Snowtroopers or cold assault stormtroopers are another specialized form of stormtroopers who are equipped and trained for being stained in frigid ice planets. Featured during the Galactic Empire’s invasion of the planet Hoth, they were led by Darth Vader during the invasion of the rebel base. Specifically recruited from home planets that had colder climates, these elite Troopers were equipped with specialized thermal armor that trapped body heat to help defend against the freezing temperatures.
The Star Wars stormtrooper is as iconic as the Jedi thought this epic saga. Representing the brute force of both the republic and galactic empire, the iconic white armor plated soldier is as easily recognized as the unique lightsaber weapon. They were most notably commanded by Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader to subdue the rebels throughout the imperial run galaxy. Described as having a “high combat effectiveness” and “harsh reputation” they are often deployed throughout the galaxy to maintain order. Most often seen in squadrons or legions, the classic white Stormtrooper armor is crafted for space and some terrestrial battles. Variations in armor depending on the terrain and mission are present in the Star Wars universe, and can provide you with options on customizing your own Stormtrooper costume.
Not to be confused with the similar-looking Clone trooper, the helmet and chest plate are different in each respective suit of armor.
Snowtrooper Costume: The Basics
Snowtrooper Costume: Accessories
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