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because noble gases have very high ionization energy and very low electron affinity, they do not form chemical compounds easily. however when they are ionized or under pressure, they are able to make chemical compounds. so, yes they can make chemical compounds even tho they have a full outer shell
The reason that noble gasses are hardly reactant is because they are already in the ideal form with a full valence shell. Although noble gasses can react in extreme conditions, for the most part other elements are trying to form bonds to resemble the formation of a noble gas.
They can react and form compounds, e.g., XeF2, XeF4, XeO4, but pay attention to the fact that these compounds are formed under quite extreme conditions. Thus, generally speaking, we still don't consider the noble gases as reactants.
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