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Clone Commander Cody
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Model Douglas Danco , Photo by Douglas Danco


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Description: Clone Commander Cody
Prefix: CC
Detachment: Clone Trooper Detachment
Context: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith


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 CRL is a work in progress.
  • This costume may be approved by GMLs, but until the library entry is complete, it is suggested that this character first be submitted to the appropriate DL/GML peer review section of the legion forum.
  • If you have this costume and would like to assist with the completion of this library entry, please contact your detachment leader.
  • Please note that the use of the word "should" below does not indicate that the armor piece is considered open to interpretation. All instances of "should be" and "should have" will be replaced with "is" and "has", as this guide is completed.
Required Costume Components

The following costume components are present and appear as described below.


This document and all of the images within were created by and are the property of the 501st Legion. All other uses are prohibited.

The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. ©2012 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Visit www.501st.com to learn more.
Helmet copy.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Episode 3 style Clone Helmet - Fanmade bucket. Some "name brand" helmets may be unacceptable.
  • Visor - Black Visor.
  • There shall be 2 mohawks one located on each side of the center helmet fin painted in “tan” color or equivalent.
  • Vertical kill stripes shall be on each side of helmet cheeks that are dark blue in color.
  • Helmet frown shall be charcoal grey in color. Wire or plastic mesh is utilized inside the helmet to cover the open pieces of the frown.
  • Grey stripe around back of dome.
  • Ear caps shall be painted a dark grey.
  • Face, ears, and dome are white. Mohawk and remainder of the helmet are mustard yellow. There is a sandy brown stripe down the center of the helmet that ends at the nose of the helmet and squares off at the rear of the helmet.
  • A “Camera” shall be mounted to top left part of the dome.
  • There are two antenna’s mounted to the helmet. One on each side of the helmet.
  • The visor over the lens shall be painted in “Tropical Orange” or equivalent. There shall be a white pinstripe detail on the visor.
  • Around the aerators there shall be a sunburst detail that is painted in the “Tropical Orange” or equivalent.
For level two certification (if applicable):
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For level three certification (if applicable):
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150px Neck Seal
For 501st approval:
  • Neck seal to be black in color with vertical ribbing or being smooth in appearance. No logos or labels are to be visible. If the seal is not incorporated as part of the undersuit, a balaclava or other similar covering is acceptable.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
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.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
CODYShoulderBells copy.jpg Shoulder Bells
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted “Tropical orange” or equivalent matte.
  • Shoulders should be tear drop in shape with all rounded edges.
  • Shoulder bells shall have two channels in them.
  • Left shoulder bell shall have the correct screen accurate white “script” on it and the communicator attached to it.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Shoulder bells should not be symmetrical. The Shoulder bells should slightly curve back at the bottom of the shoulder.
CODYBiceps copy.jpg Upper Arm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor shall be painted matte or satin white.
  • The left upper arm armor shall have a light grey stripe that starts on the hard outside edge of the bicep and be approximately 1 ½” wide. This stripe should show distinct markings or wear with the white showing through the stripe.
  • On the right upper arm armor, there shall be a golden brown strap holding a “pen” that is mounted to the back of the armor.
  • Each upper arm should have a dimple on the lower area of the back of the arm. The outside of the bicep should have a hard line edge at the front that turns in. The inside of the upper arm should be rounded.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Armor should be seamless. No visible traces of how the armor was assembled should be shown.
CODYElbows copy.jpg Elbow Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted “Tropical Orange” or equivalent.
  • There are two elbows. On each elbow on the outside of the body near the connection point of the elbow strap there should be detail slots that look like an equal symbol on both elbow pieces. This inset should be painted black.
  • Both elbows have strapping. The straps should have a raised detail line at the top and bottom of the strap.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Elbows should be mirror images of each other with a notched area on the outside of the elbow above the detail marks.
CODYGauntelts.jpg Forearm Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
  • Both left and right forearms shall be mirror images of each other.
  • A light grey stripe starts on the hard outside edge of the bicep and be approximately 1 ½” wide. This stripe should show signs of wear with the white showing through the stripe. On the right arm it would cover over the compad. The com pad should be left white. This design should be matched on the left forearm
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Compad has detail antenna on its left.
  • Instead of a hard edge the top of the forearm has a bone ridge.
  • Armor should be seamless. No visible traces of how the armor was assembled should be shown.
CODYHandGuards copy.jpg Hand Plates
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted “Tropical Orange” or equivalent.
  • Hand plates are mirror images of each other.
  • Hand plates have a top curving ridge that come to a point over the index or middle finger just past the main knuckle of the hand.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Generic-black-gloves.jpg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Black over the wrist gloves made of leather, nylon, or other low pile fabrics. Gloves must not show any labels or logos once the armor is on and cover any exposed skin.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
CODYChest copy.jpg Chest Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
  • There shall be a center stripe approximately 2” wide painted in “Tropical Orange” or equivalent. This stripe starts at the bottom of the chest armor and goes to approximately the sternum area of the armor. These stripes should show signs of wear that allows the white to show through them.
  • There are two smaller stripes approximately 1 ½” wide painted in “Tropical Orange” that are at opposite angles to each other on either side of the center stripe. These stripes should show signs of wear that allows the white to show through them.
  • Two detail slots on right breast painted in the “Tropical Orange” or equivalent.
  • There are three “scratches” in the top left section of the armor. These are to be painted in a dark color. The middle of these scratches is the longest extending to just past the middle of the armor.
  • There is an ID badge that is mounted to the top left of the chest just underneath the three scratches. The main part of the badge is painted in a matte or satin white. This badge shall have 4 buttons. The one closest to the center of the chest shall be a dark purple, the next one the “Tropical Orange” or equivalent, the last two shall be a light blue color. The bottom of the badge shall be a light grey color.
  • Chest and back plate should match together at the sides with no gap, just a seam line.
  • Shoulder straps should be placed underneath the chest to connect to the back
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Shoulder straps should be slotted into the chest into the detail ridges of the top connection points.
150px Back Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
  • Rear tank has detailed area that contains 4 circles. Under the circles at the left side of the back there should be two parallel lines and the the right of the back there should a be a squared detail.
  • Shoulder straps should be placed underneath the chest to connect to the back.
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Shoulder straps should be slotted into the Back into the detail ridges of the top connection points.
CODYJetpack copy copy.jpg Jetpack
For 501st approval:
  • Jetpack should be painted matte or satin white. Center “thruster” shall be painted in a golden brown color. Just above the “thruster” shall be painted a light grey.
  • Jetpack measurements should be approximately 15 ¾” Long and 8 ½” wide.
For level two certification (if applicable):
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For level three certification (if applicable):
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CODYAbSection copy.jpg Ab Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted in a light grey color.
  • Four 1/4" diameter holes per side on indents of ab plate, eight holes total.
  • Ab section should wrap around the wearers body and be sealed at the sides or at the back.
  • Ab section should be completely contained under the chest and back armor.
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Ab section should be seamless at the sides and close in the back. A detail plate should cover the seam line and hide all work.
CODYCod copy.jpg Cod and Posterior Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
  • There shall be a stripe approximately 2” wide painted in “Tropical Orange” or equivalent. This stripe should line up with the center stripe in the chest armor. This stripe should show signs of wear that allows the white to show through. It should go down to approximately the center of the Cod armor.
  • Cod and Posterior armor should connect at the hips.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Hips should be connected via a snap with the correct detailed shape of the armor at the connection point.
CODYBelt copy.jpg Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted light grey.
  • The belt boxes to the left side of the belt from center shall be painted in “Tropical Orange” or equivalent. The belt boxes to the right side of the belt from center shall be painted in light grey. The two boxes near the back of the belt shall be painted in a golden brown color.
  • Ammo Belt with boxes and detonator.
  • Detonator shall be centered on the back of belt. The “caps” of the Detonator are painted in a light yellow color.
  • 8 boxes total, on each side of abdomen and attached to the belt.
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Belt Boxes should be notched and fitted flush with the details of the belt.
  • Left Rear belt box should have two square buttons in the top left corner and and equal symbol detail at the bottom right.
  • Right Rear belt box should have a bar with two small cylinders centered with and equal symbol detail on the bottom left.
  • From the rear two belt boxes the belt should have a ribbed detailed appearance.
CODYThighs copy.jpg Thigh Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Thighs should be painted matte or satin white.
  • On the left thigh armor there is a stripe painted in “Tropical Orange” or equivalent. This stripe should show signs of wear that allows the white to show through. This stripe starts on the inside of section of the armor and moves diagonally to the top left of the armor stopping before it reaches the edge.
  • Front of thigh armor should have a flat triangular area near the knee. From the top of the triangle a ridge line should go up the front of the thigh to the top.
  • Rear of the thigh should have an indention.
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Outside of lower portion of the thighs should come to a point and inner lower end should be rounded.
  • Gray leg strap should be made of leather.
  • Leg pouch has the correct shape and may be functional.
  • Armor should be seamless. No visible traces of how the armor was assembled should be shown.
Cody knees copy.jpg Knee Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted “Tropical Orange” or equivalent.
  • Knees should wrap around the front of the leg. From top center a raised detail line should be present.
  • Knees should be strapped to the leg via a “Tropical Orange” or equivalent strap with a raised center area painted in a light grey that wraps around the leg and connects on both sides of the Knee.
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Center strap should be primer gray.
  • Connection between the knee and the strapping should have a detail clip.
Clone shins.jpg Lower Leg Armor
For 501st approval:
  • Armor should be painted matte or satin white.
  • Lower Legs are mirror images of each other. The front of the armor should have a triangular detail at the top of the leg and a hard ridge line down the front of the shin.
  • Back of the lower legs should have an indentation just under the calf the follow down to the ankle.
  • Calf can have an access area on the inside of the leg. The outside of the calf should be closed.
For level two certification (if applicable):

For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Calves should be seamless and have a trap door access through the indent in the rear of the lower leg.
Clone shoes copy.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 in armor. Boots must be lace-less and have flat soles. The boots have armor detail to include a natural seam at the toe and a gray strap that goes over the top of the foot with two protruding disks at each side of the strap. There should be no markings or labels from the shoe makers. Boot soles should be primer gray.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Optional Accessories

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


DC15 carbine.jpg DC-15S Blaster
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries the DC-15S is smaller in scale than the DC-15A blaster rifle. Although it has a shorter range than that of the "A" model, it is easier to handle with a higher rate of fire. It features a folding stock for braced firing.

  • Realistic Clone Style DC-15S Blaster.
  • Blaster may be scratch built out of plastic, wood, metal or cast in resin.
  • Blaster has realistic Episode II or Episode III details:
    • Wire frame sight.
    • Folding stock.
    • (12) radiator fins evenly spaced along the length of barrel.
    • Igniter detail knobs.
    • Charge magazine clip on right side.
  • Total length is approximately 26“ (66 cm).
  • Because of the scale, the Hasbro version is incorrect.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Charge magazine detail on clip is metal to gun metal grey in color.
  • Detail bolts and screws are metal to gun metal grey in color.
  • Igniter knobs have some copper coloring.
  • Blaster is weathered.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Functioning Blue LED is installed in barrel.


DC15 rifle.jpg DC-15A Blaster Rifle
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, the DC-15A is a tibanna gas, cartridge powered weapon. Hyper-ionized blue plasma bolts are more than capable of penetrating armored units. Exceptionally effective against both droids and contemporary targets.

  • Realistic Clone Style DC-15A Blaster Rifle.
  • Blaster rifle is scratch built out of plastic, wood, metal or cast in resin.
  • Blaster has realistic Episode II or Episode III details:
    • Flip up sight in down position.
    • (10) radiator fins evenly spaced along the length of barrel.
    • Power setting adjuster detail lever.
    • Sniper Scope attached under rifle in storage position.
    • Charge magazine clip on left side.
    • Igniter detail knobs.
  • Total length is approximately 55 inches (139.7 cm).
  • Because of the scale, the Hasbro version is not allowed.
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Charge magazine detail on clip is metal to gun metal grey in color.
  • Detail bolts and screws are metal to gun metal grey in color.
  • Igniter has some copper coloring.
  • Power setting adjuster detail lever is metal or gun metal grey.
  • Sniper scope is metal or gun metal grey.
  • Blaster is weathered.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Functioning Blue LED is installed in barrel.
Blankwhite.gif Emperor Palpatine Holodisk Communicator
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):

This document and all of the images within were created by and are the property of the 501st Legion. All other uses are prohibited.

The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. ©2012 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Visit www.501st.com to learn more.
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