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The Best Sith In The 'Star Wars' Universe  

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Love ‘em or hate ‘em, some of the coolest sci-fi villains have been Sith Lords. With great power comes great responsibility, but these baddies have turned away from the light to embrace the power of the Darkside. That’s right - we’re ranking the greatest Sith characters, old and new, in the Star Wars universe.

While the Star Wars films have had their ups and downs over the years, not to mention their share of dud characters, what's undeniable is that the majority of these characters are iconic fan favorites. Whether you're all for their dark use of the Force or you love seeing these maniacal masters defeated by the Jedis, the most famous Sith characters are usually great villains that are worthy opponents for the heroes of the galaxy.

There are some great characters on this list like Asajj Ventress who was first introduced during the Clone Wars and Snoke who leads the First Order.

So get your lightsabers ready and vote up the best Sith characters in the Star Wars universe. It doesn't matter if they are masters or apprentices, vote up all your Sith favorites and help them get closer to the top of the list.

Darth Vader is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sith In The 'Star Wars' Universe
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Darth Vader is a fictional character. He appears in the original trilogy as a pivotal figure, as well as the prequel trilogy as a central figure. The character was created by George Lucas and has been portrayed by numerous actors. ...more on Wikipedia

Appears In: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, + more

Powers & Abilities: Telepathy, Levitation, Force

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Revan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sith In The 'Star Wars' Universe
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Revan is the player's character in BioWare's Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic video game. The character may be either male or female, though Revan is canonically male and follows the game's light-side path. The player's choice of a male or female Revan changes only which characters the player character can fall in love with. He was voiced by Rino Romano in Knights of the Old Republic and Jeff Bennett in the 2011 MMO game Star Wars: The Old Republic. Revan's story is further explored in Drew Karpyshyn's 2011 novella Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan. The book details the events of Revan's life after the events of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, in which Revan attempts to ...more on Wikipedia

Appears In: Star Wars

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Darth Bane is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sith In The 'Star Wars' Universe
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Darth Bane is a fictional character in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. He is first mentioned in the novelization of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and is thereafter consistently referenced in Expanded Universe material. He is a major antagonist in the Jedi vs. Sith comic book series, and the protagonist of the novels Darth Bane: Path of Destruction, Darth Bane: Rule of Two and Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil. Bane's prominence stems from the fact that it was he who established the "Rule of Two" for the Sith Lords: a master and an apprentice can be the only Sith in the galaxy at one time. ...more on Wikipedia

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Darth Maul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sith In The 'Star Wars' Universe
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Darth Maul is a fictional character in the science fiction franchise Star Wars. Trained as Darth Sidious's first apprentice, he serves as a Sith Lord and a master of wielding a double-bladed lightsaber. He is the primary antagonist of Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace and a central villain for Star Wars: The Clone Wars. ...more on Wikipedia

Appears In: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II, Once Upon a Jedi, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars

Powers & Abilities: Telepathy, Levitation, Force

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