'Overwatch' Cosplay Weapons: Fan creates working replica of Mei's endothermic blaster

'Overwatch' Cosplay Weapons: Fan creates working replica of Mei's endothermic blaster
Source: YouTube
Source: YouTube

An Overwatch fan just created a chill-inducing working replica of Mei's endothermic blaster filled with liquid nitrogen. It's not quite as powerful as the ice gun Mei actually wields in Overwatch — they have to blast away at a single strawberry for quite awhile before it softly, gently splits down the center — but it's still a pretty impressive creation filled with excellent detail. 

For example, you can twist a dial that causes a blue light to increase and decrease in intensity, mimicking how Mei reloads her ammo.

Twisting the knob on the side creates the illusion that the blaster is filling up with more ammo.
Source: 
GEEKBLE ??/YouTube
Mei's in-game reload animation
Source: 
Unit Lost - Great British Gaming/YouTube

Now they just need to team up with that guy who made the working replica of Tracer's pistol and form a crimefighting super team. If you can deal with the strange, overpowering metal music soundtrack, feel free to check out the full video of the ice gun below.

Source: YouTube

More Overwatch news and updates

For more on Overwatch, check out the rest of what Mic has to offer. Here is an essay about how Efi Oladele was a missed opportunity for Overwatch, a deep dive into the issue of sexual harassment in Overwatch voice chat, an unintentionally hilarious infographic showing the most popular Overwatch characters in each state, a criticism of Blizzard's failures in its design of Symmetra and a dive into a cool trend on Tumblr that converts your most-played heroes into a psychedelic illustration.

How much do you trust the information in this article?

Tim Mulkerin

Tim Mulkerin writes about video games for Mic. You can reach him at tim@mic.com.

MORE FROM

Blizzard confirms new ‘Overwatch’ comic featuring Zarya is “not a rumor"

Zarya and Sombra. Just gals bein' pals in the next 'Overwatch' comic?

Target confirms that SNES Classic preorders are coming — but when?

Itching to give Nintendo your money? Your chance to pre-order the SNES Classic is almost here.

Legendaries have landed in 'Pokémon Go,' but how long will they stick around?

How long are legendary raids going to be around for? Details are scarce, but fans are hopeful they're a permanent addition to 'Pokémon Go.'

‘Destiny 2’ players are already uncovering secrets in the game's new social space

Here's what you missed while exploring the Farm in the 'Destiny 2' beta.

The ultimate guide to catching Articuno in 'Pokémon Go'

Gotta catch 'em all. Use these tips to beat Articuno in a 'Pokémon Go' legendary raid.

Check out the first official screenshots from ‘NBA 2K18'

The Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder and Boston Celtics are getting some love in the first three screenshots released for 'NBA 2K18.'

Blizzard confirms new ‘Overwatch’ comic featuring Zarya is “not a rumor"

Zarya and Sombra. Just gals bein' pals in the next 'Overwatch' comic?

Target confirms that SNES Classic preorders are coming — but when?

Itching to give Nintendo your money? Your chance to pre-order the SNES Classic is almost here.

Legendaries have landed in 'Pokémon Go,' but how long will they stick around?

How long are legendary raids going to be around for? Details are scarce, but fans are hopeful they're a permanent addition to 'Pokémon Go.'

‘Destiny 2’ players are already uncovering secrets in the game's new social space

Here's what you missed while exploring the Farm in the 'Destiny 2' beta.

The ultimate guide to catching Articuno in 'Pokémon Go'

Gotta catch 'em all. Use these tips to beat Articuno in a 'Pokémon Go' legendary raid.

Check out the first official screenshots from ‘NBA 2K18'

The Toronto Raptors, Oklahoma City Thunder and Boston Celtics are getting some love in the first three screenshots released for 'NBA 2K18.'