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Questions tagged [force-ghost]

For questions about Force ghosts in Star Wars: light-side Force users who maintain the ability to interact with the living after death.

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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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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 all that only certain Jedi had learned to become a spiritual form. Then I read that it started with ...
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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 much training did the force ghosts give Luke?

At the end of RotJ we see a load of 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. ...