A Working Version Of Mercy's Staff From Overwatch

Cosplay by Kassandra Leigh

I mean “working” in that it actually spins around while you’re walking with it, not that some cosplayers have made a pioneering breakthrough in medical science.

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This staff, built by Engineer_Corwin, is just incredible. Taking some existing 3D print models made by Jill Cope, he’s crammed a motor and complex set of gears in there to create a smooth, consistent spinning effect that looks just like the “real” thing.

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See? Not your average “stick with some bits on the end of it”.

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There are instructions here if you want to try building your own, but be warned, it’s some pretty expert-level stuff.

Via HTXT.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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its not just the staff, that whole cosplay is workin’.