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My Death Knight has been running around in this set since Cata, and I’m still not tired of it.
I’m not a big fan of dark and hulky transmogs, nor do I like really skimpy outfits. This set is just right for me.
It’s based largely on the recolored version of the Battlegear of Might set, which drops in Burning Crusade instances. I’ve added some nice weapons, and a different chest piece. I haven’t seen anyone running around in this, and it gets the occasional “Nice outfit!”-whisper. Top it off with a matching hair color, and you got a lovely playful plate set that still looks like it’s armor!
It takes a while to collect all the pieces (especially since some only drop on hc mode), but that just adds to the thrill of the hunt. On the upside, it’s a lot cheaper than camping the AH for random drop items.
Again, I didn’t include a headpiece, cloak or shirt, but feel free to suggest good matches in the comments for others!
Usable by: all plate users. No class restrictions!
Item Shopping List
Boots: [Bloodsworn Warboots] – drop from heroic Keli’dan the Breaker, The Blood Furnace
Legs: [Bloodlord Legplates] – drop from heroic The Maker, The Blood Furnace
Chest: [Durotan’s Battle Harness] – drop from normal Captain Skarloc, Old Hillsbrad Foothills
Shoulders: [Pauldrons of the Crimson Flight] – drop from Aeonus, The Black Morass
Weapon: 2x [Dragonscorn Mace] – quest reward in Twilight Highlands
Belt: [Rubium War-Girdle] – drop from Zereketh the Unbound, The Arcatraz
Wrists: [Bands of Syth] – drop from Darkweaver Syth, Sethekk Halls
Gloves: [Gauntlets of Dissention] – drop from heroic Warp Splinter, The Botanica