There have been a lot of great main characters in the games in the Star Wars series. The following ones stand out the most.
The main characters in Star Wars games are one of the most important parts. Since there is a lot of history and story in Star Wars, the characters should also be full of mystery and have their own personalities. This is usually the thing that makes or breaks a game, since players would have to play as the main character until they finish the game or not.
As the main heroes hack, slash, and blast their way through different stages and levels, it would be better if they had interesting traits. So, with that in mind, here are some of the best main characters you can play as in Star Wars games.
Cal Kestis – Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order / Survivor
Cal Kestis is one of the people who made it through after Order 66. He didn’t want anyone to know who he was, so he lived as a scrapper in Bracca until the Inquisitors came and Cal had to tell them who he was and run away. Cere Junda, who used to be a Jedi, and the crew of the Stinger Mantis saved him. When Cal and his friends saw that the Inquisitors were looking for the last force-sensitive children, they set out to find the Holocron and keep it safe.
Cal is a Jedi, so he knows how to use a blade and use the Force to get the upper hand on his opponents. He can throw his lightsaber and use the Force to make it spin around, hit his targets, and come back to him so he can keep going with his lightsaber moves. In Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Cal will get to go on more adventures.
Galen “Starkiller” Marek – Star Wars: Force Unleashed
Galen Marek was a little-known student of Darth Vader. He was Vader’s personal killer, and he was very good at using the Force. Galen’s determination got stronger after Vader betrayed him. He turned to the Light side of the Force and started a rebellion that aimed to stop the Empire and get rid of Darth Sidious’ rule.
Galen is very good at many different ways to fight with a lightsaber because Darth Vader taught him. With his lightsaber, he often counts on being cruel and hard to guess. On top of that, Galen is known as one of the most powerful Force users in history. He has done things like crash a Star Destroyer with the Force.
Revan – Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was thought to be one of the best role-playing games of the 2000s. Players took control of Revan, a respected Sith Lord who was Darth Malak’s teacher. After an operation to catch him, he was taken into custody and brought to the Jedi Council. They chose to change Revan’s programming and give him a new name. Eventually, Revan rejoined the Jedi Order.
In the end, Revan’s old memories came back to him, and he had to choose between his past and his present life. He chose the light side, and after beating Dark Malak, the Jedi Order named him the Prodigal Knight. Revan was both a Sith and a Jedi, so he knew a lot about both the Force and how to use a blade. He is known for his Force sense, which lets him pick up on people’s feelings and sense their presence. He also has the ability to see into the future.
Iden Versio – Star Wars: Battlefront 2
Iden Versio was one of the Empire’s best fighters. When she was sent to the Death Star, she had the most confirmed kills in her squadron. After what happened in Star Wars: Battlefront, she joined the Rebels and helped save a planet from being destroyed. In the end, she joined the Resistance in order to stop the Empire from being cruel.
Iden is a well-trained fighter who has been in a lot of fights. She can more than hold her own in battle. As the leader of the Inferno Squad, she knows exactly what to do to lead her unit. She also follows the rule of honor and treats civilians with kindness. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is known more for its online shooting than for its story, but it’s still worth checking out.
Kyle Katarn – Star Wars: Dark Forces & Star Wars: Jedi Knight Series
Kyle Katarn used to be an Imperial Stormtrooper, but he joined the Rebel Alliance when he found out that the Empire ordered an attack on his home world, which killed his father. After what happened in Star Wars: Dark Forces, Kyle found out that he was a Jedi. He then set out to find the Valley of the Jedi and free the souls of many Sith and Jedi who had been trapped there.
As an honored member of the Empire, Kyle’s skills in battle are well known. He can use a wide variety of weapons, from blasters to lightsabers. Kyle beat a number of Dark Jedi, including Jerec. Even though he didn’t know much about how to use a lightsaber. Kyle started his Jedi training as soon as he realized he was sensitive to the Force. He went on to become a highly respected Jedi Master in the New Jedi Order.
Rianna Saren – Star Wars: Lethal Alliance
Kyle Katarn hired Rianna Saren, a Twi’lek assassin, to break into a Black Sun warehouse on Coruscant and steal some important Imperial goods that had been sent there. She wears a cybernetic lekku that she lost when her slaver Zarien Kheev found her trying to run away from him.
Even though she is not a Jedi, Rianna is a skilled and quick fighter who is good at using spring knives and blasters to kill targets and finish her tasks. Rianna was a key part of the Rebellion’s efforts to find out how the Empire planned to build the Death Star. After finding Zarien Kheev, she got him to pay for what he had done to her.
RC-1138 – Star Wars: Republic Commando
The Delta Squad is led by RC-1138, who is also known as “Boss.” The Delta Squad was made up of the best clone soldiers. During the Clone Wars, Scorch, Sev, and Fixer were sent on several missions. Boss and the Delta Squad are also clones, so they have the same DNA as Jango Fett.
Boss has top-notch military skills and is good at fighting with and without weapons. Though he likes to use blasters and other weapons. During tasks, Boss is a great leader. And the other members of the Delta Squad follow his military strategies to the letter.
Dash Rendar – Star Wars: Shadows Of The Empire
Dash Rendar was a well-known pirate from Correlia. He was a skilled pilot and his ship, the Outrider, was known for its speed. Dash is a good flier, and he says that he mapped the Kessel Run.
He’s good at using heavy blaster guns and other long-range weapons in battle. He is only faithful to those who pay him, but he has shown some honor by making sure he owed no one anything and that no one owed him anything.
Anakin Skywalker / Obi-Wan Kenobi – Star Wars: Episode 3 – Revenge Of The Sith
Even though Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader in the end. He is still one of the main characters in the Star Wars story before that. In Penalty Kick Online game that goes along with the movie Revenge of the Sith, players switch between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi as they play through the movie’s events.
Anakin and Obi-Wan mostly use their lightsabers and Force skills throughout the game. They also fight General Grievous and Mace Windu in duels until they have to fight each other in the famous battle on Mustafar.
Luke Skywalker – Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Series, Super Star Wars Series & LEGO Star Wars Series
Luke Skywalker is a big part of the Star Wars world. Even though he has done a lot of things outside of movies. Many games have shown his most well-known adventures across the space. This includes his famous Death Star canyon run, the fight on Hoth. And his showdown with Darth Vader on the second Death Star.
Luke is one of the most famous Jedi Masters, and he knows more about the Force than anyone else. He has shown this many times, and when you add it to the fact that he is an expert with a blade. There aren’t many people who can fight against Luke.