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WoW Meets League of Legends: Transmogrify your hunter into an AD carry

Dawn Moore

As a raider, I've come to hate the MOBA genre over time. My guild was raiding Icecrown Citadel when Heroes of Newerth first came out, and within a few weeks, I quickly noticed the effect it had. Being in a progression guild, my guildmates were usually patient, focused, and committed when putting in the long hours needed to secure not just server firsts but the highest possible world rankings we could.

After HoN came out, however, it all changed. Core members of the raid were frequently dodging raid nights, and a few times the raid leader even called the night early when progression on a boss fight wasn't up to his satisfaction. The reason? He and half the guild were more interested in playing HoN than raiding.

In the past six months, I've noticed the same thing happening again with League of Legends -- only it's a hundred times worse, because it seems like everyone and their mother is playing this game. As such, I have developed a potential solution to dodgy guildmates. Using transmogrification, your guildies can now transform themselves into two of the most popular League of Legends characters, Graves and Ashe. Who knows? In doing so, maybe they'll actually work on last hitting the damned boss for a change.


Graves' most defining feature is his cloak, which drapes over the front of his left shoulder. No such model is available in WoW, so I've improvised by using Champion Herod's Shoulder. Even though the pauldrons Graves wear are gold in color, by using an asymmetrical shoulder model, we can draw more attention to the character's cloak.


After piecing together this outfit for Ashe, I don't think it's necessarily possible for every League of Legends character to be recreated with transmogrification. Even if you can pull together an outfit that is technically accurate, the art styles from both games are so dramatically different that it's difficult to capture the look of one polygonal character to another. At the very least, this is one sexy hunter outfit for those of you who are into that kind of thing.


Patch 4.3 lets you transmogrify your gear to look like any other gear your class can wear -- but you have to collect it first. Check out our coverage of transmogrification and start running those old dungeons!

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