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Asajj Ventress: AOTC Concept
Concept Ventress example.jpg
Model SL-7998, Photo by M. Capell


Description: Asajj Ventress: AOTC Concept
Prefix: SL
Detachment: Flagship Eclipse Detachment
Context: SW: Republic: The New Face of War
See also: Asajj Ventress: Sash Belt, Asajj Ventress: Body Armor, Ventress Clone Wars Discovered on the war-torn planet of Rattatak, Asajj became the ruthless and cunning apprentice of Darth Tyranus. This first appearance of Asajj was drawn from early concept designs for the secondary villain in Star Wars Episode II.

  • This CRL is a work in progress.
  • As such, this costume must be approved by the Legion Membership Officer, via the appropriate 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.

Concept Ventress head.jpg Bald Head
For 501st approval:
  • The costumer’s hair is shaved or covered with a tight-fitting bald cap.
  • If a bald cap is used, the cap is tinted to match the color of the costumer's face, and the edges are blended to make them as inconspicuous as possible.

Concept Ventress tattoos.jpg Complexion and Battle Tattoos
For 501st approval:
  • Special effects makeup is used to give the costumer’s head, neck, and hands a white or very pale gray skin tone.
  • The lips should be tinted dark gray or black.
  • Asajj's triangular tattoo patterns should be reproduced in black special effects makeup.
  • There are four triangle designs that radiate above each ear.
  • Two additional triangles point forward on each cheekbone, just in front of the ears.

Concept Ventress eye.jpg Eyes
For 501st approval:
  • White special effects contacts may be worn to replicate the solid white eyes that are seen in some Asajj Ventress reference.
  • 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.

Concept Ventress collar.jpg Collar
For 501st approval:
  • The collar is made of a black leather or leatherette material.
  • The neck of the collar is high and form fitting.
  • A pattern of horizontal lines encircle the shoulders and neck.
  • The outer edge of the collar reaches to the outer curve of the shoulders, or it may drape over the tops of the arms.
  • The edges of the collar are connected to the shirt, and do not hang loosely.

Concept Ventress shirt.jpg Shirt
For 501st approval:
  • The form-fitting shirt is made of a matte stretch material.
  • The fabric used for the center front of the shirt, the shoulders, the center back, and the long sleeves is a pale gray color.
  • The side panels beneath the arms are darker gray or black in color.
  • As an optional detail, a horizontal line patterns may be applied into the torso and sleeves of the shirt.
  • Piping may be used to accent the princess seams that run down the front and back of the shirt.

Concept Ventress wraps.jpg Forearm Wraps
For 501st approval:
  • The forearm wraps are made of the same material as the collar.
  • The wraps reach from the wrists to just below the elbows.
  • A triangular or square extension may be used to cover the back of the hands, or wraps may be used that go between the fingers and thumb, thus covering both the back of the hand and the palm.

Concept Ventress belts.jpg Belts
For 501st approval:
  • A pair of black leather or leatherette belts are draped to create an "X" pattern in the front and back.
  • The belts are wide at the top of their arc, and taper to a thinner width at their base.
  • The front buckle is a large O shape. The buckle is metallic, and may be silver, gray, or black in color.
  • Attachment points for lightsabers are made of "O" or "D" rings.
  • These rings are located on the front side of each belt, just over the hip bones.
  • The rings may be attached directly to the leather of the belts, or they may hang from short leather extensions.
  • Alternative Belt Option: When worn with an obi, a single black leather belt with a silver "O" shaped buckle can be used.

Concept Ventress skirt.jpg Skirt
For 501st approval:
  • The wide, flowing skirt is approximately ankle length.
  • The fabric may be flat or pleated.
  • The skirt is made with black or very dark gray fabric, and it is designed in two sections.
  • The back section of the skirt covers the back and sides of the costumer's legs.
  • The front section is narrow, but still very full.
  • The front of the skirt may open over the front of each thigh, revealing the leggings beneath.
  • A shorter over-skirt may also be worn.
  • This outer skirt is approximately knee length and is made of the same fabric as the rest of the skirt.

Concept Ventress leggings.jpg Leggings
For 501st approval:
  • The form-fitting leggings are dark gray or black.

DookuBoots.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • The knee high boots are black or dark gray. They can be basic riding boots, or they may have a row of black straps and silver buckles up the sides.

Optional Accessories

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

Concept Ventress obi.jpg Obi
For 501st approval:
  • If desired, the costumer may wear a wide obi under the belt(s).
  • If worn, the obi is made of similar fabric to the skirt.

Concept Ventress sabers.jpg Lightsabers
For 501st approval:
  • A pair of lightsabers resembling the established design for Ventress may be worn on the belt or carried.
  • The curved hilts may be attached together into a double saber design, or they may be worn and carried separately.
  • If bladed, the lightsaber blades are red in color.

Concept Ventress cloak.jpg Cloak
For 501st approval:
  • A hooded, sleeveless cloak may be worn.
  • The cloak is made of an opaque black fabric and has a full, flowing design that is nearly floor length.

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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. © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.