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Where Was Obi-Wan Kenobi During Order 66 in Star Wars?

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Now that the Obi-Wan Kenobi series has shined more light on the events of Order 66, Star Wars fans and newcomers are beginning to examine the history of the horrific massacre. Looking back, we see Yoda and the Wookies fighting against unbeatable odds, while others died at the hands of their comrades. But where was Obi-Wan Kenobi during Order 66? The only way to answer this is by reviewing the timeline of his whereabouts.

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Where Was Obi-Wan Kenobi During Order 66 in Star Wars? Answered

During the slaughter of Order 66 in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Obi-Wan Kenobi was on a mission to find General Grievous in Utapau, while Anakin Skywalker stayed behind to spy on Chancellor Palpatine. Kenobi fought bravely against the evil Jedi hunter and won but soon learned that the battle was not over once Order 66 began.

Shortly after, the clone troopers shoot to kill the Jedi Master while he rides his trusty varactyl, and the two fall to their doom. Fortunately, Kenobi safely lands in a body of water and immediately hides before anyone can find him. His plan goes successfully, and he returns to a destroyed Jedi Temple, where he learns of his pupil’s betrayal.

Furthermore, this particular moment is referenced in an episode of the Obi-Wan Kenobi series when Reva recalls her memories of that dreadful night. During this conversation, Reva prosecutes him for Anakin’s misdeeds and asks Kenobi, “Where were you while he was killing my friends?”

He, of course, feels guilty for not stopping Skywalker in the first place and becomes speechless from her words. Moreover, some fans have wondered if he could have prevented the darkness inside his padawan, but others speculate that he was destined to become Darth Vader.

So, there you have it, now you know where Obi-Wan Kenobi was during Order 66. If you want to discover more Star Wars content, you view our guide on what Reva does after trying to kill Luke on Tatooine. Be sure to also look at the relevant links below to explore the latest news on the franchise.

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