Lightsabers: A Roll Call Of Star Wars Most Recognizable Weapons

“This was the formal weapon of a Jedi Knight. Not as clumsy or random as a blaster. More skill than simple sight was required for its use. An elegant weapon. It was a symbol as well. Anyone can use a blaster or a fusioncutter—but to use a lightsaber well was a mark of someone a cut above the ordinary.”
―Obi-Wan Kenobi star-wars-lightsabers-infographic-header

When George Lucas first began the epic tale of Star Wars, little did he know that he would be dominating the pop culture universe for the next 38+ years.  Besides lovable and despicable characters, bizarre alien worlds, and unforgettable musical scores, Mr. Lucas also gave us one of the most beloved weapons of all-time, the lightsaber.


What kid hasn’t taken an empty poster tube, a stick, a curtain rod and waved it around making the iconic lightsaber sound.  Well the history of this weapon is as diverse as the characters that wield them.

Take a look at this infographic and let us know which ones are YOUR favorite lightsabers and may The Force be with you.




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