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

Nykvarn nearby systems (3151)
Nykvarn nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 123.295 : 388.723[e]
Spectral class G4V[1]
Recharge time 185 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Nykvarn IIEdit

Nykvarn II
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
7.96 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.96[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 29°C (Warm-Temperate)[1]
Surface water 37%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Capital Nykvarn[1]
Population 475,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-C-B-C-B[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Planetary InfoEdit

Annually, a deadly viral plague would break-out on Nykvarn's northern continent, the location of which was also the site of special type of grain that was the only viable cure for it. At the first sign of the plague, the grain was harvested and baked into loaves of bread which the locals ate to survive that year's outbreak. [33]

Planetary HistoryEdit

Clan InvasionEdit

Nykvarn was held by the Combine until the Clan Invasion. When the 19th Striker Cluster struck in May 3050 during Clan Smoke Jaguar's second invasion wave. The Nykvarn Armored Battalion would stage a mobile defensive campaign, using their fast hovercraft to outdistance the slower-moving Jaguar Assault OmniMechs, but despite a few initial victories, the Nykvarn defenders would swiftly fall to Star Captain Castris and his Supernova Assault Trinary. Fighting to the last man, to honor the courage and martial prowess shown by the Nykvarn defenders, the Smoke Jaguars erected a monument to the members of the battalion. [34] [1]

Nykvarn would unfortunately be a poster child for the ignorance and mismanagement of the planetary governors installed by the Smoke Jaguars on the worlds within their Occupation Zone. After the planet's capture, the governor shut down a large farm on the northern continent and transferred its workers to a munitions plant, the farm being the sole production site for the grain vital to overcoming the planet's annual plagues. [33]

While the Nykvarn's population desperately tried to convince the Smoke Jaguar governor of the necessity of the farm and its grain, he knew nothing of the plague and blindly suspected their efforts were some kind of "Inner Sphere trickery" to halt munitions production. Without the grain, over a quarter of the local population and many of his own warriors would die from the plague during that year's outbreak. The governor himself would die three weeks into the epidemic, mere days before Smoke Jaguar scientists succeeded in developed a usable vaccine. [33]

Operation BULLDOGEdit

Nykvarn was invaded in the second wave of Operation Bulldog by the 6th An Ting Legion, Ryuken-go, and the Red Lancers; the defending Clan Smoke Jaguar 124th Garrison Cluster was completely wiped out. [35] [36] [37] [38] [39]

First Combine-Ghost Bear WarEdit

The Sixth Bear Regulars of Clan Ghost Bear's Omicron Galaxy struck Nykvarn in 3062 during the 1st Combine-Ghost Bear War. The sheer volume of the Sixth's assault 'Mechs easily allowed them to shatter the green 5th Sun Zhang Cadre's initial defenses, the Cadre losing an entire battalion alone during the first battle. Recognizing they had little chance in a stand-up fight, the Cadre bogged down the Sixth's assault by going to ground and waging a guerrilla campaign. [40] [1] [41] [39]

The unconventional tactics worked, though the Cadre's survivors were finally forced to withdraw to Brocchi's Cluster, they were able to hold out until the Ryuken-san were on-way to Nykvarn. The elite Ryuken regiment were able to tie up the Sixth Bear Regulars with series of well-coordinated 'Mech and AeroSpace Fighter strikes until the Courchevel Trial and Ghost Bear withdrawal. [40] [41] [39]

Military DeploymentEdit



  • Twentieth Rasalhague Regulars[42]




- At this point in time the 1st operating at 65% of full strength, with 48% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Industrial CentersEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 28 systems (25 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Garstedt 7.3 Ferranil 12.1 Polcenigo 19.9 Schuyler 21.7
Kiruna 22.7 Turtle Bay 31.9 Jarett 33.8 Luzerne 36.9
Brocchi's Cluster 37.4 Savinsville 37.5 Jezersko 39.9 Idlewind 40.3
Rockland 40.5 Almunge 41.2 Albiero 41.9 Last Frontier 43.2
Constance 46.6 Hanover 50.3 New Ceylon 51.3 Courchevel 52.2
Trondheim 53.3 Byesville 53.8 Glabach 56.4 Wolcott 56.7
Coudoux 57.7 Casere 64.0 Vipaava 64.6 Labrea 65.2


  • The planet's name is frequently misspelt as Nykvarm instead of Nykvarn, Field Manual: Updates among the worst examples as it includes both spellings in the same book.
  • Invading Clans's write-up of the Smoke Jaguar capture conflicts with the later Objective: Draconis Combine account, claiming that all but a few members survived compared to the later accounts claim that all died fighting the Clans and were honored for this fact.[34]


  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 Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 12, "Nykvarn"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  13. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  25. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  26. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  28. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  29. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Invading Clans, p. 56 - "Wolnet Archive File: 43357-FDS-24/31/7"
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 Invading Clans, p. 65 "Clan Smoke Jaguar - Occupation Zone (As of June 3052) - Second Wave - Nykvarm (DC)
  35. The Dragon Roars, pp.10-11 "Unit Summaries - Operation Bulldog"
  36. The Dragon Roars, p.13 "Unit Summaries - Clan Smoke Jaguar Defense"
  37. The Dragon Roars, p.25 "Wave Two: Driving Forward"
  38. Field Manual: Updates, p. 113 "Draconis Combine - Alternate Paths- 6th An Ting Legion (The Thirteenth Hour)"
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Field Manual: Updates, p. 115 "Draconis Combine - Legion of Vega and Ryuken"
  40. 40.0 40.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 61 "Warden Clans - Clan Ghost Bear - Clan Ghost Bar Touman - Omicron Galaxy"
  41. 41.0 41.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 113 "Draconis Combine - Sun Zhang Cadre"
  42. 42.0 42.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  43. Field Manual: Updates, p. 119, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  44. Field Manual: 3085, p. 51, "DCMS Deployment Table - 3085"
  45. 45.0 45.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 124, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  46. Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 12, "Luthien Armor Works"