Questions tagged [endor]

For questions about the fictional planet "Endor" in the Star Wars universe as well as the name occasionally given to the unnamed forest moon which orbits Endor that was featured in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi as the home of the Ewoks. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag. For questions about the Ewoks themselves see [ewoks].

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Why did the Empire choose to build the second Death Star near Endor?

I was wondering why the Empire chose to build the second Death Star in orbit around the Forest Moon of Endor? I guess that having locals who aren't capable of space flight is handy, but aren't there ...
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Was “Sanctuary Moon” a proper name specifically limited to the forest moon of Endor, or a category representing a general type of moon?

The forest moon of Endor is sometimes referred to as "the Sanctuary Moon". Is the term "Sanctuary Moon" a proper name, unique to the Ewok's homeworld, or is the forest moon of Endor merely one of ...
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Why dress in camouflage if you're with shiny C3PO?

In the Battle of Endor, why would the rebels dress in camouflage when they have a golden C3PO trailing behind them, squawking all the time?
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Why was a Nebulon-B medical frigate at the Battle of Endor?

So rewatched the final battle scene from Return of the Jedi last night and caught the line: They’re heading for the medical frigate! It’s something I never thought about before since seeing the ...
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Battle at the end of Return of the Jedi [duplicate]

At the end of Return of the Jedi, how do the Ewoks the Stormtroopers? The Stormtroopers are genetically enginered killers. Plus they have head to toe body armour, laser weapons and Imperial Walkers. ...
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Why was the Death Star's shield generator on Endor?

Isn't the point of the Death Star that you can use its lasers to destroy any planet or capital ship nearby? Then how could the Empire use the Death Star if it has to stay close to Endor at all times, ...
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How/Where does “Ewoks: The Battle for Endor” fit into the Star Wars timeline?

The question Are the ewok movies canonical? shows that The Battle for Endor is at least canonical to a certain extent. That being so, where does it fit into the Star Wars main storyline, i.e., the ...
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What could have been done to save the forest moon of Endor?

We (mostly) all know that when the second Death Star was destroyed, it rained down burning debris forever changing the fate of that moon. Most accounts estimate that all life on the moon of Endor ...