The Darth Atroxa lightsaber is a single-bladed red lightsaber wielded by Darth Atroxa. Darth Atroxa is an Old Republic era female Lethan Twi’lek Sith Lord who serves the Sith Empire. She fights to defend the Sith homeworld Korriban during the Eternal Empire’s campaign of conquest again the Sith Empire and the Galactic Republic.
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Darth Atroxa Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
The Darth Atroxa lightsaber is comprised of a metal cylindrical hilt. Like some of the other Sith lightsabers of the era, two flat, blade-like protrusions extend out of the emitter section of the hilt.
In 3637 BBY, the Eternal Empire attacks the Sith homeworld Korriban in order to raid the Sith Academy, the training grounds of Sith acolytes. Darth Atroxa commands the Sith Empire’s forces against the Eternal Empire’s raids. During the battle, Darth Atroxa and the Eternal Empire’s Prince Arcann engage in a brief lightsaber duel. During the duel he grabs and crushes her lightsaber wielding hand using his cybernetic arm. She cries out in pain and her lightsaber falls out of her crushed hand. He kills her. The Sith Empire suffers a crushing defeat in the battle.
Behind the Scenes
The Darth Atroxa lightsaber first appears in Sacrifice, a 2015 cinematic trailer for Knights of the Fallen Empire, a digital expansion of the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Darth Atroxa is a different character from female Lethan Twi’lek Darth Talon. Talon serves Darth Krayt’s One Sith Empire.
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Image depicts Darth Atroxa and the Darth Atroxa lightsaber
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