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How Many Jedi Survived Order 66?

Order 66 was an extremely dark day for the Jedi Order. Clone troopers killed thousands of Jedi, but how many Jedi survived Order 66? Right now, 53 Jedi or former Jedi are known to have survived Order 66.

Shortly after Order 66, 12 fell to the dark side and joined the Inquisitorius. 17 were killed in the Great Jedi Purge between 19 and 3 BBY with six more dying unrelated to the purge.

Eight Jedi are known to have survived the purge, six of whom survived into the New Republic Era. The fate remaining ten Jedi is unknown at this time.

However, Star Wars is a living universe, with new stories coming out all the time. The total number of Jedi that lived after Order 66 and the Great Jedi Purge could change as more Star Wars stories are told.

Here are all of the Jedi that survived Order 66 we know about so far. Plus, we look at what happened to them in the years following.

Spoiler Warning: This article contains spoilers for many Star Wars stories, including The Mandalorian, Obi-wan Kenobi, and Ahsoka live-action series, the Rebels, The Bad Batch, and Tales of the Jedi animated series, the video games Jedi: Fallen Order and Jedi: Survivor, the novels Ahsoka, Jedi: Battle Scars, and Inquisitor: Rise of the Red Blade, and the Darth Vader (2017) and Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader’s Castle comic books, among others. Proceed at your own risk or skip ahead to the spoiler-free list of Jedi that survived Order 66.

After Order 66, How Many Jedi Survived?

So far, we know that at least 53 Jedi survived Order 66. The list includes notable names like Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Ahsoka Tano, Kanan Jarrus, and Cal Kesitis.

It also includes 12 Jedi Younglings, Padawans, Knights, Masters, and Temple Guards that fell to the dark side. These former Jedi became the Inquisitorius, including the unnamed Grand Inquisitor, Second Sister Trilla Suduri, Third Sister Reva Sevander, Ninth Sister Masana Tide, and Thirteenth Sister Iskat Akaris.

Some Jedi joined the fight against the Galactic Empire. Others, like Quinlan Vos, helped safeguard former Jedi and Force-sensitive beings. Nearly half were killed, either as the result of the Great Jedi Purge or in combat with others. A few simply disappeared, leaving no trace.

Here is a rough breakdown of the 53 Jedi that Survived Order 66:

  • 12 fell to the dark side and became Inquisitors
  • 17 were killed during the Great Jedi Purge
  • 6 died in combat unrelated to the purge
  • 2 survived the Great Jedi Purge but died during the Galactic Civil War
  • 6 survived the Great Jedi Purge but their ultimate dates are unknown
  • 10 survived Order 66, but their ultimate fates are unknown

Due to the large number of survivors, Jedi are grouped together based on their ultimate fate following Order 66. The names of Jedi that survived are listed in bold in the sections below.

Jedi Who Fell to the Dark Side and Formed the Inquisitius

There are 14 known Inquisitors, at least 12 of whom were originally part of the Jedi Order. Commissioned by Emperor Palpatine and led by Darth Vader, they were tasked with hunting down and killing any Jedi that survived Order 66.

It is believed that all of the Inquisitors fell to the dark side in 19 BBY following Order 66, although some may have fallen even earlier. Most members were previously selected as potential candidates because they showed connections to the dark side or signs of distrusting the Jedi Order.

Of the 12 inquisitors that came from the Jedi Order, all but two died before the end of the Great Jedi Purge in 33 BBY.

3 Inquisitors Were Killed by Darth Vader

  • Second Sister (Trilla Suduri): Once the Padawan of Cere Junda, she hunted down Junda and Cal Kestis. After allowing them to escape, she was killed by Darth Vader on Nur in 14 BBY.
  • Thirteenth Sister (Iskat Akaris): Once the Padawan of Master Sember Vey, she hunted down former Jedi Master Eeth Koth and his family. Because she let Koth’s wife escape, and she was in a relationship with fellow Inquisitor Tualon Yaluna, Darth Vader killed her on Coruscant in 14 BBY.
  • Unidentified Inquisitor (Tualon Yaluna): A Jedi Knight during the Clone Wars, Darth Vader killed Tualon Yaluna on Coruscant in 14 BBY after discovering he was in a secret relationship with the Thirteen Sister.

7 Inquisitors Were Killed in Combat

  • Grand Inquisitor (Name Unknown): A former Jedi Knight and Temple Guard, he died aboard the Star Destroyer Sovereign in 4 BBY after losing in a duel to Kanan Jarrus. Darth Vader then imprisoned his spirit in a Jedi outpost on Tempes for eternity.
  • Fifth Brother (Name Unknown): Once part of the Jedi Order, he was killed by Maul on Malachor in 3 BBY.
  • Sixth Brother (Bil Valen): Once part of the Jedi Order, he was killed by Ahsoka Tano on Raada in 18 BBY.
  • Seventh Sister (Name Unknown): Once part of the Jedi Order, she was killed by Maul on Malachor in 3 BBY.
  • Eighth Brother (Name Unknown): Once part of the Jedi Order, he died on Malachor in 3 BBY while attempting to use his damaged lightsaber to escape a battle with Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Ahsoka Tano, and Maul.
  • Ninth Sister (Masana Tide): A Jedi Knight during the Clone Wars, she was believed dead in 14 BBY after a duel with Cal Kesists. Seeking revenge, she attacked Kestis on Coruscant in 9 BBY. After unsuccessfully trying to turn her back to the light side, he killed her.
  • Tenth Brother (Prosset Dibs): As a Jedi Master, he struggled with his new role as a military general. After attempting to kill fellow Master Mace Windu, he was tried and sentenced to rehabilitation. After falling to the dark side, he was executed by his own purge troopers, former clone troopers, on Mon Cala in 18 BBY when Padawan Ferren Barr tricked them into executing Order 66.

The Fate of 2 Inquisitors Is Unknown

  • Third Sister (Reva Sevander): Once a Jedi Youngling, she hunted down Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in the hope he would help her kill Darth Vader in 9 BBY. Her fate after turning back to the light side is unknown.
  • Fourth Sister (Name Unknown): Once part of the Jedi Order, her fate is unknown.

Jedi Hunted Down and Killed During the Great Jedi Purge

At least 17 Jedi were hunted down and killed by Darth Vader and the Inquisitors during the Great Jedi Purge.

Also known as the war against the Jedi or just the purge, it began following Order 66 in 19 BBY and continued to 3 BBY.

The purge officially ended during the Battle of Malachor in 3 BBY. By that time, the majority of the Inquisitors were dead. However, the Third Sister, Reva Sevander, turned back to the light side of the Force.

Jedi Killed by Darth Vader

Shortly after Order 66, Darth Vader tracked down and killed Jedi Masters Jocasta Nu and Kirak Infil’a. He killed Nu on Coruscant after she was located attempting to retrieve data from the Jedi Archives.

A Jedi from the High Republic Era, Infil’a took the Barash Vow, cutting himself off the Jedi Order. Vader located him on Al’doleem, killing him after a lengthy duel.

Sometime between 19 and 18 BBY, the Empire tortured and killed Master Luminara Unduli on Stygeon Prime. They later used her as bait in an attempt to capture other surviving Jedi. It is unknown how many Jedi fell into the trap.

In 14 BBY, Darth Vader killed Knight Cere Junda while hunting down Junda, Cal Kestis, and the crew of the Stinger Mantis.

Living as a priest of the Church of the Ganthic Enlightenment on an unknown planet by 14 BBY, Darth Vader tracked down former Jedi Master Eeth Koth. Dispatching the Thirteenth Sister, Fifth Brother, and Tualon Yaluna to kill Koth’s wife and abduct his Force-sensitive child, Vader killed Koth.

Darth Vader killed Jedi Padawan Ferren Barr on Mon Cala in 8 BBY. Barr used the Force to influence the Mon Cala people, notably King Lee-Char, into defying the Empire.

Killed by Members of the Inquisitorius

Between 19 and 14 BBY, the Thirteenth Sister killed Master Klefan Opus, Knight Charlin Plaka, and an unidentified Zeltron on Firrhana.

At an unknown time between 19 and 3 BBY, the Inquisitorius killed the Jedi Khandra, Mususiel, Nuhj, and Zubain Ankonori on Anoat.

By 9 BBY, Jedi Masters Coleman Kcaj and Tera Sinube and Jedi Velerie Tide, among others, were entombed at the Fortress Inquisitorius on Nur. Although it is unclear how or when they were captured, they are presumed dead.

Obi-Wan Kenobi sees several other Jedi, including one Youngling, entombed in Fort Inquisitorius. However, they have yet to be identified. It is also unclear whether they survived Order 66. It is possible they were captured or killed when the clones turned on the Jedi.

Also in 9 BBY, the Grand Inquisitor, the Fifth Brother, and the Third Sister killed Jedi Nuri on Tatooine.

Jedi Killed in Combat Indirectly Related to the Purge

Six Jedi died between 19 BBY and 0 BBY in events not directly related to the war against the Jedi. One death was the result of the Thirteenth Sister’s revenge and another was Kanan Jarrus’ sacrifice on Lothal. Padawan Cal Kestis was involved in the remaining four deaths.

The Thirteenth Sister Takes Revenge

In 19 BBY, the Thirteen Sister, formerly Jedi Knight Iskat Akaris, kills Padawan Heezo on Coroscant. Darth Sidious recruited Heezo by 22 BBY to identify Jedi who tapped into darker emotions.

Following the First Battle of Geonosis, Heezo focused on Iskat Akaris, a newly anointed Jedi Knight. The two became friends, with Akaris eventually sharing her frustrations with the Jedi Order.

Heezo encouraged her distrust of the Jedi, slowly convincing her to rely on her emotions. Akaris fell to the dark side shortly after Sidius issued Order 66.

As the Thirteenth Sister, she encountered Heezo working for the Empire. Taking her revenge against the Padawan for his manipulation, she struck him down with her lightsaber.

Kanan Jarrus Sacrifices Himself on Lothal

Hiding from the Empire under the assumed name Kanan Jarrus, Caleb Dume was a Jedi Padawan who later joined the Lothal rebel cell called the Spectres by 5 BBY.

Together with the Ghost crew, Jarrus worked to free Lothal from Imperial control. He also took Ezra Bridger as his apprentice, which eventually resulted in Jarrus passing his Jedi Trials. Jarrus was also in a relationship with fellow Spectre Hera Syndulla.

In 1 BBY, Syndulla was captured by Imperial Governor Arihnda Pryce. Along with the other Spectres, Jarrus mounted a daring rescue.

During their escape, Pryce ordered her troops to shoot fuel tanks, causing a massive explosion. Jarrus used the Force to hold back the flames, ultimately sacrificing himself so the rest of the team could escape.

Even after his death, Jarrus helped the Spectres through the Force. Channeled through the Loth-wolf Dume, he helped the Ghost crew escape the Empire through the World Between Worlds.

Cal Kestis’ Role in Jedi Deaths

Padawan Cal Kestis is involved in the deaths of four Jedi, killing three of them himself.

The first is Master Taron Malicos, who fell to the dark side between 19 and 14 BBY. Marooned on Dathomir, Malicos convinced Nightsister Merrin that the Jedi, and not Count Dooku, were responsible for the slaughter of the Nightsisters.

Cal Kestis encountered Malicos and Merrin in 14 BBY. Malicos tried to turn Kestis to the dark side, but failed. After battling them both, Kestis won Merrin over to his side. Merrin then used her Nightsister magick to bury the dark Jedi alive.

The second, third, and fourth deaths take place in 9 BBY while Cal Kestis and crew are searching for lost compasses to the secret world of Tanalorr. At this time, his allies include Nightsister Merrin, Jedi Knight Bode Akuna, and Jedi Master Eno Covdova.

The second to die is the High Republic Era Jedi Dagan Gera. Gera wanted to use Tanalorr for his own purposes, which did not fit with the Jedi Council’s views at the time. As a result, they placed him in stasis in a bacta tank for more than 200 years.

Awaken by Kestis, Gera falls to the dark side after learning of Order 66 and that the Jedi Order has been destroyed. Kestis is forced to kill him but eventually recovers a compass to Tanalorr.

Master Eno Cordova is the third Jedi that dies. Akuna is secretly an Imperial Agent who plans to turn in Kestis and Cordova. While stealing the compass, Akuna shoots Cordova twice, killing him.

The final death is Bode Akuna. Despite escaping to Tanalorr, Kestis and Merrin track him down. Together they battle Akuna, with Kestis finally shooting him once, then twice, in the chest.

Jedi That Survived Beyond the Great Jedi Purge

There are eight Jedi confirmed to have survived the Great Jedi Purge, which ended in 3 BBY. Two, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda, died during the Galactic Civil War between 4 BBY and 5 ABY. The remaining six, including Ahsoka Tano, Gorgu, and Baylan Skoll, into the New Republic Era.

Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda

Jedi Masters Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda both survived Order 66 and the purge, dying during the Galactic Civil War.

Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi was killed by Darth Vader aboard the Death Star in 0 BBY. Kenobi lived in exile on Tatooine, watching over Luke Skywalker, from 19 BBY until 0 BBY.

In 9 BBY, Senator Bail Organa asked Kenobi to recover his kidnapped daughter, Leia Organa. During the ordeal, he learned the true fate of Darth Vader.

Ultimately, Kenobi sacrificed himself to Vader in 0 BBY so Organa, Skywalker, Han Solo, and Chewbacca could escape.

Similar to Kenobi, Grand Master Yoda lived in exile on Dagohab from 19 BBY to 4 ABY. Following Kenobi’s death, Yoda wrestled with whether he should train Luke. During this time, he often avoided speaking to Kenobi’s Force ghost.

Reluctantly, he agreed to train Skywalker in 3 ABY. However, Luke’s Force visions interpreted their training. By the time Luke returned in 4 ABY, Yoda was nearing death. The once-great Jedi rejoined the Force soon afterward.

Ahsoka Tano, Grogu, and Baylan Skoll

The stories of former Padawan Ahsoka Tano, Jedi Youngling Grogu, and fallen Jedi Knight Baylan Skoll are intertwined in the Mandoverse. While they survived until at least 9 ABY, their ultimate fates are currently unknown.

Anakin Skywalker’s Padawan, Ahsoka Tano left the Jedi in 19 BBY. She later led a group of clones during the final days of the war.

Following Order 66, she lived in exile from 19 to 18 BBY, eventually killing the Sixth Brother on Raada. Afterward, she reluctantly joined Bail Organa’s fledgling rebellion.

She aided the Spectres from 4 to 0 BBY, helping free Lothal from Imperial occupation.

Sometime between 0 BBY and 9 ABY, she took Sabine Wren as her apprentice. The pair later parted ways. By 9 ABY, Tano was searching for Ezra Bridger and Grand Admiral Thrawn.

Again taking Wren as her apprentice, they tracked Nightsister Morgan Elsbeth to Peridea. There, they found Bridger and encountered Thrawn and the Great Mothers.

Once a Jedi Youngling, Grogu was saved during the siege of the Jedi Temple in 19 BBY by Master Kelleran Beq. Little else is known about Grogu’s life before 9 ABY, when he was wanted by the Galactic Empire.

Captured by bounty hunter Din Djarin, the Mandalorian was conflicted about turning Grogu over to the Empire. Djarin eventually rescues Grogu, with the two forming the Mandalorian Clan Mudhorn.

Baylan Skoll served as a Jedi Knight and General during the Clone Wars. Skoll had met Jedi droid Huyang and Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker at some point.

By 9 ABY, Skoll worked as a mercenary, having taken Shin Hati as his apprentice. Elsbeth used Skoll and Hati to locate the map to Perieda.

Together, they traveled there to rescue Thrawn. However, Skoll seemingly had an unknown secret agenda for going to Perieda.

Other Jedi Survivors

Three other Jedi are known to have survived well into the era of the New Republic.

Padawan Naq Med left the Jedi Order sometime before 21 BBY to pursue his own path. By 19 BBY, he married and sired a daughter. He also learned of Order 66 and the supposed Jedi uprising, initially believing Palpatine’s lies.

Med was hunted by the Grand Inquisitor, leading to a duel sometime between 19 and 4 BBY. Med bested the Inquisitor, fleeing with his family to Pam’ba afterward.

The former Jedi died on Pam’ba in 32 ABY. His great-grandson, Karr Nuq Sin, became a Force Collector. Sin gathered Jedi items and artifacts and spread true stories about the legacy of the Jedi.

Mill Alibeth and Vivert Stag were Jedi Initiates in 22 BBY. Both were supposed to take part in a Gathering on Ilum to locate their kyber crystals.

However, Alibeth fell ill and could not attend. Known for her powerful empathic powers, she later helped Jedi wounded in the Clone Wars.

Both survived Order 66 and were working as bounty hunters by 34 ABY. Along with bounty hunter Mwarr Ja’Randa, they attempted to capture Rey on Kashyyyk.

Their final fates are, as of yet, unknown.

Jedi Who Survived With Unknown Fates

Ten other Jedi are known to have survived Order 66. While we know some details about their lives, we do not know what ultimately happened to them.

Master Kelleran Beq escaped the Jedi Temple with Grogu in 19 BBY.

Between 19 and 4 BBY, Jedi Kira Vantala traveled to an orphanage on Gaaten where Force-sensitive children were being abducted. With the refugee Elish, she defeated the one responsible.

Sometime between 19 BBY and 5 ABY, Master Uvell entrusted antique dealer Antron Bach with a starship of Jedi Order artifacts.

By 18 BBY, the Vanguard Axis captured Padawan Gungi. Shortly afterward, the Wookiee was rescued by Clone Force 99 and returned to Kashyyyk.

Once there, they helped free a village from clone troopers and Trandoshians. Gungi then remained on Kashyyyk.

An unidentified Rodian Youngling hid with Master Cere Junda, Padawan Trilla Suduri, and other younglings sometime between 19 and 14 BBY. Although believed captured, the Rodian’s exact fate is unknown.

Padawan Cal Kestis was living in exile as a scrapper on Bracca by 14 BBY.

Soon after, he joined the Stinger Mantis crew to find a Jedi Holocron that could help rebuild the Order. During this time, her learned from Master Cere Junda and fought the Second Sister, the Ninth Sister, and Darth Vader.

Working for Saw Guerra by 9 BBY, he then reunited with the crew of the Stinger Mantis to locate a possible safe haven for Jedi.

Jedi Selrahc Eluos, Ka-Moon Kholi, and Oppo Rancisis appeared on a list of living Jedi compiled by the Inquisitorius in 14 BBY.

Jedi Master Quinlan Vos appeared on that same list. By 9 BBY, Vos was working with Hidden Path to help smuggle Jedi and Force-sensitive beings to safety. However, it is unknown what happened to him afterward.

How Many Jedi Survived Order 66 in Star Wars Legends?

Within the Star Wars Legends universe, it was estimated that 1 to 2% of all Jedi survived. With estimates of around 10,000 Jedi at the time of the Clone Wars, as many as 200 are believed to have survived.

Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, and Shaak Ti, all members of the Jedi High Council, survived.

Quinlan Vos also survived the initial clone attack, although barely. He remained hidden on Kashyyyk for years, but it is unknown when or how he died.

While presumed missing and feared dead, the fate of Depa Billaba, Ahsoka Tano, and Tera Sinube were never confirmed.

Although the list of Jedi survivors in Star Wars Legends includes approximately 75 to 100 names, all but a few were largely unknown. Most were created as part of the Expanded Universe and only retconned into the Prequel Trilogy or The Clone Wars.

Spoiler Free List of Jedi That Survived Order 66

Here are all of the Jedi that survived Order 66 in the canon Star Wars timeline and brief, spoiler-free details about their fate.

  • Grand Master Yoda
  • Master Kelleran Beq
  • Master Eno Cordova
  • Master Prosset Dibs
  • Master Kirak Infil’a
  • Master Coleman Kcaj
  • Master Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Master Taron Malicos
  • Master Jocasta Nu
  • Master Klefan Opus
  • Master Oppo Rancisis
  • Master Tera Sinube
  • Master Luminara Unduli
  • Master Uvell
  • Master Quinlan Vos
  • Former Master Eeth Koth
  • Knight/Jedi Temple Guard the Grand Inquisitor
  • Knight Iskat Akaris
  • Knight Bode Akuna
  • Knight Dagan Gera
  • Knight Cere Junda
  • Knight Charlin Plaka
  • Knight Baylan Skoll
  • Knight Masana Tide
  • Knight Tualon Yaluna
  • Padawan Ferren Barr
  • Padawan Caleb Dume
  • Padawan Gungi
  • Padawan Cal Kestis
  • Padawan Trilla Suduri
  • Former Padawan Heezo
  • Former Padawan Naq Med
  • Former Padawan Ahsoka Tano
  • Youngling Grogu
  • Youngling Reva Sevander
  • Unidentified Rodian Jedi youngling
  • Mill Alibeth
  • Zubain Ankonori
  • Eighth Brother
  • Selrahc Eluos
  • Fifth Brother
  • Fourth Sister
  • Khandra
  • Ka-Moon Kholi
  • Mususiel
  • Nari
  • Nuhj
  • Seventh Sister
  • Vivert Stag
  • Velerie Tide
  • Unidentified Zeltron Jedi
  • Bil Valen
  • Kira Vantala