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Sergeant Appo - Phase II (Animated)
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Model CC 2065, Photo by Elton H.


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Description: Sergeant Appo - Phase II (Animated)
Prefix: CC
Detachment: Clone Trooper Detachment
Context: The Clone Wars: Season 4

Appo serves as a Platoon Sergeant in the Republic battle group, Torrent Company. Although always ready to relay or obey his his commanding officer, his loyalty to his fellow soldiers comes first. Appo has a strong sense of individuality, often gathering intelligence and performing missions on personal initiative.


The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

In the page below, items listed in blue are recommended features that will improve the quality of the costume. Items listed in red are intended to further enhance the finished costume.

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

IMPORTANT: The "Animated" armor design, seen in The Clone Wars CG Series, differs from the "Realistic" armor design used to create characters from the theatrical films and graphic novels.
See this thread at clonetroopers.net for the differences between the sculpts.

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.

Appo Animated Helmet.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Phase II animated style Helmet.
  • Helmet is painted matte or satin white.
  • White mohawk on top of dome.
  • Front of helmet dome has a large white arrow symbol which points downward.
  • Traveling from the rear of the helmet, just above the rear indented helmet band, extending over the top of the dome and down the front of the face mask, is a wide blue stripe.
    • From the rear, this stripe starts at about 3 inches wide.
    • This stripe then widens to around 4 inches, over the top of the dome.
    • As the stripe continues to the front of the dome, it again narrows to 3 inches, before stopping at the top of the eye lens.
  • Each side of the lens nose section has a thin blue stripe, acting as a continuation of the previous blue marking.
  • Helmet frown is charcoal grey in color.
    • Wire or plastic mesh is utilized inside the helmet to cover the open pieces of the frown.
  • There is a blue line from the bottom of the frown vents to the chin, ending the path of the blue markings.
  • Ear caps are painted a grey.
  • There are (6) black, vertical hash marks on each side tube of the helmet, below the cheek area.
  • Weathering of blue areas is consists of various scuff marks and color fading.
  • Weathering of white areas are shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Helmet has the appearance of a neck ring.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Helmet has an optional enclosed complete neck ring that seals the helmet to the neck.


TC animated neckseal.jpg Neck Seal
For 501st approval:
  • Neck seal is black in color with no ribbing.
  • No logos or labels are visible.
    • If the seal is not incorporated as part of the under suit, a balaclava or other similar covering is acceptable.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Neck seal closes in the front via (2) small black snaps.


TK anh stunt undersuit.jpeg Under Suit
For 501st approval:
  • Black non-textured material, either one-piece or two-piece construction with no visible zippers or logos.


Appo Animated Shoulders.jpg Shoulder Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted blue.
  • Shoulders are tear drop in shape with all rounded edges.
  • Shoulder are not symmetrical.
  • The armor slightly curves back at the bottom of the shoulder.
  • Weathering of blue areas is consists of various scuff marks and fading.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Biceps Phase2 Animated.jpg Upper Arm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Armor is cylindrical with no rear indent.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Appo Animated Forearms.jpg Forearm and Elbow Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Painted around each wrist is a blue stripe.
  • Right forearm has a compad with (6) small buttons, (1) large main button, and (1) slightly small rectangular button.
  • Armor is seamless on the outside edge.
    • Due to the shape of the armor, a butted seam is acceptable on the inside if needed.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Elbows are separate pieces from the forearm armor.
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.


TC animated handplates.jpg Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Hand plates are mirror images of each other.
  • Hand plates have an angled peak that comes to a point over the index or middle finger, just past the main knuckle of the hand.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.



Generic-black-gloves.jpg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Black over the wrist gloves made of leather, nylon, or other low pile fabrics.
  • Gloves cover any exposed skin.
  • Gloves do not show any labels or logos when the armor is worn.


Appo Animated Chest.jpg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Chest armor has a blue, elongated triangle shape stripe that begins at the center of the neck and extends down the chest plate to the bottom of the breast.
  • At the bottom center of the chest is a symbol consisting of a white square with a horizontal white bar just above it.
  • Lower portion of the chest has an angular cut out area to match the abdomen armor.
  • Chest and Back armor match together at the sides with no open gap.
    • A seam line is present.
  • Shoulder straps are white.
  • Shoulder straps fit into the top of the back and chest.
  • Weathering of blue areas includes various scuff marks and fading.
  • Weathering of white areas are shades of grey.


Back Armor Phase2 Animated.jpg Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Back armor has a detail plate consisting of 4 circles and 5 horizontal bars.
  • Back and Chest armor match together at the sides with no open gap.
    • A seam line is present.
  • Shoulder straps are white.
  • Shoulder straps fit into the top of the back and chest.
  • Weathering of blue areas includes various scuff marks and fading.
  • Weathering of white areas are shades of grey.



Abdomen Armor Phase2 Animated.jpg Abdomen Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Top edge of the armor is squared off to match the chest armor.
  • The abdomen armor protrudes out in the middle to match the shape of the chest armor.
  • The abdomen armor joins at the rear and the join is covered by a center plate.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.



TC animated cod.jpg Codpiece and Belt front
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Belt is approx 3" tall and divided into 1.75" wide segments.
  • The front segments have a key/slot detail.
  • Belt boxes are mounted at the hips.
  • Codpiece and Posterior armor connect at the hips.
    • Butted seams are permitted at this connection if required.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.


Posterior Armor Phase2 Animated.jpg Posterior Armor, belt rear and Detonator
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Belt is approx 3" tall and divided into segments.
  • Cod and Posterior armor connect at the hips.
    • Butted seams are permitted at this connection if required.
  • Detonator is centered on the back of belt with no control buttons.
    • The detonator has 2 lines set in approx 1/2" - 5/8" from the edges.
      • Lines may be recessed or painted on.
  • The center of the detonator end caps are painted grey.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Detonator lines are recessed.


TC animated belt box.jpg Belt Boxes
For 501st approval:
  • Two rectangular boxes with one mounted on each side of belt.
  • Boxes are painted matte or satin white.
    • The top side of the box is tapered outward.
    • There is an inset detail near the top of each box.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.



TC animated thighs.jpg Thigh Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Front of thigh armor has a flat triangular area near the knee with a notch cut out for the knee armor.
  • From the top of the triangle a ridge line travels up the front of the thigh to the top edge.
  • The upper outer edge has an angled section.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Armor is seamless.
    • No visible traces of how the armor was assembled are shown.
Shins Phase2 Animated.jpg Lower Leg Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor is painted matte or satin white.
  • Knee armor is integrated with the lower leg.
  • The front of the armor has a triangular detail just below the knee and a hard ridge line down the front of the shin.
  • Back of the lower legs have an indentation just under the calf that extends down to the ankle.
  • The outside of the calf is seamless.
    • A clam shell opening on the inner seam is acceptable.
  • Armor is weathered with shades of grey.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Armor is seamless with a trap door access through the indent in the rear of the lower leg.


TC animated boots.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • White, ankle high or tall enough to cover the ankle and eliminate any black undersuit visible at the ankle area.
  • Boots are lace-less and have flat soles.
  • Boots have a center strip running from the toe to the ankle.
  • A strap across the top of the foot, and 2 flat white discs on either side of the foot, terminating the strap.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Boots have accurate notched sole.
Optional Accessories

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


CRLdc15s-animated.jpg DC-15S Blaster Carbine (animated style)
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, this weapon is commonly carried by the Troopers of the Galactic Republic.

  • This is the animated variant of the DC-15S blaster rifle.



Dc15a Animated.jpg DC-15A Blaster Rifle (animated style)
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, this blaster is the standard issue weapon carried by the Clone Troopers of the Grand Army of the Republic.

  • This is the animated variant of the DC-15A blaster rifle.


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