Ebony was looking for a skilled fighter that has the ability to adapt to any given situation. She is one of the few women from the movie that was created.
"Barriss Offee was a Mirialan Jedi Knight and General during the Clone Wars.
Barriss Offee had the ability to use Floating Meditation and was a skilled Jedi healer. She displayed the ability to use Telekinesis to a high degree and along with her master she was able to hold up the roof of to save them. She also used this ability to transfer explosive charges onto the chameleon droid intruders and crush a few more by bringing the roof down on them."*