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Has there ever been a piano in Star Wars?

Basically what the title says. I'm fairly certain pianos aren't canon in the Star Wars universe, but has there ever been an instance (in the EU, Disney canon, or non-canon works like LEGO Star Wars) ...
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How did The Ones make the Killiks Force-sensitive?

In the Fate of the Jedi series, the Killiks mentioned that The Ones joined the hive mind and then left it, taking all their powers with them. When they joined, they had granted the Force-sensitivity ...
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How does the Skywalker line get from Luke to Cade?

Essentially, Luke gives the Jedi Grandmaster title to Ben Skywalker at the end of Crucible. Then at 135(ish) ABY, Cade Skywalker is mentioned in the comics. Is there a family tree or something to show ...
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Why was Andor delayed to September 21?

In the most recent trailer for Andor, the upcoming series about Cassian Andor as a prequel to Rogue One, we were notified that the series has been delayed to a three-episode premiere on September 21. ...
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What does Kylo Ren's helmet actually do? [duplicate]

In the sequel movie The Force Awakens, Han Solo confronts Kylo Ren on a narrow catwalk across a chasm, and demands: Ben, take off that mask! you don't need it! ...
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How do I tell the difference between a storm trooper and a clone trooper by looking?

There must be a way, and I’ve heard it’s the about the helmet but not what the differences are. In the movies, the characters have no trouble telling the difference, so logically there should be a way,...
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Which does Grogu choose?

Luke offers Grogu a choice between "giving up attachments" and taking the Jedi path, or forsaking the Jedi way and returning to the Mandalorian- does anyone know which decision he makes?
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Is the Star Wars galaxy in danger of running out of coaxium and tibanna?

Coaxium is the fuel that powers a hyperdrive. It is described as rare but thousands if not millions of beings use it to all the time to power their hyperdrives. Tibanna is also very important and it ...
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Did the Jedi read the prophecy wrong? [duplicate]

So the prophecy was that a 'chosen one' would come and bring balance to the force. Now the Qui-Gon-Jinn, and obi wan considered Anakin the chosen one and later when he turned to the dark side obi wan ...
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When was the 1st time in the Star Wars movies that a character has confirmed Anakin over Luke as the chosen one? [duplicate]

To address comments: 1 TheLethalCarrot♦: I might be missing something to what you're asking but isn't TPM full of Qui-Gon Jinn talking about Anakin being the Chosen One. Me: I thought Qui-Gon thought ...
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Was the Force stronger in the past?

I mean, in the old days, the ancient Sith could achieve incredible feats, such as eliminating all life on a planet or triggering a solar flare. While in the New Republic era, none of this can be ...
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About how big is the Mos Eisley Cantina?

Is there any reputable information about the dimensions of the Cantina? About to what scale to the real thing is the lego set?
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Who Is the Clone Trooper in Kenobi

In the second episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi, we see a grizzled clone veteran on Daiyu. He asks for money, and Kenobi tosses him a coin. Who is this? During research, I found that he was played by the same ...
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Why was Mr. Bones not able to be repaired?

In Aftermath: Empire's End, the final volume in the Star Wars: The Aftermath Trilogy, Mr. Bones (the reprogrammed B-1 battle droid) is destroyed and for some reason it was impossible for him to be re-...
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Can only a Sith conjure force lightning? [duplicate]

In Ep 9: Rise of Skywalker we see Rey accidentally using force lightning on one of the stormtrooper ships and thinks she killed Chewie later realizing he was on another ship. But after this scene, it ...
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Is Galactic Credit "paper currency" or "metallic currency"?

I mean, is the galactic credit more like paper money, such as dollars and euros, supported by national credibility? Or is it more like "metallic currency" such as gold and silver, which have ...
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How did the Third Sister move so quickly?

In Obi-Wan Kenobi Part V, the Third Sister is stabbed in the gut and left to die, while Kenobi and his rebel cell are trying to escape from the planet. In Obi-Wan Kenobi Part VI, So, how did the ...
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Star Wars-inspired online 'game' focused on the Sith

I'm looking for the name of an unofficial website where you could role play (best way I can put it) as a Sith - while I'm not sure if the website outwardly labelled them Sith, or if there was ever any ...
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Does a lightsaber that opens up in the middle exist?

Assuming the split hilt was made of beskar or something similar, could the two hilts be held only by the blade of the lightsaber? I've created an an image to show what I mean. Does this exist?
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Is there any type of lightsaber mace?

My friend and I were joking around about Mace Windu having a mace instead of a lightsaber and that got me wondering: is there any type of mace that uses lightsaber technology?
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Who is Palpatine's Wife?

In The Rise of Skywalker, it is revealed Then who would be Palpatine's wife? I have watched all of the movies and have never heard anything about this.
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How many times has the Millennium Falcon been captured by the Galactic Empire? [closed]

Does anyone know how many times the Millennium Falcon has been captured by the Galactic Empire?
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How does R2-D2 hack into everything? [closed]

How is it that astromech droids like R2-D2 and Chopper can hack into computer systems so easily? They must be doing something very advanced. I know in 1977; cybersecurity was very new (non-existent) ...
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Are there other religions in the Star Wars universe? [duplicate]

According to this Jediism is a religion. So my question is - Are there other religions in the Star Wars Universe?
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What is the process of creating a lightsaber?

So I know lightsabers are made of kyber crystals, but how are they made exactly? What is the process of making a kyber crystal into a killing machine?
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Is the Force balanced after the events of Episode IX?

Star Wars is mostly about the Skywalkers bringing balance to the Force and destroying the Sith. Is the Force balanced after the events of Episode IX? This question arises considering the fact that ...
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Why are the Mandalorian Supercomandos blaster bolts yellow?

In Clone Wars, the blasts from the weapons of the Galactic Republic were blue (extra ionization) to be more effective against the droids of the Confederation. In general, blaster bolts appear to be ...
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Why was this character able to appear as a force ghost?

In the final episode of the kenobi television series we see However, if I remember correctly in the Clone Wars television series it was established that Did I miss something between these events?
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Why did Bail Organa decide not to travel to Tatooine?

In Episode 5 of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Bail Organa leaves a message for Obi-Wan, informing him that he will be traveling to Tatooine to assist the Lars with young Luke. Yet in Episode 6, Bail apparently &...
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Lightsabers with extendable hilts

Are there any examples (preferably in canon but Legends is also acceptable) of a lightsaber featuring an extending hilt? What I'm looking for is perhaps some kind of telescoping mechanism such that ...
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What's the planet where this duel happened in the Obi Wan Kenobi series?

After watching the Obi Wan Kenobi series finale (episode 6), after all the emotional turmoil that it caused, I was writing a review and realized I don't know the name of the planet where the final ...
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How much did Hayden Christensen actually appear in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series?

There was quite a lot of excitement and promotion around the return of Hayden Christensen's Anakin Skywalker to the Star Wars universe in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Of course, all of this is muddled ...
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How could Obi-Wan Kenobi make the same mistake twice?

Near the end of Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith we see that Obi-Wan leaves Anakin to die on Mustafar after their duel, not actually confirming he was dead and later found out he survived. In ...
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Why do Jedi/Sith play a huge role in shaping the galaxy when the Force doesn't seem that powerful?

The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force -- Darth Vader Force users play an inordinate role in shaping the Galaxy whose history is defined by their actions: The ...
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In Kenobi (Episode V), how was the lightsaber still working?

Since Vader cut the lightsaber in half, why was the Third Sister able to hold on to her complete inquisitorial lightsaber after being stabbed? Is there some sort of plot armor going on? Sorry there’s ...
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How does Maul acquire the all the extra Kyber Crystals?

In the Clone Wars episode “Brothers” (S4 E22), we see Maul given half his lightsaber by Savage Opress. Later, during Maul and Ahsoka’s duel (S7 E10), Maul has gained another lightsaber end for his ...
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Are midi-chlorians still canon, despite not being mentioned since Episode 1?

I’m not sure what the current status of midi-chlorians are in the canon hierarchy. They are mentioned in The Phantom Menace and never again in canon that I’m aware of. Additionally, I seemed to recall ...
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Do we know who owned the lightsabers that The Path had?

In episode 5 of Obi-Wan Kenobi we land at the Jabiim and the headquarters of The Path. There's a bit of downtime and Obi-Wan has a look about. He notices some Aurebesh writing on the wall with Jedi ...
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Why did the Empire not block the exit?

In Episode 5 of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Vader has tracked Obi-Wan and the rebels to their base and sabotaged their hangar roof so they cannot easily leave. The Empire then proceeded to try and attack the ...
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Comic book in which Darth Vader lifts an AT-AT's leg

I remember reading a comic book in which one of the panels featured Darth Vader lifting an AT-AT's leg. I remember it was like he was standing below its leg and had his hand pointed towards the leg, ...
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Are all Inquisitors former Jedi? If they are, why does the Empire trust them?

We see in the new episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi that Reva (better known as The Third Sister) was a former Jedi youngling who This got me wondering if all Inquisitors were former Jedi, and if they are, ...
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What was piloting the decoy ship?

In the fifth episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi, a group of Rebels and refugees Who/what was piloting the ship? Did somebody stay behind and pilot the ship? Was it autopilot? Or perhaps a droid?
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Extreme use of the Force by Vader in Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series

Towards the end of Part V of the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series, we see Vader use the Force to: The amount of power that Vader demonstrated in that scene seemed a little bit more extreme than anything I ...
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Why are Starweirds invulnerable to everything short of Force based attacks?

Link to my question on how do Starweirds survive the vacuum of space and enter ships in hyperspace? According to the various sources I’ve read, the Starweirds seek out and kill force-sensitives first, ...
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How do Starweirds survive the vacuum of space and enter ships in hyperspace?

I was looking up strange Star Wars creatures and came across Starweirds. All the info I have been able to appear in hyperspace or in the vacuum of space (specifically Deep Space). They seem to be ...
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How does Embo’s shield/hat/chakram thing come back to him after he throws it

He seems to use it like a chakram and a shield. Embo throws it, it hits the target, and then ends up in Embo’s hands. Is there an In-Universe reason the hat comes back?
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How does an Arc Pulse Generator work?

From what I’ve read and seen about this weapon, it is designed to target beskar. This doesn’t seem to make sense to me, since there wouldn’t be any specific thermal readings or other targeting tools. ...
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What metals/materials can't a lightsaber cut through? [duplicate]

We know a lightsaber can't cut through everything in the Star Wars universe, but I would like to know all known metals/materials that a lightsaber can't cut through (in the sense can't cut in two ...
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In The Mandalorian S2 E14 “The Tragedy”, how did Boba Fett’s armor and the Beskar Spear survive

In the said episode, a turbo laser strike comes down from Moff Gideon's ship, a Arquitens-class command cruiser, and destroys the Razor Crest. However, in “The Gunslinger” (S1 E5)… THE MANDALORIAN: ...
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George Lucas on Obi-Wan vs. Darth Vader duel

Has George Lucas ever commented in an interview or commentary track on the duel between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan being the first time they met since the fall of the Jedi? While the current Disney canon ...