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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 (*).

101) Avatar



Tasteful Eyeglasses, Stylish Blue Shirt, Squallshaper Leggings, Stickyfoot Sandals, Fighter Broadsword + Tome of the Dawn
An attempt to make my Human Mages look like I do in the Real World, sort of. I wear my hair in a tail like Kaylynda most of the time, but it curls like Kayliddia’s hair when I wear it loose. My hair color is somewhere in between the orange of Kaylynda’s hair and the reddish-brown of Kayliddia’s hair. My body shape is definitely more Boralus than Stormwind.
The sword I chose is meant to represent these play swords that my husband spent much of the last year or two making.

They have an aluminum bar core encased in cardboard and/or foam, held together with wood glue or caulk or sewn cord, and, obviously, duct tape.

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Like my four year-old who is so excited for Halloween, I “can’t wait” for Patch 9.1.5 because I’m so excited to be able to bring Kamalia to the Shadowlands without having to go through that introductory Maw experience one more time. As I’ve played with my Mages, Druid, Priest, and Warlock, I’ve found myself missing slinging Flame Shocks and Lava Bursts and Chain Lightnings and Earthquakes as an Elemental Shaman. I also just miss being Kamalia because she’s my oldest and “flagship” character.

With Kamalia in the Shadowlands, I’ll have three of the four armor classes there. That makes it tempting to also bring out my Paladin, Karelia. Then I’d want to bring my Tauren Priest, Kaohana, so that I’ll have all four armor classes as Tauren, and because the twins don’t like to be separated. But I know that that’s more alts than I can really manage, so I am telling myself quite firmly that I am only going to advance Kamalia.

I plan to matriculate Kamalia with the Night Fae and then slowly level her with my favorite no or minimal combat World Quests. After Kamalia has acquired all of the Night Fae stuff I’d like her to have, I’ll covenant swap her to the Kyrian to get their gorgeous set — at least the Campaign coloration; I may or may not also go for the Renown coloration — then swap back to the Night Fae.

In thinking about what kind of Covenant hopping I might want to do with my other characters, I began to think about which characters I might want to bring ahead to 10.0. Which characters will need to cycle through all the Covenants so that they’ll have access to all the things to Mog with in the future? Over the past few expansions (Shadowlands included), I’ve figured out that I can handle about four active characters at a time. The four characters I want to keep actively playing for as long as I keep playing WoW are Kamalia, Kerisa, Kaelinda, and Kaelyla. Kamalia only wants Night Fae and Kyrian stuff, and Kerisa only wants Night Fae stuff. It’s just the Mages who really want stuff from all four of the Covenants. So, after Kaelinda has reached 80 Renown and unlocked unlimited Covenant hopping, and after I’ve completed all of the 9.0 Covenant Campaigns with the designated characters, I’ll want Kaelinda and Kaelyla to each take turns with all of the Covenants. I’m imagining having them work together to collect the sets from the Korthia daily quests…

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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 (*).

13) Avatar



Tasteful Eyeglasses, Stylish Blue Shirt, Squallshaper Leggings, Stickyfoot Sandals, Fighter Broadsword + Tome of the Dawn
An attempt to make my Human Mages look like I do in the Real World, sort of. I wear my hair in a tail like Kaylynda most of the time, but it curls like Kayliddia’s hair when I wear it loose. My hair color is somewhere in between the orange of Kaylynda’s hair and the reddish-brown of Kayliddia’s hair. My body shape is definitely more Boralus than Stormwind.
The sword I chose is meant to represent these play swords that my husband spent much of the last year or two making.

They have an aluminum bar core encased in cardboard and/or foam, held together with wood glue or caulk or sewn cord, and, obviously, duct tape.

12) Tide Witch



Shirakess Headdress, Charlotte’s Chastizing Pauldrons, Squallshaper Vestments, Frost-Touched Cord, Sirensong Handwraps, Sirensong Slippers, Ebonchill (PvP, default tint)
To finish off this series, Kayliddia returns once more to her familiar, comfortable Tidesage robes. And it wanted the Nazjatar pirate hat, it just did.

11) Charlotte’s Extensive Mind


Charlotte’s Chastizing Pauldrons, Robes of Rasped Breaths, Deeptide Cinch, Gloves of the Arcane Purge, Ikeyen’s Boots, Jaina’s Staff
Here we have these shoulders with the matching robe and gloves for the Northrend style set of which they are a part. The outfit name comes from Mantle of the Extensive Mind, which is identical to Charlotte’s Chastizing Pauldrons.

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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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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 (*).

46) Dreaming Wisteria


Moonpriest’s Visor, Hateful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Robes of the Shadowcaster, Cord of Uncertain Devotion, Darkweave Breeches, Shadowlace Cuffs, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Moon Guard Drape, Night Courtier’s Spire
I acquired this staff for my Druid, thinking I wasn’t particularly interested in it for my Mage. Then I thought of pairing it with this robe and Khrysanthemina’s purple hair, and here we are.
A nice alternate hat for a Horde character would be the Fae Revel Masque:

45) Wild Hunt Messenger



Sorcerer Drape, Bridenbrad’s Sash, Squallshaper Leggings, Pure Aspirant’s Gloves + Fireflash Bracers, Pure Aspirant’s Treads, Winterwoven Bulb, Tabard of the Wild Hunt, Staff of Radiance
This Classic chestpiece and these BfA pants were just the thing to coordinate with the Tabard of the Wild Hunt — and with each other. I love it when I find items from such widely disparate expansions that go together so nicely!
Although the Frost-Touched Cord coordinates wonderfully with the rest of the ensemble —

— it doesn’t line up properly with the waistline of the tabard, so a different belt is needed when the tabard is worn.

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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