Questions tagged [yoda]

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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To whom was Yoda referring when he said, “There is another?”

In the original trilogy Yoda refers to another hope: Obi-Wan: "That boy is our last hope." Yoda: "No...there is another..." The assumption being after seeing Return of the Jedi (Episode VI) that ...
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Where is the rest of Yoda's species?

We never seem to see any beings of Yoda's species - except, of course, Yoda himself. This leads us to the question of where the rest of the li'l critt'rs are. Yoda had to have parents, correct? So ...
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Was Yoda fully sane on Dagobah?

Our (and Luke's) original impression of Yoda is by no means flattering. He looks like a crazy hungry green thing that unfortunately has the ability to speak. Yoda digs through Luke's stuff, eats Luke'...
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Did R2-D2 ever meet Yoda prior to Yoda's exile on Dagobah?

Is there a specific proof in the canon (of any kind) showing that R2-D2 had met/seen/been aware of existence of Master Yoda at any time between the siege of Naboo and Yoda going into Exile on 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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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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What did Yoda do on Dagobah?

Leader of the Jedi Council, Yoda was. For centuries, a Jedi. To Dagobah he went. For twenty years, lived there did he. Bored, he might be. Do what, did he?
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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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Who trained Yoda in the ways of the Force?

I was looking through comics and the TV shows and I was wondering who trained Yoda in the ways of the Force. I could be wrong but I don't remember any mention of Yoda's master.
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Why didn't Yoda or Obi-Wan tell Luke the truth about his father?

Is the reason neither Yoda or Obi-Wan thought it a good idea to inform Luke that ever discussed? Were they hoping that didn't realize this, and that it wouldn't come up? Or was there an explicit ...
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Could the Jedi have thought Yoda was the Chosen One?

When Yoda was a Padawan, could the Jedi have thought he was the Chosen One?
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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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Why didn't Yoda have any children to take care of him during his last days given that he lived up to 900 years old?

My son cried when Yoda died. He asked me why no one took care of him during his last days. Given that Yoda was around 900 years old, surely he would have lots of descendants to look after him. Why ...
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What is Yoda's gender? Is the character male, female, or undefined?

Someone in my office says the character's gender was not defined; I thought Yoda was clearly male. Which one is it?
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Has Yoda ever killed a Sith Lord or Dark Jedi Master and, if so, who?

I heard Yoda killed a Sith but I know Yoda is not about killing. I've researched it, but can't find any actual proof. Has Yoda ever killed a Sith Lord or Dark Jedi Master and, if so, who?
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Is there an explanation for why Yoda's grammar slips in Empire Strikes Back?

We all know about Yoda's iconic Yodaspeak. Like most people, I always assumed that this a cultural or personality trait of Yoda, but on a recent re-watching of Empire Strikes Back I noticed that ...
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Why did Yoda choose to live in Dagobah in exile?

Of all places, why Dagobah? What makes Dagobah so safe or comfortable for him?
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What is the path to victory Yoda is talking about?

In Season 6 episode 13: "Sacrifice" of Clone Wars (TV), After going through trials Yoda was put through by the Force Priestesses he learns from them of the path to retaining consciousness after death....
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When does R2-D2 try to electrocute Yoda?

The question Why does R2-D2 try to electrocute Yoda? presuposses that such an attempt at electrocution occurred, something that I don't recall ever even happening in The Empire Strikes Back in the ...