In the Star Wars universe, the Sith Order was a sect of Force-sensitives who used the Dark Side of the Force. In the six Star Wars films, the Sith are the primary antagonists, in opposition to the Jedi Order (Episodes I, II and III) and the Alliance to Restore the Republic (Episodes IV, V and VI).

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Are there any known Sith from Yoda's species?

I have been doing some reading and researching about Yoda's species. It seems that, even if their species name and homeworld remain a mystery (and are wanted to remain a mystery), there is evidence ...
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Doesn’t the existence of the Chosen One indicate the Sith’s existence?

If the Jedi Council didn't believe that the Sith were in existence in Episode 1, then: why would there be a debate over the need to train the chosen one (Anakin); and, wouldn't the universe's ...
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What does the Rule of Two actually mean? [duplicate]

Does it mean "A master has only one apprentice, if he becomes a master we part and search for new apprentices each" or always "enter random number here" masters with apprentice, or even "There can ...
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Did many of the Jedi fall to the dark side during the Clone Wars

Did many of the Jedi fall to the dark side during the clone wars? As most of the Jedi didn't go on a lot of missions before the war. Then being thrusted into nonstop conflict, leading clones armies, ...
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How many Jedi Masters have become Sith

After answering this question, I came up with my own. What if Palpatine/Sidious had allowed Anakin to complete his Jedi training before trying to tempt him to the Dark side? Then I realized that, ...
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When do people start distrusting the Galactic Empire?

At the end of Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine makes the Jedi look like the bad guys so he can take power of the Galactic Empire and destroy the Jedi Order. It appears that he has the support and ...
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How do Jedi not turn to the dark side if they study it?

This is a thing I recently thought about quite a lot: The dark side gains power from strong and/or negative emotions. Now okay I do get that the Jedi can "surpress" these emotions to a certain degree ...
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Where is Naga Sadow buried?

Where was the great Sith Sorcerer Naga Sadow buried? In KotOR, Revan visits his tomb on Korriban to retrieve his special weapon (the Poison Sword, I believe) but I don't recall if his body or casket ...
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Sith/Dark Jedi in Jedi temple possible

Would it be possible for Jedi to live and to work in the Jedi Temple, but be completely on the Dark Side (for example, for studying purposes)? I mean, could they help to understand each other or does ...
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Is there a general term for Jedi and Sith?

Is there a term for the Jedi and Sith? I mean if you don't know if the person is a Jedi or a Sith, but you know the person is using a lightsaber and has a big knowledge about the force, what a term ...
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How much close control over physical objects is possible with the Force?

The Jedi can control objects with the mystical power called the Force without touching them. In the movies you can see, that the Jedi or Sith are moving objects really fast and really well controlled ...
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How did the Sith rule before?

In the movie Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine tells Anakin: "Once more the Sith will rule the galaxy" right after Anakin turns to the dark side and becomes Vader. When and how did the Sith rule before, ...
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Does the “Rule of Two” actually exist in G or T Canon?

"When your power eclipses mine I will become expendable. This is the Rule of Two: one Master and one apprentice. When you are ready to claim the mantle of Dark Lord as your own, you must do so by ...
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Why don't Jedi (or Sith) use the Force to snap their foes' necks?

I understand that the Jedi use the Force for self defence, but still, couldn't they just use the Force to snap their foes' necks and be done with it? Like when Jaina Solo was hunting down Darth ...
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The Birth of the Jedi and Sith

I'm curious to know if there is any canon on where the sith and jedi came to be in the star wars universe. We know the names and histories of some of the old sith and jedi, but where did the first ...
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Could General Grievous be a Sith?

Could General Grievous have been a Sith? Even though he had so many lightsabers from beating Jedi, was he capable enough to undergo Sith training?
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Jedi is to Padawan as Sith Lord is to?

Jedi have understudies called Padawans. What is the Sith equivalent of a Padawan?
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Were the Sith originally Called “The Damned?”

I saw this image recently on a social media site: Once I saw it, I started searching. I found several places that made the same claim, almost word-for-word the same, but I never found a site with ...
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Are there too many Sith in The Phantom Menace?

I read on Wookieepedia that Darth Plagueis was still plotting with Darth Sidious during "The Phantom Menace". If Plagueis is Sidious' Master and Maul is Sidious' Sith Apprentice doesn't that violate ...
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Is the lightsaber Dooku uses the same as the one Darth Bane had?

Since Bane introduced the Rule of 2, the Sith sometimes took their late master's lightsaber with them. Is it possible that count Dooku/Darth Tyranus received Darth Bane's lightsaber, since they are ...
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Why did Anakin get the title Darth?

In "Darth Bane Path of Destruction" one of the instructors said "The Darth title was more than just a symbol of power; it was a claim of supremacy. It was used by those Dark Lords who have sought to ...
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Are there dark side Jedi who are not Sith?

In SW canon, can there be Jedi who use the dark side of force and are not Sith?
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Why were the ways of the Force considered a “religion” in the Galaxy Far Far Away during ANH by non-Force-users?

For some reason, the ways of the Force are nearly universally considered a religion in the Galaxy Far Far Away during year 0 BBY by "laymen" (e.g. non-Jedi-nor-Sith): Han Solo: Hokey religions ...
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How did Darth Sidious manage to diminish all of the Jedi's ability to use the Force?

Windu: I think it is time we informed the Senate that our ability to use the Force has diminished. Yoda: Only the Dark Lords of the Sith know of our weakness. If informed, the Senate is, ...
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How Does Vader (and how do other Sith) Meditate?

In The Empire Strikes Back we see our first glimpse of Darth Vader without all his armor as his helmet is lowered on his head. This is in the meditation chamber, which seems to be an airtight chamber ...
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Has there ever been a good Sith?

The Sith order doesn't literally require its members to be evil; It merely states how they access and use the Force. This raises the question if there are any Sith that can be described as ...
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Was Luke turning into a Sith?

In episodes 4-6, is Luke becoming a Sith? He starts out wanting to become an imperial pilot and is initially reluctant to get involved with the rebellion. In his training with Obi Wan and later Yoda ...
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If the Emperor and Vader agree to recruit Luke, doesn't that violate the rule of 2?

I understand the rule of two, there's always a master and an apprentice. But if thats true, then there should be exactly 2 sith at any give time. In Empire Strikes Back, Vader and the Emperor agree to ...
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Why couldn't the Jedi detect Senator Palpatine as having powers?

In Return of the Jedi, when trying to sneak into the base on a shuttle, Luke said he senses Darth Vader's presence and said he shouldn't have come less he jeopardize the mission. Darth Vader also ...
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Why does anybody care about preserving the Sith order?

I understand the desire to learn the dark side and become powerful, but why follow "the religion" of the Sith? For instance, Kreia describes Darth Nihilus as someone who doesn't care about the Sith ...
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Why would Sith Masters teach apprentices, at all?

We know (from the accidents that happened between 1999-2005) that The Sith rely on their passion for their strength. They think inward, only about themselves. and we also know that Always ...
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Did Palpatine intentionally lose to Mace Windu?

In Episode III, Mace Windu, a user of Vaapad fighting style, fought and disarmed Palpatine. He was defeated until Anakin turned to the dark side and saved him. Did Palpatine foresee this? Did ...
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How Do Sith Prefer to Recruit?

I'm no expert on the Sith, but I notice that Palpitane/Sidious was recruited directly by Plageuis. In other words, he wasn't a Jedi, but was a force-sensitive from the general population, but both ...
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Why don't the Jedi converse with Darth Maul?

In the movie, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, why don't Qui-Gon or Obi-Wan ever converse with Darth Maul? It seemed there were opportunities where they could have started a dialogue instead ...
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Why Are There So Few Female Sith?

I've found very few references to female Sith. I know there were some powerful female Sith, but there aren't many of them. Is there a reason there are so few female Sith? I looked through the ...
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Does the Rule of Two Serve any Actual Purpose?

I know Darth Bane came up with the Rule of Two to ensure the survival of the Sith, but, in reality (or in the Star Wars reality), does it (or any Sith rule) serve a true purpose? And why does each ...
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When did the Sith enter the star wars canon?

I don't remember any mention of the Sith in the original trilogy. The few expanded universe books I've read (which predate the prequel trilogy,) refer to "dark jedi." When were the Sith first ...
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Would Vader Know He's Becoming Redundant? (Spoilers!)

In Revenge of the Sith: And in The Empire Strikes Back: But this would create problems with the Rule of Two, since that would result in three powerful Sith. And later, in The Return of the ...
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Why can't a Jedi or Sith control something sliced with a lightsaber?

In a number of lightsaber duels between Jedi and Sith, we see one duelist, usually a Sith, use the Force to toss objects at their opponent. The opponent ducks or dodges the object, or slices it in ...