Lightsaber Scythe Explained | Lightsaber Terminolgy

lightsaber scythe

Although a lightsaber scythe has not officially appeared in Star Wars Canon or Legends material, a few similar items do appear in the franchise. A real world scythe is a long-handled agricultural hand tool with a curved, steel blade at the end. The tool, which may date back to up to 5000 BCE, is mostly … Read more

Energy Bow | Lightsaber Terminology

An energy bow is a specialized range weapon equipped with plasma bowstring capable of launching plasma arrows. The plasma bowstring and arrows may illuminate pink, orange or red. The energy bow may colloquially be referred to a “lightsaber bow”. Energy Bow Description The energy bow is a handcrafted range weapon made from a carbon-alloy. A … Read more

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

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 blaster? | Lightsaber Terminology

A lightsaber blaster is a hybrid lightsaber variation that includes a built-in blaster pistol. In Star Wars Canon, Ezra Bridger constructs and wields a blue-bladed lightsaber blaster prior to building his second lightsaber, a green-bladed lightsaber with a more traditional single-hilt design. A lightsaber blaster is a rare lightsaber variation since Jedi generally do not … Read more

What is a crossguard lightsaber? | Lightsaber Terminology

A crossguard lightsaber is a lightsaber variation that emits a primary blade along with two short side blades (quillons). Kylo Ren wields a crossguard lightsaber with unstable red blades throughout the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy. The Kylo Ren lightsaber, the first crossguard lightsaber in Star Wars Canon, is introduced in the film Star Wars: The … Read more

What is a split saber? | Lightsaber Terminology

A split saber is a versatile variation of a double-bladed lightsaber in Star Wars Canon. A split saber may be used either as a double-bladed lightsaber or the hilt may be split into two single-bladed lightsabers. Asajj Ventress uses a split saber. Split Sabers in Star Wars Canon In Star Wars Canon, Asajj Ventress wields … Read more

Saberforge Cyber Assassin Lightsaber (Flat, Curved-Hilt) | New Saber Alert

Saberforge unveiled the Cyber Assassin lightsaber, a flat, curved-hilt lightsaber with a futuristic and sinister vibe. The unorthodox custom saber design features a sleek, minimalistic, utilitarian sensibility with dark side overtones. Saberforge founder Phil Isherwood describes the new Saberforge Cyber Assassin, as a “futuristic mass produced sidearm for warriors of the far future…or the distant … Read more

What is a lightfoil? | Lightsaber Terminology

A lightfoil is a small, archaic lightsaber variation in Star Wars Canon. The lightweight, slim-bladed, one-handed weapon exhibits a high level of precision and maneuverability.