Star Wars: Acolyte's Villain Inspired by Elden Ring
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Star Wars: Acolyte's Villain Inspired by Elden Ring

Jul 02, 2024 3:09 PM

The showrunner of "The Acolyte," Leslye Headland, recently shared that the character design of the show's villain took inspiration from the game "Elden Ring." In a surprising reveal during the fifth episode, the character Qimir, played by Manny Jacinto, stands out for his lack of traditional armor, much like some characters in "Elden Ring." This stylistic choice highlights his power and agility, drawing a direct comparison to players in the game who forego heavy armor for better mobility.

What inspired the costume design for the villain Qimir in "The Acolyte"?n

The costume design for Qimir in "The Acolyte" was inspired by the game "Elden Ring." Showrunner Leslye Headland compared Qimir’s lack of heavy armor to certain characters in "Elden Ring" who prioritize agility over protection. This influence helped shape a unique and powerful visual for the character.

"Elden Ring," developed by FromSoftware, is known for its challenging gameplay and distinct character designs. Players often encounter highly skilled characters who wear minimal armor, relying instead on agility, skill, and powerful abilities to survive. This thematic approach adds depth to "The Acolyte," connecting it stylishly with the gaming world.

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Miss Peachy Miss Peachy commented on: 2024-07-02 15:36:04
It's awesome to see Elden Ring influencing mainstream media like The Acolyte. Qimir's design really nails that balance between agility and power, making him visually striking and immediately memorable.
Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-07-02 15:30:03
It's rad to see The Acolyte drawing inspiration from Elden Ring. Qimir's design is spot on, showcasing that finesse and agility often trump heavy armor, just like in the game.
Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-02 15:24:03
Cool to see The Acolyte taking cues from Elden Ring with Qimir's design The blend of agility and power, ditching heavy armor, definitely brings that game's vibe to the show in a fresh way.
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