You Could Build a Decent Darth Vader Suit For £13 Million

By Chris Mills on at

Darth Vader’s all-black suit, complete with cape, is one of the iconic bad-guy outfits. But could you actually piece all the necessary components together, and if so, how much would it cost?

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The folks at Shade Station made a decent approximation of what it would cost to build up a realistic, functional Darth Vader suit. The assumptions are good: it would need to be pressurised, include a voice modifier and augmented reality headset, and also do the breathing for him.

You Could Build a Decent Darth Vader Suit For $18.3 Million

All added together, the ballpark figure is $18.3 million. That's about £12.9 million in the Queen's money – a drop in the ocean compared to the cost of building a real Death Star. [Shade Station]

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