13 Facts About Mace Windu


Mace Windu is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.

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In-universe, Mace Windu is a Jedi Master and member of the High Council during the final years of the Galactic Republic, who wields a unique purple-bladed lightsaber and is regarded as one of the most powerful Jedi of his time.

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Several early incarnations of the character who would become Mace Windu were developed in George Lucas's original Star Wars drafts as the narrator, Princess Leia's brother and Luke Skywalker's friend.

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In Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, set 10 years after the previous installment, Mace Windu initially refuses to believe that the assassination attempt on Senator Padme Amidala on Coruscant was authorized by former Jedi Master Count Dooku, now the leader of a galactic Separatist movement.

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Mace Windu plays a supporting role in the 2008 animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars, set shortly after the beginning of the Clone Wars.

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Mace Windu has a supporting role in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, set between the 2008 animated film of the same name and Revenge of the Sith.

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Mace Windu is a lead in several story arcs, including taking part in the liberation of Ryloth, having to deal with Boba Fett's attempts to avenge the death of his father Jango, trying to recover a Jedi Holocron stolen by Cad Bane, and rescuing the captured Queen of Bardotta from a cult led by Mother Talzin, with the help of Jar Jar Binks.

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Mace Windu appears in flashbacks in the comic miniseries Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order – Dark Temple.

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Mace Windu is a supporting character in Genndy Tartakovsky's micro-series Star Wars: Clone Wars, which is set between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

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Mace Windu is the central character of Matthew Stover's 2004 novel Shatterpoint, taking place six months after Attack of the Clones.

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Since Mace Windu taught her a special lightsaber combat form, he is sent by the Jedi Council to find her.

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Mace Windu uses the gunships to destroy the droid fighters that followed them, then orders the clones to take out a nearby droid control station.

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IGN listed Mace Windu as the 27th best Star Wars character, stating that he is an important component of the series.

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