5 Star Wars Characters Who Use Green Lightsabers

In reality and Star Wars the unmistakable green lightsaber glow is hard to miss. So are the wielders of the green lightsaber.

The green lightsaber has been a revolutionizing weapon in the Star Wars galaxy. It has been held by prominent Jedi as well as the nefarious Sith.

Yes, you heard that right.

At one time two imminent Sith held the green lightsaber. They almost disrupted the meaning behind the peaceful blade color.

However, their mischief stands no chance against the legacy Qui Gon Jinn left behind.

Green Lightsaber Meaning

The emergence of the green lightsaber was a pleasant surprise for the fans. Soon they could not get enough of the lightsaber and Qui Gon Jinn.

Later more characters emerged. Each adds a meaning of their own.

In Star Wars, the luminous green blade stands for peace, humility, and balance in the galaxy. It is also a clear distinction between the Jedi paths. Unlike the warriors and the sentinels, the green lightsaber guided its wilders through their consular journey.

The characters of the green lightsaber were irrevocably attached to their blade. Resulting in a high connection to the force, wisdom, and deep understanding of nature.

Green Lightsaber Wielders

Let’s take a look at the green lightsaber wielders and how different yet alike they are to each other. 

  1. Yoda

Yoda is a renowned Star Wars character who showered his wisdom spiritually after his death. This special and rare species sacrificed his life to maintain peace in the Galaxy. Master Yoda may be of a small stature and has an even smaller shoto blade. However, the hunched monk could do backflips like it was nobody’s business.

His green-bladed shoto lightsaber has been a ray of hope during the dark days of Clone Wars. Additionally, he was a highly efficient combat teacher who saved Obi Wan Kenobi, Princess Amidala, and Anakin Skywalker during the battle of Geonosis. Unknowingly tilting the fate of the galaxy towards the doom days.

Prominent Yoda Duels

Yoda vs. Count Dooku ‘Episode I: Attack of the Clones’

Yoda vs. Emperor Palpatine ‘Episode III: Revenge of the Sith’

Yoda vs. Darth Sidious ‘The Clone Wars: The Wrong Jedi’

  1. Qui Gon Jinn

Qui Gon Jinn remains to be a Jedi of strict principle and farsightedness. He was trained by Count Dooku as a young padawan. Fans like to credit the real meaning of the green lightsaber to Qui Gon Jinn. He was resilient and unmoving towards his noble beliefs. Qui Gon Jinn believed that a lightsaber should be preserved only for times of need. No need to delve into violence when you can negotiate with the opponent.

Furthermore, he was efficient in Form IV: Ataro. Despite his beliefs, he was an exceptional duelist. Qui Gon Jinn guided young Jedi and taught them the technique of defense.

Prominent Qui Gon Jinn Duels

Qui Gon Jinn vs. Darth Maul ‘Episode I: The Phantom Menace’

  1. Luke Skywalker

Luke Skywalker embraced the green lightsaber as if it were an extended limb. The lightsaber stayed with him for a long time as a reminder of his legacy and unwavering commitment to the force. He had a rough childhood yet he stuck to the light side of the force under the guidance of Obi Wan Kenobi. Luke Skywalker was raised by his old family and reconnected with the green lightsaber later in his life. However, it was lost in a duel with Darth Vader.

Luke was fluid in Form V: Shien which made him an impossible opponent to defeat. That is how he knew the right moments to defend and when to deliver a fatal laser blow!

Prominent Luke Skywalker Duels

Luke Skywalker vs. Darth Vader ’Episode VI: Return of Jedi’

Luke Skywalker vs. Kylo Ren ‘Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’

  1. Kit Fisto

Kit Fisto was a skilled Jedi warrior who took the Jedi world by surprise. Despite his meek and deceptive façade. He was quite good at handling his lightsabers. He usually dueled with a green and blue blade at one time. Despite possessing powerful combat skills he used them for maintaining harmony. He was involved in light duels against other Jedi that he easily won. However, his combat skills have a long way to reaching Luke Skywalker and Mace Windu’s level.

The lack of expertise may oppose the strength the other green lightsabers wielded. Yet it ticks off the true meaning of owning a green blade. Fisto used his blade to maintain peace and repelled excessive violence.

Prominent Kit Fisto Duels

Kit Fisto vs. Count Dooku ‘Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones’

Kit Fisto vs Separatist Armies ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’

  1. Asajj Ventress

We have talked about several Jedi. Let’s take Sith’s perspective into the light. Asajj Ventress was an intelligent Sith apprentice under Count Dooku. She was an excellent lightsaber wielder and a fast learner. However, she distances herself from the Sith beliefs after a betrayal. Later Asajj chooses and becomes an independent assesin.

In Star Wars Canon Asajj is seen holding a curved hilt red lightsaber true to a Sith nature. However, after her separation from the Sith alliance. She is seen with a green lightsaber on several occasions in Non-Canon and Legend Star Wars.

Prominent Asajj Ventress Moments (Casual Encounters)

Star Wars: Republic

Star Wars: The Clone Wars


In the wide Star Wars lore the color of the lightsaber reflects the personality of the wilder. Green lightsabers have brought together minds that prefer peace over violence. The independent Sith seems to share the same thoughts.

We have shared the top characters that wielded the green lightsaber. These characters devoted their life to learning the force’s secrets. The green lightsaber gave them powers and a deep understanding of the force.

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