Common questions

How many Bothans actually died?

How many Bothans actually died?

A Bothan’s armor is hit during an ambush During the search for the new Death Star, two dozen Bothans sacrificed their lives in order to attain the technical specifications for the space station.

Why did many Bothans die?

Pablo Hidalgo, a member of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars story group, has clarified a key piece of Star Wars lore: many Bothans died to bring the rebellion information about the Death Star, but they never actually stole any blueprints.

How did the Bothans get the Death Star plans?

As part of a devious scheme masterminded by Emperor Palpatine to destroy the Rebel Alliance, the plans were delivered into the hands of the Alliance through Black Sun leader Prince Xizor, under the guise of being stolen, providing them with the technical data needed to formulate the assault on the Death Star.

Can Bothans go invisible?

Bothans have Stealth, which lets them turn invisible, as well as regeneration, which heals nearby allies. The only upside to the Bothan is that they make great tank combatants.

Are there any Bothans in rogue one?

The Bothan race is absent from Rogue One, as it is from all Star Wars films. Appearing in more detail in the Legends canon, the Bothans were depicted as bipedal, lion-like species known for their skill in covert operations (although a modern-canon has yet to appear).

Who originally stole the Death Star plans?

The plans contain the Death Star’s entire design history, including the flaw introduced into its reactor system. Stolen by Jyn Erso, they are beamed to the Profundity, copied and hidden in the memory systems of a humble astromech droid.

Are there any bothans in Rogue One?

When did mothma say many bothans died?

One of the most intriguing lines in the original Star Wars trilogy comes from Return of the Jedi when, before the Battle of Endor, Rebellion leader Mon Mothma solemnly says: “Many Bothans died to bring us this information,” in reference to the second Death Star plans.

Who is Caphex spy?

The Caphex Spy is an Infiltrator Reinforcement unit for the Resistance in DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront II. He is based on a new alien species that appears in The Rise of Skywalker. He was released on December 17 as part of The Rise of Skywalker Update.

Did the bothans steal the Death Star plans?

Rogue One’s ragtag group of Rebels steals the Death Star plans but features no Bothans, creating confusion about a line from the original trilogy. Bothans stealing the Deathstar 2 plans were in Episode 6: Return of the Jedi… Rogue One was before Episode 4.

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