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Battle at the end of Return of the Jedi [duplicate]

At the end of Return of the Jedi, how do the Ewoks the Stormtroopers? The Stormtroopers are genetically enginered killers. Plus they have head to toe body armour, laser weapons and Imperial Walkers. ...
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Questioning the Accuracy of Storm Troopers [duplicate]

On Tatooine after the Jawa traders are attacked Luke mentions that it must have been sand people who had done it. Ben Kenobi corrects him by saying that they were only made to think it was sand people ...
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How come blasters don't shoot straight? [duplicate]

How come blasters don't shoot straight? Lots of missed shots.
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How did skilled Clonetroopers transition to incompetent Stormtroopers? [duplicate]

When the Clonetroopers were working for the Jedi, they were dedicated, clever, and personable, whereas the Imperial Stormtroopers come off as bungling, uncoordinated drones with poor aim. Granted, as ...
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Why are stormtroopers such bad shots? [duplicate]

Watching the original "Star Wars" ("Ep IV" to anyone who didn't see it in '77) last weekend, it occurred to me that the Stormtroopers -- a highly trained government army -- were very poor shots. ...
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Why did Darth Vader choose to take shots from Han Solo?

In Episode V, in Cloud City, Lando Calrissian brings Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Chewbacca into an trap, where Darth Vader is sitting in a room. Han immediately takes his gun out and shoots at Vader. ...
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Why do Stormtroopers wear helmets indoors?

Does any one know the reason Stormtroopers always wear helmets everywhere they go? They even wear them in their ships. I'd also like to know if they are worn when they go to sleep.
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What canon evidence is there that Stormtroopers are/are not still clones?

Reading this article about The Top 10 Reasons Proving Boba Fett Killed Luke Skywalker's Aunt and Uncle, my nerd-rage started flaring as they claimed that Stormtroopers were still Fett-Clones 20 years ...
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Why did the stormtroopers care about hiding the fact that they killed the Jawas?

In Episode IV, why did the stormtroopers spend time making Bantha tracks and dropping gaffe sticks just to hide their killing of the Jawas? I know that it shows off Obi-Wan's Sherlock Holmes wit but ...
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How did the Republic have enough clones for... anything?

I have very little data to go off of, but the Wookieepedia page for the Grand Army of the Republic says that the Grand Army started with 1.2 million clones, and 3 million added later on. We saw in ...
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Is canon Boba Fett deserving of his reputation? [duplicate]

Boba Fett is a pure, unmodified clone of Jango Fett, the best bounty hunter in the galaxy of his time. This is a reputation that Boba Fett appears to have eventually attained as well. He also has a ...
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Are Enterprise security personnel trained in combat?

I have begun rewatching a few Star Trek TOS episodes, and have been struck by the apparent ineptitude of the Enterprise's "redshirt" security personnel. Even when compared to security teams of later ...
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Why do the First Order stormtroopers have better aim than Empire Stormtroopers?

I cant help but notice that the new stormtroopers in The Force Awakens are remarkably better shots than they were in Episodes IV, V, and VI. What happened? The First Order was formed from the ...
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Why aren't stormtrooper blasters capable of rapid-fire?

This question refers to the guns used by stormtroopers as well as clones, battle droids, etc (but not the small hand-held blasters used by the likes of Han Solo or Rey). Why aren't trooper's guns ...
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In The Force Awakens, why were X-Wings so much more accurate than TIE fighters?

In The Force Awakens, we see two instances of starfighters shooting at ground targets. On Jakku, two TIEs try and fail to shoot the fleeing Finn and Rey. On Takadona, Poe Dameron shoots the ...
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