This Video Explains the Story Behind Every Lightsaber Luke Skywalker Ever Wielded

Luke with his classic blue.

Luke with his classic blue.
Image: Disney/Lucasfilm

In the movies, Luke Skywalker has only ever had the two lightsabers. In other canon materials, it’s a bit more complicated. Star Wars Explained can, uh, explain.

In a new video done in collaboration with Mr Sunday Movies, Alex from Star Wars Explained look into Luke’s laser sword past, which is more complicated than I thought. And a lot more fan service-y. Which seems about right on the money for the new Star Wars canon, for better or worse.

Alex does a great job explaining Star Wars material in a way that’s fun to listen to, and this is an intriguing little topic. It’s enjoyable to learn a li’l lore on a Sunday, if you ask me. This also reminds me how much I love gold lightsabers and wish there were more of them. More diverse lightsaber colors for everyone. (I’ll take pink.)

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For more lore, check out the Star Wars Explained channel. It’s good stuff.


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