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Was Chirrut Îmwe a Jedi, Force-sensitive, lucky, or something else?

He's not outright stated to be Force sensitive, but he sure does things that can lead no other conclusion. Quacks, walks, and swims like a duck Force Sensitive. All quotes below are from Alexander ...
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What is Chirrut Imwe`s staff made out of?

From the film's Visual Guide CHIRRUT'S STAFF Chirrut carries a flame-hardened uneti-wood staff to help guide his path as he walks through the streets of Jedha. The top is capped with a metal lamp ...
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What is Chirrut Imwe`s staff made out of?

Wood She found the speaker at last, seated on the ground a few steps down the line of stalls. He was dressed simply, in a dark shirt and charcoal robe in the local style, and his smooth skin fought ...
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Was Baze Malbus previously a Guardian of the Whills?

Yes, he absolutely was In the novelization, Baze is identified as a Guardian on several occasions: By Cassian, after Chirrut accosts Jyn about her necklace: "We're not here to make friends," [...
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Was Chirrut Îmwe a Jedi, Force-sensitive, lucky, or something else?

In fact, the Star Wars Rogue One Ultimate Sticker Encyclopedia and the Star Wars Galactic Atlas describe Chirrut as "Force attuned". The description is the same for both books: A blind warrior-monk ...
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Is there evidence to suggest that Rogue One's Chirrut and Baze is a reference to the Hidden Fortress characters Tahei and Matashichi?

I found this article on "Empire" (The Irony). It doesn't look like an interview, more like a transcript of some commentary or behind-the-scenes footage, but either way, we have a quote from Gareth ...
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Was Chirrut Îmwe a Jedi, Force-sensitive, lucky, or something else?

The Jedi are an order, no one is born one, and by the time of Rogue One they were effectively wiped out (barring some who went into hiding). But that doesn't mean force sensitive people stop being ...
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