What are the biggest differences between The Mandalorian and Boba Fett?

It has only been a few months since we had our first glimpse of the new Disney+ headliner 'The Mandalorian' and as fans continue to linger on the ongoing Star Wars TV show, a lot of curious thoughts seem to be populating the minds of its faithful. It still might be too early to conclude and speculate on whatever fate would befall the famed bounty hunter but the buzz over this new Star Wars venture has been so loud, resulting in The Mandalorian dethroning Stranger Things as America's most-streamed TV show. It might be all hype, but it is a good hype. Pedro Pascal might just have found his signature role while hidden in a pretty and extravagant armor. But wait, don't let your eyes deceive you as he isn't the one you have seen before - it might be the other bounty hunter, Boba Fett.

Even in the midst of the show's success, fans will not be lost in transition and be left dumbfounded. Through the twists and turns of the Star Wars universe, there will always be questions and some will even be left unanswered for a very long time. Things like why does our armor-clad bounty hunter resemble Boba Fett that much? We might never know the answer for now but there are some facts that you, as a Star Wars geek, might want to know in order to deepen your knowledge of the saga. Yes, they do look alike but they are different in a couple of ways as well. In this list, we break down the biggest differences between The Mandalorian and Boba Fett which will leave you informed and wanting for more.

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    Boba Fett is more of a mercenary

    Yes, Boba Fett is more of a mercenary, unlike The Mandalorian who abides by his true identity as a warrior. This difference between The Mandalorian and Boba Fett might be not easy to point out, though. The Mandalorian's adoration of Beskar steel best explains this as such a connection with that sacred relic is part of his code as a warrior. Basically, The Mandalorian fights with his cause and identity on top of his head, while Boba, as we all know, eventually wore his fallen father's armor as a sign of revenge. This makes Boba a mercenary more than anything.

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    The Mandalorian operates in a worse landcape

    If you are a Star Wars fan who pays close attention to the timeline of events where 'The Mandalorian' takes place, you will know that he might just have gone into extreme measures to make ends meet. Remember that Boba Fett went about his business during the period of Emperor Palpatine's tyranny wherein everything in the galaxy was under some sort of control. This was not the case for The Mandalorian himself as during his timeline, there was no order and survival must have been much harder to attain.

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    The Mandalorian has a better code of honor

    As one will see in lots of situations in 'The Mandalorian', Pedro Pascal's character is someone who has a personal code of honor, one which is tied to his roots from Mandalore. Unlike Boba Fett, whose code solely relies on himself with no larger thought or philosophy to back it up, The Mandalorian's code largely affects his decisions, making him look like he isn't just after the bounty after all.

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    Boba Fett is not from Mandalore

    One significant difference that Star Wars fans need to know is that Boba Fett isn't really a Mandalorian. Yes, he may look so much like those who hail from Concord Dawn, which happens to be within the Mandalore territory but he is a totally different kind of bounty hunter. If you know Boba Fett's father, then you will understand some things about his true nature. His father, Jango Fett, was once disowned by the Mandalorian government, making Boba a non-citizen of such race. 

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    The Mandalorian is a better person than Boba Fett

    We know that bounty hunters aren't necessarily the best species you will meet in the Star Wars galaxy, that is if you are able to. Based on the nature of their job alone, one would not dare mess with them. The Mandalorian, however, works for the welfare of his tribe, unlike Boba who operates a full-blown wanderer with no cause about other people whatsoever. So, if you were to choose one of them to be your friend, you already know whom to pick.

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Summary

Best What are the biggest differences between The Mandalorian and Boba Fett
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Boba Fett is more of a mercenaryOther 16 Paid
2The Mandalorian operates in a worse landcapeOther 10 Paid
3The Mandalorian has a better code of honorOther 10 Paid
4Boba Fett is not from MandaloreOther 2 Paid
5The Mandalorian is a better person than Boba FettOther 1 Paid
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