Dxun

Although Onderon’s local fauna is infamous for its
aggression, the monstrous beasts dwelling on the
moon of Dxun are the true terrors of the system.
Dxun is the largest of Onderon’s four satellites, and is
covered by a dense jungle similar to that of the world
it orbits. The similarity between the ecosystems of
Onderon and Dxun can likely be attributed to a quirk
of the moon’s orbit that brings its atmosphere into
contact with that of Onderon once a year, allowing a
few specially adapted life forms (such as the massive,
flying rupings) to travel between them.
However, every terrible trait of Onderon’s wilderness
is multiplied a hundredfold by the monstrous
beasts of the Demon Moon. From reptilian boma to
the near-invisible maalraas, Dxun’s fauna are almost
invariably aggressive predators capable of threatening
or overwhelming even prepared and well-armed
hunters. The unchallenged apex predator of the
deadly moon is the zakkeg, a massive and ill-tempered
quadruped species covered in thick armored
scales capable of withstanding even concentrated
blaster fire. Naturally, Dxun is rarely visited except by
the most ambitious of big-game hunters. The Beast
Riders of Onderon also exploit the Demon Moon’s
strange orbit to send young warriors up on rites of
passage, and to allow their skilled hunters to earn
glory by testing themselves against the most terrible
beasts they can find.

Dxun

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