FANDOM



Those who use the dark side are also bound to serve it. To understand this is to understand the underlying philosophy of the Sith. The dark side offers power for power's sake. You must crave it. Covet it. You must seek power above all else, with no reservation or hesitation. The Force will change you. It will transform you. Some fear this change. The teachings of the Jedi are focused on fighting and controlling this transformation. That is why those who serve the light are limited in what they accomplish.
~ Revan on his philosophy.
Savior, conqueror, hero, villain. You are all things, Revan… and yet you are nothing. In the end, you belong to neither the light nor the darkness. You will forever stand alone.
~ Darth Malak to Revan.

Revan, a legendary Jedi Master and Prodigal Knight, also known as the Revanchist and formally identified as the infamous Sith Lord Darth Revan, was a Jedi Knight who led the Republic to victory against the Mandalorian Neo-Crusaders during the Mandalorian Wars, only to succumb to the Dark Side during the war after developing an ends-justify-the-means philosophy and also delving into Sith secrets on Korriban and Malachor V.

Tracking down the ancient Star Maps, Revan discovered the space station known as the Star Forge. Though he became a feared and ruthless Sith Lord, Revan lost his memories after nearly being killed by his traitorous apprentice Malak.

He was voiced by Rino Romano in Knights of the Old Republic and by Jeff Bennett in Star Wars: The Old Republic.

History

Knights of the Old Republic

Given a new identity by the Jedi Order, the amnesiac Revan was re-trained in the ways of the Force and alongside several friends and allies re-located the Star Maps and from there confronted Darth Malak on the Star Forge. By the time this happened, Revan had regained his memories but was still true to the Light Side. Dueling Darth Malak, he slew him and led the Republic and the Jedi to victory against the Sith Empire he himself had founded.

Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

While Revan is only generally mentioned throughout the second game, he appears as a flashback to the game's main protagonist, Meetra Surik.

The Old Republic: Revan

For a time Revan was able to retire and live with his wife Bastila Shan, before lingering nightmares of a world he visited during his fall to the Dark Side drove him to seek out the source.

The Old Republic

Confronting Sith Emperor Vitiate he was betrayed and imprisoned for 300 years. By the time he escaped he was defeated by an Imperial strike team sent by the Empire, but Revan vanished in a flash of violet energy, his ultimate fate remains unknown.

Navigation

           Star Wars logo Heroes

Jedi Order
Qui-Gon Jinn | Obi-Wan Kenobi | Anakin Skywalker | Luke Skywalker | Yoda | Mace Windu | Cin Drallig | Plo Koon | Aayla Secura | Kit Fisto | Agen Kolar | Yarael Poof | Eeth Koth | Even Piell | Katooni | Rahm Kota | Adi Gallia | Jolee Bindo | Bastila Shan | Petro | Zatt | Zett Jukassa | Luminara Unduli | Yaddle

New Republic
Jacen Solo | Jaina Solo

The Resistance
Leia Organa | Han Solo | Chewbacca | Finn | Kaydel Ko Connix | Poe Dameron | Rey

Rebels
Kanan Jarrus | Hera Syndulla | Ezra Bridger | Sabine Wren | Garazeb Orrelios

Rebel Alliance
Lando Calrissian | Padmé Amidala | Galen Marek | Mon Mothma | Admiral Ackbar | Bail Organa | Ahsoka Tano | Cassian Andor | Saw Gerrera | Jyn Erso | Chirrut Îmwe | Baze Malbus

Droids
R2-D2 | C-3PO | BB-8 | C1-10p | AP-5 | K-2SO | L3-37 | WAC-47 | R0-GR | R3-A3

Galactic Republic
Finis Valorum | Captain Panaka | Carth Onasi | Galen Erso | Jolee Bindo | Onaconda Farr | Steela Gerrera | Ramsis Dendup | Ganodi

Clone Troopers
Axe | Broadside | Captain Rex | Clone Trooper Sergeant | Colt | Commander Bly | Commander Cody | Commander Fil | Commander Fox | Commander Wolffe | Denal | Fives | Gregor | Havoc | Hardcase | Jek | Jet | Odd Ball | Waxer

Aliens
Baby Yoda | Admiral Raddus | Asajj Ventress | Jar Jar Binks | Maz Kanata | Princess Kneesaa a Jari Kintaka | Tee Watt Kaa

Others
Kazuda Xiono | Ketsu Onyo | Owen Lars | Ursa Wren | Enfys Nest | The Mandalorian

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+