|This article is about the planet Orar, for the other uses see Orar (disambiguation)|
Orar is a Hive World in the Gothic Sector. The planet shares a name with the Space Marine chapter the Sons of Orar and their spiritual patriarch Orar, though the history of the chapter's founding is lost to Imperial records.
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It was the site of an early victory by the Imperium against the Chaos fleets, reversing a string of victorious first strike raids, during the Gothic War. An Imperial battlegroup, led by Captain Compel Bast aboard the Imperious, stationed at Orar, defended against a Chaos warfleet led by Warmaster Malefica Arkham on the Deathbane. The Chaos fleet was pursued out of the system and only a handful of Chaos escorts escaped without damage.