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New Disciplinary Action Comic: Space Cadets

Disciplinary Action is branching out! 

With the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR), DA will be starting a new, comic-only website for our serial Star Wars comic, Space Cadets.

Join us for the premiere episode December 20th at 10:30 CST. In the meantime, join up with @SpaceCadetComic on Twitter or visit the website at SpaceCadets.me.

And not to worry: Maps For Tanks and Disciplinary Action will continue to operate without interruption.

See you on December 20th!

Space Cadets: Coming December 20th!

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#Warcookie Christmas Exchange: The Cookies

A number of Twitter Warcraft types threw around the idea of having a cookie exchange this holiday season. After coming to the conclusion that a multi-country cookie exchange would be more work than fun, we plumped on the idea of exchanging recipes and baking them in the floury splendor of our own kitchens. The writer and baker of each cookie would be revealed only at the end.

Each participant sent in one (or two) recipes. Using a random number generator, I assigned each person a recipe and passed on the anonymous information. Cookies were baked and photos were taken, with results as fun as they were delicious!

I hope the Warcookie bakers enjoyed their sweet treats, and that we all find a few more recipes here to try at home for the holidays.

A huge thanks to our participants:
@asherrylie | @celticlibrarian | @clandmg | @DiscoPriest | @Druidis4fite | @duskhawk | @Frosted_Miika | @glyneth | @happycho | Kamalia | @katfinate | @kissmyalas | @MaeliNexi | @melisan229 | @riththewarluid | @Rhaygar | @Rhoelyn | @Rezznul | @_Vidyala

THE RECIPES

Alphabetical by recipe giver’s Twitter 

RECIPE: Danish Wedding Cookies

Recipe Giver: Asherrylie  @asherrylie | Melting Faces
Recipe Baker: Narci  @Druidis4fite | Flavor Text Lore

Recipe Provided by @asherrylie

(Named with other various nationalities, depending on your location)

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted, divided
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Powdered sugar

Directions

Combine flour and cinnamon in a large bowl.
Add butter, pecans, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, and vanilla, stir well until blended. Batter will be stiff.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
Remove cookies to wire racks to cool slightly. Roll cookies in powdered sugar, and cool completely.

Baker’s Notes by @Druidis4fite

COOOOKIE.

So, I made my cookies last night. But first, story time.
One day shortly before Christmas when I was 3 years old, I was sent upstairs for a nap while my mother was baking cookies and babysitting a slightly older neighborhood child, Becky. Becky was all of four and a half, and did not need to take a nap. I started this nap quite jealous already, as Becky got to watch my mom make cookies and didn’t have to take a stupid nap I wasn’t tired ANYWAY why did … This was about the point where I passed out into a toddler coma and slept for two hours straight.
When I woke up, it was dark, and the Snowball cookies were finished and Becky Wong was grinning and covered from head to toe in powdered sugar. I wasn’t covered in sugar! WHY! I oughta! That usurper came and took my rightful place at the cookie making table. The nerve of that girl! (You can imagine how well I coped with getting a younger sister later that year.)
To make matters worse, my family, the Kodak-addicted bunch of them, stuck a bunch of pictures of Becky Wong making cookies in my photo album and told this story every year as we baked and served Snowballs to guests and brought Snowballs as hostess gifts. As the years have gone by, the vast majority of the sting has gone out of this story and I’m only maybe 5% certain my mother loved Becky Wong more than me.
You can imagine my chagrin when I opened my recipe to find “Danish Wedding Cookies”, and discovered they were just Snowballs with Ethnic Heritage. I’m not the greatest baker, probably because I slept through all my important formative lessons, MOM. I was relieved I already knew how to do this! Horray!
Here’s the recipe I was given:
[Recipe above]
Pro tip: you can totally chop nuts in a food processor. Technology is awesome! You could do this to cut down on the amount of time you spend with a big knife feeling like Dexter.
I used more cinnamon than requested largely because I cannot use measuring spoons. (THANKS, MOM.) I also added nutmeg because nutmeg is good in pumpkin pies and I have no self control. I also used more pecans because um, I’m not a very good baker but it turns out this didn’t break anything. Horray!  I smashed everything together with a fork until it was a very crumbly dough.
I proceeded to make balls. I proceeded to make ball jokes. I made about 40 balls of cookies, but probably only half that many ball jokes. (I may be under estimating but the audience, my cat, is not talking. He knows who operates the can opener in this family.)
After 11 minutes, I took my balls out of the oven and WOW are my balls TOASTY. Right. 21.
I used my family’s technique, and rolled the balls once in powdered sugar directly off the tray while as hot as possible. Then I let them cool, and rolled them again. The first layer soaks in and sweetens the cookies, the second layer is thick and powdery and attractive.

Danish Wedding Cookies getting rolled in powdered sugar

One fell apart in my fingers and I proceeded to eat that sucker. I stopped what I was doing, washed my hands, and called my mom, “MOM! These snowballs are better than yours.” I knew I had her! After all these years, my snowball related revenge would be complete!
“Well, that was a recipe from your grandma…”
She didn’t sound horrified at all! How very disappointing.
Grandma was a chef better known for her depression era thrift than her culinary prowess. My mother screamed in horror at a piece of rare beef at my father’s house as a teenager, having had no idea until age 17 that meat was not inherently grey.
This is a true story.
I would definitely recommend using butter instead of oleo/crisco, and adding cinnamon and nutmeg. I would also recommend mostly the recipes that came from my father’s father rather than my mother’s mother, unless you’re growing up in the Great Depression and looking for cheaper ways to boil beets.
Then again, you could maybe find Becky Wong’s recipe. I hear she was GREAT at making Snowballs. Bitch.
(Pictures are terrrrible, my phone does not like my kitchen!)

Danish Wedding Cookies

RECIPE: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe Giver: Celtic Librarian  @celticlibrarian | Bright Side Reading
Recipe Baker: Kamalia  Kamalia et Alia [#Warcookie Post]

Recipe Provided by @celticlibrarian

Ingredients

2 1/4 cup self-rising flour
3 tsp pumpkin pie spice
3/4 cup butter, room temperature
1 1/4 cup light brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (I like the ghirardelli chips meself)
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (completely optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350′ F.

Whisk together flour and pumpkin pie spice then set aside. In a large bowl, cream butter. Add both sugars and beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla.

Add eggs one at a time and beat until combined. Add flour/spice mixture to sugar mixture in three additions.  Alternate with pumpkin in two additions, ending with the flour mixture.

Stir in chocolate chips and chopped nuts (if you include them). Drop on a parchment paper lined cookie tray.

Bake for 10-12 minutes; let cool. Usually makes about 4 dozen cookies.

These are delicious just like this, but if you want to be really decadent here’s a frosting recipe to slather on top!

Maple Brown Butter Frosting
3 cups sifted confectioners sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
2 tsp maple flavoring

Sift sugar and set aside
melt butter over medium heat until golden brown.  Watch closely so it doesn’t burn
Add butter to sugar, scraping all the butter into the bowl
Add milk and maple flavoring.  Stir until smooth
Spread on top of cookies with a knife or offset spatula

*Please note, I did not come up with this recipe, I’ve modified the cookie recipe slightly but the frosting is 100% not mine.  I got this off a lovely dessert blog and unfortunately I can’t remember the name.

Hope it’s enjoyed! :)

Baker’s Notes by Kamalia et Alia

My cookies did not quite turn out as expected, due to a moment of derp while I was mixing them up. I merrily dumped in the entire contents of a small can of pumpkin, and only realized after I’d folded in the last of the flour that the can probably contained 1.5 — 2 cups of pumpkin instead of the 1 cup required by the recipe.

I stirred in an additional half cup of flour, then decided that adding enough more flour (and the other ingredients) to correct the soft, gloppy batter back to cookie consistency wouldn’t be worth the effort. I greased up a bundt pan, dumped the batter in, baked it for an hour, and got a very nice cake instead.

Then, being rather fond of Amelia Bedelia, I knew that I had to make some *other* kind of cookies to compensate for my unexpected results. I tried out an idea I’d read online to use pomegranate molasses instead of regular molasses in a molasses cookie recipe, and came up with these

Pomegranate Pistachio Cookies
3/4 c butter-flavored shortening
1 c sugar
1 egg
1/4 c pomegranate molasses
2 1/4 c flour
1 t baking soda
coarsely chopped pistachios
Stir together the flour and soda. Cream the butter and sugar, beat in the egg, then beat in the pomegranate molasses. Fold in the flour, then the pistachios. Bake at 375 F.

The pomegranate molasses gives the dough an unusual sweet-tart flavor that is balanced by the pistachios. These cookies would be best served at a party for grown-ups, because the flavor is probably too off-beat for most children’s palates.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie (Cake) & Pomegranate Molasses Cookies

RECIPE: Hertzog Cookies

Recipe Giver: Clandmg  @clandmg | The Autistic
Recipe Baker: Rith  @riththewarluid | Polka DoTs and HoTs

Recipe Provided by @clandmg 

Ingredients

2 Cups All purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
Pinch salt
1/4 Cup powdered sugar
4 Oz margarine/butter
3 Large eggs, separated
4 Tbsp water
7 Oz apricot preserves
1 1/4 Cup White sugar
2 Cups Dessicated coconut

Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Sift Flour, baking powder & salt together. Add powdered sugar & rub in margarine.
  • Beat egg yolks & water together & add to dry ingredients, mixing to a soft dough.
  • Roll dough out thinly and press out circles. Line a greased muffin tin with circles.
  • Spoon a teaspoonful of apricot preserves into middle of each circle.
  • Beat egg whites until soft peak stage. Add the white sugar slowly, while still beating. Fold in coconut and spoon the egg mixture onto the preserves.
  • Bake for 20 – 25 minutes
  • Turn carefully onto a wire rack to cool.

Baker’s Notes by @riththewarluid

1. I had a really hard time beating the egg whites into a ‘soft peak’ stage using a standing mixer. Maybe that was because there weren’t enough egg whites to create the volume needed for the mixer to actually do a good job? Who knows. I would recommend using a hand-mixer (I have an ancient one that works like a charm but looks like crap), or if you’re looking to be buff, whip by hand!

Hertzog Cookies

2. It doesn’t really matter whether it reaches the soft peak stage anyway (at least for me) since when you add the sugar it became very much a light syrup-y substance. And even then…
3. When you add the coconut, there is WAY more coconut than egg-sugar mixture. It becomes a glob of coconut that is held together by the delicious goo. Nothing wrong with that. I guess the point is, don’t stress too much about the egg whites being fluffy.
4. Back to the beginning… Grease your muffin tin WELL. That will make taking out the cookies SO MUCH EASIER. They are extremely delicate and will break if you’re not careful.
5. This recipe doesn’t really give a size for your circles to be (nor a definite thickness for the crust…). I rolled out the dough to be… I guess about 1/8 of an inch thick, and pressed out the circles with the top of a (wide) mug. I then slid the circles into the slot in the muffin tin, where I discovered the circle was too big to fit. Some I smoothed into the cups to make them fit; or, for a prettier effect, I crinkled the edges into a flower like shape. These came out beautifully! I only made about 15 cookies with the amount of dough this recipe makes (probably because my circles were so big).

Hertzog Cookies

6. I baked them until the pastry was golden brown at the top and the coconut-mixture was starting to brown.

Hertzog Cookies

Hertzog Cookies

RECIPE: Dream Bars

Recipe Giver: Liala  @DiscoPriest | Disciplinary Action
Recipe Baker: Glyneth  @glyneth | G+ #Warcookie Album

Recipe Provided by @DiscoPriest

These sound complicated when you look at the recipe, but really they’re pretty straightforward! They’re my absolute favorite cookies, and I would make them every week if my waistline could get away with it ;) I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!
From The Joy of Cooking:
Have all ingredients at room temperature, 68′ to 72′ F. Position a rack in the center of the oven. Preheat to 350′. Line an 11 x 7-inch or similar 2-quart rectangular baking pan with greased aluminum foil, allowing it to overhang the 2 narrow ends of the pan by about 2 inches.
Beat on medium speed until very fluffy and well blended:
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened
2 tablespoons sugar
1 large egg yolk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Stir, then knead until well blended and smooth:
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
Firmly press the dough into the pan to form a smooth, even layer (my note: I use the bottom of a measuring cup to do this).
Bake for 10 minutes; set aside to cool slightly. Toast, stirring occasionally, in a baking pan until the coconut os very lgihtly browned, 7 to 10 minutes:
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts
1 cup flaked or shredded sweetened coconut
(my note: I sometimes skip this step if I’m rushed or don’t feel quite in the mood to dirty up yet another pan, and it’s only very slightly less awesome for it)
Beat on medium speed or with a wooden spoon until well combined:
2 large eggs
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Stir the nut mixture into the egg mixture. Spread the mixture evenly over the baked layer. Bake until the top is firm and golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out slightly wet, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove the pan to a rack to cool slightly. While the bar is still warm, stir together:
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2/3 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (my note: Bottled works perfectly fine)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
If necessary, stir in enough water to yield a spreadable consistency (my note: When you put the icing on top, even if it looks stiff, it will totally get warmed byt the filling and spread out all on its own. I’ve never had to really add water). Let stand ntil completely cooled and the icing is set. Using the overhanging foil as handles, lift the bar to a cutting board. Carefully peel off the foil. Cut into bars.
Makes twelve 2 3/4″ x 2 1/3″ bars

Baker’s Notes by @glyneth

[Glyneth’s larger pictures may be found on her G+ album for this project right here]

Terribly blurry pic of the ingredients

The mixer that will mix it all up! It's really cobalt.

The crust, ready to bake

Crust baked, and coconut and pecans toasting

Brown sugar with my brown sugar softener. Do you have one?

Mixing the last of the coconut and nut dry mix into the wet.

Ready to bake!

And done! You can see where I tested it with a toothpick

Mixing the icing. Why did I decide to do it by hand?

Because I didn't want to dirty the bowl. Again. I dug out the hand mixer

My lovely mixer with its cover, ready to be stored.

RECIPE: Chocolate Sour Cream Cookies

Recipe Giver: Narci  @Druidis4fite | Flavor Text Lore
Recipe Baker: Liala  @DiscoPriest | Disciplinary Action [#Warcookie Post]

Recipe Provided by @Druidis4fite

Hai! Here’s my favorite family Christmas recipe. I am preserving my mother’s choice of formatting. OH BOY COOKIES 16 POINT FONT.

Chocolate Sour Cream Cookies from Grandpa Narci
Ingredients
2 3/4 c sifted flour
1/2 tsp. each, baking soda, baking powder and salt
3/4 cup white sugar and 3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 c. soft shortening. I used margarine when you were growing up
2 eggs
1 c. sour cream or a light sour cream
1 t. vanilla
3 squares melted Bakers Chocolate
Directions
Sift first 4, dry ingredients together and set aside.
Cream shortening then beat in sugar and eggs. Add vanilla and sour cream and mix.
Add melted chocolate and mix.
Add dry ingredients, about 1/3rd at a time.
Fold in 1 cup chopped nuts, if desired. Pecans or walnuts work well. (Note from Narci, I always make these without nuts.)
Chill dough at least one hour. Keep dough away from Narci’s Dad if you want any cookies at all.
Grease tins. Preheat oven to 425. Drop onto sheet in approx 1 inch balls. Bake 9 minutes. Ice if desired with chocolate and/or buttercream frosting. Top if desired with pecans or walnuts.
(Note from Narci, there is no icing instructions included here but really, you want icing. AND SPRINKLES. Grandpa somehow missed the SPRINKLES part. You can have both sprinkles and a pecan stuck into a thick buttercream, which is the ideal way.)
(Mom always doubled the recipe when she made them. They double well.)

Baker’s Notes by @DiscoPriest

I basically derped up this recipe as hard as I possibly could, and then I turned around and derped a little harder for good measure. It was an incredibly easy recipe, but there was just something in the air that would not let me make these cookies! But it all starts out so hopeful (and neat!):

Thrall enjoys a supervisorial role in the baking process

When I was putting the wet ingredients into the mixer, I (1) dropped two eggs on the floor, (2) upended the entire container of sour cream into the mixing bowl, (3) tried to scoop out some of the sour cream so that approximately one cup would be left in there and (4) ended up tipping over the mixing bowl and pouring out all the wet ingredients onto the counter.

I cleaned everything up, dumped out everything, and started over.

This time, I got all the way up to the ‘add the melted chocolate’ step of the process. Unfortunately, I completely forgot that all of my ingredients were super-cold, and when the hot chocolate hit the chilly mixture, the whole thing seized up into this massively disgusting mess with huge chunks of chocolate floating in it.

Thrall quietly contemplates a tactical error

Everything went back down the drain, and I started again. At this point, I was out of baking chocolate so I substituted half a cup of cocoa powder bloomed with about a tablespoon of hot water. This time, everything went perfectly smoothly (except for dropping two proto-cookies on the floor and spilling the sugar), and they baked up beautifully on Silpat mats. I think the cocoa powder made them more cake-like than they would have been with the baker’s chocolate, but they were absolutely delicious!

"These ancient Silpats reflect our memories of the fallen."

The recipe suggested adding frosting or sprinkles, but I was too scared to attempt anything further (and they were fantastic as-is!). Thanks, Grandpa Narci!

"Back off! These cookies are FOR THE HORDE!"

RECIPE: Peanut Butter Balls

Recipe Giver: Duskhawk @duskhawk | Marksman Hunter
Recipe Baker: Rhoelyn  @Rhoelyn Beneath Two Skies

Recipe Provided by @duskhawk

Ok, these are *probably* technically considered a confection, but they’re always with the cookies, and they’re what we fight over at my gramma’s. I think in Ohio they call them Buckeyes and don’t completely coat them, but I’m from Indiana and we like our chocolate.

We used to get together and make these at my great-grandmother’s (this is her recipe).

Ingredients

2 cups creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
3 cups crisp rice cereal
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips (have more on hand in case you run out – I usually go through 2 bags)

Directions

Melt peanut butter and butter in saucepan, over low heat. In large bowl, mix crispy rice cereal and confectioners’ sugar well. Pour melted peanut butter and butter over cereal and sugar and blend together thoroughly.

Form into 1 inch or smaller balls, spread on cookie sheets, chill till firm in refrigerator (over night is okay).

Melt chocolate in double boiler and keep melted while working with balls. A teaspoon is best to use in dipping the balls in chocolate. Dip good and place on cookie sheet. As you dip them place them back on cookie sheet and keep chilled till firm.

Notes: If you pick your ingredients right, these are gluten-free.  If peanuts are a problem, tahini can probably be substituted, although the flavor will be a bit different (but probably still quite tasty).

My great-grandmother would use carob for the chocolate coating, since it usually stayed glossy better.

Baker’s Notes by @Rhoelyn

Ingredients

Alternate ingredients for the family peanut-butter-hater: Marzipan Dried Cherries

Melting peanut butter and butter in saucepan over low heat.

Melting peanut butter and butter in saucepan over low heat.

In large bowl, mix crispy rice cereal and confectioners' sugar well.

Do it with your hands. It's good for the soul! Plus, confectioner's sugar has a fun, soft texture that just makes the kid inside giggle.

Pour melted peanut butter and butter over cereal and sugar and blend together thoroughly.

Using your hands is not recommended. First off, it’s FREAKIN’ HOT. Second, peanut butter is ewwy-gooey. Place the fully-mixed peanut butter goo into the fridge to cool down. (Can be overnight, or can cool while you make the family peanut-butter-hater some yummy alternatives.)
Non-peanut alternative balls: Squeeze off a small portion of the marzipan and press it into a 1/4″-thick flat disc. Place 2-3 dried cranberries on top and wrap the marzipan around the dried fruit, rolling it gently to seal the edges and make a nice, tidy ball.

Marzipan alternative

Remove the peanut goo from the fridge and form into 1 inch or smaller balls.

Melt chocolate in double boiler and keep melted while working with balls.

A teaspoon is best to use in dipping the balls in chocolate. 
I recommend a fork or a toothpick, as opposed to a spoon. Both will let you drip off excess chocolate better and avoid “feet” on your buckeyes, though a toothpick won’t be as ascetically perfect. It leaves holes in your buckeye. Me, I went for easy instead of pretty.

Dip good and place on cookie sheet. As you dip them place them back on cookie sheet and keep chilled till firm.

The finished product

The reward for a job well done! (Sleepy cat is sleepy.)

RECIPE: Sugar and Spice Cookies

Recipe Giver: Frosted Miika  @Frosted_Miika
Recipe Baker: Asherrylie  @asherrylie | Melting Faces

Recipe Provided by @Frosted_Miika

From the cookbook of Rhas

Makes approx. 36 cookies.

Preheat oven to 375.F (190.C)

Mats:
3/4 cup vegetable shortening (or lard)
1 cup Brown (or Golden) Sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup Molasses
2 1/4 cups All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 1/2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp Ground Ginger (the powdered stuff.. not fresh ginger)
1 tsp Ground Nutmeg
1/4 tsp Ground All Spice
1/4 tsp Black Pepper

White/Granulated Sugar (used to roll the cookies in)

Quest:
1) In a large bowl cream shortening and brown sugar using an electric mixer. Cream until light and fluffy then beat in egg and molasses.
2) In a seperate bowl combine flour, baking soda and all spices (not the extra white sugar.. leave that in a bowl to the side)
3) Combine half of the flour mixture into the cream mixture using a mixer on medium speed. Once fully combine, stir in the rest of the flour mixture.
4) Shape douhg into 1 inch balls and roll in white sugar to coat.
5) Place on an ungreased baking sheet approx. 2 inches apart.
6) Once oven is preheated, bake for 8-10 minutes. The top of the cookies should crack on the top.

The Cookies should be crisp on the outside once they cool, but still a bit soft on the inside. Good with any type of alcohol.. both with cookie and whilst baking them.. and waiting for them.. heck, even before you start baking maybe a shot or two of something ;)

Baker’s Notes by @asherrylie

These cookies were fun to make. It was interesting though, and I wasn’t so sure how they would come out. I’ve never cooked with Molasses before, and when I opened the jar, I wasn’t a fan of how it smelt. Haha. Anyways, these were a HUGE hit at my house. The Husband and his brother are sort of picky eaters, but they absolutely loved them. Brother-in-Law even said that I could sell these cookies and make money. It was quite a surprise!

I’m VERY happy with how they turned out, and I will probably make them again in the future!

This was Tons of Fun :)

Sugar and Spice Cookies

RECIPE: Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cookies

Recipe Giver: Glyneth  @glyneth
Recipe Baker: Rhay  @Rhaygar | Healing Rhay

Recipe Provided by @glyneth

Ingredients

1 box devil’s food cake mix
1/3 cup powdered cocoa
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
3/4 cup raspberry chips (Hershey makes these, but they could be hard to find)
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Directions

Mix together cake mix and cocoa. Add oil and eggs. Stir in both flavors of chips.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 8-10 minutes. Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies.

Note: Apologies for using a pre-made cake mix, but these are really good cookies. I have found them to be a bit dry sometimes due to the added cocoa, so if you think they need a bit more moisture, you can add a little bit more oil.
Applesauce also works as an oil replacement for less fattening cookies! Or you can use half applesauce, half oil.
If you can’t find the raspberry chips, then I’d just recommend substituting another kind of chip.

Baker’s Notes by @Rhaygar

I made the Chocolate Truffle cookies and I have to say, these things come together FAST! I couldn’t find Raspberry chips so I used butterscotch and they were amazing. I did use some extra oil because at first it seemed dry, but an extra tablespoon or so, fixed it right up. They are awesome right out of the oven because the chips are all melty, but I had a few after they had cooled and they were really good too.

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

RECIPE: 

Recipe Giver: Su-Li  @happycho | @happytauren | Happy Tauren
Recipe Baker: Duskhawk @duskhawk | Marksman Hunter [#Warcookie Post]

Recipe Provided by @happytauren

I am submitting molasses spice cookies with rum glaze. It’s from the America’s Test Kitchen Baking Handbook, and they are really tasty!

Molasses Spice Cookies
Makes about 24 cookies
You will need about 1/2 cup of sugar for rolling the dough balls. For the best flavor, make sure that your spices are fresh. Light or mild molasses gives the cookies a milder flavor; for a stronger flavor, use dark molasses. For best results, bake only one sheet of cookies at a time.
Ingredients
1/2 cup plus 1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 tespoon salt
12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup light or dark molasses
Directions
1. Adjust an oven rack to the middle position and heat the oven to 375′. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Spread 1/2 cup of the sugar in a shallow dish for rolling. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, spices, pepper, and salt.
2. In a large bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, and remaining 1/3 cup of sugar on medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, 3-6 minutes. Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla until combined, about 30 seconds. Beat in the molasses until incorporated, about 30 seconds, scraping down the bowl as needed.
3. Reduce the mixer speed to low and slowly add the flour mixture until combined, about 30 seconds (the dough will be soft).
4. Working with 2 tablespoons of dough at a time, roll the dough into balls with wet hands, then roll in the sugar to coat. Lay the balls on the prepared baking sheets, spaced about 2 inches apart.
5. Bake the cookies, one sheet at a time, until the edges are set and beginning to brown, but the centers are still soft and puffy, 10-12 minutes, rotating each baking sheet halfway through baking. (The cookies will look raw between the cracks and seem underdone.)
6. Let cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes, then serve warm or transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Baker’s Notes by @duskhawk

You may note the Alliance got raided while waiting for the Horde to come out of the oven. Alas, I have a cold, so I’ll just have to eat them all myself so I don’t infect people. >.>

Alliance in the oven

Horde waiting to go into the oven

SPRINKLES

Alliance cooling

Horde and Alliance cooling

RECIPE: Aska Mistrunner’s Mulgore Spicebread Cookies

Recipe Giver: Kamalia  Kamalia et Alia
Recipe Baker: Frosted Miika  @Frosted_Miika

Recipe Provided by Kamalia et Alia

A blend of seven ground spices and three liquid flavoring extracts gives these thin, crispy cookies a rich and delightful flavor. I love all the different shades of brown of the spices against the white flour as I’m measuring out the ingredients.

Ingredients

3 1/2 c Simple Flour
2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1 t each cinnamon & nutmeg
1/2 t each ginger, allspice, mace, cardamom, and cloves
3/4 c butter, softened
1 c sugar
1 Small Egg
1 t each vanilla & lemon extracts
1/4 t anise extract
1/4 c Ice Cold Milk

Directions

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and ground spices. Cream the butter and the sugar together until fluffy, beat in the egg, and then add the liquid flavoring extracts. Fold in the flour mixture in two or three additions, alternating with the milk and having flour as the last addition. Chill the dough for 30 – 60 minutes. Roll the dough thinner rather than thicker. Cut with your favorite cookie cutters.

Bake at 350 F until lightly browned at the edges; the thinner you have rolled the cookies, the closer you will have to watch them to make sure they don’t get too dark.

Baker’s Notes by @Frosted_Miika

Here is my photo of the cookies I made, “Aska Mistrunners Mulgore Spicebread Cookies”. It was fun trying (figuring out) someone else’s recipe. Cheers!

Aska Mistrunner's Mulgore Spicebread Cookies

RECIPE: Snickerdoodles

Recipe Giver: Katfinate  @katfinated
Recipe Baker: Celtic Librarian  @celticlibrarian | Bright Side Reading

Recipe Provided by  @katfinated

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Sugar topping:
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

Preheat over to 375.

Cream the 1 1/2 cups sugar and butter.  Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time until each is mixed well. Stir together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.  Add to cream mix and blend well.  Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Combine the rest of the sugar and cinnamon together.  Roll dough in the mixture and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake 8 – 10 minutes or until set.  Immediately remove from cookie sheets.

And I always recommend White Russians as an accompaniment.  For anything.  And everything.

Baker’s Notes by @celticlibrarian

The recipe was neat because while still very much a snickerdoodle recipe it was different from my grandmother’s recipe that I make once in a blue moon.  Biggest difference? No shortening – so it was a lighter tasting cookie.

Super easy to make and a lot of fun to put together with my standing mixer. Last time I made snickerdoodles I used a hand mixer and that was a bit of a pain.  This time, easy peasy!  I don’t know how to make little cookies so I think I wound up with about 27-30 cookies in all, pretty sure the recipe was supposed to make more than that but oh well! :)

Cooling cookies

Lots o' cookies!

Snickerdoodle close-up

RECIPE: Creative Mint Cookies

Recipe Giver: Alastriona  @kissmyalas | Kiss My Alas
Recipe Baker: Maeli  @MaeliNexi

Recipe Provided by @kissmyalas

Though these cookies don’t have an overtly Christmas look, they are a long-standing Christmas tradition in my family. Colderweather is nice for them since there’s a lot of potential chocolate to melt in warmer weather!

Ingredients

2 eggs
1 cup softened butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 tsp of vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup semi-sweet OR dark baking chips
1/2 cup chopped Andes mints
Additional 1 cup granulated sugar
Grated or finely chopped Andes mints
Directions
In a large bowl, beat eggs, butter and sugars together until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Add in flour slowly. Keep mixing while adding in cocoa and baking soda. Stir in both the baking chips and 1/2 cup of chopped Andes mints.
Cover and chill dough for one hour in refrigerator.
Baking 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Scoop heaping teaspoons of dough and form into balls, rolling in additional sugar to coat them. Place them on an ungreased cookie sheet, being sure to space them evenly.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Once baked, remove from oven and immediately sprinkle the shaved/finely chopped Andes on top and then let cool.

Baker’s Notes by @MaeliNexi

Here is a picture of some finished cookies. And now I think I have to have cookies for breakfast, since I just got them out to take this. ;)

Creative Mint Cookies

RECIPE: Sunwell Sugar Cookies

Recipe Giver: Maeli  @MaeliNexi
Recipe Baker: Clandmg  @clandmg | The Autistic

Recipe Provided by @MaeliNexi

These are ridiculously simple and easy, but I always make them this time of year and use red and green sugar on them, so why not.

Ingredients
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup oil
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking power
1/2 tsp salt
Extra sugar for topping (color optional) ;)
Directions
Mix the eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla until well blended.
Stir in the remaining ingredients.
Drop dough by the teaspoonful about 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Flatten each cookie with greased bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes.
:)

Baker’s Notes by @clandmg

Okay, so we made sugar cookies but with our unique spin to it. Firstly, we used brown sugar and rather than the plain old sugar cookies we used a Pizzelle press to make these adorable sugar cookie but shaped as “Sunwell medallions” so we’re calling these Sunwell Sugar Cookies. ;)
Hope you love the pictures. The topping on top we used were some fresh cream and blackberry compote (fresh blackberries, honey and apple juice).

Us getting read - ingredients, utensils, etc.

This is the final result. :)

RECIPE: Chocolate Chip and Bacon Cookies

Recipe Giver: Melissa  @melisan229 | Nerdveau
Recipe Baker: Rezznul  @Rezznul | Red Noob Diaries

Recipe Provided by @melisan229

Ingredients
1/2 cup butter, softened (you could also replace some butter with an equal amount of bacon grease)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/8 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt (if you know your bacon is salty, or used the bacon grease, you can lessen this)
1 cup chocolate chunks or chips
5 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
Directions
Cook bacon as instructed on the package. Always use a good (or your favorite) brand of bacon.  I suggest Hormel Black Label, but it could be anything.  Also, try it with plain bacon first, after that you can use maple or flavoured bacon if you like.  Be sure to use the little bacon window on the back of the packaging to ensure that your bacon is mostly meat.
You can cook it first and then crumble it, but I like to cut it first with kitchen shears and then cook. It cooks more evenly that way. As always the key to good bacon is a watchful eye, so stay with your bacon until it’s cooked. Lay crumbled bacon on a paper towel/napkin lined plate to dry.
Preheat oven to 350.
Cream together the butter and sugar, then mix in the egg and vanilla.
Mix together the flour, baking soda, and
salt.  Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet.
Stir in the chocolate and bacon.
Scoop dough onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and bake for about 8-10 minutes.
Enjoy!

Baker’s Notes by @Rezznul 

Ever since Worgens have come into their own, the one thing I’ve heard over and over is:

 WHY DO THEY SNIFF SO MUCH?
Well, after getting this recipe in the mail, I now know. To sniff out all of the bacon!
I was very interested and excited to give this a try. I’ve had maple-bacon donuts, which are tasty, but the combination of chocolate and bacon is just too intriguing.

Figure 01

My biggest concern was the bacon. I wanted it to be the right size, and as crispy as I could get it without overcooking (all right, burning) it. My solution was simple: I stacked the five slices up on top of each other, and cut about 1/4″ thick slices, with the cuts parallel to the narrow edge. I then rendered the bacon in my dutch oven (or any heavier pan) over medium heat, until well rendered.

Figure 02

My darn bacon only yielded 2 tablespoons bacon fat, so I added that, and just subtracted 2 tablespoons from my butter. After creaming and adding the flour, I was ready to fold in the chips and bacon.

Figure 03

It didn’t call for a size to scoop out, so I decided about a tablespoon would be good, as I figured these would spread nicely. You can fit 9 at most on a half-sheet baking pan (I use parchment paper).

Figure 04

I’m of the school that if you pull the cookies out when they look done, they’re overdone. So, about 8-9 minutes for me at 350 was perfect.

Figure 05

Conclusions: This is a great chocolate chip recipe, even without the bacon. How flavorful your bacon will make or break how it stands out. Mine was a nice neutral local brand, but I’d go with a stronger flavor next time, with possibly two more slices of bacon and maybe 3/4 c chocolate chips (I know, blasphemy). Overall, I love it, and will try it again. :)

RECIPE: White Christmas Dream Drops

Recipe Giver: Rith  @riththewarluid | Rith’s Deviant Art
Recipe Baker: Vidyala  @_Vidyala | Manalicious | From Draenor

Recipe Provided by @riththewarluid

Ingredients

  • 2 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tbsp. coarsely crushed peppermint candies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 250°. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in a deep bowl with a mixer, using whisk attachment if you have one, just until soft peaks form. Add vanilla and salt. With motor running and mixer on high speed, pour in 1 tbsp. sugar and beat 10 to 15 seconds, then repeat until all sugar has been added. Scrape inside of bowl and beat another 15 seconds. At this point, meringue should form straight peaks when beaters are lifted. Fold in chocolate chips and 1/3 cup candies with a flexible spatula.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper, using a bit of meringue at corners as glue. Using a soup spoon, drop meringue in rounded 1-tbsp. portions slightly apart onto sheets, scraping off with another spoon. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 tbsp. candies.
  3. Bake until meringues feel dry and set when touched but are still pale, 30 to 35 minutes, switching pan positions halfway through. Turn off oven, open door, and let cookies stand about 10 minutes. Let cool on pans.
  4. Make ahead: Up to 2 days, stored airtight.

Baker’s Notes by @_Vidyala

Here is my photo for the cookie exchange. Thanks for organizing this for us. =)

White Christmas Dream Drops

RECIPE: Red Velvet Cookies

Recipe Giver: Rhay  @Rhaygar | Healing Rhay
Recipe Baker: Katfinate  @katfinated

Recipe Provided by @Rhaygar

I made these for the first time for a True Blood party (and honestly I think that I got the recipe from a True Blood fan website!) but their red color makes them perfect for Vampire events and holidays alike! It’s an easy recipe and they always go quickly!
Ingredients
1(18.25 ounce) box red velvet cake mix
¼ cup canola oil
½ cup mayonnaise
2 eggs or egg substitute
2 cups old fashioned oatmeal
1 cup white chocolate chips
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine the oil, mayonnaise and eggs. Mix well. Stir in the cake mix and oatmeal. Add the white chocolate chips. Roll the dough into 1 – 1 1/2″ balls. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes, don’t overcook. Cool on cookie sheet one minute. Transfer to wire racks to finish cooling. Store tightly covered.

Baker’s Notes by @katfinated

I ended up not changing anything.  I took them to work where everyone loved them and some even asked for the recipe, so they were very pleased.

I did, however, put in too many white chocolate chips on accident.  I wasn’t paying enough attention to the quantity when I got to that point.  It definitely made forming the cookies harder so something to keep in mind.  Lots of chips are not always a good thing.  :)

Red Velvet Cookies

RECIPE: Cranberry-Orange Cookies

Recipe Giver: Rhoelyn  @Rhoelyn Two Skies
Recipe Baker: Melissa  @melisan229 Nerdveau | DeviantArt

Recipe Provided by @Rhoelyn

Cranberry Orange Cookies
 Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg until well blended. Mix in 1 teaspoon orange zest and 2 tablespoons orange juice. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the orange mixture. Mix in cranberries and if using, walnuts, until evenly distributed. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Cookies should be spaced at least 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, 3 tablespoons orange juice and confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Spread over the tops of cooled cookies. Let stand until set.

Baker’s Notes by @melisan229

Here is my WarCookie Photo! It’s my first time experimenting with paper-child art, but I like it! It’s my Paladin Quaras, with the Cranberry Orange cookies and a big glass of milk!

Cranberry Orange Cookies

RECIPE: Yummy Bars

Recipe Giver: Rezznul  @Rezznul | Red Noob Diaries
Recipe Baker: Alastriona  @kissmyalas | Kiss My Alas

Recipe Provided by  @Rezznul 

All right, I’ll admit it. As a kid, I was incredibly picky. My Mom would make the most amazing spread of cookies and bars for Christmas, and make a platter for our teachers as a Christmas gift.

Of all of the amazing cookies, I was picky and only like three. This is my favorite. It’s also the first thing that my baking-shy sister was able to make as well as my Mom, and this is her favorite, too. :)
Yummy Bars
Combine:
1 German Chocolate Cake Mix,
3/4 cup butter, melted,
1/3 cup evaporated milk.
Take half of the cake mixture and press it into a lightly greased 9×13″ pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 6 minutes.
In a saucepan, melt over medium-low heat:
1 bag caramels (sans wrappers, natch),
1/3 cup evaporated milk.
Sprinkle on top of the pre-baked cake layer:
6-8 oz. semisweet chocolate chips (or even better, Ghiradelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chips),
1 cup walnuts, chopped.
Sprinkle the remaining cake mixture on top, then drizzle caramel mixture over the top.
Bake for 20 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
Allow to cool slightly, then cut into 4×5 rows (4 cuts along the 9″, 5 cuts along the 13″ side).
Recommended cocktails: Southern Comfort Old Fashioned, Brandy Alexander, Grasshopper (those were my family’s booze of choice during Christmas time). :)
I think that’ll do it!

Baker’s Notes by @kissmyalas

[S]omething that happens often and, in fact, happened while I was attempting to make the cookies. In my defense, I was busy doing a new dance I call “amgmyfingerisbeingburnedbycaramel!getitoffgetitoff!”
(protip, don’t idly scrape at hot caramel with your finger. It’s hot and sticky. You’ll regret it.)
So they don’t look very pretty, but they taste just fine. And by “fine” I mean sinful. These are very rich!
On this batch, I left out the walnuts because I’m not really a fan of nuts in baked goods. If I ever get over my fear of hot caramel and make them again, I think I would substitute in some pretzels. I would have done it this time, had I been aware I had some of those lurking in my pantry.

Yummy Bars

RECIPE: Rum Raisin Sour Cream Cookies & Peppermint Munchies

Recipe Giver: Vidyala  @_Vidyala | Manalicious | From Draenor
Recipe Baker: Su-Li  @happycho | @happytauren | Happy Tauren [#Warcookie Post]

Recipe Provided by @_Vidyala

I’m including two recipes to provide a choice based on personal tastes and baking inclinations. The first recipe is very simple to make and tasty (also low fat, as it’s from a low-fat cookie book). The second is a bit more elaborate to make (requires cooling, somewhat fidgety stuffing of cookies, etc. but is also delicious, although not low fat.) Choose whichever you’d like, I promise they are both good!

It’s become apparent to me that some people absolutely hate raisins! The first recipe (with raisins) is actually a variation to add the raisins. The “basic” recipe would omit raisins, rum, etc and at step 5 – roll spoonfuls of dough in 1/4 cup of sugar in a shallow dish instead. This makes the crunchy coating referenced in the description. I like the rum + raisins version, but the “vanilla” version is also good.

Rum Raisin Sour Cream Cookies

Sometimes the simplest cookies are the most delicious. These soft, plain cookies have a slightly crunchy, sugary coating and are wonderful dunked in hot chocolate.

Ingredients

-1/4 cup stick margarine or butter, softened
-3/4 cup sugar
-1 large egg
-1 tsp vanilla
-1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
-1 1/2 cups flour
-1/2 tsp baking soda
-1/4 tsp salt
-1 cup raisins
-1/4 cup rum

Directions

1. Combine one cup of raisins with 1/4 cup each water and rum in a small saucepan. Simmer until raisins are plump and liquid has evaporated. Cool completely.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
3. In a large bowl, beat margarine and sugar until well combined – it will have the consistence of wet sand. Beat in egg and vanilla until smooth.
4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Add half the flour mixture to the sugar mixture, stirring just until combined. Gently stir in the sour cream and cooled raisins, and then the remaining flour mixture, stirring just until blended.
5. Drop spoonfuls of dough 2″ apart onto a cookie sheet that has been sprayed with nonstick spray.
6. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until set but not yet golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Makes 2 dozen cookies.

 

Peppermint Munchies
Sugar cookies with a creamy peppermint center.
Prep: 35 mins Chill: 30 minutes Bake: 12 mins per batch Oven: 375

Ingredients

-Peppermint Filling (see below)
-3/4 cup butter, softened
-1 cup granulated sugar
-1 tsp baking powder
-1 egg
-1 tbsp milk
-1 tsp vanilla
-2 cups all-purpose flour
-2 tbsp coarse white and/or red sugar (for decorating)

Peppermint Filling
-3 oz softened cream cheese (I use light)
-2 tbsps powdered sugar
-2 tbsps finely crushed peppermint candies or candy canes
-1/4 tsp peppermint extract

Directions

1. Combine ingredients for peppermint filling in a bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. (Clean the beaters of your mixer because you’ll need them soon!)

2. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and baking powder. Beat until combined, scraping bowl. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in remaining flour.

3. Shape dough into 1-1/4 inch balls. Make an indentation in the center of each ball; place 1/2 teaspoon of the Peppermint Filling in each indentation. Shape dough around filling to enclose; roll dough in hands until smooth. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Dip the bottom of a glass in coarse sugar; flatten balls until 1/2 inch thick. (NB Baker’s note: The recipe says to do this but it didn’t work for me; so I flatten with just the glass and then sprinkle a bit of sugar on top of each.) Bake for 9-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to a wire rack; cool. Makes about 32 cookies.

To store: Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Baker’s Notes by @happytauren

Here is my submission to the #Warcookie Christmas Exchange! I made both recipes.  Not sure how in depth you’d like us to go so I’ll just be brief (and put up more photos on HelloTauren).

These cookies were both quite tasty (yes, even the raisin ones).  I changed their names to make them more Warcraft themed: Rumsey Rum Raisin Cookies for the Alliance and Undercity Peppermint Munchies for the Horde.
The Horde ones were waaaay better though.

Rumsey Rum Raisin Cookies & Undercity Peppermint Munchies

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Warcraft Christmas Cookie Exchange

This year, DA is hosting a Christmas cookie recipe exchange! Instead of trying to organize making and shipping cookies all over the world, we’re collecting a recipe from each participant. Everyone will then get one recipe from a mystery contributor to make and photograph. The final pictures and recipes will be posted here.

If you’d like to participate, just send an email to disciplinaryaction@yahoo.com .

Timeline:

  • Monday, December 5th, 4pm (CST): Exchange closes to new participants
  • Tuesday, December 6th, 4pm (CST): Deadline for all recipes sent in by email
  • Wednesday, December 7th, morning: Recipes assigned and distributed
  • Monday, December  12th: Deadline for photos (and any comments!) sent in by email

That should give everyone plenty of time over the weekend to make their cookies. Warcraft-influenced photographs highly encouraged! The hashtag on Twitter is #WarchristmasCookie, if you want to join in the fun.

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Illustrated Cloth Transmogrification Guide: Priest, Mage, & Warlock

Welcome to the Cloth armor installment of our illustrated transmogrification series! We hope it helps your cloth-wearing characters look their best in any situation.

The Illustrated Transmogrification Series

Illustrated Cloth Transmogrification Guide
Illustrated Leather Transmorification Guide
Illustrated Mail Transmogrification Guide
Illustrated Plate Transmogrification Guide coming soon!

It’s time to get excited about changing the appearance of your armor, Transmogrifying your boring old cutting-edge raid gear into retro sets that match your character’s innermost self!

All cloth wearers can Transmogrify their gear into any other cloth gear with just a few restrictions. As far as we know, any cloth-wearer can wear the cloth gear of any other class, provided there is no Class Restriction written in the item description.

An evil Warlock masquerading as a sweetness-and-light Holy Priest? Discos switching it up for fiery mage outfits? Mages and Warlocks wearing each others’ gear? The mind boggles!

In order to Transmogrify your existing gear to a new appearance, you’ll need in your backpack:

  1. the gear whose appearance you want to change, which must have some + stat(s) (ie, it can’t be a grey or stat-less white item)
  2. the gear whose appearance you want to change into, and
  3. both must be cloth or a weapon useable by your character (sorry, non-‘lock Tier 7 warlock fanciers)

Take it all to your friendly local Ethereal Transmogrifier, located conveniently in Stormwind and Orgrimmar, and drop some gold for a whole new you!

Notes: If you don’t see anything that speaks to your soul in these thumbnails, you can download the WoW Model Viewer (it’s free). Simply load up a character on the left-hand side, customize it to look like you, and try on every garment in the game!

If you don’t see a set that you know exists here, do feel free to let me know in the comments section or by email and I’ll add it to the list.

Locations given for higher-tier raid gear refer to the 10man version of the raid, unless otherwise stated.

Some additional color variation exists between heroic/non-heroic versions; click the associated Wowpedia link to ensure you’re getting the right shade!

PvP items coming soon in their own post!

Sounds simple, right? Right! Now the only hard part is deciding what to wear… what to wear… and we’re off!

The Cloth Armor Guide

  1. Tier Gear: Priest | Mage | Warlock
  2. Dungeon Sets
  3. Crafted Sets
  4. General Cloth Armor & World Drop Sets

Tier Gear

Tier gear comes from running raids (not dungeons) and either turning in tokens that drop, accruing and turning in currency points (such as Valor or Justice), or from a direct drop in the raid itself.

Please also see General Cloth Armor Sets, which include pseudo-Tier Attire for those outfits which are no longer available.

Priest Tier Gear

Priest Tier 1: Vestments of Prophecy

Location: Molten Core

WoW Insider’s Guide to Soloing Tier 1

Priest Tier 2: Vestments of Transcendence

Location: Blackwing Lair

Priest Tier 3: Vestments of Faith

- No longer available-

Location: [Naxxramas Raid]

Priest Tier 4: Incarnate Raiment/Regalia

Location: Magtheridon’s Lair, Hellfire Citadel Raid (Hellfire Penninsula); Karazhan Raid (Deadwind Pass); Gruul’s Lair Raid (Blade’s Edge Mountains)

Sold in exchange for Tokens Of The Fallen Defender to Asuur (Aldor) or Arodis Sunblade (Scryer) in Shattrath City:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Soul-Collar of the Incarnate] Prince Malchezaar Karazhan
Shoulders: [Shroud of the Incarnate] High King Maulgar Gruul’s Lair
Chest: [Robes of the Incarnate] Magtheridon Magtheridon’s Lair
Hands: [Gloves of the Incarnate] The Curator Karazhan
Legs: [Leggings of the Incarnate] Gruul the Dragonkiller Gruul’s Lair

Priest Tier 5: Avatar Regalia/Raiment

Location: Serpentshire Cavern, Coilfang Reservoir Raid (Zangamarsh); Eye, Tempest Keep Raid (Netherstorm)

Sold in Shattarath by Kelara (Aldor) or Veynna Dawnstar (Scryer).Exchanged for specific Tokens of the Vanquished Defender, located:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: Cowl of the Avatar Lady Vashj Serpentshrine Cavern
Shoulders: Mantle of the Avatar Void Reaver Eye (Tempest Keep)
Chest: Vestments of the Avatar Kael’thas Sunstrider Eye (Tempest Keep)
Hands: Gloves of the Avatar Leotheras the Blind Serpentshrine Cavern
Legs: Breeches of the Avatar Fathom-Lord Karathress Serpentshrine Cavern

Priest Tier 6: Absolution Regalia/Raiment

Location: Battle for Mount Hyjal, Caverns of Time Raid (Tanaris); BlackTempleRaid (Shadowmoon Valley); Sunwell Plateau Raid (Isle of Quel’Danas)

The Head, Hands, Legs, Shoulders, and Chest items are sold by Tydormu inside the Battle for Mount Hyjal instance. The Wrist, Waist, and Feet items are sold by Theremis, who is located on a boat in the harbor at the Isle of Quel’Danas.

Exchanged for specific Tokens of the Forgotten Conquerer, located:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: Cowl of Absolution Archimonde Battle for Mount Hyjal
Shoulders: Mantle of Absolution Mother Shahraz Black Temple
Chest: Vestments of Absolution Illidan Stormrage Black Temple
Waist: Belt of Absolution Brutallus Sunwell Plateau
Hands: Gloves of Absolution Azgalor Battle for Mount Hyjal
Wrist: Cuffs of Absolution Kalecgos Sunwell Plateau
Feet: Boots of Absolution Felmyst Sunwell Plateau
Legs: Breeches of Absolution Illidari Council Black Temple

Priest Tier 7: Regalia of Faith/Garb of Faith

Location: Naxxramas Raid (Dragonblight); Chamber of Aspects, Obsidian Sanctum Raid (Dragonblight)

Exchanged for Tokens of the Lost Conquerer in Dalaran.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: Circlet of Faith Kel’Thuzad Naxxramas
Shoulders: Mantle of Faith Gluth/Loatheb Naxxramas
Chest: Raiments of Faith Gluth/Four Horsemen Naxxramas
Hands: Mantle of Faith Sartharion Obsidian Sanctum
Legs: Pants of Faith Gluth/Thaddius Naxxramas

Priest Tier 8: Sanctification Garb/Sanctification Regalia

Location: All are found in the Ulduar Raid (Storm Peaks)

Exchanged for Tokens of the Wayward Conquerer in Dalaran.

SLOT ITEM BOSS
Head: Circlet of Sanctification Mimiron
Shoulders: Mantle of Sanctification Thorim
Chest: Raiments of Sanctification Yogg-Saron
Hands: Handwraps of Sanctification Freya
Legs: Pants of Sanctification Hodir

Priest Tier 9 (Alliance): Velen’s Raiment / Velen’s Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran.

Triumphant versions can be purchased with Justice Points plus [Trophy of the Crusade] from Trial of the Crusader

SLOT ITEM
Head: Velen’s Circlet of Conquest
Shoulders: Velen’s Raiments of Conquest
Chest: Velen’s Mantle of Conquest
Hands: Velen’s Handwraps of Conquest
Legs: Velen’s Pants of Conquest

Priest Tier 9 (Horde): Zabra’s Raiment / Zabra’s Regalia


Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran.

Triumphant versions can be purchased with Justice Points plus [Trophy of the Crusade] from Trial of the Crusader

SLOT ITEM
Head: Zabra’s Circlet of Conquest
Shoulders: Zabra’s Mantle of Conquest
Chest: Zabra’s Raiments of Conquest
Hands: Zabra’s Handwraps of Conquest
Legs: Zabra’s Pants of Conquest

Priest Tier 10: Crimson Acolyte’s Regalia/Crimson Acolyte’s Raiment

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran; the legs and hands also drop from Toravon the Ice Watcher in the Vault of Archavon Raid.

SLOT ITEM
Head: Crimson Acolyte Cowl
Shoulders: Crimson Acolyte Mantle
Chest: Crimson Acolyte Raiments
Hands: Crimson Acolyte Handwraps
Legs: Crimson Acolyte Pants

Priest Tier 11: Mercurial Vestments/Mercurial Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Stormwind or Orgrimmar except the Shoulder and Head pieces; those are exchanged for Tokens of the Forlorn Conquerer.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: Mercurial Cowl NefarianorAl’Akir Blackwing Descent or Throne of the Four Winds
Shoulders: Mercurial Mantle Cho’gall Bastion of Twilight
Chest: Mercurial Robes - -
Hands: Mercurial Handwraps - -
Legs: Mercurial Legwraps - -

Mage Tier Gear

Mage Tier 1: Arcanist Regalia

Location: Molten Core

WoW Insider’s Guide to Soloing Tier 1

Mage Tier 2: Netherwind Regalia

Location: Blackwing Lair

Mage Tier 3: Frostfire Regalia

- No Longer Available -

Location: [Naxxramas Raid]

Mage Tier 4: Aldor Regalia

Location: Magtheridon’s Lair, Hellfire Citadel Raid (Hellfire Penninsula); Karazhan Raid (Deadwind Pass); Gruul’s Lair Raid (Blade’s Edge Mountains)

Sold in exchange for Tokens Of The Fallen Defender to Asuur (Aldor) or Arodis Sunblade (Scryer) in Shattrath City:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Prince Malchezaar Karazhan
Shoulders: [Token] High King Maulgar Gruul’s Lair
Chest: [Token] Magtheridon Magtheridon’s Lair
Hands: [Token] The Curator Karazhan
Legs: [Token] Gruul the Dragonkiller Gruul’s Lair

Mage Tier 5: Tirisfal Regalia

Location: Serpentshire Cavern, Coilfang Reservoir Raid (Zangamarsh); Eye, Tempest Keep Raid (Netherstorm)

Sold in Shattarath by Kelara (Aldor) or Veynna Dawnstar (Scryer). Exchanged for specific Tokens of the Vanquished Defender, located:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Lady Vashj Serpentshrine Cavern
Shoulders: [Token] Void Reaver Eye (Tempest Keep)
Chest: [Token] Kael’thas Sunstrider Eye (Tempest Keep)
Hands: [Token] Leotheras the Blind Serpentshrine Cavern
Legs: [Token] Fathom-Lord Karathress Serpentshrine Cavern

Mage Tier 6: Tempest Regalia

Location:Battle forMount Hyjal, Caverns of Time Raid (Tanaris); Black Temple Raid (Shadowmoon Valley); Sunwell Plateau Raid (Isle of Quel’Danas)

The Head, Hands, Legs, Shoulders, and Chest items are sold by Tydormu inside the Battle for Mount Hyjal instance.The Wrist, Waist, and Feet items are sold by Theremis, who is located on a boat in the harbor at the Isle of Quel’Danas.

Exchanged for specific Tokens of the Forgotten Conquerer, located:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Archimonde Battle for Mount Hyjal
Shoulders: [Token] Mother Shahraz Black Temple
Chest: [Token] Illidan Stormrage Black Temple
Waist: [Token] Brutallus Sunwell Plateau
Hands: [Token] Azgalor Battle for Mount Hyjal
Wrist: [Token] Kalecgos Sunwell Plateau
Feet: [Token] Felmyst Sunwell Plateau
Legs: [Token] Illidari Council Black Temple

Mage Tier 7: Frostfire Garb

Location: Naxxramas Raid (Dragonblight); Chamber of Aspects, Obsidian Sanctum Raid (Dragonblight)

Exchanged for Tokens of the Lost Conquerer in Dalaran.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Kel’Thuzad Naxxramas
Shoulders: [Token] Gluth/Loatheb Naxxramas
Chest: [Token] Gluth/Four Horsemen Naxxramas
Hands: [Token] Sartharion Obsidian Sanctum
Legs: [Token] Gluth/Thaddius Naxxramas

Mage Tier 8: Kirin Tor Garb

Location: Ulduar Raid (StormPeaks)

Exchanged for Tokens of the Wayward Conquerer in Dalaran.

SLOT ITEM BOSS
Head: [Token] Mimiron
Shoulders: [Token] Thorim
Chest: [Token] Yogg-Saron
Hands: [Token] Freya
Legs: [Token] Hodir

Mage Tier 9 (Alliance): Khadgar’s Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran.

Triumphant versions can be purchased with Justice Points plus [Trophy of the Crusade] from Trial of the Crusader

SLOT ITEM
Head: [Justice Points]
Shoulders: [Justice Points]
Chest: [Justice Points]
Hands: [Justice Points]
Legs: [Justice Points]

Mage Tier 9 (Horde): Sunstrider’s Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran.

Triumphant versions can be purchased with Justice Points plus [Trophy of the Crusade] from Trial of the Crusader

SLOT ITEM
Head: [Justice Points]
Shoulders: [Justice Points]
Chest: [Justice Points]
Hands: [Justice Points]
Legs: [Justice Points]

Mage Tier 10: Bloodmage’s Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran; the legs and hands also drop from Toravon the Ice Watcher in the Vault of Archavon Raid.

SLOT ITEM
Head: [Justice Points]
Shoulders: [Justice Points]
Chest: [Justice Points]
Hands: [Justice Points]
Legs: [Justice Points]

Warlock Tier Gear

Warlock Tier 1: Felheart Raiment

Location: Molten Core

WoW Insider’s Guide to Soloing Tier 1

Warlock Tier 2: Nemesis Raiment

Location: Blackwing Lair

Warlock Tier 3: Plagueheart Raiment

- No Longer Available -

Location: [Naxxramas Raid]

Warlock Tier 4: Voidheart Raiment

Location: Magtheridon’s Lair, Hellfire Citadel Raid (Hellfire Penninsula); Karazhan Raid (DeadwindPass); Gruul’s Lair Raid (Blade’sEdgeMountains)

Sold in exchange for Tokens Of The Fallen Defender to Asuur (Aldor) or Arodis Sunblade (Scryer) in Shattrath City:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Prince Malchezaar Karazhan
Shoulders: [Token] High King Maulgar Gruul’s Lair
Chest: [Token] Magtheridon Magtheridon’s Lair
Hands: [Token] The Curator Karazhan
Legs: [Token] Gruul the Dragonkiller Gruul’s Lair

Warlock Tier 5: Corrupter Raiment

Location: Serpentshire Cavern, Coilfang Reservoir Raid (Zangamarsh); Eye, Tempest Keep Raid (Netherstorm)Sold in Shattarath by Kelara (Aldor) or Veynna Dawnstar (Scryer).

Exchanged for specific Tokens of the Vanquished Defender, located:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Lady Vashj Serpentshrine Cavern
Shoulders: [Token] Void Reaver Eye (Tempest Keep)
Chest: [Token] Kael’thas Sunstrider Eye (Tempest Keep)
Hands: [Token] Leotheras the Blind Serpentshrine Cavern
Legs: [Token] Fathom-Lord Karathress Serpentshrine Cavern

Warlock Tier 6: Malefic Raiment

Location:Battle for Mount Hyjal, Caverns of Time Raid (Tanaris); Black Temple Raid (Shadowmoon Valley); Sunwell Plateau Raid (Isle of Quel’Danas)

The Head, Hands, Legs, Shoulders, and Chest items are sold by Tydormu inside the Battle for Mount Hyjal instance.The Wrist, Waist, and Feet items are sold by Theremis, who is located on a boat in the harbor at the Isle of Quel’Danas.

Exchanged for specific Tokens of the Forgotten Conquerer, located:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Archimonde Battle for Mount Hyjal
Shoulders: [Token] Mother Shahraz Black Temple
Chest: [Token] Illidan Stormrage Black Temple
Waist: [Token] Brutallus Sunwell Plateau
Hands: [Token] Azgalor Battle for Mount Hyjal
Wrist: [Token] Kalecgos Sunwell Plateau
Feet: [Token] Felmyst Sunwell Plateau
Legs: [Token] Illidari Council Black Temple

Warlock Tier 7: Plagueheart Garb

Location: Naxxramas Raid (Dragonblight); Chamber of Aspects, Obsidian Sanctum Raid (Dragonblight)

Exchanged for Tokens of the Lost Conquerer in Dalaran.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Token] Kel’Thuzad Naxxramas
Shoulders: [Token] Gluth/Loatheb Naxxramas
Chest: [Token] Gluth/Four Horsemen Naxxramas
Hands: [Token] Sartharion Obsidian Sanctum
Legs: [Token] Gluth/Thaddius Naxxramas

Warlock Tier 8: Deathbringer Garb

Location: Ulduar Raid (StormPeaks)Exchanged for Tokens of the Wayward Conquerer in Dalaran.

SLOT ITEM BOSS
Head: [Token] Mimiron
Shoulders: [Token] Thorim
Chest: [Token] Yogg-Saron
Hands: [Token] Freya
Legs: [Token] Hodir

Warlock Tier 9 (Alliance): Kel’Thuzad’s Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran.

Triumphant versions can be purchased with Justice Points plus [Trophy of the Crusade] from Trial of the Crusader

SLOT ITEM
Head: [Justice Points]
Shoulders: [Justice Points]
Chest: [Justice Points]
Hands: [Justice Points]
Legs: [Justice Points]

Warlock Tier 9 (Horde): Gul’Dan’s Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran.

Triumphant versions can be purchased with Justice Points plus [Trophy of the Crusade] from Trial of the Crusader

SLOT ITEM
Head: [Justice Points]
Shoulders: [Justice Points]
Chest: [Justice Points]
Hands: [Justice Points]
Legs: [Justice Points]

Warlock Tier 10: Dark Coven’s Regalia

Location: All are purchased with Justice Points in Dalaran; the legs and hands also drop from Toravon the Ice Watcher in the Vault of Archavon Raid

SLOT ITEM
Head: [Justice Points]
Shoulders: [Justice Points]
Chest: [Justice Points]
Hands: [Justice Points]
Legs: [Justice Points]

Dungeon Sets

Dungeon sets are comprised of pieces which drop from a variety of instance (not raid) bosses. You do not have to redeem any tokens for these pieces, but you may have to run a specific dungeon multiple times before the piece you want drops.

There were only 4 ‘official’ dungeon sets created in early Vanilla and Burning Crusade, though later dungeon drops do combine to create a unified look (please see General Cloth Armor Sets, below).

Dungeon Set 1: Vestments of the Devout

- No Longer Available-

Location: [Scholomance, Stratholme, Blackrock Spire]

Dungeon Set 2: Vestments of the Virtuous

- No Longer Available-

Location: [Vestments of the Devout, upgraded through quests]

Dungeon Set 3a: Hallowed Raiment

Location: Outland Instances

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Hallowed Crown] Harbinger Skyriss Arcatraz
Shoulders: [Hallowed Pauldrons] Grandmaster Vorpil Shadow Labyrinth
Chest: [Hallowed Garments] Murmur Shadow Labyrinth
Hands: [Hallowed Handwraps] Warchief Kargath Bladefist Shattered Halls
Legs: [Hallowed Trousers] Talon King Ikiss Sethekk Halls

Dungeon Set 3b: Mana-Etched Regalia

Location: Outland Instances

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Mana-Etched Crown] Aeonus The Black Morass
Shoulders: [Mana-Etched Spaulders] Quagmirran The Slave Pens (Heroic)
Chest: [Mana-Etched Vestments] Epoch Hunter Old Hillsbrad Foothills (Heroic)
Hands: [Mana-Etched Gloves] Omor the Unscarred Hellfire Ramparts (Heroic)
Legs: [Mana-Etched Pantaloons] The Black Stalker The Underbog (Heroic)

Mage Dungeon Set 1: Magister’s Regalia

- No Longer Available-

Location: [Scholomance, Stratholme, Blackrock Spire]

For alternatives, see General Cloth Armor Sets

Mage Dungeon Set 2: Sorcerer’s Regalia

- No Longer Available-

Location: [Vestments of the Devout, upgraded through quests]

For alternatives, see General Cloth Armor Sets

Mage Dungeon Set 3a: Incanter’s Regalia

Location: Outland Instances

SLOT BOSS LOCATION
Head: Harbinger Skyriss Arcatraz
Shoulders: Grandmaster Vorpil Shadow Labyrinth
Chest: Murmur Shadow Labyrinth
Hands: Warchief Kargath Bladefist Shattered Halls
Legs: Talon King Ikiss Sethekk Halls

Mage Dungeon Set 3b: Mana-Etched Regalia

Location: Outland Instances

SLOT BOSS LOCATION
Head: Aeonus The Black Morass
Shoulders: Quagmirran The Slave Pens (Heroic)
Chest: Epoch Hunter Old Hillsbrad Foothills (Heroic)
Hands: Omor the Unscarred Hellfire Ramparts (Heroic)
Legs: The Black Stalker The Underbog (Heroic)

Warlock Dungeon Set 1: Dreadmist Raiment

- No Longer Available (but identical to cloth heirloom gear)-

Location: [Scholomance, Stratholme, Blackrock Spire]For alternatives, see General Cloth Armor Sets

Warlock Dungeon Set 2: Deathmist Raiment

- No Longer Available-

Location: [Vestments of the Devout, upgraded through quests]For alternatives, see General Cloth Armor Sets

Warlock Dungeon Set 3a: Oblivion Raiment

Location: Outland Instances

SLOT BOSS LOCATION
Head: Harbinger Skyriss Arcatraz
Shoulders: Grandmaster Vorpil Shadow Labyrinth
Chest: Murmur Shadow Labyrinth
Hands: Warchief Kargath Bladefist Shattered Halls
Legs: Talon King Ikiss Sethekk Halls

Warlock Dungeon Set 3b: Mana-Etched Regalia

Location: Outland Instances

SLOT BOSS LOCATION
Head: Aeonus The Black Morass
Shoulders: Quagmirran The Slave Pens (Heroic)
Chest: Epoch Hunter Old Hillsbrad Foothills (Heroic)
Hands: Omor the Unscarred Hellfire Ramparts (Heroic)
Legs: The Black Stalker The Underbog (Heroic)

Crafted Sets

These sets are created through Tailoring and present a unified look. In cases where both a Robe and a Vest were set options, I chose the Vest so that we could see more of the set (legs, wrists, and feet are often obscured by robes). Some of the ‘sets’ are only a few pieces, but they’re still kind of fun!

The sets are listed in order of increasing Tailoring Skill required.

Phoenix ‘Set’

Hands:

[Phoenix Gloves]

Legs:

[Phoenix Pants]

Azure Silk ‘Set’

Head: [Azure Silk Hood]
Shoulders: [Azure Shoulders]
Chest: [Azure Silk Vest]
Back: [Azure Silk Cloak]
Hands: [Azure Silk Gloves]
Waist: [Azure Silk Belt]
Legs: [Azure Silk Pants]
Crimson Silk ‘Set’

Shoulders: [Crimson Silk Shoulders]
Chest: [Crimson Silk Vest] or [Crimson Silk Robe]
Back: [Crimson Silk Cloak]
Hands: [Crimson Silk Gloves]
Waist: [Crimson Silk Belt]
Legs: [Crimson Silk Pantaloons]
Black Mageweave ‘Set’

Head: [Black Mageweave Headband]
Shoulders: [Black Mageweave Shoulders]
Chest: [Black Mageweave Vest]
Hands: [Black Mageweave Gloves]
Feet: [Black Mageweave Boots]
Legs: [Black Mageweave Leggings]
Red Mageweave ‘Set’

Head: [Red Mageweave Headband]
Shoulders: [Red Mageweave Shoulders]
Chest: [Red Mageweave Vest]
Hands: [Red Mageweave Gloves]
Legs: [Red Mageweave Pants]
Dreamweave ‘Set’

Head: [Dreamweave Circlet]
Chest: [Dreamweave Vest]
Hands: [Dreamweave Gloves]
Shadoweave ‘Set’

Head: [Shadoweave Mask]
Shoulders: [Shadoweave Shoulders]
Chest: [Shadoweave Robe]
Hands: [Shadoweave Gloves]
Feet: [Shadoweave Boots]
Legs: [Shadoweave Pants]
Cindercloth ‘Set’

Chest: [Cindercloth Vest]
Back: [Cindercloth Cloak]
Hands: [Cindercloth Gloves]
Feet: [Cindercloth Boots]
Legs: [Cindercloth Pants]
Runecloth ‘Set’

Head: [Runecloth Headband]
Shoulders: [Runecloth Shoulders]
Chest: [Runecloth Tunic]
Back: [Runecloth Cloak]
Hands: [Runecloth Gloves]
Waist: [Runecloth Belt]
Feet: [Runecloth Boots]
Legs: [Runecloth Pants]
Brightcloth ‘Set’

Chest: [Brightcloth Robe]
Back: [Brightcloth Cloak]
Hands: [Brightcloth Gloves]
Legs: [Brightcloth Pants]
Ghostweave ‘Set’

Chest: [Ghostweave Vest]
Hands: [Ghostweave Gloves]
Waist: [Ghostweave Belt]
Legs: [Ghostweave Pants]
Frostweave ‘Set’

Chest: [Frostweave Tunic]or[Frostweave Robe]
Back: [Frostweave Cloak]
Hands: [Frostweave Gloves]
Legs: [Frostweave Pants]
Felcloth ‘Set’

Head: [Felcloth Hood]
Shoulders: [Felcloth Shoulders]
Chest: [Felcloth Robe]
Hands: [Felcloth Gloves]
Feet: [Felcloth Boots]
Legs: [Felcloth Pants]
Mooncloth ‘Set’

Head: [Mooncloth Circlet]
Shoulders: [Mooncloth Shoulders]
Chest: [Mooncloth Vest]or[Mooncloth Robe]
Hands: [Mooncloth Gloves]
Feet: [Mooncloth Boots]
Legs: [Mooncloth Leggings]
Wizardweave ‘Set’

Head: [Wizardweave Turban]
Chest: [Wizardweave Robe]
Legs: [Wizardweave Leggings]
Flarecore ‘Set’

Shoulders: [Flarecore Mantle]
Chest: [Flarecore Robe]
Wrist: [Flarecore Wraps]
Hands: [Flarecore Gloves]
Legs: [Flarecore Leggings]
Sylvan ‘Set’

Head: [Sylvan Crown]
Shoulders: [Sylvan Shoulders]
Chest: [Sylvan Vest]
Bloodvine ‘Set’

Chest: [Bloodvine Vest]
Feet: [Bloodvine Boots]
Legs: [Bloodvine Leggings]
Runed Stygian ‘Set’

Waist: [Runed Stygian Belt]
Feet: [Runed Stygian Boots]
Legs: [Runed Stygian Leggings]
Glacial ‘Set’

Head: [Glacial Headdress]
Chest: [Glacial Vest] or [Glacial Robe]
Back: [Glacial Cloak]
Hands: [Glacial Gloves]
Wrist: [Glacial Wrists]
Waist: [Glacial Waistband]
Feet: [Glacial Slippers]
Legs: [Black Mageweave Leggings]
Netherweave ‘Set’

Chest: [Netherweave Robe] or [Netherweave Tunic]
Hands: [Netherweave Gloves]
Wrist: [Netherweave Bracers]
Waist: [Netherweave Belt]
Feet: [Netherweave Boots]
Legs: [Netherweave Pants]
Imbued Netherweave ‘Set’

Chest: [Imbued Netherweave Robe] or [Imbued Netherweave Tunic]
Feet: [Imbued Netherweave Boots]
Legs: [Imbued Netherweave Pants]
Arcanoweave ‘Set’

Chest: [Arcanoweave Robe]
Wrist: [Arcanoweave Bracers]
Feet: [Arcanoweave Boots]
Spellfire ‘Set’

Chest: [Spellfire Robe]
Hands: [Spellfire Gloves]
Waist: [Spellfire Belt]
Soulcloth ‘Set’

Shoulders: [Soulcloth Shoulders]
Chest: [Soulcloth Vest]
Hands: [Soulcloth Gloves]
Primal Mooncloth ‘Set’

Shoulders: [Primal Mooncloth Shoulders]
Chest: [Primal Mooncloth Robe]
Waist: [Primal Mooncloth Belt]
Flameheart ‘Set’

Chest: [Flameheart Vest]
Hands: [Flameheart Gloves]
Wrist: [Flameheart Bracers]
Frozen Shadoweave ‘Set’

Shoulders: [Frozen Shadoweave Shoulders]
Chest: [Frozen Shadoweave Robe]
Feet: [Frozen Shadoweave Boots]
Soulguard ‘Set’

Wrist: [Soulguard Bracers]
Waist: [Soulguard Girdle]
Feet: [Soulguard Slippers]
Legs: [Soulguard Leggings]
Frostwoven ‘Set’

Head: [Frostwoven Cowl]
Shoulders: [Frostwoven Shoulders]
Chest: [Frostwoven Robe]
Hands: [Frostwoven Gloves]
Wrist: [Frostwoven Wristwraps]
Waist: [Frostwoven Belt]
Feet: [Frostwoven Boots]
Legs: [Frostwoven Leggings]
Mystic Frostwoven ‘Set’

Shoulders: [Mystic Frostwoven Shoulders]
Chest: [Mystic Frostwoven Robe]
Wrist: [Mystic Frostwoven Wristwraps]
Duskweave (and Black Duskweave) ‘Set’

Head: [Duskweave Cowl]
Shoulders: [Duskweave Shoulders]
Chest: [Duskweave Robe]
Hands: [Duskweave Gloves]
Wrist: [Duskweave Wristwraps]
Waist: [Duskweave Belt]
Feet: [Duskweave Boots]
Legs: [Duskweave Leggings]
Frostsavage ‘Set’

Head: [Frostsavage Cowl]
Shoulders: [Frostsavage Shoulders]
Chest: [Frostsavage Robe]
Hands: [Frostsavage Gloves]
Feet: [Frostsavage Boots]
Legs: [Frostsavage Leggings]
Spellweave ‘Set’

Chest: [Spellweave Robe]
Hands: [Spellweave Gloves]
Moonshroud ‘Set’

Chest: [Moonshroud Robe]
Hands: [Moonshroud Gloves]
Ebonweave ‘Set’

Chest: [Ebonweave Robe]
Hands: [Ebonweave Gloves]
Deathsilk ‘Set’

Head: [Deathsilk Cowl]
Shoulders: [Deathsilk Shoulders]
Chest: [Deathsilk Robes]
Hands: [Deathsilk Gloves]
Wrist: [Deathsilk Bracers]
Waist: [Deathsilk Belt]
Feet: [Deathsilk Boots]
Legs: [Deathsilk Leggings]
Spiritmend ‘Set’

Head: [Spiritmend Cowl]
Shoulders: [Spiritmend Shoulders]
Chest: [Spiritmend Robe]
Hands: [Spiritmend Gloves]
Wrist: [Spiritmend Bracers]
Waist: [Spiritmend Belt]
Feet: [Spiritmend Boots]
Legs: [Spiritmend Leggings]
Emberfire ‘Set’

Head: [Emberfire Cowl]
Shoulders: [Emberfire Shoulders]
Chest: [Emberfire Robe]
Wrist: [Emberfire Bracers]
Waist: [Emberfire Belt]
Feet: [Emberfire Boots]
Legs: [Emberfire Pants]
Fireweave ‘Set’

Head: [Fireweave Cowl]
Shoulders: [Fireweave Shoulders]
Chest: [Emberfire Robe]
Hands: [Fireweave Gloves]
Wrist: [Fireweave Bracers]
Waist: [Fireweave Belt]
Feet: [Fireweave Boots]
Legs: [Fireweave Pants]

General Cloth Sets

These sets are composed of pieces that either mimic an existing set, or else don’t fall into the general categories of Raid, Dungeon, or Tailoring sets.

Green World Drop Sets

There exist an enormous number of green ‘sets’ which share a name and look, and which can be found as world drops. These pieces frequently share models (ie, they look alike but with subtle shading variations), but present a unified look. Since they have stats and are cloth, you should be able to transmogrify into these looks.

I very much wanted to include drop locations of all of them, but they are so legion that I decided instead to just list them with a Wowhead link to the chest or leg piece, but generally they drop randomly in all level-specific zones. Some sets also include a tunic rather than a robe option; you can view those easily with WoW Model Viewer.

iLevel 10-20 Green World Drop Sets

Aboriginal . Ancestral . Apothecary . Barbaric . Beaded . Disciple . Native . Seer . Simple . Spellbinder . Willow

iLevel 20-30 Green World Drop Sets

Bright . Buccaneer . Greenweave . Ivycloth . Pagan . Ritual . Sanguine . Seer . Shimmering . Watcher

iLevel 30-40 Green World Drop Sets

Aurora . Conjurer . Durable . Elder . Embersilk . Geomancer . Nightsky . Raincaller . Resilient . Sage . Silver-Thread . Stonecloth . Thistlefur . Twilight . Vital

iLevel 40-50 Green World Drop Sets

Abjurer . Bloodwoven . Darkmist . Gossamer . Hibernal . Lunar . Mistscape . Regal . Royal . Silksand . Sorcerer . Windchaser

iLevel 50-60 Green World Drop Sets

Arachnidian . Arcane . Bonecaster . Celestial . Councillor . Duskwoven . Gaea . Highborne . Imperial Red . Mystical . Opulent . Resplendent . Twilight Cultist . Venomshroud

iLevel 60-100 Green World Drop Sets

Elegant . Elunarian . Eternal . Feralfen . Fireheart . High Councillor . Laughing Skull . Master . Outlander . Slavehandler . Starfire . Vindicator

iLevel 100-150 Green World Drop Sets

Archmage . Astralaan . Bloodspore . Bristlepine . Consortium . Eldr’naan . Elementalist . Farshire . Foothold . Mistyreed . Mur’ghoul . Shadow Council . Voldrune

iLevel 150-250 Green World Drop Sets

Aerie . Coldwraith . Condor . Crystalsong . Icemist . Oracle . Tethys . Vizier . Voldrune

iLevel 250+ Green World Drop Sets

Ameth’Aran . Baradin . Bluefen . Brightwood . Darrowmere . Everstill . Galardell . Mistmantle . Mystral

[Note: The sets listed in this section are identical. I know, I know.]

Lookalike Sets

Pseudo Magister’s Regalia

This set looks similar to the Dungeon Set 1 of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Shoulders: [Pauldrons of Arcane Rage] Watchkeeper Gargolmar Hellfire Ramparts
Chest: [Robes of the Augurer] The Black Stalker The Underbog
Waist: [Mindfire Waistband] Keli’dan the Breaker Blood Furnace
Hands: [Manaspark Gloves] Hungarfen The Underbog
Wrist: [Arcing Bracers] Broggok The Blood Furnace
Feet: [Ethereal Boots of the Skystrider] Nexus-Prince Shaffar Mana-Tombs
Legs: [Princely Reign Leggings] Mennu the Betrayer The Slave Pens

Pseudo Vestments of the Devout

This set looks similar to the Dungeon Set 1 of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Shoulders: [Pauldrons of Sufferance] Epoch Hunter Old Hillsbrad Foothills
Head: [Collar of Command] Shirrak the Dead Watcher Auchenai Crypts
Chest: [Raiments of Divine Authority] Keli’dan the Breaker The Blood Furnace
Feet: [Slippers of Serenity] Exarch Maladaar Auchenai Crypts
Legs: [Lifegiver Britches] Vazruden Hellfire Ramparts


Pseudo Arcanist Regalia

These sets look similar to the Mage Tier 1 set of the same name.

Option A:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Mage-Collar of the Firestorm] The Maker The Blood Furnace Heroic
Shoulders: [Mindrage Pauldrons] Pandemonius Mana-Tombs Heroic
Chest: [Bloodfyre Robes of Annihilation] Cache of the Legion The Mechanar
Hands: [Hands of the Sun] Swamplord Musel’ek Underbog Heroic
Wrist: [Arcanium Signet Bands] Hungarfen Underbog Heroic
Feet: [Embroidered Spellpyre Boots] Broggok The Blood Furnace Heroic
Legs: [Aran’s Sorcerous Slacks] Lieutenant Drake Escape from Durnholde Keep Heroic

Option B:

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Collar of Cho’gall] Gruul the Dragonkiller Gruul’s Lair
Shoulders: [Frozen Shadoweave Shoulders] - Tailoring
Chest: [Frozen Shadoweave Robe] - Tailoring
Waist: [Coldwhisper Cord] Rokmar the Crackler The Slave Pens Heroic
Hands: [Soul-Eater’s Handwraps] Magtheridon Magtheridon’s Lair
Feet: [Frozen Shadoweave Boots] - Tailoring

Pseudo Vestments of Prophecy

This set looks similar to the Priest Tier 1 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Whitemend Hood] - Tailoring
Shoulders: [Primal Mooncloth Shoulders] - Tailoring
Chest: [Primal Mooncloth Robe] - Tailoring
Waist: [Primal Mooncloth Belt] - Tailoring
Legs: [Whitemend Pants] - Tailoring

Pseudo Nemesis Raiment

This set looks similar to the Warlock Tier 2 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Demonfang Ritual Helm] The Black Stalker The Underbog Heroic
Shoulders: [Mantle of Three Terrors] Chrono Lord Deja Black Morass
Chest: [Vermillion Robes of the Dominant] Warlord Kalithresh The Steamvault.
Waist: [Sash of Serpentra] Warlord Kalithresh The Steamvault.
Hands: [Gloves of the Deadwatcher] Shirrak the Dead Watcher Auchenai Crypts, Heroic
Wrist: [Crimson Bracers of Gloom] Omor the Unscarred Hellfire Ramparts, Heroic
Feet: [Extravagant Boots of Malice] Tavarok Mana-Tombs, Heroic
Legs: [Devil-Stitched Leggings] Laj The Botanica

Pseudo Netherwind Regalia

This set looks similar to the Mage Tier 2 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Headdress of Alacrity] Omor the Unscarred Hellfire Ramparts, Heroic
Shoulders: [Mana-Sphere Shoulderguards] Zereketh the Unbound The Arcatraz
Chest: [Robe of the Great Dark Beyond] Tavarok Mana-Tombs, Heroic
Hands: [Energis Armwraps] High Botanist Freywinn The Botanica
Wrist: [Bands of Nethekurse] Grand Warlock Nethekurse Shattered Halls
Feet: [Silent Slippers of Meditation] Murmur Shadow Labyrinth
Legs: [Khadgar’s Kilt of Abjuration] Temporus Black Morass

Pseudo Vestments of Transcendence

This set looks similar to the Priest Tier 2 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Scintillating Headdress of Second Sight] Shirrak the Dead Watcher Auchenai Crypts, Heroic
Shoulders: [Vestia’s Pauldrons of Inner Grace] Cache of the Legion The Mechanar
Chest: [Robe of Effervescent Light] Keli’dan the Breaker Blood Furnace, Heroic
Waist: [Cord of Belief] Mennu the Betrayer Hellfire Ramparts , Heroic
Hands: [Prismatic Mittens of Mending] Commander Sarannis The Botanica
Wrist:
Feet: [Light-Woven Slippers] Darkweaver Syth Sethekk Halls
Legs: [Pontiff’s Pantaloons of Prophecy] Captain Skarloc Old Hillsbrad Foothills, Heroic

Pseudo Tirisfal Regalia

This set looks similar to the Mage Tier 5 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Cowl of the Grand Engineer] Void Reaver The Eye
Shoulders: [Mantle of the Elven Kings] Trash mobs The Eye
Chest: [Vestments of the Sea-Witch] Lady Vashj Serpentshrine Cavern
Waist: [Fire-Cord of the Magus] Trash mobs The Eye
Hands: [Gauntlets of the Sun-King] Kael’thas Sunstrider The Eye
Wrist: [Mindstorm Wristbands] Al’ar
Feet: [Velvet Boots of the Guardian] The Lurker Below Serpentshrine Cavern
Legs: [Trousers of the Astromancer] High Astromancer Solarian The Eye

Pseudo Corrupter Raiment

This set looks similar to the Warlock Tier 5 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Shoulders: [Illidari Shoulderpads] Morogrim Tidewalker Serpentshrine Cavern
Chest: [Robe of Hateful Echoes] Hydross the Unstable Serpentshrine Cavern
Waist: [Cord of Screaming Terrors] The Lurker Below Serpentshrine Cavern
Feet: [Boots of the Shifting Nightmare] Hydross the Unstable Serpentshrine Cavern

Pseudo Absolution Regalia

This set looks similar to the Priest Tier 6 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Cowl of Benevolence] Teron Gorefiend Black Temple
Shoulders: [Amice of Brilliant Light] Shade of Akama Black Temple
Chest: [Garments of Temperance] Gurtogg Bloodboil Black Temple
Hands: [Gloves of Unfailing Faith] Essence of Souls Black Temple
Feet: [Slippers of Dutiful Mending] Sold on Isle of Quel’Danas for Justice Points

Pseudo KirinTor Gear

This set looks similar to the Mage Tier 8 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Cowl of Icy Breaths] Cache of Winter Ulduar
Shoulders: [Iceshear Mantle] Trash mobs Ulduar
Chest: [Raiments of the Corrupted] Auriaya Ulduar
Waist: [Binding of the Dragon Matriarch] Razorscale Ulduar
Hands: [Pulsar Gloves] Gift of the Observer Ulduar
Wrist: [Combustion Bracers] Flame Leviathan Ulduar
Feet: [Treads of the Dragon Council] Yogg-Saron Ulduar
Legs: [Leggings of Unstable Discharge] Cache of Storms Ulduar

Pseudo Dark Coven’s Regalia

This set looks similar to the Warlock Tier 10 set of the same name.

SLOT ITEM BOSS LOCATION
Head: [Cowl of Malefic Repose] Blood-Queen Lana’thel Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic
Shoulders: [Shoulders of Ruinous Senility] Professor Putricide Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic
Chest: [Robes of Azure Downfall] Sindragosa Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic
Waist: [Cauterized Cord] Professor Putricide Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic
Hands: [Sister’s Handshrouds] Lady Deathwhisper Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic
Wrist: [Ether-Soaked Bracers] Rotface Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic
Feet: [Icecrown Spire Sandals] Deathbringer Saurfang Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic
Legs: [Kilt of Untreated Wounds] Festergut Icecrown Citadel 10 man Heroic

Necropile Raiment

The cloth Scholomance instance set. Each piece can be dropped by any boss in Scholomance.

SLOT ITEM
Shoulders: Necropile Mantle
Chest: Necropile Robe
Wrist: Necropile Cuffs
Feet: Necropile Boots
Legs: Necropile Leggings

The Postmaster

All pieces drop only from Postmaster Malown in Stratholme. You can run it simultaneously for the Baron’s Mount!

SLOT ITEM
Head: The Postmaster’s Band
Chest: The Postmaster’s Tunic
Feet: The Postmaster’s Treads
Legs: The Postmaster’s Trousers

Essential Transmogrification Resources

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Illustrated Leather Transmogrification Guide: Monk, Druid, Hunter, Rogue, and Shaman

Welcome to the Leather armor installment of our illustrated transmogrification series! We hope it helps your leather-wearing characters look their best in any situation. Druids and Rogues can transmogrify their leather gear at any level, though Shaman and Hunters can only transmogrify their leather gear before level 40.

The Illustrated Transmogrification Series

Illustrated Cloth Transmogrification Guide
Illustrated Leather Transmogrification Guide
Illustrated Mail Transmogrification Guide
Illustrated Plate Transmogrification Guide coming soon!

The Leather Armor Guide

  1. Green World-Drop Leather Sets
  2. Leather PvP Sets: Druid | Rogue
  3. Leather Dungeon Sets: Druid | Rogue
  4. Leather Tier Sets: Druid | Rogue
  5. Leather Faction Sets: Druid | Rogue
  6. Leather Lookalike Sets

1. Green World-Drop Leather Sets

These sets are all green world drops, and are sorted by the iLevel of most of the items in the set (occasionally one or two of the set pieces will fall above or below the item level range listed). Links direct to the set chest piece whenever available.

iLevel 0-20

Bard’s . Black Whelp . Ceremonial Leather . Dark Leather . Embossed Leather . Feral . Fine Leather . Grizzly . Gypsy . Hunting . Inscribed Leather . Light Leather . Lupine . Pioneer . Primal

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Green Leather Sets iLevel 0-20

iLevel 20 – 30

Bandit . Bristlebark . Dervish . Emblazoned . Forest Leather . Grizzly . Prospector’s . Rigid . Robust . Scouting . Superior . Wrangler’s

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Green Leather Sets iLevel 20-30

iLevel 30-40

Archer’s . Barbaric . Cutthroat’s . Dokebi . Dusky Leather . Ghostwalker . Glyphed . Green Leather . Green Whelp . Guardian . Hawkeye’s . Headhunter’s . Infiltrator . Insignia . Panther Hunter . Raptor Hide . Robust . Scaled Leather . Sentinel . Trickster’s

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Green Leather Sets iLevel 30-40

iLevel 40-50

Big Voodoo . Cabalist . Chieftain’s . Heraldic . Huntsman’s . Imperial Leather . Imposing . Nightscape . Nocturnal . Potent . Rageclaw . Ranger . Scorpashi . Tracker’s . Warden’s . Wild Leather . Wolf Rider’s

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Green Leather Sets iLevel 40-50

iLevel 50-60

Chimeric . Duskwing . Frostsaber . Heraldic . Jadefire . Keeper’s . Peerless . Potent . Praetorian . Pridelord . Righteous . Runic Leather . Serpentskin . Swashbuckler’s . Traveler’s . Volcanic . Wanderer’s . Wicked Leather

Green Leather Sets iLevel 50-60 (c) Disciplinary Action

Green Leather Sets iLevel 50-60

iLevel 60-100

Adventurer’s . Bonechewer . Dementia . Dreghood . Grand . Haal’eshi . Indomitable . Mighty . Nightshade . Ranger . Sunroc . Supreme . Thick Draenic . Vengeance . Wild Draenish

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Green Leather Sets iLevel 60-100

iLevel 100-150

Arctic . Boneshredder . Caribou . Clefthoof . Daggercap . Dragonhawk . Expedition . Floodplain . Iceborne . Marshwalker . Murkblood . Reinforced Caribou-Hide . Rhinohide . Riplash . Snowfall Reaver . Vileprey . Wildevar . Winterfin

Green Leather Sets iLevel 100-150 (c) Disciplinary Action

Green Leather Sets iLevel 100-150

iLevel 150-250

Geist . Ghrino . Muradin . Pygmy Tunic . Supple Bloodbinder / Supple Bloodletter (not pictured). Taunka . Verdant Tundra . Vileprey . Webspinner . Wendigo . Wolverine

Green Leather Sets iLevel 150-250 (c) Disciplinary Action

Green Leather Sets iLevel 150-250

iLevel 250-300

Note: All sets in this level range, pre-Cataclysm, are identical.

Aboraz . Dandred . Haldarr . Mosshide . Rocktusk . Stagalbog . Yojamba

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Green Leather Sets iLevel 250+

2. PvP Sets

Druid PvP Sets

Non-Arena

The Highlander’s Will | Purpose [A] . Lieutenant Commander’s Sanctuary [A] . Field Marshal’s Sanctuary [A] . Grand Marshal’s Sanctuary [A] . The Defiler’s Will | Purpose [H] . Champion’s Sanctuary [H] . Warlord’s Sanctuary [H] . High Warlord’s Sanctuary [H]

All outfits labeled ‘Sanctuary’ have identical ‘Refuge’ and ‘Wildhide’ counterparts.

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Druid Non-Arena PvP Gear

Arena

Please note: Heroic and/or faction versions may vary slightly in color. Kodohide, Dragonhide and Wyrmhide versions exist for almost every season but are identical.

Season 1: Gladiator’s Refuge . 2: Merciless Gladiator’s Refuge . 3: Vengeful Gladiator’s Refuge . 4: Brutal Gladiator’s Refuge . 5: Savage Gladiator’s Refuge . 6: Furious Gladiator’s Refuge . 7: Relentless Gladiator’s Refuge . 8: Wrathful Gladiator’s Refuge . 9: Bloodthirsty Gladiator’s Refuge . 10: Ruthless Gladiator’s Refuge

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Druid Arena PvP Gear

Rogue PvP Sets

Non-Arena

The Highlander’s Purpose [A] . Lieutenant Commander’s Guard [A] . Field Marshal’s Vestments [A] . Grand Marshal’s Vestments [A] . The Defiler’s Purpose [H] . Champion’s Guard [H] . Warlord’s Vestments [H] . High Warlord’s Vestments [H]

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Rogue Non-Arena PvP Gear

Arena

Please note: Heroic and/or faction versions may vary slightly in color.

Season 1: Gladiator’s Vestments . 2: Merciless Gladiator’s Vestments . 3: Vengeful Gladiator’s Vestments . 4: Brutal Gladiator’s Vestments . 5: Savage Gladiator’s Vestments . 6: Furious Gladiator’s Vestments . 7: Relentless Gladiator’s Vestments . 8: Wrathful Gladiator’s Vestments . 9: Bloodthirsty Gladiator’s Vestments . 10: Ruthless Gladiator’s Vestments

Rogue Arena PvP Gear (c) Disciplinary Action

Rogue Arena PvP Gear

3. Dungeon Sets

Druid Dungeon Sets

Dungeon Set 1: Wildheart Raiment . Dungeon Set 2: Feralheart Raiment . Dungeon Set 3a: Moonglade Raiment . Dungeon Set 3b: Wastewalker Armor

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Druid Dungeon Sets

Rogue Dungeon Sets

Dungeon Set 1: Shadowcraft Armor . Dungeon Set 2: Darkmantle Armor . Dungeon Set 3a: Assassination Armor . Dungeon Set 3b: Wastewalker Armor

Rogue Dungeon Sets (c) Disciplinary Action

Rogue Dungeon Sets

4. Tier Sets

Druid Tier Sets

Please note: Heroic and faction versions vary slightly in color. Non-heroic versions shown here.

Tier 1: Cenarion Raiment . Tier 2: Stormrage Raiment . Tier 3: Dreamwalker Raiment . Tier 4: Malorne Regalia (Harness | Raiment) . Tier 5: Nordrassil Regalia (Harness | Raiment) . Tier 6: Thunderheart Regalia (Harness | Raiment) . Tier 7: Heroes’ Dreamwalker Regalia (Battlegear | Garb) . Tier 8: Valorous Nightsong Regalia (Battlegear | Garb) . Tier 9: Malfurion’s (Runetotem’s) Regalia (Battlegear | Garb . Tier 10: Lasherweave Regalia (Battlegear | Garb) . Tier 11: Stormrider’s Regalia (Battlegarb | Vestments) . Tier 12: Obsidian Arborweave Regalia (Battlegarb | Vestments) . Tier 13: Deep Earth Regalia (Battlegarb | Vestments) [coming soon]

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Druid Tier Gear

Rogue Tier Sets

Please note: Heroic versions may vary slightly in color. Non-heroic versions shown here.

Tier 1: Nightslayer Armor . Tier 2: Bloodfang Armor . Tier 3: Bonescythe Armor . Tier 4: Netherblade . Tier 5: Deathmantle . Tier 6: Slayer’s Armor . Tier 7: Heroes’ Bonescythe Battlegear . Tier 8: Valorous Terrorblade Battlegear . Tier 9: VanCleef’s Battlegear set [A]| Garona’s Battlegear set [H] . Tier 10: Shadowblade’s Battlegear . Tier 11: Wind Dancer’s Regalia . Tier 12: Vestments of the Dark Phoenix . Tier 13: Blackfang Battleweave

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Rogue Tier Gear

5. Leather Faction Sets

These sets are available by reaching Exalted with the indicated faction.

Druid Faction Sets

Haruspex’s Garb [Zandalar Tribe] . Symbols of Unending Life [Cenarion Circle] . Genesis Raiment [Brood of Nozdormu] . Dragonhide (Kodohide | Wyrmhide) Battlegear [Burning Crusade]

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Druid Faction Sets

Rogue Faction Sets

Madcap’s Outfit [Zandalar Tribe] . Emblems of Veiled Shadows [Cenarion Circle] . Deathdealer’s Embrace [Brood of Nozdormu] . Opportunist’s Battlegear [Burning Crusade]

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Rogue Faction Sets

6. Lookalike Sets

These sets mimic the look of dungeon sets with variations in color. For more information on where to aquire pieces for the lookalike set, please click the associated link.

Druid Lookalike Sets

Blue Wildheart Raiment . Yellow Cenarion Raiment . Blue Stormrage Raiment

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Druid Lookalike Sets

Locations for Blue Wildheart Raiment from wowpedia
Head: [Raven-Heart Headdress] Shirrak the Dead Watcher in Auchenai Crypts
Shoulders: [Ravenwing Pauldrons] Lieutenant Drake in Escape from Durnholde Keep
Chest: [Tunic of the Nightwatcher] Swamplord Musel’ek in The Underbog
Hands: [Starlight Gauntlets] Hungarfen in The Underbog
Wrists: ?? ??
Waist: ?? ??
Legs: [Kilt of the Night Strider] Broggok in The Blood Furnace
Feet: ?? ??
Locations for Yellow Cenarion Raiment from wowpedia
Head: [Crown of the Forest Lord] Swamplord Musel’ek in The Underbog Heroic
Shoulders: [Mantle of Autumn] Laj in The Botanica
Chest: [Raiments of Nature’s Breath] Vazruden in Hellfire Ramparts Heroic
Hands: [Natural Mender’s Wraps] Avatar of the Martyred in Auchenai Crypts Heroic
Wrists: [Lucid Dream Bracers] Nexus-Prince Shaffar in Mana-Tombs Heroic
Waist: [The Sleeper’s Cord] Wrath-Scryer Soccothrates in The Arcatraz
Legs: [Earthsoul Britches] Quagmirran in The Slave Pens Heroic
Feet: [Boots of the Glade-Keeper] Cache of the Legion in The Mechanar
Locations for Blue Stormrage Raiment from wowpedia
Head: [Moon-Crown Antlers] Captain Skarloc in Old Hillsbrad Heroic
Shoulders: [Lunar-Claw Pauldrons] Mechano-Lord Capacitus in The Mechanar Normal
Chest: [Starry Robes of the Crescent] Pandemonius in Mana-Tombs Heroic
Hands: [Grips of the Lunar Eclipse] Lieutenant Drake in Old Hillsbrad Heroic
Wrists: [Moon-Touched Bands] The Maker in Blood Furnace Heroic
Waist: [Moonrage Girdle] Hydromancer Thespia in The Steamvault Normal
Legs: [Moonchild Leggings] Broggok in Blood Furnace Heroic
Feet: [Moonstrider Boots] Darkweaver Syth in Sethekk Halls Normal

Rogue Lookalike Sets

Purple Shadowcraft Armor . Yellow Nightslayer Armor . Blue Bloodfang Armor . Maroon Bloodfang Armor

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Rogue Lookalike Sets

Locations for Purple Shadowcraft Armor from wowpedia
Head: [Darkguard Face Mask] Exarch Maladaar in Auchenai Crypts
Shoulders: [Mantle of the Dusk-Dweller] Keli’dan the Breaker in Blood Furnace
or [Demon Hide Spaulders] World Drop BoE
Chest: [Vest of Vengeance] Keli’dan the Breaker in Blood Furnace
Hands: [Deft Handguards] Quagmirran in The Slave Pens
Wrists: [Blade Dancer’s Wristguards] World Drop BoE
Waist: [Shifting Sash of Midnight] Vazruden in Hellfire Ramparts
Legs: [Skulldugger’s Leggings] The Black Stalker in The Underbog
Feet: [Nethershade Boots] Tavarok in Mana Tombs
Locations for Yellow Nightslayer Armor from wowpedia
Head: [Savage Mask of the Lynx Lord] The Black Stalker in The Underbog Heroic
or [Mask of the Deceiver] Sold by G’eras in Shattrath
Shoulders: [Sun-Gilded Shouldercaps] Chrono Lord Deja in Black Morass
Chest: [Chestguard of the Prowler] Vazruden in Hellfire Ramparts Heroic
Hands: [Predatory Gloves] Tavarok in Mana-Tombs Heroic
Wrists:
Waist: [Epoch’s Whispering Cinch] Epoch Hunter in Durnholde Keep Heroic
Legs: [Mennu’s Scaled Leggings] Mennu the Betrayer in Slave Pens Heroic
Feet: [Silent-Strider Kneeboots] Omor the Unscarred in Hellfire Ramparts Heroic
or [Felboar Hide Shoes] Quest Reward from The Cipher of Damnation – The Third Fragment Recovered
Locations for Blue Bloodfang Armor from wowpedia
Head: [Cowl of the Guiltless] Aeonus in Black Morass
Shoulders: [Mantle of the Unforgiven] Nexus-Prince Shaffar in Mana-Tombs Heroic
Chest: [Chestguard of No Remorse] Hydromancer Thespia in The Steamvault
Hands: [Gloves of the Unbound] Wrath-Scryer Soccothrates in The Arcatraz
Wrists: [Armwraps of Disdain] Swamplord Musel’ek in Underbog Heroic
Waist: [Liar’s Cord] Rokmar the Crackler in Slave Pens Heroic
Legs: [Leggings of the Unrepentant] Keli’dan the Breaker in Blood Furnace Heroic
Feet: [Boots of the Unjust] Exarch Maladaar in Auchenai Crypts Heroic
Locations for Maroon Bloodfang Armor from wowpedia
Head: [Cowl of Defiance] Netherspite in Karazhan
or [Malefic Mask of the Shadows] High King Maulgar in Gruul’s Lair
Shoulders: [Bladed Shoulderpads of the Merciless] Chess Event in Karazhan
Chest: [Chestguard of the Conniver] Nightbane in Karazhan
or [Bloodsea Brigand’s Vest] Fathom-Lord Karathress in Serpentshrine Cavern
Hands: [Gloves of Dexterous Manipulation] Attumen the Huntsman in Karazhan
or [Liar’s Tongue Gloves] Magtheridon in Magtheridon’s Lair
or [Grips of Deftness] Al’ar in The Eye
Waist: [Gronn-Stitched Girdle] Gruul the Dragonkiller in Gruul’s Lair
Legs: [Skulker’s Greaves] Netherspite in Karazhan
Feet: [Edgewalker Longboots] Moroes in Karazhan

Bonus:

5 Tips For Creating Unique Transmogrification Gear

If you’re trying to achieve a one-of-a-kind look but don’t know how to get started, consider trying any of the following:

  1. Download the WoW Model Viewer, which is easy to use, or visit Wowhead and use their Java/Flash model viewer, to try clothing on your specific character model before making costly purchases.

    It looked so much better in the catalog!

  2. Find two or three armor sets in the same color family- all red or all blue, for example- and try mixing pieces from each set in the Model Viewer
  3. Select a two-color set that you like from the images below- say, red and black- and then choose boots and gloves from a set that’s just one of those colors (all black, in this example).

    Mix a solid color set with a two-tone set

  4. Mix metals rather than colors: An all-silver chest and legs with gold trimmings is one-of-a-kind.
  5. Combine pieces from armor sets which are the exact same models but with different colorations.

    Identical set models with different colorations combine in striking variations

Enjoy your new transmogrified leather armor!

Essential Transmogrification Resources

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Stained Class Series: The Mage (Take 2)

All Classes: Gallery

Death Knight . Druid . Hunter . Mage . Paladin . Priest . Rogue . Shaman . Warlock . Warrior

Stained Class clothing, prints, and gifts are available for purchase on the Disciplinary Action store. Personalized commissions available upon request.

As promised, I’ve been going back through the three earliest stained glass pieces and modifying them to fit more seamlessly into the overall look of the Stained Class series. When they’re all completed, I’ll be making one large piece that contains all of the windows in a wall, for those who have been asking for that.

I’ll also be submitting it to Blizzard art, so wish me luck! I was incredibly honored to win the Blizzard Comic Contest with The Orc Detective, and am hoping lightning will strike twice.

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I hate to even address this, but as I was working on the new Mage, it came to my attention that my Stained Class pieces had been stolen by an individual who was claiming the work as their own.

The person was charging people for backgrounds featuring my stained glass pieces and those from wonderfully talented artist (and employee of Blizzard) Howard Lyon. They were even offering ‘personalized commissions’, though how they intended to deliver on such a promise- if they ever intended to do so- is a mystery. The thief in question even contacted me to see if I would modify one of my pieces because, I later learned, someone had ‘commissioned’ them to make the change.

If you want to purchase artwork, particularly commissions, please do be extremely careful. An artist will work with you every step of the way and be transparent about the entire process. Ask for references from satisfied customers. Check out their Twitter account and website to see if they look legitimate. When in doubt, ask other artists in the community.

I do offer personalized commissions for a fee, but I have never and will never charge for the art on this website. If you see it for sale anywhere else, you can take it from me the seller is a dirty, filthy, disgusting, stinking liar.

Available, as ever, for any non-profitcredited use.

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(c) Disciplinary Action - Stained Class: The Mage, stained glass

iPhone & Smart Phone Background

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iPad & Tablet Background

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Illustrated Mail Transmogrification Guide: Hunter, Paladin, Shaman and Warrior

Welcome to the Mail armor installment of our illustrated transmogrification series! We hope it helps your mail-wearing characters look their best in any situation. Shaman and Hunters can transmogrify their mail gear after level 40, and Paladins and Warriors can transmogrify their mail gear before level 40.

The Illustrated Transmogrification Series

Illustrated Cloth Transmogrification Guide
Illustrated Leather Transmorification Guide
Illustrated Mail Transmogrification Guide
Illustrated Plate Transmogrification Guide    coming soon!

The Mail Armor Guide

  1. Green Mail Sets
  2. Mail PvP Sets: Hunter | Shaman
  3. Mail Dungeon Sets: Hunter | Shaman
  4. Mail Tier Sets: Hunter | Shaman
  5. Mail Lookalike Sets

1. Green Mail Sets

iLevel 0-20

Battle Chain . Blood Spattered . Brackwater . Burnished . Cadet . Charger . Infantry & Imbued Infantry . Outrunner . Raider . Runed Copper . Soldier’s . Veteran . War Paint . War Torn

Mail Green Set 0-20 Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 0-20

iLevel 20 – 30

Battleforge . Defender . Fortified . Glimmering Mail . Grunt’s . Hulking . Lambent Scale . Rough Bronze . Sentry’s . Silvered Bronze . Slayer’s . Spiked Chain . Wicked

Mail Green Set 20-30 Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 20-30

iLevel 30-40

Banded . Barbaric . Chief Brigadier . Enduring . Golden Scale . Green Iron . Jazeraint . Knight’s . Mail Combat . Marauder’s . Phalanx . Pillager . Ravager . Renegade

Mail Green Set 30-40 Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 30-40

iLevel 40-50

Ancient . Blackforge . Bonelink . Captain’s . Champion’s . Formidable . Gryphon Mail . Khan’s . Lord’s . Myrmidon’s . Protector . Ravager . Sparkleshell . Steadfast . Tough Scorpid . Turtle Scale . Warmonger’s

Mail Green Set 40-50 Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 40 - 50

iLevel 50-60

Bloodlust . Crusader’s . Ebonhold . Engraved . Hero’s . Impenetrable . Ironhide . Magnificent . Merciless . Ornate . Radiant

Mail Green Set 50-60 Transmogrification Gear

ILevel 50 - 60

iLevel 60-100

Felstone . Fenclaw . Marshcreeper . Masterwork . Mercurial . Netherstalker . Nexus-Strider . Triumphant . Unyielding . Warstrike . Wrathfin

Mail Green Set 60-100 Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 60 - 100

iLevel 100-150

Amberpine . Der’izu . Frostscale . Garmaul . Nerubian . Netherstorm . Nifflevar . Njord . Orca . Skettis . Skom . Sundered . Talhide

Mail Green Set 100-150 Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 100 - 150

iLevel 150-250

Bloodbinder . Cormorant . Mammoth . Shoveltusk . Spectral . Spiderlord . Trapper . Ulduar . Wolvar

Mail Green Set 150-250 Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 150 - 250

iLevel 250+

Note: All sets in this level range are identical. Bramblescar . Frayfeather . Highperch . Hiri’watha . Nazferiti . Razorshell . Southfury . Sundown . Talondeep . Thornsnarl . Tsunami . Windbound

Mail Green Set 250+ Transmogrification Gear

iLevel 250+

2. PvP Sets

Hunter PvP Sets

Non-Arena

Champion’s Pursuit (Pursuance) . Lieutenant Commander’s Pursuit (Pursuance) . The Highlander’s (Defiler’s) Determination . The Highlander’s (Defiler’s) Fortitude . Field Marshal’s Pursuit . Warlord’s Pursuit . Grand Marshal’s Pursuit . High Warlord’s Pursuit . Stalker’s Chain Battlegear

Hunter Non-Arena PvP Transmogrification Gear

Hunter Non-Arena PvP Gear

Arena

Please note: Heroic and/or faction versions may vary slightly in color.

Season 1: Gladiator’s Pursuit . 2: Merciless Gladiator’s Pursuit . 3: Vengeful Gladiator’s Pursuit . 4: Brutal Gladiator’s Pursuit . 5: Savage Gladiator’s Pursuit (Hateful Gladiator’s Pursuit) . 6: Furious Gladiator’s Pursuit . 7: Relentless Gladiator’s Pursuit . 8: Wrathful Gladiator’s Pursuit . 9: Vicious Gladiator’s Pursuit . 10: Ruthless Gladiator’s Pursuit

Hunter Arena PvP Transmogrification Gear

Hunter Arena PvP Gear

Shaman PvP Sets

Non-Arena

Champion’s Earthshaker (same as Champion’s Stormcaller | Lieutenant Commander’s Earthshaker) . Field Marshal’s Earthshaker (same as Warlord’s Earthshaker | Grand Marshal’s Earthshaker | Grand Marshal’s Thunderfist | High Warlord’s Earthshaker | High Warlord’s Thunderfist | Grand Marshal’s Wartide | High Warlord’s Wartide) . Seer’s Linked Battlegear (same as Seer’s Mail Battlegear | Seer’s Ringmail Battlegear)

Shaman Non-Arena PvP Transmogrification Gear

Shaman Non-Arena PvP Gear

Arena

Please note: Heroic and/or faction versions may vary slightly in color.

Season 1: Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 2: Merciless Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 3: Vengeful Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 4: Brutal Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 5: Hateful Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide | Savage Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 6: Furious Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 7: Relentless Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 8: Wrathful Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 9: Vicious Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide . 10: Ruthless Gladiator’s Earthshaker | Thunderfist | Wartide

Shaman Arena PvP Transmogrification Gear

Shaman Arena PvP Gear

3. Mail Dungeon Sets

Hunter Dungeon Sets

Dungeon Set 1: Beaststalker Armor . Dungeon Set 2: Beastmaster Armor . Dungeon Set 3a: Beast Lord Armor . Dungeon Set 3b: Desolation Battlegear

Hunter Dungeon Set Transmogrification Gear

Hunter Dungeon Sets

Shaman Dungeon Sets

Dungeon Set 1: The Elements . Dungeon Set 2: The Five Thunders . Dungeon Set 3a: Tidefury Raiment . Dungeon Set 3b: Desolation Battlegear

Hunter Dungeon Set Transmogrification Gear

Shaman Dungeon Sets

4. Mail Tier Sets

Hunter Tier Sets

Please note: Heroic versions vary slightly in color. Non-heroic versions shown here.

Tier 1: Giantstalker . Tier 2: Dragonstalker . Tier 3: Cryptstalker Armor . Tier 4: Demon Stalker Armor . Tier 5: Rift Stalker Armor . Tier 6: Gronnstalker’s Armor . Tier 7: Heroes’ Cryptstalker Battlegear . Tier 8: Valorous Scourgestalker Battlegear . Tier 9: Conqueror’s Windrunner’s Battlegear | Conqueror’s Windrunner’s Pursuit . Tier 10: Ahn’Kahar Blood Hunter’s Battlegear  . Tier 11: Lightning-Charged Battlegear . Tier 12: Flamewaker’s Battlegear

Hunter Tier Set Transmogrification Gear

Hunter Tier Gear

Shaman Tier Sets

Please note: Heroic versions vary slightly in color. Non-heroic versions shown here.

Tier 1: The Earthfury . Tier 2: The Ten Storms . Tier 3: The Earthshatterer . Tier 4: Cyclone Harness (Raiment | Regalia) . Tier 5: Cataclysm Harness (Raiment | Regalia) . Tier 6: Skyshatter Harness (Raiment | Regalia) . Tier 7: Heroes’ Earthshatter Battlegear (Garb | Regalia) . Tier 8: Valorous Worldbreaker Battlegear (Garb | Regalia) . Tier 9: Conqueror’s Nobundo’s Battlegear (Garb | Regalia) | Conqueror’s Thrall’s Battlegear (Garb | Regalia). Tier 10: Frost Witch’s Battlegear (Garb | Regalia) . Tier 11: Battlegear of the Raging Elements (Regalia | Vestments) . Tier 12: Volcanic Battlegear (Regalia | Vestments)

Shaman Tier Set Transmogrification Gear

Shaman Tier Gear

5. Mail Lookalike Sets

These sets mimic the look of dungeon sets with variations in color. For more information on where to aquire pieces for the lookalike set, please click the associated link.

Hunter Lookalike Sets

Red Beaststalker Armor . Yellow Giantstalker Armor . Maroon Dragonstalker Armor . Gray Beast Lord Armor . Brown Rift Stalker Armor

Hunter Lookalike Dungeon Set Transmogrification Gear

Hunter Lookalike Sets

Locations for Red Beaststalker Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Mok’Nathal Beast-Mask] Exarch Maladaar in Auchenai Crypts
Shoulders: [Scorpid-Sting Mantle] Quagmirran in The Slave Pens
Chest: [Shamblehide Chestguard] The Black Stalker in The Underbog
Hands: [Bloodstained Ravager Gauntlets] Omor the Unscarred in Hellfire Ramparts
Wrists: [Lykul Bloodbands] Hungarfen in The Underbog
Waist: [Tracker’s Belt] Mennu the Betrayer in The Slave Pens
Legs: [Scale Leggings of the Skirmisher] Watchkeeper Gargolmar in the Hellfire Ramparts
Feet: [Boots of the Outlander] Pandemonius in the Mana-Tombs

Locations for Yellow Giantstalker Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Mok’Nathal Mask of Battle] Lieutenant Drake in Old Hillsbrad FoothillsHeroic
Shoulders: [Towering Mantle of the Hunt] Commander Sarannis in The Botanica
Chest: [Laughing Skull Battle-Harness] Temporus in The Black Morass
Hands: [Ar’tor’s Mainstay] (The coloring is subtly different from the golden theme of the rest of the look-alike “set”) Quest Reward from The Cipher of Damnation – The Third Fragment Recovered
Wrists: [Bracers of Shirrak] Shirrak the Dead Watcher in Auchenai Crypts Heroic
Waist: [Telaari Hunting Girdle] Grand Warlock Nethekurse in The Shattered Halls
Legs: [Barbaric Legstraps] The Black Stalker in The Underbog Heroic
Feet: [Wild Stalker Boots] Watchkeeper Gargolmar in The Shattered Halls Heroic

Locations for Maroon Dragonstalker Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Dream-Wing Helm] Ambassador Hellmaw in Shadow Labyrinth
Shoulder: [Wyrmfury Pauldrons] Epoch Hunter in Old Hillsbrad Foothills Heroic
Chest: [Shard Encrusted Breastplate] Tavarok in Mana-Tombs Heroic
Hands: [Hungarhide Gauntlets] Hungarfen in The Underbog Heroic
Wrists: [Emerald Eye Bracer] Keli’dan the Breaker in The Blood Furnace Heroic
Waist: [Archery Belt of the Broken] Mennu the Betrayer in The Slave Pens Heroic
Legs: [Emerald-Scale Greaves] Captain Skarloc in Old Hillsbrad Foothills Heroic
Feet: [Sky-Hunter Swift Boots] Darkweaver Syth in Sethekk Halls

Locations for Gray Beast Lord Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Maulgar’s Warhelm] modified colors High King Maulgar in Gruul’s Lair
Shoulder: [Beastmaw Pauldrons] Opera Event in Karazhan
Chest: [Scaled Breastplate of Carnage] Nightbane in Karazhan
Hands: [Gloves of Quickening] Maiden of Virtue in Karazhan
or [Gauntlets of the Dragonslayer] Gruul the Dragonkiller in Gruul’s Lair
Wrists:  ??  ??
Waist:  ??  ??
Legs: [Rip-Flayer Leggings] Netherspite in Karazhan
Boots: [Ferocious Swift-Kickers] Nightbane in Karazhan

Locations for Brown Rift Stalker Armor from wowpedia

Head:  ??  ??
Shoulders: [Mantle of the Tireless Tracker] Morogrim Tidewalker in Serpentshrine Cavern
Chest: [Ranger-General’s Chestguard] Hydross the Unstable in Serpentshrine Cavern
Hands:  ??  ??
Wrists: [True-Aim Stalker Bands] Leotheras the Blind in Serpentshrine Cavern
Waist: [Belt of the Black Eagle] Leatherworking pattern.
Legs: [Void Reaver Greaves] Void Reaver in The Eye
Feet: [Boots of the Crimson Hawk] Leatherworking pattern.

Shaman Lookalike Sets

Teal Elements Armor . Black Earthfury Armor . Purple Ten Storms Armor . Brown Skyshatter Armor

Shaman Lookalike Dungeon Set Transmogrification Gear

Shaman Lookalike Sets

Locations for Teal Elements Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Mask of the Howling Storm] Nexus-Prince Shaffar inMana-Tombs
Shoulders: [Lightning-Rod Pauldrons] Tavarok in Mana-Tombs
Chest: [Vest of Living Lightning] Mennu the Betrayer in The Slave Pens
Hands: [Stormfront Gauntlets] Captain Skarloc in Old Hillsbrad
Wrists:  ??  ??
Waist: [Girdle of the Gale Storm] The Maker in Blood Furnace
Legs: [Kilt of Rolling Thunders] Vazruden in Hellfire Ramparts
Feet: [Boots of the Outlander] Pandemonius in the Mana-Tombs

Locations for Black Earthfury Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Mask of Inner Fire] Chrono Lord Deja in the Black Morass
Shoulders: [Volcanic Pauldrons] Reinforced Fel Iron Chest in the Hellfire Ramparts Heroic
Chest: [Worldfire Chestguard] Dalliah the Doomsayer in The Arcatraz
Hands: [Earth Mantle Handwraps] Mekgineer Steamrigger in The Steamvault
Wrists: [World’s End Bracers] Keli’dan the Breaker in The Blood Furnace Heroic
Waist: [Girdle of Living Flame] Hungarfen in The Underbog Heroic
Legs: [Molten Earth Kilt] Pathaleon the Calculator in The Mechanar
Feet: [Magma Plume Boots] Shirrak the Dead Watcher in the Auchenai Crypts Heroic

Locations for Purple Ten Storms Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Headdress of the Tides] Ghaz’an in The UnderbogHeroic
Shoulder: [Mantle of the Sea Wolf] Tavarok in Mana-TombsHeroic
or [Pauldrons of Wild Magic] Quagmirran in Slave PensHeroic
Chest: [Harness of the Deep Currents] Murmur in Shadow Labyrinth, Normal
Gloves: [Fathomheart Gauntlets] Warlord Kalithresh in The Steamvault, Normal
Wrists: [Primal Surge Bracers] Aeonus in The Black Morass, Normal
Waist: [Stillwater Girdle] Nexus-Prince Shaffar in Mana TombsHeroic
Legs: [Oceansong Kilt] Vazruden in Hellfire RampartsHeroic
Feet: [Wavefury Boots] Rokmar the Crackler in Slave PensHeroic

Locations for Brown Skyshatter Armor from wowpedia

Head: [Helm of Soothing Currents] High Warlord Naj’entus in Black Temple
Shoulders: [The Wavemender’s Mantle] Essence of Souls in Black Temple
Chest: [Golden Links of Restoration] Anetheron in Battle for Mount Hyjal
Hands: [Spiritwalker Gauntlets] Shade of Akama in Black Temple
Wrists: [Howling Wind Bracers] Rage Winterchill in Battle for Mount Hyjal
Waist: [Naturalist’s Preserving Cinch] Supremus in Black Temple

Bonus:

5 Tips For Creating Unique Transmogrification Gear

If you’re trying to achieve a one-of-a-kind look but don’t know how to get started, consider trying any of the following:

  1. Download the WoW Model Viewer, which is easy to use, and try clothing on your specific character model before making costly purchases.

    Transmogrification tips, guides, and hints

    It looked so much better in the catalog!

  2. Find two or three armor sets in the same color family- all red or all blue, for example- and try mixing pieces from each set in the Model Viewer
  3. Select a two-color set that you like from the images below- say, red and black- and then choose boots and gloves from a set that’s just one of those colors (all black, in this example).

    Transmogrification tips, guides, and hints

    Mix a solid color set with a two-tone set

  4. Mix metals rather than colors: An all-silver chest and legs with gold trimmings is one-of-a-kind.
  5. Combine pieces from armor sets which are the exact same models but with different colorations.
    Transmogrification tips, guides, and hints

    Identical set models with different colorations combine in striking variations

    Enjoy your new transmogrified mail armor!

    Essential Transmogrification Resources

    WoW Roleplay Gear

    Reddit WoW/Transmogrification Community

    WoW Model Viewer

    Wowhead

     

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How Baby Boomers Built Warcraft

Everyone I know is over sixty.

At 33, the only people I know my own age are either immediate family members or former college friends. The average age at my office- a typical professional firm- is 57. The average age of an American in 2011 is 37. The average age in 1960 was 29.

The influence of the Baby Boomer generation is profoundly felt on all levels of society and in all spheres of personal and professional life; their numbers are such that it’s impossible to escape the realities created by an immense, aging population.

Most of those realities create tension, if not outright hostility. An inherent Baby Boomer distaste for collaboration in any form, complete gridlock of professional promotion as older, less-technically-savvy professionals postpone or eliminate retirement, and economic turmoil created by years of policy decisions focused on sustaining financial growth for an aging population are bitter pills for subsequent generations to swallow.

How do we, the under-sixty crowd, find relief from the endlessly pushed Boomer agenda?

Warcraft.

Blizzard owes its incredible popularity to the way in which it was able to respond to, and provide respite from, the challenges directly created by the Baby Boomers.

THE ABOLITION OF COLLABORATION CREATES GUILD UNITY

Baby Boomers simply cannot play well with others. It’s strange, really since there are so many of them you’d think it would be a survivalist trait. But, perhaps because there are so many peers in their group, the over-60 crowd seems bent on intractability.

For those of us whose age lies well below ambient temperature, collaboration is king. We comment on each other’s blogs, photos, Twitter snippets, Flickrs, Facebooks- everything is an opportunity for discussion. We argue, we discuss, we challenge, and we corroborate, but we consistently collaborate. ‘Could you take a look at this for me…?’ comes up constantly.

Our collaborative nature is not only unwanted but actively suppressed by uncommunicative Boomers in the workplace. Input is unwanted; decisions are top-down and not open for discussion, regardless of the topic or the decision-maker’s knowledge (or lack thereof) of the subject. Only a generation which truly loathed communication could have come up with the word ‘synergystic’.

While we have numerous outlets to work together, the guild structure of Warcraft is uniquely designed to take advantage of this personality quirk. Guild chat and guild forums let us stay in touch constantly. The addition of guild chat to the Warcraft Mobile app reinforced Blizzard’s recognition of the player base need to stay in constant contact- and contact we do.

LACK OF PROFESSIONAL MOBILITY CREATES RAID LEADERS

Like our parents and grandparents and countless generations before us, the under-sixty crowd wants very much to succeed. But where can you go with your ambition? Retirement (and past-retirement) age partners and firm owners remain steadfastly in place, nailed to their ergonomic chairs by a combination of the age-denial typical of their generation and the collapse of their retirement accounts.

There’s nowhere to go but up, unless there’s someone snoozing in the chair you planned to occupy one day.

The constipation of promotion and pay among the under-60 crowd has created a massive, stymied desire for recognition of skill and talent. You’re not going to get it at work… but what about in your raid?

The contemporary, motivated high-achiever almost certainly occupies a professional position lower than his or her natural level. Much has been written- and rightly so- on the intense stress and extensive people skills required to run a successful raid. Prioritizing, rapid response, fairness and toughness in equal measure to corral nine to twenty-four other people who don’t have to be here into doing what you need them to do at any given moment. Raid leading is a high-pressure position that requires a high-achiever, often for little or no reward (and a good chance of grief).

So why do it? Who would step up to that position? High-achievers whose professional outlets fail to recognize or reward their accomplishments, that’s who.

Thousands upon thousands of guilds launch successful raids, and sometimes field more than one team with more than one successful raid leader. There are a lot of high-achieving professionals out there whose inherent skills need a place to shine. Raid leading is just one of the outlets available to fill the internal void of personal achievement and public recognition.

ECONOMIC TURMOIL CREATES A CAPTIVE AUDIENCE

Though the Baby Boomers may not be uniquely responsible for the current economic situation, they certainly bear the burden of blame, deserved or not. The realignment of public financial priorities away from the highest-producing segment of the population and towards the aging and end-of-life population create economic realities that impact every member of our society, regardless of age.

Economic constraints have lead to the most universal factor that sustains the appeal of Warcraft: the relatively low cost per hour of entertainment.

If the typical gamer plays 20 hours a week, as they did in 2005’s Daedelus project study, that $14.99 per month cost works out to only 18 cents an hour for the average player- and that doesn’t include talking to friends about Warcraft on Twitter, writing or reading blogs, and planning your upcoming wardrobe transmogrification look in WoW Model Viewer.

The last time I went to a movie- admittedly, it’s been a while- I walked away forty dollars lighter and left only with the distinct impression that Zoe Deschanel should be drawn and quartered for ruining the Pooh song. The sensation didn’t last all month.

A lack of funds doesn’t just impact the typical movie theater example; it also limits travel, the purchase of books and reading material, gardening, even the occasional dinner or drinks with friends; all entertainment is impacted.

The Warcraft experience can alleviate- and in some cases, completely replace- expenditure on a variety of personal hobbies. If you love exotic locales, what could be easier than hopping on your flying mount and picking up an Explorer title? If it’s immersion in literature that floats your boat, each quest line and book in the game is at your disposal, as well as a rich lore history. And everyone knows ‘gardener’ is just another word for ‘Master Herbalist’.

Finding time for friends can be incredibly difficult, and the process of finding them in the first place is daunting. You say you want someone your own age, economic, social and cultural background who lives within ten miles? Good luck with that.

Warcraft is the ultimate friend-finder (“LFF”?), obliterating age, sex, and race with the nuclear blast of avatar. The only criteria for friendship in WoW is the written word, a method of communication as classically beautiful as it is deeply satisfying. You and your Warcraft friends meet up whenever it’s convenient for you both, without planning or schedules or- most importantly- expenditure. Best of all, you can do it all in the comfort of your own home- no babysitter required.

THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID

It’s easy to be consumed with rage at the Baby Boomers. That whining, entitled bunch who refuse to work together regardless of the consequences, who can’t learn and won’t get out of the way, whose self-aggrandizing politics impoverish us all.

But out of this accidental fertilizer has grown an amazing plant.

Where can we go to work as a team when our bosses and leaders seem bent on the destruction of collaboration?

Where can we find the personal rewards and recognition for our efforts we’re starved for in our professional lives?

Where can best spend our limited resources to compensate for the myriad hobbies and personal camaraderie our limited budgets force us to forgo?

Warcraft.

Sources:
The Daedulus Project
PARC PlayOn Study
The United States Census Bureau

You can stay in constant contact with the author, a card-carrying member of Generation Y who can’t stop communicating, on Twitter: @DiscoPriest

For further reading, we recommend the brilliant Generations by William Howe and Neil Strauss. Their insights on the stressors inherent between generations- and the potential avenues for resolution of those tensions- should be required reading for all ages.

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Blizzcon 2011 Poll Wrap-Up

This year’s Blizzcon was one of the most fun and upbeat, and those of us playing along at home with the Blizzcon 2011 polls got into the spirit with great enthusiasm. Every six hours, a poll was posted to take the pulse of Warcraft enthusiasts everywhere. Now that the polls are closed, we’re congratulating the winners and casting an eye back over all the questions. Full results available in the link.

In chronological order:

Favorite Zone(s) For Leveling
What are the best zones in which to level?
Winners: 1st Place – Nagrand (7%) ; 2nd Place – Zangarmarsh (4%) ; 3rd Place – Silverpine Forest (4%)

Factionalization
Horde or Alliance?
Winner: Horde (51%)

The Worst Dungeon
What is the worst instance?
Winner: Oculus (21%)

The Next Expansion
What do you hope the next expansion will be?
Winner:  Emerald Dream (36%)

PvP v PvP
What is the best battleground?
Winner: Alterac Valley (35%)

What is the worst battleground?
Winner: Isle of Conquest (27%)

The Best Class
Which class would you play if you could only play one… forever?
Winner:  Priest (30%)

Bar Brawl Edition
Who would be the last faction leader standing in a bar brawl?
Winner:  Council of the Three Hammers, working as a team (28%)

Working Night and Day
Which profession is the best money-maker?
Winner:  Jewelcrafting (40%)

Expand THIS!
Which expansion was the best?
Winner:  Wrath of the Lich King (50%)

It Takes One To Know One
Which class do you most hate to fight in PvP?
Winner: Rogue (43%)
Honorable Mention: Warlocks, who got left out of the poll as a choice. Don’t worry, guys; we hate you, too.

Home Is Where The Heart Is
In which capital city would you make your Azerothian home?
Winner:  Silvermoon City (19%)

The Nighttime Is The Right Time
Which Azerothian race is best in the sack?
Winner:  Draenei (19%)

Mood-Killing Killers
What fun-sucking lore figure would you least like to have a beer with?
Winner: That Mage who keeps rolling Need on Spirit gear (35%)

Good News, Everyone!
What was the best of the Blizzcon announcements?
Winner:  The New Monk Class (22%)

There you have it, folks; Blizzcon has wrapped for another year, and we’ve got lots to look forward to in the coming expansion (Monks, Pandas, and Combat Pets, oh my!). Thank you to everyone who participated in the polls, joined us for the LiveBlog, and helped to make 2011 one of the best Blizzcons ever.

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