Lightsabers with variable blade lengths have been in existance for quite some
time, even though not extremely popular among the Jedi. In order to create a
variable blade length the lightsaber itself is constructed with a second gem
to focus the beam. Proper allignment of the gems is extremely difficult which
is what makes it a very rare lightsaber variant.
The blade size is selected by clicking the main on/off switch. Double clicking
this button when igniting will extend the blade to its extended length while
a single click will only extend it to the normal length.
These lightsabers, while ungainly and awkward at first, can prove useful when
there's a need to take on a target from a greater distance or for cutting
through thicker objects such as trees or reinforced blast doors.
Model: Extending Lightsaber
Type: Variable blade length lightsaber
Skill: Lightsaber: extending lightsabers
Cost: Unavailable for sale
Availability: 4, X
Difficulty: Difficult (normal size), Very Difficult (extended size)
Game Notes: If a character does not have the specialization of Lightsaber:
extending lightsabers, then he or she shall suffer a -2D penalty
when using the weapon with the blade extended in length.
If an attacking character misses the difficulty number by more
than 10 points (the base difficulty; not their opponent's
Parry total), the character has injured himself with the
lightsaber blade. Apply normal damage to the character wielding
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