A collection of Transmogrification Kits actually worn in-game by my Tauren Druids. Outfits are listed from most recent to least recent. Items that are no longer obtainable are marked with an asterisk (*).
30) Talon Queen
Conqueror’s Nightsong Cover, Heroes’ Dreamwalker Mantle, Cranefeather Jerkin & Britches, Supple Waistguard (3-670), Runic Leather Gauntlets, Moonstrider Boots, Arakkoa Outcasts Tabard, Etched-Blade Warstaff (3-660)
The decorations on the staff reminded me of arakkoa sigils, so the appropriate tabard went on next. The rest of the kit developed from there.
Cover of the Keepers is a lookalike of the hat. I generally try to shy away from class-specific items in these types of sets, but the Druid T7 shoulders were just too perfect to pass up. Monks (or Rogues, using different weapons) might want to try the Dark Leather Shoulders. The Cranefeather items are the Agility spec conversion of the Timeless Isle leather tokens. The boots have bright blue toes on races that wear shoes, so characters of shoe-wearing races might want to find different boots.
Savage Blood required: 60
Headhunter’s Spaulders Mitts & Slippers, Armor of the Fang, Belt of the Fang, Leggings of the Fang, Golden Iron Destroyer
A simple combination of two classic purple and yellow leather sets, dressed up with an elegant mace.
28) Jungle Chronicler
Shoulders of the Roiling Inferno (LFR), Sunglow Vest, Dragonmaw Emergency Strap (LFR), Breeches of Natural Aggression, Shardtooth Gloves, Zangarra Scepter, Sunsworn Transcription
I love it when items from different raid tiers synergize to make a combo even better than either kit alone. Case in point, the green Sunwell leather set is beautiful as-is, but I love how it looks with these items from Siege of Orgrimmar.
I’m definitely among those who were deeply disappointed that we didn’t get to go to Farahlon in Warlords. Was the original Farahlon biome really a Gorgrond-like jungle, or is that a byproduct of the Ethereal eco-dome technology? Would this pond in the middle of Eco-Dome Midrealm have been a botani grove? What about the fabled Plains of Farahlon — would they have looked like the Draenor version of Shadowmoon Valley, only sunnier? sigh…
27) Forest Gypsy
Keeper’s Mantle, Gypsy Tunic & Trousers, Deviate Scale Belt, Forest Leather Gloves & Boots, Sower’s Cloak*, Staff of the Green Circle
Kaiuna has so much green in her wardrobe that I’ve barely begun to explore all the possible permutations.
Once upon a time, the Hallowed Helm was introduced as a cloth item so that everyone could wear it. Nowadays, I think that it really ought to be upgraded to a Cosmetic item so that everyone can Mog it. Using a Weighted Jack-o’-Lantern gives the same effect, albeit only temporarily.
26) Mystical Mistletoe
Supple Shoulderguards Waistguard & Gloves (all 1-640), Jinxed Hoodoo Skin & Kilt, Garden Sickle/Miniature Winter Veil Tree, Purehearted Cricket Cage (LFR)
Anyone who grew up reading Asterix the Gaul knows that the proper weapon of a Druid is a sickle — for collecting mistletoe, of course!
While I was collecting enough Draenic Seeds to buy the Garden Sickle, I used the Miniature Winter Veil Tree with this kit. Using the sickle seems like a small change, but it makes a big difference — at least to me — in how “druidy” the overall effect of the kit appears.
The combination of the recolored Druid T1 antlers with the Jinxed Hoodoo items has always been popular, for obvious reasons. I feel like I’ve seen the combination of the stage 1 Warlords crafted leather items with the Jinxed Hoodoo items somewhere before, but I can’t remember where or when.
Savage Blood required: 0
25) Har’koa’s Kitten
Shrug of Disappointment, Vest of Restraint, Aquarius Belt*/Clefthoof Belt, Rugged Leather Pants, Ghostwalker gloves & boots, Goblin Smasher
I originally designed this kit a little over two years ago for the first round of JD Kenada’s “Transmogrification Survivor” contest, for which the prompt was “Disciples of Har’koa”.
It took awhile for me to figure out the best way to get my level 54 Druid up to Zul’Drak, a zone 20 levels too high for her health & safety, to take the screenshots. Many many many thanks to Plaid for flying me out there on her Touring Rocket, and to Matty for her offer to help, too!
24) Hoodoo Cricket
Self-Reflecting Mask, Runetotem’s Mantle of Conquest, Jinxed Hoodoo Skin & Kilt, Hurricane Belt, Cenarion Gloves, Miniature Winter Veil Tree, Purehearted Cricket Cage
One of my goals during Mists of Pandaria was to heal in LFR with a character of every healing class. I achieved that goal, with a healer of each class who completed at least Terrace of Endless Spring from T14, all of Throne of Thunder, and Siege of Orgrimmar through the Sha of Pride. The very charming Purehearted Cricket Cage drops from the second boss in the Vale of Eternal Sorrows opening wing of the Siege of Orgrimmar.
This outfit is based on Zazzy’s grand-prize-winning final round entry for JD Kenada’s Amazing Transmog Survivor competition. Kerisa already had the shoulders, chestpiece, and kilt of Zazzy’s kit — though as a Druid, she of course could not use the same belt.
23) Roiling Gardens
Shoulders of the Roiling Inferno, Blessed Elunite Coverings, Dragonmaw Emergency Strap, Giant-Friend Kilt, Marshseeker Gloves, Staff of the Verdant Circle
The inspiration for this outfit began with the “Garden of Eden” kits I designed to use the T16-LFR Druid shoulders & belt. Instead of farming for any of the chestpiece & leggings combinations I suggested in that post, however, I elected to use a kilt that I already had and a JP-purchase tunic that I’d been looking for an excuse to buy anyway.
22) Tainted Forest
Mushan Hide Helm, Mantle of the Eternal Sentinel, Robes of Treacherous Ground (LFR), Firescar Sash, Gilt-Edged Leather Gauntlets, Druidic Channeler’s Mace, Telestra’s Journal
A “Dark Druid” outfit that would probably look better on a Worgen than on any of the other Druidic races.
The T12 Obsidian Arborweave set was not at all to my taste, but I thought the belt looked kind of cool, so I hung onto it for possible use in some other sort of “Dark Druid” kit. I’m glad I did, because it works perfectly with the T15-LFR robe.
The T15 shoulders, however, are entirely too creepy for me. If that nest on the right shoulder housed a mouse or a bat or a little bitty owl or a crow or even a snake, I’d be okay with it, but a spider?
21) Sun, Moon, and Stars II
Valorous Nightsong Cover, Hide of Chromaggus, Starry Robes of the Crescent, Belt of Never-Ending Agony, Stormrider’s Gloves (T11 Normal), Starshard Edge, Shomi’s Fan
An iteration of a previous outfit, now that I’ve finally got the helm and shoulders I wanted to use, but didn’t yet have, when I made the first version.
20) Rain Poppy
Valorous Nightsong Cover, Contender’s Leather shoulders & belt, Robes of Summer Flame, Marshseeker Gloves, Rain Poppy Staff
I borrowed this lovely kit from Erinys’ Worgen Druid, Mentzelia, who I hope will indeed succeed in getting to level 90 and wearing this outfit herself before Warlords launches.
19) Horde Guard
Sentinel set with Chieftain’s shoulders
This outfit is worn by Horde Guards throughout the Northern Barrens. Swapping out the ochre Chieftain’s shoulders for the red Cutthroat shoulders changes this outfit to match the Orgrimmar guards.
Although the Grinning Axe is the closest match to the NPC weapon, no leather-wearing classes can use 2H axes. Rogues might want to dual-wield simple 1H axes, Druids might want to use the Icier Barbed Spear, and Monks could do either.
Preened Tribal War Feathers/Cenarion Helm, Darkbrand shoulders, Ymirjar Physician’s Robe, Feral Cord/Sentinel Girdle, Bark-Gloves of Ancient Wisdom, Conifer Cone Staff/Miniature Winter Veil Tree + Blossom of the Earthen Ring
I love the pinecone-like look of these Cataclysm-era leather shoulders — they are just perfect for a Druid!
17) Shado-Pan Wildshaper
Replica Shado-Pan Helmet, Thunderheart Shoulder Pads/Darkbrand shoulders, Robes of Summer Flame, Vicious Leather Belt, Gilt-Edged Leather Gauntlets, Tian Monastic Staff
I decided pretty much immediately that I wanted to use this robe for my Druid’s Shado-Pan kit. Figuring out all the rest of the pieces, though, took quite a bit of iteration.
I don’t remember if I was offered the +Agi staff as a reward option from that Tian Monastery quest or if I had to switch my loot spec to see it. Whatever happened, I thought that the +Agi staff would have better Transmogrification potential with the rest of my Druid’s wardrobe than any of the +Int options — and I’d surely get a better weapon from some other quest later. So I took it, and now I am quite glad that I did.
Crown of the Forest Lord, Hide of Chromaggus, Starsight Tunic, Thatch Eave Vines, Gylphed leggings, Stormrider’s Gloves, Moonstrider Boots, Starshard Edge, Shomi’s Fan, August Celestials Tabard
For a character I logged onto at least semi-regularly, Kerisa wore this outfit for an exceptionally long time. I created it when she was fortunate enough to win the dagger during Cymre’s Val’anyr completion runs — and I didn’t want to let her change her Transmogrification kit until I’d made the fashion post about it.
15) Bluebird of Happiness
Raven-Heart Headdress, Hide of Chromaggus, Polar Vest & Boots, Clefthoof belt, Stormrider’s leggings & gloves (N), Cloak of Cheerful Flowers
Kerisa longed for the Druid T11 shoulders from the first moment she saw them in early Cataclysm. I was too slow in getting her leveled and geared to raid, however, and she only saw the T11 shoulder token drop once before Firelands debuted. At that time, she passed on the token in deference to the Resto Druid leader of my guild’s alt run, saying that the raid leader deserved it more. Later, I selfishly wished I’d rolled on it normally. During Cataclysm, the BoE lookalike shoulders occasionally showed up on the AH, but I never felt like I could afford them. After Mists began, it was several months before I saw the BoE shoulders on the AH again — at which point I snapped them up just as fast as I could. Now, Kerisa is jumping for joy to finally, finally have these gorgeous shoulders.
Feral set with Ranger Shoulders and Scaled Leather Bracers
The outfit of the Thunder Bluff guards is one of the easiest to replicate. The NPC belt is unavailable, and the Wolf Rider belt is a bit closer style match than the Feral belt. No leather-wearing classes can use 2H axes; Rogues might want to dual-wield simple 1H axes, Druids might want to use the Icier Barbed Spear, and Monks could do either.
Pauldrons of Malorne (T4), Jinxed Hoodoo Skin, Imposing Belt, Mistspray Kilt*, Cenarion Gloves (T1), Misthide Drape, Rapture
The Spring Gatherer says, “I’m not certain what form of magic was used in the creation of the eggs, and the druids aren’t keen on explaining it to me.”
This unique two-toned look is created using a kilt that vanished in the Shattering. If you don’t have one, use the Jinxed Hoodoo Kilt that matches the tunic.
I chose these gloves because they match Kerisa’s tan fur color so well that she almost looks like she’s not wearing gloves at all. Another character might want different gloves.
12) Woodland Blossom
Preened Ironfeather Shoulders, Dervish chestpiece & leggings, Headhunter’s belt gloves & boots, Willow Cape, Bright Yellow Shirt
The pale pink stripe down the center of the shirtfront is the perfect finishing touch for this spring outfit.
11) Sun, Moon, and Stars
Raven-Heart Headdress, Mantle of Autumn, Starry Robes of the Crescent, Moonrage Girdle, Stormrider’s Gloves (T11 Normal), Glaive of the Pit
One of the most exciting things about Patch 5.2 was the expansion of Transmogrification to allow all weapons that use the same animations to be cross-Transmogrified. I’ve long thought that the Glaive of the Pit coordinates with the Starry Robes of the Crescent very beautifully, but as a Balance Druid who will never legitimately equip a polearm because there are no +Int polearms, I couldn’t use this combination in a proper Transmogrification kit — until now!
If I can ever get them, I’d love to use the Stormrider’s/Passive Resistor Spaulders in this set.
10) Forest Dweller
Tracker’s Headband, Forest Leather Mantle, Archer’s Jerkin & Trousers, Deviate Scale Belt, Dervish gloves & boots
A set with a name like “Archer’s” seems like it ought to be ideal for a Hunter. Alas, this set is leather, and even among NPCs, it is more frequently seen on Druids. These NPC Druids, found on Shalandis Isle in the Ghostlands, are wearing the Archer’s core items with furry Bristlebark accessories.
The pattern for the Deviate Scale Belt is no longer obtainable in the game, but you can still have one made if you can find a Leatherworker who already has the pattern — or you could just watch the AH for the Archer’s set belt, which is identical.
9) Heart’s Blood
Cutthroat’s Mantle, Wolf Rider’s Padded Armor, Bard’s belt pants gloves & boots
On another character, I might use a Pink Mageweave Shirt with this set, but with her pure white fur, I didn’t think Kaiuna needed it.
8) Nordrassil Nymph
Nordrassil Wrath-Mantle, Big Voodoo Robe, Sentinel Girdle, Runic Leather Gauntlets, Lavender Mageweave Shirt
Although only the shoulders are identical, this combination was definitely inspired by how adorable Zazzy’s druid looks in her outfit that uses the T6 shoulders with the Conqueror’s Nightsong (T8-25s) chestpiece.
7) Snowball Stalker
Tracker’s Headband/helm not shown, Ghostwalker shoulders chest & pants, Moss Cinch (green)/Bard’s belt (red), Bard’s gloves & boots
This idea is mostly borrowed from WoW:Fashion; I added a hat and had to find a different belt because Kaiuna is a Kitty!Druid, not a Monk. I used the green hat & belt during Winter Veil. The Adventurer’s Bandana would be the perfect headpiece for the all-red version of the set; perhaps by the time Kaiuna is leveled up enough to wear it, it will have shown up on my AH.
Misthide set, Funeral Pyre
This crafted set, which can be worn by level 85 characters just starting out in Pandaria, is identical to many other dropped or purchasable items.
5) Darkmoon Acrobat
Headhunter’s shoulders belt gloves & boots, Darkmoon Vest, Gypsy leggings,Cloak of the Darkmoon Faire
I tried adding the Bright Yellow Shirt to this set, then decided that it didn’t really need it. The sleeveless Bold Yellow Shirt might look good, though.
4) Draenish Windscales
Chieftain’s Headdress, Shoulderpads of Dormant Energies, Wild Draenish Vest, Sentinel belt, Windscale Sarong, Runic Leather Gauntlets, Golden Filigreed Doublet, Conifer Cone Staff
This outfit is a little bit different from how I originally imagined it. In the interest of conserving inventory space, I used the Runic Leather Gauntlets because I already had them, and I decided not to get the cloak because I didn’t have any other potential outfits already in Kerisa’s inventory that it would go with.
3) Phaelia’s Vestments
Headdress of the Verdant Circle, Somber Shawl/Shoulderpads of Dormant Energies, Phaelia’s Vestments of the Sprouting Seed, Thatch Eave Vines, Aessina-Blessed Gloves, Green Workman’s Shirt/Golden Filigreed Doublet, Staff of the Verdant Circle
When I originally made this outfit, I was using the Somber Shawl merely as a placeholder until Baron Geddon coughed up the Cenarion Spaulders for me. After I finally got the Cenarion shoulders, however, I discovered that Phaelia’s Vestments looked better to me with the muted greens and browns of the Somber Shawl than with the brighter greens and browns of the T1 shoulders.
2) Ninja II
Ghostwalker Pads, Dusky Leather Armor, Scouting Trousers, Bandit belt gloves & boots
I spent several quite amusing minutes just
rappellingjumping up and down the mountain to get this screenshot.
See version I on the Rogue page
1) Springrain Armor
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The Springrain set is the gear that a Druid is shown wearing on the new character selection screen. It is obtained in-game from the Warlords Garrison Salvage Yard.
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