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Any reason why this is being deleted? --CptSteam (talk) 21:26, April 16, 2015 (UTC)

Move to:Edit

This needs to be moved to Resistance/Canon. Nivlacanator(talk) 22:16, April 16, 2015 (UTC)

  • We can't have it at Resistance/Canon; the Yuuzhan Vong resistance group is not the Legends counterpart to this. We need a different title. Cevan (talk) 22:17, April 16, 2015 (UTC)
    • I know there's a way to do that without the Legends and Canon pages linking to each other. Anyone know? Nivlacanator(talk) 22:19, April 16, 2015 (UTC)
      • I haven't heard of such a thing. Anyway, I agree, the two aren't the same thing, so don't call it Resistance/Canon. Why don't we just call it something else? ProfessorTofty (talk) 23:18, April 16, 2015 (UTC)
        • So I see the tabs hiding was just done, though I still don't know that this is the proper way to disambiguate this. ProfessorTofty (talk) 00:33, April 17, 2015 (UTC)
          • The current setup is fine for now. In the long run, it may be better to move this to Resistance and move the Legends article to a disambiguated title. However, I suspect that "Resistance" is shorthand for a longer name (much like how "Rebel Alliance" was later expanded to "Alliance to Restore the Republic", in which case we would end up moving this to that longer name anyway if and when such a name is revealed. So there's no rush to "fix" things right now when it's not technically broken. Let's wait on more material, like the Journey to TFA stuff, and see if this really is the full name or not, then we can decide how to proceed. —MJ— War Room 00:39, April 17, 2015 (UTC)
            • Good point. We'll wait and see if they reveal a full title later on. Cevan (talk) 00:41, April 17, 2015 (UTC)
              • If resistance proves to be the full title, then the movie Resistance will trump anything else and cause them to be moved to a disambiguation. Cade StupidRepublicEmblem-Traced-TORkit Calrayn 00:44, April 17, 2015 (UTC)

Question Edit

How exactly do we know that the Resistance was formed from the Alliance? For all we know, the Alliance could have established a New Republic, similar to the one in legends, and then the Resistance broke off from it or is what is left of a New Republic.

We have no source that says it was formed from the Rebel Alliance. 16:24, April 17, 2015 (UTC)

  • For this and the other article, please read the Notes and references section. " “Rebels = Resistance Empire = The First Order" ProfessorTofty (talk) 16:28, April 17, 2015 (UTC)
  • Acording to Star Wars battlefront the successor to the alliance is the New Republic. 22:51, April 17, 2015 (UTC)Tacolyte3

Well how I see it, the Alliance became the New Republic for a time then it became the Resistance while the Empire became the First Order.Flux 345 (talk) 22:18, April 22, 2015 (UTC)

  • Or as I see it , the New Republic still exists and controls the Galaxy ,and the resistance is a small split off-- 22:24, April 22, 2015 (UTC)Tacolyte3

That's a nice theory, but it was officially stated that Rebel Alliance = Resistance and Galactic Empire = First Order.Flux 345 (talk) 23:21, April 22, 2015 (UTC)


Shouldn't the starbird logo be blue? Judging from the props and items from SW Celebration, the resistance use a BLUE starbird. --Garwood (talk) 16:59, April 17, 2015 (UTC)

Splinter GroupEdit

How do we know this is a splinter group. do we have confirmation on this ?--Marcuspearl (talk) 21:04, September 13, 2015 (UTC)

Any source for why they're called The Resistance? Edit

Is it explained anywhere why they're called the Resistance? That denotes a smaller force fighting against a much larger army who is control of a given country or place. For example, the French against the Nazis after they were conquered in WW2. Here's a dictionary definition: a secret organization resisting authority, especially in an occupied country.

If this is the Republic, or even just affiliated with them, they should be in control of the galaxy since the aftermath of the Battle of Endor. Leia and co. are the "authority" referred to in the dictionary definition, surely? If anything, the First Order are the actual Resistance here. Leia's force would really be known as "The Army", not "The Resistance". Tropxe (talk) 21:20, December 29, 2015 (UTC)

  • They're not affiliated with the Republic. The Republic didn't consider the First Order a threat, despite Leia's many warnings. So when the Republic refused to remilitarize (they had long since passed the Military Disarmament Act, after the Galactic Concordance), Leia created the ill-equipped and poorly-funded Resistance to fight the First Order. The only Republic support she received was some very small funding from Resistance-sympathizing senators. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 21:25, December 29, 2015 (UTC)
    • I agree with Brandon, but in my opinion, they are called "The Resistance" also for another reason: they still try to fight against an enemy that they believe could control the galaxy. So it's a "resistance" just in their minds, because New Republic has already achieved the rule of the galaxy. My words are only about the name; the reason they a resistance group is the one told by Brandon. ADMIRAL MIKE501 Yes, Sir! 21:31, December 29, 2015 (UTC)

Resistance fleet and New Republic fleet Edit

We know the Resistance is a different organization from the New Republic. After the Military Disarmament Act New Republic reduced its military forces, so I suppose they lost bigger ships (the First Order started building Resurgence-class SD in opposition to the treaty, so the Disarmament Act should have said something about the build of capital ships) but maybe not their starfighters. Also the Resistance used starfighters, while in TFA we don't see any capital ship. So, at this point, my question is: New Republic ships joined somehow the Resistance? Or these two navy are completely separate?

If it's so, maybe we should write a paragraph about Resistance's vehicles, shouldn't we? (For example, they used a kind of Transport that isn't mentioned in New Republic article). ADMIRAL MIKE501 Yes, Sir! 21:42, December 29, 2015 (UTC)

  • We know for sure that they don't have many transports or bigger ships. The novelization and I think the Visual Dictionary talk about how the Resistance needs Republic fleet support for any bigger movements. That means that the Resistance couldn't even have evacuated their base to avoid the Starkiller, because most of the Republic fleet was wiped out. That makes the battle to destroy the Starkiller all the more dire, because it's literally the survival of the Resistance that's at stake. I think some of their X-wings may have come from when Poe and Rapier Squadron defected from the Republic to the Resistance, but I'm not entirely sure. Someone who is more familiar than me with Before the Awakening could probably answer that part. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 21:47, December 29, 2015 (UTC)
    • Well, I couldn't read these books so I couldn't know such things. However, I hope we'll find something else in next months. ADMIRAL MIKE501 Yes, Sir! 08:21, December 30, 2015 (UTC)

Affiliations? Edit

What affiliations, if any, should be added to the page? I can not think that they had any official ties to any organization or any outstanding affiliates. - DarthJaxon (talk) 23:53, May 8, 2016 (UTC)

Page Edit

Is and {{{1}}} showing up for anyone else at the top of the page? --Lewisr (talk) 11:49, October 12, 2017 (UTC)
  • In my case, at the top of every page. --Lelal Mekha The Uprising crest (Audience Room) 13:00, October 12, 2017 (UTC)
    • I noticed the same thing as as well, thought something was up with the page at first --Lewisr (talk) 15:36, October 12, 2017 (UTC)

The rebellion line in TLJEdit

So the whole "Rebellion is reborn" line has me confused. does that mean that the the resistance was reorganized into the new Rebellion?Jkirk8907 (talk) 21:15, March 17, 2018 (UTC)

  • Its unclear, lets not rush into making pages around a rebellion until we have more information, for all we know the Resistance still exists --Lewisr (talk) 21:16, March 17, 2018 (UTC)
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