More than lightsaber and blaster battles, the characters of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
make the series fun to watch. Learn more about Anakin Skywalker, Ahsoka Tano and other characters you'll find in Star Wars: The Clone Wars
. Then, jump over and learn more about Star Wars: The Clone Wars cast
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A Jedi Knight whose brash and rebellious nature will one day lead him down the dark path, at this stage in his journey, Anakin Skywalker
is an idealistic leader and heroic champion of the Galactic Republic. Anakin's brash impulsiveness prompts Master Yoda to pair him with a new apprentice in an effort to help curb the young Jedi's wild ways. As Anakin steps into the role of teacher, he finally sees the other side of the Master-Padawan relationship and recognizes the difficulties that he presented for his own former Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Though he is deadly with a lightsaber and skilled in the art of war, Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi
is a peaceful soul, guided by an empathetic spirit even amidst the violence and devastation of the Clone Wars. He recognizes that there are often alternatives to fighting and takes up arms only in an effort to defend the values and ideals of the Galactic Republic. Having recently seen Anakin graduate to the status of Jedi Knight, Obi-Wan now finds endless delight in watching his friend and one-time student struggle with a strong-willed learner of his own.
Discovered as an infant by Jedi Master Plo Koon and raised in the Jedi Temple, Ahsoka Tano
is Anakin's new apprentice, and she is eager to prove herself to her new master. Headstrong and enthusiastic with an abundance of innocence and optimism, she rarely hesitates to express her youthful exuberance, though she has yet to learn the finer points of diplomacy and timing. The ever-escalating galactic conflict has stretched the Jedi resources thin, so Ahsoka's talents earn her an early promotion. A nice mix of Anakin's impulsiveness and Obi-Wan’s staid deliberation, Ahsoka also brings her disarming wit to the front lines, often lightening the burden of war with a well-timed quip or an insightful jab.
is the Jedi Master, with more power than any other Jedi Knight. He is nearly 900 years old, thus he uses his vast knowledge and wisdom to guide Obi-Wan, Anakin, Mace Windu and the other Jedi Knights. Though he is aged, he uses the force to give himself more speed and agility, allowing him to duel with any enemy, including General Grievous.
A former child-queen from Naboo, Padmé Amidala
has taken her rightful seat in the Galactic Senate. As a political delegate, Padmé remains dedicated to ending the war and restoring peace to the galaxy. Though typically calm, Padmé is no stranger to peril and will wield her trusty blaster with remarkable skill in order to protect the things she holds dear, most notably, the Republic and her clandestine love for her husband, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker.
Anakin received R2-D2
as a gift from Padmé, and this plucky little astromech droid and his master have been inseparable ever since. Like Anakin, Artoo is fearless, quick-thinking and dedicated. He is a tireless worker, a sympathetic listener and always ready for action when the chips are down. Armed and upgraded with an amazing array of functionalities, including hover jets, a Holoprojector, computer interfaces, diagnostic plugs, a periscope, a clasping arm, an electric prod for self-defense, storage compartments and a variety of tools attached to the end of his articulating arm, R2-D2 comes prepared to tackle any job.
A highly-skilled warlord from planet Kalee, General Grievous
always wanted to be a Jedi but lacked the requisite Force abilities. Realizing that his powers would never equal a Jedi's, Grievous vowed to destroy the Jedi Order. The first step in his diabolical plot was to undergo a series of surgical procedures that replaced his body parts with robotic appendages that give him superhuman strength and agility. Now, countless procedures later, Grievous lives as a man trapped inside a machine's body, a sacrifice he has made to have powers that, finally, rival those of a Jedi Knight. Grievous is third-in-command to the Separatist forces, behind only Count Dooku and, ultimately, Darth Sidious.
is the trusted assassin of the villainous Count Dooku, serving him from the shadows as he weaves his web of deception throughout a galaxy engulfed in the Clone Wars. Though not officially a Sith apprentice (as there can only be two Sith), Ventress has been well trained in the ways of the dark side and can wield her twin lightsabers with surgical precision and deadly force. A lifetime of enduring cruel hardships has purged any compassion from her evil heart.