Is Obi-Wan Kenobi the greatest Jedi in Star Wars? There’s lots of evidence to suggest that he was. This Order 66 survivor’s devotion to Jedi ideals and his mastery of swordplay and the Jedi arts that gave him the high ground on most of his peers.
But why is Obi-Wan the greatest in history? We take a look at his many duels and battles over the years and watched the way he learns from them. From Maul to Ventress to Count Dooku and back again, Kenobi takes something away from each one of his engagements. And if you happen to cross him alone in the deserts of Tatooine? DON’T MESS WITH HIM.
Below are some of Obi Wan fights this video will deconstruct
Darth Vader vs Obi Wan
While being the first lightsaber battle ever in Star Wars, Obi Wan showed complete control of the situation and sacrificed himself so to allow Luke and co to escape the death star. While this wasn’t his first battle with Darth Vader (a.k.a. Anikin Skwyaler) it was his last.
Obi Wan vs Anakin Skywalker
After the Emperor gave the order to execute Order 66, Obi Wan Kenobi was forced to face off against his own padawan.
Obi Wan vs Darth Maul
Obi Wan and Darth Maul have faced off multiple times. In The Phantom Menace Kenobi successfully defended himself from the Sith Lord, but that wasn’t the Last time he’d face Darth Maul. Clone Wars TV show had them battle multiple times. But in Star Wars Rebels, Darth Maul finally gets what’s coming to him. Check out our video to see how Obi Wan adjusts his fighting stance to outsmart Darth Maul.
Throughout Star Wars, fans have seen General Kenobi transition from Jedi to Jedi Master. He’s a capable swordsman who has always been a compassionate ally and foe, and his reverence for the Jedi Order is unmatched. Obi-Wan Kenobi dedicated his life to faithfully serving the Jedi Order, and that’s why we believe he might be the greatest Jedi of all time.