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Why The Darksaber Was Destroyed
In The Mandalorian Season 3 Finale
Spoiler Warning!
This story contains spoilers for
"The Mandalorian" Season 3
The Darksaber has long been a symbol of the rightful ruler of Mandalore; however, with the relic destroyed in the finale of “The Mandalorian” Season 3, the future is uncertain.
Although some might see its destruction as a devastating loss for the Mandalorians, it could signal a brighter future for Mandalore and a new era for the people.
As the weapon symbolizes Mandalorian unity, Moff Gideon sought to break the warriors’ spirits and leadership, destroying the Darksaber in Bo-Katan’s hand during their showdown.
Though the Darksaber is destroyed, Bo-Katan reminds Gideon that “Mandalorians are stronger together” as Din and Grogu arrive to help defeat the Imperial warlord.
With the blade gone, the challenges for the symbolic weapon and leadership have now vanished, and the Mandalorians can now begin to rebuild under the rule of Bo-Katan.