The Tol Skorr lightsaber is a single-bladed red lightsaber wielded by Dark Acolyte Tol Skorr in Star Wars Legends. Tol Skorr is a Clone Wars era human male Jedi Knight turned Dark Acolyte of Count Dooku. He serves as a personal guard of Count Dooku, a secret Sith Lord and the leader of the Separatists.
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Tol Skorr Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
The Tol Skorr lightsaber is comprised of a standard cylindrical metal hilt. The lightsaber, a thin neck saber, features a flared emitter and a notched pommel. The hilt emits a red blade.
Tol Skorr learns the ways of the Force at the Jedi Temple on Coruscant. He ascends to the rank of Jedi Knight. Following the outbreak of the Clone Wars in 22 BBY, Skorr accepts a commission as Jedi General in the newly created Grand Army of the Republic.
Early in the war, Skorr undertakes a mission to track a band of pirates near Korriban, the ancient SIth homeworld. During the mission, Skorr’s starfighter is shot down and a Tuk’ata (Sith hound) nearly kills the Jedi. Separatist leader Count Dooku arrives and saves Skorr’s life. Count Dooku, a secret Sith Lord, recruits Skorr as a Dark Acolyte. The fiercely loyal Tol Skorr, along with fellow Dark Acolyte Kadrian Sey, becomes part of Dooku’s personal guard.
When Quinlan Vos expresses his intent to join Count Dooku, Tol Skorr and Kadrian Sey ignite their lightsabers and attack Vos. Vos defeats them in battle and Dooku accepts Vos as a new Dark Acolyte.
After Vos kills Kadrian Sey during a mission, Dooku attempts to fuel rivalry between Skorr and Vos. Dooku dispatches both Tol Skorr and Quinlan Vos to Korriban to retrieve an ancient holocron of Darth Andeddu. After Vos retrieve the holocron, Skorr challenges him to a lightsaber duel. The engage in a brief duel before a Force hound attack Skorr. Dooku rescues Skorr again and both he and Vos escape.
On the planet f Saleucami near the end of the war, Count Dooku asks Quinlan Vos to kill the captured Khaleen Hentz as a test of allegiance. Vos refuses to kill Hentz, who is his lover. He instead attacks Sora Bulq, Tol Skorr, and some Morgukai guards. During the ensuing battle, Vos knocks Skorr’s lightsaber out of his hand and shoves the Dark Acolyte into a lava pit. Skorr falls to his death. The fate of his lightsaber is unknown.
Behind the Scenes
The Tol Skorr lightsaber first appears in the comic book Star Wars Jedi: Count Dooku (2003).
COVER IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/Dark Horse Comics
Image depicts Dark Acolyte Tol Skorr wielding his red-bladed lightsaber in Star Wars Jedi: Count Dooku (2003).
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