Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Lightsaber Colors Explained

In the captivating galaxy of Star Wars, few characters have left their mark like the legendary Jedi Knight, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Renowned for his unwavering dedication to the Force and his skill with a lightsaber, Kenobi's journey through the Star Wars saga has been adorned with an array of different colored lightsabers.

Join us on a captivating exploration of the various colored lightsabers that have graced the hands of this esteemed Jedi, as we delve into the meaning behind each saber and the chapters they represent in the remarkable story of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Obi-Wan Kenobi's Episode 1 Lightsaber

Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode 1 Lightsaber
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This is a blue lightsaber. Obi-Wan's first lightsaber, which appeared in Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, was created by himself. It is the lightsaber he used in one of the most memorable lightsaber battles in all of Star Wars. I am of course talking about his duel with Darth Maul.

After losing his Master in battle, Obi-Wan fought hard against his formidable Sith opponent. Sadly, the lightsaber was lost permanently after Darth Maul kicked it down the reactor shaft while fighting. Obi-Wan ended up defeating Maul with his master's green lightsaber.

It is unlikely we will see this lightsaber return in the Obi-Wan series, since it is considered destroyed in that battle with Darth Maul.

Obi-Wan Kenobi's Episode 2 Lightsaber

Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode 2 and 3 Lightsaber
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After losing his first lightsaber down the reactor shaft in Naboo, Obi-Wan created his second lightsaber. It was also blue, and very reminiscent of his first lightsaber. In fact, many people mistook it for his first lightsaber.

This is the lightsaber you see Obi-Wan use to battle Jango Fett before he eventually escapes away on the Slave I. He also uses it to prevent the assassination of Padme Amidala. It was eventually taken away from Obi-Wan by Count Dooku when he captures him on Geonosis.

Obi-Wan Kenobi's Final Lightsaber

Obi Wan Kenobi A New Hope Lightsaber
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This is also a blue lightsaber. It is the first lightsaber we see used in battle in the Star Wars universe! It's possibly one of the most iconic lightsabers in the show with a timeless design and retro feel. You can tell it is of a period of the Original Trilogy and not a new incarnation.

The lightsaber was used in Obi-Wan and Vader's duel on the Death Star. It also made an appearance during the Clone Wars. It has been in the possession of Obi-Wan, Darth Vader, and Luke Skywalker at some point in time.

As opposed to a Khyber crystal, which is used in Obi-Wan's first two lightsabers, his final lightsaber used an Adegan crystal.

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