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Questions tagged [anakin-skywalker]

Once a slave on Tatooine, Anakin was prophesied to bring balance to the Force, though he later became one of the most powerful users of the Dark Side in the galaxy.

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Did Obi-Wan ever find out about Anakin going to Tatooine during Ep. II?

We know Anakin told Palpatine about his stop in Tatooine during AOTC because Palpatine tells him he doesn't have to pretend around him since he knows about the massacre at the Tusken village. But ...
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Does Ahsoka know when Obi-Wan and Anakin die?

Not sure if this has ever been revealed or discussed, but I always wondered whether she knew when exactly these two died as she would have only been in her 30's when they passed. Also does anyone know ...
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Would Anakin still have needed the suit after Mustafar if he had not been burned?

I know there are several questions on the stack about how long Anakin survived on Mustafar, or how does Vader's suit help keep him alive. But I am wondering, considering that wounds from a ...
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Anakin's Inaccurate Wardrobe

On one of the alternate covers for the new book Thrawn: Alliances, we see a shot of Anakin Skywalker and the Chiss standing dramatically next to each other. There's one small problem with this, ...
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What was Obi-Wan's plan on Mustafar?

Obi-Wan knew that his best-friend and student, Anakin had fallen to the dark side. Knowing the truth, he was shocked in terror. Obi wan even told Master Yoda that he would not kill Anakin, because he ...
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For how long had the Skywalkers been slaves? [duplicate]

When we meet Shmi and Anakin Skywalker in Ep. 1, they are slaves on Tatooine. For how long, or for how many generations, had the Skywalker family been slaves? Were they descendants of slaves brought ...
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Did Qui-Gon use precognition to know that Anakin would survive the pod-race?

The pod racing scenes appear to be incredibly dangerous, if not deadly for many of the participants. The pod race-cars move at a speed that could easily kill a standard human should the pod fail ...
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Did Luke know the “Chosen One” prophecy?

When Anakin becomes Darth Vader, Yoda and Obi Wan conclude that the prophecy didn't happen. Besides Yoda and Obi Wan wants Darth Vader to be dead. They even expect Luke to kill him. But when Luke ...
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Did Vader/Anakin use the Force to kill Palpatine?

  Moments before he overthrew Emperor, Vader was badly beaten by his own son, Luke Skywalker. He lost his hand, and was described as being weaker than ever before. Yet, he somehow managed to ...
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Did Anakin try to look for Darth Plagueis' apprentice?

In Revenge of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker witnessed visions of his wife, Padmé Amidala, dying in childbirth. In order to lure him to the Dark Side of the Force, Chancellor Palpatine told Anakin a ...
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Significance of Vader's right hand [closed]

Is there a deeper meaning in Vader's (artificial) right hand? Consider this: Anakin Skywalker lost his right hand in duel against Dooku while he was still a Padawan. He got an artificial prosthetic ...
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Did Anakin Skywalker ever use a Blaster?

Did Anakin ever use a blaster rifle or a pistol in the Star Wars Universe? If so, then what timeline in the Prequel Trilogy? Answers can be taken from the movies, novels, TV series (Clone Wars), etc..
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Who were Anakin Skywalker's maternal grandparents?

We of course know Shmi was Anakin's mother and there has been long speculation about his father (if he had one in the first place), but do we know anything at all about his maternal grandparents and ...
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Why is Darth Vader such a brute compared to Anakin?

Darth Vader is often described as a tool "to be wielded rather than to wield", a brute who only knows how to solve everything with a lightsaber. Anakin Skywalker, meanwhile, is a cunning warrior ...
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Was Anakin Skywalker ever disciplined by the Jedi Order for his many acts of disobedience?

Anakin Skywalker as a Jedi apprentice and knight was reckless, arrogant, and often directly disobedient. Many of his actions violated long-standing Jedi policies. (e.g. - don't kill except in self-...
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Why didn't Obi-Wan refer to Darth Vader as Anakin during the Death Star duel?

During their fight on the Death Star in A New Hope, Obi-Wan refers to Darth Vader as "Darth" a couple of times. "Only a master of evil, Darth" "You can't win Darth" In their previous ...
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Did Anakin want kids?

We can gather from Attack of the Clones that Padme wanted kids: PADMÉ: Popular rule is not democracy, Ani. It gives the people what they want, not what they need. And, truthfully, I was ...
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Why did Anakin blame Obi-Wan on Tatooine?

After massacring the Tusken Raiders, Anakin brought his mother to Lar's Homestead. The next morning, Padme talks to Anakin. Anakin says: It's all Obi-Wan's fault. He is jealous. He is holding me ...
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Did Palpatine know Anakin would tell Mace Windu who he really was?

Anakin attacking Mace is his final act, I think, in turning to the Dark Side. Did Palpatine know what Anakin would do? Was he betting on Anakin telling Mace, Mace coming to arrest him, goading Mace ...
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Did Anakin Skywalker know that Count Dooku is Qui-Gon Jinn's master?

I know that Obi-Wan knew that Count Dooku was Qui-Gon Jinn's master. But did Obi-Wan mention to Anakin that Qui-Gon Jinn's master was Count Dooku? Surely,it would be more interesting for Anakin to ...
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Do Aunt Beru and Uncle Owen know that Anakin Skywalker is Darth Vader?

In this scene in Star Wars: A New Hope, Luke speaks with Owen about his father: Luke Skywalker: But what if this Obi-Wan comes looking for him? Uncle Owen: He won't. I don't think he exists ...
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Does Padme know the name “Darth Vader”?

From the script: Anakin Skywalker: Love won't save you, Padme. Only my new powers can do that! Padmé: But at what cost? You're a good person, don't do this! Anakin Skywalker: I won't lose ...
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How did Anakin Skywalker learn Force Choke?

Anakin Skywalker used Force Choke long before he become Sith. For example, he choked Poggle the Lesser during Clone Wars (details here). Where and from whom would he learn this ability? Force Choke ...
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Was Anakin born a slave?

In the famous Boonta Eve podrace from Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Sebulba taunts a young Anakin: 'You won't walk away from this one, you slave scum.' To what extent is there truth ...
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Why did Anakin and Dooku duel in the dark?

Towards the end of Attack of the Clones, Dooku fights Anakin in a darkened hangar. I've never understood, either in-universe or out, why part of the fight is the combatants twirling their lightsabers ...
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Did Palpatine push Anakin and Padme together?

Palpatine obviously spends time manipulating the both of them separately to do what he wants. For example, with Padme he pushes her to call for a vote of no confidence and with Anakin he uses his ...
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Do other planets and their government learn who Princess Leia of Alderaan's biological father is? [duplicate]

I want to know if Luke and Leia being Vader's kids becomes public knowledge? Presumably people would be more suspicious of them if they knew the truth.Does Poe know his General is connected to the ...
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Why does Anakin kill Padme?

It is very counter-intuitive that Anakin should kill or injure Padmé. The rationale for Anakin joining the dark side was that he could use its power to save Padmé. If that was his objective, why ...
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Why were Anakin and Obi-Wan the only ones to wear excessive armor?

In the canon animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Obi-Wan and Anakin wear a great amount of armor. However, the rest of the Jedi seem to only wear armor on their arms, or even not at all. Why is ...
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How did Palpatine prevent Anakin from being targeted by Order 66? [duplicate]

In the current canon, the success of Order 66 was assured by an inhibitor chip implanted in all clones to ensure total compliance when Order 66 is issued, overriding all conscious control by the clone ...
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How many lightsabers did Anakin lose?

I have heard that Anakin has a penchant for losing his lightsaber during the Clone Wars. So how many has he been known to have lost over the course of the war? Answers from both canonicities are ...
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Was Darth Vader at his strongest during Episode III?

In the first three films, we see Anakin get stronger, fight better, and at the end of Revenge of the Sith, nearly kill Obi-Wan. Originally he joined the Emperor so that he could gain power from the ...
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Has Darth Vader ever spoken of Anakin as “I”, not in third person?

Basically, the opposite of all the usual times when Darth Vader speaks of Anakin Skywalker. "The apprentice of Anakin Skywalker" "The son of Skywalker" "Anakin Skywalker was weak, I destroyed him" and ...
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If Snoke was around, there was never any balance of the Force? [duplicate]

1) George Lucas has said that Anakin brought balance to the force by "doing away with the Sith and getting rid of evil in the universe". If Snoke, who we can probably assume is skilled in the dark ...
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Did Han Solo know that Anakin Skywalker was Darth Vader?

Did Han know in the timeline of the Original Trilogy that Darth Vader was Anakin Skywalker and subsequently Leia's father? It would be better if Han Solo knows his Father-in-law.
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How many fleets has Anakin wiped out and lost?

Anakin Skywalker has, at least in the eyes of Obi-Wan and Ahsoka if not also the other Jedi leaders, earned quite a reputation for trashing his starships and fleets during the Clone Wars. Out of all ...
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Is there only a single Skywalker family?

Given the size of the Empire, it seems highly probable that names would be reused. Although I'm not aware of any in canon, there must be other Skywalkers in the galaxy, leading me to my question. Are ...
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Was Qui Gon guiding Anakin?

In Star Wars : The Attack of The Clones, with interpreting this scene, can we say that Qui Gon was guiding Anakin all the time? Note: The scene is when Anakin kills the Tusken Raiders.
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Did Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru know who Luke Skywalker's father was? [duplicate]

In this scene, Uncle Owen says Obi-Wan Kenobi died about the same time as Luke's father. And Owen tells Luke to stop asking about his father. Did Owen know Anakin ...
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Why was Anakin not suspicious about Palpatine knowing about Darth Plagueis?

When Palpatine started revealing himself as a Sith Lord, Anakin's first words were to ask, "You know the dark side?" Anakin appeared to be both surprised and suspicious at what Palpatine just said. ...
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Why would Anakin Skywalker trust Chancellor Palpatine? [duplicate]

Why would Anakin Skywalker trust Chancellor Palpatine once he knew Palpatine was a Sith Lord? In one scene of Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine invites Anakin to chat with him and reveals a legend about ...
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Why was Anakin Skywalker called to Coruscant during the Clone Wars episode 'Darkness on Umbara'?

In the Clone Wars episode 'Darkness on Umbara', Anakin Skywalker is told by Pong Krell that Palpatine has summoned him to Coruscant. Krell further states that the Jedi Council thought it was important ...
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Why did Anakin turn to the Dark Side?

In the movies The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, Anakin turns bad and becomes Darth Vader. What is the reason he turned into a Sith, and didn't the Jedi council know about ...
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What is the age gap between Anakin and Padme?

In Star Wars: Episode I, The Phantom Menace, when Anakin and Padme met for the first time, Anakin was a 5 year old child, I think. Does anyone know what was Padme's age at that time? After that, they ...
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What punishment would Anakin have faced if the Jedi Council had found out he slaughtered the village of Sand People?

What punishment would Anakin have faced if the Jedi Council had found out he slaughtered the village of Sand People? The question says it all. Padme was no snitch. Yoda shrugged off Qui-Gon's Force ...
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Is the dating of Anakin's fall and redemption/death relative to his age intentional?

Anakin was born in 41.9 BBY. He had his 10th birthday a few days after Ep I ended, and 20th birthday a day before Ep II started. Moving forward, he fell to the dark side at the age of 23, and was ...
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How is Anakin’s nickname spelt?

This question was inspired by Valorum’s answer to the question on what the Tuskens did with Shmi Skywalker. In it, he quotes the following from the official Attack of the Clones novelisation: ...
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Was the public explanation of Anakin's death planned from the beginning?

Apparently, the outcome at Mustafar wasn't expected by Palpatine. He seemed to have expected Anakin to come home intact, in one piece and not needing a full body suit to keep himself alive - the ...
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Was Anakin really the only human who could race pods?

I was wondering if Anakin Skywalker really is the only human who can race pods.. I find it hard to believe considering the sheer number of populated worlds. Is there any mention of any other human, ...
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Did Anakin Skywalker draw upon the Dark Side when he slaughtered the Sand People?

Did Anakin Skywalker draw upon the dark side of the Force when he slaughtered the Sand People? The question says it all. Did he use the dark side of the Force and (assuming he did) did he know he ...