Questions tagged [darth-sidious]

For questions about Darth Sidious, a Sith Lord in the Star Wars universe. In the guise of his alter ego, Supreme Chancellor (later Emperor) Sheev Palpatine, Darth Sidious gained leadership of the Galactic Empire through treachery and manipulation. Use this tag with the [star-wars] tag.

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If Palpatine is a clone, then why is his face scarred?

The novelization of The Rise of Skywalker tells us that the new Sith Lord is a clone of Emperor Palpatine. Not the original, but a clone. “All the vials were empty of liquid save one, which was ...
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Was there a given reason that Sidious didn't plan for Vader's name?

In this question and especially it's accepted answer, it is established that the name 'Vader' was plucked from the Force in the moment of his rechristening. Now, Sidious had been planning to seduce ...
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Did Sidious know that Tyranus fought Yoda?

I saw one of the answers that says; So that basically answers the question. But here is my question now, Is/Are there any evidence that Dooku/Tyranus told it to his master Sidious? Such as the ...
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How much is Palpatine's rule of the Empire influenced by the future invasion of the Yuuzhan Vong?

In Legends, it is known that Palpatine is aware of the Yuuzhan Vong's presence in the galaxy since before the Clone Wars. A pro-Imperial in-universe book published in 55 ABY is quoted as saying: I ...
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Did Palpatine foresee that Anakin would kill him?

I read it somewhere in the 90s that Palpatine/Sidious had a vision in which he foresaw that Anakin would kill him and the reason why he tried to turn him to the Dark Side is to make sure it doesn't ...
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Why didn't the Jedi use counterintelligence techniques to track down Sidious?

I was thinking of this after watching the Clone Wars episode where they find Sifo-Dyas's body and discover Silman, Valorum's old assistant. As Obi-Wan and Anakin are there with Silman, Dooku arrives ...
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Could Darth Vader Control the Empire

With Darth Vader's famous line "join me, and together we can defeat the Emperor". Even if he did end up defeating the Emperor, could he control the Empire? Does he have enough political power? or ...