What is a lightwhip (Lightsaber Whip)? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightwhip (lightsaber whip)

A lightwhip, sometimes called a laser whip or energy whip, is a rare and non-standard variation of a lightsaber. No longer part of Star Wars Canon, the lightwhip appears primarily in Star Wars Legends comics and books. Notable Star Wars characters that wield a lightwhip include: Githany, Silri and Lumiya. The lightwhip employs a flexible … Read more

3 Unexpected Ways Clawed Emitters Change Your Lightsaber

lightsaber emitter claw

Count Dooku’s lightsaber is arguably the most famous lightsabers with a clawed emitter. One or multiple claws in the emitter area remains a popular lightsaber hilt design feature among Star Wars fans and lightsaber enthusiasts. Let’s look at 3 unexpected ways clawed emitters change your lightsaber. Watch 3 Unexpected Ways Clawed Emitters Change Your Lightsaber … Read more

What is a lightsaber blade tang? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber blade tang

The lightsaber blade tang or stem is the section of the blade that attaches to the lightsaber hilt. The term ‘tang’ is commonly used with knives, swords, and tools with handles. Watch What is a lightsaber blade tang? (Lightsaber Terminology) on YouTube When you install a standard cylindrical lightsaber blade into a hilt, typically 2 … Read more

Top 4 Sith Lightsaber Features and Traits

a selection of Sith lightsabers

Sith lightsabers contain several common features and traits that set them apart from their Jedi lightsaber counterparts. No two Sith lightsabers are alike and not all of the features are present with every single Sith lightsaber, nevertheless several Sith lightsaber traits do commonly recur. Watch Top 4 Sith Lightsaber Features and Traits on YouTube 1. … Read more

How to Attach non-standard blades To lightsaber hilts

flat acrylic lightsaber blade

Most non-standard lightsaber blades–blades that differ from a standard polycarbonate tube lightsaber blade–use a blade tang/blade stem at the bottom of the blade. The blade tang is cylindrical and looks very similar to a lightsaber blade plug. All you have to do is place the blade tang into the lightsaber emitter, much like you would … Read more