STAR WARS

A list of characters that are considered part of the main Star Wars canon.

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  • Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic. Sends Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan to Naboo to negotiate with the Trade federation. Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan escort Queen Padmé to Coruscant so that she can plead her people's case to Senator Valorum and the Galactic Senate. Naboo's Senator Palpatine persuades Padmé to call for a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Valorum and Palpatine is elected as the new Chancellor.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • The Republic is made up of several hundred thousands of worlds, and each planet or system has representation in the Republic Senate, which comprises most of the Republic Legislative Branch and the government itself. It starts off merely as an economic and protection alliance, mainly among the Core worlds. It eventually expands to the Colonies, and other outlying worlds and regions, becoming a superpower, rather than an alliance, and becomes the central government for the galaxy.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Jedi Master. Is sent by Senator Valorum to negotiate with Trade Federation Viceroy Nute Gunray when the federation blockades the planet of Naboo. He and Obi-Wan help Queen Padmé to escape and escort her to Coruscant to ask the senate for help. Along the way they stop on Tatooine for starship repairs where Qui-Gon Jinn wins the freedom of a slave, Anakin Skywalker, and vows to train him as a Jedi against the Jedi Council's wishes. He is later killed by Darth Maul and asks Obi-Wan to train Anakin in his place.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Jedi. Apprentice of Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn. Is sent along with Qui-Gon Jinn to negotiate with Trade Federation Viceroy Nute Gunray when the federation blockades the planet of Naboo. He helps escort Queen Padmé fro Naboo to Coruscant. He later agrees to Master Qui-Gon Jinn's dying wish to train Anakin Skywalker as a Jedi, gaining the Jedi Council's reluctant approval to do so.

    Era: Rise of the Empire, Era of Rebellion

  • Viceroy of the Trade Federation. Leads the invasion of Naboo and tries to force Queen Padmé to sign a treaty to legitimize their occupation of the planet. Is arrested after the invasion of quelled and Palpatine is elected the new chancellor.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Nute Gunray's chief lieutenant and Settlement Officer in the Trade Federation.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • AKA Darth Sidious. Sith Lord. A senator of Naboo and the Trade Federation's secret benefactor. Orders the federation to invade the planet of Naboo. Then persuades Queen Padmé to call for a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Valorum. Is elected the new Chancellor.

    Era: Rise of the Empire, Era of Rebellion

  • Planet. The Trade Federation upsets order in the Galactic Republic by blockading the planet Naboo in preparation for a full-scale invasion with an army of battle droids. The capital of Naboo is the city of Theed.

  • Gungan species. Native of the Otoh Gunga underwater city on the planet Naboo. Is saved by Qui-Gon Jinn and owes him a life-debt. When Queen Padmé forms an alliance with the Gungan, Jar Jar Binks is promoted to General and joins his tribe in battle against the droid army.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Leader of the Gungan species in the underwater city of Otoh Gunga. Forms an alliance with Queen Padmé to battle the droid army invading Naboo.

    Era: Rise of the Empire.

  • Underwater city on the planet of Naboo. Home to the Gungan species.

  • Queen of Naboo. Resident of the Capital City of Theed. Master Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi help rescue Queen Padmé when the planet is blockaded by the Trade federation. They escape on her Royal Starship, intending to reach the Republic capital planet of Coruscant to ask for help against the invading droid army. Once there she is persuaded to call for a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Valorum by Senator Palpatine. Frustrated with the corruption in the senate, she returns to Naboo and forms an alliance with the Gungan and together they defeat the invading droid army and win the war.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Queen Amidala's chief of security at Theed Palace.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Capital Planet of the Galactic Republic. Where the Galactic Senate is located.

  • Each Galactic Republic member world or system chooses a Senator to represent them in the Republic Senate, the main body of the legislative branch of the government. Senators are ambassadors of their homeworlds or systems. Member worlds and systems maintain their governments and societies as long as it does not defy any central and core Republican laws.

  • Part of the Naboo defense forces, one of four astromech droids deployed for repair duty on Queen Padmé's starship as it attempts to get past the Trade Federation blockade. The lone survivor of the four, it becomes part of Qui-Gon Jinn's party on Tatooine where it meets Anakin Skywalker.

    Era: Rise of the Empire, Era of Rebellion

  • Desert planet situated beyond the Galactic Republic's jurisdiction. Queen Padmé, Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan Kenobi, R2-D2, and Jar Jar Binks land on this planet for repairs when the ship's hyperdrive is damaged passing through the federation blockade.

  • Toydarian species. Shop Owner on the planet Tatooine and the slave owner of Anakin Skywalker and his mother. Qui-Gon Jinn's party attempt to buy parts at his shop to repair the hyperdrive on their starship.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Mother of Anakin Skywalker. Slave owned by Watto on the planet Tatooine.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Anakin Skywalker. Son of Shmi. Originally a slave owned by Watto on the planet Tatooine. Qui-Gon senses a strong presence of the Force within Anakin and wins both the parts required to repair the starship and Anakin's freedom in a podrace wager with Watto. Anakin joins the group to be trained as a Jedi, leaving behind his mother, Shmi. Back on Naboo, Anakin inadvertently triggers the starfighter's autopilot, traveling to the battle against the Federation droid control ship. Anakin blunders into the control ship's hangar and causes its destruction from within before escaping, deactivating the droid army in the process. Following the death of Qui-Gon Jinn, Anakin becomes the apprentice of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

    Era: Rise of the Empire, Era of Rebellion

  • A protocol droid built by Anakin Skywalker on the planet Tatooine.

    Era: Rise of the Empire, Era of rebellion,

  • Dug species. Podracer. Qui-Gon Jinn made a wager with Watto for the freedom of Anakin Skywalker. They each chose a racer, Jinn choosing Anakin and Watto choosing Sebulba, to race for them with the winner winning the bet.

  • Sith Lord. Apprentice of Darth Sidious. Dathomirian Zabrak species. Attempts to capture Queen Padmé on the planet Tatooine but is faltered by Master Qui-Gon Jinn and they escape. On Naboo during the droid army invasion, Maul kills Qui-Gon Jinn during a lightsaber battle before being bisected by Obi-Wan Kenobi and falling down a pit.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Jedi Master. Leader of the Jedi High Council. Yoda promotes Obi-Wan to the rank of Jedi Knight and reluctantly accepts Anakin as Obi-Wan's apprentice.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Jedi Master. Member of the Jedi High Council. Former apprentice of Yoda.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Jedi Master. Member of the Jedi High Council.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Jedi Master. Member of the Jedi High Council.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Darth Tyranus.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • A Mandalorian bounty hunter who gave his DNA for use by the cloning facilities on Kamino for the creation of the clone army. In addition to his wage, he requested an unaltered clone for himself to take as his son – Boba Fett

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Mandalorian. Clone son of Jango Fett.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • A bounty hunter and partner of Jango Fett, who is given the task of assassinating Padmé. She is stopped by Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin before being assassinated with poisoned darts by Jango Fett before she can give up his name. Although her appearance is human, she is actually a shapeshifter.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Ocean planet.

  • Step-father of Anakin Skywalker. Bought his mother from slaveowner Watto before freeing and marrying her. Lives on Tatooine.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Tribesmen on Tatooine. When Shmi Skywalker is abducted by Tusken Raiders weeks earlier, Anakin ventures out and discovers Shmi at the Tusken campsite, still alive, but she dies in his arms. Enraged, Anakin massacres the entire tribe including women and children.

    Era: Rise of the Empire

  • Planet where the separatists built droids for their army.

  • Jedi Padawan.

  • Planet.

  • Clone Captain.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Pirate lord. Based on planet Florrum.

  • Home of the Lurmen.

  • Species based on ice planet Orto Plutonia

  • Home of the Twi'lek people.

  • Twi'lek freedom fighter.

  • A Seperatist Leader.

  • Bounty Hunter.

  • Bounty Hunter.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Jedi. Padawan of Luminara Unduli.

  • A Separatist leader.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Duchess of Mandalore.

  • Leader of Death Watch.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Obi-Wan, Anakin, and Ahsoka, along with a team of 4 bounty hunters, help farmers protect their land from pirates on this planet. Ahsoka later gets kidnapped and taken to Felucia to be hunted by Trandoshans but teams up with other stranded young Jedi to defeat them.

  • Led by King Katuunko on the planet Toydaria.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Home of the Nightsisters.

  • Brother of Darth Maul.

  • Jedi Master.

  • Planet.

  • Prince and ruler of the Mon Calamari.

  • Skywalker's Clone Legion. He hands command of them over to Jedi Master Pong Krell, who is a secret separatist, who purposely sends them to their deaths until they capture and kill him.

    Members include Captain Rex, Tups, Fives, Jesse, and Hardcase.

  • Separatist planet.

  • Bounty Hunter.