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Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi - By: KONAMI (Edit By: Maximus Supremo)
Obi-Wan Kenobi - By: KONAMI (Edit By: Maximus Supremo)
Vital statistics
Position Jedi Master of the (Jedi Order)
Age 57
Status Deceased (Spirit Intact)
Physical attributes
Height 1.82 Meters
Weight 81 Kilograms

Obi-Wan Kenobi, later called Ben Kenobi in his exile, was an incredibly noble and a legendary Master of the Old Jedi Order who had a powerful connection with the Force while he took a significant part in ensuring the galaxy's future in the final days of the Galactic Republic. Obi-Wan was trained in the Jedi arts by Qui-Gon Jinn, and after his master was struck down by the Lord Darth Maul, Kenobi became the first Jedi in a millennium to defeat a Sith-Lord, after which he would be made a Knight and later on a Jedi Master. Obi-Wan Kenobi would train in the Jedi ways both Anakin Skywalker, who Obi-Wan promised his dying mentor Qui-Gon he would teach, and in later years Luke Skywalker, who Obi-Wan would guide and protect in youth. A veteran of the Clone Wars, Obi-Wan served as a Jedi General in the conflict against the Separatist Alliance, fighting in many battles in the wars alongside his fellow Jedi and pupil Anakin.

In the wars last days, Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Sidious, put into place Order 66, ordering all the Clone Troopers within the Grand Army to open fire and execute all Jedi. Kenobi was one of few to survive the Jedi Purge, only to learn Anakin betrayed the Jedi and had become Darth Vader. After a fierce duel that left Darth Vader wounded, Kenobi went into exile on Tatooine, taking with him Anakin's son Luke, who he would watch over and guard. Nearly two decades after the fall of the Jedi Order, Kenobi emerged after Leia Organa sent a message requesting Kenobi's aid. After beginning Luke's training and traveling on the Millennium Falcon to the Death Star, Obi-Wan confronted Darth Vader once again, and in this duel Kenobi embraced his fate and vanished into the Force. After his physical demise, he returned from the netherworld of the Force as a spirit, helping guide Luke on his path to becoming Jedi of a New Jedi Order.

Biography

Early Life

Student of Qui-Gon Jinn

A Human male from the world of Stewjon, Obi-Wan Kenobi was born fifty-seven years prior to the Battle of Yavin. Born as a Force-Sensitive being, he was brought to the Jedi Temple on the planet Coruscant to be trained as a Jedi within his first six months of life. When Kenobi was a youngling, he underwent training with the Jedi Grand Master Yoda prior to he being assigned as the Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn's Jedi apprentice, who taught him Kenobi that there was "strength and nobility in restraint". Prior to the Invasion of Naboo, Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon Jinn spent a year on the Outer Rim Territories planet of Mandalore tasked with protecting Duchess Satine Kryze from insurgents who were threatening her own planet. Bounty hunters were often sent after them, forcing them to always be on the run and live hand to mouth, never knowing what the next day would bring them. During that time, they had a incident with a swarm of venom-mites on the world of Draboon, where Kenobi carried Kryze to safety, only to fall and drop Duchess Satine, who acquired a scar then. Kenobi fell in love with Duchess Satine during his stay on Mandalore, but despite his feelings toward her, he continued with his training and was reassigned. Kenobi regretted leaving her, but ultimately followed the Jedi Code he had sworn to live by.

Jedi of the Order

Mentoring a Chosen One

By the time Qui-Gon Jinn considered his headstrong Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi to be ready for the Trials of Knighthood, they had been dispatched by the Supreme Chancellor Finis Valorum to negotiate with the Trade Federation, who had set up a blockade around the world of Naboo. However, the negotiations did not take place as rather a Viceroy Nute Gunray had instead sent B1 battle droids and Droidekas to kill the two Jedi, but they escaped to the surface of Naboo below by stowing away on separate landing craft. Unknown to the Jedi, the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Sidious, orchestrated the Trade Federation’s blockade of the planet, and ordered the Jedi killed. Once on the planet’s surface, the two Jedi had at last managed to connect with Queen Padmé Amidala of the Naboo, fled Naboo, and landed on the planet Tatooine. Qui-Gon and Padmé crossed paths with a young slave named Anakin Skywalker who had an unusually strong connection to the Force, helping the stranded heroes pay for starship components by winning a Podrace. Anakin and Obi-Wan met for the first time after a near-deadly attack by a mysterious warrior, and the group headed home to Coruscant. In a surprise move, Queen Amidala decided to go back to Naboo to retake the planet, with Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon Jinn escorting her.

Little did they know that the dark menace from Tatooine, in truth a Sith-Lord called Darth Maul, was awaiting for them to arrive. The Jedi dueled Darth in a quick, furious battle, which saw Qui-Gon Jinn fatally wounded. Kenobi would continue the fight, but a Force push left him dangling above a deep shaft. Obi-Wan could just barely grab onto a knob jutting out from the side before falling to his death, and despite this predicament Kenobi was able to use his master's weapon in a bold move the Sith could not have anticipated: he somersaulted over Maul, drew Qui-Gon Jinn’s Jedi Lightsaber to his own hand, and cut the Sith-Lord in two. Kenobi then ran to his master's side and promised a dying Qui-Gon that Kenobi would train Skywalker. Following the end of the Battle of Naboo, Kenobi was promoted to the rank of Jedi Knight by the Council, with Yoda reluctantly accepting his decision to train Skywalker. Obi-Wan Kenobi was present at Jinn's funeral, where he informed Skywalker that he would become a Jedi. Sometime after that, Kenobi and Skywalker traveled to the planet Ilum so that Anakin could build his first Lightsaber; after its construction, Kenobi told him "Anakin, this weapon is your life". During one of their many adventures, Kenobi fell into a nest of gundarks, prompting Skywalker to rescue him.

Discovering a Conspiracy

As Obi-Wan Kenobi continued to train Anakin Skywalker, the two were assigned as security for their old friend, Senator Padmé Amidala, after an assassination attempt on the Senator's life. After a second attempt, Obi-Wan and Anakin then pursued her attacker, a clawdite bounty hunter Zam Wesell. Following her into one of Coruscant’s seedy bars, Obi-Wan waited until Wesell approached him and severed her hand with a surprise cut from his Lightsaber. The Jedi then carried the wounded bounty hunter out into the street, where Wesell was mysteriously killed by one toxic dart shot from above. Obi-Wan began an investigation, finding that the dart was from the planet Kamino -- a planet somehow erased from the Jedi Archives. On Kamino he discovered that a massive clone army had been created for the Republic -- in the name of a Jedi who had been dead for nearly ten years -- and the clone genetic template was a bounty hunter Jango Fett. In the hope to secure Jango, Kenobi battled Fett in the planet’s never-ending rain, with the bounty hunter escaping in his ship. Obi-Wan tracked Fett to Geonosis, where he found Separatist forces had gathered under the leadership of former Jedi Count Dooku. While reporting to the Jedi, he was ambushed, taken prisoner, and sentenced to die in a Geonosis arena.

Galactic Republic General

Obi-Wan survived, killing a vicious Acklay, and alongside other Jedi and the new clone army, fought off battle droids as the Clone Wars erupted around him. He and Anakin then engaged Count Dooku, who had turned to the dark side. Both Jedi suffered injuries in their failure to stop the Separatist leader. After the Jedi returned to Coruscant, Obi-Wan met with Mace Windu and Yoda in the Jedi Council room to discuss the confrontation that had just taken place. Although Kenobi noted that it would not have been a victory without the clones, Yoda did not think of it as victory, as it meant the start of the Clone Wars. Kenobi would be made a Jedi General of the Grand Army of the Republic in the Clone Wars as Jedi led the Republic to many famed victories, and came to be known as "The Negotiator". During the war, his former apprentice ascended to the rank of Jedi Knight. The 212th Attack Battalion was under Kenobi's command during much of the wars efforts. Obi-Wan Kenobi had also constructed a new Lightsaber -- one that Kenobi used and carried with him during the rest of his life. As a Jedi General within the Grand Army of the Galactic Republic, Kenobi continued to serve in Republic forces as a skilled warrior, having many adventures with fellow warriors and now a fellow Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker.

Among the many threats that Kenobi faced in the Clone Wars such as General Grievous or Asajj Ventress, maybe one of the chief among them was the return of Darth Maul, the Sith-Lord who Obi-Wan cut in two during the Invasion of Naboo over ten years prior to the Clone Wars. Darth Maul sought vengeance, and battled Obi-Wan on several occasions, Darth Maul eventually killed Obi-Wan’s former love Duchess Satine in revenge. Obi-Wan was shattered, but like a true member of the Jedi, did not give in to anger or hate. After the Supreme Chancellor was kidnapped by General Grievous, a leader of the droid army, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin led a daring rescue attempt. The Jedi battled their way to Grievous’ ship, and gained entrance to the control tower where they once again dueled Count Dooku. While the Count was able to beat Obi-Wan, nearly killing him, he could not best Anakin. At the urging of the Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, young Anakin Skywalker beheaded the Sith-Lord. Anakin Skywalker carried an unconscious Obi-Wan Kenobi on his back, and the trio then returned to Coruscant. In the capital, the Jedi had become wary of Palpatine. Palpatine appointed Anakin to be his representative on the Council, which the Jedi only allowed so Anakin could secretly report on the Chancellor’s dealings.

Fall of the Order

End of Jedi and Rise of Sith

It was Jedi Master Obi-Wan who gave Anakin this assignment, and it strained their friendship. Shortly thereafter, Kenobi was dispatched to Utapau, where he found General Grievous. The enemies engaged in lightsaber combat and Obi-Wan eventually destroyed the droid army leader with a more “uncivilized” weapon, shooting the Jedi hunter’s organic innards with a blaster pistol. But then, something strange happened. Kenobi’s clones had betrayed him, opening fire seemingly without cause. The troopers had been issued Order 66 -- the extermination of all Jedi -- from Chancellor Palpatine, who in reality was Dark Lord Darth Sidious. Obi-Wan survived, however, and had made contact with the Grand Master Yoda, though no other Jedi had reported back. The two returned to Coruscant to jam a signal that was laying a trap for Order 66 survivors, telling all to stay away from the capital. Successful, Obi-Wan looked at a security hologram to see who led the slaughter of Jedi within the Temple; he was overcome with grief and regret to find that it was Anakin, now a slave of the Dark Side called Darth Vader. Jedi Grand Master Yoda assigned Obi-Wan to deal with a fallen Anakin, who had left Coruscant for the lava planet Mustafar. Realizing Anakin acted just as a Sith, Kenobi had vowed to stop him at all costs.

Both powerful and evenly matched, the two former friends dueled to a stalemate until Anakin attempted to leap over his old Master, which Obi-Wan Kenobi warned him not to try. The new Sith, filled with rage and hubris, ignored these pleas; Obi-Wan severed his legs and arm. Heartbroken, Obi-Wan left Anakin to his fate on the banks of a lava river. The Order of Jedi vanquished and the galaxy under Sith rule, Obi-Wan, Yoda, and Senator Bail Organa devised a plan: they would split up the children of Anakin and Padmé, who had died in childbirth, and protect them from the Emperor. Senator Bail would adopt the girl, Leia, and raise her as his own; Obi-Wan would take the boy, Luke, to his family on Tatooine, where he would watch over him. When the time was right, he would reveal to Luke his true origins, and would train him to be a Jedi of a new generation. A new Jedi Padawan named Ezra Bridger came to Tatooine in search of the Jedi, believing the Master Kenobi was the key to destroy the Sith. But it was all a ploy by Maul to draw Kenobi out. Maul came to Tatooine, seeking his final revenge against Kenobi. The two fought in the dead of night, Darth attacking furiously. But it had ended quick, with Obi-Wan delivering a fatal strike. Maul collapsed, and Obi-Wan cradled a former Sith as his life slipped away.

Teaching a New Jedi Knight

After the Jedi were all but eradicated by the Emperor Palpatine and the Dark Lord Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi exiled himself on Tatooine, watching over Luke Skywalker and waiting to teach him the ways of the Force. Finally, fate intervened, and Obi-Wan found himself rescuing Luke from Tusken Raiders. Back in his hut, Obi-Wan revealed to Luke he was a Jedi of the Order and a good friend to Luke's father, until Darth Vader, a former Jedi, betrayed and murdered him. Obi-Wan had then given Luke his father’s Lightsaber, encouraging him to learn about the Force and leave Tatooine. The two located a hidden message from Princess Leia Organa hidden inside R2-D2, asking the Jedi Master for aid. Obi-Wan, Luke, R2-D2, C-3PO, and hired pilots Han Solo and Chewbacca headed for Alderaan, the Princess’ home planet. On the journey, Obi-Wan began instructing Luke in the ways of the Force and Lightsaber combat; upon arrival, they found that Alderaan was gone, destroyed by the Empire’s Death Star. Their ship, the Millennium Falcon, was caught in the space station’s tractor beam, forcing the heroes to board. They evaded capture and found that Leia was held there in a prison cell; Kenobi had taken it upon himself to deactivate the tractor beam, allowing Luke, Han, and Chewbacca to rescue a captive Princess.

Becoming a Force Spirit

Communicating with Luke

Obi-Wan was successful in ensuring the heroes could escape the Death Star, but then encountered Darth Vader, his old student turned Sith. They dueled, and Obi-Wan willingly accepted his death so Luke Skywalker and the rebels escaped. Obi-Wan's communion with Qui-Gon was successful as Kenobi did not vanish completely but rather became a spirit, as he did, he felt past, present, future collide. Later, when Skywalker was piloting an X-Wing in the Rebel Alliance’s attempt to destroy the original Death Star, the disembodied voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi then had spoken to Skywalker and guided him to use the Force, not his ship’s technology. Luke Skywalker delivered a impossibly precise shot into an exhaust port of the doomsday weapon, and the Death Star was no more. The voice of Ben Kenobi's ghost then said to Luke that "the Force will be with you, always". Luke Skywalker became a hero of the rebellion after the destruction of the Death Star I, helping lead the rebels to a top secret base on the ice planet Hoth. After a savage Wampa attack in the freezing cold of Hoth, Skywalker was visited by Obi-Wan Kenobi's spirit, who told him to go to Dagobah where he'd be trained by Yoda. Luke went to Dagobah, where he'd continued his lessons and received wisdom from Ben, who could appear as a ghost.

Ben encouraged Luke to complete his training before facing the Lord Darth Vader, but a brash Luke Skywalker wouldn't listen to either mentors. After Luke's defeat by the Dark Lord, Luke Skywalker returned to Dagobah to complete his Jedi training. The young Jedi had grown powerful, and a dying Yoda told him that his training was complete -- but Luke must first confront Lord Vader, revealed to be his father, in order to become a Jedi. That wasn't all; with his last words, Master Yoda informed his pupil that there was another Skywalker. A shocked Luke left Yoda’s hut to find Obi-Wan waiting. Obi-Wan explained why he had kept the truth from Luke about his father, and confirmed that the other Skywalker was in fact Leia, his sister. Obi-Wan had then encouraged the young Jedi to face Darth Vader again; Luke would later do so, but on his own terms -- instead of killing his father, he showed him compassion. The good was awakened in the Sith-Lord, and he would die not as Vader, but as Anakin Skywalker. In a celebration on Endor, Obi-Wan then joined Yoda and Anakin in the Force, proudly watching over Luke. Three decades later, Obi-Wan's voice was heard by Rey during a vision she had upon touching a Lightsaber that previously used by Skywalker. Kenobi called to her, saying "these are your first steps".

Powers and Abilities

Powers

The Force: Kenobi was extremely powerful, and had an extremely strong connection to the Force, and was one of the most powerful force users of his time. Though Kenobi did focus largely on Lightsaber combat, he was also very skilled and powerful in use of the Force. He was trained in the use of the mind trick, making use of it whenever he wanted to avoid any physical confrontation. He was also able to use his Force powers to tame, control, and lead a group of some angry creatures on Ryloth. As befitted a Jedi, Kenobi was adept at concealing emotions in the Force when he chose to. He was also capable of using telekinesis to push or levitate objects, or to crush objects. Kenobi would use the Force to augment his natural leaping ability. His ability to use the push technique was exceptional. A short time later, he was able to hold off a blast from a darkened Anakin Skywalker during their duel, though after a short time the resulting telekinetic struggle launched both of them across a room. Prior to his exile on Tatooine, the Master Yoda instructed him on how to communicate with the late Qui-Gon, who was unable to visibly manifest as a spirit due to his incomplete training under the Force Priestesses. Through Jinn, Kenobi eventually learned the ability to manifest his consciousness after death, a skill he would later put to good use to guide and counsel his apprentice, Luke Skywalker, during the Galactic Civil War.

Abilities

Lightsaber Skills: Kenobi was a very capable duelist, one of the greatest swordsmen of his time. Throughout his years of training, he had learnt several forms of Lightsaber combat. In contrast to the aggressive dueling styles of his master, Qui-Gon Jinn, and his apprentice Anakin Skywalker, Kenobi's combat style was mainly defensive, though he would use aggressive attacks when pressed. He faced some of the most dangerous people in the galaxy, such as the deadly Maul and the infamous Jedi Hunter General Grievous, respectively, the latter of whom he fought on at least seven occasions. Although Kenobi usually used only one Lightsaber, he also seemed to have been well-versed in the art of Jar'Kai, which was perhaps most prominently displayed during his duel with Darth Maul and Savage Opress, in which he wielded both his own Lightsaber and the Lightsaber of deceased Jedi Adi Gallia. Kenobi was also capable of using his Lightsaber to ground lightning, as he demonstrated against Dooku on Geonosis. Kenobi was also able to defeat his former apprentice Anakin, now the Lord Vader, in an epic duel on Mustafar. He evidently improved upon his dueling capablities during his exile, as he managed to defeat his Maul within seconds during their final encounter. By the time of his rematch with the Lord Vader on the Death Star, he was still formidable and able to hold his own against Vader for a short period of time.

Equipment

Weapons

Obi-Wan Kenobi's Lightsabers: During his years as a Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi fought with three Lightsabers. The first of his three had a blue plasma blade and a hilt similar to that of his Jedi instructor, Qui-Gon Jinn. Obi-Wan used this weapon until Maul kicked it into a deep shaft on Naboo. He then constructed a blue-bladed Lightsaber similar in design. He'd lost the second of his three Lightsabers when he was caught by the Separatists leader Count Dooku on Geonosis. After attaining the rank of Jedi Master, Obi-Wan built a third and his final Lightsaber, also with a blue plasma blade. Obi-Wan would wield this blade during many occasions in the Clone Wars after Kenobi lost his second Lightsaber prior to a First Battle of Geonosis. He would use his third Lightsaber to face off against some of the most dangerous beings in the galaxy such as Darth Maul, Separatist General Grievous, and eventually his own fallen student Anakin Skywalker turned Lord Darth Vader on Mustafar. Obi-Wan Kenobi would continue to wield his third and final Lightsaber during his exile on the planet Tatooine up until his own demise at the hands of his fallen former student Darth Vader during a rematch on a first Death Star. Obi-Wan's second apprentice, Luke Skywalker, would use this weapon design as a basis for the making of his second Lightsaber, which Luke would wield for years to defeat the dark forces of a Sith inspired Galactic Empire.

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