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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How old was Emperor Palpatine, and did the dark side keep him alive?

Does anyone know how old Emperor Palpatine was? He seems about 60 in Episode 1 and about 70 in 2 and 3 (I'd guess) so pretty old in the original trilogy - 90 ish? And, I think this counts as the same ...
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Is the title “Dark Lord of the Sith” reserved for the Sith Master?

For the Sith Order under the Rule of Two (i.e. from Darth Bane to Palpatine), does the Sith Apprentice hold the title "Dark Lord of the Sith"? Or is the title reserved for only the Sith Master? In ...
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Why did the Empire need Force-wielding inquisitors and agents?

The Galactic Empire upheld the Sith tradition of the Rule of Two meaning that there could ever be one Sith master and one Sith apprentice. However, at the same time, the Empire made use of other dark ...
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What is a Sith's ultimate goal?

Let's say that a Sith Lord achieves all of his goals and becomes the ruler of the galaxy (similarly to, for instance, what Palpatine managed to). Also let's assume that the Sith has killed all the ...
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Could several Jedi peacefully overpower one Sith opponent through nonviolent Force techniques?

This question, and the answers it produced, got me thinking - could a group of Jedi working together confront a single Sith opponent and peacefully subdue him/her by using nonviolent Force techniques, ...
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Why can Darth Maul successfully combat Qui-gon and Obi-Wan simultaneously, but struggle to face them one on one?

In the scene between Darth Maul and the two jedi, multiple times he's faced with fighting just one while the other isn't relevant to the fight: (a) first when Obi-Wan falls down several levels, and ...
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Canon: Dark Jedi/Sith Identity Crisis

Although the distinction between Dark Jedi and Sith is clear in Legends, the new canon version has redefined some critical underlying points. In Legends, the Sith are considered to be the order of ...
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Does the Sith Apprentice have any prerequisite before he is permitted to kill his Master?

The Rule of Two: A master to wield the power of the dark side, and an apprentice to crave that power, both Dark Lords of the Sith. Only by killing his master does an apprentice prove that he is the ...
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What happens if the Sith Master dies by some means other than at the Apprentice's hand?

The Rule of Two holds that there are only ever two Sith Lords; one master and one apprentice. When the apprentice becomes powerful enough to defeat the master, the apprentice slays the master and ...
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Why was converting Luke to the dark side worth the Emperor's life?

The Emperor and Vader try to convert Luke to the dark side. The Emperor keeps taunting Luke and it seems like he wants Luke to kill him. How is that a good thing for the Emperor? I know of the Rule ...
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Can Force Lightning be projected from a distant source (e.g. the sky)?

Can Force Lightning be projected from a distant source (such as the sky or a charged object) rather than from a Sith's body? If possible, this could potentially (EE pun intended) make it more ...
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Was it a crime in the Republic to be a Sith?

If the Jedi Order had arrested Palpatine, would the court have declared Palpatine guilty quickly based on proof that he was a Sith? Is there any rule stating that? Notes: The word quickly is ...
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What's the correct plural of Jedi and Sith?

Lots of times, I see people using "Jedis" and "Siths" (I also use that), but it doesn't feel right. Or, maybe, it's correct. Is there official word on this? What's the correct plural of Jedi and ...
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If there are only two Siths, why aren't they easily defeated?

If there are so many Jedi that there's even the Jedi Order, how hard is to hunt two guys and wouldn't that be it?
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Why haven't the Sith tried to harvest midichlorian? [duplicate]

Seeing as midichlorians are found in all life in varying levels, it's conceivable that a Sith Lord could harness their resources to discover a way to do this and subsequently add it to their bodies. ...
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Can there really be Sith motivated by happiness or “joie de vivre”?

A friend of mine said that Sith aren't necessarily motivated by hate and anger, but rather that they draw their power from volatile emotions in general, while the Jedi focus on a zen-like inner calm. ...
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What age was Darth Vader when he finally died?

What was the exact age Darth Vader was when he finally dies at the end of Return of the Jedi?
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How did Anakin posess the ability to have dreams that tell the future?

As the title says; How did Anakin posess the ability to have dreams that tell the future? Also, do any other Jedi (or Sith) have this ability or is it rare?
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Did Emperor Palpatine Know Darth Maul Survived?

Canonical sources say that Darth Maul actually survived after being defeated by Obi-Wan despite being cut in half. How did half of Darth Maul survive? Since Darth Maul survived, and Palpatine took ...
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What Sith Lords were turned to the Light Side?

I have heard of a ton of Jedi that have turned to the Dark Side and became a Sith. (Exar Kun, Darth Malak) I've even heard of a few Jedi that have turned to the Dark Side and then found their way back ...
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Is “Sith Witch” a title, or a general term for female Sith? [duplicate]

In the story of Star Wars there have been instances where the specific Sith female was considered a "Sith Witch." However there have also been instances where the Sith female was just a Sith. Now my ...
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Do Jedi take an oath to destroy the Sith?

In the dialog that preceeds the Anakin vs Obi-Wan's fight Anakin: You turned her against me! Obi-Wan: You have done that yourself! Anakin: You will not take her from me! Obi-Wan: Your anger ...
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What are the ways used by Sith to dramatically extend their lifetimes?

One of the point brought up in the debate about Dark Side vs Light Side power is Dark Side users being able to use the Force to dramatically extend their lifetimes. One of the ways, EU says, Sith ...
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Did the Sith play any part in the Yuuzhan Vong war, for either side?

I've read the Yuuzhan Vong wookiepedia page and it makes no mention at all of any Sith until after the war was over. Did the Sith have absolutely no involvement with the war on either side? The ...
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Did Sidious intend to kill Vader? [duplicate]

I don't assume the Rule of Two was followed so strictly, since Sith are the bad guys, they would not always play by the rules... But it seems that it was Sidious's way to have only one apprentice at a ...
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Are Sith stronger than Jedi? [closed]

It always seems that the Sith have the upper hand against the Jedi, even though since the 'Rule of Two', there are only two Sith and countless Jedi. So is the dark side of the Force stronger than the ...
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Do the Sith identify young potentials?

The Jedi Council identifies young potentials in the Republic systems, and recruit them for training... Qui-Gon: Had he been born in the Republic, we would have identified him early... How about ...
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Do Sith experience fear?

In the Clone Wars when Count Dooku first encounters Asajj Ventress and she claims to be Sith, he rebuffs her claiming that Sith do not feel fear and he senses fear in her. However when Yoda is ...
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Why did Dooku join the Sith?

While it is understandable why he left the Jedi Order (mainly that he lost his faith in the Order and the Republic), is there any information on what led him to joining the Sith - agents of chaos and ...
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Are there any known Jedi or Sith Ewoks?

Are there any known Jedi or Sith from the Ewok species? It seems to me that any species with enough intelligence is capable of becoming Force sensitive.
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Did Darth Plagueis know about Darth Maul?

During the events of Episode 1, Darth Plagueis is still alive, although he is never mentioned or seen on screen (Plagueis wasn't killed until Palpatine was Chancellor). The Sith Lord we do see is of ...
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Female terms for Jedi/Sith

Would a female Jedi be referred to as Jedi Mistress instead of Jedi Master? Likewise would a Sith female be referred to as a Sith Lady instead of a Sith Lord?
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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 ...