Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary, New Edition is a canon reference book written by Pablo Hidalgo and David Reynolds. The book was published by DK Publishing on September 18, 2018. It is a compilation of various Visual Dictionary series: Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary (1998), Star Wars: Episode I The Visual Dictionary (1999), Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: The Visual Dictionary (2002), Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith: The Visual Dictionary (2005), Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary (2006), Star Wars: The Phantom Menace: The Expanded Visual Dictionary (2012), Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary (2015), Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide (2016), Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary (2017), and Solo: A Star Wars Story The Official Guide (2018) all combined into one book (and bits of content from the canceled Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: The Ultimate Illustrated Guide (2013)).
Packed with more than 1,500 stunning images, it showcases major and minor characters (such as Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker), creatures, vehicles, weapons, props, and items of tech in unparalleled detail. Beautiful photography and engaging text written by Star Wars experts examines the finer points of Padmé Amidala's costumes, displays Boba Fett's array of weaponry, studies Darth Vader armor, and reveals the lesser-known background stories to many of the characters. Find out who Poe Dameron's idol is, discover the tech behind BB-8's rolling motion, and much, much more! Fully updated to include the latest installments of the Skywalker saga--Star Wars The Force Awakens and Star Wars The Last Jedi --this invaluable reference guide incorporates all the latest stories and characters. The definitive companion to the Star Wars movies, Star Wars The Complete Visual Dictionary is a must-buy for the beginner and the die-hard Star Wars fan alike.
- Airen Cracken is stated to have served as a spy and colonel who flew missions for General Crix Madine's Rebel Commandos and was then promoted to general and Chief of Rebel Intelligence during the Galactic Civil War. However, the 2018 reference book Star Wars: The Rebel Files previously stated that Cracken was a general since the early days of the Rebel Alliance.
- On page 19, Cin Drallig's lightsaber is depicted blue instead of green, and "Rutian" is misspelled as "Ruttian."
- On page 34, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn is incorrectly referred to as a Jedi Knight in the opening paragraph.
- On page 35, the food and energy capsules on Anakin Skywalker's utility belt are accidentally left with an editor's note "Anno here" instead of proper annotation.
- On page 47, Cato Neimoidia is mistakenly identified as the Neimoidian homeworld.
- On page 49, the Vuutun Palaa is mistakenly identified as the Saak'ak.
- On page 62, the name Lutin Hollis is misspelled as "Lutin Holllis."
- On page 64, R2-D2's spacecraft linkage data slot is mistakenly identified as his data card input, and his electric prod is mistakenly identified as a device launcher. On the same page, "astromech" is misspelled as "atstromech" in the opening paragraph, and "oil" is misspelled as "oill" in the description of R2's lubricant arm.
- On page 68, "Gungans" is misspelled as "Gungangs" towards the end of the opening paragraph.
- On page 84, "Ord Pedrovia" is misspelled as "Ord Petrovia," the descriptions of Sebulba's Podracer's combustion chambers and concealed flame emitter weapon are mixed up, and it states that a pit droid was sucked into both of Ody Mandrell's podracer's engines when it was really only sucked into one.
- On page 85, "Dud Bolt" is misspelled as "Dug Bolt" in the mention of his collision with Ark Roose, and "Quadinaros'" is misspelled as "Quadinaros's."
- On page 88, the Mos Espa Podrace Arena's north stands are mistakenly identified as its west stands.
- On page 107, the description "Guardless trigger for fast action" of the KYD-21 blaster is missing.
- On page 114, "Lieutenant" is misspelled as "Lietenant" in the Data File.
- On page 119, Plo Koon is mistakenly stated to be flying an Aggressive ReConnaissance-170 starfighter at the time of his death; he was actually flying his customized Delta-7 Aethersprite-class light interceptor, and the clone trooper image listed as "Commander Bly" is actually of Lieutenant Galle.
- On pages 127 and 350, Po Nudo is misspelled as "Po Nudu."
- Page 134 states that Obi-Wan Kenobi killed Grievous with one shot to his gutsack, when he really shot Grievous five times. On the same page, the Soulless One's starboard lateral thrust ducts are mistakenly identified as one of its triple laser cannons.
- On page 138, Chewbacca is described as 200 years old during the events of Revenge of the Sith, when he was really 181 years of age at the time.
- On page 151, "council" is misspelled as "coucil" in the Data File.
- On page 181, Emperor Palpatine is incorrectly stated to be overseeing the Death Star II's destruction.
- On page 183, the first sentence in the description of the Executor is missing the word the between the words of and largest.
- On page 191, the Data File contains the usage error "an built-in cooling system."
- On page 207, "Yarkora" is misspelled as "Yakora."
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