This article or section needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of article quality. Maul and his bounty hunters saw that Xrexus was sending ships after them and split up; Maul and Kaitis would lead the hunters away while Bane, Sing, and Vorhdeilo would take a ship from them. Died He left with the data crystal and reader in hand, assuring Leika that he would honor their agreement (while also wondering if Sidious himself would, in the end, honor the terms of their own contract, bound by Sith oaths). Star Wars Zabrak Race (Darth Maul) Star Wars Zabrak Race (Darth Maul) Endorsements. Supreme Chancellor Finis Valorum, whom Palpatine aimed to replace through the invasion, dispatched Jedi Knights Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi to resolve the situation, but the Federation attempted to kill the two Jedi, forcing Jinn and Kenobi to the surface. Moreover, he said that if it hadn't been for the Sith's efforts, Maul would have been found by the Jedi on Dathomir and turned into a "mindless, obedient servant for the Republic." , After silently observing the interaction between three bridge crew members and their captain, who was just ending a main-console conversation with the pirate Hela-Tan about the Scimitar being vacant, Maul took his cue. Once inside the ship, he scanned the immediate area before cloaking the vessel and launching. At age fifteen, he managed to hit his fellow students, Fretch and Hubnutz, in both their right arms with a stun blaster during a training exercise. Once that transmission was over, the Dark Lord instructed him to familiarize himself with Dorvalla in the Videnda sector. 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Gender , In Maul's cell, an IT-O Interrogator droid with a cocky personality of its own descended from the ceiling. Their male counterparts more closely resembled Zabrak, muscular and powerfully-built who sported skin patterns similar to Sith tattoos and vestigial cranial horns. The Sith's eyes opened wide as he activated his lightsaber and sliced the Corellian's right hand off.  But Sidious instructed Maul to get him Vilmarh Grahrk via holo-transmitter, to which the Zabrak obeyed. He then returned to Lord Sidious on Coruscant. King Veruna had planned to use the Naboo Royal Space Fighter Corps (with its sleek, cutting-edge N-1 Starfighter) to not only fight the Gungans, but also to later attack the Trade Federation, as he'd done earlier, perhaps also—Maul was compelled to wonder—against Damask himself (i.e., was this, in fact, the aim of the Veruna/Black Sun/Bando Gora N-1 nuclear run on the Sojourn moon; was Damask himself there when the bomb hit, was he somehow affiliated with the satellite; but if so, why would my Master, who ordered me to acquire the nuclear weapon, be involved, if Damask is indeed his ally or Master)? Angered by the rejection, Maul stated that Ahsoka needed one more lesson and activated his own lightsaber. Upon moving to Coruscant, he initially hoped that his role would advance beyond that of an assassin. As soon as it did, the Jedi Padawan, in his grief, attacked viciously, momentarily catching Maul off guard, even managing to sever the Sith Lord's weapon in two. As Maul reached the top of the building, Ahsoka caught up with him and the two resumed their duel, before Maul's ship arrived to pick him up. He planned to fake his own capture to ease the Bartokks and get the jump on them; C-3PX would be captured as well and go along with the farce. Editor discretion is advised.  Unlike on Naboo, this time both ends of the weapon continued to function, allowing Maul to switch to the Jar'Kai style. Maul had the cave filled with relics from his past including the Darksaber, a Mandalorian symbol of power. Kenobi, suspecting that Maul meant to harm Satine, attempted to intervene, but he was subdued by his Mandalorian guards before he could take any action.  Two such fighters were escorting a few delegates from Naboo to Coruscant. Maul separated the Jedi by knocking Kenobi down several levels, and Kenobi was unable to catch up to Maul and Jinn due to laser walls standing in his way. He observed both sides of the ongoing struggle on the central bunker's wall, predicting with accuracy on who would fall next.  He also held his own against Mace Windu and Aayla Secura on a Mandalorian supply outpost, the elder Jedi being a longtime member of the High Council; this was a fight that Maul deemed "fair. Mother Talzin, the leader of the Nightsisters, was the only one who knew that Darth Maul was alive and in exile somewhere in the Outer Rim. As Ezra agreed to work together to claim it, Maul began manipulating the young would-be Jedi. Maul was invited to dinner with other Zabraks to thank him. As an assassin, he could perform high priority, boots-on-the-ground missions for the Sith without running the risk of exposing either Plagueis or Sidious should he fail. , A former Sith Lord and a skilled warrior in his own right, Maul for most of his life came to embody the obsessive and frenzied aspects of Sith revenge. Though still an apprentice, Maul was convinced that he could defeat the entire Jedi Order—including the Jedi High Council—in their own Temple. Bo-Katan attempted to attack him, but Maul effortlessly waved away her blaster bolts and subdued her before handing Jesse back to them as a show of "good faith." Maul was heavily prone to acts of gloating, despite his master's disapproval. , During his exile, Maul's mind was shattered. , Having fought his way out of prison, Maul stormed into the Mandalorian throne room and challenged Pre Vizsla to an honorable death match, knowing that the winner would gain the allegiance of Death Watch and become their new leader.  Afterwards, a single droid reported that it had finally located the Naboo royal starship in the Xelric Draw, beyond the outskirts of Mos Espa. Having no knowledge of Darth Plagueis, Maul never knew that his master answered to another master, and thus believed himself to be the second half of the Rule of Two. The remaining bodyguard was amazed by what he had seen: Maul had annihilated "seven of deadliest beings in the galaxy" in less than a minute. There are three conflicting sources for this article: Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. When the Jedi arrived, they met with Maul in the hangar, where the Dathomirian instructed Bridger to follow his droids to the command center, while Jarrus came with Maul. They were met by Ziton Moj, who brought the group to their council. Maul could not believe that his assailant had been able to conceal himself from him.  He was capable of using Force sight to enhance his senses. Before Maul took his leave of Magneta, she sarcastically asked that the Zabrak "give [her] regards to the Muun." He says his third and last line, "Yes, my master," to the hologram of Darth Sidious in the Theed throne room. , Berating himself for being so careless as to allow detection and to lose focus and valuable time, Maul knew he must now kill the pirates for having seen him. In addition to the Mandalorians, Maul expanded his criminal enterprise, the Shadow Collective, to include the Pyke Syndicate, Black Sun, and the Hutt Clan. He asked if the Sith still existed. While Clone Wars focused on connecting the dots between Episodes II and III, Rebels was a little more focused on creating a link between III and IV. In his vision, Maul was a Jedi and saved a fellow Zabrak from a creature. In the LEGO video game, Darth Maul takes the form of a LEGO minifigure to fight the heroes of the saga. Sidious telekinetically assaulted Maul multiple times, throwing him against walls and smashing him into the ground, severely weakening him. , Rather than accept death, the punishment for failure, Maul resolved to best Manka.  The Solo script only specified a "Boss" character; director Ron Howard chose Maul from a list of possible candidates.  Using the Force, Kenobi leaped out of the shaft and summoned the lightsaber to his hand. He was rescued from a death in the desert by the Moorjhoni. In a rage, he forgot about Sidious's orders and launched himself via the Force, taking Kracko and the Rodians by surprise. He then proceeded to telekinetically thrash Maul, slamming him into several stone surfaces before dropping the Zabrak at his feet. After defeating the station's guards, the brothers discovered a credit coffer filled to the brim. Opress warned him that the Jedi would be coming after them; Maul replied that he was in fact counting on it. While Opress rejected this as a weakness, Maul stated that his plans would be better served by them and, once they had reclaimed Mandalore, they would use its resources to further their own plans, with the Death Watch under their command. For example, in the Star Wars: Purge, Shadday Potkin described Darth Vader as "Palpatine's mailed fist, Dooku's successor, Maul's inheritor." He charged Kenobi, and the adversaries exchanged two rapid strikes before Maul brought the hilt of his blade up to strike Kenobi's face—the same attack which had allowed him to kill Jinn decades earlier. However, through his hate and will to survive, Maul used the Force to grab an air vent as he was tumbling down the reactor shaft and eventually made it to a trash container. Using the Force to keep the proprietor and patrons from focusing on him, the Zabrak at last spotted Pavan speaking with Monchar, who was flanked by his Trandoshan bodyguard Gorth. Surveying each living quarter, Maul identified Jarrus's as the dull and dour one, befitting of a Jedi. Vizsla also informed Maul of his and his warriors' exile from Mandalore after failing to overthrow the government of Duchess Satine Kryze and mused against the one responsible for their exile: Obi-Wan Kenobi. Maul, meanwhile, returned to Naboo by order of his master, where Amidala and the Jedi also returned to in order to fight the Federation occupation force. , Shortly after that, Maul went to rescue his captive brother before Obi-Wan Kenobi and his forces could arrive on Moorjhone. He was supposedly resurrected in 0 BBY by three Prophets of the Dark Side for the purpose of presenting a worthier successor to Darth Sidious than his current apprentice, Darth Vader. Over the years, Maul was driven mad with rage and despair but remained driven by thoughts of revenge against Kenobi. Asa Naga was saved for last. His aggression and fear increased in his crazed condition, as Maul attacked Opress when he first encountered his brother on Lotho Minor. , For his return in The Clone Wars, Witwer knew that Maul was a popular character and felt a responsibility to get it right and respect the character's iconic status. The planet would be the "key" to bringing Gunray and the Trade Federation into the Sith's hold. , Maul and Kaitis fighting assassin droids on the moon of Drazkel, On the moon's surface, Maul, Kaitis, and his bounty hunters survived the crash. One day McCaig was trying to make "Sith Lord versions" of the art department crew, and drew David Dozoretz, head of the animations group, with a circuit board on his face. One day, after some agility exercises and a torturous session with a computer console on a number of questions, Maul had gone over to the ring, where TD-D9 wielded a wooden staff and instructed him to dodge his blows in another exercise. 1.75 meters1.94 meters (cybernetic legs)[source?] En route to Coruscant however, Palpatine (who had revealed himself as Darth Sidious) initiated Order 66, causing Rex and the rest of Ahsoka's clone troopers to turn on her. He was defeated by Obi-Wan Kenobi during the Battle of Naboo, after he succeeded at slaying Qui-Gon Jinn. Suddenly, Maul Force-pushed Obi-Wan into the reactor shaft. Maul speaks to Mother Talzin, who appeared in a cloud of smoke. Despite his untold successes, Maul longed for victory over Jedi. After escaping from a Jedi strike Force, Maul sets off to Dathomir, where he would sacrifice Dooku to Mother Talzin, thus bringing the Dathomirian witch back to her full power. This would preserve his master-mandated anonymity and allow him to stay with his ship, while also permitting his body to heal. The Sith Lord fought the Jedi in the palace hangar, before moving into a generator complex. Kilindi asked if Maul would like some tips for the Gora, but he felt he could manage without them, causing the Nautolan to show him recent scars on her arms and shoulders from the last Gora. Even while still faithfully desiring a victory purely from superior skill, Maul had achieved Dun Möch as he separated Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn on Naboo, silently taunting the Jedi Master, preying on the Padawan's sense of helplessness and feeding off his anger. This "aberration" could be a threat to the Grand Plan, due to the surge in the dark side created by it.  Upon reaching the ship, he sensed that the boy who was traveling with the Jedi toward the starship was unusually strong in the Force. Maul then drove toward the Scimitar's hiding place and attacked the Bartokk guarding it, but the assassin dodged Maul's lightsaber and grabbed the Bloodfin's tail, bringing the speeder nose-up with his surplus weight. , The mission came to an abrupt conclusion when Maul returned to Coruscant and ambushed Pavan at the threshold of his hotel room.  Barr himself died in combat with Vader soon after.. Darth Maul, returned from the dead, surviving thanks to a prosthetic lower half. He was then brought back to Dathomir to be treated by Mother Talzin, both physically and psychologically. Maul gave OOM-9 the data crystal containing the coordinates for Rellias and ordered to have them transmitted into the Single Trooper Aerial Platform patrols, so that they could then saturate the city with depth charges. The pilot droid remarked that Sidious would be most displeased, and said it would undertake a memory wipe of the past minute. Then, one day, Maul was training with the Rodians and Kracko, the latter wearing mimetic suits, in a chasm so that he could be prepared for the Academy's rite of passage known as the Gora. , When Ahsoka accused him of lying, Maul explained that he had engineered the conflict on Mandalore to lure out Kenobi and Skywalker, so that he could kill the latter before he would turn to the Dark Side. The species was carnivorous and had two hearts, which allowed them to pump oxygenated blood around their systems more quickly then other species meaning they could go faster for longer. His wounds were treated. Now draw me your second worst nightmare...", McCaig spent much of the three-year pre-production time drawing masks, attempting to design something similar to Ralph McQuarrie's original design for Darth Vader from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. In 44 BBY, reaching age 10, Maul was sent to the Academy on Orsis, so that he could learn the skills of an assassin.  While he had initially been content to allow Maul to inconvenience the Jedi, Maul's seizure of Mandalore had evidently invoked enough of Sidious's ire for him to deal with his erstwhile apprentice personally, as Sidious viewed his former apprentice to be too dangerous to be allowed to continue his reign of terror. , As the Sith were observing the events from within the shadows, Maul asked Sidious how the Jedi would react to the crisis. Maul obeyed, sent the Dark Eyes away, and started the Bloodfin. Then, he passed a lightsaber to Maul, activated his own, and sparred with the Zabrak, resulting in wounding the latter. After searching for a few seconds, he discovered nothing and, not realizing it was Tano, turned back towards Krim, informing him that he had other things to attend to. It is likely that this choice also came from his species' penchant for the zhaboka, a similar weapon. He was injured in the back by the Barabels' claws, but one of them was shot accidentally from behind by the assassin droid.  OOM-9 was soon contacted by Gunray, however, and the droid commander relayed to Maul the Viceroy's news that Amidala and the Jedi were returning to the planet; the Zabrak commander knew there was only one place where the Queen and her accomplices would plot their counteroffensive—the Gungan "Sacred Place"—and upon Bloodfin he sped there with his probe droids to eavesdrop on his enemy..., After being briefed by the Neimoidians of the situation in Theed, Maul surprised them with the revelation that Queen Amidala was already on Naboo, a fact confirmed by a Federation officer's report of finding the Queen's starship abandoned in the vast Lianorm Swamp. Seles panicked and attempted to grab the controls to the ship, which shot the ship straight into the sky. Believing Jarrus to be dead, Maul went to meet Bridger, quietly instructing one of his droids to execute the rebel crew. The Jedi Masters reached the decision that a task force should be created immediately to capture the brothers. He then destroyed FE-B3, after which he was picked up by Bane and the other bounty hunters using a stolen Flarestar-class shuttle. Although Maul often ordered Opress around and defined their relationship in the Sith tradition of master and apprentice, much to Opress's chagrin, they did genuinely care about each other. Pavan was able to slip through the hatch, closing it quickly and buying himself enough time to make a getaway. Maul had also mastered the use of the lanvarok. Claiming that he had no further use for the two, Sidious told Maul to kill them, but the former Sith Lord had other plans. Despite considering to make her his apprentice, Sidious instead took the Zabrak boy once he realized the youngling's Force potential. 123) Darth Lokess.  Maul's personality was still deeply affected by his isolation and defeat by Kenobi. , Upon returning to Ralltiir, the Scimitar scanned the reduced Bartokk fortress for any trace of C-3PX before Maul stepped out to continue the search outside. Ahsoka stopped him from escaping, only for Maul to disarm her of both her lightsabers and slash the beam she was standing on. He followed them at a safe distance to see whether they would lead him to Monchar.  After exterminating a team sent to retrieve him on Paklan, Maul and Savage traveled to Moorjhone to kill Ja'Boag. Maul then escaped from his electronet and confirmed that it was him who sent the message because he needed a ship to escape.  However, while Maul became a more effective leader, his years of isolation nearly destroyed his emotional discipline. Himself darth maul race the heart of the Twi'leks almost squash it sequence omits being. 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