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Anakin Skywalker’s transformation into Darth Vader, encased in his iconic suit, is a pivotal moment in the Star Wars saga. The suit served not only as a means to keep him alive but also as a constant reminder of his dependency on the dark side and Emperor Palpatine.  However, one might wonder if there were …

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Lightsabers, the iconic weapon of the Jedi, are deeply personal and sacred weapons, each uniquely crafted by its wielder as a rite of passage.  These weapons are more than tools; they are extensions of the wielder’s identity, reflecting their character, beliefs, and relationship with the Force.  Anakin Skywalker’s creation of his second lightsaber marks a …

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Obi-Wan Kenobi was known as one of the staunchest supporters of the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order. He was also a character that, had he fallen to the Sith, would have sent shockwaves through the Star Wars fandom.  But you may wonder what would have happened if Obi-Wan joined the dark side when Anakin …

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Asking what would happen if Anakin never turned to the dark side is one of the most popular questions in the Star Wars community. We know what happened when Anakin betrayed the Jedi and became Darth Vader, so you may wonder what Star Wars would have become had Anakin not turned to the dark side. …

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In the Skywalker Saga, we learned that one of its most iconic characters, Anakin Skywalker, is fatherless. Or is he? There are several viable candidates who could be Anakin’s dad. The most notable candidates include Qui-Gon Jinn, Palpatine, Darth Plagueis, a stranger, and the Force.  There is evidence to varying degrees that Qui-Gon, Palpatine, Plagueis, …

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The “chosen one” story trope isn’t new by any means, but Star Wars was one of the film franchises that pioneered this type of narrative. However, as Star Wars grew and more films were made, more characters took on the role of protagonist. While Anakin Skywalker was the original character who was prophesied to bring …

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You may know that several characters in Star Wars know that Anakin Skywalker is Darth Vader. One of Anakin’s closest friends during The Clone Wars, Captain Rex, may have also known about Vader’s true identity as Anakin.  Captain Rex may have known that Anakin became Vader. However, it is not the most well-kept secret, as …

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As many Star Wars fans know, Darth Vader began his life as Anakin Skywalker. He was a brilliant and talented Jedi, on track to dominate the Jedi Order. Of course, being regarded as the “Chosen One” gave Anakin a bit of an ego. Because of this, he felt entitled to certain things, like promotions, even …

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If you’re a diehard Star Wars fan or a complete newbie to the franchise, there’s a high chance you’ve heard of Lord Vader. Whether it’s because of his strained breathing, intimidating armor, or famously misquoted line, “No, I am your father,” Darth Vader’s allure stretches far and wide. More often than not, watching Darth Vader’s …

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Anakin Skywalker has been an icon in the Star Wars universe since his introduction to the series. Born to Shmi Skywalker, Anakin began his life as an enslaved person in his homeworld of Tatooine. Despite his poor upbringing, Anakin had something that was highly sought after, and that was his abnormally high midi-chlorian count (20,000 …

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Star Wars fans have wondered why R2-D2 did not tell Luke Skywalker about Darth Vader’s true identity. The same goes for C-3PO: why didn’t he tell Luke that Vader was his father? It prompts the question: Did R2-D2 or C-3PO know that Anakin is Darth Vader? We might assume that they both knew, but whether …

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The Star Wars franchise contains many movies, shows, and other forms of media spanning many thousands of years.  Have you ever wondered about the timeline of some of the major events? Specifically, when did Anakin Skywalker become Darth Vader? Anakin fell to the dark side and became Darth Vader when he was 22 years old. …

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In the Star Wars universe, Anakin Skywalker was known for having the highest midi-chlorian count of any Jedi. This means he was perhaps the most Force-sensitive being in the galaxy, and this high midi-chlorian count is part of why he was such a powerful Jedi. So, what was his midi-chlorian count? Anakin was said to …

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Before becoming the Lord of all things dark, Darth Vader began his career as Anakin Skywalker. Anakin was a strong-willed, powerful, intuitive Jedi who joined the Order as a Padawan.  Even though he technically became a Padawan at a later age than most (age nine), Anakin’s impressively high midi-chlorian count of 20,000 per cell, coupled …

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You may be wondering whether Obi-Wan Kenobi knew if Anakin Skywalker survived their duel on Mustafar.  Following the fight, Obi-Wan took Anakin’s lightsaber and left him to die. So did he realize the man terrorizing the galaxy and hunting down the remaining Jedi was his old apprentice? Obi-Wan discovered Darth Vader was Anakin when the …

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Anakin Skywalker was one of the most unpredictable and legendary characters in Star Wars. He was a Force-sensitive human who not only became a Jedi Knight but also had a stint on the dark side.  In fact, thanks to Anakin Skywalker shifting paths from light to dark, fans everywhere were given the most iconic character …

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In Revenge of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker exclaimed the infamous line, “From my point-of-view, the Jedi are evil!” While the Jedi looked like a flawless bunch on the surface, their inherent flaws led Anakin to lose his trust in them and turn to the Sith.  The Jedi Code prohibited emotional attachments, forcing Anakin to keep …

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Star Wars fans love to inspect their favorite movies. For Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, one probing question is the number of Jedi that Anakin Skywalker killed at the Jedi Temple. There  are short, medium, and larger answers to this question.  The short answer is that Anakin killed at least 18 Jedis. This minimum …

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Easily the most famous lightsaber in all of Star Wars history, Anakin’s lightsaber (also later owned by Luke and Rey) is a symbol for the series, and one of the oldest. In fact, Anakin’s lightsaber is the first blade ever shown in a Star Wars film, and has featured in more episodes than any other …

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