Oppo Rancisis (3)
Basic info
First appearance: The Phantom Menace
Species: Thisspiasian
Was born on: Thisspias
Was killed by: Sora Bulq (Siege of Saleucami)
Relations: Jedi Order
Events: Jedi Briefing, Jedi Council Meeting (Infant of Shaa crisis), Anakin's Test (32BBY), Prelude to a Hunt for Aurra Sing, Siege of Saleucami
Known Facts (4)
Jedi Council Meeting (Infant of Shaa crisis) (1)
Anakin's Test (32BBY) (1)
Siege of Saleucami (2)
Summary
Oppo Rancisis, an adept strategist and tactician, was a Thisspiasian male who abdicated the throne of his homeworld in favor of becoming a Jedi Master. Offered to the Jedi Order as an infant by his mother, the Blood Monarch of Thisspias, Rancisis was apprenticed to Master Yaddle, training to become a Jedi Knight almost two centuries before the Battle of Yavin. In 186 BBY, Rancisis' sister was killed by terrorists, and he was offered the throne; he declined, instead preferring to continue on the path of the Jedi. After achieving the rank of Master and being given a place on the Jedi High Council, Rancisis served as one of the Jedi's top military advisors due to his tactical nous. He was also a member of and often led the Council of Reconciliation. Rancisis served the Jedi Council through the re-emergence of the Sith, the Separatist Crisis, and the Battle of Geonosis, and when the Clone Wars began, he became a Jedi General. Along with Yoda, Rancisis spent much of the war on Coruscant, organizing and coordinating Republic forces through the galaxy, such as during the defense of Kamino and the Battle of Zaadja, conferring with Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, and serving on the Council of Reconciliation. Near the close of the war, Rancisis learned of a Separatist operation on the planet Saleucami; Dark Acolyte Sora Bulq was overseeing the creation of a cloned Morgukai "Shadow Army," which Rancisis feared would prove a match for the Jedi. The Thisspiasian Jedi Master led a team of Jedi and three battalions of clone troopers to Saleucami, and besieged the planet for five months. Rancisis used his battle meditation to aid Republic forces during the conflict, to the point of exhaustion. Sora Bulq used this to his advantage, sending a group of Anzati assassins to slay Rancisis, but the Jedi Master was able to fend them off and defeated his attackers. However, the attack had in fact been a ruse orchestrated by Bulq, who used the distraction to enter Rancisis' chamber unnoticed and stab the Thisspiasian in the back, killing him.

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Mace Windu | Saesee Tiin | Iktotchi | Obi-Wan Kenobi | Coruscant | Even Piell | Lannik | Yinchorri | Jedi Order | Thisspiasian | Yinchorr | Yinchorri Assault Ship

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Thisspiasian | Jedi Order

Tags (3)

Thisspiasian | Jedi Order | Coruscant

Events (4)

Second Mission to Yinchorri System | Yinchorri Crisis | Jedi Briefing | Battle of Uhanayih

Jedi Council Meeting (Infant of Shaa crisis)

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