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Lightfoil
Production information
Creators

Mecrosa Order Sith

Owners
Cost

4,500 credits[1]

Physical and technical specifications
Weight

0,5 kg[1]

Usage and history
Era(s)
Affiliation

Lightfoils were small and elegant energy swords based upon lightsaber design.

History

Two Tapani sector Nobles dueling with lightfoils.

Originally designed by the Sith of the Mecrosa Order, their quality was on par with that of Jedi lightsabers. Each lightfoil was a work of art, lightweight and balanced, it was wielded with one hand, as its petite and elegantly designed handles attested. They were best suited for use with one-hand in the Form II: Makashi style.[1]

After the Cleansing of the Nine Houses, with the Sith gone, the lightfoil began to be made and used by non-Force sensitives, becoming popular among certain nobles of the Tapani sector, especially those that called themselves "saber rakes." Post-Cleansing Lightfoils were weaker than authentic lightsabers due to the poor quality focusing crystals used in their manufacture and the relatively low level of craftsmanship compared to Jedi artisans. However, the knockoff lightfoils apparently did not require any connection to the Force to create, and were fully usable by non-Force sensitives.[1]

Sources

Notes and references

Lightsabers
Combat Duel · Dun Möch · Fast style · Medium style · Strong style · Form "Zero" · Mounted · Niman/Jar'Kai · Sokan · Three rings of defense · Trispzest · Tràkata
Forms I: Shii-Cho · II: Makashi · III: Soresu · IV: Ataru · V: Shien / Djem So · VI: Niman · VII: Juyo / Vaapad
Techniques Cho mai · Cho mok · Cho sun · Dulon · Faalo's cadences · Faalo's Will · Falling Leaf · Flowing Water · Jedi ready · Jung · Jung ma · Kai-kan · Lus-ma · Mou kei · Sai · Sai cha · Sai tok · Sequence · Shiak · Shiim · Shun · Su · Sun djem · Twin Suns · Velocities
Variations Crossguard lightsaber · Curved-hilt lightsaber · Dual-phase lightsaber · Double-bladed lightsaber · Imperial Knight lightsaber · Lightclub · Lightfoil · Lightwhip · Long-handle lightsaber · Lightsaber pike · Protosaber · Shoto / Guard shoto · Training lightsaber / Sith training saber
Lightsaber-resistant materials Armorweave · Cortosis · Darkswords · Force Weapon · Mandalorian iron · Neuranium · Orbalisks · Phrik · Sith alchemy · Ultrachrome
Technology Blade emitter · Crystal · Diatium power cell · Emitter matrix · Focusing lens · Hilt · Inert power insulator · Pommel cap
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