Questions tagged [darth-tyranus]

For questions about "Darth Tyranys", a Sith Lord in the Star Wars universe, commonly known as Count Dooku. A former Jedi Master, Tyranus was apprenticed to Darth Sidious and was one of the leaders of the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the Clone Wars. 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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Why does Darth Tyranus have a quillon on his lightsaber?

Why does Darth Tyranus have a quillon-like spike sticking out of one side of his lightsaber? See that metal spike sticking out next to the business end of the lightsaber? The quillons on a metal ...
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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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Why did Chancellor Palpatine reveal to Obi-Wan that Count Dooku was a Sith Lord?

When Count Dooku enters the room in The Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine tries to dissuade his rescuers, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, by revealing Count Dooku's true allegiance. Chancellor ...
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How did Yoda react to Dooku's death?

Inspired by this video, The fact that Dooku is Yoda's former apprentice it would make sense to the audience on how Yoda reacted on it. The Jedi always strive for ...
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Why didn't the Jedi sense Dooku is a Sith Lord?

The Jedi could feel on what's happening about them. Like a disturbance in the force. This question is somewhat similar to Why couldn't the Jedi detect Senator Palpatine as having powers? But ...
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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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Did the Jedi ever find out why Dooku turned to the Dark Side?

The Jedi knew Dooku was one of the Jedi Masters who are one of the "The Lost Twenty". When he left the Jedi Order due to that he was (as explain in this answer from null): Dooku was convinced that ...
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Why didn't the Clone army capture Dooku and the Separatists Leaders?

A subsequent question of this one. When the Clone Army arrives at Geonosis, why didn't they capture the Sith Lord and the Separatist Leaders? They had the advantage, because they almost destroyed the ...
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Do the Separatist leaders know that Dooku was a Sith?

Aside from General Griveous, in whom Tyranus trained, did the Separatist Leaders, specifically Viceroy Nute Gunray, Rune Haako, Poggle the Lesser, Wat Tambor, San Hill, Passel Argente, Shu Mai, ...
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Was Tyranus just a placeholder for Anakin?

During the events of The Phantom Menace, Count Dooku was influenced by Palpatine. At that time he knew that his former padawan had died. He became disillusioned at the Jedi Order. Then, he was ...
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Why can't Tyranus/Dooku sense Kenobi in Geonosis?

At this scene, Obi wan overhears the Seperatists plans. But one of the Seperatists leaders is a Sith Lord. Who is Count Dooku. In A New Hope , when the crew of the Millenium Falcon boarded the ...
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What happened to Darth Tyranus' Lightsaber?

When Anakin incapicated Dooku on the Invisible Hand, He(Anakin) cuts off the both hands of the Sith Lord. As a result, Dooku loses his lightsaber to Anakin. The Sith Lord is dead. Afterwards,When ...
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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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Do the Clones know that Dooku was Tyranus?

Count Dooku killed Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas and impersonated him in order to order the Clone Army. Since Dooku ordered the Clone army, does that mean the Clones know Dooku is the one who ordered them; if ...
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Why did Dooku not reveal to the Jedi and the public that he is Darth Tyranus?

I am just curious that Dooku didn't ever reveal that he is Darth Tyranus. Why did Count Dooku hide his Sith identity as Darth Tyranus? Unlike Palpatine he revealed to Anakin that he is the Sith Lord. ...
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Why didn't Darth Sidious have Darth Tyranus destroy the Jedi?

Why didn't Darth Sidious have Darth Tyranus lead Order 66 in the Jedi Temple, since Palpatine knew that Dooku ordered the clones? Darth Tyranus is one of the best swordsman in the galaxy and he is a ...
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Does Tyranus consider himself separate from Dooku?

With an imitation of this question: Does Sidious consider himself separate from Palpatine? Inspired by these two questions: Do the Jedi and the public know that Count Dooku is also Darth Tyranus? and ...
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Did Tyranus know that the Clones would be at the battle of Geonosis?

Count Dooku ordered the clone army as he impersonated Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas in order to get the clones commissioned. In this scene, he wasn't surprised when the Army of the Republic arrives: ...
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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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Why would the Jedi not go public with their knowledge of the Sith, especially Count Dooku?

This question was inspired by one about whether the public in the Galactic Republic knew Count Dooku was a Sith Lord. At the start of the movie, the Jedi still thought very highly of Count Dooku even ...
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Do the Jedi and the public know that Count Dooku is also Darth Tyranus?

Beacause the Jedi don't seem to recognize that Count Dooku is a Sith. Like Ki-Adi-Mundi said that he's a political idealist, not a murderer. Besides, in the movies he continued to call him Dooku.
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Did Tyranus plan to kill Sidious and rule himself?

We see numerous times over the course of Star Wars that a Sith will kill his master and take a new apprentice for himself with a plan to control the galaxy. We never see this behavior from Count ...
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Why doesn't Count Dooku finish Anakin off?

During their fight on Geonosis, Count Dooku cuts of Anakin's right arm leaving him pretty defenseless but rather than finish him off on the spot, he uses the force to push him across the room. Why ...
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Why did Dooku/Tyranus reveal the truth about Darth Sidious to Obi-Wan on Geonosis?

Wasn't it a risk for Dooku to tell Obi-Wan the truth about Darth Sidious? Count Dooku: What if I told you that the Republic was now under the control of a Dark Lord of the Sith? Obi-Wan: No, ...
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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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When did Dooku find out about Palpatine/Sidious?

At what point did Count Dooku find out about Darth Sidious's true identity? Throughout Episode 2 it seems as if he does not realize that Palpatine and Sidious are one in the same. By Episode 3, ...
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Why didn't Count Dooku expose Palpatine?

In the Revenge of the Sith, when Count Dooku had Chancellor Palpatine captured, did he actually know that Palpatine was the same person as his master Darth Sidious? If he did, then why didn't he ...
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Dooku and Sifo-Dyas

I was watching Episode II: Attack of the Clones and when I came to the part where Yoda and the Clones attack. In the movie, Count Dooku appears surprised by the appearance of the Clone Army, going on ...
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Why did Palpatine order Anakin to kill Count Dooku when Anakin was not yet turned to the Dark Side?

This follows from this question: Does the Rule of Two Serve any Actual Purpose? , Darth Bane came up with the “Rule of Two” to ensure the survival of the Sith. The answer to that question says: ...
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Why was Count Dooku not given the title “Darth”?

I don't know the exact significance of the word "Darth" in the Sith world, but I think it was a word of honor for powerful Sith. That's why Anakin was given this word in his new name. All powerful ...
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How could Count Dooku lose against Anakin Skywalker in a lightsaber battle?

At Wookiepedia I found the following: Dooku was a respected instructor in the Jedi Temple and one of the most renowned swordsmen in the galaxy. Only Masters Yoda and Mace Windu were considered ...
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Why did Count Dooku erase Dagobah, et. al. in addition to Kamino?

I stumbled across this answer that mentioned that, along with Kamino, Count Dooku erased Dagobah and a number of other star systems from the Jedi Archives. I understand the need to conceal Kamino, ...
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What was Dooku's plan for the Battle of Coruscant?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, during the Battle of Coruscant and just before the second confrontation of Count Dooku with Anakin and Obi-Wan, we learn that this confrontation was ...