Star Wars: 10 Gifts For Fans Of The Dark Side

In Star Wars, there are two forces that oppose each other: the Jedi and the Sith. One uses the Light Side of the Force and the other uses the Dark Side. While it's largely the heroes that we follow in each film, there are many who enjoy watching the villains in Star Wars films. Characters like Darth Vader and General Grievous remain the highlights of the movies they were in, coaxing fans to learn more about them.

With many Star Wars fans who find the Sith more interesting than the Jedi, there are plenty of gifts out there for them too. Here are 10 gifts every fan of the Dark Side desires.

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Fans of the Dark Side may be more curious to know what the rules and philosophies of the Sith are. All those and more are contained in the Book of the Sith. This text contains teaches and historical events compiled from various Sith Lords in Star Wars history.

Not only does this book contain the knowledge of what it means to be a Sith, but it also contains new characters and dark figures that had not been present in Star Wars canon prior. This book is a gateway to the history of the Sith, which paved the way for characters like Darth Sidious to rise to power.


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Revenge of the Sith is often cited as the best of the Star Wars prequels. Fans of the Dark Side of the Force might appreciate it as well because the film details the moment when the Sith took over and the Jedi Order fell. It documents the change of Anakin Skywalker to the Dark Side as well as the revelation that Chancellor Palpatine was actually the Sith Lord Darth Sidious.

This version of the film is packaged in a gorgeous steelbook that features General Grievous, another villain from the movie, on its cover. This is a Dark Side lover's Star Wars movie through and through.


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The Star Wars movies don't accurately detail the trauma and turmoil that Anakin Skywalker went through after his change into Darth Vader. Thankfully, Marvel Comics was up to the challenge when it came to making Vader feel more complex than his film appearances might've suggested. Darth Vader Vol. 1 details the events of the titular Sith right after the events of Revenge of the Sith.

Darth Vader is tasked with hunting down the remaining Jedi, but he also deals with the fact that he lost everything, including his own humanity. He turned into a ruthless machine for Darth Sidious and nothing more.


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It's interesting to imagine how Star Wars characters would look in different settings, and the results are amazing as proven by the Tamashii Nations Yumi Ashigaru Stormtrooper figure. The figure takes the standard Stormtrooper design and brings it to Feudal Japan, imagining what the Empire would be like in those times.

The Stormtrooper mask and Empire symbol remain intact, but the figure is covered in periodic armor more akin to a samurai than a futuristic soldier. The figure comes with a short sword and a massive longbow, though we'd probably wager that it still wouldn't be able to hit anything.


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Part of what made Emperor Palpatine such a threat was that he managed to take over the Republic and destroy the Jedi Order without leaving his throne much. Fast forward to the original trilogy, and he ruled the Empire mostly from his iconic chair.

What better way to give a Sith fan a memento of Emperor Palpatine than by handing them a well-crafted statue of the character sitting on his throne? The chair and the figure are both created with excellent detail. The figure can even be removed from the chair, revealing the hard work that went into the statue from all angles.



While Kylo Ren might be the newest villain in the Star Wars saga, his lightsaber is just about as iconic as Darth Maul's. The menacing crossguard design for Kylo Ren's saber makes him a threatening foe. Sith fans are likely going to want an iconic lightsaber in their collection, which makes the Kylo Ren Ultimate FX Lightsaber an excellent choice.

This model lightsaber accurately recreates Kylo Ren's from the film, but it also comes with light effects and sounds to make it feel more like an accurate lightsaber. However, this lightsaber might be better suited for a wall display than actual combat.


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Star Wars: Empire Vs Rebellion is a board game that pits two players against each other for control of the galaxy. Set during the events of the original trilogy, players will either be working with the Rebellion or the Galactic Empire as the name of the game suggests. The game progresses with the use of cards.

Players can place down certain iconic characters to tip the scales of battle and collect more resources than their opponent. Certain event cards can pop up, changing the nature of each battle. Playing as the Empire would be a must for any Sith fan. The box art also features Darth Vader front and center.


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Star Wars: Legion is an excellent introduction to miniature board games that takes place during the Galactic Civil War. The box includes several figures of various Stormtroopers and Rebel Soldiers, as well as Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. Players will fight strategically to control each battle.

While this game is on the easier side for big strategy games, it can still be a bit time-consuming. The figures are grey, encouraging players to paint them themselves to add a bit of flair wherever they see fit. Also, the game has several expansions that can increase the number of battles and scenarios at a time.


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There are plenty of Star Wars Funko Pop! figures around, meaning that many fans of the Dark Side probably have a few of the standard ones. A unique one that would add a lot to any collection is the Electrocuted Vader Funko Pop!. This figure is based on the climax of Return of the Jedi when Darth Vader turns on the Emperor and gets blasted with electricity.

The figure not only shows the skull of Vader illuminated in blue light, but there are also bolts of lightning coming from its chest for more accuracy. This figure represents Vader's turning point, which makes it a must-have for any Sith fan.


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In Revenge of the Sith, Darth Sidious tells Anakin Skywalker the story of Darth Plagueis the Wise, who was trying to use the Force to live forever. It turns out that Darth Plagueis was Sidious' master and the Sith Lord of his time. The Darth Plagueis novel details the events of Palpatine's apprenticeship and connection to Plagueis.

The book also details how certain events were set in motion that would directly lead into The Phantom Menace and the long-term plan to destroy the Jedi Order and have the Sith ruling the galaxy. It's a fascinating read that both Sith fans and Star Wars fans in general should read.

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