Questions tagged [rogue-one]

For questions about the first Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story released in 2016. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any other relevant tags.

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Why were there no Bothans in Rogue One?

In Return of the Jedi Mon Mothma says in her briefing of the rebel troops Many Bothans died to bring us this information. But the team of people who went the the information base were almost ...
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Should “Catalyst” prequel novel be read before or after watching “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” film? [duplicate]

"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" film has a companion canon prequel novel, "Catalyst" by James Luceno. Should "Catalyst" be read before or after watching the film and why? (the question assumes that ...
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Are there any references to Prequel Trilogy specific content in Rogue One?

Obviously, there's plenty of references to Original Trilogy in Rogue One (duh!) Are there any references to Prequel Trilogy specific content in Rogue One?
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Where is Vader's fortress located?

In Rogue One, we see the Director meeting with Vader on a volcano planet. Is there any canon that says were his base is? It doesn't quite look like Mustafar.
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Why does Captain Antilles in a New Hope say they're on a diplomatic mission?

Given the ending of Rogue One... Therefore why does Captain Antilles, while getting choked by Darth Vader, say: We intercepted no transmissions. ... This is a consular ship. We're on a diplomatic ...
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How much time passes between Rogue One and Episode IV?

How much time passes between Rogue One and Episode IV? Is there any canon source, or any overlooked details of either movie that might answer this?
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Why was only part of the Death Star's power used?

In Rogue One we see The main question is
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Why didn't Chirrut Îmwe exhibit the talent he supposedly taught others?

Chirrut Îmwe is introduced in Rogue One as the last Guardian of the Whills. The Ancient Order of the Whills taught Qui-Gon Jinn (and, thus indirectly taught Obi-Wan) the secret to remaining a Force ...
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In Rogue One, why did the Deathstar not aim directly at its target? [duplicate]

In Rogue One, towards the end the imperials... Were they rushing and accidentally missed, or did they miss on purpose?
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Are there actual lyrics connected to portions of the “Guardians of the Whills” suite?

here is a part of the score of the film that has a choir singing: It seems to be a true lyric and not just a vocalization humming or “ooohhhHHH / aahhhHHH” type vocalization. On the released ...
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How did R2-D2 and C3P0 end up with Leia?

In Rogue One we see R2-D2 and C3P0 in the Rebel base on Yavin 4. While Rogue One is on their mission at the end of the movie, R2-D2 and C3P0 see the X-Wings leave the rebel base and the droids make a ...
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Is Twilight Company in “Rogue One”?

In the film, we see a detachment of soldiers accompany the main characters to Scarif (this is seen in the trailers so no spoiler). It is somewhat difficult to understand the names of the various ...
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Is there a signficance to shuttle name SW-0608?

In the film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, there is a cargo shuttle with an Imperial ID of SW-0608. Is there any out of universe significance to this designation? For instance, one would assume "SW" = ...
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Are the Imperial projects listed by Jyn Erso related to anything previously seen?

During the battle of Scarif when Jyn is trying to find the Death Star Plans and is reading out project names, one of the names was Black Saber. What were some of the other names she rattled off and ...
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How could a Star Destroyer hover over a city in Rogue One?

In the Rogue One trailer—as well as the actual film itself—we see a Star Destroyer hovering directly over a city on the planet’s surface. How is it possible? I thought that all capital ships were ...
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Who was the mentioned jedi in the Rogue One movie?

I only saw the Rogue one movie in the theaters yesterday, so I don't remember the exact wording, but in the movie, Who did they mean? Leia? Or someone from the Rebels series?
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Why did the Death Star not target this location at the end of “Rogue One?”

During Rogue One, we saw that the Death Star was able to aim and directly target So why, an the end of the movie, did they not
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Why in Rogue One do the AT-ATs blow up when attacked and not in the Empire Strikes Back?

In Rogue One Blue Squadron got through before the shield closed and managed to blow up AT-ATs but in The Empire Strikes Back they have to use cables to bring them down. Why?
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What do the stormtroopers describe as obsolete in Rogue One?

At the beginning of the beach part of Rogue One, two stormtroopers are discussing something that they say is being rendered obsolete, followed by 'It was about time'. It sounded like AT18, which is ...
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Why attack the door when you can attack the frame?

This is for anyone that has seen Rogue One, so read the spoilers at your own risks :) When We see them using Why not use The imperial engineers may certainly have thought of that, and made the ...
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What is the storyline of this #CreateCourage Star Wars ad?

So there's this kid who wears a Stormtrooper helmet and I guess is therefore shunned as an outcast. Then everyone sees a Rogue One trailer and the next day everyone inexplicably has Stormtrooper ...
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Had Leia seen the Death Star before she was taken prisoner in A New Hope?

I don't mean the plans, pictures, etc., I mean the actual thing. Had she actually seen it with her own eyes before she was taken on board as a prisoner?
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Should I read 'Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel' before going to see Star Wars: Rogue One?

I have acquired a copy of Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel (in a game of chance) and I'm due to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on opening weekend. Has there been any specific advice offered (by Disney) ...
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Why was the Star Destroyer flying over Tatooine in A New Hope? [duplicate]

I know it was chasing the Tantive IV, but had it already been there before the Tantive IV arrived or did it chase the Tantive IV to Tatooine? Did it have something to do with Vader ordering the ...
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Can these Star Wars characters as emojis be identified?

I came across this picture from a Star Wars fan page. They seem to be characters from the upcoming Rogue One film, but since they done in an emoji/funko pop style it is hard for me to tell who they ...
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Why the name 'Rogue One'?

So far, is there any suggestion, or speculation as to the reason for the name 'Rogue One' for the next Star Wars film? To me, the name seems very close to the Rogue Squadron, most known from Hoth (...
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Is Jyn Erso based on Jan Ors and/or Kyle Katarn?

Jyn Erso from Rogue One seems to have several similarities to Jan Ors and Kyle Katarn, both of whom are Legends status characters. Jyn Erso and Jan Ors comparison: Their names sound similar; "Jan" ...
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Is the Rebel base in the 'Rogue One' trailer the one on Yavin IV?

In the teaser for Rogue One we see some shots inside a hangar and in a control room (with Mon Mothma). It looks a lot like the hidden base from Episode IV. Is this just an homage to the design, or ...
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Where does Rogue Squadron get its name?

Most fighter squadrons belonging to the Rebel Alliance and the Resistance seem to have colour-based names: red, blue, green, gold, etc. Rogue Squadron stands out as different. Is there any ...