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Why didn't Darth Sidious have Darth Tyranus destroy the Jedi?

Why didn't Darth Sidious have Darth Tyranus lead Order 66 in the Jedi Temple, since Palpatine knew that Dooku ordered the clones? Darth Tyranus is one of the best swordsman in the galaxy and he is a ...
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What does Lor San Tekka mean?

In Star Wars, The Force Awakens: What does the old man mean by saying "Far worse happened to you"? Is it the fact that Kylo Ren has turned to the Dark Side ?
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Why is Luke Skywalker wearing a glove in Episode IX? [closed]

A scene from Episode IX depicts Luke Skywalker (presumably a Force ghost) wearing a glove. Why does his Force ghost have a missing hand?
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Who is the giant hologram in a chair? [duplicate]

In The Force Awakens who is the hologram lord guy whom the Dark Side soldiers and captains consult? He’s in a chair like that US president, and is a hologram, and is gigantic as well as old and alien ...
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Is there a Galactic Civil War map? [closed]

Is there a map showing what areas of the galaxy the Empire and the Rebellion controlled during the time of the Galactic Civil War?
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Star Wars game from 2010ish to do McDonalds

I seem to remember an old Star Wars game from maybe 10 years ago. I know it was based off of the Cartoon Network series from back then. I also seem to remember it having something to do with McDonalds....
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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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Rey vs. Kylo in tug of war [closed]

So in The Last Jedi there was a scene where: I was just wondering. What would have happened if one of them would push for a moment? Wouldn't it be clever trick? Opponent get hit with high speed ...
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Does this porg “have a name” and am I purchasing IT?

There's a lot of information about the porgs, which are bird-like creatures native to Ahch-To. Here's a fairly detailed summary much of which is learned from marketing and merchandising material. ...
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are the clones still good or are they not? would they go back with the Jedi? [closed]

Are the clones still on the good side a little bit or are the completely evil in episodes 4-6? Could they become good again?
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Why did Jabba the Hutt enslave Leia? [duplicate]

Why did Jabba make Leia his slave?
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Could repulsorlifts be controlled? [on hold]

In the Star Wars trilogy, could the power of repulsorlifts be controlled to control the altitude of the ship? IE: Can the repulsorlifts be controlled to output different amounts of "thrust" to ascend ...
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Could another character be influencing Rey from a distance?

I wondered if Rey could be controlled by an outside influence? Sometimes, especially when she was engaged in combat with In Maz Kanata's Castle, what opened the door to where
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How did the Death Star design flaw survive into later iterations like Death Star II and Starkiller?

In the movie Rogue One the character of Galen Erso: How is possible that this weak point still exists in the next Death Star (and even in StarKiller base)?, if is a intentionally weak point should be ...
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How Kylo Ren knew Rey before Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in the scene where a First Order officer informs Kylo Ren that they couldn't retrive BB8 from Jakku, Kylo Ren force grips him and asks him angrily "What girl?". ...
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Could Lobot ever know love?

Could Lobot of Cloud City in Empire Strikes Back be capable of love? Or would his implants preclude such emotion?
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When does Luke learn about his father?

When, exactly, does Luke learn about his father? By that, I don't mean the reveal in ESB about Vader being his father. I mean, when does he learn that his father was a Jedi Knight? I was watching ...
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Should Star Wars have ended after Return of the Jedi? [closed]

At the end of Return of the Jedi, Anakin killed the Emperor, bringing balance to the Force and completing the ancient Jedi prophecy. There was peace in the galaxy and Luke and Leia were reunited. I ...
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Why could storm troopers manage speeder bikes?

In the star wars universe the speeders bikes was almost as fast as the pod racers went. Example the 74-Z speeder bike, had a top speed of upto 500km/h, where the pod racers went upto 900 km/h, but ...
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Why was Finn advertised as the Force wielder in the trailers and posters?

In the trailers and posters, it was Finn who was about to fight Kylo Ren and it was Finn who was holding the Lightsaber. I was so confused when I saw Rey be the Force wielder. I know they probably ...
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If the prequels aren't canon, why is Kylo Ren so similar to Anakin? [closed]

Hayden Christensen's performance as Anakin was apparently not well-received. However, the actor depicted to chose Kylo Ren looks pretty similar to the prequel's Anakin: Ignoring the fact that he ...
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Is this a HAL 9000 homage in “The Force Awakens?”

The robot at the Maz Kanata’s castle: The eye looks like the HAL’s eye from 2001: A Space Odyssey one; HAL’s “eye” to the right of this screenshot:
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Why didn't Padme look fully pregnant?

Ok so I know basic biology and I know how they were born but when they were born Padme was barely beginning to show pregnancy, meaning that Luke and Leia were both pre-mes so my question is how come ...
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What is the canonicity of the new “Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales” TV show? [duplicate]

We've discussed the canonicity of the Lego Star Wars shows (Yoda Chronicles and the four Episodes (Empire Strikes out, Padawan Menace, etc) but what is the canonicity of the new "Lego: Star Wars - ...
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How likely is it that hyperspace could be used to bypass a planet's shields, and then land? [closed]

Just how likely (using sci fi physic allowances) is it that you could leave hyperspace within a planet's atmosphere and still be able to land a ship? So that the point of the question is not lost, I'...
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Kit Fisto versus Qui-Gon Jinn

Qui-Gon Jinn and Kit Fisto are 2 of my favorite characters from Star Wars and I was wondering which one of them is better at lightsaber combat. I know that Kit Fisto is one of the three Jedi that ...
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Would the planet Coruscant fall into a black hole? [closed]

The Planet Coruscant in the Star Wars Galaxy is close to the deep core of the galaxy. So how likely would the planet fall into the supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy?
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What is the color of Luke Skywalker's Hoth attire? [closed]

I am just curious of the color of his outfit during the Battle of Hoth. I am referring to the moment when he is mounted on his tauntaun, and when his body was upside in wampa's lair.
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How does C-3PO know who BB-8 is?

A lot of people will probably gloss over this fact, but it looks like C-3PO meets BB-8 for the first time in this scene 0:20: But how does C-3PO know BB-8's name? ...
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Why does Kylo Ren's lightsaber sound like a lawnmower? [closed]

It started on a Tuesday morning; I was using my Mower and then it hit me. Why did Kylo Ren get his lightsaber at Lowes? or the Home Depot?
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Is the name Millennium Falcon a reference to FALCON codes? [duplicate]

Has Lucas ever given any reason to think the name "Millennium Falcon" is an indirect reference to US military aviation FALCON codes? From here we see that FALCON 1000 means "Cool it, the Chaplain's ...
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Could Kyle Katarn return to Star Wars Canon? [closed]

Even if there were some changes to his story (as he was involved in the theft of the original Death Star plans), Could Kyle Katarn return?
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Summary of the various political and organizational entities in Star Wars [closed]

Could someone offer a crib-sheet of all the major canon pseudo-political Star Wars organizations and entities? I'm interested in the relationships and transitions among them (briefly!) how they are ...
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Was the Wampa based on a folkloric creature different from the Yeti or the Abominable Snowman? [on hold]

According to Star Wars canon, the Wampa Ice Creature, created for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, may have been based on the cryptozoological phenomenon of the Yeti or the Abominable Snowman, a ...
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How much did the first batch of 20,000 clones cost the republic?

Without including weapons (1,000 credits per blaster), armour (though I'd love to know how much one set of Phase I armour costs), and DNA (I bet it cost the republic extra to have a famous warrior ...
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How can Maz Kanata have had this item “for ages”?

We know Maz is centuries old. So one would assume for her that an "age" is a fairly long period of time (at least on the scale of a hundred years or more). So when she says, at about the 1:11:50 ...
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How did Obi-Wan Kenobi know Luke's name in ANH?

In Star Wars: A New Hope when Kenobi saves Luke from the Sand People and wakes him up. Without Luke giving his name, Kenobi calls him, "young Luke." Is there an ...
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Why did Vader answer to the Emperor?

Did he need to, or was it optional? Why would he answer to someone despite being powerful himself?
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Is Mace Windu Finn's father? [closed]

Finn knows nothing about his family because he was taken while he was very little. But a black main character makes me think (not being racist guys). And when he used the lightsaber I thought that ...
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George Lucas has so much to say on the topic of Han shooting Greedo but doesn’t say squat about Luke kissing his own sister?

The subject says it all. George Lucas has so much to say on the topic of Han shooting Greedo—like the nonsense in this Washington Post article—but doesn’t say squat about Luke kissing his own sister ...
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Can I have map of Star Wars galaxy showing territory of Separatists and commercial routes?

I have seen lots of Star Wars maps (official and fan-made both), but none of them show clear boundary between The Galactic Republic and Separatists (yes, I am talking about The Clone Wars period). ...
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Why did Maul hate Obi-Wan Kenobi after death of Satine Kryze?

    Without going much into spoilers, we see that Maul in latter part of his life (after Clone Wars) had two main motivations : his hate against Obi-Wan Kenobi and his hate against ...
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How did Poe Dameron get the name Black Leader?

In The Force Awakens, Poe Dameron was referred to as Black Leader a couple times during But why that name? Is there anything in the novelization or elsewhere explaining how he got that name?
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Why do clones just run into battles and get shot at and just keep shooting?

Why do they do keep on showing when getting shot at? Why do they also run into battles without taking cover?
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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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Is Finn capable of turning to the dark side?

Consider that Finn has all the hallmarks of a typical action hero. Compare him to Jason Bourne: Both are highly trained and skilled soldiers defecting from an overreaching government with ...
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Which planet resembles Hoth? [closed]

Which planet or moons in our solar system resembles the Hoth planet from Star Wars?
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Hyperdrive vs Warp drive. Which is fastest? [duplicate]

In Star Trek Warp Factor 36 is the highest FTL speed while in star wars I think the fastest canon was 0.4. So which is faster?
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How does Leader Snoke enter the room?

In The Force Awakens, So how does Leader Snoke enter the room?
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Darth Vader returns to the Jedi?

What were the reasons that Darth Vader, from Return of the Jedi, turned away from the Darkside in the end?