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Sith Trooper revealed

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' started by Smullie_1138, Jul 10, 2019.

  1. Smullie_1138

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    Over at the official site, the new Sith Trooper design has been revealed:

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    Interesting they're calling it a Sith trooper, especially after Kylo Ren's "forget the past" speech in TLJ.

    Thoughts ?
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Knights of Ren have opened a pandora's box. The question is.... this time.... who is the source of the clones ;)
     
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    Sith Trooper? Do they have Dark Side Force powers? Like Sith Inquisitors?
     
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    Pretty amazing how that "fan made poster" awhile back predicted this exactly :rolleyes:

    But sarcasm aside, so cool!! The name says a lot about where the First Order is heading. Are the Sith back in name?
     
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    Maybe Sith Troopers are just what Kylo uses as his Guards. (Imperial Guards-OT, Praetorian Guards-TLJ) They are red.
     
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    I think they Look Great already like Them more than The Praetorian I love my Troopers
     
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    Sith Trooper...I wonder if they are related to Palpatine?
     
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    * looks at Sith Trooper image *

    [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    https://makingstarwars.net/2019/07/...-rise-of-skywalker-are-in-fact-sith-troopers/ (fan site)

    https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/05/star-wars-cover-story (likely source is Abrams himself)
     
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    Haha, it did! I had people arguing with me about that poster (which is saved to this very computer) elsewhere.
    --- Double Post Merged, Jul 11, 2019, Original Post Date: Jul 11, 2019 ---
    I'm digging the Sith Trooper, tbh.
     
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    Yea. Now that Snoke is out of the picture and Kylo is in control. I could see him go full steam ahead trying to be what he thinks Vader and the Emperor were. With the Emperor' s cackle in the trailer, I know most thoughts associate the Sith Trooper coming with him. However, the Emperor had special guards with a look separating them from Stormtroopers. Snoke even had something different as his personnel guards. To me, this seems like something Kylo would do, basically re-purposing a Trooper in red, in attempts to live up what he thinks Vader intended.
     
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    I bet they still can't shoot straight even with Sith Force powers....
     
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    Noice.

    I seriously hope that they called "Sith" for a reason and they are not just a cool name and a cool design that have 2 seconds of screentime like the First Order Executioners.

    Also, is it me or does the helmet look a little bit Clone-like?

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    So the Sith Troopers... these are different than the "Red Fury" stormtroopers or no? Serious question, cause I don't know.
     
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    With that logic, there should be an army of Constable Zuvios sitting in a warehouse somwhere!
     
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    It would be fascinating if these Sith Troopers were clones. I keep going back to Kylo's line in TFA about how Snoke should consider using a clone army. Well, now Kylo's the Supreme Leader, so . . .
     
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    (June 28, 2019)
     
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    And they are called sith troopers because they are clones of Palpatine. (emperor)(yoda)
     
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    Andi Gutierrez: "The Sith Trooper is the next evolution of the Imperial First Order soldiers and bears a more modern and menacing look worthy of its namesake." (July 10, 2019)

    StarWars.com: "The next evolution in Imperial/First Order soldiers: the 'Sith trooper' from the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. It’s a modern and more menacing look befitting its namesake." (July 10, 2019)
     
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