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Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Epic Duel With Darth Vader Recreated With Stunning Action Figures -TGN

Hasbro’s Vintage Collection action figure line is recreating Obi-Wan and Darth Vader’s lightsaber duel in Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Summary

  • Obi-Wan and Vader’s climactic lightsaber duel, hailed as the “rematch of the century,” lived up to the promise of an epic battle that showcased prequel-style lightsaber combat and the weight of their history.
  • The duel allowed Obi-Wan to find newfound faith in the Jedi and hope through Anakin Skywalker’s children, while Vader’s arrogance and blinding hatred led to another defeat.
  • The face-to-face confrontation between Obi-Wan and Vader, depicted in the Vintage Collection action figures, captures the poignant details and enhances the stunning recreation of the duel’s emotional impact.


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Obi-Wan Kenobi‘s climactic lightsaber duel between the titular Jedi Master and Darth Vader has received the Star Wars action figure treatment from Hasbro. Meeting on an unnamed moon, the former master and apprentice attempted to settle their differences with their lightsabers. While Vader was left further broken following another humiliating defeat, Obi-Wan was relieved of his guilt and gained a newfound sense of peace.

Hasbro revealed via CBR that the Star Wars: The Vintage Collection line will be recreating the duel between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader. Featuring Obi-Wan in his Jedi robes and a battle-damaged Vader, the 2-pack is being dubbed “Showdown.”

The Obi-Wan Kenobi Showdown pack will be available at Amazon on September 14 for $39.99.


Obi-Wan & Vader’s Rematch Deserves To Be Immortalized

Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader

While the show itself had its bumps, Obi-Wan Kenobi‘s final lightsaber battle was everything Star Wars promised. Hyped as the “rematch of the century,” Obi-Wan and Vader’s duel saw a return of the prequel-style lightsaber combat, with the history of the participants adding weight to the conflict. Finally finding faith in the Jedi and hope through Anakin Skywalker’s children, Obi-Wan dons robes worthy of a master. Vader is defeated once again due to his arrogance and blinding hatred, allowing Kenobi to strike at the heart of the technological terror he’d become.

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The face-to-face confrontation after Vader’s mask is split open brings the sequence to a crescendo. For Vader and Obi-Wan to come to terms with the past, Kenobi had to see the shell of the man Anakin Skywalker once was. Despite bearing a resemblance to Anakin’s face, Vader was a monster who largely destroyed the good man that once fought alongside Obi-Wan. The Vintage Collection action figures capturing the poignant details enhances the quality of the 2-pack, making for a stunning recreation of Obi-Wan Kenobis epic duel.

Source: Hasbro (via CBR)

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