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Questions tagged [bounty-hunters]

Mercenaries who will track down and apprehend individual(s) for a reward.

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In current canon, which bounty hunters have actually beaten a Jedi?

It doesn't matter if it's by outwitting them or besting them in a fair combat, but I'm looking for a direct, non-surprise confrontation. Just managing to escape, sneak attacking while they are ...
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What does Boba Fett spend his money on?

Bounty-hunting is a high-risk/high-reward profession. Boba Fett regularly risks his life in combat situations, in return for a lot of money. Besides necessities, what does Boba Fett spend his hard-...
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Why was Boba Fett considered the greatest bounty-hunter in the galaxy?

In the Star Wars Holiday Special, Darth Vader says this to Boba Fett: I see why they call you the best bounty hunter in the galaxy. This seems to be the general attitude of most characters towards ...
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How do Star Wars bounty hunters fulfill criminal and government contracts?

It seems like just about anyone can put out a bounty on someone in Star Wars. Jabba the Hutt is fond of putting them out on people. Jabba is a crime lord, so these might more appropriately be called "...
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Book Identification: Cyborg… Mercenary.. Space routes maybe

I am trying to identify a book based on a few scattered details. There is a cyborg bounty hunter and/or mercenary that experiences some form of discomfort with his cybernetics (possibly the ...
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How did Vader summon a bunch of bounty hunters quickly, in the middle of nowhere, to hunt for the Millennium Falcon?

In The Empire Strikes Back, when Vader's Star Destroyer is pursuing the Millennium Falcon and it suddenly disappears, all of a sudden there is a bunch of bounty hunters lined up waiting to do Vader's ...