Maul, while muttering to himself, threw Seles at Brennar, and proceeded to chase them through the labyrinth. Ryan J. Downey — October 17, 2017 [11], Maul survived the fall and eventually fled the planet using one of the fallen Inquisitors' TIE Advanced v1s, following the destruction of the Sith temple on Malachor, smiling as he plotted his next move. Editor discretion is advised. Maul was subsequently imprisoned within a Mandalorian vault designed to restrain Force-users and placed aboard a Venator-class Star Destroyer commanded by Ahsoka, who was told by the Jedi High Council to bring him to Coruscant so that he could stand trial for his crimes. [3], After Ezra awoke, Kenobi told the boy that Maul had manipulated Ezra into leading the former Sith Lord to Kenobi. The Pykes hired Rafa Martez to deliver the spice, but after a heavy ethics debate between Martez and the former Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano, Martez's sister, Trace, dumped the spice into hyperspace. Upon seeing that it was Tano that came to confront him, Maul told her that he was expecting Kenobi and asked why she was on Mandalore. Either way, it seems likely that viewers will never learn Maul's birth name since it wasn't important to his journey. Talzin herself would not go to Ord Mantell, as she knew she was a target of the Sith Lords. Dooku did not believe that Sidious could be challenged, and claimed he did not think he should ally with Maul and Mother Talzin, the latter of whom once tried to kill Dooku. While Xrexus greeted her guests, Maul searched the space station and found Kaitis in a holding cell. All powerful Sith in canon had this word in their names: Darth Plagueis, Darth Bane, Darth Sidious, Darth Vader, Darth Maul, etc. He decided to lure the Jedi into the series of corridors and catwalks leading to and within the power generation facilities not far from the hangar, and he practiced swinging his lightsaber and moving around to get used to his surroundings.[16]. During the battle, Maul destroyed four of Grievous's MagnaGuard droids and attacked Grievous himself. • Kenobi: A Star Wars Story. Maul went on to explain that despite being Sidious's apprentice, he was unaware of the plan's finer details. Bane informed Maul that the bounty hunters had gotten hold of an invitation to Xrexus's auction. Darth Maul's real birth name remains a mystery in the Star Wars universe, and Star Wars Rebels explained why that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Maul took Ezra to the ruins of the Nightsister lair and explained that he was the last survivor of the Nightsisters. I. CANON In canon, there is a comic about Maul titled, Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir. [35], 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. In an instant, Kenobi sliced the blade through Maul's waist, cutting him in half and sending him falling down the shaft, an act that would drive him to insanity and hatred towards Kenobi. Maul had the cave filled with relics from his past including the Darksaber, a Mandalorian symbol of power. Masters While en route, Maul was contacted by Moj and the Pykes, who grew concerned that Maul's vendetta was causing the Shadow Collective's plans to fail. Using their restraints to destroy the reprogrammed tour guide droids guarding them, the rebels quietly moved down to the cargo hold, planning to magnetize it in order to immobilize Maul's robotic legs. [5], That same day, Sheev Palpatine became Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic. A great deal of dexterity and practice would have been required for such a feat. Maul rode across the Tatooine sand dunes on his Bloodfin, his personal vehicle of choice, towards the queen's ship. Answer for question: Your name: Answers. Maul asked if any Jedi were involved, but Krim did not know since none of his men survived, which allowed Maul to come to the conclusion that there were. [16] The Naboo, along with the Gungans who lived in Naboo's oceans, led the Federation army into battle away from the capital city. Under a black cloak he wore an undertunic, heavy-action boots, and protective gloves. The Padawan had Endee upload a backup of the archive to a datacard before instructing the droid to self-destruct. After a duel that left Gallia dead, Kenobi lured the brothers into the pirate base, where they continued their duel in an isolated passage. Once there, Talzin wanted him to gather his forces for another battle against the Separatists, this time to lure Dooku and Grievous into a trap and capture them—which Talzin believed that Sidious would not expect. Although some joined, others questioned Maul and Opress's motives and were killed as a result, as Hondo Ohnaka, the pirate leader, was forced to watch. Maul added that he needed Ezra to come with him in order to retrieve the remaining fragments of the vision from his mind. To go back even further when it came to Maul's backstory, the character appeared in Rebels, which took place before A New Hope. Despite considering to make her his apprentice, Sidious instead took the Zabrak boy once he realized the youngling's Force potential. 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Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side! No. This time, Dave Filoni briefly touches on whether or not we're going to eventually learn Darth Maul's real name. Now draw me your second worst nightmare..."[64], 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. [66], While developing the second season of Rebels, it was initially intended for Maul to die at the hands of Darth Vader in the season finale "Twilight of the Apprentice," but it became unwieldy as there were too many storylines and not enough emotional material between Maul and Vader. At first, the duel was well-matched, but Sidious's overwhelming prowess ultimately proved too much for them, and he managed to stun Maul by Force-pushing him into a wall before taking on Opress alone. We have to assume that Maul's simply stood. [63], An early concept design for Darth Maul, straight out of Iain McCaig's nightmares, For The Phantom Menace, the character was designed by concept designer Iain McCaig, who felt that designing a new Star Wars villain was daunting. As such name similarity can't be names given by their parents, I can assume they were given such words in names as a honor. Grievous launched all of his forces against Death Watch, with both sides suffering heavy losses. Maul traced a distress call from Sio Bibble, the governor of Naboo, which Queen Amidala received on Tatooine. [3], Maul once claimed that a battle against two powerful Jedi was "a fair fight. [8], On Zanbar, medical droids healed Maul from his wounds and replaced the legs he had received from Mother Talzin for a pair of new mechanical legs that returned him to his previous height. Physical description Maul and his allies quickly planned their attack against the Separatists, which included luring the droid army to a specific point in the Black Sun–controlled territory so the Shadow Collective forces could attack them. Later, he approached Ezra and Kanan in the wilderness while they were talking to a mysterious Force wielder called Bendu, who served as a bridge between the light and dark sides of the Force. Assuming that the Jedi was Kenobi, Maul instructed the Shadow Collective to lay out a trap for "Kenobi." [31] Maul was extremely loyal to his mother and reciprocated her loving and protective affection for him. [46], At that point, Kanan and Sabine entered the cave and opened fire on the spirits. Using his mastery of the dark side, Maul tormented Ezra by causing the young Jedi to see and hear visions of him. Once Sidious attacked her with a barrage of lightning, Maul pleaded with his mother to use his own life force to grow more powerful, but Talzin demanded that he retreat as she held off the Dark Lord's attacks. [48], Sidious considered Darth Maul to be a loss, whereas Count Dooku was labeled as both a proton torpedo and a mere placeholder. As for the prelogy, many fans will have been tagged by Darth Maul , introduced in The Phantom Menace, in 1999. Gritz and Spikewheel then revealed that they had been hired to find and capture Maul, and that it was simply a test for Gritz to become first mate. [16] During his training, Sidious took Maul to Malachor to bear witness to a great battle that occurred there between the Jedi and the Sith. As Dooku predicted, Maul contacted Mother Talzin after leaving Zanbar, calling out to her through the Force for guidance. He was believed to be dead in the aftermath of the battle, but Maul ultimately survived, emerging a decade after his defeat, during the height of the Clone Wars. Soon thereafter, Separatist forces under the command of General Grievous reached Zanbar. The Hutts refused to join as they had no credits to buy their allegiance, so Maul and his forces battled the Hutts' enforcers and hired bounty hunters. recent questions recent answers. Kenobi was unperturbed and responded by stating that because Maul defined himself by his empty desires to dominate, kill, and possess, he had nothing at all. The Duchess dies in Kenobi's arms, as Maul claims his revenge against the Jedi Master. It was also at this time that Maul came in contact with Jedi apprentice Ezra Bridger, to whom he claimed to have crashed his ship years prior, leaving him trapped without contact from the wider galaxy. With his mind restored, Maul set out to seek revenge against Kenobi for defeating him on Naboo, and led the now-Jedi High Council member to Raydonia by slaughtering civilians to draw Kenobi out. Explore all of Wookieepedia's media for this article subject: Wookieepedia is a FANDOM Movies Community. Maul and Ezra continued on and met up with their other two companions, who were engaging the Fifth Brother and Eighth Brother in a lightsaber duel. More to his backstory was also unearthed in Solo: A Star Wars Story, pointing at the fact that he spent time as the master of the crime syndicate Crimson Dawn. A powerful Zabrak Sith lord and Darth Sidious ' first known apprentice, he first appeared in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), portrayed by Ray Park and voiced by Peter Serafinowicz. 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. Once again in command of his forces, Maul reclaimed his Darksaber and promised the Mandalorians that the war they had longed for was at hand. With his last breath, Maul asked Kenobi whether or not the boy that he was guarding was the Chosen One. [42] Barr himself died in combat with Vader soon after.[44]. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. (in-universe) [55], 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. [10], Maul was extremely skilled in unarmed combat, which he often integrated into his fighting style. [6] (Park provided motion capture reference for the seventh season of the former. [30], Maul revealing his double-bladed lightsaber on Naboo, Maul also displayed considerable skill in Jar'Kai, holding his own against Jinn and Kenobi simultaneously on Naboo before splitting them up. She was Darth Zannah's apprentice and Darth Millennial's master. 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