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System Information
X:Y Coordinates -193.914 : 495.747[e]

The Battaraigi system was the location of at least one habitable world and as at 2767 was located in the Apollo Province of the Rim Worlds Republic.[1]

System Description[edit]

The Battaraigi system is located close to the Botany Bay and Givrodat systems.[1]

System History[edit]

The Battaraigi system was colonised at some point prior to the end of the Age of War, and by the end of the Age of War had been incorporated into the Rim Worlds Republic.[2] Battaraigi vanished from maps during the Succession Wars,[3] indicating that the system had been abandoned, depopulated, or rendered too insignificant for Inner Sphere nations to continue recording its location.

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

By the end of the Age of War Battaraigi was a member of the Apollo Province of the Rim Worlds Republic.[2]Civil war erupted in the Rim Worlds Republic in 2575, with the factions polarised around those loyal to First Consul Gregory Amaris and those loyal to the Rift Republican Army and the Rim Provisional Government.[23]

The Star League eventually decided to intervene in the civil war in support of Gregory Amaris, and in 2579 assembled Task Force MAILED FIST to help secure Amaris' control over the Rim Worlds Republic. A multinational force headed by the Star League Defense Force, Task Force MAILED FIST was responsible for executing Operation MAILED FIST, the name given to the military intervention. The first wave of attacks focused on securing significant worlds near Apollo,[24] until a destructive raid on Alarion by the Fourth Amaris Fusiliers in retaliation prompted the SLDF to alter its initial strategy for the campaign, the focus shifted to reducing Rim Worlds Army concentrations throughout the Republic and the capture of key worlds.[25]

In late 2584 the SLDF changed tactics again; a number of major RWA units had been destroyed or captured, and the focus for the campaign shifted to capturing worlds of strategic importance, but the campaign was slowed by the greatly increased resistance offered by the RWA and local civilian populations, prompted by atrocities performed by the Draconis Auxiliary Corps when they captured Nightwish in mid-2584.[26]

General Nathan Isaacson assigned a division from VIII Corps - the Thirty-Second Division - to the conquest of Battaraigi.[27] The Thirty-Second successfully took control of Battaraigi in 2594[28] and then stayed in place as a garrison force until the division was redeployed for the invasion of Apollo in 2596.[27]

Military Deployment[edit]


Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Botany Bay 20.5 Givrodat 27.4 Koskenkorva 29.6 Jápminboddu 30
Gotterdammerung 33.4 Sentarus 38.3 Last Chance 38.9 Von Strang's World 39.4
Gorfynt 40.3 Cryfder 40.7 Erewhon 50.5 Vargtass 51.2
Mearra 52.5 Paran 54.2 Illium 58.1 Lackhove 58.5
Vannes 58.8 Ylemelke 59.7


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League - [2750]"Map
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere" - [2764] Map
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  12. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  13. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  14. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  15. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  16. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  17. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  18. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  19. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  20. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  21. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  22. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  23. Historical: Reunification War, p. 130, "The Spark"
  24. Historical: Reunification War, p. 132, "Case Apollo"
  25. Historical: Reunification War, p. 133, "Island Hopping (2582 - November 2590)"
  26. Historical: Reunification War, p. 134, "Arlina to Viborg (December 2584 - September 2588)"
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 153, "Rim Worlds Republic Front (2588-2596)"
  28. Historical: Reunification War, p. 139, "Bitter Harvests (2591-2596)"