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Questions tagged [kylo-ren]

Kylo Ren is the primary antagonist of the Star Wars sequel trilogy (Episodes VII - IX). Use this tag for questions about the character, but not for questions which merely mention him. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.

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(RETCON) Is there evidence that Yoda was referring to Kylo Ren when he said “there is another” hope in Episode V? [duplicate]

This is a retcon question. It’s relevant because the return of the Emperor in Episode 9 re-raises the issue of who will bring balance to the Force. There are the following quotes in Episode V: ...
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Who taught Kylo Ren to bleed his lightsaber?

Who taught Kylo Ren how to bleed his lightsaber. Did he read about it in former Sith writings, did Snoke teach him (which seems possible but unlikely considering Snoke is not seen with a lightsaber of ...
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How come there is no hole in the ground when Kylo Ren fired upon the self-projection of Luke Skywalker?

Why wasn't a giant hole created when Kylo Ren fired upon the vision of Luke Skywalker?
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Why are Kylo Ren and Rey evenly matched in Force pulling in TLJ? [duplicate]

In The Force Awakens, Kylo tries to take Luke's lightsaber from the ground but Rey is able to pull it away from him with the Force. In The Last Jedi, By all logic, Kylo should've been stronger in ...
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Difference between Sith and practices of Kylo and Snoke?

Supposedly Snoke and Kylo are not Sith this being so that the prophecy of Anakin Skywalker ending the Sith could be maintained while still allowing the sequel trilogy to happen. But what are the ...
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How does Kylo Ren escape from his attack run on the Raddus hangar bay?

In The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren attacks The Raddus (the lead Rebel ship) by flying straight into the hangar bay and launching two missiles. How does Kylo Ren escape this attack run? I have the "Visual ...
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What did Snoke mean when he said that Kylo Ren was “unbalanced”?

During the speech when he's chastising and demoralizing Kylo, Snoke says that he is immature. I'm not sure of the exact wording, but he definitely uses the term "unbalanced" to describe Kylo. He says ...
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How Kylo Ren knew Rey before Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in the scene where a First Order officer informs Kylo Ren that they couldn't retrive BB8 from Jakku, Kylo Ren force grips him and asks him angrily "What girl?". ...
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What did Kylo Ren say about the Supreme Leader?

I watched the movie and feel like I misheard or missed completely. So why would that cause Hux say that as from what I can see he is now being Surely something else should be said?
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How could Kylo Ren move Luke's lightsaber in The Last Jedi when he couldn't in The Force Awakens?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, before the battle between Kylo Ren and Rey we watch Kylo trying to force pull Luke's blue lightsaber but without success. Now, in The Last Jedi, Kylo uses the Force to ...
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Do we know for certain that Kylo Ren and not Rey killed that character [duplicate]

I am asking this question for my eight-year-old son: How do we know it was
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Who turned on the lightsaber?

Spoilers for The Last Jedi: It could have been Or...
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Rey vs. Kylo in tug of war [closed]

So in The Last Jedi there was a scene where: I was just wondering. What would have happened if one of them would push for a moment? Wouldn't it be clever trick? Opponent get hit with high speed ...
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If Snoke could read minds, how could this have happened? [duplicate]

Snoke even mentions that Kylo's intentions were clear to him. Is it possible that Kylo has acquired such a power as to deceive his master?
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Where did Ben Solo get his red lighsaber and mask when attacking Luke's Jedi School?

I have re-watched The Force Awakens after going to see The Last Jedi. In TFA, Rey has a vision of Luke's Jedi school in ruins with the Knights of Ren standing in the ashes. But in TLJ Luke gives ...
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Did Kylo Ren ever find this out?

Did Kylo Ren ever find out this bit of information?
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Which of these two events happen earlier?

From The Force Awakens we know that the following events took place at some time between RTOJ and TFA. 1) Rey is abandoned on Jakku by someone. 2) Ben Solo is seduced to the dark side by Snoke, ...
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How did Kylo Ren's helmet lock up?

In The Force Awakens, prior to interrogating Rey, Kylo Ren removed his helmet. Before he took it off, a small casing in the front of the mask moved upwards. Was this some kind of a locking mechanism,...
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Did Kylo Ren read Poe Dameron's mind?

In The Force Awakens, Kylo Ren is able to successfully retrieve the information from Poe Dameron that he was looking for during interrogation. It at first appears that Kylo's using the force to ...
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Where did Kylo Ren learn how to make a crossguard lightsaber?

I'm aware the design is an old one, not something Kylo came up with himself, and doesn't even always correlate to a cracked crystal (the Malachor crossguard saber seemed fine). So, where did Kylo ...
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Do the general population of the Galaxy know the Skywalker family tree? [duplicate]

Does someone like Poe Dameron, a member of the armed forces and citizen of the galaxy (i.e. not an insider per se), know that Kylo Ren, who captures and tortures him, is the son of his General? Do ...
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If Anakin brought balance to the Force, how could Kylo Ren be trained in the dark side? [duplicate]

In one of the prequels Yoda says to Obi-Wan after Anakin kills the “dark apprentice” there is always two a Sith and an apprentice. Only two no more no less. So fast forward to Darth Vader’s death. ...
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Why didn't the blaster bolt fall to the ground when kylo ren released it? [duplicate]

Why didn't it fall? It lost it's inertia when he froze it in place.
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Do the engines/rockets of Kylo Ren's Shuttle change color?

Screenshot from the film: Screenshot from the trailer: Image of the toy: So, what the deal here? Do the color of the engines change during the movie?
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Why doesn't Kylo Ren sense that Han Solo is standing behind him?

At this point Kylo Ren has already sensed Han's presence on Starkiller Base. When Kylo is on the bridge, Han is standing a stone's throw away from him, yet Kylo doesn't sense him there and Han has to ...
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Where exactly does the “awakening” happened in Star Wars: The Force Awakens? [duplicate]

At the scene where Kylo Ren and Snoke were talking, Snoke said that.. SNOKE: There's been an awakening. Have you felt it? And Kylo answered with a yes. Where exactly in the movie did this ...
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Is Kylo Ren a prince?

Princess Leia remained a princess after the destruction of Alderaan. In the new novel Bloodline, another member of the galactic royal houses says that Leia is entitled to a planetary governorship, ...
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Why did Kylo Ren say Rey would only get stronger on Starkiller Base? [closed]

In The Force Awakens, after Rey had escaped from the interrogation chair (and beat him in a contest of the Force), Kylo Ren said to one of his stormtroopers: "She's just beginning to test her ...
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How did Kylo Ren know how to obtain Darth Vader's helmet/skull?

In Episode VII: The Force Awakens we see a scene with Kylo Ren meditating in the presence of Darth Vader's helmet. Given that in Episode VI Luke burns Darth Vader's body on the moon of Endor, I think ...
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Why didn't Han Solo stop Kylo Ren? (Spoilers) [duplicate]

So in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, But there's something that's been bugging me about that. Here is the scene right after Kylo Ren says that he knows what he needs to do, but he needs his (Han's) ...
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Is the nose design on the Resurgent-class Star Destroyer Finalizer linked to Kylo Ren?

The new Resurgent-class Star Destroyer in The Force Awakens has a nose design resembling Kylo Ren's light-saber. Is this just a coincidence that Kylo Ren's light-saber looks the same or does it have ...
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What type of injuries did Kylo Ren receive in the lightsaber battle at the end of The Force Awakens?

During the lightsaber battle at the end of The Force Awakens, what type of injuries did Kylo Ren receive? At one point it appears as if his left foot had been amputated at the ankle, and after that ...
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Why does Kylo Ren tolerate the disrespect of General Hux?

We see many times that Darth Vader does not tolerate insubordination or disrespect through his chokes. Sometimes he follows through, other times he is told to back off, ...
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Why is Kylo Ren separated from the other Knights Of Ren?

In the movie you just see a glimpse of the Knights Of Ren. The question Where were the Knights of Ren during the events of The Force Awakens? sort of answers where they are in The Force Awakens. ...
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Why does Kylo Ren even fight with Finn in the forest?

After seeing what he can do with Poe(freezing him momentarily) and the blaster shot, couldn't he have just stopped Finn with telekinesis and taken Luke's lightsaber with his own hand? Why even ...
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Why did Chewbacca's bolt not kill or knock down Kylo Ren?

This question is an expansion on another question here, How Does Kylo Ren not stop Chewbacca's blaster? Every thing else gets knocked back or in the air by several feet, but yet Kylo Ren just gets ...
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How Does Kylo Ren not stop Chewbacca's blaster?

How does Kylo Ren stop the blaster shot in the beginning when being shot at by Poe, only to be unaware of the coming blaster shot from Chewbacca, which seems much more predictable. I am sure he knew ...
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Has Kylo Ren actually met Supreme Leader Snoke?

Inspired by these two questions: Why was the image of Supreme Leader Snoke not "scaled to fit our primitive screens"? Did Kylo Ren ever actually start training with Snoke? Do we know if ...
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Has Kylo Ren communed with Darth Vader before?

In reference to Kylo's words during this particular prayer session in the movie: What significance and meaning does the use of the word "again" have? Has he spoken to Anakin's spirit in his younger ...
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What did Kylo Ren use to ‘drive’ his Force activity?

At the very beginning of The Force Awakens, we see Kylo Ren whip up some fairly standard—and some not so standard—Force tricks, like stopping blaster fire and doing a bit of mind-reading. Apart from ...
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Why does Kylo seek Luke's original lightsaber? [duplicate]

Does Kylo seek Luke's original lightsaber because it is Vader memorabilia, or is it a legitimate dark side relic/symbol of power? After all, the lightsaber Luke wielded was also Anakin's lightsaber, ...
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Is Kylo Ren's fizzling lightsaber blade intended by design? [duplicate]

Everyone should be familiar with how Kylo's main blade differs aesthetically with Anakin/Luke/Finn/Rey's lightsaber blade. What is the cause of the shaky fizzling effect? The ancient hilt design, or ...
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Was Kylo Ren's Blaster Bolt Freezing Really Force Telekinesis?

In this questions answer its stated that Kylo Ren freezes the blaster bolt in midair with telekinesis: Have Kylo Ren's Force abilities been shown before? Because he is extremely skilled in ...
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Did Kylo Ren Split the Beam from Starkiller base?

In The Force Awakens, we see the beam from Starkiller Base split at an arbitrary point in space, spreading out and Kylo Ren also happens to be on the bridge of the Star Destroyer, watching the beam ...
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Kylo Ren's persona

At the beginning of The Force Awakens, Kylo Ren's appearance kept his persona as a mysterious and powerful being. Powerful enough to stop a laser bolt mid air, and to extract the information from the ...
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Why does Kylo Ren's lightsaber sound like a lawnmower? [closed]

It started on a Tuesday morning; I was using my Mower and then it hit me. Why did Kylo Ren get his lightsaber at Lowes? or the Home Depot?
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Why would Kylo Ren even want the Skywalker lightsaber?

In The Force Awakens, Kylo Ren makes it very clear that he wants the Skywalker lightsaber. That lightsaber belongs to me! My question is, why did he want it? It belonged to two people, Luke, who ...
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Was Kylo Ren's hand cut off? [duplicate]

At the end of The Force Awakens, Kylo Ren falls into the snow and gets slashed at by Rey several times. A slash mark on his face is clearly visible. Rey also slashes at one of Kylo's hands as he ...
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Is Kylo Ren's mask instrumented?

We have seen during the movie that Kylo Ren's mask is really heavy. We also can guess that the primary reason Kylo Ren wears his mask is to mark his link with the Knights of Ren, as an intimidation ...
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Why is Kylo Ren's Helmet so Heavy?

In the new Star Wars movie we see Kylo Ren take off his helmet twice. Both times there is a loud "thud" and the camera focuses on the helmet's impact, as if to reinforce that Kylo Ren's helmet is ...