Rainbow Lightsaber Blade Color: Everything You Need To Know
Does a rainbow lightsaber exist in Star Wars? In Star Wars Legends, an extremely rare and valuable item called a rainbow gem may serve as a lightsaber crystal, the heart of a lightsaber.
Tenel Ka Djo, a female Hapan Jedi Knight, equips her second lightsaber with rainbow gems from the remains of a tiara. Djo, the Princess of Hapes, is the only Force user to construct her lightsaber using the scarce rainbow gems. Her lightsaber, which is made out of a rancor tooth, emits a turquoise blade. It’s unknown how a rainbow gem may affect the blade color of a lightsaber. In other words, we don’t actually know if a rainbow gem would necessarily produce a rainbow blade.
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Notably, a ‘rainbow gem’ is actually not a gem at all, but rather a silicon-based life form originating from Gallinore, a planet in the Hapes Cluster. The gems take a thousand years to mature. Rainbow gems are commonly used in medallions. Tenel Ka Djo’s usage of treasured rainbow gems in her lightsaber makes her lightsaber one of the most expensive lightsabers of her time.
Rainbow Lightsabers in Real Life
No officially licensed rainbow lightsabers currently exist, however, it’s easy to find variety of inexpensive, light up ‘space sword’ and ‘laser sword’ toys with rainbow blades. Disney Parks previously offered a lightsaber-like Mickey Mouse toy with a red handle and a telescoping rainbow blade eBay affiliate link.
Neopixel Lightsabers and the Rainbow Blade Effect
Neopixel lightsabers are a type of custom saber that use a blade equipped with flexible LED strips. These extremely customizable neopixel blades enable a wide range of colors and visual effects. In addition to creating visual effects like flame blades and blaster bolt deflection effects, many neopixel sabers are capable of creating a moving rainbow blade effect.