Pink Lightsaber Blade Color Meaning and History
A pink lightsaber or a magenta lightsaber, is a rare lightsaber blade color. In Star Wars Canon, Cal Kestis may optionally wield a magenta-bladed lightsaber in the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019). In Star Wars Legends, the first Mara Jade lightsaber emits a magenta blade. A magenta lightsaber is also a playable option in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011).
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Magenta Lightsabers in Star Wars Canon
The video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order introduces the magenta lightsaber to Star Wars Canon in 2019. In the game, the protagonist Cal Kestis may optionally wield a magenta-bladed lightsaber.
Magenta Lightsabers in Star Wars Legends
Mara Jade’s first lightsaber, the lightsaber she wields while serving as Emperor’s Hand, emits a magenta blade. The lightsaber is constructed with a rare kyber crystal, provided by Emperor Palpatine. Additionally, players in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011) may acquire a magenta-bladed lightsaber.
Darth Vader’s PINK lightsaber?!
Some Star Wars fans claim that the Darth Vader lightsaber appears to emit a pink blade in some of the Star Wars movies, particularly in A New Hope (1977) and Empire Strikes Back (1983). Appearance or not, Darth Vader wields a lightsaber with a crimson blade, according to Star Wars Canon.
Real Pink Lightsabers
Custom saber companies commonly offer pink lightsabers among their blade color options. Real pink lightsabers may range in color bright pink or hot pink to dark pink or magenta. Some Star Wars fans choose to illuminate a pink lightsaber at a baby gender reveal party in order to indicate that the baby will be a girl.
Pink and Magenta Lightsaber Color Theory
Pink is a pale shade of red while magenta is more of a purplish-red. A pink or magenta lightsaber blade may connote charm, femininity, compassion, or unconventionality.
List of Magenta Lightsaber Wielders
Star Wars Canon
• Cal Kestis (optional blade color selection in the 2019 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order video game)
Star Wars Legends
• Mara Jade (first lightsaber)
• magenta is a playable lightsaber blade color in Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011 video game)