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Did Sheev Palpatine have the power to cloud the minds of the Jedi when he was a young boy?

I am wondering if Sheev Palpatine had always had the ability to mask his Force abilities and cloud the minds of the Jedi, even as far back when he was just a young boy. Did Sheev Palpatine have the ...
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Where does the original Droids animated series fit into the pre-Disney canon/chronology?

Before Disney took over the Star Wars franchise, where was the Droids animated series placed in the chronology, is there a canonical date for it, and which events/media (book/film/games, etc.) came ...
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What Star Wars Race/Species is this?

Has anyone an idea what race this character is?
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Was Yuuzhan'tar and Zonama Sekot Force use similar to that of the Jedi or other Force using sects?

In a couple of instances in the books these sentient planets seem to display Force powers, like when Yuuzhan'tar strips the Vong of the Force or when Zonama Sekot uses the Force to make Force ...
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What did the Yuuzhan Vong use for doors?

Wookieepedia has again turned up empty. I know it's some kind of membrane thing that acts by expanding and contracting a hole. Does anyone know what it's called?
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What did the Yuuzhan Vong use for illumination?

Wookieepedia offers no explanation of this. Does anyone know what the light biots used by the Yuuzhan Vong were called? It's been a while since I read the books and don't want to dig through 20 books ...
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Did the people of Naboo ever find out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth?

I would like to know if the people of Naboo ever found out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth. Is there anything in Star Wars literature ...
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Does a Wookiee Life Debt Ever End?

The rules of Wookiee life debts seem very harsh in Legends. Chewbacca remained with Han for decades after pledging himself. The life-debt extended to Han's wife, children, and brother-in-law as well. ...
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Was Boba Fett the first clone?

It is established in AotC that Boba Fett is an "unaltered" clone of Jango - that is, he ages normally. By this logic, is Boba the first clone? Since he's around 10 in AotC, he must've been ...
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Does the Star Wars original trilogy imply that Darth Vader aimed at deposing the Emperor with a converted Luke's help?

I am slightly rusty when it comes to all the details, but let me summarize my doubt and mention a few relevant evidences. Throughout episodes V and VI, it seems as though Vader is seeking to recruit ...
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What is the timeline of the rescue of Han Solo?

In Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, we see R2-D2 and C-3PO arrive at the palace of Jabba the Hutt, bearing a message from Luke Skywalker, and themselves as gifts. Then we see general Leia ...
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Timeline of events in/around 32 BBY

I would like to get the timeline of the following events - which has never been entirely clear to me - straightened out once and for all: The Phantom Menace - including the Battle of Naboo, the ...
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What does the -Odo suffix in Thrawn's name mean?

While reading Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising I noticed that sometimes Thrawn is referred to as Mitth'raw'nuru and sometimes as Mitth'raw'nuruodo the latter of which is also the traditional name he ...
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What actually happened to the "remnants" of Lord Kaan's thought bomb?

As a tangent (and somewhat dependent on the answer) to my earlier question, "Where on Ruusan was the Valley of the Jedi constructed in relation to the detonated thought bomb?", after the ...
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Where on Ruusan was the Valley of the Jedi constructed in relation to the detonated thought bomb?

I know that the Valley of the Jedi (or Valley of the Souls) was built by the Jedi Knight, Johun Othone to memorialize the Jedi that gave their lives fighting the Sith in the Seventh Battle of Ruusan. ...
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Do in-atmosphere, above-water naval battles ever take place in Star Wars?

Do above-water ship-to-ship battles ever take place in Star Wars? We always see space-based "naval" battles and ground-based battles, but never traditional naval battles. I know that there ...
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Is there a legends reason for Venator Class Star Destroyers having much bigger sections dedicated to hangars than Imperator Class Star Destroyers?

So I was looking through the Incredible Cross Sections book and Imperator-Class Star Destroyers have two side hangars each with two openings; one the outside and one to that big space where the ...
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How did Luke get his lightsaber back from Raynar Thul?

In the Unseen Queen, Luke and Han are forced to give up their weapons: Han's knuckles whitened around his blaster grip. "When Hutts ride swoops!" "We would rather have it now," ...
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Were slug throwers ever used as standard issue equipment for armies?

Slug throwers are inferior to blasters in most regards, adding the complexity of bullet ballistics that blasters don't deal with. But specialized units, improvised guerilla forces, and mercenaries ...
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How did Anakin describe killing Count Dooku to Obi-Wan/the Jedi Council?

Assuming that they asked him about something as momentous as the death of the Separatist Leader, one of the greatest swordsman in the galaxy, and a former Jedi Master, how did Anakin explain to Obi-...
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Was Jedi robe a uniform during the clone wars? [duplicate]

In a discussion I had about the possibility Jedi commiting war crimes on the grounds of being non-uniformed combatants with concealed weapon. Someone pointed out that a Jedi Robe is visibly ...
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What was Darth Revan’s life before his evil ways?

I have not read the books on him and I would like to know. I’m not sure if the books even describe his life before, but I’m just curious.
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How did the Jedi deal with trainees who lacked hands and thus couldn't use a lightsaber the traditional way?

Given the tremendous amount of species in the Star Wars universe, there have to be at least a few without hands, or comparable grasping appendages.
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How did the Empire build the Death Star II so fast? Also, why would they build another after the first one failed so badly? [duplicate]

According to Wookieepedia, only 3 years were in between the destruction of the first one and Episode 6. In episode 6, it was almost done and functional.
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What is the Physical Distance Between Mos Espa and Mos Eisley?

Between the two major settlements we see on Tatooine in the Star Wars saga (Mos Espa where Anakin grew up and Mos Eisley where Luke and Ben hitch a ride), how far apart are they geographically? Days? ...
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Does Force telekenesis/choke make an in-universe sound or is it only an auditory cue for the audience?

There are many examples of Force telekenesis making a "blood rushing to the head" type of wooshing sound effect in much of the Star Wars canon. But it has never been clear to me whether or ...
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Why did Sheev Palpatine turn to the dark side of the Force?

When I search this, all I get is that his immense connection with the dark side makes him evil, but did something specific happen to him that made him turn to the dark side of the Force in the first ...
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What do we know about the Mandalorian's Way? [closed]

Watching Disney's The Mandalorian, we got to know that Mandalorian isn't a race. It's a Creed. as uttered by Cara Dune and Din Djarin, also we heard several times Djarin and other Mandalorians on the ...
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Before The Mandalorian, what was the origin of Boba Fett's armor?

In The Mandalorian episode "Chapter 14: The Tragedy", Boba Fett explains There are some pretty big differences between what's seen in Attack of the Clones and Boba's Return of the Jedi ...
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How did the Galactic Republic defend itself before it had a clone army?

This question about whether clone armies existed prior to the Clone Wars made me wonder if the Galactic Republic in the Star Wars galaxy have any military forces before the Clone Wars. That question ...
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How is beskar forged?

Since beskar is an extremely heat-tolerant metal and even survives lightsaber and blaster attacks, how do the Mandalorian metalsmiths forge such a metal? The only thing that could vaporise the metal ...
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Were other Jedi Temples inhabited? (Canon/Legends)

Well, I mean we know that the main Jedi Headquarters by the time of the Clone Wars is the one that was built on Coruscant, but we also know there were other temples spread out across the galaxy. Were ...
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How much did the average citizen know about the Force and Force-Using Organizations? (Canon or Legends)

We know there are archaeologists during the time of the Galactic Empire, examples being Dr. Aphra and her father, but their knowledge of the force and religions/organizations associated with it doesn'...
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What determines the color of a Force-User's Force Lightning? (Canon or Legends)

We've seen multiple occasions of Force Users using Force-Lightning of different colors but never is it explained anywhere what causes those colors for those people. Examples below. Darth Sidious - ...
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Force Sensitivity: How much potential in the Force can a human be born with naturally? (Legends or Canon Material)

Ok so... I should probably break down what I mean - take Anakin Skywalker, has what is widely considered the greatest potential in the Force of all time, he was quite literally conceived by the Force ...
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Has the rumour of putting Starwars VII - IX to legends been addressed by Disney?

At the beginning of 2020, persistent rumours started going around that Disney wants to retcon Star Wars VII, VIII and IX, i.e. put it into Star Wars Legends. Has there ever been a statement from ...
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Why do the Jedi still teach forms for lightsaber combat?

The 7 lightsaber combat forms are here for a reason. Each one was created to combat a weakness that the prior form had. For example: Form II, also known as Makashi, The Way of the Ysalamiri, or The ...
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What is the average lifespan of a Gree?

While researching the old races of the Star Wars galaxy, I did not find any information on the longevity of the vast majority of these. Certainly, we see vestiges of their past exploits in the LORE ...
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Is there any canon information about how gravity is controlled? [duplicate]

Ships of Star Wars all have artificial gravity even when within other gravitational fields. Some ships weaponize gravity to pull others out of hyperspace. Technology has clearly progressed to a point ...
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Why does Obi-Wan think so lowly of Leia? [duplicate]

Fess Ilee (Ferus Olin) thought that there was the Dark Side in Luke, but only light in Leia. He was a Jedi, so he was probably correct. Why did Obi-Wan only see anything in Luke? Leia, her whole life, ...
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How does one travel across the Death Star?

How does a human (humanoid) travel across the Death Star, which is way bigger than any of the Imperial Navy Vessels (Death Star I was 120km in diameter, DS2 was even larger - 200km). Let us say that ...
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How do you get from one end of a Super Star Destroyer to the other?

As an example, Darth Vader's flagship the Executor was 19km long. How did someone get from one end of the ship to another in any decent amount of time? The question assumes that there are accessible ...
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Any surviving green eyed Kaminoans in Star Wars Canon or Expanded Universe?

I read in Star Wars that the species known as the Kaminoans created a caste system based on eye-color. At the bottom of this system were those born with green eyes who were viewed as such a threat to ...
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Why are laser-based weaponry not more widely used in Star Wars?

In a nutshell, my question is about why laser-based weapons aren't more widely used in Capital ship combat. I recognize the use of point-defense systems in space conflicts like Capital ship battles, ...
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Does the Empire possess classes of ship between fighters and Star Destroyer?

In real life, carriers and battleships are usually surrounded by destroyers, submarines, cruisers etc. In Star Wars movies, the rebels have a wide variety of ships of various sizes, while the Empire ...
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What are those black markings around Darth Bane's eyes?

Darth Bane is always depicted with some sort of black markings around his eyes. I've read (listened to, rather) the Bane trilogy and never heard any mention of these markings. Yet, in almost all ...
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Why did the Rebels oppose the Empire? [duplicate]

I got into an argument today about the role of the Rebel Alliance and the Empire in the Galactic Civil War. My opponent posits the Galactic Empire is not inherently evil, and the Rebels would just be ...
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Was fighter pilot training part of a Jedi Padawan's training during the times of the Galactic Republic?

I am wondering if during the times of the Galactic Republic that it was a requirement that all Jedi Padawans had to learn how to pilot a fighter ship and learn fundamental dog-fighting skills in order ...
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How many Emperor's Hands were there?

A while back I asked how many Imperial Inquisitors there are in the canon Star Wars universe. Since then I have started wondering how many 'Emperor's Hands' there are in Legends. I know there at least ...
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Did midichlorians create Anakin in order to fulfil the prophecy that they also created?

This is all based in Legends, and I'm looking for Legends answer material. Midi-chlorians are intelligent and appear to be mostly manipulated by the Force. According to the Wookieepedia article, they ...

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