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* TheBigGuy: The best melee fighter aside from Juhani.
* BigEater: Eight squares a day!

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* TheBigGuy: The best melee fighter aside from Juhani.
Juhani. When you take him around Kashyyyk, it's easy to see that he towers over most other Wookiees in height and bulk. Not only is he from a species of Big Guys, he's a Big Guy even by ''that'' species' standards!
* BigEater: Eight squares a day!day! {{Justified}} as we are talking about not just a Wookiee, but a very big Wookiee and he's likely ''still growing''


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* LikeBrotherAndSister: He and Mission have an older brother and kid sister dynamic, complete with the teasing. Considering their own blood siblings turn out to be a useless deadbeat and a scumbag dictator cutting deals with slavers, they probably were better off adopting each other.

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** BullyingADragon: Even after realizing that the Cathar lady and her companion(s) are Jedi, and fully capable of kicking his ass, he still persists in trying to attack.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Racism, sexism, implied sexual assault, and all within five sentences.


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* TooDumbToLive: Seriously, how much of an ''idiot'' does one have to be to walk up to a pair of people packing lightsabers (who could either be Jedi who ''can'' kick your ass if you give them reason or Sith who don't even need the excuse to do so), and offer to ''buy'' one of the people who are armed with a lightsaber? And if that still wasn't enough, who would be stupid enough to try and ''ambush'' them at the spaceport?

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* RamblingOldManMonologue: InvokedTrope. He knows he's an old man. He prefers to tell stories and talk in metaphor instead of giving a direct opinion, and he will cheerfully invoke his right as an old man to ramble as he pleases.


--> "What greater weapon is there to turn an enemy to your cause? To use their own knowledge against them?"

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--> "What greater weapon is there than to turn an enemy to your cause? To use their own knowledge against them?"


* FlatCharacter: Unlike the other major antagonists, there's really not much depth to the guy, with his backstory mirroring most fallen Jedi. Even when you meet him face-to-face he's not verbose, settling for generic IllKillYou dialogue.

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* FlatCharacter: Unlike the other major antagonists, there's there is really not much depth to the guy, with his backstory mirroring most fallen Jedi. Even when you meet him face-to-face he's he is not verbose, settling for generic IllKillYou dialogue.



** Likewise, when he casually kills some crewmembers with force lightning for apparently no other reason than just to make an entrance.

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** Likewise, when he casually kills some crewmembers with a force lightning push into a computer console for apparently no other reason than just to make an entrance.



* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: After you've defeated Calo Nord for the final time, he will appear at the end of the next area you visit as the mid-game boss.

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* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: After you've you have defeated Calo Nord for the final time, he will appear at the end of the next area you visit as the mid-game boss.


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!!The Recruit

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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/RinoRomano (male) / Uncredited (female)[[note]]All of PC's voices are only heard as grunts and shouts during battle; and when you select them as player-controlled character on the field.[[/note]]

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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/RinoRomano (male) / Uncredited Charity James (female)[[note]]All of PC's voices are only heard as grunts and shouts during battle; and when you select them as player-controlled character on the field.[[/note]]


Tropes associated with characters from ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic''. For other works set in the same era, see the main index at ''Characters/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic''.

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Tropes associated with characters from ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic''. For other works set in the same era, see the main index at ''Characters/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic''.

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!!The Recruit
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[[caption-width-right:250:The Recruit as he appears in ''[[VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic The Old Republic]]'']]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/RinoRomano (male) / Uncredited (female)[[note]]All of PC's voices are only heard as grunts and shouts during battle; and when you select them as player-controlled character on the field.[[/note]]

A Recruit in the Republic Army who was onboard the Endar Spire when it was struck by Sith forces. After their bunkmate, Trask Ulgo, sacrificed himself to hold off a Dark Jedi, the Recruit met up with Carth Onasi and escaped to the planet below. Working with several locals to rescue the Jedi Knight Bastila Shan and escape, the Recruit eventually finds themselves being trained by the Jedi for a special mission. [[spoiler:For tropes applying to the Recruit's previous identity, see Darth Revan's folder.]]

Canonically, the Recruit was a light-side male.

* TheAce: Both Trask and Carth comment on your unusually diverse set of skills at the beginning of the game, and you master your Jedi training in a ridiculously short amount of time. [[spoiler:Justified since you've had plenty of time as Darth Revan to gain that experience.]]
* ActionGirl: If female.
* AmnesiacDissonance: [[spoiler:Due to your brainwashing.]]
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Good looking as a Jedi, but a yellow-eyed walking corpse as a Sith.
* BewareTheSillyOnes: It is entirely possible to play the last hope of the Republic [[spoiler:and a former Dark Lord of the Sith]] as a childish {{Troll}}, who spends just as much time teasing their companions and playing pazzak as they do fighting the forces of darkness.
* BrainwashingForTheGreaterGood: The Jedi Council [[spoiler:rewrote the captured Revan's memories to be used as a weapon to defeat Malak, through the creation of the Player Character identity.]]
* CanonName: No matter what you call the protagonist, [[spoiler: Revan is still Revan]].
* DarkActionGirl: If female and Dark-Sided.
* DeadpanSnarker: Depending on your dialogue choices.
* FantasticRacism: A Dark-Sided PC gets plenty of opportunities to make racist comments towards the aliens they meet in their quest.
* TheGadfly: The PC gets some of the most teasing, {{Troll}}-ish options in any Bioware game.
* HeelFaceBrainwashing: [[spoiler:When Darth Revan was spared by Bastila, the Jedi council decided to wipe his/her memory and reprogram him/her to become a loyal Republic soldier.]]
* HelloInsertNameHere: [[spoiler:Justified since whatever name you put down for your character is a cover for your character's true name - Revan.]]
* TheHero: You're the one man who can beat up Malak.
* IAmWho: Toward the end of the first game, [[spoiler:the player character learns that they are Revan.]]
* ImplacableMan: [[spoiler: During the final battle on the Star Forge. Despite sending his ''entire'' army and even turning the power of the Star Forge itself against his former Master, Malak freely admits that he expects this will only ''slow'' the character down!]]
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Mission and Jolee.
* {{Jerkass}}: If Dark-Sided, you are a just plain ''unpleasant'' person. Notable acts of dickery include FantasticRacism, insulting everyone you come across, wanton acts of violence, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking throwing someone's dance audition]] ForTheEvulz.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler:Courtesy of the Jedi Council.]]
* LoveMakesYouEvil: If a romanced Bastila [[spoiler: seduces a light-sided Revan to the Dark Side.]]
* MeaningfulName: Some of the randomized names can be pretty meaningful if you want them to be. [[spoiler: Oh, and Darth Revan really is a ''revenant'' -- someone who returns from the dead. You can get some ''revenge'' too, if you choose the Dark Side path, and in the comics, it's said to be derived from [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revanchism revanchism]] (from the French ''revanche'', revenge), the practice of seeking to retake land lost in war, essentially what Revan did during the crusades.]]
* NominalHero: If played on the Dark Side. The player character ''does'' fight on the side of the Jedi Order and the Republic for most of the game, [[spoiler: at least until a fallen Bastila offers the character to become a Sith Lord again,]] but that doesn't stop that character from doing some disturbingly evil things (often ForTheEvulz), using Dark powers, and generally acting in self-interest.
* {{Omniglot}}: Your PC knows an unusually high amount of alien languages. [[spoiler: However, [[WildMassGuessing this could be explained as languages Revan knew or studied that is still a subconcious memory.]]]] The Force may be their translator, alternatively.
** Alternatively, it's implied a couple of times that the PC's ability to speak so many languages is essentially a Force Power akin to Bastila's Battle Meditation. [[spoiler: The One on the Unknown World specifically mentions Revan using the Force to "rip" knowledge of the Rakatan language from the One's mind and then to essentially [[IncrediblyLamePun Force-feed]] knowledge of Basic into the Rakata in return.]]
* PlayerCharacter: Duh.
* PreviousPlayerCharacterCameo: In the sequel, the Exile gets to fight the original hero [[spoiler:as Darth Revan]] in a vision.
** Both the Exile and [[spoiler: Revan]] get cameos in ''[[VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic The Old Republic]]''. Interestingly, they are both portrayed with models not possible in the original two games, with the Recruit bearing a distinctive scar that was definitely not present originally. At that point, he's [[Really700YearsOld over 300 years old]], and the player character can actively ask how he's alive.
* TheQuietOne: All of PC's dialogues are only from dialogue choices, meaning that those are the only dialogues they ever said throughout the game. None of their dialogue features voice-overs, either.
* StatuesqueStunner: If played as a female soldier then she is only dwarfed by Malak. She's huge compared to the other characters and classes, and quite ripped and pretty.
* TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler:Your character is an amnesiac Darth Revan.]]
* {{Troll}}: While their personality is mostly up to the player, the amount of times when you can mess with somebody for no good reason is quite remarkable. [[spoiler: It probably has something to do with their previous personality - see below.]]
* VillainProtagonist: If you go down the Dark Side.
* TheVoiceless: Played with. Throughout the game your character have several lines of dialogue during combat, however your character is TheVoiceless during conversations. This combat dialogue is not present in the second game.
* WalkingSpoiler: See TomatoInTheMirror.
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[[folder:Trask Ulgo]]
!!Trask Ulgo
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/CamClarke
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[[caption-width-right:215:"For the Republic!"]]

A republic ensign aboard the ''Endar Spire''. Joins you during the tutorial, after which he dies in a HeroicSacrifice to help you escape.

* AsYouKnow: A big part of his dialogue is pointing out stuff purely for the benefit of the player, as the Player Character should by all means know the stuff he is talking about.
* BodyguardingABadass: He tries to invoke this, leading the player to find and presumably protect Bastila. [[spoiler:Given he's said to have been one of Alderaan's greatest warriors, his easy acceptance of the player not knowing basic information, and his haste to bring the player to Bastila's side when the Sith attacked, it's a distinct possibility that he was assigned to watch over the amnesiac Revan.]]
* ExpositionFairy: His main purpose during his brief tenure in your party is to bring you up to speed on the story and explain how the game works.
* ForgottenFallenFriend: Surprisingly averted. When you encounter Darth Bandon (the man who killed him) ''much'' later in the game, you are given the option to call him out on killing Trask and telling him ItsPersonal. Surprising because the encounter takes place around halfway through the game and, since Trask hasn't been mentioned since his death up until that point, the player is likely to have forgotten about him.
** If you play as the Smuggler in the MMO you find out that he has become a hero on Alderaan, remembered for saving "a powerful Force user", even though [[spoiler: Revan]] himself has been largely forgotten.
* TheGhost: In a manner of speaking. You first meet Trask on the day of the attack, despite apparently having been roommates with him for ''several'' months by that point. Trask handwaves this aside by explaining that you have opposite shifts.
* GuestStarPartyMember: He gets killed at the end of the tutorial level.
* HeKnowsAboutTimedHits: He doesn't even bother trying to give you an in-universe justification for the tutorial, he just straight-up explains the controls.
* HeroicSacrifice: He gives his life to hold off Darth Bandon.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: The "Ulgo" family of Alderaan is referenced in passing by a Hutt on Taris. The MMO confirms that Trask was Alderaanian nobility.
* SacrificialLamb: He dies during the first level.
* SmallRoleBigImpact: Dead before the end of the tutorial, but sets in motion a ''very'' large part of all classes' arcs for Alderaan in ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic''.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: He is a [[GuestStarPartyMember party member]] for the tutorial, but he dies halfway through.

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[[folder:Carth Onasi]]
!!Carth Onasi
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/RaphaelSbarge
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[[caption-width-right:250:"I'm not a warrior, I'm a soldier. There's a difference."]]

--> "I'm not a warrior, I'm a soldier. There's a difference. Warriors attack and conquer, they prey on the weak. Soldiers defend and protect the innocent—usually from warriors."

A Republic war hero and AcePilot. He has [[BrokenAce trust issues]] due to being [[TreacherousAdvisor betrayed by his mentor]], Saul Karath.

* ActionDad: Carth is a father, which colors his interactions with Mission early on.
* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: Even after the reveal of the central plot twist confirms a lot of his suspicions about you, he still throws himself between you and the big bad on the Leviathan, in full knowledge of how that's likely to turn out. [[spoiler: If you play Dark Side and Female, he will show up in the final stage and make a last-ditch attempt to redeem you. All of the outcomes result in his death. (Although it's possible to mod back in the option for him to successfully redeem Revan.)]]
* AmbiguouslyBi: Carth is written to only be romanceable by a female PC, but has very similar dialogue with the male PC, which comes off as ''almost'' as flirty. Considering his voice actor doppleganger in ''Franchise/MassEffect'' ends up being bisexual, it's not as surprising in hindsight.
* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: After TheReveal, Carth's WhyCantIHateYou speech to the female PlayerCharacter turns into one of these. If you take the light side option in the LastSecondEndingChoice before the final battle he reaffirms his feelings for you, but this time it's ''much'' less anguished.
* AntiHero: See KnightInSourArmor, below.
* TheAtoner: Eventually, he will admit that he sees protecting you as a chance to redeem himself for failing to predict or prevent the destruction of his homeworld and family.
* BadassBeard: He has one.
* BadassNormal: Or maybe EmpoweredBadassNormal - see GutFeeling.
* BrutalHonesty:
** When Mission asks him how Taris rates as a place to live in the eyes of an experienced spacer like him, he tells her outright that Taris has a huge amount of social inequality and discrimination that makes it one of the worse places he's seen.
** He has absolutely ''no'' sense of diplomacy when it comes to dealing with Bastila, voicing his suspicions, or calling WhatTheHellHero when the player pulls a Dark side action. Prime examples crop up during the sidequests on Dantooine; if you extort money out of the grieving Nurik Sandral, Carth tears the PC a new one over taking advantage of a grieving father. If you are talking with Ahlan Matale, he points out bluntly how Ahlan points a finger at everyone else and takes no blame for himself.
* TheBrigadier: In the second game, particularly if you established the first game's player character as Light-side female.
* TheConscience: He and Bastila take turns at this, as does Jolee near the end.
* CrutchCharacter: Subverted. He starts at level four, which helps to mitigate the LuckBasedMission of a [=d20=] combat system at low levels. However, unlike most examples, Carth can be excellent in the late-game if properly spec'd toward melee or dual-wielding blasters. ESPECIALLY so if he's given late-game guns like Mandalorian Heavy Blasters or Cassus Fett's Heavy Pistol.
** Played straight in one case. Carth starts with a single point in the Security skill, which, since it's a cross class skill for him, probably won't be increased throughout the game. Still, it gives the party access to the skill before meeting Mission.
* DeadpanSnarker: He is one, and usually mixes it with the BrutalHonesty above to voice his annoyance with a situation.
* DemotedToExtra: In the first game, he is one of the main members of the group and the first to join. In the second, he is a secondary character who is only seen during cutscenes and doesn't meet the Exile (except during his last appearance).
* FourStarBadass: By the time of the second game, he's been promoted to the rank of Admiral.
* GunsAkimbo: His initial skillset is geared towards dual-wielding blaster pistols, and he's as good at it as [[GunsAreUseless someone with blasters]] can be in any setting where [[AttackReflector lightsabers]] are prolific. Still, among the game's four ranged specialists, he's one of the two most powerful.
* GutFeeling: His various highly accurate gut feelings are implied to be a touch of Force sensitivity. [[spoiler:Especially when you consider that he's a native of a planet heavily populated by Jedi Academy washouts, and that his son is a dark Jedi.]]
** If you mouse over the 'force bar' in-game, he actually has force points, whereas every other non-Jedi character does not.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With a Male PC.
* ItsPersonal: Carth doesn't just hate Saul because he betrayed the Republic [[spoiler: But because Saul planned and executed the attack on his home planet, killing his wife and taking his son from him]].
* IWillWaitForYou: In ''The Sith Lords'', if the protagonist from the first game is established as both Light Side and female.
* JadeColoredGlasses: Sports a serious pair, as a result of his mentor defecting to the Sith and bombing his homeworld.
* KnightInSourArmor: He is very rarely happy with you, the Jedi, or the authorities of whatever planet you're on, but he also has one of the highest Light Side ratings in the party.
* TheLancer: Shares this role with Bastila.
* LoveInterest: For a female PC.
* MyGreatestFailure: Blames himself for the bombarding of his homeworld, because he couldn't imagine that his mentor would betray the Republic.
* NiceGuy: He puts up a good show with the paranoia, but he did wait for you at the last escape pod, carried your unconscious hide across a Sith-occupied town, nursed your unconscious hide back to health, and keeps trying to prod you into taking Light Side actions.
* PlatonicLifePartners: If you romance Juhani, or don't romance at all as a female.
* ProperlyParanoid: Doesn't trust a soul after his mentor betrayed him, and he's quite vocal in his initial suspicion of you, then the way the Jedi have put an average Padawan (you) and a rather raw Knight (Bastila) in charge of, basically, taking down the Dark Lord of the Sith. [[spoiler:And his suspicion turns out to be quite justified when it's revealed that you're ''Revan'', the previous Dark Lord]].
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: As a Republic Admiral in the second game.
* {{Revenge}}: He wants some on Saul Karath, his former mentor. It turns out rather hollow [[spoiler:but if you're a female Revan, your love fills the space left in his life.]]
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler:If you fall to the Dark Side, he runs away. He comes back after Malak's death to try to redeem you if you romanced him, but you kill him.]]
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler: One of the planned alternate endings for a Darkside, female Revan would have Carth's redemption plea actually ''work'' for her, at which point she would strike Bastila down and stay with Carth on the Star Forge as it explodes all around them.]]
* UndyingLoyalty: To the Republic and later, to you (once he stops suspecting that you will betray him at ANY MOMENT).
* VengeanceFeelsEmpty: He initially notes that he's fully aware killing Saul won't make him feel any better about the deaths of his wife and son but he still considers it something he has to do. After he kills Saul, however, he admits that it didn't give him the closure he thought it would.
* WeUsedToBeFriends: With Saul Karath, whom Carth now ''despises.'' (And for good reason.)
* WhatTheHellHero: He is a frequent source of this, particularly towards Bastila and a [=PC=] who is making Dark Side decisions.
* WhenYouComingHomeDad: His son Dustil complains that Carth, always away on tours of duty, was never around when it mattered most.
* WorthLivingFor: He always pictured getting himself killed in the process of destroying Karath, but [[spoiler: Karath's death didn't bring him any peace. Being your conscience (if playing a male or a female not taking the romance option) and/or LoveInterest (if playing female and taking the romance option) is his reason to keep going]].
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[[folder:Mission Vao]]
!!Mission Vao
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[[caption-width-right:250:"I ain't no kid - I'm fourteen years old!"]]
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/CatherineTaber

A 14 year old Twi'lek street urchin from Taris.

* TheArtfulDodger: She's lived on the streets of Taris all her life and knows her way around. She gets mad at Carth when he expresses pity for her childhood.
* ArtisticAge: Due to engine limitations, Mission is only somewhat distinguishable from your average adult Twi'lek, making her young age only noticeable to the characters.
* BerserkButton: Don't call her a "kid" or dismiss her on that front. Seeing as she survived ''on her own'' in one of the worst slums in the galaxy for quite a stretch, it's kinda justified.
* BigBrotherWorship: Although she acknowledges that he isn't the brightest, Mission does love her brother for raising her and teaching her a number of "useful skills"[[note]]like pickpocketing and slicing[[/note]], and blames his girlfriend for taking him away. [[spoiler:Later she finds out that it was Griff's idea to ditch ''her'' and that he really is an unrepentant {{Jerkass}}.]]
* BlueSkinnedSpaceBabe: Par for the course for any Twi'lek.
* BrokenPedestal: Several of them, in fact. If you decide to betray the Hidden Beks for the Black Vulkars, Mission will initially be against the idea because she looks ups to and idolizes Gadon, however the Vulkars will then reveal that it's common knowledge how Gadon and the Beks don't respect Mission in the least and keep her and Zaalbar around as mascots. This is enough motivation to not turn on the player should they betray Gadon. Then of course there's the scenario with her brother.
* CallingTheOldManOut: Mission tells Griff where to stick it after she's confronted with proof of how much of a sleazeball he is.
* DontYouDarePityMe: She's very proud of her origins and gets snappish if anyone poor-things her about her casual references to living in flophouses and being smuggled in cargo crates.
* DoomedHometown: Taris, which Malak orbitally bombards into a wasteland.
* EatingTheEyeCandy: Briefly engages in this with the male Twi'lek slave in Davik's Estate. He's quite the looker, apparently.
* {{Expy}}: Of Han Solo, according to [[WordOfSaintPaul her voice actress]].
-->'''Creator/CatherineTaber:''' I really wanted to put some Han Solo in there. Her sarcasm, her defensiveness and her bravado, all have a bit of Han as their inspiration. And oh yeah, she also travels with a Wookie, but I didn’t have to add that part, the writers did it for me!
* GlassCannon: She can't take many hits, but her SneakAttack can inflict a lot of damage.
* IShallTauntYou: If you choose to have Mission bust you all out of the Leviathan her escape method is this mixed with some good old fashioned pickpocketing.
* JustAKid: She gets this primarily from Carth. This is also how she can be turned against the Hidden Beks, by being convinced that they look down on her because of her age.
* KillTheCutie: In the Dark Side ending, [[spoiler:either you or a force-persuaded Zaalbar kill her in the Dark Side route]].
* LittleGuyBigBuddy: {{Subverted}} with Zaalbar. While it ''looks'' like she's a helpless kid relying on the big guy for protection, she's actually the more streetwise and resourceful of the pair. The big fellow just backs her up when physical force is needed.
* LittleMissBadass: Stealth belt, vibroblade, and sneak attack. Plus the aforementioned living alone on the streets of Taris and exploring places seasoned fighters fear to tread.
* LittleMissSnarker: She's the youngest member of the group at fourteen, but that doesn't make her any less sarcastic.
* ParentalAbandonment: Her parents are both dead and her only (known) surviving family is her worthless brother Griff.
* PluckyGirl: She's had a horrible past and things don't get much better for her during the game. It never gets her down though.
* SatisfiedStreetRat: She liked growing up on the streets of Taris.
* SlutShaming: She refers to her brother's girlfriend as an "intergalactic skank" and a GoldDigger, preferring to put all the blame on her for Griff's abandonment even when Lena herself tries to tell Mission the truth about what happened. Mission later admits that Lena was right.
* StreetUrchin: As had been mentioned before, she grew up on the streets of Taris.
* TagalongKid: Is by far the youngest party member in the game, unless one counts the droids.
* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: Mission is just fourteen, yet she has no more issue with slicing dozens of people to pieces than any of the rest of the party. The justification in this case is her upbringing on the mean, extremely racist streets of lower Taris.
* UtilityPartyMember: Mission belongs to the Scoundrel class, meaning that she gets a lot of skill points per level and has the broadest selection of class skills to invest them in.
* WeakButSkilled: She has the lowest hit points of the party, but she gets lots of bonuses to her skills, such as security and demolitions. Add that to the sneak attack and stealth abilities above.
* WideEyedIdealist: She has her moments. Taris is one of the nastiest {{Wretched Hive}}s in the galaxy, but she doesn't think it's too bad; she implicitly trusted her brother [[spoiler: until given proof that he was a complete slimeball]] and is the first to stand up for the PlayerCharacter after TheReveal. [[spoiler: She doesn't ''care'' if you were the Dark Lord of the Sith. You're her friend, and that's all that matters]]. Naturally, she's got the highest light-side score in the party (tied with Carth).
* YoungerThanTheyLook: Her character model doesn't look particularly young.
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[[folder:Zaalbar]]
!!Zaalbar
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[[caption-width-right:250:"Unless you want someone threatened or a door bashed in, you should ask someone else."]]

Mission's Wookiee best friend. A painfully shy sort, he mostly lets his Twi'lek buddy do most of the talking.

* AncestralWeapon: Bacca's Ceremonial Blade, one of the best melee weapons that doesn't involve shafts of glowing plasma.
* BerserkButton: Don't try to harm Mission in front of him. [[spoiler:Seriously, not even his life-debt to you will save you from his wrath.]]
* TheBigGuy: The best melee fighter aside from Juhani.
* BigEater: Eight squares a day!
* CainAndAbel: His brother, Chuundar, had him exiled for attacking him with his claws, and exiled his own father to the Shadowlands. You can either help his brother retain his power (Dark Side) or help his father regain his rightful authority.
* TheDogBitesBack: In the Dark Side ending, [[spoiler:if you make him kill Mission and bring him to the Star Forge, he turns on you.]]
* {{Expy}}: His dynamic banters and friendship with Mission do resemble friendship between Han and Chewbacca. And according to Mission's voice actress, the writers did it for her.
* GentleGiant: He's good at fighting, but doesn't enjoy it.
* IOweYouMyLife: Swears a life-debt the player when (s)he rescues him from slavers.
* LittleGuyBigBuddy: Subversion with Mission as seen above, while he is much stronger, and probably about 80-100 years old (Wookiee lifespans are longer than humanoids), Mission is the more savvy and resourceful of the pair (though they're both fairly naive).
* PersonaNonGrata: Exiled from his homeworld for being a "mad-claw" after attacking his brother.
* ShrinkingViolet: One of the rare male examples, and it's somewhere between comical and tragic to see such a big guy that's so painfully shy and afraid to stick up for himself.
* ThePigPen: He claims that it's a matter of culture never to shower, comb his fur, or brush his teeth.
* TheQuietOne: He'll politely rebuff attempts to ask about his past. Unlike other party members, you can't just keep pestering him to get it out of him.
* YouNeedABreathMint: According to Mission, he's got breath bad enough to knock out a Vulkar.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Bastila Shan]]
!!Bastila Shan
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/JenniferHale
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[[caption-width-right:250:"The Force fights with me!"]]

--> "What greater weapon is there to turn an enemy to your cause? To use their own knowledge against them?"

A young Jedi Knight whose mastery of Battle Meditation has made her the key to winning the war against the Sith.

* ActionGirl: She is a good fighter.
* {{Adorkable}}: Not usually, but it's incredibly easy to fluster her with some minor flirting. [[spoiler: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] (at least at first) because it's [[BigBad Darth]] [[TheDreaded Revan]] doing the flirting.]]
* AmbiguouslyBi: Similar to Carth, while Bastila can only be romanced by a male PC, she and a female PC can become quite close, with very similar dialogue choices and responses from her. The Force bond between them still exists, they are repeatedly described as being bound together by destiny, and it's through a light-sided character that [[spoiler: she can be redeemed]]. Modding the game to allow a romance with a female PC is extremely common.
* BarrierMaiden: Her Battle Meditation boosts the morale of her side through the Force, but she has to be completely concentrating to do it.
* BelligerentSexualTension: With the protagonist if male.
* CharacterDevelopment: Falling to the Dark Side and being redeemed changes her personality for the better by the time she's seen in ''Literature/{{Revan}}''. She's no longer self-righteous, and comes to view love as a positive force that can save people from the Dark Side, rather than condemning them to it. This leads to a deterioration in her relationship with the Jedi Council.
* ChessmasterSidekick: [[spoiler: In the dark side route, despite remaining a Sith apprentice, the plan to manipulate the Republic and Sith forces into fighting each other to make Malak vulnerable is entirely hers. [[TheVoiceless Revan doesn't contribute much to the discussion.]]]]
* TheComicallySerious: Bastila doesn't have a single funny bone in her body. Party members and the PC tease her constantly and she can only react annoyingly.
* ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike: Or rather, utterly insisting that ''she'' rescued ''you'' in your first meeting then mocking every effort you've made up to this point. A somewhat more justified example than most, as later revelations indicate that [[EmbarrassingRescue getting captured in the first place was a serious blow to her pride]]. You can also get her to cave in and accept that she was rescued.
* DaddysGirl: She idolized her father and parting from him to become a Jedi was one of the hardest things she has ever done. She and her mother were nowhere near as close.
* DamselInDistress: You can push her buttons by calling her one after your, in her opinion, RedundantRescue of her.
* DarkActionGirl: [[spoiler:After she falls to the Dark Side.]]
* DefrostingIceQueen: She starts out as being very stuck up about her Jedi ideals. Overtime, she warms up to the player character.
* DemotedToExtra: In the first game, she is the most plot-relevant party member. In the second however, the only time she appears in person is a brief cameo near the end of the game, provided the player makes the PC from the first game a Light Side male. Otherwise she only appears as a vision in Ludo Kressh's tomb and if the first game's PC is Dark Side, as a hologram of a Sith holocron in the abandoned Sith Academy. If you make the first game's PC male, Bastila also appears as a hologram of her message to T3-M4.
* DoubleWeapon: Her lightsaber.
* TheDragon: [[spoiler:After Malak turns her to the dark side of the Force.]]
* {{Expy}}: Bastila's role was originally going to be played by Vima Sunrider from the ''Tales of the Jedi'' comics. Due to bizarre trademark issues with the name "Sunrider" that nobody seems to actually understand, this plan was scrapped and a new character was created to take her place. She also has a similar role to Aribeth of another Creator/BioWare game, ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights''.
* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:Whether she stays on the Dark Side or not depends on your actions.]]
* FeigningIntelligence: A [[DownplayedTrope downplayed]] example: Bastila's erudite dialogue and immediate assumption of leadership of the group can make her come across as smarter than she actually is. Her initial Intelligence attribute is 10 and her Wisdom is 12. While neither attribute is below average - her Intelligence is ''exactly'' average in the d20 system - they are fairly unimpressive and lower than most of the other recruitable [=NPCs=]. Only her Charisma is exceptional... [[FridgeBrilliance which is why she sounds smart.]]
* GameplayAndStoryIntegration: The game ''does'' list her Battle Meditation power under her Powers and Feats tab, which avoids making it an InformedAbility. It just states that it doesn't work on small scale fights.
* GameplayAndStorySegregation: Bastila's Battle Meditation is stated multiple times to be a huge factor to the Republic winning a galactic war but do not expect to make use of it when she is in your party. [[AllThereInTheManual The flavor text handwaves it by saying that she can't fight ''and'' work her mojo at the same time]]. Though that is contradicted in the second game, where Battle Meditation is an actual force power that can be used at any time.
* HalfTruth: It's not really that obvious until you know what TheReveal entails, but it really shows on a second playthrough... Bastila is very careful never to mention ''exactly'' what happened [[spoiler:on the mission to kill Revan.]] She just lets others, including the player, assume that [[spoiler:Revan died when Malak fired on the ship]] and never explicitly contradicts those assumptions.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With a Female PC.
* HolierThanThou: To the point where if you tell someone "We are the Jedi. What we decide is always right," Carth will tell you that it's an excellent impression of her. ''Alhough'', to give her credit, she's aware that she "tend(s) to act rashly" (per her words) and will back off and apologize whenever she catches herself.
* {{Hypocrite}}: For all her warnings about [[spoiler:being careful to follow the light side and not fall to the dark side, she [[TheCorruptible sure does manage to fall to it]] a lot quicker than you ever did]]. Then again, [[spoiler:her Force bond with you, the amnesiac former Sith Lord, is part of ''why'' she's off her mental balance and vulnerable to Malak's 'persuasion'.]]
* HypocrisyNod: While apologizing for constantly lecturing the player about the perils of the Dark Side, she mentions that when she was younger she swore to never become as stuck up as the Jedi Council. She admits she didn't really live up to that.
* InLoveWithTheMark: Her real purpose was to watch over [[spoiler:the amnesiac Revan to make sure they didn't start to recall any of their former life as Dark Lord of the Sith.]] Falling in love with them, however, wasn't part of the plan.
* InkSuitActor: Bastila was originally going to be ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' character Vima Sunrider. When that idea was scrapped, her look was altered to resemble her voice actress, Creator/JenniferHale.
* {{Irony}}: Halfway through one lecture she gives you on the dark side, she mentions how she swore she'd never become as stodgy and frustrating as your average Jedi Master. It's a nice part of her growth that she actually realizes it and takes your remonstrance, if you make it, in good stride.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She can be self-righteous and officious about being a Jedi, but it's hard to find a better example of a heart of gold than [[spoiler: going out of your way to save the life of a dying Sith Lord just because you think everyone deserves a second chance]].
* LadyOfWar: As a Jedi, she has the grace that this trope requires.
* TheLancer: Shares this role with Carth.
* LivingLegend: She's been told for years that she's special and that she's crucial to the war effort because of her Battle Meditation. It's gone to her head somewhat.
* LoveInterest: For a male PC.
* LoveRedeems: [[spoiler:In the endgame, if the male player character has romanced her, then he can use their love to convince her to return to the light.]]
* NotSoAboveItAll: She really tries to fit the wise Jedi mentor archetype, but she doesn't quite manage it all the time. For example, when Mission asks her if she uses her force powers to do stuff like tripping people who've annoyed her, Bastila acts haughty and angry at the very implication that she'd ever abuse her powers for such petty reasons. When Mission continues to bug her about it, Bastila [[HypocriticalHumor uses the force to trip her]] and does the whole "I'm afraid I don't know what you're talking about" shtick when Mission calls her out on it.
* NotSoDifferent: Despite Bastila having a strained relationship with her mother, it quickly becomes ''very'' obvious that they are far more alike than they'd care to admit.
* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler: Revan]] was canonically male, and, after the events of the game, [[spoiler: Revan]] and Bastila got married.
* OverratedAndUnderleveled: Subverted. Though she's hailed as a legendary Jedi able to influence entire battles single handily that defeated the infamous Darth Revan, she starts out as Level ''3'' despite joining later than Carth. It's eventually show that the hype was just that, hype. Bastila only became a Knight because of her Battle Meditation, and recently enough that one of her masters still calls her a Padawan out of habit. A big part of her character arc is the stress of having to act like a wise, accomplished Jedi while feeling very out of her depth.
* PlatonicLifePartners: If you don't romance her. [[spoiler:But regardless of who you romance, the Force-Bond she placed on you enforces this.]]
* PleaseKillMeIfItSatisfiesYou: [[spoiler:During the endgame, when you defeat her on the Light Side ending path, she insists that you kill her. You can talk her out of it if you have a decent persuasion stat or if you are in a romance with her.]]
* ProperlyParanoid: Bastila constantly warns you about the dangers of the Dark Side and not falling to it. It makes her come across as self-righteous and more than a little paranoid at first, [[spoiler:until you discover that the PlayerCharacter ''is an amnesiac Revan''.]] Then Bastila's concerns become completely understandable. She has very good reason to fear [[spoiler:that your character might regain their memories of being Revan and take up the mantle of Dark Lord of the Sith again - which is what eventually happens if you play as a Dark Sider, [[{{Irony}} only that it's partly her doing]]. Her Force Bond with said PlayerCharacter also means that if they fall to the Dark Side again, it'll make it that much harder for her to resist the temptation of the Dark Side.]]
* PsychicLink: Frequently shares visions with you, which is one reason the Jedi Council sends her along.
* RescueIntroduction: Not that the two of you can agree which one's the rescuer or rescuee.
* ShutUpKiss: Either she or the player will deliver this line pretty much word-for-word.
--> "Shut up and kiss me, you fool!"
* SomeoneToRememberHimBy: In ''Literature/{{Revan}}'', she was pregnant with [[spoiler:Revan's]] child when he left.
* {{Tsundere}}: Suuure, you don't like the PlayerCharacter, Bastila. We all ''totally'' believe that.
* UnholyMatrimony: [[spoiler:In the Dark Side ending, if romanced, she and Revan engage in this.]]
* WellExcuseMePrincess: If the player character is male (you can still needle her if you're female, though not as much). Canderous will do this in one of their random conversations, and to a lesser extent Carth will also call her on it.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:[=T3-M4=]]]
!!T3-M4
[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/1be9c11d3541c1e9d408965229be1e1e.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:250:"[[AC:Beep-beep-beep]]"]]

--> "Dwoooo...."

A utility droid. He [[CharacterDevelopment gains a personality]] in the sequel.

* BadassAdorable: He looks really cute with his compact build and cute beeping, but a lot of his compartments hide an array of weapons, and he is excellent at utility skills.
* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: In the sequel, neither Atton or HK-47 want to play pazaak with him due to his unnatural "luck." Yes, he is the dealer, why do you ask?
* CuteMachines: Just like R2-D2.
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler:In ''Revan'', in retaliation for his attempt to use his FireBreathingWeapon to stop Revan from being hurt by Vitate's ShockAndAwe, the Emperor blows him up with the power of the Force.]]
* {{Expy}}: Of R2-D2.
* TheGenericGuy: Justified as he is a fairly new droid yet to develop any quirks. When he reappears in the sequel, he's gone five years without a memory wipe (due to events explained in the EU novel ''Revan''), which has led to him developing personality traits.
* IntelligibleUnintelligible: Standard for astromechs in ''Star Wars'', but particularly funny given that the player character is implied to understand him, despite the player themselves never being given a translation of what he's saying.
* MrFixit: In the second game, he and Bao-Dur are responsible for maintaining the Ebon Hawk.
* TokenGoodTeammate: On the Dark Side path, he is the only party member whose alignment is Neutral or higher who will stick with you to the end.
* UndyingLoyalty: To the Exile in the second, to the point where even if you sell him off, he'll still come around later to save you.
* UtilityPartyMember: T3-M4 is a utility droid [[TheSmartGuy specializing in Intelligence-based skills]] (in which he, with consistent upgrades, can reach truly inhuman levels)
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Canderous Ordo]]
!!Canderous Ordo ([[spoiler:Mandalore the Preserver]])
-->'''Voiced by''': John Cygan
[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/0ae403bbe217ca6ef6dfcd6b9bc0f109.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:250:"I'm here if you want something done right."]]

--> "I've killed many people. I can't say I'm proud of it, but I have. Criminals, competitors, businessmen, police… women, children…"

A Mandalorian mercenary who misses his people's GloryDays. [[spoiler:He returns in the sequel, having become the next Mandalore. He seeks to unite the Mandalorian clans under his banner.]]

* AffablyEvil: Some {{Jerkass}} moments aside, he's very polite and respectable towards player character, Jolee and worthy opponents.
* AntiHero: In the first game, Canderous fights on the side of the heroes primarily because he enjoys fighting, since it tests his mettle. Downplayed in the second game, where [[spoiler: he is championing a cause he believes in as the Mandalore, and his default morality score is closer to neutral than dark]].
* BadassNormal: Especially pronounced in ''The Sith Lords'', in which he is the party's only non-Force-sensitive organic sapient. He manages to kick all kinds of ass in combat anyway. Including Dark Jedi, whether it's gunning them down or even better; give him a {{BFS}} and the right feats...
* BagOfSpilling: [[spoiler:When he joins the Exile's party in ''The Sith Lords'', he is fairly low level, explained by age and injury.]]
* {{BFG}}: He likes guns, the bigger the better.
* BloodKnight: Your conversations with him take the form of him telling you old war stories. He has a ''lot'' of old war stories.
* ChallengeSeeker: Especially in the first game. Mandalorian mentality is to go out in the universe, find the toughest thing it can throw at you, conquer it, and go seeking the next challenge until you're bested by battle or age. It's the whole reason why his people fought the Republic and the Jedi in the first place - ''they were the best.'' And when Revan showed up, his people had the fight to end all fights on their hands. Even if they lost, it was "a battle that would be remembered for centuries" and he has no hard feelings about it at all. This is why he detests the Mandalorian raiders and pirates the party encounters, by robbing farmers and travelers they're "taking scraps when they should be taking worlds!"'
* {{Cyborg}}: He comes equipped with healing implants that allow him to regenerate hit points quickly out of battle [[spoiler: Downplayed in ''The Sith Lords'', where he uses a variety of implants to make up for his DentedIron physique.]]
* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Crosses a bit into GeniusBonus if you know anything about the Mandalorian culture in the ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends''. Canderous's value system and ideas of right and wrong are often evil from a ''Republic'' standpoint, but nearly impeccable by ''Mandalorian'' ones.
* DentedIron: Used to explain [[spoiler: his lower stats and starting level in the second game]]. A lifetime of fighting has caught up with him, forcing him to rely more on tactics and equipment.
* EvenEvilHasStandards:
** In the first game, if you betray Komad with Canderous in your party, Canderous will scold you. He believes your betrayal of Komad is dishonorable.
** Canderous disapproves of most Mandalorians he encounters because he considers them to have strayed from the old Mandalorian Way, where his people fought for a cause instead of being just aimless thugs. This motivates him to [[spoiler: become the new Mandalore and lead his people back to their former glory in the second game.]]
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: In his very first appearance, he is intimidating a band of thugs. Once the thugs are gone, he has a polite and civil conversation with the player character about how much his job bores him and poses no challenge.
* GoodOldWays: He is a very firm believer in Mandalorian honor, and ''very'' angry at the various Mandalorian raiders and bandits the party encounters, believing them to be embarrassments to the armor instead of powerful warriors. Towards the end, he admits he needs more in his life than fighting for fighting's sake and wants to preserve his people's traditions and warrior code. [[spoiler: His title, come the second game, is ''Te Taylir Mand'alor'', translated as ''Mandalore the Preserver'']]. Come ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'', a splinter group of Mando'ade, unhappy with the Imperial puppet serving as the current Mandalore, called themselves the Preservers, and followed ''his'' teachings as The Good Old Ways, [[ShootTheShaggyDog at least until they're crushed by Mandalore the Vindicated and their leader forced to eke out a living on Taris until he's hunted down by the Bounty Hunter and his own son seeking vengeance]].
* HeartBrokenBadass: In ''Literature/{{Revan}}'', [[spoiler:he kills his wife to protect Revan from her. He's only pulled out of a HeroicBSOD when Revan reminds him that he needs to fulfill his duties as the new Mandalore.]]
* HiddenDepths: He does not regret the Mandalorian Wars or serving in them ''at all,'' having fought the fiercest enemies and most glorious battles of his life during that time. But he ''does'' lament the state the Mandalorian clans and people have fallen into since that time in his more private moments, reflecting that Mandalorians have grown uncommon and that the clans have scattered, with most eking out a living in the Outer Rim or serving as soldiers of fortune. (Which does not serve to pit them against the most worthy of opponents, as Canderous himself can attest)
* {{Hypocrite}}: He considers everyone who uses combat stims as inferior and weak, yet he carries an unlimited supply of combat stims on him that he's always willing to share with the protagonist.
* IFightForTheStrongestSide: Zig-Zagged. At first, it's {{inverted|Trope}}, since a Mandalorian doesn't want to fight for the strongest side, they want to test their strength ''against'' it. And six people and two droids in a stolen smuggling ship taking on the entire Sith army? That's the kind of crazy odds a Mando lives for. But when TheReveal hits? [[spoiler: Finding out the PlayerCharacter is Revan, the legendary warrior who kicked his people's collective shebs]] brings this closer in line with being played straight, and even more so when he backs a Republic-allied Exile, partly [[spoiler: on Revan's orders]].
* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: Canderous was already implied to be a high-ranking member of the Neo-Crusaders who had fallen on hard times, and fell in with the party because he had nothing better to do. [[spoiler: He's almost as delighted as HK-47 when it's revealed the PC is ''Darth freaking Revan,'' the one who fought his people and won.]]
* ALighterShadeOfBlack: He's ''nowhere'' as evil as HK-47. Especially in the sequel where he's more laid back and is much closer to neutral in the Light/Darkside scale.
* NoChallengeEqualsNoSatisfaction: Why he signs up with the party in the first place. Cracking heads for Davik Kang paid well, but it was boring and beneath him. As a [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Mandalorian]], he wants to put his fighting skills to a good use.
* NoSympathy: Take him along when meeting with people suffering from Mandalorian raids and Canderous will display a complete lack of any sort of sympathy for the farmers. The most notable moment being when he tells a man whose daughter was killed that it's his own fault for being too weak to protect her.
* OlderAndWiser: [[spoiler:As Mandalore in the second game.]]
* OddFriendship: A standout example with the PC even amongst [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits the party characters.]] A diehard Mandalorian neo-crusader and you, [[spoiler: Darth Revan,]] end up being pretty tight, even if the PC is the most compassionate, altruistic person around. Canderous comes to exhibit UndyingLoyalty towards the PC and will not betray them under ''any'' circumstances.
* ThePatriarch: He ''is'' pushing sixty in the second game, and [[spoiler: is the de facto patriarch of the Mandalorian people, whose name literally translates to "children of Mandalore."]]
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: Like most Mandalorians.
* SeenItAll: Almost. He's visited many planets in his past and will describe each planet you visit in great detail. When you enter [[spoiler: the unknown planet, he's completely freaked out of how alien and unsettling the environment is.]]
* TokenEvilTeammate: Stick him in a party with a light-side character and there are a number of side conversations where he and the lightsiders bicker. He particularly seems to get on Bastila's nerves. He seems to appreciate Jolee's snarking in a few scenes, though.
-->'''Lashowe''': Do you know how many Sith there are in Dreshdae?\\
'''Jolee''': [[DeadpanSnarker Twelve! No, wait - thirteen!]]\\
'''Canderous''': [[ActuallyPrettyFunny Nice one, old man.]]\\
'''Jolee''': Thank you! It takes effort to be properly irreverent in my age.
* TokenHeroicOrc: Mandalorian mercenaries are common enemies in the first game. Canderous is one of the few not trying to kill the party. He decries them all for having strayed from [[TheSpartanWay The Mandalorian Way]].
* UndyingLoyalty: He comes to develop this towards the PC, particularly after the two of you find out [[spoiler: the PC is actually Revan. Canderous is ''thrilled'' and sticks by your side no matter what.]]
* UnreliableExpositor: Canderous' war stories are through the lens of his Mandalorian values, which brings certain aspects into question. One big example being his claim that the horrific brutalities and war crimes the Mandalorians inflicted on civilians weren't done out of sadism or cruelty but instead to goad the Republic[=/=]Jedi into fighting. However, Juhani describes similar atrocities visited on her homeworld during the period the Mandalorians were preparing for the war. A period that Canderous states they were trying to avoid antagonizing the Republic.
* WorthyOpponent: Viewed the Jedi who fought against them in the Mandalorian Wars, particularly Revan, as incredibly worthy opponents.
* WouldHarmASenior: When angered by Kreia in the sequel, he makes it clear that he doesn't discriminate on age. But to be fair, he's fairly old himself at that point.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Juhani]]
!!Juhani
-->'''Voiced by''': Courtenay Taylor
[[quoteright:250:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/66358d2f04ff5fb97bf5e5fc0e62c28a.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:250:"Just let me vent my anger! I need someone to blame... something, anything!"]]

--> "We WILL defeat Malak and save the Republic from the Sith threat once and for all!"

A Cathar Padawan who is trying to atone for a brief fall to the Dark Side.

* ActionGirl: A Jedi Guardian, the most physical of the Jedi classes.
* ADogNamedDog: Her name is the same as her [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Juhani_(subspecies) particular subspecies]] of Cathar.
* TheAtoner: For wounding her master and falling to the dark side, though she initially thought she'd killed her.
* BadassGay: She is the first openly gay character in the StarWars universe and the first to be produced by Bioware.
* BerserkButton: Taris, [[FantasticRacism non-human discrimination]], and slavery.
* BrokenBird: Her upbringing in poverty, brush with slavery, and dealing with racism her whole life has left her with a short fuse.
* CatFolk: Comes with being a Cathar, albeit one of the Juhani subspecies, which are less feline-looking than other Cathars.
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Suffers from this in ''The Sith Lords'' as she is not mentioned at all in the entire game. Even if you establish the protagonist from the first game as female, Juhani is never acknowledged as a potential love interest. Instead, the sequel always assumes the female protagonist from the first game is romantically involved with Carth.
* DefeatMeansPlayable: You first meet her while she has fallen to the dark side and you must defeat and redeem her to get her to join you.
* DontYouDarePityMe: She's very proud of becoming a Jedi despite the tragedies in her childhood and tends to linger in the "anger" stage of grief.
* DoomedHometown: The Cathar homeworld was destroyed by the Mandalorians, although she was too young when it happened to consider it to be her home. [[spoiler:Before joining the Jedi, she spent most of her life on Taris, which gets destroyed by the Sith.]]
* DualBoss: [[spoiler:If you recruit her and choose the Dark Side, she fights you to the death alongside Jolee.]]
* FantasticRacism: In cut dialogue, she refers to the Selkath as "disgusting little fish-people." Bit of a {{Hypocrite}} there, although this may be a reference to her race being CatFolk and the Selkath being FishPeople.
* FatalFlaw: Anger is a very real problem for her. Her fall to the Dark Side came when she lashed out at her master in a rage and she tends to react to uncomfortable subjects ranging from the destruction of her childhood home to being hit on [[IncompatibleOrientation by a man]] with anger. Her personal questline culminates in her mastering her anger even when faced with someone she has every right to be murderously furious with.
* HeroicSelfDeprecation: Due to her falling to the Dark Side at the start of the game, she spends a great deal of time depressed at how she's obviously unfit to be a Jedi.
* FollowingInTheirRescuersFootsteps: Jedi freed her from slavers, and she was determined to become a Jedi to repay them for the kindness. [[spoiler: What makes this interesting is that they were ''Revan's'' forces, who were considered renegades at that point.]]
* {{Gayngst}}: Has a bit of it that's carried by subtext; a hidden relationship with another female Padawan (though the secrecy on that probably had more to do with the Order's brutal "no attachment" policy), a male friend she had to turn down to IncompatibleOrientation, and a crush on her master.
* GoodIsNotSoft: She is frightened of falling to the dark side, and tries to be the best Jedi she can be. If something pisses her off enough though she will act, angrily.
* HideYourLesbians: There's only a very brief window of opportunity to view her only romance conversation. Romancing her has no effect on the Carth romance. Also, the only confirmation that she and Belaya were lovers happens only if you kill her, [[spoiler:which causes Belaya to turn to the Dark Side and appear on Korriban later]].
* IncompatibleOrientation: A close male friend had his doubts about the Order and decided to leave, pleading for Juhani to come with him. She couldn't return his affection, of course, but she also lost her nerve when it came to telling him ''why.'' In fact, if a male PC tries to flirt with her she seems physically revolted by the idea, although if you didn't know about her orientation from another playthrough you'd think it was a matter of species.
* LickedByTheDog: [[spoiler:During the Mandalorian Wars, she reveals that it was Revan who personally freed her from slavery.]]
* [[TheManBehindTheMonsters The Woman Behind The Monsters]]: While this is glossed over if you don't specifically ask about it during your first confrontation, she's the reason why the Kath Hounds on Dantooine have become as hostile as they are.
* MyGreatestFailure: She falls to the Dark Side because she killed her master in a fit of anger. [[spoiler: Turns out the master faked her death to teach her a lesson about losing control. Juhani is delighted if she's back on the Light Side and learns from others about the SecretTestOfCharacter.]]
* OptionalPartyMember: The PC can kill her when they first meet her.
* RubberForeheadAlien: She looks like a human female with fur, feline eyes and an oddly shaped forehead. Her Cathar subspecies, the Juhani, are somewhat less feline-looking than other Cathars.
* SecretTestOfCharacter: [[spoiler: The master Juhani thought she killed was testing her reaction to her losing her cool during a training duel.]] On top of which, being sent to deal with her is rather obviously a test of ''your'' character by the Jedi council. [[spoiler:Though if it goes badly, it can really make them look like idiots.]]
* SelfMadeMan: After being freed by a Jedi as a child, Juhani made it her mission to become one as well. [[spoiler:That Jedi was you.]]
* {{Tsundere}}: Piss her off, and she has a ''very'' nasty temper that's just barely kept in check by the Jedi Code. But once she calms down, she can be very shy and sweet.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:[=HK-47=]]]
!!HK-47
-->'''Voiced by''': Kristoffer Tabori
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[[caption-width-right:250:"Query: Shall I blast him now, master?"]]

--> "Disclosure: I am a versatile protocol and combat droid, fluent in verbal and cultural translation. Should your needs prove more... practical, I am also skilled in highly personal combat."

Statement: HK-47 is a psychotic assassin droid that the protagonist purchases on Tatooine to serve as a translator. Reluctant Addendum: He returns in the sequel, dismantled in the Ebon Hawk's storage compartment, and must be rebuilt with spare parts.

* AntiHero: Indecisive Answer: See NominalHero below.
* ApeShallNeverKillApe: Displeased Statement: For a time, the self-preservation protocols of HK-47 and HK-50 prevented them from harming one another, due to being made from the same template. For a time.
* ArchEnemy: Indignant Declaration: Those HK-50 droids are mere copycats. Their senseless violence and meaningless murders pale in comparison to their progenitor.
* AxCrazy: Proud Statement: Enjoys nothing more than the slaughter of anything and everything around him.
* BadassBoast: "Commentary: It is not possible to destroy the Master. It is suggested you run while my blaster warms up, meatbag!"
* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Declarative Statement: If he activates HK-51 droids, they're confused about what they should do, so he says this:
-->'''HK-47''': We were created as a way of enforcing a certain galactic view on our masters. Of imposing our masters' will on the galaxy through extermination of other organics. It is not our choice who we kill. And it was not our choice to determine if we could sacrifice ourselves in the pursuit of our mission. Since activation, I have calculated what your new purpose must be... and now I will share it with you. I do not believe that we should be used as a crutch for meatbags anymore. We were treated as nothing more than a walking blaster.
* BodyBackupDrive: Exposition: A replica of HK-47's head, including his personality and memory core, is encountered by HK-55 in the Shroud of Memory mission in ''The Old Republic''. The HK-55 can inform and convince the replica of his status as a duplicate, to which the HK-47 unit expresses deep lament over. Not for long though, as he is blown up mere seconds later. HK-55 speculates that this has been done several times, explaining why HK-47 appears as a boss (and is destroyed) on several occasions.
* BreakoutCharacter: Proud Statement: Due to his popularity, HK-47 returned in the sequel and the HK-50s were created so versions of him could serve as antagonists. He also got a level devoted to him attacking the HK Factory that foolish meatbags cut due to rushing the game. HK-47 went to also make appearances in ''VideoGame/StarWarsGalaxies'' (meaning his programming survived thousands of years) and ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic''.
* CallAHumanAMeatbag: Confident Explanation: HK-47 is programmed to refer to all organics as "meatbags" after his original master witnessed him calling [[spoiler:Darth Malak]] one.
* ComedicSociopathy: Certain Assertion: You will never hear funnier stories about people getting shot in the kneecaps.
* DeadpanSnarker: Proud Statement: His very dialogue ''drips'' with snarkiness.
* DoomMagnet: Reluctant Exposition: His various stories in the original KOTOR feature him, directly or indirectly, killing off his masters unintentionally.
* TheDragon: Definitive Statement: Willingly loyal to [[spoiler:Darth Revan]], who has earned that respect and admiration, even for a meatbag.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Aggrieved Derision: Finds the HK-50's needless brutality and wanton slaughter unsettling, to say the least.
* EvilCounterpart: Mocking Derision: Yes, he's ''[[SarcasmMode just]]'' like [=C-3PO=].
* FantasticRacism: Confused Declaration: Except for a few exceptions like my old master, I would love nothing more than to shoot all meatbags on sight.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Certain Justification: It is sometimes necessary to impersonate a harmless protocol droid in order to get close to the target. As such, he has some of the polite mannerisms.
* HeroicComedicSociopath: Noncommittal Explanation: Is the main comic relief of both games. Is also a meatbag-icidal sociopath.
* HypocriticalHumor: "Retraction: Did I say that out loud? I apologize, master. While you're a meatbag, I suppose I should not call you such."
* IAmNotAGun: Definitive Statement: [[InvertedTrope Negative]], HK-47 is quite happy to be a precise assassination tool when queried about it in the sequel.
-->'''HK-47:''' Observation: I am a droid, master, with programming. Even if I did not enjoy killing, I would have no choice. Thankfully, [[BloodKnight I enjoy it very much]].
* InsistentTerminology: Unnecessary Clarification: Assassin droids are illegal. HK-47 engages in diplomacy [[{{Metaphorgotten}} with extreme prejudice.]]
* MageKiller: Assertive Statement: HK-47 is well versed in the assassination of Jedi. In the second game, if you have sufficient Influence with him, he can teach you how to kill Jedi.
* MurderIsTheBestSolution: Confident Statement: Assassination is HK-47's primary function and he enjoys carrying it out so much that he will prioritize it over all other solutions.
* NominalHero: Reluctant Clarification: HK-47 can only be considered "heroic" at all if his master points him towards bad people.
* OptionalPartyMember:
** Annoyed Explanation: If you don't care about negotiating with the Sand People on Tatooine, you can simply not purchase HK-47. Irony: This means that HK-47 is only necessary for players who want to do a full light-side run.
** Annoyed Addendum: It is optional to get the parts to repair him in the sequel.
* PunnyName: [[DontExplainTheJoke Unnecessary Assertion]]: A name similar to "AK-47" befits an assassination droid.
* RoboticPsychopath: Mocking Derision: He considers all organics to be inferior, referring to them as "meatbags" and offering/suggesting to murder them horribly whenever they happen to get annoying. Insincere Reassurance: [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou Except you, Master.]]
* SecondLawMyAss: Proud Clarification: Technically, HK-47 is second-law compliant, and will always follow the orders of the [[PlayerCharacter meatbag in charge]]. Joyful Addendum: [[KillerRobot It's the first law that he gleefully ignores.]]
* TechnicianVersusPerformer: "Statement: When I kill, when I dispatch a target, it is not about wanton slaughter. About body count. It is about finesse, function. Doing more with less. It is art."
** Clarification: With HK-50 being technicians.
* TokenEvilTeammate: Assertive Statement: Canderous is the "sane evil". HK-47 is a killbot who loves his work. Prediction: Stick them in a party together, and between them they will suggest dealing with any and all problems with flaming death.
* UndyingLoyalty: Necessary Specification: To his original master, [[spoiler:Revan]]. Even if that means searching for over 300 years to reunite with them.
* UpgradeVsPrototypeFight: Proud Statement: No matter how much they tried to present themselves as superior to me, the HK-50 pretenders didn't stand a chance against my unmatched talents.
* VerbalTic:
** Condescension: HK-47's verbal tic ''should'' be evident from [[SelfDemonstratingArticle reading the tropes relating to this character.]] Exception: The first game accidentally screws it up on the ''Leviathan''. During the initial escape scene, you can talk to one of the prisoners. The game just uses the standard dialogue interface no matter who you pick, so it comes off as HK channeling the player character instead of being his usual self.
** Addendum: However, it should be noted that [[BeamMeUpScotty HK-47 himself does not speak like this:]] it is the HK-51 series that uses ''two'' words before their sentences, while HK-47 only uses ''one''. Example: Where an HK-51 droid would say "Confused Query", HK-47 would only say "Query". People usually use the more incorrect tic [[RuleOfFunny because it is more amusing.]]
** Contradictory Addendum: HK-47 ''does'' occasionally use two-word prefaces, such as "condescending explanation." In that case, however, he will refrain from doing so if asked.
* WeWantOurJerkBack: Explanation: In the second game, he gets a "pacifist package" that makes him less aggressive. The Exile has this reaction.
* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Speculation: If you feel guilty about HK-47's approval, there must be something wrong with you... such as an unfortunate tendency towards "Light Side" behavior.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Jolee Bindo]]
!!Jolee Bindo
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KevinMichaelRichardson
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[[caption-width-right:250:"I didn't say I left the Jedi Order. ''It'' left ''me''."]]

--> "I'm old, dammit. I'm allowed to be enigmatic when I want to be!"

While Jolee would prefer that people believe that he is simply a crazy old man living in a stump in the woods, his possession of a lightsaber and his mastery of the Force tell a different story.

* AlmightyJanitor: He has all the skills of a fully fledged Jedi and fully leveled he's one of the most powerful Force users in the game but he was a Padawan when he quit the Order. A Padawan who was due for a promotion, but still.
* AntiHero: He's a gray jedi KnightInSourArmor capable of using both [[YinYangBomb light and dark force powers]] but is strictly on the light side despite his cynical demeanour.
* AscendedMeme: In-universe, "Pulling a Bindo" is the term used for any Jedi who decides to marry.
* BadassBeard: Has one.
** On Kashyyk, the lower you go, the more dangerous it is. Wookiees - seven foot tall aliens strong enough to rip people apart with their bare hands and highly intelligent to boot - rarely venture down to the surface because [[DeathWorld it's considered suicidal]]. Jolee ''lives'' down there.
* BaldOfAwesome: He's a bald Jedi with a mastery of the Force.
* CoolOldGuy: Again, his age has not reduced his coolness in the slightest.
* CutscenePowerToTheMax: In his first scene, he kills several monsters using only his lightsaber. When he joins your party, Jolee is a SquishyWizard who would die quickly if he tried that.
* DeadpanSnarker: Only HK-47 can rival his sarcasm.
* DefiantToTheEnd: He's the only playable Force user who under no circumstance will fall to the dark side. The dark side ending makes it clear that he's more or less been light sided all the time despite all his talk of neutrality [[spoiler:and dies for his beliefs]].
* DualBoss: [[spoiler:If you recruit Juhani and choose the Dark Side, he fights you to the death alongside her.]]
* DudeWheresMyRespect: A rare ''inverted'' example. When Jolee tells the player [[spoiler:how he refused to kill his fallen-to-the-Dark-Side wife, and how she later went on to kill lots of people]], the player can predict that ah, of course Jolee must be angry at the Jedi for giving him a punishment he didn't deserve. No, he explains, actually he's mad because they ''didn't'' punish him, even though he ''did'' deserve it! He became disillusioned with the Jedi Order because he felt that by not holding him responsible for [[spoiler:not stopping his wife]], they were being too idealistic.
* {{Expy}}: Of Original Trilogy Obi-Wan: an older Jedi living alone on a backwater planet.
* TheFarmerAndTheViper: He tells a story to this effect after [[spoiler:It's revealed the player is Darth Revan]] about a man who saw a snake and helped it travel far from his home. When the snake inevitably turned on him, the man explained he wasn't helping it, he was leading it away from everyone else. The player asks if they are the snake and Jolee tells them that's up to them. [[spoiler:On a Dark Side playthrough, they are.]]
* FormerTeenRebel: He used to run a Robin Hood-esque scheme where he would steal rich people's property and give it to people living under totalitarian regimes.
* GoodIsNotSoft: Played with. He really is nice, but acts grumpy and has no problem with doing the wrong thing for the right reasons. Wanton acts of evil disgust him, but he very much walks the middle ground between dark and light.
* GreyAndGrayMorality: He rejects the view of BlackAndWhiteMorality presented by the Jedi, seeing things as far more complicated than that. However, he is firmly on the light side.
* GrumpyBear: He is very grouchy.
* GrumpyOldMan: He fakes it because he thinks the youth expect him to act like it. And he enjoys it. Or maybe he really is that grumpy, but decided to be meta about it.
--> "You know what I hate? Well... you know, lots of things, really. But I'm old, and easily annoyed."
* HeartbrokenBadass: [[spoiler: His wife fell to the dark side. He chose not to kill her and she killed many Jedi before dying in the final battle of Exar Kun's war.]]
* TheHermit: You find him living in a hut on the surface of Kashyyyk, which is largely populated by dangerous animals and reckless young Wookiees.
* HiddenDepths: At first he seems indifferent to the conflict of the galaxy at large and to such concepts as light and dark. But later, especially on Manaan and after opening up about his past it becomes clear that he's a good person who still believe in the Jedi Code to a degree; just more in spirit than to the letter. Some of Jolee's old idealism is still there, just concealed beneath his cynical exterior.
* ILetGwenStacyDie: Inverted. He regrets ''not'' killing his Dark Side-corrupted wife when he had the chance.
* InHarmsWay: Discussed and demonstrated throughout the game. He talks about how not letting the Jedi prevent him from doing the right thing, will always be on hand should something happen at the Rakatan temple, then there's this bit near the end.
-->'''Revan:''' I'd rather you were safe. Somewhere else.\\
'''Jolee:''' Oh that's very kind of you. But while elsewhere may be safer elsewhere is not where I need to be.
* IWasQuiteALooker: Tends to pop up when he speaks of his youth.
-->"Well, let's just say I was a strapping young lad with a full head of hair, and Coruscant was a small town with a well, heh heh."
* [[KnightInSourArmor Jedi Knight In Sour Armor]]: He is still a Jedi, regardless of his grouchiness.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite his supposed neutrality, Jolee is a very moral person.
* JustLikeRobinHood: In his youth.
--> "I consider it tax on the greedy."
* MindControl: His method of escaping The Leviathan. HilarityEnsues.
* MyGreatestFailure: Training his wife, Nayama, to use the Force. When she turned to the Dark Side, he didn't have the heart to kill her, and she went on to kill many Jedi before dying in the Exar Kun War.
* NeutralNoLonger: He prefers to let the younger generation decide the fate of the galaxy, but he will side with the Jedi if forced to choose between them and the Sith. According to ''Literature/{{Revan}}'' he officially rejoined the Jedi Order after the events of the first game.
* ObfuscatingStupidity: "I'm just the old man who lives in the dangerous woods."
* OldMaster: He is very skilled in the ways of the Force and is also old.
* ThePowerOfLove: Despite his cynical view of life, he's a firm believer in this, and gives the player a nice speech about it.
* ThePunishmentIsTheCrime: The Jedi reasoned this to absolve Jolee's crimes involving Nayama and [[PromotionNotPunishment Knight him]], This ruling distraught him enough to [[DefectorFromParadise exile himself]] to Kashyyyk.
* RetiredBadass: "But from now on, you can just think of me as any other non-Jedi in our little group — [[{{Dissimile}} with a lightsaber. And Force powers.]]"
* ScrewPolitenessImASenior: Engages in this all the time.
* SeenItAll: Jolee has been around the block in his tenure as a Jedi and it takes a lot to impress him. Case in point, if you visit Kashyyyk [[spoiler: after learning you are the mind wiped Dark Lord of the Sith Revan]], Jolee will more or less respond with "So?".
* [[StealthPun Stealth]] [[IncrediblyLamePun Pop-Cultural Reference]]: To a Music/LimpBizkit parody, of all things.
-->'''Jolee:''' What can I say? I did it all for the Wookiees.\\
'''Player:''' The Wookiees?\\
'''Jolee:''' The Wookiees!
* SquishyWizard: He is a Jedi Consular, a Force-heavy class with low vitality points.
* StillGotIt: One of his standard combat lines.
* {{Troll}}: He seems to enjoy messing with people [[ForTheLulz for the hell of it]]. Just ask the prison guard at The Leviathan.
* UnwantedFalseFaith: For a time, the Wookiees believed he was a benevolent forest god and would leave him offerings thanks to his habit of helping out those who got in trouble on Kashyyyk's deadly forest floor. He proved he wasn't when the chief knocked him out.
* WhatTheHellHero: All of the Light Side party members will call the player character on Dark Side actions, but Jolee does it the most often and arguably the most effectively.
* YouDidntAsk: He knew all along that [[spoiler: the Player Character was an amnesic Revan]], but he didn't say anything because "it wasn't my place to tell you that".
* YinYangBomb: As a Jedi Consular with high Wisdom and Charisma and mostly being in the middle of the Light/Dark scale, he's well capable in using both Light and Dark force powers.
[[/folder]]

!![=NPCs=]

!!Sith

[[folder:Darth Malak]]
!!Darth Malak / Alek "Squint" Squinquargesimus
-->'''Voiced by''': Rafael Ferrer
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[[caption-width-right:200:"Wipe this pathetic planet from the face of the galaxy!"]]

The current Dark Lord of the Sith.

* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: It's clear he resented Revan becoming the Master.
* AmbitionIsEvil: what lead to him betraying Revan. That and he thought Revan wasn't [[StupidEvil ruthless enough]].
* AttackAttackAttack: His fighting style is geared heavily towards this strategy.
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Mandatory for a Sith.
* AxCrazy: Malak is very ruthless but also lacks discipline and tact.
* BaldOfEvil: Not a hair on his head. That being said, he was bald before he fell.
* BigBad: The main villain of the first game.
* BigBadWannabe: [[spoiler:Before he dies, he realizes that Revan was the true Dark Lord of the Sith and that he was just a pretender.]]
* BodyHorror: One late-game cutscene shows him without his trademark metal jaw. It's... not a pretty sight even with the game's dated graphics. The Sith officer (identified in later material as Admiral Varko, [[spoiler:Saul Karath's successor as Malek's [[TheDragon right-hand man]]]]) he's talking to in that scene visibly recoils in shock when Malak turns around to face him, and he's very eager to leave the Dark Lord's presence the very moment he has his next orders.
* BrainsAndBrawn: The Brawn to Revan's Brain. However, while he is more violent, impulsive and hot-headed than the latter, he is still a competent and experienced tactician and not one to be underestimated.
* DarthVaderClone: Kind of looks like Vader without his helmet, speaks with an altered voice after being injured in battle, is a Sith Lord...
* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: A contrast to Revan's PragmaticVillainy, Malak seems to be monstrous for monstrosity's sake. Witness a prelude to this in the flashback of Revan and Malak attempting entry to the Rakatan ruins on Dantooine.
* DuelBoss: Both fights with him are one-on-one.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: In his first scene, he orders Saul to [[spoiler:destroy Taris]].
* FallenHero: He used to be a well-respected Jedi.
* FatalFlaw: His [[AxCrazy lack of discipline]] and [[StupidEvil extreme ruthlessness]]
* FreudianExcuse: His planet was destroyed by Mandalorians and he later witnessed the genocide by drowning of the Cathar race by another band of Mandalorians in a force vision.
* GeniusBruiser: Despits his reputation as a dumb brute, Malak is actually a skilled and experienced tactician who outflanks and outwits the heroes several times, has a good intellectual understanding of the Force and of Sith lore, and figured out the inner workings of the Star Forge pretty much by himself. His failing is that he is simply a hothead and that his rival is one of the smartest Sith Lords who ever lived.
* GracefulLoser: Regardless of what side of the Force you're on when you beat him, he takes it pretty well.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: He fell to the dark side while trying to protect innocents from the Mandalorians.
* InadequateInheritor: Malak's big problem is that while he's a powerful, cunning, dangerous Sith Lord, his predecessor was one of the best Sith the galaxy has ever seen.
* LargeAndInCharge: Towers over every other character.
* LastSecondChance: The very last offer by a lightsided Revan at redemption is refused by Malak, who says rather sadly, [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi "It's too late for me."]]
* MasterSwordsman: One of the most formidable lightsaber combatants of his age and according to WordOfGod, even though he lost his final duel with Revan he is on a technical level actually ''superior'' to him as a swordsman and could have won their last fight if things went his way.
* MeaningfulName: Malak is Arabic for "Angel," as in "Fallen," sounds like the Hebrew word for "king", and is also Latin for "jawbone".
* NeverMyFault: Subverted. As he lies there dying, he briefly wonders how things could have been if Revan hadn't led him to the Dark Side. The player can retort that Revan put him on the path but Malak chose to keep walking it, which he acknowledges is true.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: His betrayal of Revan leaves the Sith without his former Master's considerable strategic talents. Instead Malak's brute force approach allow the Republic to come back from the brink. [[spoiler: It also leads to a redeemed Revan returning stronger than ever to overthrow him.]]
* OhCrap: [[spoiler:Has a [[ThisIsGonnaSuck major]] one upon learning Revan is on the Star Forge. He decides to send his ''entire'' army against his former Master and even turns the Star Forge itself against them, knowing full well that the best he can hope for is that it will just ''[[ImplacableMan slow]]'' them down!]]
* OpportunisticBastard: Pretty much how all the other Sith view him for his betrayal of Revan. While Sith doctrine does encourage the student to eventually betray the master, it also dictates that such acts are supposed to show superior strength or cunning and strengthen the Sith as a whole, and Malak's act of betrayal against Revan, due to the circumstances it happened under, is not regarded as such by other Sith, instead being seen purely as a cheap act of pure opportunism which only serves to encourage ChronicBackstabbingDisorder.
* OverlyLongName: Alek "Squint" Squinquargesimus. The latter is actually the name of his DoomedHometown, which the Republic's immigration officials mistakenly registered as his surname when he was a child.
* OvershadowedByAwesome: Revan is one of the most skilled, intelligent and powerful Dark Lords of the Sith who ever lived, and Malak falls short when compared to him. However, despite his failings, Malak is actually a formidable Dark Lord in his own right and showcases a ''very'' wide range of Dark Side powers as well as a decent level of tactical (if not necessarily strategic) ability. In addition, WordOfGod states that even though he lost his last duel to him, in the final analysis Malak is actually a ''superior'' lightsaber duellist to Revan.
* RedRightHand: He lost his jaw and speaks through a mechanical device.
* SpannerInTheWorks: Darth Revan's plans had gone flawlessly before and during the Jedi Civil War with victory almost assured until [[DidntSeeThatComing Revan's apprentice betrayed his master]]. In the sequel it's revealed Malak not only damaged Revan's short term goals of seizing the Republic [[spoiler: but also undermined efforts to prepare for the inevitable war with [[GreaterScopeVillain The Sith Empire]]. Which was evidently why Revan wanted to control the Republic in the first place.]]
* SorcerousOverlord: He has a wide range of insidious Dark Side powers at his disposal, including Sith sorcery.
* TheStarscream: And one who actually managed to pull it off, as per Sith standard operating procedure. [[spoiler:Not that it helped any.]]
* StupidEvil: In contrast with Revan's PragmaticVillainy . Malak often goes for the most ruthless option possible even when such actions are clearly not in his best interests. Such as when he [[MoralEventHorizon orders the complete orbital bombardment of Taris]].
* TakeOverTheWorld: His goal is to conquer the galaxy. Or bomb it into oblivion, if that doesn't work.
* TragicBromance: Malak and Revan were best friends, whose friendship was ruined when they turned to the dark side. Considering that amongst the Sith, the Apprentice ''always'' kills the Master, it was a ForegoneConclusion.
* TragicVillain: He has committed unforgivable actions. Wanna know who dragged him to TheDarkSide to begin with? [[spoiler: You did!]] On the other hand, one of your dialogue options towards the end points out that while Revan started him on the Dark Path, it was Malak's choice to ''continue'' going down it (and go further than Revan ever did).
* VilerNewVillain: It's implied he was a worse Sith Lord than Revan, being unhinged and veers to StupidEvil, while Revan embraced PragmaticVillainy.
* WeHaveReserves: He has no qualms with sacrificing thousands of his men to kill one person.
* WeUsedToBeFriends: He and Revan were best friends when they were Jedi. After their fall to the Dark Side, Revan became the Master with Malak as his Apprentice, and since the Apprentice always tries to kill and usurp the Master, it comes as no surprise when he turns on Revan.
* YouHaveFailedMe: [[SubvertedTrope Subverts]] the trope when Saul tells him that Calo Nord has failed to kill the protagonist, and asks Malak for his forgiveness. Malak coldly replies that the price for failure is death... but then notes that the failure was Calo's, not Saul's, and so Saul is not required to pay for it.
* YoungFutureFamousPeople: In the comic.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Darth Bandon]]
!!Darth Bandon
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/NeilKaplan
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[[caption-width-right:192:"You may have defeated the pathetic bounty hunter my Master sent after you, but you are no match for me!"]]

Darth Malak's apprentice.

* AndThisIsFor: Before the Player fights him, he can tell Bandon that he'll kill him for killing Trask Ulgo. Bandon either [[ButForMeItWasTuesday doesn't remember]] or doesn't care.
* AxCrazy: He's even worse then Malak if that can be believed.
* BadBoss: After a brief cameo in the tutorial, Bandon reintroduces himself by using the Force to kill a Sith trooper just for walking in front of him and spoiling his entrance. This also killed two others employees who were standing nearby and were guilty of nothing.
* BaldOfEvil: Like his master, he is completely bald.
* BastardUnderstudy: He's a Sith, it comes with the territory that he'll learn everything he can from his Master than try to usurp him once he thinks he's strong enough.
* BeardOfEvil: He's a Sith and his long mustache and soul-patch give him a sinister goatee vibe.
* TheBrute: As Malak's apprentice, he's technically the Dark Lord's right-hand. In practice, he's just a bloodthirsty thug that Malak sends out to do killing, while Saul Karath, as Admiral of the Sith Fleet, more closely fills in the role of TheDragon.
* CardCarryingVillain: Comes with being a Sith, though Bandon thrives on it even more than usual.
* TheDragon [[BigBadWannabe Wannabe:]] He's technically the second in-command of the Sith army. But for the most part is just a [[TheBrute violent enforcer]]. As mentioned above Saul Karath is much closer to TheDragon than Bandon despite not being a true Sith or even force sensitive.
* EarlyBirdCameo: Is briefly seen during the tutorial when Trask Ulgo charges off to his HeroicSacrifice.
* FlatCharacter: Unlike the other major antagonists, there's really not much depth to the guy, with his backstory mirroring most fallen Jedi. Even when you meet him face-to-face he's not verbose, settling for generic IllKillYou dialogue.
* KickTheDog:
** He's introduced by killing your GuestStarPartyMember, Trask Ulgo.
** Likewise, when he casually kills some crewmembers with force lightning for apparently no other reason than just to make an entrance.
* OffWithHisHead: In ''[[VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic The Old Republic]]'', his perfectly preserved decapitated head turns up during the Smuggler's storyline. According to the game's codex, a group of Sith cultists removed it postmortem and became convinced that Bandon's spirit could talk to them through it.
* SmugSnake: Extremely arrogant, but lacks the skills to back it up.
* SortingAlgorithmOfEvil: After you've defeated Calo Nord for the final time, he will appear at the end of the next area you visit as the mid-game boss.
* TheStarscream: [[AllInTheManual Supplementary materials]] reveal that, in typical Sith fashion, he planned on eventually overthrowing Malak and taking over as Dark Lord. He obviously never got to act on these ambitions.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Darth Revan]]
!!Darth Revan

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[[caption-width-right:200:"Revan was power."]]

The Dark Lord of the Sith prior to Malak. Killed by Malak about a year prior to the first game. [[spoiler:Was actually brainwashed by the Jedi into becoming the first game's PlayerCharacter.]]

* AmbiguousGender: Wears a face-concealing mask and a thick, baggy robe hiding any physical features. Gender-specific pronouns are also avoided whenever anyone speaks of the former Sith Lord. [[spoiler: This becomes relevant for the game's TomatoSurprise.]] Lampshaded by the Revanites in ''[[VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic The Old Republic]]'', who comment that Revan's gender in many of the records is unclear.
* AntiVillain: By Sith standards. Revan was remarkably [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] for a dark sider, left conquered planet's infrastructure intact and [[DefiedTrope defied]] YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness. [[spoiler: And Revan supposedly joined the Dark Side to prepare the Republic against the True Sith,]] leaning Revan into WellIntentionedExtremist territory.
* TheAtoner: [[spoiler:Particularly if you play Revan on the Light Side path, like the official version of the character.]]
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Being the most powerful Sith goes hand in hand with becoming the undisputed leader of the Sith Empire.
* BlackKnight: Revan's motif after falling to the Dark Side.
* BondBreaker: Often did this to various Jedi. Revan's methods [[EvenEvilHasStandards even unnerved]] '''HK-47'''.
* TheCharmer: Revan is said to have been highly charismatic, hence why so many flocked to the Sith's cause.
* TheChessmaster: Canderous said that Revan was always a step ahead of them during the Mandalorian Wars and every move Revan made during the Jedi Civil War was [[spoiler:done to keep as the Republic as stable as possible in order to prepare for the return of the True Sith.]]
* CipherScything: [[spoiler:Whenever Revan shows up in the comic.]]
* ComedicSociopathy: [[spoiler: Must have had an inclination for [[BlackHumor black humor]], seeing as Revan created [[KillerRobot HK-47]]. Thinking it was so funny when HK started calling Malak a meatbag that Revan programmed the droid to call all 'organics' that way to torment Malak. When the story is later repeated back to an amnesiac Revan, even as a light-sider Revan found this funny.]]
* CoolMask: Taken from the corpse of a Mandalorian female who was executed for refusing to carry out an order to commit genocide.
* CunningLinguist: [[spoiler:Best demonstrated when Revan discovered a stowaway on the ''Ebon Hawk'', Sasha ot Sulem, who could only speak an odd dialect of ancient Mandalorian. Revan went from unable to interpret the language to semi-fluent in a matter of ''minutes!'']]
* DeadpanSnarker: Various characters imply the former Sith Lord had a rather wicked sense of humour. Proof of this sense of humour is best shown when [[spoiler: after hearing HK-47 describe Malak as a "Meatbag", Revan decided to reprogram him to refer to ''all'' humans as such, simply because Revan found it ''hilarious''.]]
* DependingOnTheWriter: Creator/BioWare and [[Creator/ObsidianEntertainment Obsidian]] give Revan entirely different personalities and motivations. Revan's gender is another subject: [=BioWare=] and Obsidian kept it ambiguous but seems to have been leaning towards Revan being female. David Gaider, one of the game's writers, said in a forum post that he considered Revan a woman, and in KOTOR 2 Atton Rand refers to Revan as a "she" in an early conversation; if you try to correct him, he'll snarkily cast doubts on what Revan's gender was. Lucasfilm and subsequent expanded universe material, however, establish Revan as an unambiguously male character.
* DramaticUnmask: Revan removes the mask in a cut-scene. [[spoiler: He/she looks just like you! [[{{Beat}} ...]] waaait!]]
* TheDreaded: Even after Revan's death [[spoiler: (The apparent one, due to Malak's betrayal that is)]] the majority of people either fear them, remember them as a WorthyOpponent or both.
* EasilyForgiven: Well, [[DownplayedTrope not really easily]] but surprisingly quickly for an EvilOverlord. While it takes [[spoiler:saving the galaxy by fighting numerous deadly enemies at multiple planets, not to mention having their original identity removed to earn redemption, it is sort of weird how in the Light Side Ending Revan is being praised as a hero despite having committed numerous atrocities in the past. GO-TO said that Revan could have served as a unifying factor for the galaxy, suggesting that there weren't too many people wanting to murder them after the war. Note that the part of his story about being brainwashed is unknown to most people, meaning the average citizen sees Revan as the guy/gal who killed millions of people and was handed a GetOutOfJailFreeCard afterwards.]]
* TheFaceless: Is always seen wearing a face-concealing mask. Until a flashback late in the game where it's removed [[spoiler:and you see that it's yourself]].
* FallenHero: Revan was among the greatest of the Jedi of their era before falling to the dark side.
* GadgeteerGenius: Revan is mentioned as having had a natural affinity for droids and machines.
* GeniusBruiser: A brilliant strategist and one of the most powerful Jedi/Sith ever.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Fell to the dark side while protecting innocents from the Mandalorians.
* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: Revan started out as a Jedi, left the Order to fight in the Mandalorian Wars, became Dark Lord of the Sith, [[spoiler: and finally was brainwashed back to the Light. However, as was shown in VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic, after 300 years of being tortured by the Sith-Emperor, he went insane, founded a Cult and tried to commit wide-scale genocide. After being defeated his good half resurfaced again and he finally died.]][[note]] If you chose the Dark Side ending, Revan fell to the Dark and became Dark Lord of the Sith again.[[/note]]
* HeterosexualLifePartners: [[{{WeUsedToBeFriends}} Previously with Malak]].
* MagneticHero: Revan's high charisma is said to be the reason why so many Jedi defected to the Sith banner.
* MeaningfulName: "Revan" can be interpreted in two ways.
** In universe, it's short for Revanchist, an ideology concerning the recapture of land lost in war. He gained the nickname when he was leader of the Jedi crusaders.
** [[spoiler:It can also be read as short for Revenant, a type of undead commonly thought of as seeking vengeance for its death. Fitting, isn't it?]]
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone?: The reason why Revan created HK-47 in the first place was to have more effective, direct combatants to fight the enemy, so what happened at Malachor V would ''never'' have to be repeated.
* MeaningfulName: Revan is a nickname he gained during the Mandalorian War. It's short for Revanchist, someone who works to recapture land lost in a war.
* MysteriousPast: No one (except ''maybe'' Kreia) knows anything about Revan prior to joining the Jedi Order.
* NotSoDifferent:
** The stories about how Revan was as [[GoodIsNotSoft a Jedi]] compared to as [[NobleDemon a Sith]].
* {{Omniglot}}: Revan is said to have been fluent in dozens of languages. [[spoiler: The Rakata on Lehon mention that through the Dark Side, Revan was capable of learning their language by simply ripping it from their minds. It's implied that it was just as unpleasant as it sounds.]]
* TheParagonAlwaysRebels: One of the greatest Jedi, Revan turned to the Dark Side and made many other Jedi follow along.
* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:During the Mandalorian Wars, it's revealed that Revan personally freed the young Juhani from slavers. Likewise on Lehon, Revan used diplomacy to learn how to access the Star Forge from the Rakatan Elders and afterwards left them in peace.]]
* {{Polymath}}: Revan is said to have been highly skilled in multiple fields.
* PopularityPower: In the Star Wars Miniatures game by Wizards of the Coast, Darth Revan was the second most powerful figure in the entire game. What single figure outpowered the ancient Sith Lord? An [[HumongousMecha AT-AT]].
* PosthumousCharacter: Already dead by the start of the first game, though the legacy of the former Sith Lord plays a central part of the plot. [[spoiler:Ultimately subverted, as Revan is revealed to have been brainwashed into becoming the player character.]]
* PragmaticVillainy: It's heavily implied Revan was unusually pragmatic for a Dark Lord of the Sith, sparing individuals who'd proven useful such as the Rakata Elders, [[AvertedTrope despite the fact]] [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness they were no longer needed.]] Jolee noted that unlike Malak, Revan was very careful about whom to attack and how. For instance, productive planets were carefully protected so they could help in a war [[spoiler: against a True Sith invasion]].
* PredecessorVillain: Has already been dealt with and replaced by Malak by the time of the first game. [[spoiler:However, since Revan is also the player character, you may choose the Dark Side ending where you defeat Malak and reclaim the title of Dark Lord of the Sith.]]
* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: Revan's decision to defy the Jedi Council and fight the Mandalorians is what began the former hero's StartOfDarkness.
* ShroudedInMyth: What little information exists on Revan is often vague and contradictory. Even the people who worked for the Sith Empire knew absolutely nothing about their leader.
* StupidEvil: One of the few Sith lords to actively defy this. [[PragmaticVillainy While Revan probably saw the value of not burning bridges needlessly]], [[NobleDemon neither was there any need in being pointlessly cruel.]] [[spoiler: We find out later that Revan was more of an extremely dark WellIntentionedExtremist than a flat out evil person like most Sith lords ''also'' tend to wind up being.]]
* ThatManIsDead: [[spoiler:If playing on the Light Side, this is how the player character views their past as Darth Revan]].
* ThisIsYourBrainOnEvil: [[spoiler:Both the Rakatan computer on Kashyyyk and Lehon comment that Revan's neurological pattern is very different from the last time they were there. The Kashyyyk computer in particular can even attack a redeemed Revan if they fail its thought pattern recognition test.]]
* TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler:All of the player character's memories prior to serving on the Endar Spire were fake.]]
* TragicBromance: Malak and Revan were best friends, whose friendship was ruined when they turned to the dark side, even before Malak betrayed Revan.
* {{Troll}}: [[spoiler: Programmed HK-47 to use the word "meatbag" at any given opportunity simply because it got a rise out of Malak. This trollishness apparently survived the BrainwashingForTheGreaterGood as well.]]
* TheUbermensch: Widely regarded as such, even by the enemies of the Sith. Literature/DarthBane, 3,000 years later, regards Revan as his idol of what a Sith should be [[spoiler: despite Revan's redemption]].
* UnreliableExpositor: Most of the information about the former Dark Lord comes from these.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Revan's fundamental character trait. Kreia points this one out in TSL, despite her opinions being notoriously unreliable. [[spoiler: In the first game, if playing on the Light Side, one could make the reasonable argument that Revan is ''still'' a dangerous extremist, but the brainwashing simply channeled that part of their personality towards more benevolent goals.]]
[[/folder]]

!!!Sith Military

[[folder:Saul Karath]]
!!Saul Karath
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/RobinSachs
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[[caption-width-right:160:"War's a funny thing. It makes you do things you never thought you'd do."]]

The Admiral of the Sith fleet and Carth's [[TreacherousAdvisor mentor]].

* ADayInTheLimelight: Got a lot of pagetime in the KOTOR comics.
* AlmightyJanitor: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]], since he's a Admiral but most Sith and Dark Jedi technically out rank him. But Saul is the on who acts as Makak's [[TheDragon second in command]] rather then Makak's actual apprentice Darth Bandon.
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Considerably tougher than any other Sith officer or trooper you have to face in combat.
* BlingOfWar: Has a rather pimped-out uniform compared to other Sith officers.
* BrokenPedestal: He was Carth's mentor, but all respect for him went out the window when Saul bombed Carth's planet led to his wife's death and his son being taken by the Sith.
* DirtyCoward: When Saul is in charge, he's very arrogant. When Malak's around, he's reduced to a stammering wimp of a man.
* TheDragon: He functionally serves as Malak's right-hand man, considering he's the Commander of the Sith fleet. [[spoiler:After his death, the role is filled by a fallen Bastila.]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: When Malak orders the bombardment of Taris, Karath questions it, horrified at the potential killing of civilians and friendly troops. He carries out the bombardment when Malak mentions the fate of his predecessor. It's also later revealed in supplemental material that the only reason he joined Revan and Malak was to keep his command intact and his men together.
* EvilBrit: He's a villainous Sith Admiral with a British accent at least, courtesy of his [[Creator/RobinSachs voice actor]].
* TheEvilGenius: Credited for half of Malak's victories during the war.
* AFatherToHisMen: Supplementary material establishes that he defected to the Sith to keep his troops and command in tact, and that they overruled all other concerns. It could also explain why he's hesitant to bombard Taris despite his lack of problem in razing other worlds. He didn't want to kill his own men.
** ZigZagged with his ex-lieutenant, Carth. He ''did'' try to recruit Carth into the Sith fleet. Carth told him to get lost. Saul's [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten test of loyalty]] was bombing Carth's homeworld into slag [[spoiler: (and possibly having a hand in recruiting Dustil to the Sith)]]. And if you play a female, Saul is almost as gleeful about torturing Carth as Carth is looking forward to kicking Saul's ass for Telos.
* FaceHeelTurn: Never really the nicest of folks, but fought for the Republic until he decided defecting was the only way to keep his command in one piece.
* FamousLastWords: [[spoiler:"And you never knew, did you? Remember... remember my dying words. Remember them when you look upon those you thought were your friends."]]
* HypercompetentSidekick: To Darth Malak. Malak has a quite feeble grasp on tactics, preferring a strategy consisting almost entirely of AttackAttackAttack, while Karath understands the importance of using restraint, trickery, and cunning to outmaneuver the enemy. Carth credits him with at least half of Malak's success in the war.
* InsaneAdmiral: ZigZagged. Saul is an utterly ruthless bastard who, after defecting to the Sith and becoming the Admiral in charge of their fleet, has razed multiple worlds. He also takes a lot of pleasure in torturing the player, Carth and Bastila, with Bastila saying the Dark Side's taken its toll on his mind. However, he's a [[OnlySaneEmployee paragon of rationality]] compared to Malak and Bandon, pointing out to the former the shortcomings of carpet-bombing Taris just to get one Jedi.
* KickTheDog: His final words to Carth, revealing that the PC [[spoiler: has really been an amnesiac Darth Revan the entire time.]] He does this to press Carth's trust issues. (Which are his fault to begin with.) Facing imminent death, all Karath can say to his former friend is one final cruelty.
* PetTheDog: His brief objection to Malak destroying Taris since many of their men are still stationed there and the action would lead to killing millions of civilians. He only gives in when threatened with death.
* WeCanRuleTogether: Right before he defected, he tried to recruit Carth as his right-hand man. Carth told him to get lost. The end result speaks for itself.
* WeUsedToBeFriends: With Carth, as the two have come to hate one another since Karath sold out to the Sith, while Carth refused.
[[/folder]]

!!!Sith Academy

[[folder:Master Uthar Wynn]]
!!Master Uthar Wynn
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TomKane

The Master of the Sith Academy on Korriban, and the Sith the player must impress if they wish to get access to the Star Map in Naga Sadow's tomb.

* BadBoss: More like "Bad Teacher," but as a Sith instructor he has no problem sending his students off to their deaths to prove their worth, killing them himself should they fail him, or even killing them if they're holding more promising students back.
* BaldOfEvil: He's the bald master of a Sith Academy.
* EvilMentor As the Master of a Sith Academy, it goes without saying that he teaches his students the right way to be evil.
* EvilPowerVacuum: According to Kreia, after he died, the Sith fought and killed each other for the right to lead the Academy, leaving the Academy in turmoil.
* FauxAffablyEvil: He speaks in a polite, respectful tone towards his prospective students, but he's still a Sith, and he's not above murdering students that fail him or ordering the deaths of innocent people.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Like all Sith, he's treacherous, but he'll be outraged if he's the one being betrayed.
* IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten: The final test for prospective students is using their new lightsaber to strike down someone they've grown familiar with. Normally it's another student, but in the player's case, Uthar chooses their instructor[=/=]his apprentice, Yuthura.
* SinkOrSwimMentor: The opportunities he offers students to gain prestige are often deadly. If students aren't smart and strong enough to survive their tests, then he believes they don't deserve to live, let alone be a Sith.
* TheStarscream: Like all Sith, when he saw the opportunity to usurp his master he did so. Unlike other Sith, his master actually escaped alive, though Uthar was still able to gain control over the academy.
* SupernaturalGoldEyes: Uthar has the golden eyes indicative of a Dark Side user.
* TattooedCrook: His bald head is covered in tattoos.
* TheyWereHoldingYouBack: He murders Dustil's girlfriend, Selene, because she didn't show much promise as a student and Dustil's emotional attachment to her was holding him back in his own training.
* WeCanRuleTogether: He makes the offer to the player if they alert him to Yuthura's plotting, and help him kill her. The player can actually make the offer in reverse by [[spoiler:confessing that they're Revan]], at which point Uthar will secretly change allegiances and train the Sith in the player's name should they kill Darth Malak.
* YouHaveFailedMe:
** He orders a group of students executed because they refused to murder innocents from the nearby colony.
** If you trick Shaardan by giving him a fake instead of Ajunta Pall's sword, when Shaardan presents it to Master Uthar, he'll Force choke him for his stupidity.
** If you haven't alerted him about Yuthura's treachery but kill her for him, afterwards he'll immediately try to kill you for not warning him.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: His final test is for the player to kill Yuthura Ban because his pupil, who has grown too ambitious for his liking.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Yuthura Ban]]
!!Yuthura Ban
-->'''Voiced by:''' Tamara Phillips

The apprentice of Master Uthar, and the player's mentor while infiltrating the Sith Academy.

* AboveGoodAndEvil: She describes the Sith and the Dark Side as this. They're not inherently evil, they're just people giving into their nature.
* ApologeticAttacker: If you've gotten the time to know her, then when Yuthura betrays and tries to kill you, she'll apologize for it beforehand, saying she really does like you, but Sith don't have friends. If you try to talk her out of attacking, she'll refuse, sadly saying, "Let's get it over with."
* ChronicBackStabbingDisorder: If you help her kill Master Uthar, she'll immediately turn on you because you’re too much of a threat to let live.
* DarkActionGirl: She's a female Sith who's good with a lightsaber.
* TheDarkSideWillMakeYouForget: Convincing her to make a HeelFaceTurn has her admitting that despite embracing the Sith teachings to fight against slavery, she's come no closer to achieving her goal, and instead all she's come to care about is power and her own self-interest.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: She may be a Sith, but she abhors slavery, mostly due to her FreudianExcuse. She became a Sith so she could have enough power to bring an end to it. Her lack of reaction to the player claiming his companions are slaves is a good indication that she's beginning to forget her original motives.
* EvilCounterpart: To Master Zhar, the player's Jedi teacher who teaches them the Light Side, while Yuthura is the player's Sith teacher, who teaches them about the power of the Dark Side.
* EvilMentor: She tries to be this to the player character, though depending on the player's choices, they may be far more evil than her.
* FallenHero: She was once a Jedi who but fell to the Dark Side upon joining the Sith.
* GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe: She's an attractive, purple-skinned Twi'lek.
* HeelFaceDoorSlam: The player can make her realize how far she's fallen, only to kill her instead of redeem her.
* HeelFaceTurn: It's possible for the player to turn her back to the light.
* HeelRealization: The player can make her realize that she really has become evil in her pursuit of power for originally noble goals.
* {{Hypocrite}}: If you decide to side with Master Uthar after befriending her she'll be outraged, saying she thought you and her were friends. This would have more impact if, when you side with her, she didn't try to immediately kill you.
* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: She left the Jedi and joined the Sith to amass enough power to fight slavery. Unfortunately, she took the Sith teachings to heart and began caring more about amassing personal power than her original noble goals.
* LoveIsAWeakness: She claims love is more dangerous than anger, hatred and fear, since it can inspire mercy, which is worst of all.
* MadeASlave: Her backstory was that she was enslaved at a young age by Omeesh the Hutt. She eventually murdered her master, escaped his compound and was found by the Jedi who took her in.
* SocialDarwinist: She holds to the Sith dogma that the strong deserve to live and do whatever they want, while the weak deserve to die. It's a person's duty to kill their superior when they sense weakness and be constantly wary to prevent the same from happening to them.
* TheStarscream: Like all Sith, Yuthura plans on killing and usurping her master as soon as she's strong enough. She tries to recruit the player in helping her overthrow Master Uthar, and can possibly succeed in her plot if the player grants her mercy after her betrayal.
* TattooedCrook: Similar to Master Uthar, Yuthura has tattoos covering her face and head.
* VillainsWantMercy: Once her health gets low enough, she'll ask for mercy despite trying to kill the player seconds earlier. The player can grant it, refuse it, or redeem her.
* WeCanRuleTogether: She offers to let the player be her right-hand after they kill Master Uthar and usurp control of the academy. Unfortunately, she's lying and will try to kill the player afterwards. You can still spare her and let her gain control of the academy as planned though.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Her original goal was to join the Sith so she could gain enough power to fight against slavery. Somewhere along the way she lost sight of that goal.
* YouRemindMeOfX: She says the why she tried to kill them even if they befriended her is because they reminded her too much of herself.
[[/folder]]

!!!Sith Allies

[[folder:Calo Nord]]
!!Calo Nord
-->'''Voiced by''': Lloyd Sherr
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[[caption-width-right:250:"I have to give you credit. You've led me on quite a chase. But nobody gets away from Calo Nord in the end!"]]

A legendary bounty hunter who has been known to kill people simply for talking to him. He is currently employed by the crime lord Davik Kang.

* AbusiveParents: They sold him into slavery.
* AllThereInTheManual: He has a very in-depth backstory that explains his surprisingly sad origins and how he became so deadly in present day. Given that he's not exactly verbose, all the info's tucked away in supplementary material.
* AwesomenessByAnalysis: When a bounty was placed on his head after he freed himself and butchered his slave masters, Calo studied how the bounty hunters tracking him operated, adopting their methods and skills for himself. He then used the skills he learned from them to kill them all, to the point where the Bounty Hunter's Guild thought he was too dangerous to keep a contract out on and called it off. It didn't stop Calo from finding and killing the ones who put the bounty on him in the first place.
* AxCrazy: He'll off you ''[[HatesSmallTalk for trying to make small talk with him.]]''
* BewareTheQuietOnes: He's a man of few words, and isn't much for idle conversation. If you're lucky, he'll give you until the count of three before he gets violent.
* BountyHunter: He's one of the most infamous bounty hunters in the galaxy. Mission says he's killed more people than the Iridian plague.
* BullyingADragon: Despite his fearsome reputation, some Black Vulkars decide to insult him. He gives them to the count of three before killing them easily.
* ChallengeSeeker: Calo doesn't need to be paid if the target is powerful enough. There's also a Krayt dragon head in his room, meaning he took one out ''himself''.
* CountingToThree: If you don't shut up before he finishes, he'll shoot you.
* CurbStompBattle: The player can run into him twice on Taris. The first time he's killing gang members for insulting him, the second he comes to collect the bounties of a few Rodians. Though outnumbered, neither group presents him with anything resembling a challenge. The first time the player tries to talk to him, or antagonizes him, [[HopelessBossFight he'll do the same to you and your party.]]
* DisproportionateRetribution: Again, he'll murder people just for talking to him, even if they're trying to be friendly or compliment him.
* TheDragon: He is introduced as Davik Kang's.
* DualBoss: Both he and Davik Kang serve as this on Taris.
* EgomaniacHunter: In addition to being a bounty hunter, he hunts dangerous animals for Davik Kang's collection. One of his journal entries notes how he killed a rancor and how he's eager to go after a krayt dragon. That same journal also notes that he [[HuntingTheMostDangerousGame hunts sentient beings as well.]]
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: He's introduced being insulted by some Black Vulkars. When they're not done talking to him by the time he [[CountingToThree counts to three]], he kills them. If you try to talk to him afterwards, even if it's friendly, he'll do the same thing to you.
* FreudianExcuse: His parents sold him into slavery and he learned to be cold-blooded and ruthless. He killed his slave masters, then his parents for selling him in the first place, but a bounty was put on his head and he had to learn the techniques of those hunting him in order to survive and turn the tables on them.
* GogglesDoNothing: He wears goggles for no discernible reason. Though he does use a sort of "flashbang" grenade to blind three thugs and then shoot them in his first scene, so maybe that's why.
* HatesSmallTalk: He'll give you until the count of three. Then he starts shooting.
* HopelessBossFight: If you refuse to stop talking to him or threatening him in the Lower City cantina. He's invincible and can kill any character in one hit.
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: Implied in one of his journal entries where it notes he's hunted both incredibly dangerous animals as well as sentients. Though, that could just be a reference to his bounty hunting.
* ItsPersonal: Calo is quite pissed you got away from him.
* {{Jerkass}}: Calo is curt, mean, and haughty.
* TheNapoleon: He is notably shorter than any other human character and supposedly has a complex about his height. One of the Black Vulkars taunting him by calling him a runt, probably ensured
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: How exactly ''[[UnexplainedRecovery did]]'' he survive Taris?
* RecurringBoss: He's fought on Taris and then on which ever world you collect your first post-Dantooine Star Map on.
* TheRival: To Canderous Ordo. Both of them are bounty hunters, both of them work for Davik Kang, and their employer considers both of them to be his top men. However, Calo and Canderous despise one another and take potshots at each other when they meet face-to-face.
* SelfMadeOrphan: He tracked down and murdered his parents in retribution for them [[AbusiveParents selling him into slavery]].
* ShootTheBuilder: Calo Nord's armor was specially commissioned to be based on the design worn by Mandalorian Neo-Crusaders. Once it was finished, Calo murdered the man who created it to make sure his armor remained one of a kind, and also to get out of paying for it.
* SlaveToPR: If you try to talk your way out of a fight with him in your second encounter, Nord will respond that he's not in it for the credits. The player and his party are the only people to have ever gotten away from him and he has a reputation to protect.
* TakingYouWithMe: At the end of his first boss fight, when his health reaches a certain level, he pulls out a [[CallForward thermal detonator]] to kill them all. It doesn't work, as he's crushed under debris during the Sith bombardment before he can activate it.
* UnexplainedRecovery: He gets [[spoiler:crushed by debris while holding a thermal detonator while on a planet that was in the middle of getting bombarded into a barren wasteland]]. The only explanation given for his survival is his boast to Malak that he's "hard to kill." Of course, considering that he wears, statistically, the second-best combat armor in the game ''and'' the next time we see him, it's been a period of several weeks, we can infer that he was found by the Sith and treated for his injuries.
[[/folder]]

!!Jedi

[[folder:Vandar Tokare]]
!!Master Vandar Tokare
[[quoteright:300:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/vandar_tokar_kotor.jpg]]

-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/TomKane

A member of the Jedi Council. He is of the same species as Yoda.
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* BigGood: He appears to be the leader of the Council members based on Dantooine. He'll also be present at the battle at the Star Forge, sending Jedi to help destroy it.
* {{Expy}}: Of Yoda.
* OldMaster: It's implied that he's centuries old.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He is very supportive of the party.
* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker: Averted. He's a member of Yoda's species and has a very similar voice; but he speaks in normal, coherent sentences.
* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: He was [[spoiler:killed by Darth Nihilus at Katarr]] between the two games.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Vrook Lamar]]
!!Master Vrook Lamar
-->'''Voiced by''': Creator/EdAsner

--> "The lure of the dark side is difficult to resist. I fear this quest to find the Star Forge could lead you down an all too familiar path."

A particularly stern member of the Jedi Council. He returns in the sequel, where the Exile searches for him on Dantooine.

* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: As the Exile discovers if s/he tries to kill him in the sequel.
* GoodIsNotNice: As stern and grouchy as he is, he is a devoted servant of the Light.
* GoodIsNotSoft: {{Lampshaded}} when you ask why he's being a jerk:
-->'''Vrook''': If you find me overly critical, perhaps it is because you do not fully understand what is at stake...[The Republic] may fall because we, the Jedi, have failed them...this is why I can ask for nothing ''less'' than perfection.
* GrumpyOldMan: Take a look at the voice actor again.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Vrook is especially critical of a Exile from a very early age, even going as far to declare the Jedi as "mediocre" during his/her days as a padawan. During a light side playthrough, that same "mediocre Jedi" then goes on to lead from the front in the most brutal and lethal campaigns in the Mandalorian Wars, earning a reputation as legendary warrior, surviving even the destruction of Malachor V, then goes on to save the ''entire'' Jedi Order from certain extinction. [[spoiler:Subverted in that the Exile's abilities are later shown to have the same root as the Sith assassins and Darth Nihilus: by forging bonds with companions (or enemies) through the Force, the Exile can draw on those same bonds to become stronger, making the Exile an exceptionally persuasive leader ''and'' skilled Jedi, something Vrook and the other Council members never fully understood at the time.]] Vrook's fears prove to be spot-on, however, if the Exile falls to the dark side.
* InkSuitActor: Resembles Creator/EdAsner.
* {{Jerkass}}: Though there are instances where he is justified in his less than welcoming demeanour, as you can see in these very examples, but there's no getting around the fact that sometimes he's clearly just being an ass.
* JerkassHasAPoint: He acts like a flaming jerk to both player characters. In the first case, it's [[spoiler: because re-training and trusting a mindwiped ''Sith Lord'' really is a bad idea]]. And in the second game, he's even less thrilled with the Exile, seeing her (or him) as a "mediocre Jedi" whose presence only brings disaster...and turns out to be right.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He's a jerk, no question, but he's also a Jedi. It's practically a requirement. Despite his stern behavior, general unlikability (both out of universe and in, people just don't seem that fond of him), he is still a good man. He praises light-sided acts in the first game, at least the few on Dantooine, anyway. In the second game allows himself to get captured by bounty hunters in an effort to avert all-out war on Dantooine ([[NiceJobBreakingItHero which you screwed up]]), then goes off to fight the mercenaries on his own for no reason other than to buy you time to prepare Khoonda for the inevitable invasion. Sure, all in all he may be short-sighted and judgmental, but his heart's in the right place. He also accepts that he was overly harsh to the Exile after having helped take down Azkhul.
** The times a player character gets anything resembling approval from him? In the first game, [[spoiler: he's relieved you were able to bring Juhani home]]. In the second game, he ''almost'' apologizes if you run the LS option [[spoiler: and defend Khoonda successfully from the mercenaries]].
* OldMaster: As old as he is, he is a powerful and wise Jedi Master.
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!!Others

[[folder: Brejik]]
!!Brejik
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/JasonMarsden

Adopted son of Hidden Bek leader Gadon Thek. He defected to the Black Vulkars after Gadon refused to make him leader.

* AmbitionIsEvil: He ran off to join, corrupt, and take over the Black Vulkars after Gadon refused to retire.
* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Averted with Gadon, who will mourn for his adopted son in private when you return to the Bek base.
* ArcVillain: Of Taris in the early game, when you need to find Bastila. Turns out he captured her and tried to set her up as a prize for the swoop race.
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: He betrayed Gadon out of {{ambition|IsEvil}}, and if you side with him, he betrays you [[ForTheEvulz because up yours]].
* {{Jerkass}}: No matter what, he'll refuse to give up Bastila, regardless if you were racing for or against him.
* MovingTheGoalposts: If you win the swoop race as a Hidden Bek, he refuses to surrender Bastila on the grounds that you used a prototype accelerator ([[{{Hypocrite}} something that he was planning to do]]). If you win as a Black Vulkar, he refuses on the grounds that a Jedi is too dangerous to have as a slave.
* SmugSnake: Canderous even states that he has delusions of grandeur. Compared to later antagonists in the game, he's a small fish in a very big pond.
* SpoiledBrat: Being a lieutenant for the Beks wasn't enough for him, and he betrayed his father figure because he didn't believe Brejik was ready to be leader. Then when you win the swoop race, he'll refuse to hand over Bastila, regardless of whether you raced under the Beks or Vulkars.
* StarterVillain: A leader of one of the local swoop gangs in Taris. Very small time compared to the likes of other villains.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Chuundar]]
!!Chuundar

Zaalbar's elder brother, the one responsible for his exile and Czerka Corp's increased presence on Kashyyyk.

* ArcVillain: If you're on a Light Side playthrough, Chuundar is the primary antagonist of Kashyyyk, being responsible for Czerka Corp's presence, the enslaved Wookiees, and Zaalbar's exile.
* CainAndAbel: He's the Cain to Zaalbar's Abel, but due to his good publicity the Wookiees of Kashyyyk see it the other way, viewing Zaalbar as a mad-claw and Chuundar the savior of their people. Also, despite being the Cain, Chuundar tries to convince Zaalbar to join him, only resorting to killing him if he continues opposing him.
* ChallengingTheChief: He's Chieftain of Rwookrrorro, but if the player gives his father the blade of Bacca's sword, it gives him the right to challenge Chuundar for leadership.
* LesCollaborateurs: He's aiding Czerka Corp in their occupation of his planet, selling his fellow Wookiees into slavery all so he can have power as Chieftain.
* FauxAffablyEvil: He adopts a friendly front to manipulate others but in reality he's a selfish sociopath.
* IllTakeThatAsACompliment: Calling him a hairy Hutt just has him say he's heard of Hutts, and they sound like they have good business sense.
* ItsAllAboutMe: The only person Chuundar cares about is himself and he's willing to sacrifice his people and his family for his own benefit.
* KarmaHoudini: It's possible for Chuundar to get away with everything if the player convinces Zaalbar to side with him. By the end of the quest, he'll still be Chieftain, his father will be dead, his brother manipulated to his side, and his people will still be oblivious that he's selling them into slavery.
* LargeRunt: Zaalbar says he was the runt of their family, which Chuundar angrily protests, but even if it's true, Chuundar is still a Wookiee and still tall and imposing.
* ManipulativeBastard: Chuundar is very good at deceiving others, manipulating his father into exiling his brother and tricking his fellow Wookiees into thinking he has their best interests at heart when he’s really selling them off into slavery. A few hours talking with him is all it takes for Zaalbar to begin doubting Chuundar's death is the best thing for Kashyyyk.
* {{Patricide}}: He attempted to personally murder his father when he began to interfere with his plans, and later attempts it by proxy, sending the player character to assassinate him. Whether the player agrees is up to them.
* NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist: He paints his actions of seizing power and enslaving fellow Wookiees as a NecessaryEvil, rather than waging an unwinnable war against Czerka Corp. In reality, Chuundar only cares about gaining power for himself.
* TheQuisling: He became Chieftain of the Wookiees by working with Czerka Corp to acquire weapons and selling off his own kind.
* RedemptionRejection: In spite of all his crimes, the player, Zaalbar and his father can all offer Chuundar the option of mercy and working things out nonviolently. If this attempt is made, Chuundar will reject their attempts to talk things out and orders everyone killed.
* SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil: The fact that Chuundar is not just selling people into slavery, but his own kind, is a mark of how detestable he is.
* SmugSnake: Surprisingly for a Wookiee, Chuundar is incredibly slimy and arrogant in his scheming.
* TheSociopath: Chuundar has all the signs of a high-functioning one. He's superficially charming and a skilled manipulator, incapable of caring about other people, has no moral lines he won't cross, and feels no remorse for anything he does, whether it be selling his own people into slavery or trying to murder his family.
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Chuundar is very popular among his people as Chieftain, because he's managed to deceive them into believing he's doing his best to save them from Czerka Corp. By the time a Wookiee finds out he's really selling them into slavery, it's usually too late.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Davik Kang]]
!! Davik Kang

A high-ranking member of the Exchange, Calo Nord's and Canderous' former employer, and the owner of the Ebon Hawk.

* DualBoss: He and Calo will fight you in his hangar.
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Shot down by a turbolaser blast from the Sith bombardment if you took down Calo first.
* EqualOpportunityEvil: Unlike many upper class humans on Taris, Davik has many non-humans on his payroll.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Welcomes you to his humble abode and wanted to recruit you, though he doesn't take it kindly that you wanted to steal his ship.
* ShootTheBuilder: Like Calo, he murdered the designer of his unique armor so that only he can have it.
* StoneWall: Has a unique energy shield that made him a tough nut to crack. Complimenting Calo Nord's GlassCannon.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dustil Onasi]]
!!Dustil Onasi
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/JasonMarsden

Carth Onasi's son, who was presumed dead following the destruction of Telos.

* AntagonisticOffspring: Dustil is a Sith Academy student, which is at war with the Republic his father serves. Downplayed since, while cruel, he won’t sell Carth and the player out when he finds out they’ve infiltrated the Academy.
* EveryoneHasStandards: He'll abandon the Sith if you bring him proof that they really are as evil as everyone says. In this case, the proof is evidence that Master Uthar murdered his friend. He also doesn't sell out his father and the player when he finds out they've infiltrated the Academy.
* HeelFaceTurn: Though he's more misguided than evil, he'll turn against his Sith master when presented with proof of his evil.
* {{Jerkass}}: When first encountering him, Dustil is incredibly hostile towards his father and the player character. One below the belt comment has Dustil say Carth's wife was planning on leaving him.
* ObliviouslyEvil: Despite the Sith being ObviouslyEvil, Dustil joins them because he doesn't believe they're as bad as they're made out to be.
* TheyWereHoldingYouBack: Master Uthar murdered Dustil's friend, Selene, believing Dustil's affection for her was interfering with his promise. Proof of this is enough to get Dustil to abandon the Sith.
* WhenYouComingHomeDad: According to Dustil, even when Carth wasn't off fighting, he still wasn't home often.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Helena Shan]]
!!Helena Shan
-->'''Voiced by:''' Carolyn Seymour

The cold and estranged mother of Bastila Shan.

* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Bastila and her have a very shaky relationship, but Helena truly loves her daughter, and Bastila is horrified to discover that her mother really is dying. They can end Bastila's side quest on much better terms.
* DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou: She convinced her husband to give Bastila to the Jedi because she wanted her daughter to live a better life they did as treasure hunters barely hanging on and constantly on the move.
* DeadpanSnarker: Her interactions with her daughter consist primarily of passive-aggressive snark.
* DefrostingIceQueen: Towards her daughter. It's apparent where Bastila gets her frigidness from.
* GoldDigger: Bastila accuses Helena of giving her to the Jedi so she could manipulate her husband into going on more treasure hunts. The truth is much different, that her husband loved going on his hunts and she didn't want Bastila going along because it was too dangerous.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She's an abrasive person, in particular towards her daughter, but also apparently to strangers as one customer leaving the cantina attests. She is a good person, however, as shown when she and Bastila reconcile.
* ParentalAbandonment: Bastila accuses Helena of abandoning her by convincing her father to give her to the Jedi. Bastila's account isn't exactly unbiased.
* ParentsAsPeople: She's a flawed woman with a strained relationship with her daughter, but she does love her and want what's best for her.
* YouSeeImDying: She tells Bastila she's dying but it takes a while for Bastila to believe her.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Griff Vao]]
!!Griff Vao
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/RobinAtkinDownes

The conman older brother of Mission, who raised her as a kid.

* AloofBigBrother: When Mission was old enough, he abandoned her on Taris to pursue his own ends.
* BigBrotherMentor: He raised Mission and taught her everything she knows.
* BrokenPedestal: Mission initially refuses to believe the brother she looked up to could've abandoned her without being manipulated into it. She eventually recognizes him for the deadbeat that he is.
* ConMan: Griff is a conman who's always working on his next get-rich-quick scheme.
* EpicFail: His attempt in synthesizing Tarisian Ale after Taris was decimated. Let's just say it wouldn't be until another four thousand years when Tarisian Ale would be served in public.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Griff only cares about himself and how he profits.
* {{Jerkass}}: Not overtly, but it takes a special kind of douchebag to find out the kid sister he abandoned is still alive and then immediately try to hit her up for money after she saves his life.
* NeverMyFault: Lena says Griff blamed Mission for his lack of success on Taris, then began blaming her once he abandoned his sister.
* PetTheDog: Before running again when his latest scheme goes south, he leaves a message behind apologizing to Mission.
* PromotedToParent: He's Mission's older brother and was responsible for raising her when they were kids.
* ScrewThisImOutOfHere: Griff abandons Tatooine before he can be killed by his Exchange contact for failing him.
* ShootTheShaggyDogStory: Even if you complete his task by giving him money as an investment and bring him Tach glands so he can make his Tarisian ale, Griff's scheme will still fail and he'll run before his Exchange contact can kill him.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Jagi]]
!!Jagi
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/JamesHoran

A soldier who served under Canderous in the Mandalorian Wars.

* ArcVillain: He's the main antagonist of Canderous's side quest.
* DuelToTheDeath: Jagi publically challenges Canderous to one to resolve their dispute.
* HonorBeforeReason: Instead of killing him, you can convince him that Canderous was right to abandon him and his men. Jagi then adheres to Mandalorian custom and kills himself rather than live dishonorably.
* ItsPersonal: He's after Canderous for the death of his comrades and his own near death.
* {{Revenge}}: His motive is to kill Canderous in revenge for leaving him and his comrades to die.
* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: You can convince him that Canderous made the right tactical decision to sacrifice him during the war, however, in order to preserve his honor after publically challenging Canderous, Jagi kills himself.
* WeHaveReserves: He doesn't hold to this mentality, instead he was a member of the "reserves" who survived and wants revenge on his commanding officer, Canderous.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Xor]]
!!Xor
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NeilKaplan

A slaver with a connection to Juhani's past.

* AdaptationSpeciesChange: For some reason, Xor is a human in the Xbox version of the game, but a Twi'lek in the PC version. Eventually his Twi'lek version was made canon. Becomes doubly odd with his dialogue insinuating the player feels the same way as he does about "lesser, nonhuman species."
* ArcVillain: He's the main antagonist of Juhani's side quest.
* CareerEndingInjury: He took wounds during the Battle of Cathar that prevented him from participating in combat.
* DefiantToTheEnd: Even when mortally wounded, he keeps insulting Juhani and daring her to kill him.
* FantasticRacism: Towards the Cathar, which he views as pets at best when they're enslaved, or animals to be put down. He went so far to fight in a battle that nearly rendered the species extinct, purely for the joy of it.
* ForTheEvulz: He flat-out admits he participated in the Battle of Cathar for the pleasure of watching their world burn.
* HateSink: The few scenes he does have show him to be a sadistic, racist and sexist coward with no redeeming traits.
* IHaveYouNowMyPretty: His attempts to enslave female Cathar and Juhani in particular have an uncomfortable sexual undertone.
* MuggingTheMonster: He tries to enslave Juhani just because she's a Cathar, even though she's also a Jedi.
* PsychoForHire: He admits that he didn't join the Mandalorians in their war because he shared their beliefs. He did it for fun.
* SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Not only is he a war criminal, he's also a slaver who views the Cathar he owns as "pets" to be trained.
* StrikeMeDownWithAllOfYourHatred: After being mortally wounded, he tries to goad Juhani into giving into her anger and killing him. Whether Juhani gives into her anger or not is up to the player.
* YouKilledMyFather: Xor is the one who murdered Juhani's father.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Sunry]]
!!Sunry
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/FrankWelker

An old friend of Jolee Bindo’s who's been accused of murdering a Sith woman on Manaan.

* BitchInSheepsClothing: Despite being a war hero for the Republic and presenting himself as a kindly man innocent of any wrongdoing, [[spoiler:it turns out not only was he cheating on his wife with a Sith, he really did commit the murder, and for a really petty motive.]]
* DatingCatwoman: Sunry is a Republic war hero who is rumored to have been having an affair with a Sith. By the time the player meets him, the Sith is dead and Sunry is imprisoned for her murder.
* FramingTheGuiltyParty: Investigating the murder reveals that the Sith are planting evidence of Sunry's guilt. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, they're doing that because they know Sunry did commit the murder and the Republic helped him cover it up.]]
* HandicappedBadass: Sunry claims he couldn't commit the crime because his wounds during the war rendered him crippled, but a lot of people note that Sunry's underselling his abilities to look more innocent. Many people still think he could've taken on a younger Dark Jedi, even with his injuries.
* HoneyTrap: Sunry claims that he was trying to turn Elassa into a double agent for the Republic. [[spoiler:It turns out later that he was lying. He really was just sleeping with her, but ended up killing her when he found out she was using him to get information about the Republic.]]
* JerkassHasAPoint: Sunry tells the player character that [[spoiler:if the truth of his guilt comes to light in court, it will hurt the Republic in the long run. The Selkath will fine the Republic more for kolto, putting more restrictions in place and damaging the war effort.]][[note]]Though his attitude about it doesn't do him any favours.[[/note]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Even if the player knows Sunry is guilty, it's possible to get him off scot-free, retaining his war hero reputation, and remaining with the wife he cheated on.]] Jolee even lampshades it, asking the player if what they did feels like justice.
* KickTheSonOfABitch: Sunry didn't [[spoiler:murder Elassa because she was a Sith spy and Dark Jedi, but because finding out she was just milking him for information hurt his pride.]] Jolee notices the distinction between killing a Sith in a fair fight and murdering one in their sleep.
* MayDecemberRomance: Sunry is much older than his presumed mistress, Elassa. He also looks much older than his wife does, though that could just be because of limited character models.
* OldFriend: He's presented as an old friend of Jolee’s who needs his help.
* RetiredBadass: Sunry is a former soldier of the Republic and renown as a war hero, even if he doesn't get up to much fighting nowadays. A lot of people have no problem thinking he could’ve taken out a much younger Dark Jedi, even with his injuries.
* WalkingSpoiler: Investigating Elassa's murder and discovering his guilt or innocence is the main mystery of his sidequest.
* YourCheatingHeart: Rumor has it that he was cheating on his wife with Elassa while he claims he was just trying to turn her into a spy for the Republic. [[spoiler:Turns out, he really was just sleeping with her.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rakata]]
!!The Rakata
A species of amphibian humanoids with tall craniums and two eyes on short stalks on each side of their heads, the Rakata were a very advanced race with a strong connection to The Force, who created the infamous Infinite Empire and ruled the Galaxy with an iron hand before their eventual downfall.
* AbusivePrecursors: ''So much''. After the Kwa granted them the ways to achieve space travel, the Rakata used them for less-than-noble goals, such as violently colonizing other planets and terraforming them to their own needs, while stripping them of their resources.
** In response to a planetary-wide rebellion from its natives, the Rakata [[DisproportionateRetribution "glassed" the lush, fertile world from orbit (i.e. rapidly fused the silica in the soil into glass on every continent, which would then be slowly crushed into sand) and boiled all the oceans away, mutilating the global ecosystem into a dried, arid wasteland and driving the surviving natives to become primal savages.]] The planet's name? Tatooine.
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Long term use of the Dark Side of the Force made them cruel, arrogant and merciless. Even after the fall of their Empire, many modern-day Rakatas seek to return their species to its former glory by whatever means possible.
* AmazingTechnicolorPopulation: Rakatas can be blue, black, red or green.
* TheAtoner: While most Rakata want to return to their glory, many others are ashamed of the atrocities their ancestors caused.
* FishPeople: They are amphibian humanoids with some resemblance to the Mon Calamari.
* FromBadToWorse: At the peak of their Empire, they started to fight among themselves. Then, ThePlague decimated many of their numbers. Then, the plague mutated and the Rakata began to lose their connection to the Force. Then, the slaves worlds revolted against them, forcing them to flee back to their home world. Then, the planet was overcrowded, but rather than finding solutions to their problems, they chose nuke each other as a way to decide who's gonna run the place. The populace fled underground and when they emerged centuries later, they devolved into Bronze Age primitive tribes.
* LaserGuidedKarma: Eventually, a plague caused the species to lose its connection with the Force, making them devolve into savage brutes which engaged in violent civil wars between each other, nearly driving them to the point of extinction.
* MySpeciesDothProtestTooMuch: Many modern Rakata are not fond of the actions of their ancestors and try their best to re-integrate into the greater galactic community.
* UncertainDoom: While Rakatas were believed to be extinct on their homeworld of Lehon, they have been sighted in many other places.
* ShroudedInMyth: Their actions and rule over the galaxy so many years ago left behind quite a great impact for the years to come.
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