The Mandalorian on Disney Plus is a favorite of many, but who ranks the highest in the favorite characters? Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Bryce Dallas Howard blessed Star Wars fans by giving us so many memorable characters. The Mandalorian season 1 and 2 let’s audiences meet great new characters as well as see our favorites again.
This incredible live action Star Wars adventure brings your favorite George Lucas creations to life! The Golden Globe nominated story takes place after the original trilogy and events of Return of the Jedi and follows the travails of a lone gunfighter.
With other successful stories like Game of Thrones and Battlestar Galactica it’s no wonder fans love fantasy adventurers! And after great Star Wars stories like Attack of the Clones, The Phantom Menace, Empire Strikes Back, and The Rise of Skywalker fans are so ready for more.
Here is the scoop on the best Mandalorian characters of all time!
Grogu, the main reason people watch the show. He is one of the major characters in the show and fans love him!
Aside from the absolute cuteness of the character, Grogu is quite powerful in his force-sensitivity and could become a great Jedi. His new alignment with Luke Skywalker should build heavy anticipation for the second season of the show and will continue to be one of the driving forces in the show.
Audiences instantly fell in love with Grugu from the first time he’s on screen. Grogu has become an iconic character and fans can’t wait to see more!
2. The Mandalorian
Next up is out titular Mandalorian. The Mandalorian or Din Djarin, is our protagonist of the show, played by Pedro Pascal. He is a bounty hunter who was put on a mission to retrieve a special bounty in the first episode which turned out to be Grogu aka The Child/ Baby Yoda.
Amongst giving up the child he decided he couldn’t willingly let it be tortured and saved Grogu. This begins the quest of the show and the road to Grogu returning to train in the ways of the Jedi.
For a title character, he may be a little quiet but when he speaks you know it’s important. He survived the Great Purge so he has a lot of past traume he deals with. Ins eason 2 Din clashes with the authority of the New Republic.
There are also lots of Easter eggs throughout the series so keep your eyes open!
3. Luke Skywalker
While Luke didn’t share the most screen time on the series, he is ranked high on this list because of the future he provides. The last time fans saw him it was the end of Return of the Jedi.
Seeing him come out in the finale of the last season and destroy a fleet of Dark Troopers in order to become the trainer of Grogu leaves for an exciting future for the next seasons to come.
A de-aged Mark Hamill reprises the iconic role, and it is great to see Luke Skywalker arrive from the outer reaches of the galaxy and be back in action!
4. Cara Dune
Cara dune is a former Rebel shock trooper during the civil war turned Mercenary. A Descendent of the destroyed planet, Alderon, who has a hatred towards the empire eventually becomes A Marshall for the new republic after he time in the Rebel alliance.
In The Mandalorian, she is played by fitness model Gina Carano.
First introduced in the animated series Star Wars The Clone Wars Ahsoka Tano, is a jedi who was Anakin Skywalker’s padawan before he becomes Darth Vader. She also appeared in other animated shows like Star Wars Rebels.
Her appearance in the show made for an exciting story, and gave fans a proper name for “The child/ Baby Yoda” and that is Grogu. Her communication with Grogu finally gave us a back story of the character and made her a standout for this list.
Ahsoka is a beloved character in the Star Wars canon and has been for a while. She is played by Rosario Dawson, and fights with her iconic white lightsabers. Fans will remember seeing her at the end of Rebels, but now she is back!
Check out her interview in Vanity Fair.
Originally a hunter droid that is reprogrammed to be Nurse droid for protection of Grogu, is a stand out character of the show. From originally trying to kill Grogu to becoming his reason for life and saving him and Mando on quite a few occasions, he solidified his spot as one of the best characters in the series.
7. Boba Fett
Boba Fett was a feared bounty hunter in the Star Wars universe. He was a clone of his father, Jango Fett, and was trained in combat at a young age. He grew up hearing stories of Jango and wanted to be like his father.
In Return of the Jedi, it was made to believe that he had died, but he makes his triumphant return in season 2 and regains his armor leading to some amazing battles. New Zealand actor Temuera Morrison plays the iconic role.
Migs Mayfield is a former Imperial Sharpshooter who ends up leaving the empire to become a mercenary. First appearing in season 1, he betrays Mando after hiring him to help break out a prisoner in a New Republic transport prison.
Following his deceitful nature, he ends up redeeming himself by helping The Mandalorian break into and destroy an Imperial base and his given freedom by Cara Dune.
9. Bo-Katan Kryze
First appearing in Star Wars the Clone Wars, Bo-Katan Kryze is one of the female Mandalorian warriors who was the leader of the Nite Owls. She makes her makes her live-action debut in the second season of The Mandalorian as she saves Mandos life in a battle and reveals her intentions of moving to Mand’alor and leading her people. Bo-Katan also explains about the Children of the Watch, a cult of religious zealots.
She is also a member of Death Watch and takes the Mandalorian culture very seriously Bo-Katan Kryze is played by Katee Sackhoff, and she’s one of the more interesting characters. She is very handy in a fight scene.
10. Moff Gideon
Our antagonist of the show, who is in pursuit of Grogu to study his blood for a transfusion. While it isn’t made certain whether the transfusion is for him or another Imperial leader his pursuit is never-ending over the first two seasons.
At the end of the first season, Gideon emerges holding the legendary black lightsaber. The saber was made by the first Mandalorian to join the Jedi order. Gideon is portrayed by the renowned actor Giancarlo Esposito.
Nick Nolte voices the Ugnaught named Kuiil. We first meet Kuill in The Mandalorian when he helps Din Djarin. Eventually, he is killed why helping Din again to save Grogu. His sacrifice will not be forgotten.
After the first two seasons, fans are eager for season 3 as well as The Book of Boba Fett!
Some of our other favorite Mandalorian characters include Fennec Shand, Greef Karga, Dr. Pershing played by Omid Abtahi, The Client played by Werner Herzog, Cobb Vanth, Frog Lady, Peli Motto, Xi’an played by Natalia Tena, Toro Calican, Gor Koresh played by John Leguizamo, and Lang played by Michael Biehn.
Some supporting characters we’d love to see in the next season are Sabine Wren, Grand Admiral Thrawn, Han Solo, Ezra Bridger, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Maul, and maybe even Grand Moff Tarkin.
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