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To help Luke around the house. According to the 1981 Star Wars radio dramatization, around minute 11, during breakfast time in the Larses homestead, while discussing about the maintenance of their moisture vaporators in the south ridge, after uncle Owen’s refusal to Luke’s proposal to acquire some new droids to help them with it, aunt Beru says: “We ...


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Battle Droids were banned by The Empire Following the clone wars, The Empire banned construction of all droids capable of wielding weapons. Thus, companies involved in battle droid building, such as Holowan Laboratories, had to switch to black market to produce assassin droids such as IG-88 series.


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Luke was actually going by the name Skywalker, if there had been any kind of active search for Anakin's kids by the Empire he would have grown up a Sith or never grown up. I would imagine the public story was something like Amidala died in childbirth and the kid didn't make it and would have been made public in the time between Sheev retrieving Anakin on ...


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The novelisation has a very slightly different version of the conversation with Windu and Palpatine. It would appear that their stated reason for arresting him was flawed, hence their arrest procedure was flawed since you can't just arrest someone for their religious beliefs in the Republic. PALPATINE: I beg your pardon? What I am? When last I checked, I ...


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I can provide an answer for the Legends continuity. Windu and his fellow Jedi were authorized by Yoda (per the Revenge of the Sith novelization) to carry out the arrest of the Supreme Chancellor. However, since they showed up at Palpatine's private office without any Senate guards or security forces in tow, nor with any apparent warrant or legal cause for ...


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The rifleman was, according to the short story Rites, acting on the orders of his chieftain. When it came time to take the shot, he counselled them against wasting it and scaring off their potential victim. “Quiet!” A’Yark yanked at A’Koba’s robe—but it was not to accost him. He heard a moment later what the chieftain had heard: the sound of an ...


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It's not especially clear if the Empire were even aware of his continued existence. He was in the Imperial army under an assumed name and the last time they saw him, he was being thrown into a pit on Mimban to be executed. The pit itself collapsed and several soldiers were buried under tons of metal plates and mud. It's certainly possible that his absence ...


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In Legends, there are at least two incidents in the X-Wing series where low fuel was a threat, although they didn't run out of fuel in either case. In the first incident, Gavin Darklighter blind jumped (in his X-wing) to escape a Star Destroyer; he didn't have enough fuel to return directly to base and had to resupply at the remote colony of Halanit. In ...


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It would appear that they have ready access to Medical Droids and Bacta treatment aboard the Supremacy. It seems likely that injured soldiers would also be given treatment and then returned to their units. Note that Finn's first instinct in the event of his comrade being shot is to render medical assistance and first-aid, so clearly Stormtroopers are ...


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In the Legends novel Shatterpoint, Mace Windu's lightsaber runs dry in the middle of combat following his capture and interrogation by local security troops. He assumes at the time that this is due to sabotage, but it's eventually shown that


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No The composer was Interviewed by Business Insider some time recently and says that he used recorders run through distortion. I wouldn't say the sound is very distorted: the instrumen(s) definitely sound like some kind of fipple flute.


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Based only on the films, I think they became too confident, and that was their collective flaw. The Jedi council were under the assumption that the Sith were extinguished for a long time (Ep I), and I also that think because the Sith were laying low for so long, maybe that impaired the Jedi ability to sense them. The Jedi council also follow dogma moreso ...


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Wookiepedia kind of feels like cheating, but according to them, there's a type of Tusken Raider that doesn't wear masks. https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Grave_Tuskens


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I’ve already accepted an answer that does a nice job of summarizing Mandalorian mythos and customs throughout the series, but episode 4 of The Mandalorian “Sanctuary” explains it very well in one simple scene: Then she leaves and we see…


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In episode 4, we see him take his helmet off to eat. This is after a villager asks him about removing it. It also clarifies that they do remove their helmets when nobody else is around. OMERA: When did you last take that helmet off? MANDALORIAN: Yesterday OMERA: I mean in front of other people


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Just because something is banned doesn't mean those in charge can't allow it for official business. You can't buy a landmine but the army of your country probably has thousands of the things. The same goes for lightsabers, they're controlled and if you're not Palpatine, Vader, or one of the inquisitors, wielding one is going get stormtroopers shooting at ...


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In the added scene in Star Wars: A New Hope where Solo and Jabba talk outside the Falcon, Jabba accepts the offer of repayment for the lost shipment (plus 15%) and allows Solo to leave for Alderaan. He also threatens Solo with an even worse bounty if he should fail to return and pay. [Han arrives at Docking Bay 94 and sees a familiar face] Jabba the ...


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As I remember The Empire Strikes Back happens about 3 years after Star Wars, and possibly Jabba the Hutt changed the terms of the bounty on Han Solo during that time. Perhaps Jabba originally offered a bounty for Solo's death, but later decided he didn't want Han Solo to die a quick death but wanting him alive to torture to death, and then when Han was ...


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Jabba the Hutt and Darth Vader are after different members of the same party. While Darth Vader may bear a slight grudge against the crew of the Millennium Falcon for interfering with his shot in A New Hope and for being rebel scum in general, he is not after them. Darth Vader is after his son, Luke Skywalker. Whether Lord Vader believes Luke to be on the ...


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I think there are a couple of things going on here which make for a somewhat complicated situation. It was personal In the conversation Greedo makes it clear that he is to take Han back to Jabba. Han Solo: Even I get boarded sometimes. Do you think I had a choice? Greedo: You can tell that to Jabba. He may only take your ship. Star Wars: A ...


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Because that's his nickname out in the galaxy. Obi-Wan's diplomatic skills, specifically his reputation for preventing and stopping battles without using a single weapon, earn him the appellation "The Negotiator." Ultimate Star Wars - New edition The original script indicates this with a capital N. GENERAL GRIEVOUS: Oh yes. General Kenobi, ...


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According to whom? If you asked the Tusken people of the planet Tatooine, moisture evaporators are a forbidden technology. On System wide scale, Doctor Evazon’s experiments with decraniation is forbidden and warrants a death sentence on 12 different systems. Galaxy wide, the creation and use of Planet Killing Superweapons is strictly forbidden, since ...


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The "Negotiations" are a euphemism for fighting. The theme of "Negotiations" with relevance to Anakin and Obi-Wan appears in both The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones. At the start of The Phantom Menace, Obi-wan is accompanying Qui-Gon Jin to Naboo to negotiate a peace treaty and the end of the Trade Federation blockade of the planet. Then the Trade ...


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It would appear that the Congress is the same as the Senate. Near the end of Star Wars Episode III, Revenge of the Sith, it is stated that the Congress will be holding a special session. Shortly thereafter it shows Palpatine making a speech in the Senate. It can be assumed that this is the special session. It is not definitive proof, as it could be a joint ...


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A great many technologies would probably be considered illegal/contraband during the rule of the Empire depending on the situation. Jedi Holocrons would be a good example. In the 12th issue of the Star Wars comic book, Vader confiscates a large collection of holocrons that were collected by Grakkus the Hutt. As stated by TheIronCheek in a comment above, ...


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It's hard to answer exactly as you don't provide a clear frame of reference in your question, but Barriss Offee was ultimately convicted of several crimes and sentenced to jail by the Republic courts. The crimes included: orchestrating the bombing of the Jedi Temple (resulting in the deaths of Jedi, civilians, and Republic troopers. the murder of Letta ...


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TL;DR: The image from Anakin may not be 100% trustworthy, yet is probably the best we'll get... and it does fit what we know about Sand People from other sources. Although its monstrous quality may be exaggerated somewhat, the face seen in Anakin Skywalker's nightmare (from Star Wars: Republic #62) may be the only existing canon image of a Tusken Raider ...


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I've done quite a bit of looking around, though it was by no means a completely extensive search, and I believe I've found the answers to your questions. Are Imperial I-class and Imperator I-class the same or different? The same, in fact the only real reference I can find for Imperator is the Wookiepedia article you've linked, and that is the Legends ...


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I can't immediately find any evidence of ISDs having lateral hangar bays. The Star Wars Encyclopedia talks about ISDs having two main landing bays, (the ventral ones) which isn't really conclusive either way. The Star Destroyer schematics in Complete Cross-Sections and the Star Wars Technical Manual don't show any lateral bays either. The only ship I can ...


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She is more grey Sith, than light Sith (ex. she, without hesitation, killed Kovach). Light Siths are differed in to two groups - those who in fact returned to Jedi way of life and light side and those who are very pragmatic and choosing peaceful way, but they are still loyal to Sith Empire. Lana misused Theron, killed Kovach and used various less-than-...


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It's hinted, from the evidence present in The Mandalorian, that baby Yoda isn't, in fact, the reincarnation of Yoda Senior. In Chapter 3: The Sin, we see a flashback of This sets The Mandalorian approximately 25 to 30 years after the Clone Wars, depending on Mando's canonical age. This also means that Baby Yoda was born before the Clone Wars (by roughly ...


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I think there’s a certain amount of context. Or as Obi Wan would say: “From a certain point of view.” The Paz Vizsla (aka: Heavy Infantry Mandalorian) is questioning the protagonist’s (Dyn Jarren) courage: “Our world was shattered by the Empire with whom this coward shares tables.” Then he tries to remove the protagonist’s helmet, which triggers the ...


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According to canon, Vader doesn't laugh. He's not above making dad jokes, but he doesn't even crack a chuckle at his own antics. Vader does not laugh with him. Vader never laughs. Has never laughed. Not since he was Anakin. And that is a time he dares not remember. Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side! Moving waaaay down the canon ...


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From this book dedicated to his armor, we learn that its automated but he can activate it manually if he desires it. There is a full explanation here if you want to know if it makes him weaker or not.


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I don't know everything about the Mandalorians, but I can tell you that in the KOTOR 1 video game, you can meet and bring in your team one Mandalorian leader that is Canderous Ordo. He is not all the time in full armor. He is an interesting addition in the game. But those stories happen a long time ago before the SW movies so maybe since the tradition of ...


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He was transferred into the Imperial Infantry, specifically the 244th Armored Division (Armored being that they fight with tanks and other land vehicles such as the AT-DT seen in the movie). The Imperial Stormtrooper corps is part of the Imperial Army, but has its own chain of command and other differences to make many consider it its own branch. The ...


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Anakin became Darth Vader before he had the armor, so technically he wore a suit of robes BEFORE he required the armor. So, to be fair, he did wear other things besides the armor.


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The Clone Wars TV series is canon. I’m currently watching them for the first time, but in the series several Jedi along with several clone troopers freeze themselves in carbonite to get past scanners when they go and rescue another Jedi. So it is a known thing. When they did it in Cloud City the equipment was not meant for it hence the risk.


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Tha Mandalorian takes place about 5 years after the events of 'Return of the Jedi'. Han Solo was frozen in Carbonite during 'The Empire Strikes back'. While the movie canon is not clear on how much time passed between TESB and ROTJ, it is usually estimated that about 1 to 2 years might have passed between the two films. Therefore, if the Mandalorian does ...


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1. To make Luke's own construction more obvious A transcript from a 1981 Return of the Jedi story conference shows a conversation between George Lucas, Richard Marquand, Lawrence Kasdan, and Howard Kazanjian that works out a color change as a way of making it more obvious that Luke has constructed a new lightsaber after he loses his old one (along with his ...


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Looking for in-universe, canonical explanations; not armchair speculation and theories. If none (currently) exist, legends explanation would suffice. Regardless, please provide references and context. From the way it was played out in The Empire Strikes Back it seems that nobody really trusts the carbon freezing of living creatures and even Boba Fett ...


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In The Empire Strikes Back, they are just testing it, so it is relatively new The Mandalorian is in the void area of time between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, so technology improves


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Pablo Hidalgo, Lucasfilm Story Group creative executive, has explained in an interview with Vanity Fair that it was changed because of "pragmatic filmmaking reasons". What those reasons are he doesn't explain, but, the article does say it was to contrast with the sky and desert. However, as Hidalgo doesn't say that himself it's worth taking with a pinch of ...


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Perhaps the bounty hunter simply doesn't care if the target dies some of the time. The pros outweigh the cons: For example, maybe the contract is to capture the mark "dead or alive". In that case bringing the target back frozen is still a great way to prove that the contract was fulfilled. Frozen prisoners are very convenient. The bounty hunter doesn't ...


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Your question can be answered by assuming that some or even many bounties are paid upon delivery regardless of subject's condition (Wanted, Dead OR Alive). Carbonite freezing would preserve the bounty subject, prevent it from rotting, and minimize escape attempts, housing, and feeding problems present with live prisoners. Unless the bounty specifically ...


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It is possible that the action of carbon freezing a human is well known through the galaxy and the point Lando was trying to make was that the equipment in Cloud City was not designed to freeze a living creature. This would answer the paradox between it being seen to have happened at other times and Lando’s hesitance to confirm his own equipment is capable ...


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Yes, from a certain point of view I think before we get into the details of my answer it's worth noting why Vader might not have any different suits. In the Marvel comic series, Star Wars: Darth Vader, it is explained by Sidious that the armour is Vader and that he can modify it as he sees fit. If it is him it makes sense why he wouldn't want to wear ...


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When Vader decides to use it, it's clear that the technology was not commonly used on people and fraught with risk. Lando's equipment was not designed to do this. Since Vader was ruthless, he wasn't afraid to take a risk in seeing if it would kill Han. From The Empire Strikes Back screenplay LANDO: Lord Vader, we only use this facility for carbon ...


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The direct answer is Yes they do remove their helmets per previous visualizations of Mandalorians. Although in The Mandalorian they haven't doffed their helmets, nor fully explained why just yet. It has been proven in previous shows, and even in The Mandalorian that they used to walk around without helmets on, or even armor for the most part. In Star Wars ...


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As you see in The Mandalorian S1E3, they are using vibro blades, from the Wookieepedia article on Vibroblade: The vibroblade was used either as an offensive weapon that could be hammered into an opponent's defenses, or as a utility device. The weapon buzzed, thrummed, and glowed ember-hot when ignited and, when tasked to cut, could be used as a crude ...


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