The Mandalorian season 2 has begun and the Baby Yoda present is again in full pressure. The debut episode for the brand new season was met with immense positivity, marking a profitable return to Disney Plus for Star Wars followers. While the brand new episode has a ton of Star Wars nods throughout books, films, and comics, Knights of the Old Republic followers could have seen a neat little nod to the BioWare sport as effectively.
The Mandalorian season 2 spoilers forward
It ought to be apparent, however we won’t discuss an Easter egg with out speaking in regards to the precise Easter egg, so there shall be spoilers beneath. For these nonetheless on the fence, we can’t be entering into deep with dialogue or something like that, however the nod does relate to an essential a part of the returning season.
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One of the good moments of the primary episode is the Krayt dragon. This creature is one which has made a reasonably epic displaying in varied mediums of the Star Wars universe, together with the film A New Hope. While the Krayt itself is cool, it is what’s hidden inside him that makes a cool KOTR nod.
At the tip of the struggle towards the Krayt dragon, the Tuskens discover a small pearl inside the beast. If you prefer to eschew “official lore” a bit, this pearl can play a task when making lightsabers, however it’s additionally an superior excuse to speak about Knights of the Old Republic, which is why we’re actually right here.
For people who have performed the BioWare 2003 favourite, you might keep in mind the “A Desert Hunt” mission that tasked gamers with taking up a Krayt solely to uncover a pearl inside the beast after blowing it up all to hell. A small nod, straightforward to overlook, particularly when taking a look at a few of the books that embrace a Krayt-dwelling pearl, however a neat one nonetheless.
The Mandalorian season 2 has formally begun for Disney Plus subscribers!
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