Witch King of Angmar
Lord of The Rings

Cosplayer: xaerael

Variant: RotK battle version

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

3rd place London mcm expo

28th May 2009: [27 may update] updating photos, but it's taking a while to pick the ones that i like most @_@

16th May 2009: [16th may update] finished! done! week to spare! woohoo!

14th May 2009: [14th may update] project is getting close to finished. all that's left is the sword to make!

3rd May 2009: [02nd may update] right glove done... man... i have to do that AGAIN??

2nd May 2009: 02nd may finger count update 2/8 fingers complete... this may take longer than i'd hoped....

2nd May 2009: [1st may update] sword and gloves left! so colse to completion now i can taste it!!!

29th April 2009: [29th april update] RAAAARRRRRR robes almost complete. the cuts up the front just need sewing and distressing, and it's done!

all that's left is the shoes, greaves and sword. about 2 days work!

22nd February 2009: [22nd febuary update] not dying so much anymore, but still waiting new materials. i've literally not got anything done with either costume for way too long, last week of procrastination.

17th February 2009: [17th april update] DYYYYYIIIINNNGGGGGG.

taken 13 days to construct both vambraces and paint one. lame. cold needs to gtfo now.

4th February 2009: [04th febuary update] completed the crown to great effect. really... really happy with it!

3rd February 2009: [03rd febuary update] i'm really crap at keeping secrets, so i've unsecreted it...


2nd February 2009: [02nd febuary update] almost finished the first piece for this now! it's really coming along so fast, and i'm getting pretty excited about it, haha.

1st February 2009: [01st febuary update] been working on this for a few days now, i have to say it's looking really cool already. it's not a character i'd have thought of at first to cosplay, but when i saw it in all it's glory, i had to do it.

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Anonymous - 2nd February 2009
now your realy being mean about this!!!!!!

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Anonymous - 3rd February 2009
please tell us!!! *begs* pretty please!!!

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ryaoki - 3rd February 2009
LOL i new it was this, that is tottally epic, id love to do an uruk hai sometime but the chain mail UGHHH

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Odd-One-Out - 3rd February 2009
When I saw the little preview in the icon, I had a feeling it was LOTR because I have a LOTR jigsaw puzzle and one of the sections of the puzzle had colours and texture like the one in your icon. Kept thinking it was Aragorn but I knew it had to involve some sort of armour on a grand scale hahaha.

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Ikkaku-kun - 3rd February 2009
OOOOOh XD please make the Chandelier/Mace of Doom xD Witch King Rules xD you should try to get all 9 Wraiths together xD ..... although the others are easy lol

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xaerael - 3rd February 2009
the morning star is already in the works ;p not got past planning stages yet tho

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stripey_dani - 3rd February 2009
He got pwned by a woman though :p


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Purplefluffychainsaw - 4th February 2009

Someone needs to do Eowyn/Dernhelm. That would be epic.

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nanahara - 4th February 2009
this so awsome to see this getting done

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Odd-One-Out - 4th February 2009
Agreed, you're crap at keeping secrets LOL.

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Haynes84 - 4th February 2009
wow this is gonna be soooo cool i was thinkin about doin him sometime :P lol i cant wait to see ^___^

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Defrain - 4th February 2009
nice choice

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kitty - 4th February 2009
wooo, great choice of costume!!!
the progress is amazing!! cant wait to see it <3

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ryaoki - 4th February 2009
wow dude

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Ikkaku-kun - 4th February 2009
awesome paint effects dude!

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eva_fan - 4th February 2009
That helmet looks freaking awesome.
Can't wait to see the rest of it.

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SherlockHulmes - 9th February 2009
I'll trade you what meagre sewing machine ability I have for some of your armour/prop making skills. Tyvm. Tyvm. :P

Seriously dude, I have only just spotted your profile and I'm blown away. You really know your shizzle! Can't wait to see this and the Appleseed costume! :O

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xaerael - 10th February 2009
lots of nice comments, thank you!

i'm on a mini hiatus atm because i'm really ill, and fine cutting with a nasty cough is impossible.

given a week or two, i'll be back on track tho!

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Defrain - 10th February 2009
thats looking awesome mate

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Toshi-chan - 16th February 2009
this is amazing.. i wish i could make something as amazing as this it looks fantastic!


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samwhitewolf - 17th February 2009
Awesome costume, really impressed with the work so far!

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Captain_Marvelous - 18th February 2009
Currently watching Lord of the riggles and may I say "AGHHH!!! what an amazing make.

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.neverbell - 19th February 2009
+ 100000000 COOL POINTS!

oh wow my friend showed me this and i was blown away =O it looks amazing!

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Sephirayne - 24th February 2009
SQQQUUUEEEEEE! I love seeing LOTR cosplays as they are always so epic. Yours has really overwhelled the epicness factor. I so can't wait to see this in person.

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Anonymous - 25th February 2009
Very nice- you got any more armour left to do?


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MangaChild - 25th February 2009
my god thats just beautiful

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xaerael - 25th February 2009
hands and feet, tab. i'm not bothering with greaves (at the mo... this may change if i have time) since they're not visiable anyway unless i'm sitting on a horse...

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Toshi-chan - 30th April 2009
aaaaah you need a big black horse!!!!!!

this is looking sooo damn awesome xD

like the actual original proper meaning of awesome!! ***AWE***



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Anonymous - 30th April 2009

That's looking great so far - can't wait to see the finished costume =^_^=

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Anonymous - 1st May 2009
You sir are incredibly skilled at making stuff out of plastazote! Awesome job!

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JakeX - 3rd May 2009
i have to say man, Fooking awesome just so fooking awesome!!!!
Original and well made, i bow to ye xD

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AmethystEyes - 3rd May 2009
Holy moly this looks amazing!

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Anonymous - 27th May 2009
man this was one hell of an outcome! looked great man! and was fun chatting to you while we died from waiting int he queue lol

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Leonie Heartilly - 28th May 2009
This looked amazing on stage. Many congrats

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Defrain - 28th May 2009
this costume was amazing well deserved prize also was great chatting with ya

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Sephirayne - 10th July 2009
So well deserved on getting the award. Great stuff. truely epic.

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DefineImagineMJ - 27th April 2010
I can't believe I never commented on this Xae. I don't think I saw you in this, but, honestly, fantastic. Amazing job.

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Anonymous - 9th May 2010
nice one man :D i might be doing witch king for october this year :) thnking of actualy taking a blacksmithing course so i can learn to make it from steel :)