Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [star-wars-legends]

For questions about works in the Star Wars universe which don't fit in with the new Disney Canon, such as what was formerly known as the Expanded Universe and other work. Always use this tag in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any relevant work tags. Also can be used if you are willing to accept answers from Legends sources.

4
votes
2answers
145 views

What is the Last Command referring to?

I have always wondered, what is the title of the Star Wars Thraw Trilogy novel Last Command referring to? Is it Mara's last order from the late Emperor to kill Luke? Or is it in reference to Thrawn ...
-2
votes
0answers
111 views

What happens if both Sith master and apprentice accidentally kill each other under the rule of two? [closed]

Has this ever been discussed in the books? Surely over thousands of years of the rule of two there must have been an incident where a fatally wounded opponent nearly delivers a killing blow in a ...
4
votes
2answers
138 views

What kind of Force abilities were effected by Ysalamir?

So Ysalamiri create Force-empty bubbles, but what exactly is affected by this? Are you not able to use the Force at all or can you just not use Force abilities like Force push, that influence the ...
14
votes
2answers
1k views

What did we know about the Kessel run before the prequels?

Suppose it is 1996 and I want to know what the "Kessel Run" (mentioned in A New Hope) is, and what does it mean that Han Solo did it in 12 parsecs. Of course, we now know much more about it thanks to ...
3
votes
0answers
116 views

Has Force Lightning ever caused ventricular fibrillation in a victim?

We have established that Force Lightning produces an electric current in the victim's body and produces the same effects as an electric shock. One of the possible effects of electric shock includes ...
14
votes
0answers
135 views
+50

Is there a canon interpretation of who the five are in the Prophecy of the Five from the KOTOR Comics?

In the Knights of the Old Republic comics series, one of the central themes is a Jedi prophecy known as the Prophecy of the Five, which describes five people who are to bring on the return of the Sith ...
5
votes
1answer
139 views

Did Anakin visit Tatooine during the time of the Clone Wars after delivering Rotta?

I was wondering if there is any known visit by Anakin to Tatooine during the Clone Wars, after the incident with Rotta where he has to go back to deliver the huttlet to Jabba. Is there any mentions ...
4
votes
0answers
161 views

What happened to the Vault under the Jedi Temple after Order 66?

I watched this video: It was about the Vault under the Jedi Temple where the Jedi kept all their credits. This led me to the following question: What happened to the ...
9
votes
1answer
360 views

Why isn't Vader in the Super Star Destroyer Executor at the beginning of Return of the Jedi?

Why didn't Vader arrive at the second Death Star in the Super Star Destroyer Executor instead of some smaller Star Destroyer when meeting with Moff Jerjerrod? Is there any Legends or canon ...
10
votes
1answer
252 views

In-universe, is information on Yoda's species kept secret from others?

Common knowledge, it is, that Yoda's species, its homeworld, name etc. are never mentioned in Star Wars media. In the films, we only ever see two of their kind, Yoda himself and Yaddle. As far as I ...
6
votes
1answer
200 views

Can a Force-Sensitive Self-Train?

Is it possible, in the Star Wars universe, that someone who discovers they are Force-sensitive can self-train? Say they were afraid of the repercussions of being discovered and instead just tried to ...
5
votes
1answer
103 views

In which New Jedi Order book does Jacen see the Force on Coruscant and realises that it is neither good nor bad?

In one of the New Jedi books, Jacen Solo (i think) follows a 'monster' and sees the source of the Force and realises that it is only one, neither good nor bad
6
votes
1answer
206 views

Did Palpatine have a homeworld prior to the release Episode 1?

We're all familiar with Palpatine's homeworld of Naboo in the current canon, as well as Legends material after the release of Episode 1. What I want to look at is content from before that movie. ...
4
votes
2answers
192 views

Can the Empire track their own ships?

The Galactic Empire (Star Wars) has tracked the rebels some times using the exit vector of their ships jumping into hyperspace. But was the Empire able to track their own ships location for example ...
8
votes
1answer
182 views

What Force-sensitive organisations used lightsabers?

There are a lot of Force-based organisations, the most notable organisations being the Jedi and the Sith. Both the Jedi and the Sith use lightsabers as their weapon of choice. What other Force-based ...
16
votes
1answer
3k views

In Star Wars, are protocol droids like C-3PO water-resistant?

As part of an upcoming change of scenery in a Star Wars (legends) RPG, our party, including a 3PO-series droid are off to a planet covered almost entirely in water. It's fairly relaxed, but we like to ...
9
votes
2answers
305 views

Did Tatooine ever have a Senator?

Did Tatooine ever have a Senator in the Imperial or New Republic Senates (Canon or Legends)? I know that they didn't have a Republic Senator due to it being in Hutt space, but in Kenobi there is an ...
4
votes
1answer
384 views

Darth Maul Timeline Inconsistencies

So the original Star Wars movies had Darth Maul killed in the fight with the Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon. We later find out that he survived, which was depicted in Star Wars The Clone Wars animated series, ...
19
votes
1answer
5k views

What happened to Count Dooku's lightsaber?

In Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Dooku fights Kenobi and Anakin in front of the 'captured' Palpatine. At the end of the duel, Anakin disarms (and dis-hands) Dooku and takes his ...
3
votes
1answer
480 views

Is there a large map of Tatooine?

I wanted to make the Tatooine globe with my hands, but I realized that a map of it is probably nowhere, and I would like to know if there is a version (whether it is canon or Legends) of this Atlas ...
5
votes
1answer
257 views

What does Tatooine's farside look like?

In the Star Wars Prequel trilogy, we are shown only one side of Tatooine, while the other is on the far side: What does the other side (hemisphere) look like? Is there a map of the area?
2
votes
2answers
723 views

Grey Jedi, do they have their own name?

Light-side Force users are called Jedi. Dark-side Force users are called Sith. Users of both sides are called Grey Jedi, simply because their credo says "There is no good without evil, but evil must ...
6
votes
1answer
191 views

Has C-3PO ever sung a song in canon, like he did on Sesame Street?

In an almost certainly non-canon appearance on Sesame Street back in 1981, C-3PO and R2-D2 sing a song to help Big Bird learn how to count. In either Legends or ...
2
votes
1answer
137 views

What are the contradictions between Chiss in EU and Disney canons?

Chiss are now Disney canon. Obviously, the EU canon has different information from Disney one on the topic. But is any of the information between the two canon actually contradictory to each other (...
9
votes
1answer
250 views

Do Wookies use human toilets?

Inspired by an article on Deadspin, relevant quote here: I assume there’s an entire EU novel series out there dedicated to Wookiees and their sanitary habits... If there is any place to find out,...
0
votes
0answers
89 views

How do starship weapons work in Star Wars, in terms of recharge time and the cause of recharge time [duplicate]

This is definitely connected to my last question on "Recycling shields", so I'll definitely start this question close to the same as the last. So I was watching the Clone Wars Season 2 episode 16 ...
5
votes
1answer
234 views

Recycling Shields? Baffling Star Wars Naval Terminology

So I was watching the Clone Wars Season 2 episode 16 titled "Cat and Mouse". In this episode, the senator Bail Organa has been trapped on the planet Christophsis by a Seperatist blockade lead by ...
2
votes
1answer
101 views

What other Imperial targets did Rahm Kota attack in the months leading up to Force Unleashed?

In Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Starkillers first target is General Rahm Kota, a Jedi gone guerilla leader that has been attacking imperial targets in an attempt to draw Vader out. As you ...
11
votes
3answers
669 views

What were Darth Vader's day-to-day tasks/duties?

Vader's role in the Empire/Imperial Forces was already discussed multiple times (here for example). I understand that he has a special role, not comparable to any position in real world military and ...
6
votes
2answers
367 views

Social function of the Jedi

In this question the purpose of the Jedi is discussed but no one mentions their true function in society or the way that their order is funded, since they have access to supplies, technology and have ...
-4
votes
2answers
196 views

Does being a cold killer make one a Sith? How does it fit into the Rule of Two?

A quote from The Book of Sith, page 66: The Force is venom. If it is poured into many cups, it loses its potency until it becomes so diluted it is merely an irritant. Yet pour those cups back into ...
2
votes
2answers
293 views

Do repulsor lift vehicles exert a reaction force on the ground below them? [duplicate]

Let's say I am lying on the ground when my friend runs over me on his speeder bike, does it feel like I've just been run over by a bike or as though a light breeze just passed over me? There doesn't ...
5
votes
3answers
274 views

Can Force-sensitives harness the Force without being aware of its presence?

We've seen Rey use the Force in TFA and TLJ without any proper training, but at that point she was already aware of the Force and its existence. What about someone who didn't even know such a power ...
0
votes
1answer
198 views

Is there a Force power in Star Wars that allows one to create objects by “crystallizing” the force?

I don't know how best to describe it, but is there a Force power, either light or dark side, that allows a force user to shape the force and crystallize it into solid objects, like blades of pure ...
2
votes
1answer
207 views

Opposition to the Empire not related to the Rebel Alliance?

During the years prior to the Battle of Yavin (the early rebellion) there were a number of different groups that opposed the Empire. Many of these said groups would eventually join together to become ...
2
votes
1answer
482 views

What money is used on Tatooine? [duplicate]

If Republic credits are no good, what is used for or what is money called on Tatooine? Water would be an obvious currency but some form of 'cash' is seen being used.
29
votes
4answers
11k views

Are humans in Star Wars vegetarian?

Do any humans in the Star Wars Galaxy eat meat? In the films at least there are a few scenes of people eating but it only seems to be fruits or veg. Jabba eats a frog type thing and Chewie smells the ...
8
votes
2answers
391 views

Why is the outer-rim still considered remote, given the immense speed of hyper-drive?

While the exact speed of a hyper-drive is still a debate, most fans agree that it'll take you across the galaxy in days at most. Given this, why are the outer-rim worlds still so intensely ...
6
votes
1answer
246 views

Do 'modern' ships in Star Wars have radio blackouts and heat up on atmospheric reentry?

In the book The Old Republic: Deceived the pilot of the cargo ship Fatman mentions hating atmospheric entry, and mentions the plasma and the radio blackout. I don't recall that being mentioned or ...
4
votes
1answer
159 views

What is the pronunciation of “Whie Malreaux”?

Whie Malreaux is a Star Wars character appearing in Yoda: Dark Rendezvous and, briefly, in a hologram in Revenge of the Sith. I would like to find out how this character's name is supposed to be ...
14
votes
4answers
1k views

What made Jabba immune to Jedi mind tricks?

As I learned from the answers to this question: In what adaptation of Return of the Jedi did Jabba brag about killing Jedi in the old days?, in the novelization of Return of the Jedi, Jabba the Hutt ...
5
votes
2answers
545 views

Is the concept that humans are poor pilots seen anywhere else in the Star Wars franchise?

In The Phantom Menace, Anakin's piloting skills are treated as irregular and a sign that he is Force-sensitive. It's apparently extremely rare for humans to podrace and he's the first human in the ...
4
votes
0answers
95 views

How did Dass Jennir and Kai Hudorra know that Beyhgor Sahdett was a traitor?

In the final story arc of the Star Wars: Dark Times comic series, the fugitive Jedi, Dass Jennir and Kai Hudorra, meet Beyhgor Sahdett, a fellow Jedi (but now secretly a traitor serving Palpatine), ...
1
vote
1answer
333 views

What is the range of a Force Teleport?

What is exactly the maximum range of the teleportation ability? I did not find any mention of how far someone can teleport in the wiki. Mother Talzin in The Clone Wars S04E19 managed to teleport far ...
9
votes
1answer
273 views

How does education work in the Star Wars galaxy?

In Star Wars, there are only a few mentions of educational institutions. There is the Imperial Academy that Han Solo was expelled from and that Luke wanted to attend, and there is also the Jedi ...
3
votes
1answer
390 views

Was this inspired by the old Han Solo novels

In Solo: A Star Wars Story we see Now I understand that this links to what C3-P0 says in the Empire Strikes Back "Sir, I don't know where your ship learned to communicate, but it has the most ...
5
votes
1answer
191 views

Old Star Wars Legends book set after ROTJ

About 8 years ago I found a book in a German library that was advertised as the ninth episode to the Star Wars Saga. (I think there were books serving as seventh and eighth episodes as well, but the ...
1
vote
1answer
247 views

Midi-Chlorian Manipulation limits

"Plagueis was able to kill the comatose Darth Venamis and then bring him back to life several times, before the Bith's organs failed, and Plagueis granted him everlasting death." Wookiepeedia:...
6
votes
2answers
413 views

Could a lightsaber be used as a cane?

I recently came across this cover art while reading through The Other Lost Missions: Rare Clone Wars Comics and Literature, Part 2, and I couldn't help but notice the way the guy in the picture, ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Vitiate's use of Decoy/Duplicates/Doppleganger

My question is about Vitiate's use of duplicates in his fight against Revan. Were they force illusions or were they actual physical duplicates (like naruto clones or something) ? I believe the fight ...