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Lightsaber
Production information
Manufacturer

Largely self-fabricated

Model

Largely custom-make

Type

Melee weapon

Created

c. 25,000 BBY

Owners

Generally Jedi and Dark Jedi

Cost

3,000 credits

Physical and technical specifications
Shape

Cylindrical

Size

Small, typically hand-held

Color(s)

Various blade colors depending on crystal

Material(s)

Various, usually metal

Length

Hilt: Usually 24-30 centimeters Blade: Usually 145 centimeters

Weight

1 kg

Range

130 cm

Usage and history
Purpose
  • Melee combat
  • Defense
Affiliation

Generally Force-users

"This is the weapon of a Jedi Knight. Not as clumsy or as random as a blaster. An elegant weapon for a more civilized age."
Ben Kenobi[src]

The Lightsaber, sometimes referred to as a laser sword, was a weapon used primarily by Jedi and Dark Jedi.