The Glaive lightsaber is a single-bladed green lightsaber wielded by Jedi Master Glaive in Star Wars Legends. Glaive is a Clone Wars era human male Jedi Master with a tall and muscular build and headstrong personality. He selects Zule Xiss as his Padawan and accepts a commission as a Jedi General during the Clone Wars.
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Glaive Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
The Glaive lightsaber is comprised of a standard cylindrical metal hilt with a flared emitter and pommel. The lightsaber emits a green blade.
Glaive studies and learns the ways of the Force under the guidance of the Jedi Order. He ascends to the rank of Jedi Master. Known for exhibiting brash and headstrong behavior, Glaive selects a temperamental Jedi initiate named Zule Xiss as his Padawan.
After the outbreak of the Clone Wars, Glaive accepts a commission as a Jedi General in the newly formed Grand Army of the Republic. Early in the war, Glaive and Xiss, along with Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan Anakin Skywalker go on a mission to Ohma-D’un, a moon of the planet Naboo. The Jedi are tasked with investigating a mysterious communications blackout from the moon’s Gungan colony.
The Jedi arrive on the moon to discover a toxic bioweapon had wiped out the Gungan colony. As the Jedi investigate the carnage, Asajj Ventress and the bounty hunter Durge ambush them Glaive ignites his lightsaber and battles Durge. Ventress takes him by surprise and cuts him down with her two curved-hilt lightsabers. Glaive dies. The fate of his lightsaber is unknown.
Behind the Scenes
The Glaive lightsaber first appears in the comic book Star Wars Republic 51 (2003).
COVER IMAGE CREDIT Lucasfilm/Dark Horse Comics
Imaged depicts the Glaive lightsaber in the comic book Star Wars Republic 51
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