Long Sleeve Thermal
Compression Pants
Life Vest
Tactical Gloves
Shark Fin
Sharkboy Wig
Men's Rain Boots

Best Sharkboy Costume Guide

Sharkboy is one of the main characters in the 2005 adventure film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl. As a figment of Max’s imagination, this made up character is played by Taylor Lautner. Residing in the world created by Max, Planet Drool, Sharkboy was raised by sharks after he lost his own father at sea and ended up becoming a shark-human hybrid himself.

When Planet Drool is in trouble, Sharkboy prompts Max to return and help them save the land from the evil Mr. Electric. Along the way, we learn that Sharkboy has feelings for his counterpart Lavagirl, however they remain just friends – possibly because Lavagirl can’t touch anything without burning it. If you want to become the boy who was raised by sharks, you’ll need a Sharkboy Wig, Long Sleeved Thermal. Life Vest, Compression Pants, Men’s Rain Boots, Tactical Gloves and a Shark Fin.

Sharkboy Cosplay Costumes

I’m sure we can all agree Sharkboy is a pretty cool character. I mean, the fact that he is part boy and part shark is impressive enough, but when you consider he managed to be raised by sharks and not get eaten by them, that’s about as impressive as it gets. The fact that he exists in a magical dream world is pretty cool too, because it means he hangs around with plenty of other cool characters.

If you’re completely set on dressing as Sharkboy, then you’re going to need a Lavagirl to join you. Check out her costume guide here! You might even need some friends to help you out further and dress as Max, or any of his made-up characters like the Cookie Giants, the Ice Princess, Mr Electric, or maybe even Max’s cool little robot buddy, Tobor!

Sharkboy Costume Tips & FAQs

Dive into the adventurous and imaginative world of “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl” with our Sharkboy costume guide FAQ. Sharkboy, known for his aquatic abilities and shark-like features, is a dynamic character from this family-friendly fantasy film. This guide will help you recreate Sharkboy’s distinctive look, answering your questions about embodying this aquatic hero for cosplay events, themed parties, or fan gatherings.

Sharkboy's costume is unique and thematic, reflecting his connection to the ocean and sharks. The key elements include a tight-fitting, dark bodysuit with shark-like textures and designs, resembling shark skin. His costume often features fin accents on the arms, back, and head. Sharkboy also wears gloves and boots that complement the oceanic theme of his suit. The overall look is sleek, resembling a shark in human form.

Sharkboy has a distinct hairstyle that is spiky, resembling shark fins, and often a dark color. You can achieve this look with a wig styled with gel to create spikes or by styling your own hair in a similar fashion. For makeup, focus on creating a fierce and intense look, with sharp, angular lines that mimic the features of a shark.

Choose a bodysuit that is dark in color, ideally with textures and patterns that resemble shark skin. The suit should be form-fitting and can include raised designs or accents to create the appearance of fins and gills. If you can't find a pre-made Sharkboy costume, consider modifying a plain dark bodysuit with fabric paint and additional materials to create the shark-like features.

Sharkboy's gloves and boots should match the bodysuit, continuing the shark-themed design. They can include fin-like accents or textures to enhance the aquatic look. For props, consider carrying a toy trident or creating a shark-themed accessory that complements the overall costume.

Incorporating Sharkboy's quotes and traits can add depth to your portrayal. Here are some memorable elements: "I'm Sharkboy. Don't take a bite out of him, boys. He's mine.," and "I was raised by sharks." His dedication to helping Lavagirl and discovering their true purpose. These quotes and traits capture Sharkboy's connection to the ocean, his role as a protector and adventurer, and his friendship with Lavagirl, making them fitting for a portrayal of his character.


About Sharkboy

Sharkboy is a fictional character from the 2005 family adventure film, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl. The story revolves around a young boy, Max, who doesn’t have a great home life and creates an entire world in his imagination – Planet Drool, which is a place he is left in control of by the imaginary Sharkboy and Lavagirl. When a bully steals his notebook, Max finds his characters coming to life, and he must link up with Sharkboy and Lavagirl to save Planet Drool.

Sharkboy lost his father at sea in an accident, but was taken in by sharks and raised as one of them. As a result he ended up a human-shark hybrid, with super abilities. He has a bit of a crush on Lavagirl, but the pair never become more than just friends, and he even appears jealous of Max sometimes, because Lavagirl mothers him and give him a lot of attention.

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