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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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A story in screenshots. See also Kaprikka and Dornaa’s marvelous adventure
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I knew how Kaelydia had come to be golden-eyed — see the flavor text descriptions for Blood Elf Mage outfits 62 – 64 & 60 — but I didn’t know much else about her. I was wondering what her relationship status might be when she said, “Oh, I’m married. To a Draenei.”

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We were both members of the Army of the Shattered Sun, and occasionally had assignments together. We became moderately well acquainted with each other, but not enough that I would necessarily have called us “friends”. After the restoration of the Sunwell, I stayed at Quel’Danas while he went to Icecrown with the Argent Crusade. Following the defeat of the Lich King, he returned to Quel’Danas. By that time, the number of long-term members of the Army of the Shattered Sun had gotten much smaller, and so we encountered and worked with each other much more frequently than before. Over the years, we gradually became friends, then better friends, until eventually we were quite close.

When Lady Liadrin went with Archmage Khadgar to the other Draenor, we both chose to go with her. We spent most of our time with Lady Liadrin’s forces at Auchindoun in Talador. Occasionally, he took me to see places in Shadowmoon Valley that corresponded to the places he had known on “our” Draenor, to show me what they had been like before our Draenor became Outland.

On one such outing, I dared to ask a question that had been consuming me with curiosity for some time. I’d observed that Draenei wore different colors of gems in their tail rings, which sometimes changed. More to the point, I wondered what the green gems that he’d begun wearing in his tail rings some time ago signified.

“Ah,” he answered, rather shyly and awkwardly, “the colors are a signal between Draenei about our interest in romantic relationships. The green means that I am not currently seeking a relationship because I am already… seeing someone. And the pattern…” he became even more shy and awkward, “means that there is some… complexity.”

I was surprised. We had known each other well enough for long enough that we had shared a great deal of our pasts with each other. I knew about the wives and children he had lost to the Burning Legion, most recently when the Orcs went on their rampage on Outland. He knew about my two failed marriages.

My first marriage hadn’t quite been Arranged, but it had certainly been Set Up. As a young woman, I had been deeply immersed in my studies and had no marital prospects to speak of. I wasn’t bothered by this; my older brother had married well and would handle the family futures quite competently. The young man was a younger son of his family; when began courting me, I knew at once that it was because my parents and his sought a financial alliance. We got along amiably enough, so I agreed to the match. After three successive pregnancies ended in early miscarriages, however, he sued to be released from the marriage. Because it had been a political marriage, the legal jousting required to disentangle the conjoined business affairs without completely ruining either family took so long that my husband had fathered two children with another woman by the time everything was resolved. Once our divorce was final, he married her as promptly as he could.

(To their credit, my parents learned from this debacle and did not attempt to manipulate the marital prospects of my younger brother, Ianestin. Although I do not know her well, I approve of the young woman who has captured his attention — though neither he nor she seems willing yet to admit to the depth of their mutual affection and desire.)

After the destruction of the Sunwell, I followed Prince Kael’thas to Outland. During that journey, I fell madly in love with a certain man in the group.

He was as infatuated with me as I was with him, and infatuation rapidly progressed to a marriage proposal. Our wedding was a great celebration for the whole group; Prince Kael’thas himself showered it with praise as a sign of the new hope the Sin’dorei had before us in Outland. When we were together, fireworks flew.

But the whole thing was a mistake. For all the things we found fascinating about each other, there were as many or more that we disagreed upon, especially as Prince Kael’thas’s choices became more and more extreme. My second husband was staunchly loyal to Prince Kael’thas, whereas I began to be persuaded by Seer Voren’thal. When Seer Voren’thal began to talk, quietly, of defecting to Shattrath City, I divorced my second husband.

After that, I had been embittered and not at all interested in anything other than friendship for a very, very long time.

But my dear Draenei friend had said nothing of any recent romantic attachments.

“Are you willing to tell me about it?” I asked.

He twisted his fingers together. “I am not interested in a relationship with another Draenei,” he said slowly, “because I am too much in love with you.”

“Well, then,” I said, “let me uncomplicate things for you.” And I reached up and kissed him.

When we returned to the Sunsworn camp in Talador, we went straight to Lady Liadrin and asked her to marry us. She gave us a Look that said I was wondering how long it would take you two to figure that out and then asked simply, “Which rite?”

We’d discussed this thoroughly on the journey back to the camp, and we answered, “Both of them.”

That evening, when the appropriate ceremonial preparations had been made and the required number of witnesses had been gathered from among our friends, we were wed: first with Soulbinder Tuulani conducting the Draenei ceremony, then with Lady Liadrin conducting the Sin’dorei ceremony.

This time, the celebrations and feelings of hope were genuine.

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

140) 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.

139) 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.

138) Sin’dorei Schism





Cowl of the Grand Engineer, Mantle of the Elven Kings, Royal Cloak of the Sunstriders, Vestments of the Sea-Witch, Gauntlets of the Sun King, Veteran’s Silk Belt, Infernoweave Boots, Crystalheart Pulse-Staff
With previews from the PTR indicating that Salandria will be a featured character in a Patch 9.2.5 storyline, I felt like Kaelinda ought to go revisit Salandria’s Children’s Week story. So with a retro look to match the retro timeframe of the event, off she went. Apparently, I hadn’t actually ever done Children’s Week with Kaelinda before, because she got the “Aw, Isn’t It Cute?” Achievement when she turned in the quest to return Salandria to the orphanage. So I’m very glad that I did it now!
This set is a recolor of the Serpentshrine Cavern/Tempest Keep Mage Tier set; I think its colors look more Blood-Elfy than the actual Tier set, and the item names are certainly very Blood-Elfy — hence the name I gave the outfit.

137) Pure Moods

Cassandra’s Grace, Vicious Embersilk Shoulders, Drape of Twisted Loyalties, Aspiring Aspirant’s Robes, Gloves of Unfailing Faith, Belt of Divine Inspiration, Master’s Boots, Giorgio’s Caduceus of Pure Moods (LFR)
Between the golden feathers, the ball that is almost the same color as Bastion Anima, and the RP quality of the name, this staff was just what this outfit needed.

136) Icy Intent




Crown of Everlasting Fortune/Crown of Eternal Winter, Firewool Shoulderpads, Drape of Icy Intent, Fur Covered Robe, Cerulean Filigreed Shirt, Celestial Bindings, Willow Boots, Rod of the Broken Temple
This outfit was again built around the cloak. I am rather fond of the brown and blue color combination. The brown strap and blue feathers of these Pandaria shoulders made them a fantastic find for the kit, and I like how the beige interior of the shoulders lightens up the overall ensemble.

135) White Rabbit

Spring Circlet, Destroyer’s Mantle, White Linen Robe/Acolyte’s Robe*, Suspicious Slippers, Telmor Soupriest Staff
Hippity Hop.
The Acolyte’s Robe is the original level 1 Draenei Priest chestpiece.
See also Void Elf Mage #64.

134) Spring Violets

Court Inquisitor’s Hood, Replica Sorcerer’s Mantle, Cloak of the Makers, Disciple’s Robe, Green Holiday Shirt, Silent Slippers of Meditation, Terokk’s Shadowstaff
I think this cloak design is wonderful, but somehow I had to set out to design an outfit around the cloak itself as the signature item, rather than choosing it as the cloak for an outfit designed around some other key item, to actually use it at last.

133) Mooncloth Pennant


Mountainsage Hood/Crown of the Champion, Primal Mooncloth Shoulders, Pennant Cloak, Primal Mooncloth Robe, Rhie-Ay’s Clutching Gauntlets, Primal Mooncloth Belt/Corpse-Stitcher’s Cord, Sandswept Sandals, Apostle of Argus
Since I’d used the other coloration of this cloak, now it was time to use this one. Searching for coordinating robes, I was wowed by this one!

132) Fading Reality


Mag’hari Ritualist’s Horns/Dazzling Spectacles, Devouring Pellicle Shoulderpads (N), Shawl of the Old Maid, Coldtouch Phantom Wraps, Choral Slippers, Handmaiden’s Longstaff
I went to the AH to buy Zereth Mortis zone-drop BOEs for my Druid and Shaman. After I’d done that, I decided to browse around in Cloth to see what sort of Tier-lookalike BOEs might be coming out of Sepulcher of the First Ones. Sure enough, there was a BOE lookalike of the Normal-mode Warlock shoulders — and even better, it was for a price I could actually afford! And what have I been accumulating all this gold for but to spend it when interesting things show up on the AH? So I bought them. And then, of course, I needed to make an outfit with them.
I knew pretty much right away that this robe was what I wanted to use, and I was delighted to finally have a good opportunity to use this cloak. But I had such a hard time choosing a hat for this outfit! Although I ultimately chose the Warlock-T1-lookalike horns to go along with the shoulders being a Warlock-lookalike item, this ensemble also looks smashing with:

Duskwoven Turban, Katoom’s Mask, Collar of Cho’gall (a more Mage-like option), Azerothian Champion’s Crown, or Deeptide Cover.

131) Embroidered Runes of Knowledge

Nightvale Cowl, Nightsky Mantle, Obsidian-Flecked Cape, Runecloth Robe, Embroidered Shirt, Black Belt of Knowledge, Sorcerer Slippers, Lakali’s Spire of Knowledge
Poking around trying out a half-formed idea that was going in a different direction, I happened upon this robe and then the outfit went this way instead.

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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 Blood Elf Priest. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).

32) Riven Sepulcher

Cowl of the Ternion Glory (LFR), Devouring Pellicle Shoulderpads, Robes of Riven Dreams (LFR), Belt of Arcane Storms (N), Sincollector’s Sandals, Lightning Rod
I happened across this combination of shoulders and robe while browsing robes to go with the shoulders for my Warlock — but it didn’t seem quite right to use it for her, so I made the outfit idea for an actual Priest instead.

31) Prophecies of Power

Whitemane’s Chapeau, Mantle of Prophecy, Ruby Drape of the Mysticant, Robe of Power, Girdle of Prophecy, Boots of Prophecy, T’uure (Hidden, 1st tint)
What could I do with the Robe of Power that I hadn’t already done? Hmmm… Use the Hidden appearance of T’uure, for a start… And then a few Tier 1 pieces might coordinate nicely. I wish the stoles of this shoulder model didn’t clip with the bust of the female Blood Elf model so badly. *sigh*

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

83) Gilded Corruption

Horns of the Left Hand Path, Pauldrons of Vile Corruption, Heroes’ Plagueheart Robe, Wild Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Imbued Silkweave Cinch, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Slippers, Grave Watcher’s Longstaff
The colors on this robe are really quite a nice combination, and the belt coordinates with the robe so delightfully that I almost — almost — wish I could use it with characters other than just my Warlock.

82) Devouring Plague

Onyx Glare-Reducers, Devouring Pellicle Shoulderpads, Heroes’ Plagueheart Robe, Imbued Silkweave Cinch, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Slippers, Ulthalesh (PvP, 1st tint)
As these are Warlock Tier lookalike shoulders, naturally my Warlock insisted that she get to wear them, too.
Sure, yeah, “Devouring Plague” is actually a Shadow Priest spell — but it was the right name for this Warlock outfit.

81) Fel Phoenix


Heritage of the Sin’dorei with Harvester’s Court Hood, Drape of the Refreshing Winds, Felheart Robes, Scepter of Sargeras (upgraded, 1st tint)
When I thought of this, I wondered why I hadn’t thought of it already.
Also looks pretty boss with the Soulbreaker’s Crimson Hood.

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

130) 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.
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 Kaelyra now as an alter-ego of Kaelinda, ready to skip a big chunk of Renown-grinding via Callings and just go do that 9.0 Kyrian Campaign already. The hairstyle gives away which version of Elf is the base model for the character.

129) Troll Action Battle Princess II







Fen Spirit Headdress, Fen Spirit Mantle, Cloak of Everburning Knowledge, any sleeveless tunic, Talanji’s Expedition Tabard, Aspiring Aspirant’s Handwraps/Loa Speaker’s Cuffs, Sash of the Chosen Dead, Soothsayer’s Kilt, Aspiring Aspirant’s Slippers/Griftah’s Authentic Troll Shoes, Warmongering Combatant’s Battle Staff
Every time I looked at the original Troll Action Battle Princess (Blood Elf Mage #67), I wished that I’d used the shoulders that match the headdress. So I decided to just do it, and maybe change a couple of other things about the outfit, as well. And this time, I could do it with my actual Troll Princesses, too!
With Kilauea, I Hid both gloves and bracers to show off her golden arm tattoos. With Kikimaia, I used the Loa Speaker’s Cuffs to emulate Kilauea’s golden arm tattoos. And with Kaelinda, I used the Aspiring Aspirant’s Handwraps to emulate Talanji’s own gloves.

128) Restless Dreams








Court Inquisitor’s Hood, Nar’thalas Scrollmantle, Dreamscale Inlaid Vestments, Demonic Gladiator’s Silk Handguards, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Sash, Wild Gladiator’s Treads of Cruelty, Soul Keeper’s Column/Staff of Immaculate Recovery
As soon as I saw the Nar’thalas Scrollmantle, I knew that I wanted to pair it with the Dreamscale Inlaid Vestments for Kaelydia to wear when she came to the Kyrian.

127) Eversong Gardener




Vital Headband, Nature’s Embrace, Jade’s Lovely Shirt, Delaris’ Gloves + Mistyreed Bracers, Chloromesh Girdle, Master’s Boots, Aluneth (default, 4th tint)/Rejuvenating Scepter + Growthshaper Branch/Garden Shovel
Kaelinda learned her love of plants and most of her knowledge of the plant life of the Eastern Kingdoms from her mother, a skilled botanist and horticulturalist.

There are a number of nice botanical off-hands: Evergreen Branch, Blossom of the Earthen Ring, Dreamseeker Dandelion, Suntouched Flowers

126) Mugambala Mystique

Fen Spirit Headdress, Fen Spirit Mantle, Flowing Sapphiron Drape, Lovely Blue Dress/Windchanneller’s Tunic, Celestial Kilt, Celestial Observer’s Astral Walkers, Warmongering Combatant’s Energy Staff

Shadra Silk Headband, Shadra Silk Mantle, Butcher’s Wrap, Lovely Red Dress/Simple Blouse, Colorful Kilt, Infernoweave Boots, Wild Combatant’s Battle Staff

Cobra Priest’s Headdress, Sandspinner Mantle, Finely Woven Cloak, Lovely Black Dress/Lovely Purple Dress/Willow Vest, Elunarian Sarong, Kafa Silk Treads, Warmongering Combatant’s Battle Staff
A Lovely Green Dress would be totes hawt — but then, for just about every monochrome item in the wardrobe that is available in two or three or four colors, I wish that I could have it in All The Colours.

125) Fancy Festival Suits


Crown of Eternal Memorial, Exquisite Sunderseer Mantle, Ruby Drape of the Mysticant, Festival Suit

Crown of Eternal Memorial, Duskhallow Mantle, Brilliant Hexweave Cloak, Festive Black Pant Suit

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Azure Dusk Mantle, Flowing Sapphiron Drape, Festive Blue Pant Suit

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Slaughterhouse Spaulders, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud, Festive Teal Pant Suit
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 Dress outfits, see Void Elf Mage #57.

124) Burnt Mana Buns


Crown of Endless Knowledge, Arcanoshatter Mantle (H), Je’neu’s Robes, Demonic Gladiator’s Silk Cord, Sorcerer Slippers, Ebonchill (upgraded, 4th tint)
Looking at the colors of this robe, trying to come up with a name for this kit, all I could think of was deeply caramelized sugar.
In olden times, this robe would have been worn with the Geomancer’s Spaulders —

— but this Warlords raid piece coordinates beautifully and looks so much cooler.

123) Silver Sky

Thermore Arcanist’s Hat*, Celestial Observer’s Constellations Buckle & Gloves, Fallen Disciple’s Cloak, Astral Knot Robe*, Cushy Cenarion Walkers, Argent Crusader’s Tabard, Mardenholde Staff
I don’t browse Mogs at Wowhead very often, but I happened to look at some outfits that had been submitted using items in the Celestial Observer’s Ensemble, and among them were a few sets that used the shoulders and belt of the ensemble with the Argent Crusader’s Tabard. I thought that combo was pretty neat, so I borrowed it.
If you haven’t got this hat, which was a limited-time reward from the pre-launch event for Mists of Pandaria, the Celestial Observer’s Skygazer or Cowl of Benevolence also work very well with this ensemble.

122) August Celestial Observer

Celestial Observer’s Ensemble with Anacondra’s Robe, Cushy Cenarion Walkers, August Celestials Tabard, Starshard Edge, and Divine Companion
As I’ve mentioned before, I like the patterning on the sleeves and skirt of the Celestial Observer’s Robe, but I’m not a fan of its bulky dimensional chestplate. When I thought of substituting this robe, naturally I immediately had to do it.

121) Soothsayer




Mystical Headwrap, Sympathetic Amice, Foxhollow Drape, Initiate’s Necromantle Vestments, Belt of Arcane Storms (N), Coalwalker Sandals (H), Jaina’s Staff
The coordination between the robe and the turban is the core concept of this kit.

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

30) Beacon of the Aldor

Gossamer Headpiece, Corpse-Stitcher’s Mantle, Initiate’s Necromantle Drape, Sketh’lon Survivor’s Tunic, Rich Purple Silk Shirt, Aldor Tabard, Shrouded Cloth Bracers, Felcast Cord, Soothsayer’s Kilt, Eternal Traveler’s Treads, T’uure (upgraded, 2nd tint)
I’ve made several Mage kits with the purple coloration of the Gossamer Robe style, so I wanted to make this Priest kit distinctive. The purple tint of T’uure immediately came to mind. As I put together other purple pieces, it wasn’t until I added the Aldor tabard that the outfit really began to cohere.

29) Glittering Ashes

Gossamer Headpiece, Magician’s Mantle, Glittering Epidermis, Black Ash Robe, Black Mageweave Gloves, Black Belt of Knowledge, Astralaan Boots, Light’s Wrath (PvP, 1st tint)
I began with the hat, shoulders, and robe — but it’s the cloak that makes this kit.

28) In The Shadows

Mish’undare, Mantle of the Blackwing Cabal, Gilded Thorium Cloak, Robes of Arugal, Black Mageweave Gloves, Primal Gladiator’s Cord of Victory, Astralaan Boots, Staff of Andorhal
Though this look appears timelessly Classic at first glance, it actually combines items from multiple expansions.

27) Aspiring Aspirant






Aspiring Aspirant’s Regalia with Aurora Pants and Dreamgrove Spire
The name of this set seems a little redundantly silly, but I guess those Maw Walker mortals who have sworn themselves to the Kyrian could be said to be Aspiring to become Kyrian Aspirants after their final passage through the veil?
As you can see, I’m not a fan of the Aspiring Aspirant’s Leggings. Fortunately, these pants make a very nice substitution piece.

26) A Blue Dragon Princess, Again








Windchaser Coronet, Slaughterhouse Spaulders, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud Buckle & Astral Walkers, Glacial Robe, Tempest’s Touch, Rod of the Broken Temple/Frostbitten Staff
Another Blue Dragonflight kit for Kazuligosa to complete this set of outfits representing the Classic dragonflights.
The Celestial Observer’s Starshroud is perfect for Blue Dragonflight RP because it evokes their ancient seat of power at the Eye of Eternity.
This kit has a fancy version and a plain version because I couldn’t decide which version I liked better.

25) A Black Dragon Princess




Circle of Flame, Ravencourt Formal Mantle, Shroud of Resolve (stage 1), Robe of Volatile Power, Wild Gladiator’s Cord of Cruelty, Ruby Slippers, Shadow Wing Focus Staff
Kazulyxia is the Black Dragonflight counterpart of Kazuligosa. She is, of course, wearing the robe made famous by Onyxia in her guise as Katrana Prestor. The rank 1 version of Wrathion’s Battle for Azeroth Legendary Cloak also seemed highly appropriate for this outfit.

24) A Red Dragon Princess


Crafted Dreadful Gladiator’s Mooncloth Helm, Mantle of the Elven Kings, Butcher’s Wrap, Cindercloth Vest, Veteran’s Silk Belt, Crimson Silk Pantaloons, Harvester’s Court Slippers, Archmage’s Staff*
Kazulistrasza is the Red Dragonflight counterpart of Kazuligosa.

23) A Green Dragon Princess


Dreamweave Circlet, Gladiator’s Mooncloth Mantle, Gladiator’s Mooncloth Robe, Sandswept Sandals, Inscribed Serpent Staff
Kazuliryssa is the green dragonflight counterpart of Kazuligosa.

22) A Bronze Dragon Princess


Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Robes of the Battleguard, Serenity Belt, Astralaan Pants, Griftah’s Authentic Troll Shoes, Fang of Nemaeus, Mawsworn Darkcaster’s Orb
Kazulidormi is the Bronze Dragonflight counterpart of Kazuilgosa.
See also Blood Elf Mage #99 for the pink glasses & robe version of this outfit.

21) Royal Guardian Serpent

Crown of the Righteous, Shoulders of Foaming Fluids (N), Royal Gown, Healer’s Belt of Final Winter (N), Eelskin Flippers (LFR), Fang of Nemaeus, Nathrian Tabernacle
This combo of Classic robe with Mists shoulders and belt is another of those ideas that has been in my Notebook for ages. Like most such ideas, the lengthy delay in creating the outfit has given me much better choices for the other pieces of the outfit than were available when I first had the idea.

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