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Questions tagged [jedi]

For questions about the members of the Jedi Order or about the Order as a whole. Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any relevant works, e.g. [the-force-awakens] tag.

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Grey Jedi, do they have their own name?

Light-side Force users are called Jedi. Dark-side Force users are called Sith. Users of both sides are called Grey Jedi, simply because their credo says "There is no good without evil, but evil must ...
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Have any Jedi defied the council to train a padawan?

Qui-Gon Jinn wanted to train Anakin despite opposition from the Jedi Council. He even convinced Obi-Wan to train Anakin, and although the council eventually agreed with that decision, at the time, it ...
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Do Jedi Ever Visit Their Families?

We know that Jedi are taken away from their families when they are very young, but do they ever have any communication with their families when they are older? Do they ever even know who their ...
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Why do a number of Jedi Masters have beards? [closed]

I have noticed that a large number of male Jedi have facial hair if they are a Jedi Master or higher. Is there a reason for why a lot of Jedi have beards if they are Jedi Masters or higher? For those ...
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Social function of the Jedi

In this question the purpose of the Jedi is discussed but no one mentions their true function in society or the way that their order is funded, since they have access to supplies, technology and have ...
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Did Luke ever visit the Jedi temple on Coruscant? [duplicate]

I know from this question that at one stage Luke attempted to visit the temple on Coruscant, But did Luke ever visit the Jedi temple on Coruscant?
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When was the Jedi cult the strongest?

The Jedi cult had its up and downs. When were they the strongest? Was it somewhere in EP1-EP3? Definition of strongest: most followers, most influence, most respect (, most power?)
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Did Aunt Beru and Uncle Owen know that Obi-Wan Kenobi was a Jedi?

This was inspired by a related question about whether Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru knew that Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader. Did they know that Obi-Wan "Old Ben" Kenobi was a Jedi? Or did they ...
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Why didn't the Jedi sense Dooku is a Sith Lord?

The Jedi could feel on what's happening about them. Like a disturbance in the force. This question is somewhat similar to Why couldn't the Jedi detect Senator Palpatine as having powers? But ...
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How did Jabba kill Jedi “Back in the old days”?

From this question: In what adaptation of Return of the Jedi did Jabba brag about killing Jedi in the old days? We establish that Jabba did kill Jedi back in the old days (or at least claimed that ...
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Did the Jedi ever find out why Dooku turned to the Dark Side?

The Jedi knew Dooku was one of the Jedi Masters who are one of the "The Lost Twenty". When he left the Jedi Order due to that he was (as explain in this answer from null): Dooku was convinced that ...
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Who are the “Last Jedi”?

Before the film was released, there was certainly plenty of speculation surrounding the meaning of the title for Episode VIII - "The Last Jedi". Now that it's out though, I'm not sure we ever really ...
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Are the Jedi violating the Jedi Code by being so involved in military and politics?

Mace Windu once made a comment that ...there aren't enough Jedi to protect the Republic. We are keepers of the peace, not soldiers. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones script What did ...
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Why do some Jedi have red lightsabers in Star Wars: Republic?

In the Star Wars: Republic series, multiple Jedi have red lightsabers. Given the association between red lightsabers and the Sith, why is this? I'm looking for both the in-universe and out-of-universe ...
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Did any Sith switch for the first time to the Jedi? [duplicate]

Several Sith, including Tyranus and Vader, were former Jedi who became Sith after a fall/conversion to the Dark Side. Did any Sith turn to the light side for the first time and become Jedi, having ...
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According to Disney is Jediism a religion?

Now according to "A New Hope" Jediism is considered a religion. Now according to "The Last Jedi" Luke says the following(Thanks Valorum). The Sacred Jedi texts! Then Yoda says. ... that ...
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How did the different ranks of sith compare to their jedi counterparts? [closed]

In Legends there are a number of different Sith ranks before Darth Bane's Rule of Two and I was curious as to how the different Sith ranks would compare to their counterparts. For example, how would a ...
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In what language are the original Jedi texts?

The temple on Ahch-To contains several books that Luke identifies as being the original texts of the Jedi Order. In what language (or languages) are these texts written? I noticed that we never see ...
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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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Was it illegal for a non-Jedi to use a lightsaber in the Republic?

In this answer, @Will mentions: Believing in the Sith Religion and philosophy is legal. However, using an offensive and lethal weapon (lightsaber) without being authorized to since only Jedi are ...
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What is the highest political ranking of a trained Jedi?

After reading this comment, I was thinking about how being a Jedi would influence the way you lead your people, given the whole "no attachment" thing in the Jedi Code. Are there any Jedi (or jedi-in-...
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Jedi Illusions in Legends

I remember projecting large scale illusions being a Sith magic thing in legends. Is there any evidence of this being done by as a light side power by Jedi in particular, or at least some other light ...
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What is the first use of the word “Padawan”?

I was thinking about the phrase 'young padawan,' and it seemed to me to be a permanent part of Star Wars lore. Yet, I definitely remember being into Star Wars well before the prequels, while I just re-...
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Is Ki-Adi-Mundi married to multiple wives in Disney Canon?

In Legends, Jedi Master Ki-Adi-Mundi was said to have several wives. While this was normally against the Jedi Order's rules regarding attachments, an exception was made for him because of the low ...
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Which Jedi/Sith has proficiency in the most combat Forms? [closed]

The answer here ends with this opinion of Obi-Wan Kenobi: "Ultimately, what we see is a true dueling master. One able to hybridize the forms and adjust as necessary..." The whole answer shows that ...
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Did Yoda and Obi-Wan temporarily liberate Jedi Temple after Order 66?

After Order 66, Yoda and Obi-Wan returned to Jedi Temple and found it occupied by Clones. They do not try to sneak in, instead they openly attack and kill number of Clones. After that, they relatively ...
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Are the Jedi and Sith “special” compared to other similar groups?

In the Star Wars saga, the Jedi and Sith are by far the most prominent light and dark side organizations, respectively. However, many other groups of Force-users existed. There are only a few ...
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Can all Jedi/Sith learn the same Force powers?

Are all Force powers available to all Force users, regardless of if they're light or dark side? Or, are some powers only accessible to those who exclusively associate (and practice) with a given side ...
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Why send Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan with Queen Amidala?

The events of TPM describe the first appearance of a trained Sith warrior (Darth Maul) in quite a long time. All the members of the Jedi order seem to be concerned about resolving the "Sith mystery" ...
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Do Jedi need to learn how to use any device or vehicle?

This is related to another question about why Han says, "That's now the Force works.". If a Jedi knight comes across a device, weapon, or vehicle they never used before, does the Jedi need to learn ...
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Why do Jedi practice lightsaber dueling, and not blaster fire deflection techniques?

I recall reading somewhere that many of the Jedi practice lightsaber techniques that are specifically for dueling with other lightsabers. It went on to say the fact that they utilized fencing ...
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What did the Jedi do with regards to the Sith in the decade before the Clone Wars?

After the events of Episode I, the Jedi are now aware that the Sith have survived. In the decade after, the Jedi were not yet fully preoccupied by the galaxy-wide Clone Wars, and life was largely as ...
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Is there a connection between Sith and Naboo?

I've recently seen some stuff written about a connection between Naboo and the Sith. Overall, the guy said that Naboo has a lot of Sith history. In particular, here are some of the things he wrote: ...
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Did Yoda (and other Jedi) have any lethal Force abilities?

Recently I was watching the duel between Yoda and Sidious and I started wondering on one thing. As we all know, Palpatine hit Yoda's hand with lightsaber which caused the Jedi Master to lose his ...
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How close was Ahsoka to becoming a Jedi Knight?

Compared to a Padawan who is freshly Knighted after passing his trials, like for example Obi-Wan soon after the events of Ep. I, how close is Ahsoka at the point of her departure from the Jedi Order ...
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Are Jedi allowed to be godparents?

It's set that Jedi are not allowed to have children, but can they be considered godparents to someone else's child? True that this isn't a legal binding, but they're not allowed to have romantic ...
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Did Jedi ever use expletives?

From the depiction of (most) Jedi in the movies, we see them as being a bunch of law-abiding goody two shoes who run around keeping order in the galaxy. But I'm sure there were points where they'd get ...
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In current canon, which bounty hunters have actually beaten a Jedi?

It doesn't matter if it's by outwitting them or besting them in a fair combat, but I'm looking for a direct, non-surprise confrontation. Just managing to escape, sneak attacking while they are ...
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What was the relation between the Jedi Order and other orders of the Force?

In addition to the Jedi Order, there were also some other public organizations in the Galaxy during the waning days of the Republic, that were formed around the Force. And I say public meaning that ...
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How do Jedi ensure there are ample supply of future Jedi given that Jedi are forbidden to marry? [duplicate]

This celibacy rule among the Jedi is illogical. Permitting Jedi to marry will ensure a steady supply of future Jedi which are so rare and so hard to train. Why have this rule which obviously weaken ...
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Can a Sith/Jedi use the force to physically keep someone alive?

It could be argued that this is a similar question, Did Darth Sidious and Vader ever discover how to cheat death?, but this seems to be more in line with spirit and conscious transference etc. What I ...
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What's the deal with the Jedi Service Corps? [closed]

I have a few questions about the Jedi Service Corps: How big was it in comparison to the "actual" Jedi Order? I think I once heard around 5000 being the number for the Jedi Order. Did they just serve ...
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Why did Madame Jocasta Nu leave the Jedi Council?

According to this article on StarWars.com, Madame Jocasta Nu - Chief Librarian of the Jedi Archives, played by Alethea McGrath in Attack of the Clones (rest in peace) - was once part of the Jedi ...
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Which known Jedi have engaged in casual sex?

With reference to Are Jedi required to abstain from all sexual relations, or only from the ones involving emotional attachments? Jedi are not permitted to form attachments but they are not required ...
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What would happen to a Sith/Dark Jedi seeking redemption?

Perhaps spoiler alert even 14 years after release : the Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy 2003 video game. I finished the game Jedi Academy once more yesterday, opting for the Dark Side when ...
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How significant is the Jedi's contribution to the Rebellion?

Looking only at the contributions of the surviving Jedi after Order 66, in what ways have they contributed to the Rebellion that would not have been possible without them?
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Why would the Jedi not go public with their knowledge of the Sith, especially Count Dooku?

This question was inspired by one about whether the public in the Galactic Republic knew Count Dooku was a Sith Lord. At the start of the movie, the Jedi still thought very highly of Count Dooku even ...
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Is it possible to purge dark side energies from a person?

In both canon and Legends, Force users who channelled their dark side energies into a kyber crystal form the basis for such corrupted crystals and the subsequent blades acquiring their signature ...
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Did any Sith Lord before Palpatine have political or legal power over the Jedi Order?

As Supreme Chancellor, Palpatine was the head of state of the Galactic Republic. Since the Jedi functioned as a peacekeepers for the Republic, they were bound by its laws. Palpatine could exercise ...
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Who built the Jedi Temple on Coruscant?

Who built the Jedi Temple on Coruscant? Both Canon and Legends answers are acceptable.