Favorite Star Wars Characters


The Top Ten

1 Darth Vader Darth Vader Darth Vader was the original dark lord for Star Wars. Darth Vader ruled with both fear and aggression. Originally Anakin Skywalker a young Jedi who was then seduced by the dark side of the force by Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious. Vader had his limbs cut off by his jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi leaving ...read more.

I don't know

From a slave to a dark lord, he really has a high potential of rage and anger which makes him a perfect villain. Also I am your father twist was kinda outstanding, especially in the history of movies and fandoms.

Literally the entire saga revolves around him, and he's mentioned/seen in almost every movie. He's got a cool suit and a cool saber, and a very intriguing backstory. - SpaceHazard

Badasss read comics

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

This padawan managed to eliminate a Sith who stabbed his Jedi Master and killed him.

''You were the Chosen One! You were supposed to destroy the Sith, not join them! ''

I have to say, he is my favorite character in all of Star Wars. I was VERY sad when he died. Before Darth Vader messed everything up, Obi-Wan was noble and sarcastic sometimes. He probably had countless adventures with Anakin between episodes 1 and 2.

I wish they had a episode or something on Obi-Wan and Anakin's adventures!

He'a the best Jedi that EVER lived! My favourite character in the whole saga!

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3 Yoda Yoda Yoda 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.

He is the best Jedi ever!

"Fourth on the list I am? Why rank me so low? Short I am, but kick your butt in lightsaber fight, I will! Challenge me if you must, or better yet, for me you must vote! "
-Yoda. (Yes, me it really is)

Yoda is the most epic character in Star Wars

When he first appears in empire I died laughing he's so funny. He is also an epic almost unstoppable jedi.

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4 Han Solo Han Solo Han Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Harrison Ford. In the original film trilogy, Han and his co-pilot, Chewbacca, become involved in the Rebel Alliance which opposes the Galactic Empire.

Love this guy.
Absolutely awesome.
Miss him.

He is cool. The actor who portrayed him is cool too. - TheFourthWorld

The funny character in Star Wars. Han Solo is awesome. He didn't have to do everything he's done to help. It was his choice. He saved Luke's life. - Jammer196

Han shot first

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5 Luke Skywalker Luke Skywalker Luke 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.

Forever the iconic center of Star Wars. He was the one I identified with in 1977 and, 42 years later, he still is!

How is Luke not in the top 3 at least?! Han Solo ranked higher than Luke...you're kidding right?

The pivotal character of the original trilogy. There wouldn't have been Star Wars without him in the first place.

Not only is he amazingly gorgeous, he's played with such an amazing range and depth of emotion by the inimitable Mark Hamill. Why is he not #1? THAT's IMPOSSIBLE!

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6 R2-D2 R2-D2 R2-D2 or Artoo-Detoo is a fictional robot character in the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas, who appears in the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy, and the sequel trilogy.

Aka God. Watch careful and you'll see everything unfold in star wars the way it does because of d2.

He should have his own cartoon

The only character to appear in his true form for all six movies. Clearly the main character of the entire saga.
-Also saves countless lives over and over

He's awesome! Why isn't he on top?!?

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7 Princess Leia Princess Leia Princess Leia Organa, later known as General Leia Organa, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Carrie Fisher.

The best! Such a good role model, strong female protagonist is nice to see - al1070

My favorite in the Star Wars universe!

It doesn't make sense to me how she never had the force and then she flies through space. I know that luke said she had the force but flying through space? really?

The best Star Wars character!

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8 Rey Rey Rey is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by British actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the central character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's ...read more.

Why's she not one? She's sexy and hot and kicks ass. You have no idea how much satisfaction I got watching her make Kylo Ren cry and whine in the interrogation scene and the proceeding to kick his ass in the forest. Did he seriously think he stood a chance against someone as sexy and badass as Rey.

Why is she not number one

Why is she so low? She is a hero. She is my favourite characters

She is Luke, Han and Leia in one character.

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9 Chewbacca Chewbacca Chewbacca, nicknamed "Chewie", is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a Wookiee, a tall, hirsute biped and intelligent species from the planet Kashyyyk. Chewbacca is the co-pilot of the Millenuim Falcon, and is best friends with Han Solo.

Oh, man I used to have a Lego Chewbacca. I cannot seem to find him. He was the leader of all my other Lego men... Such good times. This bear thing deserves number 1!

He rips people's arms off and asks no questions...because he can't. He is a loyal killing machine that you definitely want on your side

He talks funny and he has feelings. He is a good loyal friend.

Loyal til the end. While although a great character, isn't really necessary now that han is dead. (Apologies if you haven't seen vii)

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10 C-3PO C-3PO

Saying c3po isn't a good character is like saying earlier Metallica is worse than modern Metallica

"Oh goodness gracious me! " C-3PO is hilarious. Should be higher.

There is no droid in the galaxy like this one.

Seriously he's ninth!?! -guy ranting

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The Contenders

11 Darth Maul Darth Maul Darth 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. Darth Maul first appeared in Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace, and has also appeared in The ...read more.

He appears in Movie 1 Clone Wars Han Solo movie and rebels

Too cool for school

Darth maul is good but he's only in one episode so that's why

He is by far the best he should be higher on the list

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12 General Grievous General Grievous General Grievous is a fictional character and antagonist in the Star Wars franchise. He served as the Supreme Commander of the Confederacy of Independent Systems' Droid Armies during the Clone Wars.

Can't wait for his return in the new clone wars season

My favorite star wars character

Anyone with 4 arms and 4 lightsabers is awesome!

He looks badass in his single movie appearance, but his character was done a disservice in Revenge of the Sith. Watch the 2003 Clone Wars animated series, read online about his tragic backstory, and then maybe you'll understand why he's a badass in more than just looks. And how the hell can he be below Jar Jar?!

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13 Revan Revan

He is the most important and most badass character of his time

14 Anakin Skywalker Anakin Skywalker Anakin Skywalker is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He appears in the original trilogy as a main and pivotal antagonist serving the Galactic Empire, while his past as Anakin Skywalker and the story of his corruption are the focus of the prequel trilogy.

Ugh such an annoying character. In the first movie, he was annoying, in the second movie he was going through changes, and in the third he was "If you're not my friend, then you're my enemy! " Sigh. I'm not saying I hate Darth Vader, I just hate Anakin (if that makes sense) - DCfnaf

He was terrible in phantom menace and attack of the clones but AMAZING in the clone wars and rots

Why is he at 43 place? Anakin was the best jedi ever and without him there would be no Star Wars. At the end he saved the galaxy!

Awesome he got the looks and there won't be star wars without him

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15 Count Dooku Count Dooku Count Dooku of Serenno, from the House of Dooku is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise, appearing in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith as a primary and minor antagonist respectively. He was portrayed by Christopher Lee and ...read more.

Dooku is a with lord and the only reason Anakin killed him is because he under estimated anakins power and Darth sidious tolled dooku not to kill Anakin he should be at least top five number one to me

Such a lame jedi - DCfnaf

Sith lol - DCfnaf

Yes, yes, he's dumb. Like the JarJar comment! :D

16 Emperor / Chancellor Palpatine

Love the way duels in the prequels and his face expressions lol

The best and by far the most powerful sith lord ever! - villainlover

Read some starwars books mate, darth bane, or even darth plageuis could whoop this guy's ass

He's Powerful!?!

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17 Ahsoka Tano Ahsoka Tano Ahsoka Tano is a character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced as the Padawan apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, she is a central protagonist of both the 2008 animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the subsequent TV series.

The best character of the saga in my opinion. Much more developed and interesting than the new ones... My god Ahsoka you are the best!

She is so intuitive and can find her way out of problems easily. She started put annoying but grew on me after every season of The Clone Wars.

How is she so low...how is she lower than Rey?!

How is my favorite character so low.

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18 Boba Fett Boba Fett Boba Fett is a fictional character in the Star Wars series. In The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, he is a bounty hunter hired by Darth Vader and also employed by Jabba the Hutt.

He's badass, plus his quotes are more awesome than Vader's at some points;

"Reality doesn't care if you believe it. "
"Rocket launcher. And what it does, if you know how to work it, is kill a lot of creatures. At once. At a nice long distance away. "
"You can run, but you'll only die tired. "
"I got bored just counting money. "
"Just wanted to remind you, Solo, that my personal fight was always with the Jedi. You were nothing more than cargo. "
"You should learn to shoot first, Solo. "
"Never use your kids, scumbag. Never. "
"Family runs deeper than Bloodlines. "
"I kill you just for the pleasure. "
"Dead or alive, I get paid either way. "
"I can't believe I'm getting paid for this. "

Boba is way better then R2-D2 he is the best, and C3PO you got to be kidding me! Boba Fett RULES!

How is he below the top ten? He's my all time favorite. Boba Fett is flipping awesome! - icecreammanjb

He is really awesome. Just look at him! It doesn't even require explanation

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19 BB-8 BB-8 BB-8 or Beebee-Ate is a droid character in the Star Wars franchise, first appearing in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Cutest droid thing everr

Bb-8 is the cutest droid ever. He should be at a way higher place.

Cute r2 knockoff. Then again force awakens was a cute star wars knockoff.

Best droid ever! Totally cute and funny

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20 Darth Vitiate Darth Vitiate
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22 Qui-Gon Jinn Qui-Gon Jinn Qui-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.

The jedi who started its all, he was in the comics one of the most powerful characters and was relevant even after his death

He did what he though was right, not what he was told to think was right, and without him we would never have Anakin or Luke (and Obi-Kenobi for that matter really! )

He had his own views on the force and was willing to betray the council to do what he believed was right.

Without Qui Gon Jinn we wouldn't have Darth Vader, Han Solo and Luke Skywalker

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24 Bastila Shan Bastila Shan
25 IG-88

He's a 17th tier character why is he even on the list!?! -guy ranting

He was in it for 7 seconds

Super cool with a ton of different weapons, and he also helped almost take over the galaxy as a key part of the Droid Revolution led by IG-88A. He also humiliated Olag Greck and escaped just when Greck thought he caught him. He also survived and escaped when he got shot by several stormtroopers and was hit by a paint bomb by Sabine Wren.

26 Wat Tambor

He sucks!?! -guy ranting

27 Ko Sai

Not canon!?! -guy ranting

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29 Grand Admiral Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn is a Chiss male from the Star Wars universe. He first appeared in Star Wars Heir to the Empire. Thrawn has more recently appeared in Star Wars Rebels, and also has a novel that was released in April 2017, titled Thrawn. In summer of 2018, Thrawn: Alliances will be released, where ...read more.

I'm sure they won't, because it's been a while since Star Wars did something smart, but making Thrawn the main villain in Episode VII is the best thing Star Wars could do for itself.

He is coming back for Star Wars rebels...I have a feeling they will do him justice...they did with maul

Thrown needs to come back to canon. He needs to come back. Episode X maybe?

He isn’t the smartest villain in Star Wars and a boss. He is the only villain who will quit while they are ahead instead of trying to chase after themselves and looking like an idiot. He also looked like a boss when Ezra and Sabine were shooting at him with a TIE defender then he just stood there. This guy is bringing me over to the Dark Side (meaning I’m cheering on the villains). Also he is one of the only characters who is breaking the Rebel’s streak of winning. He has destroyed most of the X-wings to get onto Lothal, and a almost killed a god+destroyed one of the main rebel cells in one episode. He ALSO isn’t just highly attuned mentally but also physically. He works out fighting against droids regularly.

30 Jyn Erso Jyn Erso Jyn Erso is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by English actress Felicity Jones in the 2016 film Rogue One.

love her - Stevenuniversefangirl

31 Lando Calrissian Lando Calrissian Lando Calrissian is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, and will be played by Donald Glover in the upcoming standalone Han Solo Star Wars movie.

Come on his is awesome and even at over 60 years old is still a classic smooth-talking gambler.

Come on, get him higher! - RevolverOcelot

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

Mace Windu and Qui-Gonn Jin are both extremely badass. The lack of Princess Amidala makes the list flop.

Samuel L. Jackson's description of his character: "He's Black." - MojoSpaederman

Mace Windy is better than Kylo Ren.

33 Finn Finn FN-2187 (Finn) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He first appeared in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens in which he is a stormtrooper for the First Order who flees and turns against it after being shocked by their cruelty in his first combat mission. He is portrayed by English ...read more.

56? what guys, Finn is a character we have never seen before on Star Wars, he really added depth to the series by introducing us to the world of stormtroopers. He humanized all of the First Order's soldiers by showing us that they are innocents brainwashed by the first order and are capable of compassion and courage.

How has no one put him up yet? he's awesome!

34 Grand Moff Tarkin Grand Moff Tarkin Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. Tarkin was Governor of the Outer Rim territories, and eventually earned the rank of Grand Moff in the Galactic Empire. Tarkin was also in charge of the production of the Death Star. Tarkin is killed when the Death Star is ...read more.

He may have lived a short on screen life but his expanded universe self was some of my favorite Legends stories.

Definitely is one of the greatest Star Wars characters - pancake2015

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36 Yarael Poof Yarael Poof

He's sucked. -guy ranting

37 Bossk Bossk

Great bounty hunter with a long backstory, should be higher on the list.

38 Jango Fett Jango Fett Jango Fett is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, created by George Lucas. He made his debut in the 2002 film Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, where he was portrayed by actor Temuera Morrison.

Love his armor! And he was badass enough to go up against two jedi masters, even though one of them killed him.

He should come as 3rd top violence I mean he is the best, I wish he was the clone trooper leader

39 Princess Amidala

Amidala is beautiful princess red jacket of body, good white make up to face. She is powerful madam and princess to big planet.

She's one of the most boring characters (in the first movie). Then she dies from this "Anakin! You're breaking my heart! " Wow. Pathetic. - DCfnaf

It's Senator Amidala! When was she ever a Princess? I mean she was Queen People!

She is so beautiful and she has a cool style!

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40 Darth Revan Darth Revan Revan is a fictional character in BioWare's Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic video game. The character may be either male or female, though Revan is canonically male and follows the game's light-side path.

Just the thought of this awesome black figure with a swirling red lightsaber is enough reason for me.

Revan was like staring at the heart of the force, enough said

He is amazing! He should be way higher on the list!

I can't believe it he should be number one! Not 60!

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43 Jabba the Hutt Jabba the Hutt Jabba the Hutt is a character appearing in George Lucas's space opera film saga Star Wars. He is depicted as a large, slug-like alien.

Joobah bu best!

The name alone cracks me up every time.

Just a little beefy chunk of stomach fat and slime. Yes please.

No no no! How is he on the list?! - villainlover

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44 Cad Bane Cad Bane Cad Bane is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, created by George Lucas, Dave Filoni and Henry Gilroy as a recurring antagonist voiced by Corey Burton in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

My mom is still loyal to Han Solo after all these years... I'm a Cad Bane fan. He should be at least in the top 5, above Mara Jade and Luke Skywalker definitely. I watch the T.V. show just for him. Totally bad-ass and the best villain since Vader himself!

Maybe not the best but he is the boba fett type except we get to see more of him. He is super awesome nonetheless and should definitely be in the movies

Definitely a cool villain.

45 Plo Koon Plo Koon

Underrated Jedi knight.

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47 Greedo Greedo Greedo (or Greedo the Young) is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise. He is portrayed by Paul Blake as well as Maria De Aragon in some close-in pickup shots in Star Wars (1977).

Yeah bet you have!

48 Captain Rex Captain Rex Captain Rex, designation number CT-7567, is a fictional character in the Star Wars science fiction universe created by George Lucas and a main character of the animated The Clone Wars 2008 film and the related television series of the same name.

Are you! Kidding! Me! How is he not in the top 10? A legend.

49 Padme Amidala Padme Amidala Padmé Amidala is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by actress Natalie Portman.

She is a strong and powerful woman and should be a inspiration to all women

The best leading lady and most beautiful by far.

amazing. - Stevenuniversefangirl

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