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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 (*).

80) Port Authority

Grey Tricorne Hat, Bloodbough Mantle, Nobleman’s Coat, Standard Issue Airborne Belt, Nobleman’s Pantaloons, Archaeologist’s Quarry Boots*, Nola’s Shawl, Hacksaw Skinning Knife, Crow’s Nest Spotlight
When I first discovered how small the average amount of Seafarer’s Doubloons awarded for a single Island Expedition run is, I thought I’d just settle for getting this faction-neutral version of the Tricorne Hat. By the time I’d gotten this hat, though, I was really quite enjoying the relatively mindless run-around-and-smash-things gameplay of Island Expeditions — so I think I’ll eventually collect enough Doubloons to get the other two colors of the Tricorne Hat, too.

79) Amisi’s Amiga

Nightvale Cowl, Mantle of the Champion, Vestments of the Shifting Sands, Amaranthine Leggings, Nightvale Wristwraps, Kurkenstoks, Eye-Blinder Greatcloak, Rolfsen’s Ripper, Symbol of Transgression
Amisi Azuregaze and her husband Arille are the proprietors of the Legerdemain Lounge in Dalaran. Since their introduction in Wrath, I’ve been quite fond of them for being a mixed-race couple not only as in High Elf + Human but also as in fair + dark.
Ha, I didn’t even realize until I went to take the pictures how much Kimmellyn looks like Amisi!

78) Wrathful Moonpriest




Ceremonial Crown of Karabor, Wrathful Gladiator’s Silk Amice, Imbued Netherweave Tunic, Felcast Cord, Moonpriest’s Legwraps, Sunfrost Handwraps, Inferno Breath Sandals, Moonpriest’s Cloak, Steel Bladebreaker, Urn of Lost Memories
Kinevra’s first trip to the Darkshore Warfront rewarded her with the pants and cloak from the Moonpriest’s Vestments. I thought I’d see what I could come up with to show off these fancy pants.
Seeing the addition of darker skin tones to several races in the Shadowlands alpha datamining inspired me to see what the kit would look like on Kimmellyn.
Azshara’s palace in the Well of Eternity dungeon — and the surrounding Kaldorei city that can be seen from her balcony — seriously needs a renovation now that the art team have established what Highborne architecture really looked like. But of course, the devs will never actually go back and do that.

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 (*).

80) Spring Sunshine


Yellow Spring Circlet/Fen Spirit Headdress, Fen Spirit Mantle, Robe of Solomon*, Girdle of Nobility, Blessed Gloves of Undead Cleansing*, Slippers of Serenity, Gorian Staff
Kaelinda wanted an outfit with the yellow bunny ears. The quest that awarded it having vanished in the Shattering, this particular robe is no longer available —

— but the very similar Bright Robe also looks good.

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

I’m on Myzrael, by the way.

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

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

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a conversation with Kaelinda

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

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

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

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

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

20) Gaudy Cookie Baker

Finely-Tailored Green Holiday Hat, Gaudy Winter Veil Sweater, Keyton’s Sash, Fuzzy Legwarmers, Fel-Infused Boots, Apron, Mystic Riverpaw Wand, Rolling Pin
Winter Veil having arrived, Kaelyla needed a Gaudy Winter Veil Sweater outfit.
Hurrah for loosening of Transmogrification restrictions, so that this fun flavor off-hand item can now be Mogged!

19) Apprentice Timewalker Historian

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Kodo-Repellant Shoulders, Princess Poobah’s Dress, Willow Belt, Zaetar’s Gloves, Willow Boots, Loremaster’s Colors, Dryad’s Wand, Tome of the Dawn
The Loremaster’s Colors seemed like a highly appropriate item to sub for the NPC tabard.

18) Reveling in Time

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Gild’s Crewneck, Padre’s Trousers, Kurkenstoks, Spider Frier, Flesh and Bone
This shirt from Free T-Shirt Day is the best approximation of the shirt these chicks at the WoW’s 15th Anniversary Celebration are wearing; the dudes are wearing the Azure Silk Vest. Their pants are the Goblin level 1 Shaman pants.

17) Do You Want to Build a Snowman?



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

16) Three Variations on Casual Blue

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

15) Blue Bonnet


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

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

14) See-er of Signs

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

13) Blue Linen

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

12) Royal Wizard

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

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

11) Fine Day For Fishing

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

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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 (*).

70) Master of Mogu Mysteries

Regalia of the Chromatic Hydra (LFR lookalike) with Amaranthine Cowl and Cloudscorcher Greatstaff
This is another example of a tier set where the LFR coloration is, to my eye, the most handsome.

69) Nazmiracle

Zanchuli Crest, Saurifeather Mantle, Red Mageweave Vest, Apothecary’s Waistband, Astralaan Pants, Rotting Handwraps + Earthmender’s Bracer of Shattering, Infernoweave Boots, Dragon’s Blood Cape, Formal White Shirt, Talanji’s Expedition Tabard, Wild Combatant’s Battle Staff
A striking ensemble that is hauntingly reminiscent of the blood trolls that Talanji’s Expedition seeks to contain.

68) Dazar’Alor Special Investigator

Zanchuli Crest, Wild Gladiator’s Mantle of Cruelty, Goldweave Tunic, Serenity Belt, Astralaan Pants, Wild Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess + Loa Speaker’s Cuffs, Gnomish Casting Boots, Ragged Azsharan Sail Fragment, Wild Combatant’s Battle Staff, Formal White Shirt, Talanji’s Expedition Tabard
A mostly white and gold outfit to coordinate with the mostly white and gold Talanji’s Expedition Tabard.
Might be perceived as blue and black under certain lighting conditions.

67) Troll Action Battle Princess


Bloodhex Hood, Warmongering Gladiator’s Mantle of Cruelty, High Councillor’s Tunic, Cord of Unhinged Malice, Soothsayer’s Kilt, Pyrotex Ignition Cloth + Loa Speaker’s Cuffs, Kurkenstoks, Cloak of Everburning Knowledge, Warmongering Combatant’s Battle Staff, Talanji’s Expedition Tabard
I pushed Kamalia to Exalted with Talanji’s Expedition primarily so that I could do this with its tabard.
Here are a couple of variations:

Alanna’s Embrace (from Old Scholomance; no longer available)

Vestments of the Shifting Sands + Astralaan Pants

66) Tidespray Linen


Tidespray Linen set with Fangcaller’s Staff (H)/Tidespray Linen set with Lord Aldrius’ Greatstaff (A)
The crafted gear from Battle for Azeroth has faction-dichotomous appearances. For Horde characters, the tailored Tidespray Linen set has the same appearance as the Loa Speaker quest set from Nazmir. For Alliance characters, the Tidespray Linen set has the same appearance as the Wickerwoven quest set from Drustvar. If Horde characters want the Alliance appearance, they should look for the Heartsbane set on the AH. If Alliance characters want the Horde appearance, they should look for the Bloodhex set on the AH.

65) Flames of Fate

Firehawk Hood (N), Mantle of False Virtue, Robes of Fate, Mage-Fury Girdle, Archivist’s Gloves, Oilfoot Slippers, Felo’melorn (default appearance, original tint)
I’ve used the beige and purple versions of this set (with my Priest and my Void Elf, respectively), so now it’s time to use the red version.
The End Time dungeon version of this location would be somewhat more appropriate, but I didn’t feel like playing the lottery with whether Baine would be up when I went into the dungeon.

64) Sunsworn Soulwarden



Hood of Misplaced Dreams, Swiftheal Mantle, Robe of Glowing Stone (N), Vestal’s Irrepressible Girdle, Gloves of Piscine Attraction + Bracers of the Black Dream, Saltarello Shoes, Ebon Filigreed Doublet, Mardenholde Staff
After spending a number of years as a curator of the renewed Sunwell, Kaelydia travelled with Lady Liadrin’s Sunsworn to Auchindoun on Draenor-of-the-alternate-timeway. During her time there, she became good friends with Soulbinder Tuulani.
There are very few cloth-wearers among the Sunsworn, and the most interesting item of clothing they wear is a yellow recolor of the Scarlet Sin’dorei Robes that isn’t available to players, so I have instead taken inspiration for Kaelydia’s Sunsworn outfit from Tuulani’s gear.

63) Coalition Wizard

Helm of Arcane Purity, Duskhallow Mantle, Wizardweave Robe, Astralaan Belt, Black Mageweave Gloves, Sorcerer Slippers, Grand Magister’s Staff of Torrents, Golden Filigreed Shirt, Tabard of the Shattered Sun
After the Scryers had joined with the Aldor to reclaim the BlackTemple of Karabor, a holy site for the Draenei, Kaelydia was glad to see the Aldor joining with the Scryers to reclaim that most holy of sites for the Sin’dorei, the Sunwell.

62) Scryer Luminary

Elegant Mantle, Black Ash Robe, Serenity Belt, Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves, Sorcerer Slippers, Nimboya’s Mystical Staff*, Scryers Tabard
Following the destruction of Eversong Woods, Silvermoon City, and the Sunwell by Arthas Menethil, and the rejection of the elves by Garithos of Stormwind, it seemed to Kaelydia a good idea to follow Prince Kael’thas and his new allies, Illidan Stormrage and Lady Vashj, to Outland. When Kaelydia observed the devastation of Farahlon caused by the construction and ignition of the manaforges, however, she began to doubt the Prince’s plan for providing his suffering people with the supply of mana they needed. She was not alone in these doubts, of course, and when Lord Voren’thal defected to Shattrath, she was among those who went with him.

61) Dreamscale II

Starfire Tiara*, Primal Combatant’s Amice of Prowess, Dreamscale Inlaid Vestments, Primal Combatant’s Cord of Prowess, Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves, Infernoweave Boots, Rubellite Staff of Intuition
A variation on an outfit I originally designed for my Priest. Given its red and gold color scheme, Kaelydia thought that her vibrant red hair and golden eyes would look good in it.

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