What was Anakin's mistake?

Slaughtering The Tusken Raiders
It was a massive mistake by Anakin. Understandably, emotions were high at that moment; it is even understandable that he wanted them all dead. But, in the grand scheme of things, slaughtering a whole village, which included children was wrong.

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What was Anakin's flaw?

In Revenge of the Sith, Anakin is also responsible for his own downfall. His pride and anger cause him to kill his superior and betray everything he has sworn to protect.

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Why did Anakin turn to the dark side so easily?

Fear. In Revenge of the Sith, Yoda tells Anakin, “The fear of loss is a path to the dark side.” This statement, meant to be a warning to him, sadly becomes prophetic instead. Most Star Wars fans will say that Anakin's turn can be pinned down to his desire to save his wife Padmé.

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Why is Anakin's story so tragic?

He betrays his closest friend in hopes that, somehow, he can save others. Ultimately, the tragedy found in Anakin's willingness to rebrand himself as Darth Vader is that he betrayed himself. His forfeit of himself surrendered the capability of becoming great without having to concede to the Dark Side.

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How did Anakin's face get messed up?

The Clone Wars Revealed When Anakin Received His Scar

It depicted a vicious lightsaber duel between Asajj Ventress and Anakin on Coruscant. Always a canny foe, Ventress baited Anakin by threatening to kill Padme Amidala, before striking him across the face.

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The Jedi's Greatest Mistake with Anakin

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Did Anakin regret killing Younglings?

The canonical comic Star Wars: Darth Vader #7 confirms the younglings' deaths caused Anakin grief, self-loathing, hatred and pain, fueling his descent even further into the dark side.

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Can Darth Vader breath without his mask?

If he were to take his mask off, the Sith Lord would soon suffocate. So it's the most crucial part of his armor. He can only breathe without the need for his mask when he is in one of his meditation chambers seen in The Empire Strikes Back.

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Why was Anakin's love forbidden?

This is the most well-known of the Jedi rules. Love leads to attachment and attachment leads to strong emotions, which are the path to the Dark Side of the Force. Because of this, Jedi are forbidden to fall in love. This, of course, doesn't stop Anakin Skywalker from falling in love with Padmé.

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Did Anakin regret betraying the Jedi?

He had a softish spot for a handful of individuals and unlike many other Sith, Vader didn't generally kill innocent people for no reason - but he always hated the Jedi and he had no regrets about what happened to them. The best proof of this is how he throws himself into becoming the Empire's primary Jedi hunter.

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Does Anakin realize he was wrong?

The moment he realize Padme died because of his callous actions, he definitely regrets it. He betrayed and killed many to save her only to be lost in a lust for power fueling his paranoia and guilt that results in her death. He had no one to blame but himself.

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Did Anakin really love Padme?

However, when they next met in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Anakin and Padmé's feelings for one another grew into something resembling love, and their wedding at the end of the film solidified their relationship as one of the most important romances in Star Wars history.

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Would Padme have lived if Anakin didn t turn to the dark side?

Sadly the Clone Wars would have still happened, but Padmé would have also survived, giving birth to Luke and Leia who would have probably been inducted into the Jedi Order. As for what would have happened between the two, with their marriage and all, that's a bit tricky.

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Why did Anakin think the dark side would save Padme?

Padmé was pregnant, and the thought of losing his wife and his child terrified Skywalker. Chancellor Palpatine was in truth, Darth Sidious, a Dark Lord of the Sith. Sidious promised to show Anakin paths to Force powers that could cheat death. With this ability, Anakin sought to save Padmé's life.

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What mental illnesses does Anakin have?

A recent study found that Anakin Skywalker's turn to the dark side was the result of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

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Did Vader regret killing Padme?

Yes, his entire character since then was a self loathing tragic monster who has little reason to care about anything. Betraying Mace Windu instantly made him regret his act of impulse, Padme's death and rejection of his actions later on made it stick.

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Was Anakin really fatherless?

Anakin Skywalker is the son of Shmi Skywalker, born without a father through the Force. He is the secret husband of Padmé Amidala, the father of Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa, the father-in-law of Han Solo, and the maternal grandfather of Ben Solo.

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Does Anakin ever apologize to Obi-Wan?

In Episode III, just before they are to set off on their respective missions, Obi-Wan and Anakin share a farewell. Anakin admits to Obi-Wan that he has been arrogant and unappreciative of his training, and apologizes to his master.

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Does Obi-Wan ever forgive Anakin?

Yes, when Darth Vader turned back to Anakin Skywalker and sacrifice himself to save his son, he dies and Obi-Wan uses the force to connect with Anakin's spirit. In that time Anakin apologizes to Obi-Wan, desperately asking him to forgive him for everything he has done to him and everybody over the years.

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Did Obi-Wan ever forgive Anakin?

In the final scene where Luke sees Obi Wan, Yoda and Anakin as force ghosts, Obi Wan smiles at Anakin, suggesting that he is forgiven. Why is this not discussed more often? I consider it an important moment in the saga, because the fact that Obi Wan could forgive Anakin is a great show of his character.

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Was Anakin abusive to Padmé?

He Force-choked her, apparently sending her body into meltdown mode, and she only lived just long enough to deliver their twins, Luke and Leia, before she apparently lost the will to live and simply died.

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What is Padmé's mental illness?

At least partially, Padmé is experiencing a kind of Stockholm Syndrome or more specifically, the idea of equating affection with crime, a disorder known as hybristophilia. Anakin confesses his crime of killing the Sand People to Padmé, and later, she totally tells him she loves him.

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Why was Padmé not allowed to marry Anakin?

The marriage, witnessed by the droids C-3PO and R2-D2, was kept secret due to Amidala's place as a prominent Senator in the Galactic Republic and because of Skywalker's membership in the Jedi Order; the Jedi Code prevented Jedi from falling in love and forming attachments such as marriage.

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Who is the strongest Jedi?

Master Yoda has risen above all others to claim the top spot as the most powerful Jedi of all time and the true chosen one according to IGN's audience. He won pretty handily as well, as he was victorious in 89,756 of his 95,243 battles and had a win percentage of 94.2%.

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How did KYLO Ren get Vader's helmet?

Kylo Ren went to Endor, which was, at that point, only inhabited by Ewoks, to Vader's funeral pyre, and just picked up the mask. Then he walked away. It was just lying there in Endor.

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Is Darth Vader's suit painful?

Darth Vader's Suit Embeds Needles In His Skin

Unfortunately, these needles, which transmit neurological data throughout his body and allow him to control his limbs, also cause him constant pain. Between the never-ending itchiness and walking around with needles in his skin, it's no wonder he is so angry.

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