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Respect the Battlemaster of the New Jedi Order

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Force power

The Force is strong in Kyle Katarn's family:

Source: The Official Star Wars Fact File 124
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Kyle Katarn's connection to the Force is strong:

Source: The Official Star Wars Fact File 124
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Kyle Katarn will become a powerful Jedi:

Source: The Official Star Wars Fact File 124
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Skill

Kyle Katarn is one of the most famous and skilled individuals of the Jedi Order:

"What about these impulses?" Kyle Katarn asked. With brown hair, brown eyes, and a tan shirt tucked into brown breeches, he looked like a farmer about to return to his fields instead of one of the Jedi order's most famous and skilled members. "Are you talking about Force impulses?"

Source: Dark Nest I: The Joiner King

By Luke's admission, Kyle Katarn holds parity with Kyp Durron and Viun Gaalan(the former being one of the top duelists of the Jedi Order, and the latter briefly holding their own against Luke), and is more formidable than Cilghal and Luke as he was back on the Sinkhole Station:

He[Viun Gaalan] was good; Luke gave him that. He might have been a match for an expert swordsmaster such as Kyp or Kyle Katarn. He would have been too much for a comparatively diffident duelist such as Cilghal, or even Luke as he had been back at Sinkhole Station, at low ebb in physical and mental strength.

Source: Fate of the Jedi: Backlash

Kyle Katarn is a threat to an injured Caedus:

Three Jedi Knights: the younger Horn, the Falleen Mithric, the Bothan Hu'lya. He resisted the urge to snort. Separately or collectively, these Jedi Knights were no match for him.

Katarn, though, was a threat.

Source: Legacy of the Force Fury

Physical traits/Valor

Valor is the Force ability which allows a Force user to boost physical traits such as endurance, speed and strength to superhuman+ level.

Kyle Katarn is a fit-looking man:

"Actually, they are his concern," Kyle Katarn said. He was still a slim and fit-looking man;

Source: Dark Nest II: The Unseen Queen

Kyle Katarn, despite lacking formal training in the Force, leaps and dashes onto a coupler:

Kyle waited for the tractor to draw abreast of his position, dashed across the intervening space, and jumped onto a coupler.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Kyle Katarn, despite lacking formal training int he Force, moves his lightsaber in a blur:

The lightsaber blurred as it rose and fell. The blade entered the half-man's left shoulder, sliced through his chest, and exited through the right side of his body. There was an explosion of blood as Maw fell into two distinct pieces - and Kyle felt energy swirl around him.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Kyle Katarn tanks a Force attack from Jerec that disintigrated a ramp and knocked down a ship:

The Dark Jedi drew upon the energy that leaked out of the Valley, gave it shape, and hurled the construct at Kyle's chest. The blast threw the Rebel backward onto the loading ramp. He staggered and had just managed to reestablish his footing when a second, more powerful explosion hurled him back into the cargo ship. The lock sensed his presence, and the hatch started to close. The ramp disintegrated.

The ship tilted away, and fell toward the rocks below.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Kyle Katarn leaps a great height:

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Kyle Katarn takes part in a brawl with a Yuuzhan Vong:

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  • Scan 1: Kyle Katarn quickly sprints towards the Vong.
  • Scan 2: Kyle tanks being choked and thrown by the Vong, unharmed.
  • Scan 3: Kyle dodges an attack from the Vong, then tanks one of his attacks, before landing a strike of his own. In retaliation, the Vong punches Kyle in the stomach.
  • Scan 4: Kyle places an explosive on the Vong's chest before kicking him so hard that the wall the Vong came in contact with completely cracked

Kyle Katarn tanks a GAG speeder being slammed into him:

Caedus reached out a hand as if intending to hurl Katarn away from him. The Master raised his own hand, a deflecting gesture. But Caedus exerted himself against the oncom-ing GAG speeder, yanking it down and toward all of them.

A moment's inattention or focus elsewhere. That's all it ever took. By the time Katarn felt the speeder coming toward him-spinning, its stern a mere two meters from his back-it was already too late for him to send a command even to Force-augmented nerves and muscles. His face changed with the awareness of danger.

Then the speeder's port quarter hit his back, hurling him forward to slam into Caedus.

Source: Legacy of the Force: Fury

Kyle Katarn survives being stabbed in the chest by a lightsaber:

Caedus felt a rush of satisfaction, enjoyment, as Katarn's expression turned from one of surprise to pain. Katarn looked down to see Caedus's lightsaber buried to its hilt in his chest.

A noise, something halfway between a groan and a death rattle, emerged from Katarn's lips. Smiling, Caedus yanked his lightsaber free and let the stricken Jedi Master fall face-first on the pavement.

Source: Legacy of the Force: Fury

Telepathy

Telepathy is the power to mentally communicate or influence targets.

Kyle Katarn knows Mind Trick:

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Kyle Katarn, despite not having much formal training in the Force, resists Sariss' mental assault before countering with his own:

Kyle swallowed, knowing his opponent was more experienced than he, and then suddenly reeled under the impact of a mental attack. This battle would be fought on two planes. One mental, the other physical - just like the ones in his "dream."

The Jedi accessed the knowledge gained from the long-dead Tal, blocked the mental strike and answered with an attack of his own. He launched a head cut from the third position, flexed his wrist, and extended his arm. Though a good deal lighter than its metal counterpart, the Jedi energy weapon possessed similar characteristics. It could penetrate like a rapier and cut like a saber. A double-edged saber.

Sariss blocked the mental blow, wondered where Katarn had garnered such knowledge, and found herself under attack.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Darkshear

Darkshear, also known as the spear of midnight black, is a Dark Side power that allows the user to summon a mental attack that pierces the targets brain like a spear, causing physical pain as well.

Kyle Katarn appears to use Darkshear against Sariss, although she countered:

The Jedi accessed the knowledge gained from the long-dead Tal, blocked the mental strike and answered with an attack of his own. He launched a head cut from the third position, flexed his wrist, and extended his arm. Though a good deal lighter than its metal counterpart, the Jedi energy weapon possessed similar characteristics. It could penetrate like a rapier and cut like a saber. A double-edged saber.

Sariss blocked the mental blow, wondered where Katarn had garnered such knowledge, and found herself under attack.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Kyle Katarn kills a distracted Boc Aseca with Darkshear:

Kyle took advantage of the opportunity by summoning the Force, forging a spear of midnight black, and hurling it toward his opponent's chest.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Force Deflection/Barrier

Force Deflection is one of the subcategories of Tutaminis, which allows a Force user to deflect harmful surges of energy. Force Barrier has similar principals of defending it's user from any form of attack.

Kyle Katarn knows rebuke(a type of deflection):

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Kyle Katarn can shield himself from missiles and Force Grip attacks:

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While on Vjun, a Dark Side nexus, Kyle Katarn and Jaden Korr use Force Deflection and/or Force Barrier to shield themselves from acid rain. This is made more impressive when we consider that Kyle was likely hindered by the Dark Side nexus:

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Kyle Katarn could've used Force Deflection against an injured Darth Caedus' telekinetic attack, although to what level of success is unknown:

Caedus reached out a hand as if intending to hurl Katarn away from him. The Master raised his own hand, a deflecting gesture. But Caedus exerted himself against the oncom-ing GAG speeder, yanking it down and toward all of them.

Source: Legacy of the Force: Fury

Telekinesis

Telekinesis is the most basic Force power which allows a Force user to manipulate objects or people with their mind. This can be channelled in several ways, such as: Force Grip, Force Push, Force Pull, etc.

Kyle Katarn, with the aid of several other Jedi, build a shell out of rocks and rubble around Luke, Mara and Jacen:

Kyle Katarn arrived in the same instant, emerging from the flotsam with half a dozen other Jedi. They quickly drove the last of the Gorog warriors away, lacing the darkness with blaster bolts and flinging thermal detonators around like confetti, using the Force to create a protective shell of rubble around the Skywalkers and Jacen.

Source: Dark Nest III: Swarm War

Kyle Katarn sends a large group of people and a Yuuzhan Vong back with telekinesis:

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Kyle Katarn holds a large amount of debris(possibly going up to several tons) from crushing himself and Jaden Korr Granted, Kyle did this with great strain, but he was also on a Dark Side nexus as potent as Vjun:

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Kyle Katarn utterly dominates Tavion Axmis with the Force:

Note: This next telekinetic feat is of Kyle Katarn's clone, Runner. But since Katarn is his genetic template, it's safe to assume that Kyle can do similar telekinetic feats as Runner.

Runner manages to devastate a hospital with a Force wave:

Enough of this,” Runner said. He shoved Soldier to the side, the anger bleeding from him. He held out his hands and unleashed a blast of energy that went before him in a wide arc. The triage area virtually exploded. Beds overturned; overhead lights shattered, raining glass; medical equipment toppled; and two dozen bodies—patients, security guards, doctors, and nurses, including those whose minds Soldier had bent to his will—flew across the room and slammed into the far wall. Bones shattered.

Before them, the pile of bodies, bedding, and machinery looked like the aftermath of a bomb blast. The lift doors were crumpled on their mounts; the lift control panel was shattered and spitting sparks. The alarms from medical equipment beeped plaintively. Moans and screams sounded from the wounded

Source: Riptide

Sever Force

Sever Force is a Force power that allows a Force user to sever and block the target's connection to the Force for a time.

Kyle Katarn, while drawing on the Valley of the Jedi, has severed Jerec from the Force:

Suddenly, Kyle knew that the number didn't matter - that the light side offered more than enough power for any task he would be called upon to do, and that knowledge was the key.

The Jedi closed his eyes, resisted the temptation to look at the light that strobed against his eyelids, and sent a series of commands. He gathered the Force around him, shaped it into a protective cocoon, and sealed Jerec within.

Jerec felt a sense of warmth and peace as the cocoon of light formed around him. It was a wonderful sensation - and one he enjoyed, until something went wrong. The Jedi fell, struggled to stay aloft, and fell again. Something, or someone, had cut his access to the dark side of the Force...

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Skill

Technical skill

Kyle Katarn has mastered forms such as Shii-Cho, Ataru and Djem So:

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Kyle Katarn is the combat instructor(i.e. Battlemaster) of the New Jedi Order:

Clockwise from Tresina's armchair sat Cilghal, Jaina, Kyp, towering ginger-furred Lowbacca, the Twi'lek female Alema Rar, salt-and-pepper-haired combat instructor Kyle Katarn, Chandrilan Octa Ramis, slight and terribly scarred Waxarn Kel, and young and darkly handsome Zekk.

Source: The Unifying Force

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As a Battlemaster, Kyle Katarn has knowledge and, to various degrees, mastery in all possible forms of lightsaber combat and is the major dueling instructor of the Jedi Order:

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Combat skill

Kyle Katarn, with the aid of other Jedi, fights and drives back several Gorog warriors:

Kyle Katarn arrived in the same instant, emerging from the flotsam with half a dozen other Jedi. They quickly drove the last of the Gorog warriors away, lacing the darkness with blaster bolts and flinging thermal detonators around like confetti, using the Force to create a protective shell of rubble around the Skywalkers and Jacen.

Source: Dark Nest III: Swarm War

Kyle Katarn, despite lacking much formal training in combat and the Force, has managed to defeat the Seven Dark Jedi(Yun, Pic, Gorc, Maw, Sariss, Boc Aseca and Jerec) in combat, defeating them one-by-one:

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Firstly, Kyle Katarn bests Yun, the Dark Youth, who Sariss mused was more talented than she was:

Then Katarn goes on to defeat Pic and Gorc, the brothers of the Sith. The two make for a deadly combination, and had Kyle outnumbered, yet he still defeated them:

Kyle Katarn then goes on to defeat Maw, who was so strong in the Force that he could survive being cut in half:

In the novelized version of the duel, Kyle Katarn seems to apply Dun Moch, and beats Maw by outsmarting him:

"I am Maw... prepare to die!"

"Maybe," Kyle replied calmly, "remembering that my friend Rahn already cut you down to size."

The effect was electrifying. Maw's face turned purple with anger, and he uttered a roar of pure, undiluted rage. He accelerated with far greater speed than Kyle had anticipated.

The Rebel fell backward, allowed the Dark Jedi to pass over him, and slashed upward. Maw bellowed with pain, lost his concentration, and hit the deck. The lightsaber sailed out of his hand, and debris rained onto his head and shoulders.

Kyle took a single step forward, eyed his opponent's back, but couldn't bring himself to do it. Maw supported himself with his fists, turned, and looked upward.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Kyle Katarn defeats Sariss, who even the powerful Jedi Master Rhan feared for her strength in the physical and mental sides of the Force:

Kyle swallowed, knowing his opponent was more experienced than he, and then suddenly reeled under the impact of a mental attack. This battle would be fought on two planes. One mental, the other physical - just like the ones in his "dream."

The Jedi accessed the knowledge gained from the long-dead Tal, blocked the mental strike and answered with an attack of his own. He launched a head cut from the third position, flexed his wrist, and extended his arm. Though a good deal lighter than its metal counterpart, the Jedi energy weapon possessed similar characteristics. It could penetrate like a rapier and cut like a saber. A double-edged saber.

Sariss blocked the mental blow, wondered where Katarn had garnered such knowledge, and found herself under attack. Her opponent's skill was a surprise - and reminded her that this was no ordinary Rebel. There were various ways to defend against his attack. Sariss chose parry five followed by a well-practiced riposte. Her blade passed under Katarn's, buzzed as it passed through the outer corona of the field created by his blade, and lunged toward his chest. Energy crackled and popped as the agent intercepted her blow - and disengaged.

The attack had failed, so Kyle selected another. The point-thrust was a relatively simple evolution. He dropped the point of his saber, extended his arm, and lunged. Sariss saw it coming, blocked the other Jedi's blade, and spotted an error. Katarn's wrist was too low, a little below the shoulder, opening the Rebel to a head cut.

She lunged as he pulled back, saw a thin red line appear on his right cheek, and felt a sense of satisfaction. The upstart had been lucky - but she would literally cut him down to size. Yun would be revenged.

Kyle saw a flash of color and heard the blade sizzle past his face. His nostrils were filled with the odor of burnt flesh. His own. Pain followed. Pain layered on pain. He knew the cut was a harbinger of things to come. He was tired, hurt, and less experienced.

The Dark Jedi intended to wear him down. What he needed was a quick, decisive conclusion.

The agent assumed the on-guard position and called upon Tal's knowledge. What would the ancient Master do if confronted with a similar situation?

Sariss sensed the other Jedi's hesitation, mistook it for fear, and launched a feint.

It was directed at Kyle's belly. He fell for it, saw her pull back, and knew the lunge would follow. He managed to parry, felt resistance as her saber clashed with his, and found the answer he'd been searching for... Tal had been a student of another no-less-formal school of swordsmanship that was half-physical and half-spiritual in nature. There were many evolutions, and many "cuts," but only one that "sang" with the moment. "The Flowing Water Cut" was for use when going blade-to-blade with an opponent.

Timing was everything... and as Sariss withdrew... Kyle knew that he should "expand," following with body and spirit, like water into a vessel. And there, within the calm, to cut slowly and release Sariss from her body. Action followed thought. His blade strobed through thee other Jedi's chest and the point emerged between her shoulder blades.

There was very little blood since the wound was cauterized as it was made. Sariss looked surprised. Her eyes went down toward the point of entry, up toward his, and then were gone. She fell over backward, hit the ground, and skidded on loose gravel.

Kyle just stood there, swaying slightly, struggling to absorb what had occurred.

He was alive, still alive, which both amazed and pleased him.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Kyle Katarn fights Boc Aseca, a master of the Jar'Kai combat form:

In the novelization of the fight, Katarn has difficulty with the Crude until Jag came to his aid and he killed Boc with Darkshear, although even prior to that Kyle held his own well enough:

The Rebel jumped backward as the second bar of energy blurred past his face. He had noticed the second weapon during the earlier confrontation and forgotten it. A stupid, possibly fatal, mistake. Kyle was afraid. Boc sensed the emotion and shuffled forward.

"Perhaps you would like to learn something before you die. The use of two blades, one to support the other, can be traced back thousands of years and was common to both our species. The invention of lightsabers has done nothing to lessen the effectiveness of this strategy - as you are about to learn."

Actually, thanks to Tal, and the old man's considerable experience, Kyle knew something about fighting with two blades, which meant he knew how dangerous such a combination could be. Not that the knowledge would help him much, given the fact that he had only one weapon at his disposal.

"One weapon only?" a voice said within his head. "What of your mind? Are you Jedi? Or something less?" The words, and the fact that Rahn was with him, brought new hope.

Boc advanced. His lightsabers seemed to dance before him. They hummed with barely contained malice and wove intricate patterns in the air. The movements had a hypnotic quality - and Kyle struggled to resist it. Energy sizzled as blade met blade. Kyle retreated as Boc launched a flurry of blows. The Dark Jedi grinned triumphantly, shuffled forward, and "felt" an additional threat. He spun toward Jan.

The Rebel threw the rocks as hard as she could - but to no avail. The missiles exploded as the sabers touched them and hurled red-hot bits of rock in every direction. Jan staggered and fell over backward as a bolt of energy hit her mind. The rock attack hadn't inflicted any damage, but it did buy some time. Kyle took advantage of the opportunity by summoning the Force, forging a spear of midnight black, and hurling it toward his opponent's chest.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

And finally Kyle Katarn defeats the most powerful of all the Dark Jedi, Jerec, who had personally killed the powerful Jedi Master Qu Rahn:

The feats above are made even more impressive when we consider that Katarn, at this time, lacked formal training:

Unlike most Jedi, who serve an apprenticeship under a Master, Kyle had been forced to work on his talents on his own, or almost on his own, since he did receive occasional guidance from the now-disembodied Jedi known as Rahn.

Source: Dark Forces: Jedi Knight

Kyle Katarn defeats Desann, a powerful Dark Jedi, despite being on a Dark Side nexus:

Kyle Katarn holds his own against an injured Darth Caedus. Although he did have the aid of several other Jedi, Caedus dismissed them as no match for him, yet did consider Katarn a threat. Caedus ultimately wins the fight due to telekinesis:

Katarn ignited his lightsaber as he came to a stop a few meters away. "Care to surrender, Colonel Solo?"

"Not to a traitor." Caedus looked at the other three as their Force-augmented sprints came to an end, leaving them in a semicircle before him. Three Jedi Knights: the younger Horn, the Falleen Mithric, the Bothan Hu'lya. He resisted the urge to snort. Separately or collectively, these Jedi Knights were no match for him.

Katarn, though, was a threat. Still, the Jedi had only moments before GA reinforcements would arrive. Their attack was already a failure.

He sensed Katarn's attack, threw up his blade in a block so well practiced that his muscle memory could have performed it while he slept. With his free hand, he gestured at the Bothan Jedi. She was suddenly airborne, hurtling sideways to slam into the Falleen, knocking them both down.

Katarn's blade struck his, rebounded with a snap-hiss. and came around from the other side as the Jedi Master executed a lightning-fast spin. Caedus stepped back from it. not engaging the blade. He watched the blade flash harmlessly past him.

He stepped forward again into a side kick, aimed not at Katarn but at the onrushing Valin Horn. His boot heel caught the Jedi Knight on the point of his chin, knocking Horn backward off his feet. Two seconds had passed since the attack began.

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Only Seha's head protruded from the pavement hatch as she watched her four companions assault Colonel Solo.

In one sense, it was a beautiful and brilliant thing to see. The five combatants moved as though they'd been choreographing this event for years and had planned, all along, that the two sides would somehow be even. Each time the lightsabers came together, the resulting flash of light, slightly greater than two glows by themselves, cast the five combatants into relief. Around them, blinded GAG troopers withdrew, finding one another by touch, keeping their blasters up and at the ready, waiting for the moment when their sight would return and allow them to open fire. Above, though at a distance from the Senate Building, the trails of airspeeder lights glimmered in their passage.

And Seha still had one task to perform.

In her free hand she held a patch of black cloth. It was square, five centimeters to a side, and very soft and pliant, despite the fact that its center layer consisted of circuitry embedded in a flexible polymer.

One side was covered by a transparent layer of flimsi. With her teeth, she worried an edge of the flimsi free, then pulled the whole layer off, dropping it into the access hole she occupied. The removal of the flimsi exposed a layer of adhesive.

With her own Force powers, so much less subtle than those of her allies, she sent the cloth patch flying, centimeters above ground level, toward the fight.

But she couldn't send it on to her target, not yet. Master Katarn had been clear about that. She had to wait until things were at their most chaotic, their most distracting.

So she guided the patch ever closer to the fight, but waited, waited...

...

Ten seconds.

Caedus rolled out of Katarn's kick to his head, catching a scrape along his cheek, and swung at the Master's leg, but Kolir's blade intercepted his before it bit into flesh. His strength batted her weapon away, but she had deflected his blow and spared Katarn an amputation.

They're coordinating. Good for them. Bad for me.

Caedus heard a siren-an oncoming GAG vehicle. No, two-maybe three.

He allowed himself a certain satisfaction at their speed of response. He hadn't expected anything of the sort for another half minute.

Then, from the corner of his eye, he saw the first oncoming vehicle, an aging Sentinel-class armored shuttle. It was yellow, with spots of rust. He could not make out its markings without looking at it, but he knew it was not in GAG or Alliance colors. Entering airspace above the plaza, it began a dangerously steep and fast repulsorlift descent. Behind it came three GAG airspeeders, one of them firing a top-mounted laser at the shuttle.

Ah. So they were not responding with brilliant speed to an alarm. They were chasing the Jedi escape vehicle. Caedus swung at Horn, a blow meant not to connect but to cause the young Jedi to flinch away into the path of the Falleen, which he did. While they were interfering with each other, Caedus gestured at the Bothan Jedi, hurling her toward Katarn.

Katarn hurled his lightsaber off to the side and caught Hu'lya with both hands, preventing her from falling, prepared to pull her out of harm's way if Caedus followed through.

Caedus did not. He kept his senses on Katarn's light-saber, and, when it vectored to fly toward him from the side, he negligently swatted it away with his own blade.

Fifteen seconds.

Caedus gave Katarn and Hu'lya a little smile. "You could save yourselves a lot of pain by telling me now where Luke has set up the new Jedi headquarters. I swear, when you are in my hands, you will answer that question."

The Bothan got her feet back under her and stood at the ready.

Katarn caught his returning lightsaber. "Meaning you will torture us to death. Are you listening to yourself, Jacen? Do you even know who you are anymore?"

"I do. It's you who have no idea who I am."

He felt Force energy growing within Mithric and Horn. He gestured, telekinetically yanking the Bothan forward, positioning her between him and them. He felt their Force exertion as it was suddenly cut off.

Katarn advanced, lightsaber at the ready. Caedus withdrew before him. With part of his awareness, he was keeping track of the four inbound vehicles, plotting their trajectories. . .

One of the GAG vehicles was circling ahead and to starboard of the descending shuttle. Its arc, intended to put it toward the bow of the shuttle so it could fire on the cockpit, would bring it near the combatants, just a few meters above them. The pilot's maneuver was smooth, the vehicle clearly under control. Caedus could see the Jedi barely registering its presence, since it did not figure into the combat.

Caedus reached out a hand as if intending to hurl Katarn away from him. The Master raised his own hand, a deflecting gesture. But Caedus exerted himself against the oncom-ing GAG speeder, yanking it down and toward all of them.

A moment's inattention or focus elsewhere. That's all it ever took. By the time Katarn felt the speeder coming toward him-spinning, its stern a mere two meters from his back-it was already too late for him to send a command even to Force-augmented nerves and muscles. His face changed with the awareness of danger.

Then the speeder's port quarter hit his back, hurling him forward to slam into Caedus. The speeder, continuing its out-of-control motion, slid through the location of the other Jedi, knocking Hu'lya to the permacrete, causing Horn and Mithric to leap to safety.

Katarn now stood so close to Caedus that every facial feature was visible, every scar and line in his weathered face, every hair on his brow, mustache, and beard.

Caedus felt a rush of satisfaction, enjoyment, as Katarn's expression turned from one of surprise to pain. Katarn looked down to see Caedus's lightsaber buried to its hilt in his chest.

A noise, something halfway between a groan and a death rattle, emerged from Katarn's lips. Smiling, Caedus yanked his lightsaber free and let the stricken Jedi Master fall face-first on the pavement.

Source: Legacy of the Force: Fury

The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia even notes that the duel was, in fact, taxing for both Kyle and Caedus:

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#1 Posted by WollfMyth209 (16494 posts) - - Show Bio
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#2 Posted by DarkDefender (4074 posts) - - Show Bio

Doesn't Katarn's clone also collapse a portion of a temple or something along those lines?

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#3 Posted by TheVivas (19429 posts) - - Show Bio

It's about time we get one of these for The Beard. Nice work so far.

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#4 Posted by WollfMyth209 (16494 posts) - - Show Bio

Doesn't Katarn's clone also collapse a portion of a temple or something along those lines?

Not that I recall; I'll need to re-read Riptide, though.

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It's about time we get one of these for The Beard. Nice work so far.

Thanks.

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#5 Posted by deactivated-5c508820920c0 (887 posts) - - Show Bio

Noice!

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#7 Posted by deactivated-5a4a9a7745a28 (1514 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice

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#8 Posted by Zapan871 (2006 posts) - - Show Bio

Great, this was absolutely required.

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#10 Posted by noobsnowman (3624 posts) - - Show Bio

Good thread.

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#11 Posted by Emperordmb (1987 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, Kyle's a badass.

Great thread Wollf.

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#12 Posted by ForklifterMatt (486 posts) - - Show Bio

Bout damn time Kyle gets his own Respect Thread. Probably the best looking, clean, and organized RT I've ever seen. Well freakin done Wollf!

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#13 Posted by Soup95 (277 posts) - - Show Bio

Solid respect thread Wollf, nice job properly representing Katarn. He seems to either be lowballed to hell or over hyped exponentially.

This is a great resource for a character whom needed proper representation very desperately

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#14 Posted by GeorgeWBush (11820 posts) - - Show Bio

I remember quite a few other feats in Dark Forces, like he was also able to telekinetically keep himself in place while a ship was flying. Nice start though I'm sure he has a ton of other feats lying around.

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@noobsnowman: @emperordmb: @ForklifterMatt: @soup95: Thanks y'all.

I remember quite a few other feats in Dark Forces, like he was also able to telekinetically keep himself in place while a ship was flying. Nice start though I'm sure he has a ton of other feats lying around.

Yeah, I'm still gathering all the feats, but I basically started by putting in some of the more impressive ones.

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#16 Posted by CrystalFire7 (104 posts) - - Show Bio

Excellent thread.

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#17 Posted by i_like_swords (26198 posts) - - Show Bio

@wollfmyth209:

The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia even notes that the duel was, in fact, taxing for both Kyle and Caedus:

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It seems to me the two men in question are "Katarn and Valin Horn".

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@i_like_swords: Right after that sentence it says that Solo stabbed him. I'd think it was referring to Caedus, tbfh.

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#19 Posted by i_like_swords (26198 posts) - - Show Bio

@wollfmyth209: That makes more sense. You should probably screenshot that part for clarities' sake. Nice thread by the way.

Katarn > Shaak Ti

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#20 Posted by WollfMyth209 (16494 posts) - - Show Bio

@i_like_swords: Thanks. And nice bait, BTW. Shame it's incorrect, tho ;)

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#21 Posted by CrystalFire7 (104 posts) - - Show Bio

Amazing RT for Kyle. Well done.

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#23 Edited by the_wspanialy (4006 posts) - - Show Bio

@wollfmyth209 Very well made Respect Thread, sir. Clean and organised. If you're interested, I would like to add some feats.

For accolades, Vader himself said that "The Force is strong with Katarn" at the end of the game, wayyyyyyy before Kyle's prime and before he discovered his Force-sensitivity. There's also a quote from Darth Wyyrlock I (in one of the books focusing around Jaden) about Jaden being dangerous beceuse of his training under Kyle.

You can add to durability tanking Tavion's Force lightning (when she took him off guard) and Force push (which sent him flying and hitting a solid pillar). He seemed relatively unscathed by these attacks (while Jaden was completely helpless after being shocked by lightning) and considering Vjun's nexus and/or Scepter of Ragnos amplifying Tavion (and weakening Katarn), there're quite impressive feats. Also, Kyle survived a fall from a sizeable height (when he and Jaden were separated).

If I remember correctly, he beat Jabba's kell dragon with his bare hands. Quite decent strenght feat, and that's before discovering his Force-sensitivity.

For telekinesis you can add helding up power counduit (on Vjun) and punching through stone wall (during his re-training on Yavin IV).

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#24 Posted by KillBilly (1763 posts) - - Show Bio

@wollfmyth209: Do you have the source indicating that Kyle was amped in the Valley of the Jedi?

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#25 Edited by deactivated-5b5405244e89c (8376 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome thread ^^

Kyle/Jarec is one of my favorite SW "rivalry" for a lack of a better term

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#26 Posted by WollfMyth209 (16494 posts) - - Show Bio

@bella_blackstar: Thanks.

Do you have the source indicating that Kyle was amped in the Valley of the Jedi?

The novel Dark Forces: Jedi Knight. Also, it's a pretty titanic nexus, so I doubt he wouldn't have been amped.

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#27 Posted by KillBilly (1763 posts) - - Show Bio