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Are Imperial stormtroopers all clones? [duplicate]

During the prequel trilogy, we learn that the predecessor to the Imperial stormtroopers are all clones. Are the stormtroopers of the original trilogy still clones? If not, where do they come from?
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What is the difference between a Clone Trooper and a Stormtrooper? [duplicate]

They wear different helmets and are the soldiers for different regimes, but are there other differences between clone troopers and Stormtroopers? I'm referring to the Stormtroopers under the Empire ...
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Why are the storm troopers in The Force Awakens not the original clones? [duplicate]

In the new Star Wars movie there is a black stormtrooper, but I thought that all stormtroopers were clones. I have tried to look this up but with no success. Why are clones no longer used as ...
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Are the TIE Fighter pilots clones? [duplicate]

(inspired by this question) In the movies the pilots of TIE Fighters are shown wearing the same (or at least similar) masks like the Stormtroopers. Are they clones too? The Stormtrooper clones are "...
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Are all stormtroopers as poor soldiers as the ones in the movies?

In the Star Wars films we consistently witness just how poor soldiers stormtroopers are. They show very sub-par marksmanship, crappy house searching tactics, and are easily fooled and defeated by ...
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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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How is canonicity of derivative works determined for Star Wars?

For all types of derivative works, namely: Movies Novels Comic books Other written works (including RPG materials) Cartoons Video games Derivative movies (such as the infamous Ewok movies and even ...
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Is Jango Fett inept?

We see in AotC that Jango shoots down a Jedi Knight pretty quick, but besides just being a gun-toting thug, is he actually good at the other elements of his job (bounty hunting)? In the movie, he ...
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Is the Rebellion really good? [closed]

The Rebellion seems to me to be just as bad as the Empire. They may not have the true evil members like Palpatine, Vader, etc. But it seems that they consistently engage in tactics that result in the ...
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Why didn't Obi-Wan Kenobi hide better?

It's been said that Obi-Wan and Yoda masked their light side presence, but as far as anyone was aware, the Jedi had all betrayed the Republic and were fugitives. Yoda hid on an uncolonized planet but ...
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Are there other female stormtroopers?

In The Force Awakens, we see that FN-2187's superior, Captain Phasma, is a woman. Are there other female stormtroopers in any of the other Star Wars movies? What do we know about them? Do they have ...
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Why did the Sith need the Clone Army at all?

During the Clone Wars, the Sith (i.e., Palpatine) essentially controlled both sides and both armies, the Droid Army and the Clone Army. The basic premise was that the Droid Army would weaken the Jedi ...
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Are the Empire (or First Order) not using clones any more? If not, why?

In The Force Awakens, we see a rogue stormtrooper. This could be explained as a "glitch in the code" and many may have passed it by, but then he says something about being taken away from his family - ...
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In Star Wars Rebels, how can the kids at the Stormtrooper Academy know their parents and have a name?

I thought that Finn in The Force Awakens said that stormtroopers were taken into the academy at an age they don't know their parents and didn't even know their name? So how could those kids in Rebels ...
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What happened to new clones after the rise of the Empire?

This question applies only to the new Disney canon (The EU Empire continued to use clones and didn't retire them permanently until after Endor, so this question is irrelevant to Legends). As far as I ...

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