Helmet

In "Legends," Boba Fett's Duraplast armored helmet has an external targeting rangefinder, broad-band antenna, environmental filter system, fire control battle computer, macrobinocular viewplate with infrared scanner, internal comlink, and integrated motion / sound sensor system. In canon, it's considered beskar.

Here are observed detail notes across different costume variants:


"Concept" Boba Fett

Boba Fett Helmet Concept Art by Ralph McQuarrie
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In McQuarrie's version, all white with various different styles depending on the art piece

Boba Fett Concept Art #226 by Joe Johnston (3/1978)
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In Johnston's version, all white with similar angles to the Prototype

No dent

2 sub-variants

"McQuarrie Concept" Boba Fett

Boba Fett Concept by Ralph McQuarrie
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Rangefinder is sometimes on the left ear or right ear of the helmet, depending on the sketch number
Never a full "T" visor

Rangefinder is on the left of the helmet

No dent

"McQuarrie/Johnston Concept" Boba Fett

Boba Fett Concept Art #226 by Joe Johnston (3/1978)
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Rangefinder is consistently on the right ear of the helmet

Rangefinder is on the right of the helmet

No dent


"Prototype" Boba Fett

Duwayne Dunham as Prototype Boba Fett, Helmet Detail
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All white
Red and blue triangles above the visor, different than how they appear in the Original Trilogy
This helmet was painted over to create the PP1

Supertrooper Helmet (1978)
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No dent in some photos, but a dent in others


"Animated" Boba Fett

2 sub-variants

"Holiday" Boba Fett

Screenshot 49
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Dented helmet

No kill stripes

Very saturated blue with simplified lines for hand-drawn animation

"Droids" Boba Fett

Droids A Race To The Finish
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No dent

No kill stripes

Very desaturated blue with simplified lines for hand-drawn animation, even less detailed than the "Holiday Special"


"Pre-Pro" Boba Fett

5 sub-variants

"Pre-Pro #1" Boba Fett

Pre-Pro 1 Boba Fett Helmet "Ears"
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Helmet "eyes" (version 1, later called "Jaig eyes") and then "ears" (version 2) higher up; you can see the "eyes" were painted over

No dent

Left and right "ears" are nearly the same color, unlike PP3

Painted over version of the all-white Prototype helmet

"Pre-Pro #2" Boba Fett

Pre-Pro 2 Boba Fett with Left Shoulder's PP2-Specific...
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Used for publicity photos, but not for any film

Dented helmet

Left and right "ears" are nearly the same color, unlike PP3

"Pre-Pro #3" Boba Fett

Boba Fett's Helmet (PP3) with Joe Johnston
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Unlike PP1 and PP2, right "ear" of the helmet is almost a peach color and not the same as the left "ear"
Similar helmet to hero "Empire" helmet, but not the same; considered the non-hero "Empire Strikes Back" and toured on the "Power of Costume" circuit

Dented helmet

"Promo #1" Boba Fett

This helmet was the one used in "Return of the Jedi"

Dented helmet

"Promo #2" Boba Fett


"Empire" Boba Fett

IG-88 and Boba Fett (Publicity Photo)
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Dented helmet

Dome and lower cheeks are olive green, e.g. Pantone 624 UP

Source: 501st CRL

14 kill stripes, painted in a gradient from yellow to orange, e.g. PMS 116 U to PMS 152 CP

Source: 501st CRL

The right ear has an upside down "U" symbol; below the upper section is a split silver section with 9 small, weathered black stripes; the lower section is the same earthen/tan color as the upper ear and is consistent with visual references

Source: 501st CRL

Left ear is olive-green in color, e.g. PMS 5753 UP, with an upside down white "U" shape symbol containing specific lettering, on the top portion of the ear with red and white weathering showing through, closely matching visual references

Source: 501st CRL

Upper cheeks of helmet are black

Mandibles, head band and key slot area are a dark red/burgundy color, e.g. PMS 484 C

Source: 501st CRL

Helmet back panels are primarily a darker green in color, e.g. PMS 553CP

Source: 501st CRL

Upper right ear encases the rangefinder attachment point and is an earthen/tan color, e.g. PMS 458 U, with a white and black upside-down "U" shape on the top portion that encompasses ESB specific lettering details

Source: 501st CRL

The ESB hero helmet was used in the ROTJ:SE scenes and also tours from time to time. (See Calendar > Costume and Props.)


"Jedi" Boba Fett

Return of the Jedi, Boba Fett in Jabba's Palace...
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Dented helmet

Darker green / medium green helmet

Source: 501st Legion CRL

18 kill stripes

Source: 501st Legion CRL

Upper cheeks of helmet are blue-green

Source: 501st Legion CRL

Mandibles and head band are red / burgundy and keyhole slots on the back of the helmet with a visible appearance of a circuit board.

Source: 501st Legion CRL

Helmet back panels are primarily a medium green color

Source: 501st Legion CRL

Rangefinder assembly on the right side and rangefinder stalk appears metallic with two red "lights" on top

Source: 501st Legion CRL

Both weathered ears are metallic silver and right ear has a "micro switch"

Source: 501st Legion CRL

Right cheek has a weathered silver "diagnostic port"

Source: 501st Legion CRL

"Special Edition" Boba Fett

2 sub-variants

"Return of the Jedi: Special Edition" Boba Fett

Return of the Jedi: Special Edition, Jabba's Palace...
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Dented helmet

Same as the "Empire Strikes Back" hero helmet.

"Star Wars: Special Edition" Boba Fett

Dented helmet

A New Hope: Special Edition, Mos Eisley Spaceport Scene,...
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Same as the "Return of the Jedi" hero helmet, along with the rest of the costume worn by Mark Austin.


"Post-Sarlacc" Boba Fett

4 sub-variants

"Post-Sarlacc" 1 Armor (Cobb Vanth)

Post-Sarlacc Helmet Detail
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Dented helmet with Sarlacc acid damage

Smaller helmet than the Original Trilogy

"Post-Sarlacc" 2 Cloaked Figure

None

"Post-Sarlacc" 3 Armor with Robes

Boba Fett in Slave I Pursuing Dark Troopers in Season...
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Dented helmet with Sarlacc acid damage

"Re-Armored" Boba Fett

Boba Fett in Slave I in Season 2 Episode 8
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18 killstripes like ROTJ plus a 19th that's black

Dented helmet (smaller than Original Trilogy), cast by Legacy Effects from the Sideshow Collectibles Return of the Jedi bust

Source: 501st CRL

Helmet dent is different than ROTJ, as well as the helmet "ears," "turn signals," Borden connector, and dental files

Source: 56Strat on TDH

"The Book of Boba Fett" Boba Fett

2 sub-variants

"Daimyo" Boba Fett

Hi-Res Digital Sticker of Boba Fett's Helmet
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Different mold than "The Mandalorian" Season 2; no black kill stripe anymore


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Dented helmet with different dent placement than The Mandalorian Season 2

"Flight Suit" Boba Fett


"Kamino" Jango Fett

Star Wars: Jango Fett Open Seasons Trade Paperback
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No dent, but gets one after fighting Obi-Wan Kenobi in the rain, plus the computer generated Jango in this sequence has the dent but the live-action does not (yet) and they're cut together without continuity


"Arena" Jango Fett


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Slightly dented from battling Obi-Wan Kenobi on Kamino and/or scraping it walking into Slave I up the back ramp


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