Lightsabers were weapons used by many practitioners of the Force, including the Jedi and Sith.[1] Early lightsabers, called protosabers, were first developed by the Jedi Order in 15,500 BBY. At that time, however, lightsabers required back-mounted power cells for use. It was not until 13,500 BBY that lightsabers no longer needed the large, back-mounted power cells for use.[2] After the Alsakan Crisis, the Galactic Republic discovered an alloy called cortosis, allowing for the creation of lightsaber-resistant swords.[3] Thousands of years later, in 7 BBY, the Lanmaw family on Alderaan used lightsabers, which they called shods, as tools in the herding of nerfs.[4]



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