No? And when he was only ten years old, he was able to strip the Sith Lord Dramath of his power and mind in a confrontation. However, after the Sith Empire was defeated by the Republic and the Jedi, he emerged from his isolation to call a council of all the remaining Sith Lords, inviting them to his palace where they would participate in a ritual to unlock the power of the Dark Side, unleashing power beyond anything they had ever witnessed or imagined. The Emperor confronting a Jedi Knight unarmed with no fear. Tenebrae was so angry that he killed his father for abusing his mother and battered his mother for months until she died at his hands. He proclaimed himself as Emperor and led a very threatening reign before his eventual demise. Born the son of a dark-side user he was already a mass murderer and an expert torturer by the age of 10. In reality, he had possessed a new avatar to replace the one lost on Voss - it was this facade that the Jedi Knight killed the Emperor - this was confirmed by a holomail message sent by the Emperor's Hand to the new Emperor's Wrath. However, in post BBY lore, Sidious is also made much more powerful than he was depicted as being, but still not more powerful than Vitiate. He fed on his step-father's anger when he went into a rage against his wife and killed him while still a small child and then proceed to torture his mother for weeks. Along with Palpatine, they set out to uncover the secrets of immortality. The Sith Emperor (or simply Vitiate) was a master of the Dark Side of the Force and believed to be the most powerful Force-user in the galactic history. He ceased to be merely Lord Vitiate and became the Emperor. By the time of the Great War, he was well over 1,400 years old. Vitiate attempted to goad the Jedi into killing him in an attempt to drive them to the dark side. The group Vitiate assigned to locate Dromund Kaas operated in secrecy, hidden day and night in a lab while they studied ancient star maps and astrogation charts, finally theorizing a hyperspace route to the world. However, Vitiate only feared the end itself. The Emperor was able to blame the destruction of his homeworld on the Jedi, frightening the remaining Sith, and then offering them a glimpse of hope, promising to take all those who pledge their loyalty to him to a world where the Jedi could never find them. While Dramath's first-born son fled Medriaas, other Sith Lords attempted to seize the unoccupied throne of the world, only to fall before Tenebrae, who became more ruthless and powerful with each victory. A strange creature of the Sith, he was a Lord of the dark ways and held incredible power and strength. ... Darth Vitiate, or … Ventress was once the trainee of Count Dooku, until she realised she'd never be able to rise up the ranks due to the rule of two that was always in use in the Sith Order. By the time he was ten… However, Vitiate, as Emperor Valkorion, is not Sith, as he says so himself. Vitiate soon gained a reputation as a scholar, spending much of the next century studying the secrets of the dark side and Sith sorcery, becoming one of the most powerful practitioners of both Sith magic and alchemy throughout history, inventing the technique of Force fire and devising complex rituals to warp reality and life itself. He then tortured his mother for months with the Force for having betrayed their family, eventually killing her. Despite his lack of appearance in canonical Star Wars, Revan is likely to appear at some point in the future and have his power finally fleshed out once more. After murdering his family, he forced the other villagers to bow down to him. 10.20.2016 8:25 PM. @steelhound56: Regardless of how powerful his drain is, a defence will nullify the entire drain. He accomplished all of this with the least of efforts because he had his apprentices to … Tenebraethe Sith Lord Darth Vitiate who was known to his reconstituted Sith Empire as the Sith Emperor and to his Eternal Empire as Valkorionwas an ancient dark side entity of enormous power who manipulated galactic affairs for 1,500 years. Tenebrae, also known as Vitiate, the Sith Emperor and Valkorion, was the Dark Lord of the Sith and the ruler of the Sith Empire. He ruled Onderon for a hundred years after having subjugated the world. The Emperor became aware that one of his Children, Kira Carsen, had escaped the Empire and sought refuge with the Jedi after she and her Master, a powerful Jedi Knight, earned the ire of Darth Angral. When he was six years old, he began manifesting signs of being strong in the Force. A one-stop shop for all things video games. However, he’s on screen for about five minutes and has even fewer lines despite being the main antagonist in The Phantom Menace, and is swiftly killed by Obi-Wan after taking Liam Neeson’s Qui-Gon Jin with him. Afterwards, he forced the other villagers to b… Tenebrae fed on the father's anger and hate to call upon the dark side, and telekinetically broke his neck with a mere thought. Oh there was a man. With more power than you can imagine for the first true Sith ever. Technically, there are only seven Sith Lords who have been explored in detail in the Star Wars canon, so it still remains to be seen the extent to which a few of the entries in this list will end up having a mainstream impact. She found an apparent ally in Lord Scourge, a Sith Lord who realized the scope of the Emperor's evil nature, and was willing to join forces with the two Jedi in order to assassinate him. After the death of Dramath he became the ruler of Medriaas and managed to impress Dark Lord Marka Ragnos, ruler of the Sith Empire, at the age of thirteen. However, they were all defeated and placed under his control. Darth Bane’s Rule of Two resulted in each new generation of Sith being more powerful than the last, and Tyranus was one of the last of Bane’s millennia-long dynasty. Following Naga Sadow's defeat and the Sith genocide on Korriban, Vitiate summoned the remaining Sith Lords to Nathema with the promise of salvation from the Jedi. Mind control and increased agility are two abilities that he often used within his skirmishes. When the Sith Lords arrived on Nathema, Lord Vitiate quickly brought them under control. Darth Bane is the Star Wars expanded universe's version of a Founding Father when it comes to the Dark Side of the Force. His affliction forced the Sith to instinctively drain … Also, he had a kickass mask that makes Darth Vader's helmet look like a bonnet. Darth Caedus.... Aside from that I don't think anybody has shown his level of Power. Tenebrae refused and appeared to be stronger than his biological father and killed him in a duel. Darth Vyrassu was a powerful Sith Sorcerer that could almost if not beat Vitiate in power. Then again, according to The Clone Wars and Solo, Darth Maul was able to use his hatred of Obi-Wan to grow spider legs and resurrect himself, so maybe he isn’t as underpowered as he seemed? While we still haven’t seen him in the flesh during the Star Wars series, we have quite a lot of info about Darth Sidious’ former master. Darth Malgus was a skilled lightsaber fighter, and many agree that he was virtually invincible in a one-on-one confrontation. The two Jedis' minds were stronger than he assumed, their minds twisting and changing his instructions until they thought they were acting of their own accord. The Emperor slaughtered the entire Dark Council, including the members who weren't part of the conspiracy, so they can be replaced with less-confrontational Sith and imposed martial law on Dromund Kaas, placing the entire planet in lockdown. 34. As for Scourge, the Emperor granted him the position of Emperor's Wrath, being his personal enforcer and executioner and subjected him to the same ritual that granted him immortality. Darth Vitiate was a powerful Sith Lord among other beings in his era. However, the ritual was a scam to grant eternal life and he single-handedly wiped out every living thing on the planet, including the Force. Later, however, an Emperor's Hand member confirmed the Emperor was still alive. Children). As an actual tank, Darth Malgus withstood punishment like no other, although he did come away from his fierce battles against the powerful Jedi with some scars. Because of that, he didn't decide to go see Tenebrae until four years had passed. Vitiate was frighteningly proficient in the use of telepathic powers. After his release Revan confronted the Emperor but was defeated after Scourge betrayed them. He was a Dark Lord of the Sith who reconstituted the Sith Empire after the Great Hyperspace War and went on to rule it for more than a millennium. His evil saw him massacre thousands as a child (literally before he'd even turned ten), but his power was fully demonstrated many years later. Some refused to go, but many more came. Her power blinded her from seeing that her own apprentice was planning to betray her, which she did on Malachor V. 14 Darth Zannah Vitiate could also drain knowledge and life-force of other beings to forcefully obtain information from them and fuel his power respectively. “Did you ever hear the Tragedy of Darth Revan the Awesome? Even though he was only ten years old, he stripped his father of his power and his sanity before killing him. Old Ben was much more in-tune with the force and knew what path he needed to take for their second battle. Darth Traya was so powerful that she was able to defeat three Jedi Masters on Dantooine. No, Darth Revan was extremely powerful but as already mentioned by another answer, the Sith Emperor Vitiate was superior during his Era. He was able to gather the remaining Sith Lords, drain their power (alongside that of an entire planet) and use a combination of both to increase his own power and live longer. Revan's ultimate plan never came into fruition as Malak betrayed him and took the mantle of Dark Lord of the Sith for himself. Furthermore, the Sith Lords were afraid that the Jedi would wipe them all out, and they were desperate for anything they could use against them. The Outlander was eventually freed and began to lead a revolution against the Eternal Empire and now-Emperor Arcann's domination of the galaxy, and Valkorion counseled the Outlander and offered to share his immense power with his new host as the Outlander's Alliance sought to topple Valkorion's son from the Eternal Throne. They found a member of the Imperial Guard who was seemingly willing to sneak them into the Citadel; however, the Guard was bound to the Emperor's will, resulting in Revan and Malak being led into a trap, with the Emperor waiting for them. To stop his insane plans, Revan, Meetra and Scourge attempted to slay the Emperor. Qul-Droma's gifts were largely natural as his training was not overly sufficient during his younger years. So much so to the point that he gathered the entire Dark Council on the planet Nathema, to participate in a ritual. He was born on the planet Nathema, one of the fringe worlds of the first Sith Empire. He also possessed an intense hatred of the Jedi Knight, and was willing to destroy his mortal body in an attempt to take his foe with him. 7. Then, Baras locked him away in the Dark Heart, on Voss, preventing anyone to discover the truth. In single combat, Vitiate could make an effort to confuse the enemy by creating several duplicates of himself, with his duplicates having the ability to function independently. Graush was also the user of Graush’s helm, a secret and powerful Sith Artifact that empowered the Sith Sword Ieldis. What Mandalore didn't realize was that the Sith used the power of the Dark Side to manipulate him into launching a war against the Republic to test its strength. 10 Darth Vitiate Darth Vitiate no longer exists in the official canon of Star Wars , but when he did, he was portrayed as an incredibly powerful figure. He maintained his presence inside her mind, tracing her location, and deferred the choice of who to hunt her down to the Dark Council, who settled on Sith apprentice Teneb Kel for the task. Vitiate renamed the world Nathema and ruled it for the next century, distancing himself from Sith power struggles and the Great Hyperspace War. His rule lasted for a hundred years. Vitiate also utilized sorcery to share his essence with hundreds of other individuals, transforming them into unwitting agents of his will (i.e. The statement hyping Darth Plagueis as the most powerful Sith is a subjective blurb as per Leland Chee (Keeper of the holocron, LucasFilm). One Jedi Knight managed to break free from the Emperor's will and allied with Scourge to take down the Emperor. Well, yes they did temporarily. (Such as … But in order to break into Nyriss' stronghold to free Revan, Scourge sought the Emperor's help and revealed to him the members of a conspiracy on the Dark Council, including Nyriss. The Sith is known as Emperor Palpatine/Darth Sidious. When the Emperor failed to hear from them, he thought they failed and returned to his original plans of slowly building up his strength so that when he invaded, he would be certain of victory. NATHEMA). They discovered that even back then, the Emperor was planning to invade the Republic. Several hundred years passed by and the Sith Empire had become a prominent empire. However, the plan failed when Surik was killed by Scourge, who had foreseen that a Jedi other than Revan or Surik would be most likely to slay the Emperor, while Revan was incapacitated by the Emperor's force lightning. Most of Darth Revan’s canon is now removed from the official Star Wars universe, but he still remains a strong, imposing figure. Darth Vader defeated Obi-Wan in A New Hope, but it’s because Kenobi let him. Revan and Malak complied, initiating the Jedi Civil War. Vitiate explored the dark side in greater depth then any other Force-user to hone his talents in the dark side and overcome shortcomings of mortality. Then as a half-robot adult, he was unable to kill his son despite having had about thirty years of extra training. While Vader is the face of Star Wars as a whole, he isn’t all that powerful when you think about it. He has a red and black head with horns and the first double-ended lightsaber we had ever seen. Scourge then claimed that the Jedi were working with Nyriss. The emissary persuaded Mandalore to help him search for Dramath's tomb, which was on the snowy world of Rekkiad, where the Sith broke into the crypt and took Dramath's remains for his Lord. Manipulated from a young age by Darth Sideous, Ben Solo was enamoured by the dark side of the force and the power he could draw from it. In the Legends time line, he is everything Vitiate is and much more. Her Master demanded that the Emperor release Kira and come and fight in person. Though Darth Revan eventually met his end, Revan’s knowledge is often sought by other Sith for advice and power. After Malak's death, the remnants of Revan's Empire was destroyed by Meetra Surik, the "Jedi Exile" who once served as a general in Revan's army. He could create star destroying ships, various versions of Snoke, and the only thing that eventually killed him was the energy of every past Jedi flowing through his granddaughter. Was he just born that way? Throughout the Jedi Civil War, Revan deliberately left key Republic infrastructure intact on many planets to assure stability so that he could take his Empire to war with the hidden faction lead by this mysterious Emperor. The Knight and the Padawan escaped. His power took on many different forms, from being the only Sith to survive the Jedi-Sith war (an impressive feat) to single-handedly establishing the rule of two in order to rise up and destroy the Jedi in secret (which also worked quite well). After Ragnos's death, Vitiate did not join in the struggle for succession, nor was he involved in the conflict between Naga Sadow and Ludo Kressh, or the Great Hyperspace War. 2 Darth Vitiate. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He declared himself as the new Sith Emperor and ruled over the Sith after the Great Hyperspace War. One of the main players in the Old Republic, Freedon Nadd was Exar Kun’s master and a major impact on the galaxy for generations after his own physical death. Interestingly, the reason Exar Kun isn’t further up on the list is simply because it isn’t totally clear just where he sits in terms of actual canon Star Wars lore anymore. In Episode 9, it was even revealed that Palpatine had mastered death, and was able to resurrect himself and live in the depths of a secretive planet with legions of followers. He was a powerful Force-user, and competent in Dark Sciences with Midichlorian Manipulation as his crowning achievement which is something to behold and tout. He is officially recognized as the most powerful Sith lord of all time and this is stated plainly in multiple G-canon reference guides and SW encyclopedias, which are at the top of the hierarchy as far as (Legends) canonical material. In the same time, he used his powers and his ability to draw on pain and rage to grow and force thousands of people to swear loyalty to him in his quest for power. Vitiate knew it all, he was one of the pupils of Marka Ragnos, one of the most powerful and ancient Sith Lords, eventually surpassing him. Vitiate was already the history's most powerful dark side master when he attempted a ritual of incredible scope (i.e. Eventually, they followed the Emperor to the Dark Temple and defeated the Emperor, destroying his body. volumes of their power and danger. Her people drew on ancient powers of witchcraft and darkness in order to fuel their rage and strength. Eventually, when Kira and her master faced Angral aboard the superweapon, the Desolator, the Emperor briefly took control of Kira, ordering Angral to finish off her Master. ... Surik did this as vitiate was unaware. His entire plans and plots from reforming the Sith Empire to waging an age-old war against the Jedi and the Republic involved his bigger plan to consume all life in the galaxy; to destroy every single last threat to his life. Vitiatewas the Emperor of the Sith for over a millennium during the Old Republic era, reconstructing it after the Great Hyperspace War. He built a palace on the site of his childhood home, where he killed his parents. He is officially recognized as the most powerful Sith lord of all time and this is stated plainly in multiple G-canon reference guides and SW encyclopedias, which are at the top of the hierarchy as far as (Legends) canonical material. There have been many powerful members of the Sith, but none of them ruled as a Sith Lord longer than Darth Vitiate. It took Tenebrae three more years to subjugate the rest of Medriaas. ... EU Palpatine was basically a lot like Vitiate, at least in terms of body possession and the host body being able to wield his power just fine. On Ziost, Vitiate possessed all of its inhabitants to orchestrate a bloodbath and fuel his power from the resultant chaos and death. It’s not the sort of story Disney would tell you. Tenebrae was born during the Golden Age of the Sith, prior to the outbreak of the Great Hyperspace War. 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