Top 10 Most Powerful Jedi / Sith From Star Wars


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1YodaYoda is a fictional character in the Star Wars space opera franchise created by George Lucas, first appearing in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back.

Did you not see the man at nearly 900 take on Dooku. To keep yourself alive at that age is amazing in it self

Yoda the best! Only equaled by Mace Windu and Palpatine.

Little green old fella who kicks crap outta dooku and fights evenly with sith lord showing superior knowledge of force and doing all that at 900+

Yoda is the best jedi in history...

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2Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader

Anakin Skywalker is, without a doubt, the most powerful force sensitive in history. Even though he let his arrogance get the better of him on Mustafar, Jedi Master Obi Wan Kenobi admitted that Anakin had become a far better Jedi than he could have ever hoped to be. He quite easily defeated Count Dooku while Obi Wan lay unconscious and defeated, and he is the Chosen One of the prophecy. As Darth Vader, he was unmatched throughout the entire galaxy, and he is the only one throughout both trilogies to not be instantly helpless when struck with Sidious' force lightning. He was described in Episode 1 to have an even higher midichlorian count than even Yoda. He has had a reputation of being one of the greatest lightsaber duelists in the Jedi Order's history, as well being praised by several Jedi of being capable of what he was able to do at such a young age.

"Fully defeated by just anyone, the dark side cannot be, but only by the Chosen One. And who might be this Jedi? Know I do not, but not yet born is he or she. This much, sense I can. A vessel of pure Force the Chosen One will be, more powerful than any Jedi in history."

―Yoda, from the Great Holocron

If Yoda said it, so it must be. As Luke, Yoda, Revan etc. are fan favorites, they are always called the most powerful, but it's just not true. Anakin/ Vader, is, was, and will forever be The Chosen One. The most powerful force sensitive mortal ever. He forced The Son and The Daughter to their knees and was entrusted by The Father to keep them in check once he died. As much as people love them, Luke, Yoda, Obi-Wan and Sidious could never have done that.

He should be Number 1 considering he is the most powerful force user ever known.

Anakin is the most powerful and he was defeated by kenobi when he was in the dark side the light side anakin CANNOT BE DEFEATED

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3Luke SkywalkerLuke Skywalker is a fictional character appearing as the central protagonist of the original film trilogy, and as a supporting character in the sequel trilogy of the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas.

Luke Skywalker has the exact same force potential as Anakin Skywalker and in some cases has been deemed the Chosen One by many media outputs, but there is a difference at the base of Luke and Anakin's power and connectivity with the Force. Anakin had the potential to use the force beyond known thought, but his potential to do so was ruined when he was defeated by his former Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. But, in comparison to the feats that Luke has achieved after the Battle of Endor, we can see that he was able to achieve oneness with the Force more than once to destroy the Yuuzhan Vong and in other scenarios, a feat Anakin did once during the Clone Wars. As much as I like both of these Jedi, Luke in comparison was a far greater Force user and Jedi than Anakin.

I think Luke should be second, He took down the empire with so little Jedi training. He's strong with the force and stayed strong against the dark side where Anakin had not. Even though he was tempted because of the rest of the rebellion were going to get destroyed according to Palpatine He had faith, and trusted them. And that's one of the reasons I think Luke should be second.

So I was reading down the comments and saw that someone said, and later in his life became the living representation of the Force, (that I knew... the proof is in the pudding) destroying an entire fleet of star destroyers with pure force ability. WHAT?!

He even sliced off Vader's hand!

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4Obi-Wan KenobiObi-Wan Kenobi is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, played by Sir Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor.

Obi Wan is a legendary Jedi. He was the first Jedi in centuries to kill a Sith, Darth Maul. His actions shaped the galaxy for eternity. He taught Anakin, the Chosen One, helped and trained Luke Skywalker, and did many other things. He was skilled at fighting, and was very wise. As Anakin once said, he is "As wise as Master Yoda, and as powerful as Master Windu." He is intelligent, brave, strong, and a role model for others. Without him, the Empire couldn't have been overthrown, since Luke would never have been taught.

He taught Luke Skywalker after the Republic's fall, defeated two sith lords (Vader and Maul), and General Grievous. He should at least be ranked number 2

Obi-Wan Kenobi was the individual that shaped the fate of the Galaxy more than any Jedi. Therefore he should be ranked as the most powerful Jedi of all time. I might add that he trained Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker who were both very powerful as well, and is tied with Anakin for the most Sith defeated. He also killed General Grievous, who had killed many Jedi, and defeated Maul as a padawan when Qui-Gon could not.

Too boss for everyone he rules! 1

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5Mace WinduMace Windu is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, portrayed by actor Samuel L. Jackson in the prequel films.

Mace Windu and Anakin are the two strongest Jedi EVER! Mace Windu should be number 1 or 2 strongest Jedi. Didn't you watch the Star Wars movies? He totally beat up Palpatine! Palpatine would have died if it wasn't for Anakin!

He is the strongest jedi better than yoda because he defeated palpatine and if anakin did not help palpatine he win the duel but yoda fails to stop palpatine

The best in lightsaber duels, "yoda" no kills the emperor, and Mace Windu.He could defeat him, only for the betrayal of Anakin Skywalker ( Vader ) I do not beat him, ( windu not know what happened Anakin to the dark side ) and was the most powerful Jedi is Windu.

Windu is a beast sidious couldn't stop him

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6Darth Sidious

"Yoda went after Palpatine in the empty Senate chamber, but could not defeat the most powerful Sith Lord in history. "
- Star Wars: The New Essential Chronology, P. 84

Easy number one, sat in Jedi meetings and was not sensed, obviously stronger than any of the jedi in the force, beat Yoda, and anyone that says windu beat him is wrong, he obviously let him win to get anakin to take the final step to the dark side.

This man controlled the whole galaxy... Sat it rooms with Jedi and stayed hidden

Even if you aren't a fan of star wars you know he should be #1 not #6 - Aleksei

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7Galen Marek

Galen Marek had the potential to be one of the most powerful Force users in Jedi and Sith history. He was able to decimate countless imperial forces by himself, not to mention he defeated Rahm Kota, Kazdan Paratus, Maris Brood, and the Emperor SINGLEHANDEDLY. Hell, he even managed to overwhelm Shaak Ti and his former master Darth Vader in lightsaber combat, both of whom were two of the greatest duelists of their time. Also, Marek was able to defeat PROXY's training modules replicating some legendary duelists such as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul. He was even able to telekinetically grip and change the direction of a falling Imperial I-class Star Destroyer and force it to the ground. And let's not forget Starkiller, the codename given to a clone of the late Galen Marek, who was said to be even more powerful than the original Marek was.

Starkiller is the dark counterpart of Luke Skywalker, the most powerful Force-wielded in history. Starkiller wasn't even at his fullest potential when he defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, and he wasn't even drawing upon his full power to combat them, so if allowed to grow to his fullest, he could've easily become one of the most powerful Jedi/Sith that ever existed, if not the most powerful.

Mastered both sides of the force, both dark and light. Able to use his emotions to fight without being corrupted by them. Not only incredibly agile and skilled with a lightsaber, but also has tremendous ability with the force, able to instantly kill multiple Stormtroopers with his force lightning.

Not to mention he took on Darth Vader and Palpatine back to back.

He destroyed a star destroyer and defeated darth sidious, darth Vader and Kota. He could have finished Vader and sidious but Kota told him not to!

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8Darth Revan

Revan is my personal favorite. He mastered both the light and dark side of the force, conquered the dark side, turned from evil back to good, has a cool mask, was able to keep vitiate at bay and was able to resist darth vitiate's mind control

He was the most powerful and most dangerous force user since both jedi and sith team up together to take him down that in it self says he's the best and baddest.

Revan is such a cool and awesome character. He so should be #1

Also, his light half helped the jedi take him out!

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9Darth Plagueis

Darth Plagueis could bring back the loved ones from the dead with his powers, and the only reason sidious killed him is beacause he killed Plagueis while he was in deep meditation so Plagueis duh

If only he did not took that glass of wine.

This dude is pretty strong, but Darth sidious has to be stronger to kill him.

He is my lord, I pledge myself to him and I know he is still alive!

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10Darth Bane

Obviously since this dude restarted the sith order! He not only suffered worms eating his chest and switching blood to acid, he murdered everyone in the sith academy! There was once a sith academy... Now only two sith may happen. Master and apprentice.

This dude destroyed the sith in a few years, at about twenty something, he was bald

He is so boss! He defeated all the rest of the sith.

Looks so cool

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He could track people across a planet!

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11Darth MaulDarth Maul is a fictional character in the science fiction franchise Star Wars. Trained as Darth Sidious's first apprentice, he serves as a Sith Lord and a master of wielding a double-bladed lightsaber.

Maul never reached his full potential in my opinion. In fact he was only an apprentice at the time he killed jedi master Qui Gon-Jinn. Had Maul not been too overconfident when fighting Obi-Wan, he could have easily been known as the greatest sith lightsaber duelist if he trained for many years after the fight, though his force control was not as strong.

If you read "The Wrath of Darth Maul," you can see that maul was actually in complete control of his battle against Qui Gon and Obi Wan, and should have won. He is underestimated a lot

He was able to endure his master's painful training and he killed Qui-gon and almost defeated Obi-wan

He can wield a double-sided lightsaber like a boss

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He mastered both the light and the dark side. He was a Sith Lord and probably the best Jedi of his time.

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13Kit Fisto

Coolest Jedi ever. He almost killed Grievous. His sense of humor while also being one of the most powerful Jedi of all time should definitely give him a higher spot on this list.

One of the coolest jedi ever. Had a great sense of humor and was very powerful during the clone wars

He is the best! He should have his own movie!

He should be number 1

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14Qui-Gon JinnQui-Gon Jinn is a fictional character in the Star Wars saga, portrayed by Liam Neeson and is one of the main protagonists in the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.

Qui gon jinn was right in finding the chosen one of the most powerful sith in history and the one who taught yoda and obi wan the ways of the after life force etc. He was the master of obi wan the man who defeats the chosen one, darth maul. He was trained by dooku who was trained by yoda. To many he was considered a grey jedi someone who didn't agree with them but was strong as well as acknowledged and respected in a high regard to a point his padawan acknoledged he could of been in the.council.

Without him learning to "become one with the Force" beyond death, Yoda and Kenobi would not have learned the skill as well, thus preventing Luke from being trained by the Force Ghost of Kenobi, meaning Luke would have never made it Dagobah to then be trained by an aging Yoda. Without Qui-Gon, there is no Luke.

He's awesome. He was very wise and had much knowledge would let him find The Chosen One.

He should be 5th

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15Darth Tyranus

Darth Tyranus or also known as Count Dooku has a specific style of battling his enemies and he is one of most powerful Sith Lords ever, his Force powers are more powerful than Skywalker, he has a strategy. He died only because he was drained by the power he wanted so much.

Tyranus should be much higher on this list. He was apprentice to Yoda and is also able to fight on par with Yoda. He also beat Jedis Obi-wan and Anakin without too much trouble. In fact both of the jedi would have been killed if it were not for Yoda.

He has killed thousands of clones

He has special lightning force which can kill or make a jedi into a sith!

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16Darth Malgus

He killed a jedi master! And at one point would have killed stable if not for her master!

Malgus nearly left the republic without a capital during the great galactic war. The sacking of coruscant caused the jedi to have to move to Tython because the citizens of the republic blamed them for the attack. But the emporer back on Dromund Kaas was only using it as leverage to gain greater control over the galaxy.

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17Cade Skywalker

This the most of the powerful Jedi

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18Darth Nihilus

Only beaten because his force bond was severed by a traitor. Drained an ENTIRE PLANET. A stray thought of him, just uttering his name could draw him to your location. Was part of the The Sith Triumvirate, which included Darth Traya (Most learned and philosophical Sith) and Darth Sion (Pretty much Immortal). Hunted Jedi after the civil war.

He. Eats. Planets. Yeah, Yoda can keep up with Dooku at age 900, this guy is only a spirit with no physical form, and he ATE A PLANET!

One of the strongest sith ever, absorbing an entire planet probably isn't easy

He absorbed an entire planet

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19Ki-Adi Mundi

One of the little jedi who realized about the 66 order and even fought back. He was also the general of the marine clone troopers (an elite body)

Cool jedi master. One of the most wisest jedi. Shouldn't be number 35. Should be 15 or 20.

An underestimated jedi. He served as a general and possessed extremely high intelligence.

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