How Powerful Is Ahsoka Tano? Compared to Other Jedi & Sith


The upcoming ‘Ahsoka’ series is one of the shows that Star Wars fans are excited about because it features Ahsoka Tano in a starring role while incorporating the beloved ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ characters. In that regard, people are now looking to see just how powerful Ahsoka is in her adulthood, especially now that she is set to fight several fallen Jedi and an Inquisitor in the upcoming series. So, just how powerful is Ahsoka Tano?

Ahsoka Tano is a talented force user and an even better duelist. Anakin Skywalker trained her and has had tons of experiences during the events of the Clone Wars. As such, she is a veteran of many different fights and is strong enough to match Darth Maul and give Darth Vader trouble.

It might be true that Ahsoka Tano was never the strongest Jedi in the storyline, but she is actually very strong in the Force and a very gifted duelist that could match some of the other duelists in the entire Star Wars storyline. She is well above average when it comes to her skills. So, with that said, let’s look at this topic in greater detail to understand how strong Ahsoka is.

Ahsoka is well above average

Ahsoka Tano is now one of the most interesting characters in the entire Star Wars storyline because we know that she is set to make a starring appearance in the upcoming ‘Ahsoka’ live-action series, which many people call season 5 of ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ because it features several ‘Rebels’ characters, including Ahsoka herself.

In that regard, the interest in her is now high, and many people are now wondering how strong she is, especially if those people couldn’t watch ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ and ‘Rebels.’

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Of course, because she was still just a very young teenage Padawan when she first appeared during the Clone Wars, Ahsoka wasn’t very strong. Her lightsaber skills were already advanced and were far better than what most Padawans had. But the problem was that she was rash, impatient, and undisciplined during that time. In fact, Anakin called her “Snips” because she had a snippy personality that went together with her impatience.

However, as the series went by, she started becoming more skilled in her lightsaber combat form. She excelled in the use of Form V: Shien and Djem So. Ahsoka also went through Jar’Kai training with Yoda after she acquired her second lightsaber. Through her dual-wielding style, she could keep up with some of the strongest opponents of the Jedi Order during the Clone Wars, including Asajj Ventress and General Grievous.

During her first battle with Grievous, Ahsoka couldn’t even last a few seconds. However, as the series went by, she could hold the cyborg general off with her own lightsaber skills. At one point in the early part of the series, Anakin once said that Ventress was too strong for any single Jedi to handle. Eventually, Ahsoka became strong enough to match Ventress in a lightsaber duel due to her improvements.


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Ahsoka also has raw talent in the Force, as she could already communicate with wild beasts during her infant years. She eventually became strong enough in the Force to be able to sense things that could happen to the people close to her. Of course, her skills with telekinesis were also great but not on par with the likes of Anakin or Yoda.

Even without a lightsaber, Ahsoka was strong. She was known for her acrobatic skills because her species was always known for being nimble and acrobatic. As such, she can hold her own in a fight without the use of any weapons.

This was made clear in her duel with the Sixth Brother (unnamed Inquisitor in ‘Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi’) because she defeated him without any weapons and by using the Force to overload the Kyber crystal in his lightsaber.

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Overall, she is a strong Jedi that could stand up to some of the strong villains of the Star Wars universe. She was well above average in terms of her powers, as this was clear when she survived attacks and battles from villains that were strong enough to defeat Jedi Masters. That means that her skills were somewhat on par with the skills of a Jedi Master.

How Ahsoka compares to other powerful characters

Darth Vader

We know that Darth Vader was Ahsoka Tano’s master when he was still known as Anakin Skywalker. It was only during the events of ‘Rebels,’ however, that Ahsoka found out that Vader was actually Anakin. That was when they ended up dueling on Malachor V during the latter part of ‘Rebels’ season 2.

Ahsoka was more than capable of holding her own against the powerful Sith Lord in that duel. Vader was known for killing Jedi Masters and Knights during the Imperial era. But he struggled to overpower Ahsoka, who was skilled enough to keep in step with her old master. However, Vader ultimately took advantage, only for Ezra Bridger to use the World Between Worlds to save Ahsoka from certain death.

Darth Maul

Darth Maul was always a powerful Sith Lord that had the strength and skills to kill a true Jedi Master like Qui-Gon Jinn. He also proved himself strong enough to take on several Jedi during the events of the ‘Clone Wars,’ as there was no doubt that he was a powerful Sith that could threaten the Jedi Order.

During the final events of ‘Clone Wars,’ we saw Ahsoka coming to Mandalore to take on Darth Maul at the request of Bo-Katan Kryze. She was able to take on the powerful Sith Lord and go toe-to-toe with him. Some would say that Maul wasn’t trying to kill Ahsoka because he wanted her to join him. But the fact was that she eventually defeated him with the help of her allies.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Obi-Wan Kenobi wasn’t known as one of the strongest Jedi Masters during his time, but he was an extremely skilled duelist that relied on his patience, skills, and discipline to defeat incredibly powerful enemies, including Grievous and even Anakin Skywalker. As such, he had the skills of a true Jedi Master and was strong enough to match Darth Vader.


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The fact that Obi-Wan was strong enough to defeat Vader not once but twice is a testament to how skilled he was. In that regard, Ahsoka is possibly a tier below Kenobi in terms of her skills and powers. She could possibly give him a good fight, but it is unlikely that she would defeat Obi-Wan, given the fact that Kenobi has fought and defeated stronger opponents.

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