How to Dress Like Elfo (Disenchantment)

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Viking Tunic
Blue Shorts
Elf Ears
Toy Knife
Green Body Paint
Dwarf Hat
Elf Shoes
Fluffy Balls

Best Elfo Costume Guide

Elfo is a fictional character in Matt Groening’s animated TV series Disenchantment. He is an elf hybrid from the mythical town of Elfwood, a happy town which is hidden in the woods, and all day long he makes candy with his elven family. Growing tired of this life, though, he sets off for a new adventure away from Elfwood but immediately runs into trouble, becoming quickly aware that he is extremely naïve about the real world.

He is rescued by Princess Bean, but also kept in the castle of Dreamland by King Zog who believes that elf’s blood holds the secret to the elixir of life. If you want to transform yourself into Dreamland’s Queen Oona, you’ll need to get yourself a Dwarf Hat, Fluffy Balls, Elf Ears, Viking Tunic, Blue Shorts, Elf Shoes, Green Body Paint and a Toy Knife.

Elfo Cosplay Costumes

In case you hadn’t heard, Matt Groening (who created two of the most successful animated TV shows in history with The Simpsons and Futurama) has a new show called Disenchantment which first hit screens in 2018. Elfo is such a fun little character to cosplay, and we know he’s going to be a hit with costume lovers as the series grows in popularity, so why not get in early and get your Elfo on before everybody else does!

If you get some friends together and want them to join you in your love of Disenchantment, why not check out our guides for characters such as Princess Bean or Queen Oona. Or maybe you want to pay homage to all of Groening’s work in one big costume party? We’ve got heaps of Groening created characters here on Costume Wall such as Bart Simpson, Homer Simpson, Marge Simpson, Comic Book Guy, Dr. Zoidberg, Professor Farnsworth and many more!

Elfo Costume Tips & FAQs

Embark on a whimsical journey through the fantastical world of “Disenchantment” with our costume guide FAQ, focusing on the lovable character, Elfo. This guide is designed to help fans capture Elfo’s unique and endearing look, perfect for cosplay events or themed parties.

Elfo's costume is simple yet iconic, characterized by his green tunic, brown shorts, and oversized hat with a pointed tip. The tunic is typically a lighter shade of green, while the hat is a darker green. To complete the outfit, add a pair of brown shoes or boots, and consider using a belt to cinch the tunic at the waist for a more authentic look.

Elfo has a wide-eyed, innocent look with prominent ears. You can achieve this by using face paint or makeup to create his facial features, including his small, button-like nose and rosy cheeks. For the ears, consider using prosthetic elf ears that can be attached and blended into your skin tone with makeup.

Elfo wears simple, brown, medieval-style shoes that complement his outfit. The shoes are flat and can be mimicked using brown loafers or slip-on shoes. For a more authentic look, you can modify the shoes with fabric to create a pointed or curled toe, reminiscent of traditional elf footwear.

Elfo's most notable accessory is his hat, which is a key element of his character design. The hat is green, long, and floppy, with a pointed end that droops down. Additionally, carrying a small pouch or bag can add to the medieval fantasy look. Elfo's simple and nature-inspired accessories reflect his elf heritage and whimsical character.

Adding some of Elfo's memorable quotes to your cosplay can bring an extra layer of fun and authenticity. Here are a few: "I want to be alive. I want to feel everything!," "Oh no! I'm Elfo.," "It's not easy being the eternal optimist, but somebody's got to do it.," "I’m not supposed to be happy. I’m an elf." and "Is this what dying feels like? 'Cause I'm not a fan." These quotes capture Elfo's innocent, optimistic, and sometimes hilariously self-aware nature. Using these lines can help you embody the spirit of Elfo in your cosplay.


About Elfo

Elfo is a cute little character from Disenchantment, an animated series created by the legendary cartoonist Matt Groening of The Simpsons and Futurama fame. He leaves his secret, hidden village of Elfwood because something just doesn’t feel right for him anymore. While the elves are consistently happy, he wants to experience other feelings like sadness and despair. As he sets off on his adventure, he meets Princess Bean, and the pair become best friends, along with Princess Bean’s personal demon Luci.

While he is allowed to stay in Dreamland’s royal castle as Princess Bean’s friend, King Zog is also using him for scientific experiments because of the widespread belief that elf’s blood holds the key to the Elixir of Life. Elfo continually has his blood drained, but because of his positive nature, he doesn’t mind as long as he has his friend Princess Bean with him. The little demon Luci makes it clear he doesn’t like Elfo, however, in one episode he even saves the little elf when his conscience gets the better of him, which shows how infectiously nice Elfo’s personality is.

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