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Why does the Mandalorian say, “May the Force be with you”?

We know Mando doesn't know any details about the Jedi. He also doesn't seem to understand that the Child's abilities come from something called the Force. However, when he's hailed by the New Republic ...
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What do I need to watch to understand this character's history in an upcoming episode of “The Mandalorian”?

In The Mandalorian S2 E3, Mando is told to I'm aware this character is a major part of The Clone Wars series listening to friends. Since I have access to all of these episodes I would like to ...
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Why would travelling hyperspace kill Frog Lady's eggs?

In S02E02 the Mandalorian gives a ride to a Frog Lady. However they have to travel at sub-light speed, because apparently, travelling at hyperspeed would kill her eggs. It is not explained further and ...
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How was the Razor Crest able to leave the atmosphere?

Spoilers on The Mandalorian - S02E02 - Chapter 10 ahead. In S02E02 of The Mandalorian, the Razor Crest takes a heavy beating by first crash landing into an ice cave and then breaking through the ice ...
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Has this spider been seen before?

In season 2 episode 2 of The Mandalorian, a vicious, spider-like species plays heavily into the story. I instantly recognized them as very similar in appearance to the krykn found on Atollon in the ...
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What is a plausible explanation for the Razorcrest making it to another system without a hyperdrive?

In the second episode of the second season of The Mandalorian, I know Star Wars could give a crap about real science but surely John Favreau knows you can’t travel interstellar without moving faster ...
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How are people recognizing this person from the end of The Mandalorian Episode 9?

Some minor spoilers ahead. Fair warning. Episode 9 (S2E1) saw our hero return to Tattooine looking for another Mandalorian. Instead we find someone in some familiar green armor trying to pretend to be ...
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Is “Razor Crest” the name or the model of the Mandalorian's ship?

In the first episode of The Mandalorian, the Mythrol appraises the Mandalorian's ship: Mythrol: I like your ship. She's a classic. // Razor Crest, am I right? Pre-Empire? // I have a lot of credits, ...
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Which OT era X-Wings had spirals on their laser cannons?

In one of the trailers for The Mandalorian: Season 2, we see two X-Wings flanking the Razor Crest. The one nearest the camera has a spiral on the upper left laser cannon (and a yellow nose cone...) ...
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What does Cara Dune's arm tattoo signify?

In The Mandalorian, former Rebel Shock Trooper Cara Dune has a distinctive ring of bars tattooed around her bicep. In Chapter 7 there is considerable reference to it; Greef Karga implies that the ...
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Why is the Mandalorian's weapons locker on the Razor Crest so easy to open?

In the first episode, the Mythrol the Mandalorian captured goes to use the vacc tube as a guise to poke around the ship and while snooping punches some buttons on a keypad. Doors on the opposite ...
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Why are Imperial Credits worthless in the Mandalorian?

In the first episode of the Mandalorian, Mando (or someone else) refuses to accept Imperial credits as a payment as they are worthless. As this is set just after the fall of the Empire, why are ...
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How can they find the green one?

In the first few episodes of The Mandalorian I thought that the transmitter they are going after was But in Episode 4... that thing was nowhere near, so I'm quite confused there on HOW they can ...
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Why are the Jedi a mystery to the Mandalorians?

In episode 1e08, the Mandalorian meets the armorer again and has this exchange with her: Armorer: It looks helpless. The Mandalorian: It's injured, but it is not helpless. Its species can move ...
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Why can’t The Mandalorian from The Mandalorian take off his helmet, while animated mandalorians like Sabine and Pre Vizsla can?

In The Mandalorian they make a big deal of Mando never removing his helmet in front of others, yet characters like Sabine do it casually all of the time. Is this a contradiction, unexplained, or is ...
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What's the strength of beskar vs. a lightsaber?

It's clear the beskar is extremely resilient and largely impervious to blaster bolts. How resistant is beskar to a direct attack from a lightsaber?
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Why is beskar so important for Mandalorians?

In the TV series The Mandalorian beskar is a metal for forging different things. Why is this metal important for the Mandalorians? Is it because of the origin of the metal or its properties? Or is ...
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Why was Jango Fett so comfortable with showing his face?

In The Mandalorian series, we learned that And yet, I never saw Jango Fett following such rules. Other than showing his face, he even gave his DNA for creation of clone army, potentially revealing ...
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How credible is it that a Mandalorian would befriend his target? [closed]

I'm currently watching the Mandalorian TV show. It is known that the Mandalorians have a code of honor. However, watching the show, I'm having an argument with some of my online mates regarding how ...
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Moff Gideon's dark saber, what is this, and is he a Force user?

In the last episode of The Mandalorian, we see Moff Gideon's TIE fighter crash on Navarro. He cuts himself out of the wreckage with a strange weapon others have called a "Darksaber." What is this ...
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Has this Force superpower been shown before in Star Wars? [duplicate]

In The Mandalorian Chapter 7: The Reckoning, I didn't know that a force sensitive was capable of this. Has this Force superpower been shown before in the entire Star Wars universe (including Legends)?...
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When would Mandalorians of clan Vizsla have fought the Separatists during the Clone Wars?

In the flashback of the attack on Din Djarin's childhood home, we see him being rescued by a group of Mandalorians bearing the sigil of clan Vizsla. I was under the impression that clan Vizsla formed ...
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Who found the assassin's body in the 5th episode of the Mandalorian?

At the end of the episode 5 of the Mandalorian some mysterious figure approaches the body of the dead assassin. It doesn't seem it was ever explained (even though the season ended), who that person ...
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What planet was Din Djarin rescued from as a child?

In the 8th (and final) episode of season 1 of The Mandalorian, the titular Mandalorian’s name is revealed to be Din Djarin. Additionally, he explains that he is not Mandalorian by birth but, rather, ...
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Are Devaronians fire proof?

In the Mandalorian Episode 6 "The Prisoner" Mando gets into a fight with Burg the Devaronian. Mando uses his arm mounted flame thrower (ZX miniature flame projector?), that has worked on others in ...
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Can all such Astromech droids stand up like this?

In The Mandalorian we see an Astromech droid extremely similar to R2-D2 (but a different unit) stand up like a person with 2 arms and 2 legs. Can all such units do this? Specifically, I'm wondering if ...
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What determines a “year” in SW Universe, for age? [duplicate]

In The Mandalorian, it's said that the package that the Mandalorian is to pick up is "50 years old". Given how many different planets, stars, etc. there are in the Star Wars universe, what is the "...
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How does Mayfeld control the extra blaster on his back?

In Chapter 6 of The Mandalorian, sharpshooter crew member Mayfeld uses an additional blaster that extends from a pack on his back, but, from I saw there's no nerve connection from the pack to his body ...
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Why was Ran’s space station destroyed by the New Republic X-Wing attack team at the end of episode 6 of “The Mandalorian?”

In episode 6 of The Mandalorian (“The Prisoner”) we see a homing beacon being used on a New Republic prison ship. One of the characters — Mayfeld — states: “It’s a tracking beacon. He presses that ...
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What in-universe sign language is the Mandalorian using, and how did he know it?

In the eposiode 5, the Mandalorian communicates with two Tusken Raiders using sign language. In the Star Wars universe, what sign language is he using? Is it a special sign language to Tusken Raiders,...
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Is the Mandalorian using out-of-universe real sign language?

In Episode 5 of "The Mandalorian", Mando uses a form of sign language to communciate with two characters. From an out of universe perspective, do any of the signs he is using correlate to ASL (...
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Is the recurrent background wind musical theme in The Mandalorian (2019) played with a bes'bev?

According to Star Wars Fandom: A bes'bev was a traditional Mandalorian flute. Forged from beskar iron, a bes'bev was a combination of musical instrument and melee weapon. At one end, a bes'bev was ...
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Were Anakin and “The Asset” in the Mandalorian born in the same year?

As has been established The Mandalorian takes place five years after the events of Return of the Jedi. If my maths are correct this would put the show happening in 9 ABY. In the show we are ...
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Why is a living creature being frozen in carbonite in “The Mandalorian” so common when it seemed so risky in “The Empire Strikes Back?”

In episode 1 of The Mandalorian we see inside Din Djarin’s (aka: “The Mandalorian”) ship and he’s carrying at least four bounty marks/targets who are frozen in carbonite as pictured below: In fact we ...
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How easy is it to kill a Mudhorn?

In S1E2 of The Mandalorian, the protagonist encountered a creature that he later referred to as a "mudhorn". In the battle, the creature was exceedingly strong, overpowering the Mandalorian. His ...
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Do Mandalorians truly never remove their helmets?

In episode 3 of The Mandalorian, it is said that Mandalorians never remove their helmets for any reason. Really? Not even to sleep or bathe? Is there any canonical source for this idea? I’m going to ...
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How do bounty hunter tracking fobs/beacons work in “The Mandalorian?”

So the Mandalorian — and others in the bounty hunter guild — get work by agreeing to take on a bounty. And that seems to involve meeting with a middle man (such as Greef Carga as played by Carl ...
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How does the Mandalorian eat? [duplicate]

In chapter/episode 3 of The Mandalorian before his new armor is built, it is said that the Mandalorian never removes his helmet. In this case, how does the Mandalorian eat?
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How strong is the Mon Calamari economy?

During the Clone Wars they are a powerful ally to the Clone army. Later, in the Imperial era, they are the only group that can build large ships and have a remarkable fleet. Didn't the Empire destroy ...
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What does Yoda's species eat?

I am phrasing the question like this because of possible spoilers for current or upcoming Star Wars material. Yes, I'm being deliberately vague about even what series or movie I'm protecting. What ...
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What are the planets that appear in “The Mandalorian” Episodes 1 & 2?

Across Episode 1 and 2 of "The Mandalorian", it seems that there are three planets visited: Planet 1: The planet where Din Djarin (The Mandalorian) captures Mythrol Planet 2: The planet ...
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When does “The Mandalorian” take place?

In the first episode of the new The Mandalorian TV show, it is mentioned that the Empire is gone. We can then infer that this show is set after Return of the Jedi. Do we know exactly when the show ...