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DarkStar Star Wars Character Database: Ahsoka Tano

1 May 2023  |  Captain Rex

Ahsoka Tano - The Independent and Resourceful Jedi Padawan

Ahsoka Tano is a fan-favorite character in the Star Wars universe, known for her independence, resourcefulness, and strong moral compass. As the Padawan apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka plays a central role in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and later becomes an important figure in the fight against the Empire in Star Wars Rebels.

Character Description

Ahsoka Tano, a Togruta from the planet Shili, is introduced as a young Jedi Padawan assigned to Anakin Skywalker by Jedi Master Yoda. Throughout her training, Ahsoka grows into a skilled and capable warrior, adept in both lightsaber combat and the use of the Force. Her unique dual lightsabers, one green and one yellow, later replaced with white blades, become a signature aspect of her character.

As the Clone Wars progress, Ahsoka's confidence and independence strengthen, allowing her to take on leadership roles and challenging missions. However, following a series of tragic events and a betrayal by the Jedi Order, Ahsoka ultimately chooses to leave the Order and forge her own path.

Years later, in Star Wars Rebels, Ahsoka re-emerges as a key figure in the early days of the Rebellion against the Galactic Empire, working under the codename "Fulcrum" and helping to guide and support the Rebel crew of the Ghost. As the series unfolds, Ahsoka faces her own personal challenges and confronts the dark truth about her former master, Anakin Skywalker.

Appearances in Star Wars Media

  • TV Series: The Clone Wars - Ahsoka is a central character in the animated series, serving as Anakin Skywalker's Padawan and taking part in numerous battles and missions throughout the Clone Wars.
  • TV Series: Rebels - Ahsoka plays a significant role in the early days of the Rebellion, working under the codename "Fulcrum" and helping to guide and support the Rebel crew of the Ghost.
  • TV Series: The Mandalorian - Ahsoka makes a live-action appearance in the second season of The Mandalorian, further expanding her story in the Star Wars universe.
  • Various novels, comics, and games in the Star Wars canon - Ahsoka's story is further explored and expanded upon in numerous books, comics, and video games set in the Star Wars universe.

Appearances in Miniature / Board Games

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