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Ranked! 11 Most Powerful Star Wars Jedi and Their Lightsabers

Ranked! 11 Most Powerful Star Wars Jedi and Their Lightsabers

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In the Star Wars universe, Jedi are the guardians of peace and justice. They defend against the dark side and protect the ideals of the Jedi Order. 

In other words, we can say that without Jedi, the balance between good and evil would be thrown off, and chaos could begin. So, whether it's training new Jedi or battling Sith Lords, the role of Jedi is key in maintaining order and harmony in the galaxy far, far away.

From wise masters to fierce warriors, these Jedi have left an indelible mark on the Star Wars saga.

But, who is the most powerful Jedi? Let’s find out together.

Below are 11 of Jedi and their lightsabers who’ve shaped the destiny of the galaxy:

11. Count Dooku -  Curved-Hilt Lightsaber

Count Dooku -  Curved-Hilt Lightsaber

Once a respected Jedi Master, Count Dooku is known for his power and skills before turning to the dark side. Mentored by the wise Grand Master Yoda, Dooku learned the ways of the Force and honed his lightsaber skills. He later passed on his knowledge to Qui-Gon Jinn, continuing the legacy of the Jedi.

Dooku's lightsaber, also known as Darth Tyranus' lightsaber, is a unique curved-hilt blade wielded by the former Jedi Master turned Sith Lord. Crafted with a red kyber crystal, it emitted a menacing red blade. 

As Darth Sidious' apprentice, Dooku used this Sith weapon in battles against Jedi during the Clone Wars.

10. Jocasta Nu - Blue-Bladed Lightsaber

Jocasta Nu - Blue-Bladed Lightsaber

Meet Jocasta Nu, a Jedi Master who may fly under the radar but played a significant role in the Jedi's tale. As the head librarian of the Jedi Archives, she wielded more than just books—she was also a skilled Star Wars lightsaber fighter, surviving the chaos of Order 66.

With a passion for knowledge, Jocasta Nu cherished learning and aimed to pass on Jedi wisdom covertly. 

Despite her demise at the hands of Darth Vader while protecting a Jedi Holocron with her blue lightsaber, her teachings lived on in texts that future Jedi, like Luke and Rey Skywalker, would later explore.

9. Ahsoka Tano - Shoto Lightsaber

Ahsoka Tano - Shoto Lightsaber

Leader.. Freedom Fighter. Icon. 

Ahsoka Tano's journey through the Star Wars universe spans fifteen years, yet it feels like it's just the beginning. From her early adventures in Tales Of The Jedi to her pivotal role in The Clone Wars, her rebellion in Rebels, and her recent encounters in The Mandalorian and The Book Of Boba Fett, Ahsoka has become a cherished figure in the galaxy. 

She wielded a shorter lightsaber - shoto lightsaber - alongside her main weapon. In her rebel days, Ahsoka sported a duo of fresh lightsabers glowing with white plasma blades.

8. Kit Fisto - Green Lightsaber 

Kit Fisto - Green Lightsaber

Kit Fisto stood out among the Jedi for more than just his looks. With his distinctive appearance and amphibious abilities, he moved effortlessly on land and underwater.

Unlike his fellow Jedi, Fisto had a laid-back personality, trusting his instincts to guide him through challenges without letting stress cloud his judgement. 

He had a unique lightsaber with a green blade, crafted specifically for him. During the Clone Wars, he made modifications to his saber, using special crystals and splitting the ignition pulse into two currents. This innovation allowed his lightsaber to remain energised even when submerged underwater, proving invaluable in battles on aquatic planets like Kamino and Mon Cala.

7. Qui-Gon Jinn - Single-Bladed Lightsaber

Qui-Gon Jinn - Single-Bladed Lightsaber

Trained under former Jedi Master Count Dooku, Qui-Gon Jinn was a formidable warrior with remarkable Force abilities. He took on the responsibility of teaching Obi-Wan Kenobi and saw potential in Anakin Skywalker, ensuring his Jedi training. 

Qui-Gon's actions shaped the events following The Phantom Menace, leaving a lasting impact on the galaxy.

Before his untimely demise at the hands of Darth Maul, Qui-Gon was among the first to explore the concept of becoming a Force ghost after death. 

His lightsaber was a classic single-bladed weapon held by the Jedi Master himself. He carried it until the fateful Battle of Naboo, where he faced Darth Maul and suffered fatal injuries. His apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, took up the same lightsaber to defeat Maul.

6. Luminara Unduli - Green Lightsaber 

Luminara Unduli - Green Lightsaber

Luminara Unduli stood as a highly respected General and Jedi Master during the Clone Wars. With her Padawan, they were an unstoppable duo on the battlefield. 

However, tragedy struck when Barriss fell to the Dark Side, leaving Luminara with a stern resolve. She actively fought in key battles on Kashyyyk and Geonosis.

Luminara Unduli has a distinctive green lightsaber. The blade’s design resembles Plo Koon's saber, featuring a finned radiator casing and ribbed grip. The worn hilt bore evidence of Luminara's extensive battles in the field.

5. Mace Windu - Purple Lightsaber

Mace Windu - Purple Lightsaber

Mace Windu is one of the most respected Jedi Masters. He is known for his wisdom and leadership. 

As a key member of the Jedi Council during the Clone Wars, his skills as both a leader and warrior were legendary. Windu even fights against Emperor Palpatine, nearly thwarting the rise of the Empire single-handedly.

Mace Windu has a unique Jedi lightsaber that stands out with its cool purple blade. When the Clone Wars rages on, Windu wields the blade to lead troops for the Republic. Sadly, in a showdown with Darth Sidious, the saber slips from his grip and vanishes.

4. Obi-Wan Kenobi - Single-bladed Lightsaber

Obi-Wan Kenobi - Single-bladed Lightsaber

Obi-Wan Kenobi is no less than a rockstar Jedi General in the Clone Wars. He is known for leading his troops to win after win against Separatists, taking down big shots like Count Dooku, General Grievous, and others. 

His sword skills, blaster shots, and Force mojo were top-notch, making him one of the fiercest Jedi around.

Although the Jedi master had three lightsabers, the most popular one was the third blade. Its design is inspired from the ones he had before, which were modelled after his master Qui-Gon Jinn's lightsaber. This change showcases his evolution as a Jedi, especially after he climbed the ranks to join the Jedi Council.

3. Luke Skywalker - Green Lightsaber

Luke Skywalker - Green Lightsaber

Luke Skywalker is one of the most legendary and powerful characters in Star Wars history. He bravely faces Darth Vader and the Emperor, leading the Rebel Alliance to victory over the Empire and restoring peace to the galaxy. 

After that, Luke took on the role of a teacher, starting his own Jedi Academy to train Force-sensitive individuals like Ben Solo and the adorable Grogu.

Although Luke also has multiple lightsabers, his second blade is a saber that the Jedi master wields during the Galactic Civil War. He uses it against Jabba Desilijic Tiure's bodyguards and in the Battle of Endor.

2. Rey Skywalker - Yellow Lightsaber

Rey Skywalker - Yellow Lightsaber

Rey Skywalker has faced unfair criticism for too long. Starting as Rey from Jakku, she later becomes a part of the Skywalker clan in The Rise of Skywalker. Rey's journey in the sequel trilogy is captivating, as her strength and abilities grow in each movie.

She has a yellow-bladed lightsaber that she wields after the First Order-Resistance War.

She made the blade when she wanted a hinged design and emitters at both ends. But she changed her mind after a scary vision of herself at the second Death Star ruins. Right before the Battle of Exegol, her buddy Finn scolded the droid D-O for almost messing with Rey's lightsaber while rummaging through her workbench.

1. Yoda - Short, Green Blade

Yoda - Short, Green Blade

The Jedi Order's Grand Master is incredibly gifted. 

He mastered the art of getting back as a Force ghost. Yoda has been the teacher of some of the galaxy's finest Jedi, including Luke Skywalker and Count Dooku. 

What truly sets master Yoda apart is his unmatched skills with his green lightsaber. He moves with agility and precision, outmanoeuvring foes in both individual duels and chaotic battles. 

Yoda, with his wisdom and surprising agility, deserves the top spot among Jedi masters.

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There you’ve it! Now, you know the most powerful Jedi and their incredible lightsabers. 

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Till then, May the Force Be With You!

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