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Why was the first Jedi Temple built on top of a Dark Side cave?

I am curious to know if there is anything mentioned in Star Wars canon that explains why the first Jedi Temple, located on the planet Ahch-To, was built on top of a Dark Side cave. I personally can't ...
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Could precognition explain the choreographed look of lightsaber duels? [closed]

If you watch the lightsaber fights in the Prequel Trilogy, you'll see a lot of flips and twirls and duelists aiming for each other's lightsabers. Overall, a bunch of flair you would deem unnecessary ...
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What is the reason for the adornments hidden under the dome of the hemispherical droid prop from A New Hope?

I just watched, for the fist time in many years, The Making of Star Wars, and I noticed something about one of the minor droids. I have always really liked the appearance of the hemispherical droid ...
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Are Force Ghosts only visible to those who interacted with them in real life?

So, I was marathoning all 9 Star Wars movies again because.... well, why wouldn't I right? I came across something I never thought of before. The force ghosts that we see in the movies only appear to ...
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What life debt does Chewbacca owe to Han?

I'm not sure of the official source, but I know that in Legends it was established that, in some way, Han saved Chewie and Chewie, owed him a life debt, which is why he followed Han through the galaxy....
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Comic with Obi-Wan and Quinlan Vos

I'm looking for a comic with young Obi-Wan and Quinlan Vos, I think when they're Padawans. I've only seen some of the panels from this. They're meditating by a river, Quinlan falls in and Obi-Wan ...
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Did Sith Eternal Army cultists survive Exegol in "The Rise of Skywalker?"

At the climax of Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, Kylo Ren arrives at Exegol after Rey and manages to assist her in fighting the Emperor. When Kylo Ren first descends into the bowels of ...
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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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Does Star Wars have an official text adventure game?

I was looking up official Star Trek text adventure games, and was surprised to find Star Trek, Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy and Star Trek: First Contact. Do any official Star Wars text adventure ...
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Is Darth Sidious human or alien?

I’ve always assumed that Darth Sidious / Palpatine was a human (for the context of this I mean the same as Han, Luke, Leia, etc.) however seeing this question made me doubt and I don’t think I’ve seen ...
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How could such low number of clone troopers fight wars across the galaxy? [duplicate]

According to this answer, active clone troopers in the GAR (Grand Army of Republic) were in millions. If I draw analogies from the real world, they aren't enough for even planetary wars. China, India, ...
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Did Kylo Ren canonically get another helmet before The Rise of Skywalker?

In The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren smashes up his helmet, and in The Rise of Skywalker, he rebuilds it after retrieving the pieces. But in Rise of the Resistance, which takes place between the two films, he's ...
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How did the Millennium Falcon lose its second rectangular dish?

The Millennium Falcon loses its dish (or "rectenna") many times throughout the films: In Solo, Lando's perpendicular dish gets scraped off during the Kessel run. In Return of the Jedi, the ...
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Did Ahsoka know Padme was pregnant?

Basically what the title says. It's unclear throughout TCW if Ahsoka ever knew about Anakin and Padme. It's very likely that, since Anakin had told Rex about Padme in season 7, Anakin was going to ...
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Was this where Rex and Ahsoka parted ways?

At the end of season 7: We know, from the Ahsoka novel, and Rebels, that at some point Ahsoka and Rex parted ways for their own safety. For a while, I fully believed that this moment at the end of ...
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Who are these men in purple robes? [duplicate]

In a scene the special edition of Return of the Jedi, the Emperor is in his throne room on the second Death Star giving instructions to Darth Vader. Also in the throne room at that time are two silent ...
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What Star Wars Race/Species is this?

Has anyone an idea what race this character is?
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Why did Vader openly talk about Obi-Wan being his master?

Related to, but not a duplicate of, Did Tarkin know Darth Vader's previous identity? According to this answer, Vader's identity as former Jedi Anakin Skywalker was not a publicly known fact in canon. ...
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What advantage did a red light saber blade have for Sith?

Making a lightsaber with a red blade is seemingly more effort ("bleeding" the kyber crystal) than making one in the common Jedi colors of blue or green. Obviously, the red blade is a form of ...
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Was Yuuzhan'tar and Zonama Sekot Force use similar to that of the Jedi or other Force using sects?

In a couple of instances in the books these sentient planets seem to display Force powers, like when Yuuzhan'tar strips the Vong of the Force or when Zonama Sekot uses the Force to make Force ...
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What did the Yuuzhan Vong use for doors?

Wookieepedia has again turned up empty. I know it's some kind of membrane thing that acts by expanding and contracting a hole. Does anyone know what it's called?
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What did the Yuuzhan Vong use for illumination?

Wookieepedia offers no explanation of this. Does anyone know what the light biots used by the Yuuzhan Vong were called? It's been a while since I read the books and don't want to dig through 20 books ...
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Who exactly is this Rebel Trooper? [duplicate]

In the Return of the Jedi, there is a rebel trooper who has a small amount of screen time and has a fine white beard. Now I have heard speculation this is trooper is supposed to be Captain Rex from ...
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Did the people of Naboo ever find out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth?

I would like to know if the people of Naboo ever found out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth. Is there anything in Star Wars literature ...
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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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In Attack of the Clones why didn't the Jedi simply disable Count Dooku's ship in order to prevent his escape?

Towards the end of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, three Jedi try to keep Count Dooku from fleeing Geonosis. They battle him with lightsabers, but they don't think to simply slash his ship with their ...
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How old is Omega?

In the second to last episode of Bad Batch Season 1, it is revealed that: But Omega looks to be around 10-11 years old. And we know that the clones had to be trained for nine years before being ...
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Do astronomers likely know information regarding other galaxies?

I was browsing Wikipedia and humans on Earth know a LOT more than I expected on the galaxies in our universe. We know how many there are, which ones are the oldest, the furthest, the largest, the ...
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Question About a Certain Character in Season One Ep. 10

I recently got around to starting Star Wars:Rebels. In The episode "Path of the Jedi" (S1 Ep 10) Ezra and Kanan are inside a Jedi temple. The voice of provides guidance to both Kanan and ...
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Why is Darth Maul on Naboo during the final battle?

If my understanding is correct, Darth Sidious' plan regarding Naboo is to use the Trade Federation to create a political crisis in which he, as Palpatine, can gain political power and become Supreme ...
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Why is it called 'Lightspeed' if the ships aren't traveling at the speed of light?

In the Star Wars franchise, they can travel through hyperspace to other systems and planets. But Han in Star Wars: A New Hope said they needed to make the jump to lightspeed. And there have been ...
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Who killed Luke's students?

As we see in The Rise of Kylo Ren comic, it wasn't Ben Solo. 'He vanished with a handful of my students and slaughtered the rest', says Luke to Rey. But, again, that wasn't Ben; and Luke wasn't ...
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Trying to ID a background music track from either Star Wars: Battlefront (2004) or Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005)

There’s this ambient song from a level in one of these games with female vocals. It was very somber as opposed to the usual exciting and bombastic sound of other tracks. I’m trying to identify it from ...
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Does a Wookiee Life Debt Ever End?

The rules of Wookiee life debts seem very harsh in Legends. Chewbacca remained with Han for decades after pledging himself. The life-debt extended to Han's wife, children, and brother-in-law as well. ...
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Does TK stand for anything?

In the Star Wars universe, the Republic's troopers went by the designation "CT." The Empire's troopers started going by "TK" very early on, as seen in The Bad Batch. CT presumably, ...
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Was Ben Solo sent away twice?

That's what it seems. Leia remembers him as an angry teenager in The Last Jedi novel. He was around the house apparently. Kylo (same book) remembers hearing Han and Leia arguing about him, and I think ...
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When did Obi-Wan know that Anakin/Vader was alive?

At the end of RotS, Obi-Wan believes that he is leaving Anakin for dead on Mustafar, disappearing to Tatooine. While he knows that Anakin is not entirely dead at the end of their battle, he leaves ...
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When did Obi-Wan know that Anakin was Vader? [duplicate]

At the end of RotS, Obi-Wan believes that he is leaving Anakin for dead on Mustafar, disappearing to Tatooine. While he knows that Anakin is not entirely dead at the end of their battle, he leaves ...
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How does Rey know how to swim?

We see her doing that in The Last Jedi. The mirror cave scene. But she's been in Jakku since she was 6. I can't find an answer (besides the ones provided by speculation, of course)
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Who are 'Friend of Big Toad' and 'Lady Astronaut'?

They are listed in The Force Awakens credits.
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Star Wars fan film set during the Empire in which Jedi boy and girl kiss

I remember a while ago I saw about 5 minutes of a Star Wars fan film that's older than The Force Awakens (it is from at least 7 years ago). All I remember from it is that it was set during the Empire (...
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Why didn't Darth Vader reopen the blast doors?

When Luke Skywalker shot the control panel for the blast doors on the Death Star, the doors immediately closed, trapping Darth Vader on the other side. Why didn't ...
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If some creature was to eat a Jedi or a Sith, would that creature then become Force-sensitive?

I would like to know if some creature was to eat a Jedi or a Sith, would that mean that the Jedi/Sith's midichlorians would be absorbed into the creature and it would then become Force-sensitive? Take ...
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Was Sio Bibble's transmission entirely fake?

"The death toll is catastrophic. We must bow to their wishes. You must contact me!" Obi-wan and Qui-gon identify, with some confidence, that Sio Bibble's message to Amidala is a trick to ...
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How did Darth Maul know that Amidala was on Tatooine?

After evading the Trade Federation blockade, Padmé and her chums make an emergency landing on Tatooine. Sidious and Maul are hunting for them and appear to use a transmission from Sio Bibble as bait ...
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Why did Rey hear both Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor?

It's the only Jedi voice that wavers like that. This happens in: The Force Awakens, at the end of the 'forceback': first Guinness, "Rey?" then McGregor "these are your first steps"...
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Tandy CoCo 2 game that replicated the Death Star trench run, maybe also landspeeders on the Endor moon?

I was trying to provide the name of this game when someone I know on a message board asked about the best Star Wars games (admittedly, I was trying to make a point about nostalgia filters), and I ...
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What are some examples of how the Empire helped the galaxy? [duplicate]

In almost every piece of Star Wars media, it's shown how the Empire has drafted people, razed lands, and made the galaxy an uninhabitable place for millions of people. However, they obviously weren't ...
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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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What is the nature of Baze and Chirrut's relationship?

In Rogue One, we (briefly) meet the characters Chirrut Îmwe and Baze Malbus. They are both Guardians of the Whills and have history, but the exact nature of their relationship isn't explicitly said ...

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