8 of the best original Star Wars characters ranked from weakest to strongest

Let's take a look at some iconic characters from the original trilogy and see how they rank among each other.

"Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi (Alec Guinness), and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in the Millennium Falcon. ? Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved."
"Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi (Alec Guinness), and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in the Millennium Falcon. ? Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved." /
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8. Jabba the Hutt

Alright, let's talk about Jabba the Hutt, the infamous slug-like gangster who lounges at number 8 on my list. Why does Jabba sit at the bottom of the list, you ask? Well, first off, Jabba is like that couch potato friend who has all the gadgets but never leaves his sofa. This giant space slug has a palace, a personal army, and even a rancor pet for entertainment, but when it comes to getting his own hands dirty? Forget about it. He's all about delegating the dirty work, preferring to slurp up space snacks and chuckle at the chaos from the comfort of his luxurious dais.

And let's not forget, in terms of agility, Jabba's as nimble as a beached whale. He's got the physical abilities of a giant marshmallow, relying entirely on his minions for protection. In a universe where lightsabers and blasters are the norm, Jabba's greatest weapon is... intimidation and a sinister laugh? He's like that one boss in a video game that looks intimidating but can't actually do much by himself. Sure, he's got the brains to run a criminal empire, but when Luke Skywalker strolls into his palace, Jabba is as helpless as a turtle flipped on its back.