Costume :Jill Valentine
Variant :battlesuit
Source :Resident Evil 5
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2011

Costume Photos

Cosplay Fever shoot 02

Cosplay Fever shoot 01

MangaUKshoot 01

MangaUKshoot 02

Finished front

Finished back

guns complete



Costume Information

Cost : About £40
Time Taken : 1 month

Finially finished this costume - the whole outer is made of fake leather, but (as you can see in the finished back picture) there is an under section of lycra to give the required stretch. The first 5 times or so that I attached the legs, any movement would rip the whole thing.
I'm very happy now I've got this done, and was pleased with the outcome. There are a few bits that need changing for accuracy, and I may re-do this costume from scratch to get the right pattern on the fabric. The main problems I had while wearing this were walking in heels and trying to stop the back pieces from falling off. They did anyway. Still, it was a fun costume to wear since I had a resi5 Wesker with me ^_^


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Ooh, this is looking good! It's nice to see more people making the battlesuit out of non-lycra materials :). Can't wait to see it!

by Quinzel on Thursday, 5 May, 2011 - 19:45
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Wow! Amazing costume! Very impressive! Enjoy modelling it :-)

by Newdles on Friday, 27 May, 2011 - 19:14
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Looking Incredible

by FruityKyuubi on Friday, 27 May, 2011 - 23:23
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Did an excellent job - love the fabric choice and the guns are superb :)

by gaming_goddess on Sunday, 5 June, 2011 - 20:14
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You definitely rocked this extreamley well, you looked fantastic hun :D

by RevolverKitty on Friday, 10 June, 2011 - 16:59
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this is amazing, at first i thought you bought the outfit, but then i realised you made it. :3

Awesome Jill :D

by Puppykitten14 on Thursday, 14 July, 2011 - 12:03

whoah that is a great looking battle suit. Very well made, must've been quite the challenge. :)

by Adamoluna on Friday, 12 August, 2011 - 00:22
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Really impressive cosplay, you look amazing!

by Eloraborealis on Friday, 26 August, 2011 - 16:53
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Awesome Jill Valentine battlesuit from Resident Evil 5

by Dragonkid01 on Friday, 26 August, 2011 - 17:02
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This looks really fantastic, well done!

by Tsuchinoko on Friday, 4 November, 2011 - 21:24
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awesome ♥ Jill Valentine battlesuit Resident Evil 5

by Dragonkid01 on Friday, 17 February, 2012 - 23:16
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Fantastic Jill :) Amazing detail :D

by Bearsan on Friday, 24 August, 2012 - 09:57
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congrats on the showcase...great Jill

by SamanthaKaiba on Sunday, 30 December, 2012 - 19:10
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You really did deserve this showcase! :) So much love for this depiction of Jill - and like it's already been said, you look amazing!

by Nymphie on Monday, 31 December, 2012 - 00:05
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OMG this is perfection! :)

by Captain_Marvelous on Monday, 31 December, 2012 - 18:58
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Congrats on the showcase. This is a brilliant costume

by Sephirayne on Thursday, 3 January, 2013 - 17:50
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Love this cosplay of yours! Deserves the showcase :3

by Lady Bahamut on Thursday, 3 January, 2013 - 20:10
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Wow this is amazing! Congratulations on the showcase!

by Littlegeeky on Saturday, 5 January, 2013 - 10:18
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Congrats on the showcase

by lycaneyes on Sunday, 27 January, 2013 - 21:33

Shopping List

webbing + buckles£2.00Bought
Foam (for skorpions)£2.00Bought
Elastic thread£1.40Bought
Kitchen cleaner (for clear tubing)£1.00Bought