The Darth Lachris lightsaber is a single-bladed red lightsaber wielded by Darth Lachris. Darth Lachris is an Old Republic era human female Sith Lord in Star Wars Legends. Originally apprenticed to Darth Marr, she serves the Sith Empire. She seizes power on Balmorra, a strategically located factory planet, after executing the governor.
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Darth Lachris Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
Lachris studies the ways of the Force under the guidance of Dark Council member Darth Marr. She earns the title Darth and takes on Lerek Serrus as a Sith apprentice. During the Cold War, a ten year galaxy-wide conflict between the Republic and the Sith Empire,
Darth Lachris, Serrus and a contingent of Imperial forces journey to the factory planet Balmorra. Lachris executes the governor of Balmorra and appoints herself as his successor. The Balmorrans form a resistance movement dedicated to combating Lachris and Imperial forces.
The next year, Darth Lachris captures Balmorran President Retheus Galthe in an effort to lower morale of the Balmorran Resistance. The Sith Lord tortures Galthe to the point of insanity before freezing him in carbonite.
A Jedi Master bestowed with title Barsen’thor and a Balmorran resistance fighter with the code name Zenith, confront Darth Lachris in processing room 59. A battle ensues. Lachris deflects all of the blaster bolts from Zenith and engages in lightsaber combat with the Jedi Master. The Jedi Master defeats Lachris and she dies.
Behind the Scenes
The Darth Lachris lightsaber first appears during a bonus arc bonus arc on Balmorra in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic.
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Image depicts Darth Lachris and the red-bladed Darth Lachris lightsaber
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