Originally Posted by Mandalore5
Revan has a balance of light and dark - this makes him more powerful than one who focuses purely on the dark side, as he can draw power from both.
Also, Sidious never did what Lord Vitiate could do, and Revan survived a duel with the latter.
Revan did survive, but more as a vegetable. He was a source of power for Vitiate to feed from, not as the person he was before the battle, so it depends on your definition of "surviving".
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