Something's Missing: Limbs (and Heads) Lost in the Star Wars Saga [Infographic]

by |December 14, 2015

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The Star Wars saga is filled with tons of visually dazzling battle scenes, the most common being lightsaber duels. The most popular weapon in the galaxy has been on full display many times during the films, and seeing as though its blade is a full-blown plasma beam, you better believe it can cut through anything. Therefore, a lot of lightsaber duels result in injury or even death due to dismemberment. Here's a look at each amputation in the Star Wars saga: who lost what at the hands of whom, and where it occurred. 

 

 

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Limbs (and heads) lost during the Star Wars saga

The Phantom Menace

  • The Darth Maul
    • Location: Naboo
    • Injury: Legs
    • Culprit: Obi-wan Kenobi
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal

Attack of the Clones

  • Kouhun
    • Location: Coruscant
    • Injury: Trunk
    • Culprit: Anakin Skywalker
    • Diagnosis: Fatal
  • Zam Wesell
    • Location: Coruscant
    • Injury: Right Hand
    • Culprit: Obi-Wan Kenobi
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal (Killed-shortly after)
  • Tusken Raider
    • Location: Tatooine
    • Injury: Head
    • Culprit: Anakin Skywalker
    • Diagnosis: Fatal
  • C-3PO
    • Location: Geonosis
    • Injury: Head
    • Culprit: Droid Factory
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal
  • Acklay
    • Location: Geonosis
    • Injury: Front Legs
    • CulpritL Obi-Wan Kenobi
    • Diagnosis: Non-Fatal (Killed shortly after)
  • Jango Fett
    • Location: Geonosis
    • Injury: Head
    • Culprit: Mace Windu
    • Diagnosis: Fatal
  • Anakin Skywalker
    • Location: Geonosis
    • Injury: Right Arm
    • Culprit: Count Dooku
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal

Revenge of the Sith

  • R4-P17
    • Location: Coruscant Orbit
    • Injury: Head
    • Culprit: Buzz Droid
    • Diagnosis: Fatal
  • Count Dooku
    • Location: This Invisible Hand
    • Hands, Head
    • Culprit: Anakin Skywalker
    • Diagnosis: Fatal
  • Magnaguards
    • Location: The Invisible Hand
    • Injury: Various
    • Culprits: Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi
    • Diagnosis: Fatal
  • General Grievous
    • Location: Utapau
    • Injury: Two hands
    • Culprit: Obi-wan Kenobi
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal (killed shortly after)
  • Mace Windu
    • Location: Coruscant
    • Injury: Right Hand
    • Culprit: Anakin Skywalker
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal (killed shortly after)

A New Hope

  • C-3PO
    • Location: Tatooine
    • Injury: Left Arm
    • Culprit: Tusken Raiders
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal
  • Ponda Baba
    • Location: Tatooine
    • Injury: Right Arm
    • Culprit: Obi-Wan Kenobi
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal

The Empire Strikes Back

  • Wampa
    • Location: Hoth
    • Injury: Right Arm
    • Culprit: Luke Skywalker
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal
  • Force Vision
    • Location: Dagobah
    • Injury: Head
    • Culprit: Luke Skywalker
    • Diagnosis: Fatal
  • C-3PO
    • Location: Cloud City
    • Injury: Various
    • Culprit: Stormtroopers
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal
  • Luke Skywalker
    • Location: Cloud City
    • Injury: Right Hand
    • Culprit: Darth Vader
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal

Return of the Jedi

  • Darth Vader
    • Location: Death Star II
    • Injury: Right Hand
    • Culprit: Luke Skywalker
    • Diagnosis: Non-fatal (Died shortly after)

Sources: StarWars.com, StarWars.wiki.com

What was your favorite lightsaber duel in the Star Wars saga? Aside from Jar Jar Binks, are there any other characters you think should've forcefully had limbs removed? Do you think anyone will lose a limb or head in The Force Awakens? Share all your thoughts and fan theories with us in the comments. If you're anywhere near as excited as we are to see the new movie, be sure to check out our Star Wars costumes and apparel to dress up for the premiere! 

 

 

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