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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 (*).

44) Fae Darter


Sprite Darter’s Shawl, High Councillor’s Pants, Tinkmaster’s Spare Shoes, Night Courtier’s Branches, Meadow Guardian’s Staff
The Sprite Darter chestpiece and this Night Fae backpiece just seemed like they ought to go together.
I love the extended tunic design of this chestpiece, and would like to see this rigging used for other extended tunic chestpieces in the future.

43) Weald Wanderer


Shadowbrim Travel Hat, Hateful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Blue Overalls, Willow Belt, Elder’s Gloves & Boots, Green Workman’s Shirt, Faewoven Pack, Meadow Guardian’s Staff
For whatever reason, it seemed like my first outfit to go with this particular Night Fae backpiece style should be an outdoorsy hiking-type kit.

42) Effervescent Night


Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Wrathful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Robe of Effervescent Light, Belt of Arcane Storms (N), Tempest’s Touch, Slippers of the Twilight Prophet, Night Courtier’s Bulb, Viridium Staff of Alacrity
The key concept of this ensemble is the combination of the Night Fae backpiece, the robe, and the shoulders. It is also an interation of Kaohana’s outfit #75.

41) Stars’ Grace



Vestia’s Pauldrons of Inner Grace, Ren’dorei Mantle & Belt, Bonecaster’s Sarong, Gloves of Penitence, Willow Boots, Periwinkle Cloak, Lavender Mageweave Shirt, Starshard Edge + Decanter of Distilled Shadows
Playing around with more shoulders that look fabulous with the void wings from the Ren’dorei Heritage Armor chestpiece.
I love how the lavender shirt coordinates with the shoulders and the kilt — but I also rather like how this particular kit looks without the shirt.

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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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With doubled-up Callings to Maldraxxus this week, I finally made it back to the place — and it still grosses me out. I’m so glad that I don’t have to smell what my poor characters must be smelling!

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They said that we wouldn’t need the Flight Whistle because we’d be spending most of our time in the zone associated with our Covenant choice and the Travel Network would make getting around that zone easier. I still miss the Flight Whistle, though. I think that statement from the devs (was it from Hazzikostas, even?) misunderstands what the Flight Whistle is really for. The Flight Whistle is for quickly and easily getting out of the depths of some WQ area once you’ve completed the quest requirements, so that you don’t have to fight your way back out to the road through all the respawns.

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I am struggling with prioritizing all the things available to do.

Kaelinda has reached Renown 10 and has accepted the starter quest for Chapter 4 of the Venthyr campaign, but I keep deciding to do Callings and WQs instead. The “get 1000 Anima” weekly has not been exactly trivial for me. I spend a lot of time chasing Anima WQs at the expense of playing through the next Chapter of my Covenant campaign — and I’ve had weeks where I didn’t quite make it because I didn’t feel like playing enough to clear all the available Anima WQs in all four zones. Is it better to prioritize getting Anima, to fill up the Sanctum Reservoir and increase my Renown, or would it be better to prioritize getting through the Covenant campaign story?

Kaurinka has reached Renown 11, but she is stalled out near the beginning of Chapter 2 — the you must do Torghast Chapter — of the Night Fae campaign, even though she knows that she’ll be rescuing Baine and does want to do so. Torghast hasn’t been quite as awful as I’d feared it might be, but it hasn’t tickled the “this is so fun!” spot for me, either. Kaelinda, who is currently Fire, managed not to die at all on her first true run through a Layer 1 wing of Torghast, though she did go through most of a stack of Mana Buns. I will probably not return there any more often than storyline quests send me there, and I may only complete the full questchain from Bolvar on one character (most likely Kaelinda).

I’ve decided that I should just go to the Maw more or less first thing on Tuesday evenings and rescue souls, then get out of there — ideally before my Eye of the Jailer even gets to 1. That, at least, will be a reliable source of Renown, and I’ll steadily collect the souls needed to lend their labor to Sanctum upgrades. If I’m spending as little time in the Maw and Torghast as possible, and only running Torghast on Layer 1 difficulty, repping up with Ve’nari to get stuff from her isn’t a high priority.

I decided to activate the Anima Conductor before activating the Special Feature and both characters are currently channeling anima to the location that has a special treasure. Each of them makes sure to go get their special treasure each day. So far, the Greater Greedstone has proved to be a reliable source of Anima tokens, but the Large Lunarlight Pod has mostly yielded Conduits — often duplicates of Conduits I already have.

With Anima being so scarce, I’m trying to decide how to manage my Sanctum upgrades. I’ve got the first stage of both the Travel Network and the Anima Conductor. Now, do I save up to upgrade one or the other of those things, or do I activate the first stage of the Special Feature?
I have made a tactical decision to ignore the Command Table entirely. I’ve got too many things competing for my attention already (especially if I decide to activate the Special Feature before upgrading the Travel Network or Anima Conductor). Besides, I’d rather save that precious Anima to spend on other things, such as upgrading the other Sanctum features, upgrading Covenant armor pieces, or acquiring the other tints of the Covenant armor and backpieces (once I’ve unlocked them).

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And then there’s the other three characters who are patiently waiting in the wings in Oribos for their turns to level and choose their Covenants. I’m half-inclined to do it — to level them and play each of them through the first chapter of their chosen Covenant campaign and get them settled into their Sanctums — even though doing so will delay the progress of Kaelinda and Kaurinka through their Covenant campaigns. I think I might be able to resist doing anything else with them beyond the “rescue 5 souls from the Maw” weekly (and maybe the special treasures from the first stage of the Anima Conductor) until I’ve completed the Venthyr and Night Fae campaigns — especially with the you must do Torghast barrier of Chapter 2 of the Covenant campaign.

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And then there’s Horizon Zero Dawn waiting for me on Steam. I got through most of the first area and to level 4 in my first play session before I looked at the clock and realized that I really ought to go to bed. I need to finish up the last couple of side-quests in the first area before I turn in my current main storyline quest, which I think will move me out of that area into the next one — the challenge and rewards of side-quests are really only worth doing while I’m still at-level for the area. The gameworld is beautiful, and I was genuinely enjoying exploring around — and since I’m playing it on Story mode, of course, the combat hasn’t been overly challenging (yet). I want to play more — if only I can resist auto-pilot logging into WoW to do dailies after my schoolwork is done each evening (Spring semester classes begin on Monday!).

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Kaelinda blasted and burned her way through Ardenweald and didn’t have as much trouble with survival as I thought she might. Well, she did have to sit down and eat frequently, but with Mage Food, she wouldn’t run out.

Kaurinka didn’t ask Korenth to sing and dance, but Kaelinda did — and she was rewarded with some different conversation text when she turned in the quest to Lady Moonberry!

With Kaelinda, I noticed some neat visual effects during some of the quests that I’d completely missed with Kaurinka, perhaps because they didn’t show up on the Boomkin shapeshift. I’d been thinking about doing Threads of Fate from the beginning with Kaelya, who will pledge to the Night Fae, but now I want to level her through Ardenweald properly so I can take screenshots with those neat quest visuals — and maybe have a Mog to go with them!

Kaelinda was 65% through level 58 when she finished the main storyline of Ardenweald.

I continued immediately on to Revendreth — a zone which I will very likely only play completely through once. I didn’t do much there before I logged off for the night, though. First impressions: it’s like a mashup of Gilneas and the Forsaken town The Sepulcher, dialed up to, like, 13.

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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



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

40) Under Eternal Starlight



Blood-Cursed Shoulderpads, Ren’dorei Mantle & Gloves, Demonic Gladiator’s Silk Cord, Eternal Sarong, Willow Boots, Demonic Gladiator’s Silken Shawl, Stylish Blue Shirt, Apostle of Argus/Inkgill Blade + Ephial’s Grimoire
Kaelyla had been wearing her “Full of Stars” outfit for so long by the time she finally got through all of the Ardenweald main story quests that have nifty on-quest visuals — and dinged level 60 — that she was quite anxious for a change. This combo of shoulders, Ren’dorei chestpiece, and kilt was what she’d been wanting to wear next. Figuring out the rest of the kit, however, took a bit of iteration.

39) Lovely Faerie


Fae Revel Masque, Sprite Darter’s Flutterers, Lovely Purple Dress, Bonecaster’s Sarong, Runespeaker’s Cuffs, Kurkenstoks, Auchenai Staff
This was, of course, the natural follow-up to the previous outfit, given the usual overlap between Lunar Festival and Love is in the Air. Kaelyla will go back to her “Full of Stars” outfit when the holidays are over.

38) Festive Faerie





Fae Revel Masque, Sprite Darter’s Flutterers, Festive Purple Dress, Kurkenstoks, Staff of Haunted Memory
A combination that just needed to be. Kaelyla needed to be the one who wore it so I could show how it would look on All The Elves. I was intrigued to see some of the new customization options showing up on the transfigurations to the other Elven races — jewelry on the Blood Elf and a facial scar & leaves in the hair on the Night Elf.
The mask looks particularly fetching on the Nightborne, and would probably look fabulous with the Nightborne Heritage Armor.
Kaelyla will change back into her “Full of Stars” outfit when Lunar Festival is over.

37) Full of Stars




Ren’dorei Mantle Belt & Leggings, Popular Pupil’s Mitts, Corpse-Stitcher’s Treads, Rich Purple Silk Shirt, Aluneth (default, Light’s Hope tint)
Kaelyla will choose the Night Fae because she has discovered that being in Ardenweald somehow soothes and quiets the whispers of the Void, whereas the other realms agitate them and make them harder to push away. Out-of-character, however, Kaelyla’s fate to choose the Night Fae is all about aesthetics. This outfit is intended to highlight the similarities between certain aspects of the Ren’dorei visual aesthetic and the Ardenweald/Night Fae visual aesthetic — and more specifically to coordinate with the animacone backpack that is an on-quest visual effect for the quest “Tending to Wildseeds” at the Tranquil Pools adjacent to Tirna Vaal. There are a number of other neat on-quest visuals in Ardenweald, so I took a lot of pictures of this outfit. To avoid cluttering up this listing and page too much, I’ve put them in their own post, and you can see them here: Kaelyla in Ardenweald.

36) Eternal Planeswalker



Crown of the Champion, Mantle of the Champion, Eternal Traveler Raiment, Frost-Touched Cord, Gloves of the Fallen Wizard, Archbishop’s Slippers, Crafted Cloak of War, Key to the Planes
After seeing Argus, taken by Fel, and Telogrus, taken by Void, this Champion of Azeroth will travel to any plane necessary to defend her.

35) Aura of Twilight


Mantle of Closed Doors (H), Soulcloth Vest, Sprite Darter’s Sash, Bonecaster’s Sarong, Suspicious Slippers, Chelley’s Staff of Dark Mending
When this palette swap of “Another Blue Dragon Princess” (Blood Elf Priest #7) suggested itself, I knew that Khrysanthemina needed to be the one to wear it — and not just because I already had another idea in mind for Kazuligosa.

34) Frosted Lilacs



Violet Guardian’s Corona, Mantle of the Unknowing, Leywalker Robe, Belt of the Night Sky, Wristwraps of the Grieving Prophet, Suspicious Slippers, Trident of Corrupted Waters (LFR)
This is Khrysanthemina; she looks as fabulous in this variation of an outfit I originally designed for Kaohana (Priest #56) as I thought she would.

33) Dark Phoenix



Brutal Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Mantle of Closed Doors (H), Queen Azshara’s Dressing Gown, Belt of False Dignity, Boots of Impetuous Ideals, Moon Guard Drape, Auchenai Staff
This is another robe + shoulders combo that I saw someone else using and thought, “that is such a brilliant idea!”

32) Ley-Luxe





Valorous Frostfire Shoulderpads, Queen Azshara’s Dressing Gown, Belt of Arcane Storms (H), Griftah’s Authentic Troll Shoes, Nightborne Noble’s Cloak, Staff of Infinite Mysteries
Although I’ve used the belt of the Naxxramas Mage Tier set multiple times as an accessory piece, I never thought much of the rest of the set until recently, when it occurred to me that the shoulders of the Normal version would be great for an Azerite-inspired kit (see Human Mage #91). Then I had the thought that the shoulders of the Heroic version looked rather like the leyline crystal formations found on the Broken Isles, and that, paired with the name of the Archaeology version of the robe, led to this outfit. She’s barefoot because Queen Azshara goes barefoot (so does Thalyssra — was that some kind of status symbol among female Highborne sorceresses?).

31) Moonpriest



Moonpriest’s Vestments with Sentinel’s Branch/Crescent Wand + Urn of Lost Memories
Although I collected the Darkshore Warfront set with Kinevra, from the beginning I had in mind that it would be Kaelyla who would wear it when it was complete, because of her Kaldorei-like complexion.

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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 (*).

100) Blue Queen




Crown of the Righteous, 7th Legionnaire’s Amice, Sorcerer Robe, Shadowlace Cord, Sea Sculptor’s Cuffs, Eelskin Flippers, Crafted Cloak of War, Blue Linen Shirt, Court of Farondis Tabard, Replica Lion’s Fang, Sinister Combatant’s Etched Vessel
This coloration of the crown originally dropped by Opulence in the Battle of Dazar’alor raid is a Shadowlands Jewelcrafting design.
My original Human Mage, Kinevra, gets to wear this special outfit because it is outfit #100 for “Things my Human Mage Wears”!

99) Shadowfrost



Crown of Eternal Winter, Frostwind Mantle, Cataclysmic Gladiator’s Silk Robe, Deckhand’s Rope Belt (N), Primal Combatant’s Gloves of Prowess, Hu’rala’s Slippers, Wild Combatant’s Energy Staff
I’d had the notion of pairing these shoulders with this robe, and then I had to figure out what else would look good with it. The crown surprised me a bit; I do rather like how it looks when it’s not in the creepy phase of its animation.

98) Mage Flames



Fire: Firehawk Hood (N), Mantle of Closed Doors (N), Black Velvet Robes, Belt of the Hero, Sorcerer Slippers, Felo’melorn (default, tint 1)



Frost: Frostwind Cowl, Frostwind Mantle, Black Velvet Robes, Sorcerer Sash, Sorcerer Slippers, Felo’melorn (default, tint 4)



Arcane:
Firehawk Hood (H), Mantle of Closed Doors (H), Black Velvet Robes, Nesingwary’s Sash, Sorcerer Slippers, Felo’melorn (default, tint 2)
This is an idea that’s been percolating more or less ever since Battle for Azeroth‘s Island Expeditions introduced a blue coloration of the Firelands Mage Tier set — now there was a coloration for each Mage specialization! I couldn’t make it a reality, though, until Shadowlands expanded Transmogrification to allow Artifact appearances to be used cross-spec.

97) Glam Grandma



Rhinestone Sunglasses, Buccaneer’s Robes, Aboriginal Sash, Cushioned Treads of Glory, Wound Dressing, Void-Warped Oshu’gun Staff
When the Rhinestone Sunglasses became a cosmetic, Moggable item in Patch 9.0.5, that seemed like the opportunity I’d been waiting for to show off Kimorene’s new look with the Shadowlands customization options.

96) Eternal Traveler


Vestments of the Eternal Traveler with Fearless Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Purifier’s Silken Cape, and Pillar of the Dreamgrove
For at least one character, I wanted to use the entire Eternal Traveler set… more or less. I still swapped out the hat (because I like to see my character’s face) and the cloak (because this one is prettier).
I’ve been waiting for a good opportunity to show off Kimmellyn’s gorgeous new look, and this seemed like a fabulous one. I’m not sure which of my Human Mage personas will actually end up being “prime” in Shadowlands, though.

95) Scholar of the Highborne



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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.

94) Esquire




Duskhaven Top Hat, Duskhallow Mantle, Shadow Council Tunic, Keyton’s Sash, Godfrey’s Britches, Gloves of Abhorrent Strategies + Shadow Council Bracer, Duskhaven Boots, Obsidian-Flecked Cape, Clear Crystal Rod*
I used to have one of my bank alts wear an RP-Clothes outfit similar to this, only with the Noble’s Monocle from Outland fishing dailies for the headgear and Black Ice for the bling. The Antique Silver Cufflinks, also from Outland fishing dailies, which were part of my bank alt’s ensemble, match these cloth bracers.

93) Alodi’s Heir

Cataclysmic Gladiator’s Silk Armor with Brutal Gladiator’s Silk Cowl, Black Swashbuckler’s Shirt, and Ebonchill (upgraded, first tint)
When I finally figured out that this set is what Alodi and Archmage Karlain (in the Elite recolor) are wearing, then I had to get it. It needed a less complicated hat, though. It also looks rather smashing with the Crown of Eternal Winter.

92) Tirisgarde Apprentice in Pants


High Councillor’s Tunic, Felcast Cord, Ravensun Britches, Zaetar’s Gloves, Mountainsage Sandals, Formal White Shirt, The Staff of Twin Worlds
The Auxiliary’s Robe worn by the Tirisgarde Apprenticies in the Hall of the Guardian is acquired from low-level PvP. I don’t want to endure low-level battlegrounds, so I’ll have to make do with an outfit using the matching pants (which are acquired from a normal leveling quest).

91) Azerite Arcanum



Empyrial Cosmic Crown, Heroes’ Frostfire Shoulderpads, Robes of the Exalted, Runed Spell-Cuffs, Sandswept Sandals, Cloak of Tranquil Clouds, Spectral Censorite’s Staff
During the last patch of Legion, I made an Azerite-inspired outfit for Kamalia (Shaman #83). Now, at the end of Battle for Azeroth, I wanted to make an Azerite-inspired outfit for one of my Mages.

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

10) Etoshia’s Elegant Ensemble


Charlotte’s Chastizing Pauldrons, Robes of the Burning Acolyte (N), Belt of Arcane Storms (N), Etoshia’s Elegant Gloves, Cushy Cenarion Walkers, Flamecaster Botefeux
This outfit is a riff on the Bastion of Twilight/Blackwing Descent Priest Tier lookalike set.

9) Charlotte’s Spellbook



Simple Glasses, Charlotte’s Chastizing Pauldrons, Spellbinder Robe, Cushy Cenarion Walkers, Squirgle’s Deepstone Wand, Book of Many Blessings
Although the ringlets are my favorite Kul Tiran hairstyle, there are some others that I also rather like, so I thought I’d show them off, too, as I go through this series of outfits using these shoulders with different robes.
I’ve done this particular pairing of shoulders and robe before (see Warlock #24), but I’m doing it again for completeness in this series.

8) Jungle Witch


Cobra Priest’s Headdress, Charlotte’s Chastizing Pauldrons, Fen Keeper Robe*, Heavy Woolen Gloves, Ikeyen’s Boots, Fashionable Undershirt, Plundered Hozen Chieftain’s Stave
I am quite fond of these Northrend shoulders; this is the first of a handful of dark blue and green robes that they coordinate nicely with.

Although the Wild Combatant’s Battle Staff also looks great with this ensemble, I really loved the pop of contrasting orange from the Plundered Hozen Chieftain’s Stave.

7) Venus



Crown of Infinite Prosperity, Robes of the Triumvirate, Cloudscorcher Leggings, Staff of Twin Worlds
Kayliddia thought it was about time that she got to wear one of the Slinky Leia Robes.

6) Tidesage



Tidespeaker Regalia with Flamecaster Botefeux/Seabreeze
Kayliddia’s parents were retainers on Lord Norwington’s estate. As a child, she showed promise as a magic-wielder, so when she reached the appropriate adolescent age to be apprenticed for a trade, Lord Norwington sponsored her training as a Tidesage. When her training was complete, she served as a Tidesage in Lord Norwington’s shipping fleet. When the Horde raided Norwington Estate, one of her parents was killed, and the other parent and one of her younger siblings who was still at home were seriously injured. Kayliddia requested to be released from her service as a Tidesage to care for her wounded family members. When they had recovered, she further requested to be allowed to fight the Horde alongside Kul Tiras’ renewed allies, the Alliance.

5) Sittin’ on the Dock

Weather-Beaten Fishing Hat, Gild’s Crewneck, Seafarer’s Pantaloons, Umbranse’s Staff
Sometimes a gal just wants to go fishin’.

4) Emerald Enchantress II

Watcher’s Cap, Slime-Encrusted Pads, Falathim-Washed Robes, Delaris’ Gloves, Slippers of Unturned Loyalties, Whelp Keeper’s Staff
This kit is an update of an outfit that I originally created for my Forsaken Mage.
This is the red hair color for Kul Tirans, which looks more artificial to me on them than the very similar color that Blood Elves have does on them.

3) Kul Tiras Mudball All-Star

Crazy Cap, Almost New Shoulderpads, Durable Tunic, Willow Belt Gloves & Boots, Empowered Leggings, Tabard of Kul Tiras, Staff of the Formidable Opponent
This is what I came up with when I set out to make a pants outfit to go with the Kul Tiras tabard.
The shoulders made me think of (American) football, so then the kit needed a helmet, too; this hat was the most helmet-ish thing in cloth that also had the right sort of colors.

2) Tide-Etched

Mana-Etched Regalia with Beach Party Thong, Master’s Boots, Tabard of Kul Tiras, and Staff of the Royal Wizard
I had been thinking of this tabard as green, but when I went to try to color match it to make an outfit, I was surprised to discover that it is more of a teal sort of color.
I am so happy that Kul Tiran ladies have this beautiful ringletted hairstyle!
Although I think of Kayliddia as a redhead, I prefer this coppery light brown to the other “red” haircolor, which looks dyed to me.

1) Tide Sculptor

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

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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 (*).

90) Goldensun

Heritage of the Sin’dorei with Nightvale Cowl, Hidden chestpiece, Silvermoon Doublet, Grom’tor’s Bloodied Bandage, Mantle of Silvermoon, and Felo’melorn (default, first tint)
The dimensional piece of the Sin’dorei chestpiece displays over tabards, so to make a kit with the Silvermoon Tabard, I needed to Hide it. I ended up using the Silvermoon Doublet instead, however, because it looks exactly like the Silvermoon Tabard with the Scarlet Filigreed Shirt worn underneath, only without the awkward lower flap of the tabard.
The headpiece prompted the name I gave this kit; I find it amusing that the Quel’dorei exiles who fled to the eastern continent named their city “Silvermoon”, only to turn away from the night and the silver moon toward the day and the golden sun.

89) Silvermoon Resplendent

Resplendent Circlet, Sin’dorei Pauldrons Belt Gauntlets & Slippers, Silvermoon Robes, Shroud of Resolve (rank 6), Felo’melorn (upgraded, first tint)
But of course this was the robe that Kaelinda would choose first to mix-and-match with the Sin’dorei Heritage Armor.

88) Sin’dorei Sorcerer



Heritage of the Sin’dorei (robe version) with Golden Staff of the Sin’dorei
As the character who did the Heritage of the Sin’dorei questline, Kaelinda wanted to wear the whole set for just a little while before beginning to play mix-and-match with it.
I changed her title back from “Archmage” to “of Silvermoon” while wearing this ensemble, too.

87) Kirin Tor of Dalaran IV

Darkmist Wizard Hat, Shoulderpads of Twisted Fate (H), Tia Shortsleeve’s Short Sleeve Shirt, Hidden Belt, Khadgar’s Kilt of Abjuration, Pyrotex Ignition Cloth, Ringo’s Blizzard Boots, Drape of the Lithe, Aluneth (upgraded, 3rd tint)
I originally designed and iterated upon this outfit for my Human Mage (#31, #45 & #61) using the Alliance-exclusive Kirin Tor Offensive Tabard from the Isle of Thunder in Pandaria. When the tabard design became available as a shirt during Free T-Shirt Day, I could finally make it for Kaelinda — who has always considered herself to be more loyal to the Kirin Tor than to the Sunreavers — as well.
I’d love to use the Normal-mode Runebound Mantle/Corrupted Mantle of the Felseekers with this kit–

— but Antorus isn’t quite soloable for players of my skill level yet.

86) Legion’s Downfall



Cowl of the Illidari High Lord/Fel-Proof Goggles, Sanctified Bloodmage Shoulderpads, Silkweave Robe & Cinch, Leggings of the Seventh Circle, Warmongering Gladiator’s Silk Handguards, Void Slippers, Legionfall Tabard, Shimmershell Cape, Vengeance Staff
Inspired, perhaps, by Kinevra’s return to the Broken Isles to obtain her Archmage title, Kaelinda returned to the Broken Isles to complete the Legionfall Campaign and obtain the Archmage’s Prismatic Disc. Upon achieving this objective, she decided that she needed a Legionfall tabard kit — and it needed to use these spectacular Outland pants. This also seemed like a good opportunity to wear this Black Temple hat, if only for the photoshoot — for continuous wear, the Fel-Proof Goggles are less cumbersome and more attractive.

85) Sunchaser

Crown of Endless Knowledge, Mantle of Tirisfal, Silvermoon Robes, Black Belt of Knowledge, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Staff of the Sunchaser
A Silvermoon outfit for Kaelinda to wear while pursuing the Heritage of the Sin’dorei questline.

84) Flames Like Feathers/Frost Like Feathers/Mana Like Feathers

Orange: Jewel of the Firelord, Mantle of Closed Doors (N), Silksand Wraps, Lava-Starched Britches, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Tabard of Summer Flames, Wild Combatant’s Energy Staff

Blue: Crown of Eternal Winter, Frostwind Mantle, Sage’s Robe, Lava-Starched Britches, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Tabard of Summer Skies, Warmongering Combatant’s Energy Staff

Purple: Mantle of Closed Doors (H), Raincaller Robes, Lava-Starched Britches, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Order of the Awakened Tabard, Emanating Staff of Shadow
This robe style is available in both cloth and leather, and both cloth and leather have firey, feathery shoulders to wear with it. Compare Druid #76 for the leather version.

83) Queen of Blood and Embers

Crown of the Seducer, Honorbound Artificer’s Amice, Sanctified Bloodmage Robe (25H), Embersilk Cord, Primal Combatant’s Gloves of Prowess, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Vindictive Gladiator’s Ironskin Cloak, Stylish Black Shirt, Starrgo’s Walking Stick
While I was working on Kinevra’s outfit for the Dazar’alor LFR crown, I thought that the combination of this robe with the crown looked magnificent. It wasn’t quite right for Kinevra, but it would be great for Kaelinda!
If only it didn’t use a number of Horde-specific PvP items, this outfit would look fabulous on a Dark Iron Dwarf.

82) Jeweled Serpent


Headdress of the First Empire, Brood Cleanser’s Amice, Robes of the Reborn Serpent, Excavator’s Safety Belt, Handwraps of Oscillating Polarity, Sandswept Sandals, Drape of the Loyal Vassal, Legacy of Arlokk
This set, collected from Normal Zandalar dungeons, is so pretty. Serendipitously, I saw a dude at the Great Seal who was also wearing the set, allowing me to capture the gender dimorphism in the design of the robe.
I think that this staff from Zul’Gurub looks better with it than the Staff of the Lightning Serpent from Temple of Sethraliss does, though.

81) Deep Tides


Deeptide set with Stagheart Staff
This is the Nazjatar zone drop recolor of the Benthic cloth set. As with the leather Nazjatar armor, I prefer the grey and softer green of the zone drop version of the set to the red and brighter green of the Benthic version of the set.
I love how this hat is a combination of a wizard hat and a tricorne!

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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 (*).

90) Silver Thread

Silver-Thread Armor with Warmage’s Spire
I’d been playing around with elements of this Classic set in kits for other characters and thought to myself that I ought to have someone wear the whole ensemble for awhile.
The Afterlives: Maldraxxus short prompted me to contemplate the Necrolords as a viable Shadowlands Covenant affiliation for this character — and to use the Orb of Deception to visualize this outfit on an Orc.

89) Blackwater Buccaneer


Red Tricorne Hat, Black Swashbuckler’s Shirt, Captain Sanders’ Sash, Seafarer’s Pantaloons, Buccaneer’s Boots, Freeport Falchion, Mok’Morokk’s Grog Bottle
The Blackwater Raiders are the pirate gang, led by Baron Revilgaz, who run Booty Bay.
I originally wanted to do an all-red outfit using the Corsair’s Overshirt and Buccaneer’s Pants —

— but all the reds are different hues and it felt clashy rather than coherent.
See also Priest #11 & #73.

88) Tinker II

Flying Tiger Goggles, Corrupted Mantle of the Felseekers (LFR), Elemental Raiment, Cord of the Slain Champion, Godfrey’s Britches, Zaetar’s Gloves, Gnomish Inventor Boots, Rustbolt Resistance Tabard, Neural Synapse Enhancer
Kinevra is the only other character, besides Kamalia, to have actually gone to Mechagon (which she did primarily to be able to do the Mechagnome recruitment questline), so I decided to update her previous “Tinker” kit (#33) to use the Rustbolt Resistance Tabard and the staff from Operation: Mechagon.
Kinevra’s professions have been Herbalism and Inscription for a very long time. But darnit, I wanted to have one of my high-level Mages be able to wear the Engineering goggles, so Kinevra unlearned Inscription and picked up Engineering in its place.

87) Tirisgarde Field Marshal

Ceremonial Crown of Karabor, Vestia’s Pauldrons of Inner Grace, Field Marshal’s Silk Vestments, Light-Woven Slippers, Aluneth
I was a little bit disappointed to discover that the Order Hall Campaign titles are not automatically awarded to alts of the same class upon reaching level 110; each character must complete the Order Hall Campaign for themself to be able to use the corresponding title. Kinevra finally got around to returning to the Broken Isles to finish the Mage Order Hall Campaign in late Battle for Azeroth, after she’d finished all the things she wanted to do in Kul Tiras.
Kinevra also acquired the Field Marshal’s robe with Honor gained by running Northrend dungeons while the Alliance held Wintergrasp; she also has it equipped for this outfit to celebrate finishing the Mage Order Hall Campaign and acquiring the Archmage title at last.

86) Knight-Captain of the 7th Legion

Mountainsage Hood, Mantle of the Champion, Knight-Captain’s Silk Tunic, 7th Legionnaire’s Cord, Warmongering Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Sandswept Sandals, 7th Legionnaire’s Stave
I was finally ready to go do the Pride of Kul Tiras questline and recruit the Kul Tirans. Kinevra needed something special for the occasion. Years ago, she acquired this robe using Honor gained by running Northrend dungeons while the Alliance held Wintergrasp (see also “Hero of Stormwind”, her outfit #5). Not having done PvP in Classic, however, I haven’t got the requisite Legacy Achievement to Transmogrify its appearance, so she has it equipped.

85) Orome

Crown of Infinite Prosperity, Willow Vest, Councillor’s Sash, Elunarian Sarong, Goldenvine Wraps, Kurkenstoks, Torch of Austen, Suntouched Flowers
This festive summer beach ensemble is named after a song by European ethnopop star Oonagh.

84) Topaz and Peridot

Crown of the Seducer, Imbued Silkweave Epaulets, Opulent Robes, Night Dreamer Handwraps + Fen Spirit Wristwraps, Shattrath Jumpers, Crystalfire Spellstaff (stage 3)
Fortuitously, and fittingly, Kinevra won the crown from Opulence straight up — without using a Seal — when she went to defeat King Rastakhan for the Alliance War Campaign quest.
I couldn’t resist the pun of using the Opulent Robes with an item dropped by a boss named Opulence. I also liked how the green moderated the brightness of the orange, which led to my choice of shoulders. Overall, I’m very happy with how this turned out.

83) Duskhaven Lupin


Blue Tricorne Hat, Duskhaven Dress, Duskhaven Boots, Lupine Longstaff
The Duskhaven Top Hat is generally ridiculously expensive when it shows up on the AH, so I’m happy that this hat coordinates so nicely with the Duskhaven Dress.

82) Under The Sea


Pearlescent Spaulders, Siren Mystic’s Vestments, Belt of Blind Devotion, Gloves of Unshackled Arcana, Eelskin Flippers, Tabard of the Dreamweavers, Plundered Oracle Fin Staff
These are the pieces I wanted out of the Eternal Palace LFR set, so when I’d gotten them all, I was done. I like the design of the skirt of the robe but not the blouse, so it’s a good thing that this pretty tabard has just the right coordinating color to cover it up. It’s fun that the dimensional pearl brooch still shows over the tabard.
Nazjatar has some pretty spots, but it can’t beat Vashj’ir for gorgeous undersea scenery.

81) Tidespeaker

Tidespeaker/Sagehold set with Squirgle’s Deepstone Wand and Tortollan Traveling Lantern
It was this robe that, when datamined in a Legion patch PTR, gave the first clue that we’d be going to Kul Tiras in the next expansion.
Fittingly, this set is obtained by questing in Stormsong Valley, where the Tidesages have their major settlement.

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