Where’s the best place to find a Star Wars Force FX lightsaber? Star Wars Force FX lightsabers are a series of officially licensed, realistic lightsabers that light up and make sound. Master Replicas manufactured Star Wars Force FX lightsabers from 2002 to 2007. Hasbro has manufactured Star Wars Force FX lightsabers since 2008 and currently makes the Star Wars: The Black Series Force FX lightsaber line.
Most new Star Wars Force FX lightsabers retail for around $150 to $300, depending on availability and the complexity of the lightsaber. Brand new, out of production Force FX lightsabers may sell for prices above retail. Pre-owned Force FX lightsabers may sell for below retail.
Let’s take a look at some of the best places to find Star Wars Force FX lightsabers.
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Amazon often sells current models of Star Wars Force FX lightsabers at highly competitive prices. The site also offers pre-orders for new Force FX products. Amazon prices do fluctuate over time and occasionally the ecommerce giant has deeply discounted lightsabers for Black Friday/Cyber Monday or for Force Friday.
Additionally, third party sellers offer many out of production Force FX lightsabers. Although the current Force FX lightsabers tend to be competitively priced, the out of production Force FX lightsabers are sometimes more expensive than on other sites like eBay.
Ebay is an excellent platform for buying competitively priced new and pre-owned Force FX lightsabers of all kinds. Always review the feedback from a seller before purchasing from them. Ebay does offer very strong buyer protections, however, in the event of problem. Also, watch out for inexpensive ($60 to $100) YDD lightsabers from China. Some of these listing use the term ‘Force FX’ in the title, but they are NOT officially licensed Star Wars Force FX lightsabers and their design is NOT based on a Star Wars character’s lightsaber.
3. Brick and Mortar Retail Stores
It’s becoming less common to find Star Wars Force FX lightsabers in brick and mortar stores. Gamestop still carries some new Star Wars Force FX lightsabers in store. Other companies like Walmart and Barnes and Nobel stopped selling Force FX lightsabers in store in recent years, but do still sell the lightsabers online.
4. Entertainment Earth
Entertainment Earth carries Force FX lightsabers and other Star Wars action figures, toys and collectibles. Entertainment Earth is a convenient place to pre-order soon to be released Star Wars Force FX lightsabers. The site also occasionally deeply discounts Force FX lightsabers and other Star Wars products. For example, in November 2019 Entertainment Earth discounted the Kylo Ren Force FX Lightsaber by 60% ($79.99, regularly $199.99).
5. Hasbro Pulse
Hasbro Pulse is the official online store for Hasbro and can be a convenient place to pre-order soon to be released Star Wars Force FX lightsabers. Force FX lightsabers from Hasbro Pulse are generally not as competitively priced as Force FX lightsabers from other platforms, although the lightsabers do occasionally go on sale.
6. Facebook Marketplace and Facebook Groups
Facebook is becoming an increasing popular place for individuals to buy and sell products, including Star Wars Force FX lightsabers. You can search Facebook Marketplace to see if you can arrange to buy and pick up a new or used Star Wars Force FX lightsaber locally. You could also join large Buy and Sell groups like The Vault: A Custom Lightsaber Community or Custom Lightsaber Owners and search for a Star Wars Force FX lightsabers there.