Grogu Could Finally Get His Helmet In The Mandalorian Season 4

Is Grogu destined to become a true Mandalorian in The Mandalorian Season 4?

Grogu with Din Djarin
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Despite much promise that Grogu was destined to become a Jedi in The Mandalorian Season 2, Season 3 leaned into his future as a Mandalorian.

So it's reasonable to assume that Grogu won't become a Jedi - after all, which hasn't really been addressed all that much since The Book of Boba Fett (2021).

In the series, Grogu is given a choice by his Jedi master Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) -- continue to train at the temple, or return to Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal).

Well, we all know how that worked out, because before you can say "Baby Yoda", Grogu is back with Din Djarin, almost like he never even left.

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Call it misdirection, call it lazy writing, but either way, The Mandalorian Season 4 will likely continue with Grogu's future as a Mandalorian.

Throughout Season 3, Grogu was trained in "the way" by Din Djarin, and if you look closely enough, you can even see the Beskar chain-mail beneath his robes.

The Armorer (Emily Swallow) also forged him a tiny wrist-gauntlet for him to practise with, and by the end of the series, he was given the name "Din Grogu".

For his future training, Grogu will need to accompany Din Djarin on his adventures throughout the faraway galaxy (although this is nothing new).

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So, The Mandalorian Season 4 may very well see Grogu become a fully-fledged Mandalorian, or at least go further along that path.

Whether or not Grogu will also become a Jedi further down the line remains to be seen, though many speculate he will be a bit of both.

But this might not turn out to be the case. Yes, Grogu continues to use his Force powers, but under what circumstances will he ever be given a lightsaber?

It's possible, though, that Grogu is still a Jedi - after all, his history is rooted in that of the Jedi, and he was even a Youngling at the temple on Coruscant.

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But his now complicated relationship with Luke Skywalker does place one big question mark over this side of his destiny.

As for becoming a Mandalorian, clearly, "this is the way", as it's the only plot Season 3 committed to, with many feeling there was no overarching story.

And The Mandalorian Season 4 will more than likely continue with Grogu's training - unless there really is a case of some lazy writing going on.

But will he get his Mandalorian helmet in The Mandalorian Season 4? In fact, why didn't he get it in Season 3?

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Well, we know that one must complete a sort of rites of passage to get their helmet - this was demonstrated in the first episode with the Vizsla foundling.

Not only that, but Grogu can't speak yet. Sure, he can mutter the odd garbled word here and there, but until he can speak, it's unlikely he'll get his helmet.

Din Djarin and his fellow Mandalorians are forbidden from removing their helmets - unless they have to for obvious reasons, such as eating.

Having Grogu bound to wearing a helmet without any way of communicating with his tribe simply wouldn't make any sense.

Grogu in training
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For now, we'll just have to wait and see, but many fans have already shared some intriguing fan art about how Grogu might look in the future.

Most of it seems to depict Grogu as both a Jedi and a Mandalorian, sporting both a lightsaber and a Mandalorian helmet.

While this remains a huge possibility - we may even see this in the upcoming Sequel-era film with Daisy Ridley's Rey Skywalker - it's a while off.

Not only is this distant within the narrative, there's currently no release date for that film.

There is, however, a Mando-Verse crossover event heading to theaters, with Dave Filoni attached to direct.

Again, there's no release date, but it's more than reasonable to expect Grogu to show up alongside Din Djarin, Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson), and more.

Check it out the official trailer for The Mandalorian Season 3 below:

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As per, here's the official synopsis for The Mandalorian:

After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe.

The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order.

We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

The Mandalorian Season 3 stars Pedro Pascal (Din Djarin/The Mandalorian), Giancarlo Esposito (Moff Gideon), Carl Weathers (Greef Karga), Katee Sackhoff (Bo-Katan Kryze), Emily Swallow (The Armorer), Omid Abtahi (Dr. Pershing), Amy Sedaris (Peli Motto), Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Carson Teva), Simon Kassianides (Axe Woves), Mercedes Varnado (Koska Reeves), Tait Fletcher (Paz Vizsla), Ahmed Best (Kelleran Beq), Jack Black (Captain Bombardier), Lizzo (The Duchess of Plazir-15), Christopher Lloyd (Commissioner Helgait), Tim Meadows (Colonel Tuttle), and Grogu as himself.

There is currently no release date for The Mandalorian Season 4.

Din Djarin with the other Mandalorians
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The Mandalorian Seasons 1, 2, and 3, The Book of Boba Fett, Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022), and Andor (2022) are now streaming on Disney+.

Star Wars Rebels (2014), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi (2022), and Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021), and all 12 Star Wars movies, are also streaming.

Upcoming live-action shows are Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 (2023), Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures (2023), Ahsoka (2023), Star Wars: Skeleton Crew (2023), The Acolyte (2024), Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi Season 2 (TBA), Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 3 (TBA), and Andor Season 2 (TBA).

There are also a number of new Star Wars films in development; a Sequel-era film, a Mando-Verse crossover, and a stand-alone film from James Mangold.

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