Lightsaber Cutlass Explained | Lightsaber Terminology

Swashbuckler's Lightsaber in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic

A lightsaber cutlass is a rare lightsaber variation inspired by the design of the real world cutlass, a 17th century slashing sword with a short blade. The video game Star Wars: The Old Republic offered an in-game lightsaber cutlass known as the Swashbuckler’s Lightsaber. The historic, real world weapon has a straight or slightly curved … Read more

Blade of Rur (Ancient Lightsaber) | Lightsaber Profile

The Blade of Rur (lightsaber)

The blade of Rur is an ancient single-bladed blue lightsaber wielded by Rur. In addition to emitting a main blade, the lightsaber emits short, angled, spike-like side blades as well. Rur is an ancient Force-sensitive human male who leads Ordu Aspectu, an ancient splinter group of the Jedi Order. The unorthodox group is though to … Read more

Oppo Rancisis Lightsaber | Lightsaber Profile

The Oppo Rancisis lightsaber a single-bladed green lightsaber wielded by Jedi Master Oppo Rancisis. Oppo Rancisis is a Thisspiasian male Jedi Master who serves on the Jedi Council during the Clone Wars/Rise of the Empire era in Star Wars Canon.

What is a contained energy axe? | Lightsaber Terminology

A contained energy axe, sometimes colloquially referred to as a lightsaber axe or a light-axe, is a rare lightsaber variation featuring an axe-head style blade. The weapon runs on a diatium power cell. When activated, the long-handled, exotic lightsaber emits an axe head blade comprised of a magnetically contained energy blade. More cumbersome and unwieldy … Read more

What is a lightsaber tonfa? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber tonfa

A lightsaber tonfa, sometimes referred to as a guard shoto, is a perpendicular-gripped variation of a shoto lightsaber. A lightsaber tonfa uses a shorter-than-standard blade and a hilt comprised a long, main hilt section coupled with a short, perpendicular hilt extension. A lightsaber tonfa can be gripped on the main hilt section or on the smaller, perpendicular … Read more