamari and the cautious Quarren. A Venator-class Star Destroyer approaches Dac during the Battle of Mon Cala, In 21 BBY,[39] tensions between the Mon Calamari and Quarren began to escalate again, with many Quarren especially being dissatisfied with the planet's Mon Calamari–controlled monarchist government and their close relationship to the Republic. Societal information In order to retake Dac the Empire would have to launch a long campaign that might embolden other rebel planets. The Mon Calamari, masters of starship construction, supplied the Alliance with badly needed capital ships constructed at the Mon Calamari Shipyards. [40] As part of their invasion plans, the Separatists sent Commander Riff Tamson to assassinate Kolina and push the Mon Calamari and Quarren towards civil war. During the battle against Daala, Leia Organa Solo discovered that the Mon Calamari Ambassador Cilghal, Ackbar's niece, was Force-sensitive. This article or section needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of article quality. Following the election of Cal Omas as the new Chief of State, the New Republic was reorganized into the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances, or Galactic Alliance in 28 ABY. Chadkol Gee, Nossor Ri's advisor contacted the First Order. Affiliation Their skin color varies between individuals, although most of them are salmon-colored. [3], Coral grew in large colonies on Mon Cala, with their hard skeletons forming coral reefs that acted as shelter and feeding and breeding grounds for various species of fish, crustaceans, and other sea life. During the Clone Wars, the Mon Calamari remained loyal to the Galactic Republic while the Quarren sided with the Confederacy of Independent Systems. Instead, these unfortunate Quarren and Mon Calamari were enslaved by a pirate syndicate led by the rogue Sith Darth Luft, who forced them to build a fleet of ships in the remnants of the Mon Calamari Shipyards. The combined Alliance, Imperial, and civilian fleet was only able to save around twenty percent of Dac's Mon Calamari, Quarren, Whaladons, and Moappa. The Mon Calamari Council during the Clone Wars. Mon Calamari was a founding member of both the Alliance of Free Planets and the New Republic. A definitive Legends Clone Wars timeline was never established by Lucasfilm. 2[3] Following the failure of a peace conference, the Separatists, led by Tamson, and the Quarren, led by Ri, began a combined assault on Dac's capital, Coral City. It featured a series of landing platforms and an inn where chowder was served. It was during this peaceful era of expansion that first contact came with the Galactic Republic in 4166 BBY, just prior to the Great Sith War. Please follow the guidelines in the Manual of Style and complete this article to the highest level of quality before continuing on other articles. Major cities Grid coordinates Although a relatively unknown planet to casual Star Wars fans, Mon Cala has always played an integral role in galactic politics. Sector Once they arrived, however, they became slave laborers.[38]. Mon Calamari vessels would play a key role in many battles and allow the Alliance fleet to meet the Imperial warships on a more even footing. Regardless, the Imperial attack did not succeed in breaking the Mon Calamari spirit. Physical information Capturing additional ships in the Shipyards, the Alliance easily overwhelmed remaining Sith forces. This work included falsified claims that the first contact between the Mon Calamari and galactic civilization occurred during the reign of the Galactic Empire. Seafood[2]High tech[2]Starships[2]Weapons[2] [3] Unbeknownst to the Quarren, however, Tamson had made a deal with Dooku to become Dac's ruler after the planet fell under Separatist control.[23]. Ackbar represented the planet on the New Republic Provisional Council. The roleplaying game supplement Geonosis and the Outer Rim Worlds brought Dac back into canon, noting that Dac was the name used by the natives in their own language for the world; some newer EU material has begun to refer to the planet by this name, where appropriate. Region [50], Dead floating in the water following the Final Protocol, With the Galactic Alliance fleet engaged in rescue operation, the Sith sprung their trap. Old Republic and Imperial Representatives, New Republic and Galactic Alliance Representatives. [51], Dac abyss following the Second Imperial Civil War, One Quarren named Tikin befriended a Mon Calamari environmental engineer named Luen. The map was later incorporated into The Rebel Files. They have webbed hands, large eyes, and protrusions on their chin called "barbels", which increase in number with age. The Outer Rim Third Fleet, under the command of Admiral Krion Grail and supervised by Moff Geist and Fist Darth Stryfe, emerged from hyperspace behind the Alliance fleet. [Source]. Most of the Mon Calamari forces were able to escape the disaster due to the sacrifice of Merai. Indigenous home to both the Mon Calamari and the Quarren, arch enemies from times predating space travel itself, Mon Calamari remains a planet with a relatively peaceful surface despite the … The Mon Calamari, also known as Calamari, Calamarians, Mon Cal or Mon Calamarians, are one of the five known sapient species indigenous to the water planet of Dac, alongside the Quarren, the Moappa, the Whaladons, and the dreaded Amphi-Hydrus. Grid coordinates Population The MC80 Star Cruisers, more commonly known as Mon Calamari star cruisers, were capital ships used by the Rebel Alliance during the Galactic Civil War.These immense vessels were a startling contrast to the dagger-shaped Imperial-class Star Destroyers, which were favored by the Imperial Fleet.Whereas the Imperial warship resembled a pointed dagger in shape, a Mon Calamari cruiser … After the fall of Coruscant to the Yuuzhan Vong in 27 ABY, the remaining senators and politicians of the new Republic government fled to Mon Calamari, which had not been taken by the Yuuzhan Vong. [37], During the conflict with the Eternal Empire, the oceans were patrolled by schools of Pliffer Fish who were known to feed on toxins. Tarkin saw this as an act of rebellion and sent forces down. Many members of the Quarren Isolation League and the Free Dac movement fled Mon Calamari, settling on the CIS worlds of Pammant and Minntooine, where the Free Dac Volunteers Engineering Corps created shipyards. Most tend to also learn Quarrenese as well. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [22], During the Clone Wars, the eighty-second King of Mon Cala, Yos Kolina, was murdered as part of a Separatist plot to stir up unrest among the people. Telvar's shuttle was sabotaged and destroyed, killing all on board. In these deep sea beds of limited light, bioluminescence was a common trait for plants. [2] After several large confrontations, including the deployment of Kit Fisto, clone SCUBA troopers, and even the Gungan Grand Army, Lee-Char's forces were successful in uniting the people of Mon Cala. Kee-Piru[5]Pisces Base[5]Hikahi[5]Orotoru G'am[6]Mon Calamari ShipyardsAlgae Sward[2]Alopia Rift[2]Hakawa Islands[2]Mkbuto Islands[2]Seaweed Forest[7]Grand Reefs[6]Valley of the Giant Oysters[7]Seascape Mountains[7]Quarren Command Center 12[8]Murul Trench[9]Rako's Rift[10] Climate Remove this message when finished. Marrab, however, remained loyal, and represented his homeworld in the Senate. Some individuals attempted to acquire breeding pairs in order to clean up industrial spills on other worlds. Climate The Mon Calamari retaliated by converting their buildings and civilian starships into warships and dispatching them from Mon Cala. [44] As early as 1 ABY Imperial Intelligence Operations sent operatives to the planet in preparation for Imperial strikes on the planet's floating cities. Ferren Barr's cave refuge[5]Great Ungeness Trench[6]Moncaladrome[7]Quarren headquarters[2]The Regency[8]Royal Command Bunker[9]Mourning Shrines[10] During the Clone Wars, Mon Cala devolved into a civil war between the Mon Calamari and the Quarren, whose efforts were being backed by the Separatists. Mon Cala, also known as Mon Calamari or Dac, was an oceanic planet located in the Mon Calamari system, a binary star system positioned in the Calamari sector of the galaxy 's Outer Rim Territories. The Mon Calamari people are a humanoid, aquatic species with high-domed heads, webbed hands and large, goggle-like eyes. After initiating the massacre by having the members of the Council itself killed, Krayt commanded that the remainder of the Mon Calamari population be rounded up and incarcerated in work camps; those Mon Calamari who tried to escape this fate were to be pursued and killed. The Quarren and Mon Calamari then settled in the space station, which had been flooded with water by Admiral Stazi, to provide a comfortable atmosphere for the former slaves. Eventually, led by General Armitage Hux, the First Order sent a fleet to Mon Cala to show the galaxy what happened to those who sided against the Order.[28]. Mon Calamarian[2]Quarrenese[2]Galactic Basic Standard[2] The planet Dac and its shipyards during the Second Imperial Civil War, After the Sith–Imperial War, the planet was once again under Imperial control. Without the approval of Count Dooku, the Mon Calamari led an effective assault during the First Battle of Kamino, using their amphibious fighters and Merai's personal assault ship, the Shark. Dac (Mon Calamari) During the Clone Wars, the world was attacked multiple times by the Confederacy of Independent Systems. He was exposed in 22 BBY. They are humanoid, about 1.7m tall, and are most commonly seen with salmon-coloured skin (though their skin may have other tones as well, including blue, dark blue, green, and purple) and a high-domed head with large eyes and webbed hands. They like their ships so much, their cities resemble them. This was accepted as truth by many citizens of the Empire, further angering the Mon Calamari. The Mon Calamari raised the next generation of Quarren themselves, teaching them Mon Calamari values. The Mon Calamari Shipyards were a very important part of the economy. Standard[2] Mon Calamari CouncilGalactic Republic[4]Quarren Isolation LeagueConfederacy of Independent SystemsGalactic EmpireMon Calamari ResistanceAlliance to Restore the RepublicAlliance of Free PlanetsNew RepublicGalactic Federation of Free AlliancesDarth Krayt's Galactic EmpireGalactic Alliance RemnantGalactic Federation Triumvirate The planet was a shining bluish-white orb from space, due to its ocean-covered surface. Prior to joining the Alliance, the Mon Calamari had only built passenger liners and deep-space exploration vessels because of their peaceful ethos, but by heavily retrofitting these vessels, they were able to create warships that could take on the Empire's mighty ships of the line. They have remarkable swimming skills, but while they can descend even 30 meters below the sea level and stay underwater for long periods of time, they feel uncomfortable in pushing their innate abilities to the extreme. They hail from the oceans of Mon Cala, a planet they share with the Quarren. Star Wars: Empire at War Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption Mon Cala monarchy[2] 398 local days[2] The native species referred to the planet as Dac. Additionally, the in-game encyclopedia entry for the planet incorrectly states that Mon Calamari had only one moon, and is one of the sources that states that the planet was first discovered by the Empire. The Mon Calamari and their Republic reinforcements continually lost ground,[33] with all of them eventually being captured by Tamson and put to work in prison camps for Dooku and the Confederacy. In an attempt to destroy Gar Stazi and the Galactic Alliance Remnant, who the Calamari supported in secret, Admiral Dru Valan laid a trap at Mon Calamari by leaking information about the Imperious, a new type of Star Destroyer that was under construction at the Mon Calamari Shipyards. Class He traveled to Dac, and during an address to the Mon Calamari Council, he ordered the immediate execution of one-tenth of their population. [51] Later, Tikin was murdered by Darth Luft and his death triggered a slave uprising by the Quarren and Mon Calamari, who joined forces to rebel against the pirates. The Alliance was formed on Mon Calamari, which served as its original capital until the end of the Yuuzhan Vong War. Primary terrain Galactic Republic[2]Confederacy of Independent Systems[19] (briefly)[20]Galactic Empire[5]Alliance to Restore the Republic[3]New Republic[21] U-6[4] Coral[3]Keelkana[11]Krakana[12]Lee romay[13]Mon Calamari eel[13]Mon Cal microplankton[14]Unidentified Mon Cala creature[15]Unidentified squid-like creature[6] [50] Focusing on protecting the evacuation fleet, the Alliance fleet suffered heavy damage. 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