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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) describes the events just before A New Hope (Episode IV) that provided The Rebellion with the Death Star plans. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any other relevant tags.

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What is the nature of Baze and Chirrut's relationship?

In Rogue One, we (briefly) meet the characters Chirrut Îmwe and Baze Malbus. They are both Guardians of the Whills and have history, but the exact nature of their relationship isn't explicitly said ...
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In Rogue One, why was Bail Organa's appearance made to seem so dramatic?

In the scene in Rogue One where General Draven, Mon Mothma, and Cassian Andor are questioning Jyn Erso, at one point Bail Organa steps out from the shadows. The pace of the movie seems to take a pause,...
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What does motivational quote mean?

Jyn: Saw Gerrera used to say...one fighter with a sharp stick and nothing left to lose can take the day. What does motivational quote mean?
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Why can't Andor talk his way around the situation on Eadu?

Captain Andor speaks to Jyn, who believed he lied about mission on planet Eadu: Andor: I've been in this fight since I was 6 years old. You're not the only one who lost everything. Some of us just ...
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Did Jyn not believe that the Rebellion existed until now?

Captain Andor speaks to Jyn: Andor: We don't all have the luxury of deciding... when and where we want to care about something. Suddenly the Rebellion is real for you. Some of us live it. I've been ...
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Why would Orson face any kind of embarrassment?

Grand Moff Tarkin : The Emperor is awaiting my report. Orson: One would hope that he and Lord Vader might've been here for such an occasion. Grand Moff Tarkin : And I thought it prudent to save you ...
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What does Jyn mean by, "Trust goes both ways"?

Here is the clip: What does Jyn mean by, "Trust goes both ways"?
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Why did Andor mention his gloves here?

A stormtrooper meets Andor and Tivik in the streets: STORMTROOPER 1: What's all this? Come on, let's see some scandocs. Andor: Yeah, of course. Just... My gloves.
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If K-2SO is alone, then who is "we" here?

On planet Eadu, Captain Andor and his team went to search Galen Erso and leaving K-2SO alone in spoiled Imperial plane: K-2SO: What are they doing? If Cassian comes back, we're leaving without them. ...
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What does "65" mean?

K-2SO beats up the troopers easily. Up in the sky, the bombers are preparing to attack. Just as they start the attack run, TIE fighters come in from the shield and swarm the rebel fleet. JON VANDER (...
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How can a small corvette shift big destroyers like this?

The corvette crashes into the side of the disabled ISD, bringing it towards the second destroyer: How can a small corvette shift big destroyers like this?
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Why was Chirrut obsessed with Force chants?

In Rogue One, Chirrut was obsessed with Force chants. He was always babbling about the Force. Why was Chirrut obsessed with Force chants?
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Is there a deleted scene with a Jyn and Cassian kiss?

This is probably a rumor, but I can't get it out of my head now that I've heard it. What I heard was that Rogue One initially made Jyn and Cassian's relationship romantic in nature, having them share ...
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Why didn't the rebels destroy Krennic's shuttle on Eadu?

In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the starfighters of Blue Squadron attacked on the Energy Conversion Laboratory on Eadu. They destroyed almost everything else but Director Krennic's Delta-class ...
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How is the death star able to hit the Scarif Citadel exactly?

At the end of the Battle of Scarif, the Death Star fires on the Scarif Citadel. To a normal fan, this is completely normal. But for a really avid fan, you would wonder how it is so accurate. For ...
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How many people were in the original Rogue One squad?

In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a small group of rebels go rogue to steal the Death Star plans on Scarif. Despite being vastly outnumbered and outgunned, through hope and eventually more forces join ...
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Is the Rogue One alternate ending featured anywhere?

From the trailers and many interviews, we know that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story had a different and less dramatic ending where some characters, including Jyn Erso, survived. Is that ending featured ...
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How does this Mon Calamari cruiser land?

I don't understand how the Profundity (the Mon Calamari cruiser that we saw in Rogue One) lands. The bridge is on a long stalk at the bottom of the ship which implies that the only way it can land is ...
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Which type of ship does this engine belong to?

In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, there is a scene in the Rebel base on Yavin where we can see blind warrior Chirrut Îmwe and mercenary Baze Malbus sitting/standing near to what seems to be a L4 fusial ...
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Is the physical dejarik a game of chance?

Lakan Industries' holographic dejarik (aka holochess) is known as a challenging board game that combines skills and strategy like our traditional game of chess. But in Rogue One we can see in Jedha, ...
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Why did the Rebels not try to Stop Rogue One from departing?

In Rogue One, Jyn and her crew go to steal the Death Star plans from the Empire, doing so in the cargo shuttle they stole. They got away pretty easily after only some banter with control. So, why did ...
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How come that, being submerged in his Bacta Tank, Vader can hears the voice of Vaneé from the outside?

In the film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, there is a scene at Darth Vader's castle on Mustafar where we can see Vader fully submerged in bacta fluid inside his rejuve tank. Then, after the announcing, ...
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Why do the Rebels probe the section of the shield within the gate?

In Rogue One, during the Battle of Scarif, once the shield gate has closed, Y-Wings and X-Wings from the Alliance are seen probing the shield by dropping bombs and firing torpedoes at it, to no avail. ...
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How did Krennic locate the Erso family's hideout?

In the very beginning of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Orson Krennic found his way to Lah'mu and directly to the farm where Galen Erso and his family were hiding. Krennic: You're a hard man to find,...
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Why did the shoretrooper throw a grenade into cargo shuttle SW-0608?

In Rogue One, it is a shoretrooper that throws the grenade into cargo shuttle SW-0608. Shouldn't he have recognized that ship as an Imperial vessel?
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Which capital ships came to the Battle of Scarif?

While re-reading my first post on this stackexchange, I noticed this mentioned in a quote from the accepted answer: Less than ten minutes later, sirens were announcing the departure of Red, Blue, ...
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What words are the choral singers singing in 'Hope'?

At the start of Hope (by Michael Giacchino), taken from the Rogue One soundtrack, there is a chorale singing what sounds like chanted Latin. What are they singing? Are ...
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Were any rebel ships destroyed/critically damaged during the assault on Scarif?

I'm splitting the battle for Scarif into 2 parts: 1.) The assault on the planet and the shield itself and 2.) The escape. For 2. it was quite easily seen how many ships (not fighters!) were damaged / ...
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Why don't Rogue One and Solo have opening crawls?

The opening crawl is one of the most distinctive features of Star Wars films. But only the numbered episodes have it, not Rogue One or Solo, which are also part of the Star Wars franchise. Why is ...
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How did rebel fighters get past the Scarif shield?

In Star Wars: Rogue One, during the battle of Scarif and just before the shield was destroyed, a rebel squadron somehow showed up and engaged in battle inside the shield. How did that first squadron ...
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How did Cornelius Evazan get his facial scarring?

From the fight in the Mos Eisley Cantina bar we see the bad guy Cornelius Evazan who threatened Luke ("He doesn't like you"...). He also bumps into one of the characters on Jeddha in Rogue One. Do ...
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In the space battle above Scarif, why didn't the Rebels fly around the shield gate and enter planetary surface?

In the space battle scene, the Rebels lost 2 X-wings while attempting to enter the planetary surface. Why didn't they fly around it?
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Time between Evazan/Baba appearances on Jedha and Tatooine?

We know from this question that it was no more than a few hours between the end of Rogue One and the start of A New Hope but I'm curious how much time elapsed specifically between Cornelius Evazan and ...
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In Rogue One, why don't the Rebels go directly to Saw Gerrera or Galen Erso and seek Jyn Erso instead?

They learn through Cassian that an Imperial Pilot defector was sent by Galen Erso with a message to Saw Gerrera and that he claims the Empire is building a planet killer. Why didn't they just contact ...
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Is Rogue Group/Rogue Squadron named after Rogue One (in-universe)?

In The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker leads "Rogue Group" at the Battle of Hoth: Rogue Group, use your harpoons and tow cables. Go for the legs. It might be our only chance of stopping them. ...
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Was Obi-Wan Kenobi assuming the same pose of the Jedha statue before he died?

After watching for the nth time Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, it looks to me that Obi-Wan Kenobi, just before he sacrifices himself in the lightsaber duel with Darth Vader, assumes the same pose ...
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Why don't we see any Blue Squadron Y-wings during the battle of Scariff?

In Rogue One I can't see any Y-wings helping the X-wings and the U-wings on the surface of the planet but when I searched for information about Blue Squadron in this wiki, I found that they had Y-...
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How can a staff fell stormtroopers in Rogue One?

Would you even feel the blows of a staff through your armor? We are not told that the monk character in Rogue One has superhuman strength, and it seems odd that he can topple stormtroopers with one ...
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Why is Mustafar different in Rogue One?

In Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, Mustafar is a volcanic planet filled with lava. While in Rogue One, the skies are different and the lava is not that scattered anymore. Is there any information on ...
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What is the meaning of six-five? [duplicate]

At the Battle of Scarif, a pilot shouts out More fighters! Form up at six-five! as imperial fighters are dispatched. What is 65? Is that a formation or some ...
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Where was Admiral Ackbar when the Battle of Scarif happened?

I was thinking that when watching Rogue One I did not hear or see any mention of Admiral Ackbar during the film. On further investigation I found no mention of Scarif on his Wookieepedia page or of ...
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Why aren't Rogue One's event/characters ever referenced later?

The events of Rogue One are of vital importance in the history and the subsequent success of the Rebel Alliance. I won't go into the details here, we know that the successful mission to steal the ...
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How did the Rebels stop the Juggernaut in Rogue One?

In Rogue One, we see Jyn Erso being transported by a HAVw A9 Juggernaut to the Imperial labor camp when the Rebels rescue her. Assuming that the A9 is about the same size as the A6, then it should be ...
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What does the symbol on the tank trooper helmet mean?

There is what looks like a headphones symbol (or even a rotated telephone symbol) on the tank trooper helmets from Rogue One. What are these symbols for / what do they mean?
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Why would Director Krennic be held responsible for the breach on Scarif?

Tarkin believed that Krennic was partially at fault for the breach on Scarif: From Tarkin's Point of View: Director Krennic, General Ramda, and Admiral Gorin had all failed to solve the problem at ...
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What happened to the Imperial Security Complex after the Battle of Scarif?

In Rogue One, What happened after this (specifically to the remains of the Complex)?
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Did George Lucas always intend for the 'exhaust port vulnerability' to have been an act of sabotage?

Rogue One filled one of the biggest plot holes from Star Wars Episode 4, by showing that the exhaust port was designed as a weak spot of the Death Star by its architect Galen Erso. Was the idea that ...
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Why does the Star Wars universe use such a primitive technology as data-tapes?

In A New Hope, Admiral Motti says that the Death Star plans were stored on data-tapes. “Don't try to frighten us with your sorcerer's ways, Lord Vader. Your sad devotion to that ancient religion ...
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Did the Senate buy the explanation of a mining disaster?

In Rogue One, Director Krennic and Grand Moff Tarkin decided to test the capability of the Death Star by firing its superlaser at the Holy City on Jedha. In order to cover up what really happened, the ...
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Is Darth Vader's temple on the exact spot on Mustafar where Anakin was defeated?

After watching Rogue One again, I pondered upon the location of the temple on Mustafar at which Darth Vader is seen in meditation. As we all know, Darth Vader underwent a battle on this planet that ...

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