Skull Trooper Costume Guide

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Skull Trooper Costume Guide

Skull Trooper: DIY Cosplay Guide

Take some time off from Fortnite Battle Royale this Halloween to terrorize your neighborhood with a real life Skull Trooper costume!

The Skull Trooper skin is one of the most popular outfits in Fortnite. Released as a limited edition skin for Halloween 2017 as part of the Fortnitemares Update, it’s garnered a cult following which has led to many fans demanding its return. But even if you can’t play as Skull Trooper in the game, you can bring the skin to life with this epic Fortnite cosplay.

Skull Trooper wears a black tactical military outfit which has a skeleton painted over it. This is a costume that will be instantly recognizable to any Fortnite fan and is relatively easy to put together.

You can find many of the items to create a high quality Skull Trooper costume in our DIY cosplay guide below:

Skull Trooper Costume Ideas

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Generally, the actual color and design will be made to more closely resemble that of the mannequins than the character.

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How to Dress Like Skull Trooper from Fortnite Battle Royale


The Skull Trooper wears a white baclava to cover his ears and hair. He also has a skull shape painted on to his face. While there are ready made masks to give you this look, if you really want to get creative you can use white and black face paint to replicate the Skull Trooper’s distinctive look.

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The Skull Trooper wears an all-black military outfit, including a tactical vest, tactical pants and combat boots. A white skeleton shape is painted over the entire outfit to give him the look of a walking skeleton in the darkness of the night.

To put this costume together you will need to find a matching pair of black tactical pants, some black combat boots, black shin guards and tactical gloves. You can use a black and white skeleton body suit underneath this garb to get the right base. Now use some white fabric paint to add the rest of the skeletal elements to the outfit. Simple and fun!


To complete the look you will need just a few more items, including a black scarf, a dog tag necklace and a sickle.

You can purchase custom dog tags and a black looping scarf online or at a military supply store. As for the sickle, you can purchase a sickle prop at a halloween store or try to make your own version using foam, wood or recycled materials.

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