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Questions tagged [star-wars-rebels]

Star Wars Rebels is an American animated television set 14 years after Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and 5 years before Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.

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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, ...
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How can Rex take multiple hits from blaster bolts?

In season 3 episode 6, Rex is shown taking multiple hits one to his shoulder, and one to his helmet. In the Clone Wars TV show, when a clone trooper is shot, they go down. Even if they are just ...
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Shielding in Star Wars: X-Wing vs new TIEs

As we can see in this fragment of an X-Wing during the trench run: An X-Wing with shields set to "all power to rear" is able to block a few shots. After this, it must be evacuated or will be ...
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Why was Rukh spared in the episode DUME?

Are there any in-universe justifications for why Sabine Wren and Zeb Orrelios spared Rukh in the episode DUME? The rebels have demonstrated that they have no problem killing imperial agents like ...
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Why did Ezra stay behind?

In the series finale of Star Wars Rebels, we see Ezra stay behind on Thrawn's Star Destroyer as the Pergil carry the ship into Hyperspace. My question is, why exactly did he stay behind? All he ...
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At the end of Star Wars Rebels, how could these characters survive?

In the last episode of Star Wars Rebels "Family Reunion - and Farewell: Part II" we see that: When catch they Then they As a result, when the ship enters space (and hyper space), how could the ...
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Is the hyperspace tracking technology in The Last Jedi the same as the one seen in Star Wars Rebels? [duplicate]

In The Last Jedi we have the First Order tracking the Resistance through hyperspace, and this is treated as brand new cutting edge technology previously thought to be impossible. But in the Star Wars ...
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Do Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda know these characters are alive during the time of the Original Trilogy?

In the series finale of Star Wars Rebels, However, the entire driving force of the Original Trilogy is that Luke, Obi-Wan, and Yoda are the only Jedi left, and it is up to Luke to overthrow the ...
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Did Palpatine have the ability to time travel?

In Rebels final episode, "Family Reunion - and Farewell", we could see that: Was this just an illusion with Sith sorcery to break Ezra, or did Palpatine have the ability to time travel? I suppose he ...
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Why did this character abstain from fighting?

As of the end of Star Wars: Rebels, we see that Further, at some point after the defeat of the Empire, but likely before the rise of the First Order, she seems to have returned to Lothal to meet ...
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Why didn't the Emperor and Vader learn from the encounter with Ahsoka?

In Rebels Season 4 Episode 13 Vader is about to kill Ahsoka But later both the Emperor and Vader are confident that Kenobi died on Death Star 1, although Why didn't they learn from this ...
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How does the Emperor know about, and get to, this place?

In Star Wars Rebels, Season 4 Episode 13: "A World Between Worlds", it is revealed that But how does the Emperor Mere scenes earlier, the Emperor is shown talking to Minister Hydan, The Minister ...
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Jedi and Lothal Temple

  In episodes 12 and 13, Season 4 of Rebels TV series, Jedi Temple on Lothal is depicted not only as a powerful nexus of the Force, Since Jedi presumably built the place, they should have ...
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Where does Leia, Princess of Alderaan take place in relation to Star Wars Rebels?

The book Leia, Princess of Alderaan begins when Princess Leia Organa turns sixteen years old. It seems to take place over a matter of months, or a year even. Leia is around sixteen when we see her in ...
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Do the Inquisitors break the Rule Of Two?

In the Phantom Menace, we learn about the Sith Rule Of Two. Always two there are, no more, no less. This has been further expanded in various canon and non-canon works. But in Star Wars Rebels we ...
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Where did the inquisitors get their lightsabers?

In Star Wars rebels and the new Darth Vader comic we see a lot of the Emperors inquisitors and all of them have their own lightsabers (I think they are all double bladed?), but where did they get them?...
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Is Kanan's Mask a Symbol or a Metaphor? (Star Wars Rebels) [closed]

(I originally posted this in the English Language & Usage section, but was told it might fit in better over here.) I'm writing an article for a pop/geek culture site I'm a part of, and I'm trying ...
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Why did Maul bother fighting Kanan

In the Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Finale, we find out that Darth Maul is alive, and he helps Ahsoka and Kanan kill the Inquistors, and helps Ezra get a Sith Holocron. He eventually betrays Kanan, ...
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Why isn't Vader more involved with hunting down the Ghost crew during the Thrawn arc?

Kanan and Ezra have already encountered Vader (along with Ashoka) so he's aware of two Jedi (or at least Force-users) working with the Rebellion. However, after the encounter on Malachor, Vader seems ...
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How long after the defeat of Nightswan does the final chapter of “Thrawn” take place?

The final chapter of Star Wars: Thrawn gives me the distinct impression that something has happened to the Grand Admiral. There's talk of his legacy. And Eli is reading a journal that's never ...
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Why does Ezra have to run for Kanan to force-throw him?

In several of the Rebels episodes, in order to cross a chasm or gap of some sort Ezra will run towards the gap and jump at which point Kanan uses the force to augment Ezra's jump and throw him across ...
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Why did Yoda tell the Rebels to go to Malachor?

When the Rebels decided to fight back against the Inquisitors and sought Yoda's advice for help, Yoda told them to go to Malachor. Why there of all places? Surely not so they could employ the Sith ...
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Is there an explanation for the inconsistency in the Mandalorians between the Clone Wars and Rebels?

Pre-Disney, the Mandalorians were a warrior people living on the planet Mandalor and several other locations. They were the instigators of the Mandalorian War. From Wookieepedia: Mandalorian was ...
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Why didn't the Emperor deploy the Sith superweapon on Malachor?

In the Star Wars Rebels episode Twilight of the Apprentice, a massive temple built by the ancient Sith was discovered on the planet Malachor. The temple held a colossal Kyber crystal and was in fact a ...
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What are the differences between the Canon character Thrawn and the one in Legends?

Grand Admiral Thrawn was introduced in the third season of Star Wars Rebels. As far as I know, he's the only major character adopted from Legends to Canon. He was cold-bloodedly restrained, very ...
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Was dual symmetric form especially significant to the Sith?

In Rogue One, we saw Vader's castle on Mustafar. It was a Sith shrine of two high towers, symmetrical to each other. In Star Wars Rebels season 2 episode 21, "Twilight of the Apprentice", Ezra and ...
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Do Original Trilogy TIE Fighters now have Life support?

The Question is do Original Trilogy TIE Fighter's now have life support? In Star Wars Rebels S3:E4, A TIE Interceptor Pilot is chasing a TIE Bomber and Corellian Corvette and the Corvette jumps to ...
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Who said Rebels are not necessarily dead?

I remember hearing something a few months ago, in which a [perhaps] Disney executive said basically: Just because they were not in the Original Trilogy does not mean they're dead. This was in ...
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Was Governor Pryce's character inspired by Colonel Spalko?

Is there any official confirmation that the character of Arihnda Pryce, the governor of Lothal in Star Wars Rebels was inspired by the character of the KGB Colonel Doctor Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones ...
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Do we know what The Bendu is?

The Bendu is a self-proclaimed neutral force user that appears in Rebels. The only information on him appears to be from wikia sites. From new canon, do we know who or what he is, exactly?
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How much time passed between seasons 2 and 3

I just watched the first half of the first episode of Season 3 of Star Wars: Rebels. Ezra has grown quite a bit, and Kanan has a beard, so clearly more than a few weeks have passed. How much time (...
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What are the benefits of removing solar collectors from a TIE fighter?

In the episode, "The Call" of the Star Wars Rebels TV series, there appears for the first time the yellow TIE fighters of the Mining Guild. They also had a notch cut in their stabilizers, giving them ...
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How did this happen to Maul so fast?

In the clone wars Maul was a force to be reckoned with (also in the first film). But in rebels Thus it looked like So my question is is there any reason given for this? As Maul surely didn't sit ...
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Why did Maul’s power fail this time?

In the third season of Star Wars Rebels, Maul There’s a great deal of thematic meaning to this, representing a transition from the flashy combat style employed by Obi-Wan in the prequels to the more ...
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How is Obi-wan Kenobi aware of those facts?

In the latest Star Wars Rebels episode Twin suns, we hear Obi-Wan say: Moreover, throughout the conversation, we learn that How did Obi-Wan ever learn about this name and this fact? As far as I know ...
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How was Ezra aware of this fact?

Be careful! Major spoilers ahead if you have not seen the latest Rebels episode Twin Suns1. During this episode and as a consequence Ezra says to his friends back at Chopper base: This is of course ...
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What is the symbol on the pauldron of the storm troopers who guard Grand Admiral Thrawn's office?

In Star Wars Rebels Season 3 Episode 17 ("Through Imperial Eyes"), the stormtroopers that guard Grand Admiral Thrawn's office on his Star Destroyer have a black pauldron on their right shoulder with a ...
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Is the Mandalorian War canonical again?

My understanding of the Disney canon is that everything was purged. This would include all the Old Republic games and comics books associated with them that mentioned the Mandalorian War. In the ...
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Has anyone else ever flown Sabine's TIE fighter from Star Wars Rebels?

I've only watched a few episodes of the Star Wars Rebels show but I have played an awful lot of the X-Wing miniatures game. The latest wave of figures for the game includes Sabine's delightfully ...
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Why was the “No Darkside Ghosts” rule broken with the Nightsisters?

Originally, the Expanded Universe featured some Dark Side ghosts. However, this story element seems to have been eventually retconned away. This is stated pretty explicitly in Star Wars: The Clone ...
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When did the Rebels become aware that they are dealing with Grand Admiral Thrawn?

I've been following the Rebels cartoons quite closely but I can't rule out that I may have missed something. Excluding the trailers (which are really just a collage of snippets from different episodes ...
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What does the color of the darksaber mean?

When I ask "What does the color of the darksaber mean?", I am referring to its kyber crystal color. In the Disney canon, kyber crystals change color depending on the wielder's place in the Force. Dark ...
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What is Pablo Hidalgo reading?

In Rebels Recon #3.11, Lucasfilm’s canon manager Pablo Hidalgo can be seen reading what looks like a Star Wars book with an orange cover. Unfortunately, the resolution of the video and angle of the ...
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Why did Obi-Wan's final message from the Jedi Temple not mention Darth Vader? [duplicate]

When Obi-Wan and Yoda return to the Jedi Temple, they discover that many Jedi knights, padawans and younglings were killed. Obi-Wan records a warning message for all Jedi to stay away from the temple. ...
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Why Does the Blinded Kanan Jarrus Wear a Mask?

Kanan was blinded in a lightsaber battle against Maul on Malacore. The cartoon doesn't show you the gruesome details, and Kanan picks up on old mask and wears it after the fateful slash. Later he is ...
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Why did the Empire need Luminara Unduli’s corpse?

In Star Wars: Rebels (“Rise of the Old Masters”), Kanan and Ezra go in search of Jedi Master Luminara Unduli, whom they believe to have survived and to be in Imperial custody. They discover what they ...
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What ranks do the individual members of the Ghost crew hold in the Rebellion?

I would like to know what ranks the members of the Ghost crew hold within the Rebellion at the time of Season 3. The members I am talking about are: Ezra Bridger Hera Syndulla Kanan Jarrus Sabine ...
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What is this picture in Thrawn's study of?

In Star Wars Rebels season 3, episode 10 : An Inside Man we see that Thrawn has collected a series of images, mostly of the crew of the ghost and their past (some I recognise from previous episodes). ...
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How did this ship jump to lightspeed within a gravity well?

Rogue One spoilers ahead. During the escape from Jedha It's established canon that gravity wells of sufficient strength will prevent jumps to lightspeed (and pull ships out of hyperspace), and there ...
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Is there any crossover between Rogue One and Star Wars Rebels

I've not seen Rogue One or Series 3 of Rebels yet. Given that they are operating in broadly similar time frames there is a possibility of crossover between them. Specifically, is there anything that ...