Joruus C'Baoth is an evil clone of respected Old Republic jedi, Jorus C'Baoth, created by Emperor Palpatine. One of the side effects of the cloning process was mental instability. After the Emperor's death, C'Baoth acted as a guardian of the facility at Wayland, known as Mount Tantiss. C'Baoth was obsessed with the Jedi, and after joining with Grand Admiral Thrawn, this obession intensified and included elaborate plots to bring Luke Skywalker over to the dark side. C'Baoth in addition to his attempts to corrupt Luke also cloned him using secret samples of tissue from Skywalker's severed hand. C'Baoth was killed by Mara Jade during the final assault on Mount Tantiss.