If you’ve always felt the pull of the dark side of the Force and hoped to one day become a Sith Lord, you may be in luck, if you can muster together the nearly-$20 million required for the transformation.
While you may not be able to match Darth Vader’s midi-chlorian count, Shade Station says you could build your own version of the famed Star Wars villain’s black armoured suit for $18.3 million. It is unclear how much that would cost in Imperial Credits.
Shade Station, a watch and sunglasses retailer based in the United Kingdom, says the brunt of the costs, an estimated $12 million, would come from building the base suit. The company says because the cockpits of Imperial starfighters – such as Vader’s Tie Advanced -- are not pressurized, it would need to be airtight and able to withstand exposure to space, like NASA spacesuits.
Another $5.4 million would be needed to cover the medical bills and maintenance of his prosthetic limbs. Vader lost both leg, his left arm and was badly burnedRead More »from What it costs to become Darth Vader