Magneto Costume for Cosplay & Halloween 2023

Like many villains, Magneto’s back story was full of society failing him at every turn. His pain started out so young when he had to witness his German Jewish family murdered in front of him. He had to experience the hardships of Auschwitz, the death of a daughter, and the loss of his love before even contemplating become the world-renowned villain that he was.

Magneto has had a few costume changes throughout the years. However, his latest movie garb does show come back to his more classic look albeit a bit updated. Rock red leather armor, a maroon cape billowing behind you, while wearing Magneto’s iconic red helmet. Here’s everything you need to look like Magneto.

How to Make Magneto Costume

Magneto Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Purple Long-Sleeved Shirt Start off your outfit with a long-sleeved purple shirt.
2 Armor Vest Make sure to wear red armor as a vest.
3 Black Pants Pair your purple top with simple black pants.
4 Black Gloves Protect your hands with a pair of black gloves.
5 Black Boots Don’t forget to wear a sturdy pair of black boots.
6 Helmet Template Learn how to DIY Magneto’s helmet.
7 EVA Foam Use EVA foam for your helmet.
8 Red Cape Don’t forget to wear a cape.
9 Spray Paint Use spray paint to turn your armor vest and helmet into the same shade.
10 Costume Set Don’t want to DIY? Get this costume set instead.

About Magneto

Magneto was portrayed by Sir Ian McKellen from 2000 to 2014. He was succeeded by Michael Fassbender from 2014 up to present.

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