Maz Kanata is a character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Maz owns a castle on the forest planet of Takodana, where she hosts various riff-raff and pirate gangs in her cantina. She owned the lightsaber of Luke Skywalker and his father in her cantina which she gave to Finn, which was also used by Rey.
- Knowledge of The Force: Although she is no Force-user and lacks Force-sensitivity, Maz has enough knowledge of the Force on how it works.
- Maz Kanata is one of the only characters in the film to be portrayed entirely by CGI motion capture, alongside Supreme Leader Snoke.