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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 (*).

84) Primal Cloudburst

Cloudburst Regalia with Stormbender Saber and Stormbender Scroll
Cloth set from the Primal Storms Dragonflight pre-launch event.

83) Covenant Alliance


Aspiring Aspirant’s Hood, Korthian Caretaker’s Mantle, Halo of the Selfless, Azure Dusk Vestments, Faewoven Handwraps, Korthian Caretaker’s Sash, Faewoven Leggings, Wild Gladiator’s Treads of Cruelty, Replica Lion’s Fang, Newly Departed Codex
With the lore segue phase of Patch 10.0 set to begin this week, I decided to bring Kaelyla home from the Shadowlands. She will experience the Alliance RP for and collect Cloth Cosmetics from the Dragonflight pre-patch events.

She will, with Kamalia, be one of my first toons to embark for the Dragon Isles. For the occasion, it seemed appropriate to make an “Alliance Blue” ensemble using mostly Shadowlands items.

82) Sunken Garden




Crown of the Seducer (LFR), Deeptide Amice, Vileweave Robes, Deeptide Cinch, Shattrath Jumpers, Plundered Oracle Fin Staff
A combination I passed through on the way to Khrysanthemina’s previous outfit and liked enough to jot down for later.

81) Miss Lyanna II


Hat of the Second Sister, Vir’naal Spaulders, Demon Commander’s Drape, Vileweave Robes, Sailing Master’s Sash, Virulent Gravetreaders, Scepter of Celebras*
Modified version of an outfit I originally designed three years ago for Kalaneia (see Warlock #56).
Serendipitously also works surprisingly well as a Sinfall Venthyr kit.
This sash is Alliance-only; for Horde characters, the Normal version of Aqu’sirr’s Swirling Sash works almost as nicely.

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Officially, Shadowlands began in Year 35 from the Opening of the Dark Portal, and Dragonflight begins in Year 40; with World of Warcraft having begun in Year 25, there are 15 years between the beginning of Classic and the beginning of Dragonflight. What does this mean for my characters?

Way back in 2018, Gnomecore asked, “How Old Are Your Toons?” At the time, I began a rundown of the ages of my characters that then sat in draft for a few years until I eventually deleted it. Now seems like a good time to revisit that storybuilding prompt.

Although I have previously headcanoned the first several expansions of WoW as being two years in duration, the Official Timeline has one year for most of them. I’ll use the Official Timeline for these age calculations.

A couple more assumptions, which may or may not be Canon: Tauren become adults in their culture at age 16 and generally live to 90-110. Eversong Elves become adults in their culture at age 100 and generally live 300-500 years, though rare individuals may live for 1000 – 3000 years.

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The ages of my major Tauren characters can be determined from my Tauren Paladin and Priest, the twins Karaelia and Kaohana, who came of age at the beginning of Cataclysm. Thus, they are 16 years old in Year 28 and were born in Year 12. The twins were a surprise late pregnancy for their mother. Keija (Warrior) was 10, Ketura (Hunter) was 13, Kerisa (Druid) was 15, and Kamalia (Shaman) was 18 at the time.
In Year 25 when World of Warcraft begins, they were: Kamalia 31, Kerisa 28, Ketura 26, Keija 23, Karaelia & Kaohana 13.
Kerisa married in Year 28 at the end of Wrath of the Lich King and her daughter Kessina was born about a year later during Cataclysm; either late Year 29 or early Year 30. Her son was born during Legion, probably Year 33.
Keija didn’t begin actively adventuring herself until after the twins came of age. She married at age 25 (Year 27), but she and her husband chose to remain childless until around the end of Legion (Year 33); they had a son in late Year 34.
Kamalia finally got married in Year 33 at the age of 39*. She may or may not have succeeded in having a child by the time Dragonflight begins in Year 40, at which time she will be 46.
When Dragonflight begins, Kerisa will be 43, Ketura 41, Keija 38, and Karaelia & Kaohana 28.
My Tauren Death Knight, Kregga, came of age approximately during the events of Warcraft III, which puts her at about 18 or 19 in Year 25 and 33 or 34 at the beginning of Dragonflight.
Kaumaleia, the Underpowered Death Knight, was about 25 in Year 27 at the beginning of Wrath of the Lich King, so she is 38 at the beginning of Dragonflight.
My Tauren Monk, Katewatha, was a young adult, perhaps 21 or 22, when the Pandaren came in Year 30; she will be 31 or 32 at the beginning of Dragonflight.
Kasheena, my Highmountain Tauren Druid, was a young adult of 19 or 20 when the Highmountain Tauren joined the Horde at the end of Legion (Year 33), so she will be 26 or 27 at the beginning of Dragonflight.
Kaurinka, the identity of my Tauren Druid during Shadowlands, is in her mid-30s.
My Tauren Rogue will borrow the name Kazithra from Kregga’s mother, and she will be young, reckless, and insolent; perhaps only 17 or 18 at the end of Shadowlands and 20 or 21 at the beginning of Dragonflight.
My Tauren Mage, whose name I haven’t quite decided upon yet, wants to be middle-aged, I think, even older than Kamalia, maybe in her 50s or 60s at the beginning of Dragonflight.

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I’ve always thought of Kaelinda as a young adult, approximately equivalent in societal function to a 21 – 25 year-old Human. In a story I wrote about a decade ago, she is raised from journeyman to Magistrix shortly before she goes to Outland — but the story is about her crafting a Sparkle Pony, which the story describes as being a construct pattern found in Ulduar — which places the story in mid-to-late Wrath of the Lich King or about Year 28. In a story I currently have in Draft, she is an apprentice at an Eversong Woods academy of magic at the time of Arthas’s rampage in Warcraft III, or about Year 24. So she would have been about 105 in Year 25 at the beginning of World of Warcraft and is about 120 at the beginning of Dragonflight.

Kaelinda’s best female friend, Kaelyla, is a few years older, perhaps 110 at the beginning of World of Warcraft and 125 at the beginning of Dragonflight.
Kaelinda’s best male friend, Ianestin, is also in the 120 – 130 age range as of the beginning of Dragonflight.

Of the various Mage Alter-Ego characters, Kaelydia is around 175, and I don’t know any of the others — Khrysanthemina, Kaelyra, Kateleina — well enough yet to estimate their ages.

Kalaneia and Keliora are both significantly older than Kaelinda, having had their own young adult children at the the time of the destruction of Eversong Woods. Thus, they are somewhere in their mid-to-late 200s.

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* Coincidentally, this makes Kamalia about the same age as me — I am 42 this year.

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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 (*).

80) Magical Moths


Harvester’s Court Hood, Courtier’s Mantle, Spirit Tender’s Bulb, Robes of Fluctuating Energy (LFR), Flourished Cummerbund, Silent Slippers of Meditation, Magician Staff
The Spirit Tender’s Bulb was the one thing I really really wanted from the Night Fae Queen’s Conservatory. Its bright magenta and fuchsia colors are so different from the blue tones of the other versions of this backpiece! I’d been thinking of it as pink, so I was a bit surprised to find that this robe, which I think of as purple, was what looked best with it.

79) Fae Enigma


Crown of the Righteous, Faewoven Amice, Winterwoven Bulb, Enigma Robes, Cerulean Filigreed Doublet, Cord of Uncertain Devotion, Corpse-Stitcher’s Treads, Blue Diamond Witchwand + Winterborn Harp
Naturally, the insect-themed Ahn Qiraj robe needed to be used with the insect-themed Night Fae shoulders.

78) Deadfolks’ Drinking Dirge



Green Brewfest Hat/Purple Brewfest Hat, Choral Amice, Initiate’s Necromantle Drape/Marileth’s Assistant’s Drape, Choral Vestments, Delaris’ Gloves/Cobalt-Threaded Gloves, Choral Sash, Bloodstained Sous Chef Pants/Sirensong Trousers, Shadow-Stitched Stalkers/Virulent Gravetreaders, Direbrew’s Bloodied Shanker + Mok’Morokk’s Grog Bottle
I acquired these boots from Trial of Style specifically with the idea of doing this outfit with them when Brewfest came around again.
The odd thing about the Choral set, compared to the Zereth Mortis sets for the other armor types, is that both the BOE version and the version that Rafiq sells for Sandworn Relics are split between the green coloration and the purple coloration — BOE is green for hat, shoulders, chest, and bracers and purple for gloves, belt, pants, and boots; Sandworn Relics is reversed — for the other armor types, the BOE version is all green and the Sandworn Relics version is all purple. I haven’t done nearly enough in Zereth Mortis yet to have acquired the Sandworn Relics version of the set, so I’ll have to make do with some mix-and-match.
I liked the monochrome looks better than the mixed look, though, so I ran around in the green version.

77) Nether Sparks




Netherwind Mantle, Sparkburnt Welder’s Cloak, Soulcloth Vest/Ren’dorei Mantle, Hidden Shirt/Gild’s Crewneck, Manaspark Gloves, Netherwind Belt, Replica Devout Skirt, Netherwind Boots, Staff of Haunted Memory/Aluneth (upgraded, 2nd tint)
This outfit is primarily about the serendipitous synergy between the Tier 2 shoulders and the Hellfire Citadel cloak, and secondarily about the synergy between the Tier 2 shoulders and the Ren’dorei chestpiece.

76) Bladesworn Conjurer


Bladesworn Conjurer’s Regalia with Expeditionary Cloth Hood (A), Thorignir Punisher Spaulders, Bladesworn Battle Standard, Master Builder’s Shirt, and Gorewrought Spellblade + Gorewrought Tome
Campaign version of the 9.0 Necrolords Cloth set, with a few substitutions for pieces I don’t care for. I primarily made this kit to have used each of the Shadowlands Covenant backpiece styles at least once.
It’s a darn shame of a missed opportunity that Blizzard didn’t make a Cosmetic version of the Primus’s Runeblade available as a Necrolords Covenant item. It would have been really neat to have had it awarded along with the “Sword of the Primus” title at Renown 80.

75) Countess II





Resplendent Circlet, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Mantle Sash & Leggings, Gleaming Crypt Keeper’s Mantle, Harvester’s Court Vestments, Arcanoshatter Gloves (H), Court Inquisitor’s Slippers, Seer’s Cane/Sinfall Duelist’s Rapier + Anima-Infused Muck
I wanted to make an outfit using the Soulbreaker’s Crimson Leggings, with their nifty black and red striping. I’m quite pleased with how it turned out. This outfit is something of a successor/fusion and iteration of two previous kits (Blood Elf Mage #100 & #104). It remixes ideas I’ve used in various previous Venthyr outfits; the most novel thing about it is that I’m actually using the Inquisitor’s shoes!

74) All Candles Mine!







Red Noggin Candle/Crown of Endless Knowledge, Gleaming-Eye Shoulderpads (LFR), Kael’s Dark Sinstone Chain, Robe of Midnight Down (LFR), Crystal-Claw Gloves (LFR), Soulbreaker’s Crimson Sash, Unassuming Slippers, Void-Warped Oshu’gun Staff/Staff of Fiery Fate
This outfit started with the silly notion of using the Red Noggin Candle together with Kael’s Dark Sinstone Chain. Then it got even sillier when I thought of bringing in the candles on the Priest Throne of Thunder shoulders. The red Normal version of the Priest Throne of Thunder shoulders would coordinate better with the head candle and backpiece —

— but the blue LFR version is what I’ve got. It took me a few attempts to figure out the rest of the ensemble. I finally got the outfit to cohere when I thought of trying the LFR Mage Throne of Thunder robe, which has both red and blue.
Modeled by Khrysanthemina.

73) Faewoven Finery









Faewoven Regalia with Faewoven Branches, Crown of Everlasting Fortune/Windchaser Coronet, and Winterborn Spear/Spire of Coagulated Globules (LFR)
Had she not become Ren’dorei — or even Sin’dorei — Kaelyla would still have chosen the Night Fae.
The panpipes in the last three pictures are a doodad associated with the Gormling Piper WQ activated by the Night Fae Anima Conductor.
Modeled by Kaelyla-AU.

72) Undying Exemplar II




Fel-Proof Goggles/Mag’hari Ritualist’s Horns, Spirit Tender’s Mantle, Death Fetish, Master’s Vest, Master Builder’s Shirt, Colors of the Undying Army, Prime Conjurer’s Gloves, Ruthless Gladiator’s Cord of Accuracy, Shrouded Cloth Pants, Prime Conjurer’s Slippers, Gorewrought Wand + Frigid Invoker’s Focus/Shard of Azzinoth + Lambent Plaguetouched Focus
An upgraded, Cloth-Class-agnostic version of an outfit originally designed for my Warlock (#77), using Necrolords set pieces instead of Warlock set pieces.
The Lambent Plaguetouched Focus is a nicer match for the Shard of Azzinoth, but the Frigid Invoker’s Focus is a nicer match for the backpiece.
Modeled by Kateleina.

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.
Modeled by Kaelyra.
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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