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Here Are the 91 Characters Who’ve Died in Star Wars

Now including major The Force Awakens spoilers!

The Star Wars universe is a dangerous one, from its epic lightsaber battles to shootouts with clones. Along the way, 91 major characters (defined as anyone who’s had some impact on the plot) have met their end.

Now that you’ve had a chance to meet a whole new set of characters in The Force Awakens, take a few minutes to remember those who have been lost. Note: This list, which is compiled by episode, covers events in the seven Star Wars films. It doesn’t include Star Wars Legends, the franchise’s expanded universe.

May the Force be with you.

 

 

  • Maoi Madakor

    Role: Captain of the Radiant VII, the cruiser that flies Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan to the Trade Federation flagship

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Blown up, along with her entire crew, inside the cruiser by the flagship’s laser blasters

  • Ratts Tyerell

    Ratts Tyerell.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Ratts Tyerell.

    Role: Podracer pilot in the Boonta Eve Classic

    Species: Aleena

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Crashed his podracer inside a cave and was killed in the explosion

     

  • Rya Kirsh

    Role: N-1 starfighter pilot serving with Bravo Squadron in the Naboo Royal Space Fighter Corps

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter during the Battle of Naboo

     

  • Daultay Dofine

    Daultay Dofine
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Daultay Dofine.

    Role: Trade Federation captain

    Species: Neimoidian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Blown up inside the Droid Control Ship by Anakin during the Battle of Naboo

  • Tey How

    Role: Served the Trade Federation

    Species: Neimoidian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Blown up inside the Droid Control Ship by Anakin during the Battle of Naboo

     

  • Sil Unch

    Role: Served the Trade Federation

    Species: Neimoidian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Blown up inside the Droid Control Ship by Anakin during the Battle of Naboo

  • Qui-Gon Jinn

    Qui-Gon Jinn
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Qui-Gon Jinn.

    Role: Jedi Master who was the Padawan to Count Dooku and the mentor to Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Stabbed with a lightsaber by Darth Maul

  • Darth Maul

    Darth Maul.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Darth Maul.

    Role: Dark Lord of the Sith

    Species: Dathomirian Zabrak

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    And how: Cut in half with a lightsaber by Obi-Wan

  • Cordé

    Role: Decoy for Amidala

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    And how: Killed in an explosion during an assassination attempt on Amidala

  • Zam Wesell

    Zam Wessell.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Zam Wessell.

    Role: Bounty hunter

    Species: Clawdite

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    And how: Shot with a toxic dart by Jango Fett before she could reveal his identity to Obi-Wan and Anakin

  • Shmi Skywalker

    Shmi Skywalker
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Shmi Skywalker.

    Role: Mother of Anakin

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    And how: Tortured offscreen by a band of Tusken Raiders before dying onscreen in Anakin’s arms

  • Tusken Raiders

    Tusken Raiders.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Tusken Raider.

    Role: A tribe of nomads native to Tatooine who kidnapped Shmi Skywalker and tortured her to death

    Species: Tusken

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin as revenge for killing his mother

  • Coleman Trebor

    Role: Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council

    Species: Vurk

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    And how: Shot with a blaster by Jango Fett during the Battle of Geonosis

  • Jango Fett

    Jango Fett.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Jango Fett.

    Role: Bounty hunter and “father” of Boba Fett, his genetic clone

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    And how: Decapitated with a lightsaber by Mace Windu during the Battle of Geonosis

     

  • Count Dooku (Darth Tyranus)

    Count Dooku.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Count Dooku.

    Role: Jedi Master turned Dark Lord of the Sith

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light turned dark

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Decapitated by Anakin under orders from Palpatine

  • Lushros Dofine

    Role: Captain of Grievous’s flagship

    Species: Neimoidian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Blown up inside his escape pod during the Battle of Coruscant

  • General Grievous

    General Grievous
    Lucasfilm Ltd. General Grievous.

    Role: Supreme Commander of the Droid Army of the Confederacy of Independent Systems

    Species: Kaleesh

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Shot repeatedly in the stomach by Obi-Wan

     

  • Agen Kolar

    Role: Jedi Master and a member of the Jedi High Council

    Species: Zabrak

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Palpatine

  • Saesee Tiin

    Saesee Tiin
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Saesee Tiin.

    Role: Jedi Master and a member of the Jedi High Council

    Species: Iktotchi

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Palpatine

  • Kit Fisto

    Role: Jedi Master and a member of the Jedi High Council

    Species: Nautolan

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Palpatine

  • Mace Windu

    Mace Windu.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Mace Windu.

    Role: Jedi Master and most senior member of the Jedi High Council after Grand Master Yoda

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Fell to his death when he was sent flying out a window by Palpatine’s Force lightning after being betrayed by Anakin

  • Ki-Adi Mundi

    Ki-Adi Mundi
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Ki-Adi Mundi

    Role: Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council

    Species: Cerean

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Shot by clones under orders from Palpatine to kill all Jedi

  • Aayla Secura

    Aayla Secura
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Aayla Secura.

    Role: Jedi Master

    Species: Twi’lek

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Shot by clones under orders from Palpatine to kill all Jedi

  • Plo Koon

    Plo Koon.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Plo Koon.

    Role: Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council

    Species: Kel Dor

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by clones under orders from Palpatine to kill all Jedi

  • Stass Allie

    Stass Allie.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Stass Allie.

    Role: Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council

    Species: Tholothian

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    Means of executions: Shot down on her speeder by clones under orders from Palpatine to kill all Jedi

  • Gree

    Role: Clone trooper commander during the Clone Wars

    Species: Human (clone)

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Decapitated with a lightsaber by Yoda

  • Younglings

    Role: Force-sensitive children training to become Jedi

    Species: Multiple

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Jedi

  • Zett Jukassa

    Role: Padawan serving the Jedi Order

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Shot by clones under orders from Palpatine to kill all Jedi

  • Shu Mai

    Role: Presidente of the Commerce Guild and a member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Gossam

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

     

  • Cat Miin

    Role: Chief aide to Shu Mai

    Species: Gossam

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • Po Nudo

    Role: Senator of the Galactic Republic and member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Aqualish

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • Tikkes

    Role: Senator of the Galactic Republic and member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Quarren

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • Passel Argente

    Role: Magistrate of the Corporate Alliance, and a member of the Galactic Senate and Separatist Council

    Species: Koorivar

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • San Hill

    Role: Chairman of the InterGalactic Banking Clan and a member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Muun

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • Poggle the Lesser

    Role: Archduke of Geonosis and a member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Geonosian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • Wat Tambor

    Role: Foreman of the Techno Union and a member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Skakoan

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • Rune Haako

    Role: Official of the Trade Federation, lieutenant to Nute Gunray and a member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Neimoidian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

     

  • Nute Gunray

    Role: Viceroy of the Trade Federation and a member of the Separatist Council

    Species: Neimoidian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Anakin under orders from Palpatine to kill all Separatist leaders

  • Padmé Amidala

    Padmé Amidala.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Padmé Amidala.

    Role: Queen of Naboo turned senator of Naboo, wife of Anakin, and mother of Luke and Leia

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    And how: Choked using the Force by Anakin before losing the will to live after she realized what he had become

  • Pello Scrambas

    Role: Lieutenant for the Royal House of Alderaan

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Shot with a blaster by Stormtroopers

  • Raymus Antilles

    Role: Captain of the Tantive IV, a diplomatic cruiser serving the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Choked and thrown against a wall by Darth Vader

  • Owen Lars

    Owen Lars.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Owen Lars.

    Role: Uncle and adoptive father of Luke

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed by Stormtroopers

  • Beru Whitesun Lars

    Beru Whitesun Lars
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Beru Whitesun Lars.

    Role: Aunt and adoptive mother of Luke

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed by Stormtroopers

  • Cornelius Evazan (The Doctor)

    Role: An outlaw notorious for maiming and killing patients during surgery

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed with a lightsaber by Obi-Wan

  • Greedo

    Greedo.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Greedo.

    Role: Bounty hunter

    Species: Rodian

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Shot with a blaster by Han Solo

  • Mod Terrik

    Role: Imperial officer of a sandtrooper unit

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed during a shootout with Han Solo

     

     

  • Bail Organa

    Bail Organa.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Bail Organa.

    Role: Senator, First Chairman and Viceroy of Alderaan, and adoptive father of Leia

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed, along with all the other inhabitants of Alderaan, when the Death Star blew up the planet

  • Pol Treidum

    Role: Lieutenant aboard the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed by Chewbacca during the mission to rescue Leia

  • Devin Cant

    Role: Trooper aboard the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed by Chewbacca during the mission to rescue Leia

  • Shann Childsen

    Role: Lieutenant aboard the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force alliance: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Shot by Luke during the battle to free Leia

  • Prescott

    Role: Trooper aboard the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Shot by Luke during the mission to rescue Leia

  • Enfield

    Role: Trooper aboard the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Killed during the mission to rescue Leia

  • Grenwick

    Role: Trooper aboard the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Shot by Han during the mission to rescue Leia

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Obi-Wan Kenobi.

    Role: Jedi Master who was the Padawan to Qui-Gon Jinn and the mentor to both Anakin and Luke

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Allowed himself to be killed in a lightsaber duel with Darth Vader so Luke could escape the Death Star — he later returned as a Force ghost

  • Jek Porkins

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot serving with Red Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Hit by turbolaser fire in his starfighter during the Battle of Yavin

     

  • John D. Branon

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot serving with Red Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by a TIE fighter during the Battle of Yavin

  • Dex Tiree

    Role: Y-wing starfighter pilot serving with Gold Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by Darth Vader during the Battle of Yavin

  • Jon Vander

    Role: Y-wing starfighter pilot serving with the Gold Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by Darth Vader during the Battle of Yavin

  • Davish Krail

    Role: Y-wing starfighter pilot serving with Gold Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by Darth Vader during the Battle of Yavin

  • Puck Naeco

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot serving with Red Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by Darth Vader during the Battle of Yavin

  • Theron Nett

    Theron Nett
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Theron Nett.

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot serving with Red Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force alliance: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by a TIE fighter during the Battle of Yavin

  • Garven Dreis

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot serving with Red Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Shot down in his starfighter by Darth Vader during the Battle of Yavin

  • Biggs Darklighter

    Biggs Darklighter
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Biggs Darklighter.

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot serving with Red Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter by Darth Vader during the Battle of Yavin

  • Wilhuff Tarkin

    Wilhuff Tarkin.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Wilhuff Tarkin.

    Role: Regional Governor of the Outer Rim and Commander of the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside the first Death Star when Luke destroyed the ship during the Battle of Yavin

  • Conan Antonio Motti

    Role: Head of Imperial Naval operations aboard the first Death Star

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode IV: A New Hope

    And how: Blown up inside the first Death Star when Luke destroyed the ship during the Battle of Yavin

  • Kendal Ozzel

    Role: Commander of the Death Squadron

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

    And how: Choked using the Force by Darth Vader

  • Dak Ralter

    Role: Starfighter pilot and gunner serving with Rogue Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

    And how: Shot by a laser from an Imperial AT-AT Walker during the Battle of Hoth

  • Zev Senesca

    Role: Starfighter pilot serving with Rogue Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

    And how: Shot down by an Imperial AT-AT Walker during the Battle of Hoth

  • Lorth Needa

    Role: Captain of the Avenger, an Imperial Star Destroyer

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

    And how: Choked using the Force by Darth Vader after he lost track of the Millennium Falcon

  • Oola

    Role: Slave dancer in Jabba the Hutt’s court

    Species: Twi’lek

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Eaten alive by the rancor after Jabba dropped her into its pit

  • Jubnuk

    Role: One of Jabba the Hutt’s nine Gamorrean guards

    Species: Gamorrean

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Eaten alive by the rancor after Jabba dropped him into its pit

  • Boba Fett

    Boba Fett.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Boba Fett.

    Role: Bounty hunter

    Species: Human (clone)

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Inadvertently knocked into the sarlacc’s mouth by Han Solo*

    *It is unknown if he managed to escape the sarlacc

     

  • Jabba the Hutt

    Jabba the Hutt.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Jabba the Hutt.

    Role: One of the most powerful crime lords in the galaxy

    Species: Hutt

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Strangled with a chain by Leia

  • Bib Fortuna

    Bib Fortuna.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Bib Fortuna.

    Role: Jabba the Hutt’s majordomo (head slave) and chief of staff

    Species: Twi’lek

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Aboard Jabba’s sail barge when it was destroyed

  • Salacious B. Crumb

    Salacious B. Crumb
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Salacious B. Crumb.

    Role: Jabba’s court jester

    Species: Kowakian monkey-lizard

    Side of the Force: Neutral

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Aboard Jabba’s sail barge when it was destroyed

  • Yoda

    Yoda.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Yoda.

    Role: Grand Master of the Jedi Order

    Species: Unknown

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Died of old age but later returned as a Force ghost

  • Elsek

    Role: Sergeant and scout trooper in the Stormtrooper Corps stationed on Endor

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And now: Shot with a bowcaster by Chewbacca

  • Barich

    Role: Sergeant and scout trooper in the Stormtrooper Corps stationed on Endor

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And now: Crashed into a tree on his speeder bike

  • Misik

    Role: Scout trooper in the Stormtrooper Corps stationed on Endor

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And now: Crashed into a tree after his speeder bike was damaged by Luke

  • Dyer

    Role: Colonel in the Imperial Army and one of the commanders of the second Death Star’s shield generator bunker

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Fell over a platform railing after being hit with a box of explosive charges thrown by Han Solo

  • Nanta

    Role: Fought against the Imperial forces who were occupying Endor

    Species: Ewok

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Shot with a laser during the Battle of Endor

  • Ekelarc Yong

    Role: Y-wing starfighter pilot serving with the Gray Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Shot down in his starfighter by TIE fighters during the Battle of Endor

  • Watts

    Role: Lieutenant and AT-ST driver in the Imperial Army

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Fell to his death after being thrown out of his AT-ST by Chewbacca

     

  • Emperor Palpatine (Darth Sidious)

    Emperor Palpatine.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Emperor Palpatine.

    Role: Dark Lord of the Sith who served as the last Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic and as the Emperor of the Galactic Empire

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Dark

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Thrown down the reactor shaft of the second Death Star by Darth Vader when Vader turned on him to save Luke

  • Keir Santage

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And now: Shot down in his starfighter by a TIE fighter during the Battle of Endor

  • Grizz Frix

    Role: X-wing starfighter pilot serving with Red Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Blown up inside his starfighter during the Battle of Endor

  • Arvel Crynyd

    Role: A-wing starfighter pilot serving with Green Squadron in the Rebel Alliance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And now: Sacrificed himself by flying his starfighter into the bridge of the Super Star Destroyer Executor in order to destroy the ship during the Battle of Endor

  • Gherant

    Role: Officer of the Imperial Navy who served aboard the Super Star Destroyer Executor

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Killed when Arvel Crynyd crashed his starfighter into the Executor‘s bridge during the Battle of Endor

  • Firmus Piett

    Role: First officer on the Super Star Destroyer Executor

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Killed when Arvel Crynyd crashed his starfighter into the Executor‘s bridge during the Battle of Endor

  • Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader)

    Anakin Skywalker.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Anakin Skywalker.

    Role: Chosen One of Jedi prophecy, Padawan of Obi-Wan, Jedi Knight of the Galactic Republic, husband of Padmé, father of Luke and Leia, and Sith Lord of the Galactic Empire

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light turned dark turned light

    Time of death: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    And how: Sacrificed himself to kill Palpatine and save Luke, bringing balance to the Force and fulfilling the prophecy of the Chosen One

  • Han Solo

    Han Solo.
    Lucasfilm Ltd. Han Solo.

    Role: Smuggler, Captain of the Millennium Falcon, and member of the Rebel Alliance and the Resistance

    Species: Human

    Side of the Force: Light

    Time of death: Episode VII: The Force Awakens

    And how: Stabbed with a lightsaber by his son Kylo Ren after pleading with him to return to the Light Side

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