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From a Certain Point of View: What’s the Most Powerful Moment in the Sequel Trilogy?

One of the great things about Star Wars is that it inspires endless debates and opinions on a wide array of topics. Best bounty hunter? Most powerful Jedi? Does Salacious Crumb have the best haircut in the saga? In that spirit, StarWars.com presents From a Certain Point of View: a series of point-counterpoints on some of the biggest — and most fun — Star Wars issues. In this installment, two StarWars.com writers take a stand on the most powerful moment in the sequel trilogy — Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker — now streaming on Disney+.

Rey’s confrontation with Palpatine on Exegol is the most powerful moment in the latest trilogy, says Emily.

The arc Rey goes through from the beginning to the end of the sequel trilogy is

SWTOR terminates its Player Referral program on April 27th

BioWare’s Keith Kanneg announced the end for the Refer a Friend program in SWTOR. By the end of April (27th) this program will be terminated and some of its benefits and rewards will be moved or added to other parts of the game going forward! Keith Kanneg, the SWTOR Game Director, posted a lengthy message […]

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Get Your First Look Inside Star Wars: The High Republic: The Monster of Temple Peak

You might say that Ty Yorrick looks strong enough to pull the ears off a gundark.

In the first original graphic novel from the era of Star Wars: The High Republic, the Force-sensitive monster hunter takes the spotlight in Star Wars: The High Republic: The Monster of Temple Peak written by Cavan Scott with art by Rachael Stott. Today, StarWars.com is thrilled to announce that The Monster of Temple Peak will be released in four epic monthly installments from IDW beginning in August of 2021, and reveal the first glimpse at what’s to come.

But who exactly is this lightsaber-wielding Tholothian? A brand-new character short, which you can watch below, explores her backstory in more detail.

“Ty Yorrick is a character I’ve wanted to introduce to Star Wars for a long time,” Scott tells StarWars.com, “and The High Republic

New Star Wars: The Bad Batch Poster and Emoji Revealed

Star Wars: The Bad Batch arrives on Disney+ on May the 4th, and we’re celebrating early. Lucasfilm and The Walt Disney Company released today a striking new poster for the series — check it out below!

The poster features Clone Force 99, a.k.a. the Bad Batch, along with the young child seen in the show’s trailer. Also depicted is imagery of ships, a fiery battle, and an ominous Palpatine hovering above. What does it all mean? We can’t wait to find out.

Also released today is a new emoji of Hunter, leader of the Bad Batch! Want to share on Twitter and show your love of Clone Force 99? Just use the hashtag #TheBadBatch.

Stay tuned to StarWars.com for more on Star Wars: The Bad Batch!

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Aphra and Sana Starros Cheat Death in Marvel’s Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #9 – Exclusive Preview

The quest for a Nihil Hyperdrive nearly costs Doctor Aphra and her partner-in-crime Sana Starros their lives. But it’ll take more than almost being blown up and crushed by a spaceship to slow these two down.

In StarWars.com’s latest exclusive first look at Marvel’s Doctor Aphra comic, we find the good doctor headed to Midarr to prevent the unveiling of the precious piece of ancient tech and the inevitable bloodbath that would ensue.

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #9, from writer Alyssa Wong and artist Minkyu Jung, with a cover by Joshua “SWAY” Swaby, arrives April 21 and is available for pre-order now on Comixology and at your local comic shop.

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What is a Padawan?

Youngling, Padawan, Knight, Master. A Jedi continually grows and studies to unlock their full connection to the Force. Since we first heard the mysterious word uttered by Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Padawan has come to mean young student, apprentice, or learner. But what does “Padawan” actually mean to the Jedi?

Let’s take a look at the past and future of Jedi apprentices. From the origins of the Jedi Order to the New Republic, Jedi pass on what they have learned to the next generation of Force wielders.

What is a Padawan?

When a youngling was ready to graduate into more mature and rigorous study, they reached the rank of Padawan. A Padawan was an apprentice paired with a Jedi Knight or Jedi Master for teaching and

Star Wars Inside Intel: Darth Vader’s Suit

Star Wars Inside Intel is a StarWars.com feature where Lucasfilm Story Group member Emily Shkoukani, whose job is to know as much about a galaxy far, far away as possible, explores obscure facts about Star Wars lore and continuity. In this installment, Emily gets into the tech keeping everyone’s favorite Dark Lord alive.

Since the release of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977, moviegoers have wondered about the villain in the suit and what lies beneath. It wasn’t until the prequel trilogy began in 1999 that we would begin to get answers.

After suffering mortal wounds on Mustafar following a duel with his former master, Obi-Wan Kenobi, in 2005’s Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, the fallen Jedi Anakin Skywalker was rescued by the newly instated Emperor. In

First Details of the Next Wave of Star Wars: The High Republic Stories Revealed – Exclusive

The future of Star Wars past is almost here.

StarWars.com is thrilled to reveal the official descriptions for the first round of titles in Phase I, Wave II of the multi-platform epic, Star Wars: The High Republic. Here you’ll find plot details for novels, comics, and audio dramas that continue the story of an unimaginable galactic threat that strikes during the peak of the Jedi Order, centuries prior to the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

THE HIGH REPUBLIC #6

Publisher: Marvel
Format: 13+ Comic Book Series
Author: Cavan Scott
Artist: Pencils by Georges Jeanty
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
On-Sale Date: June 2, 2021

HEART OF THE DRENGIR!

New story arc! The REPUBLIC FRONTIER in crisis! The JEDI of STARLIGHT BEACON join forces with their most feared enemy to face