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Battle Damaged General Grievous - Battlefront II

"Battle Damaged," a Rare Appearance for the Separatist hero General Grievous in Battlefront II

An Appearance is a type of cosmetic in DICE's Star Wars Battlefront and Star Wars Battlefront II that determines the look of the player's character. Appearances are based on and inspired by outfits and armor worn by characters in the Star Wars universe. In Battlefront and Battlefront II, Appearances are purchased with Credits.

Star Wars Battlefront Edit

Overview Edit

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In Star Wars Battlefront, players have a character in the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire whose head and body they can customize with head and body Appearances. Depending on the faction and the body Appearance, players can pair any head Appearance they have purchased with any body Appearance they have purchased.

Appearances become available to unlock with Credits as the player increases in Rank.

There are a variety of head Appearances that the player can use to customize their character, but some can only be used by certain factions and with certain body Appearances. For the player's Rebel character, there are 67 human head Appearances and eight alien head Appearances to choose from. For the Galactic Empire, the player can select 18 different heads for their Imperial character if they are using the Death Star Trooper or Imperial Officer body Appearances, which must be first unlocked. Without those two body Appearances, the player can only make their Imperial character male or female, since all other Imperial outfits, such as the Scout Trooper and Shock Trooper, are helmeted.

The Rebels have four different body Appearances to choose from, while the Imperials have eleven. The default body Appearance for the Rebel Alliance is the Rebel Soldier and the default body Appearance for the Galactic Empire is the Stormtrooper. Both of these outfits change depending on the planet.

History Edit

At launch, character customization was more limited. The old customization system did not allow the player to use any head Appearance with any body Appearance. The primary method for customizing one's character for both the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire up to the Death Star Update was changing the head on the faction default body Appearance. For the Imperials, this allowed for "helmet-less stormtroopers," or stormtroopers that did not have a helmet on. At this time, the only unlockable body Appearances were the Scout Trooper and Shadow Trooper; they did not have helmet-less options.

The Outer Rim Update added the Weequay head Appearance for the Rebels that changed the head of their Rebel soldier to that of a male Weequay.

The Bespin Update added the Bespin Wing Guard body Appearance for the Rebels and the Shock Trooper body Appearance for the Empire. At this time, the old Appearance system was still in place, resulting in the Bespin Wing Guard body Appearance changing the entire outfit of the Rebel soldier, but the human face was always that of Human 8. The Bespin Wing Guard outfit highlighted the limits of the old customization system: a body Appearance that featured a visible human face would make multiple players with the same skin look like clones of each other.

The customization system was greatly expanded with the subsequent Death Star Update, which added the ability for players to pair different heads with different outfits. This new customization system allowed for the Bespin Wing Guard to exist as a body Appearance that could be paired with any of the heads that the player has unlocked (such as Human 1 or the Zabrak). The Death Star Update also added the X-Wing Pilot and the Rebel Officer body Appearances for the Rebels and Pauldron Stormtroopers, the Death Star Trooper, and the Imperial Officer body Appearances for the Galactic Empire. The option for the player to be a helmet-less stormtrooper was also removed.

On October 31, 2016, the Cybernetic Female head Appearance was made available to all players for free via a server-side update, having been originally added to the game in the Bespin Update but never released.

The Rogue One: Scarif Update added the final skin to the game: the Shoretrooper Captain body Appearance for the Empire, unlocked at Rank 100.

All Head Appearances Edit

Image Head Unlock Rank Cost Factions available
Human 1 - Lillian - Helmet Icon Human 1
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 1 - Lillian - Bob Cut Icon Human 1
Bob Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 1 - Lillian - Bald Icon Human 1
Bald
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 1 - Lillian - Ponytail Icon Human 1
Ponytail
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 1 - Lillian - Bob Cut 2 Icon Human 1
Bob Cut 2
Rank 23 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 2 - Roger - Helmet Icon Human 2
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 2 - Roger - Helmet Beard Icon Human 2
Helmet, Beard
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 2 - Roger - Short Cut Icon Human 2
Short Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 2 - Roger - Bald Icon Human 2
Bald
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 2 - Roger - Bald Beard Icon Human 2
Bald, Beard
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 2 - Roger - Long Top Icon Human 2
Long Top
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 2 - Roger - Long Top Beard Icon Human 2
Long Top, Beard
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 3 - Helin - Helmet Icon Human 3
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 3 - Helin - Bob Cut Icon Human 3
Bob Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 3 - Helin - Ponytail Icon Human 3
Ponytail
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 3 - Helin - Bob Cut 2 Icon Human 3
Bob Cut 2
Rank 23 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 3 - Helin - Braided Icon Human 3
Braided
Rank 30 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 4 - Jin - Helmet Icon Human 4
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 4 - Jin - Helmet Beard Icon Human 4
Helmet, Beard
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 4 - Jin - Short Cut Icon Human 4
Short Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 4 - Jin - Bald Icon Human 4
Bald
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 4 - Jin - Bald Beard Icon Human 4
Bald, Beard
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 4 - Jin - Long Top Icon Human 4
Long Top
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 4 - Jin - Long Top Beard Icon Human 4
Long Top, Beard
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 5 - Marie - Helmet Icon Human 5
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 5 - Marie - Bob Cut Icon Human 5
Bob Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 5 - Marie - Ponytail Icon Human 5
Ponytail
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 5 - Marie - Braided Icon Human 5
Braided
Rank 30 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 6 - Nils - Helmet Icon Human 6
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 6 - Nils - Helmet Beard Icon Human 6
Helmet, Beard
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 6 - Nils - Short Cut Icon Human 6
Short Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 6 - Nils - Bald Icon Human 6
Bald
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 6 - Nils - Bald Beard Icon Human 6
Bald, Beard
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 6 - Nils - Long Top Icon Human 6
Long Top
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 6 - Nils - Long Top Beard Icon Human 6
Long Top, Beard
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 7 - Ingrid - Helmet Icon Human 7
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 7 - Ingrid - Bob Cut Icon Human 7
Bob Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 7 - Ingrid - Ponytail Icon Human 7
Ponytail
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 7 - Ingrid - Braided Brown Icon Human 7
Braided Brown
Rank 30 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 7 - Ingrid - Braided Red Icon Human 7
Braided Red
Rank 30 2,200 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 8 - Juan - Helmet Icon Human 8
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 8 - Juan - Helmet Beard Icon Human 8
Helmet, Beard
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 8 - Juan - Short Cut Icon Human 8
Short Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 8 - Juan - Bald Icon Human 8
Bald
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 8 - Juan - Bald Beard Icon Human 8
Bald, Beard
Rank 7 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 8 - Juan - Long Top Icon Human 8
Long Top
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 8 - Juan - Long Top Beard Icon Human 8
Long Top, Beard
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 9 - Linnea - Helmet Icon Human 9
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 9 - Linnea - Bob Cut Icon Human 9
Bob Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 9 - Linnea - Ponytail Icon Human 9
Ponytail
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 9 - Linnea - Bob Cut 2 Icon Human 9
Bob Cut 2
Rank 23 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 9 - Linnea - Braided Icon Human 9
Braided
Rank 30 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 10 - Anton - Helmet Icon Human 10
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 10 - Anton - Helmet Beard Icon Human 10
Helmet, Beard
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 10 - Anton - Short Cut Icon Human 10
Short Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 10 - Anton - Long Top Icon Human 10
Long Top
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 10 - Anton - Long Top Beard Icon Human 10
Long Top, Beard
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 11 - Jing Xu - Helmet Icon Human 11
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 11 - Jing Xu - Bob Cut Icon Human 11
Bob Cut
None 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 11 - Jing Xu - Ponytail Icon Human 11
Ponytail
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 11 - Jing Xu - Bob Cut 2 Icon Human 11
Bob Cut 2
Rank 23 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 11 - Jing Xu - Braided Icon Human 11
Braided
Rank 30 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 12 - Eli - Helmet Icon Human 12
Helmet
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 12 - Eli - Helmet Beard Icon Human 12
Helmet, Beard
None None Rebel Alliance, Galactic Empire
Human 12 - Eli - Long Top Icon Human 12
Long Top
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Human 12 - Eli - Long Top Beard Icon Human 12
Long Top, Beard
Rank 15 1,700 Credits Rebel Alliance
Sullustan Head Icon Sullustan Rank 40 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Duros Head Icon Duros Rank 40 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Rodian Head Icon Rodian Rank 40 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Zabrak Head Icon Zabrak Rank 45 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Ishi Tib Head Icon Ishi Tib Rank 45 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Quarren Head Icon Quarren Rank 50 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Twi'lek Head Icon Twi'lek Rank 50 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Weequay Head Icon Weequay Rank 60 17,000 Credits Rebel Alliance
Cybernetic Female Head Icon Cybernetic Female None None Rebel Alliance

All Body Appearances Edit

Rebel Alliance Edit

Image Name Unlock Rank Cost
Rebel Soldier Body Icon Rebel Soldier None None
Bespin Wing Guard Body Icon Bespin Wing Guard Rank 65

20,000 Credits

X-Wing Pilot Body Icon X-Wing Pilot Rank 75 25,000 Credits
Rebel Officer Body Icon Rebel Officer Rank 85 30,000 Credits

Galactic Empire Edit

Image Name Unlock Rank Cost
Stormtrooper Body Icon Stormtrooper None None
Stormtrooper Black Body Icon Stormtrooper, Black Pauldron Rank 20 5,000 Credits
Stormtrooper White Body Icon Stormtrooper, White Pauldron Rank 30

5,000 Credits

Stormtrooper Orange Body Icon Stormtrooper, Orange Pauldron Rank 40 5,000 Credits
Scout Trooper Body Icon Scout Trooper Rank 40 17,000 Credits
Stormtrooper Red Body Icon Stormtrooper, Red Pauldron Rank 50 10,000 Credits
Shadow Trooper Body Icon Shadow Trooper Rank 50 17,000 Credits
Shock Trooper Body Icon Shock Trooper Rank 70 20,000 Credits
Death Star Trooper Body Icon Death Star Trooper Rank 80 25,000 Credits
Imperial Officer Body Icon Imperial Officer Rank 90 30,000 Credits
Shoretrooper Captain Body Icon Shoretrooper Captain Rank 100 35,000 Credits

Updates Edit

Rogue One: Scarif Update

October 31, 2016 server-side update

  • Release of the Cybernetic Female head Appearance for the Rebel Alliance; automatically unlocked for all players

Death Star Update

Bespin Update

  • Added Bespin Wing Guard Appearance for the Rebel Alliance
  • Added Shock Trooper Appearance for the Galactic Empire
  • Unlisted: Added the Cybernetic Female head for the Rebel Alliance in the game files

Outer Rim Update

  • Added Weequay Appearance for the Rebel Alliance

Star Wars Battlefront II Edit

Overview Edit

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In Battlefront II, there are Appearances for both the four trooper classes—Assault, Heavy, Officer, and Specialist—as well as most heroes and villains. Appearances can include different human heads and alien species for soldiers and iconic outfits and armors worn by the troopers and characters in the Star Wars canon. Legendary Appearances, the rarest and most expensive of Appearances, can also change other parts of a hero or villain, such as their voice, to match their appearance. Appearances are the only items in the game that can be unlocked with Crystals, though they can also be purchased with Credits at a higher amount. You can also get all appearances (not including pre-ordered skins and event skins) with the celebration edition of battlfront 2.

Appearances come in five tiers, the first four in order of rarity and cost: Common, the cheapest at 5,000 Credits or 150 Crystals with only small changes to the trooper or hero, Rare at 20,000 Credits or 500 Crystals, Epic at 40,000 Credits or 1,000 Crystals, and Legendary, with the rarest and most expensive skins due to their extensive changes, at 80,000 Credits or 2,000 Crystals. A fifth tier, Event, was later added and is tied to Appearances that can only be unlocked exclusively during certain in-game special events, and thus cannot be purchased with Credits or Crystals.

Hero and Villain Appearances Edit

Trooper Appearances Edit

Assault Edit

Heavy Edit

Officer Edit

Specialist Edit

Reinforcement Appearances Edit

Aerial Edit

Enforcer Edit

Infiltrator Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Character customization was a major feature in DICE's Star Wars Battlefront, though purchasable skins were not publicly reintroduced into their sequel, Star Wars Battlefront II, until the 2.0 Patch.
    • Prior to the 2.0 Patch, which featured the progression and economies update, some skins were obtained through timed challenges and milestones.
  • Appearances are one of the only few items in the game that can be unlocked with the premium currency, Crystals. They are also not available in Loot Crates but instead are purchased directly. Other cosmetics, those being emotes and Victory Poses, can also be unlocked with Crystals.
  • At launch, when there were little to no Appearances for the various trooper classes, a mod allowed players to equip unreleased Appearances found in the game files, such as various Clone Trooper legions, that were hidden by accessing the, at the time, secret Appearances menu. The method that the mod used to access the secret menu was, however, patched in the 1.0 Patch.
  • Ben Walke hinted on Twitter that more Dark Side appearances are coming to Battlefront II.

Updates Edit

Battle on Scarif Update

The Age of Rebellion Update

The Rise of Skywalker Update

The Celebration Update

Another Night on Endor Update

Cooperation Update

Roger Roger Update

Where are those Droidekas? Update

The Chosen One Update

December Update

General Grievous Update

Squad System Update

Elite Corps Update

Hero Starfighters Update

Han Solo Season Update 2

  • Added Legendary Han Solo Appearances, Legendary Lando Calrissian Appearances, and an Epic Chewbacca Appearance.

Han Solo Season Update

  • Added Legendary Leia Organa Boushh Appearance and Epic Lando Calrissian Skiff Appearance.

Night on Endor Update

  • Introduced purchasable Appearances.
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