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Little is known about Jedha over three years after its introduction in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The only information that is known is the planet was home to the guardians of the hills including Baze Malbus in Chirrut Imwe.
On its surface, it is a rocky desert setting, reminiscent of other planets like Jakku or Tattoine. It also is a planet rich with kyber, the key element in creating not only lightsabers, but the deadly laser of the Death Star. Unfortunately, Jedha was partially destroyed after much of its kyber was extracted as part of the first Death Star test.
Jedha is intriguing in many aspects. It is one of the only known planets that is rich with kyber. It also serves as the home for yet another force-aware people, the Guardians of the Whills. The guardians seem to bear resemblance to monks in that they are fully aware of the force and they devote their lives to trying to understand it.
What exactly “The Whills” are is still unclear in current Star Wars canon. Exploring Jedha in more detail in future books and comics could add another layer to the nature of the force.
There are many more planets in the Star Wars universe that have yet to be explored in depth. With the High Republic Era set to begin in late 2020, it would not be surprising if any of the planets on this list served as the setting for these ancient tales.
What Star Wars planets would you like to see visited more often?