Concept art for various Jedi was drawn up, including one that was described as a "Samurai Jedi." [14] Other opponents included Corellian razor hounds,[12] Corellian slice hounds, an acklay, a Feeorin gladiator,[13] and stormtroopers. His anger, hate, and impatience was often felt by other Force-users. This was partially done out of respect for his former Padawan, Falon Grey—who was the genetic template for X2—and because Kota felt the Force within X2. Instead of the mystic Jinn, or the nurturing Obi-Wan Kenobi, the mentor was meant to be "less Gandalf and more Army General. Impressed by the team at LucasArts and how seriously they took The Force Unleashed project, Fredricksen felt that the team wanted him to succeed, and their attitude made him comfortable during the process. Rahm Kota was a Human male who served as a Jedi Master in New Jedi Order and as a New Republic General during the Yuuzhan Vong War. As the Rogue Shadow joined the Fleet, Kota transmitted his authorization codes, clearing them for entry. The apprentice—who had been left for dead on Corellia—infiltrated the superweapon and fought his way to the prisoners. He could use these in conjunction with his Force powers in combat, allowing him to slip past an opponent's defenses to strike them. Artist Amy Beth Christenson returned to the original concepts and found the artwork of the Samurai Jedi. [2], Despite the loss of his sight, Kota's connection to the Force enabled him to function as if he had not lost it. [12] In 2017, a short eight-minute fictitious sci-fi film trailer entitled ZVP - Zatoichi vs Predator , produced, written and directed by Junya Okabe as a nonprofit fan film starring Shun Sugata as Zatoichi was released by Blast Inc. and made available on YouTube. Kota's actions were prompted by the potential advantage of having Vader as a prisoner, and not because killing an unarmed opponent would have been morally wrong. [2], Following the loss of his sight while dueling Marek, Kota became disillusioned in his planned attempts at defeating the Empire, coming to believe that challenging the Emperor's vast war machine was a "fool's errand." At the same time, the production team was looking to add a character who would act as a second mentor to the apprentice, one who could give him instruction in the Force that he could not receive from Vader. Product Manager at T-Mobile, USA; Fictional characters. Discovering Kota's Force-sensitivity, Windu took Kota back to the Jedi Temple on Coruscant to be trained as a Jedi. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. As Kota's Militia secured the command center, a vessel was detected on approach to the facility. Destroy him and bring me his lightsaber. [2], At that moment, Imperial forces, tipped off to Kota's presence by a local informant, raided the Vapor Room. [2] He employed telekinesis to hurl objects at enemy combatants or repel them from his presence,[1] and had enough mastery to detach the command tower from the TIE Fighter Construction Facility over Nar Shaddaa and send it plummeting toward the planet. ALL; GAMES (3) Filters: Sound Clips Only; ALL … Leave no witnesses. 45. Video Game: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. The Jedi characters Rahm Kota and Kanan Jarrus also draw inspiration from the character. Still, the clone’s been having visions through the Force — “memories of a dead man,” Vader insists. The apprentice asked who needed to understand him; Kota replied that Bel Iblis definitely would need to. Kota, however, disagreed with this position, advocating that tactical strikes made by small forces against critical targets could effectively disrupt Imperial forces throughout an entire region. Rogue One Almost Got Rahm Kota, Star Wars Coolest Jedi . Kota recruited and guided X2, a Force-sensitive former clone trooper, after sensing that he was strong in the Force, despite his personal feelings about clones lacking the necessary skills to be effective soldiers. Fett, however, had other ideas and killed the Alliance soldiers in a brief battle. [11], Following the apprentice's rescue of Bel Iblis, the Senator joined with Organa and Mothma in a series of meetings in Organa's Cantham House residence. Kota planned to use that need for revenge and turn it against the Empire. Through the Force, Kota felt that this individual—who knew himself only as "Starkiller"—had the same presence as the apprentice and did not believe that he was a clone. Kota also employed charging and the enemy and attacking them with quick, rapid strikes in combat. The waves rocked the Rogue Shadow, forcing Kota to hang onto the co-pilot's seat as the ship bucked underneath him. Princess Leia voiced by Catherine Taber and 2 others . He was the son of two Jedi and had been born and raised on Kashyyyk until Vader had kidnapped him as a boy after slaying his father, Kento Marek. Yet, no one doubted Kota's commitment and loyalty to both the Republic and the Jedi, or his courage, as he always chose the most dangerous and hazardous assignments. Vader's apprentice retrieved Kota's lightsaber, taking it as a trophy of his victory. [7], Three years after the start of the war, Palpatine issued Order 66 to all clone units, which stated that the Jedi had become a threat to the Republic and thus had to be eliminated. The Force Unleashed Jedi Rahm Kota Almost Appeared in Rogue One Our Spanish friends from the site La Fosa Del Rancor uncovered an interesting tidbit during their latest podcast about a Legends Star Wars character that almost appeared in Rogue One. Although he held little compassion,[12] Kota did have a gentler side, which he displayed by comforting Eclipse on Kashyyyk following Marek's death on the Death Star,[2] and by recognizing the fact that Starkiller loved Eclipse. Hair color Trapped in the gorog's massive hand, Kota began slashing at the beast's fingers with his lightsaber in an effort to stop the creature from crushing him alive. [2], Kota fled to the Outer Rim Territories, where he decided to dedicate his life to opposing the new Galactic Empire. Despite being well over the traditional age of acceptance, Kota was schooled in the Force by Master Yoda. [2], In agony, Kota sent out a wave of Force energy that shattered the viewports of the command center, dropping his lightsaber in the process. General Rahm Kota VOICE Cully Fredricksen. Meatpants. [2], In 3 BBY, using information gained from Organa, Kota struck at a TIE Fighter Construction Facility in orbit over Nar Shaddaa, hoping that the bold action would finally force Vader to face him. Despite the fact that he was well past the traditional age of acceptance for new apprentices, Kota was inducted into the Jedi Order and trained under Jedi Master Yoda himself. [12], To Kota's astonishment, the new arrival appeared to be Galen Marek, whom the General had seen die on the Death Star a year previously. 845 likes. Brown (formerly)[3]White (blind)[3] His role was expanded on in both the novelization and the comic. [13] As Kota was about to kill Tarko, the entire skybox lurched. Rahm Kota, sensing Galen's indecision, intervened and telekinetically snatched Palpatine's lightsaber, using it to kill his guards before rushing the Emperor himself. In a conversation between them and the apprentice, the young man brought up the concept of open rebellion against the Empire. Through his weak connection with the Force, Kota suspected that the individual in front of him was the same man who had dueled and blinded him over Nar Shaddaa. "[22], With this in mind, the developers turned their attention back to the original concepts. Despite his shock, Kota engaged the apprentice in a lightsaber duel and found the boy stronger in the Force than he had thought. India's first 'Black and White' show highlights the problems present day IIT-JEE aspirants face in their day-to-day lives. His connection to the Force was severely weakened, and the General believed that he had been cut off from it, although he continued to demonstrate some abilities—such as probing Marek's thoughts on Cloud City to determine his intentions, and feeling the aftermath of the young man's experiences in his former home on Kashyyyk. Resolving to help him, even if he felt he could offer no practical assistance to the young man, Kota was confident Marek would do the right thing. Having been told that members of the crew had repaired the hyperdrive, Kota ordered the ship to head for Kamino immediately to join the assault. Cabota explains. [13] Kota later gained mentions in source material publications, including The Force Unleashed Campaign Guide and The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia. The sudden movement caused Tarko to fall out of the skybox's window into the beast's open mouth. Ultimately, X2 managed to best Fett and rendezvoused with Kota at the Imperial base. [2], Kota waited in the facility's command center for Vader but was surprised to find that the intruder was not the Dark Lord of the Sith, but rather a young man who was Vader's own secret apprentice. Due to the different depictions of Kota's actions during The Force Unleashed that are presented in the various console versions of the game, this article complies with the Lucasfilm statement that the novel is the definitive "true story. He was also astonished to see that the apprentice's future included himself. Kota can be seen fighting as a rebel against the Empire with his own private army. Fatigued, Kota was fully aware that he would eventually make a mistake but kept fighting regardless. The Cerean related his experience with cloning—learned from a Khommite, a race of master cloners—and told him that Force-sensitivity got in the way of the cloning process, and that no one to his knowledge has successfully cloned a Force-sensitive being perfectly. Along with Organa, Mothma, and Bel Iblis, Kota was taken before Emperor Palpatine himself for interrogation and eventual execution. Eclipse contacted Kota, breaking communications silence between the two, tell him that he was taking too long, and that they needed to pull out. [7] Kota allied himself with Senator Bail Organa of Alderaan, who was fomenting rebellion within the halls of the Imperial Senate and secretly assisting fugitive Jedi who had escaped Order 66. Using the Force, the apprentice sent a wave of transparisteel and debris toward the Emperor, forcing him to cease his lightning attack on the General. [12] At some point, the General was checked over by a medical examiner, who cataloged Kota's injuries sustained in combat in the arena. Kota received a glimpse of the apprentice's future as the combatant's blades were forced closer to his face, sensing that Vader would not always be his opponent's master and that he had not been turned fully to the dark side of the Force. Kota had suffered seventeen fractured bones, fourteen Class II lacerations, six Class III lacerations, two Class IV lacerations, moderate abdominal hemorrhaging, a severe concussion, and five missing teeth. Proxy: Master Kota was a military genius, but felt the clone soldiers were unfit for battle. The frigate, already structurally weakened by the Imperial assault on it and the running battles that had occurred within it, took severe damage from enemy fire. [17], Kota, as portrayed in the video game version of The Force Unleashed—both in-game and in promotional shots— has brown eyes. Although Kota warned him against that course of action, Organa went anyway. When Starkiller tried to explain his origins, Kota told him that all that mattered was that he was back. He kept his sightless eyes uncovered for the majority of the time[12] but did wear a black cloth across his eyes on occasion. Rahm is the surname of: . the man who killed Ben, Biggs, who was a figurehead for the Empire that brutally murdered h Kill everyone aboard, imperials and Kota’s men alike. In return, he revealed to Organa that he could not contact Kazdan Paratus on Raxus Prime and feared the worst. [6], X2 and Grey Squadron regrouped with Alliance High Command at the main Rebel base on the moon Yavin 4. [12], Kota, however, had not died, managing to land in the city with his squad. In addition, he was scarred from combat. Giddean Danu was the Galactic Republic Senator from Kuat during the Clone Wars. [2], With Kota down, Vader turned his attention to the apprentice. [29] Cully Fredricksen as General Rahm Kota — A Jedi Master and combat veteran who provides Starkiller with additional insight into the Force and helps connect him to his Jedi heritage. During the mission, X2 first infiltrated a Star Destroyer guarding the station, using the ship's own weapons to destroy several defensive emplacements on the Death Star, which in turn allowed X2 to slip aboard the facility. During this time, Kota recovered much of his former self and restored his connection to the Force. >>145518111 That was the last straw for Luke, he'd been trying to get through to Vader. Galen Marek was a Human male who lived during the height of the Galactic Empire and the Great Jedi Purge. On the seventh day of his captivity, the Rebel General had just killed a wave of stormtrooper opponents when a new arrival entered the arena. Discovering Kota's Force-sensitivity, Windu took Kota … [12], On the bridge of the Salvation, Kota relayed his plan to the Alliance. Despite being trained in the most aggressive of the seven forms of lightsaber combat,[7] Kota preferred to adopt a defensive stance in combat, using the Force to protect himself until he could launch a counterattack. Captured by Tarko's forces, the rest of his squad was executed by the Baron. Kota believed that the ship was bringing Darth Vader to face him and ordered the containment field on hangar twelve to be lowered so that the Dark Lord could board the facility. [3] Kota eventually acquired another green-bladed lightsaber that was identical to his previous one and used it during his service to the Rebel Alliance. In the opening of The Force Unleashed, he … General Rahm Kota (Cully Fredricksen), like Star Wars Rebels’ Kanan Jarrus, was inspired in part by the Japanese film and TV character Zatoichi, a blind swordsman. With the inclusion of Legends to Star Wars, certain rebels have lost their status as being canon. Kota was to be interrogated and executed by the Emperor himself. Instead, he got Kota, who had discovered PROXY's actions. He also has the lightsaber during the cutscene when Vader interrupts the Corellian meeting and uses it to try and fight the Dark Lord. [7] Following his disappearance, Kota was officially listed as dead in Imperial records, although Lord Darth Vader, Palpatine's new Sith apprentice, was aware that he had survived. Taking command of the Alliance forces, Kota directed the battle from the bridge of the Salvation. Unable to reestablish communication with Kota, she believed that he had died in the detonation. Starkiller, still unsure about his place in the Alliance, decided to give Kota full schematics and navigational coordinates to the cloning facilities he had escaped from, located at Timira City on Kamino. Juno: You’re hunting Jedi. 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