The Demtri lightsaber is a single-bladed red lightsaber wielded by the Demtri in Star Wars Legends. The lightsaber hilt features a clawed emitter. Demtri is a Legacy era human male Dark Jedi. A member of the Malevolence Cult, Demtri along with a group of fellow dark side practitioners reside in Andeddu’s Keep. The cult members await the resurrection of the ancient Sith Lord Darth Andeddu.
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Demtri Lightsaber in Star Wars Legends
The Demtri lightsaber is comprised of a standard cylindrical metal hilt. A series of claws crown the emitter. The claws angle inward toward the blade. The lightsaber emits a red blade.
Demtri is a member of the Malevolence Cult, a group of dark side practitioners dedicated to the ancient Sith Lord Andeddu. Demtri and the other cult members reside in Andeddu’s Keep, a fortress situated on the Deep Core world Prakith. The fortress contains many Sith artifacts along with the secret tomb of the ancient Sith Lord Darth Andeddu.
In 137 ABY, the Sith Lord Darth Wyyrlok III arrives at Andeddu’s Keep. Wyyrlok III is a member of Darth Krayt’s One Sith. He is searching for Andeddu ancient wisdom. When Darth Wyyrlok III enters the Keep, Demtri and the other members of the Malevolence Cult perceive him as an intruder and ignite their red-bladed lightsabers.
Outnumbered by the cultists, Darth Wyyrlok III uses Force illusion to confuse the Dark Jedi. Under the influence of the Wyyrlok III’s mind trick, Malevolence member Gerlun strikes down and kills Demtri.
Behind the Scenes
The Demtri lightsaber first appears in the comic book Star Wars Legacy 27: Into the Core (2008).
COVER IMAGE CREDIT Dark Horse Comics/Lucasfilm
Image depicts the Dark Jedi Demtri and his red-bladed lightsaber
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