Palpatine actually let Anakin keep this hand underneath the outer layer of Vader's armor, and in fact actually augmented it. The suit has been referenced several times in the Expanded Universe , an example being in the Star Wars: So hardly anyone is around to put the pieces together of who may be under that imposing mask.
Fans debate over whether the needles being painful are a deliberate inclusion on the Emperor's part, to keep Vader in perpetual fury, or whether that is the only technology available at the time. Flight Into Fury Star Wars 28: Kevin Clark Kevin Clark 243 3 12. The mask's cheekbones were generally angular, curving slightly to join the nose at its base. Only the right arm prosthesis that he had received as a Jedi felt natural to him, since he had customized it to fit his needs.
There's also the fact that he was vastly more powerful than any of his teachers, who did nothing to alleviate his intense emotional strife. An epic lightsaber battle quickly breaks out, which results in Ahsoka slashing Vader in the face with her lightsaber. There were also two shafts located on the left and right of the control box, acting as the life function sensor arrays.
What makes her special to Darth Vader is that she was the apprentice to Anakin Skywalker before he fell to the Dark Side.
Battlefront IV , Vader would have received two variations of his armor, both of which were for a what-if storyline where he became the Galactic Emperor. We have to keep in mind that Vader is, as his former mentor says, "more machine than man". Battlefront II Star Wars: The base of the nose was a silver multipurpose detector that acted as the suit's primary environmental sensor, and could measure radiation, temperature, and atmospheric toxicity and displays the information in the HUD, was rounded in shape,  with a triangular grill growing out from beneath it that served as an air filter,  further contributing to its skull-like appearance.
The outer cape and the tunic were made out of armorweave, as they provided protection from environmental damage and were light enough for adequate movement. Lords of the Sith implies that he doesn't, or at least doesn't have to.
Resurrection of Evil Star Wars 52: Unused concept of a Mustafarian with elements of Darth Vader's armor. On Mustafar, the corrupted Vader then began his massacre of the Separatist Council.
The battle ended on the banks of a lava river, where Vader was severely maimed and immobilized by Kenobi's blade, which severed his legs and his left arm. That's a weird image, right? Anyways, he totally knew how miffed Vader was at him, so he started to plan accordingly.
We do indeed know that Vader is pitiable sooner than the prequels. Anakin's life support system shorted out just after he threw Palpatine down the reactor shaft of the Death Star's tower throne room, leaving Anakin mortally injured and paralyzed inside a powerless suit.