Taris Datacron Locations
There are 5 Datacrons on Taris for each faction.
Datacron 1 - Republic and Empire
(Republic: Aim +2) (Empire: Endurance +3)
Republic - Codex Entry - Galactic History 23: The Sith Order Begins
Empire - Codex Entry - Galactic History 48: The Audiences on Onderon
This Datacron is located in the Public Resettlement Zone. It is above a named monster called Skulleater. It requires you to jump on a wall ledge that begins at -1367, -208. Follow the ledge around until you come to an orange broken pipe. Jump onto the broken pipe. From this pipe jump onto a smaller pipe that leads to another ledge. Follow the ledge around and then jump down onto the platform beneath you. There will be a hole in this platform to another large pipe. Jump down on it, and at the end you will see the Datacron.
Coordinates: -1513, -255
Datacron 2 - Republic Only
Codex Entry - Galactic History 26: Naga Sadow's Deceptions
This Datacron is located in the basement of the Dynamet General Hospital. Just look for some crates blocking a door. Climb over the crates, and and go through the door. Next just follow the passage to the Datacron.
Coordinates: -364, -226
Datacron 3 - Republic and Empire
(Republic: Cunning +2) (Empire: Aim +4)
Republic - Codex Entry - Galactic History 24: Empress Teta
Empire - Codex Entry - Galactic History 49: Exar Kun
This Datacron is located in the Tularan Marsh area. The path to the Datacron starts at a pipe at 1182, 263. Run up this pipe and turn left. Run along the platform until it ends witha broken beam next to a column. Jump up onto the ledge of the column. Go across this ledge to the southwest and drop off the end onto a gray platform below you. Continue running towards the southwest on this platform. The platform will end at a wall, jump down onto a small dark gray platform below you, and then immediately jump across onto the broken light gray platform that sticks out from the wall. Make your way westward along thsi platform to the end. At 959, 599 this platform will end. Look off the edge and you will see a dark gray beam below you that connects to a wall. Position yourself, make sure Sprint is turned on, and jump down onto this beam. Run along this wall towards a tall column towards the northwest. Be careful not to fall in any gaps in the wall. Once you reach the column, the wall and platform will go off towards the northeast. Be careful here. There are gaps that you can fall through. The second gap at 875, 452 can be difficult. You need to turn Sprint off and line up on the left edge of the wall/platform to make the jump. After you make this jump, at the column go to the right towards the southeast. You are home free now to the Datacron. Just follow the walls and platform to it.
Coordinates: 1054, 454
Datacron 4 - Republic and Empire
(Republic: Strenght +2) (Empire: Presence +4)
Republic - Codex Entry - Galactic History 25: Two Rivals
Empire - Codex Entry - Galactic History 51: The Krath Cult Strikes
This Datacron is in the Talaran Marsh at Transport Station 5. To get to this one enter a tunnel at coordinates 390, 11. Follow the tunnel along to its end. In the last room will be Rakghouls and some Imperial Troops for Republic players, or Republic Troops for Empire players. The Datacron will be on a platform in the far left corner from the room's entrance.
Coordinates: 1187, -572
Datacron 5 - Republic Only
(Green Matrix Shard)
Codex Entry - Galactic History 27: The Great Hyperspace War
This Datacron is located the Abandoned Power Plant. This one requires two people to get it. One must operate a control that will shoot the other player into the air and onto a pipe above. The player bing shot into the air needs to stand on a grate with pipes under it. When you land on the pipes above, just walk the pipes over to the wall beside the Datacron and jump down onto a platform beside it. Then jump over to the platform with the Datacron.
Coordinates: 1050, 1039
Datacron 6 - Empire Only
Codex Entry - Galactic History 50: Basilisk
This Datacron is located in The Sinking City - Jedi Enclave Excavation Site area. Its not overly hard to get, but if you miss a jump you will die. Its a very long drop. The path to take to the Datacron starts at 361, -909. There you will see a large beam that has fallen over. Run up it to the top. Once at the top jump off to the right side onto the beam beneath it. From there run south along the right edge of the beam. It will meet a wall. Jump onto the wall, and run towards the south in the dark area in the center of this wall. This wall will end with a steel beam sticking out. Go to the end of this beam, and look to your immidiate left. You will see another beam sticking out from the wall in front of you. Position your self, make sure Sprint is turned on, and jump over to this beam. If you miss the jump, you will die. Once you've made thsi jump, run along this beam towards the east. It will stop at a column. Jump up onto the ledge of the column, and go south onto the rust colored center area of the southern beams. This center area will end at a broken point. At the very end, look down and to your right. Far below you is another light grey broken beam sticking out from the column in front of you. Make sure Sprint is turned on, position yourself, and make a jump for this beam. If you miss, you will die. Once you have made this jump, go south towards the column, and jump onto the ledge of the column. Then, go around the column, along the ledge to the left. On the other side of the column, look down, and you will see another broken beam below you. Again, make sure Sprint is on, and jump down onto this broken beam. Continue south to the column ledge, and hop up onto it. At this point you are home free. Move around to the left on the column ledge to the flooring area. On the flooring area, make your way east towards the Datacron, but be careful of a gap in the floor that you can fall through.
Coordinates: 444, -773
Datacron 7 - Empire Only
Codex Entry - Galactic History 52: Exar Kun Faces Korriban
This Datacron is located in the Abandoned Pirate Cave. The entrance to it is at -768, 1191. Once inside go to the back of the cave, and take the elevator to the lower floor. At the end of the second floor in the last room, you will see the Datacron. To your left will be a bulldozer. This is where the path to the Datacron starts. You have to jump from pipes, to boxes, to platforms in order to reach it. From the bulldowzer, jump onto the parge pipe in front of it. Then jump onto the platform on your right, and jump up the crates. Once on the top crate, jump onto the large pipe along the wall. From the large pipe, jump onto the large brown crates beside you. Once onto the large crates, jump on top of the small crates. Then jump across onto the large crates to the south. Once on that large crate, get on top of the small crates and look to your east. You will see a small pipe that runs along the wall. You will need to jump onto that. Be very careful as it is very easy to miss. Once you make this jump, run along this pipe to the south, and jump off the pipe onto the platform. From here, to your west will be another platorm, and a large brown crate. You will need to jump onto each of these. Once you make it onto the top of the brown crates, you will be able to jump down onto the Datacron.
Coordinates: -643, 1606