Posts Tagged ‘armor sets’


There was a shared topic on Blog Azeroth (quite a while ago, but I’m slow), started by Azerothian Life, which was; Show me the Transmog!

I have to say, I have become slighty obsessed with Transmogrification. I love playing with Mogit, atlas loot, dressing room and most of all Wow Model Viewer in attempt of making my character look good-better-best. I am not too fussed about the tier sets, epics are nice but greens are my babies. Auction house is frequently scanned to find pieces I don’t have yet, which atm is not that many- it’s just that when I have a full armor set, the accessories chase begins. Finding the perfect shield is like finding the perfect handbag, and the mace needs to match the shield. Then there’s the problem of shoes, I’m sad to admit not everything looks good with hooves! So all in all… this takes a lot of time, and I’m loving it!

After I was fed up with wearing engraved (as above) and since it’s spring I wanted a bit more light outfit, but still shiny! So I went for gold, kinda like a holy paladin. Quite happy with the result too.

The golden set consists of:

Head- none (could go for Golden Scale Coif if you want a golden hood)

Shoulders – Golden Scale Shoulders, blacksmithing

Chest: Burnished Tunic, AH  (Alternative Golden Scale Cuirass, but I like showing off my blue skin).

Gloves: Ornate Gauntlets from AH

Waist: Ornate Girdle from AH, simply because it almost doesn’t show, I didn’t want any belt to ruin the legs who almost is a belt on its own

Legs: Golden Scale Leggings, blacksmithing

Feet: Tsunami Boots, these boots are made from leatherworking and I use them because they are invisible on me. They simply don’t show.  When wearing long trousers, boots only seemed disturbing for the outfit.

Mace: Rod of the Sun King, drop from Kael’Thas in Tempest Keep, any yellowish mace would do, though.

Shield: Sunward Crest bought with rep from Shattered Sun Quartermaster

 


Red circus outfit: Cindercloth vest. Cindercloth pants. Cindercloth gloves. Red mageweave headband. All from tailoring, recipes drops in Burning Steppes and are also often to see in AH.

Fishing outfit: Blue overalls. Bright yellow shirt. Both from tailoring. Random gloves for +2 fishing enchant. Weather-Beaten Fishing Hat from doing daily fishing quest in Dalaran. Jeweled  Fishing Pole, also from fishing quest.

Cheerleader outfit: Green Winter Clothes. Tailoring, but recipe needs to be bought in Ogrimmar, so make it fast if you are Alliance.  As pom-poms: Spring Flowers x 2, obtained by gathering eggs during Noblegarden Event. Remember you must have dual wield to use them both at one time.  Forever Lovely Rose to wear in hair, drop from seasonal boss in Shadowfang Keep during Love is in the Air event.

Mexican outfit: Haliscan jacket and Haliscan Pantaloons from tailoring. Don Carlos Famous Hat, 100 % droprate from Don Carlos himself in Od Hillsbrad Foothills heroic.

Don’t have hooves, in need of shoes? Skip the flip-flops (Knitted Sandals) unless it’s for beach. Stay classy and go with Dress Shoes instead!

Hello!

Since I read about transmogrification (I don’t even have to look it up anymore!), I have been spending lots of time browsing wowhead and similar sites to look at armor, find out what would look good for the future. Not only for gear that can be transmogrified, but also outfits for different occasions, showing off in Stormwind etc. I guess there’s a hidden role player inside me after all! I love the Outfitter addon, been using it for years now. And yes, I know that Blizz has its own similar version, but I think still think Outfitter is better and better at organising my different gear sets, pvp, resto, elemental…and now also fishing, mexican, cheerleader and, hm…circus outfit?

Next thing I want is a pirate outfit, but I hope it’s doable without getting exalted with those Bloodsailers or whatever they are called :/ Already have the hat, shirt should be easy to get, trousers can’t be too hard, and since no boots look good on me, I might as well skip them. Sometimes I think it’s a real shame that I can’t wear plate too, because then there would be 25 % more armor I could put on. And it’s often the plate that have the shiniest colours not to mention some really nice twists. Cmon, who wouldn’t want to kill an end boss dressed as Princess Leia in her golden bikini? What’s your favourite outfit? 🙂

All pieces from the Glorious plate set (random drop, hard to get, chances are best to find them in AH)


Got this link from a guildie, made me lol a lot. Poor little dk’s, awwww.

 Yes. Just yes.

When I first read about patch 4.3 I was a bit depressed, because let’s face it, we haven’t exactly ruled in Firelands, which means our gear will  be so so for the next raid instance and we will struggle even more. But then I read about the word that I will never ever be able to remember or pronounce, Transmogrification, which cheered me up.  There have been endless blue posts, guides and blog posts on them so I think everyone who is a bit more than average interested in WoW already know what it’s about at this point. And perhaps just as excited as I am!

Many years, ago, my main was a clueless hunter. I didn’t know what a tier piece was. I didn’t know what a raid was. I didn’t know anything really, apart from knowing I was the best looking hunter in Azeroth. This is pretty similar to me in real life,  looking back on pictures from my teen years, where I then thought my, erm, somehow original and colourful outfits were the sickness, but now are making me gasp and think “what was I thinking??!”. Pretty much same thing in-game. I wore silver hot pants, a golden breastplate and red / golden boots. Actually all my armor was a mix of these colours, I looked like a mix of a spaceman and a teletubby. With, I must add, a very very slutty twist! I am no longer sure it was that good :s

Everything looks good on shammies. Tier set 1 is ofc no exception

However, there are quite a few outfits out there that are well good-looking. I must admit, being a dress collector and all, I’m a little jealous of the clothies, since they can wear the prettiest dresses and robes when they are raiding, while I need to find the best mail sets. Because from what I have read in the large jungle of posts on trans- uh- mogrification, you can’t wear mail and turn it into a cloth look. Which is sad panda news since I was already fantasising about this “angel meets butterfly meets fairy” outfit, based on leather and cloth, that would look so fabulous on my shammy that raid leader would probably command me back to Stormwind and change it back asap, since everyone would be losing focus on raid /nods.

Still, I will find some nice outfits, and my outfitter addon will be busier than ever from now. The first sets I want to get are the first two tier sets, Earthfury and The Ten Storms. I haven’t been too interested collecting all tier pieces until now, simply because I don’t have the bank space for it. With the incoming void storage this problem will hopefully be solved. No matter how much I clean up and organise, it’s hard for me to keep bags, both actual bags and the bank ones, neater than this:

In my bags I carry my offspec hear and a full set of pvp gear, a collection of items and armor I like to play with when I’m bored and of course the needed potion, reagents and mats. In my bank, pretty much the same, everything I don’t use on a daily basis is sent to bank alt, but there are things I want to keep close for different reasons, mostly sentimental ones. So void storage will be good.

I have been running Molten Core (tier 1 sets) and Blackwing Lair (tier 2 sets) recently, and have about half set of each. I think that I will be less bored with the upcoming transmogrification (seriously, who picked that name??) change, since armor and how it looks on your character have always been one of the things I appreciate the most in this game. Molten Core can definitely be 2 manned by 2 dps’ers, doesn’t hurt if at least one of them is a tank or have the ability to throw some heals. Can probably be soloed my most classes also, at least if you are the lucky owner of some nice gear and / or skills. Blackwing Lair should require at least 3 players, although I think it would work out better with 4+.

It’s pretty fun, fast and easy and apart from tier pieces drops of bosses there are boe blue items, gold, cloth and quite a few valuable items of interest. A very nice thing to do outside raids. I have noticed people are slightly stressed and trying to get all their armor sets before October, when patch 4.3 is expected. I don’t understand this, getting everything ready before it has even started? I’ll be happy if I can put on tier 2 or 2 set at release, but will spend time after hunting for more armor that can make my shammy look even more tasty than now (if that’s even possible).

Fun fun fun! Thanks Blizz 😀



Dragonstalker Helm

I’ve always been a girly girl. I loved to play with dolls, style them, dress them, make them pretty. I couldn’t wait til I was old enough for wearing lipstick and nail polish, practiced by putting it on myself with varied results.  Nowadays, I still love makeup and am a huge fan of accessories, have a large collection of handbags, belts, hair stuff and jewellery. This is something I’ve applied to game. I collect dresses and costumes, and have major bank space issues storing it all. Only sad thing is shoes, really. No matter how stylish they are, on me, hoof girl, they end up looking like leg warmers. Only bad thing about being a draenei.

I was a very happy panda the day barbers were introduced. So far, I have spent 448 gold in the barber shop, mostly by changing my hair. Different instance may require different hairstyle! Right…? In comparison, 316 gold spend on respecs and 426 gold on travel.I wish they could even more hairstyles into game, more jewellery, tattoos, marks, everything to pimp your toon!

I love shiny armor, but there’s one thing I am really curious about. The Blizz helmet designers  -what’s going on in there? Are they all high on mushrooms? Are they just slacking? Or do they simply have a really, really strange taste when it comes to headwear?

Mist of the helmets seem to go under one of these categories:

 

 

Dead Animals: Blizz wants us to wear cadavers on our heads. Specially heads of wolves, fishes and birds. They love the “a head on top of a head” idea, the weirder the better.. Definitely very speculative. Not very shiny.

 

Nutty Professor: If it’s not a bird, is it a plane? An antenna? If your head was a magnet, and you were to dive into a scrapyard, the result would be a very average Blizzard helmet. Rotating objects, blinking buttons and twisted metal parts. Very bling bling, sort of shiny yes, but in the wrong way.

 

 

Simply Fugly: Helmets that would be too scary even for the spookiest Halloween party. Teeth, bones, stitches, creepy details. Very Hannibal Lecter inspired. Not shiny in any way.

 

 

 

There are some helmets that look nice, of course. Most of them are the ones that don’t really look like helmets, more like headbands, hoods or tiaras. Sadly, these are most common while leveling, at end game level it’s back to the horror show. It might be just me of course, but in 95 % of the times, the headpieces are a big no no. Thank god for hide helmet option 😀

Your helmet – shown or not?

 

Other helmets you might not want to wear on the first date:


gif animator♥Sadly we don’t match very much, but she is still the most beautiful, fluffy and precious cat in the world ♥

 

It’s a known fact that some pets look like their owners. Or is it the owners that look like their pets? Anyway, some people take this even into WoW. There are pet collectors, there are armor pet collector, and there is the player Drrum from Stormrage US that combibe those two and match her armor with her pets. I came over this at WoW Insider, and had to go through all the amazing screenshots.

I have a soft spot for shiny looking armor AND for pets, so this some of the most interesting I have seen on a long time. I just had to post some of Drrum’s pictures here, for the whole collection, click here, go go go! You will not regret it 😀