Questions tagged [revenge-of-the-sith]

Episode III of the Star Wars films and the third movie of the Star Wars prequel trilogy. It is set about 19 years before the Battle of Yavin depicted in the original movie (Episode IV A New Hope). Use this tag with the [star-wars] tag.

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Why did Darth Vader need extra equipment (lenses) to clear his vision?

In Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, in the Darth Vader helmet mask we can see some digital symbols & red shade to the lenses. Why did Darth Vader need extra equipment to clear his ...
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Why didn't Mace Windu think Anakin could handle being near Palpatine?

Mace Windu had doubts about whether putting Anakin could handle being near Chancellor Palpatine. OBI-WAN: "Anakin did not take to his new assignment with much enthusiasm." MACE: "It's ...
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Who are these red cloaked figures?

Does anyone know if these red cloaked figures seen standing behind Zyn Javeb have an official name?
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Where exactly was Obi-Wan going?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, following his fight with General Grievous, Obi-Wan is handed his lightsaber by Commander Cody, remarks that they have a battle to win and then just ...
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Why did Grievous tell Obi-Wan he was trained in the Jedi arts when Obi-Wan already knew?

In Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, when Obi-Wan challenges Grievous to a lightsaber duel, Grievous replies: You fool! I've been trained in your Jedi arts by Count Dooku! This makes it sounds ...
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Why was Lord Vader crying?

Darth Vader cries in the scene right after he kills the separatist leaders. Why does he cry? Remorse for killing the separatist leaders who were manipulated and ...
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Why did the Jedi think that killing Count Dooku and General Grievous would end the war?

In Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Yoda demonstrates knowledge of the Rule of Two. However, in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the Council seems to fully expect defeating Dooku ...
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How did some Jango-Fett style of clone troopers get command positions?

In Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, one of the clones is referred to as Commander Cody. The clone-troopers are genetically programmed for certain personality and cognitive traits. Do those traits ...
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How did Sidious retrieve his lightsaber after losing it in his battle with Mace Windu, before his battle with Yoda?

How did Sidious get his lightsaber back after losing it in his battle with Mace Windu and before his fight with Yoda?
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What's the model of the droids In Star Wars Episode 3 in Mustafar?

When Anakin arrives at Mustafar and walks in to meet Viceroy, 5 little droids enter before him. They are shown in the screenshot. The scene is around at 01:33:00 in the movie. Do you know the model ...
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How many Jedi were present at the Temple on Coruscant during the purge?

As detailed in a related question, it was estimated that there were around 10,000 Jedi at the time that they were wiped off the face of the galaxy by Clone Troopers. But how many Jedi were present at ...
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Why didn't anyone in the Galactic Senate raise a motion against the formation of the Empire?

Bail Organa, Padme Amidala and other members of the delegation of 2000. They could have at least argued against it.
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Did Count Dooku know about Order 66?

Since Count Dooku worked closely with Darth Sidious to undermine the Republic both internally and externally, he might have known about Order 66. He could have used the Clone Troopers to destroy the ...
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Why did Mace Windu and the Jedi Council refuse to raise Anakin to the rank of Master?

I don't really understand why the Jedi Council did this, other than because they think that Anakin is Palpatine's agent. But surely Anakin is right; how can he be on the Council and not be a Master? ...
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Why was Kashyyyk a system the Republic could not afford to lose?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith the Jedi Council famously decides to send Yoda to help defend against the droid attack on the Wookiees, under the grounds that it was a system they couldn'...
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Why didn’t Palpatine just stop his own lightning?

On several occasions Palpatine’s extended use of Force lightning has bounced back on him. In each situation he has carried on firing lightning from his hands even when it was harming himself instead ...
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Why could these characters use Force heal but not Anakin?

In Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker we see Force heal used at multiple points by Light Side users. However in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith it seems that this is a Dark Side ...
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If the Jedi Council feared and distrusted Anakin, why did they task him with spying on Palpatine? Why didn't they send Obi-Wan to help him?

Ever since Anakin was brought in the Order, the Jedi have been skeptical and even fearful of him due to his struggles with emotions that they felt were synonymous with the Dark Side. Fear, hate, and ...
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Why would Palpatine seek the secret of immortality if the Sith could do this?

Spoiler Alert. Here's the relevant quote. In the movie, The Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine tells Anakin Skywalker that at least one Sith already knew the secret of immortality. Darth Plagueis the ...
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Was Mace Windu technically committing treason or not?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Chancellor Palpatine accuses Mace Windu and other Jedi Masters of treason for trying to arrest him. Were they actually committing treason though? First ...
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Why does General Grievous say “Ah yes, the negotiator?”

When Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker enter the bridge of General Grievous’ ship near the beginning of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Grievous says “Ah yes, the negotiator.” I don’...
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Why does Obi-Wan choose the loudest possible transport (a yipping Varactyl) to sneak up on Grievous?

Moments after Obi-Wan gives Grievous the slip by making him believe he's flown off of Utapau when in fact he's stealthily hidden in the shadows, he hops onto a screaming, leaping Varactyl and rides it ...
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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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When did the Death Star 2 construction start? [duplicate]

I think it's safe to assume (although probably well known to everyone except me) that the DS2 construction was started long before the DS1 was blown up. As it took nearly 20 years for the DS1 to be ...
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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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Why didn't General Grievous intervene during the fight of Darth Tyranus vs Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi?

I saw one video by the Star Wars Reading Club about this, and it made me wonder as well why Grievous never helped Dooku out during the battle between Darth Tyranus, Anakin Sywalker, and Obi-Wan Kenobi....
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Why didn't Anakin just leave the Jedi Order?

Anakin got Padame pregnant. I understand that Anakin had to keep the pregnancy a secret, or he would be kicked out of the Jedi but why could he not just peacefully leave the Jedi and do something else?...
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Anakin and Obi-Wan's attack path in Episode III

On closer inspection, the initial attack path that Anakin and Obi-Wan use in the Battle over Coruscant make little sense: They fly dangerously close to the surface of several capital ships They fly ...
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Do Jedi knights take the lightsabers of enemies they have defeated?

As another answer shows, after Anakin defeats Count Dooku in a lightsaber duel at the beginning of Episode III, he drops Dooku's lightsaber and leaves it there. He doesn't just ignore it, he ...
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What happened to Count Dooku's lightsaber?

In Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Dooku fights Kenobi and Anakin in front of the 'captured' Palpatine. At the end of the duel, Anakin disarms (and dis-hands) Dooku and takes his ...
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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 is Mustafar different in Rogue One?

In Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, Mustafar is a volcanic planet filled with lava. While in Rogue One, the skies are different and the lava is not that scattered anymore. Is there any information on ...
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Why were Anakin and Obi-Wan the only Jedi who were assigned to rescue the Chancellor?

During the Battle of Coruscant, Anakin and Obi-Wan were the only 2 Jedi who were tasked with rescuing the Chancellor. Now similar to the Battle of Geonosis, Yoda and Mace Windu bring all the Jedi on ...
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What was Chancellor Palpatine watching in the theater?

What was Chancellor Palpatine watching at the theater in this scene from Revenge of the Sith? Opera? Athletic competition? Academic conference? Performance art? ...
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What was Obi-Wan's plan on Mustafar?

Obi-Wan knew that his best-friend and student, Anakin had fallen to the dark side. Knowing the truth, he was shocked in terror. Obi wan even told Master Yoda that he would not kill Anakin, because he ...
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Where was the Chancellor's guard when the Jedi Masters confronted him?

As can be seen in the following clip from the Revenge of the Sith, a group of Jedi Masters led by Mace Windu, waltz right into Chancellor Palpatine's office completely unchallenged. Then they ...
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Why did Separatist Council believe Sidious till the end?

  Sidious made a lot of promises, first to Trade Federation and Nute Gunray ("I will make it legal", "Not for a Sith"), latter to CIS as a whole. Yet, all of his promises for quick victory ...
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What is the real age of Owen and Beru Lars?

According to the Star Wars timeline, Star Wars Episode 4: A New Hope is 20 or 19 years after Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, but in end of Episode 3, Owen and Beru Lars are in their 20s, but ...
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How does General Grievous survive in space?

Near the start of Episode III (and several times throughout the Clone Wars TV series) we see General Grievous waltzing about in the vacuum of space without concern. Yet during his confrontation with ...
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Did Padme's death have something to do with Anakin's force choke? [duplicate]

They said that she lost the will to live, but was there other complications when she gave birth and she just didn't have the will to fight it? And if so, is it possible that Anikan's force choke ...
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Did Palpatine use the Force to convince Anakin to kill Count Dooku?

When Anakin defeats Dooku in their light saber duel in Revenge of the Sith, it seems like Anakin is not really convinced that killing Dooku is the right thing to do. If left unprompted it appears ...
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How did Bail Organa and his wife explain the sudden appearance of a baby girl named Leia? [duplicate]

At the end of episode 3, Senator Bail Organa brings a baby girl back to his home planet Alderaan. He and his wife, Breha, adopt the girl and raise her in the royal family. He even kept the baby's ...
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Did Anakin try to look for Darth Plagueis' apprentice?

In Revenge of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker witnessed visions of his wife, Padmé Amidala, dying in childbirth. In order to lure him to the Dark Side of the Force, Chancellor Palpatine told Anakin a ...
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Revenge of the Sith - What they are taking revenge for? [duplicate]

Star Wars Episode III was titled as Revenge of the Sith. This title confuses me. We see Sidious and Vader getting rid of all Jedi which may be a part of revenge. However, what they are taking revenge ...
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What happened to General Grievous's fighter?

In Episode III, Obi-Wan Kenobi steals the personal starfighter of General Grievous and escapes with it, picking up Luke and Leia along the way. What happened to this spaceship? Did he sell it on ...
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Can all Jedi/Sith learn the same Force powers?

Are all Force powers available to all Force users, regardless of if they're light or dark side? Or, are some powers only accessible to those who exclusively associate (and practice) with a given side ...
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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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Why didn't Obi-Wan use more Force powers when he fought General Grievous?

When Obi-Wan fought General Grievous on Utapau, during most of the fight, Grievous was constantly on the offensive. During that entire fight, Obi-Wan only used the Force to grab a gun, and to Force ...
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How was Padme's death handled by the surviving Jedi and the Empire? [duplicate]

When Padme died on Polis Massa, her body was in the possession of Obi-Wan, Yoda and Bail Organa. However, we can assume she was handed over to Imperial management since she was permitted a very public ...
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Why was Yoda surprised by Sidious' Force lightning?

When Yoda is attacked by Sidious his expression is that of utter surprise. This, in turn, surprises me since he was the one who approached the confrontation, had already seen the use of lightning by ...

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