22 Facts About Revan


Darth Revan, later known simply as Revan, is the player character of the 2003 role-playing video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and its upcoming remake by BioWare.


However, in later Star Wars Legends media, Revan is called "he" regardless of player choice for the gender.


Revan is depicted as a former Jedi who, along with his best friend Alek, left the Order to lead the fight in the Mandalorian Wars due to the Jedi's inaction.


Revan, severely injured from the turbolaser blasts, was then taken by Bastila Shan and her Jedi strike team to the Jedi Enclave on Dantooine where the Jedi Council members chose to wipe Revan's memory, and imprint him with a false identity that the player creates at the beginning of the game, choosing the character's gender and appearance.


Knights of the Old Republic begins with Revan awaking on a starship under attack.


Canonically, Revan remains loyal to the light side, defeats Malak, and destroys the Star Forge.


The last scene of the game's canonical ending shows the main characters, including Revan, being honored by the Republic at the site of the temple on Rakata Prime; a picture of later events has emerged from subsequent games and novels.


The sequel Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords reveals that a year after the defeat of Malak, Revan recalled a threat from his time as a Sith Lord, and left known space to deal with it.


Revan appears as the primary focus of Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan, a tie-in book to Star Wars: The Old Republic that was released by Bioware and EA on December 20,2011.


Revan's plan is thwarted when a group of Imperials manages to infiltrate the Foundry and destroy the droid army and HK-47 before confronting Revan.


Revan appears again in the "Legacy of Rakata Prime" flashpoint as the mastermind behind the conspiracy in the "Forged Alliances" plotline.


Revan is the primary antagonist of the fourth digital expansion to The Old Republic, entitled Shadow of Revan, in which he returns to destroy the Republic and Empire.


Revan is later cornered on Yavin 4 where he tries to raise the Emperor but is confronted and defeated by the player and an alliance of Republic and Imperial characters.


In Darth Bane: Path of Destruction, Revan appears as a holographic avatar for a holocron discovered by Darth Bane.


Months later, the Sith version, Darth Revan, was included in the game as the first unlockable Dark Side mythic character, followed by Darth Malak.


Revan was originally slated to appear in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.


Revan was cut from the episode in late production since their presence would conflict with Lucas' view of the Force at the time.


Revan's name is chanted by the Sith cultists in the novel Shadow of the Sith.


Revan received the second-highest number of votes in the 2006 ToyFare Fan's Choice Poll to determine the most requested Star Wars action figure.


Revan won the 2015 Black Series Fan Choice Poll at San Diego Comic-Con, with a Darth Revan figure released in late 2016.


Revan was chosen by IGN as the 12th greatest Star Wars character, as well as being chosen by IGN's Jesse Schedeen as, along with Darth Malak, the fifth best Star Wars villain.


Edge considered the revelation that the player character is Darth Revan to be one of the most jaw-dropping moments in video games.