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With the recent opening of Savi’s Workshop at Disney Parks, Star Wars fans around the world are now wondering: “How exactly do lightsaber crystals work?” That’s a good question!—but the answer is complicated, and depends on if you default to Disney Canon or Legends material. For the sake of clarity, this article will cover both! …

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The world of competitive Lightsaber Dueling has exploded in popularity in recent years. Leagues, dojos, and local groups have popped up all over the globe, allowing fans to fight with a “real-life” lightsaber. Sounds impossible? Don’t get too excited; these sabers use a “blade” made from clear polycarbonate and LED lights; they won’t be cutting …

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In the Star Wars universe, we’ve seen that Force powers can indeed stop a lightsaber, and Darth Vader, the chosen one, is our prime example.  Although he’s shown this remarkable skill, the specifics of how Darth Vader uses the dark side of the Force to halt a lightsaber remain unexplained. Which specific Force ability did …

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The Skywalker lineage, starting with Shmi Skywalker and her fatherless son, Anakin, and ending with Ben Solo, aka Kylo Ren, was arguably the most important bloodline in the Galaxy. The decisions of the members of this family were major factors in shaping the Galaxy’s future at any given time. So, we thought that the Skywalkers …

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So you forked over your hard earned cash to get a “real life” lightsaber. You’ve turned it on, admired the glowing blade, maybe even twirled it around a few times… but now what? Do you want to get into the world of lightsaber dueling, but you’re afraid that you won’t know what you’re doing? Nothing …

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The last time we did a face-off comparison between two characters, Darth Vader utterly defeated Anakin Skywalker and we saw how the two were very far apart on the power scale. This time, we wanted to make things a bit more interesting. So, we chose two of the only people to have ever defeated our …

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Before we dive into the age-old question of who will win in this duel of the ages, we feel it our duty to warn you. This article contains extreme spoilers for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of The Sith, and all the other Star Wars movies in general. Just by reading the title, you must …

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Ever since the first time we saw Luke Skywalker ignite a lightsaber on screen in 1977, nerds and geeks worldwide have wanted to have a lightsaber of their own. After all, who doesn’t want a laser sword that can cut through (almost) anything? After the mesmerizing ways lightsaber duels would play out, it became impossible …

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Throughout the Star Wars Universe, in both the Canon timeline and the Legends stories, Lightsaber Crystals have been known to have abilities other than just powering a lightsaber. Their abilities include acting as conduits of power and plasma to form and control lightsaber blades but also amplifying the Force abilities of their users. Kyber Crystals …

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General Grievous’ lightsaber collection is arguably one of the most famed collections of lightsabers throughout the galaxy. Or is it? The lightsaber collection in question here is none other than the famed trophies of the fearsome General Grievous. A source of fear for the Younglings of the Jedi Order and a constant thorn in the …

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Do you want to make a cosplay or Halloween costume with a lightsaber, but aren’t sure the most authentic way to hold it? Are you fascinated by the world of lightsaber dueling but get confused by the various forms and stances? Don’t worry, to find out everything you need to know about the various ways …

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Mainstream Star Wars material never truly answered this question for us. Since energy can neither be created or destroyed, it’s been a mystery for more casual fans. While you’ve heard of the terms “kyber crystal” or “diatium power cell” you probably have no clue what they mean. You’d have to dive into deep Star Wars …

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