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World of Warcraft Jaina Proudmoore cosplay will freeze you in your tracks

Published: 20/Nov/2019 2:29

by Alan Bernal

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World of Warcraft cosplayers have long given their rendition for lore staple Jaina Proudmoore, but this might be the most striking design revealed to date.

It’s an exciting time to be a WoW fan. The launch of WoW Classic in late August reignited the passion a lot of longtime players have for the franchise.

Meanwhile, the announcement of the upcoming Shadowlands expansion has now given fans something completely new to look forward to as the next chapter of WoW is on the horizon.

With that in mind, the outpouring of support for WoW has the creative portion of the community making tons of new designs and cosplays to celebrate the game.

BlizzardTons of cosplayers have redone Jaina Proudmoore, and Mai Linh is definitely a highlight in the batch.

Adding to a long legacy of incredible artists, cosplayer Mai Linh recreated the Lord Admiral of Kul Tiras in all of her glory with a piercing take on the character.

Even though Jaina’s been in a main fixture in WoW for a long time, players will instantly recognize that the design takes after the character in the Battle for Azeroth era.

The cosplay seems to rip Jaina straight from the MMO with her blue cloak with a white outfit that has gold trim rife throughout the body and hood.

[self] My Jaina Proudmoore cosplay from cosplay

There’s a lot to love in the cosplay, but one of the most notable is the powerful gaze with the icy blue lenses fitting for the legendary Archmage.

Of course, the first thing players will notice is the missing anchor necklace, but the cosplayer definitely has plans to amend that in the near future.

“Yea, I missed some pieces because this cosplay was expensive,” Linh said. “And I have to cut out something. But I will save some money and repair it.”

Mai Linh FacebookCosplayer Mai Linh completed her design by reforging Jaina’s massive Staff of Antonidas.

Although fans will appreciate that Lin took the time to recreate the character’s massive Staff of Antonidas to complete the cosplay.

Proportionally the staff’s length is spot on, as it easily towers over Linh, and the actual crystal sitting atop the wooden handle is massive.

Even though the WoW community has a lot of Jaina cosplays to sift through from over the years, Linh’s design could easily become an instant favorite.

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World of Warcraft cosplayer rules over Bastion as amazing Kyrestia

Published: 15/Jan/2021 13:01

by Lauren Bergin

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World of Warcraft has inspired a whole collection of amazing cosplays, but one cosplayer truly brings WoW into reality with her amazing Kyrestia cosplay. 

When it comes to Blizzard’s World of Warcraft universe, there are limitless possibilities to create amazing cosplays. The huge array of iconic characters, coupled with the impressive customization for your own hero or villain, makes the title perfect for passionate fans.

We recently saw cosplayer Cinderys create an amazing Sylvanas cosplay just in time for the release of Shadowlands, which in turn managed to score her Blizzard’s seal of approval.

This time around the subject of this amazing cosplay is Sylvanas’ polar opposite, Kyrestia the Firstborne, the ruler of Bastion.

WoW Kyrestia
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Kyrestia has become one of The Ascended’s most iconic faces.

Cosplayer ascends as Kyrestia

2021 has brought with it a lot of insane cosplays, but this one is certainly one of the most memorable so far.

Artist PlexiCosplay (Plexi) has outdone herself with this beautiful transformation. Having painted herself aqua from head to toe, she can be seen adorned in Kyrestia’s iconic white and gold outfit whilst channeling the Ascended queen’s angelic nature.

What your eyes are immediately drawn to are the wings though. Mirroring the sky blue of her skin, their construction is perfect. Tipped with gold trims that tie in with her vestments and stunning recreation of the warrior’s crown, Plexi literally is Kyrestia.

Join the ranks of the Ascended! Kyrestia cosplay by PlexiCosplay from r/wow

WoW fans are stunned

Considering the wings are, according the Plexi, “15 feet long,” it’s safe to say that fans can’t miss this cosplay.

It’s the wings that have really gotten attention. One fan’s hilarious comment simply wrote: “the wind: I’m about to end this woman’s whole career,” to which Plexi responded “YOU NAILED IT.”

Another respondent was equally as humorous, writing “Kyrestia flight 77 you are cleared for takeoff, proceed to runway 4.”

All of these comments though praised this amazing cosplay, with one comment summing it up: “This blew my mind!!! I thought someone cropped the Archon out and pasted her onto some road!”

It’s safe to say that Plexi has truly embodied the fan favorite Ascended. She’s not only radiant, but emits a ‘don’t mess with me’ aura. We can’t wait to see her next WoW cosplay, as if she keeps going like she’ll be the queen of not just Bastion, but the WoW cosplay scene in no time!