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Red Guard, Attack of the Clones
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Model TR-5932, Photo by Warren R Jacobsen


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Description: Red Guard, Attack of the Clones
Prefix: TR
Detachment: Sovereign Protectors
Context: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Formed at Palpatine's discretion without a formal act, several senators considered them to be illegal. Palpatine justified their creation due to rumors of corruption amongst the Senate Guard. In galaxy dominated by the blaster the choice of the force pike as their primary weapon is a declaration of the prowess of the Red Guard.


The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.

The Sovereign Protectors Detachment defines two additional, optional levels of costuming excellence: Protector and: Sentential . In the page below, requirements for Protector are listed in blue. Sentinel requirements are in red. Please visit the Sovereign Protectors web site for a full description of these standards.

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


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.

TR ROTJ Helmet.jpg Helmet
For 501st approval:
  • Finished in a crimson gloss to match the outer robes.
  • The visor is fitted with a red or smoke tinted visor that allows for maximum visibility while obscuring the wearers features.


TR AOTC OUTROBE.jpg Outer Robes
For 501st approval:
  • Constructed of crimson red velvet or velveteen, fully lined in burgundy or dark purple fabric, preferably velvet or velveteen that matches the inner robe.
  • Velour and crushed panne velvet are not acceptable.
  • The cloak should cover both the front and back of the wearer, with two arm slits (one on each side) for the wearer's arms and with the front of the robe being sewn to over lap the back.


TR ROTJ INNERROBES.jpg Inner Robes
For 501st approval:
  • Burgundy or dark purple cloth thawb, hemmed slightly shorter than the outer cloak.


TR ROTJ Sash.jpg Sash
For 501st approval:
  • An Obi-style waist sash, approximately 3–4 inches (7.62–10.16cm) made of the same color/material as the wearer's inner robe, Worn over the inner robe.


TR ROTJ Gloves.jpg Gloves
For 501st approval:
  • Burgundy or dark purple cloth or suede gloves with no extraneous straps, buckles or ornamental stitching.
  • The gloves are to cover the wearer's wrists.


TR AOTCBOOTS.jpg Boots
For 501st approval:
  • Black, texture-less, leather/synthetic leather (non glossy) “Jack” boots", squared toe (rounded toe in ladies styles are acceptable), with a relatively conservative heel, no visible straps/buckles, or ornamental stitching; that reach high enough to cover the wearer's ankles.


Optional Accessories

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

TR AOTC Forcepike.jpg Forcepike
For 501st approval:
  • Four foot (122cm) minimum length, composed of either wood or metal.
  • The aluminum bodied force pike consists of a black pommel, two black hand grips at the base, aluminum color shaft, and emitter tip.



TR ROTJ DH-17Blaster.jpg DH-17 Blaster
For 501st approval:

Manufactured by BlasTech Industries, the DH-17 is a standard-issue Imperial sidearm for shipboard combat. The energy and power of the weapon are tuned to penetrate necessary targets, yet it will not puncture a starship's hull.


  • Scratch built or high-end prop replica.


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

This CRL is available as a PDF at www.501st.com/databank/Costuming:TR_aotc

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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.