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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Void Elf Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

71) Hot Feet/Cold Feet



Fire: Jewel of the Firelord, Firelord’s Mantle (H), Master’s Vest, Ebon Filigreed Doublet, Tabard of Summer Flames, Demonic Combatant’s Silk Handguards + Bracers of the Bronze Flight (H), Embereye Belt, Lava-Starched Britches, Searing Stompers, Wild Combatant’s Energy Staff (H)



Frost: Crown of Eternal Winter, Firelord’s Mantle (N), Master’s Vest, Ebon Filigreed Doublet, Tabard of Summer Skies, Demonic Combatant’s Silk Handguards + Bracers of the Bronze Flight (N), Frostwind Cord, Lava-Starched Britches, Freezing Footguards, Wild Combatant’s Energy Staff (A)
I bought these shoes from Trial of Style pretty much just so I could use them for this outfit concept. Maybe I’ll think of some other uses later. The brightly colored soles showing while moving is neat.
Though none of the items in this pair of outfits are actually holiday-locked, Midsummer Fire Festival just seemed like the right time to make them.

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By the time I was able to log in yesterday night, I’d decided to save doing the new Blood Elf-exclusive questline until after I’ve finished the Kyrian Campaign, so that Kaelinda can be herself and so that my screenshots won’t be all cluttered up with other players. Instead, Kamalia went to see what was up with Calia Menethil and Lordaeron. It felt good to have Kamalia take the lead on a world-story-advancing questline again. The questline was consistent with current WoW storytelling, with a fairly shallow story and a rather silly big showpiece moment leading to “yay we won!”.

Lillian Voss is probably my favorite Forsaken character. I was pleased to see, when we went to find Lillian Voss in Brill, that she had Amalia Stone and Derek Proudmoore with her. I appreciated that continuity with the BfA story, even though those two characters didn’t do anything in the remainder of the questline. With Calia and Derek we see a Menethil-Proudmoore alliance… just not the one those families originally imagined. But what, then, of Calia’s secretly-wedded husband and infant daughter who were killed by the Scourge — a part of her backstory described in the Before the Storm novel, but never referenced in-game? **sigh**

The part in Maldraxxus seemed like it was made with the expectation that everyone doing it would already have flying (which I don’t). I managed not to die while kodo-charging through perilous terrain to get to the NPCs we needed to consult, but I was sure glad that as a Shaman, I’d be able to Reincarnate if I did. It also helped that I use the Comfortable Rider’s Barding as my standard mount equipment. Protection against daze-and-dismount while riding through hostile territory is much more valuable to me than water walking!

The surprise of the new “Dark Ranger” customization for Blood, Void, and Night Elves (Delaryn Summermoon is also present at Brill) is a fun little thing, good on the devs for sneaking that past the PTR. I was somewhat disappointed to find that the new skin tone and the red eyes are linked, rather than separate options — if you choose the skin tone, you also get the red eyes; if you choose the red eyes, you also get the skin tone; you can’t have purple skin and red eyes or the new skin tone and silver eyes.

As a Mage, I see the “Dark Ranger” customization as a way to finally make the perfect San’layn cosplay with the 25H ICC Mage Tier set:

(though upon checking, the Darkfallen NPCs in the Blood wing of ICC have blue DK/Domination-magic eyes, not blood red eyes)

Or, with the shortest ear length option, the perfect Venthyr cosplay:
All My Sins II


Sinful Inquisitor’s Vestments with Sinfall Venthyr Hood & Slippers, Soulbreaker’s Ebony Mantle, Silver-Thread Sash, Kael’s Dark Sinstone Chain, and Damnation
A variation on an outfit I originally made for my Warlock (#78).

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In the beginning of planning out how to proceed through the 9.0 Covenant Campaigns, I was going to do Kyrian with Keliora the Priest and Necrolords with Kalaneia the Warlock. Then 9.1.5 came along and made Covenant-swapping a whole lot more convenient, and I decided to narrow my bandwidth and do Kyrian with Kaelyra the alter-ego of Kaelyla and Necrolords with Kateleina the alter-ego of Kaelinda. But I didn’t get around to doing the Covenant Campaigns while those characters were in those Covenants. Then when Kaelinda and Kaelyla were in their final covenants — having swapped places so now Kaelinda was in Kyrian and Kaelyla was in Necrolords — a Patch 9.2 hotfix greatly increased the amount of Renown awarded from doing the 9.0 Covenant Campaigns. With Void Elves having access to almost all of the same natural skin tones and hair colors as Blood Elves, however, there’s considerable potential to blur which toon (character file on the server) can express which character appearance identity…. So here we have Kateleina now as an alter-ego of Kaelyla, and Kaelyra now as an alter-ego of Kaelinda, ready to skip a big chunk of Renown-grinding via Callings and just go do those 9.0 Campaigns already. The hairstyles, earrings, and eye colors (because Blood Elves don’t have violet and Void Elves don’t have green), though, give away which version of Elf is the base model for the character.

Vapors of Victory


Initiate’s Necromantle Shoulders Drape & Slippers, Felfume Robes, Handguards of Defiled Worlds, Sly Mojo Sash, Aluneth (PvP, 1st tint)
The shoulders and robe combo was the inspiration for this kit. Although I looked at several other purple staves, the PvP appearance of Aluneth just felt right for a Maldraxxus Mage.
If you like hoods, this looks great with the Navigator’s Crown, Shadowmoon Cowl, or Replica Dreadmist Mask.


The last, in combination with the purple tint of Scepter of Sargeras, would make this outfit perfect for a Maldraxxus Warlock.

Elation and Anguish



Helm of Arcane Purity, Magician’s Mantle, Cloak of the Red Flight, Goldweave Tunic, Formal White Shirt, Galaxyfire Girdle, Astralaan Pants, Gnomish Casting Boots, Jin’ya (LFR)
In the harsh brilliance of Bastion, the manifestations of emotion from Kyrian Aspirants struggling to follow the Path reminded Kaelyra strongly of Pandaria’s Sha.

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This series of posts began because I set myself a goal to document new Transmogrification outfits in a more timely fashion. As soon as I create a new outfit, I write it up in a draft post. As the weekend approaches, I start working on taking fashion screenshots, processing them, and updating “Things my [Class] Wears” posts. On Sunday — though not every Sunday — I publish the collection of my recent efforts. Then I begin the next “Sunday on the Promenade” draft post.

Occasionally, I have ideas for themed Transmogrification collections that take several months to completely assemble. Thus, some of these outfits might get re-posted at a later date as part of such a themed Transmogrification collection.

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Void Elf Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

70) Faith & Fortune II




Crown of Everlasting Fortune/Crown of the Righteous, Lightning Infused Mantle, Selfless Wings of the Ascended, Robe of Faith, Belt of Faith, Selfless Watcher’s Warboots, Soul Releaser/Greatstaff of Righteousness
On my third try of actively watching and bidding on a BMAH auction for a Belt of Faith, I finally managed to outlast and outbid the competition.
See also (Tauren) Priest #89/Blood Elf Priest #12.

69) Lana’thel’s Gift


Sanctified Bloodmage Shoulderpads 25H/25N-10H, Mantle of Crimson Blades/Mantle of Burnished Blades, Sanctified Bloodmage Robe 25H/25N-10H, Court Inquisitor’s Handwraps/Sinful Inquisitor’s Handwraps, Eternal Traveler’s Treads/Slippers of the Forgotten Heretic, Dying Light/Quel’delar, Lens of the Mind + Anima-Infused Muck
The “Dark Ranger” customization is also excellent for San’layn cosplay — though the actual Darkfallen Archmage NPCs in the Blood wing of ICC who wear the 25H version of the ICC Mage Tier set have blue DK/Domination-magic eyes, not blood red eyes. I chose Dying Light for this version of the set because I remembered that it dropped in ICC — and when I looked it up on Wowhead while assembling this item list, I found that it drops from Lana’thel, making the name I chose for the ensemble even more appropriate!
Because Void Elves have a hair color that is a near match, I show as a variation the 25N-10H version of the set, which uses the same color scheme as Blood Queen Lana’thel herself. I chose Quel’delar because of Lana’thel’s role in that story. Alas, I haven’t actually got the Mantle of Burnished Blades because I haven’t yet begun doing Venthyr Travel Network Broken Mirrors.

68) All My Sins II


Sinful Inquisitor’s Vestments with Sinfall Venthyr Hood & Slippers, Soulbreaker’s Ebony Mantle, Silver-Thread Sash, Kael’s Dark Sinstone Chain, and Damnation
With the shortest ear length option, the “Dark Ranger” customization for Blood, Void, and Night Elves introduced in Patch 9.2.5 is perfect for Venthyr cosplay! This outfit is a variation on an outfit I originally made for my Warlock (#78).

67) Violet Ice

Shoulderpads of Twisted Fate (H), Drape of the Violet Tower, Frostweave Tunic, Soulguard Girdle, Soothsayer’s Kilt, Eelskin Flippers, Ebonchill (upgraded, 3rd tint)
I wanted to make an outfit with this chestpiece so that I would have done something with all four colors that this style comes in. I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do, though, until I thought of pairing it with this kilt. I liked how the black in this cloak coordinated with the black in the chestpiece.

66) Fangs in the Shadow Keep

Sinfall Venthyr Hood, Sinful Inquisitor’s Mantle, Shroud of the Penitent, Robes of Arugal, Soulbreaker’s Ebony Handwraps, Sinful Inquisitor’s Sash, Master’s Boots, Void-Warped Oshu’gun Staff
I wanted to try this belt with this robe, so here we are.

65) Primus’s Master Conjurer





Onyx Glare-Reducers, Mantle of the Skyterror (LFR), Osteowings of the Necrolords, Black Mageweave Vest/Divine Fury Raiment (LFR), Master Builder’s Shirt, Prime Conjurer’s Gloves, Prime Conjurer’s Cinch, Legwraps of the Master Conjurer, Prime Conjurer’s Slippers, Staff of Deserved Tranquility/Staff of Earned Tranquility
These are all the pieces I wanted out of the Prime Conjurer’s set (Necrolords 9.0 Renown), so then I had to figure out what to do with them. Any future uses of these items will most likely be for Hallow’s End-themed outfits.
I never thought I’d use the shoulders and robe from the Battle of Dazar’alor set (which I picked up while trying for the crown from Opulence), but whaddayaknow, they work really well with the Necrolords pieces.

64) Blue Rabbit

Blue Spring Circlet, Pauldrons of Arcane Rage, White Linen Robe/Recruit’s Robe*, Sprite Darter’s Sash, Slippers of the Twilight Prophet, Auchenai Staff
The robe + sash combo was the spark of this outfit.
The Recruit’s Robe is the original level 1 Draenei Mage chestpiece.
See also Blood Elf Mage #135.

63) Zen Trial Style


Beige: Contender’s Satin Amice, Sunset Cloak, Growing Robe, Amaranthine Cord, Initiate’s Necromantle Slippers, Staff of the Hidden Master


Pink: Deadly Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Dusklight Drape, Silkwood Robe, Silkwood Cord, Initiate’s Necromantle Slippers, Rain Poppy Staff


Blue: Nayeli Regalia with Waterfall Drape and Plundered Waterbearer’s Staff
Trial of Style was up, and there were new prizes! Kaelyla was the one who already had some Trial of Style tokens in her bags, so off she went. The first two times I did it, the theme was “Zen”. I did the beige outfit for the first one and it took second place; I did the pink outfit for the second one and it didn’t place. The third time, the theme was “Dark and Deadly”, but I did the blue outfit anyway just because I wanted to use the third coloration of this robe, and of course it didn’t place. But that didn’t matter; I got plenty of tokens to purchase all six pairs of new shoes.

62) Vapors of Victory


Initiate’s Necromantle Shoulders Drape & Slippers, Felfume Robes, Handguards of Defiled Worlds, Sly Mojo Sash, Aluneth (PvP, 1st tint)
The shoulders and robe combo was the inspiration for this kit. Although I looked at several other purple staves, the PvP appearance of Aluneth just felt right for a Maldraxxus Mage.
If you like hoods, this looks great with the Navigator’s Crown, Shadowmoon Cowl, or Replica Dreadmist Mask.


The last, in combination with the purple tint of Scepter of Sargeras, would make this outfit perfect for a Maldraxxus Warlock.
In the beginning of planning out how to proceed through the 9.0 Covenant Campaigns, I was going to do Kyrian with Keliora the Priest and Necrolords with Kalaneia the Warlock. Then 9.1.5 came along and made Covenant-swapping a whole lot more convenient, and I decided to narrow my bandwidth and do Kyrian with Kaelyra the alter-ego of Kaelyla and Necrolords with Kateleina the alter-ego of Kaelinda. But I didn’t get around to doing the Covenant Campaigns while those characters were in those Covenants. Then when Kaelinda and Kaelyla were in their final covenants — having swapped places so now Kaelinda was in Kyrian and Kaelyla was in Necrolords — a Patch 9.2 hotfix greatly increased the amount of Renown awarded from doing the 9.0 Covenant Campaigns. With Void Elves having access to almost all of the same natural skin tones and hair colors as Blood Elves, however, there’s considerable potential to blur which toon (character file on the server) can express which character appearance identity…. So here we have Kateleina now as an alter-ego of Kaelyla, ready to skip a big chunk of Renown-grinding via Callings and just go do that 9.0 Necrolords Campaign already. The hairstyle, earrings, and eye color (because Blood Elves don’t have violet and Void Elves don’t have green) give away which version of Elf is the base model for the character.

61) Celestial Cyan



Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Faewoven Amice, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud, Celestial Tunic, Tabard of the Wild Hunt, Celestial Bindings, Faewoven Sash, Celestial Observer’s Leggings/Celestial Kilt, Celestial Observer’s Astral Walkers, Sentinel’s Branch
The glowing cyan of the Celestial Observer’s shoes reminded me of the turquoise of the Classic Celestial set.

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Void Elf Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

60) Star Chylde III

Celestial Observer’s Ensemble with Snowblind Helm, Sorcerer Drape + Sorcerer Bracelets, Pure Aspirant’s Gloves, Runespeaker’s Sandals, August Celestials Tabard, and Quarterstaff of Discordant Ethic
The Star Chylde I & II outfits were made for my Night Elf and Tauren Druids, respectively. This staff is Agility, so I had to farm it with Kaurinka using Feral loot spec.

59) Shado-Pan Red Mage



Sinful Venthyr Attire with Replica Shado-Pan Helmet, Amaranthine Shoulderpads, Master’s Gloves, Amaranthine Cord, Cloudscorcher Greatstaff
I hadn’t yet made a Shado-Pan outfit for Kaelyla, and it occurred to me that the Sinful Venthyr set would look simply magnificent with the Shado-Pan helmet.

58) Sleepover Sprite



Sprite Darter’s Mask & Flutterers, Blue Dinner Suit, Celestial Observer’s Astral Walkers, Aluneth (Hidden, 200 WQ tint)
The primary inspiration for this outfit was the idea of combining this chestpiece with these shoes. I hadn’t remembered how much the pantlegs shade darker toward the ground, so it doesn’t work quite as well as I’d imagined it would.
I tried the ensemble first with the Pink Party Hat, but it just didn’t gel.

Then I tried the Sprite Darter’s hat and was charmed by how much it looked like the hood of a set of playful pajamas for children in combination with the chestpiece.
The concept also works with the Lovely Blue Dress

— albeit in more of a grown-up masquerade ball sort of way.

57) Fancy Festival Dresses


Crown of Infinite Prosperity, Court Inquisitor’s Mantle, Phoenix-Wing Cloak, Festival Dress

Crown of Infinite Prosperity, Slime-Encrusted Pads, Shadebough Cloak, Festive Green Dress

Crown of Boundless Courage, Replica Magister’s Mantle, Lord’s Cape, Festive Purple Dress

Crown of Boundless Courage, Arcanist Mantle, Cloak of Cleansing Flame, Festive Pink Dress
All Outfits Include: Duskhaven Boots, Crescent Wand, Kobold Candle
The wand represents Elune, of course, and the off-hand, the festival firecrackers. If you are wearing pants with dimensional pieces on the hips, the dimensional pieces will show up over the Festival chestpieces, so unless you like that look, you’ll want to Mog to a plainer pair of pants.
For the corresponding Festival Pant Suit outfits, see Blood Elf Mage #125.

56) Durable Splendor



Harvester’s Court Hood/Hidden Helm, Courtier’s Mantle/Hidden Shoulder, Durable Tunic, Lucky Shirt, Archmage Belt, Resplendent Sarong, Archmage Slippers, Sho’ravon/Staff of Twin Worlds
I’d been wanting to make an outfit to showcase the lovely magenta shades of the Resplendent Sarong. None of the pink or purple tunics I could find were satisfactory to me, so I decided to look at brown tunics, instead. Once I’d made that decision, I went straight to this jacket, which is both a delicious chocolate brown color and one of my favorite Classic tunic styles.

55) Pinkish-Purplish Party Primate





Pink Party Hat, Replica Sorcerer’s Mantle, Cloak of Seething Hatred, Silkweave Robe Cinch & Pantaloons, Snowblind Footwraps, Wand of Happiness, Inscribed Fan
I’d been thinking about waiting to make a Pink Party Hat outfit until I started doing the Ember Court… but I didn’t want to wait anymore.
I wasn’t particularly excited about Legion‘s Silkweave ensemble when I crafted it, though I did so to level my Tailoring skill, of course. Now I’m glad to have it, as it turns out to be just the right color to coordinate quite nicely with the Pink Party Hat — which is more mauve and less rose than I would have naively guessed it might be. And Void Elves have a hair color that matches it so beautifully!
This ensemble looks pretty rad with the Sprite Darter’s Flutterers, too…

54) Inquisitor at Court II

Court Inquisitor’s Vestments with Gleaming Crypt Keeper’s Mantle, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Mantle & Sash, Sandswept Sandals, Sinfall Ceremonial Blade, and Anima-Infused Muck
More playing around with mix-and-match of the 9.0 and 9.1 Venthyr cosmetics. See also Blood Elf Mage #116 and Warlock #78.

53) Empyreal Aspirations


Empyrial Cosmic Crown, Waylight Shoulderpads, Drape of Twisted Loyalties, Aspiring Aspirant’s Robes & Handwraps, Cord of Uncertain Devotion, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, Spectral Censorite’s Staff
These gold and white shoulders from Bastion leveling are rapidly becoming one of my favorite pieces from this expansion.

52) Aspiring Attendant


Aspiring Aspirant’s Regalia with Shadowlace Mantle, Shadowlace Cord, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, and Warmage’s Spire
This set has no shoulders of its own; these ones look pretty good with it, don’t they?

51) Pearls and Diamonds


Court Inquisitor’s Hood, Waylight Shoulderpads, Sha’tari Anchorite’s Cloak, Astral Knot Robe*, Black Belt of Knowledge, Astralaan Boots, Aluneth (upgraded, 3rd tint)
I was thinking of this as a white and gold outfit while I was putting it together. When I got it finished, however, I realized that this robe is more silvery than white, which reminded me of pearls.

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The first thing I did on Tuesday was bring Kamalia to Oribos and then to the Heart of the Forest. At level 50 and 1 Renown, I am delighted that she can wear her covenant’s Renown 60 cosmetic armor! She had been wearing her Eternal Traveler outfit for almost a year, so she was very ready for a new outfit!

Next, Kasheena visited the Barbershop in New Dalaran to check out the new customizations for Highmountain Tauren.

She came out with some super cute beaded braids in her hair and a fun tail decoration. She decided it was about time for a new outfit, too.

Then it was time to visit the Barbershop with Kaelinda and Kaelyla to establish some new Alter Ego appearances.

When my Blood Elf Mage is Necrolord, she will be Kateleina:

When my Void Elf Mage is Kyrian, she will be Kaelyra, a High Elf who never left the Allliance:

I am very pleased with the tentacles in some Void Elf hairstyles now being an optional toggle! I’ll have to remember to think about changing up Kaelyla’s hairstyle in addition to her outfit from time to time 😀

I can now also do this “Kaelyla AU Alliance” look with my Void Elf Mage —

— what she looked like while she was still Quel’dorei, before the Fall of Quel’thalas.

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Hmm, hmm, hmm — now that brown will be an available hair color for Void Elves in Patch 9.1.5, I’ll be able to make Kaelyla’s pre-Telogrus Incident appearance with the toon Kaelyla herself. This opens up some interesting storytelling possibilities — Kaelyla as her pre-Fall of Quel’thalas self, with brown skin and brown hair and blue eyes, in Alliance locations; Kaelinda as Kaelyla’s post-Fall of Quel’thalas-pre-Telogrus Incident self, with brown skin and brown hair and green eyes, in Horde locations; Kaelyla as her post-Telogrus Incident self, with blue skin and blue hair and blue eyes, in Alliance locations.
Hmm, hmm, hmm — but I think I’ll still end up creating a new Alter Ego of Kaelyla who will be an Alliance High Elf through and through.

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Come Patch 9.1.5, the Maw Intro will be skippable at last! Time and time again I’ve thought about bringing Kamalia and Karaelia into the Shadowlands so that I’d have a character of each armor class there, but just couldn’t stomach doing the Maw Intro again.
Once one character has completed a 9.0 Covenant campaign, alts who join the same Covenant will be able to skip to the end! I intend to have Kamalia join the Night Fae and Karaelia join the Kyrian immediately upon arriving in Oribos using Threads of Fate. When they eventually reach level 60, it’ll be great to not have to run them through the Campaign storylines before I can get to the business of Mog collecting.
Covenant swapping will be easy to do once a certain Renown threshold has been reached, and all unlocked Covenant rewards will always be accessible regardless of current Covenant affiliation! This means that once Kamalia has acquired her Night Fae set(s) and reached the required Renown level, she can hop over to the Kyrian and get their set(s), then hop back to the Night Fae, and be able to use all of those awesome appearances!
Even if I don’t do anything with Kamalia and Karaelia in the Shadowlands until much later in the lifecycle of the expansion, I’ll still be happy to have them settled in with their intended Covenants.
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I’m also pretty spiffed about the new customizations for Void Elves. We’ve got warm silver, platinum blonde, honey blonde, red-gold, and cherry red as “natural” hair colors for Void Elves. I suspect that a new Alter Ego for Kaelyla will show up who will have “natural” skin tone and hair color — a proper Alliance High Elf!

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A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Void Elf Mage. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

50) 7th Legion Wizard



Arathi Warfront Alliance Cloth with Hidden Gloves, Crafted Cloak of War and 7th Legionnaire’s Stave
Patch 9.1.5 introduced natural hair colors for Void Elves, allowing me to at last create a character who is a never-left-the-Alliance High Elf! Kaelyra’s ideals of purity, humility, courage, wisdom, and loyalty draw her to the Kyrian.

49) Azure Dawn

Argent Conscript’s Circlet Mantle & Cord, Azure Dusk Vestments & Leggings, Faewoven Handwraps, Wild Gladiator’s Treads of Cruelty, Royal Blue Cloak, Pillar of the Dreamgrove
The Alliance version of the Argent Conscript’s set has just the right hues of blue and bronze to complement the Garb of the Azure Dusk.

48) Pure Spirit, Pure Sight


Garb of Pure Spirit with Expeditionary Cloth Hood (A), Cloak of Cheerful Flowers, and Ebonchill (upgraded, default tint)
The ensemble name for this set is “Pure Spirit”, but all the individual item names are “Pure Sight”. Seems to me like there must have been a name change decision that didn’t get fully propagated before Patch 9.1 went live…
The little pipes on the hip are a marvelous detail that I didn’t discover until I saw her on her flying disc!
Gaea’s Circlet or the Moonsoul Crown are nice alternative headpieces for Horde characters.

47) Winter Moon

Winterborn Regalia with Snowblind Helm and Quarterstaff of Discordant Ethic
Kaelyla had just obtained the Winterborn Regalia when she reached Renown 60 and acquired the Garb of Pure Spirit. She decided to wear the Winterborn set first.
The tunic version of this outfit looks amazing with the Wild Hunt, August Celestials, Lightbringer, or Silver Covenant Tabards.

46) Dreaming Wisteria


Moonpriest’s Visor, Hateful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Robes of the Shadowcaster, Cord of Uncertain Devotion, Darkweave Breeches, Shadowlace Cuffs, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Moon Guard Drape, Night Courtier’s Spire
I acquired this staff for my Druid, thinking I wasn’t particularly interested in it for my Mage. Then I thought of pairing it with this robe and Khrysanthemina’s purple hair, and here we are.
A nice alternate hat for a Horde character would be the Fae Revel Masque:

45) Wild Hunt Messenger



Sorcerer Drape, Bridenbrad’s Sash, Squallshaper Leggings, Pure Aspirant’s Gloves + Fireflash Bracers, Pure Aspirant’s Treads, Winterwoven Bulb, Tabard of the Wild Hunt, Staff of Radiance
This Classic chestpiece and these BfA pants were just the thing to coordinate with the Tabard of the Wild Hunt — and with each other. I love it when I find items from such widely disparate expansions that go together so nicely!
Although the Frost-Touched Cord coordinates wonderfully with the rest of the ensemble —

— it doesn’t line up properly with the waistline of the tabard, so a different belt is needed when the tabard is worn.

44) Fae Darter


Sprite Darter’s Shawl, High Councillor’s Pants, Tinkmaster’s Spare Shoes, Night Courtier’s Branches, Meadow Guardian’s Staff
The Sprite Darter chestpiece and this Night Fae backpiece just seemed like they ought to go together.
I love the extended tunic design of this chestpiece, and would like to see this rigging used for other extended tunic chestpieces in the future.

43) Weald Wanderer


Shadowbrim Travel Hat, Hateful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Blue Overalls, Willow Belt, Elder’s Gloves & Boots, Green Workman’s Shirt, Faewoven Pack, Meadow Guardian’s Staff
For whatever reason, it seemed like my first outfit to go with this particular Night Fae backpiece style should be an outdoorsy hiking-type kit.

42) Effervescent Night


Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Wrathful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Robe of Effervescent Light, Belt of Arcane Storms (N), Tempest’s Touch, Slippers of the Twilight Prophet, Night Courtier’s Bulb, Viridium Staff of Alacrity
The key concept of this ensemble is the combination of the Night Fae backpiece, the robe, and the shoulders. It is also an interation of Kaohana’s outfit #75.

41) Stars’ Grace



Vestia’s Pauldrons of Inner Grace, Ren’dorei Mantle & Belt, Bonecaster’s Sarong, Gloves of Penitence, Willow Boots, Periwinkle Cloak, Lavender Mageweave Shirt, Starshard Edge + Decanter of Distilled Shadows
Playing around with more shoulders that look fabulous with the void wings from the Ren’dorei Heritage Armor chestpiece.
I love how the lavender shirt coordinates with the shoulders and the kilt — but I also rather like how this particular kit looks without the shirt.

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Shadowlands is worth getting just for all the wonderful new customization options!
Here’s how the appearances of my Eversong Elves characters changed.

Although I’m glad that the ear length options exist for the people who will be delighted to use them, I will not be changing any of my existing characters’ ears. To me, the extra-long ears are a significant aspect of how a Blizzard elf is distinctive from how other fantasy IPs envision elves.

The new jewelry options — necklaces, armbands, and bracelets — are lovely. Rather than use them to permanently change any of my characters’ appearances, however, I’ll be using them on a situational basis as finishing touch accessories for outfits.

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Kaelinda (Primary Alt; toon name on server)


skin color 3; face 8; hair style 8; hair color 4; eye color 10; earrings 9
One of my earliest alts and (if I’m remembering correctly) my first Mage. Early in her second century in age, which is young adulthood for a Blood Elf. Became friends with Kamalia when, during a chance encounter, they discovered that they shared a surname, Dawnstrider. Met and became friends with my Human Mages, Kaylynda and Kinevra, and my Draenei Mage, Kaprikka, during a disguised foray into Alliance lands shortly before the Cataclysm.
Very happy to have her eyes back to Quel’dorei blue!

Kaelydia (Alter-Ego; Patch 7.3.5)


skin color 5; face 2; hair style 15; hair color 2; eye color 1; earrings 11
This Alter-Ego appeared when the golden eyes were first introduced in Patch 7.3.5 and I wanted a golden-eyed Blood Elf Mage, but Kaelinda’s face wasn’t one of the three golden-eyed faces.
Now that there are the numbers to help me remember them, I’ve changed her skin tone from being the same as Kaelinda. I also gave her green instead of red earrings.

Kaelyla-AU-Horde (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.0)

skin color 11; face 8; hair style 20; hair color 15; eye color 5; earrings 14
This is what Kaelyla looked like between the Fall of Quel’thalas and the Telogrus Incident — or perhaps what she still looks like in an alternate timeway in which she never got mixed up with Magister Umbric and is still Sin’dorei.

Kateleina (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.1.5)

skin color 12; face 7; hair style 19; hair color 6; eye color 5; earrings 10
Ambitious. Mighty. Insightful. Guileful. Relentless. Necrolord.

Kaelyra (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.2)

skin color 2; face 3; hair style 13; hair color 7; eye color 9; earrings 1
This character is the same person as the Alliance High Elf Kaelyra who first appeared as an Alter-Ego for Kaelyla (see below); because of the Renown catch-up changes in Patch 9.2, I ended up doing the Kyrian Campaign with Kaelyra as an Alter-Ego of Kaelinda rather than as an Alter-Ego of Kaelyla as originally planned.

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Kaelyla (Primary Alt; toon name on server)


skin color 4; face 8; hair style 8; hair color 6; eye color 5; earrings 4
With Void Elves being as close as we’d ever get to Alliance High Elves (until Shadowlands, that is!), I wanted my Void Elf Mage to be as close to a counterpart appearance to Kaelinda as I could manage. When the Void Elves were first announced, I hoped that they would have an un-Void-tainted pink skin tone; they didn’t so I had to settle for what looked to my eyes like the most pinkish of the available skin tones. Now that Void Elves can also have any of the same skin tones as Blood Elves, however, I’ve decided not to change her skin tone because I’ve gotten used to the lavender. I did change her eyes to a brighter, more defined blue, though.

Khrysanthemina (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.0)

skin color 19; face 9; hair style 3; hair color 7; eye color 7; earrings 5
This character appearance just wanted to be. At first I thought she might represent the adult appearance of a yet-to-be-born daughter of Kaelyla and Ishaleron. Then she started showing up in Revendreth and Ardenweald, often with the natural black (15) or natural white (16) hair colors in other styles. I haven’t yet figured out exactly what her connection to my other characters is.

Kaelyla-AU-Alliance (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.1.5)

skin color 17; face 16; hair style 8; hair color 11; eye color 5; earrings 4
This is what Kaelyla looked like when she was Quel’dorei, before the Fall of Quel’thalas.

Kaelyra (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.1.5)

skin color 7; face 11; hair style 1; hair color 12; eye color 3; earrings 1
Patch 9.0 gave Void Elves natural skin tones, but it wasn’t until Patch 9.1.5 gave them natural hair colors as well that I could finally create a character who is a High Elf who never left the Alliance.

Kateleina (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.2)

skin color 18; face 15; hair style 10; hair color 11; eye color 7; earrings 3
This character is the same person as the Blood Elf Kateleina who first appeared as an Alter-Ego for Kaelinda (see above); because of the Renown catch-up changes in Patch 9.2, I ended up doing the Necrolords Campaign with Kateleina as an Alter-Ego of Kaelyla rather than as an Alter-Ego of Kaelinda as originally planned.

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Kalaneia (Primary Alt; toon name on server)


skin color 4; face 2; hair style 14; hair color 16; eye color 5; earrings 4
A relative of Kaelinda at the “first cousins once removed” or “second cousins” level of connection. Much older than Kaelinda. Lost her husband during the Scourge attack on Eversong Woods. Had an early career as a naturalist studying the wildlife of Eversong Woods and other areas in Lordaeron; became interested in the wildlife biology of demons. Also had some skill as a Fire Mage. Her mentor was already delving deep into forbidden sorts of magic before the fall of the Sunwell; thus, she readily took to fel magic and corrupted into a Destruction Warlock.
I’ve changed her hair color from the warm silver that is available to all Blood Elves (8) to the cool silver that used to only be available to Death Knights (16). Sometimes her hair is black, but I was never quite satisfied with the blackness of the original Blood Elf black hair color (14) and so when her hair is black it will be the new, darker black (13). The original black color is now more properly thought of as a dark grey.

Kishalla (Alter-Ego; Patch 7.0)


skin color 2; face 9; hair style 11; hair color 1; eye color 4; earrings 3
Kalaneia’s daughter, estranged from her mother during her late adolescence and young adulthood due to the usual sorts of arguments about choices of career, hobbies, friends, and lovers. Thought by her mother to have been lost during the Scourge attack on Eversong Woods. Reappeared at Dreadscar Rift demanding that the Netherlord help her find her missing mentor. That both mother and daughter became Warlocks after the fall of the Sunwell has not made their relationship any less strained.
Changed her skin tone to be more sallow and her eyes to yellow-green.

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Keliora


skin color 3; face 3; hair style 2; hair color 10; eye color 3; earrings 8
The idea of a golden-eyed, golden-haired Blood Elf Priest aligning herself with the Kyrian Covenant was irresistible, so I spent my Shadowlands pre-purchase Boost to create one. Her name is derived from “eleora”, a word in one of the Biblical languages (I forget which one) meaning “light”. After losing her husband in Archimonde’s attack on Dalaran and her children in the Scourge assault on Eversong Woods, she devoted herself to the Discipline path of walking the line between Light and Shadow. Upon discovering the fates of their souls in the Shadowlands, she finds herself quite willing to discard her mortal memories to serve the Kyrian.
I’d thought I might give her the new “tiara” style, but I’ve gotten accustomed enough to the hairstyle I chose when I created her that it just didn’t seem quite right. So I only changed her eye color, to the new softer golden hue.

Kazuligosa (Alter-Ego; Patch 9.0)

skin color 1; face 4; hair style 23; hair color 11; eye color 10; earrings 14
Now that blue hair is no longer restricted to Death Knights and the shorter ear options exist, well, something like this was more or less inevitable. This half-elf humanoid form of a blue dragon (named after Kazul from Patricia C Wrede’s Dealing With Dragons) has to be an Alter-Ego of a Priest so that the Crafted Dreadful Gladiator’s Mooncloth Helm can be used to give her horns similar to those of the humanoid forms of Alexstrasza, Ysera, and Merithria.

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Kelisanna


skin color 6; face 3; hair style 1; hair color 7; eye color 6; earrings 7
Also a relative of Kaelinda, more closely than Kalaneia. Trained as a Farstrider. Belongs to the Regent Lord’s secret service and capable of Subtlety, but prefers the toe-to-toe combat of the “Outlaw”.
I only changed her eye color, to the more blue-ish shade of green.

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Kiralaira


skin color 10; face 5; hair style 20; hair color 5; horns 6; blindfold 6; earrings 6; tattoo 2
Kiralaira hasn’t revealed much about her past beyond stating that “the woman I was sacrificed herself to become me.”
I changed her face to make her look more forbidding.

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Kandrista


skin color 16; face 4; hair style 9; hair color 12; eye color n/a; earrings 1
I originally created this character to be a blue-haired Blood Elf who could mimic the appearances of various blue-haired High/Blood Elf NPCs. She also looks stunning in blue plate armor, of course.
Now that the blue hair is no longer DK-exclusive, I gave her one of the DK-exclusive skin tones instead (which also changed her face).

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Kelynaera


skin color 1; face 1; hair style 22; hair color 3; eye color 1; earrings 12
I had a Blood Elf Paladin until Cataclysm brought Tauren Paladins. I never quite stopped missing my Blood Elf Paladin, though, so when Patch 7.3.5 introduced golden eyes for Blood Elves, I just had to have a golden-eyed Blood Elf Paladin. She was one of Lady Liadrin’s earliest converts to the Blood Knights.
Changed her hair and her earrings.

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Karolissa


skin color 12; face 3; hair style 18; hair color 13; eye color 2; earrings 11
Once I’d created Kandrista and Kelynaera, I needed a mail-wearing Blood Elf so as to have a Blood Elf for each of the armor classes.
With truer black hair and darker tan skin, now she looks like she’s always been intended to look!

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Now that the Barbershop allows gender-swapping, some of my characters’ significant others might occasionally appear…

Ianestin


skin color 3; face 10; hair style 19; hair color 5; facial hair 13; eye color 7
Ianestin has been one of Kaelinda’s closest friends since their Academy days. A talented mathemagician, he stayed in Silvermoon City, slowly rising through the ranks of the finance bureau of the Regency and pursuing esoteric mathemagical research on the side, while Kaelinda felt herself called to the adventurer’s life. For years, Ianestin was “the boy next door” to Kaelinda, until a Nightborne artisan attempted to court her during the Suramar campaign and she realized that she would much rather be courted by her dearest male friend. Meanwhile, as Kaelinda related in droll tones her encounters with the hapless Nightborne, Ianestin realized that he was jealous of the other man.
His “before” appearance is the result of Kaelinda using a Transmorphic Tincture

Ishaleron


skin color 5; face 8; hair style 13; hair color 2; facial hair 7; eye color 5
Although Ishaleron did not share his wife’s scholarly interest in the Void at all, he was accompanying Kaelyla at Telogrus, while she observed the entities found in this shattered remnant of a world that had been completely overcome by the Void, when The Incident occurred.
His “before” appearance is the result of Kaelyla using a Transmorphic Tincture

Ishaleron-AU

skin color 14, face 8, hair style 21, hair color 13, facial hair 12, eye color 10
This is what Ishaleron looked like before the Telogrus Incident occured, or in an alternate timeway in which Kaelyla didn’t get mixed up with Magister Umbric and they are both still Sin’dorei.

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