Character sourced from: Sci-Fi

The Death Star

CBUB Wins: 16
CBUB Losses: 19
Win Percentage: 45.71%

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Read more about The Death Star at: Wikipedia

Official Site: LucasFilm Ltd

The Death Star is a fiction moon-sized space station and superweapon appearing in the Star Wars movies and expanded universe. It is capable of destroying a planet with a single destructive beam emitted from the large indentation on its surface. In the films, the first Death Star is featured in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of The Sith being constructed and in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope which at that time is fully constructed, and a second Death Star is under construction in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

Although particular details, such as the superlaser's location, shifted between different concept models during A New Hope's production, the notion of the Death Star being a large, spherical space station was consistent in all of them. The buzzing sound counting down to the Death Star firing its superlaser comes from the Flash Gordon serials. Portraying an incomplete yet powerful space station posed a problem for Industrial Light & Magic's modelmakers for Return of the Jedi. Only the front side of the 137-centimeter model was completed, and the image was flipped horizontally for the final film. Both Death Stars were depicted by a combination of complete and sectional models and matte painting.

The original Death Star first appears in A New Hope. Commanded by Grand Moff Tarkin (Peter Cushing), it is the Galactic Empire's "ultimate weapon", a space station capable of destroying a planet in a single attack. The film opens with Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) transporting the station's schematics to the Rebel Alliance to aid them in destroying the Death Star. Tarkin orders the Death Star to destroy Leia's home world of Alderaan in an attempt to pressure her to betray the Rebels. In the film's climactic battle, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) uses his power in the Force to help him destroy the station.

In Return of the Jedi, set four years later, the Empire is building a new Death Star; it is half-finished throughout the film. Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) and Darth Vader (David Prowse/James Earl Jones) send the Rebels false information that the station's weapons systems are not operational in order to lure them into a trap, and bring Skywalker on board to tempt him over to the dark side of the Force. In the film's climax, Vader kills Palpatine on board, and is mortally wounded in the process. Skywalker escapes with Vader's body moments before the Rebels destroy the station.

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Loss Popeye 14 to 15

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Loss Invincible 4 to 9
Win Bishop 9 to 1
Loss Nova 2 to 12

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Loss Puss in Boots (Shrek) 5 to 9
Loss Ron Stoppable 4 to 10

Regular play Record:

Result Opponent A Score   B Score
Loss John McClane 38 to 41
Win Master Chief 59 to 44
Loss Doctor Strange 39 to 63
Win Wing Zero 64 to 44
Loss Pinky and the Brain 29 to 49
Loss Marvin the Martian 59 to 74
Loss Tribbles 61 to 67
Win Captain James Tiberius Kirk 51 to 28
Win Deep Space Nine 77 to 14
Win Imperium Of Man (Warhammer 40,000) 78 to 41
Win Replicators 62 to 41
Win The Flood 65 to 55
Loss Mogo 39 to 56
Win Albert Wesker 67 to 35
Loss Vegeta 38 to 71
Loss The Xenomorphs 47 to 49
Win Unicron 70 to 54
Loss Mihoshi Kuramitsu 60 to 64
Win The Looney Tunes 86 to 66
Win V'ger 89 to 33
Loss Unicron 36 to 56
Win The Elite Beat Agents 55 to 35
Loss Solid Snake 38 to 77
Win Abe 45 to 37
Win James T. Kirk (Star Trek 2009) 22 to 10
Loss Superman 3 to 26
Loss Captain Falcon 15 to 22
Win Robotech Defense Force 15 to 5
Loss Vegeta 19 to 28