Costume :Merrill
Variant :Vestments of the First (Vir Tasallan staff)
Source :Dragon age II
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Kitacon IV (2012)

Costume Photos

Hello! I'm Merrill! And I'll be your distraction!

Frolic through ALL the forest

Vir Adahlen

May the Creators Have Mercy on You


idk my bff mahariel?

Progress, whaaaat?



Costume Information

Dear little Merrill, the sweetest blood mage in Thedas. I really love her as a character, I think she's adorable and hilarious. I'll be practicing my best Welsh accent for this.

I really don't have the skills to attempt a chainmail bodysuit, and I don't really think it would be exactly practical either, haha. Instead, I'll be using a black catsuit with silver mesh fabric over the top to replicate the look of chainmail.
I'm hoping to make a staff for this costume, which will be my first attempt at prop making. Firsts are always good!

Sometime in the future, I hope to make the "Raimants of the Dalish Pariah" romance outfit. Perhaps after I find my own Hawke... :)


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YAY! We will deffo have to get pictures! I'd love to get a whole group together :D woo!! You'll look great!

by BabemRoze on Wednesday, 24 August, 2011 - 07:18
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w00t XD Another Merrill we can help each other out with certain bits. I can't wait to see

by L4dyPaiNe_X on Wednesday, 28 September, 2011 - 20:51
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Can't wait to see this at Kita. I hope to get some photos with you!

by Queen Yam on Monday, 3 October, 2011 - 19:00
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aaaa :3 I seriously cannot wait for Kita. I want photos with EVERYONE!

by Squiddley on Monday, 3 October, 2011 - 23:34
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WOW! Incredible job done there!! Bravo!!

by youngy638 on Tuesday, 7 February, 2012 - 19:21
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Can't wait to see this at kita, it looks awesome :D

by Manjou on Tuesday, 7 February, 2012 - 20:17
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amazing Merrill!

by Numta on Tuesday, 7 February, 2012 - 21:26
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Aww, your Merril looks So cute :3

by D2SCosplay on Monday, 20 February, 2012 - 15:42
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You were the best Merrill ever! <3!

by BabemRoze on Tuesday, 17 April, 2012 - 15:16
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Great work on this =)

by Moonchild on Wednesday, 25 April, 2012 - 14:05
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I saw you at Kitacon. I'm so glad someone did her. You look Amazing as Merrill.

by Yue Blade on Thursday, 26 April, 2012 - 00:23
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aaaaa, thanks guys! ;w;

by Squiddley on Friday, 27 April, 2012 - 00:53
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Bestest ever Merrill <3 BBF'Z 5Ever!

by Phee on Friday, 27 April, 2012 - 02:48
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Did I mention how much win you are right now blood Mage?

by Manticore on Friday, 27 April, 2012 - 04:49
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Really well done Merril! Looking forward to seeing your other versions :)

by GraceyDarling on Sunday, 29 April, 2012 - 11:20
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YOU ARE SO ADORABLE! Arghkjrhgkejhgkfjdg.

by hollysocks on Friday, 16 November, 2012 - 16:08

Shopping List

prosthetic large elf ears£15.00Bought
black catsuit£20.00Bought
green circle lenses£14.00Bought
Skull for Staff Head£30.00To Buy


Tattoo test, I guess? (Posted 13th September 2011)

Unsurprisingly, this was an absolute bitch to do, haha. Still, I'm hoping that if I practise enough, when the time rolls around to do it for real, I'll be able to draw them nice and neatly and without having to rub parts I messed up off every few minutes.
I think I'll need to get a brown pencil to do them in, instead of black also...