Is Rey Holding the Dagger of Mortis in the Final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Trailer? - IGN Now

  • Published on Oct 22, 2019
  • While the final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has more than a few notable moments, many fans are honing in on one detail in particular: the dagger in Rey's hand. The going theory is that she has the mystical Dagger of Mortis.

    We dig into the lore behind the Dagger of Mortis to explain where it came from, where it went, and how it could be used to defeat Emperor Palpatine in Episode 9.
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Comments • 193

  • Brandon Riggle
    Brandon Riggle 16 hours ago


  • ohbogey
    ohbogey Day ago

    Not quite,

  • Daniel T
    Daniel T Day ago +1

    I just want to know if snoke is coming back? I mean come on what a waste of a character...

  • Dominic Romani
    Dominic Romani 2 days ago

    No it's not. It looks literally nothing like the Mortis dagger.

  • Hugo
    Hugo 2 days ago

    so the leaks are true... the mcgufinn dagger exist...jarjar i mean j.j... i can not even roast this movie anymore... it lost all respect from me , sad ... F .

  • aboutChris
    aboutChris 2 days ago

    UPDATE: yeah in one of the trailers it shows her holding the dagger.

  • Somewhere in Broward
    Somewhere in Broward 18 days ago

    the dagger of mortis is a giant blade. it is canon and has a design that is also canon. So no. She doesnt have the dagger of mortis, which you can tell by looking at it

  • Emmanuelle Leal
    Emmanuelle Leal 19 days ago

    How does rey get a hold of this special dagger and defeat darth sidious accomplishing what many jedi knights and master yoda could not do......because she's MaRey sue 😐😑🙄

  • RunOs
    RunOs 25 days ago

    Man, we're trying really hard to get excited about this soon to be flop of a Star Wars movie.

  • BanditHero
    BanditHero Month ago +1

    @IGN Rey and Kylo Ren team up and are bringing Anakin back to life. Anakin will RISE from the dead "some how" and defeat Palpatine which will fulfill his destiny of being the "Chosen One" ending the reign of the empire and bringing balance back to the force.

  • Jus Flicks
    Jus Flicks Month ago

    Dam spoiler

  • FlamingTheSaiyan
    FlamingTheSaiyan Month ago

    yall forgot one thing, its the fact on how long its been. i do not think that is the dagger, however it very well could be. why? Well, think of the clone wars timeline, how long ago was it? years ago in the star wars universe, right? any sort of object can change throughout the years and that dagger could have its shape changed because of how old it is. if by any chance that its not the dagger, i think its a shard of the dagger that rey and kylo put together to beat palpatine.

  • ShadowShade19
    ShadowShade19 Month ago

    Different size and shape

  • Death With Sugar And A Cherry On Top

    If it were the dagger of mortis, wouldn’t it look like the dagger of mortis?

  • Jordan Donaldson
    Jordan Donaldson Month ago

    As much as I’d love for TCW and Rebels lore to make it into the big screen, it would just confuse normies like Maul in Solo.

  • Shane Sincennes
    Shane Sincennes Month ago +1

    If Rey kills Palatine it is basically giving the middle finger to Vader and Luke for not ending Palatine in the ROTJ.

  • Conner Kirk
    Conner Kirk Month ago

    You literally just debunked your own theory over the course of the video you made explaining it.

  • FlynnTheRedhead
    FlynnTheRedhead Month ago +12

    “Many fans” “the going theory” . You could at least mention Star Wars Theory, IGN. Did no one teach you guys about giving credit?

  • Tiber Septim
    Tiber Septim Month ago

    I am reading all these comments and seeing all these videos and all I can do is laugh in leak.

  • Feverroneous
    Feverroneous Month ago +1

    Rey holds a dagger in the trailer:
    Nerds: Oh, this must be that one dagger we saw someone else hold in this franchise that spans an entire galaxy and nearly 100 years.
    ^^THIS^^ is a prime example of lazy nerd conspiracy theory connect the dots that makes for atrocious fan theories that connect every goddamned thing in the universe to the five things we have seen on screen and why all these lazy people are always disappointed with the actual narrative of the films doing anything new (then also complaining when they make too many homages).
    Catch 22, but just stop it.

  • monster monty
    monster monty Month ago

    You want to know why it isn't. Caus it be cool if it was

  • J. C.
    J. C. Month ago +5

    Don't say "Reylo."
    Don't say "Reylo."
    Don't say "Reylo."
    Don't say "Reylo."

    Whew. Thank you.

  • Kush Garg
    Kush Garg Month ago

    I doubt that Rey is gonna wield the Dagger of Mortis in this film, but this does remind me how much I loved the Mortis trilogy from SWTCW.

  • The Frenchiest Fries
    The Frenchiest Fries Month ago +3

    Easily the best part of the Mortis arc is when Anakin commands and forces the literal gods of the force to their knees

  • Spidey Gaming
    Spidey Gaming Month ago

    Palpatine Isn’t That Hard To Defeat.. Is He?

  • Joe Wyatt
    Joe Wyatt Month ago

    I've not watched any of the animated series, but the symmetry of that story, with the Father, Daughter and Son, is interesting when you compare it to Palpatine, Rey and Kylo. Maybe this ends with all three having to die in order for Palpatine to truly be gone forever.

  • Matt Harris
    Matt Harris Month ago +2

    That would be lazy story telling.

  • Sunrise Alex
    Sunrise Alex Month ago +3

    1:38 - on the left: sith dagger and on the right: Mortis dagger.
    That's the difference, you're welcome.

  • Brian Deluca
    Brian Deluca Month ago

    So ray is the choice one.😂🤣

  • LandLordLandman
    LandLordLandman Month ago

    I miss Star Wars clone wars

  • sunvegeta
    sunvegeta Month ago

    Unfortunately, it was a trailer, and we can't know for sure it will be in the movie. So, I will wait and see.

  • Lezard Valeth
    Lezard Valeth Month ago

    You have to remember a lot of people watch only the movies, no books/comics/wookiepedia/animation. I don't think such a big thing will be imported from a tv show, only us nerds would know it, so no way

  • Jay GC
    Jay GC Month ago +3

    Was SNOKE the Son????????


  • darkspd31
    darkspd31 Month ago

    All I know is, they basically need to do a trilogy worth of story in a single movie, there's nowhere to go after The last jedi...

  • Open Your eyes
    Open Your eyes Month ago +3

    Wow literally no point to this vid

  • austin morehouse
    austin morehouse Month ago +3

    Someone at ign has been watching SWT

  • Ryben Flynn
    Ryben Flynn Month ago

    I have the entire Clone Wars series, Season 1 through Season 6 and I do not recall ever seeing that episode.
    Care to list the Season and Episode? Or is this going to be in the Season 7 conclusion to Clone Wars?

    • Brannax
      Brannax Month ago

      There is a whole 3 episodes dedicated to it. Season 3 somewhere around episode 15 or 16.
      Hell it was even a storyline pitched by Lucas himself that he wanted put into canon and Dave was like "hell yeah"

  • Sky Bouldersmash
    Sky Bouldersmash Month ago

    Joshua yehl please Leave IGN... no one likes you.... except Clint gage.... but no one likes him either

  • Seventy Monocle
    Seventy Monocle Month ago +3

    I can assure you that anything that would be cool or make sense won't happen.

  • Trxshbamboo
    Trxshbamboo Month ago

    And this was on Cartoon Network

  • Boondock
    Boondock Month ago +1

    who cares.

  • prezo
    prezo Month ago

    So did she kill palp in the trailer

  • Ylendeth
    Ylendeth Month ago +3

    One thing for sure. Rey will probably throw that dagger down a cliff within the 1st 15 Mins of the film.

  • BigBoi
    BigBoi Month ago

    Does anyone honestly care...?

  • Heaven's Door
    Heaven's Door Month ago +1

    There's never a time where I tune into this channel and don't want to yeet the hosts out of the window

  • Jeff Barber
    Jeff Barber Month ago

    Definitely not the same.

  • Bryce Williams
    Bryce Williams Month ago +2


  • Dennis Nedry
    Dennis Nedry Month ago

    I do believe it is a sith artifact that will lead to palpatine and his fleet

  • Jon Lava
    Jon Lava Month ago

    This is one of the most interesting theories I’ve heard yet. If the Dagger of Mortis is in, Rey should be able to journey to the world between worlds, maybe time travel- Possibly see Luke, Leia, Anakin, her parents? I’m totally onboard if they delve more into the mysticism of the Force as George Lucas had always intended.

  • Charles Austin Brinegar

    Go Astros!!!!

  • Robert Lopez
    Robert Lopez Month ago +1

    Its a sith relic with coordinates

  • Nelcomarproductions

    Based on the spoilers, yes.

  • krazytaxicabbie
    krazytaxicabbie Month ago


  • Samuel McMurrin
    Samuel McMurrin Month ago

    I hate Josh Yell. Please stop having videos with him

  • Samuel McMurrin
    Samuel McMurrin Month ago

    I hate Josh Yell. Please stop having videos with him

  • Insecdroid-Games and Other Crap

    I love the Mortis Trilogy.
    Edit: The Dagger of Mortis sounds like it should be in D&D instead of Star Wars.

    • Oh Aww Geez
      Oh Aww Geez Month ago

      It was too weird for me although I like the mythology I choose to believe it was a shared vision obi-wan Ashoka and Anakin had.

    • Tyler Rice
      Tyler Rice Month ago +1

      this shouldve been its own film

  • brak danych
    brak danych Month ago

    If you haven't read the leaks (and don't want to get spoiled) don't read the comments

  • Chillysea1
    Chillysea1 Month ago

    Stolen from Star Wars Theory

  • WargamingDave
    WargamingDave Month ago

    Well it is the Magic Macguffin they are looking for but is not the Dagger of Mortis and also she ********** to ********** who then gets captured, Rey goes into one in a fight with Kylo and accidentally *****************, whoops. Its also why the lil alien is tinkering with C-3PO in the trailer and his eyes are red and you have the really bad "my friends" trailer bit

  • Suchagug
    Suchagug Month ago +53

    No way will they reference something from cw

    • Başak
      Başak 2 days ago

      You know Clone Wars is canon right? They did reference from cw...a lot. Also Ghost from the rebels is in the trailer. :)

    • Adrian Abad
      Adrian Abad Month ago +2

      You also see the Ghost ship in the final trailer.

    • Deandre
      Deandre Month ago +2

      There’s a B1 Battle Droid begins C-3PO in the trailer

    • BlueIsSuperior
      BlueIsSuperior Month ago

      Why not it's canon