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The Starkiller Base was certainly ilum

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' started by Niamor, Aug 28, 2017.

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    It's now confirmed since the release of a new canon book.

    Other interesting videos from this guy:


     
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    Why is Illum so special?
     
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    Yeah Buddy ! That's Alex Damon/Star Wars Explained.
    If yer not familiar with him, he does short videos, one s day, Monday through Friday on ALL manner of SW subjects... Canon, Legends, you named it. All of it he Throughly researches with No Speculations.
    He Is Good.
    Very Highly Recomend watchin' , if yer so compelled.
    If yer goin' DragonCon, he'll undoubtedly be found there, it's Very near his home.
     
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    Damn...i should watch tcw...heard many a good thing about it :)
     
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    Yes Ma'am, think ya might wanna...
     
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    Hopefully we'll get a TCW quote game... hehe
     
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    Hmmm...so what now? If its destroyed it means no more kybers? And no more new lightsabers nor new Jedi? How will rey make her lightsaber/staffsaber then?

    All canon sources are allowed in quote games...but i just dunno any apart from Ahsoka's Im no Jedi and the father's Im neither a Sith nor a Jedi...I am so much more...and so are you :)
     
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    Thankfully, there are other planets/moons with kyber crystals in the galaxy (in canon: Jedha, Lothal from Rebels).
     
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    Yep... Illum was hardly the only... No Doubt many more we will learn about as we go...
     
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    I thought this might be the case. so snoke persuaded the fledgling first order to build a giant weapon out of the planet most sacred to the jedi. I think he wanted luke himself to destroy it, but any of his supporters would do. this guy has some grudge against the jedi.
     
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    Way 2 go Poe. U blew up the Jedi's version of Mecca. (No offence to people who like Mecca)
     
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    NO WAY. HOLY COW.

    Seriously, I had no idea and really never thought about that.
    I suppose they used the power of all those kyber crystals to generate All of that power to destroy systems. I guess they mined the crystals perhaps or generated their energy somehow??

    Seriously, Ilum just looks really different to me on SWTOR compared to how it appears in TFA. But I can kinda see it now
    --- Double Post Merged, May 18, 2018, Original Post Date: May 18, 2018 ---
    I feel weird that I just noticed this.
     
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    This would have added a lot of depth to Star Killer Base, and it would have made sense.
     
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    never understood why or how they built the star destroyers under water under ice on a planet no one could find with out 1 of the 2 whatchamacallits
     
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    I mean they confirmed it in Fallen Order. My guess is it was originally a trench and the first order later found it and finished it
     
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    I'm pretty sure it's said somewhere that the Empire was actually the ones who started the construction of Starkiller Base, the FO just finished it. I think it's canon that Palpatine was deliberately building a super weapon there, not just mining the kyber.
     
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    Wasn’t there a rumor that one of the projects mentioned in RO was Starkiller
     
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    I don't think it has been confirmed but it is believed that one of those projects was Starkiller, yeah.
     
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    The planet was apparently confirmed as Ilium in the TRoS visual dictionary book.
     
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