Darth Hexid Lightsaber (Unstable Double-Bladed) | Lightsaber Profile

Darth Hedix lightsaber (unstable, double-bladed lightsaber)

The Darth Hexid lightsaber is a red double-bladed lightsaber with unstable blades. Hexid is an Old Republic era Zabrak female Sith Lord. She develops a reputation for her brutal combat mastery and indulgent tastes. During the Great Galactic War she comes to despise the ensuing political infighting among Sith and affiliates with the Eternal Alliance, … Read more

What is blade flicker? | Lightsaber Terminology

Kylo Ren and his red-bladed crossguard lightsaber

Blade flicker is a visual effect that simulates a flame-like unsteady flare or lively glimmer in a lightsaber blade. Unstable blades, like the blades on the Kylo Ren lightsaber or the Dark Rey folding lightsaber, exhibit blade flicker. A flicker may range in speed and depth. For example, a flicker could appear fast and chaotic … Read more

Broken Lightsabers: Why We Love Them

broken lightsabers

Teaser images for the video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (2019) depict a weathered and broken lightsaber. The broken lightsaber belongs to Cal Kestis, the game’s protagonist. Broken lightsabers appear in many different Star Wars stories, often paralleling critical plot points and reflecting key personality traits. Why do Star Wars fans and lightsaber enthusiasts … Read more