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DarkStar Star Wars Character Database: Asajj Ventress

24 May 2023  |  Captain Rex

Asajj Ventress - The Ruthless Sith Assassin and Bounty Hunter

Asajj Ventress is a powerful and skilled Sith assassin turned bounty hunter who plays a significant role in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. Once a Sith apprentice to Count Dooku, Ventress eventually becomes a complex and intriguing anti-heroine.

Character Description

Asajj Ventress is a Dathomirian Nightsister with a bald head, chalk-white skin, and piercing blue eyes. Wielding two curved red lightsabers, she is a formidable and agile fighter. Trained by Count Dooku in the dark side of the Force, Ventress becomes a feared assassin and commander during the Clone Wars.

Despite her ruthless nature, Ventress is not without a sense of honour and loyalty. After being betrayed by Dooku, she embarks on a quest for vengeance that leads her down a new path as a bounty hunter. She even forms an unlikely alliance with Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker on occasion, showcasing her ability to adapt and change.

Asajj Ventress's story is one of survival, transformation, and personal growth. Throughout her journey, she faces numerous challenges and adversaries, ultimately finding a sense of purpose and redemption in her final days.

Appearances in Star Wars Media

  • TV Series: Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • TV Series: Star Wars: Forces of Destiny (cameo)
  • Comic: Star Wars: Obsession
  • Comic: Star Wars: Republic
  • Novel: Dark Disciple
  • Various other novels, comics, and games in the Star Wars canon
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