A Genshin Impact cosplayer went viral after sharing her transformation into Jean Gunnhildr. The talented artist’s insanely detailed costume brings the hit video game character to life like you’ve never seen before.
Genshin Impact made its debut in September, and has taken the industry by storm. The free-to-play title’s stunning graphics and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild-style gameplay has wowed players around the world.
Celebrating the hit game, popular cosplayer Sarah ‘HendoArt‘ Hendo brought one of the RPG’s most beloved characters, Jean, to life. Her faithfully accurate take on the Grandmaster Knight will be sure to leave fans in awe.
Genshin Impact cosplayer becomes real life Jean Gunnhildr
In Genshin Impact, you can play as 24 characters, including the fierce swordsman, Jean. The heroine is a Grandmaster of the Knights of Favonius and hails from the Mondstadt region.
Bringing her to life, popular cosplayer HendoArt shared a mind-blowing transformation into the Dandelion Knight on Instagram. Photographer ‘eccentricerick‘ captured the artist posing as Gunnhildr with her epic sword.
Hendo absolutely nailed every aspect of Jean’s ornate outfit, from the gold trimming, to the lavish buttons and patterned feathers. She also perfectly captured the character’s signature look, mirroring her blonde hair with parted bangs that frame her face.
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Feeling all kinds of REGAL as Jean from @GenshinImpact! I'm honored to collab with MiHoYo and couldn't resist picking the stoic knight with the epic sword! This JRPG launched globally today on PC, PS4, and mobile! If ya wanna see some gameplay footage (it's SO pretty) and check out how I made this beast of a costume, it's up on YT now! 🙌💕 #Jean #GenshinImpact #GenshinPuzzle #Sponsored (📷/📽: @eccentricerick with edits by meee)
The prolific cosplayer teamed up with the developers of the game itself, and uploaded a mini documentary on YouTube showing how she made the stunning outfit. The amount of work she put into recreating every little detail is astonishing.
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Genshin Impact is out now on PlayStation 4, PC, and mobile devices. The release is free-to-play, giving players a chance to try it out without any real barrier or cost. Though, characters and items can be paid for in-game.
Despite only releasing on September 28, the open-world title has become a smash hit. According to industry analyst Daniel Ahmad, the RPG already has over 17 million downloads on mobile, and is on track to make $100 million in revenue by the end of October.