Questions tagged [darth-maul]

For questions about Darth Maul, a Sith Lord apprenticed to Darth Sidious in the Star Wars universe. Darth Maul is a Zabrak with fearsome tattoos who carries a distinctive double-bladed lightsaber. Use this tag for questions about the character, but not for questions which merely mention him. Use this tag with the [star-wars] tag.

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What Happened To Maul When The Emperor Defeated Him?

In a certain episode with Darth Maul and Savage Oppress, Darth Sidious comes and kills Savage and also overpowers Maul himself. The Clone Wars then switches to other subjects, and they don't show ...
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How did Darth Maul know that Amidala was on Tatooine?

After evading the Trade Federation blockade, Padmé and her chums make an emergency landing on Tatooine. Sidious and Maul are hunting for them and appear to use a transmission from Sio Bibble as bait ...
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What caused the change in Darth Maul?

In the Star Wars franchise, the role of Darth Maul changes and I'm wondering why both within the story but also outside it. In other words, has Dave Filoni, et al, given any insight on this? I ask ...
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Was the Borcatu part of the diet of this Sith?

Around the year 22 BBY, Yoda, Obi-wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker sensed a disturbance in the force. It happened when a fallen old enemy had come back from the dead to haunt one of them. I am ...
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Why did Maul’s power fail this time?

In the third season of Star Wars Rebels, Maul There’s a great deal of thematic meaning to this, representing a transition from the flashy combat style employed by Obi-Wan in the prequels to the more ...
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Why did Rex order his troops to kill Maul after receiving Order 66?

Order 66 was clear: Execute Jedi for their treason against the Republic. But, after receiving Order 66, Rex also ordered his troops to kill Maul. Why? Maul wasn't a Jedi in any way. I had asked a ...
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Is Maul still Darth?

Darth is a title for Sith Lords. If Palpatine/Sidious no longer accepts him as his apprentice, does he still bear the title of Darth?
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How did this happen to Maul so fast?

In The Clone Wars, Maul was a force to be reckoned with (also in the first film). Obi-Wan and Maul have had prolonged fights... even sometimes Anakin and Obi-wan vs. Maul. And in the film Obi-Wan and ...
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What was Darth Maul's birth name?

When a person becomes a Sith, he changes his name. For example: Palpatine took (or was given) the name Sidious Count Dooku took (or was given) the name Tyranus Anakin Skywalker was given the name ...
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Did Sidious have both Maul and Dooku as apprentices at one time?

We know that Dooku paid the Pyke syndicate to kill Sifo-Dyas sometime during the chancellorship of Finis Valorum. We know that because Valorum personally sent Sifo-Dyas to negotiate with the Pykes. ...
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Does Darth Maul lose Force potential when Obi-Wan cuts his lower half off?

I know the whole "midichlorian count = Force potential" is a touchy and controversial topic among Star Wars fans, but the fact is Lucas has confirmed it as canon so it is, unfortunately, what it is. ...
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How did Darth Maul's legs progress through the Clone Wars?

After Darth Maul was brought back by Mother Talzin, his legs were a large pair of metal contraptions that work similar to that of, say, a raptor. Sometime after, he seemed to have developed a new pair ...
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Are Maul and Savage Opress truly Force sensitive or were their powers bestowed on them by the Nightsisters?

In the Clone Wars episode "Nightsisters" (S3E12), Asajj Ventress returns home to Dathomir after being cast off by Dooku, in which she is welcomed home by Mother Talzin and the rest of the Nightsisters....
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Why did Sidious apprentice Maul?

Assuming that Maul's attack on Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan was successful, what were Sidious's plans for Maul? I find it hard to believe that Maul could have acted like Tyranus, i.e. the figurehead of the ...
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Why is Darth Maul red when other Zabraks (Nightbrothers on Dathomir) are mostly yellow/tan?

We see no other Red Zabraks, specifically the Nightbrothers on Dathomir, throughout the Clone Wars and Star Wars. Why is Darth Maul red when other Zabraks are mostly yellow/tan?
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Was Maul Still a Sith after his fall

In the Disney Cannon was Maul a Sith? Looking at some of the discussion around this question. there seems to be some confusion as to the status of Maul's Sithhood in his later years. Wookieepedia ...
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Was Darth Maul part of the Separatist movement?

In Star Wars Battlefront II (2005 and 2017), we see Darth Maul in the side of the Separatist. In the Phantom Menace, The Confederacy of Independent Systems or the Separatist is not yet formed only ...
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Darth Maul Timeline Inconsistencies

So the original Star Wars movies had Darth Maul killed in the fight with the Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon. We later find out that he survived, which was depicted in Star Wars The Clone Wars animated series, ...
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Can Maul use Force Lightning?

Maul (formerly Darth, now just Maul) was once a Dark Lord of the Sith, apprenticed to Darth Sidious. He was trained in the ways of the dark side since childhood, many years before Sidious discovered ...
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Why is Darth Maul “it”?

In The Phantom Menace, after Qui-Gon encounters Darth Maul for the first time, he escapes to Padmé's ship. (Time of interest starting at 2:00) ANAKIN : Are you ...
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Was Maul's survival planned in Phantom Menace?

In Phantom Menace, we see Obi-Wan Kenobi defeating (Darth) Maul by slicing him in two halves, after that Maul is presumed dead. However, in The Clone Wars series, he appears to have survived this ...
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Why didn't the Jedi pursue Maul more vigorously?

After events in Episode 1, Jedi (and mostly everyone else) assumed Darth Maul to be dead. Yet, he reappears and challenges Obi-Wan who gets beaten pretty badly. Considering the importance of Maul (...
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Did Dooku express his respect/resent to Darth Maul for killing his apprentice?

Darth Sidious approached Dooku shortly after the Battle of Naboo (and death of Qui-Gon Jinn) to sway him to the Dark Side. He became an apprentice to Sidious, which Maul was as well. Did Dooku ...
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Why didn't Obi-Wan incapacitate Darth Maul?

Obi-Wan cuts off the double-bladed lightsaber, thus making Maul's lightsaber into two single-bladed sabers. He is full of anger because of his master's death at the hands of the Sith Lord. Notice that ...
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Did Maul find a way to prevent death using the dark side of the Force? [duplicate]

By and large, the Sith had always sought to overcome death itself, believing the dark side to hold the ultimate secret of immortality. Darth Vader was not the first Sith Lord who wished to stop death, ...
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What happened to Darth Maul?

In the Clone Wars TV show it is revealed that: What happens next? Is there any non-Legends canon that indicates what happens to Darth Maul after the Clone Wars?
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Why did Maul hate Obi-Wan Kenobi after death of Satine Kryze?

    Without going much into spoilers, we see that Maul in latter part of his life (after Clone Wars) had two main motivations : his hate against Obi-Wan Kenobi and his hate against ...
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Did Darth Maul think that Senator Palpatine would reveal himself to the Jedi?

In The Phantom Menace, Darth Maul is speaking with Palpatine on Coruscant. During the exchange, Darth Maul says: At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi. At last we will have revenge. Did ...
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Is there a story behind Darth Maul's double bladed lightsaber?

One of the most famous lightsabers is Darth Maul's double bladed lightaber. But is there an in-universe backstory of how/why he has one? When he battles Obi-Wan & Qui-Gon Jinn in Episode I, his ...
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Why Can't Palpatine and Maul use the Force to stop themselves from falling?

Palpatine tossed around Senate "pods" with no problem, Yoda picked up X-wings and such, and there are many other examples of pretty impressive levitation feats. So why couldn't Sidious/Palpatine stop ...
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How did Maul get off of Naboo? [duplicate]

I was re-watching the Star Wars The Clone Wars Episodes about Darth Maul and Savage Opress and I realized that it was never explained how Maul actually got off of Naboo. I am not asking how he ...