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

Some of the outfits in this collection are legitimate Transmogrification kits for a plate-wearing character. Others are RP-Clothes costumes intended to imitate the look of the blue-haired Kirin Tor-affiliated elves found in various locations. I’m not sure if these NPCs are actually supposed to be High Elves that have become blue-haired because of their exposure to arcane energy, or blue dragons in humanoid form. At any rate, the only way to achieve that appearance as a player character is to be a Blood Elf Death Knight.

12) Winter’s Kiss

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Symbolic Pauldrons, Iceguard Breastplate, Royal Qiraji Belt, Iceguard Leggings, Warleader’s Gauntlets & Greaves, Sonic Spear
The flower crown takes this outfit concept to eleven.

11) Everlasting Loveliness

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Lovely Blue Dress, Iceguard Leggings, Boots of the Fallen Hero, Decalcified Elven Spear
As of Lunar Festival in 2020, the flower crowns can now be Mogged year-round, making this Love is in the Air outfit possible!

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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 (*).

23) Sweet Summer

Crown of Boundless Courage, Vestments of the Shifting Sands, Native Pants/Red Silk Trousers, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, Golden Filigreed Doublet/Amber Filigreed Doublet, Relentless Gladiator’s Cloak of Dominance, Wand of Happiness, Symbol of Transgression
This variation on the flower circlet + filigreed doublet + Slinky Leia Robe combination had to be done with an Alliance character so as to use this Alliance-exclusive off-hand from Trial of the Crusader.
There are four colors of the robe and five colors of the shirt. I couldn’t quite decide which of the two colors of the shirt that I hadn’t used yet I liked better, so I’ve shown both versions of the outfit. The yellow shirt makes this kit an inversion of sorts of my earlier “Queen of Sheba” outfit (Priest #46); the cuffs of the orange shirt look really beautiful in combination with the goblet.

22) Tranquillien Twilight

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Robes of the Guardian Saint, Azure Silk Pants, Twilight Boots, Cerulean Filigreed Doublet, Relentless Gladiator’s Cloak of Subjugation, Grand Scepter of the Nexus-Kings
Once I thought of this palette-swap for Kaelydia’s “Eversong” outfit (Blood Elf Mage #78), of course I had to do it.

21) Arcane Torrents

Pauldrons of the Solace Giver, Carapace Robes/Mordant’s Travel Tunic, Laughing Skull Waistguard, Arcane Leggings, Gandling’s Gloves, Sigil-Laced Boots, Grand Magister’s Staff of Torrents
After making several outfits with the brown version of this robe during the 15th Anniversary event, I wanted to use one of the other colorations.
This outfit definitely benefitted from Kaelyla having leveled up enough to use Outland items.

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What was that I said about not making any more Allied Races alts unless I liked their Heritage Armor enough to level from scratch for it?

Well, I’m not all that keen on the Lightforged Draenei Heritage Armor — not for a Mage, at least — but I just haven’t been able to get the notion of having a Lightforged Draenei among the Minor Mages out of my head.

Meet Krystaliza.

I don’t know much about who she is, other than that she is a long-lost relative of Kaprikka. As far as Kaprikka was aware, all of her progenitors had perished in one Legion attack or another by the time the Draenei arrived on Draenor; her parents, too, were killed in the Orcish rampage. I’m not sure at quite what point in the 25000 years of the Draenei’s flight from Kil’jaeden that Xe’ra arrived and took those who wished to follow her off in the Xenedar, so I don’t know exactly how many generations back Krystaliza is a sister of one of Kaprikka’s ancestors — but for each of them to find that they do, in fact, have a blood relative still living was a delightful shock.

Part of my desire to have this character on my roster came from wanting to pair the Lightforged tabard with the Draenic Silk Robes, as seen above.

Part of it comes from a couple of occasions when I’ve made a white and gold outfit and wished that I had a blonde Lightforged Draenei to model it in the Dressing Room.

And part of it is that with the Orb of Deception, a Lightforged Draenei can become a Highmountain Tauren (or a Gnome can be a Mulgore Tauren), thereby allowing me to pretend — for five minutes at a time, at least — that I have Tauren Mages!


Come on, Blizzard! Some of the Crazed Mages in Blackrock Caverns are Tauren, and they’ve been in the game since Cataclysm! Because they use ice and fire magic already, I think that Tauren becoming Mages as a divergence from Shamanism could be just as valid as Tauren becoming Priests and Paladins as a divergence from Druidism.
But as much as I’d like this to happen, it’s not likely to happen. I’ll just go sit in the corner with the folks who really really want to play Gnome or Night Elf Paladins…

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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 (*).

77) Shirakess Lieutenant

Shirakess Raiment with Freeport Falchion and Tortollan Traveling Lantern
This is the Benthic cloth armor set from Nazjatar. The name of it makes me think that the coat ought to have a second set of sleeves hanging limp below the normal sleeve location, as if it had actually been something worn by a Naga woman.

76) Blessed Waters

Khadgar’s Shoulderpads of Conquest, Sanguine Silk Robes (25H), Mindfire Waistband, Saltarello Shoes, Seafury Tamer, Chalice of Benedictus
I farmed Trial of the Crusader 10 for several months before this beautiful Alliance-specific off-hand finally dropped. This Kul Tiran wand (the first new wand style I’ve really liked for a long, long time) and this robe seemed like good items to go with it. I played around with a few different shoulders; these ones won out because of how their little orange gems coordinate with the orange gems decorating the Chalice, thus making the ensemble as a whole more coherent.

75) Ye Merry Gentlefolk

Finely-Tailored Green Holiday Hat, Swoop-Tail Shoulders, Councillor’s Tunic, Captain Sanders’ Sash, Willow Pants, Saltarello Shoes, Sawbones Shirt*, Drape of the Loyal Vassal, Stoneguard, Lantern of Hope
I wanted to make a holiday outfit with this vest, using trousers. It occurred to me that the colors and design of this cloak were quite festive, and I really liked how it looked with these shoulders.

74) Timewalker Archivist

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Wound-Cauterizing Spaulders, Princess Poobah’s Dress, Cord of the Slain Champion (N), Zaetar’s Gloves, Kul Tiran Tidespray Linen Sandals, Keepers of Time Tabard, Lordbane Scepter, Dungeoneering Guide
A slightly fancier variation on this theme.

73) Bartered Vrykul Baubles


Bartered Vrykul Hood, Tread-Bind Spaulders, Bauble-Woven Gown, Frosthowl Cinch, Zaetar’s Gloves, Kul Tiran Tidespray Linen Sandals, Drape of the Chosen Dead, Vile Branch
I’ve long thought that this is the most handsome of the generally drab Northrend robes and have been wanting to build a kit around it. Getting this hood from the Tortollan pilgrimage scrolls quest seemed like a good opportunity to finally do that.

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 (*).

79) Eversong’s Sorrow

Crown of Eternal Memorial, Robes of the Triumvirate, Vileweave Leggings, Kavan’s Forsaken Treads, Ebon Filigreed Doublet, Cloak of Blade Turning, Staff of Siphoned Essences
When I thought of using the black & red flower circlet in this style of kit, this was the combination that immediately came to mind.

78) Eversong

Crown of Infinite Prosperity, Robes of the Battleguard, Buccaneer’s Pants, Kavan’s Forsaken Treads, Phoenix-Wing Cloak, Scarlet Filigreed Doublet, Silvermoon City Tabard, Rod of the Blazing Light
This kit for Kaelydia owes a great debt of inspiration to Syrco’s “Macedonia” outfit.

77) Frostshear

Iceshear Mantle, Sanguine Silk Robes (25H), Lingering Illness (25H), Suspicious Slippers, Kamui’s Crystalline Staff of Wizardry (N)
Although there were some pretty staff models (including this one) from Warlords dungeons that I knew that I kinda-sorta wanted, I didn’t do a lot of dungeon running during Warlords. Recently, I decided it was time to go solo those Warlords dungeons and get those staves. This staff immediately suggested this robe to me — but I didn’t have this robe yet, so then I had to go do some ICC farming, too.

76) Winter Veil Ballgown

Finely-Tailored Green Holiday Hat, Slime-Encrusted Pads, Simple Robe, Shimmering Sash, Rotting Handwraps + Dryad’s Wrist Bindings, Kafa Silk Treads, Green Linen Shirt, Drape of the Refreshing Winds, Binding Staff
This mostly solid red robe seemed like a good starting point for a holiday outfit. The ensemble wasn’t quite finished until I found the cape, though — its red, green, and gold felt perfectly festive, and the deep brown keeps it from being overly gaudy. I chose this simple staff because the spherical shape and white color of the crystal suggested a snowball — and the white color also brings the amount of white in the overall ensemble into balance.

75) Bronze Chronomancer

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Time Lord’s Mantle (N), Robes of Fate, Archivist’s Gloves, Gnomish Inventor Boots, Keepers of Time Tabard, Key to the Planes
Have you ever noticed how bronze dragons seem to prefer High/Blood Elves for their humanoid forms?
Kaelinda isn’t secretly a bronze dragon… but sometimes she fantasizes about it.

74) Timewalker Historian

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Kodo-Repellant Shoulders, Princess Poobah’s Dress, Archmage Belt, Zaetar’s Gloves, Elementalist Boots, Groady Goblin Wand, Ironmender
The Timewalker NPC tabard isn’t available to players, so the Keepers of Time tabard will have to do.

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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