The Old Republic: Revan is the third in a series of novels based on the MMORPG Star Wars: Written by Drew Karpyshyn, the novel was released on November. I Balance the Force with a Little Help From My Friends — Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan by Drew Karpyshyn · Emily Asher-Perrin. Revan is a fictional character in the BioWare video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Revan’s story is further explored in Drew Karpyshyn’s novella Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan. The book details the events of Revan’s life after.

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Revan is a fictional character in the BioWare video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republicin which they are the playable protagonist, and related media in the Star Wars expanded universe. The character is a former Sith suffering from amnesia and having been brainwashed with a false identity by the Jedi to serve their cause; this pld only made known to the player late okd the game, prior to which the playable protagonist lacks any predefined identity and Darth Revan od believed to be dead.

Revan who is, per above, not identified as such during the character creation process is customized by the player in terms of appearance, gender and actions; canonically, Revan is male and follows the light-side path during the events of the game. Revan’s story is further explored in Drew Karpyshyn ‘s novella Star Wars: Karpyshym book details the events of Revan’s life after the events of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republicin which Revan attempts to recover his lost memories from the period of the Mandalorian Wars and from his and Malak’s travels to discover the Sith empire.

The Old Republican incarnation of Revan serves as the titular antagonist of the Shadow of Revan expansion. Revan is depicted as a former Jedi who, along okd Malak, left the Order to lead the fight in the Mandalorian Wars due to the Jedi’s inaction.

One year after the end of the Mandalorian Wars, Darth Revan returned to Republic space at the head of a massive invasion fleet. Calling themselves the Sith, they declared war on the Republic.

However his intention was to unite the galaxy under one ruler so he could attack the ancient Sith Empire, he avoided attacking key places such as Dres, Onderon, and Dantooine. The Sith won the battle and as the Dark Lord prepared to battle with the Jedi who boarded his flagship, Darth Malak, in the hopes of destroying both Revan and Bastila Shan as well as the Jedi accompanying herbetrayed his Master, ordering the ships under his command to fire on Revan’s flagship’s bridge.

Though Malak believed himself to have been successful in killing Revan, they survived. Revan was severely injured from the turbolaser blasts. He was then taken by Bastila Shan and her Jedi strike team to the Jedi Enclave on Dantooine where the Jedi Council members chose to wipe Revan’s memory, and imprint him with a false identity that the player creates at karpgshyn beginning of the game.

Knights of the Old Republic begins with Revan awaking on a starship under attack. Throughout dreww game, Revan learns of his forgotten history kar;yshyn assembles a band of followers as he searches for “Star Maps” that lead him back to the Star Forge, which Revan used to make his army.

Revan encounters Malak, who tells Revan that he is the former Sith lord. At one point Malak captures Bastila and drrw her to the dark side. Her ultimate fate depends on player choices.

In the game, the player can choose whether to turn Revan to the dark side or the light side of the Force. Regardless, Revan confronts Malak at the game’s conclusion.


The last scene of the game’s canonical ending shows the principal characters, including Revan, being honored by the Republic at the site of the temple on Rakata Prime; a picture of later events has emerged from subsequent games and novels.

The Sith Lords reveals that a year after the defeat of Malak, Revan recalled a threat from his time as the Dark Lord, and left known space to deal with it. Clues to the nature of the threat emerge from in-game dialogue with non-player characters including Canderous and Kreia ; this varies according to alignment and gender. Prior to the events of the sequel, Revan bade farewell to the nine comrades who had accompanied him on his quest, knowing that none whom he loved could safely accompany him in the places he had to walk; the only NPC with certain knowledge of where and why his navigation droid, T3-M4 won’t say.

Also, at the ancient tomb of Ludo Kressh in Korriban, the Jedi Exile fights a silent vision of Darth Revan, in which he appears to wield two lightsabers, one red and one violet. The game lists the color crystal of the light saber the player obtains from him as a unique red color.

This is Revan’s only appearance in the entire game. Additionally, the Jedi Exile can speak with several companions and non-player characters within the game to learn more about the history of Revan, and his journey into the Unknown Regions. He appears as the primary focus of Star Wars: Revanreleased by Bioware and EA on December 20, Revan re-emerges in Star Wars: The Old Republic after a team of Republic heroes manage to rescue him from the Emperor’s Maelstrom Prison with the help of the ghost of the Jedi Exile.

It is learned that he was kept prisoner by the Emperor to channel Revan’s tje in the Force. Revan’s link with the Emperor was two-way, however, and he was able to keep the Emperor’s darker urges in check, thereby preventing the Emperor from unleashing his full power upon the galaxy. Though thankful to the Republic for rescuing him, Revan decides to fight the Emperor on his own terms and takes control of a Rakatan installation called “The Foundry” and engineers a droid army led by HK programmed to identify and eliminate any target with Sith DNA, which not only revann Dark Lords of the Sith but also the majority of citizens of the Empire.

Revan’s plan is thwarted when a group of Imperials manage to infiltrate the Foundry and destroy the droid army and HK before confronting Revan.

After a vicious battle, Revan is defeated but disappears before a killing blow can be delivered.

Revan appears again in the “Legacy of Rakata Prime” flashpoint as the man behind the conspiracy in the “Forged Alliances” plotline.

He is the primary antagonist of the fourth digital expansion to The Old Republicentitled Shadow of Revan. During the digital expansion Revan returns to destroy the Republic and Empire.

He leads a group of followers, called Revanites, into infiltrating both galactic powers and influencing them into annihilating each other.

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Some Republic and Imperial forces also declare themselves for Revan. Revan then draws the Empire and Republic into a battle with his Revanite ships over the planet Rishi, so that neither the Republic nor the Empire can interfere when he confronts the Emperor. However, his plan is thwarted when the player’s character sends a communication to Republic and Imperial ships informing them of Revan’s plan and to cease fire.

Revan later is cornered on Yavin 4 where he tries to raise the Emperor but is confronted and defeated by the player and an alliance of Republic and Imperial characters. After The Emperor makes his presence known and leaves Yavin 4, an apparition of Revan appears and reveals that when he was defeated in the Foundry, his light side became one with the Force, but his dark side, fueled by hate for the Emperor, survived, setting off the “Forged Alliances” plotline.


The two sides of Revan, one Jedi, the other Sith then reunite, and his now whole spirit warns the player and his allies that they must un-do what he has done or the Emperor will see his evil plans through and everything will be lost. Path of DestructionRevan appears as a holographic avatar for a holocron discovered by Darth Bane. Revan was originally slated to appear in the cartoon series Star Wars: In the third-season episode “Ghosts of Mortis,” Revan would have appeared as a Sith Lord alongside Darth Bane as advisors to the Son, a dark side embodiment.

Revan was cut from the episode in late production since his presence would conflict with Lucas’s view of the Force. Galaxy of Heroes as a playable character on October 18, InHasbro toys released an action figure of Darth Revan.

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Revan received the second-highest number of votes in the ToyFare Fan’s Choice Poll to determine the most requested Star Wars action figure. The highest number of votes was for Quinlan Vosa Jedi who appeared in comic books and who Hasbro had already slated to be released in before the poll was conducted. InLego released a Darth Revan Minifigure as a free-with-purchase promotional item from May 3 – 5. Although Revan ultimately did not make the cut, Game Informer staff considered his inclusion in their “30 characters that defined a decade” collection, with Matt Miller saying, “in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the looming shadow of his presence hangs over everything, and the Revan-centric twist at the heart of the story shocked the gaming world.

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