The 6 Best Realistic Lightsabers

Updated December 21, 2016 by Steven John

6 Best Realistic Lightsabers
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We spent 22 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. It's up to you whether you choose the Light Side or the Dark Side of the Force, but with one of these realistic lightsabers in your hand, you'll be well on your way to conquering the galaxy no matter which path you take. They also make fine desk decorations that are sure to charm fellow Star Wars fans. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best realistic lightsaber on Amazon.
The Hasbro Star Wars Signature Series Darth Vader Force lightsaber looks so much like the authentic weapon wielded by the iconic villain that you'll be proud to display it on your desk or to use it as the grace note for a superlative Halloween costume.
  • display stand included
  • blade glows brightly
  • blade may shatter with impact
Brand Hasbro
Model 87992
Weight 3.4 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0
This BD&A Star Wars Light-Up lightsaber was designed to house a Wii remote. With the remote unit tucked into its handle, you can take your Nintendo experience to the next level, actually controlling gameplay by moving the lightsaber about.
  • replica of young anakin's weapon
  • wii remote sold separately
  • only works with handful of games
Brand BD&A
Model pending
Weight 12 ounces
Rating 4.3 / 5.0
This Mace Windu Star Wars "Episode II: Attack of the Clones" lightsaber from Master Replicas is a fantastically faithful reproduction of the weapon wielded by the venerable Jedi Knight. It is also fabulously expensive, making it suitable only for the diehard fan.
  • sturdy polycarbonate blade
  • power up and down sounds
  • motion sensor plays effects
Brand Master Replicas
Model SW-206
Weight 4.1 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0
In many ways, this Merchandise 24/7 Star Wars LED flashlight is the most "real" lightsaber you can own for, indeed, it does create a usable beam of light, albeit one that is useful for finding a dropped set of keys rather than battling your intergalactic foes.
  • multiple led bulbs
  • easy on-off controls
  • batteries not included
Brand Merchandise 24
Model pending
Weight 7 ounces
Rating 4.7 / 5.0
Take up the weapon of the Sith lord Darth Maul, and for a great affordable price, too. This Paradise Treasures double-sided lightsaber looks like the real deal when seen from a few feet away. And while the handle is rather basic in design, it's tough enough for some abuse.
  • sound effects play on impact
  • runs on 3 aa batteries
  • great choice for kids
Brand Paradise Treasures
Model pending
Weight 16 ounces
Rating 4.5 / 5.0
This officially licensed Star Wars Black Series Luke Skywalker Force lightsaber is rated as collector-grade quality. It looks as "real" as can be, whether viewed from afar or held in one's own hand. Its authentic movie sounds complete the effect.
  • genuine metal hilt
  • detailed instructions come included
  • great reviews from jedi
Brand Star Wars
Model B8665AS0
Weight 2.9 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

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Last updated on December 21, 2016 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.

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