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A '''religion''' described an organized belief system held by many beings in [[the galaxy]]. Some religions were labeled as '''cults'''.
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{{Quote|I'm a Mandalorian. Weapons are part of my religion!|[[Din Djarin]]|Chapter 2: The Child}}
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A '''religion''', sometimes referred to as a '''cult''', described an organized belief system held by many beings in [[the galaxy]].
   
 
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{{Quote|Like me, they are all that remains of the Jedi religion.|[[Luke Skywalker]], to [[Rey]]|Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi}}
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{{Quote|Like me, they are all that remains of the Jedi religion.|[[Luke Skywalker]], to [[Rey Skywalker|Rey]]|Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi}}
 
[[File:Jedha city.jpg|thumb|Jedha City: a pilgrimage place for many religious traditions.]]
 
[[File:Jedha city.jpg|thumb|Jedha City: a pilgrimage place for many religious traditions.]]
Religion usually referred to a being's spiritual beliefs and might include some belief in an [[Netherworld of the Force|afterlife]].<ref name="Episode III">[[Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith|''Star Wars'' Episode III ''Revenge of the Sith'']]</ref> They also might include the belief in a [[god]] or [[the Force]], though this was not always the case.<ref name="R1Novel"/> For instance, [[Mandalorian]] adherents to the [[Way of the Mandalore]] appeared not to show any reverence towards a god or the Force, and instead cherished weaponry, honor, and their armor.<ref name="Chapter 2">{{The Mandalorian|2}}</ref> The [[Central Isopter]], on the other hand, worshiped [[death]].<ref name="Star Wars 41">''[[Star Wars 41]]''</ref> Many religions followed some form of creed or code.<ref name="Chapter 8">{{The Mandalorian|8}}</ref> The [[Jedi Order]] adhered to its [[Jedi Code]],<ref name="Episode I">[[Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace|''Star Wars'' Episode I ''The Phantom Menace'']]</ref> while their enemies, the [[Sith]], followed the [[Code of the Sith]].<ref name="Altar of Mortis">{{TCW|Altar of Mortis (episode)}}</ref> Likewise, many religions followed a foundational set of scriptures,<ref name="TROSVD">''[[Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary]]''</ref> such as the [[sacred Jedi texts]] observed by members of the Jedi Order.<ref name="Episode VIII">[[Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi|''Star Wars'' Episode VIII ''The Last Jedi'']]</ref> The [[Order of the Esoteric Pulsar]] followed the ''[[Book of Stars]]''.<ref name="R1Novel">[[Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (novelization)|''Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'' novelization]]</ref>
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Religion usually referred to a being's spiritual beliefs and might include some belief in an [[Netherworld of the Force|afterlife]].<ref name="Episode III">[[Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith|''Star Wars'' Episode III ''Revenge of the Sith'']]</ref> They also might include the belief in a [[god]] or [[the Force]], though this was not always the case.<ref name="R1Novel" /> For instance, [[Mandalorian]] adherents to the [[Way of the Mandalore]] appeared not to show any reverence towards a god or the Force, and instead cherished weaponry, honor, and their armor.<ref name="Chapter 2">{{TheMandalorian|Chapter 2: The Child}}</ref> The people of [[Serenno]] worshiped seven gods.<ref name="Jedi Lost">''[[Dooku: Jedi Lost]]''</ref> The [[Central Isopter]], on the other hand, worshiped [[death]].<ref name="Star Wars 41">[[Star Wars 41|''Star Wars'' 41]]</ref> Many religions followed some form of creed or code.<ref name="Chapter 8">{{TheMandalorian|Chapter 8: Redemption}}</ref> The [[Jedi Order]] adhered to its [[Jedi Code]],<ref name="Episode I">[[Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace|''Star Wars'' Episode I ''The Phantom Menace'']]</ref> while their enemies, the [[Sith]], followed the [[Code of the Sith]].<ref name="Altar of Mortis">{{TCW|Altar of Mortis (episode)}}</ref> Likewise, many religions followed a foundational set of scriptures,<ref name="TROSVD">''[[Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary]]''</ref> such as the [[sacred Jedi texts]] observed by members of the Jedi Order.<ref name="Episode VIII">[[Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi|''Star Wars'' Episode VIII ''The Last Jedi'']]</ref> The [[Order of the Esoteric Pulsar]] followed the ''[[Book of Stars]]''.<ref name="R1Novel">[[Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (novelization)|''Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'' novelization]]</ref>
 
[[File:Central Isopter cultists - Topps.png|thumb|left|Central Isopter cultists]]
 
[[File:Central Isopter cultists - Topps.png|thumb|left|Central Isopter cultists]]
Whenever a religion fell outside the mainstream, it was often referred to as a "cult." Many of the known cults in [[the galaxy]] adhered to the [[dark side of the Force]], making following them even more stigmatized. In the aftermath of the [[Battle of Endor]], multiple Sith cults emerged to worship the deposed and presumed deceased [[Sith Lord]] [[Darth Sidious]] and his apprentice [[Darth Vader]]. Among these were the the [[Acolytes of the Beyond]], [[Alazmec of Winsit]], and the [[Sith Eternal]].<ref name="TROSVD"/> Similarly, it was possible for splinter groups to form within religions who disagreed with the orthodox members of their orders. An example of this was the [[Ordu Aspectu]], a [[Jedi]] heresy, who disagreed with the violence perpetrated by the Jedi Order.<ref name="Aphra2">''[[Doctor Aphra 2]]''</ref> However, the orthodox Jedi eventually [[Doom of the Ordu Aspectu|destroyed]] the sect.<ref name="Aphra6">''[[Doctor Aphra 6]]''</ref>
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Whenever a religion fell outside the mainstream, it was often referred to as a "cult." Many of the known cults in [[the galaxy]] adhered to the [[dark side of the Force]], making following them even more stigmatized. In the aftermath of the [[Battle of Endor]], multiple Sith cults emerged to worship the deposed and presumed deceased [[Sith Lord]] [[Darth Sidious]] and his apprentice [[Anakin Skywalker|Darth Vader]]. Among these were the the [[Acolytes of the Beyond]], [[Alazmec of Winsit]], and the [[Sith Eternal]].<ref name="TROSVD" /> Similarly, it was possible for splinter groups to form within religions who disagreed with the orthodox members of their orders. An example of this was the [[Ordu Aspectu]], a [[Jedi]] heresy, who disagreed with the violence perpetrated by the Jedi Order.<ref name="Aphra2">[[Doctor Aphra (2016) 2|''Doctor Aphra'' 2]]</ref> However, the orthodox Jedi eventually [[Doom of the Ordu Aspectu|destroyed]] the sect.<ref name="Aphra6">[[Doctor Aphra 6|''Doctor Aphra'' 6]]</ref>
   
Many religions had sites scattered throughout the galaxy that were holy or sacred to them. [[Jedha City]] was a gathering place for a plethora of the galaxy's [[Force]]-based religions up until its destruction by the [[Death Star|first Death Star]].<ref name="R1Novel">[[Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (novelization)|''Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'' novelization]]</ref> [[Ilum]] was a sacred [[planet]] for the Jedi Order, where they would harvest [[kyber crystal]]s for their [[lightsaber]]s;<ref name="The Gathering">{{TCW|The Gathering}}</ref> and [[Moraband]] was a dark but sacred world to the Sith and was home to their [[Valley of the Dark Lords|burial grounds]].<ref name="Sacrifice">{{TCW|Sacrifice}}</ref>
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Many religions had sites scattered throughout the galaxy that were holy or sacred to them. [[Jedha City]] was a gathering place for a plethora of the galaxy's [[Force]]-based religions, including the [[Ninn Orthodoxy]], the [[Guardians of the Whills]], the [[Phirmist|Phirmists]], and the [[Zealots of Psusan|Zealtos of Pusan]], until the city's destruction by the [[Death Star|first Death Star]].<ref name="R1Novel" /> [[Ilum]] was a sacred [[planet]] for the Jedi Order, where they would harvest [[kyber crystal]]s for their [[lightsaber]]s;<ref name="The Gathering">{{TCW|The Gathering}}</ref> and [[Moraband]] was a dark but sacred world to the Sith and was home to their [[Valley of the Dark Lords|burial grounds]].<ref name="Sacrifice">{{TCW|Sacrifice}}</ref>
   
== History ==
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==History==
=== Ancient past ===
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===Ancient past===
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{{Quote|Once we were brothers in the Force. But from the Hundred-Year Darkness were born the Sith.|A Jedi|Star Wars (2015) 9}}
 
[[File:DarthBane-SWFC.png|thumb|Darth Bane carried on the Sith religion after it was thought to be eradicated by the Jedi.]]
 
[[File:DarthBane-SWFC.png|thumb|Darth Bane carried on the Sith religion after it was thought to be eradicated by the Jedi.]]
At some point in the ancient past, the [[Prime Jedi]] created the Jedi Order on [[Ahch-To]].<ref name="TLJVD">''[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary]]''</ref> The [[sacred Jedi texts]], written at the dawn of the [[Jedi Order]], contained some of the earliest religious texts to reference [[the Force]]. The ''[[Rammahgon]]'' in particular contained a number of conflicting origin stories for both the [[universe]] and the Force.<ref name="TROSVD"/> Soon, the Jedi Order took to the stars, settling on [[Ossus]] and [[Tython]] among other worlds.<ref name="TLJVD"/> At some unknown point, Ahch-To was abandoned by the Jedi and left in the hands of the [[Caretakers]].<ref name="TLJNovel">''[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition]]''</ref>
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At some point in the ancient past, the [[Prime Jedi]] created the Jedi Order on [[Ahch-To]].<ref name="TLJVD">''[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary]]''</ref> The [[sacred Jedi texts]], written at the dawn of the [[Jedi Order]], contained some of the earliest religious texts to reference [[the Force]]. The ''[[Rammahgon]]'' in particular contained a number of conflicting origin stories for both the [[universe]] and the Force.<ref name="TROSVD" /> Soon, the Jedi Order took to the stars, settling on [[Ossus]] and [[Tython]] among other worlds.<ref name="TLJVD" /> At some unknown point, Ahch-To was abandoned by the Jedi and left in the hands of the [[Caretakers]].<ref name="TLJNovel">''[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition]]''</ref>
   
Their ancient [[dark side]] enemies, the [[Sith]], were later born from a schism in the Order led by an [[unidentified rogue Jedi]] during the [[Hundred-Year Darkness]].<ref name="SW9">[[Star Wars (2015) 9|''Star Wars 9'']]</ref> Conflict between these two Force religions would lead to [[Jedi–Sith war|countless wars]] that resulted in the [[Theocracy/Canon|theocratic]] [[Sith Empire]] in control of the galaxy. However, ultimately, the [[Jedi]] defeated their enemies and thought them to be extinct.<ref name="Propaganda">''[[Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy]]''</ref> Afterwards, the [[Galactic Republic]] sought to scrub history clean of all mentions of the Sith religion,<ref name="TROSVD"/> even forbidding [[protocol droid]]s from translating their [[Ur-Kittât|runic language]].<ref name="Episode IX">[[Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker|''Star Wars'' Episode IX ''The Rise of Skywalker'']]</ref> However, the [[Sith Lord]] [[Darth Bane]] carried on the Sith religion in the form of the [[Rule of Two]], allowing it to survive its supposed extinction.<ref name="Sacrifice"/>
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Their ancient dark side enemies, the [[Sith]], were later born from a schism in the Order led by an [[unidentified rogue Jedi]] during the [[Hundred-Year Darkness]].<ref name="SW9">[[Star Wars (2015) 9|''Star Wars'' 9]]</ref> Conflict between these two Force religions would lead to [[Jedi-Sith War|countless wars]] that resulted in the theocratic [[Sith Empire]] in control of the galaxy. However, ultimately, the [[Jedi]] defeated their enemies and thought them to be extinct.<ref name="Propaganda">''[[Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy]]''</ref> Afterwards, the [[Galactic Republic]] sought to scrub history clean of all mentions of the Sith religion,<ref name="TROSVD" /> even forbidding [[protocol droid]]s from translating their [[Ur-Kittât|runic language]].<ref name="Episode IX">[[Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker|''Star Wars'' Episode IX ''The Rise of Skywalker'']]</ref> However, the [[Sith Lord]] [[Darth Bane]] carried on the Sith religion in the form of the [[Rule of Two]], allowing it to survive its supposed extinction.<ref name="Sacrifice" />
[[File:Temple of the Whills - RO trailer.png|left|thumb|The Temple of the Kyber: a holy site in the Holy City on Jedha.]]
 
The ancient Jedi also fought a religious [[civil war]] with a splinter group, the [[Ordu Aspectu]], who disagreed with the orthodox members of the Order over the violence they perceived was perpetrated by the Jedi. Galactic [[historian]]s differ on what ultimately caused the conflict between the two sects of the Jedi Order, but, in the end, the rogue Jedi [[Rur]] and his followers were wiped out by the orthodox Jedi.<ref name="Aphra2"/>
 
   
Around the same time, more than 5000 years before the [[Galactic Civil War]], the holy city of [[NiJedha]] was built on the [[moon]] of [[Jedha]].<ref name="Atlas">''[[Star Wars: Galactic Atlas]]''</ref> The city hosted the [[Temple of the Kyber]] and came to be a site of pilgrimage for a plethora of Force religions. The Jedi Order eventually established itself on Jedha, as well, taking up in the Temple of the Kyber.<ref name="R1Novel"/> Despite its religious pluralism, the moon became so associated with the Jedi that it was proposed by historians as a possible location for the [[First Jedi Temple|first Jedi temple]].<ref name="TLJVD"/>
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[[File:Temple of the Whills - RO trailer.png|left|thumb|The Temple of the Kyber, a holy site in the Holy City on Jedha.]]
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The ancient Jedi also fought a religious [[civil war]] with a splinter group, the [[Ordu Aspectu]], who disagreed with the orthodox members of the Order over the violence they perceived was perpetrated by the Jedi. Galactic [[historian]]s differ on what ultimately caused the conflict between the two sects of the Jedi Order, but, in the end, the rogue Jedi [[Rur]] and his followers were wiped out by the orthodox Jedi.<ref name="Aphra2" />
   
=== Age of the Republic ===
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Around the same time, more than 5000 years before the [[Galactic Civil War]], the holy city of [[NiJedha]] was built on the [[moon]] of [[Jedha]].<ref name="Atlas">''[[Star Wars: Galactic Atlas]]''</ref> The city hosted the [[Temple of the Kyber]] and came to be a site of pilgrimage for a plethora of Force religions. The Jedi Order eventually established itself on Jedha, as well, taking up in the Temple of the Kyber.<ref name="R1Novel" /> Despite its religious pluralism, the moon became so associated with the Jedi that it was proposed by historians as a possible location for the [[First Jedi Temple|first Jedi temple]].<ref name="TLJVD" />
With the Sith seemingly defeated, the Jedi established their [[Jedi Temple|main temple]] on the galactic capital of [[Coruscant]], capping off an ancient [[Sith shrine]], which had also been the site of worship for a number of religious cults throughout the centuries.<ref name="Tarkin">''[[Tarkin (novel)|Tarkin]]''</ref> A number of religions prospered during the [[Age of the Republic]]. Though the Sith were gone, the dark side had its adherents in the form of the [[Sorcerers of Tund]] and the [[Yacombe]]. Many of their relics came to rest in the [[Bogan Collection]] in the [[Jedi Archives]] on Coruscant.<ref name="Dooku">''[[Dooku: Jedi Lost]]''</ref>
 
[[File:Sidious Maul.png|thumb|The Sith revealed themselves during the Naboo crisis.]]
 
In [[32 BBY]], however, the hidden Sith revealed themselves in the [[Invasion of Naboo]] when [[Darth Maul]] appeared to [[Qui-Gon Jinn]]. Though Maul was defeated and thought dead, the Jedi knew there to be at least one more Sith Lord waiting in the shadows.<ref name="Episode I"/> This Sith Lord was, unbeknownst to them, the newly elected [[Supreme Chancellor]] of the Republic, [[Sheev Palpatine]], known secretly as Darth Sidious.<ref name="Episode III"/>
 
   
Sidious, with his second apprentice [[Darth Tyranus]],<ref name="Episode II">[[Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones|''Star Wars'' Episode II ''Attack of the Clones'']]</ref> engineered the [[Clone Wars]] to draw the Jedi into a [[Jedi Purge|trap]]. At the end of the war, despite the loss of Tyranus, he declared himself [[Galactic Emperor|emperor]] and reformed the Republic into the [[Galactic Empire]]. He then used his new apprentice, [[Darth Vader]], and the [[clone trooper]]s to [[Order 66|extinguish]] the Jedi Order.<ref name="Episode III"/> The [[Nightsisters]] of [[Dathomir]] were also driven to near extinction by Sidious as a result of the war,<ref name="Massacre">{{TCW|Massacre}}</ref> though a [[Merrin|few]] [[Shelish|individuals]],<ref name="Fallen Order">''[[Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order]]''</ref><ref name="Uprising">''[[Star Wars: Uprising]]''</ref> and at least [[Nardithi Nightsisters|one clan]] survived the purge.<ref name="Ghosts">''[[Ghosts of Dathomir]]''</ref>
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===Republic Era===
[[File:Death Watch The Mandalorian.png|left|thumb|Death Watch saves Din Djarin during the Clone Wars.]]
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{{Quote|For over a thousand generations the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times. Before the Empire.|Obi-Wan Kenobi|Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope}}
The [[Way of the Mandalore]], a [[Mandalorian]] religious sect, was implied to have been around at the end of the Clone Wars. Members of [[Death Watch]] raised the young [[foundling]], [[Din Djarin]] in "the Way" after saving him from the [[Separatist Droid Army]].<ref name="Chapter 8"/>
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With the Sith seemingly defeated, the Jedi established their [[Jedi Temple|main temple]] on the galactic capital of [[Coruscant]], capping off an ancient [[Sith shrine]], which had also been the site of worship for a number of religious cults throughout the centuries.<ref name="Tarkin">[[Tarkin (novel)|''Tarkin'']]</ref> A number of religions prospered during the [[Republic Era]]. Though the Sith were gone, the dark side had its adherents in the form of the [[Sorcerers of Tund]] and the [[Yacombe]]. Many of their relics came to rest in the [[Bogan Collection]] in the [[Jedi Archives]] on Coruscant.<ref name="Jedi Lost" />
   
=== Age of the Empire ===
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[[File:Dooku-BFII.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Dooku killed the Presagers of Hakotei with Force lightning.]]
The Emperor and Darth Vader continued their purge of the Jedi after the formation of the Galactic Empire, going so far as to form the [[Inquisitorius]] to aid in hunting down any survivors.<ref name="Vader 6">''[[Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 6]]''</ref> Sidious also ordered [[Project Harvester]] to gather up the [[Force-sensitive]] children of the galaxy in the hopes of training them as [[dark side]] adherents to his will.<ref name="Harvester">''[[Servants of the Empire: Rebel in the Ranks]]''</ref> Even so, some Jedi survived the purge and went on to join other religions. For instance, [[Eeth Koth]], though he was later murdered by Vader, became a [[priest]] in the [[Church of the Ganthic Enlightenment]].<ref name="Vader 19">''[[Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 19]]''</ref> The Jedi teachings also lived on in the form of the [[Church of the Force]]: a underground group of [[Force]]-worshipers that revered the Jedi Order and fought to see them restored to the galaxy in the wake of the Emperor's purge.<ref name="Episode VII">[[Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens|''Star Wars'' Episode VII ''The Force Awakens'']]</ref>
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The [[Presagers of Hakotei]]—a dark side cult that was obsessed with sacrificing living beings in order to receive [[Force vision|visions]] of the future—were also active on the [[Outer Rim Territories|Outer Rim]] planet of [[Asusto]], which was strong in the dark side of the Force. The Jedi had long thought the Presagers extinct, but some of the witches survived, and traded Sith artifacts on the [[black market]] in the hopes of luring a powerful Jedi to them. They succeeded in roping in a young [[Dooku]], as well as [[Jedi Master]] [[Lene Kostana]] and her [[Padawan]] [[Sifo-Dyas]]. Dooku ultimately wiped out the coven, marking his first significant step down the dark path.<ref name="Jedi Lost" />
   
However, despite the persecution of the Jedi Order, a number of religions existed and prospered under the Empire. The cult of the [[Central Isopter]] was among the more notable. The cult consisted of [[Force-sensitive]] members who received visions of great [[death]] and went to those sites to revel in the carnage.<ref name="Star Wars 41"/> They were present at arguably one of the greatest religious catastrophes in galactic history when the holy city on [[Jedha]] was destroyed by the [[Death Star]].<ref name="Rogue One">''[[Rogue One: A Star Wars Story]]''</ref> The blast eradicated centuries of religious history and destroyed a number of sacred sites.<ref name="R1Novel"/>
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In [[32 BBY]] the hidden Sith revealed themselves in the [[Invasion of Naboo]] when [[Maul|Darth Maul]] appeared to [[Qui-Gon Jinn]]. Though Maul was defeated and thought dead, the Jedi knew there to be at least one more Sith Lord waiting in the shadows.<ref name="Episode I" /> This Sith Lord was, unbeknownst to them, the newly elected [[Supreme Chancellor]] of the Republic, [[Darth Sidious|Sheev Palpatine]], secretly Darth Sidious.<ref name="Episode III" />
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[[File:Death Watch The Mandalorian.png|thumb|left|250px|Death Watch continued the martial religion of Mandalore during the Clone Wars.]]
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Sidious, with his second apprentice [[Dooku|Darth Tyranus]],<ref name="Episode II">[[Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones|''Star Wars'' Episode II ''Attack of the Clones'']]</ref> engineered the [[Clone Wars]] to draw the Jedi into a [[Great Jedi Purge|trap]]. At the end of the war, despite the loss of Tyranus, he declared himself [[Galactic Emperor|emperor]] and reformed the Republic into the [[Galactic Empire]]. He then used his new apprentice, [[Anakin Skywalker|Darth Vader]], and the [[clone trooper]]s to [[Order 66|extinguish]] the Jedi Order.<ref name="Episode III" /> The [[Nightsisters]] of [[Dathomir]] were also driven to near extinction by Sidious as a result of the war,<ref name="Massacre">{{TCW|Massacre}}</ref> though a [[Merrin|few]] [[Shelish|individuals]],<ref name="Fallen Order">''[[Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order]]''</ref><ref name="Uprising">''[[Star Wars: Uprising]]''</ref> and at least [[Nardithi Nightsisters|one clan]] survived the purge.<ref name="Ghosts">''[[Ghosts of Dathomir]]''</ref>
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The [[Way of the Mandalore]], a [[Mandalorian]] religious sect, was implied to have been around at the end of the Clone Wars. Members of [[Death Watch]] raised the young [[foundling]], [[Din Djarin]] in "the Way" after saving him from the [[Separatist Droid Army]].<ref name="Chapter 8" />
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===Imperial Era===
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[[File:Jedha SW38.png|thumb|right|Jedha was ravaged by the Death Star.]]
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The Emperor and Darth Vader continued their purge of the Jedi after the formation of the Galactic Empire, going so far as to form the [[Inquisitorius]] to aid in hunting down any survivors.<ref name="Vader 6">[[Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 6|''Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith'' 6]]</ref> Sidious also ordered [[Project Harvester]] to gather up the [[Force-sensitive]] children of the galaxy in the hopes of training them as [[dark side]] adherents to his will.<ref name="Harvester">''[[Servants of the Empire: Rebel in the Ranks]]''</ref> Even so, some Jedi survived the purge and went on to join other religions. For instance, [[Eeth Koth]], though he was later murdered by Vader, became a [[priest]] in the [[Church of the Ganthic Enlightenment]].<ref name="Vader 19">[[Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 19|''Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith'' 19]]</ref> The Jedi teachings also lived on in the form of the [[Church of the Force]]: a underground group of [[Force]]-worshipers that revered the Jedi Order and fought to see them restored to the galaxy in the wake of the Emperor's purge.<ref name="Episode VII">[[Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens|''Star Wars'' Episode VII ''The Force Awakens'']]</ref>
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However, despite the persecution of the Jedi Order, a number of religions existed and prospered under the Empire. The cult of the [[Central Isopter]] was among the more notable. The cult consisted of [[Force-sensitive]] members who received visions of great [[death]] and went to those sites to revel in the carnage.<ref name="Star Wars 41" /> They were present at arguably one of the greatest religious catastrophes in galactic history when the holy city on [[Jedha]] was destroyed by the [[DS-1 Orbital Battle Station|Death Star]].<ref name="Rogue One">''[[Rogue One: A Star Wars Story]]''</ref> The blast eradicated centuries of religious history and destroyed a number of sacred sites.<ref name="R1Novel" />
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During the [[early rebellion against the Galactic Empire]], evidence of the worship of the [[Mortis]] [[Force wielder|gods]] was uncovered at the [[Lothal Jedi Temple]]. Darth Sidious was aware of the Mortis deities, suggesting that both the Jedi and the Sith were at one time aware of and potentially worshiped them.<ref name="Wolves and a Door">{{Rebels|Wolves and a Door}}</ref> However, the temple was destroyed by Padawan [[Ezra Bridger]] after Sidious failed to infiltrate the [[World Between Worlds]].<ref name="A World Between Worlds">{{Rebels|A World Between Worlds}}</ref>
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During the [[Galactic Civil War]], both [[Obi-Wan Kenobi]] and [[Yoda]] trained a young [[Luke Skywalker]] in the ways of the Jedi.<ref name="Episode IV">[[Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope|''Star Wars'' Episode IV ''A New Hope'']]</ref><ref name="Episode V">[[Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back|''Star Wars'' Episode V ''The Empire Strikes Back'']]</ref> Though Luke fought in the war, he also scoured the galaxy to recover lost Jedi lore. Much of the surviving records of the Jedi, which weren't obtained or destroyed by the Empire, were hoarded by criminals such as the [[Hutt]] [[crime lord]] [[Grakkus Jahibakti Tingi]].<ref name="Star Wars 9">''[[Star Wars 9]]''</ref> He also discovered a [[Jocasta Nu's school|school]] left behind by Jedi Master [[Jocasta Nu]], which contained countless [[Jedi holocron]]s.<ref name="Darth Vader 10">[[Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 10|''Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith'' 10]]</ref> After completing his training, Luke went on to avenge the Jedi Order by redeeming his father, Anakin Skywalker, who destroyed the Sith by killing Darth Sidious at the [[Battle of Endor]].<ref name="Episode VI">[[Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi|''Star Wars'' Episode VI ''Return of the Jedi'']]</ref>
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===New Republic Era===
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After the battle at [[Endor]], Luke Skywalker set out to fulfill his promise to Yoda by restoring the Jedi Order. Alongside his [[astromech]] [[droid]]<ref name="R2-D2 DB">{{Databank|r2-d2|R2-D2|archivedate=20170804034750}}</ref> [[R2-D2]] and allies such as [[Lor San Tekka]],<ref name="Tekka Databank">{{Databank|lor-san-tekka|Lor San Tekka|archivedate=20190910042627}}</ref> Skywalker traveled across the galaxy searching for long-forgotten Jedi lore to help him in his quest to resurrect the Jedi Order.<ref name="Luke Databank">{{Databank|luke-skywalker|Luke Skywalker|archivedate=20190909204140}}</ref> Even so, Skywalker was unsure whether to restore the Jedi Order or if it was best to leave it in the past. Ultimately, however, it would be the volatility and strength of his nephew, [[Ben Solo]], in the Force and his desperate need for a teacher that convinced Skywalker to go through with restoring the Jedi Order.<ref name=Force Databank">{{Databank|the-force|The Force|archivedate=20200526125102}}</ref> However, Solo was seduced to the dark side of the Force by [[Snoke]], becoming Kylo Ren, and [[Luke Skywalker's Jedi temple]] was [[Destruction of Luke Skywalker's Jedi temple|destroyed]] and his students killed. Overwhelmed with guilt and shame, Skywalker exiled himself to the [[first Jedi Temple]] at [[Ahch-To]], where, convinced that it was time for the Jedi religion to end, he planned to die, ending the Jedi Order with him as the last of the Jedi.<ref name="Episode VIII" />
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[[File:The original Jedi texts.png|thumb|left|250px|For a time, Luke Skywalker and the sacred Jedi texts were all that remained of the Jedi religion until Skywalker acknowledged Rey as a Jedi.]]
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Shortly before and during the early [[First Order–Resistance war|war]] between the [[First Order]] and the [[Resistance]], Skywalker was sought out by both sides, though ultimately it would be Skywalker's [[twin]] sister [[Leia Skywalker Organa Solo|Leia Organa]], the leading [[General]] of the Resistance, who reached Skywalker first by sending to him [[Rey Skywalker|Rey]],<ref name="Episode VII" /> an orphaned [[scavenger]] from Jakku who sought a teacher to help her control her [[Force power|powers]] that she feared. Skywalker briefly [[Jedi training|trained]] Rey, who tried to persuade the [[Jedi Master]] to return, but Skywalker also tried to persuade her that it was time for the Jedi religion to end. It would be the [[Force spirit|spirit]] of Skywalker's old master Yoda who would convince Skywalker to return after Rey abandoned him, teaching his old student that he could learn from his failure. Skywalker sacrificed himself at the [[Battle of Crait]] to distract Kylo Ren, who had become the new [[Supreme Leader]] of the First Order after [[Attack on the Resistance fleet|assassinating]] Snoke with Rey, while Rey, who Skywalker acknowledged as a Jedi, helped the Resistance escape, ensuring that both their cause and the Jedi Order would live on.<ref name="Episode VIII" />
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[[File:ReyMeetsPalpatine-TROS.jpg|thumb|right|250px|The Sith Eternal and a resurrected Darth Sidious attempted to restore the Sith religion, but they were thwarted by the Jedi.]]
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The [[Sith Eternal]], a [[Sith cultist|cult]] that continued the Sith belief and sought to resurrect its tradition, revealed themselves to the galaxy in the [[35 ABY|year]] following the battle at [[Crait]], having operated in secrecy for [[Standard decade|decades]] under their leader, a resurrected Darth Sidious. Kylo Ren learned that he was the Sith Eternal's targeted heir to their so-called "[[Final Order|New Empire]]," but after he renounced the dark side and reclaimed his birth identity as Ben Solo, Sidious instead targeted his granddaughter, Rey. Attempting to cultivate her as Empress through a ritual in which he offered himself as a sacrifice to Rey during a [[Battle of Exegol|battle]] above [[Exegol]], Sidious urged his granddaughter to kill him in revenge for having her [[Rey's mother|mother]] and [[Rey's father|father]] [[Sith assassin/Legends|assassinated]], an act that would turn her to the dark side and restore the Sith Order as his spirit&mdash;and the spirits of the past Sith&mdash;would pass into her. Rey ultimately rejected Sidious with Solo's help, but Sidious restored his strength by drawing on the [[Force-bond|bond]] between Rey and Solo, who were a [[dyad in the Force]]. However, Rey was herself restrengthened by the voices of the past Jedi, and with the Jedi behind her, Rey destroyed Sidious, and with him the Sith, preventing the return of the Sith. The resulting explosion of Force energy caused the [[Sith Citadel]] on Exegol to collapse, destroying the Sith Eternal. Rey herself died, but was resuscitated by Solo, who gave his life for hers, allowing the Jedi to live on.<ref name="Episode IX" />
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
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*''[[Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 19]]''
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*''[[Dooku: Jedi Lost]]''
 
*[[Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith|''Star Wars'' Episode III ''Revenge of the Sith'']]
 
*''[[Rogue One: A Star Wars Story]]''
 
*[[Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (novelization)|''Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'' novelization]]
 
 
*[[Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope|''Star Wars'': Episode IV ''A New Hope'']] {{1st}}
 
*[[Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope|''Star Wars'': Episode IV ''A New Hope'']] {{1st}}
*{{The Mandalorian|2}}
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*''[[Shadow Fall]]''
*[[Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens|''Star Wars'' Episode VII ''The Force Awakens'']]
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*{{TheMandalorian|Chapter 2: The Child}} {{Mo}}
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*{{TheMandalorian|Chapter 8: Redemption}}
 
*[[Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi|''Star Wars'' Episode VIII ''The Last Jedi'']]
 
*[[Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi|''Star Wars'' Episode VIII ''The Last Jedi'']]
 
*''[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition]]''
 
*''[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition]]''
 
*[[Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker|''Star Wars'' Episode IX ''The Rise of Skywalker'']]
 
*[[Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker|''Star Wars'' Episode IX ''The Rise of Skywalker'']]
*''[[Tarkin (novel)|Tarkin]]''
 
   
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
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*''[[Star Wars: Galactic Atlas]]''
 
*''[[Star Wars: Galactic Atlas]]''
 
*''[[Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy]]''
 
*''[[Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy]]''
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"I'm a Mandalorian. Weapons are part of my religion!"
Din Djarin[src]

A religion, sometimes referred to as a cult, described an organized belief system held by many beings in the galaxy.

DescriptionEdit

"Like me, they are all that remains of the Jedi religion."
Luke Skywalker, to Rey[src]
Jedha city

Jedha City: a pilgrimage place for many religious traditions.

Religion usually referred to a being's spiritual beliefs and might include some belief in an afterlife.[1] They also might include the belief in a god or the Force, though this was not always the case.[2] For instance, Mandalorian adherents to the Way of the Mandalore appeared not to show any reverence towards a god or the Force, and instead cherished weaponry, honor, and their armor.[3] The people of Serenno worshiped seven gods.[4] The Central Isopter, on the other hand, worshiped death.[5] Many religions followed some form of creed or code.[6] The Jedi Order adhered to its Jedi Code,[7] while their enemies, the Sith, followed the Code of the Sith.[8] Likewise, many religions followed a foundational set of scriptures,[9] such as the sacred Jedi texts observed by members of the Jedi Order.[10] The Order of the Esoteric Pulsar followed the Book of Stars.[2]

Central Isopter cultists - Topps

Central Isopter cultists

Whenever a religion fell outside the mainstream, it was often referred to as a "cult." Many of the known cults in the galaxy adhered to the dark side of the Force, making following them even more stigmatized. In the aftermath of the Battle of Endor, multiple Sith cults emerged to worship the deposed and presumed deceased Sith Lord Darth Sidious and his apprentice Darth Vader. Among these were the the Acolytes of the Beyond, Alazmec of Winsit, and the Sith Eternal.[9] Similarly, it was possible for splinter groups to form within religions who disagreed with the orthodox members of their orders. An example of this was the Ordu Aspectu, a Jedi heresy, who disagreed with the violence perpetrated by the Jedi Order.[11] However, the orthodox Jedi eventually destroyed the sect.[12]

Many religions had sites scattered throughout the galaxy that were holy or sacred to them. Jedha City was a gathering place for a plethora of the galaxy's Force-based religions, including the Ninn Orthodoxy, the Guardians of the Whills, the Phirmists, and the Zealtos of Pusan, until the city's destruction by the first Death Star.[2] Ilum was a sacred planet for the Jedi Order, where they would harvest kyber crystals for their lightsabers;[13] and Moraband was a dark but sacred world to the Sith and was home to their burial grounds.[14]

HistoryEdit

Ancient pastEdit

"Once we were brothers in the Force. But from the Hundred-Year Darkness were born the Sith."
―A Jedi[src]
DarthBane-SWFC

Darth Bane carried on the Sith religion after it was thought to be eradicated by the Jedi.

At some point in the ancient past, the Prime Jedi created the Jedi Order on Ahch-To.[15] The sacred Jedi texts, written at the dawn of the Jedi Order, contained some of the earliest religious texts to reference the Force. The Rammahgon in particular contained a number of conflicting origin stories for both the universe and the Force.[9] Soon, the Jedi Order took to the stars, settling on Ossus and Tython among other worlds.[15] At some unknown point, Ahch-To was abandoned by the Jedi and left in the hands of the Caretakers.[16]

Their ancient dark side enemies, the Sith, were later born from a schism in the Order led by an unidentified rogue Jedi during the Hundred-Year Darkness.[17] Conflict between these two Force religions would lead to countless wars that resulted in the theocratic Sith Empire in control of the galaxy. However, ultimately, the Jedi defeated their enemies and thought them to be extinct.[18] Afterwards, the Galactic Republic sought to scrub history clean of all mentions of the Sith religion,[9] even forbidding protocol droids from translating their runic language.[19] However, the Sith Lord Darth Bane carried on the Sith religion in the form of the Rule of Two, allowing it to survive its supposed extinction.[14]

Temple of the Whills - RO trailer

The Temple of the Kyber, a holy site in the Holy City on Jedha.

The ancient Jedi also fought a religious civil war with a splinter group, the Ordu Aspectu, who disagreed with the orthodox members of the Order over the violence they perceived was perpetrated by the Jedi. Galactic historians differ on what ultimately caused the conflict between the two sects of the Jedi Order, but, in the end, the rogue Jedi Rur and his followers were wiped out by the orthodox Jedi.[11]

Around the same time, more than 5000 years before the Galactic Civil War, the holy city of NiJedha was built on the moon of Jedha.[20] The city hosted the Temple of the Kyber and came to be a site of pilgrimage for a plethora of Force religions. The Jedi Order eventually established itself on Jedha, as well, taking up in the Temple of the Kyber.[2] Despite its religious pluralism, the moon became so associated with the Jedi that it was proposed by historians as a possible location for the first Jedi temple.[15]

Republic EraEdit

"For over a thousand generations the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times. Before the Empire."
―Obi-Wan Kenobi[src]

With the Sith seemingly defeated, the Jedi established their main temple on the galactic capital of Coruscant, capping off an ancient Sith shrine, which had also been the site of worship for a number of religious cults throughout the centuries.[21] A number of religions prospered during the Republic Era. Though the Sith were gone, the dark side had its adherents in the form of the Sorcerers of Tund and the Yacombe. Many of their relics came to rest in the Bogan Collection in the Jedi Archives on Coruscant.[4]

Dooku-BFII

Dooku killed the Presagers of Hakotei with Force lightning.

The Presagers of Hakotei—a dark side cult that was obsessed with sacrificing living beings in order to receive visions of the future—were also active on the Outer Rim planet of Asusto, which was strong in the dark side of the Force. The Jedi had long thought the Presagers extinct, but some of the witches survived, and traded Sith artifacts on the black market in the hopes of luring a powerful Jedi to them. They succeeded in roping in a young Dooku, as well as Jedi Master Lene Kostana and her Padawan Sifo-Dyas. Dooku ultimately wiped out the coven, marking his first significant step down the dark path.[4]

In 32 BBY the hidden Sith revealed themselves in the Invasion of Naboo when Darth Maul appeared to Qui-Gon Jinn. Though Maul was defeated and thought dead, the Jedi knew there to be at least one more Sith Lord waiting in the shadows.[7] This Sith Lord was, unbeknownst to them, the newly elected Supreme Chancellor of the Republic, Sheev Palpatine, secretly Darth Sidious.[1]

Death Watch The Mandalorian

Death Watch continued the martial religion of Mandalore during the Clone Wars.

Sidious, with his second apprentice Darth Tyranus,[22] engineered the Clone Wars to draw the Jedi into a trap. At the end of the war, despite the loss of Tyranus, he declared himself emperor and reformed the Republic into the Galactic Empire. He then used his new apprentice, Darth Vader, and the clone troopers to extinguish the Jedi Order.[1] The Nightsisters of Dathomir were also driven to near extinction by Sidious as a result of the war,[23] though a few individuals,[24][25] and at least one clan survived the purge.[26]

The Way of the Mandalore, a Mandalorian religious sect, was implied to have been around at the end of the Clone Wars. Members of Death Watch raised the young foundling, Din Djarin in "the Way" after saving him from the Separatist Droid Army.[6]

Imperial EraEdit

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Jedha was ravaged by the Death Star.

The Emperor and Darth Vader continued their purge of the Jedi after the formation of the Galactic Empire, going so far as to form the Inquisitorius to aid in hunting down any survivors.[27] Sidious also ordered Project Harvester to gather up the Force-sensitive children of the galaxy in the hopes of training them as dark side adherents to his will.[28] Even so, some Jedi survived the purge and went on to join other religions. For instance, Eeth Koth, though he was later murdered by Vader, became a priest in the Church of the Ganthic Enlightenment.[29] The Jedi teachings also lived on in the form of the Church of the Force: a underground group of Force-worshipers that revered the Jedi Order and fought to see them restored to the galaxy in the wake of the Emperor's purge.[30]

However, despite the persecution of the Jedi Order, a number of religions existed and prospered under the Empire. The cult of the Central Isopter was among the more notable. The cult consisted of Force-sensitive members who received visions of great death and went to those sites to revel in the carnage.[5] They were present at arguably one of the greatest religious catastrophes in galactic history when the holy city on Jedha was destroyed by the Death Star.[31] The blast eradicated centuries of religious history and destroyed a number of sacred sites.[2]

During the early rebellion against the Galactic Empire, evidence of the worship of the Mortis gods was uncovered at the Lothal Jedi Temple. Darth Sidious was aware of the Mortis deities, suggesting that both the Jedi and the Sith were at one time aware of and potentially worshiped them.[32] However, the temple was destroyed by Padawan Ezra Bridger after Sidious failed to infiltrate the World Between Worlds.[33]

During the Galactic Civil War, both Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda trained a young Luke Skywalker in the ways of the Jedi.[34][35] Though Luke fought in the war, he also scoured the galaxy to recover lost Jedi lore. Much of the surviving records of the Jedi, which weren't obtained or destroyed by the Empire, were hoarded by criminals such as the Hutt crime lord Grakkus Jahibakti Tingi.[36] He also discovered a school left behind by Jedi Master Jocasta Nu, which contained countless Jedi holocrons.[37] After completing his training, Luke went on to avenge the Jedi Order by redeeming his father, Anakin Skywalker, who destroyed the Sith by killing Darth Sidious at the Battle of Endor.[38]

New Republic EraEdit

After the battle at Endor, Luke Skywalker set out to fulfill his promise to Yoda by restoring the Jedi Order. Alongside his astromech droid[39] R2-D2 and allies such as Lor San Tekka,[40] Skywalker traveled across the galaxy searching for long-forgotten Jedi lore to help him in his quest to resurrect the Jedi Order.[41] Even so, Skywalker was unsure whether to restore the Jedi Order or if it was best to leave it in the past. Ultimately, however, it would be the volatility and strength of his nephew, Ben Solo, in the Force and his desperate need for a teacher that convinced Skywalker to go through with restoring the Jedi Order.[42] However, Solo was seduced to the dark side of the Force by Snoke, becoming Kylo Ren, and Luke Skywalker's Jedi temple was destroyed and his students killed. Overwhelmed with guilt and shame, Skywalker exiled himself to the first Jedi Temple at Ahch-To, where, convinced that it was time for the Jedi religion to end, he planned to die, ending the Jedi Order with him as the last of the Jedi.[10]

The original Jedi texts

For a time, Luke Skywalker and the sacred Jedi texts were all that remained of the Jedi religion until Skywalker acknowledged Rey as a Jedi.

Shortly before and during the early war between the First Order and the Resistance, Skywalker was sought out by both sides, though ultimately it would be Skywalker's twin sister Leia Organa, the leading General of the Resistance, who reached Skywalker first by sending to him Rey,[30] an orphaned scavenger from Jakku who sought a teacher to help her control her powers that she feared. Skywalker briefly trained Rey, who tried to persuade the Jedi Master to return, but Skywalker also tried to persuade her that it was time for the Jedi religion to end. It would be the spirit of Skywalker's old master Yoda who would convince Skywalker to return after Rey abandoned him, teaching his old student that he could learn from his failure. Skywalker sacrificed himself at the Battle of Crait to distract Kylo Ren, who had become the new Supreme Leader of the First Order after assassinating Snoke with Rey, while Rey, who Skywalker acknowledged as a Jedi, helped the Resistance escape, ensuring that both their cause and the Jedi Order would live on.[10]

ReyMeetsPalpatine-TROS

The Sith Eternal and a resurrected Darth Sidious attempted to restore the Sith religion, but they were thwarted by the Jedi.

The Sith Eternal, a cult that continued the Sith belief and sought to resurrect its tradition, revealed themselves to the galaxy in the year following the battle at Crait, having operated in secrecy for decades under their leader, a resurrected Darth Sidious. Kylo Ren learned that he was the Sith Eternal's targeted heir to their so-called "New Empire," but after he renounced the dark side and reclaimed his birth identity as Ben Solo, Sidious instead targeted his granddaughter, Rey. Attempting to cultivate her as Empress through a ritual in which he offered himself as a sacrifice to Rey during a battle above Exegol, Sidious urged his granddaughter to kill him in revenge for having her mother and father assassinated, an act that would turn her to the dark side and restore the Sith Order as his spirit—and the spirits of the past Sith—would pass into her. Rey ultimately rejected Sidious with Solo's help, but Sidious restored his strength by drawing on the bond between Rey and Solo, who were a dyad in the Force. However, Rey was herself restrengthened by the voices of the past Jedi, and with the Jedi behind her, Rey destroyed Sidious, and with him the Sith, preventing the return of the Sith. The resulting explosion of Force energy caused the Sith Citadel on Exegol to collapse, destroying the Sith Eternal. Rey herself died, but was resuscitated by Solo, who gave his life for hers, allowing the Jedi to live on.[19]

AppearancesEdit

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story novelization
  3. The Mandalorian Official Logo The Mandalorian – "Chapter 2: The Child"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Dooku: Jedi Lost
  5. 5.0 5.1 Star Wars 41
  6. 6.0 6.1 The Mandalorian Official Logo The Mandalorian – "Chapter 8: Redemption"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace
  8. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Altar of Mortis (episode)"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi
  11. 11.0 11.1 Doctor Aphra 2
  12. Doctor Aphra 6
  13. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "The Gathering"
  14. 14.0 14.1 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Sacrifice"
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary
  16. Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition
  17. Star Wars 9
  18. Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy
  19. 19.0 19.1 Star Wars Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker
  20. Star Wars: Galactic Atlas
  21. Tarkin
  22. Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones
  23. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Massacre"
  24. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  25. Star Wars: Uprising
  26. Ghosts of Dathomir
  27. Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 6
  28. Servants of the Empire: Rebel in the Ranks
  29. Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 19
  30. 30.0 30.1 Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens
  31. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  32. Rebels-mini-logo Star Wars Rebels – "Wolves and a Door"
  33. Rebels-mini-logo Star Wars Rebels – "A World Between Worlds"
  34. Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope
  35. Star Wars Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
  36. Star Wars 9
  37. Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 10
  38. Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi
  39. StarWars-DatabankII R2-D2 in the Databank (backup link)
  40. StarWars-DatabankII Lor San Tekka in the Databank (backup link)
  41. StarWars-DatabankII Luke Skywalker in the Databank (backup link)
  42. StarWars-DatabankII The Force in the Databank (backup link)
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