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2856197 Shadow ARF Trooper is a 5 piece polybag promotional Star Wars: The Clone Wars set released in May of 2011.


The set contains the five pieces that make up the Shadow ARF Trooper minifigure- leg, torso and head pieces, along with an ARF Trooper helmet and a blaster. The legs and the torso are stylistically the same as a normal clone trooper, with white substituted for black. The same goes for the helmet, and it also has blue details. The head piece is a regular clone trooper head.


  • This set was given away by in their 2011 "May the Fourth be with you™" promotion, which ran on May 3 and 4.
  • This set was given away with orders over £50 in the UK, $75 in the US and €55 in the Netherlands, where they were sold out the first day.
  • On the bag, the lines on the trooper's helmet are shown dark blue, but the on the actual minifigure, the lines are a lighter sand blue color.
  • This minifigure was given away by Shop@home on May 3rd and 4th, 2011, with any Star Wars purchase over US $75/€50/£50/AU $90.
  • On the 4th, at around 14:30 PM (CET), stocks of the minifigure ran out. From then, the site displayed the message, "Due to extremely high demand, we have unfortunately run out of stock of the Star Wars™ ARF Shadow Trooper Minifigure. You can still get the Limited Edition, Numbered LEGO® Star Wars™ poster free with all purchases and free shipping! May the Force be with you!™"
  • Likely due to an error, in German LEGO Stores, it was possible to get the minifigure for any LEGO purchase above €50, not just Star Wars.
  • Likely due to an error, in Hungary, it was possible to get the minifigure with any Star Wars order above HUF 1400 (approx. US $7.50). Description This is a description taken from Please do not modify it. (visit this item's product page)

Build a better intergalactic battle with the Shadow ARF Trooper™!
Boost your Clone Wars battles with the ultra-rare LEGO® Star Wars™ Shadow ARF Trooper™! Straight from the Clone Wars battlefields, this Advance Recon Force trooper waits in the shadows to strike for the Republic.

  • Includes Shadow ARF Trooper™ minifigure with gun
  • Collect this brand-new and exclusive LEGO® Star Wars™ minifigure!

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