Vandar Tokare Respect Thread

Respect Vandar Tokare:

"The eye sees, but cannot see itself. Anyone can be the eye, but the key to Jedi training is to be able to see oneself."

Power

Vandar Tokare was legendary, even three centuries after his death:

The order’s Masters, including the legendary Vandar Tokare, gathered to discuss the possibility that the Sith had returned.

Source: The Old Republic: Codex Entry: Galactic History 79: The Conclave At Katarr

As one of the Jedi who met at the Conclave of Katarr, Vandar Tokare is among the most powerful Jedi of his time:

Darth Nihilus began his Jedi purge by obliterating the planet of Katarr, where a secret conclave of the most powerful Jedi were taking place.

Source: The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia

Bastila Shan similarly claims that Vandar is among the most powerful Masters of the Jedi Order:

"Even the Sith would think twice before attacking Dantooine. There are many Jedi here, including several of the most powerful Masters of the Order. There is great strength within this place."

Source: Knights of the Old Republic

Vandar serves as the leader of these powerful Masters:

Olive-skinned, long-eared and pint-sized, Vandar Tokare serves as the leading master of the respected Dantooine Jedi Council during the Mandalorian Wars.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

This is impressive because every Master is already capable of unlocking powerful secrets that few Jedi can even dream of comprehending:

A deep understanding of the Force is a must, for a Jedi Master is able to unlock powerful secrets that few Jedi even dream of comprehending.

Source: Threats of the Galaxy

Force Knowledge

As a Jedi Master, Vandar has a deep understanding of the Force and is able to unlock powerful secrets that few Jedi can even dream of comprehending:

A deep understanding of the Force is a must, for a Jedi Master is able to unlock powerful secrets that few Jedi even dream of comprehending.

Source: Threats of the Galaxy

Vandar knows Force techniques, which represent a deeper understanding of the Force:

Force techniques represent a deeper understanding of the Force and, like martial skills, require years of practice.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

As a Master, Vandar is one of the few Jedi who has seen the Jedi Enclave's sublevel archive, which houses "dangerous knowledge":

"The archives here are restricted to those who have attained the rank of Master. We must protect overeager Padawans from being exposed to dangerous knowledge. The pursuit of knowledge is a noble goal, but there are some things that require the wisdom of a Master to truly understand."

Source: Knights of the Old Republic

Deep within the Jedi Enclave Sublevel lies an archive of knowledge that few have seen.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords: Prima Official Game Guide

Dueling & Combat Skill

Vandar is a talented user of Ataru:

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Vandar wields two shotos, indicating he uses the Jar'kai variant of Ataru:

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Telekinesis

Telekinesis is the movement of objects through the power of the mind.

Vandar levitates himself whilst conjuring a turbulent telekinetic storm which picks up sand and stones and moves them in a swirling pattern:

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Vandar can create Force Whirlwinds, lifting enemies half a meter off the ground in a swirling vortex of Force energy that spins them in the air and buffets them:

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[Vandar can] call upon the Force to surround an enemy in a swirling vortex of Force energy. The whirlwind lifts them about half a meter off the ground, spinning them in the air and buffeting them with Force energy.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

Vandar can utilize Force Slam:

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Vandar can directly disarm others with the Force:

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Vandar can utilize his lightsabers telekinetically:

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Vandar can use the Force to telekinetically wield up to three lightsabers:

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[Vandar] can wield up to three weapons simultaneously using the kinetic combat power...

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

The use of telekinetic lightsaber combat requires "vast telekinetic powers":

Traya uses vast telekinetic powers to wield a trio of lightsabers against her.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

Telepathy

Telepathy is the ability to communicate thoughts or affect the mind of another. Empathy is the emotional counterpart of telepathy.

Vandar can utilize Mind Tricks:

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Vandar was one of the Jedi who brainwashed Darth Revan with the Force, wiping his memory. Revan eventually recovers his memory, but only over the course of several years and many events:

"The Jedi captured you and the Council used the Force to reprogram your mind; they wiped away your identity and turned you against your own followers."

Source: Knights of the Old Republic

Force Sense, Force Visions & Farsight

Force Sense is a passive Force power which enables a Force user to feel physical, emotional and mental traits as well as events. Force Visions are rare visions that come to a Force user. Farsight or farseeing allows a Force user to gain vague impressions of events happening at other places or times.

Among Vandar's talents is the ability to receive and discern Force Visions:

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Vandar often receives Warnings through the Force:

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Vandar knows Farsight:

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Vander excels at reading omens and his foresight powers repeatedly prove correct. He successfully foresees that the Exile will stay true to the light side, and he foresees the Jedi Civil War:

Though the future is always in motion, Tokare excels at reading portents. His wisdom is frequently questioned by contemporaries such as Master Vrook Lamar, but as history engulfs the future, the diminutive Jedi's insights repeatedly prove correct. When the Jedi Exile comes to Revan's side against the Mandalorians (and against the Jedi Order's wishes), Tokare insists she will ultimately stay true to the light. In a premonition, he also foresees the destruction set to befall the galaxy in the Jedi Civil War.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

Vandar is able to sense imperfections in Revan's fabricated stories:

"It is obvious Master Vandar senses something is not right with your story. Yet he chooses to believe you, and I will not question the wisdom of a Jedi Master."

Source: Knights of the Old Republic

Vandar foresaw Malak's attack on Dantooine shortly before it happened. Although it was too late to stop the attack, the premonition came early enough to arrange evacuation:

"The Jedi Council sensed it, Master Vrook, Master Vandar... but it was too late to do much except make arrangements for evacuation. It was a dark day for the Order. Many on Dantooine did not survive... Jedi or not."

Source: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

Battle Meditation

Battle Meditation is a power enabling a Force user to amplify the wills and physical performance of his allies, whilst weakening the wills and physical performance of his enemies.

Vandar is a talented practitioner of Battle Meditation:

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Sever Force

Sever Force is a Force power which enables a Force user to cut another Force user off from the Force, essentially severing their connection to the Force and rendering them non-Force sensitive.

Vandar knows Sever Force:

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Force Suppression

Force Suppression is a power that enables a Force user to suppress their Force signature, making them appear non-Force sensitive.

Vandar knows Force Suppression:

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Force Resistance/Energy Resistance

Force Resistance allows a Force user to shield themselves from the Force powers of others. Energy Resistance allows a Force user to enhance their durability against energy attacks such as blaster bolts, and on a more advanced scale, against lightsabers and Force Lightning:

Vandar knows Energy Resistance and Force Resistance:

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[Vandar can] use the Force to protect [himself] from an enemy's Force powers.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

[Vandar can] use the Force to protect [himself] from damage caused by energy, sonic, fire, cold and electrical sources.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

Ionize

Ionize is a Force power that enables a Force user to damage or overload electronic systems, enabling one to affect machines such as droids:

Vandar knows Ionize:

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[Vandar can] call upon the Force to overload electronic systems and droids, damaging or even destroying the unit.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide

Force Heal

Force Heal is a Force power that can heal physical wounds or traumas and accelerate the body's natural healing and regenerative rates.

Vandar knows Vital Transfer:

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Force Slow

Force Slow is a power that slows down the movements and perceptions of an enemy.

Vandar can utilize Force Slow to make his opponents feel encumbered by extremely heavy loads, making it difficult for them to move:

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The Force enables [Vandar] to slow [his] targets as if they are encumbered by an extremely heavy load, making it difficult for them to move.

Source: Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide
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