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"The Mandalorian" (2019 and onward, Disney+ streaming) is a Star Wars live-action TV show set after Episode VI. Use with the [star-wars] tag. For questions about the Mandalorians in general use the [mandalorian] tag.

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What does Grogu's beskar rondel do?

In season 3, The Armorer creates Grogu a rondel from beskar that has contains embedded circuitry, much like Mandalorian helmets/visors. What function does it have besides being simple armor?
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Bo-Katan Kryze publishing history Prior to the Mandalorian?

What is the publishing history of the version of Bo-Katan Kryze who appears in the Disney+ live action series of the Mandalorian? What was the real world date of her first appearance and where did ...
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Why did this character’s gun heat up?

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What are the weapons made of that are employed by the Praetorian Guard of Moff Gideon's Imperial remnant?

In Season 3 Episode 7 of The Mandalorian, we see Wookiepedia lacks information on the weapons of these Praetorian Guards, and the reference to Snoke's guards only provides lightsaber-resistant ...
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Why did the Darksaber ignite so slowly in Mandalorian Chapter 22 “Guns for Hire”?

Major spoiler for Chapter 22 “Guns for Hire” Is there an in-universe reason why the Darksaber ignited so slowly on that occasion?
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What criteria make a former empire agent eligible for the amnesty program?

In The Mandalorian season 3, episode 3, a number of former empire operatives are part of the amnesty program on Coruscant. Why are these particular individuals eligible for this program while others ...
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What is the name of this droid?

In the offices where Pershing works there is a very grumpy droid. We also see the same droid in episode 5 of season 3. Is this droid in some way related to C1-10P from Rebels? They seem to have the ...
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Was Grogu under some form of suspended animation in his ball when initially being held?

I was recently rereading some of the reviews of the early episodes of the The Mandalorian, when I had a question from the first episode come back to me. When Din initially finds Grogu, and opens the ...
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Where is the civic center in Sundari (Mandalore)?

In S3E2 of The Mandalorian we see Din and Bo-Katan go the Mines of Mandalore to reach the living waters. We are told that the mines are below the civic center in Sundari. We see the wreckage of the ...
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Why would Pedro Pascal not like the use of the term "baby Yoda"?

I ran across this image where Pedro Pascal (the actor who plays The Mandalorian) says this GRAHAM NORTON: A lot of things are green screen but baby Yoda IS there? PEDRO PASCAL: Yes, baby Yoda is ...
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How exactly did Din Djarin fall?

In the end of season 3 episode 2 of the Mandalorian, Heavily spoilered since its a new episode
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Mando's Mandatory Meandering?

In the Star Wars universe, ships freely enter and depart hyperspace in the vicinity of planets. But in The Mandalorian season 3 opener, Chapter 17: The Apostate Mando decides to Why did Mando do ...
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Is Grogu the same species as Yoda?

Is there a canonical reference that confirms that Grogu is a member of the same species as Yoda and Yaddle?
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When do Yoda's species typically start speaking?

Grogu has been described to be 50 years old in The Mandalorian season 1 and has apparently not started speaking. My assumption is that since Yoda died at 900, it would be like a human dying at 90, ...
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Why doesn't Din Djarin have a clan or clan colours?

While it is established that Din Djarin is a foundling, every other Mandalorian we've seen so far seems to have their own clan colours. He also doesn't have a clan other than being a 'clan of 2' with ...
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Is there an actual "man with no name" in Star Wars?

The Mandalorian was heavily inspired by Westerns which in turn were inspired by Japanese movies. In both of them there was a common trope of the protagonist not having a name. This trope was carried ...
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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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Why does the Armorer nearly interrupt the fight?

In episode 5 of The Book of Boba Fett, Paz Vizsla fights Din Djarin for ownership of the darksaber. Immediately after, the Armorer asks each of them if they have ever removed their helmet. The ...
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In The Mandalorian S1 E6 The Prisoner, why did the prison ship leave hyperspace?

Why would the prison ship go to sublight engines, when hyperspace is much faster? Is it just something to put under plot armor or such?
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Can Beskar Rust?

In The Mandalorian Chapter 10: "The Passenger," Peli Motto tells Din Djarin, Quit your cryin' you'll rust. While it would be entirely in character for that to simply be a joke, do we have ...
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Why wasn't Daniel Logan brought back for Boba Fett?

In the final episode of The Mandalorian and now The Book of Boba Fett, Temuera Morrison - who played Jango Fett in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones - was brought back to play Boba Fett. ...
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Does the epilogue scene from Rebels occur before or after Season 2 of The Mandalorian

Marked spoilers for Rebels S4 and The Mandalorian S2. The final scene of Star Wars Rebels occurs after the events of the original trilogy with Then in Season Two of the The Mandalorian, Chapter 13: ...
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Has Jango Fett's backstory been changed?

spoilers for season 2 of The Mandalorian Okay, the question itself was a bit hard to phrase, but I'll try my best. In Attack of the Clones, we first see Jango Fett using the same Mandalorian armor ...
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Do we know why Jango Fett wanted a son?

spoilers for season 2 of The Mandalorian This question isn't the same as Why did Jango Fett have a son via cloning instead of through natural reproductive processes?, as that question was about why he ...
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How does the Mandalorian armor stop a lightsaber?

In Season 2 episode 5 of The Mandalorian, we see Din block a lightsaber with his arm. Is it ever explained anywhere how Beskar armor is strong enough to block a lightsaber? Numerous times during the ...
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What does Din mean that weapons are a part of his religion?

In The Mandalorian episode "The Child" (S01E02) our hero, Din Djarin, utters this memorable quote: I'm a Mandalorian... weapons are part of my religion. But what does he mean exactly by ...
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Is this scene in the Mandalorian a Mad Max homage?

One scene in The Mandalorian bears a striking resemblance to the end of Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome. Note the desert landscape, sunset, back to the audience, long robes, and long, angled weapons. ...
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Why does Bo-Katan remove her helmet? [duplicate]

In second season of The Mandalorian, Bo-Katan and her companions immediately remove their helmets after helping the titular Mandalorian fight off some people trying to kill him. Why do they do this? I ...
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How old is Bo-Katan in The Mandalorian?

We see Bo-Katan multiple times in TCW, especially season 7. She appears in Rebels several years later, and then in The Mandalorian. And she looks very young for her age, almost as if she's hardly ...
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What was the point of this device in the Mandalorian?

Mandalorian season 2 spoilers In episode 7 of season 2 of The Mandalorian, Din and Mayfeld break into an Imperial facility. They have to use a certain device (I can't remember if it had a name) to ...
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Why does The Mandalorian use a telescope in some scenes?

In several scenes of season 2 of The Mandalorian, the titular character uses a tiny telescope (possibly a rifle scope?) to look at certain objects, such as a gigantic dragon which is so close there's ...
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How much has Disney revealed about Moff Gideon?

Spoilers for The Mandalorian ahead. So, in The Mandalorian, Moff Gideon is the main antagonist, really. I'm wondering how much we know. I already know: He was an ex-ISB officer He wielded the ...
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How did Ahsoka know the specifics of Anakin's fall?

spoilers for TCW, Rebels, and Mandalorian season 2 In Mandalorian season 2, Ahsoka neglects to train Grogu because of his attachment to Din, saying this line: Ahsoka: I've seen what such feelings can ...
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How well can a Mandalorian see?

Given the small amount of see-through1 material in a Mandalorian helmet, how well does a Mandalorian actually see out of one? By initial looks these helmets have a severely restricted field of view. ...
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Who survived the skirmish at the Sarlacc pit and the destruction of the Khetanna?

In Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi, we see our heroes escape "a new definition of pain and suffering, [being] digested over a thousand years" inside a sarlacc, and in general from ...
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How did they bring back this character in The Mandalorian?

In the end of The Mandalorian S02E08, came to rescue everyone from Dark Troopers on-board Moff Gideon's cruiser. That's a first for a TV show given the cost involved. How did they bring him back? Was ...
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Why did Ahsoka Tano struggle in her fight?

NOTE: trying to keep this in such a way that spoilers are all hidden. Where the editor doesn't allow it, I make indirect references. In season 2, episode 5 of the The Mandalorian, Ahsoka Tano Why did ...
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Why did Dr. Pershing roll over so easy?

In The Mandalorian chapter 16, "The Rescue", Dr. Pershing is He volunteers information that they did not have, nor were asking for. And if he hadn't informed them, the team wouldn't have ...
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What are the rules surrounding the passing of the Darksaber Blade and the leadership of Mandalore?

In the last episode of season two of The Mandalorian, What are the rules surrounding the passing of the Darksaber Blade and the leadership of Mandalore?
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A question about ownership of the Darksaber

In the final episode of season 2 of the the Mandalorian (“Chapter 16: The Rescue”) Moff Gideon makes a big thing of the fact that… Why then it was previously passed from Sabine to Bo-Katan — during ...
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Can an X-Wing fighter comfortably accommodate additional passengers?

While watching season 2, episode 8 of The Mandalorian some action in the plot reminded me of a holiday trip I have planned. I have a generous offer from a friend — more like a friend of a friend — I ...
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Can blasters run out of ammo or jam? [duplicate]

In season 2, episode 7 of The Mandalorian, Din is fighting some pirates and his blaster appears to either run out of ammo or jam up such that he can no longer use the blaster. Out-of-universe, I ...
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Why are Ahsoka Tano's headtails short in The Mandalorian?

When she is introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars she is 14 years old, and she is 17 when the war ends. During this time, she has short(ish) headtails: After that, she is shown with medium/long ...
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Why does the Empire still exist when The New Republic is the ruling force?

In The Mandalorian, how is the Empire still allowed to exist when The New Republic is the ruling force within the galaxy? Is it to do with each one controlling different parts of the galaxy and the ...
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Why was there no protection for the transports on The Mandalorian?

Attention! Spoilers ahead from The Mandalorian S2E7. This has been bugging me for a few days and I figured I might as well ask, but in S2E7 of The Mandalorian, Why aren't they given an escort of any ...
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Do any images exist of Moff Gideon's combat helmet?

It is notable that Moff Gideon's dark-colored battle armor and cape resemble the style of Darth Vader/Kylo Ren. As an Imperial officer equipped for hand-to-hand combat, I can't imagine Moff Gideon ...
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What do we know about the Mandalorian's Way? [closed]

Watching Disney's The Mandalorian, we got to know that Mandalorian isn't a race. It's a Creed. as uttered by Cara Dune and Din Djarin, also we heard several times Djarin and other Mandalorians on the ...
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What is Valin Hess’ Imperial rank?

I cannot find Valin Hess’ Imperial rank online anywhere. He’s just called an “Imperial officer”, or he’s referred to by his given name.
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What is the source/inspiration behind the Tusken Raiders' grunting language, out-of-universe?

In Season 2 of The Mandalorian, we are given a closer understanding about the infamous Sand people where they are shown to be a species out to be a proper culture and rooted in tradition. In Chapter 9:...
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What is a chain code and how do they work?

In several episodes of The Mandalorian we have had mention to a chain code. I believe Cara Dune, Moff Gideon, Greef Karga, and Din Djarin all bring them up at some point. In Chapter 14: The Tragedy ...
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