Hasbro has designed a lifelike lightsaber conscionable successful clip for the premiere of the caller Obi-Wan Kenobi series, 1 that mightiness beryllium the toymaker’s astir ambitious — and costly — replica yet. The Black Series Reva Force FX Elite Lightsaber costs $499 and measures a full of 6.5 feet agelong with some blades attached. It’s modeled aft the lightsaber wielded by the Third Sister, besides known arsenic Reva, a acold and callous Inquisitor acceptable connected hunting down Obi-Wan.
Just similar the iconic lightsabers we’ve seen held by Inquisitors successful past Star Wars series, you tin instrumentality disconnected 1 of the blades, arsenic good arsenic region fractional of the ellipse successful the halfway of the lightsaber. There are a fig of chill lighting and dependable effects that you tin activate too, and they enactment whether you’re utilizing 1 oregon some blades.
While a progressive ignition effect has the lightsaber loading up with reddish airy successful mentation for battle, a blast deflect effect eliminates lighting successful peculiar areas of the lightsaber (complete with “pew pew” dependable effects) to marque it look similar you’re shielding yourself from projectiles. There’s adjacent a wall-cutting mode that turns the extremity of the lightsaber agleam achromatic portion emitting a buzzing dependable arsenic if you’re really cutting done metal.
Unfortunately, it does person immoderate (expected) limitations — it doesn’t rotation connected its own, truthful you can’t usage it arsenic a benignant of chopper to propel yourself abbreviated distances oregon repel force attacks (something shown rather often successful The Clone Wars). You’ll person to get your baton-twirling skills successful bid if you truly privation to get successful connected that spinning action.
The Third Sister’s lightsaber looks similar Hasbro’s astir costly truthful far, apt due to the fact that of the treble blades. Taking a look astatine Hasbro’s postulation of lightsabers, the FX Force Elite replicas don’t look to spell implicit $300. You tin cheque retired Reva’s lightsaber for yourself connected its crowdfunding page, which volition astir surely fulfill the $5,000 request (because who wouldn’t privation the accidental to accidental they person a 6.5-foot lightsaber successful their home?). It’ll beryllium disposable for acquisition until July 11th astatine 11:59PM ET, but won’t commencement shipping until autumn 2023.