The Daakman Barrek lightsaber is a single-bladed Jedi lightsaber wielded by Jedi Master Daakman Barrek. The lightsaber joins the General Grievous lightsaber collection. Daakman Barrek is a Clone Wars era human male Jedi Master in Star Wars Legends. He takes on Sha’a Gi as his second Padawan. General Grievous, the cyborg General of the Confederacy, cuts down Barrek in battle.
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Daakman Barrek Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
Daakman Barrek, born on the academy planet Mrlsst. His mother contacts the Jedi Council alerting them to her son’s strong Force potential. A famed geneticist, she had overseen a blood test demonstrating his promising results.
Daakman Barrek learns the ways of the Force at the Jedi Temple and becomes a Jedi Knight. After his first Padawan passes the trials of Knighthood, Barrek ascends to the rank of Jedi Master by his mid-30s. Barrek takes on the self-doubting Sha’a Gi as his second Padawan. Master and apprentice work together effectively and Barrek’s presence helps calm his awkward and nervous Padawan.
During the Clone Wars, the Jedi Council dispatches an elite Jedi task force to the planet Hypori. Daakman Barrek is assigned as the commander of the Jedi and clone trooper landing party. The mission to Hypori does not go as planned. Orbital mines cause all of the Republic transport crafts to crash land on the planet. Many of the clone troopers dies in the initial landing.
General Grievious commands his Separatist droid forces to surround the Jedi survivors. Although Barrek is considered one of the most skilled lightsaber duelists in the Jedi Order, Greivous overpower and personally strikes down Daakman Barrek, killing the Jedi Master. The cyborg general takes the Daakman Barrek lightsaber as a trophy, adding the weapon to his notorious lightsaber collection.
Behind the Scenes
The Daakman Barrek lightsaber first appears in hologram form in “Chapter 20” (2004) of the Cartoon Network animated series Star Wars: Clone Wars. Disney+ subscribers may access the episode. The lightsaber blade color is unknown.
COVER IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/Cartoon Network
Image depicts a hologram of Daakman Barrek wielding his lightsaber against blaster fire
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