Darth Atrius was a male Sith who lived during the time of when the Sith were plentiful and powerful. He wielded two crossguard lightsabers. At some point after the Battle of Yavin, the smuggler Sana Starros recovered his pair of crossguard lightsabers,[1] similar to the one owned by Kylo Ren.[2] She took one to a crime lord on the planet Hradreek whilst selling the other to the Galactic Empire. Both sabers were later destroyed by Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, respectively.[1]


Life and DeathEdit

Darth Atrius lived during a time when the Sith were plentiful and powerful. During his life he constructed a pair of Crossguard lightsabers that he used in battle. These lightsabers had the ability to bring out the inner rage of the bearer, forcing them into a killing frenzy. Atrius eventually died sometime before the fall of the Sith Order but his sabers survived.[1]


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Darth Atrius' lightsabers

Millennia after his death, Atrius' lightsabers were discovered. One was discovered by the smuggler Sana Starros who had been hired to retrieve the weapon by a crime lord on the planet Hradreek. The other saber was acquired by the Galactic Empire on the orders of the Galactic Emperor Sheev Palpatine. The sabers were eventually destroyed by Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader respectively, due to the dangers of their rage inducement abilities.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

Darth Atrius was first mentioned in the fourth annual of the comic series Star Wars, which was written by Cullen Bunn.


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