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The Highlander refers to one of the immortals in the 1986 fantasy film, the film's sequels, and the TV series that followed. Use in conjunction with the [highlander-franchise] tag.

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What is the "Immortal Radar" range?

Is there a canon-supported estimate on how far an Immortal can "sense" the presence of another Immortal?
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How was Ramirez's sword forged over 1,500 years before katana swordsmithing techniques were perfected in Japan?

In the 1986 film The Highlander we learn that the Immortal Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez was given an ivory handled katana in 592 B.C., forged by the great Japanese swordsmith Masamune. How was ...
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Do pre-Immortals die of old age if they haven't had their immortality triggered beforehand?

It was established in many of the Highlander movies, that even though they are born "Immortals" they genuinely have to be killed first to become an "Immortal". Essentially a trigger to their ...
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How do immortals recognize other immortals?

The immortals apparently have a radar sense that tells them when other immortals are nearby. That only tells them a fellow immortal is near, not which person in a crowd is immortal. How do any ...
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What exactly constitutes a Holy Ground in Highlander canon?

What exactly constitutes a Holy Ground in Highlander canon? Most that I recall seem to be Christian burial places, but some were non-Christian burial places. But pretty much ANY place is a burial ...
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Is there a "final" FINAL screenplay for Highlander?

If you look at Gregory Widen, Peter Bellwood & Larry Ferguson's Highlander screenplay as of 2/6/1985, most of it is nearly 100% identical to the movie (the plot and even the lines). Everywhere I ...
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