Learn More About Playing as Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Battlefront II

Following their brief teaser video that was posted on Twitter, Electronic Arts dives deeper into the playable character of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Battlefront II via this latest Community Transmission update. We have information on his various special abilities/attacks, associated Star Cards, lines of dialogue (recorded by Matt Lanter), and more. Check out the intro to EA’s article copied below and then take the supplied source link for the full read.

Anakin Skywalker will be available for Battlefront II players on February 27.

Few truly knew Anakin Skywalker, though many spoke of him and his countless feats during the Clone Wars. Hero of the Republic and one of the most valiant Jedi Knight on any battlefront, Anakin’s story is one of tragedy and longing, but also one of hope and love.

His power and skill were virtually unmatched, though his overconfidence and anger could get the better of him. Even still, when innocent people were in danger, he would never hesitate to put his life on the line to save them; when his friends needed his help, he wouldn’t abandon them.

With the arrival of the Chosen One comes one of the strongest light side hero in Battlefront II. Anakin’s ability to unleash a barrage of fast, devastating attacks is unlike any other Jedi and set him on another level. While his offence is practically unmatched, his defensive capabilities aren’t up to the same calibre. Anakin won’t be able to sustain his blocking for as long as some other light side heroes against lightsaber strikes, but he is still very adept at deflecting blaster bolts. His lightsaber attacks deal 140 base damage (+40 from behind). Additionally, Anakin has a base health pool of 850 HP and a base regen pool of 350 HP.