Blue Lightsaber Blade Color Meaning and History
A blue lightsaber is one of the most common lightsaber blade colors for Jedi. Blue lightsaber blade colors range widely from light blue, medium blue to dark blue. In Star Wars Canon, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Rey Skywalker, Ben Solo and many other Jedi use blue-bladed lightsabers. In Star Wars Legends, Jedi Guardians, who specialize in martial training and combat, commonly wield blue-bladed lightsabers.
Blue Lightsabers in Star Wars Canon
Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Rey Skywalker, and Ben Solo are among the most prolific blue lightsaber wielders in Star Wars Canon. Many additional Jedi wield blue lightsabers as well. Blue lightsabers, along with green lightsabers, are one of the most common Jedi lightsaber colors.
Blue Lightsabers in Star Wars Legends
Jedi Guardians frequently wield blue lightsaber in Star Wars Legends. A Jedi Guardian is a Jedi who specializes in martial training and combat. Guardians help maintain order and stability and commonly specialize as: a Lightsaber Instructor, a Jedi Ace (pilot/dogfighter), a Jedi Peacekeeper (security and law enforcer) or an Exotic Weapons Specialist.
Behind the Scenes
The first blue lightsabers in Star Wars Canon are the Skywalker lightsaber and the Obi-Wan Kenobi lightsaber in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977). A blue lightsaber is the second lightsaber color shown in a Star Wars movie, following the introduction of the red lightsaber.
Blue lightsaber blade colors range widely from light blue, medium blue to dark blue. A blue lightsaber blade color may also be more nuanced like and ice blue or sky blue. A similar lightsaber blade color is a cyan lightsaber, which is greenish-blue in color.
Although some Star Wars fans associate blue lightsabers with a Jedi apprentice or a Jedi who has not completed their training, many Jedi use blue lightsabers throughout their lifetime.
Blue Lightsaber Color Theory
A blue lightsaber blade may connote calm, stability, and trust. Blue is the color of the sky and sea as well.
List of Blue Lightsabers
Star Wars Canon
• Ferren Barr lightsaber
• Blade of Rur (ancient lightsaber)
• Imri Cantaros lightsaber (High Republic lightsaber)
• Eno Cordova lightsaber
• Finn Ertay lightsaber
• Jak’zin lightsaber (Tiger Jedi)
• Zett Jukassa lightsaber
• Eldra Kaitis lightsaber
• Katooni lightsaber (TCW Jedi youngling)
• Obi-Wan Kenobi lightsaber
• Agen Kolar lightsaber
• Sean lightsaber (High Republic lightsaber)
• Sskeer lightsaber (High Republic lightsaber)
• Skywalker lightsaber
• Rey Skywalker lightsaber (Skywalker lightsaber)
• Ben Solo lightsaber
• Ady Sun’Zee lightsaber (High Republic lightsaber)
• Tai lightsaber
• Jaro Tapal lightsaber (Cal Kestis lightsaber)
• Tiplee lightsaber
Star Wars Legends
• Soon Bayts lightsaber
• Gira lightsaber (katana saber)
• Tallisibeth Enwandung-Esterhazy lightsaber (sky blue lightsaber)
• Ronhar Kim lightsaber
• Ull Murub lightsaber
• Arn Peralun lightsaber (SWTOR lightsaber)
• Pix lightsaber
• Yarael Poof lightsaber
• Rune lightsaber (Mon Calamari Jedi)
• Sifo-Dyas lightsaber
• Tahl lightsaber
• Tyzen Xebec lightsaber (light blue, possibly cyan)
• Zao lightsaber (long-handled lightsaber)
• Zym lightsaber
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IImage depicts Obi-Wan Kenobi and Rey Skywalker both wielding blue-bladed lightsabers