Star Wars: Star Wars brings back The Lightsaber's greatest weakness

By Pratik

 Nov 1,2022

This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #25. 

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The Jedi's lightsaber, while it is their most powerful weapon, is also a meditation tool and a way to form Jedi bonds through the cyber crystal within it. 

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Every lightsaber has an echo of the Jedi who used it, a feeling of their presence. 

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This is why the Jedi of the High Republic Era revered the lightsabers of the fallen Jedi. 

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This is why Anakin Skywalker's lightsaber was so important in the sequel trilogy.

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However, lightsabers have their flaws. Certain types of radiation can cause damage to a lightsaber's circuits and prevent the blade from channeling the power contained in the cyber crystal. 

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This particular weakness is not well-known and it is difficult to replicate. Recainium radiation is not something Jedi would choose to use, as it would cause their lightsabers to be damaged.

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Star Wars comics just introduced the lightsaber’s greatest weakness, which dates back to the Expanded Universe.

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Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #25 by Alyssa Woong and Minkyu Jung reveals the secrets of the Sith Killer, an ancient weapon. 

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