DarkStar Star Wars Character Database: Jango Fett
9 May 2023 | Captain Rex
Jango Fett - The Notorious Bounty Hunter
Jango Fett, one of the most feared bounty hunters in the Star Wars galaxy, was renowned for his exceptional combat skills, strategic expertise, and relentless pursuit of his targets. His iconic Mandalorian armor, equipped with an arsenal of advanced weaponry and gadgets, made him a formidable opponent in any situation. Jango Fett's influence on the galaxy extends far beyond his bounty hunting career, as his genetic template was used to create the Republic's vast clone army during the Clone Wars.
Born on the planet Concord Dawn, Jango Fett was orphaned at a young age and raised by Mandalorian warriors. Over time, he developed into an accomplished fighter and eventually became the leader of the Mandalorian faction known as the True Mandalorians. Following the faction's defeat, Jango Fett chose to become a bounty hunter, quickly rising to prominence and attracting the attention of Count Dooku and the Sith.
Despite his cold and calculating demeanor, Jango Fett demonstrated a sense of honor and loyalty to those he considered family. His most profound bond was with his son, Boba Fett, who was created as an unaltered clone of Jango. Jango raised and trained Boba, instilling in him the skills and values that would shape the younger Fett's future as a bounty hunter.
Appearances in Star Wars Media
- Film: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
- Video Game: Star Wars: Bounty Hunter
- Comic: Star Wars: Jango Fett
- Comic: Star Wars: Jango Fett - Open Seasons
- TV Series (mentioned): Star Wars: The Clone Wars
- Comic: Star Wars: Age of Republic - Jango Fett
- Star Wars Legends material: Various Books, Comics, and Games