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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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How did Anakin Skywalker survive Order Sixty Six?

Order Sixty-Six was implemented via a bio chip in each of the clone troopers. When activated, troopers would immediately perceive Jedi as a threat and kill them. Since Anakin was a Jedi until around ...
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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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Why was Anakin allowed to wear black robes?

Within the Jedi Order, it seemed to be that the brown robe over the lighter coloured tunic, pants and belt was more uniform than merely a customary wardrobe for Jedi Knights and Jedi Masters. I can't ...
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Why did Obi Wan tell Luke his father wanted him to have his lightsaber?

In Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi makes a comment about Anakin's lightsaber that seems completely contradictory with the prequels. BEN: I have something here for you. Your ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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When did Obi-Wan know that Anakin/Vader was alive?

At the end of RotS, Obi-Wan believes that he is leaving Anakin for dead on Mustafar, disappearing to Tatooine. While he knows that Anakin is not entirely dead at the end of their battle, he leaves ...
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