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"And reflecting blaster bolts? An impressive trick if you can pull it off."
Kanchar, to Luke Skywalker[src]

Form V, also known as Djem So or Shien[1] (pronounced shee-ENN),[9] was the fifth form of lightsaber combat used by members of the Jedi Order. Form V allowed a Jedi to deflect blaster fire back at an opponent, turning the Jedi's defense into an offensive action. The Djem So variant of Form V was also based on defending with solid blocks and parries, then immediately countering with strong counterattacks and ripostes, and was geared toward and created for lightsaber-to-lightsaber combat, but also still reasonably useful for blast deflection.[1]

The ancient style of Shien utilized an unconventional reverse grip, which Ahsoka Tano was known to prefer and use during battles.[1]

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Lightsabers
Combat:
Duel · Jar'Kai · Whirlwind of Destiny
Forms:
I · II · III · IV · V · VI · VII
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