Questions tagged [the-rise-of-skywalker]

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Are all the Sith Star Destroyers gone? [duplicate]

I was just wondering if all of the Sith ships from The Rise of Skywalker were destroyed, or if there are some that survived. Could anyone answer this question with canon sources?
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Why didn't Palpatine win the standoff with Rey?

At the end of Rise of Skywalker, we see Palpatine single-handedly almost wipe out an entire fleet of ships. I believe it is the most powerful display of the force in the cinematic universe. The only ...
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Who is this old lady and is she some sort of cameo?

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker I was wondering who this person is? She appears near the end of the film I looked through quite a few of the 'cameos' websites/zines, but couldn't find anything :-...
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Who is Darth Sidious?

Is Darth Sidious two people? I heard that Darth Vadar killed Darth Sidious, but Darth Sidious comes back in Rise of Skywalker. Also, there is another emperor in The Last Jedi, but who is he? Is he ...
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What does “jam the speeders” mean, and is this used successfully in any other Star Wars media? [duplicate]

In The Rise of Skywalker, there's a point where Resistance fighters are performing an assault along the surface of a Star Destroyer, and Admiral Pryde reacts by telling a crew member to "jam the ...
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Could Ben Solo have killed Darth Sidious in the same way that Rey did?

In the movie The Rise of Skywalker, when Ben Solo converted back to the Light Side and became a Jedi again, he would have become capable of channeling all the powers of all the past Jedi, and because ...
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Why did this happen in The Rise Of Skywalker?

I didn't understand why disappeared at same time?
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Why did General Pryde describe “Kijimi” as a settlement instead of place?

KYLO REN: Report, General Pryde. General Pryde: There's been a development, sir. The Knights of Ren have tracked the scavenger. To a settlement called Kijimi.
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What are the corresponding easter eggs for John Williams' 52 Oscar Nominations?

Not only does legendary composer John Williams have a cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but director J.J. Abrams states that every single item in that scene has been very purposefully chosen ...
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What's the meaning of “complete redacted memory bypass”?

C-3PO speaks to Poe: Poe: The inscription that was on the dagger is in your memory? C-3P0: Master Poe. But the translation from a forbidden language cannot be retrieved. That is short of a ...
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Why did Kylo Ren attack Quinn in this scene?

Quinn: This fleet, what is it, a gift? What is he asking for in return? [Ren uses the Force to slam him into the ceiling] KYLO REN: Prepare to crush any worlds that defy us. My knights ...
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Is there an image or video of Star Wars character Domine (or Demine) Lithe?

I have watched The Rise of Skywalker more than a few times, plus some behind-the-scenes videos, trying to spot character Domine (or Demine) Lithe, a pilot of the Resistance during the First Order–...
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Was Kylo Ren using psychometry while contacting Rey via Vader's helmet?

According to Star Wars Canon/Legends, psychometry, also known as Sense Echo, was the Force ability of acquiring information about people or events associated with an object solely by touching it. ...
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Why were there so few TIE fighters during the Battle of Exegol?

When I watched the movie The Rise of Skywalker, it seemed to me that very few TIE fighters fought during the Battle of Exegol, even though there were about a thousand Sith Star Destroyers there. ...
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What happened to the Sith Star Destroyer that destroyed the planet Kijimi in 'The Rise of Skywalker'?

In the movie The Rise of Skywalker, Emperor Palpatine dispatches the Xyston-class Star Destroyer Derriphan to the planet Kijimi to destroy it, and it does so using its axial superlaser. I am curious ...
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If Palpatine is a clone, then why is his face scarred?

The novelization of The Rise of Skywalker tells us that the new Sith Lord is a clone of Emperor Palpatine. Not the original, but a clone. “All the vials were empty of liquid save one, which was ...
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When did Palpatine have children?

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker re-introduces the emperor, Sheev Palpatine. We learn that When did he have children? Are there any hints from canon sources prior to The Rise of Skywalker that he ...
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Is this how the Rule of Two works?

"You want to kill me. That is what I want. Kill me, and my spirit will pass into you. And all the Sith that live in me." Darth Sidious to Rey, The Rise of Skywalker In The Rise of Skywalker, ...
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Did Darth Sidious have the same in mind for Luke as for Rey?

"You want to kill me. That is what I want. Kill me, and my spirit will pass into you. And all the Sith that live in me." Darth Sidious to Rey, The Rise of Skywalker In The Rise of Skywalker, ...
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Was this character able to become one with the Force at the end of The Rise of Skywalker?

After the final battle in The Rise of Skywalker, Now, if I remember correctly his body also vanishes. This would seems to suggest that he "became one with the Force" and should be able to project his ...
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When was the viewer told about the vulnerability of the new Star Destroyers?

In many reviews of The Rise of Skywalker, I have heard it said that the new Star Destroyers have a vulnerability that will make them very easy to destroy once their shields are down and that this fact ...
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Does the Kijimi cantina allow droids?

In the movie Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, there is a cantina scene at Kijimi where Oma Tres, the bartender, after noticing that C-3PO -wearing a coat- has entered the workshop of Babu ...
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How did Luke's X-wing fly from Ahch-To?

How did Luke's X-wing fly from Ahch-To? I thought it was damaged beyond repair.
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What color is Rey's new lightsaber?

In The Rise of Skywalker, we see Rey has a new lightsaber at the end of the film: Based on this image (and my memory from seeing the film), I would've said this lightsaber's blade was orange or maybe ...
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Have we seen a dyad in the Force before?

In The Rise of Skywalker we find out that the connection between Rey and Kylo is a bit more than what we first though. They form a dyad in the Force: a pairing of two physical beings that become one ...
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How did Rey repair the Skywalker lightsaber?

In The Last Jedi Rey and Kylo have a tug of war over the old Skywalker lightsaber, was Anakin's, then Luke's (who lost it), then Maz gave it Rey etc. However, in The ...
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How did Ben Solo get to Exegol? [duplicate]

Rey stole his ship, and he was talking to Han. There didn't seem to be any other ships there.
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When did they begin constructing this fleet?

In Star Wars Episode IX: Rise of Skywalker we see that the villains have constructed a huge Final Order fleet. This surely would have taken quite a bit of time to build. When did construction begin? I'...
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How much time has passed between The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker?

The Rise of Skywalker takes place sometime after The Last Jedi. It doesn't pick up straight after because the Resistance has a new base and is running operations again. Rey is also in training and ...
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What is lightspeed skipping?

In the beginning of The Rise of Skywalker we can see the Millennium Falcon do something that they call lightspeed skipping. How does that work and what makes it different from regular lightspeed ...
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Did Rey, rather than Anakin, fulfill the prophecy?

"A Chosen One shall come, born of no father, and through him will ultimate balance in the Force be restored." ―A Jedi prophecy Master & Apprentice Now I know that the new novelisation for ...
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Did Rey become a Jedi at the end?

We know for sure that Rey wanted to be a Jedi during The Last Jedi (it was Luke that didn't want to be one). Rey even takes the Jedi temple books. But a funny thing happened on the way to being a ...
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What is the nature of the relationship between Maz Kanata and Chewbacca?

According to Wookieepedia, the mobile game Star Wars: Commander refers to Chewbacca as Maz Kanata's boyfriend. Also, in the (canon) novel Star Wars: Force Collector, Maz Kanata says this about Chewie:...
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How did this character fly this ship?

In Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker, Rey flies Luke's old X-Wing, which has been under water on Ahch-To for a number of years. Assuming that the ship didn't suffer enough corrosion or damage ...
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Who is the fourth character in this rescue sequence during the Battle of Exegol?

At the end of the movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, there is a sequence of Lando and Chewie manoeuvring the Millennium Falcon in order to rescue Finn and Jannah mounted on a command ship near to ...
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Who is the guy in the gunner's seat of the Millennium Falcon near the end of The Rise of Skywalker?

You see him for a split second in the final scene with the Final Order and he has kind of a white beard. I can't find any reference online except Nien Nunb from ROJ.
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Where does Rey get the book she reads in The Rise of Skywalker to find the holocron?

Assuming all the ancient Jedi texts were destroyed in The Last Jedi, are these Luke's personal notes? And did she return to get them or were they in Leia's possession?
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Is Darth Sidious really Darth Sidious?

In The Rise of Skywalker we learn of one of Darth Sidious' plans: Looking back this seems very relevant to a Sith history filled with apprentices who have a habit of murdering their masters. So ...
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Why didn’t Palpatine just stop his own lightning?

On several occasions Palpatine’s extended use of Force lightning has bounced back on him. In each situation he has carried on firing lightning from his hands even when it was harming himself instead ...
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Whose Medal of Yavin did Chewbacca get, and how did the giver procure it?

In The Rise of Skywalker, we see Chewbacca receiving a Medal of Bravery (previously known as a Medal of Yavin), similar to the ones Luke Skywalker and Han Solo received at the end of A New Hope. ...
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How were the scenes featuring Princess Leia in The Rise of Skywalker filmed?

As we know, our beloved princess, Carrie Fisher, died before the script for The Rise of Skywalker was even finished. According to this answer, digitally recreating her image was out of the question. ...
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Why did Sidious announce his return?

We first hear of the Emperor's mysterious return from death in the opening crawl. Sidious has made a public transmission which has terrified the galaxy. Now I'm aware of the well-established ...
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Why could these characters use Force heal but not Anakin?

In Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker we see Force heal used at multiple points by Light Side users. However in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith it seems that this is a Dark Side ...
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Did Rey and Kylo's bond accentuate this Force move they performed?

In The Rise of Skywalker, Then, at the end of the movie Are they only able to perform these feats due to their unique status as It seems like an extraordinarily powerful ability that even the ...
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How did Sir Alec Guinness' voice appear in The Rise of Skywalker?

Towards the end of The Rise of Skywalker, in the final confrontation scene between Rey hears the voices of many previous Jedi. This question tells us that Alec Guinness is credited with one of the ...
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Why was this group on Exegol?

Why were the Knights of Ren on Exegol at the end of The Rise of Skywalker? Did Palpatine summon them there - and if so, how did he know of Kylo's betrayal? The last time we see Kylo prior to his ...
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In The Rise of Skywalker, what killed this character?

In The Rise of Skywalker, the protaganists track the assassin/bounty hunter Ochi of Bestoon to a planet where they get sucked undergound and find My initial assumption was that he was unable to find ...
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Why was Kylo Ren wrong about Rey's lineage?

With the big reveal that this whole bit Kylo Ren says in The Last Jedi is definitely not true (slightly edited for brevity) Do you want to know the truth about your parents? Or have you always ...
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Was Palpatine always intended to return in Rise of Skywalker?

I bumped into this Wookieepedia article about contingency plans created by Palpatine in the event of his death. I haven't read the cited novels or played Battlefront II so other than passing knowledge ...
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How does the sith dagger-map work? [duplicate]

Having watched the new movie, it was a lot better than I expected from the last movie, but I really, really don't understand how the Sith dagger works. It's a map but I don't understand how it ...