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“By the way,” said Kaelyla, “It’s fine that you want to send the Druid to Covenant with the Night Fae first — but you know that eventually you’ll want a Mage to Covenant with them, too, so you can have all four cloth Covenant Mog sets. That Mage should be me, because my aesthetic and the Ardenweald aesthetic are harmonious.”

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

72) Miss Aria

Hat of the First Sister, Ravencourt Formal Mantle (N), Ravencourt Formal Robes (N), Mana-Cord of Deception (N), Handguards of Defiled Worlds, Sorcerer Slippers, Barrage Dodger Cloak, Baleful Spire
At level 115, Kinevra was just barely able to solo the first boss of Black Rook Hold to get this robe for this outfit.

71) Ice Sapphires

Fierce Gladiator’s Silk Armor with Wild Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Merciless Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Boots of Incantations, and Ebonchill (upgraded, first tint)
This kit is named and styled in parallel with the “Fire Rubies” kit that I made with the Horde recolor of this set for Kaelinda (Blood Elf Mage #57). Perhaps in another two or three expansions I’ll feel up to soloing Normal Antorus to collect the purple version of this set for “Arcane Amethysts”.

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Will I ever do more with any of these characters than enter the world and maybe manage to get through the 1-5 zone and out to their racial capital city? Realistically speaking, probably not. Nevertheless, the collector in me still wanted to have a complete set of Classic Classes.

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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 (*).

73) Do You Want to Build a Snowman?



Elsa: Arachnidian Pauldrons, Robes of the Exalted, Sage’s Boots, Cerulean Filigreed Doublet, Flowing Sapphiron Drape, Icicle Rod*
Anna: Woundsealer Spaulders, Banshee Armor*, Mindfire Waistband, Simple Kilt, Sorcerer Slippers, Chaos Mender Cloak, Cerulean Filigreed Doublet, Stillpine Shocker, Eerie Stable Lantern
For a high level character, the LFR version of the Corrupted Mantle of the Felseekers would complement the “Elsa” outfit perfectly. If you haven’t got the Banshee Armor, which was rewarded from a quest that was removed in Cataclysm, the Black Mageweave Vest is a suitable alternate piece for the “Anna” outfit.

72) Skald of Skold-Ashil


Vestments of the Chosen Dead with Shoulderpads of Twisted Fate (N), Invoker’s Belt of Final Winter (N), Shuurt’s Precious, and Nurturing Touch + Heartbound Tome
A “skald” is a lore-keeper in Nordic cultures.
I’m not particularly fond of the set shoulders and belt for the Trial of Valor gear, so when I began collecting the Normal-mode Terrace of Endless Spring/Heart of Fear Mage-lookalike set, this combination suggested itself almost immediately.

71) Winds of Neverest

Snowblind Helm, Rime-Rift Shoulders (LFR), Mantid Vizier’s Robes (LFR), Warmongering Gladiator’s Cord of Victory, Felcast Gloves, Buccaneer’s Boots, Staff of the Hallowed
I love this little bell, a lookalike of a Warlords Priest Tier item, but it’s a bit difficult to work with because it’s not actually a full belt.
Between the names of the hat and shoulders and the overall chilly look of the silver and blue color scheme, Kaelinda felt like she needed to be in Frost spec while wearing this outfit.

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I doubt that I’m going to spend much time on Classic, but sure, why not reserve some characters?

I’m on Myzrael, by the way.

When Classic goes live — though probably not on the 27th — I will create a few more characters: Tauren Hunter Keturikka, Tauren Warrior Keijikka, and Dwarf Paladin Kyraleikka.

Will I ever play any of them significantly? Well, probably not…

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a conversation with Kaelinda

So Kaelinda comes up to me and says, “I think I want to do Deaths of Chromie. I rather like the shoulder style from the Chronoscryer’s Finery, and I already have all the other recolors of those pauldrons — and the Chronoscryer’s Finery set as a whole has grown on me since the 7.2.5 preview, too.”

I looked at her and said, “Get in line. Karaelia already wants to do Deaths of Chromie for the bronze recolor of the dragon head pauldrons.”

She retorted, “Yeah, but life outside of Azeroth is getting more demanding, and we’re getting tired. As much as you like that Kul Tiran plate, you’ve just sent Karaelia back to her Order Hall to join the Mission-Table-and-Kirin-Tor-Emissary Suramar Paragoning crew so that you can focus on leveling your Mages and Druids in Battle for Azeroth. And don’t deny that you’ve been contemplating letting Kamalia stay at home and leveling me or Kerisa first in the next expansion.”

I sighed. “Get to level 120 and get your Sin’dorei Heritage Armor, and then we’ll talk about letting you do Deaths of Chromie.”

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

17) Do You Want to Build a Snowman?



Elsa: Arachnidian Pauldrons, Robes of the Exalted, Sage’s Boots, Cerulean Filigreed Doublet, Flowing Sapphiron Drape, Icicle Rod*
Anna: Woundsealer Spaulders, Banshee Armor*, Mindfire Waistband, Simple Kilt, Sorcerer Slippers, Chaos Mender Cloak, Cerulean Filigreed Doublet, Stillpine Shocker, Eerie Stable Lantern
For a high level character, the LFR version of the Corrupted Mantle of the Felseekers would complement the “Elsa” outfit perfectly. If you haven’t got the Banshee Armor, which was rewarded from a quest that was removed in Cataclysm, the Black Mageweave Vest is a suitable alternate piece for the “Anna” outfit.

16) Three Variations on Casual Blue

Azure Silk Vest & Pants/Mistscape Armor & Royal Trousers/Blue Linen Vest & Simple Kilt, Arcane Sash, Archaeologist’s Quarry Boots*, White Swashbuckler’s Shirt, Staff of the Unknown Road
Because all of these outfits use the same accessory pieces, I’ve grouped them together as a mini-collection rather than making a separate entry for each one.

15) Blue Bonnet


Blue Brewfest Hat, Regal Armor, Belt of Unsolvable Problems, Archaeologist’s Dungarees/Eternal Sarong, Brewfest Slippers, Pot Stirrer + Seer’s Fine Stein
A Blue Brewfest Hat outfit for my blue elf to wear while she collected holiday XP and tokens to exchange for a Garland of Grain and the Brewfest Hearthstone.

(And what’s this? A glimpse at what Kaelyla looked like before the Telogrus Incident?)

14) See-er of Signs

Moonsoul Crown, Ternary Mantle, Seer’s Robe, Grasp of the Old God, Royal Boots, Binding Staff
I’m happy with how this kit came together.

13) Blue Linen

Feline Mantle, Blue Linen Robe, Faith Healer’s Boots*, Nasmira’s Soup Stirrer
I am fond enough of this combination of robe and shoulders to keep the shoulders, even though I could Hide them (along with the other accessory pieces) and wear the robe as a simple dress.

12) Royal Wizard

Windchaser Coronet, Arachnidian Pauldrons, Royal Gown, Sutarn’s Ring, Treads of the Survivor, House Wrynn Staff
Although this robe style doesn’t need a belt anymore, I liked how this belt looks with it.
The colors of the Replica Virtuous Mantle complement this robe very nicely —

— but that shoulder model clips so badly into the bust of the Blood/Void Elf model… *sigh*

11) Fine Day For Fishing

Weather-Beaten Fishing Hat, Almost New Shoulderpads, Blue Overalls, Willow Belt, Durable Gloves, Duskwoven Sandals, Blue Lumberjack Shirt, Darkspear Shamanic Staff
A recent conversation with Coffee Cakes & Crits about the utility of the Angler’s Fishing Raft for waterwalking purposes reminded me of the Mage-exclusive equivalent thereof, Bipsi’s Bobbing Berg. Whereas the Raft became a toy that requires only Pandaria Fishing (1) and no Angler’s rep to use, the Berg is still an object-in-inventory that requires Revered Angler’s rep to obtain and Pandaria Fishing (1) to use. Anyhow, all of that reminded me that I really ought to train Fishing with my Void Elf Mage. As soon as Kaelyla had learned Fishing, the Stormwind fishing daily popped up. So off she went, merrily, to do it. Then she wanted to get all of the Alliance capital city “Fish or Cut Bait” achievements. And then, of course, she needed a fishing kit to wear while she does it.

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