Indigo lightsaber blade color

Indigo Lightsaber Blade Color Meaning and History

An indigo lightsaber is an uncommon lightsaber blade color. An indigo lightsaber blade color is a deep blade color between blue and violet. In Star Wars Canon, Cal Kestis may optionally wield and indigo-bladed lightsaber in the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019).

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Indigo lightsaber blade color
Cal Kestis may wield an indigo lightsaber in the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019) | IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/EA

Indigo Lightsabers in Star Wars Canon

Cal Kestis may optionally wield an indigo lightsaber. Kestis is a surviving Jedi Padawan of the Clone Wars and fugitive of the Empire.

Kestis is the playable character in the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The player may select the indigo from an assortment of 8 blade color options during game play.

Indigo Lightsabers in Star Wars Legends

Despite the expansive variety of playable lightsaber blade colors in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic, a dedicated indigo lightsaber is not a color option in the game. The game does feature a Blue-Cyan-Indigo Color Crystal, however, which incorporates indigo in the blade color.

Star Wars: The Old Republic Blue-Cyan-Indigo lightsaber blade
The Star Wars: The Old Republic video game features an unusual Blue-Cyan-Indigo blade color option | IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/BioWare

Behind the Scenes

The indigo lightsaber first appears in Star Wars Canon in the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019). Indigo is one of the 8 playable blade colors in the game.

Indigo is one of the traditional seven colors of the rainbow, situated between blue and violet. The color is named after a plant called indigo, which was historically used for naturally dyeing cloth.

Indigo Lightsaber Color Theory

An indigo lightsaber blade may connote calm, wisdom, spirituality and intuition.

Blue vs Indigo vs Purple Lightsaber

An indigo lightsaber may be a bit tricky to distinguish from some shades of blue lightsaber or purple lightsaber. See a color comparison of a blue lightsaber, indigo lightsaber, and purple lightsaber in the image below.

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order blade color comparison: Blue Lightsaber Blade (left), Indigo Lightsaber Blade (middle) and Purple Lightsaber Blade (right) | IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/EA

List of Indigo Lightsabers

Star Wars Canon
• Cal Kestis lightsaber (Note: Indigo is one of eight blade color options in the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order)

Star Wars Legends
• players may wield a lightsaber equipped with a Blue-Cyan-Indigo Color Crystal in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011)

COVER IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/EA
Image depicts Cal Kestis igniting an indigo lightsaber

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