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A difference in Mandolorians

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Just as a heads up, I absolutely love The Mandolorian (only 2 more days squee), The Clone Wars, and Rebels. That said, there’s been one thing that’s been bothering me about all three, specifically an aspect they all share.

Why is it Mandolorians in the two animated series remove their helmets whenever they darn feel like it but Din Djarin makes it a point never to, even when his life’s in danger.

My question is…What on Earth did I miss?! I consider myself a big fan but I don’t follow the non movie/TV side that well. If anyone can direct me to where it says different Mandolorians follow different customs, I’d be very appreciative. Thank you 😃

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Possibly a tribe-specific thing. I saw something on Instagram which took a clip where Bryce Dallas Howard was talking about how in season 2 Din will find out things about the Mandalorians he didn’t know, things different from his way of life. This must have been on a 24-hour-lasting instagram story, I can’t find it now. But it looks like Din will be meeting other Mandalorians and he’ll be very confused when he sees them taking their helmets off.

Likely explanation is that whatever tribe or clan or whatever just took it upon themselves to be really religious about the Mandalorian creed, and that’s why it’s a rule never to remove their helmets - as their warrior/soldier identity is simply who they are.

Edit: I don’t think I can point you to any sources about the difference in Mandalorians though. I don’t think we really know anything yet, and this will all be explained soon.

“Remember, the Force will be with you. Always.”

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I’m guessing it’s to do with the The Great Purge and The Night of a Thousand Tears. They became more reclusive after that. Or it could just be an aspect of a specific tribe as mentioned above.

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Both make sense. I just thought there was a comic or novel I missed explaining it. Just another reason I can’t wait for Mando 2. Thank you both 😃