Battle droid #1: "Wow, those Republic troopers just fell to pieces."
Battle droid #2: "Getting in the path of our laser scythe has that effect on everyone!"
―Two B1 battle droids[src]

The laser scythe was an energy weapon that equipped the scythe harvester. It resembled a long lightsaber mounted on a mechanized arm. The laser scythe was used to clear a path for the harvester and could also cut down enemy troops.

During a battle on a farming moon in orbit of the planet Kashyyyk, laser scythes were used to destroy several LAAT/i gunships. When Grand Master Yoda commandeered one of the two scythe harvesters, he turned its laser scythe against the other harvester to destroy it.


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