'Destiny 2' Fan Brings Her Guardian to Life With This Amazing Hunter Cosplay

Cosplay is an incredible way for fans to show their love and appreciation for a game, movie, TV show - whatever - by making their beloved characters their own and bringing them into the real world. With Destiny 2 offering players a way to make their own Guardians tailored to individual preference, one Bungie fan decided to bring her own Hunter to life through the art of cosplay.

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Last (cosplay) work day for me until LACC! Still have lots to do for Cosplay Nationals to this Destiny armor to get it "battle" ready but I can't wait! The contest is tomorrow at 6pm on the main stage - hopefully I'll see some if you guys there! Encouragement (in the form of applause... or booze) will be greatly appreciated!! ? * Also, until Bungie makes a left-handed Gjallarhorn THIS is how I'm holding it! Make more left-handed weapons guys! ? * * ? by the amazing @geekstrong * * #destiny #destiny2 #ironbanner #ironbannergear #destinycosplay #destiny2cosplay #hunter #bungie #huntercosplay #ironbannercosplay #eva #evafoam #armor #foamsmith #foamarmor #craftfoam #girlswhocosplay #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplayer #cosplay #videogame #fabric #videogamecosplay #gamer #modpodge #europeandeadzone #lacc #lordsaladin

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You know you have a good build when it's on for 12 hours and nothing breaks, falls off or succumbs to entropy in general! ? If only this Destiny armor were comfortable, then it would be actual magic! ? * What an amazing weekend at LACC!!! I got to see soooo many amazing friends and meet so many new lovely people! Thank you all so much for a fantastic couple of days! Thank you to the infinitely patient @rockus_ ...carrying my axe when it got too heavy, storing my stuff, finding me "emergency" whiskey before the cosplay competition.... You are my MVP bae ? * And unfortunately, I didn't place in the cosplay contest but I gotta hand this one to my competitors - holy crow you guys are so talented!!! You inspire me to up my game for next year!! ? And a special thank you to you guys who stayed late to cheer me on! I appreciate the hell outta of you! ❤️❤️❤️ * * * ? by the talented @geekstrong * * #destiny #destiny2 #ironbanner #ironbannergear #destinycosplay #destiny2cosplay #hunter #bungie #huntercosplay #ironbannercosplay #eva #evafoam #armor #foamsmith #foamarmor #craftfoam #girlswhocosplay #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplayer #cosplay #videogame #fabric #videogamecosplay #gamer #modpodge #europeandeadzone #lacc #lordsaladin

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It's amazing to think that this pic was taken on a crowded convention floor at LACC! I'm always blown away by the creativity of photographers - @michaelbenedictla is so talented!! * It's awesome that this pic also captures the updates made to this Destiny cosplay pre-con - the new gold gloves, pauldron details and of course the completed Iron Battle Axe! Someone called me "Lady Saladin" and that absolutely MADE my con haha! ? * The Battle Axe was made starting with a broom handle (15/16 in), painted black with Angelus Leather paint. The head and middle grip were cut and shaped from EVA foam. The chains were white plastic, purchased from a hardware store. The upper and lower pommels were 3d printed by the amazing @captseekerman !! Everything was glued down with Barge, then coated in several layers of gloss mod podge and sanded. I used copper, black and silver Krylon paints for the foam, chains and 3d printed pieces. * * ? by @michaelbenedictla * * #destiny #destiny2 #ironbanner #ironbannergear #destinycosplay #destiny2cosplay #hunter #bungie #huntercosplay #ironbannercosplay #eva #evafoam #armor #foamsmith #foamarmor #craftfoam #girlswhocosplay #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplayer #cosplay #videogame #fabric #videogamecosplay #gamer #modpodge #europeandeadzone #lacc #lordsaladin

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Happy Sunday Funday! ? Well, sort of. I'm still working away on the helmet for this Destiny hunter build. I had to completely scrap my last attempt ? I just hated how it was turning out. It's my first real helmet build so there's a pretty steep learning curve. There's nothing that makes me grumpier than wasting time but I definitely learned a ton! * Thank you also to @geekstrong for this amazing photo of my Destiny cosplay! I love that you can see the detail on the cloak - which was definitely the longest project on this cosplay so far (the damn helmet is giving it a run for its money though! ?) * * ? by @geekstrong * * #destiny #destiny2 #ironbanner #ironbannergear #destinycosplay #destiny2cosplay #hunter #bungie #huntercosplay #ironbannercosplay #eva #evafoam #armor #foamsmith #foamarmor #craftfoam #girlswhocosplay #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplayer #cosplay #videogame #fabric #videogamecosplay #gamer #modpodge #europeandeadzone #lacc #lordsaladin

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The cosplayer in question goes by 'Armored Heart Cosplay' and she's definitely got one hell of a portfolio. From comics, to games, to even just incredible styles all her own, she's definitely a talented cosplayer and one you should be watching out for! You can see even more of her amazing work right here.

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