Both green and blue became standard blade colors for Jedi lightsabers in the prequel trilogy. In the same regard, red became the standard Sith lightsaber. 's , as first seen in , was a personal request from actor as a way to make his character stand out among other Jedi. Jackson's favorite color is purple and he frequently requests the characters he plays to use an item of the color in his movies. In addition, there are yellow, white (like Ahsoka Tano's dual lightsabers) and black, with the latter two being the rarest in the series thus far.
Muur also appears to have been one of the Sith Lords to establish the tradition of wielding lightsabers with , which was maintained until its resurgence in . However, this tradition was disregarded by Exar Kun during his reign, as he and his followers opted instead to continue using their Jedi lightsabers in combat, though at least one follower used a lightsaber with a red crystal. However, this tradition was reestablished by the Sith acolyte and the Dark Lords and . After Revan and Malak, the tradition continued to be observed by virtually every noteworthy Sith Lord.
The lightsaber, sometimes referred to as a laser sword, was a weapon used by the , , and certain other beings, including other . Lightsabers consisted of a blade, powered by a , that was emitted from a usually metallic hilt. It was a weapon that required skill and training, and was greatly enhanced when used in conjunction with . Though also used by the Sith, the lightsaber was synonymous with the Jedi, with some in believing only Jedi used lightsabers.
According to the Tedryn holocron, saberstaffs were first invented by the Sith Lords of the old Sith Empire. The first recorded usage of the weapon was by the Sith Lord Exar Kun, who obtained the schematics for the weapon from a Sith holocron, using them to modify his existing Jedi lightsaber.
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