13 Interesting Facts About Lightsabers

4. The lightsabers of Luke and Darth Vader were made out of camera flashes.

In fact, Obi-Wan’s hilt was built from a Rolls-Royce Derwent Mk.8/Mk.9 Jet engine balance pipe.

5. Lightsabers can be any color.

The blade color of a lightsaber is determined by the crystal it uses to focus energy. The Sith and Jedi could wield any color blade. After prominent DarthsRevan and Malax both utilized red lightsabers, the Sith became habitual of utilizing red. Furthermore, the Jedi began utilizing blue and green because they used natural crystals of the planet Ilum to make their blades. On it, green and blue were the main natural colors.

6. A lightsaber can be black too.

In actuality, there’s just one black lightsaber, known as the Darksaber. It’s an antiquated weapon that the Mandalores stole from the Jedi. Unusually, the Darksaber’s blade is really moulded like a regular blade. It is thin and with an edge. Furthermore, the edge is marginally bended and the back of it is somewhat serrated.

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