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It’s nice this month that Children’s Week is early enough in the month that doing Holiday activities will actually be a significant contributor to collecting my Trading Post currency for the month, rather than being things I do after I’ve finished it off just for the fun of it.

I’ve already picked up the Wanderer’s Snowy Trappings and the pretty High Priestess’s Ceremonial Drape. The Lost Crown of the Arcane was an immediate must-have, too, seeing as how it is a recolor of one of my all-time favorite Mail Tier helms, the Crown of Flame from Firelands. I have the Magenta Cloud Serpent frozen from last month. I could get it this month if I choose not to get the Trial of Valor cloth set recolor or the Stormheim Vrykul leather set recolor. Knowing that stuff I’ve passed on will eventually come around again makes me feel less fretful about that decision.

As far as Children’s Week goes — I think I’ve done both the Classic and Cataclysm versions for both factions (because I seem to remember noticing the differences the first time I did the new versions); I’ve done the Burning Crusade quests for both factions; I’ve done both of the Wrath of the Lich King neutral options; but I was feeling burned out on Holidays during Battle for Azeroth and haven’t done the newest Children’s Week quests yet. So to do Children’s Week activities for the Trading Post, I guess I’ll start with the Zandalari and Kul Tiran orphans; to get the most out of that, I should go do them with characters who need XP, maybe my Druid and Human Mage. Then I think Kaelinda ought to go take Salandria to see her future self, and I haven’t quite decided which orphan to choose to round out the four for the Trading Post activity. My six characters who are doing the Wrath Dalaran fishing dailies in hopes of getting a Battered Jungle Hat have all chosen orphans to accompany them, to make the Trading Post activity for turning in dailies while accompanied by an orphan very easy to complete.

Here are my plans for Patch 10.1 tomorrow: BTH has an obligation on Tuesday nights, so while he’s out, I’ll log onto his account with his alt who is in my me-myself-and-I guild and invite my Void Elf Mage and my Dracthyr (who is Alliance to keep my Characters page more neatly organized :P) into the guild. I managed to finish up the lore questline in the Forbidden Reach (which I always want to call the Forgotten Reach, a name which is equally appropriate) in the past couple of weeks. I’ll probably do the first quests to go into Zaralek Cavern and fly around picking up all the new Dragonriding glyphs — and then I’ll set it aside for awhile. I’m still working on Dragonscale Expedition and Valdrakken Accord Renown and haven’t unlocked all of their 10.0 story content, and I think I’d like to complete that before I do the Zaralek Cavern lore questline.

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Based on how quickly I finished up the Traveler’s Log last month, I was going to let the Traveler’s Log points accrue as they would this month, until it occurred to me that I’d want to take pictures with this months’ Ultimate item at the Darkmoon Faire while it was still in session. So I pushed a little bit to get it done this week.

Kamalia et alia passed its 13th blogiversary this week. After I reached the 10th one, I stopped paying attention to when my blogiversary would be coming up and have been a bit surprised each year when I get the “happy anniversary!” notification from WordPress.

The Titans’ Fool

Darkmoon Harlequin’s Bells with Pink Party Hat, Cloak of the Darkmoon Faire, Aluneth (hidden, tint 1)/Staff of Dominance/Blade of Savagery + Omega Orb*/Depraved Ritualist’s Kris + Dreamseeker Dandelion/Groady Goblin Wand + Night Courtier’s Lyre/Torch of Austen + Mistyreed Torch
As I don’t like masks in general, I’ve chosen the most utterly obvious — and fortunately also at least somewhat coordinating — alternate hat. If there was a version of the Fae Revel Masque in some kind of gold tone, it would be a brilliant choice to wear with the Harlequin’s Bells, but alas, the purplish-silver just doesn’t quite work.

I’ve shown here weapon suggestions for all the weapon types a Mage can use; there are of course other great options for each weapon type. I’ve also shown my favorite option for a staff that one not fortunate enough to be a Mage could use.

If you simply must wear the set hat, the Felsoul Staff complements the style and has Darkmoon Faire-appropriate colors.

Harlequin’s Hoard

Darkmoon Harlequin’s Bells with Demonic Gladiator’s Leather Helm, Trusty Treasure Trove, Demonic Gladiator’s Leather Slippers, Surgeon’s Needle and Rolfsen’s Ripper
I couldn’t decide which of these fancy daggers I liked better with this ensemble, so I used them both!

Darkmoon Trickshot

Darkmoon Harlequin’s Bells with Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Gauntlets of the Dragonslayer, Dragonstalker’s Greaves, and Thas’dorah (upgraded, tint 1)
Getting most of these screenshots was more like “lucky” shots than “trick” shots — I don’t think I could capture any of those exact frames of the animation again if I was trying for them.

Darkmoon Chuckler

Darkmoon Harlequin’s Bells with The Horseman’s Horrific Hood, Cloak of the Darkmoon Faire, and Darkmoon Hammer
This was just too good of a combo to pass up. Keija probably won’t wear it long before insisting on something else, though.

And of course I couldn’t resist playing mix-and-match with Harlequin x Sprite Darter and Harlequin x Fireplume, though as you’ll notice, these are all Dressing Room pictures — I didn’t actually commit to Mogging any of these combinations.
Which one is your favorite?

Meanwhile, Kaelinda dinged 70 without having done more than a few regular storyline quests. She got XP from gathering, First Crafts, profession quests, and the occasional World Quest. She’ll still do the main storyline quests anyway, for the Mog appearances and so that she’ll have the restored Oathstones available as Mog photoshoot locations. Anyway, now she can wear the full Tailored Surveyor’s set,

augmented with the Crimson Combatant’s Wildercloth Tunic, Starfire Tiara*, and Neltharian Channeler’s Rod.

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.

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

126) Heritage of the Plains

Heritage of the Shu’halo with Ancestral Chieftain’s Totem/Ancestral Bloodhoof Totem, Thunder Bluff Doublet, Replica Kilt of The Five Thunders, Ceremonial Ohn’ir Dagger + Sternhorn’s Shield/Ancestor’s Might
Upon meeting with Mayla in Valdrakken, Kamalia donned her Shu’halo best and went to help Baine in the Ohn’ahran Plains.
It had been no small thing for her to overcome her own initial wariness of the Dragon Isles Centaur, for her to fight down her instincts to either attack or flee and to try to approach them as she would any other newly-encountered people. She had found Scout Tomul to be trustworthy, and she had gradually come to respect and appreciate the Maruuk Centaur. She was oddly relieved when Baine at last came to the start of similar conclusions.

125) Renowned Expeditioner’s Mail

Renowned Expeditioner’s Mail Armor with Emerald Winglord’s Coif, Renowned Expeditioner’s Armored Shawl, Expedition Dissection Knife, and Hoursteel Barrier
Kamalia reached Renown 14 with the Dragonscale Expedition, thus unlocking this handsome coloration of the Dragon Isles quest armor set.

124) Fabulously Flashy

Onyx Glare-Reducers, Wanderer’s Midnight Cloak, Fabulously Flashy Finery, Rockhide Links, Bloodmail Legguards*/Black Tuxedo Pants, Dragon Dinner Fork, Light’s Shield, Eternal Black Diamond Ring, Stylish Black Parasol
I bought this shirt from the March 2023 Trading Post, so I wanted to do something with it for that month’s Trading Post theme of “Looking Good”.
Kamalia’s best 1H weapon right now is the Ceremonial Ohn’ir Dagger. Hence, the Dragon Dinner Fork with Light’s Shield as a sort of Dragon Dinner Platter?

123) A Romantic Ohn’ahran Picnic

Crown of Boundless Courage, White Traditional Hanbok, Rosy Corsage, Mindsear Shanker, Aegis of the Vindicator
This was too charming of an idea to not do.

122) Ohn’ahran Falconer

Shikaar Scout’s Visor, Ohn’ahran Falconer’s Shoulderguards, Cloak of the Everliving Keeper, Ohn’ahran Falconer’s Chainmail, Ohn’ahran Falconer’s Grips, Ohn’ahran Falconer’s Belt, Ohn’ahran Falconer’s Greaves, Ohn’ahran Plainswalker Greaves, Ceremonial Ohn’ir Dagger, Stout Shield
Kamalia completed the WQ version of this Dragonflight armor set. None of the colors of the Shikaar hat quite match, so I eventually just picked one. Looking at this fellow’s hat, though, I guess I should have picked one of the other colors. Oh well.

121) Primal Cyclonic

Cyclonic Battlegear with Stormbender Maul and Squallbreaker Shield
Mail set from the Primal Storms Dragonflight pre-launch event.

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So, after three or four expansions of the leading fan favorite wish being “Dragon Isles”, at last for 10.0 the next expansion actually will be Dragon Isles.
The Dragonflight [sic. Dragonriding] system itself sounds like a minigame that I will find extremely frustrating until I finally get the hang of it, and then I’ll probably enjoy it; I probably won’t go all out to try to master it.
But of course there would be a Dragonborn-type race. The idea of a mutually-locked race/class combo is a different take on the new race, new class trope of new expansions, at least for WoW. I’ll want to try out the Evoker to see how the new class plays — I’ve had fun with Death Knight, Monk, and Demon Hunter as alts — but I’m not going to be in Dracthyr starting zone on launch day. The Evoker being mail-wearing is very nice — hopefully this means we’ll get lots of awesome-looking new mail armor for Kam to wear, too.
Feeling kinda meh about the Tier set previews, though. They have the same problem as the initial concept art preview for the Sepulcher sets — it’s a big guessing game which set is supposed to be for which class.
The glimpse of the revamped Talent system looks like it has promise. It also looks like setting up Talents just for my Four Mains (Elemental Shaman, Balance Druid, Fire Mage, Frost Mage) on systems patch day will be exhausting due to decision paralysis!
On the whole — wind in the sails to get done the stuff I want to get done in Shadowlands so that I’ll be in the clear to jump on the boat to the Dragon Isles on launch day!

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Many Gilnean NPCs wear this style. This garb is available from the Darkmoon Faire and is Cosmetic, so this collection will include outfits for leather, mail, and plate armor.

Noblewoman’s Finery & Skirt; Nobleman’s Coat, Pantaloons & Fancy Boots

Shall We Dance?

Forever-Lovely Rose, Nobleman’s Coat, Bloodscale Belt, Nobleman’s Pantaloons, Grash’s Fireproof Handguards, Noble’s Fancy Boots, Terokk’s Quill

Dread Admiral

Fleet Commander’s Hat, Dread-Rider Shoulders, Nobleman’s Coat & Pantaloons, Burning Blade Devotee’s Cinch, Bandit Gloves, Rapscallion Boots

We Are All Akunda

Crown of Infinite Prosperity, Demonic Gladiator’s Dragonhide Vest/Sentinel Breastplate, Vine Waistband, Noblewoman’s Skirt, Griftah’s Authentic Troll Shoes, Stormsky Greatcloak, Sethrak Warden’s Staff


Felshroud set with Nobleman’s Pantaloons, Demon Commander’s Drape, and Glaive of the Fallen

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

120) Eonar’s Breath

Totem Matriarch’s Headdress, Firebird’s Mantle (LFR), Emerald Wings of Awakening, Firebird’s Tunic (LFR), Jade’s Lovely Shirt, Binder’s Chain of Unending Summer (LFR), Talon Branch, Nettlehusk Barrier
The wood-textured sculpts of the shoulders and the panels on the skirt of the robe, along with the bright green feathers, made this Mists tier set an easy choice to go with the green wings. In fact, after I’d created this kit with Kam, I saw a Dark Iron Dwarf Shaman in Oribos who was also wearing these wings and this robe together. I chose wooden weapons to continue the Green Dragonflight thematic motifs.

119) Unleashed Time

Helm of Unleashed Energy, Eternal Traveler’s Spaulders, Bronze Wings of Awakening, Earthen Embrace, Eternal Traveler’s Gauntlets, Eternal Traveler’s Waistwrap, Ordon Legend-Keeper Legguards, Titan-Forged Sabatons of Triumph, Vagaries of Time (N), Timepiece of the Bronze Flight (N)
With the bronze wings, of course Kamalia had to use her favorite Bronze Dragonflight-themed weapons from Dragon Soul.

118) Pulsing Tides

Drakefire Headguard, Wayfaring Shoulderguards (stage 3), Ruby Wings of Awakening, Inferno Forged Hauberk, Wrathfin Gloves, Tracker’s Belt, Oronok’s Old Leggings, Wrathfin Greaves, Rising Tide, Pulsing Spellshield
This handsome gray and red recolor of the Blue Dragonscale set seemed just right to go with the Ruby Wings of Awakening.
I carried this shield for a long time back in the day, so to use it in a kit again is unexpectedly comforting.

117) Guardian of Coldarra

Diadem of the Spell-Keeper, Relentless Gladiator’s Linked Spaulders, Azure Wings of Awakening, Blue Dragonscale Breastplate, Outrunner’s Gloves, Shokell’s Grim Cinch, Blue Dragonscale Leggings, Outrunner’s Slippers, Warmongering Gladiator’s Gavel (H), Zom’s Crackling Bulwark
Blue Dragonscales and ice and magic and stuff.

116) Lavaquake

Vindictive Gladiator’s Ringmail Armor with Crown of Flame (N), Obsidian Wings of Awakening, Wild Gladiator’s Waistguard of Prowess, Doomhammer (PvP, first tint), and Drillborer Disk
Thinking about the sorts of places where the Black Dragonflight is found, this set immediately came to mind.
“Firelord” is of course the only appropriate title to wear with this ensemble.

115) Gormhusk

Gormhusk Armor with Dazzling Spectacles, Shadowlace Cloak, Steelscale Crushfish, and Extinct Turtle Shell
Mail World Quest set from Ardenweald. I’m not quite sure why I wanted to put the silly weapons with it, other than that they had good colors.
Other colorations of this set:

Forgehand’s (Bastion), Fleshscale (Maldraxxus), Darkwing Rebel’s (Revendreth), Shadowscale (Crafted)

114) Tideshaper II

Blue Tricorne Hat, Crosswind Shoulderguards, Runewarden’s Greatcloak, Circuit-Linked Chainmail, Fletcher’s Nimble Grips, Girdle of the Scroll-Sages, Kilt of Rolling Thunders, Sharas’dal (upgraded, first tint), Coldscale Shield
Kamalia wanted a new kit, and she wanted to wear this outfit, which is a slight modification of a kit that I originally created for my Dwarf Shaman (#15) about two years ago.

113) Anthem of the Elements

Anthemic set with Dazzling Spectacles, Turncoat’s Cape, Tihan (LFR), and Felbark’s Shin
Here’s Kamalia, level 60 and all decked out in Zereth Mortis BOEs from the AH. She’s my sixth, and perhaps last, level 60 for Shadowlands. Having used a Broker Mark of Distinction to set her Renown with the Night Fae to 40 immediately after activating Threads of Fate, she reached level 60 already at Renown 65.

112) Dreamthorn

Dreamthorn Armor with Dazzling Spectacles, Runewarden’s Greatcloak, Duskwarder Gavel, and Duskwarder Shield
One evening, I spontaneously decided to level Kamalia instead of playing with my Mages. I guess I was missing her. Soon, she’d gained four levels and a mishmash of gear from WQs in all four zones. She’d chosen Threads of Fate and the Night Fae at level 50, so I unified her look by Mogging everything to the Ardenweald leveling quest set. I was so glad when I discovered that choosing Threads of Fate automatically grants the appearances of all the skipped leveling storyline quest rewards!
Other colorations of this set:

Waylight (Bastion), Flesh Architect’s (Maldraxxus), Soul Hunter’s (Revendreth), Desolate Scale (Crafted)

111) Astral Insight

Dazzling Spectacles, Celestial Observer’s Constellations Starshroud & Buckle, Pure Sight Vestments & Slippers, Formidable Legguards & Gauntlets, Lifepath Hammer, Melody Defender’s Bulwark
This ensemble is mostly a mashup of the Celestial Observer’s and Pure Sight sets. I thought it might look neat with some silver pants — and these bluish-silver Classic pants look like they were made to go with this chestpiece!

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Outfits made with items from the Celestial Observer’s Ensemble


Leather, Mail, and Plate

Star Chylde I

Celestial Observer’s Ensemble with Conqueror’s Nightsong Cover and Scythe of Elune (upgraded, 1st tint)
I wanted to use the Sentinel’s Branch with this outfit for a Kaldorei character–

–but she’s a Druid and darnit if the Scythe of Elune doesn’t just look phenomenal.

Star Chylde II

Celestial Observer’s Ensemble with Conqueror’s Nightsong Cover, Lo’ap’s Tunic of Muck Diving, Pure Sight Slippers, August Celestials Tabard, and Scythe of Elune (upgraded, 1st tint)
I like the details on the sleeves and skirt of the Celestial Observer’s Robe… but not the 3D chestplate piece.

Azure Foliage

Phantasmal Headdress, Hide of Chromaggus, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud, Azure Dusk Vestments, Trickster’s Handwraps, Azure Dusk Sash, Azure Dusk Leggings, Polar Boots, The Lifebinder

Astral Insight

Dazzling Spectacles, Celestial Observer’s Constellations Starshroud & Buckle, Pure Sight Vestments & Slippers, Formidable Legguards & Gauntlets, Lifepath Hammer, Melody Defender’s Bulwark
This ensemble is mostly a mashup of the Celestial Observer’s and Pure Sight sets. I thought it might look neat with some silver pants — and these bluish-silver Classic pants look like they were made to go with this chestpiece!


Glorious Headdress, Celestial Observer’s Constellations, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud, Breastplate of the Righteous, Aspiring Aspirant’s Handwraps, Celestial Observer’s Buckle, Justicar Leggings, Vicious Gladiator’s Greaves of Meditation, Scimitar of Seven Stars (LFR), Ceremonious Shield
When I thought of making an outfit for Karaelia using items from the Celestial Observer’s set, the Scimitar of Seven Stars was the piece that I immediately knew must be in the kit.



Star Chylde III

Celestial Observer’s Ensemble with Snowblind Helm, Sorcerer Drape + Sorcerer Bracelets, Pure Aspirant’s Gloves, Runespeaker’s Sandals, August Celestials Tabard, and Quarterstaff of Discordant Ethic

August Celestial Observer

Celestial Observer’s Ensemble with Anacondra’s Robe, Cushy Cenarion Walkers, August Celestials Tabard, Starshard Edge, and Divine Companion
As I’ve mentioned before, I like the patterning on the sleeves and skirt of the Celestial Observer’s Robe, but I’m not a fan of its bulky dimensional chestplate. When I thought of substituting this robe, naturally I immediately had to do it.

Silver Sky

Thermore Arcanist’s Hat*, Celestial Observer’s Constellations Buckle & Gloves, Fallen Disciple’s Cloak, Astral Knot Robe*, Cushy Cenarion Walkers, Argent Crusader’s Tabard, Mardenholde Staff
I don’t browse Mogs at Wowhead very often, but I happened to look at some outfits that had been submitted using items in the Celestial Observer’s Ensemble, and among them were a few sets that used the shoulders and belt of the ensemble with the Argent Crusader’s Tabard. I thought that combo was pretty neat, so I borrowed it.
If you haven’t got this hat, which was a limited-time reward from the pre-launch event for Mists of Pandaria, the Celestial Observer’s Skygazer or Cowl of Benevolence also work very well with this ensemble.

A Blue Dragon Princess, Again

Windchaser Coronet, Slaughterhouse Spaulders, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud Buckle & Astral Walkers, Glacial Robe, Tempest’s Touch, Rod of the Broken Temple/Frostbitten Staff
Another Blue Dragonflight kit for Kazuligosa to complete this set of outfits representing the Classic dragonflights.
The Celestial Observer’s Starshroud is perfect for Blue Dragonflight RP because it evokes their ancient seat of power at the Eye of Eternity.
This kit has a fancy version and a plain version because I couldn’t decide which version I liked better.

Fancy Festival Teal Suit

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Slaughterhouse Spaulders, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud, Festive Teal Pant Suit, Duskhaven Boots, Crescent Wand, Kobold Candle
The wand represents Elune, of course, and the off-hand, the festival firecrackers. If you are wearing pants with dimensional pieces on the hips, the dimensional pieces will show up over the Festival chestpieces, so unless you like that look, you’ll want to Mog to a plainer pair of pants.

Celestial Cyan

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Faewoven Amice, Celestial Observer’s Starshroud, Celestial Tunic, Tabard of the Wild Hunt, Celestial Bindings, Faewoven Sash, Celestial Observer’s Leggings/Celestial Kilt, Celestial Observer’s Astral Walkers, Sentinel’s Branch
The glowing cyan of the Celestial Observer’s shoes reminded me of the turquoise of the Classic Celestial set.

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In light of the news from the Patch 9.0.5 PTR that the Rhinestone Sunglasses will become Transmogrifiable, I thought I’d share again this set of Rhinestone Sunglasses outfits that I originally created in 2015.

I anticipate making more Rhinestone Sunglasses outfits — some of which might be updates of some of these outfits — after Patch 9.0.5 goes live!

Touch of Ruby

Rhinestone Sunglasses, Aurora Mantle, Mankrik’s Old Wedding Garments, Silver-Thread Sash, Stoneweaver Leggings, Widow’s Clutches + Bands of Indwelling, Boots of the Incorrupt, Thousand Bandage Drape, Staff of Divine Infusion

Bouganvilla II

Rhinestone Sunglasses, Mantle of the Burning Scroll (LFR), Vestments of the Shifting Sands, Ruthless Gladiator’s Cord of Accuracy, Greenkeeper’s Pantaloons, Widow’s Clutches + The Lady’s Brittle Bracers (25N), Ikeyen’s Boots, Green Linen Shirt, Vengeance Staff

Femme Fatale

Rhinestone Sunglasses/Swashbuckler’s Eyepatch, Shoulderpads of the Silvermoon Retainer, Scouting Tunic, Indomitable Belt, Dellot’s Leggings, Fuzzy Gloves + Scouting Bracers, Rapscallion Boots, Stylish Black Shirt, Dawnblade, Skettis Curved Blade

Pink Sapphire

Rhinestone Sunglasses, Ornate Pauldrons, Icemail Jerkin, Earthfury Belt, Tranquillien Scale Leggings, Netherstalker Gloves, Netherstorm Greaves, Mutineer’s Cloak, Felstone Reaver, Silvermoon Crescent Axe

Dragon Dawn

Rhinestone Sunglasses/Lightbringer Greathelm, Blood-Stained Pauldrons, Conqueror’s Breastplate, Hyperion Girdle, Legplates of Blazing Light, Flameguard Gauntlets, Magma Tempered Boots, Blazefury, Reborn/Dragonstrike, Reborn, Dawnforged Defender

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

110) Pure Far-Sight

Garb of Pure Spirit with Dazzling Spectacles, Duskwarder Gavel, and Frostwolf Spiritguard Shield
The first thing I did after Patch 9.1.5 launched was bring Kamalia to Oribos and then to the Heart of the Forest. She had been wearing her Eternal Traveler outfit for almost a year, so she was very ready for a new outfit. At level 50 and 1 Renown, I am delighted that she can wear her covenant’s Renown 60 cosmetic armor!
This shield design from the Warlords of Draenor Shadowmoon Valley suite coordinates beautifully with the Ardenweald aesthetic.

109) Eternal Winds

Helm of Unleashed Energy/Dazzling Spectacles, The Wavemender’s Mantle, Eternal Traveler Raiment & Gauntlets, Earthgrasp Girdle (N), Constellus, Faithless Skyrider’s Shield
For this kit, I wanted to keep the Eternal Traveler’s robe, but bring in some distinctly Shamanic pieces. I kept the gloves, too, for how nicely they echo the glowing blue circle motif in these Shaman Tier 5 recolor shoulders. This Val’kyr-like helm fit the set both thematically and in color. Perfect!

108) Ancestral Skirmisher

Ancestral Chieftain’s Headdress Greatbelt Grasps & Hoofbands, Shoulderguards of Shunned Duty, Shamblehide Chestguard, Scale Leggings of the Skirmisher, Thunder Bluff Tabard, Spell Axe of the Speaker, Saltstone Shield
I saw a fellow in Dazar’alor wearing these Legion shoulders with the Tauren Heritage Armor and thought it looked pretty neat, so naturally Kam needed to try out the combo for herself.

107) Elemental Hypertech

Steamworker’s Goggles, Shoulderguards of Dark Meditations (LFR), Mountain Stream Ringmail, Belt of the Iron Prison (LFR), Tristam Legguards*, Bonelink Gauntlets, Boots of Elemental Torment, Rustbolt Resistance Tabard, Skullstone Hammer*, Gizlock’s Hypertech Buckler
The core concept of this outfit is the combination of the tabard, the mace, the shield, and the shoulders. Once I’d thought of it, it became a bee in my bonnet that just had to be done. Initially, I wasn’t quite sure what I’d do for the rest of the outfit, but it’s come together quite nicely, I think.

106) Highmountain Watersinger

Mountain Throne Coif, Shoulderguards of Shunned Duty, Val’kyr Vestments, Titan-Forged Waistguard of Triumph, Frost Witch’s Legguards (10 N), Grips of Fierce Pronouncements, Rivermane War Harness, Coldsinger Scepter
Recently, I saw a Mulgore Tauren Shaman wearing this combo of hat & shoulders with the Tauren Heritage Armor. I thought it looked fantastic. That reminded me that I rather like these pieces, so when Kamalita wanted a new kit, I started with them. The rest of the pieces (except for the weapon) in this kit are from Northrend. I didn’t realize that the chestpiece, belt, and gloves are all part of the same set until I’d got the outfit finished. No wonder those items look so good together!

105) Falling Petals II

Crown of Boundless Courage, Brigade Pauldrons & Boots, Wrathfin Armor & Legguards, Merciless Belt, Scarlet Gauntlets, Snowfall Shawl, Wild Gladiator’s Gavel
The pink flower crown prompted me to revisit this outfit concept, previously seen in Shaman outfits #4 and #37.

104) Spirit Link

Crown of Everlasting Fortune, Relentless Gladiator’s Linked Spaulders, Vest of Living Lightning, Belt of the Iron Prison (LFR), Kilt of Rolling Thunders, Fletcher’s Nimble Grips, Ancestral Chieftain’s Totem/Rivermane War Harness, Furbolg Medicine Totem, Sternhorn’s Shield
For many long and lonely years, Kamalia wondered if she would ever find her life partner. During the campaign against the Legion in the Broken Isles, she finally found him in Haitou Rivermane, one of Jale Rivermane’s sons.

103) Rolling Rapids

Dragonrider’s Harness, Girdle of the Scroll-Sages, Kilt of Rolling Thunders, Axeclaw Gauntlets, Fresh-Haft Axe
Mini-Kam pointed out that as she is now a Highmountain Tauren, and from the same continent as the Stormheim Dragonriders, she really ought to get a chance to wear this chestpiece, too. The combination with this particular kilt was suggested by the overlay of the dark green tattoo patterns of the chestpiece on her blue warpaint.

102) Stormsurge

Spaulders of Meditative Focus, Dragonrider’s Harness, Azsh’ari Stormsurger Links, Earthmover Kilt, Stormscale Gloves, Portal-Ripper’s Staff
Kamalia was starting to get bored with the Heritage Armor, but I didn’t have any new ideas and I wasn’t remembering any backlogged ideas. While I was doing Hallow’s End stuff in Stormwind with Kaelyla, I saw a Pandaren Shaman wearing the Dragonrider’s Harness with a kilt (not this one) and that sparked this idea.

101) Ancestral Totemic

Ancestral Chieftain’s Armor with Replica Vest of The Five Thunders + Sanctified Frost Witch’s Legguards/Mail of Crimson Coins (H) + Replica Kilt of The Five Thunders, and Staff of the Earthmother
After wearing the Heritage of the Shu’halo set as-is for awhile, it was time to mix it up a bit. For a Shaman, I wanted to use a kilt. I hadn’t thought of this combo of chestpiece and kilt until I happened across it while working on this outfit — and I rather like it! After another while, I freshened up the outfit a little by swapping the sets of the chestpiece and kilt.

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

78) Dress Pretty and Carry a Big Gun

Truesight Ice Blinders, Fireplume Plumage, Iridescent Warcloak, Triumphant Chestpiece, Skettis Gauntlets, Fireplume Insignia, Triumphant Legplates, Skettis Footwraps, Recoilless Rocket Ripper X-54
I chose the Skettis gloves and boots to coordinate with the purple hues at the bottom of the cloak.
The only bow I had that was pink/purple enough was Huhuran’s Stinger, but its shape aesthetics make it a Nope. That this huge gun seemed somehow right for the outfit was a bit of a surprise.

77) Darkmoon Trickshot

Darkmoon Harlequin’s Bells with Bronze-Tinted Sunglasses, Gauntlets of the Dragonslayer, Dragonstalker’s Greaves, and Thas’dorah (upgraded, tint 1)
Getting most of these screenshots was more like “lucky” shots than “trick” shots — I don’t think I could capture any of those exact frames of the animation again if I was trying for them.

76) Ignited Fletching

Maulgar’s Warhelm, Fireplume Plumage, Fireplume Halter, Golden Filigreed Doublet, Fireplume Flarewraps, Merciless Belt, Fireplume Coverts, Netherstorm Greaves, Skyfire Hawk-Bow/Thas’dorah (basic, 4th tint)
This outfit has a bunch of little elements that I really like. The T2 recolor hat is perfect for a Hunter wearing the Fireplume Regalia. This shirt coordinates wonderfully with the Fireplume Halter; note to self, use this combo again. Any excuse to use these vivid magenta boots is worth taking. The Skyfire Hawk-Bow has just the right combination of color and similarity of design without being over-complicated. Naturally, I also had to try it with the red tint of Thas’dorah to get a quiver on the back to go with the name I’d already decided to use for the outfit.

75) Unicorn Hunter

Snake Spaulders, Stormstrike Vest, Cerulean Filigreed Shirt, Dragonstalker’s Gauntlets, Band of the Night Raven, Expedition Forager Leggings, Treads of the Wasteland, Thalassian Compound Bow
According to the dates on the image files for Ketura’s previous outfit, she’d been wearing for a little over two years. I finally got tired enough of seeing it to put forth the effort to make her something new. This outfit is adapted from one I originally made for my Dwarf Shaman (#8).
I gave the outfit this name because its colors are similar to the color scheme associated with the resurgence of unicorns as a motif in popular culture in recent years.

74) Green and Gray

Thick Scale Shoulder Pads, Soldier’s Armor, Helbrine, Der’izu Legguards, Grips of the Fel Destroyer, Soldier’s Boots, Taut Driftwood Bow
I’ve collected a fair amount of green mail, which makes a good fallback for when my Hunter wants a new kit but I don’t have any burning inspiration.

73) Dragon Tamer

Thelwater’s Steelwoven Eyepatch, Gaping Maw Shoulderguard, Dragonrider’s Harness Legguards & Grips, Lifecycle Waistguard, Azsh’ari Stormsurger Striders, and Bleak Scythe
Ketura just knew that she would look like a total badass in the Dragonrider’s gear.
This Vrykul-styled polearm from Wrath is a perfect complement to the armor.

72) Ancestral Survivalist

Ancestral Chieftain’s Armor with Bloodmail Hauberk*, Sunfury Legguards, and Spear of Rethu
Although I really liked the mail chestpiece & pants I’d chosen for Kawneiha, I didn’t want to just repeat that combination for Ketura’s kit. I’d tried these pants as an alternate for Kawneiha’s set, so I knew I liked them with the rest of the pieces, but it took a few iterations to find a chestpiece that worked. The chestpiece I’m using dropped from Old Scholomance; if you haven’t got it, I also liked the how the Stage 1 Wayfaring Tunic looked.

71) Ancestral Hunt Leader

Ancestral Chieftain’s Armor with Felstalker Breastplate, Scale Leggings of the Skirmisher, and Bow of the Great Hunter
I’m not all that fond of the chestpiece and leggings of the Shu’halo Heritage Armor, so I thought I’d try swapping them out for some other pieces.
Kawneiha will probably wear this kit for a very long time.

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