How to Dress Like Count Dooku

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Count Dooku Cape
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Black Pants
Black Turtleneck
Count Dooku Lightsaber
Brown Belt
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Best Count Dooku Costume Guide

Count Dooku is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe who was portrayed by legendary actor Christopher Lee in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Count Dooku used to be a Jedi Master, and was even trained by the great Yoda, however after the death of Dooku’s former Padawan, Qui-Gon Jinn, he turned to the Dark Side of the Force.

Serving under Darth Sidious, Dooku is given the name Darth Tyranus and becomes the leader of the Confederacy of Independent Systems, where he plays a big part in the Clone Wars. If you’re looking to cross over to the dark side as Count Dooku, you’ll need a Black Turtleneck, Black Pants, Black Shiny Boots, Brown Belt, your very own Count Dooku Lightsaber, Grey Hair Wig, and a Count Dooku Cape.

Count Dooku Cosplay Costumes

Count Dooku typifies a character who will stop at nothing in the pursuit of his goals and power. He was a Jedi Master when it suited him, but then decided he would change to the Dark Side and set about destroying both the Galactic Republic and the Jedi. If you’ve lived a good life and for a fleeting moment want to play the bad guy, then this Count Dooku costume is the one for you.

Dooku has associated himself with some of the noblest and most notorious in the galaxy, so there is no shortage of companion costumes you could get some friends into if you want to cosplay as a group. Check out our costume guides for Darth Vader, Aayla Secura, Padme Amidala, Anakin Skywalker, or Darth Maul, just to name a few. We would love to see some Star Wars entries in our Halloween Costume Contest, so get your cameras ready and submit your photos!

Count Dooku Costume Tips & FAQs

Step into the enigmatic and powerful presence of Count Dooku, the formidable Sith Lord from the Star Wars universe, with our in-depth costume guide FAQ. For fans looking to capture his aristocratic and menacing look, this guide will provide you with all the details you need to embody Count Dooku’s character perfectly for your next cosplay event or costume party.

Count Dooku's outfit is distinguished by its elegant yet dark Sith Lord attire. It includes a long, flowing dark brown or black cape with a chain clasp, a dark tunic, and wide-legged pants. Over the tunic, he wears a textured, knee-length vest and a wide, dark belt. To complete the look, add dark boots and gloves.

Count Dooku's lightsaber is unique with its curved hilt design, which sets it apart from other Sith Lords. You can find replica lightsabers online, or for a DIY approach, create one using materials like PVC pipes, paint, and LED lights. The hilt should be silver and black, and the blade color is red, as with most Sith lightsabers.

Look for a long, dark brown or black cape that reaches at least to your ankles, if not the ground. The cape should have a prominent collar and is fastened at the neck with a chain clasp. The material should have a heavy, flowing quality to it, resembling the elegance and authority of Count Dooku's character.

Count Dooku has a dignified, aristocratic look characterized by his neatly combed white hair and a well-groomed beard. The hair is slicked back and the beard is a full goatee, encompassing a mustache and chin beard. If you don't have similar hair, consider using a white wig and a matching fake beard to achieve his look.

Adding quotes from Count Dooku can bring authenticity to your costume. Some of his memorable lines include: "I sense great fear in you, Skywalker. You have hate. You have anger. But you don’t use them.," "The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural.," "I have become more powerful than any Jedi. Even you.," "Brave, but, unfortunately, you are deceived." and "Join me, and together, we can destroy the Sith." Incorporating these quotes will not only enhance your portrayal but also reflect Count Dooku's calm, calculated, and persuasive nature as a Sith Lord.


About Count Dooku

Count Dooku was born into a wealthy family but gave it all up to join the Jedi Order, where he became Yoda’s Padawan. Once he had obtained the rank of Jedi Master, he took on his own Padawan – Qui-Gon Jinn, whose death, later on, would push Dooku further away from the Jedi Order. He retreated to his family home, taking on their fortune and eventually was tempted to the Dark Side of the Force by Darth Sidious.  Believing the Galactic Republic to be corrupt, he relished the chance to train under Darth Sidious and one day destroy the Jedi Order and the Republic.

When fully trained, he was given the name Darth Tyranus and became the leader of the Confederacy of Independent Systems. He was instrumental in laying the groundwork for what would ultimately become the Clone Wars. A vindictive, violent man, Dooku used his power to get what he wanted, but was eventually killed by Anakin Skywalker at the urging of Senator Palpatine. Dooku’s death was a catalyst for Anakin’s own move to the Dark Side.

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