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DarkStar Star Wars Character Database: Darth Maul

21 May 2023  |  Captain Rex

Darth Maul - The Vengeful Sith Lord and Formidable Warrior

Darth Maul is a menacing Sith Lord and masterful duelist known for his double-bladed lightsaber and relentless pursuit of vengeance. First introduced in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Maul's story expands in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels animated series.

Character Description

Darth Maul is a Dathomirian Zabrak with red and black tattooed skin, sharp horns on his head, and piercing yellow eyes. A skilled and agile fighter, Maul is trained in the dark side of the Force by Darth Sidious. He wields a double-bladed red lightsaber and displays immense acrobatic prowess in combat.

After being presumed dead following his duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi, Maul survives and returns with a single-minded focus on revenge. His quest for vengeance leads him to form alliances with various factions, such as the Mandalorian Death Watch, and even confront his former Sith master, Darth Sidious.

Throughout his journey, Darth Maul's character evolves from a silent and deadly assassin to a complex figure grappling with loss, rage, and power struggles. His story is one of tragedy and obsession, as he continually seeks to reclaim his former glory and exact revenge on his enemies.

Appearances in Star Wars Media

  • Movie: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • TV Series: Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • TV Series: Star Wars Rebels
  • Comic: Darth Maul
  • Comic: Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir
  • Novel: Star Wars: The Wrath of Darth Maul
  • Various other novels, comics, and games in the Star Wars canon
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