The Mandalorian season 3 premiere episode puts Dean Djarin’s new N-1 Starfighter in a whole new light and showcases its best features.

This article contains spoilers for The Mandalorian Season 3, Episode 1.Mandalorian Season 3, Episode 1 cast Mando’s new N-1 Starfighter in a whole new light. When Dean Djarin loses the Razor Crest Mandalorian Expectations were high about what ship would replace her in Season 2. After all, Razor Crest was essentially his home, and Grogu’s, as the pair traveled the galaxy together. with a wide latitude of Star Wars lore and ship styles too Mandalorianhad many options at his disposal, but few, if any, would have expected Dean Djarin to end up with the Naboo Starfighter. Boba Fett book.

The Mandalorian’s new N-1 Starfighter This proved to be a controversial choice, with many arguing that it was not particularly practical for a bounty hunter. The Razor Crest had ample storage space for Mando’s weapons cache, a carbonite freezer, sleeping quarters, and room for four passengers, all essential for long-distance travel. In addition, the Razor Crest was a gunship that was primarily used for assault and loaded with heavy weapons. Given Din Djarin’s nomadic lifestyle, the N-1 Starfighter seemed an impractical choice, but Mandalorian Season 3, Episode 1 “Chapter 17 – The Apostate” proved just how convenient it is.

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The Mandalorian’s N-1 Starfighter is much faster than the Razor Crest

N1 Naboo Starfighter as seen in The Mandalorian

Both of them Boba Fett book and Mandalorian Season 3 proved how fast the N-1 Starfighter is. It outlasts many ships in both space and the planet’s atmosphere, thanks to its sublight oscillations and twin engines. Apparently, it left the New Republic X-wings behind Boba Fett bookas well as other starfighters, as proven Mandalorian Season 3, Episode 1 When Dean was attacked by pirates after leaving Navarro. While the standard Naboo Starfighters were already faster than the average ship, the Peli Motto and Mando modifications made it even faster and could outrun almost anything it encountered in space.

Razor Crest, on the other hand, often had trouble outpacing its pursuers; Not only was it a larger and heavier ship, but it was not built for racing nor modified for speed. Razor Crest relied on defensive weapons to ensure a safe escape. However, the N-1 Starfighter can not only outrun its pursuers, it can also outrun them. Mandalorian Season 3, Episode 1 not only proves once again how fast MandalorianN-1 Starfighter is considered, but how well it works in combat as well.

The Mandalorian’s new ship is better than a razor in a dogfight

The Mandalorian Season 3 Episode 1 Screenshot Space Battle

One Mandalorian Season 3, Episode 1’s most thrilling scenes see Dean Djarin engaged in a dogfight against a few bandits seeking revenge. Mando finds himself in front of six separate ships, and the battle takes place in the chaos of an asteroid field, but he is still able to avoid collisions by running through the pirate ships at the same time. It doesn’t take long for him to pick off the bandits one by one and attack them. Mando is an excellent pilot, but his skills are enhanced by the N-1 Starfighter. The The Mandalorian’s Razor It would have been much more difficult to navigate the asteroid field without being so maneuverable and trying to avoid pursuers.

Given Mandalorian Season 3 looks like Dean is giving up his life as a bounty hunter — at least for now — so he can seek redemption and learn more about the current state of Mandalorian, something his N-1 Starfighter is perfect for. the goal. If in the future Dean Djarin decides to return to full-time treasure hunting, he may have new needs and a different ship altogether. But for now and for his story Mandalorian In Season 3, the N-1 Starfighter seems to be the correct choice of ship.

Mandalorian Season 3, Episode 1 is now streaming on Disney+. New episodes are released on Wednesdays.

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