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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 ...

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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 ...
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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 (...
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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,...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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), ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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:...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Does Transfer Essence alter a users connection the Force?

If a Sith uses transfer essence on a person with a lesser aptitude to the Force (ex: 2500 midi-chlorian count) will they have the same connection to the Force as their original body? I am aware midi-...
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Why was the Millennium Falcon too small for a cloaking device?

In Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the Millennium Falcon is reported as being too small for a cloaking device: TRACKING OFFICER: Captain Needa, the ship no longer appears on our scopes. ...
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Star Wars universally accepted “up”

One thing I've noticed in Star Wars is that all spaceships always seem to acknowledge a universal "up," in that when two ships come out of hyperspace they are both the "right" way up, even if they are ...
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Are humans divided into ethnic groups in Star Wars?

Related: Are there any statistics for the demographics of the Star Wars universe? In the Star Wars universe, we see humans from various real-life ethnic groups playing human characters, but it is not ...
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What happened to the deactivated droid army?

What did the Empire do with the millions (if not billions) of deactivated battle droids after the end of the Clone Wars? Were they melted down? Were they kept in storage? Any canon or Legends answer ...
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Who decides who is a Sith Lord?

It's my understanding that per Legends canon, the Sith are/were a Force-capable race who were enslaved by powerful Dark Side users. These tyrants therafter referred to themselves as Sith Lords. Their ...
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Why was the Empire so obsessed with hunting down the Millennium Falcon in “The Empire Strikes Back?”

I was thinking about one of the major plot points in “The Empire Strikes Back” (1980) which was tracking down the Rebels and capturing Luke Skywalker. So when the Imperial fleet attacks the Rebels on ...
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What kind of a ship could Obi-Wan and Luke have purchased for 10,000?

In ANH, Luke is shocked by Han's quote for the cost of passage on the Millenium Falcon to Alderaan. Ten thousand? We could almost buy our own ship for that! What kind of a ship (if any) could have ...
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Have we ever seen a shaved or a bald Wookiee?

This (disturbing?) image was posted to Reddit with the title "What Chewbacca would look like as a shaved man.": This comment claims: this was made by texturing his base model in Battlefront II(...
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Does anyone besides Qui-Gon refer to credits as “dataries”?

There's an interesting exchange in The Phantom Menace: QUI-GON: I have 20,000 Republic dataries. WATTO: Republic credits?! Republic credits are no good out here. I need something more real... ...
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What happened to the escape pods on the Millennium Falcon?

In ANH, an Imperial officer reports to Darth Vader regarding the recently captured Millennium Falcon: There's no one on board, sir. According to the log, the crew abandoned ship right after takeoff....
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Did any non-rebels regularly fly X-Wings?

In several places, including here, it is mentioned that X-Wings are an iconic image of the Rebel Alliance. Did any unaffiliated faction ever regularly fly X-Wings? By unaffiliated, I mean factions ...
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Do the Knights of Zakuul fall to the the Dark Side?

In the MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011) a new order of Force users was introduced. They first appeared in the expansion pack Knights of the Fallen Empire (2015) This order was named the ...
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Are the Jedi violating the Jedi Code by being so involved in military and politics?

Mace Windu once made a comment that ...there aren't enough Jedi to protect the Republic. We are keepers of the peace, not soldiers. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones script What did ...
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Why Grievous did not recognize Palpatine?

  In Revenge of the Sith, both in novelization and actual movie, it is heavily implied that General Grievous did not know that seemingly helpless victim of abduction, Chancellor Palpatine, ...
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Did Luke ever try podracing?

We know that Anakin Skywalker was a successful podracer on Tatooine. Did his son Luke, who also grew up on Tatooine (though without knowing the correct and full back-story of his father) ever try ...
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Why fifteen stars on the 'Star Wars' New Republic Insignia?

Has any reason been given as to why specifically fifteen stars appear on the insignia of the New Republic in the Original Expanded Universe of Star Wars (pre-Disney)? The insignia/seal/symbol of the ...
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How much is known about the Old Republic's era by the time period the movies are set in

Does at least some information about Revan and Malak, the Jedi Civil War (or maybe even the Rakatans or the original Sith species) survive to the time period the movies are set in? Even if not ...
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Were there EU prequels before canon?

The Phantom Menace, starting the Canon prequels, was released in 1999. Back then, I came across an old SF magazine that described the Extended Universe sequels to the Original Trilogy. Prequels were ...
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Is murder a crime in the “Star Wars” universe?

So, here is a very high-level question that’s been on my mind: Sure, if the Empire is in control during the majority of events in the “Star Wars” universe, is murder still considered a crime? Even ...
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Where did Leia get the Bounty Hunter suit she wore in Jabba’s palace?

In the beginning of Return of the Jedi, Leia has acquired a fancy bounty-hunter suit. I'd guess bounty-hunter suits are not sold in shops in "the galaxy far far away", so my question is: where did ...
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For how long had the Skywalkers been slaves? [duplicate]

When we meet Shmi and Anakin Skywalker in Ep. 1, they are slaves on Tatooine. For how long, or for how many generations, had the Skywalker family been slaves? Were they descendants of slaves brought ...