The Acolyte debuts epic new lightsaber battle tool
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The Acolyte debuts epic new lightsaber battle tool

Jun 26, 2024 5:08 PM

In the latest episode of "The Acolyte," viewers witnessed the live-action debut of Cortosis, a rare metal known for its resistance to lightsabers. This significant introduction delighted fans, especially as the Sith Master used his Cortosis helmet and gauntlets to disable opponents' weapons. The episode, filled with thrilling battles and Easter eggs linking to Kylo Ren, has set the Star Wars community abuzz with new theories and excitement. Cortosis, previously mentioned in Star Wars Legends, is now back in the official canon through "The Acolyte," adding another layer of lore to the series.

What is Cortosis, and why is it significant in Star Wars?

Cortosis is a rare and valuable metal known for its ability to resist and temporarily short-circuit lightsabers. It first appeared in Star Wars Legends and has since been reintroduced into official canon. This metal is often used by powerful characters due to its effectiveness against Jedi warriors, making its debut in "The Acolyte" a significant addition to the series.

"The Acolyte" is a series set in the High Republic era, charting the dark-side forces' rise in the Star Wars universe. By integrating elements like Cortosis, the show bridges the gap between old Legends material and the newer canon, enriching the narrative for both long-time fans and newcomers.

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