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5 deaths from worst (and 5 most satisfying) villains

Star Wars as we know it is now finished after the release of The Rise of Skywalker, which hit theaters in December. That hit film brought the franchise to a close and saw the death of artists such as Kylo Ren, Emperor Palpatine and Leia Organa in the midst of the grumpy confrontation between the Resistance and the First Order towards the end of the film.

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Over the years there have been many deaths in Star Wars, so now let’s take a look at the best the series has offered, as well as the worst.

10 Best: Palpatine (First time around)


Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine in Star Wars Return of the Jedi

Palpatine returns The Rise of Skywalker, although it seems to precipitate upon his death The return of the Jedi. Upon his return, he informs Ben Solo that he really died when Darth Vader knocked him off the slide of the second Death Star, while the official novel later reveals that he was able to survive by transferring his spirit into a dilapidated clone.

His death the first time was perfect, however. Vader’s act of betrayal stunned the public at the time, making it one of the greatest scenes in the history of cinema. Killing Palpatine was not enough to stop him, however …

9 Worst: Palpatine (the second time)


Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine in Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker

While Palpatine dies at the end of The return of the Jedi, we believe it is acceptable to have on this list. And falling into the worst category is the way the Sith Lord dies The Rise of Skywalker.

Nothing about his return made much sense and, therefore, it is right that his death also falls into this category. He dies because Rey is able to repel his lightning. Obviously, to stop him, the former emperor would have had to stop shooting. Instead it continues until his face melts and his body fights that, if you consider how big a villain is, the character has not left everyone satisfied.

8 Best: supreme leader Snoke


Although the sequel trilogy is over now, we still don’t know much about the mysterious supreme leader Snoke. One thing we do know, however, is how brilliant his death was.

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It was truly the most amazing moment of The last Jedi when Kylo Ren impales his master, although he is expected to kill Rey. While it was a split decision, it was definitely one of the things that greatly improved success. Snoke also dies from his own arrogance, making Kylo’s murder act a little more satisfying in the process.

7 Worse still: Count Dooku


Count Dooku Death Star Wars Revenge of the Sith

Count Dooku showed how powerful it was Attack of the clones when he beat both Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi, as well as holding his own against Master Yoda. But, in Revenge of the Sith, he does nothing near a well

The Sith Lord defeats Kenobi but falls on Skywalker. Just before he dies, he has the perfect chance to save himself and get out of Palpatine as the Lord of the Sith, but, for disconcerting reasons, he chooses to remain silent. If he had spoken, he would have lived to fight another die.

6 Best: Jango Fett


Jango Fett was introduced in 2002 Attack of the clones and he quickly established himself as a popular and capable antagonist in the film. He pushes Obi-Wan Kenobi to the limit and also fights in the battle of Geonosis towards the end of success.

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His death is also epic, with the Bounty Hunter wiping out a Geonososian beast before straightening up on Mace Windu. He tries to kill the Jedi knight but is beheaded, with his son Boba Fett who then cradles the helmet in one of the most iconic scenes in the film.

5 Worst: Boba Fett


While Jango dies of an epic death, the same cannot be said for his son Boba Fett, who dies in 1983 The return of the Jedi.

Great things were expected from the bounty hunter after his introduction in The empire strikes again but unlike his father, the character turned out to be a kind of disappointment. Boba falls into the Sarlaac pit in a makeshift accident, picking up the dryer after being hit by Han Solo. George Lucas later admitted that he should have given Boba a better expulsion due to the killer’s huge popularity.

4 Best: Jabba The Hutt


Jabba the Hutt is a loathsome individual. Not only is it horrible to see that it is equally ugly inside, taking great pleasure in putting people through the ringtone and leaving them dead if they deem it suitable.

Fortunately, he gets his surprise The return of the Jedi where he is strangled by Leia Organa. This showed how powerful a female character was and how much more she was than your average princess. It was an important time for his time and it was fitting that the giant snail died at the hands of someone he had previously imprisoned in the film.

3 Worst: Darth Maul


Obi-Wan Kenobi against Darth Maul in Star Wars Rebels

We are not talking about Darth Maul’s apparent death in The Phantom Menace, but its true passage in the second season Star Wars: Rebels instead.

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Fans had enhanced the prospect of a big showdown between Maul and long-term opponent Obi-Wan Kenobi on the planet Tatooine. The fight is far too short, however, it lasts less than 20 seconds with Kenobi easily defeating his enemy. Since their relationship had dominated the arc of Maul’s character, fans have been harmed. They wanted something bigger and better instead.

2 Best: Darth Vader


Star Wars Emperor and Darth Vader dead

When Darth Vader made his first appearance in 1977 A new hope, fans knew almost nothing about the villain. However, over time they were able to put together some information and at the time of his death The return of the Jedi fans were eager to see who and what sat under his iconic mask.

The answer? A man. Vader was a man, although he had become increasingly mechanical over the years. His decision to turn on Palpatine sent shockwaves around the world at the time and his final scene with Luke Skywalker was touching. We are happy that, unlike his master, Vader remained dead given how perfectly his death was managed.

1 Worse still: General Hux


General Hux had a promising debut in The force wakes up, making a comparison with the legendary Grand Moff Tarkin in the immediate sequel to the film. In The last Jedi his character has regressed, however, which means that expectations were low The Rise of Skywalker.

Hux, in the final film of the Skywalker saga, is useless. He openly confesses that he is a mole in the First Order and, while everything had indicated that Kylo Ren was killing him, he is instead left to General Allegiant Pryde. Hux is now considered one of the biggest potential wastes in the entire Star Wars saga.

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