Forcesaber: Ancestor of the Lightsaber | Lightsaber Terminology

The Forcesaber, an ancestor of the lightsaber, is a Rakatan-invented melee weapon in Star Wars Legends. The Forcesaber requires the wielder to channel powerful dark side energy through a laboratory-grown Ebon crystal in order to create a vibrant, glowing energy blade.

Real Lightsaber Blades: What are they made out of?

A lightsaber blade is a brilliant blade comprised of plasma, according to Star Wars Canon. The plasma blade, which is generally about 3 feet long, extends out of the emitter section when the lightsaber is activated and recedes when the lightsaber is deactivated. In Star Wars, lightsaber blades may be used to deflect blaster bolts, … Read more

What is a protosaber? | Lightsaber Terminology

protosaber lightsaber

A protosaber is a corded, archaic, single-bladed lightsaber design from Star Wars Legends. Protosabers, which are used during the Old Republic era, are the first known lightsabers. Like later lightsabers, the protosaber contains a kyber crystal inside the hilt and the hilt emits a plasma blade. Unlike later lightsabers, the protosaber requires the use of … Read more