Crossguard Sabers: A Fusion of Elegance and Power



Crossguard sabers, also known as crossguard lightsabers, have emerged as iconic weapons within the Star Wars universe. It is a type of lightsaber that features additional blades or guards on either side of the hilt, forming a crossguard. This distinctive design not only adds a visual charm but also enhances its functionality and combat efficiency. In this article, we will explore the history, mechanics, and significance of crossguard sabers.

1. The Evolution of Crossguard Sabers: 

The concept of crossguard sabers can be traced back to ancient times when ancient societies experimented with bladed weapons. Over time, as technology progressed, Jedi and Sith warriors in the Star Wars galaxy sought to create unique lightsabers that reflected their individuality. The crossguard design was born out of this desire for distinction and practicality.

2. Mechanisms and Advantages: 

Crossguard sabers operate on the same principle as traditional lightsabers. They consist of a hilt that emits a plasma blade, powered by a kyber crystal. The additional blades on the crossguard serve multiple purposes. Firstly, they act as guards, protecting the wielder's hands during intense combat. Secondly, they can function as secondary blades, allowing for versatile attack and defense techniques. These features, combined with the saber's traditional blade, provide Jedi and Sith with an edge in combat.

3. Unique Features and Symbolism:

Beyond their practical applications, crossguard sabers hold deeper symbolism. The crossguard represents the duality and internal conflicts that exist within the wielder and their struggle between the light and dark sides of the Force. The incorporation of this design element emphasizes the complexity of the Jedi and Sith philosophies. The crossguard saber acts as a representation of the wielder's journey towards balance and mastery of their powers.

4. Notable Users and Popularity:

One of the most notable users of the crossguard saber is Kylo Ren, a character introduced in the sequel trilogy of the Star Wars saga. Kylo Ren's iconic crossguard lightsaber with its unstable, crackling blades has become an instantly recognizable symbol of the character. This has contributed to the rising popularity and fascination surrounding crossguard sabers among fans of the franchise.

Crossguard sabers have become an integral part of the Star Wars universe, captivating fans with their unique design and functionality. These weapons embody the spirit of the Jedi and Sith, representing the eternal struggle between good and evil. Whether as a tool of the light or a weapon of the dark, crossguard sabers bring an element of elegance and power to the Star Wars saga, making them truly unforgettable. So, ignite your crossguard saber and embark on your own epic journey through the galaxy far, far away. May the Force be with you!

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How to choose the blade length?
Each lightsaber is delivered with a 92cm/36" lightsaber by default. If you need other length, such as 72cm/28",82cm/32", please leave a message on the order page, and we will deliver the blade according to the length that you marked. In addition, the xenopixel lightsaber is equipped with a pixel blade, and the baselit lightsaber is equipped with a baselit blade.
How long will my order take to ship?
Normally Damiensaber Team need 1 to 3 working days to process the order, and when your item is dispatched it normally takes 3 to 7 working days for delivery. Once your item has been shipped, we will send a notice email to you together a tracking number. If you are in a remote area, it requires up to 14 working days. You will receive a shipment confirmation when your order has shipped and tracking information within 24-48 hours of shipment. If you need a more definitive time for shipping, kindly email us at and we can tell you more specifically when a particular lightsaber you are ordering will ship out.
How Long Does It Take to Full Charge? And How Long Will It Last After It's Done Charging?
The batteries need to be fully charged for four hours in-between uses. Typically, the battery life is roughly two hours. The reason for the slow charge is because the charger only has a 5V and 0.5A output. Do not use a power source that is over 1A and 5V to charge your lightsaber!!!
Can two hilts be connected to make a double-bladed saber?
Yes, most of our sabers are compatible with each other to be able to make a double-bladed saber. If not, contact our customer service or online chat to speak out your requirement, we will try our best to solve your needs.
What is a blade? Are the saber blades removeable from the hilts? Can they be replaced?
A lightsaber blade is a brilliant part of a lightsaber, which made from polycarbonate, and generally about 72cm/82cm/92cm length and 2mm/3mm thickness, extending out of the emitter section when the lightsaber is activated and recedes when the lightsaber is deactivated. All of our lightsabers whether baselit, Xenopixel and proffie come equipped with a removeable and replaceable blade.
Can I order an empty lightsaber hilt?
Yes, we offer empty lightsaber hilts which are VHC parts for you to custom your own lightsaber.
What is lightsaber hilt? Does a hilt come with a blade?
The lightsaber hilt, also called as the saber's handle,is the basic and all encompassing part of a lightsaber. It contains a combinatio handgrip, blade emitter, button parts, lightsaber kits and pommels. Every saber can come with a lightsaber hilt and a blade. But you can buy sperate empty hilt without blade for futher custom.
What is a blade plug?
Lightsaber blade plugs, also called safety plugs, which are designed to be installed in your handles in place of a blade. Plugs will give the hilt a cool look with the blade removed and help to prevent shining a high powered LED directly into yours or someone else's eyes. Check out Damiensaber Blade Plugs here.
Can I have you guys make a saber hilt in a unique way?
At Damien, we always love to be as accommodating as we can. Very glad to receive your message and share with us what you have come up with. If it is possible to be achieved, you can be assued that we will do it for you.
Can I order a custom lightsaber I have come up with?
Yes, we provide with custom lightsaber service all the time. Contact us to share your designs.
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