Star Wars is undeniably successful with various films series created by George Lucas. The far far away galaxy becomes the home of countless fans that followed the sci-fi saga. From the year 1977 up to the present, the success of the film is immeasurable and tested. One of the most favorite characters in the movie is Anakin Skywalker or Darth Vader. However, there are still a lot of facts that fans needed to know about this popular character and how the creators brought him to life. We will present you 20 of the most exciting facts about Darth Vader.
1. He doesn’t have a father.
His most famous line might be about being Luke Skywalker’s father, but he did not experience having a father because he does not have one. He is conceived purely by Midi-Chlorians and the force alone. Yes, he is created by the energy field.
2. He appeared for only 12 minutes in the first Star Wars movie.
On the first Star Wars movie, A New Hope, the popular villain has a limited 12-minute airing on the screen. Maybe he is too busy spreading evil in the intergalactic empire that’s why he had less time for the taping.
3. Dart Vader merchandise has the highest demand.
Around 27 billion dollars in various Star Wars merchandise are sold, and most of them are Darth Vader’s. You might think a villain won’t sell much, but you are wrong, people loved it.
4. His breathing noise becomes a trademark.
To obtain Darth Vader’s breathing noise, Star Wars’ sound Engineer; Ben Burtt recorded the breathing pattern through a scuba tank regulator. And the rest is history.
5. His suit makes him weaker.
Putting on a Darth Vader’s suit will not guarantee the floating powers transferred to you because the reality is, it makes him weaker. When he lost his limbs, it resulted in more consumption of force and energy. The robot limbs lessen his power instead of helping him.