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Does losing part of your body reduce the amount of Force power you can wield? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When Jedi lose parts of their body, does their midi-chlorian count and strength in the Force diminish? If the Force is a function of midi-chlorians in the blood, does that ...
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How, if at all, does Midi-chlorian count relate to blood volume? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When Jedi lose parts of their body, does their midi-chlorian count and strength in the Force diminish? This question is based on Is the relation between midi-chlorian count ...
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If Darth Vader is more machine than man, wouldn't he have significantly less midichlorians? [duplicate]

Something that occurred to me... If midichlorians are just cells living inside a living host, and total number of midichlorians determines just how powerful you are in the force, wouldn't removing a ...
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Was Darth Vader REALLY a Sith?

Two there should be; no more, no less. One to embody power, the other to crave it. ― Darth Bane Did Darth Vader REALLY crave power? After thinking about the films a bit I realized that Darth Vader ...
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Who is Anakin Skywalker's father?

In Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Anakin's mother, Shmi, said that he does not have a father, although it seemed to me that she doubted that. Is there a canonical answer as to who Anakin's father is? ...
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Why was Darth Vader given a downgraded version of General Grievous's mechanics?

Darth Vader was given obsolete technology for his suit, as can be seen in this question. It seems odd that he wouldn't have been given similar technology. Why was this done?
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What exactly are the Jedi measuring in the Phantom Menace?

In this clip from the Phantom Menace, we see Qui-Gon take a blood sample from Anakin and have Obi-Wan analyze it for midi-chlorians. From there they get this number: Anakin has a midi-chlorian count ...
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How much of a man was Darth Vader?

Of Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan's Force Ghost had the following to offer: He’s more machine now than man. Twisted and evil. Obi-Wan may have been remarking upon Vader's lost humanity more than ...
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What does a high Midi-chlorian count actually mean?

This question is related to a few others here like Who is the most powerful user of the Force? and When Jedi lose parts of their body, does their midi-chlorian count and strength in the Force diminish?...
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Could General Grievous be a Sith?

Could General Grievous have been a Sith? Even though he had so many lightsabers from beating Jedi, was he capable enough to undergo Sith training?
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How force-powerful is Anakin?

In the original trilogy, Emperor Palpatine was always presented as the ultimate bad guy. He was more powerful than Vader and appeared to have access to a far wider array of force powers, including ...
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Was Darth Vader at his strongest during Episode III?

In the first three films, we see Anakin get stronger, fight better, and at the end of Revenge of the Sith, nearly kill Obi-Wan. Originally he joined the Emperor so that he could gain power from the ...
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Do bionic implants interfere with force abilities?

I can't remember where, but it was stated or heavily implied that droids cannot be force-sensitive due to their bionic nature (and also because they can't have midichlorions in their 'bloodstream'). ...
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Why Didn't Palpatine just Clone Anakin? [duplicate]

After Palpatine became Chancellor, why not hedge his bets by getting DNA from Anakin and secretly cloning an army of super-Force-sensitive warriors pre-programmed to serve only him? A Sith master must ...