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My friend and I were joking around about Mace Windu having a mace instead of a lightsaber and that got me wondering: is there any type of mace that uses lightsaber technology?

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  • Does Mace Windu count?
    – Adamant
    Jul 3, 2022 at 11:14
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    @Adamant - They already made that joke.
    – Valorum
    Jul 3, 2022 at 11:17
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    With all the lightsaber variations out there, I am waiting to see light nunchaku.
    – Nathan K.
    Jul 3, 2022 at 12:06
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    How would a "mace" be any different? Having a bit different shape of a blade?
    – Mithoron
    Jul 3, 2022 at 19:09

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In a word, no. There are no variants of the lightsaber that meet your description of a 'light mace'. Probably the closest is a lightclub, which is basically a big fat lightsaber.

There are, however, 'resonator maces', 'vibro-maces' and 'riot control batons' that use other tech to create a heavy club that will also incapacitate anyone that it hits, but these don't generally have the sort of fine cutting effect that we associate with lightsaber technology.

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A resonator mace.

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A vibro mace

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A riot-control baton

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Not a mace, a club. It's a similar thing, it inflicts blunt force trauma rather than cutting or burning damage. And it's not a canon source. But for what it's worth, the police in Futurama use lightsaber clubs.

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