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DarthMuffin
12-11-2002, 07:39 PM
There is something I don't understand...

In Ep2, Dooku uses lightning for about 5 seconds on anakin.
In Ep6, Palp uses lightning for a good 30+ seconds on Luke.

Why didn't Luke die? Anakin was completly :nut::nut::nut: after a 5 sec, and Luke can walk again after 30 secs???

JediNyt
12-11-2002, 09:09 PM
Yup thats what I think too. Sidious tortured Luke. You will pay the price for your lack of vision! :lightning

Kryllith
12-12-2002, 01:07 PM
Dooku also slammed Anakin into a wall (or two) with the lightning...

Kryllith

Rogue Nine
12-12-2002, 01:12 PM
Palpy has had a lot ot time to concentrate his Sith powers, so I think he'd be able to moderate his lightning to the point where it causes immense pain, but holds off on the physical damage until he decides to deliver the killing blow.

Dooku, although powerful, probably does not have the same amount of refinement in his control of the lightning.

Taos
12-15-2002, 02:36 PM
I agree with Niner.....Dooku is fairly new to the darkside of the force and is still learning all of the powers.

Breton
12-15-2002, 06:33 PM
It is quite simple, really, when Palpy was doing it, he wanted Luke to suffer, though he used maximum force against Vader. But when Dooku was doing lightning, he simply wanted Anakin out of the fight, and did all his strenght into the lightning, so that Anakin was badly hurt.

ZBomber
01-08-2003, 04:48 PM
Originally posted by JM Qui-Gon Jinn
It is quite simple, really, when Palpy was doing it, he wanted Luke to suffer, though he used maximum force against Vader. But when Dooku was doing lightning, he simply wanted Anakin out of the fight, and did all his strenght into the lightning, so that Anakin was badly hurt.

yeh, when Palp was using lightning, he was laughing when Luke was getting hurt. If he was using all his power, he wouldn't be laughing.

BCanr2d2
01-09-2003, 05:17 AM
From what we have been told about the Dark Side, with Dooku, he is using it as a way to get him out of the fight. Palps uses it with a more evil intent, to torture him in front of his father, to make him suffer.
Perhaps it is this more "evil" intent that Palps has, and is still thinking about the torture etc as he does it - Evil feeds evil......

Jedi_Monk
01-09-2003, 04:47 PM
The answer to this question is quite simple. Watch the scene again in SW2; you'll see that Dooku uses the Force lightning to lift Anakin up, swing him around and hit his head against the wall, then drops him. It appears to me that Anakin's knocked out by the impact with the wall, not by Dooku's lightning.

ZBomber
01-09-2003, 06:49 PM
Originally posted by Jedi_Monk
The answer to this question is quite simple. Watch the scene again in SW2; you'll see that Dooku uses the Force lightning to lift Anakin up, swing him around and hit his head against the wall, then drops him. It appears to me that Anakin's knocked out by the impact with the wall, not by Dooku's lightning.

Yeh, because Dooku is alot less powerful than Palpatine.

boinga1
01-09-2003, 09:30 PM
definately power differences...Palpatine was using about 1/5 of dooku's power...perhaps this is why dooku's lightning appears to have more blue hue than Palp's (just an opinion)
edit: saw the above posts: maybe the wall was part of it, but you'll remember that plapatine threw luke up against that railing thing and almost knocked him off it.

shukrallah
01-10-2003, 12:28 PM
palpatine wanted to give luke a slow painful death. dooku just wanted to get rid of anakin right away. i dont think they should have put lightning in episode II any ways.

boinga1
01-10-2003, 04:39 PM
i dont think they should have put lightning in episode II any ways.

Why not? Then how would they have kept obi and ani from takign dooku 2 on 1? and plus then half that whole :yoda: deal would be gone!

LiMP RABBiT
01-11-2003, 07:06 AM
But remember in the end he does say "you will die" and turns on luke again to finish him off. If he was trying to kill luke and dooku was trying to finish off anakin, how come the effect was so different?

SettingShadow
01-11-2003, 11:12 AM
You gotta remember one thing, Luke was prepared that something would happen, Anakin just rushed forward and was lift off and bounced into the wall. And Palpatine used it to torture Luke kinda, make him suffer real long, then when he said "and know young Skywalker... you will die" yes he propably used it to kill him now, but Palpatine was killed by Vader... bla bla... and my guess is that Luke got up so quickly was because he knew he had to get out of there and save his father...

LiMP RABBiT
01-11-2003, 01:08 PM
I suppose that the thought that the planet sized space station you were on was about to be vapourised would spur you on a bit. But then again, if Dooku was "openning up a can of whoop ass" on your master, that would probably spur you on too.

SettingShadow
01-11-2003, 01:26 PM
Not if you didnt mind having no master, now would it? :D , yea but then again, Anaking wernt prepared for it and he flew into the wall wich is rather painfull... and remember that he does came to Obi´s rescue when Dooku was gonna finnish him off (that and Luke and becoming Vader is the only good thing Anakin ever did :D).

LiMP RABBiT
01-12-2003, 05:57 AM
Originally posted by Squater
Anaking wernt prepared for it and he flew into the wall wich is rather painfull... But then in the beginning he was in a high speed crash after leaping over a hundred feet onto a moving vehicle and he got straight up to follow the dodgy rhino woman.

SettingShadow
01-12-2003, 06:02 AM
Originally posted by LiMP RABBiT
But then in the beginning he was in a high speed crash after leaping over a hundred feet onto a moving vehicle and he got straight up to follow the dodgy rhino woman.

Yes, but he did slide (if I remember right) and hit some box or something... and lightning is powerfull.

Altus_Thrawn
01-12-2003, 08:29 AM
1st, remember that anakin got up after his lighting and fought some more, before losing a hand.

Sidious strung it out to make luke suffer, and luke was all limping and tired when he was dragging vader around.
Luke pushed back with the force when sidious first lightninged him, but sidious pushed harder than luke could counter after that.