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DarkStar Star Wars Character Database: Mace Windu

20 May 2023  |  Captain Rex

Mace Windu - The Powerful and Stoic Jedi Master

Mace Windu is a highly skilled and respected Jedi Master in the Star Wars universe, known for his exceptional combat skills, deep understanding of the Force, and unwavering commitment to the Jedi Order. As one of the leading figures of the Order, Mace Windu plays a crucial role in the fight against the dark side during the tumultuous Clone Wars era.

Character Description

Mace Windu, a human from the planet Haruun Kal, is a prominent member of the Jedi Council and a master of the unique and deadly Vaapad lightsaber combat form. He is also one of the few Jedi capable of wielding a rare purple-bladed lightsaber, which is a testament to his incredible power and skill.

Throughout the prequel trilogy, Mace Windu is portrayed as a stoic and steadfast leader, dedicated to the preservation of peace and justice in the galaxy. During the Clone Wars, he proves to be an exceptional military strategist and a fearsome warrior, often leading Republic forces into battle against the Separatists.

As the events of the prequel trilogy unfold, Mace Windu becomes increasingly wary of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine's growing influence and power. In a pivotal moment in Revenge of the Sith, Mace Windu confronts Palpatine, who reveals himself to be the Sith Lord Darth Sidious. In the ensuing duel, Mace Windu is betrayed by Anakin Skywalker and ultimately meets his demise at the hands of Sidious.

Appearances in Star Wars Media

  • Film: The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith - Mace Windu plays a significant role in the events of the prequel trilogy, including his ultimate confrontation with Darth Sidious.
  • TV Series: The Clone Wars - Mace Windu takes part in numerous battles and missions throughout the animated series, showcasing his exceptional combat skills and strategic prowess.
  • Various novels, comics, and games in the Star Wars canon - Mace Windu's story is further explored and expanded upon in numerous books, comics, and video games set in the Star Wars universe.
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