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Cosplay Accessory Tutorial: How to Make Cloud’s Ridiculous Sword

Break the limits ... of physics.

Final Fantasy VII has no shortage of absurd weapons, but Cloud’s impractically massive buster sword is probably the most iconic. Things got even more ludicrous in the Advent Children movie with the “fusion sword,” which contains several blades in one, forming the same iconic shape. If that’s just what your FFVII cosplay is missing, check out this video tutorial on how to construct your own.

(via Geeks Are Sexy, image via screengrab)

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