The Katooni lightsaber is a single-bladed blue lightsaber constructed by Jedi youngling Katooni. Katooni is a Clone Wars era female Tholothian Jedi youngling. She constructs the lightsaber at the same time as five other Jedi younglings: Byph, Ganodi, Gungi, Petro and Zatt.
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Katooni Lightsaber in Star Wars Canon
The Katooni lightsaber is comprised of a cylindrical metal hilt with gold accents near the emitter area. The lightsaber emits a blue blade.
During the Clone Wars era, Katooni and five other Jedi youngings are are tasked with constructing their own lightsabers. The ritual, called the Gathering, is part of a Jedi’s rite of passage. Padawan Ahsoka Tano and R2-D2 oversee the progress of the younglings.
The group journeys to the planet Illum. Katooni and the other younglings must enter a cave and harvest their own kyber crystal. Katooni locates her kyber crystal at the top of cliff and successfuly faces her fears to retrieve the crystal.
The younglings board a transport ship, the Crucible, for the return journey to Coruscant. While aboard the ship, Katooni and the younglings meet the ship’s operator Huyang, an ancient architect professor droid. The ship is outfitted with drawers and compartments containing parts for building a lightsaber. After introducing the younglings to the fundamentals of lightsaber design, Huyang oversees the lightsaber building. Following a run in with a pirate group, Katooni successfully constructs a blue-bladed lightsaber.
Behind the Scenes
Katooni first appears in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series in Season 6, Episode 5 “The Gathering”.
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