‘Star Wars:’ Why Does ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Include the Confusing, Yet Important, Sith Dagger?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, and Daisy Ridley attend the European premiere of

There’s one thing oddly good about the best way Rey discovered the Wayfinder utilizing the Sith Dagger within the final film of the sequel trilogy. Some Star Wars followers pointed that out on Reddit asking why, and the way, The Rise of Skywalker included this weapon. 

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This Sith Dagger hasn’t made an look in a ‘Star Wars’ film previous to ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

The theme of “two” is fairly essential all through The Rise of Skywalker. Kylo Ren and Rey are a dyad within the Force. There’s additionally two Wayfinders that result in Exegol. For Rey to seek out one Wayfinder, she finally ends up utilizing a Sith Dagger, also referred to as the Blade of Ochi of Bestoon, a Jedi killer. 

This Sith Dagger is fairly essential to the story, as Rey, Finn, and Poe wanted to get the inscription translated. However, that is the primary time this weapon appeared in a Star Wars film, though The Rise of Skywalker is the final movie of the sequel trilogy.

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How is the Sith Dagger the identical form because the mountain?

Rey is simply as good as she is highly effective. After discovering the place the Wayfinder is, she remembers one other inscription on Ochi’s dagger, “only this blade tells.” As a result, she figures out precisely the place to journey into the Death Star debis. 

The Death Star is fairly huge and there’s loads of land throughout the water for our heroes to stroll throughout. That means for the wreckage silhouette to match the notches within the dagger, Rey, Finn, and Poe would’ve wanted to face in that actual spot to seek out the wayfinder. 

Sure, Rey has the Force guiding her on her path, however the odds of her standing within the actual proper spot, on the actual proper angle for the mountain to match the dagger? Pretty exceptional and, additionally, fairly handy. 

One Reddit consumer, DaTruestEva, identified this essential distinction, with one remark writing, “if they had done something cooler with the dagger, then great, but it literally relied upon the death star ruins existing in the shape of its little tape measure.”

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Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, and Daisy Ridley attend the European premiere of 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'
Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, and Daisy Ridley attend the European premiere of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ | Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney

Fans had a couple of different issues with ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

This wouldn’t be the one challenge followers had with the final film within the sequel trilogy. Ben Solo’s premature loss of life induced a stir for quite a lot of #Reylo followers. Rey’s determined lineage from Emperor Palpatine additionally raised a couple of eyebrows. Regardless, followers look ahead to new content material from Lucasfilm, together with that obtainable on Disney’s subscription service. 

Star Wars tv reveals, together with The Mandalorian and The Clone Wars, and flicks The Rise of Skywalker and The Last Jedi, can be found on Disney’s streaming platform. To be taught extra about Disney+ and to subscribe, go to their web site.

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