43 Facts About Darth Maul


Darth Maul, known simply as Maul, is a character in the Star Wars franchise.

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Star Wars creator George Lucas had intended for the resurrected Darth Maul to serve as the primary antagonist of the sequel film trilogy, but these plans were abandoned when Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012.

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Darth Maul is a Zabrak from Dathomir who is abducted by Sidious as a child and trained in the ways of the dark side of the Force.

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Darth Maul is captured by Sidious for becoming a threat, but escapes before the Republic is replaced by the Galactic Empire.

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Darth Maul is described as a thing of nightmares when his art design is finished.

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Darth Maul'sclothing was modified, from a tight body suit with a muscle pattern to the Sith robe based on samurai pleats, because the lightsaber battles involved much jumping, spinning, running, and rolling.

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Darth Maul was portrayed by actor and martial artist Ray Park in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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Darth Maul is known for his use of a dual-bladed lightsaber, which he wields similar to a bo-staff.

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Darth Maul manages to track her starship to Tatooine, where he briefly engages Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn, who has been assigned to protect the Queen.

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Qui-Gon concludes that Darth Maul is a Sith Lord and informs the Jedi Council on Coruscant of the Sith's return.

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In season three, Darth Maul is revealed to have once been a member of the Nightbrothers clan from the planet Dathomir.

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In season four, Darth Maul is found by Savage on the junkyard planet of Lotho Minor.

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In season five, Darth Maul takes Savage as his apprentice and begins building his own criminal empire.

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Darth Maul joins forces with their leader, Pre Vizsla, to take control of Mandalore and exact revenge against their common enemy, Obi-Wan.

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Unbeknownst to them, Darth Maul has foreseen the events that are about to unfold, and orders his Shadow Collective lieutenants to go into hiding, warning them of the Galactic Empire that is about to be created.

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However, when Darth Maul reveals that Ahsoka's former master, Anakin Skywalker, will be turned to the dark side by Sidious, and that he had hoped to kill Anakin to prevent this from happening, Ahsoka engages Darth Maul in a lightsaber duel, which ends with the latter's capture.

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Darth Maul is subsequently imprisoned in a Mandalorian device that renders his Force powers useless, and is set to be taken to Coruscant to stand trial.

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However, during his rampage, Darth Maul destroys the ship's hyperdrive, causing it to crash on a nearby moon.

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An older Darth Maul appears in the season two finale of Star Wars Rebels, which takes place between Solo and A New Hope.

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Once all three Inquisitors are killed, Darth Maul turns on the Jedi, revealing his intention to take Ezra as his apprentice and that he tricked him into activating the temple.

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Darth Maul takes the crew to a remote base in the Outer Rim where he awaits Kanan and Ezra's arrival.

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Darth Maul'splan is ultimately successful as he tracks Ezra's movement, who came to find and warn Obi-Wan of Maul, until he is rescued by the Jedi Master.

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Darth Maul declares that this "Chosen One" will avenge them, and passes away.

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Prime Minister Almec arranges Darth Maul's escape and the latter then heads back to Zanbar to command the Death Watch army.

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However, before Darth Maul can be taken into official custody, Order 66 is enacted and the clone troopers following Ahsoka turn on her, with the exception of Rex.

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Darth Maul has been featured in a number of Star Wars games, as a boss or a playable character.

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Darth Maul would have been the main character of Battle of the Sith Lords, an action-adventure title set before The Phantom Menace that was cancelled in 2011.

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Darth Maul is a 4-issue comics series published by Dark Horse Comics featuring Maul.

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Several sources depict Darth Maul returning from the dead in several different forms.

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Luke recognizes the disruption that Darth Maul's existence is causing in the Force, and shuts down the life-support systems keeping the brain alive.

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Darth Maul is killed by a blaster bolt to the head from Owen Lars.

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Concealing the existence of his own master, Sidious raises Darth Maul to believe that he is a Sith apprentice, but he actually intends him to be an expendable minion rather than an heir.

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Darth Maul himself acknowledges his shortcomings, such as his limited understanding of politics, even as he tries to become a true Sith.

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Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter is a novel by Michael Reaves released on February 1,2001.

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Darth Maul initially goes on several missions of terror for his master, killing politicians, crime bosses, merchants and warlords.

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Darth Maul completes this task, but learns that the traitor had recorded proof of the Sith's manipulation of the Naboo blockade on a holocron to sell for profit.

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Pavan barely makes it into a public area where Darth Maul cannot follow, and unwittingly gives the holocron to Senator Palpatine of Naboo, not realizing that Palpatine is Darth Maul's Sith Master.

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Darth Maul: Saboteur is a short story by James Luceno.

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Story is about Darth Maul and takes place roughly a year before The Phantom Menace.

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Darth Maul: Lockdown is a Star Wars novel written by Joe Schreiber, released by Del Rey Books on January 28,2014.

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Darth Maul-related merchandise was popular among Hasbro Star Wars toy lines, with plastic recreations of his double bladed lightsaber and various action figures in his likeness developed.

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Darth Maul was the focal point of the toy marketing campaign surrounding the 2012 re-release of The Phantom Menace, being featured on the packaging for the toy line.

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At least two videos of people trying to imitate Darth Maul have gone viral: the 2003 Star Wars Kid, which spawned an internet meme, and another which went viral in December 2017 of an 8-year-old Ontario boy pretending to be Darth Maul and displaying his martial arts skills.

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