Maul and Savage didn’t waste time seeking an advantageous position. The blades turned his pale face a hellish red. Maul's apprentice puts up a better fight, and unlike Windu, Maul was able to keep his apprentice in the fight, longer than Windu kept Fisto and the rest in the fight against Sidious. He took on Darth Sidious and survived. I do think pitting Dooku and Maul against each other is just as good or possibly better an idea than Sidious himself just showing up out of the blue to handle Maul and Savage, but it is what it is. His mechanical legs convulsed, shorting out. The commandos rushing to intercept him reached for their throats, gagging, and the cloaked figure swept past them without a sideways glance, gaze fixed straight ahead. It was their mission to ensure that Maul escaped from the Spire. The fact that sidious was able to kill savage and capture Maul (alive!) Dec 15, 2020 #18 Dooku should win. Spire, Stygeon Prime Maul, using two lightsabers of his own, proved a much tougher opponent and held his … There are several reasons why certain scenes in this duel are, to be perfectly blunt, doctored to portray Maul and Savage as posing a serious threat to Sidious in the course of this encounter. Maul and Savage Opress then fight Sidious together, and at first are holding their own. Great blog Silver, by the way. Filoni is absolutely right. Bolts of energy ripped out from the Sith Lord’s fingers, tendrils of brilliant blue and purple that danced across Maul’s tattooed skin and ripped through his muscles, his organs. For that matter, Sidious even saw Savage charging toward him and neglected to evade him, and all this attack served to accomplish was allow Sidious to Force pull both the Zabrak brothers off the balcony against their will down into a lower arena. Although this article is based on canonical information, the actual name of this subject is pure conjecture. I feel the same way. --Taken from ign.com, Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Dave Filoni Talks about the Death Watch/Darth Maul Arc and the Casualties Along the Way Page 2 of 3. How could it be the best duel in the entire TCW series ? Sidious lifted his head slightly, and Maul saw his yellow eyes beneath the hood. The two Zabraks stared grimly at the hooded figure. Sidious does have something to do with this as he needs the Sith to be discovered to compell the Jedi to train Anakin. “You have become a rival,” Sidious declared. Meanwhile, Sidious duels the Sith brothers, never wavering from his position of superiority. They shot another rocket through the walls of the prison, and all three escapees repelled via zipline out of the fortress and through the mountains to the surface, where a group of battle droids opted against pursuing them. Believe it or not, there’s more to Darth Maul that his brief appearances in Phantom Menace. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll 19 BBY “How unfortunate that you are attempting to deceive me,” Sidious said. , Kast and Saxon took Maul to Zanbar as ordered, where the Death Watch leader reunited with his forces. :). This is partly speculation on my part though. Had Filoni stated that Savage "put up a good fight against Sidious," that would mean what it clearly says, but instead he stated that Savage "puts up a better fight than the Jedi Council did." I was wondering when Erkan would get in here, lol. The comic reveals that Maul was abducted as a child by Darth Sidious. Savage stared at the new arrival in astonishment, transfixed by the sight. Filoni:And he’s enjoying himself while he does it. He’s not offering proper respect to his master, Sidious, and he’s going to pay the price for that. Maul tried to shake off his attack, rocketing up from the floor. None So, what, we're supposed to view every fight at face value without even looking at the context, or even the statements by Filoni? Dooku briefly interrogated and tortured Maul for information about the Shadow Collective, causing the renegade Sith Lord to believe that his enemies were only interested in destroying his base of power. I can't speak for silver but just because he thinks Sidious proved he could toy with Maul while maintaining superiority and beat him whenever he wants doesn't mean he doesn't enjoy the duel. It was never a real fight. the duel between her and Savage on Florrum, starwars.com, Palpatine Biography Gallery, Image 26 of 29, ign.com, Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Dave Filoni Talks about the Death Watch/Darth Maul Arc and the Casualties Along the Way Page 2 of 3, starwars.com, The Lawless Episode Gallery, Image 21 of 23, starwars.com, Darth Maul Biography Gallery, Image 33 of 33, starwars.com, Databank, Palpatine Biography Gallery, Image 26 of 29, Sidious manifested Lightning powerful enough to severely hurt Maul, Savage has been repelled by Tyranus' Lightning in the past, starwars.com, Databank, The Lawless Episode Gallery, Image 21 of 23, starwars.com, Databank, Darth Maul Biography Gallery, Image 33 of 33, Savage is awed by the power Sidious radiates in the Force, Sidious repels their combined strength in a saberlock, Maul is astonished by Sidious' speed and efficiency with his blades, After killing Savage, Sidious gradually throws consecutive blows faster and faster until all Maul can see is a blurring "cage" of light and numerous blows heading towards him, unable to block them all, Sidious tosses Maul around with the Force, then tortures him with Lightning, Sidious held both Maul and Savage helpless against a wall and willingly released them in order to engage in a fight, He smiles and laughs throughout the battle, enjoying the contest, He pulls the brothers off the balcony after Savage rammed him, He hits the brothers more times than the inverse, He never wavers from his position of superiority, and he always holds the upper hand, He knocks Maul unconscious with a Force Push, He dances around Savage's last attack with impunity before killing him, He permits Maul to rush to Savage's side, pausing the duel, He defeats an irate, dual-wielding Maul while toying with him, He telekinetically throws Maul around without Maul being able to mount a defense against his power. Had Filoni stated that Savage "put up a good fight against Sidious," that would mean what it clearly says, but instead he stated that Savage "puts up a better fight than the Jedi Council did." In the Jedi Temple's communication room Obi-Wa… Concluding from Filoni's statement, "Savage did better than the Jedi Council," that "Savage put up a good fight against Sidious" is both non-sequitur and fails to listen to/read Filoni's statement for what it is. How could this clear stomp been interpreted otherwise? [Source]. Sidious’s lightsabers twirled swiftly and elegantly, turning aside the furious blows Maul and Savage rained down upon him as the three Sith leapt and spun. Not to mention, if we want to judge the succession of events in this fight based on Filoni's commentary, then I offer the following citations as more accurate descriptions of the play by play. You know just as well or better than I do how information can be manipulated to fit a point of view. Maul’s saber spun out of his hand, bouncing away across the floor. Sidious caught their sabers on his, the weapons howling and crackling where they touched. Thorough and concise, I don't see how anyone could argue against what you've laid out. I invalidated this claim in the OP as well: According to Filoni during his interviews, "no one can compete with [Sidious]," "nobody was really...able to touch him," "[Sidious] really always does have the upper hand," "he's enjoying himself while he does it," and "Maul...is still not nearly as powerful as Sidious. Sidious watched the lightning build in intensity, his eyes unblinking, his teeth gritted in a triumphant, terrible smile. Fantastic breakdown. While Clone Wars focused on connecting the dots between Episodes II and III, Rebels was a little more focused on creating a link between III and IV. As they flee in speeders, they are chased by several Mandalorian super commandos. great blog entry....but was this really needed? This fight is so clearly and so unfairly played in Palpatine's favor, I honestly can't fathom how it could be misunderstood to highlight Maul's formidability. @silver2467: To be honest, Sidious had Maul and Savage pinned to a wall in a TK hold, he could have crushed them there and then but let them go and allowed them to draw their lightsabers. Excellently done. So not only did Palpatine tool Savage, which was conveyed very plainly, but Filoni's statement that Savage "put up a better fight than the Jedi Council did" is not tantamount to Savage actually putting up a good fight. Sidious and his apprentice, Count Dooku, intended for Maul to escape, hoping he would lead them to the Nightsister witch Mother Talzin, Maul's mother and an old enemy of Darth Sidious. The motion was almost automatic, involuntary. “I am most impressed to see you have survived your injuries,” he said, the voice as rough and cracked as Maul remembered. The facts are the facts, and Maul and Savage together were never able to adequately oppose Sidious in a fight. During an unfinished deleted scene from the duel, which was posted on ign.com, Sidious fires Lightning at Maul and Savage, which they parry with their lightsabers, and then Maul pushes Sidious against a wall. “Remember the first and only reality of the Sith,” Sidious said. I am not comparing Maul to Sidious, it's pretty shame that when you trying to use that great duel, where Maul actually manage to hold his own, and even kicked him from torso, some people showing up with ''shut up, are you crazy, he was toying with him'' attitude and that's what I call it lowball, it happened with Mace Windu many times, I mean if we can't even talk or use that fight, where is the respect for the great work ? The Sith Lord was astonishingly fast and efficient, and the Force flowed through him effortlessly. Maul tried to slash past Sidious’s guard, only to find his Master had given ground, causing Maul to extend his arms too far and leave himself slightly unbalanced. “Brother, I am an unworthy apprentice,” Savage said. Sidious' vessel was followed by Mandalorian super commandos Rook Kast and Gar Saxon of Death Watch, part of the Shadow Collective, on orders from Prime Minister Almec of Mandalore. Then Sidious seized his former apprentice with the Force, hurling him against the wall. On account of this, the fact that Maul and Savage hit Sidious in no way reduces the overwhelming advantage he enjoyed over them throughout the duration of the entire duel. Brilliant blog and a enjoyable read. Maul saw that Savage was startled by the seemingly frail man’s enormous strength. It’s just not gonna happen. I didn't know people were misinterpreting this fight, it seems abundantly clear without your detailed analysis that Sidious always had the upper hand over Maul and Savage fighting together. “I sense a presence,” Maul warned Savage. Sidious stopped. @silver2467: Fantastic blog. To them, he was a dark sun blazing with power that was simultaneously hypnotizing and terrifying to behold. Indeed, Maul had been trained in several forms of lightsaber combat. With little resistance, designed to deliberately allow Maul to escape, the three boarded a Death Watch Gauntlet fighter and lifted off. Filoni said that it was ''the best'' lightsaber duel they've done, if it is just a joke where Sidious was toying with them, what's the point of it ? Multiple battle droidsMultiple super battle droidsMultiple droidekas @jedixman: Well, at least you can be grateful they opted to show Sidious better than the two not just with the Force but with lightsabers too. Savage rammed him, and Maul later kicked him in mid-air. Meanwhile, Sidious was followed to Stygeon Prime by two Death Watch warriors, Rook Kast and Gar Saxon, under orders from Mandalore's Prime Minister, Almec, to free Maul from the Spire. Having Maul continue his journey of revenge and wreaking havoc across the galaxy was shown as more of a bucket list item than pure revenge. Then he crashed to the ground. Head of State Count Dooku His head hit the wall with a sickening crunch. The Witch King of Angmar. During his training, Sidious took Maul to Malachor, where an ancient battle between the Jedi and the Sith occurred. Escape from the Spire In canon, we see the exact opposite, where Sidious overpowers the brothers by pushing them against a wall before the duel began. The fact that it's a good fight (visually) has nothing to do with Sidious' mindset. Yoda barely escapes [when he fights Sidious in Revenge of the Sith]. Darth was a title given to the Dark Lords of the Sith Order, which preceded a moniker different from the birth name. Preying on Vader’s ego, they goad him into dueling Maul for the chance to prove himself as the Dark Side’s true disciple. There is only one fact: Palpatine stomps. 10.3k 15 15 gold badges 68 68 silver badges 134 134 bronze … What might make that one a bit more of a challenge though is that I can name at least three sources off the top of my head that state that Dooku stalemated Yoda both with the Force and with a lightsaber, as strange as that may sound. I mean if we can't even talk or use that fight, where is the respect for the work that TCW producers have done ? On that note, I could also mention the telekinetic control Sidious exhibited at the beginning and end of this battle, where he pins Maul and Savage to a wall against their will and lets them down of his own volition and later bashes Maul into a wall and the floor, both of which show just how easily he could have beaten both with the Force alone had he not elected to duel them for his own entertainment. Following the interrogation, the Mandalorians assaulted the prison and rescued their captive leader, where they rendezvoused with the remainder of their forces on the moon Zanbar. He had to be the strongest, most dangerous guy. 3; Despite this. @silver2467: Maybe Dooku vs Savage and Ventress or Obi-Wan vs Savage and Maul. If anyone wants to dismiss the novelization on the grounds that it no longer represents TCW Canon, fair enough. How could Savage put up a better fight than Jedi Council, if Sidious was actually toying with him ? Maul wasted no time when he was set on his course, and did not engage in formalities that often when confronting his prey. Darth Maul had only a few brief scenes in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, even if they did include some stunning action moments. The topic today is on the duel between Darth Sidious and Darth Maul and Savage Opress in The Clone Wars episode "The Lawless." @sxe619: You made a mistake doing that, my friend. Here's why Maul was motivated to find Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Rebels, and it's not so that he could kill his arch-nemesis. For instance, Sidious compared to a normal jedi councilman is a jaguer to a kitten. “Have mercy. Maul felt himself leap from the throne, mechanical legs clacking down the steps and toward his old Master. “And I have built all of this in hopes of returning to your side.”. star-wars sith darth-sidious darth-tyranus. In one case it takes minimal effort to win but in the other he must use a bit more force. But what is Maul’s real name.  The fighting that resulted from Maul's power grab led to a battle in the capital city of Sundari, where Darth Sidious—Maul's former Sith Master—arrived and captured Maul during a lightsaber duel. Perhaps in his time away and his own ambition, like a villain, he got carried away with himself. We hadn’t really had a big one in awhile, and I really thought this is our chance to show everyone why Sidious is the Sith Lord. It was there that Sidious briefly interrogated Maul, and told Count Dooku, Sidious' apprentice, to find out information about who and where the Shadow Collective leaders were. Maul looked up, saber in his grasp, and stared into Darth Sidious’s blazing eyes. A mist seemed to rise from Savage’s body, emerging from his wounds and then from his eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. The statement itself doesn't even need to be power-related. Maul had grown more powerful since the last time he’d been in Sidious’s presence, before the Neimoidian invasion of Naboo had turned disastrous and Obi-Wan had bested him inside the Theed power core. I shouldn't even need to put this much effort into explaining what happened here. , Sidious brought Maul to the Spire, a prison fortress controlled by the Confederacy of Independent Systems on Stygeon Prime. Sidious has to dig deep and use his dark side immersion to win. Sidious stepped back as Maul rushed to his fallen brother’s side. Darth MaulCommander Gar SaxonPrime Minister Almec (from afar) Sidious can’t show up and have people walk out of the room. It may surprise you to know (or it may not) that Darth Maul also has a bit of telepathic power at his disposal. It might be one worth doing, but I wouldn't call it high on my list. He then fights Maul and Savage, killing Opress, and defeating and capturing Maul alive. Savage knew the dangers of facing the Sith Lord alone, and pressed his attack before Sidious draw his hand back from Force-shoving Maul into the wall. Sidious didn't have to single out Savage in order to kill him. Maul could no longer remember where he had heard it, or what it meant. “You belong to me,” Sidious said. They were followed by the Separatists, led by General Grievous—who was under strict orders to weaken, but not destroy Maul, which would force him to seek out Mother Talzin for help against the Sith. Why did Sidious choose Vader to lead Order 66 in the Jedi Temple? It roughly translated to \"Dark Lord.\" The Sith names of Sheev Palpatine, Count Dooku, and Anakin Skywalker were Darth Sidious, Darth Tyranus, and Darth Vader, respectively. But yeah, he had to go. For this reason, they worked to resurrect Maul in order to replace Vader. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. During the Clone Wars, and over ten years after being presumed dead during the Battle of Naboo, the Sith Lord Darth Maul returned to galactic prominence by creating a criminal army known as the Shadow Collective. : ). send you an email once approved. During this brief fight, Savage evinces noticeable strain to keep up as he repeatedly grunts and vainly flails his blades but never comes close to slashing Sidious. Commanders These two situations are not the same, and it does not explain why Obi-Wan beats Anakin and Darth Maul loses. If Sidious was truly so great why bother to single them out, wouldn't it be more enjoyable to take out Savage while fighting Maul? In one sense, it would make more sense to me for Palpatine to send Dooku after Maul so that Sidious can acquire the most suitable apprentice; whoever won between Tyranus and Maul would be deserving of the Sith title. I said he held his own for an extended period of time. Next Sidious believes there is little difference between the Sith … If you're taking any suggestions about any TCW-related fights you could do in the future, I think Luminara & Ahsoka vs. Ventress in S1 and Dooku vs. Ventress & the Nightsisters would be interesting. Upon arrival, Sidious declared the Sith brothers to be his rivals. But Dooku's death was something that Sidious not only expected, but likely planned, since he already had an eye on Anakin. The same thing with ''Savage puts up a better fight than Jedi Council did'' statement. Savage gasped, his saber tumbling from his grasp. This is wrong on all counts, because Sidious beat Maul with the Force and with a lightsaber all while holding back and just toying with him.Maul really can't hold his own against Sidious in any meaningful way. I didn't even know this misconception existed. You single out one or two quotes, but you ignore the quotes that reinforce the fact that Sidious was toying with them. That alone is proof Sidious was toying with them and wasn't instantly going for the kill. The commandos guarding the royal chamber reached for their throats. Confederacy of Independent Systems As Maul watched, an unseen forced lifted them high in the air, then slammed them to the floor, where they lay motionless in their red-and-black armor. He tried to get up, but realized he was already in the air, held aloft by the Force. This does absolutely nothing to gain them any advantage though, especially in Savage's case. ... ask about the existence of Luke Skywalker who's rumored to be the one who will avenge him and all who were wronged by Darth Sidious. His second blow to Savage sent him flying backward and lying face-down on the ground until he struggled to regain his composure some seconds later, and the last roundhouse that Sidious threw at Savage stunned him and left him open to a stab with both lightsabers that Sidious immediately ended the contest with. A force to rival Darth Sidious himself. In reality, Lucas himself had very different plans for the Sith Apprentice. To begin, here is a clip of the duel as it occurred on-screen in TCW. Maul had fought his Master many times, starting when he was little more than a child and continuing through his apprenticeship. The key to interpreting this quote properly is in understanding that this a statement of comparison between Savage and the Jedi Council members, not Savage and Sidious. Among them are the fact that both Savage and Maul each landed one unarmed strike on Sidious. --Taken from starwars.com, Darth Maul Biography Gallery, Image 33 of 33. Maul stared at his Master’s face. To say that Sidious' Lightning would have no effect on them is demonstrably inaccurate, both because Sidious manifested Lightning powerful enough to severely hurt Maul and because Savage has been repelled by Tyranus' Lightning in the past. Not very hard to do considering that the official starwars.com, on which "Wrath of the Sith" is posted, also said that Palpatine slew Saesee Tiin, Agen Kolar, and Kit Fisto before any of them could react. Sidious compared to Maul is a dog to a turtle. Every single source that discusses this duel distinguishes Sidious as the winner by a country mile, and the episode itself illustrated Sidious' amusement, restraint, and inevitable victory. Content approaching. IGN: And there are some other notable beats there at the end, besides, obviously, the death of Savage. The Witch King of Angmar The Witch King of Angmar. He took on both Anakin and Obi Wan at the same time … Wookieepedia is a FANDOM Movies Community. is a very impressive feat no matter the time it took to accomplish it. It intensified, until it felt like the Force itself was roiling, heaving like the sea in the grip of an enormous storm. @erkan12: "Best lightsaber duel they've done" as in it has the best animation and is entertaining to watch. They see Vader as a threat to the dark side and to The Master (Palpatine/Sidious) due to his past as a Jedi and the remaining light within him.  This alliance was part of Sidious's plan, but Maul knew this as well. There’s the fact that Maul begged for his life. Likewise Silver, I'm glad to see you around on here too. This fulfilled a years-long goal of Death Watch to take over the planet and restore Mandalore's ancient warrior culture, which had been replaced by the pacifistic ideals of Duchess Kryze and the New Mandalorians. Great work! The aesthetic quality of a fight has nothing to do with its context. “Master,” he said, leaning forward on the throne. “A presence I haven’t felt since...”. --Taken from starwars.com, The Lawless Episode Gallery, Image 21 of 23. He could have ended their encounter before ever crossing blades with them, as he proved he could trash both of them with the Force when he maintained a Force grip against both that neither could escape from, when he KO'd Maul instantly with a single Force push, and when he pounded Maul into the wall and the floor with hand gestures.  As Sidious and Dooku suspected, Maul contacted Mother Talzin, who told him to meet the Separatists in combat again on Ord Mantell. The reality is, Savage fought for a longer period of time with fewer allies against Sidious; therefore, he put up a better fight than the Jedi Council did. 1 Sith Lord/Head of StateCount DookuMultiple B2-series super battle droidsMultiple BX-series droid commandosMultiple droidekas Sidious yanked his weapon back and Savage seemed to hang suspended for a moment, as if he were being levitated by with the Force. Teeth bared, Savage windmilled his double saber, hoping to disarm Sidious or force him to give ground. He saw the strain as Sidious called upon the Force to keep the brothers at bay. Did you watch the duel? In my experience, this fight is not nearly as misconstrued as the two previous blogs I wrote of this kind, but I do often see some users present this fight as depicting Maul, or even occasionally Savage, being in Sidious' power and skill tier, which the events themselves fail to support. Their blows failed to procure them an edge during the fight, they were shrugged off by an unharmed Sidious, and they were returned with more than twice as many attacks that Sidious managed to batter them with, to say nothing of the fact that Sidious' blows were more forceful and harmful. It should be obvious. Maul’s earliest memories were of that hooded figure—his tests, his teachings, and also his torments. I have seen Maul and Savage take some flak for that fight, even though the circumstances favored Kenobi, which can become tiresome. I know that Darth Maul is a Sith name given to him by Darth Sidious. He was dancing circles around them both at once while holding back; revealed TK potent enough to constrain both of them and negligently pummel Maul; and used Lightning to torture Maul as an example of his superiority. --Taken from starwars.com, Palpatine Biography Gallery, Image 26 of 29. Please update the article to reflect recent events, and remove this template when finished. In response, Sidious retrieves his footing by collapsing a chandelier over him, which Maul rolls away from; then they resume the duel. So, Savage had to pay the price, and I felt bad for Clancy [Brown] because he did such a great job as Savage. By contrast, Maul and Savage's attacks were hollow attempts to injure or incapacitate Sidious. Sidious stands comfortably above both Maul and Savage combined. For a while, Maul sought revenge against the powerful Sith himself, but he knew that he couldn't do it on his own. :3. © 2021 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. As soon as he shows up, people are going to die, bad things are going to happen. Sidious neatly side-stepped Savage’s assault, drawing back as the massive Zabrak raised his double-bladed saber high to try to pummel him with it. Concluding from Filoni's statement, "Savage did better than the Jedi Council," that "Savage put up a good fight against Sidious" is both non-sequitur and fails to listen to/read Filoni's statement for what it was. Vader has no … The title of this article is conjectural. They simply charged, blades shimmering, trying to overpower Sidious with the animal ferocity of their attack. But strong as he had become, Maul found himself in awe of Sidious. Snarling, he reached out with the Force and slammed Maul against the wall, leaving him lying stunned in a heap. Regardless, non-canon content is not an acceptable form of proof. In that case, to summarize what we've learned from the episode "The Lawless" as well as Filoni and starwars.com's descriptions: If all of that doesn't spell a clean, painless curbstomp, I don't know what does. This reflects my own thoughts on Maul's 1v1 with Sidious. "You know, getting taken out by Sidious is pretty good, ranks up there. 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