Obi-Wan Kenobi Respect Thread

Well, he's my favorite SW character. No idea what else to say.

*Note: This will not be including feats for Ben Kenobi. I might make a separate respect thread for ol' Ben. Credit goes to dccomicsrule2011 and Silver2467 for uploading some material, and credit to Intrepid for excerpts from the TPM novel.

With that out of the way, respect Obi-Wan Kenobi:

"Obi-Wan is a great mentor; as wise as Master Yoda, and as powerful as Master Windu."

Strength

Obi-Wan kicks a spider droid's head, snapping it:

A single slash of his lightsaber amputated the shoulder cannon of one power droid and continued into a spinning Force-assisted kick that brought his boot heel to the point of the other power droid's duranium chin, snapping the droid's head back hard enough to sever its cervical sensor cables.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

By calling upon the force to aid his physical strength, Obi-Wan Kenobi bends Grievous' duranium alloy forearm like a cheap spoon:

But Obi-Wan's arm had the Force to give it strength, and the general's arm only had the innate crystalline intermolecular structure of duranium alloy.

Grievous' forearm bent like a cheap spoon.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

He bowls Anakin over:

Anakin did a back flip onto the table to gain the high ground. But Obi-Wan had been expecting something like that, and did not follow. Instead, he threw himself into a long slide, bowling Anakin over.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

He lands numerous hits on Anakin:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaH8ChvupQk

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He exposes Grievous's chestplate by ripping it outwards after weakening it with an electrostaff:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oGf-a1Dqlc

He kicks a battle droid off a STAP:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dT4ekFpDGI

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Obi-Wan grabs Ventress's arms, stopping her attack, then hurls her backwards:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e14jJ1KxiDQ

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He kicks Maul and Savage several times, landing enough blows to stagger them both and eventually break Savage's leg:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE_CVWMWK74

Speed/Reflexes/Agility

Obi-Wan runs in a blur:

And in that instant, Obi-Wan disappeared in a blur, headed for Cohl's pod.

Source: Claok of Deception

Obi-Wan forms a shield out of his blade:

Qui-Gon, Obi-Wan, Tiin, and Ki-Adi-Mundi surged from the pyramid entrance, engaging the terrorists that had driven them back. A quarter of the way across the immense plaza, the Jedi spread out in a wedge formation, their constantly moving blades fending off blaster bolts loosed from ahead and to either side. Behind the energy barrier fashioned by the lightsabers, Yaddle, Depa, Vergere, and two of the judicials raced out to divert fire from the rear.

Source: Cloak of Deception

By the time of The Phantom Menace, Kenobi is faster than his master Qui-Gon Jinn, making him able to anticipate and elude Darth Maul's attacks:

Lunging and twisting, Darth Maul regained the offensive and counterattacked, using both ends of his lightsaber in an effort to cut Obi-Wan's legs out from under him. But Obi-Wan, while not so experienced as Qui-Gon, was quicker. Anticipating each blow, he was able to elude his antagonist's efforts to bring him down.


Source: The Phantom Menace

Obi-Wan runs blurringly, blindingly fast again:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MY4tXUtu9_I

Obi-Wan weaves a shield out of his blade again:

But still his arms moved, weaving light into a deadly shield against all of Anakin's blows.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

He calls his lightsaber blade back into his hand faster than Durge could attack with his flail:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca-aGUgg4ks

(12:08)

Obi-Wan forms a number of afterimages of his blade to appear as if he were wielding five lightsabers:

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Obi-Wan generates three afterimages of his body:

Credit to Erkan12
Credit to Erkan12

Obi-Wan dodges a variety of attacks from Grievous:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ja7rgrRNHU

Obi-Wan dodges several of Ventress strikes (0:40-0:52), and leaps off two columns at a high speed, ascending to a higher floor (1:18-1:21)):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e14jJ1KxiDQ

Obi-Wan forms a fan out of his blade:

A flashing fan of blue energy lit the undersides of a cluster of trees: the lightsaber of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Source: Labyrinth of Evil

Obi-Wan exhibits sub-light reaction speeds:

Droids closing rapidly on their tails, cannonfire stitching space on all sides, the two Jedi pulled their ships through perfectly mirrored rolls that sent them streaking head-on for each other from opposite ends of a vast Republic cruiser. For merely human pilots, this would be suicide. By the time you can see your partner's starfighter streaking toward you at a respectable fraction of lightspeed, it's already too late for your merely human reflexes to react.

But these particular pilots were far from merely human.

The Force nudged hands on control yokes and the Jedi starfighters twisted and flashed past each other belly-to-belly, close enough to scorch each other's paint.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Obi-Wan shoots up so quickly it seems he vanished:

"Very well, then," the Jedi said, and shot straight upward over Dooku's head so fast it seemed he'd vanished.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Kenobi forms a "wheel of lightning" out of his blade:

He dropped low and spun into another reverse ankle-sweep - the weakness of Djem So was its lack of mobility - that slapped Skywalker's boot sharply enough to throw the young Jedi off balance, giving Dooku the opportunity to leap away ---

Only to find himself again facing the wheel of blue lightning that was Kenobi's blade.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Obi-Wan riposts faster than the tongue of a Garollian ghost viper, fighting blindingly fast:

- and this image, this plan, was so clear in Dooku's mind that he almost failed to notice that Kenobi met every one of his thrusts without so much as moving his feet, staying perfectly centered, perfectly balanced, blade never moving a millimeter more than necessary, deflecting without effort, riposting with flickering strikes and stabs swifter than the tongue of a Garollian ghost viper, and when Dooku felt Skywalker regain his feet and stride once more toward his back, he finally registered the source of that blinding defensive velocity Kenobi had used a moment ago, and only then, belatedly, did he understand that Kenobi's Ataro and Shii-Cho had been ploys, as well.

Kenobi had become a master of Soresu.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

He deflects blaster fire from an entire army attacking him from all directions simultaneously:

An instant later the Force had him hurtling through a storm of blasterfire as every combat droid in the control center opened up on him at once. Letting go of intention, letting go of desire, letting go of life, Obi-Wan fixed his entire attention on a thread of the Force that pulled him toward Grievous: not where Grievous was, but where Grievous would be when Obi-Wan got there...

Leaping girder to girder, slashing cables on which to swing through swarms of ricocheting particle beams, blade flickering so fast it became a deflector shield that splattered blaster bolts in all directions, his presence alone became a weapon: as he spun and whirled through the control center's superstructure, the blasts of particle cannons from power droids destroyed equipment and shattered girders and unleashed a torrent of red-hot debris that crashed to the deck, crushing droids on all sides.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

He forms a web out of his blade whilst deflecting and dodging twelve strikes per second from Grievous:

His blade wove an intricate web of angles and curves, never truly fast but always just fast enough, each motion of his lightsaber subtly interfering with three or four of eight of the general's strikes, the rest sizzling past him, his precise, minimal shifts of weight and stance slipping them by centimeters.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Obi-Wan's blade blurs as he blocks:

Obi-Wan's lightsaber blurred as he blocked and parried, but he knew he couldn't keep that up for long.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

He creates a fury of light out of his blade, redirecting a volley of blaster fire:

In a fury of light, Obi-Wan sent a volley of shots back at the battle droids and whistled for his riding lizard, just as the general kicked his scooter into motion and roared away.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

He nearly slips off a collection pipe, but recovers with the courtesy of his Jedi reflexes and agility:

At one point, Obi-Wan slipped and nearly fell into the lava, but his Jedi reflexes and agility let him recover.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

He moves in a blur, generating an afterglow with his lightsaber:

Obi-Wan was a blur of movement, his lightsaber a slashing glow.

Source: The Desperate Mission

He avoids a spray of blaster fire from Boba Fett by leaping and dodging:

Blaster bolts streaked toward them. Obi-Wan leaped and dodged.

Source: Dark Warning

He forms an afterglow of his blade, and sidesteps some blaster fire at point blank range:

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He deflects blaster fire from hundreds/thousands of droids alongside Anakin, though with difficulty:

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Durability

Obi-Wan tanks a few of Anakin's hits without suffering any wounds:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaH8ChvupQk

(6:00-6:13)

Obi-Wan sustains several hits from Grievous without sustaining legitimate injury:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oGf-a1Dqlc

Obi-Wan withstands multiple hits from Boba Fett without injury:

As he fired his thrusters, he maneuvered the jetpack so he could slam Obi-Wan against the side of the building repeatedly. Obi-Wan felt the blows shudder through his bones.

Source: Dark Warning

Obi-Wan withstands several of Durge's blows without injury:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca-aGUgg4ks

Obi-Wan's head is harder than the interior walls of the Invisible Hand, hence why he is able to be slammed into it with enough force to collapse portions of a permacrete balcony onto him, and from the entire ordeal, suffered only incapacitation and a minor head injury:

Apparently, Obi-Wan's head was somewhat harder and the cruiser's interior walls.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Force Jump

Obi-Wan jumps a tremendous vertical distance:

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Immovability

Immovability is an ability that enables a Force-user to root himself in place and make himself unmovable.

Obi-Wan makes himself immovable, preventing Jango from dragging him with his clingwire:

And then he was sliding, back up the sloping skirt and across the platform, towed by the rocket-man. With reflexes honed by years of intensive training, and with the Force-strength of a Jedi Master, Obi-Wan snap-rolled his body forward, back up over his outstretched arms, tumbling to his feet, then leaping out to the side as the towline again went taut, jerking him along. He rolled about a pylon and came back to his feet again, now having the leverage of the metal pole helping to hold him there.

Reaching deeply in the Force once more, he grounded himself, becoming, for an instant, almost as one with the platform.

Immovable.Source: Attack of the Clones

He uses the Force to cling to his lizard, which was upside-down:

The lizard used its natural abilities to cling upside down, and Obi-Wan used the Force to cling to the lizard.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

Force Sense

Obi-Wan possesses an advanced level of Force sense.

Obi-Wan and Anakin fight an army while blindfolded:

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Telepathy

Telepathy enables one to influence or outright manipulate another's thoughts.

Obi-Wan uses Mind Trick on a Slythmonger:

"Wanna buy some death sticks?" came a guttural voice from the side.

Obi-Wan didn't even turn to fully regard the speaker, who wore a wild mane of dark hair, with two antennae twirled up from his hair like curly horns.

"Nobody's got better death sticks than Elan Sleazebaggano," the ruffian added with a perfectly evil smile.

"You don't want to sell me death sticks," the Jedi coolly said, waggling his fingers slightly, bringing the weight of the Force into his voice.

"I don't want to sell you death sticks," Elan Sleazebaggano obediently repeated.

Again the Jedi waggled his fingers. "You want to go home and rethink your life."

"I want to go home and rethink my life," Elan readily agreed, and he turned and walked away.

Source: Attack of the Clones

Obi-Wan creates a Barrier around his mind and the memories of Yoda's lessons:

Yoda. Yoda he would not lose. Strength you have, Obi-Wan. Patience you have as well, but find it, you must. It is there within you. Search you will, until you find it and hold it. Learn to use it, you must. Learn that it will save you, you will. How would not lose Yoda's lessons. He created a Force barrier around them. Pain crested again, sending dissiness through him. He could not last much longer.

Source: Jedi Apprentice: The Hidden Past

Telekinesis

Telekinesis is the ability to alter and distort reality around a Force-user.

He crushes Durge's flamethrower, then causes it to implode:

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He calls his lightsaber blade back into his hand faster than Durge could attack with his flail:

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He displays Lightsaber Throw:

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He breaks out of Durge with a Force Repulse:

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He telekinetically "stalemates" Anakin:

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He stops a barrage of books heading his way:

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Obi-Wan throws a Magnaguard's body at Grievous, pinning him to a wall:

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Obi-Wan hurls Grievous into the ceiling, then across a hallway:

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Obi-Wan BFR's Grievous with the Force:

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Obi-Wan tears a large block of electronic machinery and holds it aloft for Anakin to leap on and off it:

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Obi-Wan wrecks a table by calling down a mass of electronic machinery upon it:

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Note: The canonical value of the above two feats can be disputed, although I feel as though they should be a valid showings for Obi-Wan regardless.

Obi-Wan collapses a large tree:

Credit to Erkan12
Credit to Erkan12

Obi-Wan moves Durge's ship:

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He drops a huge slab of durasteel from the ceiling:

He feinted, to keep the droids' attention on his weapon while he used the Force to drop a huge rectangular slab of durasteel down from the ceiling.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

He pushes a boy into a bin, and roots him in place, preventing him from moving:

The boy rose, fists clenched, and charged. Summoning the Force, Obi-Wan took one hand off the controls and raised the other. The boy could not move. His eyes were wide.

"You'll get your gravsled back. Just don't move."

A gentle Force-push, and he landed back on the bin. This time, the boy stayed there.

Source: The Desperate Mission

"How did you get me to stop moving like that?"

Source: The Desperate Mission

Obi-Wan disarms Wil with a wave of his hand, pulling his blaster from the latter's grasp and placing it in his own:

"If he were really a Jedi he could have disarmed you in two seconds," a dark-haired woman said scornfully. "I don't believe-"

Obi-Wan waved his hand. Wil's blaster flew from his hand into Obi-Wan's.

Source: The Desperate Mission

Manipulating every molecule of water in the vicinity, Obi-Wan creates a giant, cresting black wave:

Using the Force, Obi-Wan created a wave behind them. He reached out to every molecule of water, calling on the Force to bind them into a giant, cresting black wave.

Source: The Desperate Mission

Obi-Wan and Judd support a large door with the Force:

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Obi-Wan Kenobi lifts and Crushes a pair of assassin droids:

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Beast Language

Beast Language is an ability that allows Force-users to communicate with animals and beasts.

Obi-Wan signals for his riding lizard:

In a fury of light, Obi-Wan sent a volley of shots back at the battle droids and whistled for his riding lizard, just as the general kicked his scooter into motion and roared away.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

Beast Control

Beast Control, Beast Trick or Animal Friendship is an ability that allows Force users to control beasts.

Obi-Wan controls his varactyl, causing it to move around in whatever fashion Kenobi requires:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oGf-a1Dqlc

He urges Boga up onto the wall and onto the ceiling:

He urged the lizard up onto the wall, and then the ceiling.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

Obi-Wan controls a herd of aggressive wild beasts:

Force Deflection

Force Deflection is an ability that enables a Force-user to deflect various forms of attacks.

He deflects a barrage of flechettess fired at him by Durge:

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He deflects a flamethrower:

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He deflects blaster bolts fired at him by droidekas:

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Obi-Wan deflects telekinetic blasts from Anakin:

They spun and whirled throughout its levels, up its stairs, and across its platforms; they battled out onto the collection panels over which the cascades of lava poured, and Obi-Wan, out on the edge of the collection panel, hunching under a curve of durasteel that splashed aside gouts of lava, deflecting Force blasts and countering strikes from this creature of rage that had been his best friend, suddenly comprehended an unexpectedly profound truth.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Force Listening

Force Listening is a Force ability that enables a Force user to extend their senses and awareness to hear specific sounds, block out excess noise, or to simply amplify their hearing traits.

Obi-Wan screens out background noise and concentrates on a conversation at a table behind him:

Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan were able to screen out background noise with the help of the Force, concentrating on a conversation at a table behind them.

Source: Legacy of the Jedi

Electronic Manipulation

Electronic Manipulation is an ability that enables a Force user to alter the mechanisms and functions of mechanical or electronic objects:

Obi-Wan manipulates Grievous's hand into dropping his and Anakin's lightsabers:

Because all there on the bridge was one in the Force, from the gross structure of the ship itself to the quantum dance of the electron shells of individual atoms—and because, after all, the nerves and muscles of the bio-droid general were creations of electronics and duranium, not living tissue with will of its own—it was just barely possible that with exactly the right twist of his mind, in that one vulnerable quarter of a second while Grievous was distracted, flinching backward from a spray of flame hot enough to burn even his armored body, Obi-Wan might be able to temporarily reverse the polarity of the electrodrivers in the general's mechanical hands.

Which is exactly what he did.

Durasteel fingers sprang open, and two lightsabers fell free.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Obi-Wan uses Electronic Manipulation on Anakin to control the functions of his hand, causing him to lose his grip on his lightsaber:

Obi-Wan had only one trick left, one that wouldn't work twice - but it was a very good trick.

It had, after all, worked rather splendidly on Grievous...

He twitched one finger, reaching through the Force to reverse the polarity of the electrodrivers in Anakin's mechanical hand.

Durasteel fingers sprang open, and a lightsaber tumbled free.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

Combat Skill

This is where Kenobi's combat (especially dueling) skill feats, accolades and general descriptions go.

By the time of Revenge of the Sith, Obi-Wan is so skilled in Soresu that he can effortlessly deflect Dooku's strikes when Tyranus thought he would be killing Kenobi:

- and this image, this plan, was so clear in Dooku's mind that he almost failed to notice that Kenobi met every one of his thrusts without so much as moving his feet, staying perfectly centered, perfectly balanced, blade never moving a millimeter more than necessary, deflecting without effort, riposting with flickering strikes and stabs swifter than the tongue of a Garollian ghost viper, and when Dooku felt Skywalker regain his feet and stride once more toward his back, he finally registered the source of that blinding defensive velocity Kenobi had used a moment ago, and only then, belatedly, did he understand that Kenobi's Ataro and Shii-Cho had been ploys, as well.

Kenobi had become a master of Soresu.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

After thousands of hours of sparring with each other and years of fighting side-by-side, Obi-Wan and Anakin recognize every single move the other can make.

Blade-to-blade, they were identical. After thousands of hours in lightsaber sparring, they knew each other better than brothers, more intimately than lovers; they were complementary halves of a single warrior.

Source: Revenge of the Sith

His lightsaber came up in an instinctive parry. They had sparred together so often that they knew each other's favorite moves. Obi-Wan hardly had to think to counter Anakin's attack. Lightsabers humming, they battled their way down the hall and into the control center. It felt.... familiar, like another practice session, except for the exploding equipment.

Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

With the help of circumstantial factors (like the aforementioned knowledge of each other's fighting styles and Anakin's hindering mindset), Obi-Wan was a perfect equal for Anakin on Mustafar:

Still, the fight continued, even as the collection tower sank slowly into the lava. And still, neither man could gain an advantage.Source: Revenge of the Sith Junior Novelization

Years of fighting side-by-side left these warriors evenly matched, and their exhausting duel crossed the fiery landscape of a Mustafar refinery.

Source: Lightsabers: A Guide to the Weapons of the Force

Obi-Wan ends up defeating Ventress (there have so many fights, but I'm uploading just one for now for the sake of it):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e14jJ1KxiDQ

Obi-Wan fends off a pair of Magnaguards and General Grievous:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ja7rgrRNHU

Obi-Wan fends off both Maul and Savage at once, a testament to his own mastery of Soresu:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE_CVWMWK74

An older, more out of practice Obi-Wan duels and convincingly wins against A'Sharad Hett, the latter of whom also had an environmental advantage:

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