Located in an unremarkable system well off the Hydian Way, Oricon seems an almost arbitrary choice for the Dread Masters' home. But anyone with an affinity for the Force can sense that the rocky Outer Rim moon is immeasurably strong with the dark side. Perhaps this is because the legendary Phobis devices are housed on Oricon; perhaps the Phobis devices were built on the moon long ago because of the dark side's preexistence there.
The once-lifeless orb now brims with creatures from across the galaxy, corrupted and driven to frenzy by the Dread Masters' dark experiments. It has also become a starship graveyard, as Republic and Imperial fleets poised to attack the Dread Masters' fortress, torn apart by waves of madness and fear, crashed to the surface. There can be no doubt that Oricon is now one of the most hazardous destinations in the galaxy.