Charming Overwatch cosplay proves why Black Cat is D.Va’s best skin - Dexerto

Charming Overwatch cosplay proves why Black Cat is D.Va’s best skin

Published: 24/Jan/2020 19:29

by Meg Bethany Koepp


A talented Overwatch cosplayer showed off her take on Korean tank hero D.Va, and showed exactly why Black Cat is one of the game’s best skins.

D.Va was awarded with her Black Cat skin in January 2018 as part of a major cosmetics update for the hero shooter, and almost instantly, people fell head over heels in love with it.

Players have even created outfits based off of the costume, which cosplayer Renata Melo did, sharing her incredibly charming take on the popular cosmetic.

Black Cat D.Va comes to life

In the tank’s outfit, she wears a black lace gothic-Lolita influenced dress similar to that of a Korean maid costume, with full-length black tights and similarly colored shoes.

The Brazilian nails every single aspect perfectly, and included every intricate feature of the dress, including the white pearl and pink ribbon detailing around her waist.

She even paired it up with similar ribbons around her wrists, and replicated the character’s necklace choker with a matching one too.

Another shot shares a closer look at the cosplayer’s hair and makeup, which again mimics the Korean’s with incredible accuracy.

She even included her cat ears headband and added more pink ribbons to the side of her head to tie the whole look together perfectly.

Her bold eyelashes and simple makeup also complement the hero, and gives her a flushed, fresh-faced appearance that just completes the outfit flawlessly.

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Segunda parte do ensaio de D.Va! Eu adoro esses ensaios de luzinhas e resolvi testar um! *-* a @valkoslovski tirou de letra! Tentei a edição mais dark também, puxando pros tons de roxo ? amo muito essa skin, mas entre gatos e cachorros eu sou muito dog person! Tenho 9 totós aqui em casa ? E você, prefere gato ou cachorro? . E gente, eu me sinto a @yayahan de Black Cat D.Va! A dela ficou tão peituda e a minha acabou ficando tbm, parece até que tenho silicone, adorei ???? Só tem fotão desse ensaio *-* . D.Va Black Cat skin from Overwatch . #blackcatdvacosplay #owcosplay #conceptart #blackcatdva #dvacosplay #dvaoverwatch #dvacosplay #dvaoverwatchcosplay #owdvacosplay #dvaow #owdva #overwatchcosplayer #overwatchcosplay

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Renata’s work is clearly a big hit with fans as she currently boasts over 20,400 followers on her Instagram page at this time of writing. She has been dressing up as various characters since 2011, and is dedicated to the world of cosplay.

Not only does the Brazilian create costumes from Overwatch, she’s also designed ones for other games such as League of Legends, Final Fantasy VII, and Tekken 7.


Overwatch cosplayer sprints into battle as Soldier 76 with female twist

Published: 24/Nov/2020 23:55 Updated: 24/Nov/2020 23:58

by Michael Gwilliam


Cosplayers are no strangers to creating unique outfits based on Overwatch heroes and Hendoart proved to be no different with her stunning female take on Soldier 76.

Soldier 76 is one of the original classic Overwatch heroes, having been around since the game’s launch. With his iconic red, white, and blue jacket, mask, plus heavy pulse rifle, Jack Morrison can easily stand out in a crowd.

That all said, cosplayer and streamer Sarah ‘Hendoart’ Hendo decided to tackle the DPS hero from her own perspective, in what she called a “mini gender bend.”

As you can see from the photos, Hendo absolutely nailed the look of Soldier 76 getting the jacket, gloves, gun, and even biotic field down pat.


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Meanwhile, she also added some of her own flair. Thanks to her feminine figure, the outfit manages to take on a life of its own, especially with her flowing brown hair behind 76’s mask.

However, the best part comes in the form of a little video she created with a fellow Mercy cosplayer. In the clip, the battle-scarred Hendo begs for healing and even “spams” for it – a bit of a meme in the Overwatch community.

“Just a battle-damaged Soldier and a Mercy who dgaf about me,” she captioned the video.


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Eventually, the Mercy begins to nurse Hendo back to health and starts wrapping her arm in a bandage, and evaluates the rest of the hero’s injuries.

Hendo’s cosplays aren’t limited to just Overwatch either. She has cosplayed as many different DC and Marvel superheroes including Spider-Man, Harley Quinn, Joker, Mary Jane, and Venom just to name a few.


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Soldier 76 isn’t the only Overwatch cosplay she’s done either. In the past, she has done many different takes on the tank hero D.Va including her School Girl and Tangerine themed skins.

With Overwatch 2 on the way and multiple more heroes coming with the sequel, this likely isn’t the last we’ve seen from Hendoart and quite frankly, we can’t wait to see what else she has in store.