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on May 22nd 2020, 9:08 pm
Figured I may as well post this here...


This thread will be dedicated to the canon(ie. post-2014) version of Darth Vader!

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I will include feats primarily from the comics, and because all published material after 2014 is considered canon in the new system, I will also include some of his more noteworthy feats/accolades from the films, TV shows, guidebooks, and novels.


This thread will be divided into a few main categories:

Part I: Bios
Part II: Powers & Abilities
Part III: Lightsaber Skill & Noteworthy Battles
Part IV: Miscellaneous Showings/Info


So lets get going...


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on May 22nd 2020, 9:08 pm
Part I: Bios

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Here are most of Vader's canon bios...

https://i.ibb.co/5xK26v6/bio1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/LpGSJnK/bio2.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/b1tNDbq/bio3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/pfk3NTr/bio4.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/3WznzST/bio5.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/72mHD9G/bio6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/F4nqg2P/bio7.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/R34LxWc/bio8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/xfX9JWQ/bio9.jpg


And in terms of Vader's placement in the Imperial hierarchy, he became second only to the Emperor himself in the chain of command:
https://i.ibb.co/fGQ5R0H/bio10.jpg
Palpatine: "This is Lord Vader. He speaks with my voice. A command from him is as a command from me."
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on May 22nd 2020, 9:10 pm
Part II: Powers & Abilities


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A common misconception is that Vader's power/potential was nerfed after he sustained his injuries on Mustafar. However, in current canon Vader's power only increased after the events of RotS...
When man and machine were one, he no longer felt the absence of his legs or arms, the pain of his flesh, but the hate remained, and the rage still burned. Those, he never relinquished, and he never felt more connected to the Force than when his fury burned. With an effort of will, he commanded the onboard computer to link the primary respirator to the secondary, and to seal the helmet at the neck, encasing him fully. He was home.

Once, he'd found the armor hateful, foreign, but now he knew better. He realized that he'd always been fated to wear it, just as the Jedi had always been fated to betray their principles. He'd always been fated to face Obi-Wan and fail on Mustafar--and in failing, learn. The armor separated him from the galaxy, from everyone, made him singular, freed him from the needs of the flesh, the concerns of the body that once had plagued him, and allowed him to focus solely on his relationship to the Force.

-Lords of the Sith

Vader's increased connection to the Force is why he was also stated to be Palpatine's most powerful Sith apprentice by "light-years":
https://i.ibb.co/3zw30gW/power2.jpg
...Which puts him solidly above the likes of Dooku and Maul.


Moreover, Vader was stated to be the "most powerful Sith in the galaxy" in the Fallen Order tactical guide:
https://i.ibb.co/6HsKG1X/power.jpg


And Palpatine himself stated that Vader's power was "unparalleled":
Sidious softened his tone. "You are a true Sith, Lord Vader. Your dedication is unerring and your powers unparalleled."

-Tarkin


As for Vader's potential...

Leland Chee(a member of the official Lucasfilm storygroup) has stated that grievous injuries, like those sustained by Maul and Vader, do not reduce a character's potential in canon:
https://i.ibb.co/5j5rz9Z/potential1.jpg

Aside from that, Vader's midi-chlorian count was still stated to be 20,000+, and the highest among Jedi/Sith:
https://i.ibb.co/TrdKBrS/potential2.jpg

And Paul Kemp(writer of Lords of the Sith) spoke a bit on Vader's potential as well:
https://i.ibb.co/nbrPj43/potential3.jpg


So by all accounts, his potential was not diminished after RotS -- even Palpatine was still "wary" of it.


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With that established, lets move onward...

One of Vader's most commonly known powers is Force-choke. He has used this ability against an array of different opponents...


Orson Krennic:
https://i.imgur.com/zKim1E7.mp4


A Rebel soldier:
https://i.imgur.com/UrInoOO.gif


Admiral Motti:
https://i.imgur.com/8O4WyJQ.mp4


Admiral Ozzel (via hologram):
https://i.imgur.com/4pLDLqX.mp4


Jabba the Hutt:
https://i.ibb.co/bHWhpXB/choke1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/y6fT89V/choke2.jpg


Doctor Aphra:
https://i.ibb.co/v3RwpkW/choke3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/WDjyRk9/choke4.jpg


General Tagge:
https://i.ibb.co/fHnR88w/choke5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/41485JS/choke6.jpg


An Imperial officer:
https://i.ibb.co/n3ZxFB6/choke7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/KhKkjH3/choke8.jpg


A member of the Rebellion:
https://i.ibb.co/SPjwtM5/choke9.jpg


Luke:
https://i.ibb.co/THT71Fg/choke10.jpg


Another Imperial officer:
https://i.ibb.co/QjjZPkn/choke11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/jbh3Jym/choke12.jpg


Another Imperial officer:
https://i.ibb.co/QXc45nJ/choke13.jpg


Jedi Kirak Infil'a:
https://i.ibb.co/Y7wwN5j/choke14.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nPJskMg/choke15.jpg


Another Imperial officer:
https://i.ibb.co/VDD7XGN/choke16.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/GsXSLtg/choke17.jpg


A Stormtrooper:
https://i.ibb.co/BNjmQw2/choke18.jpg


Multiple Imperial officers:
https://i.ibb.co/6Nt4QFz/choke19.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nc5cw95/choke20.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/8myZtvt/choke21.jpg


A Mon Cala officer:
https://i.ibb.co/hWVF3Tb/choke22.jpg


A Bounty Hunter:
https://i.ibb.co/QNHtPKr/choke23.jpg


Another Stormtrooper:
https://i.ibb.co/WFBcxfh/choke24.jpg


Another Imperial officer:
https://i.ibb.co/bHY1ZHt/choke25.jpg


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However, Vader is obviously not limited to chokes. He also has some other impressive displays of general TK as well...

Just after stepping foot off the operating table in RotS, Vader uses TK to hurl Palpatine himself against a wall, hold him there, and seemingly begin to Force choke him:
https://i.ibb.co/phYV0M6/force37.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Dp78JxH/force38.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/CncrXW3/force39.jpg


Freezes an AT-AT, lifts it slightly, then begins crushing it:
https://i.ibb.co/Q8BhfWS/force25.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Jch9W07/force26.jpg


Uses TK to lift two AT-STs after they had fallen onto him:
https://i.ibb.co/r5T2kVS/force.gif


Uses TK to pick up an AT-ST, and casually hurl it into a lava river:
https://i.ibb.co/ZmnH3tB/force64.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Xy31097/force65.jpg


Uses TK to destroy the engines of an Imperial shuttle, and drop it out of the sky:
https://i.ibb.co/0mvj7Q6/force13.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Z6FGs3D/force14.jpg


Uses TK to destroy a ship's engines an pull it out of the sky:
https://i.ibb.co/kSrxYr6/durability23.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/GpsQGwk/force61.jpg


Uses TK to part a river of lava:
https://i.ibb.co/Gd82xj5/force29.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/dgKF6jk/force30.jpg


Uses TK to part a large body of water:
https://i.ibb.co/s6kW60z/force45.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/LdqDHfF/force46.jpg


Uses TK to momentarily prevent an ocean's-worth of water from killing he and the Inquisitorius:
https://i.ibb.co/zWc7x7L/force49.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/d29p4Xr/force50.jpg


Brings down a building around Chewbacca:
https://i.ibb.co/fv4z4jv/force23.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/tDdSnm3/force24.jpg


Uses TK to freeze two Inquisitors, and forces them to impale themselves with each other's sabers:
https://i.ibb.co/mR3mVfb/force52.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/YkGj1P4/force53.jpg


Freezes an opponent so that he cannot avoid an incoming blaster bolt:
https://i.ibb.co/6nHXgTH/force4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/CmvctCW/force5.jpg


Lifts a large pile of debris:
https://i.ibb.co/dLMXZFC/force6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/CVJ4nRt/force7.jpg


Redirects incoming rockets:
https://i.ibb.co/kqJZ2yN/force1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/w6VDH9Y/force2.jpg


Redirects/detonates the incoming torpedoes from a squadron of X-Wings:
https://i.ibb.co/nmjsYFw/force8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/3NwrxkS/force9.jpg


Uses TK to redirect flames:
https://i.ibb.co/cFPF2sr/force18.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/QpKcHNp/force51.jpg


Uses large rubble to destroy a few A-Wings:
https://i.ibb.co/ZG3GzYH/force10.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/18H8dQg/force11.jpg


Uses TK to begin dragging Luke's X-Wing towards him:
https://i.ibb.co/kQddvSX/force33.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/yFTBNMC/force34.jpg


Uses a TK gesture to fling several Stormtroopers away:
https://i.ibb.co/sWZ6BZ7/fight16.jpg


Will use his own Stormtroopers as meat-shields:
https://i.ibb.co/4PGcpC1/force22.jpg


Rips apart a security droid:
https://i.ibb.co/7XZXmvc/force35.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/RBLSRH8/force36.jpg


Uses TK to prevent an explosive from detonating until he cleared the area:
https://i.ibb.co/hV48WS6/force41.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/N2dybKf/force42.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/J35dqVs/force43.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/NYFSQ3D/force44.jpg


Uses TK to catch Jocasta Nu mid-air:
https://i.ibb.co/GvX56B9/force47.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/GFcPsb2/force48.jpg


Uses TK to destroy the weapons of multiple Bounty Hunters:
https://i.ibb.co/5kJXJtd/force57.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/jw8PFwy/force58.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/2PD5pth/force59.jpg


After a Jedi starfighter exploded, Vader used TK to piece it back together:
https://i.ibb.co/sq044XF/misc39.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/0QBqdPV/misc40.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/qjw4QP4/misc41.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Qn4vws5/misc42.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/XjQJbSd/misc43.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/y05kZcz/misc44.jpg


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And here are a few instances of Vader overtaking the minds of a few opponents...

Uses the Force to compel Cylo's robotic space whale to fly into a nearby star:
https://i.ibb.co/XXvMcb4/force19.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/yPG8rKj/force20.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/C6cCLq9/force21.jpg


Uses the Force to compel a Mustafarian leader to kill himself:
https://i.ibb.co/4ts1zMh/misc51.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/DkZVpRs/misc52.jpg


Compels stone creatures to do his bidding:
https://i.ibb.co/DkX4NrM/misc30.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/kGLKhGf/misc31.jpg


Uses the Force to compel a Kraken-esque monster to do his bidding:
https://i.ibb.co/9V4Kskv/misc45.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/qnM8XqD/misc46.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/tsv2C50/misc47.jpg


Compels a space crab to kill one of his Imperial officers:
https://i.ibb.co/tKPxXLD/1-11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/d2HsMzh/1-12.jpg


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on May 22nd 2020, 9:11 pm
Part III: Lightsaber Skill & Noteworthy Battles


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Vader is canonically listed as the #1 red lightsaber wielder(above even Sidious himself):
https://i.ibb.co/CbqQwVG/skill.jpg


As such, Vader is easily one of the most skilled swordsmen(and overall most powerful beings) in the entire mythos. Here are some of his more noteworthy showings...

Even Maul as of Rebels states that he cannot defeat Vader alone:
https://i.ibb.co/bWXM6TB/1.jpg


vs. Rebels Ahsoka:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU9JRYzUBBg

*And keep in mind that as of TCW S07, at only 17 years old, Ahsoka was already in Maul's tier ... And 15 years later(during Rebels), Ahsoka was stated to be "vastly more skilled" than she was during TCW:
https://i.ibb.co/m89L3V3/2.jpg
...Yet Vader still beat her decisively.


vs. Kanan+Ezra:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qmPuLkpQfI&t=5s


vs. all of Cylo's technologically enhanced soldiers:
https://i.ibb.co/YTJgv4d/fight1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/1b0PKSs/fight2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Q9F8s50/fight3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/hd74zMD/fight4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/2qJ5Mv8/fight5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ZxCpPgt/fight6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/p4tQCvs/fight7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/cJjyKx7/fight8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/fDyN5Gr/fight9.jpg


vs. an entire Squadron of Rebels:
https://i.ibb.co/PG41gTY/fight10.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/4fppR7f/fight11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/BtgyThZ/fight12.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/1bBnZY4/fight13.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/mSKL4zc/deflect5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Xptxwgt/deflect6.jpg


vs. Commander Karbin(who was modeled after General Grievous):
https://i.ibb.co/sWZ6BZ7/fight16.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/PFrFNNt/fight17.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/khPHjCg/fight18.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/PDfGxZ2/fight19.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/fqnDV8w/fight20.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/J21PsQG/fight21.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gJq760t/fight22.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/3p3pNLP/fight23.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/QY9Q5yb/fight24.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gVFbnhb/fight25.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/YWrPhcg/fight26.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/wrHczcc/fight27.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gmNyVPb/fight28.jpg


vs. Cylo's "twins":
https://i.ibb.co/bKS8JYW/fight29.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/f9Lrpdk/fight30.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/QvVQ7Pb/fight31.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/B4FYWPs/fight32.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/jgQkw8g/fight33.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/RN0WM9Q/fight34.jpg


vs. Cylo's massively enhanced Rancor:
https://i.ibb.co/1zv4KN9/fight35.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/9bt8vCs/fight37.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nz82J2v/fight38.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/w6sJ477/fight39.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Tw7D9NW/fight40.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/mC6GrGm/fight41.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/tmZd0NL/fight42.jpg


vs. Rur(an ancient Jedi whose essence was awakened in a droid body):
https://i.ibb.co/g4vkJLV/fight44.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/8K19cjv/fight45.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Fwwg6cm/fight46.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Fs6gbk8/fight47.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Ypnmpgh/fight48.jpg


vs. The Grand Inquisitor:
https://i.ibb.co/4FBZMCM/fight49.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/dWXNM4K/fight50.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/31y3Wkf/fight51.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/8PxHsQr/fight52.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/BwgcbDZ/fight53.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/rHV7BtQ/fight54.jpg


vs. The Inquisitorius:
https://i.ibb.co/FxjNT74/fight55.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/3kh2Zj6/fight56.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/C7VgRWM/fight57.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gwK7q09/fight58.jpg


vs. Ferren Barr:
https://i.ibb.co/xm4QVWw/fight59.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Bqzn3Yc/fight60.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/hdwgNRS/fight61.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/H4x8rfw/fight62.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/SmDYkj4/fight63.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Rb54C5g/fight64.jpg


vs. Eeth Koth:
https://i.ibb.co/7XBGRrr/fight65.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/F7sD8C1/fight66.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ZJvcKnH/fight67.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/zb98f9Z/fight68.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/JswdKn8/fight69.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/r4j9ngw/fight70.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/yq5t9Cs/fight71.jpg


vs. Bounty Hunters:
https://i.ibb.co/q1t9pfH/fight72.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/L5Vfn3D/fight73.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/GFB60B3/fight74.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/RHvVTDv/fight75.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/zP5nvPf/fight76.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Scn4H1D/fight77.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/xF4z6LP/fight78.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/HX5ZpMH/fight79.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/5hr0dkN/fight80.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/YQsvtc7/fight81.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/YBLdCNF/fight82.jpg


vs. a city-sized, Kaiju-esque monster:
https://i.ibb.co/Ntw2scL/fight83.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/VYy9TJs/fight84.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ByLMLrz/fight85.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/HXMBYR6/fight86.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/r0GkWf6/fight87.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Jr1ScBy/fight88.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/f20Zpnr/fight89.jpg


vs. his biggest fangirl (lol):
https://i.ibb.co/MBY1krH/misc48.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ZW7LRdD/misc49.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/kHcwwvk/misc50.jpg

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Obviously Vader is adept at deflecting blaster bolts(from multiple opponents) as well...


Deflects the blaster fire of a Rebel tank:
https://i.ibb.co/mSKL4zc/deflect5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Xptxwgt/deflect6.jpg


Deflects the blaster fire from multiple guards at Jabba's palace:
https://i.ibb.co/HnzsBx8/deflect1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ch6wzxL/deflect2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/YNXZHWx/deflect3.jpg


Deflects the blaster fire of multiple Super Battle Droids:
https://i.ibb.co/mBWntqx/deflect4.jpg


Deflects the blaster fire from several of Cylo's guards:
https://i.ibb.co/6wSVSkX/deflect7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/1Xk3Wxd/deflect8.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/9qjYLZw/deflect9.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/mGGD2kC/deflect10.jpg


Deflects Chewbacca's sniper shots:
https://i.ibb.co/cvDRcrL/deflect11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/wLKkd1J/deflect12.jpg


Deflects the blaster fire from multiple Rebels:
https://i.ibb.co/cQNBfxC/deflect13.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/bNTN14F/deflect14.jpg


Deflects the blaster fire from multiple Mon Cala guards:
https://i.ibb.co/Zmdr0yP/deflect15.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/JzTjHWx/deflect16.jpg


Deflects the blaster fire from multiple Bounty Hunters:
https://i.ibb.co/Hp9mB6x/deflect17.jpg


____________________________________



That being said, Vader does not require a lightsaber to block blaster fire -- he can do so with the Force alone. Examples...


https://i.ibb.co/6WFFr2K/force.gif

https://i.ibb.co/myWXDvK/force2.gif

https://i.ibb.co/nQKZK4y/durability7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/0GkZk7z/force32.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/F6Rw1TR/force17.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/pxBrHJ1/force40.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/tQNH5NX/force62.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/YXbktvM/force63.jpg


____________________________________



Vader can also throw his lightsaber(Mjolnir-style) to take out ranged opponents...


Uses a saber-throw to drop an A-Wing:
https://i.ibb.co/tsTvTd5/throw1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/JK4gZxJ/throw2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/720sSyV/throw3.jpg


Seemingly uses a saber-throw to drop an AT-AT:
https://i.ibb.co/MpQyFTt/throw4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Fz14M7X/throw5.jpg


Uses a saber-throw to kill Cylo's modified Rancor:
https://i.ibb.co/mC6GrGm/fight41.jpg


Uses a saber-throw to drop a speeding X-Wing out of the sky:
https://i.ibb.co/M5mcjCz/throw7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/vd6ZNy0/throw8.jpg

*And for a point of reference, an X-Wing's in-atmosphere flight speed is 652mph:
https://i.ibb.co/7tr3GqY/throw9.jpg
...So that's one helluva throw.


____________________________________



Additionally, Vader can use Force-shielding to block certain attacks...


Shields he and Aphra when a cave wall was dropped on them:
https://i.ibb.co/j4nCBj5/shield1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/rG7zkZ4/shield2.jpg


Shields himself from a flamethrower:
https://i.ibb.co/1b0PKSs/fight2.jpg


Shields from the stone creatures' attacks:
https://i.ibb.co/RPqxSKM/shield4.jpg


Shields himself from an explosion:
https://i.ibb.co/gPLh11f/shield5.jpg


Shields himself after getting a lake of lava dumped on him:
https://i.ibb.co/5YPWRgJ/shield6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/TYcsKwt/shield7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/RBrdm9F/shield8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/RD1gYxV/shield9.jpg


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In Jedi: Fallen Order, Vader is portrayed with a sense of absolute power. He shows up at the end and slaughters the Second Sister(who is absolutely terrified of him), gestures Cere Junda away with a casual wave of his hand, effortlessly 'catches' a turbine Cal was trying to throw on him, starts bringing down the entire room he and Cal are in, utterly demolishes Cal with the Force, walks through all of Cere's Force attacks, and then holds back the ocean water as it begins flooding the base:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGDJVqrT-mA&t=2m10s
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Part III: Lightsaber Skill & Noteworthy Battles (continued)


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It should go without saying, but Vader is an extremely gifted pilot as well...

Solos an entire squadron of Rebel X-Wings:
https://i.ibb.co/nRs88n3/pilot1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/SBbV7YH/pilot2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/x2f9rgR/pilot3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/t2hbfqW/pilot4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/71BQnW2/pilot5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ynvmR9j/pilot6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nmjsYFw/force8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/3NwrxkS/force9.jpg


Was disappointed by the performance of one of his Star Destroyers, so he destroyed it instead:
https://i.ibb.co/D5PsmhN/pilot9.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/VM8KSgT/pilot10.jpg


Takes out a squad of clone pilots:
https://i.ibb.co/d0HW7sq/pilot11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/0tDsHYw/pilot12.jpg


Out-pilots the planetary defense systems of Coruscant:
https://i.ibb.co/0qR7By1/pilot13.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nsRt2gp/pilot14.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Th2vD0g/pilot15.jpg


Picks apart another squadron of Rebel X-Wings:
https://i.ibb.co/xD7KYLs/pilot18.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/KNqy9k7/pilot19.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/XxYn3rt/pilot20.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/8XftyjF/pilot21.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/GTxMMZB/pilot22.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/vst3GjK/pilot23.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/C1hLBY0/pilot24.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/TLBNF0G/pilot25.jpg


In fact, Vader's pre-cog(which he calls "double vision") enabled him to successfully pilot a Star Destroyer through the Unknown Regions, while moving through hyperspace at FTL speeds:
Stretching out to the Force, Vader keyed the hyperdrive.
Double vision: a cometary object approaching the starboard bow--
Not seriously dangerous, but a tweak of the course heading avoided any potential trouble. Ahead, he sensed the boundary of the Mokivj system as the Chimaera once more entered interstellar space.
Double vision: a large, star-sized object above the ship--
Again, a small touch on the drive avoided the risk of collision. Two more stars flashed past, without triggering any warning.
Double vision: the ship angling to portside--
Vader let his mind sink deeper into the Force.
Double vision: the ship angling to portside--
He touched the controls again, realigning the Chimaera onto the vector in his vision. He'd never done this before, but it seemed he could indeed do it.
Double vision: a white dwarf star directly ahead--
Once again, he adjusted course, and settled in for the long journey ahead.

-Thrawn: Alliances

Why is piloting a ship that large, moving that fast through the Unknown Regions impressive? Because as Thrawn explained, the Unknown Regions are... Chaotic, to say the least:
"I understood travel into the Unknown Regions was difficult."

"Indeed," Thrawn said. "The hyperlanes are few and not easy to traverse. But system jumps are possible if a traveler has sufficient time and is content with traversing limited distances."

"And if one was not content with limited distances?"

"One would need a careful study of the border," Thrawn said. "Millennia ago a set of chained supernova explosions throughout this particular region threw planet- and moonsized masses at high speeds across the stars. The movements of those masses continually alter the hyperlanes, changing the paths in ways that are difficult to calculate. Other phenomena in other parts of the border created similar barriers. The hyperlanes that remain largely intact are beset with other dangers."

-Thrawn: Alliances
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Part IV: Miscellaneous Showings/Info


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Vader's armor is equipped with magnetic clamps that make it possible for him to stay attached to a ship's hull. His armor is also completely sealed, allowing him to survive in space otherwise unaided:
https://i.ibb.co/TvWcz95/misc1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/w67TKqN/misc2.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/sCQMSzd/misc10.jpg


Vader's optics have different settings that allow him to see across multiple spectrums:
https://i.ibb.co/Jz9VGqN/misc32.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/6YBrSxZ/misc33.jpg


If his armor is damaged, Vader is able to use the Force to 'assimilate' nearby tech in order to repair it:
https://i.ibb.co/drDsQsH/misc34.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gDyNy5s/misc35.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gZWfQ56/misc36.jpg


Being a remarkable engineer himself, Vader naturally made his own adjustments/modifications to the armor:
https://i.ibb.co/nRHPG4w/misc37.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/TPMN8Pf/misc38.jpg


Cylo managed to build a 'kill switch' into Vader's armor that completely disabled it. However, through sheer force of will(and power), Vader was able to animate himself despite the armor being completely deactivated, and kill Cylo:
https://i.ibb.co/M2rYmTS/misc11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/209SzSP/misc12.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/dc7w9DB/misc13.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/C6cL0rV/misc14.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/1zLf4R8/misc15.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/4m2mJ9j/misc16.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/RP1qpQc/misc17.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/5j9Twxs/misc18.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/3f1L7Dq/misc19.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/wLDg06p/misc20.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ZLjLRHJ/misc21.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/hKRtR2d/misc22.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/wwNxsmx/misc23.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/n0qrCKc/misc24.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/2Pkq4RN/misc25.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nQtDrtF/misc26.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/LS1jCFC/misc27.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/yXhX6JL/misc28.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/zFWGDvH/misc29.jpg


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When it comes down to it, Vader's armor is immensely durable, and has considerable physical strength as well...


After C-3PO released a planetary EMP that was supposed to have crippled anything with circuits, Vader was left explicitly weakened... Yet he still proceeded to tank the destruction of the entire planet with compromised armor:
https://i.ibb.co/yNn5XPF/durability1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/1zYFx19/durability2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/7rtRHz5/durability3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/dt775qW/durability4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nQKZK4y/durability7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/zhQF4Hc/durability8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/V2QkMrb/durability9.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/rFCk8Vt/durability10.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/6ZJWK3w/durability11.jpg


Withstands a full scale assault from BT-1 at point blank range:
https://i.ibb.co/cQ03qjM/durability12.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/WHDhPWn/durability13.jpg


Soaks Palpatine's Force Lightning:
https://i.ibb.co/w6WS5B9/durability14.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/sCRWd4J/durability15.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/3StBqqw/durability16.jpg


Withstands an actual lightning strike(with heavily compromised/damaged armor) and proceeds to Force choke Tarkin:
https://i.ibb.co/1M0HTsG/durability17.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/w4GcyxN/durability18.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/VxY3sjM/durability19.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/WGSf2PL/durability20.jpg


Unscathed after a ship detonates in his face:
https://i.ibb.co/988pCzP/durability21.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/3ckLfzT/durability22.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/kSrxYr6/durability23.jpg


Tanks the explosion of a factory:
https://i.ibb.co/2sMYDfT/force27.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/cxSxkK8/force28.jpg


Physically matches Chewbacca, with heavily damaged/compromised armor:
https://i.ibb.co/kD13cRF/durability5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/z7Cyw2h/durability6.jpg


Physically demolishes the Guardian Protector droid at the Jedi Temple:
https://i.ibb.co/F6N0N6k/strength1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/dPwSgKw/strength2.jpg

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After obtaining a kyber crystal from the fallen Jedi Kirak Infil'a, Vader "bleeds" the crystal to turn it red:
https://i.ibb.co/gzvrfXG/bleed1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Pxvt0bj/bleed2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Fzd1mzK/bleed3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/yS7h1BH/bleed4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/Vq9xjzb/bleed5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/BBPS1G7/bleed6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/0tznQ7J/bleed7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/2Mk0VdS/bleed8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/BVGMghP/bleed9.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/nCdgX6c/bleed10.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/P4Swg79/bleed11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/TYQdQx4/bleed12.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/x6B57nV/bleed13.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/N7Kph2P/bleed14.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/VmZVxqy/bleed15.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gvwHvV1/bleed16.jpg


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Just because it's a badass scene...

Vader is able to use the dark side locus on Mustafar to open up a portal in time/space and peer behind the proverbial veil:
https://i.ibb.co/NYyGMmF/veil1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/XjrV1JW/veil2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/zXJL5Jg/veil3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/f47wSfM/veil4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gJM7SPB/veil5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/j8twZ69/veil6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/28LpL6H/veil7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/dQ3xNQT/veil8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/wy7YXN6/veil9.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/hfkbvzZ/veil10.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/vxvCtLq/veil11.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/wMcnx4T/veil12.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/x741X4G/veil13.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/9Nc1bLs/veil14.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/FHgwGVp/veil15.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/SNJCTk8/veil16.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/PZr4Sxt/veil17.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/6sZSPgq/veil18.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/XFLMYWQ/veil19.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/gMQGnKG/veil20.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/LC5WFZK/veil21.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/6vjgp7H/veil22.jpg

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Due to Vader's continuous slaughtering of Tusken Raiders over the years, they actually began to worship him as a sort of death God:
https://i.ibb.co/ZV66FY9/1-1.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/fX296TK/1-2.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/vVgPqxv/1-3.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/r4k2d0B/1-4.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/cQH2r55/1-5.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/4sHZv00/1-6.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/h9NhQTw/1-7.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/whxp2fw/1-8.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/WyFrVLp/1-9.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/MpKFcX0/1-10.jpg



There are a few other tidbits I will probably add later, but that's about it for now...


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