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Darth Maul, The Phantom Menace
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Model SL-6426, Photo by Brian Gibson


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Description: Darth Maul, The Phantom Menace
Prefix: SL
Detachment: Sith Lord Detachment
Context: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace


  • 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.


SL maul face.jpeg Horns, Tattoos and Teeth
For 501st approval:
  • Darth Maul has ten horns; one on top, seven crowning the head, and one on each temple.
  • Each horn is unique in shape.
  • Coloring of the horns resembles rotting bone.
  • Shaving the head is recommended but a high quality bald cap may also be employed.
  • The facial paints are red and black with a matte finish and are to be applied in the pattern specific to this Dark Lord.
  • Teeth are treated as if molted and decayed with black and brown tooth enamels.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul eye.jpeg Sith Eyes
For 501st approval:
  • The characteristic gaze of one who is given over to the Dark Side is achieved with special effects contact lenses.
  • These lenses are described as a fiery yellow transitioning into a brilliant red.
  • While considered an essential part of this character, contact lenses are not required for 501st acceptance. All persons wishing to utilize contact lenses are encouraged to first see their optometrist for a fitting.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul basetunic.jpeg Base Tunic
For 501st approval:
  • Black linen, silk, or a blend.
  • The collar is ribbed with four quilted lines running around the neck to where the tunic closes in front.
  • The length of the garment extends to just above the knee.
  • The seams on side open at the waist to allow for leg movement.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul sithrobe.jpeg Sith Robe
For 501st approval:
  • Worn over the base tunic with components of varying length, Darth Maul's Sith Robe is a lightweight black raw silk noile, silk charmeuse, or a fabric with an equivalent appearance.
  • The one-piece sleeves are eased and tucked at the shoulder seam and bloused to just below the elbow.
  • On the forearm, the sleeve is pleated and quilted in approximately 1 inch sections for a tailored fit to the arm.
  • As with the base tunic, the robe seams along the side open below the waist.
  • The lower panel formed in back, is cut on a circle ending mid-thigh.
  • The front panels reach to below the knees and are cut straight across the bottom.
  • From the waist in front are two additional narrow panels which fall to further below the knee.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul tabbards.jpeg Tabards
For 501st approval:
  • Worn over the robe and made from the same material (or a heavier) as the robe, the tabards connect and wrap around the neck.
  • The tabards are approximately 5 and one half inch wide and fall to the mid-thigh.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):


SL maul belt.jpeg Belt
For 501st approval:
  • Black leather or leather-like material constructed in two pieces.
  • The wider belt is 5 inches wide in the center front, tapering to 3 inches at the side/hips. It fastens in the back with Velcro hidden under a square belt keeper of the same material.
  • Over this belt are four, three quarter inch strips which are anchored with black rivets at the side/hips.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul loincloth.jpeg Loin Cloth
For 501st approval:
  • Attached under the belt, the loin cloth is composed of the same material as the robe.
  • This hanging is centered under the belt and tapers outward with a slight bow long the bottom edge.
  • The loin cloth ends just below the knees.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul gloves.jpeg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Made of black leather or leather-like material in a matte finish.
  • Must be devoid of any distinctive stitching.
  • The cuff should extend to approximately the middle of the forearm in a gauntlet style.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul trousers.jpeg Trousers
For 501st approval:
  • The trousers are made from a black fabric similar to that of the inner tunic.
  • They should be baggy to allow for blousing above the knees.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul boots.jpeg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • Actual model is the Frank Thomas Titan Touring Boot 101.
  • A similar Frank Thomas model (Voyager or Apollo) or custom boot is also acceptable.
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.

SL maul earstud.jpeg Ear Stud
For 501st approval:
  • A small, silver, ball-stud earring is worn in the upper part of the left ear.
  • Magnetic ball-studs are acceptable.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Hooded Robe
For 501st approval:
  • The hood, yoke, and sleeves are made of black wool or an equivalent fabric.
  • The body of the robe can be of black silk, linen, cotton or a comparable fabric in weave, weight and appearance.
  • The hood is large and falls down the back without coming to a point.
  • Belled sleeves end at the elbows.
  • In front, the yoke angles down from the shoulders, coming to a point at the bottom of the sternum.
  • The robe body is pleated in a sunray pattern (i.e. the pleats become narrower at the top than the bottom), and falls to within 1 inch of the floor.
  • The pleats are ironed, not sewn in place.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
SL maul saber.jpeg Dual-bladed lightsaber
For 501st approval:
  • Scratch built or high-end prop replica.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Lightsaberclip.jpg Lightsaber Clip
For 501st approval:
  • Covertec clip worn on the belt directly over the right hip.
For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Electro binoculars
For 501st approval:

For level two certification (if applicable):
For level three certification (if applicable):
Blankwhite.gif Wrist Comm link/Control Bracelet
For 501st approval:

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