Vader gots no chill

I find your leap of faith disturbing

Edit:Thank you random soul.

That would be pretty badass to see in a movie

"You will die on my terms, rebel."

Those reflexes. Never quite hits you until it's in first person and he's walking right at you.

You ever force choke a motherfucker for trying to kill themselves?

Spoiler: Darth Vader is dead

I love Vader's one handed saber style. It's so....dismissive.

Disney, take note

Vader: I will not allow you a quick death rebel scum...

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

He has no flesh arms. The only limb Obiwan didn't cut off was the one Doku got.

"you saved me?"

"i'm not through with you"

I can actually hear this in JEJ's voice. It's a line that sounds so Vader-esque.

Attempted suicide. A crime punishable by death

NOW THIS IS PODRACING!

THAT'S IMPOSSIBLE

Does Vader fight like that because that's his flesh/Anakin arm?

He's more machine now than man

"Come here you lil shit"

Of course you can shoot it from your bum if you train enough.  The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be "unnatural". 

"....b..baka!"

I hated meeting heroes on the battlefield, almost as much as I hate being an Australian trying to get into a 40 player game.

A surprise to be sure, but a pleasant one.

I was going to say "what if having his right arm from shoulder to where Dooku cut it off lets him be more dexterous" but then I looked it up and saw that he lost his left arm to Obi at about the same height.

YIPPEEEEEEEEEE

I have altered your plans. Pray i do not alter them any further.

I can actually hear this in JEJ's voice. It's a line that sounds so Vader-esque.

"Ohh no, i am not letting you take the easy way out sunshine!"

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WELL FROM MY POINT OF VIEW I AM THE SENATE

I wonder what his essence rating is

Dude... if this happened, I'd be kinda hard.

He did change fighting style because of his limb replacements. There is a notable difference, before when he was mostly flesh he was highly aggressive in his fighting style but with the modifications he had to switch to a fighting style whose movements focused on single and dismissive strikes because that's all he was able to do.

Hence why some people say he's weaker as Vader than he was as Anakin.

I prefer Vader better.

Source; I forgot the name of the book, but I swear there's one out there that tells the tale of Vader through his perspective (cover should be of Anakin becoming blocking Obi-Wan's saber which than matches the cover of Obi-Wan's book which has him blocking Anakin's saber). Includes the reasoning for the massacre of the desert people to the echo-chamber(when he takes off his mask) and continued use of a respirator in place of a more permanent/better solution .

Maybe Vader just doesn't support suicide?

Fighting the Empire on some backwoods moon infested with little hairy cannibals, the infamous black-clad lord of an ancient religion just wasted your squad with a damned sword made of plasma, scared to the point of panic you know you will die and desperately attempt to jump to a lower level instead of being cut down by that psychopathic murder machine walking towards you. You may die from the fall but you know you will not survive against that thing. You leap only to feel a vise suddenly tighten around your neck, any illusions of escape are gone, in your last seconds you are denied even hope. You never had any chance at all.

I AM THE SUPREME COUNCILOR

Too bad Vader's voice is a little off in the game.

Midichlorians respond to the mind, my man

its not like i wanted to force choke you anyways!

But an Ewok does die in Return of the Jedi. I'm pretty sure it gets shot by an AT-AT AT-ST and its friend cradle's the dead body. I'm like 99% sure that's in the movie.

TRY THE SENATE THATS A GOOD TRICK

Seriously, jumping to near-certain death to escape Vader just to have him drag the guy back and force choke him to be sure is the most Vader shit to ever not be intentionally scripted.

Vader: I have the high ground now!

https://xkcd.com/682/

That's a huge thing about Vader too. Most of the equipment that keeps him alive is really shitty and obsolete and restricts his connection with the Force because of it. Vader is powerful, but would have been near unstoppable if he wasn't crippled.

Now that solves all kind of problems.

It's up to your imagination what Vader did.

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I don't think the surprise was pleasant since the guy is being choked to death...

It's his fetish

Side note: how fucking awesome was Vader's entrance towards the end of Rogue One? I was expecting him to cut through the door or something but fuck no, he was already standing there and the glow from his saber just makes him look like a complete BAMF

But with an ewok who has one of those gliders. The lack of ewok death was disturbing. Imagine Vader in this exact scenario grabbing an ewok out of midair, slamming it against multiple trees, then bringing it close and just gutting it.

Goddamn Carebears

I would say that "a little" is a huge understatement.

For me personally hearing him in this game immediately ruins immersion for me. Immersion which is immediately restored by walking around kicking ass as him but the VA is pretty bad I thought.

"Don't choke on your aspirations."

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Which than got reduced in potential when he decided to challenge the high ground.

Pro-tip; never challenge the high-ground unless you have Plot-Armor.

He directed the rebel to a help hotline.

It's probably to help them visualize and focus, like counting on your fingers.

Which is ironic because he becomes dependent on the pain his lungs experience to draw upon his anger in order to use the force to the degree that he does, which is why he doesn't fix it properly or spend a lot of time meditating in his echo-chamber(The later soothes him physically and mentally.)

You mean like when obi wan back flipped over darth maul who just stood there and watched?

Furthermore, you shall wear this dress...

His right shoulder is also largely mechanical.

since the force flows through flesh and not mechanical replacement parts and his life-sustaining armor is weak to force lightning, he is definitely weaker as Vader, that's part of the moral value of the story; being evil makes you weaker

"harder daddy"

"I never have the high ground."

get over here!!

so the title really is correct.. Vader actually has no chill.

AT-ST

😁

I can actually hear this in JEJs voice. It's a line that sounds so Vader-esque.

Is it possible to learn this power?

There's also the argument that the eternal pain and suffering he gained from the suit that made him powerful wouldn't of have existed.

Who knows?

The mouseover text: "Force-choking the chicken"

abomination

Still got nothing on this .

But what if I've lost the will to live?

Your grammar is coarse and irritating

Jeremiah Johnson dot GIF~

Then why do all characters use gestures when manipulating the force? For lightning, I could understand, it's coming out of your fingertips, but couldn't it come from anywhere if it's all in the mind? Could you shoot it out your bum?

Anakin was an amazing swordman, especially for his age. He defeated Count Dooku, who was a legendary duelist with decades of experience, and he did that with relative ease (the second time, anyway). If it came to a fight between Anakin and Windu, I'm sure Windu would win that fight, but only because the longer the fight would go on, the angrier Anakin would become, which would in turn fuel Windu's Vapaad technique.

Edit: Vapaad was the lightsaber style Windu developed. I believe he was the only one to use it, as it was a dangerous technique. Basically, you tapped into any darkside energy that your opponent was using to augment your own speed and strength. It's the reason Windu was able to take down Palpatine. The movies did a piss poor job of showing it, but Palpatine was a force of nature with a saber, hence why all the other Jedi Masters that went to arrest him were dead in an instant. Windu, however, was only strengthened by Palp's dark side energy and was able to match his speed in their duel. In the novelization of RotS their duel is described as basically just red and purple flashes of light zipping around Palp's office.

Stop.

I can only get so erect

Rebel: "but... but... muh moral high ground?!"

I forget the source novel(s) but in a lot of places it's noted that Palpatine keeps the suit deliberately flawed and with a lot of exploitable weaknesses despite obvious potential upgrades as a way of keeping him on a leash.

At the end Vader gets the jump on him and Palps still effectively kills him without even really trying.

I think the Force Awakens would be fine standalone but is ruined if you're into star wars lore and just see the same shit rehashed.

Rogue One though.... Amazing.

"Now this is shitposting!"

I can actually hear this in JEJs voice. It's a line that sounds so Vader-esque.

THIS DEALS GETTIN WORSE ALL THE TIME

I remember this book. Talks about how his suit is insanely uncomfortable and his mask makes it hard to breathe. His movement is stiff and he has to undergo some painful shit every day. Also has to be aware of battery levels. On the other hand, he's super strong and still a beast ass fighter.

Maul wasn't the phantom menace. Darth Jar Jar was.

He was never an especially strong swordsman to begin with. Obi Wan was roughly an equal and Windu was considered better. His power came from his command of the Force, which got drastically stronger when he went to the Dark Side.

EDIT: Crikeys, the force is strong with fellow nerds. Yes, I worded it poorly. A proper analogy would be at worst he's the bench player on the '92 Olympic Basketball team with Mace being MJ.

From what I know, Vader was rebuilt in a hurry and the alloys used for his legs were below standard. Not to mention there are Smith traditions of adorning heavy armor, so that may have been part of the reasons. Another is possibly Sidious intentionally limited him, knowing he would be greater if he didn't.

If he has no flesh arms, how does he use them to manipulate the force? Or is it just habit, and he's really just using his mind?

Well I think I can somewhat scientifically explain this one. Have you ever heard of the eMotiv Epoc

It's a wireless helmet that let's you use preprogrammed functions that respond to certain brain signals and doing so you can basically use brainwaves to interface with the computer or whatever device you wish. In a lot of the examples of the program, for example pushing rocks around with your mind in a 3D game required a lot of concentration. New people had to imitate the action of lifting and pushing stuff to generate a signal strong enough to get a response. But I've seen some people do it effortlessly.

Seems relevant to this.

Also yes, you could if you were skilled enough I assume to visualize a giant bolt of lightning shit. But don't forget to wipe.

Kinda. Palpatine's whole deal was being really good at manipulating people while acting like he was doing them a favor.

Their relationship in the EU is a lot more interesting. Vader realizes kind of early on that seriously screwed up but can't change paths because he'd be admitting he betrayed and murdered everything he loved for terrible reasons. So he just sort goes along with Palpatine to avoid confronting the fact that Palpatine completely played him.

Way too soon dude.

It would be kind of hard to deal with that, internally.

I prefer the canon that he's an evil asshole, right up until the moment he sees his son being electrically tortured. I mean, he tortured Han & Leia, and his plan was to usurp the emperor and "rule as father and son" after all. Kind of restores Luke's part in the redemption of his father, instead of Anakin "being good the whooooole time!"

Ready to learn more about Vader's Lightsaber form than you bargained for? Good.

Due to the limitations of his suit, Vader was forced to modify his lightsaber form. At first, Vader's combat techniques were clumsy, and utilized mostly stiff vertical strikes. However, after a time, Vader began to accept his condition, and began to modify his technique accordingly. Through cybernetics, though his agility had been severely hampered by the suit, his strength and stamina had been vastly augmented, and he began to use this to his advantage. He had retained both the academic knowledge of lightsaber combat and experience that he had attained as a Jedi, and began to borrow elements from all forms of lightsaber combat, even the highest and most dangerous ones. The style that resulted was a unique hybrid lightsaber form built around Djem So that incorporated anything Vader could use to compensate for his weaknesses. He primarily used his overwhelming strength and endurance to easily overpower his opponents, but added a great deal of precision to his technique. He would use his immense strength to overpower his enemies with or without a lightsaber by - for example - either grabbing a man's throat lifting him into the air and crushing it, or blocking a lightsaber hilt and throwing it's wielder a distance, with one arm simultaneously knocking someone else a distance. In an extreme display of strength he lifted the emperor in the air with a full cybernetic arm even with the restriction of a missing hand, as well resisting force lightning and finally throwing him down the Death Star's core. Due to his incorporation of multiple styles into his own, his technique also became quite unpredictable. His speed and agility, though hampered, would eventually see drastic improvement, and by the time of his duel with the Starkiller clone, he was capable of moving faster than the human eye could perceive by using short, precise bursts of the Force speed ability. He also began to use the Force far more actively in combat, using it both to overpower opponents that he could not out-fence, or incorporating it into his lightsaber sequences to improve his overall viability as a duelist. However, his style, at least in its early applications, placed considerably greater emphasis on protecting the vulnerable components of his respirator than it did his limbs.

Although he had access to lightsaber resistant cortosis, Vader relied on his own skill with the weapon to protect himself from Jedi attacks. Despite this, various portions of the suit could still withstand lightsaber hits with a fairly little damage. For instance, during his duel with Roan Shryne on Kashyyyk, Vader blocked a strike from Shryne with the back of one of his gloves, and though the stroke visibly damaged Vader's glove, Vader had no difficulty using that hand for the rest of the duel. During the same fight, Shryne also landed a superficial hit on Vader's lower left leg which caused Vader no injury. The pauldron appeared to be particularly durable, as Luke Skywalker landed a direct, two handed strike to Vader's right shoulder during their duel on Bespin, and it did not appear to hamper Vader's physical capabilities at all. To further sharpen his abilities, he frequently sparred with increasingly newer and better droids, sometimes several at a time.

Vader could still easily deflect blaster bolts with his lightsaber, such as on Murkhana when Climber and the rest of Ion Team tried to escape punishment from Vader by shooting at him. Vader even showed that he didn't need his lightsaber to block blaster bolts, when Han Solo shot at him he blocked all bolts with just his hand. To make up for his relative lack of mobility, Vader often threw his lightsaber at his targets if they were at a distance, sometimes using the Force to spin the blade like a circular saw. He would also, at times, allow his opponent to vent, allowing them to believe that they were driving him back when he was actually letting them wear themselves out before disarming them in one rapid motion.

Vader utilized a two-handed grip on his lightsaber, though he could fight with one of either of his hands, as shown when his right hand was cut off during his fight at the Conclave on Kessel. As a stance used while waiting for his opponents to strike, Vader would point his lightsaber towards the ground at an angle, and would take advantage of his blade's position by making lightning-fast underhanded sweeps and vertical strikes. As well, at times he manipulated his blade with just his wrists, not moving his arms.

Didnt we learn that at the end of rogue one?

I think it's a lot of what he says. It's very un-Vaderish. But yeah, I agree that it ruined the immersion.

And the lightsaber hand is the one dooku cut off.

it's actually pronounced dah-dee

Basically. Only reason he had affection to Luke was because my "Muh son..", "Muh Padme.."

Ooba ooba

Swinging your arms while walking really does help though. Have you ever tried running while keeping your arms still? Same thing just less noticeable while walking. Unless you are nutaro.

Its because Vader never learend.

In picking Palpatine up to toss him he placed him on the high "ground"; Should have just stabed him in the back./s

Should have kept it simple Ani.