Sith

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The Force

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The Sith are the main antagonists in the Star Wars universe.. The Sith Order are depicted as an ancient monastic and kraterocratic organization of supernaturally gifted Force-wielders driven by a machiavellian agenda of galactic domination and revenge against their arch-rivals, the Jedi Order.
It is wielded by "Force-sensitive" characters throughout the franchise: heroes like the Jedi who seek to become one with the Force, while the Sith and other villains exploit the Force and have always tried to bend it towards their will.

Star Wars (film)

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The word Sith was first used in the 1976 novelization of Star Wars as a title for the key villain Darth Vader, the "Dark Lord of the Sith."
Star Wars focuses on the journey of Luke Skywalker (Hamill), who along with Han Solo (Ford) and the wizened Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi (Guinness), attempt to free Princess Leia (Fisher) from the clutches of the Galactic Empire and the Sith Lord Darth Vader (Prowse, voiced by Jones).

Jedi

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The Sith are the main antagonists in the Star Wars universe.. The Sith Order are depicted as an ancient monastic and kraterocratic organization of supernaturally gifted Force-wielders driven by a machiavellian agenda of galactic domination and revenge against their arch-rivals, the Jedi Order.
George Lucas acknowledged Jedi, Sith, and other Force concepts have been inspired by many sources.

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

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Sith characters had also been named in some Star Wars "Legends" works prior to the release of The Phantom Menace, and in archived footage for the original Star Wars.
Joined by Anakin Skywalker—a young slave with unusually strong natural powers of the Force—they simultaneously contend with the mysterious return of the Sith.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (series)

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However, the concept of "Dark Jedi" is not referenced anywhere in any of the eight Star Wars films, and they exist by that name only in the Star Wars "Legends" non-canonical media, including video games such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and the Star Wars: Jedi Knight series.
Four thousand years prior to the Star Wars films, Darth Malak – Darth Revan's apprentice – has unleashed a Sith armada against the Republic.

Lightsaber

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Like the Jedi, the Sith's signature armament is an extremely lethal focused energy melee weapon known as a lightsaber, which (generally) only those trained in the ways of the Force can use effectively.
The lightsaber is the signature weapon of the Jedi Order and their Sith counterparts, both of whom can use them for melee combat, or to deflect blaster bolts.

Darth Vader

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The word Sith was first used in the 1976 novelization of Star Wars as a title for the key villain Darth Vader, the "Dark Lord of the Sith."
Originally a Jedi prophesied to bring balance to the Force, Anakin Skywalker is lured to the dark side of the Force by Palpatine and becomes a Sith Lord.

Palpatine

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In his novel series The Thrawn Trilogy, author Timothy Zahn labeled Sith Lord Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine as "Dark Jedi," and the term "Sith" was never mentioned in the series until later reprints of the novels.
Sheev Palpatine (also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious and initially credited as the Emperor) is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Star Wars franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid.

Star Wars

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The Sith are the main antagonists in the Star Wars universe.. The Sith Order are depicted as an ancient monastic and kraterocratic organization of supernaturally gifted Force-wielders driven by a machiavellian agenda of galactic domination and revenge against their arch-rivals, the Jedi Order. Since then, films, books, computer games and comics have been released, all set in the fictional universe of Star Wars, which has expanded the history of the Sith within their stories.
The Force is wielded by two major knighthood orders at conflict with each other: the Jedi, peacekeepers of the Old Republic ruthlessly hunted by Imperial authorities, who act on the light side of the Force through non-attachment and arbitration, and the Sith, ancient enemies of the galactic democracy, who use the dark side by manipulating fear and aggression.

Princess Leia

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Anakin's children, Leia, and Luke Skywalker would become key members of the Rebel Alliance to restore the Galactic Republic.
She thwarts the sinister Sith lord Darth Vader and helps bring about the destruction of the Empire's cataclysmic superweapon, the Death Star.

List of Star Wars characters

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The series also explores Dooku's attempts at training secret apprentices like Asajj Ventress and Savage Opress in order to eventually defeat Darth Sidious and become the ruling Sith Lord.

Star Wars: Jedi Knight

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However, the concept of "Dark Jedi" is not referenced anywhere in any of the eight Star Wars films, and they exist by that name only in the Star Wars "Legends" non-canonical media, including video games such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and the Star Wars: Jedi Knight series.
During this time, Katarn learns of a Sith temple on the planet Dromund Kaas.

Asajj Ventress

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The series also explores Dooku's attempts at training secret apprentices like Asajj Ventress and Savage Opress in order to eventually defeat Darth Sidious and become the ruling Sith Lord.
When Sith Lord Count Dooku arrives to add the planet Rattatak to his Separatist movement, Ventress defeats every other combatant in a large arena and claims to be a Sith warrior.

Clone Wars (Star Wars)

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This conflict, known within the Star Wars universe as the "Clone Wars", provided a justification for consolidating power in the Galactic Republic's chief executive and assembling a large army of hastily cloned soldiers—surreptitiously conditioned to obey certain key commands issued by Palpatine.
The conflict was manufactured as a scheme for the Republic's Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, secretly an evil Sith lord, to gain power and ultimately to convert the democratic Galactic Republic into the autocratic Galactic Empire, which was controlled through means of a military–industrial complex and featured in the original trilogy.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Somewhere between the events of his last appearance in Solo: A Star Wars Story and this Rebels episode, Darth Maul had become stranded on the planet.
She contacts Vos' superior, the former Sith lord Maul, to inform him of the mission's failure, and claim Vos' position.

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

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This series took place between Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
Meanwhile, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker grows close to Palpatine, the Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic and, secretly, a Sith Lord known as Darth Sidious.

List of Star Wars Rebels characters

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When Ahsoka Tano, Kanan Jarrus and Ezra Bridger arrive, Ezra is separated from them.
The episodes "Shroud of Darkness", "Holocrons of Fate" and "Twin Suns" reveal Ezra's main motivation of the third season, to "find the key to destroying the Sith", who he interprets as the exiled Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Darth Bane

Darth Bane was the legendary Dark Lord of the Sith who established the Rule of Two within the Star Wars canon.
He was created by George Lucas, within the Star Wars canon where he is first mentioned in the novelization of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, where Bane is an ancient Sith Lord who lived a thousand years before the films, and is known for being the originator of the "Rule of Two" that the Sith Lords follow, which establishes: "A master and an apprentice can be the only Sith in the galaxy at one time", which still remains as his backstory.

Galactic Empire (Star Wars)

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Originally the oldest son of an aristocratic family from the planet Naboo, he rose to power within the Galactic Republic's government system starting from Senator of his homeworld, then to Supreme Chancellor of the Republic, and finally to self-proclaimed Emperor of the Galactic Empire.
Palpatine is also secretly the Sith Lord Darth Sidious who intends to purge the Jedi and restore the Sith to power in the galaxy.

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

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This series took place between Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
Dooku uses Force powers to distract Yoda and flees to Coruscant, where he delivers blueprints for a superweapon to his Sith master, Darth Sidious.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

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Luke would be secretly tutored in the ways of the Force by Vader's own former Jedi master, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and a powerful elder Jedi, Yoda, who also survived Palpatine's purge.
While leaving Tatooine, they are attacked by Darth Maul, a member of the Sith, a dark side-using cult long thought extinct.

Luke Skywalker

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Anakin's children, Leia, and Luke Skywalker would become key members of the Rebel Alliance to restore the Galactic Republic.
As his mentors warned, Luke proves to be no match for Vader; the Sith Lord overpowers Luke and severs his right hand.

Star Wars comics

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Since then, films, books, computer games and comics have been released, all set in the fictional universe of Star Wars, which has expanded the history of the Sith within their stories.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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The upcoming The Rise of Skywalker will depict the climax of the conflict between the Sith and the Jedi.
The Rise of Skywalker follows the Resistance as they face the First Order once more, and the end of the ancient conflict between the Jedi and the Sith.

Qui-Gon Jinn

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After tracking the Queen's personal starship to Tatooine, he briefly attacked Qui-Gon Jinn, the Jedi sent to escort Amidala to Coruscant, near its landing zone until the latter escaped by leaping aboard.
The entourage leave Tatooine, but not before Qui-Gon is attacked by an unknown Sith Lord, whom he fights off.