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A Jedi Master from Star Wars, Yoda is. Strangely, he talks. For questions about the character, use this tag. For questions which merely mention him, use this tag not. With the [star-wars] tag, use this.

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Can only Jedi become force ghosts? [duplicate]

A large part of the justification for Darth Vader’s redemption is his appearance as a force ghost. Even though the new movie is not released yet, would it be possible for Palpatine to appear as a ...
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Could Yoda defend against a Force choke? [duplicate]

We've seen Yoda deflect Sith lightning, but we haven't seen him defend against a Force choke. What would happen if Vader or some other powerful Sith lord attempted to apply a Force choke against Yoda?...
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Did Sidious know that Tyranus fought Yoda?

I saw one of the answers that says; So that basically answers the question. But here is my question now, Is/Are there any evidence that Dooku/Tyranus told it to his master Sidious? Such as the ...
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How old was Yoda when he became Grand Master of the Jedi Council?

As the title asks, how old was Yoda when he attained the rank of Grand Master of the Jedi Council? (Canon answers greatly preferred) According to Yoda's Wookieepedia entry (emphasis mine): Around ...
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In-universe, is information on Yoda's species kept secret from others?

Common knowledge, it is, that Yoda's species, its homeworld, name etc. are never mentioned in Star Wars media. In the films, we only ever see two of their kind, Yoda himself and Yaddle. As far as I ...
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Do all members of Yoda's species talk oddly?

As we know, Yoda (the little green Jedi master in Star Wars) does not talk like most others. However, we know that Yoda is not the only one of his kind; a female member, also the same species, known ...
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How did Yoda react to Dooku's death?

Inspired by this video, The fact that Dooku is Yoda's former apprentice it would make sense to the audience on how Yoda reacted on it. The Jedi always strive for ...
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Why didn't Ben take Luke to Degobah when he was much younger? [duplicate]

One of Yoda's objections to training Luke was that he was too old. Also, with the limited time available, by the time Luke first faced Darth Vader he was not ready for it. Would it not have been a ...
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Why didn't the Clone army capture Dooku and the Separatists Leaders?

A subsequent question of this one. When the Clone Army arrives at Geonosis, why didn't they capture the Sith Lord and the Separatist Leaders? They had the advantage, because they almost destroyed the ...
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Star Wars Episode 5, R2D2's memory [duplicate]

I was watching Episode 5 recently and something strange come to my eye. When Luke arrives at Dagobah it seems that neither Yoda and R2D2 seems to remember each other. As far as I know R2D2 never had ...
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Does Yoda know the contents of the sacred Jedi texts?

After burning the Force tree in front of Luke, our little green friend says the following about the sacred Jedi texts: Read them, have you? Page-turners, they were not. How does Yoda know that ...
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Why didn't Yoda go to Ahch-To instead of Dagobah?

Let's look why Ahch-To (which was also not in official map) was a better option than Dagobah: Ahch-To had historic importance for Jedi. It hosted the first Jedi temple. It also had an ancient Jedi ...
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Did Luke know the “Chosen One” prophecy?

When Anakin becomes Darth Vader, Yoda and Obi Wan conclude that the prophecy didn't happen. Besides Yoda and Obi Wan wants Darth Vader to be dead. They even expect Luke to kill him. But when Luke ...
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In The Last Jedi, how was this character filmed?

In The Last Jedi, Yoda looked very puppet-like and you could tell they took great care to make him look like what we all remember from ESB/ROTJ rather than the CGI version from the prequels. But with ...
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Does size matter? [duplicate]

In The Empire Strikes Back Yoda tells Luke that: Size matters not, judge me by my size do you? This always led me to believe that as The Force did the actual lifting it was only the belief of the ...
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Why did Yoda think that redemption from the Dark Side was not possible?

Yoda didn't believe turning away from Dark Side is possible, and kept this belief right until his death. He famously said to Luke Skywalker: Once you start down the dark path, forever will it ...
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Did Yoda and Obi-Wan temporarily liberate Jedi Temple after Order 66?

After Order 66, Yoda and Obi-Wan returned to Jedi Temple and found it occupied by Clones. They do not try to sneak in, instead they openly attack and kill number of Clones. After that, they relatively ...
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Has Yoda ever flown a starfighter? [duplicate]

In the films, we've seen Yoda fly in military transports and escape pods, but has he ever flown a starfighter? Most Jedi do, and he's one of the oldest of them all. I would imagine he has in his youth,...
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Why was Yoda surprised by Sidious' Force lightning?

When Yoda is attacked by Sidious his expression is that of utter surprise. This, in turn, surprises me since he was the one who approached the confrontation, had already seen the use of lightning by ...
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Why did Yoda consider himself defeated after falling down?

In the end of Revenge of the Sith, Yoda and Palpatine fought and the fight ended when they got blown out by a Force blast. Although Palpatine was able to catch a railing, Yoda couldn't and he fell to ...
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For how long does Luke train with Yoda? [duplicate]

I have always been surprised how confident Luke seemed to be when trying to rescue Han Solo from Jabba's palace. It is fair to assume that training with Yoda boosted his Jedi skills. My ...
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Why did Yoda tell the Rebels to go to Malachor?

When the Rebels decided to fight back against the Inquisitors and sought Yoda's advice for help, Yoda told them to go to Malachor. Why there of all places? Surely not so they could employ the Sith ...
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Did Yoda (and other Jedi) have any lethal Force abilities?

Recently I was watching the duel between Yoda and Sidious and I started wondering on one thing. As we all know, Palpatine hit Yoda's hand with lightsaber which caused the Jedi Master to lose his ...
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Could Luke have killed Yoda?

From the script (emphasis added): Nervously, he looks around at the foreboding jungle. LUKE: Still...there's something familiar about this place. I feel like...I don't know... STRANGE ...
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What is Yoda sitting next to during Luke's training?

What is Yoda sitting next to while he is training Luke? Is it a pair of blue jeans? I don't recall seeing Luke bring any blue apparel to Dagobah.
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How is Yoda's speech translated to non-English languages?

Yoda infamously speaks using the OSV (object, subject, verb) word ordering Much to learn, you still have. rather the SVO ordering used in English You still have much to learn. How is this ...
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Could Yoda's backwards speech pattern be caused by the natural evolution of Galactic Standard?

Yoda is 900 years of age; given how much English and other languages have evolved over time, to a point were someone of this day and age would not be able to comprehend what an English speaker was ...
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What was the reason Yoda did not continue his fight with Sidious?

In Episode 3 Yoda fought Sidious and in the end, ran away. Why? Did he realize that Sidious is stronger than him OR did he realize he is not meant to defeat him? Wasn't Yoda able to tell how strong ...
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What language(s) were Yoda's speech patterns based on?

I have noticed that a lot of the languages in Star Wars are based on languages in the real world, such as Chalmuk forming the basis of the Ewok language. Do you know what language Yoda's way of ...
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Does Palpatine know that Yoda is dead in Return of the Jedi? [duplicate]

In the original trilogy, Palpatine did not meet with Yoda. But in the prequel trilogy they met several times. Does Palpatine even remember Yoda at the point when he saw Luke Skywalker on the Death ...
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In Attack of the Clones, why didn't Yoda ram Dooku's escape ship with the falling silo?

As Yoda dueled Count Dooku on Geonosis, Dooku used the Force to drop a silo onto Obi-wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker. Yoda stops the silo from hitting the two Jedi, and that gives Dooku more than ...
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How did Palpatine learn Yoda was on Moraband?

At the end of Clone Wars TV show, Yoda is sent to Moraband by Force Priestesses, as part of his trials for learning Force ghost ability. There he encounters ghosts of ancient Sith, and they tell him: ...
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Why did Yoda and Palpatine talk about Anakin?

At the beginning of Duel in the Senate Yoda enters Chancellor's office and says: I hear a new apprentice you have, Emperor. Or, should I call you Darth Sidious? Later, they exchange these ...
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Why does Yoda think that Obi-Wan won't ever be strong enough to face Sidious?

In the Revenge of the Sith novelization, after Order 66, Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi are discussing who will confront which Sith Lord. Obi-Wan wants to go after Palpatine, since Anakin/Vader is his former ...
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Who was Yoda's master? [duplicate]

Who was Yoda's master? Did his master live during the Jedi-Sith wars?
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Did any Jedi besides Yoda sense when Order 66 was implemented?

Do any Jedi besides Yoda feel pain (or shock or dismay) when other Jedi die during Order 66? The moment when Yoda feels pain is at 2:50 to 3:00 in this video clip. I ...
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Did Yoda indirectly tell Luke Skywalker to have children?

As Yoda lay dying in The Return of the Jedi, he said, "The Force is strong in your family. Pass on what you have learned." The way he phrased it seems indirect, but an obvious interpretation is ...
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How much talk like Yoda, Yoda actually does?

My impression is that in the original trilogy, talk like people caricaturize him, often Yoda does not. Actually, he says many sentences in normal word order. Yet in The Clone Wars pretty much every ...
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How did Yoda react to the destruction of Alderaan?

If Obi-Wan can feel the strong disturbance in the Force from the destruction of Alderaan by the Death Star, wouldn't Yoda have felt it too? After all, he felt the fall of the Jedi throughout the ...
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Why didn't the Rebellion seek Yoda's help? [duplicate]

Prior to the Battle of Scarif, So the question: In light of the magnitude of the situation, why did the Rebellion seek the aid of only Obi-Wan but not also Yoda when they need every advantage they ...
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Was Yoda lying to Luke about the powers of a fully trained Jedi Knight?

Yoda says this quote Stopped they must be; on this all depends. Only a fully-trained Jedi Knight, with the Force as his ally, will conquer Vader and his Emperor. But in the Jedi Purge, various ...
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Why didn't the Alliance send for Yoda instead of Obi-Wan?

We all knew from ANH that Leia was on a mission to bring Obi-Wan to Alderaan. Now, in Rogue One we saw Mon asking Bail Organa to call "his jedi friend". Since Yoda always took a position of ...
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Was Yoda's identity protected before the release of The Empire Strikes Back?

When Luke arrives on Dagobah, there is a big show of him prejudging Yoda based on appearance and assuming he cannot be "the great warrior" he seeks. Was this spoiled for theatre-goers in 1980 by ...
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Why does Yoda opt to hide in the jungle for the rest of his life, while Obi-Wan Kenobi opts to return and fight?

Once a famous and active jedi, Yoda hides on the remote swamp planet of Dagobah. He agrees to train Luke (quite reluctantly) but does not even think to come back himself to support Rebels. He is one ...
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Why didn't Yoda/Palpatine press on with attack?

At the beginning of Duel in the Senate both Yoda and Palpatine managed to knock down each other for few seconds. First Palpatine uses Force Lightning on Master Yoda, Yoda goes down, but Palpatine does ...
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Why is Yoda oblivious to all of this?

How does he not pick up that Palpatine is a Sith lord? How does he not not know Count Dooku is a Sith lord? How does he not know a huge army of clones are being manufactured for a period of 20 years? ...
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Why does Obi-Wan ignore Yoda?

In Episode 3 Obi-Wan ignores Yoda: Why would he not take Yoda's word that he would find pain if he looked at the security video?
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What are Luke and Yoda eating in Yoda's hut in Episode V? [duplicate]

I was watching Episode V with my nephew yesterday. In the scene in Yoda's hut on Dagobah, Yoda offers Luke some oat porridge like food before revealing himself to be a jedi master. My nephew's ...
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Why did Obi-Wan wait years after his death to tell Luke to go to Dagobah to find Yoda?

While reading this question, it came to me that Obi-Wan waited far too long to tell Luke to go find Yoda. Obi-Wan Kenobi could have appeared to Luke minutes after Luke blasted the first Death Star to ...
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Why was Yoda reluctant to train Anakin when he ended up training an older Luke later on? [duplicate]

Yoda was reluctant to train Anakin in Episode II because he said Anakin was too old to start training (even though Anakin was still a boy). However, in Episode V, Yoda didn't seem very reluctant to ...