This lightsaber variant is favoured by those who prefer hands-free lightsaber
use, or sentient races who have no appendages that can grasp a hilt. Humanoid
wrist sabers feature a permasteel guard to stop the hand bending back into the
Their blades tend to be significantly shorter than a normal lightsaber, and lend themselves to fighting styles utilising outer blocks and "in-fighting". If a wrist saber artist can get within the sweep of a longer saber, the fight is usually over.