Questions tagged [attack-of-the-clones]

Chronologically the second film in the *Star Wars* saga, though the fifth to be filmed. *Attack of the Clones* shows the early days of a civil war between the Republic and the Separatist movement spearheaded by Sith Lords Palpatine and Count Dooku. A major subplot revolves around the budding romance between Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala. Use this with the [star-wars] tag.

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How did Jango Fett get permission to reside near the army of clones?

In Attack of the Clones, Obi-Wan confronts the bounty hunter Jango Fett on the ocean planet of Kamino. The clone army belongs to Sifo-Dyas, who is a Jedi and Jango Fett is a bounty hunter. How did ...
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Why did the insignia of the Republic change from eight to six spikes from Star Wars Episode 2 to Episode 3?

In Star Wars Episode II, the roundels on the ships of the Galactic Republic have eight spikes. In Star Wars Episode 3, they have only six spikes. Why did the logo change? We can guess that cannot be ...
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Why didn't Kaminoians inform Obi-Wan that Count Dooku took over with ordering the clone army?

in the Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones movie we can See that Count Dooku took over with ordering the clone army, did he ask for the clone Army to have the biochip that would turn against ...
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Why were Luke and Leia split up and given to two different families?

In the Star Wars movies we see Luke and Leia hidden and raised with two different families. As a princess, Leia is actually in the public eye whereas it seems safer to let Owen and Beru raise both ...
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What Does “Little Womp Rat” Mean?

That comparison first appeared in the Attack of the Clones shooting script during a scene with Anakin and Watto. Watto calls Anakin a "little womp rat" before remarking that he "sure ...
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How does Anakin get his weapon back?

When Anakin is on the conveyor belt his lightsaber is cut in half. When he’s fighting Count Dooku a little later he has it again. How did he get it?
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How was Jango Fett chosen?

In Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones we are introduced to Jango Fett, a feared bounty hunter who is not only hired to kill Padme Amidala but is also the template for the Clone Army troopers, ...
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When did the Separatist Movement start within the Galactic Republic?

When and how did the Separatist Movement begin? I am asking about the separatists before they officially became the Confederacy of Independent Systems. In the second movie, the separatists have ...
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What happens to Jedi expelled from the order?

In this scene from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Obiwan tells Anakin that he would be expelled from the Jedi Order if he puts his personal feelings ahead of his duties. ...
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Why didn't Obi-Wan dodge Jango Fett's grappling hook?

In this scene Jango Fett used his grappling to prevent Obi-Wan from catching his lightsaber. But Obi-Wan is a Jedi, he has the ability of precognition; I mean he can reflect blaster bolts. I guess the ...
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Why doesn't Anakin's lightsaber explode when it's chopped in half on Geonosis?

We see that lightsabers can create considerable explosions when Luke's is Force-pulled in half in the throne room fight in The Last Jedi, but when Anakin's is chopped in half on the conveyor belt in ...
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Is Palpatine just lucky that Obi-Wan discovers the clone army and then the Separatist plot, justifying his emergency powers?

It sure seems like Jango didn't want to be tracked since he kills the original assassin sent after Amidala with a dart when she's about to talk, and then he flees as soon as Obi-Wan shows up on Kamino ...
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Did the galactic Republic keep up the manufacturing of Clones?

In Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan discovers the Clone Army that has been created on Kamino, this army is then used by the Jedi to fight the Trade Federation. After the events ...
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Why does Darth Tyranus have a quillon on his lightsaber?

Why does Darth Tyranus have a quillon-like spike sticking out of one side of his lightsaber? See that metal spike sticking out next to the business end of the lightsaber? The quillons on a metal ...
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Was Ahsoka Tano one of the younglings helping Kenobi find Kamino?

In Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan seeks the advice of Master Yoda in finding a missing planet. During this time Yoda is teaching a group of younglings. One of them is a Togruta of unknown gender who ...
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Why didn't Anakin just leave the Jedi Order?

Anakin got Padame pregnant. I understand that Anakin had to keep the pregnancy a secret, or he would be kicked out of the Jedi but why could he not just peacefully leave the Jedi and do something else?...
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Did Obi-Wan ever find out about Anakin going to Tatooine during Ep. II?

We know Anakin told Palpatine about his stop in Tatooine during AOTC because Palpatine tells him he doesn't have to pretend around him since he knows about the massacre at the Tusken village. But ...
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How could Slick betray the Jedi?

In the early episode "The Hidden Enemy", the clone trooper Slick, spies on the Army of the Republic, using the justification that his brothers were "cannon fodder", while the Jedi easily survived ...
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Why would senator Amidala suspect Count Dooku was behind the bombing?

At the beginning of Episode II, there's an assassination attempt on senator Amidala's life. Shortly after, a few members of the Jedi council and some politicians have a meeting, with Padme suggesting ...
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What was the minimum Jedi status required to have authority over Clone Troopers?

Clearly not all of the Jedi had command over the Clone Troopers. What position did a Jedi have to attain within the Order to be able to command Clone Troopers?
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In new canon, what do we know about Sifo-Dyas commissioning the clone army?

Initially, I was under the impression that Sifo-Dyas was killed before the army was ordered. Obi-Wan said the same in Episode II and it was never contradicted. However, according to this article, he ...
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Why didn't the Jedi contact Kaminoan cloners, or run some checks on the clones after learning that Tyranus who ordered them, was Dooku? [closed]

So, As multiple questions have answered, the Jedi by the end of the war, learnt that Tyranus was Dooku. As Obi Wan says, "Tyranus? You are the man called Tyranus?" Now, during Attack of ...
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Did the Jedi ever find out why Dooku turned to the Dark Side?

The Jedi knew Dooku was one of the Jedi Masters who are one of the "The Lost Twenty". When he left the Jedi Order due to that he was (as explain in this answer from null): Dooku was convinced that ...
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Why didn't the Clone army capture Dooku and the Separatists Leaders?

A subsequent question of this one. When the Clone Army arrives at Geonosis, why didn't they capture the Sith Lord and the Separatist Leaders? They had the advantage, because they almost destroyed the ...
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What happened to Kamino after the Clone Wars?

Once Palpatine solidified his empire and began recruiting regular humans instead of clones, what happened to Kamino and its population? Did Palpatine order an attack on the planet? Were they left in ...
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Could clones be Force-sensitive?

I am referring specifically to clones of Jango Fett from Attack of the Clones. Could one or more of these clones, from an original that is not Force-sensitive be Force-sensitive, without any genetic ...
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What is the natural life span of a Clone?

In Star Wars, the Clones are introduced in the story "Attack of the Clones". In this story it was explained that they were bred from the genetic template of Jango Fett. They underwent an accelerated ...
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Why did Darth Sidious start the Clone Wars instead of just attacking the Republic with Droids directly?

Rewatching Episode 1 the Republic seems pretty helpless against the invasion of the separatists and crippled by their own bureaucracy. I don't see how Republican forces would have dealt with a full-...
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How did the Jedi mobilize and take command of the clone army so easily?

In Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, we see the Jedi learn of the clone army built on the order by Sifo Dyas. Then, presumably very quickly, Yoda traveled to Kamino to examine the army. ...
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Do the Separatist leaders know that Dooku was a Sith?

Aside from General Griveous, in whom Tyranus trained, did the Separatist Leaders, specifically Viceroy Nute Gunray, Rune Haako, Poggle the Lesser, Wat Tambor, San Hill, Passel Argente, Shu Mai, ...
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Why can't Tyranus/Dooku sense Kenobi in Geonosis?

At this scene, Obi wan overhears the Seperatists plans. But one of the Seperatists leaders is a Sith Lord. Who is Count Dooku. In A New Hope , when the crew of the Millenium Falcon boarded the ...
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Who built the the first Death Star?

In Attack Of The Clones, Darth Sidious is shown a holographic prototype of the first Death Star by Poggle the Lesser. In Rogue One, Galen Erso is portrayed as the engineer who built the Death Star, ...
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Was Anakin Skywalker ever disciplined by the Jedi Order for his many acts of disobedience?

Anakin Skywalker as a Jedi apprentice and knight was reckless, arrogant, and often directly disobedient. Many of his actions violated long-standing Jedi policies. (e.g. - don't kill except in self-...
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Why don't Droidekas have Shield Generators during the Battle of Geonosis?

Droidekas or Destroyer Droids have Shield Generations to provide protection. In Phantom Menace,they have shield generators In Attack of the Clones, it appears that they don't have shield generators ...
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Did Darth Sidious Mind Trick Jar-Jar Into Giving Him Emergency Powers?

In Attack Of The Clones did Darth Sidious use some form of mind trick on Jar Jar? Here, you can see the scene play out and then Jar Jar sort of looks like he had the ...
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Do the Clones know that Dooku was Tyranus?

Count Dooku killed Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas and impersonated him in order to order the Clone Army. Since Dooku ordered the Clone army, does that mean the Clones know Dooku is the one who ordered them; if ...
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Why did Anakin blame Obi-Wan on Tatooine?

After massacring the Tusken Raiders, Anakin brought his mother to Lar's Homestead. The next morning, Padme talks to Anakin. Anakin says: It's all Obi-Wan's fault. He is jealous. He is holding me ...
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Did Anakin Skywalker know that Count Dooku is Qui-Gon Jinn's master?

I know that Obi-Wan knew that Count Dooku was Qui-Gon Jinn's master. But did Obi-Wan mention to Anakin that Qui-Gon Jinn's master was Count Dooku? Surely,it would be more interesting for Anakin to ...
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Why didn't Mace go with Yoda to stop Dooku from escaping?

During the first battle of Geonosis, Mace Windu joins the clones on the ground with Kit Fisto, Aayla Secura, and others. The other Republic gunship, with Anakin, Obi-Wan and Padme on board, follows ...
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Why did Mace Windu kill Jango Fett?

Inspired by these two questions Why was Mace Windu Surprised when Jango Fett was Decapitated? and Why did Mace Windu threaten Jango Fett on Geonosis? For a Jedi, it is more acceptable to capture than ...
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Did Mace Windu use the Force to command the reek to attack Jango Fett?

Mace Windu was able to kill Jango Fett in the Petranaki arena on Geonosis after a reek charged Fett and disabled his jetpack. Is there any evidence that the reek's charge on Fett was caused by Windu ...
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Why use centipedes to assassinate Padmé?

Why did they try to kill Padmé with centipedes, when the droid could have just shot her once it had cut the window? Is there any explanation beyond shoddy writing?
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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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Why did Jango user a saberdart?

The Kamino Sabredart is an instantly recognisable piece of kit that leads a Jedi investigator directly to its user. Why would a professional like Jango use such a distinctive weapon when he could ...
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Did Tyranus know that the Clones would be at the battle of Geonosis?

Count Dooku ordered the clone army as he impersonated Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas in order to get the clones commissioned. In this scene, he wasn't surprised when the Army of the Republic arrives: ...
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In Attack of the Clones, why didn't Yoda ram Dooku's escape ship with the falling silo?

As Yoda dueled Count Dooku on Geonosis, Dooku used the Force to drop a silo onto Obi-wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker. Yoda stops the silo from hitting the two Jedi, and that gives Dooku more than ...
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Was Boba Fett implanted with the inhibitor/control chip?

When Jango Fett was hired to donate his DNA for the creation of the Clone Army he was paid considerably and had made a request for the creation of a clone to himself which didn't have the Genetic ...
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Who were the landing platform personnel at the Geonosian command spire?

In Attack of the Clones, a hive spire served as the command center for the Droid Army fighting in the Battle of Geonosis. A landing platform was located at the spire, from which both the Separatist ...
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Did young Luke learn of his grandmother's burial at the Lars homestead?

In Attack of the Clones, Anakin Skywalker's mother Shmi Lars was captured and killed by the Sand People. She was later returned and buried at the Lars farm under a headstone. As Luke grew up at the ...
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Why did Madame Jocasta Nu leave the Jedi Council?

According to this article on StarWars.com, Madame Jocasta Nu - Chief Librarian of the Jedi Archives, played by Alethea McGrath in Attack of the Clones (rest in peace) - was once part of the Jedi ...