|X:Y Coordinates||-84.553 : 234.789[e]|
|Recharge time||158 hours|
- 2341 - Inhabited world 
- 2571 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 2596 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 2750 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 2764 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 2765 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 2786 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 2822 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 2864 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 3025 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 3030 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 3040 - Federated Commonwealth 
- 3045 - Federated Commonwealth
- 3050 - Federated Commonwealth 
- 3052 - Federated Commonwealth 
- 3057 - Lyran Alliance 
- 3063 - Lyran Alliance 
- 3067 - Clan Jade Falcon 
- 3075 - Clan Jade Falcon 
- 3079 - Clan Jade Falcon 
- 3081 - Clan Jade Falcon 
- 3085 - Clan Jade Falcon 
- 3109 - Clan Jade Falcon 
- 3110 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 3135 - Lyran Commonwealth 
- 3145 - Clan Jade Falcon 
- 3151 - Tamar Pact (from December) 
- 3152 - Tamar Pact 
|Jump Point distance||68.25 days|
|Atmospheric pressure||Standard (Breathable)|
|Equatorial temperature||40ºC (Tropical)|
|Highest native life||Mammal|
|History and Culture|
|Government and Infrastructure|
Pandora is a world with four main continents, Kaos, Limbo, Echo, and Nirvana. Though originally settled to be a paradise where colonists could get back to nature, the original colonists were too eager to get just a little bit more. Wars and battles raged over the world for most of its early history until the Lyran Commonwealth annexed the system. The Commonwealth used a series of economic initiatives and martial law to restore order and make Pandora a prosperous member of the nation. These four continents are located on the worlds equator.
The largest continent, Kaos, is home to the planet's capital city (Defiance) and the Red Devil plant. Limbo is the second largest continent, and was the site of some of the most damaging battles from Pandora's pre-Commonwealth history. Though Star League engineers began a project to fix the damage, the Succession Wars and the corresponding loss of technology greatly slowed the project. The terraformers were lucky to maintain the fixes that they'd already made. Only with the discovery of the Helm Memory Core and the assistance of Clan Jade Falcon's Scientist Caste has the recovery effort begun to make progress. Echo and Nirvana produce a great deal of food for the rest of Pandora's population as well as light industry. Nirvana is also home to a large number of communes that live according to their own beliefs. Clan Jade Falcon has largely left these communes alone, both because they are isolated from the main population and they produce some trade goods.
In 3052 the Gray Death Legion was charged with Pandora's security. When the 5th Wave of the Clan Invasion began, the Gray Death Legion found themselves once again facing the superior forces of Clan Jade Falcon. Deploying upgraded battle armor suites (modified by Legion techs), the Gray Death Legion were able to hand Clan Jade Falcon a rare defeat, thus keeping Pandora out of Jade Falcons hands temporarily.
During the FedCom Civil War after the 3rd Lyran Guards were transferred to defend other worlds closer to the Clan Jade Falcon Occupation Zone, Clan Jade Falcon struck in 3064. With only the Pandora College Training Battalion and a few militia regiments on world, while the Lyran Alliance defenders fought valiantly the Falcon's 124th Striker and Jade Falcon Eyrie Clusters defeated them within three weeks, simultaneously capturing the Pandora Theater's command center intact. 
Unfortunately for the Falcons they paid no attention to the effects their assault had on the ecology, angering the residents. Rather than openly oppose the Falcons, however, most of the Pandorans used passive resistance methods like sick-outs and working half-heartedly for their new governors. Strikes and sick-outs were common at Red Devil Industries. The Falcons tried to use force to improve production, but this backfired when riots and sabotage became common. Finally the Watch determined the cause of the problem: The Pandorans were both proud of and ashamed of their planet and its ecological problems. Khan Marthe Pryde assigned several scientists to restart the Star League reclamation project, and relations between the natives and the Falcons improved.
For many years, the capital city was Needgate. The city was heavily damaged in 3052 by fighting between the Falcons and the Gray Death Legion mercenary force. The city was so damaged that the local governmental functions were moved to Deliverance and Needgate was left as a monument to the dezgra behavior of mercenaries.
In December 3109, Clan Wolf raided Pandora, relying on intelligence provided by Katherine Steiner-Davion. The raid ran into more trouble than the raiders expected, but weakened the Jade Falcon defenders. The Lyran Commonwealth successfully invaded soon afterwards, in early 3110.
At some time during the Dark Age when the planet was held by Clan Jade Falcon, Wolf's Dragoons, under contract from the Lyran Commonwealth raided the planet and were able to take some 'Mech with them.
- Pandora College Training Battalion
- Fourth Davion Guards RCT 
- Tenth FedCom RCT
- Pandora College Training Battalion
- Resen Badlands:
- Vandmaal: a town in the jungle.
- Vandmaal Crossing: a crossroads near Vandmaal.
|Closest 36 systems (33 within 60 light-years)|
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
|Rastaban||58.1||Jabuka||58.2||Fort Loudon||58.2||Bountiful Harvest||58.9|
- Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 135, "Pandora"
- Objectives: The Clans, p. 13, "Pandora"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding -  Map"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War -  Map"
- Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map "
- Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League "
- Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- First Succession War (sourcebook), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War -  Map"
- Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- First Succession War (sourcebook), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War -  Map"
- House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Commonwealth Map - "
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War -  Map"
- House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War -  Map"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 -  Map"
- Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion -  Map"
- Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War -  Map"
- Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Field Report: Clans, p. 26, "Clan Jade Falcon/Clan Wolf in Exile Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
- Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Shrapnel Issue #3 - Assassination Protocol: Katherine Steiner-Davion
- Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map -  Map"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere -  Map"
- Tamar Rising, p. 29 "Opening the Box"
- Tamar Rising, poster map
- Era Report: 3052, p. 40, Mercenaries - Gray Death Legion
- MechWarrior: Dark Age - Dossiers and Pilot Cards, p. 12, "Collin Yukinov profile"
- Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 "Deployment Table"
- 20 Year Update, p. 71, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
- 20 Year Update, p. 26, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
- Objective Raids, p. 56, "Unit Note"
- Main Event, p. ?
- Objective Raids, p. 22, "FedCom Deployment Table"
- Shattered Sphere, p. 48, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table"
- Field Report: Clans, p. 15, "Clan Jade Falcon Deployment Status"
- Field Manual: 3085, p. 125, "Deployment Table - 3085"
- Day of Heroes, p. 8
- Elements of Treason: Duty, ch. 25
- Objectives: The Clans, p. 13, "Red Devil Industries"
- Objectives: The Clans, p. 13, "Quikscell Company"
- 20 Year Update
- Elements of Treason: Duty (novel)
- Era Report: 2750
- Era Report: 3052
- Era Report: 3145
- Field Manual: 3085
- Field Manual: 3145
- Field Manual: SLDF
- Field Report: Clans
- Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1
- Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2
- Historical: Reunification War
- Historical: War of 3039
- House Kurita (The Draconis Combine)
- House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth)
- Jihad: Final Reckoning
- Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents
- Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers
- Objective Raids
- Objectives: The Clans
- Shattered Sphere
- Shrapnel, Issue 3