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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 (*).

114) Sin’Venthyr III

Harvester’s Court Attire with Sin’dorei Pauldrons Gauntlets & Cloak and Rod of the Blazing Light
The Harvester’s Court boots are just the bulky gold-trimmed boots I’ve been wanting to go with the bulky gold-trimmed gloves of the Sin’dorei Heritage Armor.

113) Harvester At Court

Harvester’s Court Attire with Arcanoshatter Mantle (H), Hidden Belt, and Gilded Sineater’s Staff
This set has no shoulders of its own. In addition to the shoulders shown here, it also looks fabulous with:

the Court Inquisitor’s Mantle, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Mantle,

Shoulderpads of Knowledge’s Pursuit, Mantle of the Elven Kings, and Duskhallow Mantle.

112) Noblesse Oblige

Chief Architect’s Monocle, Duskhallow Mantle, Nobleman’s Coat & Pantaloons, Black Mageweave Gloves, Slippers of the Forgotten Heretic (LFR), Parrotfeather Cloak, Suen-Wo (LFR)
Although I seem to recall reading somewhere that the blood magic Anima of the Mogu is not the same thing as the Anima of the Shadowlands, Suen-Wo still makes a great weapon for a Venthyr-themed outfit.
I originally designed this ensemble with the monocle, but it also looks great with

the Duskhaven Top Hat or the LFR Crown of the Seducer.

111) Municipal Functionary

Tasteful Eyeglasses, Mystical Armor/High Councillor’s Tunic, Dreamer’s Belt, Darkweave Breeches, High Councillor’s Boots, Formal White Shirt, Ancient Measuring Rod + Bureaucrat’s Handbook/Befouled Staff
This handsome fellow is Kaelinda’s “special someone”, Ianestin. Less adventurous than Kaelinda, he works in the Silvermoon City Ministry of Finance and pursues esoteric mathemagical research on the side. He has previously appeared, uncredited, as a male model for Kaelinda’s outfits 92, 88, and 72. This outfit is the in-game kit that I was imagining when I drew Kaelinda and Ianestin here and here, except for the boots, which are more like the leather Slippers of the Unruly Fairies in my drawings. The items in the wand + off-hand version of the kit were chosen not for their coordination with the rest of the ensemble but rather for the RP value of their names!
In the top row of pictures, the haircut & facial hair in the left picture are closest to how I have drawn Ianestin; they are apparently the default male Sin’dorei appearance in my brain. The haircut & facial hair in the middle picture are the result of using a Transmorphic Tincture on Kaelinda’s appearance; the haircut is serendipitously the same as Fabulor‘s hairdo (though not his facial hair), which makes it the epitome of fashionable male Sin’dorei grooming. The haircut & facial hair in the right picture are the appearance he chose after Sin’dorei men got new grooming options in Patch 9.0.
This one’s for you, Fabulor.

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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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Keliora with her husband, Taelorien, and her daughters

Keliora and her youngest

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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 (*).

110) Minerva

Dazzling Spectacles, Mantle of the Tribunal, Labor Camp Frock, Mana-Cord of Deception, Sorcerer Slippers, Drape of the Loyal Vassal, Cauldron Dredger
Minerva McGonagall hits many of the same character notes as Morwen. I caught the Harry Potter wave just before Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was released in the US; I was about nineteen at the time. Professor McGonagall soon became another of my favorite literary role models. Aspiring to be like Professor McGonagall is perhaps a little more within my grasp in my RL role as a Professor, though I still don’t really come close.
See also Human Mage #43.

109) None of This Nonsense, Please

Dazzling Spectacles, Black Velvet Robes, Shadow Council Boots, Tower of Theramore
Patricia C Wrede is my favorite author; The Enchanted Forest Chronicles are my favorite of her works; Morwen is my favorite character in that series. I was thirteen or fourteen when I first met Morwen, and I wanted to be like her when I grew up (spoiler alert: I’m not as much like her as I thought I wanted to be). When I was first venturing onto the internet over twenty years ago, I used “Morwen” as my screenname. So somehow it was no surprise that my primary Mage character ended up with an appearance very much like Morwen’s description. The Dazzling Spectacles are what I needed to finally complete that look!

108) Duel of Frost and Fire

Jewel of the Firelord/Crown of Eternal Winter, Frostwind Mantle/Mantle of Closed Doors (N), Cloudscorcher Robe, Frostwind Cord/Embereye Belt, Adept’s Gloves, Slippers of Serenity, Tabard of Summer Flames/Tabard of Summer Skies, Ebonchill (Hidden, first tint)
It’s Midsummer Fire Festival and I’ve had a note in my “Notebook” perpetual draft post that when Midsummer Fire Festival came around again, I should make a Mage kit with the Hidden appearance of Ebonchill — and I didn’t want to wait a whole ‘nother year to do it.
This outfit is derived from a Midsummer Fire Festival kit that I made several years ago for my Draenei Mage.

107) Scryer Illuminator

Helm of Arcane Purity, Elegant Mantle, Imbued Netherweave Robe, Black Belt of Knowledge, Adept’s Gloves, Shadow Council Boots, Scryers Tabard, Staff of Dominance
Having lost everything except each other when the Scourge invaded, Kaelyla and her husband, Ishaleron, travelled with Prince Kael’thas and Lady Vashj to join forces with Illidan Stormrage in Outland. Eventually, observing Kael’thas’ actions, they defected with Lord Voren’thal and became Scryers in Shattrath. Kaelyla had her first significant experiences with the Void at the beleagured Manaforge Ultris in Netherstorm. This piqued her interest, and, as a Scryer seeks the truth in all things, she began to investigate what was known of the Void.

106) Young Maiden

Journeyman’s Robe, Omnicast Boots, Wound Dressing, Expeditionary Staff
When Kaelyla was very young, her hair was lighter in color; it darkened rapidly during her early adulthood.
This appearance concept is mostly an excuse to use this Blood Elf hair color, which is new in Shadowlands, and this robe, which I’ve been wanting to make an outfit with for awhile.

105) Sin’Venthyr II

Crown of the Champion, Sin’dorei Pauldrons Belt & Slippers, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Vestments, Wild Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Mantle of Crimson Blades, House Renathal Ceremonial Dagger + Red Crane Scepter
Another mix-and-match of the Sin’dorei Heritage and Venthyr Renown sets.
The dimensional pieces on the sleeves of the robe took layering priority even over the bulky, showy design of the Sin’dorei gauntlets, so I had to choose some different gloves.
Although the crane off-hand is a Pandaria item, its colors are very Sin’dorei, and its rather phoenix-like shape is also appropriate for the Sin’dorei.

104) Sin’Venthyr

Sin’dorei Helm & Tunic, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Mantle Leggings & Slippers, Corpse-Stitcher’s Cord, Primal Combatant’s Gloves of Prowess, Shadowfeather Shawl, Gilded Sineater’s Staff
A first go at mashing up the Heritage of the Sin’dorei and Venthyr Renown armor sets.
My Blood Elf Paladin is currently wearing this hat with this hairstyle, and they just suit each other so well. Using this hairstyle was too much of a change for Kaelinda, however. It works for Kaelydia, though — maybe because she has golden eyes, like the Paladin?
I thought I was done with Venthyr Anima collectibles, but apparently I needed just one more — the Renown recolor of the staff — and I had the Anima on hand, so I got it.

103) Crimson Soulbreaker

Soulbreaker’s Crimson Vestments with Resplendent Circlet and Twisted Visage
The Renown tint of the Venthyr Covenant armor set.
Kaelinda farmed Anima pretty intensively to collect this set and the two Venthyr Renown backpieces. Those were all the Anima collectibles she wanted, though, so now she can relax and let some of my other characters take the spotlight for awhile.
I chose Venthyr for Kaelinda partly because I thought that the red & gold variation of that Covenant’s armor set would be fun to play mix-and-match with the Heritage of the Sin’dorei set, so expect outfits along those lines to be showing up sometime soon!

102) Countess of Blades

Resplendent Circlet, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Mantle/Hidden Shoulder, Ferocious Gladiator’s Silk Robe, Illidari Bindings, Kavan’s Forsaken Treads, Shroud of Resolve (rank 6)/Mantle of Crimson Blades, Ebonchill (default, fourth tint)
There were two combinations of shoulders and cloak that looked simply amazing with this robe. Although I’ve included them both in this listing, the Mantle of Crimson Blades variation is what I ran around in.

101) Penitent’s Pilgrimage

Pilgrim’s Cover, Fireworm Robes, Black Mageweave Gloves + Wraithcloth Bindings, Windshaper Treads, Acolyte’s Shirt, Kael’s Dark Sinstone Chain, Hardened Root Staff*
Kaelinda feels no need to lug around a Sinstone.
Kaelydia, however, still keenly feels guilt for the actions of the Sin’dorei in Outland because she went to Outland with Prince Kael’thas and participated in some of his operations there prior to defecting to Shattrath City with Seer Voren’thal and the Scryers.
With the hood covering her hair, this character is primarily recognizable as Kaelydia by her golden eyes.
This outfit is all about the RP, which is why I took so many pictures of it — but I quickly discovered that in addition to not being particularly fond of the Sinstone as a static design, I also really don’t like how it bounces and jostles and wobbles and whips the loose end of the chain all over while she is moving. In fact, I disliked the movement of the Sinstone so much that this outfit only lasted for a few days; as soon as I’d finished taking the screenshots for this posting, I went and changed to a new outfit.

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Clockwise from lower right: Kaelinda, Ianestin, Kaelyla and Ishaleron (newlyweds, but not completely insufferable about it). Tigerlily the cat is a library resident who has adopted this group of students; she was adopted in turn by Ianestin after the fall of Silvermoon.

My Void Elf Mage, Kaelyla, has been one of Kaelinda’s friends since their Academy days. After some initial tension, their friendship survived the disruptions of the expulsion of the group who would become the Ren’dorei from Silvermoon following the near-disaster of Alleria Windrunner’s visit to the Sunwell and the subsequent migration of the Ren’dorei into the Alliance.

Only Kaelinda’s clothing is meant to evoke an in-game item; it is a less skimpy version of the Light Silk Robe.

I drew this picture as an illustration for a story that I’m writing. I’m posting it on its own, though, so I can more easily link it on my “Drawings” page.

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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 (*).

20) Shado-Pan Anima Scholar

Replica Shado-Pan Helmet, Shoulderpads of Knowledge’s Pursuit, Amaranthine Robe, Gem-Inlaid Velvet Cinch, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Athame of the Sanguine Ritual (LFR), Inscribed Fan
Back in the day, I made all of my “major” characters go through the Shado-Pan reputation grind so that they could make Shado-Pan Helmet kits. I’m so glad that I don’t have to do that anymore!
This outfit is loosely derived from my Tauren Priest’s Shado-Pan outfit (#22); it shares the robe and fan off-hand.
The green gems and greenish glow on these Sunwell Plateau shoulders help tie the green-gold filigree of the Throne of Thunder dagger into the rest of the ensemble very nicely.

19) Temperance, Ascended

Heroes’ Crown of Faith, Mantle of the Avatar, Garments of Temperance, Sash of the Unredeemed, Gloves of Unfailing Faith, Elementalist Boots, Communal Staff
Having dinged level 60 at last, Keliora needed something appropriate to wear to her official Kyrian induction ceremony. I’ve had this robe for ages, but hadn’t used it yet, and it seemed like just the thing for the occasion.
Might that be the Aspirant-formerly-known-as-Taelorien-Dawnstrider in the background of the last picture?

18) Scarlet and Silver

Whitemane’s Chapeau, Imperial Red Mantle, Infernoweave Robe, Eyestalk Waist Cord, Black Mageweave Gloves, Astralaan Boots, Jina-Kang, Tabard of the Scarlet Crusade, Staff of Forsaken Faith
This handsome coloration of the Gossamer Robe style was used for fire resist gear during Burning Crusade. It seems to be less well-known, or at least less well-used, than the other colorations of the style.

17) Gilded Gossamer

Gossamer Headpiece Shoulderpads & Robe, Wild Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, Sha’tari Anchorite’s Cloak, Staff of the Faithful*
The Gossamer set from Classic… with a few pieces from other expansions. Although this ensemble looks quite nice with the default appearance of Light’s Wrath

— I felt like the Classic staff was more appropriate.

16) Champion of Purity

Crown of the Champion, Waylight Shoulderpads, Gossamer Robe, Eelskin Flippers, Drape of Twisted Loyalties, Whizblast Walking Stick
These gold and white shoulders from Bastion leveling were calling out to be used in combination with one of the Classic white robes.

15) Aspiring to Ascension

Bloodskin Mantle, Aurora Armor, Cleansed Shadow Council Belt, Pure Aspirant’s Leggings, Bracers of Safe Keeping, Fungal Resistant Slippers, Tabard of the Ascended, Quarterstaff of Discordant Ethic
This outfit is very loosely inspired by the garb of the Kyrian Aspirants.
To show a somewhat more Kyrian look, Kaelyla temporarily changed her skin to a darker blue and her hair to a brighter blue and tried on this kit in the Dressing Room.
One of the healing spec Priest spells used to be accompanied by a visual of blue-white wings. Perhaps it was a Glyphed effect of that spell? I used it as an accessory in some of Kaohana’s Mog pictures. I don’t remember which spell it was, though, and I can’t quite figure it out, for either Discipline or Holy. I guess it’s been changed. 😦

14) Eternal Tinker

Vestments of the Eternal Traveler with Blink-Trigger Headgun, Supposed Mace, and Tork Wrench*
These goggles look even better with the Eternal Traveler set than I thought they would!
I wonder how the Eternal Travelers fit in with the First Ones and the Brokers and the Ethereals and so forth… Could they be the source of the Ancient Broker Headpiece found in Sanguine Depths, that is like but not like a “modern” Broker headpiece?

13) Queen of Spring II

Crown of Boundless Courage, Sprite Darter’s Flutterers, Elegant Dress, Volatile Walkers, Roffle’s Flowing Raiment, Auchenai Staff
An variation on an outfit I made for Kalaneia at Noblegarden a year or two ago (see Warlock #57).

12) Faith & Fortune

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Frozen Shadoweave Shoulders, Robe of Faith, Cord of the Loa Worshippers, Soul-Strider Boots, Staff of the Hallowed
And also a great deal of persistence. I’ve been watching for a Robe of Faith on the BMAH for, well, ever. Back in Mists, they got bid up so fast, and my gold supply was so low, that I couldn’t even compete. Once during Battle for Azeroth, I saw one that had just posted, and bid on it, but I wasn’t able to come back and monitor the auction, and it sold for the next bid increment above mine. Then just the other day, Kaelinda happened to be turning in a Favor to Ta’xera at the Shadowlands BMAH, and there was a Robe of Faith that hadn’t been bid on yet. This time, I was able to check on the auction at intervals. I had just checked on the auction, and the time remaining had recently switched over to Short, when another Mage came into the BMAH. We engaged in a bidding war for several minutes. By now, I had enough accumulated gold supply to make several bids before I had to leave the BMAH and go up to the Wanecrypt mailbox to collect my returned bids before I could bid again. Eventually, the other Mage gave up and wandered off. I waited out the remaining time, just in case someone else came along… and for 37690, the Robe of Faith was mine!
After awhile, it occurred to me that Kazuligosa, with her blue hair, would also look fabulous in this outfit.

11) Angelic Clarion

Crown of the Fire Festival, Mantle of the Avatar, Aurora Robe, Cord of Uncertain Devotion, Steps of the High Priest, Sigilback’s Smashshell, Ritual Bell
With the holidays over, a few item swaps convert Keliora’s previous outfit into one that can be worn year-round — and is perfectly suited to questing in Bastion, as well!

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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 (*).

76) Pro Ram Racer

Onyx Glare-Reducers, Crimson Tunic*, Apothecary’s Waistband, Sage’s Pants, Bloody Surgeon’s Mitts, Warm Red Woolen Socks, Vengeful Gladiator’s Battle Staff/Nub’s Wand + Disciple’s Stein
Whether in the desert sands of Durotar or the alpine snows of Dun Morogh, some polarized shades would be helpful for reducing glare off of the ground while ram racing!
While Brewfest was going on, Kalaneia took a vacation from Maldraxxus to get a level of easy XP from the ram riding dailies.
This chestpiece came from an Alliance-exclusive questline in Theramore prior to Cataclysm. The perfectly matching pants only exist in leather; the cloth versions are blue or green, and I liked the blue better.

75) Shattnik

Onyx Glare-Reducers, Shadow Council Tunic, Shadewarped Sash (LFR), Legwraps of the Master Conjurer, Plaguebringer’s Gloves, Slippers of the Forgotten Heretic (LFR), Staff of Deserved Tranquility
An outfit for Kishalla to wear to open mic night at World’s End Tavern, because bad poetry is a special kind of Affliction all its own.
Kalaneia will be back, wearing her previous outfit, when I’m ready to level her through Maldraxxus.

74) Harvester of Demons

Horns of the Left Hand Path, Felsoul Shoulderpads, Vicious Gladiator’s Felweave Raiment, Felsoul Cord, Ruthless Gladiator’s Felweave Handguards, Spirit Tender’s Slippers, Black Swashbuckler’s Shirt, Ulthalesh (upgraded, tint 2)
On a meta level, this outfit foreshadows Kalaneia’s fated choice to join the Necrolords. In-character, it’s simply about looking badass while wrecking dead dude faces.

73) Like, Totally, Not a Death Cultist, Okay?

Wicked Witch’s Hat, Mantle of Deceit, Ravencourt Formal Robes, Vicious Fireweave Belt, Whirlpool Gloves, Vile Manipulator’s Footwraps, Malevolence
WTB black lipstick at the Barbershop, kthx?
This kit is based on the Cult Couture/Collaborator’s Robes disguise collected at Aldur’thar and worn at Mord’rethar during the second stage of the Death Rising pre-launch event for Shadowlands.

72) Eternal Chosen

Mantle & Sash of the Chosen Dead, Royal Blouse, Eternal Traveler Leggings Gauntlets & Treads, Gild’s Crewneck, Etched-Blade Warstaff (stage 3)
At least one of my Eternal Traveler kits needed to use an alternate, tunic chestpiece, so as to show off the pants and shoes of the set. These items from Trial of Valor seemed thematically appropriate for an expedition to the Shadowlands. Kalaneia also insisted upon this aggressive, polearm-like staff. The swath she will carve through the Shadowlands…!

71) Red Queen

Crown of the Seducer, Mantle of Perpetual Bloom, Imperial Red Tunic, Wild Gladiator’s Cord of Cruelty, Leggings of the Festering Swarm, Gloves of Abhorrent Strategies, Infernoweave Boots, Cloak of the Betrayed, Rubellite Staff of Intuition
I was trying to figure out Kalaneia should wear next when Kishalla butted in saying, “I want to wear the crown”.

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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.


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)

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 (new Alter-Ego)

skin color 11; face 8; hair style 20; hair color 15; eye color 5; earrings 14
This is what Kaelyla looked like before 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.


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 (new Alter-Ego)

skin color 19; face 9; hair style 3; hair color 7; eye color 7; earrings 5
This character appearance just wanted to be. She may represent the adult appearance of a yet-to-be-born daughter of Kaelyla and Ishaleron.


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)

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.



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 (new Alter-Ego)

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.



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.



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.



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).



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.



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!


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


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


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


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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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 (*).

100) Countess

Eye of Flame, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Mantle, Soulbreaker’s Crimson Sash, Pantaloons of Growing Strife, Duskhaven Boots, Ebon Filigreed Doublet, Court of Harvesters Tabard, Gleaming Crypt Keeper’s Mantle, Staff of the Sunchaser
Because I’ve decided to postpone restoring the Ember Court until after I’ve finished the other three 9.0 Covenant Campaigns, Kaelinda has begun using her Anima to acquire Renown cosmetic items. The shoulders, belt, and this backpiece were my first purchases, specifically for making this outfit.
Whenever I make an outfit with a tabard, I consider whether I like the bottom part of the tabard enough to use tunic & pants instead of a robe. This is one where I did. There are plenty of Venthyr ladies who wear pantsuits and look stunning in them. I’ll probably make a “Countess II” outfit when I get the red-black-gold coloration of the robe version of the Patch 9.1 Covenant set, though.
This is also the 100th outfit for “Things My Blood Elf Mage Wears”, which makes it doubly special!

99) Moonberry Fizz

Rhinestone Sunglasses, Sprite Darter’s Flutterers, Vestments of the Shifting Sands, Resplendent Sarong, Warmongering Gladiator’s Treads of Cruelty, Viridium Staff of Alacrity
Making her Sunday Mog Show debut, please welcome Kaelyla-AU! This new Alter-Ego for Kaelinda represents what Kaelyla looked like before the Telogrus Incident that transformed her from Sin’dorei into Ren’dorei.
It was absolutely inevitable that I’d want to use the Rhinestone Sunglasses together with the Vestments of the Shifting Sands. It was also somewhat inevitable, I think, that I’d want to use the Rhinestone Sunglasses together with the Sprite Darter’s Flutterers. So here are all three pieces together in the same ensemble.
Though I earned it long ago, I hadn’t yet used the “Stylist” title. This outfit felt like it actually deserved to be topped off with that title.
The Tauren Death Knight who I am sharing rainbows with in the last picture is a server friend. She, too, loves Tauren and has a personal guild with alts of all the Tauren classes. Whenever we see each other, we exchange greetings with emotes, and sometimes we chat a little bit, too.

98) Infused Rubies

Rhinestone Sunglasses, Courtier’s Mantle, Robe of Pained Absolution, Mana-Cord of Deception (LFR), Widow’s Clutches + Shadowlace Cuffs, Ruby Slippers, Ilka’s Hunting Cloak, Kamui’s Crystalline Staff of Wizardry (H)
Revendreth leveling provided some fabulous items to use with the now-Moggable Rhinestone Sunglasses!

97) Ebony Soulbreaker

Soulbreaker’s Ebony Vestments with Crown of Eternal Memorial and Netherlord’s Staff of Summoning
The campaign/default tint of the Venthyr Covenant armor set, shown with the Tithe Collector’s Vessel toy because I don’t care for Kael’s Dark Sinstone Chain and I don’t have any of the other Venthyr backpieces yet.

The Ebony Crypt Keeper’s Mantle that matches this coloration of the set is obtained from The Avowed at Revered… and I just don’t have any interest in doing the activities necessary to grind that reputation at this point in time.

96) Shadowlace Variations

Crafted: Shadowlace Vestments with Soul Keeper’s Column

Ardenweald: Faemoss Wraps with Soul Keeper’s Column

Maldraxxus: Bloodsilk Garb with Lakali’s Spire of Knowledge

Bastion: Spiritmender’s Raiment with Soul Keeper’s Column

Revendreth: Sincollector’s Regalia with Nathrian Ferula
This is the second-tier crafted set from Shadowlands. The World Quest & Dungeon sets share the same style, in zone-specific recolors that I am very, very slowly collecting, given the paucity of gear rewards from WQs and dungeon drops in this expansion. These are shown not in zone order, but rather in the order that I finished acquiring the sets. I didn’t complete the Bastion and Revendreth sets until after I’d finished the Venthyr campaign and made my new Ruby Sunglasses kit.

95) Shrouded Cloth Variations

Bastion: Waylight Shoulderpads, Waylight Vestment, Cord of Uncertain Devotion, Sparring Trainer’s Handwraps, Sandals of Soul’s Clarity, Fallen Disciple’s Cloak, Mardenholde Staff

Maldraxxus: Corpse-Stitcher’s Mantle, Corpse-Stitcher’s Robe, Corpse-Stitcher’s Cord, Popular Pupil’s Mitts, Corpse-Stitcher’s Treads, Salvaged Mercenary’s Drape, Staff of Beasts

Ardenweald: Spirit Tender’s Mantle, Spirit Tender’s Robe, Spirit Tender’s Cord, Spirit Tender’s Handwraps, Spirit Tender’s Slippers, Glitterwing Greatcloak, Void-Warped Oshu’gun Spellstaff

Revendreth: Mantle of Pained Absolution, Robe of Pained Absolution, Sash of Pained Absolution, Tubbins Teapot Fire Mitts, Shoes of Pained Absolution, Ilka’s Hunting Cloak, Sinfall Legionaire’s Barbed Staff

Crafted: Shrouded Cloth set with Aluneth (hidden, first tint)
Leveling quest reward & first-tier Tailoring ensembles from Shadowlands.

94) Eternal Wanderer

Vestments of the Eternal Traveler with Pauldrons of Vile Corruption, Zem’lan Crewman’s Cloak, and Sealing Heartstaff
I wanted to use this staff with the Eternal Traveler set because of how its glowing blue orb coordinates with the glowing blue orbs on the gloves of the set. There are glowing blue orbs on the set shoulders, too, but I really liked the look of these shoulders with the robe, so I used them instead.

93) Scholar of the Highborne


Orchid Amice*, Highborne Robes, High Councillor’s Sash, Resplendent Sarong, Archmage Slippers, White Swashbuckler’s Shirt, Celestial Stave*
This outfit is a modernized appearance of the outfit Kaelinda is wearing in “Kaelinda at Light’s Hope Chapel”. I wrote that story almost ten years ago, at the beginning of Cataclysm. Although Transmogrification hadn’t been introduced yet, I think the outfit shown in the pictures in the story is likely to be an RP-Clothes kit rather than her actual at-level questing gear at the time. At any rate, the robe was definitely chosen for the RP quality of its name, as the story is about Kaelinda searching out and studying an ancient Highborne manuscript. Because Kaelinda spends much of the story exploring Alliance lands in Human disguise, Kaylynda gets to wear this outfit, too.
The robe has triangular skin windows on the hips, which I have filled in with the Resplendent Sarong to bring in a little more of the magenta color from the bodice.

92) Tirisgarde Archmagus

Vesture of Tirisgarde with Hat of the Third Sister, Black Embersilk Gown/High Councillor’s Tunic, Amber Filigreed Doublet, and Archmage’s Staff*
I think I’d like the Mage Order Hall set better if it was a tunic + pants set with just the top part of the robe as a tunic. These pants are fun, so I hunted around until I found a tunic & shirt combo that would show them off nicely.
This outfit had to be made during Hallow’s End so I could use this hat instead of the set hat.

91) Grand Imperatrix

Crown of the Champion, Shadowcast Tunic, Gossamer Belt, Soothsayer’s Kilt, Eelskin Flippers (LFR), Staff of the Grand Imperator (H)
This tunic is fun because it looks like the top of the level 1 Blood Elf Mage robe. I’m quite sure that I saw this pairing of tunic and kilt on someone else at some time in the past. As I looked at other options, it was indeed quite the nicest combination.

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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 (*).

10) Gaudy Clarion

Crown of the Fire Festival, Mantle of the Avatar, Gaudy Winter Veil Sweater, Cord of the High Priest, Pure Aspirant’s Leggings, Steps of the High Priest, Sigilback’s Smashshell, Ritual Bell
Like various of my other Gaudy Winter Sweater outfits, the sweater itself is the only truly holiday thing about it, and could easily be swapped out for another piece to make a year-round version of the kit.
Because the gold-toned version of this Bastion bell offhand is only available from the Venthyr Ember Court, but I wanted to use the gold-toned version of the Bastion mace, I mixed golds and silvers in the rest of the outfit as well.

9) Eternal Halo

Nightvale Cowl, Shoulders of Foaming Fluids (N), Eternal Traveler Raiment & Treads, Sash of the Unredeemed, Fen Spirit Handwraps + Messner’s Cuffs, Redemption
As I came across combinations with various Priestly items while working on Eternal Traveler outfits for other characters, I saved up the ideas to use for Keliora’s Eternal Traveler outfit.

8) Mystical Dragoness

Crafted Dreadful Gladiator’s Mooncloth Helm, Crafted Dreadful Gladiator’s Mooncloth Mantle, Hexweave Robe (stage 2), Nethershard Girdle, Volatile Walkers, Purifier’s Silken Cape, Staff of Trembling Will
Kazuligosa (whose ears are now the correct length) has to be an Alter-Ego of a Priest so that this crafted headpiece can be used to give her draconic horns similar to those of the humanoid forms of Alexstrasza, Ysera, and Merithria. This kit is a variation on an outfit I originally designed for Kaohana (#42).

It also looks splendid with the Cranewing Cloak.

7) Another Blue Dragon Princess

Frostwind Mantle, Recruit’s Robe*/Soulcloth Vest, Sprite Darter’s Sash, Celestial Kilt, Replica Sorcerer’s Boots, Spire of Coagulated Globules (LFR)
Now that blue hair is no longer restricted to Death Knights, well, something like this was more or less inevitable. This half-elf humanoid form of a blue dragon is named “Kazuligosa”, after Kazul from Patricia C Wrede’s Dealing With Dragons. She is supposed to have the shortest ears, too, but I didn’t realize that I’d forgotten to change her ear size until I was previewing the post — at which point I didn’t feel like going back to take another set of pictures…

6) Effulgent Sanctification

Empyrial Cosmic Crown, Conqueror’s Shoulderpads of Sanctification, Conqueror’s Robe of Sanctification, Sash of the Unredeemed (M), Fel-Flecked Grips (M), Shadow Council Boots, Cranewing Cloak, Argent Crusader’s Tabard, Spectral Censorite’s Staff
This outfit started with the hat, the shoulders, the tabard, and the staff. I hadn’t intentionally farmed for this robe, but now I’m glad that I got it along the way to getting the shoulders, because it’s just the thing to go with the tabard.
Here’s a darker variation with the Army of the Light Tabard and the Robes of the High Priest:

5) Bouganvilla III

Crown of Boundless Courage, Savage Gladiator’s Mooncloth Mantle, Vital Robes, Silkwood Cord, Resplendent Sarong, Gloves of the Hypnotic Flame, Ruby Slippers, Pink Mageweave Shirt, Vengeance Staff
An update/palette inversion of one of the earliest outfits I made for my Warlock (#3).
Kul Tiras has such pretty flowering vines!

4) Vol’dandy

Fen Spirit Headdress, Fen Spirit Mantle, Royal Blouse, Girdle of Nobility, Astralaan Pants, Sage’s Gloves + Celestial Bindings, Curate’s Boots, Flowing Sapphiron Drape, Formal White Shirt, Talanji’s Expedition Tabard, Fangcaller’s Staff
A blue variation on Kaelinda’s outfit #69. I also made a green variation; see Kalaneia’s #68.

Nazmiracle — red blood for Nazmir; Vol’dandy — blue sky for Vol’dun; Zuldazzling — green jungle for Zuldazar.

3) Sin’dorei Scarlet

Whitemane’s Chapeau, Sin’dorei Pauldrons Belt & Slippers, Scarlet Sin’dorei Robes, Shroud of Resolve (rank 6), Light’s Wrath (hidden, default tint)
This outfit is similar to Kaohana’s “Crimson Pilgrim” kit (Priest #71), with Sin’dorei Heritage items replacing the accessory pieces.

2) Sin’dorei Soulguide

Heritage of the Sin’dorei with Demonic Gladiator’s Satin Hood, Girdle of Prophecy, Pantaloons of Growing Strife, Boots of Prophecy, Shroud of Resolve (rank 6), and Rod of the Blazing Light
I used the Sin’dorei Leggings with a different chestpiece for my Warlock (#66), so I decided to use the Sin’dorei Tunic with different pants for my Priest. Instead of finding slimmer gloves, like I did with my Warlock, I found some bulkier boots.

1) Communal Regalia

Communal Regalia
These are the clothes that Boosted Priests are given. They are identical to the clothes given to newly created Allied Races Priests. This set can also be obtained from the Warlords Garrison Salvage Yard.

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