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Description: First Order Storm Trooper
Prefix: TK
Detachment: First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment
Context: Star Wars Ep 7

 

 

Description

The First Order was a military and political organization which was active approximately thirty years after the Battle of Endor. Inspired by the principles of the Galactic Empire, the First Order fought against the Resistance for control of the galaxy.

The First Order was a military junta inspired by the Galactic Empire.[1][3]

The organization was led by a figure who assumed the title of Supreme Leader. Approximately thirty years after the Battle of Endor, Snoke retained the title.[2]

Like its predecessor, the First Order employed the use of stormtroopers, including variants such as flametroopers and snowtroopers. It also utilized Heavy Artillery Stormtroopers and Riot Control Stormtroopers, of whom Captain Phasma was a leader. The First Order also utilized TIE fighters as well as a Special Forces variant, and a new brand of Star Destroyer of which the Finalizer was a member. Its primary base of operations was known as Starkiller Base, an ice planet converted into a stronghold. The base housed a superweapon capable of destroying entire star systems. General Hux assumed command of the base.[4][5][6][7][8]

Much like the old Empire, the First Order employed the services of Force-sensitives. Supreme Leader Snoke was known to be a powerful figure in the dark side of the Force, while Kylo Ren, who worked under him, was a member of the Knights of Ren. Despite having Force-sensitives within its ranks, the First Order did not employ the use of Sith or Inquisitors like its predecessor.[3]

 

Costume Approval

The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

FISD Defines two additional, optional levels of costuming excellence. In the page below, requirements for Level 2 "Expert Infantryman" are listed in blue. Requirements for Level 3 "Centurion" are listed in red.

  • Those armor pieces without blue and/ or red text are by default considered the highest level.
  • Please visit the FISD web site for a full description of these standards.

For 501st membership only the requirements in black need to be met.

Special Notes:

  • Visit the Frequently asked questions page for information on the Rubies Supreme Stormtrooper costume.
  • Blasters are not required for legion membership per our weapons policy.
  • The armor parts shall be made from one of these types of materials or like materials: White fiberglass, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene), or Polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
  • FX armor may not be used for Level 3 approval.
  • FX helmet is no longer permitted for new approvals.


This Visual Guide has been reviewed by the detachment staff and the LMO team and is certified for use as a minimum approval guideline for GMLs. GMLs are free to approve this costume type.

 

  • Any uncertainties or questionable aspects of the submitted costume should be brought to the appropriate DL/GML peer review section of the legion forum.
 
Required Costume Components
The following costume components are present and appear as described below.
 
TFA TK helmet.pngHelmet
For 501st approval:

 

  • Lenses are smoky brown or gray in color. They may be bubble in shape or flat and must be sufficiently dark enough to obscure the costumer's eyes.
  • A single silver aerator/mic tip cylinder is on lower left side of the wearer's chin.
  • The frown is solid black and covered in black hexagonal mesh that extends to the tears
  • Each tear (area beneath the corners of eye lenses) is solid black
  • Seven cut out tube stripe slots are on each side of the helmet
  • Two clip greeblies are present over the traps on the side
  • Two clip greebles are present on the top of the helmet, parallel to the trap greeblies
  • Along the base of the helmet a black stripe runs from the side of the helmet and across the back to the other side.
  • There is a slight groove that circumvents the helmet above the brow
  • There is a slight grove that circumvents the helmet along the bottom and over the chin
  • A brow of solid black material spans from the traps over the lenses
  • Directly below the traps toward the base of the helmet is a small trapezoidal stripe.
 

 

TFA TK neckseal.pngNeckseal
For 501st approval:

 

  • Black with horizontal ribs, fitted to the wearer, and extending from the base of the neck to conceal the entire neck. No hair or skin should be visible around the neck area.
 

 

TFA TK chest plate.pngChest Plate
For 501st approval:

 

  • The chest plate overlaps the abdominal plate
  • The center-top of the chest plate is recessed and black on the side and upward facing edges.
  • A smaller clasp greeblie shall be present on each side of the chest, just inside a small indented area the size of the greeblie.
  • There is a slight groove running vertical on each lateral side of the chest that angles toward the center
  • Six recessed black ovals are on the wearer's right side, left of the greeblie.
 

 

TFA TK back yoke.pngBack/Yoke
For 501st approval:

 

  • The back plate contains a "O II" design where the O is black
  • The back/yoke is one seamless piece
  • The yoke portion extends over the wearer's shoulders and curves under the armpits
 

 

TFA TK thermal detonator.pngThermal Detonator
For 501st approval:

 

  • The thermal detonator mounting plate sits under the back plate and rests above the belt.
  • The control panel is black.
  • The righthand recessed end cape is black.
  • The lefthand end cap extends from the detonator assembly and is black all around the cylinder as well as the end surface. A white stripe is present around the end of the cylinder that extends slightly onto the circular surface.
  • There should be no visible seams.
 

 

TFA TK shoulder gasket.pngShoulder Gaskets
For 501st approval:

 

  • Gaskets shall be rubber or a shiny black material with ridges
  • The shoulder gaskets must cover all exposed areas under the shoulder bell, between the bicep and chest, and between bicep and back.
 

 

TFA TK shoulder bells.pngShoulder Bells
For 501st approval:

 

  • One on each shoulder.
  • The shoulders are considered effectively symmetrical. They may be worn interchangeably on the left and right shoulders.
  • Shoulders have small round extension at the top under the bell itself that butts up against the yoke.
 

 

TFA TK biceps.pngBiceps
For 501st approval:

 

  • Biceps have only one seam on the side that faces forward. The rest of the bicep must be seamless.
  • A clip greeblie is present low and across the seam
  • Two black ovals are present on the outside facing side of the bicep
 

 

TFA TK elbow gaskets.pngElbow Gaskets
For 501st approval:

 

  • Gaskets shall be rubber or a shiny black material with ridges
  • The elbow gaskets must cover all exposed areas between the bicep and forearm
 

 

TFA TK forearms.pngForearms
For 501st approval:

 

  • Forearms shall have have ridged rail, similar to a picatinny, embedded on the inside of the forearm, roughly covered 1/3rd by a box shape.
  • Forearms shall have a box on the bottom the wrist end. Each box shall have a single black square in the lower inside corner.
  • Each forearm shall have two 'clasp greeblies' on the outside facing surface, near the wrist.
  • Detail box includes black rectangle on small edge perpendicular and closest to wrist.
 

 

TFA TK gloves handplates.pngGloves/Handplates
For 501st approval:

 

  • Are black with white palm, thumb and forefinger.
  • Extend underneath the forearm.
  • White area is made from leather or leather-like material.
  • Handplates are rigid square boxes and the hand plates are mounted securely over the back of the glove.
  • The black oval detail is aligned with the index finger of each hand.
 

 

TFA TK abdomen.pngAbdomen Section
For 501st approval:

 

  • The abdomen section must wrap around the wearer's body without a visible seam.
  • The abdomen has 7 boxes attached that matches the order and placement shown and sit flush against the armor.
  • The large box has a small black recessed square to on the lower left to the wearer.
  • The second box to the right of the wearer has a small black recessed rectangle near the top.
 

 

TFA TK cod.pngCodpiece
For 501st approval:

 

  • The codpeice sits below the abdomen and under the belt.
 

 

TFA TK butt plate.pngPosterior armor
For 501st approval:

 

  • The posterior armor sits below the abdomen and under the belt.
  • The top portion of the part shown is hidden by the belt and used to connect the plate to the abdomen armor.
 

 

TFA TK belt.pngBelt
For 501st approval:

 

  • The belt is ribbed and made from a rubber or a rubber like material.
  • Five white rectangular boxes and one pouch sit on the belt.
  • There are 2 horizontal boxes on the front, on each side of the center. They are painted white on the outside half and black on the inside half.
  • There are 2 vertical boxes on the right of the wearer.
  • There is a large vertical black pouch with a white cover behind the left side of the wearer.
  • A small black cloth pouch is worn on the left side and hides the buckle or remaining belt material.
 

 

TFA TK undersuit.pngUndersuit
For 501st approval:

 

  • An undergarment must be worn such that the space between the thighs and the belt shows a black material. The black material may be shiny or matte.
  • The reference photo shows the type used on screen but is not required for basic approval.
 

 

TFA TK thighs.pngThighs
For 501st approval:

 

  • There are seams on the inside and outside of the thighs.
  • A clip greeblie is present high and across the outside seams of each thigh.
  • The right outside thigh (to the wearer) includes a base for a holster.
 

 

TFA TK knee gaskets.pngKnee Gaskets
For 501st approval:

 

  • Gaskets shall be rubber or a shiny black material with ridges
  • The knee gaskets must cover all exposed areas between the thigh and shin
 

 

TFA TK knee plates.pngKnee Plates
For 501st approval:

 

  • The knee plates mirror each other and are placed evenly between the thigh and the shin.
  • Convex edge of knee plate faces upward.
 

 

TFA TK shins.pngShins
For 501st approval:

 

  • There are seams on the inside and outside of the shins, with the opening on the inside.
  • A clip greeblie is present high and across the outside seams of each shin.
  • The wearer's left outside shin includes two vertical thin boxes that are seamless.
  • There is a small black recessed rectangle at the bottom outside front of the shins.
 

 

TFA TK spats.pngSpats
For 501st approval:

 

  • The spats wrap around the lower ankle, just below the black ankle rectangles.
  • The spats are enclosed on the outside of the ankle with a greeblie that overlaps the open side.
  • There is a visible seam on the inside of the ankle.
 

 

TFA TK boots.pngBoots
For 501st approval:

 

  • ANH/ESB TK boots are allowed.
  • If other boots are used:
    • The boots are above ankle height and made of white leather or leather-like material.
    • There is a seam down both sides of the front that swoops out to the side of the foot.
    • There is a vertical zipper on the inside that spans the height of the boot.
    • There is a black flat sole with no heel.
    • No buckles or laces.
 

 

Optional Accessories
Items below are optional costume accessories. These items are not required for approval, but if present appear as described below.
 

 

TFA TK blaster.pngFirst Order Stormtrooper Blaster
For 501st approval:

 

  • Based on a replica Sterling sub-machine gun, scratch-built, or a modified commercial toy Stormtrooper blaster.
  • Details to be painted black, white and silver per reference photos.
 

 

 

TFA TK blaster rifle.pngFirst Order Stormtrooper Blaster Rifle
For 501st approval:

 

  • Based on a replica Sterling sub-machine gun, scratch-built, or a modified commercial toy Stormtrooper blaster.
  • Similar to standard First Order Stormtrooper Blaster with extended stock attached.
  • Details to be painted black, white and silver per reference photos.
 

 

 First Order Stormtrooper Blaster Pistol
For 501st approval:

 

  • Based on a replica Glock 19 repeating pistol, scratch-built, or a modified commercial Stormtrooper toy.
  • Details to be painted black, white and silver per reference photos.

 

 

 

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