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Count Dooku employing the cho sun strike against Anakin Skywalker.
"Cho sun is to "dismember," but the term is used specifically in reference to removing an opponent's entire weapon arm."
Cin Drallig

In lightsaber combat, cho sun was the act of cutting off an opponent's weapon arm.


Notable Uses

"Slash off their fighting arms, Goir! You'll take them alive."
Sedriss to Vill Goir about Luke Skywalker and Kam Solusar

Sith Lord Ulic Qel-Droma performed a cho sun on his own brother during The Great Sith War, and then killed him.[1] It should be noted that even though Cay Qel-Droma's arm was mechanical, cho sun still applies because it was the arm with which he dueled.

Count Dooku performed cho sun on Anakin Skywalker during their duel on Geonosis.[2]

A Dark Jedi performs cho sun on a B1 battle droid.

Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi performed cho sun at least five times: in bars on both Coruscant[2] and Tatooine,[3], also during the Battle of Muunilinst while battling the Gen'Dai bounty hunter Durge.[4] ,while dueling Darth Vader on Mustafar and during a duel with A'Sharad Hett on Tatooine.

Grand Inquisitor Laddinare Torbin performed cho sun on Dark Jedi Arden Lyn.

Jedi Knight Corwin Shelvay executed a cho sun against Imperial High Inquisitor Antinnis Tremayne.

Jedi Master Tresina Lobi performed a successful cho sun strike against Dark Lady of the Sith Lumiya, during their duel in Coruscant's Fellowship Plaza.[5]

Jaina Solo performed a cho sun strike on her twin brother Darth Caedus during the Second Battle of Roche, slicing his arm off at the elbow, mirroring his grandfather's injury during his duel with Count Dooku.[6]

Darth Nihl finessed a cho sun while dueling Wolf Sazen during the Massacre on Ossus.[7] Nihl himself lost an arm while fighting Cade Skywalker at the Temple of the Sith.[8]

Mon Calamari Tealart received a cho sun to his right arm from Jedi Master Drok following a failed assassination attempt on Admiral Gar Stazi.


Ulic Qel-Droma performing cho sun on his brother.


Notes & References

  1. Tales of the Jedi: The Sith War 5: Brother Against Brother
  2. 2.0 2.1 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  3. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  4. Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  5. Tempest
  6. Invincible
  7. Star Wars Legacy 1: Broken, Part 1
  8. Star Wars Legacy 19: Claws of the Dragon, Part 6
Combat Duel · Dun Möch · Fast style · Medium style · Strong style · Form "Zero" · Mounted · Niman/Jar'Kai · Sokan · Three rings of defense · Trispzest · Tràkata
Forms I: Shii-Cho · II: Makashi · III: Soresu · IV: Ataru · V: Shien / Djem So · VI: Niman · VII: Juyo / Vaapad
Techniques Cho mai · Cho mok · Cho sun · Dulon · Faalo's cadences · Faalo's Will · Falling Leaf · Flowing Water · Jedi ready · Jung · Jung ma · Kai-kan · Lus-ma · Mou kei · Sai · Sai cha · Sai tok · Sequence · Shiak · Shiim · Shun · Su · Sun djem · Twin Suns · Velocities
Variations Crossguard lightsaber · Curved-hilt lightsaber · Dual-phase lightsaber · Double-bladed lightsaber · Imperial Knight lightsaber · Lightclub · Lightfoil · Lightwhip · Long-handle lightsaber · Lightsaber pike · Protosaber · Shoto / Guard shoto · Training lightsaber / Sith training saber
Lightsaber-resistant materials Armorweave · Cortosis · Darkswords · Force Weapon · Mandalorian iron · Neuranium · Orbalisks · Phrik · Sith alchemy · Ultrachrome
Technology Blade emitter · Crystal · Diatium power cell · Emitter matrix · Focusing lens · Hilt · Inert power insulator · Pommel cap

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