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Rey, a force sensitive woman from Jakku, is one of the central characters in the Star Wars movies episodes VII - IX. Use this tag for questions about the character, but not for questions which merely mention her. Use this with the [star-wars] tag and any relevant movie tags.

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Rey's familial ties in “The Force Awakens”

In an answer on another question about The Force Awakens, the author suggests that: I’ve missed any indicators of any such relationship while watching the movie. Is it known who Rey’s parents are?
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Who is Palpatine's Wife?

In The Rise of Skywalker, it is revealed Then who would be Palpatine's wife? I have watched all of the movies and have never heard anything about this.
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How long has Rey been on Jakku?

I've been wondering about basic information about Rey, including how long she's been on Jakku. I was thinking that this might also give us her age because she looked to be about four when her parents ...
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Was Rey's memory wiped?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey can't remember why and by whom she was left on Jakku, but she was also very young. Was her memory wiped? or was she just too young to remember? She seems to have ...
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Why did Rey not change her clothes for 6 years (three movies)?

Why was Rey’s character made so unhygienic by making her wear the same clothes the entire time? I shiver every time I think how she must have smelled. And if she did change, where on Earth did she ...
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Why did Sidious never seek to turn Rey toward the dark side of the Force?

We learned from the film Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) that Darth Sidious or Palpatine offered to Kylo Ren a new Sith Empire along with the title of Emperor but only if he ...
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Whose helmet did Rey put on?

In The Force Awakens, while having her meal next to a fallen AT-AT, Rey put on a rebel pilot helmet. Whose was it? It seemed to have "Ræh" written on it, in Aurebesh... Did the helmet belong to ...
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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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Why didn't Rey encounter Dark Side Rey inside the cave on the planet Ahch-To?

In the movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Rey fights the Dark Side version of herself inside the wreckage of the Death Star. This fight is similar to how Luke Skywalker fought the Dark Side ...
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What color is Rey's new lightsaber?

In The Rise of Skywalker, we see Rey has a new lightsaber at the end of the film: Based on this image (and my memory from seeing the film), I would've said this lightsaber's blade was orange or maybe ...
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Why didn't Palpatine win the standoff with Rey?

At the end of Rise of Skywalker, we see Palpatine single-handedly almost wipe out an entire fleet of ships. I believe it is the most powerful display of the force in the cinematic universe. The only ...
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When did Palpatine have children?

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker re-introduces the emperor, Sheev Palpatine. We learn that When did he have children? Are there any hints from canon sources prior to The Rise of Skywalker that he ...
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Why did Rey kiss this person?

Towards the end of Rise of Skywalker Rey shares a kiss with Why do they kiss? Admittedly, his would inevitably have created a bond of some sort between them but romance between them never seemed to ...
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Did Rey become a Jedi at the end?

We know for sure that Rey wanted to be a Jedi during The Last Jedi (it was Luke that didn't want to be one). Rey even takes the Jedi temple books. But a funny thing happened on the way to being a ...
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Did Rey and Kylo's bond accentuate this Force move they performed?

In The Rise of Skywalker, Then, at the end of the movie Are they only able to perform these feats due to their unique status as It seems like an extraordinarily powerful ability that even the ...
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Did Rey, rather than Anakin, fulfill the prophecy?

"A Chosen One shall come, born of no father, and through him will ultimate balance in the Force be restored." ―A Jedi prophecy Master & Apprentice Now I know that the new novelisation for ...
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What is the meaning behind Rey's name?

What is the meaning behind Rey's name? I’ve found a lot of answers about Kylo Ren but why Rey? It means king and that’s all?
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Where does Rey get the book she reads in The Rise of Skywalker to find the holocron?

Assuming all the ancient Jedi texts were destroyed in The Last Jedi, are these Luke's personal notes? And did she return to get them or were they in Leia's possession?
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Why was Kylo Ren mistaken about Rey?

In The Last Jedi, both Kylo Ren and Rey see visions of the future that make them think the other one would turn. I could understand that Rey seeing But what exactly did Kylo see that made him think ...
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When was Rey’s lineage decided?

Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker features a fairly dramatic plot twist, namely that which finally answers the persistent question of her lineage. At which point during the development of ...
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Who turned on the lightsaber?

Spoilers for The Last Jedi: he narrates Kylo Ren's thoughts/feelings (saying things like "he turns the lightsaber towards his enemy" and so on) we see the Skywalker lightsaber being manipulated ...
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Is Rey unaware of her parentage?

Does Rey ever indicate that she is unaware of her parentage? Do we have any proof that she doesn't know who her parents are?
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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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Where did Rey get her new clothes?

At the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, when the resistance was finally able to find Luke's location, we can see Rey with a new outfit and she goes to Ach-To to find Luke with wearing it. But how ...
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What was the message Chewbacca told Rey he would deliver to Finn?

In The Last Jedi, However, their conversation slips into Shyriiwook and (most of?) the audience couldn't understand what was said. What was Rey's message to give Finn?
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What is the meaning of this character hovering in the last jedi?

In the last jedi Rey confronts Luke about what he had done with Kylo Ren. This leads to the two characters fighting with Rey soon pulling out a lightsaber. Luke appears surprised by this and falls ...
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What did Rey and Chewie tell Luke about Han's destiny?

In The Last Jedi, Jedi Master Luke Skywalker first refused to talk with Ray and only closed himself in his hut. Rey went to get Chewbacca, who rammed in the hut door allowing her to restart the ...
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What happened immediately after Rey leaves Ahch-To?

In The Last Jedi, after Rey leaves Ahch-To she did she ever show any surprise that ? And when she That part just made me really confused, like I completely missed the part where she learned ...
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Where did Luke and Rey get their background information?

In The Last Jedi, Luke and Rey had a discussion in the cave on Ahch-To, by the mosaic of the Prime Jedi. First, Luke expressed how the Jedi Order was responsible of the rise of the Empire and was ...
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Who was the old human woman in Niima Outpost?

In The Force Awakens, while Rey was scrubbing her salvage in Niima Outpost, she took a serious glance at an old human lady next to her. Rey suddenly became deeply thoughtful and it looked like she was ...
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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 was Luke's third lesson to Rey [duplicate]

In The Last Jedi Luke agrees to train Rey he says that he is going to: So whats the third one? Is it ever explained?
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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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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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Are Rey and Luke Skywalker Connected? [closed]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, what is the connection Between Rey and Luke Skywalker? Are they related?
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Why does Rey wear the same outfit in different environments?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey can be seen wearing the same outfit wherever she goes. She wears it on a desert planet: On an ice planet: On a jungle planet: Why is this? Shouldn't different ...
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The Legend of Chewbacca

I was reading this answer when I came across a quote about Rey learning about Chewbacca: I'd heard of Chewbacca from some Wookiee traders who'd stopped off at Jakku. They said he was an amazing ...
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How does Rey know the Wookiee language?

I just watched TFA again last night and there's a scene where Finn and Rey reunite (with Han and Chewie's help) in the Starkiller base. During the reuniting scene where Rey and Finn are happy to see ...
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Why give this character his old lightsaber?

In the new Star Wars Movie, But as you can see in Episode VI, Luke built his new green one with another handle. Didn't she just know that he already got another one?
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Why doesn't Rey sell BB8?

Rey was scrapping by, gathering spare parts and junk to get "portion bread". We are shown that it seems very difficult to get portions by the declining amount she gets when bringing in the same items ...
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Why doesn't Rey go back to Jakku?

The whole movie from when Rey left Jakku, she keeps on saying "I have to get back to Jakku" and that she has already been away too long. I assume it is so that who ever dropped her there, that she is ...
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How could Finn know about Han Solo, given Finn's upbringing?

In The Force Awakens, we learn that Luke has vanished and is now the stuff of myth and legend Han also vanished from the spotlight, having left the Republic/Resistance and is living on the DL as a ...
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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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Star Wars: What is Rey's last name? [duplicate]

According to Everything is a Remix: The Force Awakens, her last name is Mixer. As seen in this photo taken from The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens [see bottom left corner] Of course, I am ...
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Are Rey and Finn in Love?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, there are a lot of intense emotional scenes between Rey and Finn, especially at the end of the movie. But it's not clear if this is supposed to be a romantic subplot ...
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Why does Rey take the goggles off? [duplicate]

If I remember correctly Rey only wears her goggles in her introductory scene in the movie: How come she only wears them here? Surely they would be useful when travelling at high speeds across the ...
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Any canon precedents of Psychometry that Rey's visions are also Psychometry? [closed]

This sort of relates to this question, Why does Luke’s saber call to Rey?, but it does not answer why Rey gets a flashback when she instantly touches the Lightsaber? Does the the Light-saber have ...
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How did Rey know what island Luke was on?

At the end of The Force Awakens, the final pieces of the map to find the planet Luke is on are put together. This leads Rey to the planet Luke is on but that is still an entire planet to search. Luke'...
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Why does BB-8 follow Rey?

Is it because Rey just saved BB-8 from a net, and then the droid just decides to follow her about - or is it for some other reason? Does BB-8 have any idea who Rey is prior to being rescued by her? ...
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Could another character be influencing Rey from a distance?

I wondered if Rey could be controlled by an outside influence? Sometimes, especially when she was engaged in combat with In Maz Kanata's Castle, what opened the door to where