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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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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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Before The Mandalorian, what was the origin of Boba Fett's armor?

In The Mandalorian episode "Chapter 14: The Tragedy", Boba Fett explains There are some pretty big differences between what's seen in Attack of the Clones and Boba's Return of the Jedi ...
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Why would Din Djarin be tracked before he had the armour?

In season 1, episode 5: “The Gunslinger”, Din Djarin is on Tatooine fighting Fennec Shand. At the end of that episode, someone walks up to her, but we cannot see their face.
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Does the AT-AT type ocean crane walker in The Mandalorian S2E3 have a model name?

In S2E3 of The Mandalorian, the Razor Crest misses a landing pad on Trask and has to be lifted out of the water by this walker. Does this walker have a class/model name? Has anything similar (...
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Under what conditions can a Child of the Watch not wear their helmet?

With the helmet never being removed being one of the biggest trademarks of Din Djarin, we've found out that the Children of the Watch never remove their helmet. This, as it is stated such in the Way ...
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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 Tatooine 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 ...