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System information
X:Y Coordinates -185.24 : 576.38[e]
Spectral class A3V[1]
Recharge time 164 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

System position 6th[1]
Jump point
39.38 days[1]
Moons 1 (Utopia)[1]
Surface gravity 1.03[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Thin)[1]
Equatorial temperature 40°C (Warm-Temperate)[1]
Surface water 86%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3084[1]
Ruler Oyabun Fredrick Plougé[1]
Population 42,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels D-D-D-D-D[1]
HPG (Representative) N/A[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Syrstart was a part of the Apollo Province of the Rim Worlds Republic and is located near Fredotto and Far Reach. First colonized in 2639, Syrstart was a small boring world for most of its existence. During the Amaris Coup Syrstart was used as a base by the SLDF. They established multiple supply depots on the world. When the SLDF Navy withdrew, they used orbital bombardment to destroy these facilities. Unfortunately the bombardment started a series of massive forest fires that destroyed half the planet's timber fields.[1]

The destruction wrought by the SLDF's attacks and the loss of so much timber (their primary resource) threw the planet into chaos. The corrupt local government was overthrown by three oyabuns and some stability was restored to the planet. However in 2895 a new virus swept out of the Arishikage Swamp Sea and killed eighty percent of the population by 2915. The survivors remained, but the planet's population was declining every year. The system was only visited as a JumpShip recharge station for ships from other systems in the Chainelane Isles. However the Syrstartians were skilled fighters; Of six Leopard-class DropShips that participated in a bandit raid on the world in 3042, only one escaped. Since that time the captured DropShips have been used by the Systartians to raid other worlds in the Isles.[1]

The system remains interesting to Clan merchants as its asteroid belt contains large amounts of germanium.[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 37, "Syrstart"
  2. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. The Periphery (sourcebook), p. vii, "Map of the Periphery"
  12. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  13. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  15. Objective Raids, p. 46, "Map of Periphery States"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  17. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 115, "Greater Valkyrate, Oberon Confederation & Elysian Fields"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  19. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  20. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  21. Field Report: Periphery, p. 24, "Last Known Deep Periphery"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. vi, "Inner Sphere - October 3085"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  27. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"