That Face!

An interesting new feature popped up on the PTR this week, well, besides the fact that the PTR is for patch 6.0!  The barber shop has a new addition, a face selector.  I know many of us (including me) have been concerned about not liking the new faces and being able to change them without paying for it.  Well, fear not! Just a quick trip to the barber and about 30g and you can change your face as often as you like!  I did a mega-comparison of all the draenei faces to celebrate.  Over at World of Lae, she’s done a great post comparing the faces, skin color, hair styles and horns between the live and beta character creation screens, so be sure to check that out also!

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PS – The haircolor isn’t changing, I just used the wrong one when I took my live shots!

-- Draynee
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New Draenei Lady Preview

Super exciting news Draenei enthusiasts!!! The latest beta build for Warlords of Draenor has the new Draenei models in it!! The male model was added a few builds ago, and I’ll get some pictures of him soon. Here’s a few pics I grabbed tonight comparing my ‘live’ toons with their beta counterparts. Standard disclaimer applies – this is beta, things are subject to change. Also, the art department has been very much letting us know the models are still ‘in progress’. You’ll notice the eyes are (hopefully) missing their glow, and shoulders, weapons and helms don’t show at all!

drayneeOld Draynee, meet new Draynee

hearthHearthing face

draineeDrainee – one thing that’s really bugging me is the two tentacles on either side are sort of mushed into one.

dreynieDreynie – with new chest a bellybutton definition.

frontDraynee front – her hooves have changed slightly and her arms curve at her sides differently. You can see her palms face more inwards and her gloves aren’t as flared at the top.

sideSide – you can see the posture is mostly the same, though her knees and uh, backwards knee are more pronounced. As is her breast muscle, which is a little odd.

Wowhead has the new model available on their model viewer if you want to check out more of the new animations.  I will try and get some higher-rez comparison shots from it, my computer wasn’t all that happy running the beta client, live client and Photoshop at the same time!  I am still digesting the new face, but I do like the new hairdos.  Although, from the front her croissant roll is a little flatter ;)

-- Draynee
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Fly Draenei Friday – Outta Nowhere

Wow, I want to say a big ‘thank you’ to all the people who still send me their Fly Draenei! It’s an awesome surprise to me every time I get an email notification and it turns out to be someone’s super cool mog, instead of spam :D  I’ve had good intentions to post this sooner, but better later than never, eh?  I’m about to start working on this year’s Blizzcon “transmog”, so I might be making some posts about last year’s outfit soon! For, now, the Fly Draenei!

JessFirst up is Jess in her awesome silver and purple mog! I’ve often played around with mogs incorporating the purple judgement skirt, and I love what Jess has done! (Shoulders and Gloves are Paladin-only) Crimson Beholder Eye, Gladiator’s Shoulders, Saltstone Surcoat, Gladiator’s Gauntlets, Ghost-Forged Belt, Cassock of the Loyal, and The Burning Crusader.

 

Sylina

 

Next up is Sylina in her pink mog delight. I was trying to link these shoulders to someone on Twitter the other day, and could not find them in any FDF’s. I was shocked. But, here they are now! ;)

Blood-Stained Pauldrons, Bloodscale Plate, and Singing Crystal Axe.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nuwa 

This is Nuwa in a super cool ninja outfit!  I love the dual swords on her back :D

Wicked Leather Headband, Hide of the Lone Hunter (Shoulders), Walloper’s Chestpiece, Brown Belt of Precarious Balance, Alluring Leggings, Griftah’s Authentic Troll Shoes (Invisiboots!), Infectis Puffer Gloves, Swords – Ebon Scimitar

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dhreanha

Dhreanha is using the mail versions of some of the piece we saw earlier on Sylina. I really like the shoulders she picked! Energized Chestplate, Firemane Leggings, Scarlet Gauntlets, Tsunami Boots (Invisiboots!), Dragonstalker’s Spaulders, Masterwork Girdle, and Arathar, the Eye of Flame (Heroic).

 

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Chiroblazer is rocking this skimpy look! I really like how the chunky boots and belt offset the ‘slim’ look of the top, gloves and leggings! Cowl of the Grand Engineer, Prideful Gladiator’s Satin Mantle, Polychromatic Visionwrap, Prideful Gladiator’s Cuffs of Meditation, Black Mageweave Gloves, Prideful Gladiator’s Cord of Meditation, Cournith Waterstrider’s Silken Finery, and Boots of Blasting.

 

Schayne

And finally, we have Schayne, who is pretty new to WoW but is really loving transmog. Welcome to Azeroth Schayne! Captain’s Mail with Circlet and Waist, Sul’s Spiritrending Talons.

 
 
 
 

Thanks everyone for sending in your mogs, I love them all! If you want to send in your mog too, all the info you need is here :D

-- Draynee
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Warlords of Draenor Transmog Preview

A folded hood? *swoon*

A folded hood? *swoon*

 

Howdy Draenei enthusiasts! I hope everyone is fairing the ‘end of xpac blah’ well.  I’ve realized I’ve been a terrible blogger since Blizzcon, there’s not very much posting going here! To be honest, I haven’t really felt the spark to get back to beloved Azeroth.  Well, I feel a spark, but then I log in and can’t decide what to do, and blah.  The slow trickle of Warlords news hasn’t been to great either. BUT!! Out of that slow trickle was some news we moggers actually care about! Wowhead posted a whole heap of armor/transmog sets they datamined.  I must say, there’s some pretty snazzy gear in there.  There’s also a few new ‘features’ on the gear, such as the folded down hood, and lots of dangly belt things.

 

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I posted a few of my favorites on twitter awhile ago, but this mail set with the hood is definitely one of them! It would be awesome if the hood showed on your head if you have ‘show helm’ on, and down if not!  I also really like this cloth leveling set.  Yeah, bla bla, ‘pointless’ armor, but knowing I would never wear something like that in real life, it’s fun to dress my draenei in it!

Over on Mog Companion, I posted a preview of all the sets wowhead had up, on draenei of course!  The pictures link to the model viewer and the wowhead post, so head on over and check it out!  Warlords of Draenor sets Preview

 

 

-- Draynee
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Pretty Fly for a New Draenei

Draenei enthusiasts!!! Unlike last Tuesday (which I’m not going to even go into), this Tuesday we got some awesome Draenei news out of the art department at Blizzard!
draenei2Yes, you’re looking at renderings for new, improved Draenei model! A disclaimer though – she’s still ‘in progress’.  She’s obviously not posed properly, and the hair looks like it could use some work.  That being said, she looks super fly!  It was so awesome for Blizzard to post a little ‘nugget’ for us, since she wasn’t quite ready, but they didn’t want us to think the joke model was all they had.

draeneiI must admit, my first thought was “phew, she looks the same, but better”.  I was nervous her face would get a complete revamp like the gnome and dwarf females, and I wouldn’t recognize my ladies anymore.  But, she has the same feel, just updated.  I had the same reaction to the male tauren that was posted on Monday. “Oh, he looks the same… but he has nostrils… and teeth!”  If you haven’t watched the animation videos on that post, they really bring the new model to life.  I am so excited to see new draenei all rigged up and moving around!  I also really can not wait to see gear on these models.  I’m curious to see if they’ll be able to set shoulder gear better on the new model.  You know how some of them look like they’re falling off behind her.  That was actually a major issue with my Draynee cosplay!  We attached the shoulders to my tabard, but they kept slipping off my shoulders.  Luckily, we had brought supplies into the convention, and during opening ceremonies, my husband was super-glueing a clear strap between the shoulders in the back.  They held up like magic after that ;)

undeadfem02My only bummer is that she doesn’t have amazing eyelashes like the undead female does, but at least she has some eyelash definition.  The nose has better definition as well, but it’s still dainty and not a major feature of her face.  I may also like the old hooves better.  I’m reserving judgment on the hooves until we see her standing properly, but I do hope they keep the little fringe of fur at the top of the hooves.  I’d hate to have to remake my draenei boots!

I am quite fond of her underoos, they are definitely more stylish then that cheapo bikini she was wearing.  I know ‘supportive’ and ‘strapless bra’ don’t really fit together in the real world, but it looks like there’s enough structure in that top to hold the gals up.  I mean, she’s an alien anyhow, maybe their ta-tas do defy gravity :P

Check out the official Artcraft post here!

-- Draynee
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Golden Shadows Priest Transmog

priest_mogHowdy Draenei Enthusiasts!  I have been waiting to post this mog for a long time. You know how it goes… come up with an awesome mog on a low-level character, level her, grind rep and then run the same raid on and off for like 8 months before all the pieces drop!  I had pretty much given up on that staff, but last week I had this feeling that if I logged in, it would drop. It did!! Hooray for priest-on-a-stick! :D

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Head – Cowl of Benevolence

Shoulders – Duskshallow Mantle

Chest – I’m wearing the Azure Silk Vest, but any sleeveless top would work

Tabard – Golden Lotus Tabard

Hands – Handwraps of Flowing Thought

Waist – Vestal’s Irrepressible Girdle

Legs – Spiritshroud Leggings

Feet – Invisiboots

Staff – Staff of Immaculate Recovery

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scyers_tabard

 

With the Scryers Tabard, if you can’t fathom grinding Golden Lotus rep ;)

The Helm and Staff drop in Black Temple from Teron Gorefiend and Gurtogg Bloodboil, respectively. The shoulders are from Priestess Delrissa in normal Magister’s Terrace. Gloves from Attumen the Huntsman in Karazhan. The waist can be purchased in Stormwind (or Orgrimmar) with Justice Points, and the legs from the Beast in Upper Blackrock Spire. UBRS will be getting a revamp in Warlords or Draenor, so you might want to grab those now!

 
 
staffThis face in the staff is a little creepy!

-- Draynee
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Fly Draenei Friday – Home Sweet Home

Happy Friday everyone! Welcome to the new home of Pretty Fly for a Draenei! What started as a simple redesign turned into a full move to WordPress and a new address – prettyflydraenei.com! I hope to take advantage of the customizable nature of WP in the future, but for now, I wanted to get everything moved and looking pretty. My favorite part is the random header image. I wanted to add some new pics, but still keep Boobs McGee around, I know Navimie would miss her ;)

If anything looks funky, or is broken, let me know, I’d appreciate it! Now, onto some fly draenei! As always, if you or someone you know if a fly draenei, send me a pic! Make sure and check out the link at the bottom of that page for Umlaut’s tips on taking awesome screenshots.

 

AhaliymFirst up is Ahaliym in a pretty blue set that takes advantage of her legendary cloak proc. Love the Vanguard pieces with the Templar legs, it’s a look I would go for if that damn chest wasn’t so expensive :P Foreman’s Head Protector, Spaulders of the Scorned, Gong-Lu, Strength of Xuen, Vanguard BreastplateVanguard Gauntlets, Triad Girdle, Templar Legplates, Boot’s Boots, and Sonic Spear.

 

DKNext up is death knight with another great pair of legs! They didn’t leave their name, or armory, but it looks like Glowing Wings of Hope, Dawnsteel Shoulders, Shining Carapace of Glory, Acherus Knight’s Girdle (invisibelt), and Cloudkeeper Legplates.

 

MythriiThis is Mythrii’s second FDF appearance, thist time in a pretty purple and gold look. Warstrike Shoulder Pads, Lambent Scale Breastplate, Mojo-Menders Gloves, Dreadhawk’s Girdlem, Slime-Coated Leggings, Tsunami Boots (invisiboots), and Softfoots Last Resort and Stellaris for weapons.

 

ZebracakesFinally, we have Zebracakes in a super cool ninja mog! Bandit Garb with Demonic Runed Spaulders, Headband of the Coiled Serpent and The Black Knight.

Thanks everyone for sending in your fly gals! ♥

-- Draynee
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Fly Draenei Friday – Finally!!

Howdy Draenei enthusiasts!! I was pretty bummed out about my post getting eaten last week :/  I am working on moving the blog over to a self-hosted platform, but there is mountains of coding to do.  In the mean time, I am finally going to get this FDF posted :P  In case you weren’t sure what the heck that picture I posted last week is, that’s my Sylvari Guardian from Guild Wars 2.  I’m having a lot of fun poking around in that game.  It has some really great systems and scenery and it’s a fun change of pace during the end-of-expac lulls.  Although, the lull between Cata and Pandalandia was an excellent time for transmog. WoW Factor shows, Mogolympics… it was the golden age of mogging, lol!  Maybe once we get a more approximate date for WoD the mog fun will start rolling again :)  For now, here’s some super fun mogs you guys were awesome enough to send me!

 

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 First up is Chiyasa in her “Classic Priest” set. This robe really is a classic, and I love the pop of purple on the belt! Runecloth Robe with  Elementalist Mantle, Runecloth Belt, Black Mageweave Gloves, Valorous Crown of Faith and Staff of Immaculate Recovery.

 

Chiyasa2
This is Chiyas’s Night Elf/Tyrande inspired outfit. The super white dress looks great against her dark skin. Chest Mooncloth Robe with Double-Stitched Woolen ShouldersNetherweave Belt, Handwraps of the Incarnate, Valorous Crown of Faith and Apostle of Argus.

 

Eanor
Next up is the lovely Eanor in Wrathful Gladiator’s Investiture. The blue and gold cloak is a nice complement to this set.

 

Laryala
Laryala’s orange accents really sets off her Hallowed Raiment set, and the headband coordinates perfectly! With Arcanist Belt and Bloodfire Greatstaff.

 

Ethlin

Ethlin is a super fly Magenei (Draenei mage, lol!) in her funky purple outfit. I love the boots, they are such a cool design! Hallowed Crown, Valorous Frostfire Shoulderpads, Frostweave Tunic, Valorous Frostfire Gloves, Ruthless Gladiators’s Cord of Accuracy, Black Mageweave Leggings, Arcanist Boots, Seethe and Talisman of Kalecgos.

Thanks for your submissions everyone!

-- Draynee
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Tyria’s Grasp

OMG I had a whole FDF written out and Blogger ATE IT :(  I miss you guys, this is what I’ve been up to the past month:

Tomorrow will be Fly Draenei Saturday when I’m not so pissed at web browsers and blogging apps :P

-- Draynee
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Happy New Year!

What better way to ring in a new year than with Draenei in sequin dresses?! :D
Hope everyone had a great 2013, here’s to an awesome 2014!
-- Draynee
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