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Questions tagged [star-wars]

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

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Are Sith Lord names based on menacing words?

Menacing Word -> Sith Lord Name: Bane -> Bane Plague -> Plagueis Insidious -> Sidious Tyrant -> Tyranus Maul -> Maul Invader -> Vader Snake -> Snoke Was wondering if there were any canon and real ...
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How long did the rebel base on Dantooine exist?

We know from A New Hope (ANH) that there was a rebel base on Dantooine, this being supported by numerous references including within the ANH and several stories within From a certain point of view. ...
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How are walkers deployed to the surface [duplicate]

In both ESB and TLJ, the Empire and First Order deploy walkers to attack the rebels. However, how they are deployed to the surface from the Star destroyers in orbit. How is this done?
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Did Palpatine gain any new Force powers as Emperor?

Palpatine ruled something like 23 years as emperor of the Galactic Empire. He has claimed he wants to "harness the full powers of the Dark Side". But did he actually learn anything useful that he didn'...
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Did the Old Republic have better worker safety standards than the Empire? [duplicate]

I'm obsessed with the liability Imperial installations seem to carry in terms of worker accidents. (For instance, they build installations where you have insane drops, with no railings at all. We ...
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Were Kanjiklub always intended to be a human group?

In The Force Awakens, Han refers to the members of Kanjiclub as "little freaks." This insult doesn't really make sense, given how they ultimately appear in the film. Were they at one point in the ...
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Who is the mystery Star Wars character on my wall?

Here is a picture of some Star Wars characters. It looks like it's this wallpaper. Who is the woman on the right? If she is anyone at all, is she meant to be anyone, who is it most likely?
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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 Chewbacca get a roast Porg?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Chewbacca is seen cooking what is apparently a porg over an open flame. He starts to eat it but then notices several porg watching him with looks of fear. Out of disgust ...
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What planets would I be able to see in the sky I were standing on the battlefield of Hoth?

As the title says, If I were standing in the spot where the battle of Hoth took place in The Empire Strikes Back and I looked upwards, what planets would I be able to see in the sky?
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Who told Rey about Han Solo on Jakku?

When Rey meets Han on the Millennium Falcon, she knows plenty about his smuggling days. She seems in awe of him when he reveals himself, like she has grown up hearing about him. Do we know who told ...
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Was Han in error about imperial warship designations?

The massive, triangular Imperial starships that appear in the original Star Wars trilogy (Han calls them "the big Corellian ships") are well known to be "Star Destroyers." Since these vessels are ...
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What's the big deal about “Corellian” star ships?

Many times in the Star Wars movies we hear reference to "Corellian" space ships. An example, Han Solo says in the cantina: Not the local bulk cruisers mind you, I'm talking about the big Corellian ...
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At the end of The Last Jedi Is the storyteller kid Force-sensitive?

At the end of "The Last Jedi", in the film we see some kids playing with some "crude" action figures and other toys before being shooed back to work in the stables by an angry Bargwill Tomder. Most of ...
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Why didn't Beckett just shoot everybody?

Near the end of the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story, Tobias Beckett... I understand his reason for not leaving Chewbacca was, But why not kill the rest? Tobias clearly had the upper hand, the others ...
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Why were Anakin and Obi-Wan the only Jedi who were assigned to rescue the Chancellor?

During the Battle of Coruscant, Anakin and Obi-Wan were the only 2 Jedi who were tasked with rescuing the Chancellor. Now similar to the Battle of Geonosis, Yoda and Mace Windu bring all the Jedi on ...
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What species is Dryden Voss? [duplicate]

As described in the answers to What are the scars on the face of Dryden Voss?, his face is not actually scarred but is rather the way that his species looks. What species is Dryden Voss?
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What are the scars on the face of Dryden Voss?

Dryden Voss, the iconic villain in Solo: A Star Wars Story, has some pretty radical facial scarring. I'm wondering if there is any evidence how he got these scars? In particular is it possible he ...
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What's the name of this Star Wars novel where Obi-Wan kenobi fight's against a force cult and a deranged former Jedi?

Okay, so this novel takes place in an alternative Star Wars universe. Obi-Wan Kenobi is now a very aged old man. He has long since given up the mantle of Jedi after the death of his protege, Anakin ...
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Did Sidious have both Maul and Dooku as apprentices at one time?

We know that Dooku paid the Pyke syndicate to kill Sifo-Dyas sometime during the chancellorship of Finis Valorum. We know that because Valorum personally sent Sifo-Dyas to negotiate with the Pykes. ...
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In new canon, what do we know about Sifo-Dyas comissioning the clone army?

Initially, I was under the impression that Sifo-Dyas was killed before the army was ordered. Obi-Wan said the same in Episode II and it was never contradicted. However, according to this article, he ...
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Is Enfys Nest affiliated with anyone?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, we learn that Enfys Nest and the supposed "marauders" aren't actually self-serving, but rather they seek to aid the oppressed and downtrodden, such as those on Savareen. I'...
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Why does Luke vault across the canyon when fishing in The Last Jedi?

In Episode 8: The Last Jedi, Luke goes "fishing" on Ach-To, the island where Rey finds him at the end of Episode 7. While Rey is following him on his daily routine, Luke takes a huge long spear and ...
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How many languages are there in Star Wars?

How many languages are there in Star Wars canon and is there any list of their names and maybe examples? P. S. Droid language counts too.
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How did Dryden Vos collect the relics in his office?

In Solo, we see Dryden Vos has a number of different artifacts, most notably a set of Mandalorian armour and a Sith holocron. How did he collect these items since they are incredibly hard to get hold ...
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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 did Luke and Obi Wan evade imperial troops in Mos Eisley Cantina?

After the lighsaber fight in the cantina, Luke and Obi Wan sit at a table with Han and Chewie to negotiate passage to Alderaan. Imperial troops enter the bar, Han says "looks like someone's ...
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Why was Nazi imagery used for the Rebellion in A New Hope? [closed]

It's no secret that Nazi imagery was the major inspiration for Galactic Empire, from costume and weapon designs to how the villains are shot and framed. However, in at least one instance, it's the ...
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Was Ian McDiarmid’s face modified when playing Sidious in the prequels?

This is a follow-up to: Was it a spoiler that Palpatine was Darth Sidious? In the prequel trilogy, Sidious is supposed to be disfigured by the dark side, even before the fight with Mace Windu, while ...
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Where was Admiral Ackbar when the Battle of Scarif happened?

I was thinking that when watching Rogue One I did not hear or see any mention of Admiral Ackbar during the film. On further investigation I found no mention of Scarif on his Wookieepedia page or of ...
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Is Palpatine's identity a spoiler?

The Episode IV-VI movies never mention the Emperor's name. In Episodes I-III, we can guess that Darth Sidious will be the emperor, but what about Chancellor Palpatine? If the audience didn't know that ...
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What was the Resistance's original plan for the siege cannon in The Last Jedi?

When the Resistance set out towards the siege cannon on their V-4X-D speeders, what did they hope to achieve? Was it a kamikaze run from the beginning, something that Finn tried to finish before Rose ...
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What was Chancellor Palpatine watching in the theater?

What was Chancellor Palpatine watching at the theater in this scene from Revenge of the Sith? Opera? Athletic competition? Academic conference? Performance art? ...
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Did Palpatine actually weaken the Dark Side by creating the Empire? [closed]

The Dark Side is the part of the Force fueled by emotions and passion. It is described as destructive, toppling existing laws, societal structure and hierarchy in order to strengthen its practitioner ...
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Who piloted the First Death Star?

Who piloted the First Death Star? Was it a team of Imperial Navy marines or some other Imperial unit? I'm fairly sure that its not Gary the Stormtrooper:
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What does the TIE designation used in the Empire's starfighters names mean?

Is there a specific meaning behind the TIE designation used in the names for the Galactic Empire's starfighters (TIE Bomber, TIE Fighter, and TIE Interceptor) and if so what is it?
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Was Lando referring to this event on Cloud City?

In The Empire Strikes Back, Han piloted the Millennium Falcon to Cloud City. Upon arrival at the gas-mining colony Han's party was welcomed by menacing Lando Calrissian and his motley team. Lando ...
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Why are Kylo Ren and Rey evenly matched in Force pulling in TLJ? [duplicate]

In TFA, Kylo tries to take Luke's lightsaber from the ground but Rey is able to pull it away from him with the Force. In TLJ, By all logic, Kylo should've been stronger in TFA than Rey and so ...
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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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Do Wookiees emit a characteristic / unpleasant odor?

Do we have canon commentary or events which demonstrate whether Wookiees emit a characteristic odor? Do they smell like wet dog when wet?
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Does Solo serve as a Stormtrooper?

Related: Do we ever see regular (non-stormtrooper) ground troops? In Solo: A Star Wars Story, Solo enlists in the Empire with a career goal of being a pilot, but he washes out of the required ...
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Are the other Wookiees in the mine Chewbacca's family?

In the mine in Solo, Chewbacca meets some other Wookiees. Are they from his family/tribe? I assume from the Star Wars Christmas Special (which is still canon in my mind) which is set after the events ...
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Why didn't the Jedi contact Kaminoan cloners, or run some checks on the clones after learning that Tyranus who ordered them, was Dooku? [closed]

So, As multiple questions have answered, the Jedi by the end of the war, learnt that Tyranus was Dooku. As Obi Wan says, "Tyranus? You are the man called Tyranus?" Now, during Attack of the ...
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Why didn't Leia immediately return to her father on Alderaan as soon as she obtained the Death Star plans? [duplicate]

If I have the timeline right from A New Hope: Leia's father sends her on a mission to travel to Tatooine to enlist the help of an old Jedi Knight, General Kenobi. The Rebellion needs his help! She is ...
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Did George Lucas ever say in an article that Anakin knew his child lived?

I'm searching for a possible quote by George Lucas from years ago. It can be hard to find what Lucas has said over everyone else's opinion. When I read that Lucas said Anakin knew of a child and ...
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What was the Marauder’s plan?

In the Solo Star Wars Story, during the train heist scene, the Marauders show up and make a play for the coaxium. Their speeder bikes don’t seem be capable of lifting the train car or going up against ...
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Why doesn't Nossor Ri appear in the Mon Cala arcs?

In Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Nossor Ri is the Quarren chieftain on Mon Cala, who allies himself with the Galactic Republic and the Mon Calamari king Lee-Char. Lee-Char later appears in the canon Star ...
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In “Solo: A Star Wars Story” - has the identity of this character been officially confirmed?

In the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we saw Everyone is calling him Do we know for sure that he really is ? Do you have proper citation to prove that he is ?
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When was the Rebel Alliance actually founded?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, According to the Wookieepedia sources, Solo was set around 10 BBY, but the Rebel Alliance was founded as late as in 2 BBY. Was the Alliance actually established earlier, ...