He Who Must Not Be Named aka Tom Riddle aka Lord Voldemort, are all names for the J.K. Rowling created antagonist in the Harry Potter book and movies series. A super fun character to cosplay, you’ll have his look nailed as quickly as you can say Aveda Kadevra!
The list is short, so you will need to rely heavily on his personality traits to make a success of this cosplay. Start off with a Voldemort Latex Mask and an Adult Voldemort Robe. Accessorize with a Lord Voldemort Wand Replica and some Zombie Witch False Nails.
If you’re looking to pull off a familiar cosplay character, Voldemort is a fun choice. While his style is simple, there are still ways for you to stand out and accomplish his look. An unembellished black costume robe from a local costume shop is easy enough to find; the same goes for the false nails, which are completely optional.
As far as Voldemort’s face, as we suggest above, you can opt for a mask, or you can get creative and recreate his snakelike appearances using makeup. Group cosplay is a fun option as the Harry Potter series have given us many beloved characters to represent, both dead and alive. Of course, Voldemort’s nemesis, Harry Potter himself would make for an interesting choice. You may also consider including, Snape, Hermione, Malfoy or a particularly tall friend, Hagrid.
A dark and destructive force, Lord Voldemort was the deadliest wizard for centuries before being destroyed by Harry Potter. Devoid of emotion and conventional human responses due to his conception via love potion, Voldemort is incapable of giving, receiving or even understanding love. He began a path of destruction to achieve his ultimate goal, immortality, total domination of all people, the death or enslavement of muggles and the rebirth of pureblood magic.
On his long list of murder victims, are James and Lily Potter, parents to Harry. Their murders set off a chain of events that led to Voldemort’s final destruction. Years of planning and betrayal, years of murder came down to the Battle of Hogwarts and the long awaited death of Voldemort at the hands of Harry Potter. His simple inability to understand kindness and his irrational fear of death made it impossible for him to succeed. The destruction of Voldemort ended two generations of death and violence.