Top 10 Most Powerful Jedi / Sith From Star Wars

The Top Ten

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.

Yoda was the most powerful Jedi we see in canon. The most talented and second most powerful is without a doubt anakin Skywalker.

900 Years of experience and training on top of an unusually high midichlorian count! While the concentration of midichlorians does not necessarily mean greatness, 900 years gives you plenty of time to explore that potential.

People that say Sidious was more powerful need to go rewatch the movie. Yoda didn' defeat him, but he didn't defeat Yoda. Not to mention Yoda outfought him until the fight was interrupted. Even Mace Windu whupped Sidious ass.

The wisest and most powerful Jedi, Yoda can do everything from training Jedi Padawans to defending the Republic and the Jedi Order. Gotta love Yoda for being there whenever needed

Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader 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.

Most powerful of all time for sure! The chosen one, proven the best with the force, can fix things with no teachings, the best pilot of all time who’s self taught, amazing at flips and tricks (unless if you have the high ground lol) and fantastic with a light saver! #LoveAnakin

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.

In a holocron it said the chosen one will be the strongest jedi... yet yoda is higher than the chosen one... WHAT THE HECK IS GOING ON WITH THIS LIST sorry... anyways lets talk about anakin first he blew up a trade confederation ship survived the clone wars killed count dooku and if he wasn't pulled to the dark side would've captured Palpatine now about Darth Vader he killed countless Jedi and Rebels even younglings (R.I.P Younglings) he built a giant small moon/spacecraft/planet destroyer twice destroyed Alaraan with it chopped off Luke's hand and killed emporer Palpatine and Yoda said coming back from the dark side was almost impossible so yeah he deserves to be higher than a tiny green midget (no offense Yoda)

"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.

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.

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.

After Fighting in three of the most iconic star wars, wars Galactic Civil War, Yuuzhan Vong conflict, 2nd galactic civil war and against the imperial remanent immediately after the war. He rebuilt the order by training a new generation and hunting down surviving jedi and inviting them to his order. He was also one of the key factors and saving the hero of theRebellion Leia Organa. He was defeated Lord Vader and later in his life became the living representation of the force destroying an entire fleet of star destroyers with pure force ability.

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.

Behind the chosen one? Is everyone who voted for Vader/Ani biased? Hellooo! Who killed Vader? Luke. Who restored the Jedi order and became grandmaster? Luke! Who destroyed the emperor's final body? Luke! Who was trained by probably 2 of the 3 other best Jedi of all time (Obi Wan and Yoda the last being Windu)? Luke! I think I've made my point correct? # Luke for number 1

Obi-Wan Kenobi Obi-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 strong both physically and mentally

Physically: because he was the first Jedi in centuries to defeat a Sith (Darth Maul) even though he wasn't a Jedi master. He also defeated Jango Fett but jango escaped he followed him. He also defeated maul and savage together many times in the clone wars (which is canon). He also defeated General grievous. He also defeated Anakin (who was filled with hate and anger). He sacrificed himself for luke.

Mentally because he saw his master die, he saw his love (satine) die, he saw the guy who he trained and treated like a brother turn to the dark side willing to kill him. He saw many of his Jedi friends die during order 66. He saw the clones turning against him. He spent the rest of his life in a cave making sure luke is hidden from the empire and then trained him because he saw in him the ability to defeat the sith. He sacrificed himself to show Luke that death is not the last thing but there is the force. ...more

Obi Wan's mastery of the form 3 is second to none and he in my opinion is the best all rounder jedi ever. He was the embodiment of the perfect jedi. Sure he might've not been the chosen one or has a high amount of midichlorians but he was able to match Anakin's (supposedly the most powerful force user to ever live) force push showing how much knowledge and prowess of the force he had achieved. And who knows what he had done during his time on Tattooine, sure his dueling skills must've failed due to old age and lack of practice but I'm sure his wisdom grew 10 times to even match those of Yoda. Hopefully they show this in his upcoming movie. Oh and Obi Wan has the HIGH GROUND!

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.

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.

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 has to be one of the most powerful Jedi of all time, he was able to overpower Chancellor Palpatine and Jango Fett, the most feared Sith Lord and the most feared Bounty Hunter. Master Windu should be higher than Darth Sidious and who knows maybe Mace even had the potential to kill Anakin Skywalker. As most people know Windu also uses powers of the dark side however not turning into a power-obsessed monster like Sidious which boosts his force abilities. Overall Mace Windu has to be one of the strongest Jedi Masters to ever live.

Would have owned darth sidious if anakins punk ass hadn't betrayed him. Yoga couldn't even finish him after mace windu messed up his face. And beheaded Bob a fett with ease after obi wan filed to do so. Also messed general grievous up and gave him that cough from like a mile a away by the force. And has a purple lightsaber...windu owns

Windu deserves higher on the list. His skill with a ligthsaber surpasses even Yoda, as seen when Windu defeats Sidious in one on one combat, a feat Yoda could not accomplish. Let's not forget that Windu was higher rank than Yoda at one point in time as well.

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!

Darth Sidious Sheev Palpatine (also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious and publicly as Senator Palpatine, then Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, and later Emperor Palpatine) is a fictional character and one of the primary antagonists of the Star Wars franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid.

I get putting yoda and mace above him but putting Luke, Ani and Obi above the senate is outrageous. It’s unfair. He is one with the senate and the senate is with him.

He should be number 1 or 2 he's unrivaled no one can stop him we see him kill 3 Jedi in rots like they were garbage and even defeated windu and WAS EQUAL WITH YODA WHY IS HE UNDER OBIWAN and really...why is Luke higher than sidious he would've killed luke if not for his fathers intervention and Sidious killed Darth Plagueis.
he deserves to be 3 at least

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.

It is Canon sidious was the most powerful sith to his Day. It is Canon yoda was the most powerful jedi to his Day ( both later bested by luke). It is Canon sidious = yoda (yoda was not in his prime in the battle). This is statet by George Lucas himself. Somthing to chew on.

Galen Marek Galen Marek, codenamed Starkiller, was a male Human apprentice of the Sith Lord Darth Vader. A powerful Force-user who lived during the era of the Galactic Empire, Marek originated from the Wookiee home planet of Kashyyyk as the sole offspring of two Jedi Knights—Mallie and Kento Marek—who deserted ...read more.

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 alone could handle dozens of jedi and sith all together, he destroyed entire armies on his one and turned stormtroopers into dust.
In batle he could not be defeated!

The most powerful sith lord or force user who ever lived!

Was notable for defeating: Darth sidious, Darth vader, Darth Maul (Proxy), Rahm Kota, Shaak Ti, Gazdan Paratus, Maris Brood, Obi-Wan Kenobi ( proxy), shadow guards, Bull rancor.

Darth Plagueis Darth Plagueis is a fictional character from Star Wars. Originally a Muun named Hego Demask, Plagueis trained under Darth Tenebrous. After he murdered Tenebrous, Plagueis, disguised as businessman Hego Demask, mentored a young Palpatine. Palpatine eventually joined Plagueis as his Sith apprentice. Plagueis ...read more.

This guy is General Hux, let's be honest, meaning that he has been the one over watching the whole story since before Episode I. He is the master of the Star Wars movies.

Darth plagueis could control medi chlorians. He is the reason the most powerful force user was created! That's right plagueis made anakin out of the force.

1. Yoda 2. Darth Vader 3. Luke Skywalker 4. Mace Windu 5. Darth Sidious 6. Kit Fisto 7. Rey 8. Kylo Ren 9. Aayla Secura 10. Shaak Ti. Does Leia count?

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

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. He also has his own Old Republic book in which he is a male human, turned Jedi, and turned ...read more.

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

A balance of the light and dark side. He was so powerful with force lighting that he could turn foes into ash. Also, even after being held hostage for 300 years, and have his memory wiped, he still held a connection to the force

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 would most likely be the strongest Jedi EVER if vitiate hadn't made him edge over to the dark side he is literally a mix between good and evil that's SO COOL!

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.

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.

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.

Why isn't he higher? He is far more powerful than Anakin and Luke. I would put Luke at 8 and I'm being generous

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

The Contenders

Darth Bane Darth Bane is a legendary Sith from Star Wars. Darth Bane was one of the greatest Sith lords who ever lived in the Star Wars universe. Darth Bane's greatest accomplishment was creating the Rule of Two, making the Sith a secretive order with one master and one apprentice. The apprentice would learn everything ...read more.

Destroyed a 20ft building in Lehon, held his own against Kas'i'm, (possibly the greatest sith swordsman in history) Zannah, Farfalla and more, mastered his force lightening to extreme levels, becoming possibly the greatest user of it; could penetrate a jedi/sighs force-field, mastered the dueling form V (Shien) which allows him to utilise his physical strength to dominate the fight and also partially mastered form II (Makashi) Which is the 'one handed' form. He blew over a Rakatan Temple with a force wave, could use force drain to instantaneously AND simultaneous kill multiple enemies, learnt countless sorcery and sith Magic spells from Darth Revan's holocron, invented the 'rule of two', became head and most powerful being in the sith brotherhood, with his Orbalisk armour he's basicaly indestructible, no other sith can ever match him, others such as Malgus and Ezar Kun deleted similar fighting skills but Bane dedicated his every waking hour practicing force magic and dueling skills. ...more

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.

He killed everyone who stood in his path. He had orbalisks surrounding his body and he was huge and muscular. Convinced Kaan to explode the thought bomb

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

Revan

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

Mandalorian to sith to jedi...He is awesome.

Kit Fisto Kit Fisto Is a Jedi from the Star Wars universe who appeared in Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars, Episode III: Revenge Of the Sith, and also appeared in the TV show, Star Wars the Clone Wars,

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.

Definitely my most favorited Jedi ever. He was amazing in every fight he had in the clone wars, and should've lasted longer in the battle against Palpitine (at least he survived longer than the two others).

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

Kit fisto is a powerful jedi and a smiling jedi he should be a little higher

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.

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 faught two jedi's at once and killed qui gon and nearly beat another while fighting around a pit.

He comes from one of the most force sensitive races. If there was no anikin he would be the choosen one

Cade Skywalker

This the most of the powerful Jedi

Who the hell is cade skywalker

Fake!

Nope he's not

Darth Tyranus

He was disappointed in obi wan and lost to anakin not because of skill but because of anakin physical strength. Young count Dooku would’ve beaten anakin. Also he held his on with yoda. He is at least twice as powerful as maul.

Count Dooku/Darth Tyranus should not be underestimated as he was trained by Grand Master Yoda and nearly killed Obi-Wan and Anakin and was able to fight Yoda without much difficulty however on his next duel with Obi-Wan and Anakin he was taken down and betrayed by his own master (Emperor Palpatine).

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.

Darth Nihilus

He was indeed powerful but in the end he became more dependent on the force to be able to have his own free will, in the end his connection to the force destroyed him. He essentially wanted the same outcome as to Darth Vitiale and had the same power - an end to ll life in the galaxy. Not because of power but because he thought life was a pollution.

That's the epitaph of villainy right there.

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

Plo Koon

Koon was a great pilot and duelist, an all - around great jedi master who served on the council and on the battlefield.

Lifetime council member, the only jedi to die not looking stupid

Plo koon is my favorite and by far the coolest jedi.Sure he died in order 66 so did others he should be in the top ten

He has awesome lightsaber skills and an awesome mask

Jaina Solo

Very powerful Jedi
Killed Darth Caedus in a fight eventhough Darth Caedus was much stronger

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

Luke’s brother and surprise jedi

She's crazy powerful even though she isn't a jedi and had zero training she could here luke's voice from miles away

Ki-Adi Mundi

Ki should be way higher then number 19 he can challenge Mace Windu in a fight ki should have been on the top 5. Ki can beat Count dooku and even Anakin Skywalker in a fight.

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)

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

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

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.

He’s on this list twice. Good. Twice the pride, double the fall.

Supreme Leader Snoke Supreme Leader Snoke is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a CGI character voiced and performed by Andy Serkis.

Mace windu could beat him in a fight

My friend favorite sith.

Jek-14

Yeah and isn't he only a Lego dude

Not even a real Jedi or Sith.

Why the heck is he in here.

He has cool lightning

Darth Malgus

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.

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

Best sith

Should be 1#

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