Discussions Who is your favorite villain in the EU?

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  1. AstroDroid88 Jedi Master

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    Hey EU community, who is your favorite villain in the Expanded Universe? I would like to hear your feedback. I'd like to know who you think should be the most feared of all of them. Comment below :)
  2. SateleNovelist11 Jedi Master

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    I would say mine is either Lumiya or Onimi.
  3. Force Smuggler Force Ghost

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    The Yuuzhan Vong.
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  4. AstroDroid88 Jedi Master

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    I would probably have to say Grand Admiral Thrawn. Upon first reading through the Thawn trilogy, I didn't think much of him. Just thought he was an evil dude that needed to be defeated to help save the galaxy from the resurgence of the Empire. After just finishing re-reading it for the second time, I have a lot more respect for Thrawn. He was a genius and deadly villain in the EU. I have not yet read the Thrawn duology so I am eager to get my hands on those. Even if Thrown's death was "so artistically done", I think he should have survived and come back to knock a blow to the New Republic. That's why I'm eager to read Vision of the Past and Specter of the Future :D
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  5. Silas Nightstalker Jedi Knight

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    VOTP and SOTF are both fantastic!
  6. Silas Nightstalker Jedi Knight

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    Darth Bane and Darth Caedus are big favorites of mine. The EU seems to do better at creating new, interesting villains than heroes.
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  8. General Immodet Jedi Master

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    My favorite villains were the darksiders serving Palpatine, such as Blackhole, Sedriss and Jerec.
  9. Darth Aphrodite Jedi Knight

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    Thrawn! :) there is no better a villain what with his ice cool confident demeanour all while being kind of sexy dispite being blue like a smurf :)
  10. Talos of Atmora Jedi Master

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    While there are a GREAT many, I'd have to go with Thrawn as well. It was such an interesting change to see a figure that resembled someone like Robert E. Lee, Hannibal, or Sun Tzu (all military geniuses) as an antagonist in the Star Wars universe.
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  11. SpecForce Trooper Jedi Knight

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    Darth Krayt is a pretty darn intimidating villain. Also Darth Nihilus.
  12. Anedon Jedi Master

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    For me either Palpatine or Plagueis. I don't really see Thrawn as a villan.
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  13. PCCViking Force Ghost

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    His reputation was somewhat sanitized, or justified post-TTT. When we first saw him, he was a ruthless Imperial, who, like Vader, was willing to execute one of his own crew, although he had a "justification." Maybe he wasn't willing to use superweapons, ala a Death Star, but he was willing to show a Noghri leader he was willing to destroy her village if necessary, even if he only ordered an assault on the nearby landscape and not the village itself.
  14. Anedon Jedi Master

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    You are right but I read Outbound Flight before the trilogy and already knew from a friend that the Far Outsiders would pracicaly destroy half of the galaxy and that Thrawn was trying to stop them. So its a bit different in my case. For me Thrawn will be always an (Anti) Hero.
    Yeah he was whitewashed but other characters where two, especially Mara Jade.
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  15. spicer Jedi Master

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    Darth Nihilus. I think he's one of the more unique Sith Lords in both Legends and canon. From visual design, to his abilities and the mystery surrounding him, I think he's one of the scariest villains Star Wars has ever offered.
  16. darklordoftech Force Ghost

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    Kreia, Naga Sadow, Marka Ragnos, Exar Kun, Freedon Nadd, Queen Amanoa, King Ommin, Nihilus, Sion
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  17. Obi Wan Kenoob Jedi Youngling

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  18. Darth Invictus Jedi Knight

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    Palpatine, Vitiate, Darth Krayt I'd say
  19. Sinrebirth Immortal Mod-King of the EUC, RPF and SWC

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    It's a joint tie between Traya, Vitiate, Sidious, Lumiya, Caedus, Abeloth and Krayt.

    I literally cannot decide.


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  20. Amon_Amarth Jedi Grand Master

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    Tough one. I'll go for Thrawn since he was a very formidable opponent, and more importantly, very original. Pure intellect and an appreciation of art as the main weapon really are a breath of fresh air when compared to endless waves of evil wizard trope Sith lords. ;)

    However, the Sith are not without appeal. And among them Kreia / Darth Traya still brings shivers during her monologues every time I replay KOTOR 2. Darth Krayt was also an excellent adversary character.
  21. seventhbeacon Jedi Knight

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    I love Thrawn and Bane, but maybe that's too easy a choice for the former, and the latter was the star of his own books, making him technically a protagonist. Still, Bane would be tops for me, followed by Thrawn. After those two it becomes harder to pick out a distinctive villain I just loved that came from the EU. Asajj Ventress stands out! So let's go with her.
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  22. BillyDgenious Jedi Padawan

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    i think id have to choose Asajj Ventress too
  23. ConservativeJedi321 Jedi Master

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    Any Sith During the Rule of Two era.

    Plus Darth Ruin, don't know why but despite the lack of information on him he fascinates me.
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  24. darklordoftech Force Ghost

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    Marka Ragnos. Masterminds the events that led to the Great Sith War, Jedi Civil War, and the Dark Wars.
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  25. Amon_Amarth Jedi Grand Master

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    That's a good point. Marka Ragnos' villainy was certainly very productive. :p
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