50 most shocking moments in Star Wars history

General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) and Rey (Daisy Ridley) in STAR WARS: EPISDOE IX
General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) and Rey (Daisy Ridley) in STAR WARS: EPISDOE IX /
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46. Yoda jumping around in general

While it makes perfect sense that Yoda can jump higher and farther than one would think due to his connection with the Force, it never makes it any less surprising. Every time it happens, part of me wants to laugh at how he seems to jump and flip around more than any other Jedi.

I know that maybe this isn’t a totally “shocking” moment, but as long as this list is, I have some room to have a little fun with it. With this pick, I can’t help but think back to when Yoda went up against Count Dooku in Attack of the Clones. He jumps and flips around effortlessly, but some of it looks like it is a little unnecessary and more for flair and not really out of convenience while they have a lightsaber duel.

Yoda’s ability to jump around so much also makes me wonder why he walks around with a walking stick (or cane, if you prefer). Does Yoda really need that to walk if he doesn’t need it while he battles with Count Dooku?