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How did Vader restart his suit by himself so quickly?
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Vader used the Force to control the kill switch and reactivated his cybernetic suit. Cylo: Impossible! Darth Vader: Nothing is impossible for the Force. You're most likely referring to Darth ...

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Where was the Chancellor's guard when the Jedi Masters confronted him?
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There were two guards outside of the office, in fact, but we just never saw them. Their meeting with the Jedi Masters is briefly described in the behind-the-scene section of a Wookieepedia article: ...

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Why did Lyra Erso's blaster bolt not kill Orson Krennic?
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It wasn't a critical hit, and missed his vital organs. The shot only scratched his shoulder. Unlike Lyra, who was shot straight to her heart. Krennic's wound seemed to have healed well, too. It didn'...

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Were Palpatine or Vader ever congratulatory or nice to any of their subordinates?
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I want to add one extraordinary case from the Expanded Universe: Lieutenant Erv Lekauf. In a short story A Two-Edged Sword, Lord Vader paid unheard compliments and even showed compassion for him. He ...

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Why did Jango user a saberdart?
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Kaminoan Saberdarts, in fact, were not easily recognizable. In a deleted scene (from where the screenshot is originally) in Attack of the Clones, an analysis droid at the Jedi Archives informs Obi-Wan ...

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What is the first use of the word "Padawan"?
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You're right, the term was introduced in The Phantom Menace. Wookieepedia states: The term Padawan first appeared as far back as George Lucas's first story treatments for Star Wars. However, it ...

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What's in-universe name of Hindi in Star Wars?
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According to Wookieepedia, the song was indeed Hindi. The song played in the background in the pirate stronghold is a Hindi song known as "Indian Pop Source", composed by the series' composer ...

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Did Luke ever try podracing?
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Yes, he did. Luke participated in the Muunilinst Podrace event in 0 ABY and came out victorious. The race was covered in a young-readers novel, Rebel Force: Target. The following summary can be found ...

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Are there any "classic" species in Disney-era Star Wars movies?
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I cross-checked the Wookieepedia sentient species appearance lists of all the movies (including Rogue One and The Last Jedi), and looks like only the following ones have roles in both Lucas' and ...

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Do sparks fly out of a character in The Last Jedi?
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The sparks did fly out of the character. I found this rather poor-quality clip, which shows enough, however, to prove your observation.

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What kind of a ship could Obi-Wan and Luke have purchased for 10,000?
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I also went through my Star Wars RPG stuff (2nd edition) trying to find a starship with hyperdrive engine, price close to 10,000 Cr, and capacity to carry two passengers and two droids (and no ...

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Has Darth Vader ever been exposed to the vacuum of space?
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Yes. In addition to the previous answers, this has happened to Darth Vader also in a Legends comic book by Marvel, To Take The Tarkin. Here, a group of Imperial officers conspire and try to ...

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Why did Nala Se care about how many clone lives Anakin saved in "Shadow of Malevolence"?
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She did care, but something made her change her mind later on. Looking at the chronological order of The Clone Wars episodes, it can be noticed that Shadow of Malevolence takes place in an early ...

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Where do the clones sleep in "Star Wars"?
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They were pull-out bunks. According to StarWars.com, some design concepts of the clone barracks on Kamino, and such bunks, were made for Attack of the Clones. While not used in the movie, they were ...

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Did Tatooine ever have a Senator?
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As far as I know, an Imperial garrison didn't require a senator, but rather a governor or a military commander. In Legends, indeed, Tour Aryon was the Imperial governor of Tatooine during the events ...

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Where did Kylo Ren learn how to make a crossguard lightsaber?
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Apparently the crossguard lightsaber design was part of the Jedi tradition. In Star Wars Rebels, Ezra and his friends entered the Great Scourge site on Malachor and discovered such a weapon. Perhaps ...

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Why does General Grievous have blue and green lightsabers instead of a red lightsaber?
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Yes, they were trophies acquired from the Jedi. In fact, the first blue lightsaber was taken from Master Sifo-Dyas by Count Dooku himself, and later handed over to Grievous as a gift. Wookieepedia ...

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Did young Luke learn of his grandmother's burial at the Lars homestead?
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I talked with a friend about this question during this weekend, and he pointed out the novel A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker (published in 2009). The story is in line with Pablo Hidalgo's ...

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Is it known what conditions caused the Gungan species to diverge morphologically?
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If you accept an answer based on a pre-Disney era source, the divergence of the Gungan races was the result of the early Ankura emerging onto land the early Otolla submerging in waters. Star Wars: The ...

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Were there EU prequels before canon?
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Yes, there are some media from the era prior to the original trilogy, published before The Phantom Menace. I went through the list of Legends media on Wookieepedia and collected the titles of the ...

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Star Wars Eclipse-Class Super Star Destroyer
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Dark Empire Sourcebook, a supplement for Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, gives the following game stats for the Eclipse: Hull: 15D+2 Shields: 11D+1 For the comparison, Imperial Sourcebook (2nd ...

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What happened to Captain Phasma after The Force Awakens?
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The comic book miniseries Captain Phasma describes what happened to her after the events in The Force Awakens. Prior to that, however, The Force Awakens comic book Part V shows that Han and Finn ...

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How did the Rebels stop the Juggernaut in Rogue One?
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Apparently the Rebel Alliance wanted to keep it a secret because the procedure has not been revealed in detail. It must have been a well-planned and successful ambush of some kind since nothing ...

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What is the Imperial Navy rank structure and where was it inspired from?
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The (Legends) ranking system is described in The Essential Guide to Warfare by Del Rey (2012). The guide describes the difference between positions and line ranks as following: Position is an ...

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Can a Sith/Jedi use the force to physically keep someone alive?
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In Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, by West End Games, there was a Force Power called Accelerate Another’s Healing. This allowed a Force-user to heal another character. In game terms, the target was ...

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Who were the Jedi attending the report on the Outer Rim sieges?
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Just ran into the Wookieepedia page of Melik Galerha, which states: In 19 BBY, the final year of the crisis, Galerha, alongside fellow Jedi Koffi Arana, Olana Chion, Jurokk, Ma'kis'shaalas, J'...

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How did Enfys Nest and the Cloud-Riders get from planet to planet?
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An alternate answer from an alternate universe. ;-) The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story concept art book introduced the Buckshot as the vessel that carried Enfys Nest's Cloud-Riders from planet to ...

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Why fifteen stars on the 'Star Wars' New Republic Insignia?
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The stars symbolized the one community of the galaxy. It is mentioned in the article on Heir to the Empire Sourcebook (pg. 11): The Provisonal Council of the New Republic government has adopted a ...

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How did Princess Leia survive this?
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Leia most likely used the Force. And she was not the first one to pull such a stunt. In the fifth issue of the Star Wars: Kanan – The Last Padawan comic book series, Kanan Jarrus, a Jedi Padawan Caleb ...

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Could clones be Force-sensitive?
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No, as far as I know, the clone troopers engineered from Jango Fett never became Force-sensitive. Most likely the symbiosis with Midi-chlorians could not be created in a laboratory. In Legends, ...

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