What is cortosis ore? | Lightsaber Terminology

cortosis ore

Cortosis ore is a rare lightsaber-resistant mineral in Star Wars canon. When a lightsaber comes in contact with the mineral, the cortosis forces the energy of the lightsaber blade back into itself, causing the lightsaber to temporarily short out. In addition to shorting out lightsabers, cortosis also dissipates the energy of a blaster bolt and … Read more