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In the Star Wars universe, light-side Force users who maintain the ability to interact with the living after death. Use with the [star-wars] tag

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Are Force Ghosts only visible to those who interacted with them in real life?

So, I was marathoning all 9 Star Wars movies again because.... well, why wouldn't I right? I came across something I never thought of before. The force ghosts that we see in the movies only appear to ...
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Was this character able to become one with the Force at the end of The Rise of Skywalker?

After the final battle in The Rise of Skywalker, Now, if I remember correctly his body also vanishes. This would seems to suggest that he "became one with the Force" and should be able to project his ...
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Why does this character not Force Ghost immediately?

Although she doesn't until much later. Why not?
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Did the Sith know of Force ghosts?

One of the primary goals of a Sith is to achieve immortality. So my question is: Did the Sith know that the Jedi could become immortal by becoming a Force ghost? And, if so, did any Sith try to ...
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Does Darth Vader have a Force ghost? [duplicate]

At the end of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi we see Anakin Skywalker's Force ghost join Obi-wan and Yoda. Given the comments made by Kylo Ren in Episode VII: The Force Awakens when he asks ...
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If Luke Skywalker wanted to die, then why go into exile?

In The Last Jedi, Luke Skywalker tells Rey that he went into exile to die and that he wished for the Jedi to end. He tried to rebuild the Jedi Order, but that went very badly. He foresaw a pupil of ...
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Can a Force Ghost train a Jedi pupil?

In Star Wars, we see that becoming a Force Ghost more or less means the end of a Jedi's regular career. After Obi-Wan becomes a Force Ghost, he refers Luke Skywalker to Yoda for training rather than ...
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Why do Jedi Force Ghosts let bad guys win if they have this superpower?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we saw that Given that Sith don't seem to have ability to be the one with the Force to counter Jedi Force Ghosts, why do Jedi Force Ghosts let bad guys win? Why don't ...
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When does Qui-Gon Jinn speak to Yoda and Obi-Wan through the Force?

I was wondering why Obi-Wan disappeared when Vader struck him so I looked it up. I didn't realize that only certain Jedi had learned to become a spiritual form. Then I read that it started with Qui-...
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Why was the "No Darkside Ghosts" rule broken with the Nightsisters?

Originally, the Expanded Universe featured some Dark Side ghosts. However, this story element seems to have been eventually retconned away. This is stated pretty explicitly in Star Wars: The Clone ...
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Who can see Force Ghosts? [duplicate]

In Star Wars, the only person who meets a ghost of a Jedi is Luke Skywalker, who is a Force sensitive (and a Jedi). But can ordinary people (who aren't force-sensitive) see a Jedi ghost ? In this ...
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Can force ghosts do anything helpful/powerful? [duplicate]

I mean, yes Obi-wan says he will become extremely powerful, but really he doesn't. The only thing he does is give Luke some advice that could be given to him through the X-wing headset anyway. So how ...
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Under what circumstances can a Force Ghost interact with the real world?

We know by fact that Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker become Force Ghosts after their "death". Also in couple of occasions, for example in the battle on the first Death Star we see Obi-Wan ...
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Why do Force Ghosts wear the clothes we see them in?

Are there any sources that explain why force ghosts wear those particular clothes? And why Obi Wan is seen needing to hold up his robes?
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Why hasn't Anakin Skywalker's Force Ghost advised Kylo Ren?

We know that Anakin Skywalker has become a Force Ghost — at the end of Episode VI, Anakin's Ghost is a wallflower at the ewok party on the Forest Moon of Endor. We also know that it doesn't ...
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Why is the spirit of Anakin's young while Obi-Wan and Yoda's spirits are old? [duplicate]

In the end of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Anakin, Yoda and Obi-wan's spirits appear in a vision on Endor. Obi-wan and Yoda look old (as they are when die), but Anakin is young. Why is ...
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How did Anakin learn how to become a ghost after his death?

Qui-Gon discovered how to become a force ghost after death and talk to the living (if they are receptive). At the end of episode 3, Yoda had learned that from him and told Obi-Wan that he would teach ...
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How much training did the Force ghosts give Luke?

At the end of Return of the Jedi we see the Force ghosts associated with Luke. Do any of these ghosts give Luke training either physical or otherwise?
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Can Force Ghosts Interact With the Physical Environment?

In Return of the Jedi Obi-wan, as a Force ghost, sits down on a rock while talking to Luke, which implies that even though Force ghost are translucent, that they can interact with the physical world. ...
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