A Guide to Transmog Weapons for MoP Challenge Mode Sets
This guide will make some suggestions regarding which weapons best match the Challenge Mode armor sets that were introduced with Mists of Pandaria. The suggestions will follow class rules per set and transmog rules in general. All these sets are obtained from completing
: Gold, which requires obtaining a Gold in each challenge mode dungeon.
If a particular item is harder for you to obtain, don't forget to click on the "Same Model As" tab for alternate identical items!
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Lich Lord Plate
This set finally forgoes the ubiquitous giant horned helmet death knight sets seem to love in favor of a scary melty skull face, and skull boots, and more skulls!
The main colors in this set are a light brown and a metallic ivory with light blue accents.
in TOC 25: One of the prettier options for this set, this polearm matches both the browns and blues as well as the level of detail. Alliance only.
, purchasable with HP: A simple but painful looking polearm that draws on the blue accents from this set.
's Wrist-Chopper, from
in Heroic Halls of Reflection: A very intricately detailed weapon that includes a horned skull in the center.
s a bit out of the color scheme but still draws on the blue accents of the set.
in 25 ICC: Another detailed weapon
that draws from the blue accents in the set, as well as the skull motif. The added bonus of this is that it sheaths on the back, giving unique look to the set as a whole.
in TOC 10: This model is distinctive in shape and quite eye catching due to the large horns. The blue runes on this mace match the blue accents in the set, and the metal coloration of the mace matches some of the base plate pieces. Horde only.
: A vivid and animated weapon, the browns in the setting of the electrified orb match this set perfectly. Also features a crackling lightning animation.
10: While the blues in this mace are deeper than those in the set, the glow around the mace matches up with the glow underneath the face cage of this set for a more subtle match.
: Basically the two-handed and hyper-animated version of Torall. This thing looks absolutely vicious and has similar blue details to the set.
, from Yogg Saron in
10:A simple glowing blue runeblade, in keeping with a death knight's natural choice for a weapon.
, Might of the Faithful, reward from A Victory For the Silver Covenant/Sunreavers in
: A popular choice for transmog, this greatsword really goes look like it was made to match this set - not only does it look like a runeblade, it has the blue glow as well as matching light brown metal.
10: A subdued choice but retains the matching blue glow as well as a nice compliment in the rusted color of the metal.
in the Eye of Eternity 10: Quite a flashy weapon, this makes a great choice for dual wielding frost death knights since it has a frozen look to it.
This leather set is mainly brown, gold, and mint green with very detailed shoulders. It has less of a nature-y feel than most druid sets which opens up the weapon transmog options significantly.
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, purchasable with
: A simple but vicious looking polearm with a match to the glow on the shoulders and helm.
10: Another understated design that brings out the glow in the shoulders.
(Heroic Version), off
: A more detailed design which also brings out the brown details in the leather, while matching the glow. Somewhat difficult to obtain at the moment, but not impossible.
, drop from Pandaria rares: A somewhat plain look, but the color is almost a perfect match. Also sort of difficult to obtain, which gives it some prestige.
, drop from
25: While the orb is just slightly bluer, the details on the shaft of the staff match the details on the leather of this set quite well.
(Heroic Version), drops from 10H Valithria Dreamwalker in
: The minty green on this mace matches the druid set perfectly, and the details in the mace mirror those in the chest piece of this set.
, green drop on the
: This classic model from the old Zul'aman is an interesting compliment to the mint green glow on the set.
Lightfathom Sceptre, Lady Vashj in
: While the mint in this mace mirrors the glow on the shoulders, the deeper browns in the mace also bring the deeper colours out in the brown and golden parts of this set.
, drop off
in the Sunwell: While maintaining the mint green and brown in the set, this mace adds some color variety with the black and white.
Encapsulated Essence of Immersus (Normal/Flex Version), drop off Immersus in Siege of
: Again, while retaining the mint accent this mace brings out the gold in the details of the set.
25: Matches absolutely perfectly with this set - the mint green and gold are excellently paired with the shoulders and accents in the leather.
(Heroic Version), off Blade-Lord Tayak in Heroic Heart of Fear: A unique offhand, the mint green and gold details are hidden inside a swirling tornado! Would go quite well with a Balance druid since they have their own storms!
Howling Beast Set
The hunter set features all the classics: dead animal parts, pelt bits strapped to mail, and a very scary helm.
The colours of this set are mainly a deep ochre brown and a vibrant forest green with tiny red accents.
The Black Bow of the Betrayer, off Illidan Stormrage in
: Always a popular choice with hunters, the greens and browns in this bow compliment the set very well.
(Heroic Version), shared boss drop in
: Somewhat difficult to obtain since it is a randomly shared boss drop, this bow has a unique model. The bright ochre color of it also matches the browns in the set, as well as having animal heads on the ends of the bow.
in 10 TOC and Lord Jaraxxus in 25 TOC:
These crossbows have the same model but slightly different colors. They have a vicious set of teeth on them, matching up with the teeth of the animal head on the shoulder of the hunter set. Horde only.
Regal Lord Armor
This set is very Asian-inspired, as well as following the trend of alcohol motifs that monks seem to love.
It also incorporates bright colors, like yellow, gold, and red as well as green mist emitting from the shoulders.
: The big theme of monks is brewing, both tea and beer. Here's a mug you can chug out of!
, reward from "Ahead on the Way" in
: This off-hand reflects the bright colors in this set and is also in keeping with the Asian theme.
, from XT in
25: This striking staff plays on both the bold reds in this set, as well as the intricate gold details found on the buttons of the chest piece.
: This staff has a very regal feel to it, and fits well with the colors in the set.
, crafted by
: This staff matches the reds and golds in the set and also has the unique property of having green mists puff out of the rain poppies on the sides of the staff, similar to the green mist on the shoulders of the set.
, sold by Mawster Hwang in
: The classic monk training staff model in colors that match the set. The bottle swinging from the end of the staff can be found in miniature on the right shoulder of this set.
, reward from
: The golden portions of this polearm are engraved in a similar fashion to the gold around the neck of the chest piece of this set. Also in keeping with the Asian theme.
, crafted by
: The deep reds on the shaft of this polearm match well with the reds in the set, as well as being named for one of the Celestials which monks call on for their spells.
25: This bright golden dragon head draws on the inscribed gold parts of this set. Also mimics the shape of the right shoulder.
, from Mother Shiraz in
: While not matching exactly in color, these swords give quite the ninja feel to this set.
(Heroic Version), from
:Again, similar gold scrollwork as on the chest and legs of this set, as well as being in theme.
: This mace matches the reds and golds of this set and has a unique appearance - it appears to be filled with 'anima' which sloshes around when you swing the mace!
, sold in Shattrath for JP: This mace plays on the green accents in this set, as well as matching the red and gold.
Tremendous Tankard 'O Terror, BoE drop from Brewfest Bag: Another brew-themed item, this one is a bit rugged looking - but who doesn't want to smash face with a stein!
, zone drop in
: The quintessential monk mace, this is a red keg on a stick! Matches in color, theme, and matches the actual kegs on the shoulder and belt of this set. A great choice!
Elemental Triad Regalia
This set has the appearance of being stitched together, a real change from the time-mechanical motif mages have tended to have recently.
This set, while being based on purple, teal, and brown material, also heavily features the three mage spell schools - fire, frost, and arcane - in the form of glowing arcane eye symbols.
, quest reward from "
: For a simple choice to match the purple in the mage set, this is a good choice - especially since it has a similar glow to the arcane eye symbol in the helm.
, quest reward "The Crucible of Carnage" in
: For a more subdued purple choice, this staff matches as well as having a cool animation of floating rocks.
: A quintessential mage pick, this this apparently belonged to a Grand Magister. A good choice for matching up with the frost spell school symbols in the mage set.
(Heroic Version), purchasable outside
from a trash drop: Matches the purple in the set while also matching the fire spell school symbols with it's fiery orb in the centre - a great pick for fire mages!
: A simple, but still spell-sword looking, compliment to the purple in this set, and the arcane spell school.
in the Eye of Eternity: A bit of a flashy option, but great for frost
mages - it has the appearance of snow falling from the sword, and a glinting ice sheet in the
's Blade of Agony (Heroic Version), off
Citadel: A gorgeous and unique spellblade with arcane coloration and runed etchings that mirror those in the mage set. Also, happened to belong to a mage before some unfortunate events.
: Matching with the fire portions of this set is difficult but the glow on this dagger seems to most closely match the orange-red of the fire spell school.
's Razor (Heroic Version), off
: For an extremely flashy weapon to go with the flashy spell procs on the shoulders, this is a perfect choice - a fiery purple dagger.
, BoE drop from
: An animated wand that matches the blue symbols in this set.
, quest "
" in Vash'jir: A simple wand with a purple glow.
, purchasable for JP in
: This should be your only choice for an off-hand to match this set - while the color around the outside may not match, the flashing purple arcane eye in the middle is the exact symbol found all over the mage set.
Holy Warrior Plate
This set is very flashy, mainly gold, silver, and blue with some orange glow. It also heavily features bright blue greatswords as a motif.
, off Kolagarn in 25
: For those holy paladins stuck without a shield, this off-hand provides a sufficiently paladin-y feel - an off-hand book that has the appearance of a holy libram.
in TOC 10: This is a very colorful blue and gold mace, and has an orange glow to match the glow accents on the helm and shoulders of this set. Alliance only.
, random Outland green drop: A slightly more subtly look, the shaft of this mace is wrapped in blue and gold that match this set exactly. The head of the mace looks like four wings, mirroring the two sets of wings on the shoulders and helm of this set.
, from "
" quest in Jade Forest: This is one of the various items in the Jade Forest that have the rare appearance of the TOC items that required no-wipe runs. This mace is almost an exact match in color to the various colors of this set, down to the intricate gold work. Alliance only.
10: This sword is sort of a match within a match - it is a blue glowing sword. similar to the sword motif in the set. As well, the glowing line pattern in the sword look like a T shape as well, echoing both symbols.
10: This sword is the best match to draw out the sword symbols found all over this set. The glow is quite similar, and it has a thin greatsword look.
in 10 TOC: A great, detailed match for this set, as well as being a unique polearm model. Formerly belonged to a famous paladin! Alliance only.
: A simple shield model that matches the gold and blue of this set perfectly.
in 10 Eye of Eternity: A flashy and popular shield that brings out the glows of blue in this set. Definitely eye-catching, and would match a blue main hand well.
: While this is a subdued choice, the engraved blues in the axe bring out the deeper blues in the legs of this set.
: An intricately designed weapon with an awesome animation to continue the theme of details from the set.
This set appears to be somewhat in the image of Mantids, whose style can be seen in Dread Wastes and Heart of Fear.
Instead of orange it is colored with a dusty grey-blue, ivory, a muted red, and has mint green orb accents which sparkle and glow on cast.
, purchasable with HP: This is a somewhat basic looking dagger but hits all the color points on this set including the glowing orb and a deep red ribbon hanging off the end.
: Not a unique model but matches the off-white parts of this set quite nicely.
, trash drop from
: This simple wand matches the reds seen in this set, and the orbs on both ends of this wand match the on-cast effect in the shoulders.
, purchasable with HP: This is a red wand with an interesting model. The green glow on it matches the orbs in the belt and shoulders of this set.
: While not exactly matching colors, there is something about the delicateness of blue glow staff that compliments the delicate details of the shoulders and helm of this set. Having a more simple design for a staff is preferable since the helm and shoulders have a lot going on.
's Aether Staff, from
in ICC 10: The floating orb in the center of this staff mirror the floating orbs on the shoulders and belt of this set with a more classic staff look.
(Raid Finder version), from Twin Consorts in
: While the model of this staff is busy, the muted colors go very well with the understated colors of this set.
: The colors on this mace match this set so well - they look like they are drawn from the same color palate of deep brownish-red, ivory, and mint green/blue accent. A simple but beautiful match.
in Heroic Nexus: This mace has a similar glow to the above suggested off-hand, again matching the off-white parts of this set, as well has having an ethereal quality to it.
Silent Assassin Armor
This set features the usual rogue knives on the belt and left shoulder, but also features a fire breathing dragon strapped across the top of it - as well as the classic face covering mask, for concealing identity of course.
The main colors of this set are a coppery gold, a deep red, a dusty green, and black.
, off Mother Sharaz in
: A swashbuckling ninja-esque sword with delicate details that reflect the detail in this set.
Kilruk's Furious Blade, from Paragons of the Klaxxi in
: The copper holding together the amber on this sword matches beautiful with the coppery inlay on this set.
: A simple but unique design whose metallic tones go quite well with this set. Also matches the shape of the knives on the belt and shoulder.
, trash drop in the Battle for Mount Hyjal: In addition to being a great color compliment to this set, this fist weapon model appears to be the claws of a fiery molten dragon. This goes quite well with the fire breathing dragon on the right shoulder.
, off Madness of Deathwing in Dragonsoul: A simple axe design that incorporates that appears to be the spike design from the top of
's head, reflecting the dragon theme in this set.
, BoA treasure found in
: The black in the middle of this dagger, as well as the copper designs on it, are an interesting and complex match for this set.
in TOC 10: A dark runed dagger that matches the reds and coppers of the dagger symbol on the belt of this set. Horde only.
, from Gurtoff Bloodboil in
: This is a unique dagger model since it is so wide - it appears almost sword-like. In addition, the copper and gold colors on it are a match to this set.
This set is quite flashy and builds on the shamanic themes of wooden totems and tribal masks.
The main colors it incorporates are green, orange, and brown with an animation that shoots fire out of the totems on the shoulders.
(Heroic Version), off
: A sturdy metal and wood shield with an orange glow in the center. A good choice if you prefer rectangular shields.
: A refined foil to the ruggedness of this set, the orange gem in the center is a great match for the orange accents on this set.
, reward from "
: This shield appears to have been tailor made to match this set. The texture of the wood matches exactly with the totems on the shoulders, including the fiery glow underneath, and the center gem matches the orange accents elsewhere on the set.
in TOC 10: This staff matches both the green in the chest and legs of this set as well as playing off the orange accents. It also appears on shaman NPCs in the game, giving it a thematic match as well. Horde only.
, crafted by
: This simple spellbook matches the orange accents found in the set.
(Heroic Version), shared boss drop in
: A beautiful axe model with a fiery orange glow in the center that matches this set's orange accents and fire animation.
, crafted by
: A simple axe model whose orange gem matches those in this set.
, from Eadric in Heroic Trial of the Champion: Matching the greens in this set has proven difficult but this mace is a nice compliment, as well has having some wooden parts that match the feel of the belt and shoulders.
(Normal Version), from
: This mace matches the fire theme from this set, and also features chains similar to those strapping the totems to the shoulders of this set.
, purchased with JP in
: The wood of this fist weapon is slightly lighter than that of the set but it also incorporates the face theme as well as having a fiery mouth and eyes, like the faces on the totems of this set.
in Normal Mogu'shan Palace: This simple dagger matches the orange accents of the set and also glows with fire like the set's totems.
This set has a sufficiently warlock-y and demonic feel to it, so matching weapons isn't too difficult.
The main colours in this set are maroon, bright green, and gold.
Zhar'doom, Greatstaff of the Destroyer off Illidan Stormrage in
. It does compliment the class-unique element of this set since the staff resembles a fel hunter.
, a BoE drop from Outland. A basic, color match choice that doesn't require
farming an instance and can be purchased from the AH.
The Staff of Rolling Thunder, obtained either from quests in Jade Forest or in Trial of the
Crusader. The greens and reds in this staff match nicely with the set. (Horde only)
's Shadowstaff, Terokk in Sethekk Halls Heroic. The greens in it match up exactly with the greens in this set. A great choice for fel-oriented warlocks, especially those using green fire.
, Quest reward from "
" in the Hour of Twilight Dungeon. Another warlocky choice, while not exactly matching colors, does match the theme.
, and similar models, available from quests in
. A green option with an eerie, fel feel.
(Heroic version), from Zon'ozz in Heroic Dragon Soul. This still requires a few people to complete, and is drop dependant but the green matches nicely with the set, and it's sufficiently creepy (it's a finger!)
: Shares the greens and golds from the set, and looks similar to the weapons held by the Shivara warlock pet, adding some flavor.
: A runed fel-green sword from
, looks great with this set due to similar rune etchings on the chest piece. (Horde only)
: An exact match for the green in the set, as well as having similar patterns to the green on the chest and shoulders with a matching glow.
Shard of Azzinoth off Illidan Stormrage in
: This dagger matches perfectly with the green glow on the shoulders of this set.
, trash drop in
: The green glow emitting from this (assuredly) necromantic tome matches the green on the warlock set - and what caster doesn't
need a spellbook?
, purchasable with JP in Shattrath: With a bright glowing green gem and spiky protrusions, a good match for evil warlock goings-on.
Golden King Plate
This set is rusted copper plate-mail with deep red accents, despite the name. It also features Niuzao-style horns on one shoulder and the helm.
Most rustic-themed items fit with the feel of this set, so here are some with unique matching qualities.
in TOC 25: The coppery brown of this polearm matches the color in the set, as well as having a similar vicious feel to it. Horde only.
, purchasable with HP: With a cool looking serrated blade, the red and brown accents on the shaft of this polearm match the set. The red ribbon hanging off the end of the polearm also matches the red ribbons hanging from the non-horn-adorned shoulder piece and the belt.
's Hardened Heart, off Kaz'rogal in
: This shield pulls from both the brown colour and the horn theme of the set, with the added bonus of a bloody, beating heart!
's Shield, quest reward in
: While the gold and green may seem out of place for this set, the brown of the wood in the lower half of the shield matches the plate portions of this set perfectly. The green gem also acts as an offset for the red accents.
, purchasable from the Horde Expedition Quartermaster: An absolute perfect match for this set, down to the shape of the red gem embedded in the bottom of the shield. Horde only.
: A slightly less rugged appearance while retaining a colour match.
, level 45-60 world drop: This blade appears rusted with blood, combining the red and brown accents in the set.
, level 50-55 world drop: A classic model with a red that matches the red accents in this set.
(Season 14 Version), purchasable with HP in
: This absolutely gorgeous model is somewhat of a flashier choice, playing on the glowing red accents in the set. Horde only.
: A rusted and rugged deep maroon runeblade.
25: This flashy option is extremely detailed and intricate, a good foil for the simple plate of the set. Sheathes on the back, which makes it look wonderful under a shield.
's Tail, off rare mob
: Might appear to be an odd choice initially but a few details make this match with the set. The red gem at the end matches the red parts of the set, and the pattern in the shaft of the mace matches the scales underneath the brown plate parts of the chest and legs.
in TOC 25: This mace continues the horn theme from the helm and shoulders, as well as the red accents. Horde only.
in Dragonsoul: Another horned mace, whose model is a nod to a previous warrior set.
: One handed maces seem to lend themselves to having horns, as this one does. Also has a creepy red eyeball in the center, to match the red on the set.
in Heroic Halls of Lightning: Fits its description, it is indeed clad in skulls. Matches the rugged warrior theme, as well has having some matching red and brown.
25: The metal of this axe matches the copper brown rusted colour of the set. This axe also features the animation of a lightning crackle.
in Normal Magister's Terrace: A beautiful combination of gold, copper, and red that compliments the colors in this set.
, off Anuba'rak in TOC 10: A detailed, but still vicious looking axe with many red details. Horde only.
in The Black Morras: Now that staves are moggable onto polearms, if you happen to be dual wielding polearms as a
fury warrior, staves can be an excellent alternative. This one has the copper metallic look to it, as well as a red accent and looks excellent being dual wielded.
10: With this staff you can have beast parts on you and your weapons. Another weapon that matches the brown in this set, while looking a bit scary.
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