Double-bladed lightsaber

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The double-bladed lightsaber,[2] also known as the saberstaff,[14] was a lightsaber variant that featured a blade emitted from both ends.


The Dathomirian Zabrak Sith Lord Darth Maul wielded a red saberstaff he created himself, based on the ancient Zabrak weapon known as the Zhaboka.[14] Savage Opress, Maul's brother, also wielded a red double-bladed lightsaber.[4]

Rex shoots at Ventress

Ventress defends herself against Clone Captain Rex during the Battle of Teth.

Count Dooku's personal assassin and apprentice Asajj Ventress had a pair of curved-hilt lightsabers that could be joined together at the hilt into a single weapon by a locking mechanism becoming a double-bladed lightsaber.[3]

During the Clone Wars, Besalisk Jedi Master Pong Krell wielded two twin double-bladed lightsabers, one blue and one green-bladed, which could fold at the middle.[5] The Jedi Temple Guard wielded a similar weapon, the yellow double-bladed lightsaber pike.[15]


Pong Krell wields his twin double-bladed lightsabers.

The Imperial Inquisitors, Dark Side Adepts tasked at identifying and hunting down Jedi following Order 66, fought using their unique version of the weapon. Their red double-bladed spinning lightsaber could also be used as a regular single-bladed lightsaber.[13]

In the third year before the Battle of Yavin,[16] Maul wielded another double-bladed lightsaber.[9]



Savage Opress wields his double-bladed lightsaber.

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