Questions tagged [chirrut-imwe]

Chirrut Imwe is a character in the Star Wars universe. Use this tag for questions about this character, no those that merely mention him. Use this tag with the [star-wars] tag.

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What does Chirrut mean by “The strongest stars have hearts of kyber?”

I was just reading the comic book adaptation of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and this line by Chirrut Îmwe caught my attention: The strongest stars have hearts of kyber. This line is exactly the ...
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Is there evidence to suggest that Rogue One's Chirrut and Baze is a reference to the Hidden Fortress characters Tahei and Matashichi?

We know that George Lucas borrowed from A Hidden Fortress for his original Star Wars movie. In particular we read: The Hidden Fortress opens with two bickering peasants, Tahei and Matashichi, ...
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Was Baze Malbus previously a Guardian of the Whills?

In the Rogue One scene in the prison cell on Jedah, Baze Malbus makes fun of Chirrut Îmwe "praying" for the cell door to open. Chirrut responds with: Baze Malbus was once the most devoted guardian ...
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What is Chirrut Imwe`s staff made out of?

We see Chirrut Imwe beat many Stormtroopers unconcious with his staff and several times pieces of armour visibly chip and shatter when struck. Do we know exactly what Chirrut Imwe's staff is made out ...
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Was Chirrut Îmwe a Jedi, Force-sensitive, lucky, or something else?

Chirrut was awesome. Both for his humor, and his action scenes. So what exactly is this guy? I know from the movie that he was part of some Jedi-affiliated religion which protected the Kyber crystals, ...
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Why didn't Chirrut Îmwe exhibit the talent he supposedly taught others?

Chirrut Îmwe is introduced in Rogue One as the last Guardian of the Whills. The Ancient Order of the Whills taught Qui-Gon Jinn (and, thus indirectly taught Obi-Wan) the secret to remaining a Force ...