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Stormtrooper StatusEdit

Do we actually know if he's a stormtrooper? Luke and Han wore stormtrooper armor, but they weren't stormtroopers.Journalist of the Whills (talk) 01:08, December 22, 2014 (UTC)

Yeah agree also, just in disguise I reckon

Zare LeonisEdit

Is Finn a nickname for "Zare Leonis" from Star Wars Rebels? - 11:00, January 6, 2015 (UTC)

  • Finn is his name, not a nickname. Supreme Emperor (talk) 14:19, January 6, 2015 (UTC)
    • So far as we know, it's his name. However, even if it's a nickname, Zare Leonis would be around 55 years old by the time of The Force Awakens, so they're not the same character. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 16:43, January 6, 2015 (UTC)


Source on his affiliation on IGN.

Nicktc 22:18, April 19, 2015 (UTC)


Why is the fact that he was sweating while in a desert so important to this article? -- 15:22, August 16, 2015 (UTC)

  • Agreed this article isn't looking great guys! --Will.K (talk) 04:41, August 26, 2015 (UTC)
    • Well, the movie is about 4 months away from release, so we don't have much to go on. - AV-6R7Crew Pit 04:44, August 26, 2015 (UTC)
      • Feel free to rewrite it, Will.K. Keep in mind, though, that speculation is taboo. Nivlacanator(talk) 03:50, August 27, 2015 (UTC)

Force SensitivityEdit

Is it too much to assume because he has a lightsaber in the poster and John Boyega spoke about using a lightsaber that Finn is a force sensitive? Skywalker2255 (talk) 12:36, August 19, 2015 (UTC)

  • Yes, it's too much to assume. For example, Han Solo held a lightsaber in Episode V, but we know he's not Force-sensitive. So we can't really say yet. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 15:20, August 19, 2015 (UTC)

I do remember a quote that said, "The Force will awaken in one of out new heroes." But they didn't say who. But yeah seeing Finn with a lightsaber might juts make for a cool picture but doesn't mean he is a force sensitive. Skywalker2255 (talk) 15:34, August 19, 2015 (UTC)

Anyone else wish he's a part of the Korunnai tribe and was a relative of Mace windu.--Fayiss (talk) 07:48, December 17, 2015 (UTC)

I am not entirely sure it has been unequivocally proven that Finn doesn't "have power with the Force". Although that appears to be the case, there are two references on TFA to how quickly he learns to do things he has never done before and, although he was hopeless against the stormtrooper, he didn't fare that badly against an injured Kylo Ren. I'd be more cautious about making such a definite statement in a Wiki article before we get more facts in Episodes VIII and IX. 17:32, December 19, 2015 (UTC)
I agree with this statement. Until there's canon proof -- or official words -- that he has no Force Sensitivity, we should remove all statements claiming he has / has not Force Sensitivity from the article.  [ pepoluan talk ] 19:52, December 19, 2015 (UTC)

I agree. Don't forget that Kylo Ren spots him independently of everything else going on. He also remembers his name and already knows there's an issue with him before his number is divulged. Kylo Ren also goes on mention that there was an "awakening" prior to Ren touching Luke's lightsaber. Admittedly the movie was chopped up and moved around some, but I don't think that Finn's force sensitivity can be certain at this point. And he did more than slice open a dead animal with a sword having a weightless blade. ````RCB

Agreed. Too soon to tell definitively one way or the other to make the article absolute yes or no at this point. Despite my personal hope he does become a Jedi eventually; I think the potential is there for reasons already stated, but it was left unclear probably for "plot reasons" to be seen in later installments. --Lord Kylix (talk) 00:13, December 23, 2015 (UTC)

Since we are all in agreement that we don't have enough information to confirm or deny Finn being Force Sensitive, could someone remove or alter all the references to him not being force sensitive from the article? So, for example, under the Skills heading it says "Despite not being a force-sensitive, " it should probably say "Despite lacking apparent force sensitivity, " or something along those lines? The way its written now sounds like he is clearly not force sensitive. RCB and Kylix make several good points to keep it ambiguous at this point. 05:30, December 23, 2015 (UTC)WBR

  • The Episode VII novel says Finn was unable to sense the Force (during his confrontation with Kylo). Cwedin(talk) 08:10, January 17, 2016 (UTC)
    • Ooh, I missed that one. That seems pretty definitive to me. Other thoughts, anyone? ProfessorTofty (talk) 09:10, January 17, 2016 (UTC)
        • Not to put down the novelizations, but they tend to create details that are never explicitly mentioned in the films. I guess that's a YMMV type of deal. I'd rather wait to see what they say in the films before driving that final nail in. Unsigned comment by (talk • contribs).
          • That may be so, but the novels are reviewed by the story group. They're not YMMV, they're canon unless they directly contradict something stated in the film. ProfessorTofty (talk) 04:03, February 19, 2016 (UTC)


Shouldn't it be mentioned that Finn betrays the First Order?

Anonymous-- 01:40, August 30, 2015 (UTC)

  • Have you an official source that says that he does. Because if not, then no it shouldn't. ProfessorTofty (talk) 01:46, August 30, 2015 (UTC)


I think his quote from the trailer "I was raised for one thing. I have nothing to fight for." is a more compelling quote for the article. It gives more insight into his character. Skywalker2255 (talk) 03:21, October 22, 2015 (UTC)

  • Agreed, I think we should use this one instead. Reddyredcp (talk) 04:07, October 22, 2015 (UTC)

I do think it will fit more than the one we have now. I hope I can go ahead and add it. Skywalker2255 (talk) 04:08, October 22, 2015 (UTC)

FN-2187? Edit

So some leaked info from Before The Awakening may have confirmed a few things about our heroes, namely that FN-2187 is Finn's designation, should it be added or wait for the movie? [1] --Hordy4040 (talk) 15:54, October 29, 2015 (UTC)

New Hope Reference Edit

I noticed that Finn's designation, "FN-2187" is a reference to Leia's holding cell aboard the Death Star. Leia was held on Level 5 Detention Block AA23, Cell 2187.


Since we know that FN-2187 is Finn's birth name, and his only name before Poe calls him "Finn," should we move his page to FN-2187? I realize being raised from birth to fight, though similar to the Republic's clones, isn't the exact same, but regardless the clones' pages are named with their IDs, not their nicknames. Should this page be moved to "FN-2187"? Cevan IMPpress (talk) 22:27, December 18, 2015 (UTC)

  • Probably not. The clones are all minor/background characters, while Finn is a central character in the sequel trilogy. Aside from that, he's defected from the First Order and they'd be unlikely to accept him back, so for all intents and purposes, that is his real name now. Primarch Dysley (talk) 22:29, December 18, 2015 (UTC)
  • While Finn isn't his real name, neither is FN-2187. We don't know his birth name. Cwedin(talk) 22:33, December 18, 2015 (UTC)
    • Additionally, he effectively renounced his identity as FN-2187, so per our own naming conventions "Finn" is the most appropriate title. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 22:56, December 18, 2015 (UTC)


So, Finn says he was part of the sanitation team, but he made combat trainings and was present in Jakku. Isn't this supposed to be mentioned somewhere?? Pedronog (talk) 09:40, December 22, 2015 (UTC)Pedronog

Trivia Section? Edit

I think a trivia section should be added to note the significance of Finn's designation number, 2187 as being the number of Leia's cell in A New Hope. 01:26, December 24, 2015 (UTC)

Before the Awakening: Pressylla? Edit

Perhaps the page could have information about Finn's deployment to Pressylla and being asked to kill the miners there as seen in Before the Awakening? -- Atalik (talk) 21:19, December 28, 2015 (UTC)

Feel free to add the information. --Alientraveller (talk) 21:27, December 28, 2015 (UTC)
The page is protected so I can't edit it and add the information to it! -- Atalik (talk) 21:45, December 28, 2015 (UTC)

Captain Phasma says that "this is his first offense" but this article says he has offended multiple simulations created for storm trooper missions before episode 7. I Never read the novel or comics that have recently come out which I assume where these came from but this is a pretty huge continuity error. If you're going to erase the EU at least make the new one have some continuity. Just like how the ultimate marvel universe could of been amazing but they got lazy half way and did what the regular universe did. Except this is so fresh.


  • He made a couple of eyebrow raising decisions but he never directly disobeyed orders before. Overlordjeff (talk) 14:20, January 15, 2016 (UTC)


"Millennium Falcon" is misspelled on this page. Can someone with authorization edit that? Thanks. Geek'ari (talk) 04:11, February 22, 2016 (UTC)


Should Finn's homeworld be listed as Starkiller Base? Seeing as he was raised there and it's technically a planet? --Awesomekid120 (talk) 00:37, December 14, 2016 (UTC)Awesomekid120

Was he raised there? I know he was given sanitation duties at one point, but I don't think it was ever confirmed that he was raised on Starkiller. -- Dr. Porter Resistance starbird (Talk|Contribs) 02:02, December 14, 2016 (UTC)
  • Nope, as the Doctor, said above, we don't know where's he's from, just that at some point, he resided on Starkiller Base. Nivlacanator(talk) 03:12, December 14, 2016 (UTC)

Changing Infobox ImageEdit

I think that we should change the infobox image to File:Finn_Advanced_Graphics_Standee.png. so that it represents the most recent iteration of the character. Does anyone agree? --Benjay2345 (talk) 01:48, September 6, 2017 (UTC)

  • I would agree, if we can find a better picture (quality) since that image is too small. We can wait more, there's no need to change the image especially if we're replacing a higher quality picture--DarthRuiz30 (talk) 01:52, September 6, 2017 (UTC)
    • Sounds good. Do you happen to know where the high quality Fathead images from TFA came from?--Benjay2345 (talk) 01:53, September 6, 2017 (UTC)
      • No, sorry. The image says that came from the Fathead page but I can't find the image--DarthRuiz30 (talk) 02:06, September 6, 2017 (UTC)
        • That particular image was from Fathead. I know, as I'm the one who extracted the image from their site, and uploaded it here. It has since been discontinued, and I've marked the image source to reflect this. The Advanced Graphics image from TLJ is "newer", yes, but it is much lower quality and less appealing of an angle. If Finn looked different, then I'd say it's worth finding an equal quality image of him from TLJ to upload. But he looks exactly the same. It's not like he suddenly has a big afro or grew a mustache. And before you compare it to the Rey updated image. Her appearance from TFA to TLJ is noticeably different, and so warranted the new imaage. - JMAS Jolly Trooper Hey, it's me! 01:54, September 11, 2017 (UTC)
        • I think it's good enough. The white shirt makes a lot of diference. Now he doesn't look like an ex-FO-trooper, but a Resistance member. His hair is also shorter.--ZapikCZ (talk) 06:01, September 11, 2017 (UTC)
          • The only reason there isn't a higher quality one available is because Fathead (who provides higher quality images) is not selling The Last Jedi Finn by himself and instead in a bundle. Like ZapikCZ said I agree that while it is slightly less quality, it reflects his current appearance and I feel it should be used. Also, in terms of the angle, the two images virtually have the exact same angle. --Benjay2345 (talk) 22:41, September 19, 2017 (UTC)

Infobox Image Edit

Finn Promotional Image
This image, released back in the summer at D23, was just released in higher quality today. Do you think we could use it as Finn's infobox image? It seems like a better image compared to the one being used now. --Benjay2345 (talk) 00:54, December 6, 2017 (UTC)
  • That's a pretty poor image, IMO, and doesn't represent the character particularly well. Definitely not. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 01:33, December 6, 2017 (UTC)
    • We don't need to change an image everytime a new one is released. And in this case as Brandon said this is not the best image to represent Finn--DarthRuiz30 (talk) 01:51, December 6, 2017 (UTC)
      • Image quality aside, this image is not good for the infobox. His face looks filthy, which I'm sure is how he's supposed to look for this shot, but it's not ideal for the infobox. Also, his eyes are squinted and in shadow, so definitely not good for the infobox. I am one who usually does prefer a good promotional shot of a character for the infobox, but this one is not it. The current image is fine. - JMAS Jolly Trooper Hey, it's me! 13:29, December 6, 2017 (UTC)
        • We don't need a new image for every article once a new one pops up. Current image is fine, and it's also just not a good picture for the article at all.--Vitus Infinitus (talk) 14:04, December 6, 2017 (UTC)

"In charge of sanitation"Edit

IIRC Finn says he worked in sanitation, not that he was "in charge." (That was the joke, that he was such an inconsequential person.) Suggested replacement: When not training or deployed, FN-2187 did janitorial work in First Order facilities, such as swabbing decks on a dreadnought[TLJ] or emptying garbage on Starkiller Base.[TFA]