Dominator - Codename: QX-648

By Elessar Taralom on March 15th, 2016
Race: Human
Gender: Male
Armor: Medium
Color: Multi
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When the Dominator Weapons made an appearance in-game, I knew immediately that I wanted to do something with the staff - it looked so science-fictionish and totally different from all the staffs in Guild Wars so far. I just knew I had to do some heavily futuristic design with it - and I was not the only one with that idea.
Turned out that Hylek and me both had pretty similar ideas and before our looks could end up as rip offs of one another, we decided to create our futuristic duo look together from the get go.
Since the group look feature wasn´t really used to its full potential yet, we decided to finally combine our ideas and upload our two solo looks and the group look all in one go. Since the collaboration was the most important thing, this character´s background story will mostly be covered with the group look, so please check it out!

Group look:

For my futuristic assassin I chose the design of a nearly faceless juggernaut, a dangerous killing machine that barely resembles a human anymore. To be fair, no one can really tell if there is even a living and breathing creature under that mask of his. The Magitech boots were just a must-have on this look, I wanted to create something like this for ages now! For the rest of the armour I wanted something sleek and futuristic, so I decided against one of the many coats that are available for Medium armour and went with some tight instead. Bladed armour really fit in well with the assassin theme.
The most difficult thing here was actually the dye job. The Dominator weapons have this really iridescent quality with a kinda strange colour combination of purple/green/yellow, so I tried to reflect this in my armour. This is why I willingly decided to use different shades of green on the different armour pieces. I kept the purple a bit toned down, because a really bright lila just felt totally out of place here (he is an assassin after all!). Hylek instead made the look that leaned more into the purple side of the weapon.

I really hope you enjoy this look and take into consideration that he is 100% a product of this collaboration and some design choices are heavily based on this duo look! This was a time-consuming look, but definitely worth the wait to upload it.

Discuss this look on Reddit at GuildWarsDyeJob!


Fashion Guru
what a salty idiot votes bronze here?! srsly, admins should look into that kinda crap...
this look is amazing! it stands out so much from all the coat/leather/nature looks usually created with medium armour!
i bet the dyes were tough to choose, but I think you managed well
the screens blow me away, srsly! clear gold
2016-03-15 20:47

You would. You'd vote bronze. :P
2016-03-15 22:14 in reply to thunderstruck

Fashion Guru
Ah yes, with my TWO bronze votes I really constantly do that
You realise you just came to flame me and didn't even leave a nice comment?
2016-03-16 3:31 in reply to KestrelGirl

Hm, I have mixed feelings about this look. In some screens with the right lighting, it looks realy awesome, suits the staff and everything fits together.
In others however the dyes look odd to me and the armor pieces look a bit random. The green dye is to much for me, but that might just be personal taste.
I would have tried focusing more on the violet and golden/yellow parts of the staff, since they stand out and use the green only for some small highlights.
However, the idea of creating a double-look with Hylek matching the dominator staff is great and finding the right dyes must have been tough. How did you guys decide on the codenames?
It's still a gold from me :)
2016-03-16 4:13

De La Croix
I love it gold for all good combo, amazing dyes and particolary look
2016-03-16 4:57

Awesome look, really like the theme you picked up with Hylek !
Everything here is coherent and these screens are damn fine :D

To be honest tho, this style alone would have been a little less appealing for me if it wasn't part of this kind of group work ^^
2016-03-16 5:22

Elessar Taralom
Thanks! We were just in Teamspeak throwing around ideas actually
The numbers and letters are really just random, we just wanted smth that sounds cool :p
2016-03-16 6:57 in reply to NanaItalia

Fashion Guru
I envy you for that super cool look like how dare you using this theme and making it so frikken awesome?!?!?!
Speaking of awesomeness- I loooooove this look from head to toe especially the mask is so on point and cool. The dyes and everything matches the staff and you created a badass futuristic look!
The screens are on point they are simply perfect and I cant help it to love everything about it. Just take my Gold take everything!!!
2016-03-16 7:01

It´s an amazing look and it even gets better in the group look! Gold :)
2016-03-16 7:08

Nah. Just sayin, I actually didn't vote on this yet. I voted on the group look, but I'll be giving this one a gold.
2016-03-16 10:19 in reply to thunderstruck

simply awesome
2016-03-16 11:00

Deathblade Kenny
Fashion Guru
amazing look and together its perfect !
2016-03-16 11:07

Fashion Guru
YAY!!!! I cant vote gold on your duo effort with Hylek but I can vote gold here!!!
2016-03-16 11:24

Fashion Guru
AMAZING ! Perfect futuristic assassin ! The idea is so cool and unique! I'm so happy to finally see it :D
You matched the colors of the staff perfectly!
I love the mix and I think this is a perfect use of the boots and the gas mask !
And again amazing and beautiful screens ! GOLD ;D

2016-03-16 11:40

Fashion Guru
as i said to hylek, for your both look, i have no words.
simply perfection.
*throws all gold she can throw* xD
chapeau to you too u_u
2016-03-16 13:08

You solo look is so so so awesomeeee *.* I've already commented Hylek's look, your group look and now lots of adoration just for you :D
Perfect futuristic idea, dye job fitting to Dominator Staff and so cool screens. Also, as Acethyle said- great use of Gas Mask and Magitech Boots (it's pretty hard to use it correctly :>)
2016-03-16 13:51

what a unique concept!1
2016-03-23 12:41