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Questions tagged [star-wars]

For questions about the 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas.

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Did the Separatists' nations join the Rebel Alliance in episodes 4-6?

Even though the separatist leaders were all killed by Anakin, did any of the nations themselves join the Rebels or did they all fall in line to the empire, post Revenge of the sith?
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How many “Mos Eisley-like” settlements are there on Tatooine?

I know that Mos Eisley and Mos Espa were the first and most important cities on the planet Tatooine, but in the game Star Wars: The Old Republic a lot of other "Mos-like" settlements appeared(Mos Ila, ...
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Is there any evidence that this Yoda quote was inspired by Romans 5:3-4?

Yoda famously said that "Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering." This seems to fit just a little too well with Romans 5:3-4, as rendered in some translations of the Bible:...
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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 ...
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Was it really in “perfect accordance” with Darth Bane's teachings for Zannah to bring an ambush?

In the book Rule of Two Darth Bane's apprentice, Zannah, meets a follower of the dark side named Hetton who has 8 Sith assassins working for him, modest dark side abilities of his own, and who is rich ...
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Are there any other real life languages in Star Wars? [duplicate]

As this question established, the Hindi language does actually exist in the Star Wars universe, likely as the Sriluurian language. Of course there is also the fact that almost everyone speaks Basic, ...
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How did Obi-Wan so easily defeat Anakin?

Having seen the Clone Wars animated series, where Anakin's abilities are comprehensively demonstrated (can make high altitude jumps and drag non-Jedi troopers with him without crashing into the ground,...
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What is Yoda's native language?

Clearly, he speaks English not very well. So he must speak another language natively. Which one?
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Why couldn't the separatists legally leave the Republic?

Why was it necessary to use military methods to secede, while IRW, alliances and unions come and go, sometimes, peacefully. Does the Republic not allow a system or planet to leave and declare itself ...
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What's the correct plural of Jedi and Sith?

Lots of times, I see people using "Jedis" and "Siths" (I also use that), but it doesn't feel right. Or, maybe, it's correct. Is there official word on this? What's the correct plural of Jedi and Sith?...
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Can BB-8 and other similarly round astro-mech droids swim/propel under water?

Recently, while looking at a BB-8 toy online, I read this on their website: BB-8 is made to be water resistant, but we would not recommend taking your droid for a swim if it can be helped. This ...
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In what language are the original Jedi texts?

The temple on Ahch-To contains several books that Luke identifies as being the original texts of the Jedi Order. In what language (or languages) are these texts written? I noticed that we never see ...
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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 ...
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Was Luke Skywalker the leader of the Rebel forces on Hoth?

Rewatching Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, I noticed the opening crawl declares Luke Skywalker as the leader of the Rebel forces on Hoth: Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of ...
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Did Darth Vader really turn to the light side? [duplicate]

Vader’s goal was to rule the galaxy. The emperor stood in his way. He killed the emperor. How does that qualify him as turning to the light side? Because he declares he is now on the light side? He ...
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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 ...
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How do you go from Naboo to Tatooine without the hyperdrive?

According to Star Wars wiki, the two planets are in different star systems. How did Queen Amidala and the two Jedi get to Tatooine with a broken hyperdrive? Wouldn't that take thousands of years at ...
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If Jedi aren't supposed to own anything, then where do they get their money from?

If the Jedi are supposed to live a kind of monastic lifestyle and not own anything, how do they buy goods/services? Can a Jedi make a profit out of business, maybe?
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How did people in the Star Wars galaxy handle travelling to planets with different gravity?

We see people travel to different planets of various sizes, but nothing to show the gravitational differences? In legends, there are comments about how the increased gravity on the trooper academy on ...
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Was Maul Still a Sith after his fall

In the Disney Cannon was Maul a Sith? Looking at some of the discussion around this question. there seems to be some confusion as to the status of Maul's sithhood in his later years. Wookiepedia ...
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Do lightsabers absorb energy?

Do lightsabers absorb any of the energy shot at them from a blaster, or is it all deflected away?
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Why didn't Anakin just leave the Jedi Order?

Anakin got Padame pregnant. I understand that Anakin had to keep the pregnancy a secret, or he would be kicked out of the Jedi but why could he not just peacefully leave the Jedi and do something else?...
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Does Darth Vader have a Force ghost? [duplicate]

At the end of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi we see Anakin Skywalker's Force ghost join Obi-wan and Yoda. Given the comments made by Kylo Ren in Episode VII: The Force Awakens when he asks ...
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How does one get qualified to fly an X-Wing?

In Star Wars IV: A New Hope, we see Luke Skywalker being assigned to fly an X-Wing, a powerful space superiority fighter; but oddly, until only a few days prior, Luke was just a moisture farmer on a ...
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Why did Darth Vader choose to take shots from Han Solo?

In Episode V, in Cloud City, Lando Calrissian brings Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Chewbacca into an trap, where Darth Vader is sitting in a room. Han immediately takes his gun out and shoots at Vader. ...
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Are there other characters in the Star Wars universe who had damaged bodies and needed to wear an outfit like Darth Vader?

We know that Anakin was very-badly injured to the point of near death, burned from head to toe and for simple survival he wears his iconic suit. My question is, obviously the capability to take ...
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Was Anakin and Padmé's wedding legitimate? [duplicate]

Anakin and Padme get married in secret on Naboo at the end of Episode 2: Attack of the Clones but was their marriage legal and if it so, wouldn't it have been registered on a Republic-wide database? ...
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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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Why was there “no proof” that Naboo was being invaded?

In Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Queen Amidala tries to tell the Senate that Naboo is being invaded, but her claim is called into doubt by a Trade Federation representative. Queen ...
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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 ...
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Do all members of Yoda's species talk oddly?

As we know, Yoda (the little green Jedi master in Star Wars) does not talk like most others. However, we know that Yoda is not the only one of his kind; a female member, also the same species, known ...
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What is Han rounding down from to get 12 when talking about the Kessel Run?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story when Han and Chewie are talking about the Kessel Run, Han says: not if you round down. What is he rounding down from? I guess it's not 12.5-12.9 as it seems ...
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Did Qui-Gon know the Queen was a double?

During the attack on Naboo, Padme used a decoy and posed as one of her own handmaidens. When she later reveals herself to the Gungans, Obi Wan looks genuinely surprised but Qui-Gon smiles. Earlier in ...
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How did Padme's decoy from The Phantom Menace know what to say all of the time?

Queen Amidala's stand-in for the majority of the film is constantly negotiating with senators, Trade Federation leaders, and even Jedi. How did she know what Padme's wishes were, and how did she know ...
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How would one buy a used TIE Fighter or X-Wing?

This question What is the in-universe cost of a TIE fighter? Establishes that there's a second-hand market for military ships. Where are these ships available for sale? Who sells them, what's the ...
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Why didn't anyone free Shmi Skywalker?

One thing that's always confused me during Star Wars was the fact that NO ONE freed or even did anything to help Shmi. I mean, this is the mother of the Chosen One. Why didn't the Jedi do anything? I ...
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Why do the lightsaber moves of Luke Skywalker look so uncoordinated and crude compared to the prequels?

In the prequel trilogy of Star Wars (the more recent three), the swordsmanship of the actors is very coordinated and fast. There's lots of aerobatics and fast swordplay; generally impressive (albeit ...
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What happened to Sabé after serving as Padme's decoy?

Is there any canon or EU explanation on what happened to Sabé after the events of Episode 1? I would assume that she most likely went on to pursue further undercover missions as a decoy.
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Padmé's change of role in Naboo and in the Senate

Padmé Amidala was Queen of Naboo in The Phantom Menace. In Attack of the Clones, we see her as a Senator, with another woman as the Queen of Naboo. Is it explained somehow in the movies or another ...
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What happened to Kamino after the Clone Wars?

Once Palpatine solidified his empire and began recruiting regular humans instead of clones, what happened to Kamino and its population? Did Palpatine order an attack on the planet? Were they left in ...
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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 ...
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What happened to CIS droids that were “killed”?

When CIS droids were destroyed by the clones what happened to the droids after the battle?
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Can droids be force-sensitive? [duplicate]

In the Star Wars universe can droids be Force-sensitive? Were there any droids that could use Force powers? Is it possible in the Star Wars universe for a droid to become Force-sensitive? What about ...
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What is the in-universe cost of an AT-AT?

I need to know how many credits an AT-AT costs? I've searched but I can't find any resources or materials that tell me how much it costs.
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How is it decided when a child is born with the Force? [duplicate]

Is the Force just a natural thing in that galaxy that is passed down genetically, or do the 'ones' choose who has the Force? Luke inherits his Force ability from Anakin, but what is the case when a ...
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Are Force Sensitivity and Blood Lines Connected?

This has been discussed in at least one question before, but not directly addressed, at least not on this site. Is there any actual connection between blood lines and Force sensitivity? We certainly ...
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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 ...
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Can someone become artificially Force-sensitive?

Can someone become artificially Force-sensitive? I'm a film student working on a script on a Star Wars film as a personal project. Without giving too much away, one of the main key parts of the story ...
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Why are so many humans Force-sensitive?

It seems to me that humans form the greater percentage of beings who use the Force. At least in the films, there are plenty of Human Force-users (Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin, Mace Windu, ...
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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 ...