Kylo Ren is a male character that features in Star Wars.
Due to this Force potential, he was taken in by his uncle Luke Skywalker to be trained in the ways of the Jedi. Skywalker had gathered a dozen such individuals that could use the Force and sought to re-establish the Jedi Order.
This led to him joining the ranks of the First Order that consisted of the united remnants of the old Galactic Empire. He came to lead the group of warriors known as the Knights of Ren with him taking the name of Kylo Ren.
With the First Order ruling the galaxy, Supreme Leader Ren's reign seemed unchallenged but during this time a mysterious transmission was broadcast into the galaxy that was seemingly from the deceased Emperor Palpatine. This served as a threat to Kylo Ren who sought to hunt down this phantom and eliminate them. Ultimately, he tracking a clue to the world of Mustafar where he massacred cultists that resided on there before finding a tomb that contained a Sith Wayfinder. He plugged into the navigation feed from the relic that took him into the Unknown Regions to the hidden world of Exegol. Deep within that world, he sought to murder the person that would challenge his rule of the galaxy. It was then that he discovered that Palpatine was indeed alive on the planet and had amassed a mighty armada in secret with this being known as the Final Order. He offered this army to Kylo Ren and to even make the young man the new emperor of the galaxy where Palpatine tasked the Supreme Leader with hunting down Rey.
Personality and attributes
Powers and abilities
Though a human, he was a Force-sensitive allowing him to manipulate that energy field to achieve various feats.
A unique aspect of Force manipulation he was capable of accomplishing was freezing time in certain locations. When a blaster was fired at him, Kylo managed to freeze the bolt in mid air leaving suspended in its tracks. After he departed the area, the bolt resumed its course and struck rocks instead of him.
He had crafted his own unique lightsaber that generated a red blade with smaller energy protrusions emerging from the hilt. Kylo Ren was shown to be skilled in its use as he was able to battle the ranks of the Praetorian Guard.
In addition, he was the Master of the Knights of Ren that consisted of skilled warriors.
- Kylo Ren was created by Lawrence Kasdan, J. J. Abrams and Michael Arndt with him being portrayed by actor Adam Driver.
In other media
- In Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Kylo Ren appeared in the setting of the 2017 video game where he was voiced by actor Matthew Russell Wood.
- Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens: (2015)
- Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi: (2017)
- Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker: (2019)