How to Make a Carth a Jedi in "KOTOR"

by Naomi BoltonUpdated September 22, 2017

Since the release of the 2003 role-playing game, "Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic," many players have wished to promote Carth Onasi, a male human character, to Jedi status. You can recruit Carth as a party member, but he is a soldier and not a Jedi. While there is no way to make Carth a Jedi during the normal course of the game, there is a fan-made mod that adds this feature. Once you install this mod, Carth is able to become a Jedi.

Navigate to the Jumpstationz website (see Resources) and click the "Make Carth a Jedi" mod-link. Click "Save File" when the pop-up menu appears and the mod will start downloading to your hard drive.

Double-click the file once the download is complete to open it. It is compressed in the "7Zip" format, so you will need either "7Zip" or "Universal Extractor" (see Resources) to open it.

Select the "Override" folder inside your "KOTOR" folder when asked to specify a path where you want to extract the files to. For example, if you installed the game to the default directory, the full path to extract the archive to would be "c:\program files\swkotor\override."

Start the game and travel to the planet Dantooine with Carth as a member of your party. Speak to Vor Zarran, a new NPC that the mod adds to the game. You'll find Vor Zarran in the courtyard of Dantooine near the character named Kni.

Speak to Vor Zarran and he will make Carth a Jedi. There is no option to exit the dialogue with him without Carth becoming a Jedi, so make sure this is what you want. Once Carth becomes a Jedi he will have a new robe and light saber.

References

  • "Carth Jedi Mod readme.txt" , Redhawke, 2004

About the Author

Virtually growing up in a computer repair shop, Naomi Bolton has held a passion for as long as she can remember. After earning a diploma through a four year course in graphic design from Cibap College, Bolton launched her own photography business. Her work has been featured on Blinklist, Gameramble and many others.

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