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It wasn’t until I saw this Blizzcon interview summary that I realized that I’d totally overlooked the inexplicable absence of Mages from the Kul Tiran class listing. I guess I’d just assumed that it was so obvious that Kul Tirans would be able to be Mages that I didn’t look to see if they actually could.

So, um, now what class will I roll for my Kul Tiran? If I want her to be a clothie, so she can at least pretend to be a Mage, she’s going to have to be a Priest. I don’t care for the Druid forms… Oh hey, Kul Tirans can be Shaman? Hmm, maybe a Shaman?

Yay, they fixed it!

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

91) Dazar’alor Daze

Death-Pledged Armor with Battleforge Shoulderguards, Fel-Chain Cinch, Zardax’s Tattered Drape, Mambo Hex Axe, and Loa-Binder Disc
I wasn’t initially a fan of the Zandalar mail leveing gear when I saw it in preview images, but now that I’ve seen it up close, I rather like it — as long as I swap out the helm, shoulders, and belt, that is. This coloration of the set comes from Nazmir.

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

10) Ironforge Magma-Shaper

Volcanic Pauldrons, Wayfaring Tunic (stage 1), Lightning Well Belt, Sanctified Frost Witch’s Legguards (25H), Erupting Volcanic Handwraps (N), Decimation Treads (N), Ironforge Tabard, Ironfoe, Royal Treasury Courier’s Shield
Usually I name outfits after I create them, while I’m writing them up to post. In this case, however, I had the idea for what I wanted to call Kjerstin’s Ironforge Tabard kit before I started designing it. These shoulders worked perfectly for that thematic motif, and then I built the rest of the outfit around that item.

9) Bright Brewmaiden


Captain’s set with Green Brewfest Hat, Golden Scale Shoulders, Knuckle Down, and Professor’s Sandwich Plate
An outfit mimicking the appearance of the Bright Brewmaiden summoned by the Bubbliest Brightbrew Charm dropped by Coren Direbrew. The NPC wears shoulders that are a unique recolor of the Priest T5 model, but the rest of her outfit is just the mail Captain’s set. Not having any decent maces to hand to Mog into tankards because I haven’t gotten around to doing the Doomhammer questline with Kjerstin yet, I chose the most inconspicuous fist weapon and the simplest platter-like shield from my collection to Mog over the Elemental Artifact.
A more accurately Brewmaiden-like hat would be the Thunderbringer’s Guard

— but I wanted to wear the Brewfest Hat.

8) Purple Stormclouds

Snake Spaulders, Stormstrike Vest, Band of the Night Raven, Earthfury Legguards, Bramblemail Gloves, Treads of the Wasteland (N), Cerulean Filigreed Doublet, Streamtalker Slicers, Cobalt Buckler*
I’ve wanted to make a kit with this chestpiece, a recolor of the Classic Shaman “Elements” set, for a very long time. When I was farming for T1 and T2 about a year ago, it occurred to me that the T1 pants would go quite nicely with it.
The belt, the shirt, and the shield pull out more of that turquoise accent color from the vest, making the kit more visually interesting than it would have been if it were all purple.
The Bastion of Twilight looming over Loch Modan freaks me out more than a little.

7) Lingering Embers

Otherworldly Pauldrons, Mountain Stream Ringmail, Warmonger’s Belt, Expedition Forager Leggings, Fletcher’s Nimble Grips, Warmongering Gladiator’s Footguards of Prowess, Tabard of Summer Skies, Amun-Thoth (LFR), Zom’s Crackling Bulwark
I thought about using the orange and red Rocket-Chief Pauldrons to bring some more orange into this outfit, but the gold and silver Otherworldly Pauldrons looked better with the tabard. So only a touch of orange, then, from the belt and the orb on the fist weapon… Oh hey, when I zoom in to get a closer look, these pauldrons have an orange band on them that complements the belt quite nicely!

6) Bonfire’s Blessing

Crown of Flame, Craterflame Spaulders, Vestment of Summer, Veteran’s Ringmail Girdle, Arrowflick Gauntlets, Radiant Boots, Claw of the Black Drake, Drillborer Disk
Between being a Hunter and a Miner, Kjerstin thought, when she became a Shaman, that she would find it easiest to commune with the elements of air and earth. She was surprised to find that she had the greatest affinity for fire.

5) Vindictive Farseer of the Alliance

Vindictive Gladiator’s Ringmail Armor with Helmet of Ten Storms and Sundered Waistband
It’s so nice that when I purchase a PvP appearance with a Horde-side character, I also get the corresponding Alliance appearance. Whenever there is gear with faction-dichotomous appearances, I almost always like the Alliance version better.
I looked at some other options for weapons, but the base appearance of the Elemental Artifact complements this armor so well that nothing else was better.

4) Stream Talker

Streamtalker Set with Squire’s Shirt
Boosted characters recieve this set of gear. It can also be obtained from the Warlords Garrison Salvage Yard.

3) Darkmoon Daredevil

Sparkleshell Mantle, Darkmoon Breastplate, Belt of the Gladiator, Soldier’s Leggings, Wastewalker’s Gauntlets*, Sabatons of the Flamewalker, Cloak of the Darkmoon Faire, Tremendous Tankard O’Terror, Driftmire Shield*
Don’t be fooled by the huge tankard — it’s just for show. Whether the mount is animal or mechanical, she’s one of the sharpest stunt riders at the Faire.
One thing the Transmogrification interface doesn’t tell me is if an item I’ve chosen is something that isn’t available anymore… /headdesk.

The Ice Cream Mitts are an excellent alternative for the gloves. The Shield of the Barrens is the most comparable shield design.

2) Glittering Prize

Glimmering Mail Pauldrons & Girdle, Lambent Scale Breastplate & Legguards, Mail Combat Gauntlets & Boots, Competitor’s Tabard, Thun’grim’s Mace*, Glyphed Buckler
An outfit using the Competitor’s Tabard from the in-game Battleground participation event celebrating the 2008 Summer Olympics, in honor of the 2016 Summer Olympics. At level 30, Kjerstin was able to use the chestpiece & leggings from my original Competitor’s Tabard mail designs, but she had to choose different gloves & boots. Although the cloth and leather kits looked complete without shoulders, I felt like the heavier appearance of the mail items was more balanced with shoulders included.
This mace was one of the possible rewards from a pre-Cataclysm low-level Horde Warrior questchain.

1) Element-Speaker

Mystical Pauldrons Vest & Kilt of Elements, Stormbringer Belt, Defender Gauntlets, Mail Combat Boots, Spell Axe of the Farseer, Royal Treasury Courier’s Shield
Kjerstin spent most of her early existence wearing variations on this outfit.

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

90) Shu’halo Raincaller


Mystical Pauldrons of Elements, Stormbreaker Chestguard, Warmongering Gladiator’s Waistguard of Victory, Infection Resistant Legguards, Praetorian’s Tidecallers, Black Swashbuckler’s Shirt, Sharas’dal (PvP, default tint)
This Tauren totem-themed appearance of the Restoration Artifact is one of my favorites, but I never expected to get it because it required PvP.
I collected Marks of Honor with the insta-WQ perk that about half of the classes had, though, and whenever the Bareback Brawl PvP World Quest rewarded Marks of Honor, I’d go do it. Apparently all of that accumulated enough Honor for my account to qualify for the PvP appearances of my Artifacts when the Battle for Azeroth PvP changes rolled out in Patch 8.0.

89) Farseer of the Earthen Ring

Battlebound Spaulders, Nexus-Strider Breastplate, Tol’Vir Hereditary Girdle, Frozen Forest Kilt, Farseer’s Gauntlets, Tabard of the Earthen Ring
An update of an earlier Earthen Ring kit (#15), to wear while doing the Artifact retirement quest chain in Silithus at the end of Legion.

88) Chains of the Chosen Dead

Chains of the Chosen Dead (N) with Stained Shoulderguards, Edge of the Tuskarr, and Ritualistic Shield
As much as I like the scrolling fire runes on the left side of the set shoulderpads, I dislike the huge dragon skull on the right side.

These simpler shoulderpads that I’ve chosen instead do allow the cool helm of this set to stand out more.

87) Seeker for the Tribe


Stormforged Shoulders, Shamblehide Chestguard, Sash of the Grand Hunt, Barbaric Legstraps, Murkblood Oven Mitts, Marauder’s Boots, Kodo Mallet + Sternhorn’s Shield/Tribute Gun, Thunder Bluff Tabard
Kamalia and Kawneiha do the “Mom & Me” thing to show off weapons to coordinate with this kit for both of the mail-wearing classes.

86) Magatha’s “Apprentice”

Rancorbite Spaulders, Wild Combatant’s Ringmail Armor & Gauntlets, Warmongering Gladiator’s Waistguard of Victory, Vindictive Gladiator’s Ringmail Kilt, Spell Axe of the Speaker
“Do exactly as I say, child.”
Now that she is one of the Farseers of the Earthen Ring, Kamalia doesn’t find Magatha nearly as intimidating as she once did. Instead, she finds herself trying very hard to not laugh aloud at the condescending, patronizing way that Magatha treats her. In real life, I’m sure I would find someone like Magatha incredibly difficult to put up with. From the other side of the screen, however, I find her characterization to be quite excellently done. And though Kamalia shares some of Muln’s outrage at having to cooperate with one who had caused so much harm to Thunder Bluff, she agrees with Nobundo that it is better to have Magatha and the Doomstone where the Earthen Ring can keep an eye on them.

85) Broken Peaks Stormshaper

Seaspray Mantle & Grips, Chestguard of the Stormspire, Vintage Duskwatch Cinch (N), Nobundo’s Earthshaper Kilt, Nifflevar Bearded Axe, Lifeforce Hammer
I was inspired to create this outfit by seeing a Tauren Hunter at Trueshot Lodge who was wearing this chestpiece & kilt combo (with different accessory pieces). This kilt is a reward from the Nobundo side-quest during the Battle for the Exodar scenario. When I did that scenario with Kam, I’d been partied with BTH and we’d thought that the quest was bugged because waves of imps (the first stage of the quest) just kept coming and the quest didn’t seem to be advancing. So we abandoned it. I did the Nobundo side-quest with Kaelinda when she did the Battle for the Exodar scenario, then skipped it with all my other alts. Fortunately, I hadn’t done the Battle for the Exodar scenario yet with mini-Kam, so I took her through it to acquire the kilt.
This axe, which is a Vrykul Archaeology rare item from Wrath, and this mace, which is a Blacksmithing crafted item from Cataclysm, share such similar design elements that I think they must have been created by the same artist at the same time — and therefore they ought to be used together by a character who can double-wield 1H weapons.

84) Elemental Magic


Empyrial Elemental Crown, Shoulderguards of Dark Meditations (LFR), Green Dragonscale Breastplate, Belt of Singed Shame, Wet Suit Leggings, Sundered Gauntlets & Footwraps, Netherbane
I was rather surprised when I won with this kit, and I don’t know how much of that to attribute to my contrarian and probably trollish voting pattern — in that particular contest only — of always picking the outfit that I thought the other contestants were not likely to pick when everyone else was on the stage. Then, because mini-Kam was bored of what she had been wearing, she decided to keep wearing it.

83) Azerite

Empyrial Elemental Crown, Relentless Gladiator’s Linked Spaulders, Warmongering Gladiator’s Ringmail Armor, Warmongering Gladiator’s Waistguard of Prowess, Marauder’s Gauntlets, War Mace of Unrequited Love, Ice Spire Scepter
The Sword of Sargeras is ugly and repulsive and creepy; Azerite, with its two-toned blue-yellow color, is strangely pretty.

82) Icy Moon

Crown of Good Fortune, Relentless Gladiator’s Linked Spaulders, Festive Teal Pant Suit, Edgemaster’s Handguards, Sparkleshell Sabatons, Ice Spire Scepter, Spiritsage’s Shield
The pale blue of the flowers reminded me of these icy-looking Wrath PvP shoulders.

81) Empyrial Legacy

Empyrial Elemental Crown, Dominant Combatant’s Ringmail Spaulders, Bramblemail Hauberk, Skettis Belt, Manaburst Legguards, Fathomheart Gauntlets, Wavefury Boots, Archon’s Gavel, Aldori Legacy Defender
Kamalia had collected enough upgrade gear that it was high time to equip it all — which of course meant time for a new outfit, too. I’d purchased the crafted Argus crown on the AH and daringly done a Warden Tower PvP quest for the shoulders, so I decided to build the outfit around those items.

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Kamalia barely had time to notice the ground heaving underneath her, throwing her off of her feet, before the pain overtook her. White-hot, blinding, like a blade had been shoved through her — worse, so much worse than when Garrosh had dumped the Heart of Y’Shaarj into the pools of the Vale of Eternal Blossoms — it consumed all her senses. Dimly, she heard herself screaming. Dimly, she felt herself rolling across the hard rock floor of the Heart of Azeroth as the ground continued to quake violently.

After some unknown interval, the quaking and the pain began to subside.

A hand was gently shaking her shoulder. A voice was calling, “Farseer? Farseer?”
A woman’s voice with a foreign inflection, repeating “Farseer, can you hear me?”
A Draenei’s voice… Earthcaller Yevaa.

Kamalia opened her eyes and looked up at Yevaa. Slowly, she uncurled herself from the fetal ball she had been lying in and, gratefully accepting Yevaa’s proffered hand, rose on trembling legs. She didn’t notice until she was fully standing that she had one hand pressed to her side as if covering a wound. Looking down, she half expected to see her hand and armor caked with blood, and fresh blood still oozing around her fingers. But she was only muddy and scraped and scratched from sliding across the floor, and no blood rushed forth as she tentatively pulled her hand away from her side.

“The Earthmother,” Kamalia gasped, “The Earthmother suffers. She is — ” the phantom wound in her side throbbed as the floor quivered with another small earthquake “– she is wounded.”

Yevaa was looking at her with complete incomprehension, and Kamalia realized that she had been speaking in Taurahe.

“The Earthmother is wounded,” Kamalia repeated, this time in Common.

Other members of the Earthen Ring were gathering around Kamalia and Yevaa. All were trembling and shaky from the earthquakes, but some, including Muln Earthfury, Stormcaller Mylra, and a few others, seemed weaker than the rest.

“You are the last to recover, young Farseer,” said Magatha Grimtotem. “For a while there, I wasn’t sure if you were going to wake up again. Your contact with those Artifacts seems to have given you a deeper attunement to the Earthmother than the rest of us.” Her tone held a slightly mocking note, as if she thought that what she had just said was what others might say about Kamalia’s collapse — but she herself merely thought Kamalia to be weak.

“Was I…?” Kamalia began.

“You were not the only one to be totally overcome,” grunted Muln. “I was also, and Mylra, and others. The Earthmother is wounded, certainly gravely. We must find where, and do all we can to save her. If we can save her?” There was a hint of a question in the senior Farseer’s voice, and he looked toward Nobundo and Aggra.

Nobundo shook his head. “I feel that this world is in distress and terror, but I do not think I felt what you felt, my friends. As for your question… I cannot answer that. We were just learning to become Shaman when Ner’zhul’s portals began to tear Draenor apart, and Draenor was not host to a world-soul. I did not know enough then to be able to compare what I felt from Draenor’s elements, then, to what I feel from Azeroth’s elements, now.”

“I was only a child, and had not yet begun my training, when my world broke,” said Aggra. “When my teacher told me about it, she said that she felt the elements’ distress and knew that the world was falling to pieces, but she didn’t describe being physically affected in the way that you were just now. And I… I can feel that this world is now in terrible pain. Greater pain, deeper pain than the surface burns and scars inflicted by the Legion on the Broken Isles. But I do not know if it will be fatal.” She nodded toward Muln. “We must find the place, and go there, and do all we can to prevent it from being fatal.”

There was a sudden clamor from the portal to Dalaran. The delegation of Earthen Ring Shaman whom Kamalia had sent to Argus, who had been out of contact for several weeks following their reports of the initial forays by the Army of the Light and the Legionfall Concordance into the seat of the Burning Legion — Antorus, the Burning Throne — burst through, running, shouting.

Seeing the toppled totems and other items, the rockslides, and the other members of the Earthen Ring crowded around the inner circle of Farseers who were all looking pale and some of whom were holding hands to their sides, the returning champions faltered to a halt and their shouts began to quiet even before Muln held up a hand.

“You already know,” one of them, a well-respected Troll man, said.

“Perhaps,” said Muln. “We know that Azeroth is gravely wounded, but we do not yet know where, or how, or why. It seems that you may know these things. Tell us what happened in Antorus.”

The champions began telling what they had seen and experienced in the Burning Throne. At first, they spoke in turns, but soon a Pandaren woman named Cinder became the main storyteller, with the others occasionally chiming in to provide additional details.

“…as the Pantheon’s power pulled Sargeras into their prison, he turned and plunged his sword into Azeroth! We weren’t able to see exactly where it struck, but we know it was somewhere in southern Kalimdor. If we take the portal to Ramkahen from the Earthshrines and fan out from there, we should be able to find it very quickly — that thing is immense!”

From Ramkahen, the location of the Sword of Sargeras* was instantly obvious: Silithus.

The Earthen Ring group landed on the ridge above the Oasis of Vir’sar and looked down on a horrifying sight.

The incomprehensibly large weapon appeared to have pierced Azeroth right at Cenarion Hold — all the valiant kaldorei warriors and Cenarion Circle druids who’d lived there, obliterated instantaneously. A new wave of pain and grief washed over Kamalia, bringing her to to her knees. She fought down a surge of nausea.

The sands of the whole Silithus valley had been turned to buckled slabs of slag. Around the edges of the weapon itself, white flames flickered and curled, looking eerily like Sha fumes. Elsewhere, the cracks glowed a strange color, neither the orange-red of lava nor the blue-violet of a ley line, but an unsettling golden yellow.

“This is not going to be as easy as blasting out the ‘thorn’ and throwing down some enchanted seeds, the way we healed Shen-zin Su,” Wavespeaker Adelee commented wryly from behind Kamalia. Adelee’s voice dropped to a despairing whisper. “Oh, Eonar, what do we do?”

~*~*~

* Of course, to actually see the Sword of Sargeras, I had to run through Antorus LFR with Kamalia. While I was there, of course I had to take a selfie with Argus, to get the filter — because I wasn’t sure if I’d ever come back there.

This story is still Kamalia’s canonical experience of the event, though — running the LFR was game mechanics.
Though reports from the PTR showed the Sword being visible from as far away as Thunder Bluff, I couldn’t see it from there. I could only see it from the edges of Mulgore, near or just over the borders with Feralas.

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

80) Claw Axe

Axeclaw set with Living Mountain Shoulderguards, Green Workman’s Shirt, and Eater of the Dead
A new outfit for Mini-Kam to start her off on her journey to 110 so that I can roll my Highmountain Tauren characters on her server.
Given the name of the armor set, I thought that some claw-axes would be fitting weapons.

79) Endless fields of flowing wheat and barley

Crown of Flame (N), Mantle of the Golden Forest, Khan’s chestpiece, Engraved Girdle, Valorous Earthshatter Kilt, Bloodlust Gauntlets, Amber Filigreed Doublet, Giant Club, Sternhorn’s Shield
This outfit was designed for me by Erinys. It represents the Earthmother, based on this text from the first of the Shu’halo creation myths:
Before the Age of Memory, the gentle Earthmother breathed upon the golden mists of dawn. Where the amber clouds came to rest, there were endless fields of flowing wheat and barley. This was the basin of her works – the great basket of life and hope.
Erinys originally designed this kit to use the Conifer Cone Staff. Unfortunately, in the current Legion weapon paradigm, Shaman don’t use staves. I’ve made this kit in Resto spec so I could use this club, which seemed like a reasonable substitution, and I’ve picked a quintessentially Tauren shield design to go with it.

78) Golden Scales

Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Golden Scale Shoulders Cuirass & Leggings, Ornate Girdle, Triumphant Gauntlets & Sabatons, Stylish Blue Shirt, Spirit-Clad Mace, Crusader’s Shield
It somehow felt appropriate to use this combination of Classic crafted gear and greens with the 13th Anniversary bronze shades.

77) Runed Copper

Runed Copper set with Mantle of the Golden Forest and Engraved Boots
This is one of the first armor sets that a Blacksmith can learn to craft. It is mail, but the rest of the color schemes for this armor style are plate.

76) Khan of Knowledge

Khan’s set with Battleforge Shoulderguards, Golden Saronite Dragon, Turpster’s Sonorous Shield, and Lorewalkers Tabard
I’d started building a rather different outfit to go with this tabard, but when I put on these shoulders, it suddenly seemed fitting to go for the full Khan’s set.

75) Serpents in the Mists

Champion’s Pauldrons, Formidable Chestpiece, Belt of the Iron Prison (LFR), Tristam Legguards*, Skyhorn Gloves, Boots of Elemental Torment, Misthide Drape, Order of the Cloud Serpent Tabard, Wu-Lai, Bladed Fan of the Consorts (LFR), Flamecaller’s Shield
This cloud-like mixture of pale silvers, greys, and blues allows the brighter, yet still subtle, colors of the tabard, cloak, and shield to emerge like a cloud serpent from the mists.

74) Blood Lust (Not Heroism)

Helm of Affinity, Vengeful Gladiator’s Ringmail Spaulders, Crimson Mail Hauberk, Scarlet Belt*, Inferno Forged Leggings, Vengeful Gladiator’s Ringmail Gauntlets, Earthbreaker’s Greaves, Rising Tide
A preliminary idea for a mail “Nightmare” kit that was entirely too much red. I really liked it, though, and I didn’t want to wait a week or two to make it with Kamalia Prime (and it’s not really very much her style anyway), so mini-Kam got a new outfit.

73) The Earthmother’s Nightmare

Vengeful Gladiator’s Ringmail Spaulders, Wild Gladiator’s Ringmail Armor, Stormwrap, Vengeful Gladiator’s Ringmail Gauntlets, Greatcloak of the Turned Champion, Crimson Steel + Gladiator’s Shield Wall/Firecrystal Mace + Crest of Supremacy/Bloodskull Destroyer + Swiftsteel Bludgeon
After doing the main storyline of Val’sharah twelve times to collect the Tears of Elune and unlock the “acquire a Pillar of Creation” Artifact tint with each class, I felt inspired to create a set of Nightmare-touched Transmogrification kits.
Of course I had to use these shoulders, which have been an iconic Shaman look since Burning Crusade. I tried an all-red outfit, but that didn’t fit the “Earthmother” name I wanted to give this kit very well. So I looked around a little more, and this Warlords PvP chest was just right.
Fist weapon + shield for Elemental; 1H mace + shield for Resto; and dual-wield 1H maces for Enhancement.

72) Vision Lotus

Crusader’s Pauldrons, Dreamwalker Armor, Triumphant Girdle, Emberweave Leggings, Ornate Gauntlets & Greaves, Cloak of Tranquil Clouds, Mace of Serenity, Talador Spellbarrier, Golden Lotus tabard
The Golden Lotus Tabard is one of my favorites not just from Pandaria, but from all the available tabards.
Although it would have been very easy to make this kit all golden, it needed some silver in it to harmonize with the white of the tabard.

71) Night Seer II

Hateful Gladiator’s Linked Spaulders, Steadfast Breastplate, Stillwater Girdle, Scaled Greaves of Patience, Bloodbinder’s Gauntlets, Hydra Scale Sabatons, Streamtalker Slicers, Titansteel Shield Wall, Nightfallen Tabard
While skimming through some of the posts I made during the first year or two after Transmogrification debuted, I found this outfit idea, and it occurred to me that it would go quite nicely with the Nightfallen tabard. I’ve kept the core components of the original design — shoulders, chestpiece, belt, and pants — but changed all of the peripheral pieces.

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

70) Highmountain Spirit-Guardian

Farseer’s Harness & Gauntlets, Chain of the Demon Hunter, Infection Resistant Legguards, Geomancer’s Mace, Twilight Mirrorshield, Highmountain War Harness, Tabard of the Highmountain Tribe
For the final outfit in my set of kits themed around the Highmountain war harnesses, I wanted to try to mimic the Highmountain Spiritwalkers. Alas, this idea immediately ran into trouble — the NPCs are wearing a leather helmet, the axe model the NPCs use is not available to players, and shields cannot be Transmogrified into off-hand frill items such as the Steamscar Vessel carried by the NPCs. The weapons I chose instead are those carried by the Highmountain Protectors. The NPC leggings are a kilt version of the Farseer’s leggings; I felt like this T6 recolor item was the best approximation — and it looks great with the tabard!

69) Bloodtotem Thumper

Felstalker Breastplate, Cinch of the World Shaman, Legguards of Contemplation, Prankster’s Fingers, Excelsior Footwear, Bonechill Hammer*
The remaining Bloodtotem who have not gone over to the Feltotem seem to be wearing mostly leather or plate. The Trappers’ pants are mail, though, so I could kinda-sorta make an outfit like theirs.
The weapon wielded by the Bloodtotem Warmongers is the Bonechill Hammer, which dropped in Old Scholomance. The Stegodon Tusk Mace from Un’Goro Crater is the next-closest appearance.

68) Night Seer

Hateful Gladiator’s Linked Spaulders, Darkmoon Breastplate, Netherfury Belt, Bloodmail Legguards*, Ebonhold Gauntlets & Boots, Purple Martial Shirt, Element-Infused Knuckles, Shadowbark’s Shin, Nightfallen Tabard
Because I have them, the Bloodmail Legguards were of course my first choice for pants for this kit. If I didn’t have them, I think I’d probably use either the Ebonhold pants or the Netherfury pants.
I had originally thought I might use one of the Nightborne-styled cloaks with this kit, until I noticed that the front and back of this tabard have different designs!
This fist weapon and shield are from the Shadowmoon Valley design suite for Warlords, but I think they suit the aesthetics of Suramar quite nicely, too.

67) Raiment of the Farseer

Raiment of the Farseer with Blue Workman’s Shirt, Theldurin’s Fist, and Shield of the Barrens
Kamalia managed to earn her entire Order Hall set. Even though I don’t much like the set as a whole (though the pants, gloves, and boots have some mix-and-match potential), I figured I ought to wear it, just for a little bit, because I might not manage to get the entire Order Hall set with any of my other characters.
In fact, I think this set as a whole is so ugly that I could only stand wearing it for about a day and a half before I changed to the next outfit.

66) Skyhorn Stormtamer

Headdress of Sharpened Vision, Whitewater Amice, Vest of Living Lightning, Brightscale Waistguard, Expedition Forager Leggings, Battlebound gloves & boots
A kit to wear with the Skyhorn War Harness. I like the leather Druid T6 eagle hat better than the mail Zul’Aman eagle hat, but only NPCs can get away with wearing mixed armor types.

65) Under the High Mountain

Legion Dungeon Mail (blue version) with Kodo Mallet and Extinct Turtle Shell
I finally collected all of the pieces of this drogbar-styled Legion dungeon set. It wanted some primitive-looking weapons to go with it.
The design of the chestpiece is reminiscent of the Jade Witch and Troggbane chestpieces, with elements of the Shaman T13 chestpiece.

64) Rivermane Shaman

Mountain Throne Coif (N), Burning Sky Pauldrons (N), Sanctified Frost Witch’s Tunic, Tol’Vir Hereditary Girdle, Lightning-Infused Leggings, Grips of Fierce Pronouncements, Furbolg Medicine Totem, Loa-Binder Disc, Rivermane War Harness
For some reason, I think this furry parka-like version of the folded hood helm doesn’t look quite as silly as the original Warlords version of the style. Maybe that’s because I’m rather fond of Jale Rivermane, who inspired this outfit.
Pherian gave me the idea to use the Rivermane War Harness as the perfect finishing touch for this outfit concept — thank you!

63) Zandalar Champion

Polished Staghorn Helm, Shoulderwraps of the Witch Doctor (LFR), Garments of Serene Shores, Uvuros Hide Cinch, Kilt of Spiritual Reconstruction, Fingers of the Night (LFR), Blue Workman’s Shirt, Warmace of Shirvallah
The Hidden appearance for the Doomhammer is a drop from a world boss, and I wasn’t excited enough about it to actively try to get it. When I obtained it serendipitously, though, of course I needed to make a kit to go with it.
The devs mentioned in a Blizzcon interview that they like to find opportunities to use art assets that didn’t get used for the purpose they were originally designed for. This mace design seems like it must have originally been intended to be Throne of Thunder loot.

62) Tidal Turbines

Ley Dragoon’s set with Neckbreaker Shoulderguards and Earthgrasp Girdle
I liked the way these Highmaul/Blackrock Foundry Shaman tier lookalike items coordinated with this Broken Isles set.

61) Sea Snake


Sea Stalker set with Snake shoulders & chest
It took Kamalia a couple of weeks to pick up all of the pieces of the World Quest set. Fortunately, the Snake set from Pandaria coordinates nicely. When I did finally have all the pieces of the World Quest set, I decided that I didn’t really like the appearance of the set shoulders, so I kept using the appearance of the Snake shoulders.

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