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Kregga got her first Nightfallen Paragon cache last night.
And what should be in it but the Leywoven Flying Carpet! At last!

I’ve wanted this mount partly so that my Tailors can have a complete collection of all the Flying Carpets —

— and partly so that my characters who aren’t Tailors can have a Flying Carpet, too. I’ve particularly wanted this mount for Kaelyla, who has a whole array of violet-blue mounts lined up on her right action bars 😀

I’m not going to try for any of the other Paragon rewards — getting this one was frustrating enough — so my Death Knight, Monk, and Paladin are now headed back to Thunder Bluff to hang out “at home” until I want to do Battle for Azeroth — or some other type of Legacy content — stuff with them.

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Kamalia has reached Exalted with all of the 8.0 factions at last. Now I can ignore WQs for awhile, unless the Emissary reward is something really good, like 2000 gold. No Paragoning for me.

I’ve been more or less completely ignoring Artifact Power, so Kamalia’s Heart of Azeroth is only at level 46. I suppose I could prioritize Missions and WQs that give AP for awhile, but, eh, whatever. It’ll get to 50 when it gets there, and if I can’t fully unlock all the cool new functions that the Heart will gain in Patch 8.2 immediately, I’m playing too casually for it to matter.

Time to stop procrastinating doing the War Campaign, I guess.

Meanwhile, Kerithian finished up her Darnassus rep and moved on to Outland to grind Kurenai rep. I’ve long been covetous of the Alliance-only Kurenai Kilt, but I didn’t think I could stomach doing the Kurenai grind all the way to Exalted. When I looked the Kilt up again recently, though, I saw that it only requires Revered rep, and that seemed more doable. Just as the Horde first meet the Mag’har in Hellfire Peninsula, the Alliance first encounter the Kurenai at Orebor Harborage in Zangarmarsh. Doing the quests there in addition to the ones at Telaar in Nagrand got me to halfway from Honored to Revered. That made the remaining grind to Revered not so bad at all. Getting to Exalted would still be a pain, though!

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Browsing through cloth robes in my Wardrobe, I’m reminded that I’ve collected so many items that I think are so pretty, but haven’t yet gotten around to making kits with them. I could probably make a new kit every week for each of my major cloth-wearing characters for several months before I ran out of items I have in my collection but hadn’t used yet. Problem is, Mogging when you’re not doing anything else makes you broke really fast.

Venerated of Zandalar

Pauldrons of Venerated Spirits (LFR), Stormstrike Vest, Crafted Dreadful Gladiator’s Links of Accuracy, Isle Watcher’s Leggings, Torcali’s Grips of the Bounty, Gral Worshipper’s Waders, Tabard of the Zandalari Empire, The Fist of Ra-den/Doomhammer (Hidden appearance, 200 WQ tint)
The Troll-themed Antorus shoulders and Hidden appearances of the Elemental and Enhancement Artifact weapons were the natural choices to complement the Zandalari Empire tabard.

Tiragarde Navigator

Navigator’s Garb with Ceremonial Crown of Karabor, Seafury Tamer, and Crow’s Nest Spotlight
When Kinevra had quested through enough of Tiragarde Sound to collect all of the appearances for that zone’s coloration of the Kul Tiras cloth quest set, it was time to wear it.
Horde characters who want to wear this outfit should look for “Foxhollow” items on the Auction House.

Effervescent Viridium

Wrathful Gladiator’s Mooncloth Mantle, Robe of Effervescent Light, Telubis’ Binding of Patience, Tempest’s Touch, Shimmering Geta, Viridium Staff of Alacrity
I felt like Kaohana had been in her previous outfit long enough. Not having an idea in mind for her to wear next, I cast around for some inspiration and decided to build a kit around the other coloration of this Battle for Azeroth Jewelcrafted staff model.

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.

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This series of posts began because I set myself a goal to document new Transmogrification outfits in a more timely fashion. As soon as I create a new outfit, I write it up in a draft post. As the weekend approaches, I start working on taking fashion screenshots, processing them, and updating “Things my [Class] Wears” posts. On Sunday — though not every Sunday — I publish the collection of my recent efforts. Then I begin the next “Sunday on the Promenade” draft post.

Occasionally, I have ideas for themed Transmogrification collections that take several months to completely assemble. Thus, some of these outfits might get re-posted at a later date as part of such a themed Transmogrification collection.

If any of you, my dear readers, have kits that you’d like to share, I’d be happy to add you to the show! Just email me your picture(s), along with a list of the items in the outfit. I don’t regularly check my blog email, though, so if you’ve sent me an outfit, please make a comment on the most recent Sunday Mog Show post so that I know to check my blog email for your contribution.

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With the current Zandalari Emissary, Kamalia has reached Exalted with the Zandalari — my first Exalted Battle for Azeroth reputation!
I’ll continue using a contract for Champions of Azeroth until I get Exalted with them, and then I should probably switch to using a contract for Honorbound, as it seems I’m going to have to get them to Exalted to progress to the 8.1.5 stage of the War Campaign. Because getting Champions of Azeroth to Exalted on one character unlocks the Heart of Azeroth upgrades account-wide, Kaylynda’s first contract (when she gets to 120) should therefore be 7th Legion.

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The Twelve Classes were on Bloodhoof. The Mages (except for Kaelinda) were on Argent Dawn. All other Horde characters were on Duskwood (Bloodhoof’s linked realm). All other Alliance characters were on The Scryers (Argent Dawn’s linked realm). This was a good system of organization, I thought, tidy and nicely compartmentalized.

Then one evening earlier this week I logged on and did some WQs with Kamalia, flipped over to Argent Dawn to do a few quests in Kul Tiras with Kaylynda, flipped over to Duskwood to do some questing in Mulgore with my Highmountain Tauren Druid, flipped over to The Scryers to take my Night Elf Druid to Boralus — and realized that I was tired of doing that much jumping between realms. Wouldn’t it be nicer if everyone I was actively doing stuff with was on the same realm? On not-quite-an-impulse — I’ve been considering this for a few weeks — I moved Kaylynda, Kaelyla, Kerithian, and Kashina to Bloodhoof. Kashina was the only one who ended up needing a name change; she became Kasheena. My Dwarf Paladin and Dwarf Shaman can stay on The Scryers for now, until I’m ready to start actively doing stuff with them in Battle for Azeroth content.

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Gnomecore’s post on the Dwarf Heritage Armor questline reminds me that I should check up on my reputations for my favorite Base Races. Kamalia is Exalted with Thunder Bluff, of course; she’ll be able to go get the Tauren Heritage Armor when Patch 8.2 arrives. Kaelinda is Exalted with Silvermoon; she just needs to get to 120 already so she can go collect the Blood Elf Heritage Armor. Kaylynda is Exalted with Stormwind, so she’ll be ready whenever the Human Heritage Armor is released. Kerithian is only at Honored with Darnassus, so she needs put on her Darnassus tabard and start farming Darnassus rep so that she’ll be ready whenever the Night Elf Heritage Armor is released. Kyraleia and Kjerstin are both at Revered with Ironforge; they would need both leveling to 120 and some rep grinding to qualify for the Dwarf Heritage Armor.

The three main ways that I’ve farmed Classic capital city reputation in the past have been the Argent Tournament, doing the Cooking and Fishing dailies, and running dungeons while wearing the tabard. Of those three options, I’ll probably take the third one with Kerithian; I’ve found that Heroic Ahn’kahet gives good city rep (2958) if you completely clear it, and Kerithian could certainly use the money she’d get from vending everything she picked up in the process.

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Kamalia reached Revered with Champions of Azeroth a week or two ago and has now completed Battle for Azeroth Pathfinder Part 1. The past couple of weekends have been rather busy, so I haven’t yet had a chance to run Atal’Dazar, so I can continue the Vol’jin questline, or to work on the Saurfang questline. I’ve been puttering along doing Emissaries; I’m about 2/3 of the way from Revered to Exalted with the Zandalari and about halfway from Revered to Exalted with everyone else. Using a contract seems to have helped my Champions of Azeroth rep catch up to the rest. Part of me wants to set a goal of getting all of the 8.0 reps to Exalted before 8.2 drops new reps on us that will have to be pushed to Revered to get Pathfinder Part 2. More realistically, however, I’ll probably get the three leveling zone reps to Exalted (for various reasons), keep doing Tortollan Emissaries until I’m Exalted with them just because I enjoy their quests, and ignore the Honorbound because I’m not all that interested in rolling a Mag’har Orc.

Although Kaelinda has long since given up on Paragoning for Suramar, I still want that Leywoven Flying Carpet. Kaelinda wants it so she can have all the Magic Carpet mounts, and Kaelyla wants it as one of her flying mounts for its dark blue and purple color scheme. Hmm… Which other characters are already Exalted with the Nightborne and could be set to Paragoning for Suramar? Druid and Paladin are in Zandalar and have gotten started with questing in Vol’dun and Nazmir, respectively. That leaves Death Knight and Monk. So Kregga and Katewatha are now back in their Order Halls, watching their Mission Tables for Suramar missions and watching the Broken Isles Emissary lineup for Kirin Tor. I must be crazy.

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Wowhead’s April Fool’s stuff is the best. It’s always stuff that would be really cool if it really were something that was going to be added to the game, and it’s never snide the way the Blizzard mock patch notes generally are.

This weekend, I completed the 8.0 War Campaign through the deep sea diving quest. Apart from the silliness of deep sea diving with only a helmet, I thought the headlight mechanic was rather fun. It was also silly that all the other drowned corpses were skeletonized, but somehow the two most interesting ones were still quite intact. Then I hit a gear wall: I’ve only just barely reached the ilevel required to queue for Normals at level 120, and I have five ilevels to go before I can queue for Siege of Boralus (praise the Earthmother that it’s available on Heroic now!). I also did the first stage of the Vol’jin questline — I think it finally popped up when I reached Revered with the Zandalari? — up until the point where I have to go run Atal’Dazar. I guess I’d better get my tail in gear and go run all the dungeons on Normal in Elemental at least once, with my loot spec set to Resto in hopes of getting a decent 1H/Shield combo for running as a Healer (I have a Sharas’dal kit in mind that I’d like to make soon-ish).

As mentioned above, I’ve managed to hit Revered with the Zandalari. I’ll get Revered with Talanji’s Expedition and with the Voldunai the next time those factions pop up as the Emissary. I’m the furthest behind with Champions of Azeroth, of course, but I am at least Honored with them. All the others are in between.

I wasn’t expecting to be too fond of being Sylvanas’s minion for the main plot of the War Campaign, and I haven’t been. The Lilian Voss side story, however, has been unexpectedly moving. It provides a needed counterbalance to the callousness of the Blightcaller, and it gives some welcome in-game depth of characterization to the Forsaken, too. It’s almost making me want to roll a new Forsaken alt just to re-play the beginnings of Lilian’s story in Tirisfal Glades (and then promptly delete said alt when I was done with it). I played through the then-new version of Tirisfal Glades shortly after Cataclysm launched, so I have dim memories of Lilian’s story, and it seems to me that if a player doesn’t know that part of the story, they’d be missing out on some of the weight of her actions in her current arc.

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This week I’ve been methodically bringing each of the rest of the Twelve Classes out to Dazar’alor, setting her Hearthstone at the Great Seal, choosing a zone for her to begin questing — and then sending her through the portal to Thunder Bluff to relax at home until I’m ready to begin actively leveling with her. I’ve also sent my Blood Elves back home to Silvermoon. Only the alts whom I am most interested in leveling next — Kaelinda, Kerisa, and Karaelia — got to stay in Zandalar. Actually, Kaelinda isn’t in Zandalar, either; she’s hanging out in the Hall of the Guardian watching her mission table and the Legion emissaries, making another vain attempt at getting the Leywoven Flying Carpet from Paragoning for the Nightfallen.

Kamalia is slowly working through the Horde War Campaign one segment at a time on Sunday evenings. I looked over reputations; of course she has to get to Revered with everyone to get flying. Then which factions should I push to Exalted? Magni, to get the necklace upgrades. Voldunai, so that if the Vulpera ever become an Allied Race, I’ll be ready. Talanji’s Expedition, because it’s the prettiest Horde BfA faction tabard and looking at it in the dressing room the other day, I began daydreaming of mogging with it. And the Zandalari, I guess, even if I don’t roll a Zandalari character, because I’ve heard that the Zandalari recruitment scenario is Talanji’s coronation, and I’d rather like to see that. On the Alliance side, when I get there, I’ll probably only push the Proudmoore Admiralty all the way to Exalted, so that I can unlock the Kul’Tiran Allied Race. Unless any of the others have something attractive to wear… then maybe I’ll do those, too.

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For the Alliance!


Mountainsage Hood, Primal Mooncloth Shoulders, Whispering Tunic, Bridenbrad’s Sash, Leggings of the Night Sky, Exiled Dabbler’s Gloves, Faith Healer’s Boots*, Bone Witch’s Drape, Replica Lion’s Fang, Divine Companion, Stormwind Tabard


Kodo-Repellant Shoulders, Silksand Wraps, Belt of Unsolvable Problems, Gaze Dreamer Pants, Gloves of Rapid Evolution, Ritual Sandals, Bloodpetal Cloak, Orange Mageweave Shirt, Excavation Rod*, Everglow Lantern*, Ironforge Tabard


Eye of Flame, Orchid Amice*, Cat Lover’s Vest, Dreamer’s Belt, Darkweave Breeches, Gossamer Gloves + Courier’s Wraps, Elegant Boots, Staff of Dominance, Gnomeregan Tabard


Buoyant Shoulderpads, Replica Sorcerer’s Robes, Belt of False Promises, Gandling’s Gloves, Footfalls of Memories, Mok’Morokk’s Beat Stick, Darnassus Tabard


Ceremonial Shoulderpads of Karabor, Astralaan Robe, Ceremonial Sash of Karabor, Wild Gladiator’s Gloves of Prowess, Staff of the Redeemer, Exodar Tabard & Mantle


Lord Walden’s Top Hat, Enumerated Shoulderpads, Sorcerer Drape, Juju Belt, Godfrey’s Britches, Fel-Infused Grips, Woolen Boots, Staff of Deserved Tranquility, Gilneas Tabard


Arcane Pads, Blue Linen Robe, Sorcerer Sash, Heavy Linen Gloves, Tushui Tabard

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For the Horde!


Circle of Flame, Simple Blouse, Aboriginal Sash, Ritual Leggings, Ritual Gloves + Cuffs of Black Elements, Kurkenstoks, Thaumaturgist Staff, Orgrimmar Tabard


Stonecloth Epaulets, Aboriginal Robe, Crimson Silk Belt, Ritual Gloves + Magiskull Cuffs, Griftah’s Authentic Troll Shoes, Staff of Firey Fate, Darkspear Tabard


Nimar’s Tribal Headdress, Silksand Shoulder Pads, Native Robe, Wise Man’s Belt, Heavy Linen Gloves + Featherbead Bracers*, Staff of Feral Furies, Thunder Bluff Tabard


Enumerated Shoulderpads, Mindwrack Robes, Clutch of Andros*, Cobalt-Threaded Gloves, Apprentice Boots, Wand of Qiraji Nobility, Light-Imbued Lantern, Undercity Tabard & Mantle


Sanctified Bloodmage Shoulderpads, Silvermoon Robes, Black Belt of Knowledge, Primal Combatant’s Gloves of Prowess, Sorcerer Slippers, Mantle of Silvermoon, Book of Highborne Hymns, Silvermoon City Tabard


Embersilk Tunic Cord & Leggings, Phoenix Gloves, Ritual Sandals, Spider Frier, Kobold Candle, Bilgewater Cartel Tabard


Exquisite Sunderseer Mantle, Red Linen Robe, Apothecary’s Waistband, Ritual Gloves, Apprentice Boots, Renzithen’s Dusty Cloak, Wand of Separation, Seer’s Fine Stein, Huojin Tabard

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Another Lunar Festival brings with it another opportunity to make outfits using those lovely flower circlets.

Festival Magister

Crown of Courage, Replica Magister’s Mantle & Belt, Festive Purple Dress, Gossamer Gloves, Kurkenstoks, Solstice Staff
The purple with gold trim of the Magister’s items coordinates perfectly with the purple Lunar Festival dress.
Although I initially intended to use the blue flower crown, thinking that it would look fabulous with Kaelyla’s complexion —

— I also particularly wanted to use the purple dress, and I liked the pink flower crown better with the rest of the outfit as it all came together.
Kaelyla wanted a more relaxed style than her usual ponytail for this outfit, but it took a bit of trial and error to find one that I liked that didn’t have so much volume that it covered up the flower crown in the back.

Forgotten Potpourri

Crown of Dark Blossoms, Royal Amice, Robes of the Honorable, Master’s Belt, Black Mageweave Gloves, Apprentice Boots, Spellcrafter Wand*, Penelope’s Rose*
When the Lunar Festival flower crowns debuted, I commented that this coloration of the flower crown was just right for gloomy folks like Death Knights and Forsaken. After stumbling across this combo of flower crown and robe while exploring ideas for another character, I decided I ought to use it for my Forsaken, instead.

Sunforged


Crown of Empowered Fate, Demonic Combatant’s Scaled Shoulders, Felforged Chestplate, Lawbringer Belt, Flintlocke’s Piloting Pants, Gauntlets of the Shining Light, Grim Sabatons, Twisted-Ritualist’s Shawl, Archon’s Gavel, Sunward Crest, Tabard of the Shattered Sun/Army of the Light Tabard
Although I will probably never play through those questlines with Kelynaera in-game, in RP-space, she was a stalwart member of the Army of the Shattered Sun during the effort to reclaim the Isle of Quel’danas, she was at the Sunwell when the Sunwalker brought the miraculously recovered Quel’delar and presented it to Lady Liadrin, she was among Lady Liadrin’s company assisting at Auchindoun on Draenor-of-the-alternate-timeway, and she travelled with the Vindicaar to Argus and worked with the Army of the Light to clear the way to the Burning Throne. All these experiences slowly infused her with Light until her eyes had changed hue once more — from quel’dorei blue to sin’dorei green to belore’dorei golden.

Dreamscale Inlay

Demonic Gladiator’s Satin Hood, Primal Combatant’s Amice of Prowess, Dreamscale Inlaid Vestments (LFR), Girdle of Prophecy, Warmongering Gladiator’s Satin Gloves, Warm Red Woolen Socks, Rubellite Staff of Intuition
After Kaelinda finished collecting the Mage-lookalike set from Emerald Nighthold LFR, I kept going a little longer to pick up this lookalike of the Priest robe. I’m not a fan of the spikes on the elbows and hips, but otherwise I quite like this design.

Jungle Jane

Safari Hat, Talador Sentinel Spaulders, Vest of the Shattered Abyss, Binding of the Tranquil Glade, Tranquillien Breeches, Haal’eshi Gloves & Boots, Neophyte’s Shirt, Illidari Warglaive
I wanted to do something with the chestpiece of the Demon Hunter Order Hall set, and this is what came of it.

Archdruid of the Dreamgrove II

Dreamgrove Raiment with Pit Lord’s Destroyer
Kerisa didn’t want to wear this set with its hood, but Kerithian did.
The dangly bead on the belt of this set always puts me in mind of the Furbolgs and their glowing beehive lanterns. The crescent-shaped ornaments elsewhere in the design look like they are made of amber, but for some reason that doesn’t make me want to go out and take pictures in Mantid places.

Bronzebeard Firebrand

Kodo-Repellant Shoulders, Silksand Wraps, Belt of Unsolvable Problems, Gaze Dreamer Pants, Gloves of Rapid Evolution, Ritual Sandals, Bloodpetal Cloak, Orange Mageweave Shirt, Excavation Rod*, Everglow Lantern*
I’m slowly, sporadically working on a collection of Home City Tabard outfits for the Minor Mages.
I couldn’t find a lot in orange for a low-level character. This combination of oranges, browns, and golds works quite nicely, though.

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This series of posts began because I set myself a goal to document new Transmogrification outfits in a more timely fashion. As soon as I create a new outfit, I write it up in a draft post. As the weekend approaches, I start working on taking fashion screenshots, processing them, and updating “Things my [Class] Wears” posts. On Sunday — though not every Sunday — I publish the collection of my recent efforts. Then I begin the next “Sunday on the Promenade” draft post.

Occasionally, I have ideas for themed Transmogrification collections that take several months to completely assemble. Thus, some of these outfits might get re-posted at a later date as part of such a themed Transmogrification collection.

If any of you, my dear readers, have kits that you’d like to share, I’d be happy to add you to the show! Just email me your picture(s), along with a list of the items in the outfit. I don’t regularly check my blog email, though, so if you’ve sent me an outfit, please make a comment on the most recent Sunday Mog Show post so that I know to check my blog email for your contribution.

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