In the Star Wars universe, a Lightsaber’s blade can cut through most substances without resistance. It leaves cauterized wounds in flesh, but can be deflected by another Lightsaber’s blade, or by energy shields. Continue reading to see a custom Lightsaber that boasts a red crystal chamber.
Some exotic saber-proof materials have been introduced in the Expanded Universe. An active Lightsaber gives off a distinctive hum, which rises in pitch and volume as the blade is moved rapidly through the air. Bringing the blade into contact with an object or another Lightsaber’s blade produces a loud crackle.