Price Increases Hit Savi’s Workshop Handbuilt Lightsabers & Droid Depot in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

    A galaxy far, far away is about to take a bigger chunk out of your credits as prices have been increased for both the Savi’s Handbuilt Custom Lightsaber experience and the Droid Depot experience in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Here’s a look at the changes!

    Savi’s Workshop – Handbuilt Lightsabers (Price increased from $220 to $250)

    Choose Your Path

    Travel to Black Spire Outpost, where a group known as the “Gatherers” ushers you into a covert workshop packed with unusual parts, whimsical pieces and miscellaneous memorabilia collected from the far reaches of the galaxy. 

    Under their guidance, you can construct your very own lightsaber and bring it to life through the power of kyber crystals. Builders beware—you must protect the shop’s secrecy to avoid being discovered by the First Order!

    Once your lightsaber is complete (purchase required!), you’ll be ready to embark on incredible new adventures—from the far reaches of Wild Space to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge!

    Assemble Your Lightsaber

    Meet one of Savi’s Gatherers outside his workshop, where you’ll choose one of 4 available hilt themes and receive a cloisonné pin to identify your selection. Themes include:

    • Peace and Justice
      Salvaged scraps from fallen Jedi temples and crashed starships in these Republic-era designs honor the galaxy’s former guardians.
    • Power and Control
      Originally forged by dark side warriors, this style features rumored remnants from the Sith homeworld and abandoned temples.
    • Elemental Nature
      This theme embodies the Force—an energy created by all living things, like Brylark trees, Cartusion whale bones and Rancor teeth.
    • Protection and Defense
      Hilt materials bear mysterious motifs and inscriptions that reconnect users with the ancient wellspring of the Force.

    The Gatherers will now help you select the heart of your lightsaber—the kyber crystal, which is available in red, blue, green or violet.

    Next, begin assembling your hilt—parts will be provided based on your theme and cloisonné pin. Each box of parts includes:

    • 1 hilt
    • 4 sleeves (pick 2)
    • 2 emitters (pick 1)
    • 2 pommel caps (pick 1) 
    • 2 sets of activation plates and switches (pick 1 set)

    Upon hilt completion, the unused parts will be collected by the Gatherers and returned to Savi’s inventory. These are not included with your lightsaber package.

    Finally, the Gatherers will masterfully connect your hilt to a 31” lightsaber blade so you’re ready for anything the galaxy puts in your path!

    Important Details

    • $249.99 per lightsaber, plus tax
    • Payment will be due upon arrival at the location
    • One lightsaber per builder per experience
    • Carrying case included
    • Additional customization items can be purchased at Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities
    • Age Recommendation: 5 years or older
    • The experience area is limited to the builder and one Guest—at least one person in the party must be age 14 or older
    • Guest of the builder may not build a lightsaber when accompanying the builder
    • Custom lightsabers are nonrefundable and are not eligible for Annual Passholder or other discounts

    Droid Depot (Price increased from $99 to $120)

    Assemble a Custom Astromech Unit

    Visit a workshop stocked with parts, chips, manuals and other tech items useful for constructing your very own droid, one of the galaxy’s most indispensable sidekicks. 

    First, register your choice of the BB-series unit or R-series unit with the clerk, who’ll provide a basket and blueprint for parts. Next, proceed to the following stations and begin your droid-building experience.

    Parts Station
    Select from a colorful variety of components to customize your droid as they roll by on the shop’s conveyor belt: 

    BB-Series

    • Dome
    • Dome Connection Plate
    • Body Sphere
    • Motivator

    R-Series

    • Dome
    • Body
    • Center Leg
    • Set of Side-Legs

    Build Station
    Here you’ll follow simple “placemat” instructions or graphic monitor displays to assemble your droid in the proper sequence. Once complete, your droid will be paired with a remote control and activated as you watch it come to life!

    Pricing

    • $119.99 per astromech droid unit, plus tax 
    • Carry box and instructions included 
    • Various personality-affiliation chips and other accessories are available for an additional charge
    • Age Recommendation: 3+
    • The experience area is limited to the builder and one Guest—at least one person in the party must be age 14 or older
    • Only the builder will be allowed to build a droid; the Guest of the builder may not build a droid 
    • Custom astromech droid units are nonrefundable and are not eligible for Annual Passholder or other discounts

    Whether heading to the far corners of Wild Space or wandering around Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, be sure to bring your personal droid—it’s the ultimate travel companion for all your Outer Rim adventures!

    The Droid Adventures Continue!

    Once your astromech is ready to go, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase additional accessories for more customization options. Plus, don’t forget to check out the model kits, premade and premium droids as well as a cool collection of unique, upcycled objects crafted from scrap parts.

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