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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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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 ...
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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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Was Darth Sidious already scarred and deformed to begin with?

The Jedi attempt on his life left him "scarred and deformed". However, has he always been this way since becoming a Sith Lord and being physically twisted by the dark side, such that the normal-...
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Did Mace Windu succumb to the dark side?

Form VII is considered to be a very dangerous yet powerful form. Known primarily as Juyo, it feeds on one's own emotions to guide its blades. As such, it is strongly associated with the dark side and ...
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Is Palpatine's execution of Order 66 legally justified?

Assume the Republic Senate voted for some kind of inquiry to determine if the Supreme Chancellor had acted legally and if there are grounds for impeachment (for example, bear with me here). Even if ...
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Why didn't the Clones kill Anakin? [duplicate]

In Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine orders clone commanders to execute 66 which is to kill the Jedi as their are now traitors to the Republic but why didn't the Clones kill Anakin since he is a Jedi.
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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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Why did the republic dislike the Jedi in Revenge of the Sith

In Revenge of the Sith Palpatine says he wants all the Jedi to be killed in his speech and the Republic cheers. What I am wondering is what made them turn on the Jedi? Didn't they know the Jedi were ...
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Why don't Droidekas have Shield Generators during the Battle of Geonosis?

Droidekas or Destroyer Droids have Shield Generations to provide protection. In Phantom Menace,they have shield generators In Attack of the Clones, it appears that they don't have shield generators ...
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Was Darth Sidious's “Force Scream” the reason the other masters died so quickly? [duplicate]

So the title says it all really, was the only reason Darth Sidious killed the other masters so quickly down to the fact he used a "Force Scream" did it disrupt or disorientate the other masters apart ...
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Why did Darth Sidious have Darth Vader kill the trade federation?

In Revenge of the Sith Darth Sidious tells Darth Vader to take care of some of the members of the Trade Federation on Mustafar after killing the children at the temple. What I'm wondering is why did ...
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Does Padme know the name “Darth Vader”?

From the script: Anakin Skywalker: Love won't save you, Padme. Only my new powers can do that! Padmé: But at what cost? You're a good person, don't do this! Anakin Skywalker: I won't lose ...
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What happened to the Separatist Senate at the end of the clone wars?

In the Star Wars movies, we see that there is really just the Separatist Council lead by various ‘bad guys’ who are then eliminated by Darth Vader. However, in the Clone Wars series, we see that ...
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Did any Jedi besides Yoda sense when Order 66 was implemented?

Do any Jedi besides Yoda feel pain (or shock or dismay) when other Jedi die during Order 66? The moment when Yoda feels pain is at 2:50 to 3:00 in this video clip. I ...
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Where was the Chancellor's office located in the Senate Office Building?

The great question about whether there were any witnesses to the duel between Darth Sidious and Mace Windu made me thinking about the location of the Chancellor's office... The Senate Office Building ...
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Whose lightsabers does General Grievous use to fight Kenobi? [duplicate]

I was watching Obi-Wan fight Grievous in this clip and happened to pause right after he cuts off Grievous's second hand as the saber falls away (the 2:36 mark): Here'...
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Did anyone on Coruscant see/film the duel between Mace Windu and Chancellor Palpatine?

When Mace Windu battled Chancellor Palpatine in the chancellor's office, they shattered the window in the office. Anybody in a nearby building could see into the ...
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How did the clones know it was Palpatine?

In Revenge of the Sith, How did the clones recognize Palpatine when he made the transmission to execute Order 66? Palpatine was hooded and disfigured, so how did the clones know it was him? Do the ...
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How does General Grievous break the glass on the Invisible Hand and Anakin and Obi-Wan are not killed?

In this scene: At 3:03, General Grievous breaks the bridge glass with an electrostaff and jumps out, and Anakin and Obi-Wan hold onto control panels to not be sucked ...
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Why did Palpatine pick 'Vader' as a name for Anakin?

When Anakin turned to the Dark Side Darth Sidious obviously saw fit to give him a new name: PALPATINE: Henceforth you shall be known as Darth...Vader. ANAKIN: Thank you, my master. I've seen ...
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Was Sidious damaged other than his face?

In episode 3 it is shown that Palpatine is damaged when fighting Windu. However, it only appears to have affected his face and caused him to look disfigured. Was there any other damage to him because ...
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Why does Palpatine speak like Yoda in Revenge of the Sith?

In every other Star Wars scene I can recall, Palpatine/Sideous speaks in normal English. Yet during Anakin's transformation into Darth Vader he suddenly starts using the same speech pattern (object-...
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How long were the events of Revenge of the Sith? [duplicate]

At the beginning of episode three we see a Padme who says she is pregnant but not showing, and at the end of the movie we see her delivering Luke and Leia. In other questions it is mentioned that the ...
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Why did Anakin keep his eye scar when Luke got completely healed of much deeper scars from the Wampa?

Now, I know that the Wampa scene was apparently introduced to account for Hamill's changed nose from his recent car accident but it does seem possible that after the Bacta tank treatment and some ...
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Why did Darth Sidious go to the Jedi Temple in Revenge of the Sith?

Shortly after Darth Vader killed many Jedi at the temple, Sidious goes there to speak with Vader. The security recordings from within the Jedi Temple show him there. (Not sure why the Jedi need ...