What if for Halloween you don’t want to dress up as a superhero and fight crime? Perhaps you would rather be the character to cause crime and chaos, the one that the superheroes go after. If this is your year to dress up as a villain, you’ve come to the right place! While you can always purchase a ready-made costume, it doesn’t really have the attention to detail you would like your Halloween costume to have. Forget tracking down possible options for male and female villains, we’ve created a list of the top bad guys. Each character listed has a DIY costume guide to ensure you can look like all the top villains. Browse through each step-by-step guide to see some of the best villain costumes for 2018 and get ready to wreak some havoc this Halloween!
There hasn’t been a character in quite some time that has gained such popularity as Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad. Quirky, charming and a tad bit crazy, she pulls off her look well and it’s no wonder so many want to cosplay as her or dress like her for Halloween. Take a few pieces to put together this look and you’ll soon be ready to head out with Joker for the night.
If you’re looking to dress up as her, you’ll need a blue and pink gradient wig, “Puddin” choker necklace, a baseball bat, studded leather belt, Daddy’s Lil Monster Burnout t-shirt, white setting powder, golden spiked bracelet, Suicide Squad biker gloves, blue and red sequin panty shorts, cross draw shoulder holster, fishnet tights and Harley Quinn boots to draw this look altogether.
Rugged and feared by many, Negan definitely makes a statement no matter where he is headed with his baseball bat, Lucille, in hand. Negan happens to be one of the villains in the popular tv show, The Walking Dead. Ready to strike some fear in the hearts of others? Then this is what you’ll need.
You’ll first need a black leather motorcycle jacket, a long-sleeve thermal and a leather gun belt to hook around your belt loops. You’ll also need a red bandana to tie around your neck, straight leg jeans, a bat to replicate Lucille, barbed wire garland and finally some combats boots. Once you grab your pants, you’ll be ready to head into the zombie wasteland and start demanding some attention.
If you don’t quite remember who Lord Voldemort is, you may remember him as the one who should not be named. He’s the main villain in the Harry Potter franchise and with his looks, it’s easy to see why. But it’s not just his looks that pull together this villain, it’s also his evil mind and willingness to do anything evil.
What you’ll need for him is quite short and you can locate/create the items rather quickly. You’ll need a replica of his wand, a Lord Voldemort latex mask, his black robe and finally some long, black witch nails to really pull this look together.
Not quite sure who Angel Dust happens to be? Well, she’s one of the villains from the movie, Deadpool and even though she’s only there for a limited time, she definitely makes an impact on the audience. She knows exactly how to get what she wants and how to look cool while doing so.
If you’re looking to cosplay as Angel Dust, there will be a few key pieces that you’ll need starting with a long-sleeve black t-shirt. You’ll then need to grab a brown leather corset to put over top, women’s tactical pants, a utility belt, military tactical gloves and combat boots. Once you pull her look together, you’ll surely be the talk of wherever you’re headed.
If you ever saw the action/comedy movie, Kingsman:The secret service, you’ll know exactly why this villain is so beloved. Played by Samuel L. Jackson, he’s a character that’s a bit quirky at times but also shows that he’s a criminal mastermind. If you’re having plans of taking over the world through his technological ways, you’ll need to look like him first!
First you’ll need to grab an orange baseball cap, horn rimmed glasses, an orange v-neck sweater, an orange polo and an orange cotton dress shirt. Next you’ll need to grab some straight leg jeans, Tibetan Buddhist wood beads, a natural energy gemstone bracelet and finally, Adidas Originals orange high tops.
Ready to become just like this popular villain from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens and get ready to take down your enemies? Besides needing a mysterious aura about yourself and a rather stoic face, you’ll also need a few clothing pieces to really get the look of Kylo Ren down pat. If you search online or in costume stores, you can probably find a deluxe Kylo Ren costume that will have the majority of the items that you’re looking for. The only things you’ll need to add onto it are Kylo Ren’s two piece helmet, his three bladed lightsaber, Kylo Ren cosplay boots and finally black fleece sweatpants or something that look rather similar.
If you’ve ever watched The Dark Knight Rises, you’ll know exactly who this fearsome villain is with just one look. While Bane commands quite a bit of attention with his physical strength, he also has a tremendous amount of mental strength after his years in prison. Desire to look just like Bane? Then these are the things you will need in order to put together an amazing costume.
You’ll first need to find a replica of Bane’s mask but you can most likely find that online. You’ll then need Bane’s military green leather vest, a brown leather shearling jacket, Bane’s tactical pants and his leather wrist brace and finally jungle boots. You’ll also need to grab a bald cap if it’s required.
Joker, the most known villain of the Batman universe and also known love interest to Harley Quinn. The Joker has quite the eccentric look so it’s no wonder why you would have an interest in cosplaying this villain and replicating who he is. The things you’ll need to complete your Joker costume is first a green wig that happens to be a bit curly, the Joker’s multicolor tie, a purple wool trench coat, the Joker’s hexagon shirt, green costume vest and straight leg purple pants. You’ll need to grab some white clown makeup along with that smile of his which you can create using Tinsley Transfers Smiley. After finishing that you’ll also need to find some accessories such as the Joker’s Tac Force knife, Joker’s costume socks and his purple gloves.
This confident and sometimes sassy villain from the hit TV show, Kim Possible, can be easily recognized with her bright green costume. While she can definitely pull off the look of the eccentric costume, you’ll soon rock it better once you get all the pieces together! You’ll need to search online for the Shego costume but it’s relatively easy to find. Afterwards you’ll need to grab a few key pieces such as a long black wig if you’re hair isn’t like such already, black lipstick, black eyeshadow, a green belt, green gloves, black boots and green boots as you’ll need one color for each foot and then finally black gloves.
While you’re most likely against stealing dalmatians, we wouldn’t blame you if you still had the desire to dress up as Cruella De Vil. When you look at her two tone hair and red lipstick, you can at least give her props for being a fashionable villain if anything. As such a stylish villain, it’s important that you get the look just right to pull off this costume of Cruella De Vil. As we mentioned, you’ll need a two toned black and white wig, red lipstick, crystal stone earrings, a black dress, fur coat, red pumps, satin elbow length gloves and gray tights. The final thing you’ll need is a plush Dalmatian since stealing dalmatians is off the agenda.
If you’re planning to fight against characters such as Spider-Man or Daredevil, you’ll need to grab a costume suitable of doing so and what would be better than the costume of Kingpin? He’s a villain that can strike fear in even the strongest of superheroes and he does so without even the help of powers. What you’ll need for this cosplay is a white suit jacket, a colonial jabot, dress vest, button-down dress shirt, a wooden walking cane, flat front slacks, black dress shoes, a twill pocket square and finally a twill pocket square. While you may not be committing any crimes, you’ll be sure to at least look the part!
Darth Maul was one of the many villains in the Star Wars franchise and while he may not have been in it for very long, he’s one that many people remember. One thing that happens to stick out about him is his signature red and black face which can look a bit terrifying in its own right. Instead of trying to take control of the galaxy this year, how about just replicating the look of Darth Maul instead? What you’ll need is a Darth Maul costume which you can easily find online, a black tunic, black boots, a Darth Maul latex mask, a Jedi belt bundle and finally his double-sided light saber.
Have you ever wanted the power to control people’s minds? Well, while you may not be able to do that, you can still dress up as Marvel villain, Kilgrave, who has this exact power! His costume is relatively easy to put together but it makes an impact to the people you’ll come across regardless. His costume will require a black dress shirt, a purple tie, a grey button vest, a purple suit, a blue black and pocket square and black dress shoes. Having this costume put together will easily get you noticed by the many people who may come across and while you can’t control their minds, at least you’ll capture their attention.
Since you know the Batman’s secret identity just like Hugo Strange, you may be perfect to dress up as this DC villain. He’s a highly intelligent and evil man who does whatever it takes in order to get what he wants and he happens to be one of the first recurring villains in the series. You’ll need a bald cap if required, an Arkham patch, black round sunglasses, a white lab coat, a black fake beard if required, a toy syringe, black latex gloves, black pants, a clipboard, Arkham badge and lanyard and finally some black shoes.
Prepare for trouble! Well, you probably won’t be trying to steal any Pokemon any time soon but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun dressing up like someone who usually does! Jessie is the pink-haired member of the team known as Team Rocket. Jessie, along with James and Meowth, have big plans but usually those plans never work out.
If you’re interested in dressing like her, you’ll first need a a Jessie costume and a wig that replicates her signature pink hair. You’ll also need glass button stud earrings, a pokeball and knee-high black boots. The last thing you’ll need is a plush Meowth so you can always keep your teammate by your side as you go through your exciting adventures.
If you’ve ever desired to dress up or act like a big drug kingpen, you may want to dress up as Gus Fring then. Gus is from the ever popular TV show, Breaking Bad and he’s a character that many people know and fear for his powerful and calculating ways. Just like Gus, you can’t let it be known how notorious you are so you’ll need an outfit that will blend in with everyday society.
What you’ll need is a yellow dress shirt, half-rim reading glasses, a khaki zip-up jacket, a solid black tie, a brown belt, brown casual shoes and finally khaki pants to pull the look of Gus Fring together.
There’s no villain quite as known as Gaston from Beauty and the Beast and with a remake that was done in 2017, Gaston looks just a bit different. He’s a character that people dislike but at the same time may begrudgingly like in a few ways because of his personality or remarks he may have at time. If you’d like to pull off the classic look of Gaston, you’ll need a tricorn hat, a black colonial man’s wig, a red coat costume, a rose-gold wedding ring, oval onyx rings, black vinyl boots and lastly a fighting sword. When you have all these things and pull them together, you’ll be sure to pull off Gaston’s manly and somewhat charming looks.
Fancy being The Riddler for Halloween or for a convention? If so, we have a list of what you’ll need in order to complete this look! The Riddler is a DC villain who’s known for his intelligence and his seemingly never ending riddles he gives to his enemies and everyone in between so it makes sense that his outfit would match his personality somewhat.
What you need for this costume is a black dress shirt, a solid green party suit, a purple fabric mask, a purple necktie, Riddler’s cane, green stretch gloves, a green derby hat, striped socks and finally a pair of black dress shoes.
If you’ve ever watched the Disney movie, Aladdin, you’ll know exactly who this cunning villain happens to be. After watching the movie, you’ll probably be able to guess it but Jafar is one the deadliest villains in the Disney universe. If you wish to get his look and rule over certain people you come across, you’ll need these key items. You’ll first need to find Jafar’s costume whether online or in a costume shop as well as his signature hat. You’ll next need his king cobra walking stick, a genie lamp, a deluxe cape and elf shoes. The last thing you’ll need is a plush Iago doll to keep you company at your side.
Who hasn’t ever felt the desire to dress up as Darth Vader in their lifetime and if you still have that feeling, you’ve come to the right place! We have a list of the thing you’ll need in order to look like one of the most evil villains in the Star Wars franchise and have you ready to start plotting how to wipe out the Jedi Order.
What you’ll need first to get together the look of Darth Vader is a Darth Vader costume, preferably a deluxe one that is of more durable quality and offers you a bit more in terms of detail. You’ll also need Darth Vader’s gloves, his lightsaber and even the supreme Darth Vader costume if you feel the deluxe doesn’t add enough. The last thing you’ll need is a Darth Vader breathing device in order to get his signature voice.
Marvin happens to be a vintage villain in the scheme of things. He’s one of the very first villains to pull off some of the stunts he tried on Bugs Bunny and it’s for this reason he still is quite beloved. To get the look of this Martian, you’ll need a few pieces. First, you’ll need a red zentai suit, a Marvin the Martian mask, large cartoon hands, a green elastic skirt, Marvin the Martian water pistol and cartoon feet shoes. Once you have all these items, you’ll easily be able to pull off the charming and classic look of Marvin the Martian.
While Carmen happens to be rather popular for disappearing and being hard to find, with this costume you definitely will stand out from the crowd. She’s an older villain that few may not remember but she appeared in a television show as well as some early computer games. If you’re ready to pull off her look, these are the things you will need to get started to create the look of this beloved thief. You’ll need a long sleeve jumpsuit, a red trench coat, a black belt, a red hat similar to her signature one, black boots, a solid black scarf and black gloves to finish it off.
Beautiful yet deadly, the look of Poison Ivy is one that is quite envied by people all around and we can’t blame you if you desire to dress just like her for a night or two. She’s a rather popular DC villain who can be stubborn but rather charming in her ways to capture Gotham.
The things you’ll need for your Poison Ivy cosplay are a long red wig if required, a green sequin eye mask, a strapless green leotard, Poison Ivy gloves, a fake vine leaf garland, green leaf thigh wraps, green high heel boots and finally a pair of green tights. Be sure to not kiss anyone after suiting up or you’ll find that your kiss may end up being quite deadly just like hers.
Android 17 is someone who fights with a cruel and rather stoic manner. Sure, he may throw in a bit of dry humor from time to time but there is no denying that he’s someone who’s stare makes your blood run cold.
He’s one of the duo android villains from the popular manga and television show, Dragon Ball Z. If you desire to look like him, the costume is rather simple but still eye-catching in its own way. You’ll need a black t-shirt, a white long-sleeve shirt to pair underneath, a solid color bandana to tie around your neck, a belt and holster, light blue slim jeans, a Dragon Ball Z red ribbon mark patch that you can place anywhere, a military style belt with gold buckle,solid green socks and finally a pair of blue Converse shoes.
Looking for a character to play alongside Android 17 or perhaps you just love this character and want to cosplay her solo? Well, no matter your reason, we have a guide for how to get her look down pat.
Android 18 is a the other part to the android duo from Dragon Ball Z and while she starts out as a villain, she definitely softens up towards the progression of the series. If you’re interested in pulling together her look, you’ll need a sleeveless denim vest, a sleeveless black shirt, a long-sleeve striped shirt, a denim mini skirt, a Dragon Ball Z Red Ribbon patch that you can put anywhere you desire, black leggings, a leather belt with a gold buckle and brown boots to round out the look.
It’s time to get ready to suit up and become the galaxy’s bounty hunter! Boba Fett has always been someone that plays by his own rules and he chooses his path in life even if it may not always be considered the best. The things he does usually causes problems for the heroes of the Star Wars universe but he’s not too bothered by it.
Interested in dressing up like him? Then these are the key items that you’ll need! First you’ll need to find a Boba Fett costume whether that’s online or in stores. You’ll also need a pair of black and white gloves, a Boba Fett jetpack backpack, black rain boots and a Star Wars Classic Boba Fett Blaster.
Maybe you’re not in the mood to play a superhero or even a sidekick but what about a sidekick that has turned evil? Red Hood, also known as Jason Todd, was once known as Batman’s former sidekick and eventually turned to the evil side after being originally killed by The Joker.
If you desire to look just like Red Hood, you’ll first need a Red Hood mask. You’ll then need a Arkham Knight Red Hood Jacket and Vest, a spring powered pistol, tactical gloves, tactical pants and belt, shin guard armor, a right and left handed leg holster and finally some boots, preferably the Halloween Walker-130 boots but anything similar works just as well.
Quick-witted and ruthless in the tactics he takes, it’s no surprise why Captain Cold happens to be the main enemy to the Flash. Captain Cold is a villain who’s determined to take over the city no matter what it takes and that’s where his outfit helps him in some regards. While he starts out with a freeze blaster, which you can use a nerf gun to replicate, he eventually gets ice powers which explains his outfit. You’ll also need a long-sleeve waffle knit top, tactical goggles, skinny fit jeans, a faux fur lined jacket to protect against the cold, tactical gloves and combat boots to pull together the whole look.
Make it double! James happens to be none other than the other half to the Team Rocket duo, including Meowth of course. While he has the same goal as Jessie which is to steal Pokemon and trying to make their evil dreams come true, James has quite the soft heart. He may do things that aren’t considered the best but he still considers how it may harm others involved at times.
If you’re looking to cosplay as James, you’ll first need to start with a wig that happens to be similar to James’s blue hair. You’ll then need a black t-shirt, a white pair of pants, a Rocket inspired long-sleeve shirt, a canvas web belt, a Pokeball, black gloves and finally a pair of black boots.
Not a fan of everlasting childhood and nostalgic memories? If so, Captain Hook is definitely the right costume for you! The main villain in Peter Pan, Captain Hook tries everything in his power in order to conquer Peter Pan and be the one in control. While you may not be able to get a ship just like the Jolly Roger, you’ll be able to find the other pieces in order to put together this costume. You’ll need to find a Pirate Captain costume which you can do easily online or in stores. You’ll then need a Captain Hook wig and mustache, a pirate hook, black boots, white knee high socks, a classic musketeer sword and finally a toy pirate gun.
Are you ready to become a DC assassin who will be known by many? Deathstroke has appeared in many things such as the comics and Television series and he has been named as one of the greatest villains of all time. If you’re intrigued by that and would love to portray who he is, these are the things you will need in order to accomplish that.
First you’ll need a Deathstroke mask helmet as well as a face mask to wear underneath it. You will also need black motorcycle gloves, a pistol with a holster, motorcycle full body armor, a swat belt, a grenade pouch, hand grenades, knee and shin guards, black pants such as EMT pants, a wooden Samurai training Bokken, a nylon carrying case and finally a pair of black combat boots.
If you’re not quite sure who Deadshot is, he happens to be the most accurate and deadly marksman and he’s a DC villain who you can spot in the movie, Suicide Squad. Because of his signature mask, he stands out pretty much wherever he goes and you can be sure the same will happen wherever you end up going if you’re suited like him.
You’ll need a Deadshot lighted latex mask, the EV’s Sports REVO 4 Roost Guard or one that is similar, a long-sleeve red compression shirt, forearm armor, leather fingerless gloves, tactical belt, knee pads, military cargo pants, right and left handed leg holsters and finally a pair of black combat boots to really nail this look.
We can’t name a more graceful villain if we tried. Catwoman may be a villain of the Batman universe but she captured our hearts and Batman’s as well. She is a villain but she tends to be more chaotic good than anything as she has good intentions behind the evil things she may do at times.
If you wish to get her look, you’ll need to grab a Catwoman costume, a long brown wig if needed, a black floppy hat, pearl earrings, a white stripe ribbon, a black blazer and skirt set, black leather gloves, black tights, dark red lipstick, black leather tote, a black scoop neck t-shirt, black dress pumps and finally a black roller bag.
Have you ever found yourself idolizing after Sephiroth’s looks or even just his outfit? We wouldn’t blame you and actually, most wouldn’t as he happens to be one of the most popular characters from the Final Fantasy series. He’s a pretty prominent character that fans love but he eventually meets his fate in Final Fantasy VII. While he may be gone, there’s no reason you can’t still choose to dress as him and wow many people with his costume!
You’ll need to grab a Sephiroth costume which you can find online as well as with his sword, white pressed powder in order to achieve his skin tone, knee high boots and finally a long silver wig that matches his will pull your look together.
There are quite a few remarkable characters on American Horror Show but none strike fear quite like Twisty does. He’s a character with quite a complex history which explains why he acts the way he does currently and also why he wears that mask to cover his face. If you’re in the mood to scare your friends this Halloween or if you just desire to cosplay as him, these are things you’ll need in order to replicate his look. You’ll first need to locate a Twisty the Clown mask and full body costume, which you’ll be able to find online. You’ll next need a pint of blood, a fake rose, white half finger gloves and a Sirius training club or something similar.
Not every villain needs to have superpowers and Jervis Tetch is a great example of that! He’s able to commit crimes and accomplish the things he needs by intelligence and certain technological devices he uses to his advantage. It shows that even though he may not have superpowers, he can still stand up to the majority of the heros from the Gotham universe.
If you’re interested in cosplaying as Jervis, these are a few of the key item you’ll need in order to complete your look. You’ll need to grab a black top hat, a brown mustache if required, a black bow tie, a brown curly wig if required, a brown chin beard, black leather gloves, black cuff links, a white cuff shirt, a black double breasted trench coat, a red plaid three-piece suit, black shoes, a pocket watch with a chain and finally a black handgun.
Elektra may not be up there with the likes of Poison Ivy or Harley Quinn but she definitely brings a punch of her own. She’s a tough super villain and it’s apparent in the way she carries herself in the television show, Daredevil. While she may seem unassuming at first, you’ll quickly regret if you ever decide to cross her path the wrong way.
If you’re looking to cosplay as Elektra, you’ll first need a long brunette wig if it’s required. You’ll then need a black sleeveless t-shirt, a red sleeveless turtleneck top, black skinny jeans, a martial arts sai set, a military skinny belt, black combat boots, black and red leather gloves and finally a black leather bangle cuff.
If you haven’t sat down to watch Sofia the First personally, you may know of a few children who absolutely love the show. It’s a pretty popular children’s show and it has everything that makes it enjoyable to watch, including a villain like Cedric the Sorcerer. If you’re ready to cause trouble and make life for the heroes difficult, these are the things you’ll need. You’ll first need a black short wig if required, a green long-sleeve shirt, a purple button up vest, a purple robe, yellow scarf, brown leather fingerless gloves, a black sorcerer’s wand, a blank book where you can keep all your spells, black pilgrim shoes, black knickers, white knee high socks and finally white hairspray to get the two tone look of Cedric’s hair.
Maybe you love Harley Quinn but you’re not the biggest fan of the current costume from the new movie, Suicide Squad? If that happens to be the case, we have just the guide for you to put together the original Harley Quinn costume! Get ready to become charming and a tad bit eccentric as you begin to take over Gotham with the Joker by your side.
You’ll first need a Harley Quinn dress which you’ll pair over her leggings to really get the look. You’ll then need a Harley Quinn headband, an inflatable mallet, and finally Harley Quinn slip on shoes.
Ready to start building the Death Star and eventually try to take over the galaxy? If you are, you’ll need the look of Director Krennic from the movie, Rogue One, before you continue on to your evil plans! What do you need exactly to pull together his look? Well, you’ll first need to start with a pair of black dress pants and then you’ll also need a 45-inch white cape, black leather gloves, a white long-sleeve tunic, black boots just like the Gotham-100 boots, the Star Wars imperial officer captain major admiral ranks insignia emblem and a Star Wars imperial officer waist belt.
There are so many awesome villain choices to cosplay for Halloween or comic-con. No matter what evil character you choose to dress up like, you’ll be ready to pack a punch and instill some fear in others this Halloween. After looking through this collection of villains, check out each costume guide for all the step-by-step instructions needed to get the complete bad guy disguise. The DIY guides will help you find everything you need to face off against rival superheroes!