Questions tagged [darth-tyranus]

For questions about "Darth Tyranus", 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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
39
votes
3answers
16k views

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: ...
33
votes
6answers
54k views

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, ...
11
votes
2answers
4k views

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.
18
votes
6answers
10k views

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 ...
19
votes
1answer
11k views

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 ...
25
votes
10answers
32k views

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: ...
21
votes
5answers
1k views

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 ...
20
votes
2answers
5k views

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, ...
18
votes
2answers
3k views

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. ...