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Master Qui-Gon Jinn
Qui-Gon Jinn was a venerable if maverick human Jedi Master who mentored the Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. Discovering the young Anakin Skywalker on Tatooine, he came to believe that the boy was the Chosen One of an ancient Jedi prophecy; it was at his dying request that Anakin was trained to become a Jedi. Following his death, he became one with the Force and communed with Yoda during the Clone Wars.
- Adaptational Attractiveness: Downplayed, as he was played by Liam Neeson in Legends as well. However, in Legends, he apparently had a reputation to be a sort of dingy Jedi hippie, with Masters Windu and Tholme even claiming that he stank. None of this is mentioned in the canon.
- Adaptation Personality Change: The de-canonization of Legends softens his more extreme ideas, making him just a relatively unorthodox Jedi with good intuition in the canon, and even though he doesn't always see eye-to-eye with the Council, they have much respect for him. In Legends, he was essentially a heretic whom many other Jedi masters disliked and who was often called a Gray Jedi for his very personal ideas about the Force and the Order. Notably he was actually offered a seat on the Council, something that would have been inconceivable in Legends.
- Age Lift: In Legends, Qui-Gon was sixty years old upon his death. In canon, he was forty-eight years oldnote , which is how old Liam Neeson was while filming The Phantom Menace (he was originally Playing Gertrude).
- All-Loving Hero: Qui-Gon shows no contempt for any living creature, not even for the ever irritating Jar Jar Binksnote , the scummy slave-trader and gambler Watto, or even the ruthless Sith Lord Darth Maul.
- Ambadassador: At the start of The Phantom Menace, he and Obi-Wan are sent to negotiate with the Trade Federation. He and Obi-Wan luckily have their lightsabers with them when the Federation prove themselves in no mood for negotiations.
- The Apprentice: He was the Padawan learner of Count Dooku when the latter was still part of the Jedi Order.
- Ascended to a Higher Plane of Existence: According to Yoda at the end of Revenge of the Sith, Qui-Gon managed to retain his consciousness and achieve immortality after his death. In The Clone Wars, it is revealed that he learned this from the Force Priestesses.
- Badass Baritone: Liam Neeson's deep, husky voice only adds to Qui-Gon's commanding presence.
- Badass Beard: He has a quite full chin-strap and mustache.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: He's a maverick by Jedi standards, preferring to live in the moment rather than to fulfill one's own supposed destiny. His teachings still shape Obi-Wan into a wise and legendary Jedi Knight, and it's his defiance of the dogmatic Jedi Code that allows him to retain his consciousness after death.
- The Cameo: In Attack of the Clones, his voice can be heard when Yoda is sensing Anakin's slaughter of the Tusken Raiders. Likewise in The Rise of Skywalker, as his voice joins a chorus of other Jedi urging Rey to rise up.
- The Cassandra: His belief that the Sith have returned and that Anakin is The Chosen One are initially dismissed by the Jedi Council, but turn out to be true.
- Character Death: He gets gutted by Darth Maul on Naboo. Though he was able to retain his consciousness after death and commune with the living, an ability he learned from the five Force Priestesses.
- The Chooser of The One: When he meets Anakin and sees what he's capable of, Qui-Gon is convinced that he has found The Chosen One of Jedi prophecy.
- Combat Parkour: Subverted. Qui-Gon's chosen style, Ataru, is known for its acrobatics, but at his old age, he tends to refrain from performing them in duels, relying mainly on fast pace sequences of wide, open attacks, and occasional bare-handed strikes.
- Cowboy Cop: The Jedi are galactic peacekeepers and, in addition to needing to adhere to their own rules and codes, they also need to maintain a projection of trust to others (particularly the Republic Senate). Qui-Gon just doesn't care about things like that. While he's a very gentle and kind man, he does whatever he wants to if he feels it's right and is rather infamous for routinely disobeying orders. Despite being one of the greatest masters, it's this trait that prevented him from earning a seat on the Council, which he again doesn't seem too broken up about.
- Crippling Overspecialization: Like Yoda, Jinn specialized in the Ataru lightsaber form as mentioned above, a fast-paced and physically taxing form utilizing acrobatics to overwhelm an opponent's defenses. As such, prolonged combat, confined spaces, and compromised defense were the form's weak points which Darth Maul took full advantage of, as well as Jinn's advanced age lessening his stamina.
- Dead Person Conversation: Qui-Gon appears in front of both Obi-Wan and Anakin on Mortis in "Overlords" and "Ghosts of Mortis". He is able to speak to Yoda in "Voices", despite being dead for more than a decade. Yoda later convenes with him again around the time of Revenge of the Sith, and teaches Obi-Wan to do the same between the Prequel and Original Trilogies.
- Death by Origin Story: The Phantom Menace is an Origins Episode for both Anakin and Obi-Wan. He is a significant figure in both of their lives, and is dead by the end of the film.
- Decoy Protagonist: He serves the role as this in The Phantom Menace. He gets top billing, takes up a sizable amount of space on the poster, and has the most influence and screentime out of the heroes in the film, but it's all to set up Anakin and Obi-Wan as the true protagonists of the Prequel Trilogy.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight: After being gutted by Darth Maul, he lives long enough to die in Obi-Wan's arms.
- Doomed by Canon: No, Qui-Gon. You are not going to train Anakin, since Obi-Wan called Anakin his pupil in A New Hope.
- Due to the Dead: The Jedi and Naboo hold a funeral for him after his death, cremating him as is traditional for Jedi. In Queen's Shadow, it's also mentioned that Padmé Amidala lights incense for him every year on the memorial day for those killed during the Trade Federation's invasion of Naboo.
- Eccentric Mentor: Qui-Gon was a little eccentric with his tendency to befriend what Obi-Wan sarcastically called "pathetic life forms", and Obi-Wan was seen as one as well in old age.
- Energy Being: Because his training to do so wasn't complete, he can't normally manifest himself as a spirit, but on a planet sufficiently strong in the Force, he can appear as a "flock of light".
- Feeling Their Age: His age proves his downfall. Qui-Gon is in his late forties by the time of The Phantom Menace. Combined with his use of the aggressive and exhaustive Form IV lightsaber style, he tires if a fight drags on too long, which proves his undoing against the much younger Darth Maul.
- Friend to All Living Things: Qui-Gon is noted for having much compassion for all living things.
- Foil: To Anakin Skywalker. Both of them are are powerful Jedi who prefer to be Cowboy Cops and fight for what they think is right, rather than what the Jedi Code teaches. However, while Qui-Gon is a selfless All-Loving Hero who takes little pride in his accomplishments, Anakin shows contempt for certain enemies and beings who go against his morals (i.e: slave drivers and Tusken Raiders), and is a very proud Jedi who gets upset that hes denied the rank of Master due to his arrogance.
- Good Counterpart: He's this to Palpatine for a multitude of reasons:
- While Qui-Gon is not above using the Force to cheat and manipulate others, he doesn't do it for selfish reasons, and he refuses to do so when they recruit the Gungans, noting that the Gungans should decide for themselves whether they participate in a battle that could kill many. Palpatine, on the other hand, explicitly manipulates others into war with each other, and doesn't care in the slightest about how many innocents are killed until he gets what he wants.
- Qui-Gon tells Anakin about how one can learn the will of the Force by listening to the Midi-chlorians and this trait allows him to retain his identity after death, while Palpatine tells him about how Darth Plagueis used the Midi-chlorians to impose his own will on the Force, to create life, and bring back others from death.
- Qui-Gon and Palpatine are also both Immortality Seekers, but while Palpatine seeks it by twisting the natural ways of the Force to remain physically immortal (as the Sith believe that consciousness ceases after death and will do anything to avoid it), Qui-Gon actually achieves it by embracing said natural ways of the Force, allowing him to become one with the Cosmic Force, retain his consciousness and communicate with the living after death.
- Good Is Not Soft: Arguably the kindest Jedi in the Order, but is more than willing to rip through armies of Battle Droids, use the Force to trick people into doing what he wants, or threatening to send Watto to the Hutts when the latter tries to get out of honoring their agreement.
- The Hero: Of The Phantom Menace, being the character who the audience spends the most time with and advances the story.
- The Hero Dies: He's killed by Darth Maul in the Final Battle in The Phantom Menace.
- Honor Before Reason: Despite the Jedi Council's very clear and valid apprehensions towards making Anakin a Jedi, Qui-Gon is as determined as any to see the boy be trained.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: The long, grueling duel with Darth Maul takes its toll on Qui-Gon, allowing Maul to catch him off guard and mortally stab him in the gut.
- Jedi Mind Trick: He uses this on Boss Nass to save Jar Jar's life and get them a transport to Theed. He later tries, and fails (due to Watto's species being immune to mind tricks), to do the same on Watto to haggle over a needed starship hyperdrive.
- Laser Blade: He wields a green-bladed lightsaber.
- The Last DJ: Obi-Wan believes Qui-Gon would've been on the Jedi Council long ago if not for his tendency to do things his own way rather than by the Jedi Code; needless to say, Qui-Gon doesn't seem to mind.
- Last Request: His final request is for Obi-Wan to train Anakin in his place after he dies.
- Looks Like Jesus: Due to his long-hair, beard, and All-Loving Hero personality, he has a great resemblance to the popular image of Jesus. He even wears robes as part of his Jedi outfit.
- Martial Pacifist: He's the epitome of this, especially when his mid-battle meditation contrasted against Darth Maul's animalistic, restless pacing while the two were separated by a forcefield.
- Master Swordsman: It comes with being an experienced Jedi Master, which lets him fight one-on-one against Darth Maul and his double-bladed lightsaber. His skills only help him for so long, though...
- Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: His first appearance as a spirit adviser on Mortis in The Clone Wars was ambiguous enough that Obi-Wan and Anakin wrote it off as a hallucination of some sort (the fact that Mortis was an Eldritch Location helped). His second appearance as one to Yoda in The Clone Wars erases that ambiguity.
- Meditation Power Up: He does so during one of the gaps in his fight with Darth Maul, thanks to some opportunely closed laser shields. Unfortunately for Qui-Gon, it doesn't help him much.
- Mentor Archetype: To Obi-Wan and Anakin during The Phantom Menace. He becomes the one who teaches Yoda the way of retaining one's identity upon death, and manifesting as a Force spirit.
- Mentor Occupational Hazard: He, as the mentor in the Student and Master Team against Darth Maul, does not survive the fight.
- Nice Guy: Qui-Gon was a laid-back, friendly All-Loving Hero.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Using his dying moments to beg Obi-Wan to train Anakin was a plain bad move on his part. Obi-Wan was a freshly knighted and grieving man with no experience as a mentor, making him very ill-suited for the unique challenges teaching Anakin would bring; this was one of the many factors leading Anakin down the path to becoming Darth Vader.
- Old Master: In The Phantom Menace, Qui-Gon is the first maverick master seen on-screen (chronologically), at odds with the Jedi Council but respected nonetheless. He trained Obi-Wan and was the person most accountable for introducing Anakin Skywalker to the way of the Jedi, all things considered.
- Our Ghosts Are Different: Despite his inability to manifest himself under normal circumstances, he was able to appear in front of Obi-Wan and Anakin on Mortis, most likely because the planet was such a strong conduit of the Force.
- Parental Substitute: He has served as one to Obi-Wan for as long as they've been training together. He also acts as one to Anakin, who grew up (and was actually born) without a father.
- Passed-Over Promotion: His Cowboy Jedi antics prevent him from getting a seat on the Jedi Council. Not that he seems to mind much.
- Pragmatic Hero: Being a Jedi doesn't stop him from manipulating Boss Nass into providing a transport to the capital of Naboo, trying to swindle Watto out of a hyperdrive generator, cheating at gambling to free a slave, or subverting the authority of the Jedi Council to ensure that Anakin is trained as a Jedi.
- Sacrificial Lion: His death at Darth Maul's hands shocks the Jedi into realizing the Sith have returned and dark days are on the horizon.
- Screw the Rules, I Make Them!: On hearing that the Jedi Council won't let Anakin become a Padawan, Qui-Gon tells them that he will take on the boy as his apprentice, stating that Obi-Wan is ready to face the trials to become a Knight. This is against Jedi protocol, since no Jedi can have more than one apprentice at once, and it's up to the Council to decide when a Padawan is ready to face the trials.
- Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: His tendency to do this has brought him at odds with the other Jedi, respected as he is. The most influential example by far is when he decides to have Anakin trained as a Jedi despite the Council explicitly telling him no, even attempting to train Anakin himself despite already having Obi-Wan as an apprentice and no Master can have more than one apprentice at a time.
- Secret Secret-Keeper: He knows handmaiden Padmé is actually Queen Amidala; he's unsurprised and gives a knowing look to Obi-Wan when she publicly reveals her identity presumably, he keeps the secret for her own protection. He also takes the opportunity to rile her up a bit when she complains about his riskier plans, saying that he's sure the Queen will approve of his decisions.
- Spirit Advisor: To Obi-Wan and Anakin during the Mortis arc. Later to Yoda as well, leading him on a journey to increase his understanding of the Force and the secrets of immortality. During Obi-Wan's exile on Tatooine, Qui-Gon continued to guide him and taught him how to join the Living Force after death.
- The Stoic: No matter the situation, Qui-Gon remains calm and collected, aside from chastising Jar Jar for the latter's stupidity in their first encounter.
- Take Up My Sword: He dies before he has a chance to properly train Anakin and tells Obi-Wan to take his place as Anakin's Jedi Instructor.
- The Unfettered: A rare heroic example of an unfettered character; when Obi-Wan tries to call him out on his more questionable actions, he simply says, "I will do what I must," without hesitation.
- Unintentional Backup Plan: Qui-Gon's original plan is for Anakin to be trained as a Jedi and bring balance to the Force. This seems to fail when Anakin falls to the dark side. In Return of the Jedi, however, Anakin does bring balance to the Force by destroying the last of the Sith (including himself).
- Unwitting Instigator of Doom: His determination to have Anakin trained as a Jedi spells doom for the Jedi Order and decades of conflict for the rest of the galaxy. It's not entirely his fault, though; if he'd lived to train Anakin on his own, it would have been more difficult for Palpatine to subtly manipulate Anakin towards the dark side, as Anakin would have been mentored by the master who was the closest thing to a father he had ever known and also knew what he was doing rather than a grieving and inexperienced Obi-Wan.
- The Voice: Since he hadn't completed his training to become a Force spirit when he died, this is the only way he can manifest in most places. He can appear as a cloud of glowing lights in places strong with the Force like Dagobah, but he can only do the proper Force spirit manifestation in vergences like Mortis and the Wellspring of Light.
Master Luminara Unduli
Luminara Unduli was a Mirialan Jedi Master during the final days of the Jedi Order. She commanded the 41st Elite Corps of the Grand Army of the Republic and was the master of Padawan learner Barriss Offee. Together, they fought in numerous battlefields of the Clone Wars before Offee turned against the Jedi Order and bombed the Jedi Temple. At the end of the war, Unduli fought during the Battle of Kashyyyk. She was arrested and executed after Supreme Chancellor Sheev Palpatine issued Order 66 and destroyed the Jedi Order.
- Action Girl: Luminara is a powerful and skilled Jedi Master. She fought in numerous battles of the Clone Wars (even managing to engage in a lightsaber duel with Asajj Ventress) and survived the execution of Order 66. However, she ended up getting both imprisoned and executed by the Galactic Empire many years later.
- Adaptational Alternate Ending: In Legends, Luminara was killed immediately on Kashyyyk following the enactment of Order 66, being ambushed by her clone troopers while she was busy healing a wounded. In canon, this was just the rumored version of the facts: she survived Order 66, but got captured and imprisoned by the Empire before being executed by the Grand Inquisitor, and her remnants were used to lure possible Jedi survivors into traps.
- Adaptational Dumbass: In The Clone Wars (and by extension canon), Luminara has a more sanctimonious personality, which leads her to spectacularly underestimate Asajj Ventress and evaluate her skills with derisive words which, if genuine, quickly prove quite wrong. This attitude, mixed with Ventress getting fired up herself, would have got Luminara dead had Ahsoka not disobeyed her own orders and intervened to save her.
- Art-Shifted Sequel: Luminara's appearance was altered to fit with Rebels' art style; as such she has a longer, narrower face compared to her appearance in The Clone Wars and her eyes are also a more vivid shade of blue. Weirdly enough, Luminara's redesign in Rebels makes her look younger and resemble her former Padawan learner Barriss Offee instead of her appearance in The Clone Wars.
- Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: Mildly, but she still severely underestimates Asajj Ventress with some smug lines included, which would have ended up with Unduli dead without Ahsoka's intervention.
- Ascended Extra: She receives a fleshed-out and expanded role in The Clone Wars after being featured in the Prequel Trilogy as a peripheral member of the Jedi Order with small screen time and zero lines.
- Aliens of London: Luminara speaks with a British accent.
- Badass in Distress:
- During the Clone Wars (specifically the Second Battle of Geonosis), Luminara gets captured by Geonosian zombies and is rescued by Anakin and Obi-Wan.
- She survived the execution of Order 66, only to be imprisoned on Stygeon Prime many years after the Clone Wars. She was later executed and her decayed corpse was stored there to be used as bait for other surviving Jedi.
- Badass Teacher: She serves as this to Barriss Offee until the Padawan turns to the Dark Side.
- Bait-and-Switch Comment: In "Cloak of Darkness", Luminara tells Ventress that she recognizes Count Dooku's teachings in Ventress's fighting style, which the assassin takes as a compliment. Then, Luminara adds that she finds Ventress's version to be "unrefined, amateurish, sloppy".
- Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Averted in Rebels. Her corpse was in horrible condition when Kanan and Ezra find it on display in the Spire. Her eyes and nose have rotted away, she was looking more gaunt compared to how she looked when she was alive, and her skin is dried up (possibly from being frozen). The only thing that made her recognizable was her Mirialan chin tattoos.
- Character Death: Luminara is captured and executed by the Empire sometime after the execution of Order 66.
- Dead All Along: Her appearance in Rebels is this she was dead long before Kanan arrived on Stygeon Prime, and the Inquisitor was faking her survival to draw him and other surviving Jedi into a trap.
- Dead Guy on Display: The Inquisitor has her body mummified in some kind of casket in the Imperial Prison on Stygeon Prime. Thus, any Jedi who comes to free her senses her presence, although they note something is wrong with it, but do not realize she is already dead until they actually reach her cell and the Inquisitor springs his trap.
- Deadpan Snarker: She is shown to have a sharp yet subtle wit that is mostly apparent whenever Barriss and Ahsoka aren't around.
- Despair Event Horizon: Judging from how she acts in the recording of her execution, she hit this sometime before her death.
- Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Legends, she was killed immediately on Kashyyyk during the execution of Order 66. In canon (as revealed via Rebels), she was captured and imprisoned by the Empire before being executed, with rumors of her survival being broadcast as bait to lure in other surviving Jedi.
- Eye Scream: During her lightsaber duel with Ventress in "Cloak of Darkness", she gets some high-pressure steam blown in her eye, visibly turning it red for a short time.
- Facial Markings: She has a set of cultural tattoos on her chin.
- Green-Skinned Space Babe: Although, she's more attractive in a classically beautiful way instead of being sexualized.
- Innocently Insensitive: Because of her embracement of the Jedi no-attachment principle, her way of handling grief and personal loss can come off as incredibly tactless. When faced with the possibility that her Padawan, Barriss Offee, might have died in the destruction of a Geonosian weapons factory, she states that she's prepared to accept it as the will of the Force. This doesn't go well with Anakin, who is already known for having strong attachments.
- Lady of War: Her fighting style is rather gracious. The fact that she has an English accent also helps in this respect.
- Laser Blade: She wields a green-bladed lightsaber.
- Meaningful Name: She is a Jedi Master whose name means "light".
- Not So Stoic: In "Weapons Factory", Luminara's relief and joy are very visible when she sees that Barriss is still alive after having thought that she was dead. Although, she quickly gets herself back under control.
- The Mentor: She serves as this to Barriss Offee.
- The Stoic: She keeps a tight leash on her emotions, having fully embraced the Jedi principle of no attachment. While she cares for Barriss, Luminara would accept it as her time and the will of the Force if she dies.Luminara: It's not that I gave up, Skywalker but unlike you, when the time comes, I am prepared to let my student go. Can you say the same?
- Underestimating Badassery: In "Cloak of Darkness", Luminara believes Ventress is little more than an unrefined assassin and ignores Ahsoka's warnings that Ventress is much deadlier and savvier than Luminara believes. She nearly ends up killed during a lightsaber duel she had with Ventress and later acknowledges that she should have listened to Ahsoka's warnings.Luminara: This assassin, I've I've never faced an adversary like her. I should have listened to your advice.
- You Fight Like a Cow: She belittles Ventress's fighting style as an "unrefined, amateurish, sloppy" imitation of Count Dooku's own, which is a Berserk Button for the assassin.
Master Quinlan Vos
Quinlan Vos was a Kiffar Jedi Master with a reputation for not following the rules and skill at undercover operations. He was an expert tracker and joined Obi-Wan Kenobi in the hunt for Ziro the Hutt during the Clone Wars after he escaped from prison. Later in the war, Vos was tasked by the Jedi Council to assassinate Count Dooku with the aid of Asajj Ventress.
- Adaptational Backstory Change: In Legends, Quinlan and Obi-Wan were training partners and comrades-in-arms for most of their early careers, to the point Vos used to train under Qui-Gon every time his own mentor Tholme was unavailable. In The Clone Wars, the two still seem to at least know each other, but they apparently don't have any significant past together, as they don't call each other by their first names as in Legends and Obi-Wan isn't thrilled at all at having to see him.
- Adaptational Badass: Subverted. It's not that Vos was not a certified badass in Legends, but his dueling feats in canon dwarf their Legends equivalents: in the canon, Vos defeats Grievous and beats Dooku of all people in two separate occasions, the second time by a Curb-Stomp Battle (and while both villains are an Adaptational Wimp to some degree in the canon, it's not by a wide margin in Dooku's case, which makes Vos definitely way more powerful that he ever was in Legends). However, in the psychological aspect, Vos in the canon fails and succumbs to the Dark Side in his first and only high-level mission, while in Legends, he was subjected to much worse temptations and ordeals through the war but came out a solid hero.
- Adaptational Alternate Ending: His ultimate fate differs in canon and Legends. In the latter, he was a general during the last days of the war, survived Order 66, and went to hide with his lover Khaleen for the rest of his life. In the former, he is an underworld agent who gets caught in the Dark Side trying to kill Dooku, is rescued by Asajj Ventress, and has a brief stint as a general before disappearing in the Jedi Purge, though presumably surviving.
- Adaptational Angst Upgrade:
- Inverted. In Legends, Quinlan Vos was a textbook '90s Anti-Hero, with a troubled backstory, a maverick personality with an excess of Dark-Sided aggression, a rad hairstyle, and a rather un-Jedi approach to warfare, to the point he was even once literally advertised as a "Jedi with a gun" (the only point he didn't check was having debuted in The '90s, and he still came around in 2001, right after that decade). In canon, Vos' backstory has been Adapted Out, his personality is changed to that of an wild Boisterous Bruiser, and his contact with the Dark Side is presented as a tragedy that leads him to his fall instead of an edgy trait of badassery. (Later subverted during the events of Dark Disciple, where he falls into the angst again, although without the poise of his Legends version.)
- Played straight with the circumstances regarding his fate after the Fall of the Jedi Order, which differs in canon and Legends. In Legends, while Quinlan does have to carry the burden of being one of the last Jedi (as well as having lost many friends/allies and Aayla) and thus becoming a fugitive, he's at least surrounded by Tholme, T'ra Saa, Khaleen, and his newborn son with Khaleen (and also Vilmarh). In canon, Vos is implied to have survived the Jedi Purge once again, but he doesn't have his friends to keep him company: Tholme has been long dead, Vilmarh is at least hinted to exist, T'ra Saa does not exist, and there's no telling if he managed to move on and find love with Khaleen (due to Asajj Ventress' death) if she even exists either.
- Adaptational Comic Relief: A particularly extreme example, as Vos used to be precisely synonymous with Darker and Edgier within the Legends universe. In The Clone Wars, he's retooled as a borderline parody of himself, being now a loud, jolly vitalist rather than a brooding antihero. Later subverted during his fall and redemption, though.
- Adaptational Dumbass: In Legends, Vos was a gifted intelligence agent. In the canon, meanwhile, he is definitely more brawns than brains and a bit of a loon, and his new role reflects this (see Adaptational Job Change below). A couple moments during the search for Ziro imply this Vos is still not as dim-witted as he looks, but his scandalous behavior during the mission gets them in minor problem and means Obi-Wan has to do all the intellectual work.
- Adaptational Personality Change: Almost diametrically. Vos in Legends was a somber, focused individual with only an acid sense of humor. In contrast, the version of him reintroduced in The Clone Wars is a goofy, jolly Boisterous Bruiser who loves to clown around.
- Adaptational Job Change: In Legends, he was a Jedi general and spymaster who infiltrated Dooku's apprentices. In canon, he worked as a mere tracker who got eventually tasked with assassinating Dooku.
- Adaptational Villainy: Despite his long tenure as a mole within the Dark Acolytes, and although he went a bit roguish at some point, Vos in Legends never turned to the Dark Side and was a hero from the beginning to the end. In stark contrast, Vos in canon does fall, despite he doesn't struggle with the Dark Side as much as his Legends counterpart did, and has to be redeemed by Asajj Ventress (of all people).
- Adaptation Relationship Overhaul:
- In Legends, Vos and Obi-Wan were basically surrogate brothers, having trained and fought on the Stark Hyperspace War together, and shared a serious personality and cold temper; when Vos was presumed turned the Dark Side, Obi-Wan elected to trust him not matter what, and was right at the end. In The Clone Wars and by extension canon, Vos doesn't have this bond with Kenobi, as the latter clearly doesn't enjoy his company and they don't refer to each other in a First-Name Basis as previously. Their teamwork is also turned into something akin to a Buddy Cop Show, with Vos annoying Kenobi to no end by his antics.
- In Legends, Vos met Asajj Ventress while infiltrated among the Dark Acolytes, and eventually fought her when he turned on them, but that was all their business together. In canon, they meet when she had already been betrayed by Dooku, and they eventually become lovers of all things.
- Alien Blood: One of the most notable biological features that distinguish Kiffar from humans is the presence of scarlet blood.
- Ambiguous Situation: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith reveals that the Empire suspects him to have survived Order 66, but it hasn't been 100% confirmed as of yet whether or not this is the case.
- Ascended Extra: Quinlan was originally just a nameless background character that appeared back in The Phantom Menace with small screen time and zero lines. In The Clone Wars, he receives a fleshed-out and expanded role.
- Barbarian Longhair: He has a rather long and slightly unkempt-looking rasta-like hairdo. He also walked into the Hutt Council's HQ and accused them of breaking Ziro out of prison and, as Obi-Wan put it, "hasn't mastered the concept of knocking". He also happens to be a top-tier badass Jedi.
- Blessed with Suck: He has a Force power known as psychometry, which allows him to see past events that an object was involved in by touching it. Unfortunately, because it isn't voluntary, people who know he has this can take advantage of it by giving him an object that he doesn't want to psychometrize on purpose. Count Dooku does exactly this by telling Vos that Ventress killed Tholme and then leaves him in a cell with Tholme's lightsaber when he refuses to believe him, so if Vos wants to escape using the lightsaber, then he's gonna have to see how his lover killed his master.
- Boisterous Bruiser: He's quite friendly and fun toward people on his side of the war, often a bit too much.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: His psychometric abilities force the rest of Jedi to tolerate his antics.
- Canon Immigrant: A rather interesting case. He was a nameless background character in The Phantom Menace with about five seconds of screentime and was not intended to be a Jedi. However, the Legends' comics picked him up and Lucas liked the comics involving Vos so much that he planned on adding him to Revenge of the Sith, but the scene was ultimately cut (albeit he is mentioned offhandedly in a conversation). He finally appeared in The Clone Wars, which expanded his role in the canon. Dark Lord of the Sith also reveals that he managed to survive after the execution of Order 66 in the canon, just like the version from Legends. It's that or his body wasn't found.
- A Day in the Limelight: He is one of the leads of Dark Disciple alongside Asajj Ventress. The novel is based on an eight episode story arc in The Clone Wars that was written but not animated before the series was canceled.
- Deadpan Snarker: His sarcastic sense of humor results in some hilarious Snark-to-Snark Combat when he teamed up with Obi-Wan. His partnership with Ventress is likewise filled with snark.
- Dreadlock Rasta: He has a wild hairdo with tight rastas.
- Dynamic Entry: He likes these. When arriving at the Jedi Temple in "Hunt for Ziro", he does not wait for his ride to land, he simply jumps down to the platform. And instead of knocking or using the Force to open the lock, he enters Mama the Hutt's lair by cutting an "X" in the door with his lightsaber and kicking the pieces in.
- Early-Bird Cameo: It's not an actual appearance, but Aayla mentions him in "Jedi Crash". To make it even more subtle, she refers to him not by the name, just as her Master.
- Facial Markings: He has a yellow line running across his face, which is a traditional marking done by his people.
- Forgiven, but Not Forgotten: At the end of Dark Disciple, the Jedi Council has come to accept his redemption and called off their plans to execute him, but that has not changed the fact that he has caused a lot of damage while under the Dark Side's influence and Vos himself acknowledges this. As such, he's put under surveillance and rehabilitation (especially in Dark Side hotspots such as Dathomir) for an undetermined amount of time to make sure he doesn't slip and try to betray them again.
- Handwraps of Awesome: He has most of his hands and lower arms wrapped in grey cloth.
- HeelFace Revolving Door: In Dark Disciple, as he struggles with trying to reconcile his Jedi upbringing, determination to destroy the Sith, and feelings for Ventress. He ends on Face, but only after killing two Jedi, including his best friend Desh, and numerous clone troopers.
- Human Alien: He is a Kiffar, a species that resemble humans and who traditionally paint on Facial Markings and have scarlet blood.
- I Work Alone: He prefers to do his undercover work alone and without assistance. Being assigned to work with Asajj Ventress to assassinate Count Dooku makes him particularly uncomfortable.
- Laser Blade: He wields a green-bladed lightsaber with an extra-long handle.
- Lighter and Softer: His portrayal in The Clone Wars, mostly comedic and loony in nature, is very light-hearted compared to the version from Legends, which had him being an introspective antihero and constantly dealing with his own inner darkness. This gets subverted when he goes back to this in Dark Disciple, as he's tempted by the Dark Side like his previous version yet it is absolutely not played for coolness this time.
- Meaningful Name: As a Jedi Master, Quinlan has amazing physical conditioning and his first name is Gaelic for "athletic".
- The Mentor: He trained Aayla Secura to become a Jedi Knight and eventually a Jedi Master.
- The Mole: A specialty of his. Vos excels at undercover work, going undercover for long periods of time to bust up criminal operations. His psychometry aids greatly in this task, since he can use it to gather information and evidence really quickly.
- Opposites Attract: His fun and friendly personality is what wins him the love of the no-nonsense, cold, and distant Asajj Ventress.
- Parental Substitute: In "Jedi Crash", Aayla mentions to Ahsoka that Vos was like a father to her.
- Quinlan has the ability to perceive others' memories when touching objects they had contacted. In "Hunt for Ziro", he uses this to confirm that Ziro the Hutt had been in the Hutts' club not long before he and Obi-Wan arrived on Nal Hutta.
- His retrocognition becomes important in Dark Disciple when he gets captured by Count Dooku. The Count reveals to him that Ventress lied about the death of Tholme, as she was the one to kill him. When Vos refuses to believe him, Dooku leaves Tholme's lightsaber in his cell, knowing that Vos' doubt will eventually force him to touch and verify the identity of Tholme's killer.
- Sleeves Are for Wimps: His outfit lacks sleeves, showing off his muscular arms.
- Star-Crossed Lovers: With Ventress, due to multiple circumstances (among them her death.)
- Troll: In Dark Disciple, he instructs a protocol droid called Blue to list every synonym for his name in every language he knows. Just for the heck of it.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: He and Obi-Wan may exchange a lot of insulting snark, but it's clear Vos sees him as an old friend and Obi-Wan in turns makes the effort to tolerate him.
- You Killed My Father: Invoked. Ventress tells Quinlan that Dooku killed his master Tholme in order to make his rage help him embrace the Dark Side. As it turns out, it was Ventress herself who killed Tholme after Tholme surrendered to her. When Quinlan found out, he was very upset.
Master Aayla Secura
Species: Twi'lek (Rutian)
Aayla Secura was a Rutian Twi'lek Jedi Master that served as a Jedi General of the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. Prior to the Clone Wars, Secura learned the ways of the Force as the Padawan learner of Jedi Master Quinlan Vos. With the outbreak of civil war between the Galactic Republic and the Separatists, Secura and her fellow Jedi supported the Republic by becoming officers in its newly-formed military. She was a Jedi General and commanded the clone troopers of the 327th Star Corps, with Commander Bly serving at Secura's side. Throughout the war, Secura fought alongside her clone troopers in multiple battles across the galaxy, from Geonosis to Quell, Coruscant, and Felucia. As the war drew to an end, the clone troopers were brainwashed and forced by Supreme Chancellor Sheev Palpatine to execute Order 66, resulting in a sudden purge of the Jedi Order at the hands of their own clone troopers. As a result, Secura was among the first casualties of the purge, having been shot in the back repeatedly by Bly and several other clone troopers.
- Action Girl: She is one of the survivors of the Jedi who partook in the First Battle of Geonosis. She also manages to live through the Clone Wars via fighting in numerous major battles, only to get killed towards the end of the war following the execution of Order 66.
- Adaptational Angst Upgrade: Inverted. Her Legends version passed a memory wipe, spent time as a slave, and saw her master (apparently) turning to the Dark Side, nothing of which happens in canon.
- Adaptational Job Change: In Legends, she was the Jedi equivalent of a Honey Trap, as she sometimes used her beauty as an asset and was specialized in going undercover as a pleasure slave in the true Twi'lek tradition. Again, nothing of this appears in canon.
- Adaptational Wimp: In Legends, Aayla was a master dual swordswoman and a charismatic battlefield general, had high abilities in infiltration and persuasion (including literal seduction, using both her Force powers and her gorgeous appearance), and survived against some nasty opponents through her career. In canon, Aayla is just an average Jedi Master with some charisma and other admirable qualities.
- Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: In Legends, Aayla had a very close, borderline romantic relationship with Kit Fisto. In canon, she does not have such a relationship with him.
- Alien Hair: Her "head tails", which are called lekku.
- Ascended Extra: She receives a fleshed-out and expanded role in The Clone Wars after being featured in the Prequel Trilogy as a peripheral member of the Jedi Order with small screen time and zero lines.
- Bald Women: Twi'leks don't grow hair, unless you count her head-tails as "hair".
- Bare Your Midriff: Her toned stomach is exposed by the outfit she wears.
- Blue-Skinned Space Babe: She fits the mold nearly to a "T".
- Canon Immigrant: She first appeared in the non-canon Republic comic book series and is included in Attack of the Clones, The Clone Wars, and Revenge of the Sith as a reference to that Legends comic book series.
- Character Death: Aayla is shot In the Back by her own clone troopers on Felucia during Order 66.
- Custom Uniform of Sexy: Her outfit is by far the most revealing of any Jedi.
- A Day in the Limelight: She is very prominent in "Jedi Crash" and "Defenders of Peace".
- Dropped a Bridge on Her: Even though she is a prominent character in The Clone Wars, she's killed by her clone troopers in Revenge of the Sith as a result of them being brainwashed into executing Order 66. She isn't even able to defend herself.
- Everything Sounds Sexier in French: As with most of the other Twi'leks from Ryloth in canon, she speaks with a French accent.
- Fanservice Extra: She was this in Attack of the Clones as she had no lines and only appears briefly in a few scenes. In the days following the release of Attack of the Clones, many Star Wars fans went online to find out who "that sexy Twi'lek Jedi girl" was.
- Fashionable Asymmetry: She does the long sleeve/no sleeve version of the trope.
- Impossible Hourglass Figure: Aayla definitely has a nice figure, that's for sure.
- In the Back: Her clone troopers open fire on her while her back is turned to them and keep firing into her back long after she has gone down.
- Laser Blade: She wields a blue-bladed lightsaber.
- Master Swordswoman: She is a master of Form IV, also known as Ataru, which focuses on acrobatic combat and deflecting blaster bolts.
- Ms. Fanservice: She is a very beautiful, blue-skinned female Rutian Twi'lek who wears a revealing yet form-fitting outfit that highlights her very voluptuous yet athletic body, nice legs, toned stomach, and large bust.
- Most Common Superpower: Definitely and surprisingly emphasized for a usually modest Jedi.
- She's Got Legs: She wears an outfit that highlights her long toned legs.
Master Jocasta Nu
Species: Human (Coruscanti)
Jocasta Nu was a Jedi Master who served as the Chief Librarian of the Jedi Archives during the Clone Wars. Jocasta survived the fall of the Jedi Order and sought to preserve the secrets and history of the Order while also locating Force-sensitive children to rebuild the Jedi.
- Action Girl: It's mostly an informed trait. However, given that she's a retired member of the Jedi Council, it's safe to assume it's true. When Cad Bane's Clawdite accomplice caught Jocasta by surprise and took her form, she was easily defeated by Ahsoka, who commented that she had Jocasta's form but not her skill.
- Adaptational Badass: Jocasta in Legends was a rather underwhelming Jedi who was killed with ease in her only onscreen duel. In comparison, Jocasta in canon survives Order 66, sets up a new Jedi school, and has a fierce duel with the Grand Inquisitor before being captured and executed by Darth Vader.
- Armor-Piercing Question: After giving him a speech about how he's nothing but a blind tool to Palpatine and that the emperor wanted to use the data crystal with a list of Force-sensitives to make more like Vader and possibly replace him, Jocasta asks Vader, "What do you want?" Instead of delivering her and the memory crystal to Palpatine, he chooses to kill her and destroys the crystal. Just as Jocasta was counting on.
- Ascended Extra: She receives a fleshed-out and expanded role in The Clone Wars and Dark Lord of the Sith after being featured in the Prequel Trilogy as a peripheral member of the Jedi Order with small screen time and lines.
- Badass Bookworm: She retired from active service to take care of the Jedi Archives.
- Berserk Button: Don't read the part of the Archives that you're not supposed to know and that only she can know. Don't call any part of the Archives even the part of the Archives you're supposed to be banned from boring, or Force forbid, damage the Archives in some way.
- BFG: The large gun Jocasta pulls on Vader. It appears to use the same technology as the Death Star, drawing its energy from the kyber crystal of a lightsaber loaded in its ammunition chamber and firing continuous beams of energy; however the process durably damages the lightsaber.
- Break Them by Talking: She makes Darth Vader murder clone troopers by revealing his identity to them and causes Vader to destroy the data of the Force-sensitive children by playing on his fear of being replaced. This is after she told him that the Force would eventually find people to overthrow the Sith. Few people can scare Vader so badly that he makes a mistake.
- But for Me, It Was Tuesday: A good-guy version; the Grand Inquisitor is obsessed over how Jocasta denied him the forbidden knowledge in the Jedi Archive. Jocasta doesn't even remember him, and points out that she refused many such requests.
- Cool Old Lady: An elderly human woman who is a Jedi Master that survived the initial Purge of Order 66 and died fighting Vader when she returned to the Temple and convinced him to destroy information his master wanted out of fear.
- Face Death with Dignity: Her being killed was a win for the Jedi after she was captured since Palpatine wouldn't be able to learn her secrets. She forces Vader to kill her as her knowledge of Force-sensitive children could have been used to replace Vader.
- Fatal Flaw: Workaholicism. Nu's main issue is that she has to know everything and protect all knowledge. She was the most knowledgeable Force user in the Jedi Order by far, but she lacked power. A librarian and a teacher, she was disgusted by the Grand Inquistior's pursuit of knowledge she didn't believe he was ready for. It got her killed when she couldn't let it go and focus on what was truly important. Her other flaw is, of course, arrogance and always thinking she knew what was best.
- Fling a Light into the Future: She destroys the old Jedi Archive before the Sith can use it and creates a new, hidden one (albeit smaller) for future Jedi.
- Godzilla Threshold: In Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, Jocasta realizes that she cannot let the Sith know Jedi secrets and deletes the entire archive, erasing everything she was trying to preserve.
- Granny Classic: Sort of. She's not doing any of the usual stuff associated with this trope, but she does act like one towards Ahsoka.
- Heroic Suicide: Jocasta attempts to let herself fall to her death on Coruscant when she's cornered by Vader and a battalion of clones, only for Vader to Force-grab her. She then talks him into killing her in order to protect Force-sensitive children from Palpatine.
- Kindhearted Cat Lover: While there are no domesticated cats like those on Earth in canon, Jocasta, while in hiding following the execution of Order 66, is shown contentedly looking after a critter that is essentially a two-headed cat/ferret mix.
- Laser Blade: She wields a blue-bladed lightsaber.
- Living MacGuffin: Palpatine wants Jocasta brought to him due to the extensive knowledge she holds. Once she figures this out, she manages to get Vader to kill her by asking if he's accepted being Palpatine's lapdog or letting Palpatine train potential replacements for Vader with the list of Force-sensitives on her data crystal, as turning her in would mean he submits and become expendable.
- Never Mess with Granny: When she says don't look at the higher Jedi archives, she means it. Even if the Jedi Order is gone. Just ask the Grand Inquisitor.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: According to the Grand Inquisitor, she refused to grant him entry to the higher archives in a condescending fashion, which ended up being a major factor to his turn to the Dark Side. Though he could be an Unreliable Narrator, we already know that Jocasta is snobby about being chief librarian. In fairness, the Sentinel isn't supposed to have access to that knowledge. Continuing to act this way in response to the Grand Inquisitor reading the archives results in not only her eventual death, but also the Sith getting the list of Force-sensitive children and a Sith Holocron.
- Not So Above It All: Laughs at Darth Vader when clone troopers mistake him for a Jedi and shoot at him.
- Pride: Despite being a Jedi, she can't help but have immense pride in the knowledge gathered in the Jedi Archives. Obi-Wan suggesting that the archives might be missing information annoys her greatly.
- Pride Before a Fall: Her arrogance ultimately comes at a cost. Some weeks after the execution of Order 66, she returns to the Jedi Temple to grab information that can't fall into the wrong hands as well as preserving the information for future generations to come, which would've worked out great if she hadn't decided to blow her cover by confronting the Grand Inquisitor to get him to stop reading the books she banned him from reading.
- Retired Badass: She used to be a member of the Jedi Council.
- She Knows Too Much: The focus of the second arc of Dark Lord of the Sith is hunting down Jocasta before she can pass on knowledge of the Jedi.
- Skewed Priorities: She fails to preserve top-secret Jedi knowledge and live on in hiding because she wanted to beat up the Grand Inquisitor for finding her collection boring.
- Small Role, Big Impact: In Jedi: Fallen Order, Cordova mentions that he was good friends with Jocasta and she gave him a copy of the holocron containing a list of all the Force-sensitive children in the galaxy, which is the MacGuffin around which the entire game revolves.
- Spared by the Adaptation: In Legends, she was originally killed by Vader personally during the attack on the Jedi Temple. In canon, she managed to escape and was on the run before eventually being killed by Darth Vader.
- We Have Become Complacent: For the master of the Jedi Archives, she had an intellectual arrogance about the breadth of the Archives to the point that she was convinced that missing information in it on something meant that thing simply didn't exist. It finally takes a child under Yoda's instruction to suggest the obvious: that the archives were tampered with. Really, Jocasta, as a professional archivist, should simply have known better than to make such assumptions that Palpatine and the Sith took advantage of to further their schemes against the Jedi.
Master Cin Drallig
Cin Drallig was a Jedi Master who served the role as the head of security for the Jedi Temple and head of the Jedi Temple Guard. He was also a lightsaber instructor for the Jedi Order.
- Adaptational Wimp: In Legends, Drallig was not only a master instructor, but also a prodigy duelist trained personally by Yoda. He was so good that Dooku believed Grievous of all people wouldn't last much against him in a lightsaber duel, and Cin later proved him right by being Darth Vader's toughest opponent during the assault of the Jedi Temple (the only medium that shows their battle fully is the official videogame of the film, in which Drallig is a nightmare of a boss who can hand Vader his ass on a platter if the player is not skillful). Nothing of this happens or is mentioned in canon, where Cin is killed by Darth Vader with implied ease.
- Ascended Extra: He appears very briefly in security footage which showed him getting killed by Darth Vader in Revenge of the Sith and receives an expanded role in The Clone Wars where he assists Anakin Skywalker's investigation of the bombing of the Jedi Temple hangar.
- Character Death: He is killed by Darth Vader when he leads the 501st in attacking the Jedi Temple.
- In-Series Nickname: His students refer to him as "the Troll".
- Laser Blade: He wields a green-bladed lightsaber.
- Master Swordsman: He is regarded as one of the best swordsmen in the Jedi Order and is thus responsible for training new students in lightsaber techniques.
- Sdrawkcab Name: Of Nick Gillard, the stuntman who portrayed him and worked as the stunt coordinator for the Prequel Trilogy.
Master Tera Sinube
Tera Sinube was an elderly Cosian Jedi Master who, instead of fighting in the war, turned his efforts to studying Coruscant's criminal underworld and training future generations of Jedi.
- Badass Teacher: He draws his lightsaber and stands protectively in front of the younglings he had been training during Anakin's lightsaber duel with the traitorous Barriss Offee.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: He sounds like a senile fool until that precise moment he cracks the mystery on his own.
- The Cameo: He occasionally shows up in the background. Two of his most famous ones showed him training the younglings that were introduced during the Young Jedi arc.
- Comic-Book Fantasy Casting: He was modeled on Takashi Shimura.
- Cool Old Guy: A skilled detective and master swordsman who is old friends with equally Cool Old Guy Yoda.
- Eccentric Mentor: He teaches Ahsoka to take things more slowly and think through her actions, a lesson which largely sticks, despite Master Sinube's slightly senile demeanor.
- Expy: Of Sato from Stray Dog, the experienced professional who guides and gives advice to the hotheaded rookie (Ahsoka being his Murakami). He also plays the role of Ichikawa, being the underworld expert who starts the search.
- Great Detective: He was this in his youth. Now, he's a Retired Badass.
- Laughing at Your Own Jokes: He finds his own fishy Pun amusing.
- Let's Get Dangerous!: He spends most of "Lightsaber Lost" being a Great Detective. That is until the criminal pulls out a lightsaber and he proceeds to utterly trounce her.
- Lightsaber Cane: His silver-bladed lightsaber is hidden in his cane, allowing him to easily pull it out and surprise his opponents.
- Long-Lived: He was already a Jedi Master during the High Republic, making him at least 300 years old around the time of the Clone Wars.
- Old Master: Don't underestimate him because of his age. He is still a capable trainer, detective, and combatant.
- The Profiler: He was once a Great Detective. In his old age, he's more into theoretical work.
- Retired Badass: An older Jedi Master who once sat on the Jedi Council, Sinube has since dedicated himself to training younger Jedi and hadn't gone into the field for years until Ahsoka asked for his help.
- Senior Sleep Cycle: His introduction scene shows him having fallen asleep in the middle of some research in the Archives. Subverted in that he is never seen falling asleep while on the job, and Jedi generally tend to have more energy in them than non-Force users even when they reach old age.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: He has yet to be given a fate in canon.
Master Pong Krell
Master Ima-Gun Di
Ima-Gun Di was a Kajain'sa'Nikto Jedi Master who led the initial liberation force to free Ryloth before being killed during the battle.
- Back-to-Back Badasses: He is briefly this with Captain Keeli in "Supply Lines".
- The Cameo: In Dooku: Jedi Lost, where he is among a group of younglings, including Qui-Gon Jinn and Ky Narec, practicing lightsaber combat.
- Dying Moment of Awesome: He even invoked it when he and Keeli were the last ones standing:Ima-Gun Di: Let's make the end memorable!
- Heroic Sacrifice: He sacrifices himself (and his clone troopers, albeit reluctantly) to allow the Twi'lek La Résistance to escape.
- Laser Blade: He wields a blue-bladed lightsaber.
- Last Stand: He continued fighting, destroying several Separatist droids after being shot multiple times, to buy more time for the Twi'leks to escape.
- Punny Name: Just read it out loud. "I'm-a gon' die." As in, "I'm gonna die."
- Rubber-Forehead Alien: He is a Kajain'sa'Nikto, a species with no nose and several facial spikes.
- You Shall Not Pass!: He holds his own against a battalion of Separatist droids, continuing to fight even after he is shot multiple times.
Master Ky Narec
Homeworld: Cosmatanic Steppes
Ky Narec was a Jedi Master who served as a father figure to Asajj Ventress.
- The Apprentice: He was trained by Master Manna as a Padawan.
- Canon Immigrant: He first appeared in a Legends comic book, and The Clone Wars episode "Nightsisters" integrated him into the Star Wars canon.
- Death by Origin Story: He was killed during a battle on Rattatak, with his death marking Ventress' Start of Darkness.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight: He died in Ventress' arms.
- Facial Markings: He had small tattoos on his face.
- In the Back: This is where he was shot by a Weequay sniper while fighting pirates.
- Laser Blade: He wields a green-bladed lightsaber.
- The Mentor: He's the deceased older mentor of Ventress.
- Parental Substitute: He took in Ventress who just lost the only "family" she had, her slaver master as his apprentice, and raised her since she was a small child.
- Posthumous Character: He is only seen in flashbacks to Ventress' past, having died many years before The Clone Wars.
- Same Story, Different Names: His role is very similar to Qui-Gon Jinn's role in The Phantom Menace: they both rescued a slave child on a remote Death World, who was very powerful in the Force, took (or attempted to take) them as their apprentices without the Council's approval and, despite its disapproval respectively, they both died before they could finish the training of the children and both apprentices eventually fell to the Dark Side.
- Spirit Advisor: During Jedi Lost, Narec speaks frequently to Ventress and tries to sway her away from becoming Dooku's Sith apprentice. She believes it is all in her head, but it is suggested that Narec was in fact speaking to her from the Cosmic Force.
Master Bolla Ropal
Bolla Ropal was a Rodian Jedi Master who was tasked with protecting the Kyber Crystal, which contained the list of every known Force-sensitive child too young to be taken in by the Jedi.
- Determinator: He chose to be tortured to death rather than open the holocron for Bane.
- Early-Bird Cameo: He appeared on a profile photo in "Holocron Heist".
- Electric Torture: Cad Bane used it on him to get him to open the Holocron. When he refused, Bane tortured him to death.
- Family-Unfriendly Death: Even the battle droids seem to have been shaken by how cruel his death was. Also invoked by the writers; they intended Ropal's death to be exceptionally brutal to further emphasize Bane's status as a Knight of Cerebus.
- Rubber-Forehead Alien: He was a Rodian.
- Sacrificial Lamb: He was only needed to remind the viewers how dangerous and nasty Cad Bane is.
- Secret Keeper: He was the keeper of the Kyber crystal, which contains the names and locations of every Force-sensitive child too young to be taken in by the Jedi.
Master Ord Enisence
Ord Enisence was a Skrilling Jedi Master who was killed in battle and impersonated by Clawdite shapeshifter Cato Parasitti as part of a plan to infiltrate the Jedi Temple.
Halsey was a Roonan Jedi Master active during the Clone Wars. He was also the first Jedi victim of Savage Opress during the Battle of Devaron.
- Badass Teacher: To Knox.
- Curb-Stomp Battle: Savage Opress defeats him without much problem.
- Fragile Speedster: He was fast and agile enough to temporarily drive Savage Opress back while fighting unarmed, but once Savage delivered his first hit, Halsey couldn't even make another move before being killed.
- Laser Blade: He wields a green-bladed lightsaber.
- The Mentor: To Knox.
- Rubber-Forehead Alien: He's a Roonan.
- Sacrificial Lion: He was Savage Opress' first Jedi victim, designed to show how powerful Savage was.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: He died in the first episode he had lines.
Tiplee was a Mikkian Jedi Master who fought alongside her twin sister Tiplar during the Clone Wars. She was killed by Count Dooku during a lightsaber duel against him and the Shadow Collective.
- Action Girl: A given since she is a Jedi Master, but she manages to have a lightsaber duel against Count Dooku for a while before being killed.
- Alien Hair: She has some sort of red hair that changes to purple at the end. She also has some sort of weird anvil-looking thing coming out of the back of her hair.
- Coordinated Clothes: She wears the exact same outfit as her sister, only with the colors reversed.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: During her and Obi-Wan's lightsaber duel with Count Dooku, he uses the Force to pull Tiplee onto his lightsaber, killing her.
- Laser Blade: She wields a blue-bladed lightsaber.
- Mauve Shirt: She gets a bit more development than her sister, but is still killed in her second appearance by Count Dooku.
- Mind over Matter: She uses the Force to pin Tup to the wall after he breaks out of his restraints and Anakin has to calm her down so she doesn't do anything more to him.
- Sibling Team: With Tiplar. She is devastated when Tup murders her.
Tiplar was Tiplee's twin sister and a fellow Mikkian Jedi Master. She was killed by the clone trooper Tup when his control chip malfunctioned and he was forced to execute Order 66 early.
- Action Girl: She is a skilled Jedi Master and was easily cutting through the Battle Droid before Tup killed her.
- Alien Hair: She has long thin yellow tentacle-like hair.
- Boom, Headshot!: During the Battle of Ringo Vinda, Tup comes up behind her and shoots her in the head before she can react.
- Coordinated Clothes: She wears the exact same outfit as her sister, only with the colors reversed.
- Laser Blade: She wields a green-bladed lightsaber.
- Oh, Crap!: She senses something wrong behind her, and turns to see Tup pointing a blaster at her head. Her eyes barely have time to widen in shock before he shoots her.
- Red Shirt: She is killed only a few minutes after being introduced.
- Sibling Team: With her sister Tiplee.
Tholme was the Jedi Master of Quinlan Vos. Early in the Clone Wars, he was killed presumably by Count Dooku himself.
- Adaptational Dumbass: In Legends, Tholme was a genius spymaster who got out of many dangerous situations by sheer planning skills, including Order 66 of all things. In canon, he was singled out and assassinated during the Clone Wars.
- Adaptational Wimp: In Legends, Tholme was powerful enough to give a tough fight to a Dark-Sided Sora Bulq (someone capable to do the same to Windu of all people), and although he could not do the same against Dooku, the latter went out of his way to praise Tholme's dueling abilities, something Dooku very rarely did to anyone. In canon, Tholme is killed by Asajj Ventress, who cannot a handle to Dooku in any continuity and is an Adaptational Wimp in her own right.
- Canon Immigrant: He originated from the Republic comics, where he was a major character.
- Death by Adaptation: In Legends, he passed away of old age after surviving the Jedi Purge. In canon, he was killed by Ventress during the Clone Wars.
- Deceased Parents Are the Best: Vos cared a lot about him, which is why he's driven to avenge him.
- Sacrificial Lion: He serves as a plot device in Dark Disciple so that Vos and Ventress have a conflict.
Master Kirak Infil'a
Kirak Infil'a was a Jedi Master and survivor of the execution of Order 66, having taken the Barash vow to stay in isolation at a monastery on the River moon of Al'doleem and interact only with the Force long before the execution of his fellow Jedi. Shortly after, he was confronted by Darth Vader, who intended to kill Infil'a and take his kyber crystal for his own.
- Amazing Technicolor Population: Despite being a normal human, his skin is grey. Presumably, it's a mutation.
- The Atoner: Those who take the Barash vow do so as a form of penance. Exactly what Infil'a wishes to atone for is unknown. The Into the Dark novel later explains that the Barash vow is when a Jedi goes into self-exile to mend their connection with the Force, but that still doesn't answer the question.
- Badass Beard: He's a Jedi Master and he's got a beard. What more can we say?
- Dramatically Missing the Point: The war isn't a Combat by Champion between Jedi and Sith; it's a battle for who controls the galaxy. Infil'a pleads for Vader not to destroy an entire city of Innocent Bystanders, because they have nothing to do with their fight. Vader replies that they have everything to do with it.
- Fatal Flaw: Despite being a Jedi, he lacks patience. He allows Vader to bypass some of his defenses to fight him faster, and rather than making sure the Sith Lord is dead, Infil'a heads toward civilization to get his ship back and hunt down the second Sith and gets rather impatient when he discovers it needs repairs. Had he not been so quick to move on and assume Vader died, Infil'a could have finished Vader off instead of leading the Sith to a city that Vader flooded to kill him.
- Force-Choke: This is what Vader uses in order to kill him.
- Forced to Watch: Vader uses the Force to hold him over the capital of Al'doleem and watch as it floods, killing thousands of people whom Infil'a had desperately tried to save.
- Let's Fight Like Gentlemen: Believes that a fight between a Jedi and Sith should be a one on one affair. While he does expect a darksider to be underhanded and dirty in a fight, he thinks it should only involve the two fighters. Vader disagrees and uses a Human Shield while also causing a dam to break to distract Kirak while also forcing him to expend his strength saving everyone so he can Force-Choke the weakened Jedi master and show him the deaths of the people Kirak failed to save.
- Mysterious Past: Why his only purpose as a Jedi is to fight and why he took the Barash vow are both mysteries.
- Oh, Crap!: He panics when he senses Vader is still alive and realizes he led him to the capital city of Al'doleem, putting thousands of lives at risk, including the family helping Infil'a.
- Old Soldier: He looks to be rather old, but that makes him no less of a Knight. According to his file, Infil'a's sole purpose as a Jedi is to fight.
- Skilled, but Naïve: Kirak is a powerful fighter and a hardened warrior, but it's been centuries since Jedi have had to fight powerful darksiders like the Sith so he doesn't expect Vader to be so ruthless as to use innocents as shields and hostages. Crosses over with Good Cannot Comprehend Evil, because he truly and unironically believed a Sith would keep their fight a one-on-one lightsaber duel while not involving outsiders and he really had no idea what it truly means to be The Unfettered.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: With scars, especially a large X on his chest.
Master Cyslin Myr
Cyslin Myr was a Mirialan Jedi Master who trained Mace Windu in the ways of the Force.
- Foil: To T'ra Saa, Mace's master in Legends. T'ra Saa was calm and was where Mace got his compassionate side from, while Cyslin Myr appears to be where he got his authoritative side from.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: Her whereabouts in the couple last decades of the Republic are currently unknown to the readers.
Master Lene Kostana
A Jedi Master dedicated to hunting down and collecting Sith artifacts from across the galaxy.
- Adventurer Archaeologist: She spends her time travelling the galaxy searching for Sith artifacts to destroy or contain so that their relics cannot be used against the Jedi in future conflicts.
- Anti-Hero: Her anti-Sith efforts involve ignoring Council directives and utilizing techniques forbidden to the Jedi, including using emotions like anger and hate to reach out to the Dark Side and use it to track Sith artifacts.
- The Cassandra: Believes that one day the Sith will return and that the Jedi Order must prepare for that day by finding, studying, and destroying all their artifacts and creations so that they cannot be used against the Jedi in the future wars. The Council views that belief as extreme, although they allow her to search for Sith artifacts and store them in a secure vault in the Temple for safekeeping, albeit without study.
- Intergenerational Friendship: With Dooku. She initially taught Dooku as one of his mentors, but once he became a knight, they simply became friends and comrades.
- Long-Lived: Possibly a trait of her species. She was already an adult and a Jedi Master (the earliest one can generally achieve this rank is mid-thirties) when Dooku was a Padawan and was shown to still be alive during a vision he has of Order 66, meaning she'd be at the very least 120 by that point.
- The Mentor: While Sifo-Dyas was her Padawan, she also frequently worked with Dooku on missions when Yoda was too busy with Council business to leave Coruscant.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Her encouragement of Dooku to touch the Dark Side of the Force on Asusto in an effort to sense Sith artifacts on the planet leads to him massacring a group of Abyssian smugglers and later unleashing a burst of Force lightening that killed the Presagers of Hakotei. This was one of Dooku's earliest and most violent touches with the Dark Side, which she helped cover up out of fear the Jedi Council would shut her missions down. This helped set Dooku on the path to becoming a Sith Lord.
- Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: Has a frequent tendency to engage in this, ignoring the Jedi Council's directives if she believes them to be too restricting or interfering in her ability to accomplish a mission.
- Uncertain Doom: When he was a Padawan, Dooku has a vision of the future which includes many small possible snippets of events to come, one of which is Kostana being killed by a clone commander named Crane during Order 66. However, not everything he saw in that vision came to pass, so it is unclear if that is her ultimate fate.
Master Yula Braylon
A former seeker who sought out young infants to bring into the Order, Yula retired from that role in order to join the Jedi Council. She ultimately left the Council following a scandal involving her past as a seeker.
- My Secret Pregnancy: Became pregnant on one of her seeker missions and gave birth to Arath in secret before returning to the Temple and presenting the child as a youngling she found. Yula told no one of their relationship, although she eventually revealed the truth to him.
- Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: Helps Dooku and his team leave the Temple to return to his homeworld to stop his brother's reign. By this point she was kicked off the Council and figured she couldn't get in anymore trouble.
Master Eno Cordova
A Jedi Master with an intense love of history, Cordova was often viewed as an eccentric, even by his Padawan, Cere Junda. In the final years of his life, he had a vision of a great calamity befalling the Jedi Order, and hid a holocron containing vital information deep within an ancient temple, accessible only to those who had followed his path.
- Adventurer Archaeologist: He was very much that, based on where he explored.
- Cassandra Truth: The Zeffo temples provided him with Force visions of the Jedi Order's destruction, but the Council refused to take him seriously. That worked out really well for them.
- Dead Man Writing: He's long dead by the time he guides Cal through his quest. But he left logs of his research knowing a Jedi would pick up on his work.
- Fling a Light into the Future: He had a vision of the Jedi's downfall, so he secreted away a holocron containing information on future Force-sensitive children from the archive so the Order could be rebuilt.
- Ink-Suit Actor: His appearance is modeled on his voice actor, Tony Amendola.
- The Hermit: Cere mentions that Eno Cordova was a bit of a loner, and it's likely he spent many years in solitude on Boggano with no one for company save droids like BD-1. That's not to say he did not have friends: Jocasta Nu, who is also mentioned on this page, trusted him enough to provide him with a holocron containing the names of Force-sensitive children.
Master Jaro Tapal
A famed warrior, Tapal was the Jedi Master of Cal Kestis during the Clone Wars.
- Badass Baritone: A given, considering who voices him. His deep, booming voice gives away his seniority and power even before we see him take down several clone squads and the entire ship.
- Dies Wide Open: His eyes are open when he dies, something that haunts Cal.
- Double Weapon: A blue, double-bladed lightsaber, which he passed on to Cal (see Wrecked Weapon below).
- Heroic Sacrifice: Dies protecting Cal and ensuring his survival during Order 66.
- I Sense A Disturbance In The Force: Like Yoda, Tapal felt the psychic backlash of hundreds of Jedi being murdered near-simultaneously when Order 66 was executed.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Though most of his screentime has him display a rather stern and gruff demeanor while training Cal, it is evident he still cares a great deal for his Padawan. Part of his rough attitude is so Cal learns to ignore verbal abuse his enemies might use on them.
- Made of Iron: Like other Lasat, he can take quite a beating, being shot in the chest multiple times and still hanging on long enough to say goodbye to Cal.
- Mentor Occupational Hazard: Killed protecting his Padawan learner during Order 66.
- Multiple Gunshot Death: It takes a truly incredible number of shots to bring him down.
- Off-Model: For the most part, he looks great for a Lasat translated to live-action, though the eyes are rather humanoid instead.
- Stern Teacher: Tapal is shown to be particularly harsh and demanding toward Cal during his training, but you can't deny his teachings helped shape Cal into the decent Jedi he is now.
- Take Up My Sword: One of his final actions before succumbing to his wounds is to pass on his lightsaber to Cal, who lost his earlier during their escape.
- Veteran Instructor: As a Jedi, he's focused primarily on military-style preparation and discipline, behaving much like a drill instructor and acting with typical military decorum. The fact that he's seen almost exclusively through the drills and training exercises make it stronger. In a vision of a potential future, it's shown that his student Cal would likely inherit this persona as a teacher as well.
- Wrecked Weapon: His lightsaber got hit by blaster fire from the clones, severing it in half.